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Maint. Required light

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Blacoma, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:55 PM
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    Blacoma

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    The last 2 times I've started my truck, the maint. req. light comes on for a second, then off, then back on for a second then off, then on then off and stays off. I just turned 4500 miles yesterday. Is it warning me I'm coming up on 5000 miles and need regular maintenance done? I just had the oil changed about 1500 miles ago. Or is this another Toyota problem?
     
  2. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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    Reset it, they probably didn't do it when they did the oil change.
     
  3. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:57 PM
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  4. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    check and make sure your gas cap is on tight.
     
  5. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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  6. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:59 PM
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    The manual was my next stop. I figured I would get a better answer here.
     
  7. Mar 3, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    look in mods and tutorials,maintenance required light
     
  9. Mar 3, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    Turn the gauge to ODO and turn the key to the "Off" position, hold the button down for like 10 long seconds then turn the key to the "On" position while continuing to hold it. It will go off after a few seconds.
     
  10. Mar 3, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    Thanks everyone! That's why I LOVE this site!
     
  11. Mar 3, 2010 at 5:10 PM
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    It would probably be easier if you just change you oil at 5,000 miles, switch over to synthetic oil. Then it is just easy to remember to change your oil at 10,15,20,25 etc. And that is when the maintenance light comes in handy.
     
  12. Mar 3, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    That's true.
     
  13. Mar 3, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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  14. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    What good is this site if a person can't ask a question! I know about reading the manual. So many people have different solutions to problems on here I thought I would see what they had to say. Rtfm, how original!
     
  15. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:28 PM
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    Glad you found the answer and people were able to help! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    Thanks! That's more like it!
     
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    What good is the site and the manual when you are so lazy you can't be bothered to read either and insted just ask someone else to do the work for you....

    See...That argument cuts both ways. I don't mind pointing you in the right direction- but get asked the same simple question over and over again and see how long you have a nice patient response.
     
  18. Mar 4, 2010 at 4:12 AM
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    If you guys are tired of reading the same quesioins over and over then don't click the thread. Just sayin'.
     
  19. Mar 4, 2010 at 4:25 AM
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    The manual should be your FIRST stop.
     
  20. Mar 4, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    How can you get any different answer or opinion when you ask one single question like this: "Is it warning me I'm coming up on 5000 miles and need regular maintenance done?"

    Sorry, but that's an "RTFM" answer. Now I'll go away and not click on any subject that has come up roughly one bazillion times before. Yes, I'm just being an ass, but I think it's a valid reason to BE an ass. :) I'm just one of those people that read my manual. It answers many questions....
     
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