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Hello i have a 2001 ford expedition and the service engine soon light is on. im being cheap so my friend told me to hold down the trip button on the odometer than turn the key on, so i did that and it starts showing all kinds of weird codes and letters can you describe to me how that works and wat to look for thanks

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Take those codes to a Auto zone or somewhere like that and they can tell you exactly what they mean. You can also go to one of those places and use their machines and then go to ford with the codes and they will be able to help you a lot better. good luck.

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What's your problem?2004 ford expedition service engine soon light


I assume you resolved the issues by now

Check lights have been on all vehicles for 31 years,
so you shouldn't be asking about them

Does not matter what light comes on your dash

The procedure is always the same
Check for codes
Diagnose & repair code related issues first

Aug 18, 2012 | 2004 Ford Expedition

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Pontiac service light 1983-01


Firebird

1998-01

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and goes out, the system is reset.


Grand Am


1999 -01

To reset the Change Oil light, open the driver's side instrument fuse panel and turn the ignition on. Press the "RESET" button and release. The light will flash. Press the button again and the system will be reset.


Grand Prix


1999-01

Driver Information Center If Equipped). Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the ignition key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator comes on and stays on, repeat the procedure. To reset the OIL LIFE indictor if equipped with a Trip Computer: Press the trip MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to be 99 percent.


Grand Prix


1997-98

To reset the oil life indicator, press the "MODE" button until the light next to "OIL LIFE" is lit. Press and hold "RESET" for 3 seconds until oil life percentage is 100%.


Grand Prix SE


1997

Turn the ignition on, but do not start the vehicle. Within 5 seconds, push the accelerator to the floor 3 times. Turn the ignition off. Start the car and the Change Oil Soon indicator light will be reset.


Grand Prix

w/ Trip Computer

1988-93

To reset "CHANGE OIL", "CHANGE OIL FILTER", or the mileage of either on the Trip Compute, continually press the "SERVICE" or "SYSTEMS CHECK" button until the item appears with the mileage below it. Then press the "RESET" button and the mileage will be reset to the maximum value. If you want to reduce this value, hold the "RESET" button down and the mileage will count down. Release the button at the mileage you would like to observe.


Bonneville,
6000

w/ Driver Information Center

1983-91

To reset "CHANGE OIL SOON" or "OIL FILTER" or to adjust the mileage on the Driver Information Center, continually press the "DIC" button until either message appears with the mileage below it. At this point, hold down the button. In 5 to 10 seconds, the mileage will count down. When it passes 0, it will cycle back to a maximum figure. Release the button when the mileage gets to the service interval you'd like to observe. If "CHANGE OIL" or "OIL FILTER" already appears, just hold the button down to reset the mileage. "CHANGE OIL" and "OIL FILTER" are reset separately.













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I have a 2001 Ford Expedition 4.6 4WD. Service engine soon light came on and when checked at parts store diagnostics said cylonder #2 miss firing. Is this a coil pack because we can't find plugs,...


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Hello, Not being a Ford man myself but have reset many service interval lights, Try holding down either trip meter button or odometer reset whilst turning on the ignition. You may need to hold it down for 10/20 seconds. If unsure do what I've done in the past hold down all buttons on speedo face.
Good Luck and Happy New Year to you and your family!
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no when the light comes on means need service and the machanic will do that then reset the light if u did the service your self you will still have to take it to a machanic to clear the light its simple but each car is diffrent has to clear it by a number of turns from the key while holding down trip meter or so

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