TPMS Reset Procedure
Make:Chevrolet Model:Colorado Sub-Model:Z71 Year:2015, 2016

Required Tools

Air Pump

 

 

 

Preparation

1.   Review all data in your owner’s manual pertaining to your TPMS system.

Installation

Note: This step should be performed only by a tire technician who has been properly trained in the operation and installation of TPMS systems.

1.   Install Sensors - Properly install tire pressure sensors. 

2.   Tire Pressure - Confirm all tires are inflated to the pressure indicated on tire placard. (the tire placard is located on the door jam of your vehicle)

 

This is a sample tire pressure placard.

Not for this specific vehicle.

3.   Eliminate Interference - To ensure the control unit memorizes the correct sensor ID, the vehicle with the new sensor must be at least 3 m. (10 ft.) from any other TPMS pressure sensor not installed on that vehicle.

Relearn

1.   Set the parking brake.

2.   Turn the ignition switch to RUN with the engine off.

3.   Turn the exterior lamp switch from AUTO to OFF four times within three seconds. A double horn chirp will sound and the TPMS low tire warning light starts flashing. The double horn chirp and flashing TPMS warning light indicates the TPMS matching process has started. The TPMS warning light should continue flashing throughout the matching procedure. The LOW TIRE message displays on the Driver Information Center (DIC).

4.   Start with the driver’s side front tire.

5.   Remove the valve cap from the valve cap stem. Activate the TPMS sensor by increasing or decreasing the tire’s air pressure for 10 seconds, then stop and listen for a single horn chirp. The single horn chirp should sound within 15 seconds, confirming that the sensor identification code has been matched to this tire and wheel position. If you do not hear the confirming single horn chirp, turn the ignition switch to LOCK and start over beginning with Step 2.

To decrease air-pressure out of a tire you can use the pointed end of the valve cap, a pencil-style air pressure gage, or a key.

 

If Oro-Tek universal sensors are installed (OTI-001). Due to the multi protocol function of these sensors, releasing air pressure from the tires will not trigger the sensor to transmit its ESN (Electronic Serial Number) to the ECU (Electronic Control Unit). You will need an electronic trigger tool to facilitate transmission of ESN to the ECU.

6.   Repeat the reset procedure in step 5 for each of the remaining 3 tires in the following clockwise order:

a.    Right front tire (Front passenger’s side)

b.    Right rear tire (Rear passenger’s side)

c.    Left rear tire (Rear driver’s side)

7.   After hearing the confirming horn chirp for the driver side rear tire, check to see if the TPMS low tire warning light and the DIC LOW TIRE messages have turned off. If yes, the TPMS sensors have been relearned.

If the low tire warning light and the SERV TPM message on the DIC are on after completing Step 7 for the driver side rear tire, the sensor relearn process has not been successful. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK/OFF and repeat the matching process beginning with Step 2.

8.   Turn the ignition switch to LOCK/OFF. 

If you reduced the air pressure to learn the sensors then, set all four tires to the recommended air pressure level as indicated on the Tire and Loading Information label.

10.                Put the valve caps back on the valve stems. 

 

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