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How to Reset Toyota RAV4 Maintenance Lights

by David Clair

All model years of the Toyota RAV4 are equipped with maintenance lights that are displayed at regular intervals set at the factory. The on-board computer of the RAV4 displays the maintenance required indicator when it detects that the amount of miles driven since the last maintenance has reached the point when maintenance should again be performed. When a technician performs maintenance such as changing the oil, he'll reset the maintenance lights. When performing maintenance yourself, you'll need to manually reset the maintenance lights.

Step 1

Insert the key into the ignition.

Step 2

Press and hold the trip meter reset button. Turn the engine switch to the "on" position.

Hold the trip meter reset button until the trip meter displays "000000." The maintenance light is reset.

About the Author

David Clair began writing for websites in 2001, creating online marketing content for business owners. He has written for Internet companies including eBay and creates training materials for an online education company. Clair is studying technical writing and pursuing an Associate of Arts in information technology from the University of Phoenix.

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