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Oil change reminder light phenomenon

Is it possible to permanantly disable these maintenance reminder lights? I'm surprised I can't find any other posts asking that question. I've been succesfully maintaining my cars for thirty years without this nuisance reminder at an interval (5,000 miles) that may be meaningless to those of us who like to decide on our own when to do work. I guess I'm in the minority on this but it's new to me. I just bought a 2009 Camry.
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  • mpdrawsit Apr 25, 2009

    Thanks mcgyver468 for that info. I can rest it, I just thought there might be a way around dealing with it altogether.



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No it is not possible. The manufacturer has engineered the vehicle so I suppose they know when the maintainence should be performed. Do you need assistance with resetting the oil=life monitor?

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I own a Toyota camry 2007, and I too hate the reminder, I fell like the car is about to break down when it turns on. As far as I know, when you take the care to a dealer for an oild change, they are the one who by using the speedometer they set up the car again to turn on the light on at 5K miles, you can ask the dealer at Toyota when they do the oil change not to set it up. Maybe this link can help

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