How to Reset Maintenance Light on a Toyota Corolla

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A lot of our Freehold customers like to take care of their car’s maintenance themselves. We respect that, but the last task in regular maintenance is resetting the maintenance light – which can be tricky. To help you keep your Toyota running smoothly, our service department has put together two guides below: how to turn off the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla and how to reset the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla. This way you can repair your vehicle at your Eatontown home and clear your code lights when you’re done.

How to Turn Off Maintenance Light on a Toyota Corolla

You want to keep your vehicle running safely on our Toms River roads. So, don’t ignore that maintenance light when it comes on. Follow these instructions only after the car has been serviced:

How to Turn Off Maintenance Light on a Toyota Corolla

  • Insert the keys in your Corolla. Turn the key to the “On” position, but don’t start the car.
  • Press and hold the trip reset button near the odometer until “Trip A” appears on the central screen.
  • Turn the key back to “Off.”
  • While pressing the button to reset the trip, turn the key back to the “On” position.
  • Keep holding the trip reset button until the miles section of the odometer flashes zero. At this point, the maintenance light will turn off.

How to Reset Maintenance Light on a Toyota Corolla

Service technicians normally reset the maintenance light after they’ve serviced your car. But if you service your car yourself, or find that the technicians have forgotten this step, follow the instructions below:

How to Reset Maintenance Light on a Toyota Corolla

  • Turn the key on, but don’t start the engine. It may be marked as “II” on the ignition.
  • If your Corolla has a push-button ignition, press the start button twice while keeping your foot off the brake.
  • Select the cog icon on the multi-information display.
  • Select “Scheduled Maintenance” on the display.
  • The screen will ask you to confirm your selection. Select “Ok.”

Trust Your Car to the Experts at Galaxy Toyota

The experts at Galaxy Toyota of Eatontown always reset the maintenance light after servicing your vehicle. If you need help with that or any other type of service, bring your car in to our service center. We make it easy to get your car serviced and get back on the road! You can even schedule an appointment online. We’re just a short drive away from Long Branch, so contact us or drop by today!

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