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Maintance Light Blinking

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Toyota Truck, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    Toyota Truck

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    Hey TW!, Today I noticed that when I started my truck that the "Maintance Required" light started to blink. It blinked maybe 3 to 4 times then stops. It does this at every start up I changed the oil little before 3000mi and it hit 4536 to day. Any clues on why this ist happening. Any help would be great!
     
  2. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    It's just a reminder to change your oil. You need to reset the light. Check out your manual.
     
  3. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    It blinks a few times on startup when it comes close to changing your oil. When you hit 5k miles, the light will stay on until reset
     
  4. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    You changed the oil, but probably didn't reset the light.

    Turn the key to the "on" position while holding down the odo button (Don't turn the truck on- just into the power. It'll make the light go off for another 4500 miles or so.
     
  5. Mar 24, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    Thanks for the help everyone.
     
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