Question about 1998 BMW 7 Series
BMW Model E39 built from 1996~2000 will have a port like the one shown below.
A Reset tool like
a Peake R5 or R5-FCX
is needed to reset the oil service or inspection service lights after required
1) If you have a reset tool then turn your car key to Position II but do not start the car.
2) Turn the cap counter clock wise on the Data Link Connector and insert the Reset Tool
3) Follow the instructions of your reset tool, different models may have different functions however they all create a short in PIN 7 to PIN 19 for a given amount of time.
4) Once done, remove the reset tool and close the cap .
5) Your dash should light up with green lights at this point.
If the light did NOT reset after the above steps then you might be resetting Oil Service however an Inspection Service is needed.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
look in the manual......turn the ignition to the on position not starting it of course and then pump the gas petal 5 times then the light will blink a few times turn off then back on...problem solved
Posted on Mar 09, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
To reset the oil change warning light:
1. Turn on the ignition (not the engine).
2. Hold down the brake and accelerator for twenty seconds until the warning light goes off.
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