How To Reset Maintenance Light On Toyota Camry (2002-2017)

Hey guys, what’s up? Welcome to another article on the proven helper. Today I’m going to show you how to reset the maintenance required light on your Toyota Camry just in case your dealership or your oil loop place forgot to do it for you.

By the way, speaking about oil change, whether you do your oil change yourself? I just wanted to let you know that most total dealerships have coupons like this one which includes a multi-point inspection of tire rotation and oil change for 25 bucks, so if you want to do it yourself, you can, but for 25 dollars, I’d rather. You know, take it to the dealer, but today I’m going to show you how to reset the maintenance required oil light.

How To Reset Maintenance Light on Toyota Camry 2002-2017

How To Reset Maintenance Light on Toyota Camry 2002-2017

So when the engine oil needs to replace, the MAINT REQD light will appear on the display. The engine oil maintenance data must be reset after performed the maintenance service or change the engine oil on your vehicle.

2002-2006 Model Years

In 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Toyota Camry, you can reset the MAINT REQD light using the Odo/ Trip button on the instrument cluster. Follow these instructions:

  • First, you need to turn on the ignition but do not start the engine
  • Then press the ODO/ TRIP button on the instrument cluster repeatedly to cycle through trip A, trip B, and Odometer. This particular one resets on ODO only! not trip A and not trip B
oil maint reqd light reset button
  • Next, turn the key all the way to the off position
  • Press and hold the ODO/ TRIP button down and then turn the ignition on position again
  • Keep holding the button until the MAINT REQD light disappear
  • Start the engine just to confirm that everything is done

2007-2017 Model Years

Time needed: 3 minutes.

In the same way as the previous model, what needs to be paid attention to resetting the maintenance light on the 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 model is being on Trip A.

  1. Turn on your car

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the START/STOP button twice without step on the brake pedal

  2. Press the ODO/ TRIP button repeatedly until you see TRIP A

    The button is located on the instrument cluster
    oil maint reqd reset button

  3. Next, turn off the car

    Press the START button once to make the car off

  4. Press and hold the ODO/ TRIP button, and turn the ignition key to the on position

    Press the START button twice without touching the brake pedal while holding down the ODO/ TRIP button

  5. Keep holding the button until 000000 MILES comes up

    Done!

I turn the car back on no more maintenance light. So you have to figure out on your vehicle of its Trip A or Odometer to find out which one works. Then once you find out, you turn it off, hold the Trip button down with one hand and then turn the key to the on position until those bars disappear and you’re good to go.

So there you go, I hope that helps you out. Please leave comments if you have any questions. Thanks for reading!

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