It's simply an indicator used to remind you to have your oil changed. How to Reset Maintenance Light In Other Toyota Models? Note: One some other Toyota models you hold down the Trip A meter rather than the odometer. All I do is get oil changed every 5,000 miles. So the car was not in a conspiracy with the manufacturer and dealer to squeeze money out of me. You will notice the odometer reading shows dashes and they will sequence off. Toyota recommends not to ignore the light and doing a series of inspections to prevent damages to the engine. I worked in a Ford service dept.
The computer system starts tracking the mileage after every reset and the light will come on after you drive 5,000 miles. Hold down the knob for at least five seconds. After they sequence off, the Maint Reqd light will go off. Whenever the computer detects a malfunction or a problem in the engine, it will set off the related service light. Tsukasa Azuma is an awesome car blogger of Car From Japan. The Maintenance Required light came on at 5,000 miles.
This method also works for 2009 Toyota Corolla I have the S type. Toyota Prius is the first commercial car that has a hybrid concept. The multi-information displays initial screen will be displayed for a few seconds. Release the reset button and total miles will return and the maint required light stays off!. The mile digits will turn to dashes and then disappear one by one 7.
I have a 2007 Toyota Tacoma, but I believe the reset steps will be the same for the 2006 model. For what it is worth: To reset the Maintenance Required light on my 2007 Toyota Corolla: 1 Set yo … ur trip meter to the odometer setting in other words, not Trip A or Trip B 2 Hold down trip meter reset button and turn ignition to off. Let me know what you think. If you mean the oil change maintenence light. Otherwise, for more videos, go to vehix411. Along with the following steps, I've included some helpful pictures of me doing the reset process on my own Prius. While the reset is taking place, you'll see the odometer value change to 5 dashes.
Today I will show ya how to reset the Oil Maintenance Required on the 2011 Toyota Prius. A lot has to be said about a really good dealer also. There will be 6-7 lines showing instead of the odometer numbers, and they will disappear one by one. My 2012 using synthetic only requires oil changes every 7000 miles. Resetting Maintenance Light on Toyota Camry You will find the maintenance required light on the dashboard of the. Once you power that ignition, continue on holding.
When doing the oil change and topping up fluids you will need to use the following specifications: Engine Size 4 Cyl. Often confused as the check engine light, or Malfunction Indicator Lamp, the maintenance required light is simply a reminder to perform the oil change on your hybrid Prius. To prevent serious engine damage, check the oil level on regular basis. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for Toyota cars. My Honda is actually pretty smart. Now depress the odometer trip button which is in the center of your dash.
Or find the picture of the dash components in the owners manual and read its description and go from there. For these reasons, performing all scheduled and recommended maintenance on your vehicle is imperative to keep it running well so you can avoid the many untimely, inconvenient, and possibly expensive repairs that come from neglect. Cheaper than a dealer turning it off. Just did that Sunday on my 12 v. The 'Maint Reqd' light should blink and go out. After the light finishes blinking you're finished.
Some servicers will neglect to do this, which can lead to premature and unnecessary service light triggers. The owners manual said the mileage reading would also flash all zeros, but mine didn't. Dashes in the odometer window will count down until there are no more dashes in the odometer window. Whenthe last dash goes away, it will show 000000. Turn ignition to the on position, depress the odometer selection button until it reads the total mileage. When finished, 7 zeroes will briefly appear, indicating the process is complete before the previous odometer mileage returns.