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How to Reset Oil Change Reminder / Maint Req'd Light

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by Nor7, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Feb 23, 2016 at 7:25 PM
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    Nor7

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    So I changed my own oil a few months ago and my 'Maint Req'd' Light has come on. I looked into it and found out how to reset it. It's the most elaborate compared to any vehicle I've ever owned. I did a search here and didn't find it so hopefully this helps someone out and I apologize if it was already posted.

    1: Turn key on and change odometer to Trip A
    2: Turn key back off
    3: Hold down odometer button
    4: With button still held down, turn key to 'on' but don't start the truck
    5: You will see a count down in place of Trip A that has some dashes '-----' and they will tick down to nothing. Keep holding until Trip A is back on the LCD.
    6: Done
     
  2. Feb 24, 2016 at 12:33 AM
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    Jack Burton

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    That is kind of a ridiculous series just for something as simple as resetting an idiot light. I've had all of my services done at the dealer so far. A couple services back, they forgot to reset it so I stopped back in on my next trip to town. This would've been handy to know then so I wouldn't have had to make the stop. Thanks for the info! :thumbsup:
     
  3. Feb 24, 2016 at 5:37 AM
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    My Tacoma was the same way for the maintenance light. The Tacoma also had a similar sequence so you could shut off the seat belt chimes which you can't do on the Tundra. I keep a copy of the maintenance light routine in my glove box.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2016 at 5:42 AM
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    Has to be on Trip A? Tacoma would do it from any display on the mileage readout... at least on my 06 and 09 Tacoma.
     
  5. Feb 24, 2016 at 6:07 AM
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    Yes has to be in trip a.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2016 at 6:13 AM
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    @Virgils12

    Virgilus11 perhaps? I sold your old Tacoma and bought a Tundra... 100k miles on her and fairly rock sold... well after the new third member went in and 3 wheel bearings... :)
     
  7. Feb 24, 2016 at 6:14 AM
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    Nope sorry not me.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2016 at 6:16 AM
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    Ahh bummer... figured it was you - c'est la vie :)
     
  9. Feb 24, 2016 at 4:56 PM
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    Don't remember exact sequence for my 09. I was able to google it at the time. Even though this is the best Tundra forum, Tundra HQ is a good source for most of that type of info. Tundra HQ is not really a competitor to any Tundra forum. It's mostly an info site.
     
  10. Feb 25, 2016 at 4:16 AM
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    Perfect Timing ! Mine came on 2 days ago .
     
  11. Jun 25, 2016 at 12:40 PM
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    Watch this video on how to reset the maintenance require light on a 2007 Tundra; pretty sure others are similar.

    https://youtu.be/EsTNcp1hsYc
     
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  12. Nov 27, 2017 at 5:12 PM
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    Les7311

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    Thank for the post and in time for my changing
     
  13. Nov 27, 2017 at 5:21 PM
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    Anyone put the fumoto valve on ther Tundy?
     
  14. Nov 27, 2017 at 5:24 PM
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    What’s zat?
     
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  15. Nov 27, 2017 at 5:31 PM
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    It's a on off valve you put in place of your drain plug...and you can buy a tube as well less mess on oil change...Fumoto Valve ...look it up
     
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  16. Nov 27, 2017 at 5:33 PM
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    It's a on off valve you put in place of your drain plug...and you can buy a tube as well less mess on oil change...Fumoto Valve ...look it up
     
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  17. Nov 28, 2017 at 6:10 PM
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    So short of removing the drain plug at the middle of the oil filter, which I couldn’t remove, I did a one time turn of the filter cap came loose

    Don’t see the purpose of that oil filter drain plug!!!
     
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  18. Nov 28, 2017 at 7:15 PM
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  19. Nov 28, 2017 at 7:19 PM
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  20. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:18 AM
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    I’ve had the Fumoto on previous trucks And currently have one on our Pilot. Very much makes for a clean service! I’m debating puttin one on my TuRd, as I use Amsoil 15k mile interval oil and filter. The valve price just doesn’t work for me right now.
     

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