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echojohnny
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Oil life % display

Post by echojohnny » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:33 am

How do you get the oil life % display to reset and have it work as it should. Its causing no problems i just like things to work as they should.

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jas88
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Re: Oil life % display

Post by jas88 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:54 am

What model to you have? SE? SEL? The procedure is different for each.
2006 SE Silver w/Slate cloth

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by echojohnny » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:01 am

Its an SEL

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by echojohnny » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:07 am

I followed the instructions as indicated in the owners manual and that did not do it. Im a small engine mechanic and my electrical skills are good. Im telling you this to let you know some of my background. You have to explain things very plain because we don't always know how mechanical someone else is

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by dwighte » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:14 am

The one in the book didn't work for me either. I worked out how to do it but wrote it in my book. I can look at it when I get home tonight and then post it.
It is similar to the book but enough different that even my mechanic can't do it.
Dwight

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by jas88 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:52 pm

We used to have an SEL. echojohnny is right that the manual procedure is not quite right. You will find the procedure I worked out on ours here:

viewtopic.php?t=3817#p26670
2006 SE Silver w/Slate cloth

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by dwighte » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:17 pm

Yep, that is it.
The trick is to release the reset button between steps 4 and 5. It seems unnatural but that is it. Also don't wait too long, the dang thing times out if you wait.
Dwight

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by Scotty17 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:25 am

Here you go how to reset oil life display

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwHZlUWplmQ

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Re: Oil life % display

Post by dwighte » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:52 am

That nice Scotty but it doesn't work that way on my car.
Dwight

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