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Old 03-13-2013, 04:32 AM   #1
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My car warns me about oil change... soon after it was?

Hi guys,

I'm wondering if anyone else ever got this issue.

My car is at roughly 16k km now, and the oil was changed around 12k km. It just started displaying a message stating the oil needs to be changed when I start the car. I think this started to occur this monday. Thing is, I never got that message in the first 12k km, before I actually had the oil changed. I don't see why it would think that now's the time for that? I'm wondering how exactly does this message comes to be displayed. Is it just on a timer that the dealer might have forgotten to reset when they changed the oil?


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Old 03-13-2013, 04:53 AM   #2
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It wasn't reset after your last oil change. Reset it. The instructions are in the manual.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:08 AM   #3
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Oh, that's something I can do myself? Great, I'll look that up after work. Thanks!
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Resetting the oil life monitoring system
1. Turn the ignition key to the on position. Do not start the engine.
For vehicles with push-button start, press and hold the START/STOP
button for two seconds without pressing the brake pedal. Do not attempt
to start the engine.
2. Press both the accelerator and brake pedals at the same time.
3. Keep both pedals fully pressed.
4. After three seconds, the Service: Oil reset in prog. message will be
displayed.
5. After 25 seconds, the Service: Oil reset complete message will be
displayed.
6. Release both the accelerator and brake pedals.
7. The Service: Oil reset complete message will no longer be
displayed.
8. Rotate the key to the off position.
For vehicles with push-button start, press the START/STOP button to
turn the vehicle off completely.
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Guys, thanks for your quick responses...
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