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Hi i have chevrolet cruze 2012. on obd2 in vehicle information menu i can not find TPS option.
at the TPS option there is a blank display.
Can anyone guide me how to solve it?
 

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Hello there!
So the information at the tire pressure display doesn't display the tire pressures, just blank dashes or something?
Did you recently change tpms sensors? Perhaps the sensors themselves are dead if they are the original sensors. Being about 5 years old, it's quite possible.
Does your instrument panel have a low tire warning light that comes on?

It may be as simple as resetting the tpms system.

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When a low tire pressure condition is detected, the TPMS illuminates the low tire pressure warning light located on the instrument cluster. If the warning light comes on, stop as soon as possible and inflate the tires to the recommended pressure shown on the tire loading information label. Vehicle Load Limits.

A message to check the pressure in a specific tire displays in the Driver Information Center (DIC). The low tire pressure warning light and the DIC warning message come on at each ignition cycle until the tires are inflated to the correct inflation pressure. Using the DIC, tire pressure levels can be viewed. For additional information and details about the DIC operation and displays Driver Information Center (DIC).

The low tire pressure warning light may come on in cool weather when the vehicle is first started, and then turn off as the vehicle is driven. This could be an early indicator that the air pressure is getting low and needs to be inflated to the proper pressure.

A Tire and Loading Information label, attached to your vehicle, shows the size of the original equipment tires and the correct inflation pressure for the tires when they are cold. Vehicle Load Limits , for an example of the Tire and Loading Information label and its location. Also Tire Pressure.

The TPMS can warn about a low tire pressure condition but it does not replace normal tire maintenance. Tire Inspection, Tire Rotation and Tires.

Notice: Tire sealant materials are not all the same. A non-approved tire sealant could damage the TPMS sensors. TPMS sensor damage caused by using an incorrect tire sealant is not covered by the vehicle warranty.

Factory-installed Tire Inflator Kits use a GM approved liquid tire sealant. Using non-approved tire sealants could damage the TPMS sensors. Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit for information regarding the inflator kit materials and instructions.

TPMS Malfunction Light and Message

The TPMS will not function properly if one or more of the TPMS sensors are missing or inoperable. When the system detects a malfunction, the low tire warning light flashes for about one minute and then stays on for the remainder of the ignition cycle. A DIC warning message also displays. The malfunction light and DIC warning message come on at each ignition cycle until the problem is corrected. Some of the conditions that can cause these to come on are:


  • One of the road tires has been replaced with the spare tire. The spare tire does not have a TPMS sensor. The malfunction light and DIC message should go off after the road tire is replaced and the sensor matching process is performed successfully. "TPMS Sensor Matching Process" later in this section.
  • The TPMS sensor matching process was not done or not completed successfully after rotating the tires. The malfunction light and the DIC message should go off after successfully completing the sensor matching process. "TPMS Sensor Matching Process" later in this section.
  • One or more TPMS sensors are missing or damaged. The malfunction light and the DIC message should go off when the TPMS sensors are installed and the sensor matching process is performed successfully.
  • Replacement tires or wheels do not match the original equipment tires or wheels. Tires and wheels other than those recommended could prevent the TPMS from functioning properly. Buying New Tires.
  • Operating electronic devices or being near facilities using radio wave frequencies similar to the TPMS could cause the TPMS sensors to malfunction.
If the TPMS is not functioning properly it cannot detect or signal a low tire condition.

TPMS Sensor Matching Process
Each TPMS sensor has a unique identification code. The identification code needs to be matched to a new tire/wheel position after rotating the vehicle�s tires or replacing one or more of the TPMS sensors. The TPMS sensor matching process should also be performed after replacing a spare tire with a road tire containing the TPMS sensor. The malfunction light and the DIC message should go off at the next ignition cycle. The sensors are matched to the tire/wheel positions, using a TPMS relearn tool, in the following order: driver side front tire, passenger side front tire, passenger side rear tire, and driver side rear.

There are two minutes to match the first tire/wheel position, and five minutes overall to match all four tire/wheel positions. If it takes longer, the matching process stops and must be restarted.

The TPMS sensor matching process is:



  1. Set the parking brake.
  2. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN with the engine off.
  3. Use the MENU button to select the Vehicle Information Menu in the Driver Information Center (DIC).
  4. Use the thumbwheel to scroll to the Tire Pressure Menu Item screen.
  5. Press the SET/CLR button to begin the sensor matching process.
A message asking if the process should begin should appear.



  1. Press the SET/CLR button again to confirm the selection.
The horn sounds twice to signal the receiver is in relearn mode and the TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE message displays on the DIC screen.



  1. Start with the driver side front tire.
  2. Place the relearn tool against the tire sidewall, near the valve stem. Then press the button to activate the TPMS sensor. A horn chirp confirms that the sensor identification code has been matched to this tire and wheel position.
  3. Proceed to the passenger side front tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 8.
  4. Proceed to the passenger side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 8.
  5. Proceed to the driver side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 8. The horn sounds two times to indicate the sensor identification code has been matched to the driver side rear tire, and the TPMS sensor matching process is no longer active. The TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE message on the DIC display screen goes off.
  6. Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF.
  7. Set all four tires to the recommended air pressure level as indicated on the Tire and Loading Information label.
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[/FONT]I think if you don't have a relearn tool, you can deflate the tire until the horn chirps at step 8.
Just be sure you have a means to reinflate
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What country are you in? IIRC, Canada doesn't get the TPMS but the US does.

This is the first I've heard of a TMPS in the OBD2 stuff. In the US Cruze, it's there in the Driver Information Center (DIC). Programming is done via a long button press and a tool to activate the individual sensor. So, no one (that I have known of) has bothered to look at the ODB2 stuff for TPMS - no need.
 

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Are we talking about Throttle Position Sensor or Tire Pressure Monitoring System?
 

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Dang acronyms. A TPS would be a different matter. I wonder if it has something to do with the fact that the Cruze is "throttle by wire"? While there would still be a TPS, it would be used by the ECM to make sure the throttle plate is moving as commanded. The sensor that reads the driver's foot may be called something else.
 
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Are we talking about Throttle Position Sensor or Tire Pressure Monitoring System?
I was guessing the tire pressure monitoring system :eek: That would be one of the displays on the vehicle info menu. It didn't even occur to me about the Throttle Position Sensor :)

Hmm, if it is about the Throttle, I guess my reply was totally whacked out :D
 
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