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Turn off oil change light on 2004 explorer

Message display shows oil change required. How do I turn that off? I want to clear the message.

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SOURCE: 2006 Ford Explorer "Oil Change Required" light is still on after changing the oil

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Oil Change Reset
A press of the OIL CHANGE RESET switch will allow you to
reset the oil life feature to 100% (or your Personalized Oil Reset
Percentage). After you have the oil changed, you must execute
the following procedure. Press the OIL CHANGE RESET switch
and hold for five seconds as the M/C counts down for five
seconds. After a successful reset the Message Center will display
“OIL LIFE RESET TO 100%.” If you have established a
Personalized Oil Reset Percentage, the display will show that
percentage instead of 100%. To ensure accurate oil life
indicators, perform this reset procedure only after an oil change.
Your Personalized Oil Reset Percentage allows you to establish a
smaller oil change interval than the manufacturer’s
recommended interval. To establish your Personalized Oil Reset
Percentage perform the following procedure:
1. Press and hold the OIL CHANGE RESET switch and press
the RESET switch while the display is still counting down
the 5 seconds to reset. The display will change to “START
OIL LIFE AT XXX%.”
2. Press the OIL CHANGE RESET switch until the displayed
percentage is the Personalized Oil Reset Percentage that you
desire. Your choices are 100%, 90%, 80%, 70%, 60%, 50%,
40% and 30%.

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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SOURCE: OIL CHANGE MESSAGE DOES NOT RESET

Unhook the battery for about ten minutes... that should take care of it..


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Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you turn off the oil change message in the

FROM YOUR OWNERS MANUAL:
To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change
[approximately 8,000 km (5,000 miles) or 180 days] perform the
following:
1. Press the SETUP control to
access the System Check function.
2. Press and release the RESET
control to display “OIL LIFE XX%
HOLD RESET NEW”.
3. Press and hold the RESET
control for 2 seconds to display “IF
NEW OIL HOLD RESET”.
4. Press and hold the RESET
control to display OIL LIFE SET TO
100%. Your oil life is now reset.
To reset the oil monitoring system to your personalized oil life %:
1. Press the SETUP control to
access the System Check function.
2. Press and release the RESET
control to display “OIL LIFE XX%
HOLD RESET NEW”.
3. Press and hold the RESET
control for 2 seconds to display “IF
NEW OIL HOLD RESET”.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Ford Explorer Oil change rest message

Turn ignition on. Don't start the car. When the message shows up press setup. It will tell you to press reset to reset the oil life to 100 %.

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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SOURCE: How 2 turn off "oil change required" lite

Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, 2002-06

To reset CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message on the Message Center, press the SET UP control to access the System Check mode. Press and release the RESET button to display “OIL LIFE % HOLD RESET NEW” is displayed. Press and hold the RESET button for 2 seconds until “IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET” is displayed. Press and hold RESET button until “OIL LIFE SET TO 100%” is displayed.

Ford Five Hundred, Freestyle, Mercury Montego 2005-06 Tap the ODO/TRIP button to toggle the display between the odometer and trip odometer. Tap on the ODOiTRIP button again to toggle the display between the trip odometer and OIL LIFE % display. Press and hold the ODO/IRIP button for 2 seconds or more to display OIL LIFE 100%. Your oil life in now reset.

Good luck and print this and keep it in the glove box. Keep me posted if you have any other questions

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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How do I clear a service emissions message on a 2005 Mercury Mariner with a 3.0L engine. I have performed the required maintenance procedures at both 30,9000090's and 60,000miles. Still have message.


Warning Messages The warning messages can interrupt the display until cleared or reset by the driver. The warning messages are either single cycle, non-resettable, or repetitive warning messages.
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Ford-Lincoln service light 1988-01


LS

2000-01

To reset CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message on the Message Center, press the STATUS control to access the System Check mode. Press the RESET button to display OIL LIFE _% RESET FOR NEW. Press and hold the RESET button until OIL LIFE IS 100% is displayed.


Mark VIII


1993-97

When "CHANGE OIL SOON" or "OIL CHANGE REQUIRED" is displayed on the Message Center, turn the ignition on. Press and hold "OIL CHANGE RESET' or the "RESET" button until "OIL LIFE RESET TO 100%" is displayed on the Message Center.


Continental


1989-94

When "SERVICE" is illuminated, on the Message Center, press the "SYSTEM CHECK" button on the right of the display. Then press the "RESET" button. The "SERVICE" symbol and mileage will start to flash. Next, press the "SYSTEM CHECK" and "RESET" buttons at the same time. The display will show "7,200 miles/11,580 km" and will count down from there as long as the buttons are depressed. Release the buttons at the desired service interval.


Continental


1988

When "SERVICE DUE" is illuminated on the Message Center, press the "CHECK OUT" button located below the display. Then press the "RESET" button. The display should now read "SERVICE DONE?" Next, press the "CHECK OUT" button and "RESET" buttons at the same time. The display will show "7,200 miles/11,580 km" and will count down from there as long as the buttons are depressed. Release the buttons at the desired service interval.







