maintenace required flashes 5 times at start up and then goes away. What could cause this?

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Asked by Feb 24, 2008 at 08:32 PM about the 2006 Toyota Tacoma V6 4dr Double Cab 4WD SB w/manual

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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it is telling you it needs maintence,take to your local dealer

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It just needs an oil change. The light starts flashing around 3000-4000 miles after the last oil change, and goes solid by 5000. Change the oil yourself, then when done reset it by: 1. put key in ignition 2. push the odometer button until he odometer reading shows (not trip a or trip b) 3. hold the odometer button while turning the key to on 4. wait for odometer to reset to 000000 (it'll count down like: ----- ---- --- -- - )

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