Imagine you’re cruising in your Honda Accord, enjoying the ride, when suddenly, a yellow light on the dashboard grabs your attention. It’s the tire pressure warning light, and it can be a bit worrisome if you’re not sure how to deal with it. But don’t stress! Most of the time, it’s a simple issue that you can fix on your own with just a few easy steps.

Resetting the tire pressure light in your Honda Accord is something you can do without rushing to the mechanic. In this article, I’ll guide you through the process in a way that’s as clear as driving on a sunny day.

So, when that tire pressure light pops up in your Honda Accord, don’t panic. Instead, follow these straightforward steps to reset it.

Where is the TPMS Reset Button Honda Accord?

Finding the TPMS reset button in a Honda Accord might feel a bit like a puzzle, but no worries – I’ve got the scoop on where to look.

Just scoot the left of the steering wheel – that’s the spot. [1] Locate a small button on your dashboard labeled “TPMS,” which stands for Tire Pressure Monitoring System. Pressing this little guy is the trick to turning off that tire pressure light.

Now, if you’re feeling a bit lost, like I did, grab your car’s manual. There’s a helpful picture pointing you right to the button. No luck finding the manual? No problem – a quick online search for “Honda Accord tire pressure reset button” will show you where it hangs out.

So, there you go – the TPMS reset button is your fix for a calm, no-light-on-the-dashboard drive. Now that we both know where it hangs out, saying goodbye to tire pressure troubles is a breeze.

Check Tire Pressure

Before you even think about pressing any buttons, make sure your tires are okay. Low tire pressure is not just a pesky light on your dashboard; it’s a safety thing and can make your car use more gas. So, let’s get our hands a bit dirty (not really) and sort out that tire pressure.

First, let your tires cool down – just make sure your car hasn’t been driving for a few hours. We want those tires to be chill. Now, find the secret code for your tires: the tire pressure label. It’s either on the driver’s side door or in the owner’s manual. This label tells you the right number for your tires.

Now, hands-on time. Unscrew the little caps on each tire and grab a tire pressure gauge – it’s like a mini superhero tool. Stick it on the tire valve, and boom – a number then shows up.

Now, play detective and compare this number to the one on the secret label. Match? Awesome. If not, a little work is needed. Too low? Pump it up. Too high? Let some air out until it’s just right.

When you’re done, your tires will be happy, and you’ll drive with confidence, knowing everything’s in good shape. Easy, right? So, go on, check that tire pressure, and be your tires’ hero.

How Do You Reset the Tire Pressure Light Honda Accord?

Now that you’ve checked your tire pressure and made any necessary adjustments, it’s time to reset the tire pressure light. There are a few different ways to do this, depending on the year and model of your Honda Accord.

The following TPMS calibration and reset procedures are taken from the Honda Accord Owner’s Manual: [2]

1. Resetting TPMS in Newer Honda Accord Vehicles

Models with Display Audio Touchscreen

If you’re driving a car with a Display Audio touchscreen and need to calibrate the TPMS system, here’s a quick guide on how to do it.

  • From the home screen, select Settings
  • Select Vehicle
  • Select TPMS Calibration
  • Select Calibrate

Models without the Touchscreen Display

If you’re driving a car with a Driver Information display and steering wheel buttons, I’ve got a handy tip for you. Did you know that you can use those buttons to make and enter selections on the display? It’s super easy, and here’s how you do it:

  • Scroll to the vehicle Settings screen and select it
  • Select TPMS Calibration
  • Select Calibrate

2. Resetting TPMS in Older Honda Accord Vehicles

Models with Steering Wheel Controls

If you’re driving a car with steering wheel controls and need to calibrate your TPMS system, I’ve got you covered with this easy-to-follow guide.

  • Press MENU
  • Select Customize Settings
  • Select TPMS Calibration
  • Select initialize
  • Select YES
  • Press MENU to exit
Models wit the Touchscreen Display

If you’re driving a car without a touchscreen display and need to calibrate your TPMS system, here’s a handy tip for you.

  • Scroll to the vehicle SETTINGS screen and select it
  • Select TPMS Calibration
  • Select Calibrate
Models with a TPMS Button

If your car is equipped with a TPMS button, here’s how you can reset it.

First, locate the TPMS button – it should be to the left of the steering wheel. Press and hold the button until the warning light blinks twice. That’s it! The TPMS system has now been reset and should be properly calibrated.

Verify the Reset Process

After you’ve finished resetting your tire pressure, it’s time to check if that annoying light is gone. Here’s a simple guide based on what worked for me:

So, I just did the reset thing – a bit of pushing buttons, a little waiting – and now it’s time to see if it did the trick. I got in the driver’s seat, feeling a bit hopeful, and fired up the engine. The plan: take a short spin around the block and keep an eye on the dashboard.

As I rolled along, I kept glancing at the dashboard, especially at that pesky tire pressure light. And guess what? It stayed off! Victory dance in my head – the reset worked like a charm.

Now, here’s the deal: sometimes, the light needs a few minutes to get the memo. It’s like it’s saying, “Hang on, I’ll go away in a bit.” So, if the light is playing hard to get, relax. Give it a bit of time, let your wheels do their thing, and maybe enjoy a few more minutes of driving.

But if, by any chance, the tire pressure light decides it’s not ready to retire, don’t panic. Take a breather, maybe grab a snack, and think about giving the reset another shot. It’s like a second chance for your dashboard and those annoying tire pressure readings to get on the same page.


Fixing the tire pressure light in a Honda Accord is pretty straightforward. You don’t need a mechanic—just follow these steps, and you’ll reset the light quickly. Keep an eye on your tire pressure regularly to avoid the light popping up again.

Low tire pressure isn’t just annoying; it can be risky and mess with your car’s fuel efficiency. Stick to the recommended tire pressure for your Honda Accord, and you’ll not only reset the light but also ensure your ride stays smooth and safe.

The tire pressure light is a common issue for Honda Accord drivers, along with the oil light. If that tire pressure light shows up again, don’t stress. Use these simple steps to reset it and keep enjoying your time on the road in your Honda Accord.