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Resetting "Maint Required" Light as Common Courtesy

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Posted by Doug on December 18, 2005, 6:54 pm
Memo to Toyota dealerships:

Please reset the "Maintenance Required" light while performing an oil
change as a common courtesy for the customers. Failure to reset the
indicator will result in me taking my Prius to another dealership or

Posted by onerpm on December 19, 2005, 4:48 pm
I'm in full agreement with ya, although it takes less time to reset it
yourself than it took to write the post.


Posted by mrv@kluge.net on December 20, 2005, 3:23 pm
 Luckily, my local dealers print on the work order to remember to reset
the Maint Reqd light whenever they do an oil change.

However, if you change the oil yourself, or have a local mechanic do
it, or your local dealer forgets, the instructions are available:

Page 122-123 of the US 2004 Prius Owner's Manual (Section 2-5
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:

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