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BMW528i 1999-How do you reset oil service light after oil change?

Have just changed oil and and need to know how to reset the oil service interval indicator on the instrument panel so it reflects that oil has just been changed.

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  • murraybeater May 29, 2009

    Tried the above - but no mention of oil service or inspection came up on the display on "TEST 1". So wasn't able to fix the problem. Any other suggestions?? Again - this is a 1999 E39

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With the key in the ignition but in the off postion press and hold your odometer trip button in then turn your key to the first postion hold the trip button in for 5 seconds the display will read oil service or inspection then it will say reset release the button and then press it again untill the reset starts to flash then release and press the button briefly to reset

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