Having problems with your 2005 Toyota Corolla ?

The Maintenance Req indicator light is on. The car is a 2005.

\015 Toyota Corolla 2005. The maintenance Req indicator light is on. The car is running fine. The car has 65,750 miles on it.The Owners Manual does not cover this question. Is this related to the emissions control? What is needed?\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 16-07-2018

Answers :

That's a mileage-based indicator that is there to remind the driver that, based on the mileage on the car, some service interval has arrived. It's NOT a signal that there's been a fault or failure. Being that you have a Toyota, the typical timing service interval is every 60k miles (replacement if you have a belt, inspection if you have a chain). At that interval, the water pump, thermostat, accessory belt(s), spark plugs, timing tensioner (for a belt), and all fluids and filters are typically replaced, as well as an inspection of the brakes and suspension, and a tire rotation. It's a costly service but it's important. That's probably why your light has illuminated. Take a look in your owner's manual and look at the maintenance intervals -- you'll see what is due at this time.
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