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The check Maintenance Required light came on my 2006 Corolla about a year and a half ago. I checked the manual; it indicated that the oil should be changed. Even though I was nowhere close to a scheduled oil change, I went ahead, and still the light remained on. Now the check engine light has come on. The car only has 42,000 miles and I'm diligent about regular maintenance, checking fluids, etc. Is this most likely a problem with the warning lights, and what is the best way of fixing them.

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  • osusieq80 Nov 18, 2009

    Actually found out how to reset the maintenance light, so that one's done. Check engine light is still on.

  • osusieq80 Nov 19, 2009

    Because I didn't find his suggestion helpful. I assure you it's not a matter of passing any kind of moral judgement or anything.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    this solution is correct, why did u give this poor guy a bad rating. "The oil light is reset by the tech on each service. It will not go off by itself. As far as the check engine light goes you now have a code stored and you will need to get it before we can begin to diagnose. Only thing you can do is make sure the gas cap is on and the seal is no cracked or distorted. This could set a code" I will add this, there are over 200 fault codes that turn on the check engine light, until the system is tested there is no way to know what the problem might be, guessing is not an option here with so may possibilities.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    did you reset the maint light? the check engine light and the maint light are 2 very different things.

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The oil light is reset by the tech on each service. It will not go off by itself. As far as the check engine light goes you now have a code stored and you will need to get it before we can begin to diagnose. Only thing you can do is make sure the gas cap is on and the seal is no cracked or distorted. This could set a code

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change fuel filter and stick an airline down the feed pipe to the filter to blow out the gauze filter in the tank ,remove the filler cap first though ,if none of this works remove the injector pump and take it to diesel specialist

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when i was working for Hyundai it was around 60,000 miles you should have all of this information in your owner manual if you have miss place your see if you can download one at www.edmunds.com and these websites maybe able to help you with your service ? too www.alldatadiy.com and www.autozone.com wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

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2006 Toyota Corolla le - maintenance light on front panel - engine serviced with oil and air filter changed two months ago. All liquids fine, car working well...what might it be??



  • That light is an indicator that the required miles have been drove and it's time to do an oil change. The light should be reset after every oil change as the computer keeps track of the miles to warn you when it's time again should you forget.

  • If you want to turn the light off then follow these steps.


  • Push and hold the trip button and then turn the ignition to on while holding the trip reset button. Keep holding for 10 seconds and the maintenance required light will go offf.


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Oct 15, 2011 | 2006 Toyota Corolla

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I have a 2006 Toyota Corolla. After 5000 miles without an oil change the "Maintenance Required Light" turns on. After getting an oil change, the light will stay on unless someone does something...


1) Get into the car and close the driver's door

2) Put your key in the ignition, but don't turn it.

3) With your left hand, press and hold the odometer reset button (its somewhere near the odometer)

4) With your right hand, turn the key to the position right before start while still holding down the reset button with your left hand.

5) While still holding the reset button, you will see your odometer show up as 000000, keep holding the button until all the zeros disappear.

6) After all the zeros are gone, your odometer will show back up and the "Maint REQ" light will go away.

If you need more detailed instructions, consult your owner's manual. The procedure is outlined there with pictures.

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What does the maintenance required light mean? What are potential problems and how much would they cost to fix?


Time to change the oil. The light won't go away by itself; you need to reset it. To do it, look into the owners manual. Once is off, the light will turn on back again once the car reaches 5,000 more miles.

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The maintenance light is on in my 2006 Toyota Corolla. Could this be a fluid level/filter thing? It just had an oil change a month ago, so that shouldn't be it (unless there is a leak?). The car recently...


The maintenance light coming on indicates that the car's computer has an error code for you to deal with. There are dozens of error codes so the only way to know is to have the computer scanned. That said, AAMCO repair shops now scan for free as do some auto parts stores. Call around for a free scan or go to a dealership where they charge. If you do choose the dealership ask up front what the scan fee is and try to negotiate it lower. Joe

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What does it mean that my maintenance required light is on (2005 corolla)?


The light comes on every 10,000 miles to remind you to change oil and other required service. There is a procedure to reset the light, do a search on Toyota Maintenance Required light.

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Maintenance required light reset after an oil change


In my 2006 RAV4, Set the trip meter to trip A and turn key to OFF. Hold the trip reset down and turn Key to ON (do not start car). Hold for about 5 sec until the trip sets to 00000. Turn to OFF. It should be reset. If my RAV4 manual, it is in the light indicators section.

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A light came on, a little yellow triangle light, and a note that said oil maintenance required.


Check the engine oil level. if low add 1/2 quart and re check untill full. GO get oil change. DO NOT RUN if oil is not showing on the dip stick. The oil weight is in the owners manual.

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The maintenance required light is on in my 2005 toyota corolla S, what does this mean?


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Yellow/gold wrench is illuminated on dash board


Please note:

Honda makes reference to proper vehicle maintenance in their service/user manual. Consult your authorized Honda dealer before doing anything that may void your vehicle warranty.

https://techinfo.honda.com/rjanisis/pubs/om/AC0606/AC0606O00192A.pdf

Owner's Manual page 193-197.

Resetting the Engine Oil Life
Indicator

Your dealer will reset the display
after completing the required
maintenance service. You will see
‘‘OIL LIFE 100 %’’ on the odometer/
trip meter display the next time you
turn the ignition switch to the ON
(II) position.

If maintenance service is done by
someone other than your dealer,
reset the maintenance minder as
follows:

1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON
(II) position.

2. Press the Select/Reset knob until
the engine oil life indicator is
displayed.

3. Press the Select/Reset knob for
more than 10 seconds. The engine
oil life indicator and the
maintenance item code(s) will
blink.

4. Press the Select/Reset knob for
more than 5 seconds. The
maintenance items code(s) will
disappear, and the engine oil life
will reset to ‘‘100.’’

Important Maintenance
Precautions

If you have the required service
done but do not reset the display, or
reset the display without doing the
service, the system will not show the
proper maintenance intervals. This
can lead to seriousmechanical
problems because you will no longer
have an accurate record of when
maintenance is needed.
Your authorized Honda dealer
knows your vehicle best and can
provide competent, efficient service.
However, service at a dealer is not
mandatory to keep your warranties
in effect. Maintenance may be done
by any qualified service facility or
person who is skilled in this type of
automotive service. Make sure to
have the service facility or person
reset the display as previously
described. Keep all receipts as proof
of completion, and have the person
who does the work fill out the
maintenance record. Check your
warranty booklet for more
information.

Information obtained from:

https://techinfo.honda.com/rjanisis/RJAAI001_OMANUAL.ASP?YEAR=2006

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OpenSource13

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Maintainance Check


Our 2006 Corolla has a "Maintenance Required" light in addition to the "Check Engine" one. MR light comes on every 5000 miles telling you to change oil and whatever's in the book. To turn it off,
Set Cluster Display to ODOMETER (not Trip A or Trip B)
Ignition Off
Hold Cluster Display button down
Ignition On, Continue to Hold button down
Odometer will change to "----------" then return to Miles Display
Light goes Out

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