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I have a 1993 520i.After doing a oil change is there anything you do to reset the service indicator on the dash

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You need the service tool that is specific to BMW - you can buy them from BavAuto.com or Pelican Parts.com they run about $60

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Go to bmw reset oil forum they will teach you thank you

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Hello today i leaded out my Chevy Suburban truck to my sister she returned to me with the Service Engine Soon light on ?? Im sure she ran the truck up hill ? What might the problem be it was perfect this...


She didn't do anything wrong at all. Your truck is just fine and doing what it was designed to do. That's a normal indicator that comes on to remind you to get the oil changed. It's supposed to get reset every time the oil gets changed and frequently, Quickie Lube and other instant oil change shops will overlook resetting it. Look in your owners manual under "Resetting the Service Engine indicator light" and you can reset it yourself. Or just get the oil changed and tell them to make sure and reset it.

Jan 08, 2011 | Chevrolet Suburban Cars & Trucks

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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.


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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.


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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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What does it mean when the dashboard reads gear indicator fault, service ride control and change oil soon even after i just got it changed along with service vehicle thats what keeps popping up on my dash...


Off the top of my head the following may be the case for your 1995 Cadillac Deville based on my 1997 Cadillac Deville knowledge:

gear indicator fault- has to do with the shift lever sensor down on the column by the feet,

service ride control- has to do with the air ride shocks in the back or the compressor in the front or the ride control height,

change oil soon- has to do with not resetting the % oil life (just press reset button for a few seconds when the oil % life is displayed)

Hope this helps you out.

Aug 29, 2010 | 1995 Cadillac DeVille

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My dash lights come on at all different times,saying change oil soon,when i change it every 3000mi..and somtimes the service engine soon light comes on..then goes off,then comes on,what do i do


These looks like normal service indicators, I would have thought they would be reset via the diagnostics terminals by the servicing engineer.

Once of course, when the indicated unit had been serviced. I think you may have to go to a garage and get them reset but take care that whatever is indicated gets the attention it needs.

Jul 01, 2010 | 1999 Buick Regal

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Mazda 5/2007 Is there a service indicator, that needs reset


Both, it has an On Board Diagnostic computer, or OBD-II. For giving problem codes. But as far as in tune up wise, only has one for the oil.

Jan 08, 2010 | 2006 Mazda 5

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I have a 2003 BMW X5, how do I reset the service indicator?


Hi,

You can reset your service indicator, as follows:
  1. Get in the car, close the door, buckle the seatbelt.
  2. Push in the clutch pedal and hold it to the floor
  3. Press the left hand dash button (the one that resets your odometer) and hold it down
  4. Put the ignition key in the key slot, and turn it gently (very gently) until the dashboard lights come on - the key will not click - if it clicks you've gone too far and you have to start again. Hold the key in this position. In five seconds or so, the dash will display "SIA" and some other characters. Do not proceed until this happens.
  5. Release the dash button (and only the dashboard button) and then press and hold it again. In another 5 seconds or so the display should begin to flash "RESET?" Do not proceed until this happens.
  6. Release the dash button and push it again to confirm. You won't need to hold it - the display should change immediately and your service indicator will display five green LED's.
Hope this helps. Please remember to rate this answer. Many Thanks.

Jul 29, 2009 | 2005 BMW X5

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How do I clear the " change Oil" dash light after an oil change?


  1. Turn the ignition to ON; do not start the engine.
  2. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal slowly 3 times within 5 seconds.
  3. If the CHANGE OIL indicator flashes, the system is resetting.
  4. Turn the ignition to OFF after the indicator has finished flashing, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL indicator comes back on, the engine oil life monitor has not reset; repeat the procedure.

Jun 28, 2009 | 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue

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Reset service indicator light


On a 2008, thurn the key to the ACC position. Hold down the reset button for about 10sec on the dash until the whole display starts flashing.
When the whole display is flashing, hold down the reset button again for about 10sec. the OIL LIFE will go to 100%.

May 28, 2009 | 2008 Honda Accord

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Oli indicator mileage reset


This is showing that your overdue for a sevice by 8,769. Depending on which service it will either say oil or inspection. With bmw's the order is of service is oil service .. inspection 1 ... oil service .... inspection 2. etc etc.

To reset the light the only tool you need is your finger. On some e46's there are 2 instrument cluster buttons (little rubber poles sticking out). If you press the left one with the ignition off you'll notice your mileage come up on the dash. This is the button you need to reset the service indicator.

With everything off,press and hold the same button and at the same time turn on the ignition to position 2 and wait a few seconds. It will then show the service and overdue mileage.Let go of the button and press and hold again until the 'reset' light flashes. Let go again and then hit the button once. Viola! The same can be done for resetting brake fluid light (clock symbol next to mileage) Instead of pressing and holding for the second time just press the button once to follow into a different menu for and the clock symbol will appear to be reset.

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May 25, 2009 | 2003 BMW 325

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Service licht is now yellow....not green...


green-OK yellow- SERVICE SOON red- SERVICE This is tied into the odometer and changes by mileage some vehicles do this for oil changes others for factory service..Hope this answered your question....Good Luck

Dec 30, 2008 | 1992 Honda Accord

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