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Old 01-08-2003, 03:38 PM   #1
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what dose it mean when my Maint. Req. light is flashing when i start my car? i've just done my oil change a few weeks ago and have everything checked by a mechanic.......i heard that this light acts like a timer flashs at a certain mileage to remind u to do a maintnance and there is a switch which i can press to reset the timer but i've looked every where and i couldnt find it...
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underneath the steering wheel column on the right hand side is a "maintenance light reset button" just at the edge of the plastic fascia (around where your right knee would be).

press it and the light will go away
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what dose it mean when my Maint. Req. light is flashing when i start my car?
It means the dealer is ready to take more of your money
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there is a switch which i can press to reset the timer but i've looked every where and i couldnt find it...
Follow the underside of your steering column, the button is about halfway down
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Don't worry about it and do what they say.
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Small precision on BigPhatR' s directions, the car must be park, with the ignition ON (position II) and the green reset button must be press for three seconds


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there is a switch which i can press to reset the timer but i've looked every where and i couldnt find it...
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Yoshi, did you scan that from the Helms manual
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Old 01-08-2003, 04:12 PM   #8
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dose the Canadian Rs have it at a different location? cuz i just cant find it under the center console.....there is no switch (just flat surface) where Yoshi labeled the switch should be at......
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it's behind that flat panel
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Old 01-08-2003, 04:20 PM   #10
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ahhh i see...thanks yoshi....maint req light gone now...hehe i'm sofa king we-todd-did
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hehe i'm sofa king we-todd-did


yshi - who wonders how mike figured out that I scanned the helms?
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there is a switch which i can press to reset the timer but i've looked every where and i couldnt find it...

ha ha ha
haven't seen that in a long time. i knew as soon as i saw the thread a a pic icon by it the image would be here
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hahah that is original. yoshi must have used that almost 1000 times by now .. Good pic.
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good info
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what the hell is it?
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