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Control panel says I need an oil change. Just had one! Needs reset?

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It should recognize the oil change, and go out by itself. Might take 2 weeks. If not, remove the battery terminal and put it back on. It should reset. Hope this helps.

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How to reset change oil soon light


Oil Life Monitor Resetting (KD, KE)
Description
The engine oil life monitor will indicate when to change the engine oil and the engine oil filter - usually between 5 000 km (3,000 miles) and 12 500 km (7,500 miles) since the last oil change. Under severe conditions, the CHANGE OIL message may be displayed before 5 000 km (3,000 miles). The vehicle must not be driven more than 12 500 km (7,500 miles) or 12 months without an oil change.
The engine oil life monitor will not detect dust in the oil. If the vehicle is driven in a dusty area, be sure to change the oil every 5 000 km (3,000 miles) or sooner if the CHANGE ENGINE OIL message is displayed.
Reset the oil life monitor when the oil has been changed.
Resetting Procedure
Press the INFORMATION SKIP button on the DIC control panel in order to display the OIL LIFE LEFT message.
Press and hold the RESET NO button until the display shows 100% ENGINE OIL LIFE.

Jan 29, 2016 | 1999 Cadillac DeVille

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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%


Explorer,
Mercury
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%"


Probe

with Analog 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.


Probe

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.


Probe

with Digital Dash

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.


Thunderbird,
Mercury Cougar

with System Scanner

1986-88

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.


Thunderbird,
Mercury Cougar


1989-94

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.















on Dec 07, 2009 | Ford Windstar Cars & Trucks

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My 1996 olds aurora control panel displays change oil now even after I reset it


If you have changed the oil and filter, the main concern has been addressed. You may try resetting the car's computer by disconnecting the positive battery cable for about 10 minutes and then follow directions for resetting the oil monitor. Good luck!

Jan 19, 2013 | Oldsmobile Cars & Trucks

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Recently had an oil change done. service engine light needs to be reset, don't know how to do it


You can try to disconnect your battery for about 5 minutes and that will usually reset the computer.

Sep 20, 2012 | 1999 Ford Taurus

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My change oil light never goes off even though I had it changed and now my service vehicle soon light is on even though its been running fine


The change oil light needs to be reset after each oil change...some shops are not knowledgeable on how to do this...Your owners manual will instruct you how to reset the oil change light...The service engine soon is a catch all for low fluids and other needs...Be sure to check your oil level again...to clear the service engine soon light, you can disconnect either battery cable for 15 minutes then reconnect...if the service engine stays on...then you need to have your Grand Am checked...Auto Zone does a free diagnostic of check engine light codes...:)

Dec 13, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

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When Jiffy Lube changed the oil in my 2009 Ford Expedition, they did not reset the "Change Oil" message in the instrument panel. Since I set out on a trip immediately after the service, I can't...


You can leave it,it is a gadget,not tied to any system

You should have an owners manual (still) on a 2009

Never go the Jiffy Lube

Read all the damage and horror stories ,on quick change
places.

Dec 08, 2010 | Ford Expedition Cars & Trucks

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Oil light stays on


You need to put the key on and push the gas pedal to the floor three times within five second to reset the oil life light.Some g.m.'s have a reset buttom in the fuse panel that needs to be pushed first and some don't.Check the owners manual under change oil for your specific year car.

Oct 21, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

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How do you turn off the oil change message in the 2002 ford explorer after the oil has been changed?


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”.

Apr 15, 2009 | 2002 Ford Explorer

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