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How do you clear the maintenance light on a Toyota Tacoma?

I recently had my brother check over my car and he said nothing’s wrong with it. But a warning light comes on every time I turn on the engine. Do I have to manually reset the maintenance light on my Toyota Tacoma?

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Liz Jenson · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It must be super convenient to have someone car-savvy in your family! Since you know your car is fine, yes—you can go ahead and manually reset your light.
To clear the maintenance light on a
Toyota Tacoma
, turn your car off, then press and hold the odometer reset button. This button is usually labeled Odo/Trip. With the button held down, turn your car on and off again.
Your maintenance light should have reset! To make sure the light stays off, turn on your car as normal and wait a few seconds. If the light does turn back on, visit a mechanic to make sure that both your car and your sensors are functioning properly.
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