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The maint . lights have gone to the yellow .

How do i reset the lights since i do all of the maint. the z3 is nine years old and a mechanic told me that i could reset the lights if i plugged into one of the numbered receptacles and grounded it for a number of seconds..i have forgotten which plug it is....thanks ...freddy the fox

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Http://www.unofficialbmw.com/e36/electrical/e36_reset_service_lights.html

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