Question about 2005 Mercury Montego
How do you reset the message to change the oil?
LOL!!! I had the same problem. I can't recall the exact steps, but there aren't that many options, so you'll get this. With the car running, press the Info button on the left side. It will cycle through the various statuses of the car. At one point, it will get to the Oil and will tell you something like "Press Reset if New." Press it and hold that darned button until it acknowledges that you changed the oil. It will reset that message from 0% to 100%. It took me a couple of tries to get that to reset. Just keep trying it till it resets. You'll get it.
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To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change
[approximately 5,000 miles (8,000 km) or 180 days] perform the
1. Select this function from the
SETUP control for current display
2. Press and release the RESET
control to display "HOLD RESET
3. Press and hold the RESET
control to display OIL LIFE SET TO
100%. Your oil life is now reset.
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