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My maintaince check light keeps blinking how do I turn it off

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    My maintaince check light keeps blinking how do I turn it off

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There's usually a page in the manual under "oil change" that explains some means of holding the odometer button in while turning the ignition key to accesory or run (but not start) until the light goes out.

This resets a distance counter for those that do their own oil changes.

If you have a bigger problem, (EGR valve, O2 sensor, etc... ) this might not work - you'll need to figure out why it's blinking - often a paper clip in the right sockets of the diagnostic connector will cause the light to flash some pattern, to indicate where the problem is. Most of this is available in a "Hanes" or "Chilton" manual for your make, in the local library.

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