After the light finishes blinking you're finished. I'm not finding anything when doing a search here. I have a gen 2 prius bought last year. You will see 5 lines across the odometer display that will count down. Hence, you need to check dipstick oil level periodically. On our 2005 Toyota Camry, we have recently noticed that the maintenance-required light takes a long time to go off when the ignition is cycled.
Then about 3 years back, I approached my dealership and asked about buying bulk oil, eliminating bottles completely. I think most of the drivers do not need these type of annoying reminders. This will reset your light and sensor until next maintainance is required. It's meant to go off every 5,000 miles, and is a prompt to get your oil changed. Is this usually just because it needs an oil change? Reset the system by the following procedure: 1. At 5000 miles the light will come on and stay one letting you know it's past time for that oil change. I looked on the forum, and tried the suggestions, but none worked.
Got 14 Prius V back from first maintenance today and noticed the mechanic forgot to reset the light. There are some weird cars out there that there is a fuse in the fuse box under the car hood, that needs to be unplugged for 30 sec to be able to make the light go away instead. Here's another way if that doesn't work. If you have the oil changed somewhere besides the dealer, they probably won't remember to reset the light. But the maintenance reminder light is not on. It can usually be reset, which will turn it off until the car has recorded that set amount of miles again. You'll see fourblinking dashes that will start to disappear one at a time.
And the light will start flashing, keep holding until the light goes away. I have a 2006 Toyota Prius. I haven't even had to chan … ge my brakes yet can't believe that. Got a call later saying that I could get it changed but it really didn't need it for another 2000 miles. Continue to hold the button until all the lines have counted down and the light will be reset.
Worked on my 2009 Camry when none of the other suggestions did: justin smits Contributor181 Answers With the key in the off position, hold down the trip reset button and turn the key on. Pages 36-37: How to replace the fob battery. If the recommended interval is 7K miles or more and you insist on changing it at 5K or less. Fortunately it was just a bad gas cap seal. I have a 110 miles trip planned out for tomorrow. That small amount of used oil left in the filter causes absolutely no problem.
Hold the odometer toggle and turn the key on again while holding the button in don't start the engine. However, one has started showing a, Oil Maintenance is need soon , screen each time now at start up. It's off all the time now. Or does it only come on at 5,000 miles and I am forgetfull thinking I reset it?? Along with the following steps, I've included some helpful pictures of me doing the reset process on my own Prius. Yesterday it came on solid while driving. Cuteybugjen4816 answered 2 years ago Ok I'm driving a 2012 Tacoma and the maintenance light came on! Wait while Maint Req light flashes, then goes off completely - about 4 seconds.
I mentioned I needed an oil change also. Diatribe: One thing, concerns about bulk oil are putting a lot of spent oil bottles in the recycle stream. . I'm thinking about trying to reset it as shown on this website, not sure yet. That is all there is to it.
It will reset to 00000 and then to actual mileage. Page 30: How to have the smart entry system open all doors instead of just the driver's. Here is process for others to share: 1. Since the system is not algorithm driven, like other more advanced maintenance reminder systems, it does not take into account the differences between light and extreme driving conditions, load weight, towing, or weather conditions, which are important variables that affect oil life. Next, press the tripbutton meter until it gets to the Trip A odom … eter.
Work for the Toyota Corolla 2005 as well. Having never seen this before, and forgetting I read about it here a long time ago, I called my service advisor. Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you. Such maintenance tasks should always be performed by a qualified technician. Single handedly cuts spent oil filters in half, and saves money.