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#1 (permalink) Old 09-28-2004, 06:06 PM
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Well, my oil service light came on today (red and yellow) and I really don't want to spend any more money for something that I could do. I was wondering if you guys know what the dealer does as far as an oil check up. Besides the oil change/filter/coolant/washer fluid. Now to find a place that will reset the light for me........ (unless you guys knows a way)

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You don't even need to make that crazy contraption (although others seem to like it). Get an old piece of Coaxial Cable wire from your basement (everyone has some of this sh*t laying around). Cut off a 3 or 4" piece and strip each end about 1/2" to the copper wire. Ground good 'ol #7 for 3 seconds to reset oil light.

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you'll find that in the FAQ

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Thanks for the links fellas, but you didnt answer my other question also, what do the dealer do when its time for an oil service. Is it simply, oil/filter, coolant, and wiper fluid?

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oil, filter, check tire psi, check battery water level. You think they add coolant or washer fluid? This is BMW. They charge for that.

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This is BMW. They charge for that.
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Damn steelers (another word for dealers if you didn't get it, no need to be rude)
So that's it huh, awesome.

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Damn steelers (another word for dealers if you didn't get it, no need to be rude)
Dude....we get it.....

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There's always some that goes...huh? Steelers? The football team?

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