Toyota Tacoma: How To Reset Oil Maintenance Light (2005-2022)

Hey, trucker! What’s up! So you just changed the oil in your Tacoma? Today I’m going to show you how to reset that oil maintenance light in this Toyota Tacoma. My car is a 2017 model, but I’m sure your truck is probably similar maintenance required; that’s the light we want to get rid of.

So when that light comes on this particular truck, it’s can be done on the dash screen, and some of the Toyotas are also done on Trip A or Odo. So keep that in mind, so you’re going to work on one of these.

Toyota Tacoma: How To Reset Oil Maintenance Light (2005-2022)

Toyota Tacoma: How To Reset Oil Maintenance Light (2005-2022)

Warning! Please note your vehicle model. This tutorial will hold true for the second and third generations of the Toyota Tacoma (2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 model years).

2005-2011 Tacoma

  • First turn your key to the on position
  • Then you’re going to want to make sure that you are on ODO. If you’re not, you’re going to click on this ODO/TRIP button and it will change it to Trip A/B but stay on the ODO
reset oil maintenance light with dash button on toyota
  • The next step turn the key all the way off
  • After that, you’re actually going to hold the ODO/TRIP button down and turn this to the on position
  • Keep hold it down and you’ll notice that the dashes go across wait till the zeros come and go 
  • Now you can release your finger and you can start it up to verify that the light does not come back on

2012-2017 Tacoma

  • First, turn the key to the on position
  • Then you come over here to the TRIP button which is located right here. So press it until you see TRIP A come up on a dashboard
reset oil maintenance light with dash button on toyota
  • After that I’m gonna take the key out to turning off the ignition
  • Next, we’re gonna hold the TRIP button down and then we’re going to turn the key to the on position again
  • Keep hold it down and you can see it count down and it’ll reset to 100%

2018-2022 Tacoma

Time needed: 3 minutes.

In this chapter, I will show you real quick how to reset the oil indicator light on a 2018 Toyota Tacoma. This works on a 2019/2020/2021/2022 Toyota Tacoma as well. So the way you do this is:

  1. Switch the key on

    First, you’re going to start up the vehicle

  2. Clear any message

    Then you’ll notice when the vehicle starts, it’s going to have a message saying that maintenance is required. So you’re going to press the BACK button and that’s going to get you back to this main page 

  3. Go to the ⚙️

    From here i’m using the left and right arrows here to scroll over to the ⚙️ little gear 
    toyota oil maintenance reset steering

  4. Go down to SETTINGS

    The next step is you’re going to go to SETTINGS and then to select it you’re going to press the little dot button

  5. Get to the MAINTENANCE RESET

    After that, you’re going to go up and down through this menu until you get to MAINTENANCE RESET and press the little dot button again 

  6. Select YES

    Now it’s going to ask you if you want to reset the maintenance reminder, so you’re going to press the dot again on YES so the maintenance reset is complete

So that’s all there. It’s a pretty simple process for the Toyota Tacoma. If you thought this post was helpful, please give it a like, comment with any questions, and share to help us make more content just like this. Thanks for reading!

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