Question about 2006 Ford Explorer
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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
Posted on Jul 21, 2009
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Posted on Jul 21, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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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
SOURCE: bought a 2006 explorer and
All tire pressures have to be close to the same to turn of low tire waning. Th change oil is reset easily, and the directions should be in your owners manual.
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
Previous Post dead wrong...
Turn ignition to "ON" position. Make sure odometer is on trip setting not on total vehicle mileage setting.
Turn ignition OFF
Push and hold odometer button while turning ignition to "ON" position. HOld for about 4-5 seconds until maintenance light goes off. Turn ignition OFF. Start up vehicle. There should be no more maintanence light.
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
1.) Press the TRIP/RESET button to cycle to "SETUP MENU HOLD RESET".
2.) Now press and hold the button for 2 seconds until "RESET FOR SYSTEM CHECK" is displayed, then release.
3.) Imediately press and hold button for 2 more seconds until "Oil 100% RESET IF NEW" is displayed, then release.
4.) Imediately press button once to display "HOLD RESET IF NEW OIL" and release.
5.) Imediately press and hold button for 2 seconds until "OIL LIFE SET TO 100%" is displayed.
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
Ther are two types of clusters this is the most common, let me know if this doesnt work,you will be using the trip/reset button, when button is said it means the trip/ rest button this is the only button you will use.1)push and release button untilSETUP MENU HOLD RESET is display
2) press and hold button until you see SYSTEM CHECK or SYSTEM CHECK HOLD SET is displayed then release button.
3)press and release button to scroll the menu until you see HOLD RESET IF NEW OIL .
4) with hold rest if new oil displayed now push button and hold until you see OIL LIFE SET 100% displayed release button and your done. hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 23, 2010
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