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      10-22-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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Resetting oil service interval after addtional oil change

Hi,

Don't flame me for this - I've searched a myriad of BMW forums to find this out and cannot seem this specific info anywhere.

I've recently bought a 320D and for my own peace of mind have done an oil change and filters including air filter (what a pig to change!) as a precautionary measure.

The oil wasn't due to be changed for another 3000miles or Jan 2013 but I've changed it now.

Can I reset the oil service interval even though there has not been the oil service light reminder pop up?
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      10-22-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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      10-22-2012, 04:29 PM   #3
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Is it the same way as if the service light was on?
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      10-23-2012, 04:58 AM   #4
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could someone please explain how to reset the service light on an e90 2006 m sport

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      10-23-2012, 06:29 AM   #5
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Manual Reset Procedure

Step 1
Insert key into slot

Step 2
Press start/stop button without depressing clutch/brake and wait for the service reminder to dissapear.

Step 3
Immediately after service reminder goes out, press and hold the odometer reset. After 3 secs a warning triangle will appear, keep the odometer button pressed and after another 2-3 secs the Oil can will appear. If you hold it too long (10 secs in total) you will overshoot and some German writing will appear giving the software level/ can bus etc. of the car. Go back to the beginning and start again.

Step 4
You are now in the service menu, use the toggle switch on indicator stalk to scroll up/down through the various service items.

Step 5
When you have the item you want to reset showing, press the BC button on end of indicator stalk. Reset should now appear in the display. Press in and hold the BC button for 2-3 secs and a clock will start whirling around and then its done.

Step 6
You can now either scroll up/down to select another item (as in step 4) or you can press the start/stop button to exit.
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Hi,

Don't flame me for this - I've searched a myriad of BMW forums to find this out and cannot seem this specific info anywhere.

I've recently bought a 320D and for my own peace of mind have done an oil change and filters including air filter (what a pig to change!) as a precautionary measure.

The oil wasn't due to be changed for another 3000miles or Jan 2013 but I've changed it now.

Can I reset the oil service interval even though there has not been the oil service light reminder pop up?
If you reset it now, then is the assumption then that you will change it again when the service counter comes back to 0? or was this an interim service?
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If you reset it now, then is the assumption then that you will change it again when the service counter comes back to 0? or was this an interim service?
Hi,

It was an interim / peace of mind service. It had another 3000miles to go but as I've only had the car 2 months I've done it early.

There were and are no service lights on, hence asking if I could reset the system.
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Manual Reset Procedure


Step 2
Press start/stop button without depressing clutch/brake and wait for the service reminder to dissapear.

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I don't have a service reminder!
I just wondered if I could reset the schedule as I've done the service early.
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Manual Reset Procedure

Step 1
Insert key into slot

Step 2
Press start/stop button without depressing clutch/brake and wait for the service reminder to dissapear.

Step 3
Immediately after service reminder goes out, press and hold the odometer reset. After 3 secs a warning triangle will appear, keep the odometer button pressed and after another 2-3 secs the Oil can will appear. If you hold it too long (10 secs in total) you will overshoot and some German writing will appear giving the software level/ can bus etc. of the car. Go back to the beginning and start again.

Step 4
You are now in the service menu, use the toggle switch on indicator stalk to scroll up/down through the various service items.

Step 5
When you have the item you want to reset showing, press the BC button on end of indicator stalk. Reset should now appear in the display. Press in and hold the BC button for 2-3 secs and a clock will start whirling around and then its done.

Step 6
You can now either scroll up/down to select another item (as in step 4) or you can press the start/stop button to exit.

Thanks Nush, much appreciated
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Dont reset it, keep to the schedule but jus do interim services yourself.
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Dont reset it, keep to the schedule but jus do interim services yourself.
Yep, I understand but I'm doing all the services myself!
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Dont reset it, keep to the schedule but jus do interim services yourself.
I just changed the oil and the first year oil change or the miles (only 5000) wasn't due until Jan 2013. I reset the oil reminder and now it states Nov 2014 or 13000, miles is this correct with 2 years?
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There were and are no service lights on, hence asking if I could reset the system.
This is the question - which nobody has answered yet. I'll try on mine when I get home and see, I'll post back if you haven't sorted it by then.
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