1. Push AND Hold the odometer (trip/mileage) button WHILST you turn on your ignition lights. DO NOT TURN ON THE ENGINE - turn the key two or three clicks in the ignition and that should do it. 2. Whilst pushing and holding the odometer button, turn the other button (the clock button on the left) in a clockwise direction. This should reset the service indicator. 3. Turn off the ignition.
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stick key in driver door lock and unlock it. If that works, now see if the remote will unlock the door or doors..i remember reading in an owners manual once where you can program which doors open and close by they way you press and hold down the two main buttons, also after a battery change in the remote, i think, but not sure, i did this on a blazar i once owned... the owners manual said, that you had to be within 20 feet and press and hold down both buttons till it makes the arming sound.... Can i get some feedback cause im curious..thanks.
This is a mileage interval light that trips every 3,000 to 5,000 miles that indicates an oil change is necessary. You do not need a special tool to change your oil, nor do you need to bring the car in to the dealer. 1. Sit in the driver's seat of the Passat and close all the doors. 2. Position the trip/odometer button to display the odometer mileage reading, then hold it down with the forefinger on your left hand. 3. Turn the ignition key to the "key-on/engine-off" position to turn on all the power options for the Passat without actually starting the engine. At this point, a service indicator light will display (in the form of a wrench). 4. Press the minute adjustment button on the clock (or turn the knob clockwise on European manufactured Passats) and release the trip/odometer button. Good luck and thank you using Fixya
My EPC light magically appeared at 20K miles and the car squeaks like mad whenever it's moving. I don't notice any performance loss (engine-wise) in the car when the EPC light comes on but it won't let me switch gears from Park to R or D.
I have an appointment next Friday to have it looked at.
It's an automatic 2002 New BORA with JUST over 20K miles.
There's one more thing you can try. On a Mk4 VW, you can reset the service indicator by doing the following:
- With the ignition off, press and hold the tripmeter reset button (on the right side of the dash) - Turn on your ignition, wait for all the warning lights to come on, then let go of the tripmeter button - Where your trip distance is normally shown, the display will read "OIL". - To reset the service interval, turn the clock adjust switch (left side) for about 5 seconds. The trip meter display will change to "---" indicating the code has been reset.
You can verify this by turning the car off and on again. Let me know if that worked out for you.
To reset remove the negative batter terminal, leave it disconnected for a few moments then re-connect. However if the light was tripped due to a mechanical problem it will continue to come on until the cause is repaired.