Easily one of the most asked questions here at My Pro Street, learning how to turn off or how to reset your Toyota Sienna Maintenance light is very straightforward. The maintenance required light is simply a reminder from Toyota that it’s time to change your oil in your 3.5 L or 2.7 liter Sienna engine. Once you have changed your oil, this light will still remain on and could be an annoying distraction to driving your Toyota Sienna.
Today we’ll be showing you how to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light in a 2013 3.5 L 2GR-FE V6 Toyota Sienna LE. Once your Sienna has driven 5000 miles, the ECU has a preprogrammed condition to trigger your MAINT REQD light and gently remind you that scheduled service should be performed.
There can be a variety of reasons to why you want to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light. Either you have already changed your oil, or you use a higher grade synthetic oil that doesn’t call for an oil change until much later than 5,000 miles. Taking your Toyota Sienna to reset this light can be a hassle and a unnecessary inconvenience.
Using our how to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light, you can now turn off the Sienna maintenance light in the convenience of your own driveway. If you own a late model Toyota, there is a general procedure for those models that can be found at the bottom of our how to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light DIY guide.
To clear your maintenance light in your Toyota Sienna, you can simply follow these steps to reset the condition and clear your MAINT REQD light on your dash.
- Insert your Toyota Sienna key and turn to the “ON” position.
- Depress the display button to toggle to the odometer ( not TRIP A or TRIP B odometer )
- Switch the ignition key to the “OFF” position
- Depress the odometer reset button and hold
- Turn your Sienna key back to the “ON” position
With the odometer button depressed, you should see the series of lights flash on the heads up display of your Toyota Sienna. This is the small rectangular box located in the center of your Sienna instrument cluster. The mileage counter on the odometer will display zeros or 00000, before turning to dashes or ——- before clearing your maintenance light.
When your Toyota Sienna heads up display turns back to the actual mileage count of your minivan, you can release the odometer button to complete our how to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light guide. Turn your Toyota Sienna on to check that you have completed our how to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light guide completely and your light is off.
If you don’t happen to own a Sienna but do own a late model Toyota, you can also follow the same procedures to a large degree to erase your Toyota maintenance light.
The main steps to remember are that you must put the display or odometer to the main counter, and neither of the trip or short term odometer settings. Hold down the same odometer or trip reset button, and turn the ignition switch or your Toyota key to the “ON” position.
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