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Old 08-05-2009, 10:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Oil change reset button?

Does anyone know how to reset the mileage button that tells you when you need to change your oil or where it is located on a 05' 325ci? I would like to start changing the oil myself since the dealer charges a arm & a leg to do it, and so I could change it more often then the recommended 15,000 miles. Please give detailed instructions since I can be a tad slow at times.
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Old 08-05-2009, 04:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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- Press and hold trip meter button down and turn ignitiion key to accesory position.
- Hold until you see 'reset'.
- Release and immediately press and hold again for 5 seconds, until 'reset' flashes.
- Release and press again.
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Is there a similar procedure for the 1999 M3 or must I get a code reader/reset unit?

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Is there a similar procedure for the 1999 M3 or must I get a code reader/reset unit?

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for 1999 M3 you ground pin 7 on the DL connector for 10+ seconds and it resets your lights for the oil change mileage
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horse you sure know your stuff.glad to see your still out there.the picture of you is dodgey though.
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horse you sure know your stuff.glad to see your still out there.the picture of you is dodgey though.
hi ya' Jimmy. nice to see you again. I still remember you from back then- been about a year i was away from all the action but i am back, at least for now :-)

am not sure what you mean by "dodgey"
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