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Service light needs to be turned off after oil change?

Does this require a special tool or computer

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  • herbdickerso Jan 21, 2009

    The book states the service light comes on when the vehicle is ready for an oil change. It also ststes the service technician will turn off.

    I change the oil myself therefore I would like to know how to reset the service light.

    I have had other cars that had a push button to reset.

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    how do we reset the "service soon" light?



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You need to eliminate the problem that is causing the engine light to go on. get it scanned for a DTC diagnostic trouble code.The codes start with a P0???. When you get the code come back and we can help.Mention the given code.

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