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Check Engine Light Came on at 5K Miles

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Rhody76, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    Rhody76

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    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?
     
  2. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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    Is it the check engine or service engine soon light
     
  3. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    x2... Check Engine or Maintenance Required?
     
  4. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    DeeKay21

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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.
     
  5. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    that or check your gas cap. those are the 2 things that first pop into my mind
     
  6. Apr 26, 2011 at 3:20 PM
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    X2
     
  7. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    Its the "maintenance required" light. I'm hoping is just the gas cap or oil change thing
     
  8. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    They didn't reset your maintenace required light when you got you oil changed. It is set to go off at 5k intervals.
     
  9. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    i think its the service light that turned on..they want you to have your 5k service on time so it comes on a little before 5k mi.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    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.
     
  11. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    cool thats easy. hopefully thats all it is
     
  12. Apr 26, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    That should do its gnna happen every 5000 miles so get use to it
     
  13. Apr 30, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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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
     
  14. Apr 30, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    NelsonTacoma

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    Try doing it from the odometer position instead of trip a.
     
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