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How to turn off maintenance req'd warning lights on dash

Cannot find anything in the manual on how to troubleshoot the maintenance warning light or how to turn if off. Any suggestions?


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  • bmcdonough Oct 15, 2008

    It is actually the Check System light (with yellow exclamation and red exclamation). I do have an owner's manual, but I cannot find a fix.

  • Marvin
    Marvin May 11, 2010

    This information is in the owners manual, do you have one?



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This light How to turn off maintenance req'd warning lights o - 7407fc2.jpg correct? to troubleshoot this light, the car can be scanned with any OBD2 scanner/code reader. after it has been scanned, the scanner will have an option to erase all codes. once they have been erased the light will go off.

the only other way to make the light go off is to disconnect the battery for 15-30min. this will reset the engine ECU, causing the light to go off but also will erase any codes that may be stored in the EC
U. if the ecu resets and car is started and detects the same problem the light will come back on.

Check to make sure that the fuel tank cap is on tight.
When the fuel tank cap is loose:
The electronic engine control system warning light comes on as a temporary malfunction.

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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    alex metro Oct 15, 2008

    Turn the vehicle off.

    1 - Press & Hold the ODO trip reset button on the instrument cluster.

    2 - Turn on the ignition on without starting the motor.(Push IGN switch without pressing the brake.)

    3 - Continue to hold the trip reset button until the ODO shows "000000" The light will now be reset for another 5k.




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An easy fix... but its not in the owners manule... turn the ingition on engine of. hold the trip button down and turn the ingition back on... this will do a count down on your clocks. but keep your finger on the trip button on till the count down is complete.

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