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Old 04-26-2011, 04:13 PM   #1
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Check Engine Light Came on at 5K Miles

My truck just hit 5K miles and I noticed the check engine light is on. I had the first oil change done about a month ago at the dealer. Could it be to tell me its time to change the oil even though it already been done or is it probably something else?
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Old 04-26-2011, 04:17 PM   #3
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Is it the check engine or service engine soon light
x2... Check Engine or Maintenance Required?
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Did they reset the oil change reminder? Press the odometer button in and hold and turn on ignition, do not turn on engine. There will be 6 little bars and it will count down to zero and that means its reset.
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that or check your gas cap. those are the 2 things that first pop into my mind
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Did they reset the oil change reminder? Press the odometer button in and hold and turn on ignition, do not turn on engine. There will be 6 little bars and it will count down to zero and that means its reset.
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Its the "maintenance required" light. I'm hoping is just the gas cap or oil change thing
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Its the "maintenance required" light. I'm hoping is just the gas cap or oil change thing
They didn't reset your maintenace required light when you got you oil changed. It is set to go off at 5k intervals.
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Its the "maintenance required" light. I'm hoping is just the gas cap or oil change thing
Reset it. On the 2011s select trip a with the key off. Then push and hold the button and turn the key too on. You will see dashes count down. When it flashes zeros let go and you are done.
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cool thats easy. hopefully thats all it is
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Light Still Wont go Off

I tried the procedure to reset the maintainence required light but it wont go off. I select trip a with the ignition off then turn the ignition on but not starting the motor while holding the odometer button in. I never saw the bars counting down and the light did not go off. how long do i hold it in? Thanks
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I tried the procedure to reset the maintainence required light but it wont go off. I select trip a with the ignition off then turn the ignition on but not starting the motor while holding the odometer button in. I never saw the bars counting down and the light did not go off. how long do i hold it in? Thanks
Try doing it from the odometer position instead of trip a.
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