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Old 03-05-2011, 04:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am trying to reset the service indicator lights on my 2002 E39. This is for the oil service and brake fluid change. I have followed the instructions. "put in the key, turn to position 1 while holding the trip button in for 5 secs. All that happens is I get a message test 1. I can keep hitting the trip button and it will go trip 2, trip 3, etc etc.
How do I get the reset prompt and why do I get this test message? I have tried just about every combination but always I get test........
Does anyone have the answer?
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hi put key in ignition dont turn it press and hold millage reset button keep pressed and turn key once keep finger pressed on reset button untill oil and brake reset comes on then release button and press again and hold for a few seconds and ur green service lights will go back to normal m8
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Hi Divito
Thanks for your answer but I have tried that and it doesnt work. As soon as I press the trip button and turn the key it will immediately show ....test .1.
I have tried every combination and it always goes to ....test 1.
I have also noticed that the one green light showing on the service indicator has been there for 2-3000 miles and I would have expected it to go to orange or red by now.
Help...............
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it does work put key in but dont turn it press odometer and hold it for about ten seconds then turn key 1 click still pressin odometer button dont let go till oil service light comes on iv just tryed on mine again and it does work m8
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u dont let go ov odometer button untill oil service light comes on so press it with key in dont turn keep pressin button dont let go turn key 1 click still not lettin go keep hold ov button it mite pop up sayin test 1 but keep hold and the oil service light will come on m8
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Hi Divito
You were spot on mate. I had done everything that you suggested before but this time I just kept it pressed for longer, probably 10-15 seconds and it went to reset.
Thanks for your help. I dont have to keep looking at the stupid lights any more.....until the next service.
Nice photo of your 530.
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told u m8 and thanks m8
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Hey!

I was reading this post, and seem to have the same problem. It will not appear reset, the last green light indicator is on, not yet orange or red. Will it NOT allow to reset if still in green?

Thanks very much
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may you can search a reset tool in xcardiag.com
it can help you
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