Quick Guide To Reset Oil Maintenance Light On Toyota Yaris (2007-2018)

Last Updated on July 16, 2022 by Nick

Hello, what’s up, everybody. Today we’re going to be doing a straightforward procedure resetting out the oil maintenance required light on my Toyota Yaris. I like to get it done early, plus the last time I changed my oil, I forgot to reset the maintenance required light.

So I’ve been riding around with that light on even though you know it’s not required yet going to get it over with, and this time I’m going to reset that light. So let’s do it.

How To Reset Oil Maintenance Required Light On Toyota Yaris

How To Reset Oil Maintenance Light On Toyota Yaris (2007-2018)

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Alright guys, now that you have filled in the engine oil, you must reset the oil maintenance required light in your Toyota Yaris. So the first thing you have to do is:

  1. Turn the key to the on position

    Keep your foot away from the brake pedal and press the Start button twice

  2. Show TRIP A on the screen

    Have the display show the TRIP A by using the ODO/TRIP button
    oil maint reqd reset button

  3. Turn off the car

    Okay, next, once the TRIP A showing, turn the key off

  4. Hold down the ODO/TRIP button while turning on the car again

    Then press and hold the ODO/TRIP button and then turn the key on or press the Start button twice again

  5. Continue to hold down the ODO/TRIP button

    Keep holding the button, and you’re going to start seeing the maintenance light flash, and that display shows all zeroes; you’re all done

  6. Restart the car

    Turn off the car and then start the engine just to confirm that everything is done

For your info, this operation work for the second and third generations of the Toyota Yaris (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 model years). For the latest model, you can reach it here.

How do you maintain a Toyota Yaris?

The Toyota Yaris is not an exception. Like any other car, it requires maintenance, and this maintenance schedule can be as complicated as you make it. For starters, your vehicle needs oil changes and tire rotations every few thousand miles. Oil changes and tire rotations are significant, but you should also change your cabin air filter and transmission fluid. Changing these components will ensure that your car runs as smoothly as possible for years to come.

Engine Oil Changes

Your Toyota Yaris requires an oil change every 5,000 or 7,500 miles. The recommended type of engine oil is SAE 5W-30, but you can find out what is best for your car by consulting the owner’s manual. Regular oil changes will prevent excessive wear and improve fuel efficiency, so change your oil as recommended. The oil picks up dirt and debris as it works through your engine, so if it’s dirty, it can damage the engine.

Tire Rotations

A Toyota Yaris maintenance schedule calls for rotating tires once every 5,000 miles. Depending on driving habits and road conditions, this can vary. Check the owner’s manual supplement to know precisely when you should rotate your tires. Tire rotations are also crucial if your tires show uneven wear. Improper tire pressure, improper alignment, or extreme braking can all result in out-balanced wheels. To prevent these problems, you should rotate your tires as recommended by Toyota. The service technician will also reset your car’s Tire Pressure Monitoring System light to indicate that your tires need rotation.

Cabin Air Filter Change

The Toyota Yaris requires regular cabin air filter changes to stay clean and fresh. You can keep your vehicle in excellent condition by following a maintenance schedule. Regular service appointments will reduce the chances of costly repairs and improve your vehicle’s resale value. Here’s a checklist for your 2017 Toyota Yaris. Use it to keep your car in top condition and save money on repair bills.

Transmission Fluid Change

Your Yaris may be showing signs of a low transmission fluid level. Symptoms of a low fluid level include clunky shifting and hesitation. The good news is that you can fix most of these problems yourself with a half quart of new transmission fluid. To get the most out of your car, follow these steps to maintain proper transmission fluid levels. Here are some warning signs of low transmission fluid levels.

Engine Coolant Change

Changing the engine coolant in your Toyota Yaris will cost between $77 and $97. Before changing the coolant, remove the drain plugs on the engine block. This is done to flush out any contaminants in the cooling system. Make sure to dispose of the old fluid as well correctly. Changing it to a warmer temperature is best, as the plastic will remain more pliable.

FAQ – Yaris Oil Maintenance

How much oil does 2012 Yaris take?

All 2012 Toyota Yaris models use the same 1.5L 4 Cylinder engine, 1NZ-FE, regardless of model configuration. All editions of this engine use 3.9 quarts of SAE 5W-30 oil.

What type of transmission fluid does Toyota Yaris use?

Dexron VI Transmission Fluid is used in the 2007 Toyota Yaris. It can hold 10 quarts of liquid.

So that’s all you got to do. One thing is to make sure you guys do the service when they sign comes up; make sure you do the service; don’t just go resetting it for the sake of it. You know some people out there will just reset it, and then you see that way, and you do need a service every either change the oil at least the minimum you know oil filter change them that way. Thanks for stopping by and happy weekend.

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