What Does the Lexus Maintenance Required Light Mean?

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There are many helpful symbols on the dashboard of your luxury Lexus sedan or SUV, and you might be wondering: “What does the ‘Lexus Maintenance Required’ light mean?” The Lexus Maintenance Required light is a reliable tool that automatically reminds you after you’ve driven around 3,500 to 5,000 miles of any needed maintenance. It also keeps you on track of your vehicle’s recommended service schedule to keep moving on Cerritos roads. Learn more about what your Lexus Maintenance Required light means with the experts at Lexus of Cerritos!

What Service Do I Need?

Your Lexus Maintenance Required light means it’s time to bring your vehicle in for its recommended 5,000-mile service. This maintenance visit will include the following:

  • Engine oil change
  • Filter change
  • Tire rotation
  • Multi-point inspection
  • Fluid inspection
  • Fluid adjustment

What is the Lexus Maintenance Cost?

When your Lexus Maintenance Required light turns on, you’ll also want to consider your Lexus maintenance costs. This can range between $75 to $135, so you‘ll want to be sure to check your warranty for any savings you can use on your next visit. Along with the services mentioned above, you’ll want to also consider timing belt repairs and ignition tune-ups which can also be needed to keep your vehicle running in top condition on Cerritos roads. 

Can I Reset a Lexus Maintenance Light?

Once you’ve had your vehicle serviced and you’re ready to get back on Long Beach roads, follow these steps on how to reset the Lexus maintenance light below:

  • Turn on your engine.
  • Flip your Odometer/Trip Display to ODO mode or TRIP A mode, depending on the model.
  • Turn the ignition switch off.
  • Hold the Trip Meter Reset button while turning the ignition switch back on.
  • Wait for the maintenance light to blink, turn solid, and then turn off.
  • Let go of the Trip Meter Reset button.
  • Turn the ignition switch to the off position.
  • Turn the ignition switch back on and make sure the Lexus Maintenance Light goes out.

Schedule Lexus Service with Lexus of Cerritos Today 

Now that you know what your Lexus Maintenance Required Light means, ensure your luxury sedan or SUV continues to run at its best on Cerritos roads. Save on your next maintenance at Lexus of Cerritos with our rotating coupons or order parts online and have them ready for your visit. Contact us today for more information on your Lexus Maintenance Required Light and schedule your next service appointment at our dealership here in Cerritos!


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