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2008 Ford Escape oil change message

When engine is started message comes up with change oil - 5% then 1% then ''change now'' message comes up on instrument cluster. We changed oil but message still popping up. Tried reset but that didn't work. Any ideas?

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  • chichilisa3 Mar 01, 2009

    i had my oil changed recently, just awhile after that ii got a message saying that i had 5% oil life left -i called the dealer where it was done-they said that they need to reset it.i havent gottenn back there yet.then the message read 3% then 2% now it is constantly on saying that oil change is required. how can i reset it myself. 2008 ford escape xlt

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    2008 escape reset oil change display

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    i have the same problem but it is a 2009 escape and it says change engine oil soon and I just changed the oil how do i reset it.



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To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% , press SET control to access the system check functions , press and release the SET control to display OIL CHNG XXX% HOLD SET NEW , press and hold the SET control for 2 seconds to display OIL CHANGE SET TO 100% , oil life is now reset . thank you !

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Hold the reset button down until it brings up set new oil life. I have a 2008 ford escape , This does work.

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