Reset the Maintenance Light on a Toyota Corolla

Gray 2020 Toyota Corolla in woods

If you needed an oil change or if the gas cap on your Toyota Corolla wasn’t properly secured, your maintenance light may have turned on while you were driving in Louisville. If the light remains after you’ve fixed the problem, then you’ll have to perform a reset to turn it back off. Learn how to reset the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla with Oxmoor Toyota, then learn how to check your brake lights!

How to Reset the Corolla Maintenance Light

While you can have your Corolla serviced at the Oxmoor Toyota service center, you can also perform DIY Toyota Corolla maintenance like oil changes and tire rotations at your Elizabethtown home. However, if you do perform these maintenance tasks at home you may need to reset the maintenance light on your Toyota Corolla on your own. Read below to learn how to turn off the maintenance light on the Toyota Corolla:

  1. Use your keys to turn the key to the “On” position in your Toyota Corolla, but don’t start the car. Insert the keys in the Corolla.
  2. Locate and press and hold the “trip reset” button on the odometer. Hold the button until “Trip A” appears on the screen.
  3. Then, turn the key back to “Off.”
  4. Locate the “trip reset” button again and turn the key back to the “On” position. 
  5. Continue to hold the trip reset button until the miles on your odometer flashes zeroes. After this, the maintenance light will turn off.

How to Reset the Corolla Maintenance With a Color Display

If you’re a Radcliff driver that has a color multi-information display, you may have a different set up than a regular Corolla. Follow the steps below to turn off the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla with a color display:

  1. Use your key to turn your Corolla to the “On” position (it could also be marked as the “II” position on the ignition), but don’t start the engine. 
  2. If you have a push-button ignition, put your foot on the brake and press the start button twice.
  3. On your multi-informational display, select the “cog” icon. 
  4. After clicking the cog icon, choose “Scheduled Maintenance” on the screen.
  5. Then, select “Ok” to confirm your selection.
  6. Allow the program to run and your maintenance light should turn off!

Get Your Corolla Maintenance at Oxmoor Toyota!

If your maintenance light remains on try repeating the steps for your specific display, sometimes the timing can be tricky. If your maintenance light is still on or if it turns back on after you run errands in Clarksville, schedule a service appointment with Oxmoor Toyota to ensure that your Corolla doesn’t need a major repair. You can also browse our service specials to get discounts on any Toyota maintenance you need!

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