Flashing Maintenance Light

Discussion in 'Toyota Corolla Maintenance' started by Shari Hughes, Apr 19, 2017.

  1. Shari Hughes

    Shari Hughes New Member

    I have a 2010 Corolla. I change the oil every three thousand miles. I am not due for another oil change for another thousand miles. The Maintenance Light just started flashing this afternoon, it flashed a few times after starting the car then it stops. What does this indicate?
     
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  3. Bunta

    Bunta New Member

    i'm having the samething. i read the manual and it mentioned something about the programmed oil change schedule and that after every oil change you need to reset the "alarm" (flashing maintenance light). although i'm not quite sure how it's done.
     
  4. Corolatepe

    Corolatepe New Member

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  6. Bunta

    Bunta New Member



    after some searching , i found the solution to it. tried it and it worked.
     
  7. fishycomics

    fishycomics New Member

    count the flashes tell me how many. if it flashes once that means you got 900 miles to go, 7 you got 300 miles to go. it will flash once per 100 miles then when it flashes 9 the next is solid on. to reset on odometer, trip 1 or trip 2 ours would be trip 2 hold when its on the car. never let go turn key off three sec wait then turn keep on if you start seeing dashes it s resetting. if not then the next trip one ....

    it wil l reset. let go repeat next time
     
  8. Bunta

    Bunta New Member

    i found the video i linked to be much more simpler to do lol
     
  9. fishycomics

    fishycomics New Member

    all this stuff is on your owners manual even better. good luck
     
  10. Bunta

    Bunta New Member

    first place i checked, only difference is that in the manual it says to leave it on the "lock" position. of course i did it step by step per the manual's instructions to no avail. when i used the video's method, it worked like a charm. i really can't explain it, maybe the manual had a type-o or something. all i know is that the video's method worked compared to the manual. hence why i find it simpler/better
     
  11. fishycomics

    fishycomics New Member

    glad you found the solution. each Toyota I had three different ways. Lol/ wait till you get the latest one Lol
     
  12. Bunta

    Bunta New Member

    you mean the 2017?
     
  13. fishycomics

    fishycomics New Member

    No I mean "A newer car" not just a Toyota. wait-n-see the fun lol
     
  14. Bunta

    Bunta New Member

    it would make sense that different manufacturers have different methods for it. it should go without saying. isn't 2017 a newer car though? kinda lost me.
     
  15. fishycomics

    fishycomics New Member

    wait -n- see when you are in a newer car enjy
     
  16. Bunta

    Bunta New Member

    still lost dude. i have a 2016 the only newer car that i can think of is a 2017(at the moment a newer car exist), now if you're talking about newer than 2017, then it should go without saying as well. it's kinda like a "duh" thing.
     

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