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Ford service light procedure 1994-01


Windstar

1999-01

To reset CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message on the message center, press the SETUP control to access the System Check mode. Press and release the RESET button until IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET is displayed. Press and hold RESET button until OIL LIFE SET TO 100% is displayed.


Windstar


1997-98

To reset "CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED" message on the Message Center, press "RESET" and "SETUP" controls at the same time. "OIL LIFE % HOLD RESET NEW" will be displayed. Press the "SETUP" control to access the System Check mode. Press "RESET" to start the system check. Press and hold the "RESET" control. Press "RESET" and "SETUP" to reset the system to 100%


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Mountaineer


1997-01

To reset the oil life feature on the Message Center, press and hold the "OIL CHANGE RESET" button until the system counts down (about 5 seconds). The Message Center will display "OIL LIFE RESET TO 100%"


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1989-92

When "SERVICE" is illuminated on the Vehicle Maintenance Monitor on the overhead console, press the "SERVICE INTERVAL RESET" button located directly above the light.


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with Digital Dash

1989-92

When "SERVICE" is illuminated on the Vehicle Maintenance Monitor on the overhead console, press the "SERVICE INTERVAL RESET" button located directly above the light.


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1989-92

When "SERVICE INTERVAL CHECK" is displayed is displayed on the far left side of the instrument panel, press the "SERV OFF" button, located on the speed alarm keyboard, until three tones sound.


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When "SERVICE" appears on the Diagnostic System Scanner, press the "ODO SEL" and "TRIP RESET" buttons simultaneously. The "SERVICE" message will go out and three short beeps will be heard when the system is reset.


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If "CHANGE OIL SOON" or "NOW" is indicated on the Monitor, turn the ignition on, but do not start the engine. Within 16 seconds, insert a paper clip into the cavity to the left of the display and depress. The display will flash; when it stops, the system is reset.















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turn key to on but do not start. pump gas peddle 3 times real fast. this should reset the message

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How do you reset the oil change required light on a 2004 Ion


Press and release the trip/reset button until the oil life message is displayed.Then press and hold the trip/reset button until and chime is herd 5 times and reset is displayed in the message center.When the system is reset the odometer will be displayed in the message center.Turn the key to the off position.When you turn the key on if the change oil message is still there it did not reset.Retry again.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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Message light on - showing picture of oil can and tool underneath - checked oil dip stick - enough oil on stick. I have a 2004 Chevy Impala. The repair guy installed a used (2001) cluster panel. I am not...


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How 2 turn off "oil change required" lite


Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, 2002-06

To reset CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message on the Message Center, press the SET UP control to access the System Check mode. Press and release the RESET button to display “OIL LIFE % HOLD RESET NEW” is displayed. Press and hold the RESET button for 2 seconds until “IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET” is displayed. Press and hold RESET button until “OIL LIFE SET TO 100%” is displayed.

Ford Five Hundred, Freestyle, Mercury Montego 2005-06 Tap the ODO/TRIP button to toggle the display between the odometer and trip odometer. Tap on the ODOiTRIP button again to toggle the display between the trip odometer and OIL LIFE % display. Press and hold the ODO/IRIP button for 2 seconds or more to display OIL LIFE 100%. Your oil life in now reset.

Good luck and print this and keep it in the glove box. Keep me posted if you have any other questions

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Engine oil light still on in 08 mountianeer


Use Reset button on Right of Steering wheel: To reset CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message on the Message Center, press the SET UP control to access the System Check mode. Press and release the RESET button to display “OIL LIFE % HOLD RESET NEW” is displayed. Press and hold the RESET button for 2 seconds until “IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET” is displayed. Press and hold RESET button until “OIL LIFE SET TO 100%” is displayed.

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Press and hold the SELECT/RESET
control switch to select SYSTEM
CHECK when “SYSTEM CHECK /
HOLD RESET” is displayed in the
message center. Selecting this
function from the SETUP MENU
causes the message center to cycle through each of the systems being
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indicate either an OK message or a warning message for two seconds.
Pressing the SELECT/RESET control switch cycles the message center
through each of the systems being monitored.

The sequence of the system check report and how it appears in the
message center is as follows:
1. OIL LIFE RESET
2. CHARGING SYSTEM
3. WASHER FLUID
4. DOOR AJAR
5. EXTERIOR LAMP
6. BRAKE SYSTEM
7. PARK BRAKE
8. MILES TO EMPTY
9. FUEL LEVEL LOW (will only display if 50 miles or less to empty)
To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change
[approximately 5,000 miles (8,000 km) or 180 days] perform the
following:
1. Enter SYSTEM CHECK to display
“OIL XXX% RESET IF NEW”.
2. Press SELECT/RESET control
switch to display “HOLD RESET IF
NEW OIL”.
3. Press and hold the
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more than 2 seconds. Oil life is set
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