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How do I reset oil life % change oil message on my 2005 Ford Freestyle

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The procedure is as follows:

  • Turn ignition to the "ON" position.
  • Press "SETUP" button.
  • Press "RESET" button. Press and hold "RESET" button until "IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET" is displayed.
  • Press and hold "RESET" button until "OIL LIFE RESET TO 100%" is displayed.
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Ok you have to push setup till reset oil life is displayed, then press and hold reset till in displays 100% oil life, you must do at oil change to have correct oil life displayed

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For a Ford Freestyle 2006, on the steering wheel you will find a button that says "Setup". If the steering wheel is sitting straight then the button is on the right side of the steering wheel (not on the horn but the right side of the steering wheel). Turn the key to "on" but don't start the vehicle. Next press the Setup button. From there read the odometer display & it will guide you how to reset the Oil change light. Usually, you will keep hitting the Setup button until you see the oil status which for most of you is going to be 0%. Next you will be ask to hold the reset button located right next to the setup button on the right side of the steering wheel. Go ahead & hold the reset button until the oil percent changes from 0% to 100%, then you are done.

1. Select this function from the
SETUP control for current display
mode.
"OIL LIFE XXX"
"RESET IF NEW"

2. Press and release the RESET
control to display “IF NEW OIL
HOLD RESET”.

3. Press and hold the RESET
control to display OIL LIFE SET TO
100%. Your oil life is now reset.

To set the oil life to 100% without system warnings displayed:
Press SETUP to display “PRESS RESET FOR SYS CHECK”.

1. Press RESET to start the System
Check which will display “OIL LIFE
XX% RESET IF NEW”.

2. Press and hold the RESET until
“IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET” is
displayed, then release.

3. Press and hold RESET control
again until OIL LIFE SET TO 100%
is displayed. Your oil life is now
reset.

Good luck and hope this helps.

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If you've changed the oil and filter try unhooking the battery for a few minutes and rehook it back up might reset things .

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Full procedure how to reset oil service light Ford Freestyle. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for Ford cars. Or any warning light for service reminder which appears on the display.

http://resetservicelight.com/reset-oil-service-light-ford-freestyle/

All information is taken from the Ford Freestyle owners manual.

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Most mechanics these days have a code reader that they can reset and clear these messages, shop around as the usually don't charge to have a look at it. Good luck

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This subject is covered in your owners manual! Have you read it? If not, do so. If you don't have an owners manual call a local Ford Dealer's Service Department to find out how to do it. The procedure is different for each particular vehicle but usually requires one to turn the Ignition to RUN position without starting the engine and depressing the accelerator pedal a given number of times within a short time frame. Typically X times in 5 seconds or so.

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