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This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to reset the BMW oil service reminder (also referred to as oil light, oil change indicator, oil life). 

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Procedure

  1. Insert key in the ignition. Press start without pressing the brake pedal. Do not start the engine.bmw start button

     

  2. Wait a few seconds for any messages, including the oil service reminder, to disappear.
  3. Immediately after the service light goes out, press and hold the odometer (ODO) reset button. After five seconds, you will see the oil or brake symbol on the center of the dashboard. bmw oil service reset instructions
  4. RESET or use the stalk on the left of the steering column (CHECK / BC) buttons to scroll to throw the service items. Stop once you see the oil symbol.bmw oil light
  5. Once the oil symbol displays on the dashboard, press and hold the ODO reset button for another 5 seconds.
  6. A message on the dashboard will say RESET?reset bmw oil reminder light
  7. Release, then press and hold the ODO RESET button again.

The oil symbol and service vehicle symbol will change from RED to Orange once the reset is completed successfully.

Reset BMW Oil Light using a Scanner

 

An alternative method to reset the BMW oil light is to use a BMW Scanner that is capable of performing CBS Reset. The video above shows how to reset the BMW oil light using Foxwell BMW Diagnostic Scanner.

Reset BMW Oil Service Light Instructions This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to reset the BMW oil service reminder (also referred to as oil light, oil change indicator, oil life).