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#1 (permalink) Old 01-22-2006, 12:27 PM
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lights on my cluster gague



what is that light left of the mileage reading with the 4 orang squares.
Whenever I start my car I see the same thing except mine are green.
What's the purpose of these lights?

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those lights are your service indicators. green means ok, yellow means warning, red means fire in the hole


or so i think it is

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As you drive, the green will go out, one by one. When you get to the orange, a light will come on saying, oil, or inspection. You then need to change the oil or do the proper inspection. If you don't within a certain amount of time, the red light will come on. It's basically a service indicator.

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that is not an E36 car! What model is your car?

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He kinda indicates the picture is not his car. From the fact the speedo displays kilometers instead of mph, I'm gonna say, European, or Canadian.

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that is not an E36 car! What model is your car?
ah hem,

read the sig...

and yea its a service indicator. suppose to be reset when u geta oil change,BUT, keep cheking ur oils on a regular basis...the indicator can fail or u could have a leak....indicator is helpful but should not be relied on %100

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Well 2 of my green lights have disappeared since then, not to mention I still have my Check Engine light on.

My car isn't looking to healthy

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i've got no idea how to reset it and i rather not play with those pin things, mine is on red for a year now, i'll just do my own oil changes!

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you can buy a service indicator reset tool if it bothers you that much

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Or search for the ground wire trick. Something with Pin 7 and a certain key position.

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