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HOW 2 TURN OFF CHECK ENGINE LITE 2ND GEN

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LEEP, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Apr 19, 2011 at 3:38 AM
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    LEEP

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    ANYONE KNOW HOW 2
     
  2. Apr 19, 2011 at 3:43 AM
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    jjew18

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    Did you check the engine first? I haven't read the manual, have you looked in there? I know it tells how to reset the Maintenance Reqd light. I'll be heading out in a bit I'll take a look.
     
  3. Apr 19, 2011 at 4:00 AM
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  4. Apr 19, 2011 at 4:38 AM
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    Disconnect the negative battery cable. You should get the code read though. Tell us what it is and we can help you.
     
  5. Apr 19, 2011 at 4:41 AM
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    To reset the maintenance required light:
    1) Cycle trip meter to the Odometer
    2) Hold in trip button
    3) Turn off ignition
    4) Turn ignition back on DO NOT START THE TRUCK
    5) Odometer should start look like this 000000 --> -00000 --> --0000 --> ---000 --> ----00 --> -----0 --> ------
     
  6. Apr 19, 2011 at 5:31 AM
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    Yeah....Go get the code read and then fix the problem and reset it.
     
  7. Apr 19, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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  8. Apr 20, 2011 at 7:56 AM
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    fixed problem forgot gas cap at gas station causing check engine light 2 come on
     
  9. Apr 20, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    norcal4banger

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    lol hey it happens. I drove off from the gas station with the gas flap sill open and cap hanging out two weeks ago for the first time in my life. Didn't know cap would make light come on though
     
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