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maint reqd light came on after only 2,000 miles after my last oil change

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MikeyD, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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    MikeyD

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    The maint reqd light just came on only 2,000 miles after my last oil change. Why so soon. I used mobil 5,000 mile 5w 20 oil. Has anyone eleses light went off very early?
     
  2. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    Reset it and monitor when the actual 5000 mile change is. Then change it and reset it again. Check your oil in the meantime.
     
  3. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    I was still going to change it at 3,000 miles. I dont like going any longer. But i should just check it and if it looks good and is up to level just reset it and wait untill the 3,000 miles to change it?
     
  4. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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  5. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    Alright good. Thats why i didnt reset it last time bc it didn't come on. I got worried for a little bit. Thanks for the help guys.
     
  6. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    no need to change it every 3000, even the stealerships do it at 5k.
     
  7. Oct 27, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    i do mine b/w 3-4k miles. makes me feel better inside :p
     
  8. Oct 27, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    are you guys using synthetic or no?
     
  9. Oct 27, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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