Toyota Corolla: Reset “Maintenance Required” Light

The “Maintenance Required” notification will appear on the Toyota Corolla once the vehicle has travelled 4,500 miles since the last oil change. Once maintenance service has been completed on the vehicle, use these steps to perform an oil reset.


2020-2021 Models

These steps will reset the oil change notification on standard as well as hybrid models of the Toyota Corolla.

  1. Turn the ignition on.
  2. Press the ◄► buttons to select ⚙️.
  3. Use the ▲▼ buttons to highlight “Vehicle Settings“, then press and hold the “OK” button.
  4. Use the ▲▼ buttons to highlight “Scheduled Maintenance“, then press “OK“.
  5. Use the ▲▼ buttons to highlight “Yes“, then press “OK“.

2014-2019 Models

Models with monochrome display

  1. With the vehicle running, press the display change button to switch the display to “Trip A“. This button is usually located on the instrument panel.
  2. Turn the vehicle completely off.
  3. On vehicles without a smart key system, turn the ignition to the “Lock” position. Do not start the engine.
    On vehicles with a smart key system, keep the engine off.
  4. Press and hold the display change button.
  5. On vehicles without a smart key system, turn the ignition to the “On” position. Do not start the engine.
    On vehicles with a smart key system, press the “Engine Start/Stop” button once to turn the electronics on. Do not start the engine.
  6. Continue to hold the display change button until the trip meter displays all zeros.
  7. With the vehicle running, press the “Trip” button or display change button to switch the display to “Trip A“.
  8. Turn the vehicle completely off.
  9. Press and hold the “Trip” button.
  10. Continue to hold the “Trip” button while switching the ignition to “On” without starting the engine. Release the “Trip” button until the trip meter is set to all zeros. This will indicate the oil reset is completed.

Models with multi-color display

  1. While the engine is running, go to the ⚙️ “Settings” screen.
  2. Choose “Reset Scheduled Maint. Data“.
  3. At the “Reset Data” prompt, select “Yes“.

1998-2013 Models

  1. With the vehicle running, press the “Trip” stem button to toggle the display to show the full odometer mileage.
  2. Turn the ignition to the “ACC” or “Lock” position.
  3. Press and hold the “Trip” stem button while turning the ignition to the “On” position
  4. Continue holding the “Trip” stem button until the display shows all zeros.

I hope these steps have helped you reset the Maintenance Required notification on your Toyota Corolla.

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