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High level oil light keeps coming on every 2-3 days. Mechanic has drained the oil twice. it has the correct level. he advised if we take anymore out, we could risk damage to engine. is there a reset mode or similar, that needs to done ??? Vehicle is 120cdi vito van

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SOURCE: oil was changed and check engine light was not reset

This is really easy! Please follow these directions:

Turn the key ON

Look at the odometer, and verify that it displays "ODO" and the total mileage traveled. If it is on "Trip A" or "Trip B", press the black stick next to the odometer to read "ODO", and the total miles traveled.

Turn the key OFF.

Press in, and HOLD the black trip meter reset button, hold it in.
DO not release it.

Turn the key ON; do NOT start the engine

Observe the Odometer display. The total mileage traveled will disappear, and you will see 5 dashes, then 4, then 3, then 2, then 1 dash, and finally, 5 zeros. Then, the total mileage traveled will redisplay.

Release the black trip meter reset stick.

This completes the reset procedure, and the light will be back on in 5,000 miles, to remind you of you next oil change.

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Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: after oil change, light comes on and it dings non-stop

DISCONNECT YOUR BATTERY FOR TEN SECONDS , THEN RECONNECT IT.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: oil light keeps coming on and dinging

Your oil sensor may be faulty, or your may have a leak since you said the fluid level is okay.

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Probably just the oil sending unit internally defective.Just have them install a pressure tester and make sure the pressure is good.I`m sure this will be the sending unit.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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SOURCE: Oil level was too high/burning oil now

That is not correct.
You need to drive the car untill the oil burns out from your muffler.Don`t try it in the garage -need`s to be driven.
No repairs needed.
Make sure you check your oil level only in idle and warm engine.
always leave about 5mm before the top mark in case of overheating.

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Posted on Feb 18, 2010

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