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5000 mile Maintenance

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Ese Loco, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:16 AM
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    Ese Loco

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    alright, my car just hit the 5000 mile mark and the light came on.

    my question is: what all is toyota gonna do? am i gonna be covered under my extended warranty (toyota certified pre-owned :D)? and what is this gonna cost me and can i do it myself?
     
  2. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:30 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Nothing. Change your oil and reset the light.
     
  3. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:35 AM
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    brian

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    change the oil.


    the 'light' is your maintenance required, simply that. It flashes when you start the truck at 4500 miles since reset. To reset the light, (with the truck off) hit the odometer reset button until the odometer and not trip guages are shown. Push in and hold button, turn the key to the ON position, wait 5 seconds and viola!!
     
  4. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:37 AM
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    JATaco

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  5. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:52 AM
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    You could rotate the tire also.;)
     
  6. Jul 29, 2009 at 7:53 AM
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    Did you get the manual?? There should be a sked maint portion in there...or click here to see what the suggest.

    If your deal didn't include "free scheduled maint" or whatever...You'll pay ~50-75 bones. Your warranty isn't for regular stuff like oil changes etc etc.

    You can probably do them yourself.
     
  7. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    Change oil and filter and rotate your tires. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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  9. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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  10. Jul 29, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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    ok i think they changed the oil before i picked her up (2,990 miles) cause the sticker says 7000 miles for next change. I guess toyota suggest getting a few things lubricated and changed and whatnot if you drive off-road. how important is this cause well i have took her out a few times through some mud sand and water.
     
  11. Jul 29, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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  12. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    Yeah, the 5000-mile service is nothing but an oil change and tire rotation.

    You can reset the "Maint Req'd" light yourself. HERE'S how.
     
  13. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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  14. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    now here's another question, good idea to switch to synthetic?
     
  15. Jul 29, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    Not necessary, but it wont hurt either. It's up to you if you want to spend the extra cash.
     
  16. Jul 29, 2009 at 9:24 PM
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    TacoTurd

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    It's a great idea. And if you don't agree, you're worse than Hitler.

    (hey, just trying to save time here) :cool:
     
  17. Aug 25, 2009 at 3:34 AM
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    Bumping a semi old thread instead of starting a new one.. is it REALLY necessary to rotate your tires every 5k? I would figure maybe every 10k.
     
  18. Aug 25, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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    If you wish to maintain the tire warranty, 5K rotations are necessary. I am use to a 7.5K-10K rotation myself but these Dunlop AT20's seem to wear quicker and the 5K recommendation by the owners manual seems about right.
     
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