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Service Engine Light

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by hondaracing94, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    hondaracing94

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    My buddy has a 07 trd quadcab 4.0 l
    Service Engine light ''ON''
    Anybody know how to turn it off ??
     
  2. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:21 PM
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    Call around your/his local autozones or the like and see if they can wipe the codes. I know most can scan them just not sure if you can wipe them. Do you know what the code is because it may be something important and you may not want to ignore it.
     
  3. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:22 PM
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    Is it a check engine light or a "Maint Req'd" light?
     
  4. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:25 PM
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    cmack

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    If it's the check engine light, just go to a Checker or Autozone and get a code reader. Scan and get the code and then clear it. Or just disconnect the negative terminal on your batter for 15 minutes.
     
  5. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    Palmetto Pete

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    Make sure the gas cap is on tight. The "Check Engine" light will come on if it is loose, then it might take a day or so for the light to go off.
     
  6. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    hondaracing94

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    yeah its the "maint required'' light
    not ''check engine'' sorry
     
  7. Jan 9, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    cmack

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    I think you have to take it into the dealer, but I'm not sure if there is another way around it...others will know I'm sure.
     
  8. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    It's a reminder to change your oil. There's a procedure to reset it. It's on page 159 of the manual. If you or your buddy don't have the manual let me know and I'll snap a picture of the page. This happened to me once and it's easy to reset.
     
  9. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    ya My "maint required" light came on as soon as i passed the mileage on the sticker toyota put on the window to change the oil.
     
  10. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    Exactly...

    To add - The information is readily available by using the search feature on this forum (upper blue bar towards the right).
     
  11. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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    i looked at page 159 in the manual and it was just about how to shiftthrough the gears? any other pages tat it could be on?
     
  12. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    I guess they changed it from 05 to 08. See if you have a "Gauges, Meters, and Service Reminder indicators" section.
     
  13. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:32 AM
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    alright thanks
     
  14. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    With the key in the "Off" position, Push and Hold the ODO reset button. While holding it, tunr the key to the "On" position, without starting the truck. When the ODO displays "00000", it is reset.
     
  15. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:34 AM
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    Did you memorize the whole damn manual? haha
     
  16. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    :anonymous:
     
  17. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    for 05's its on page 152.

    -Just says to turn the key in the "off" position so the odometer reading is showing.
    -Turn the key to the "on" position and hold down te trip meter reset knob.
    -Hold for at least 5 seconds, the odometer reads 00000 and the maint required light goes off.
     
  18. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    whops sorry, im a little slow i guess.
     
  19. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    See post number 14.
     
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