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Old 02-15-2011, 09:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I changed my oil and filter and is there anything that i need to reset after a oil change? Its a 540i,auto, w/ v8 4.4 engine.
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Try this

Open the round (diagnostics) cap under the bonnet.
With the ignition off, put a wire between pins 7 and 19.
Turn the ignition to position 2, "run."
(Do not start the engine.)
After just a couple seconds, remove the jumper wire.
(If you wait eight to ten seconds, it will do an Inspection reset.)

That should work for you.
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bettski thanks for the info. i will do it today.
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I put a jumper between 7 and 19 . Turned the switch to the 2nd. slot before start and waited a couple of seconds. Turn it off and I did not see any change. I have not started the car maybe that is why. I am going out today and I will let you know if it worked.
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I don't see any changes in dash display. Well i guess i will just keep my own record on oil and filter change. Thanks for your help,
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