If you’ve ever owned a Toyota Camry, you’re probably familiar with the Maintenance alert light. This light comes on when the computer in your vehicle detects that it needs service for things like oil changes and tire tread depth. If your Camry’s Maintenance light is not going off after three seconds of turning it on, then there’s something wrong with either your vehicle’s computer or its electrical system. Fortunately, resetting this light is simple and easy to do at home if you have an understanding of basic automotive electrical systems. If your Toyota Camry’s maintenance light is on, it means you’re due for a certain amount of service.
It is very important to stay on top of regularly scheduled maintenance. The maintenance required indicator light (MAINT REQD) on your Camry is a reminder to have your vehicle serviced at the next interval. This article will provide instructions for resetting this reminder light when it appears in your instrument cluster.
How to Reset Maintenance Light on Toyota Camry for Model Years 2007-2015: For years 2007-2015.
Turn ignition on, then off
Press and hold the select/reset knob until the MAINT REQD light begins flashing
Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press and hold the odometer reset button for three seconds until the maintenance light on after about five seconds then go out, if not, repeat step 2 again until you successfully complete this operation.
Turn off the ignition to exit
The tire pressure warning light will flash for one minute and then remain on.
If the tire pressure warning light remains illuminated after four minutes, a malfunction has occurred and service is required.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.
Turn the ignition off, then start the engine.
Check to see if the indicator has been reset by observing whether or not it is illuminated with a green light, which should indicate that it has been reset successfully.
If an orange light remains illuminated, repeat steps 1 and 2 again until you have verified that the indicator has been reset properly; if this fails to work after several attempts, contact your local Toyota dealership for assistance.
How to Reset Maintenance Light on Toyota Camry for Model Years 2015-2017: For years 2015 and newer.
The maintenance light will automatically reset when you refill the engine oil. To reset the warning light, press and hold the select/reset knob until it changes from MAINT REQD to OIL LIFE SET 100%. Wait 5 seconds or until you hear a chime, or wait until MAINT REQD displays between “OIL LIFE SET” and “100%.”
Press the select/reset knob until the MAINT REQD light begins flashing.
You’ll know it’s working when the MAINT REQD light begins flashing. Once the light has been on for one minute, it will turn off and stay off until the next time you reset it. Read Also : Electric Cars Problems
To reset the indicator manually:
Turn off the ignition and wait for five seconds before starting the engine again
Press select/reset knob (it looks like a button) to cycle through menu options (you can use up/down arrows to select an option) until MAINT REQD appears in display window
Press select/reset knob again; this time, “RESET” should appear
Press and hold the select/reset knob for 5 seconds or until you hear a chime, or press and hold the select/reset knob until the display changes from MAINT REQD to OIL LIFE SET 100%.
Wait 5 seconds or until you hear a chime, or wait until MAINT REQD displays between “OIL LIFE SET” and “100%.” Release your finger from the select/reset knob when this occurs.
Release your finger from the select/reset knob when this occurs.
It is important to stay on top of your regularly scheduled maintenance, as it will help keep your vehicle running smoothly for many miles to come. Read Also : Importance of Used Cars
It is very important to stay on top of regularly scheduled maintenance.
Maintenance is the inspection, service and repair of your car’s systems. It is very important to stay on top of regularly scheduled maintenance because it ensures that your car will continue to run smoothly, efficiently and safely.
Without proper maintenance, vehicles can lose power, break down unexpectedly and even become unsafe to drive. They also need more frequent repairs as they age because they are not operating at peak performance levels. If you are not familiar with what types of maintenance are required for your vehicle’s make/model/year/etc., speak with a mechanic at an auto parts store or dealership so that they can give you a clearer understanding of what needs to be done in order for your vehicle to operate properly over time.
The maintenance light is a very useful tool that can prevent expensive and dangerous breakdowns. It is important to keep your vehicle’s maintenance up to date so you can avoid any problems down the road. Congratulations! You’re now a Camry maintenance expert. The next time your Maintenance light comes on, you won’t have to worry about it anymore because you know exactly what to do.