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Maint Req light?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MachoTaco10, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    MachoTaco10

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    My maint light came on about a week ago and has stayed on. My truck is brand new with only 5000 miles. What could have set this off? Tried disconnecting the battery to reset it but did not work.
     
  2. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:08 PM
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    disregard just found the answer myself. its a stupid "make sure you change your enging oil reminder" weird because I have changed the oil twice already. o well
     
  3. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    tcBob

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    for those just seeing this thread, you can reset the maint reqd/oil change reminder light with this:

    1. Turn the ignition key to the "OFF" position with the odometer reading shown (For details, see "Odometer and two trip meters" on page 143 in this Section.)
    2. Turn the ignition key to the "ON" position while holding down the trip meter knob.

    Hold the knob for at least 5 seconds. The odometer indicates "000000" and the light goes off.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    TacoTron

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    Yeah it means time for an oil change. Toyota made those to automatically pop up every 5000 miles no matter what. Just giving you confirmation haha
     
  5. Jun 13, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    ^You can change the interval.
     
  6. Jun 13, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    Not really every 5000 miles....Just 5000 miles after you reset. If you don't reset it- the light will be on forever.
     
  7. Jun 13, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    :rolleyes:just because you change your oil doesnt mean its gonna reset itself.
     
  8. Jun 13, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    ummm yeah
    tcbob thank you....bookmarked
     
  9. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    Really? How?
     
  10. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    Yeah, really how? I like to do it at 3,000mi. I'm old school on the oil change intervals.
     
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    Does anyone have info on this? Sure would like to do this too.
     
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