Posted by Patrick Page on February 23, 2007, 9:40 am
How to to reset the "Maintenance Required" light on my 2007 Prius. TIA!
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Posted by piperettemyshoes on February 23, 2007, 11:59 am
On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 01:40:30 -0800, "Patrick Page"
Mine came on when I went over my 5000 mile oil change/service and it
was off after I had it done. I assumed they reset it for me at the
dealership. If you're doing oil change, etc., yourself, perhaps you
could talk to them and find out how it's done. I'd be interested
myself, so thanks for the question.
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Posted by Richard Blood on February 23, 2007, 12:41 pm
Directions are in the owners manual. Don't know offhand what page.
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Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on February 23, 2007, 7:20 pm
At 4500 miles since last reset, the Maint Reqd light will blink at you
on startup. At 5000 miles since last reset, the Maint Reqd light will
stay on solid.
It's just a reminder by miles that you are due for the next scheduled
maintenance. It is not smart (doesn't go by time, or do any oil
analysis), just a mile counter. Usually that is an oil change/tire
Should your dealer forget to reset it, or you go to an independent
mechanic or DIY, you can reset the light yourself.
Page 122-123 of the US 2004 Prius Owner's Manual (Section 2-5
"Operation of Instruments and Controls: Gauges, Meters and Service
Reminder Indicators", item (j) in the "Service reminder indicators and
warning buzzers" section.)
page 14 of the User-Guide: http://john1701a.com/prius/prius-userguide.htm