Kia Picanto: Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) / TPMS Setting

Kia Picanto JA 2017-2024 Owner's Manual / What to do in an emergency / Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) / TPMS Setting

The driver can set the TPMS by following procedures below:

1. Inflate all tires to the recommended pressure.

2. Start the engine, make sure the vehicle is not moving, and press the TPMS switch (2) left side on the driver’s seat for over 3 seconds.

3. Check if the () warning indicator blinks for 4 seconds.

4. Check if following message appears on the cluster (if equipped).

❈ If the warning light does not blink or the message does not pop up, perform the process again from 2. For recommended tire pressure of this vehicle, refer to “Tire and wheels ” on page 9-06 or the tire pressure label on the driver’s door.

For proper function of the TPMS, the driver must set the system in following situations.

❈ Situation requiring TPMS setting


If the system is set without adjusting tire pressure, false alarm could occur or the telltale will not be displayed even though the vehicle is significantly under-inflated. Make sure all tires are properly adjusted to the recommended pressure when setting.

If the system is not set even in required situations, false alarm could occur or the telltale will not be displayed even though the vehicle is significantly under-inflated.

The system will not be set if you press the SET switch (2) while driving. Make sure to stop the vehicle and press the switch (2) for over 3 seconds.

• Be sure the tire is cold before inflating the pressure. A cold tire means the vehicle has been sitting for 3 hours or driven within 1.6 km (1 mile).

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