How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Volvo Tech Bill Your Own Question

Volvo Tech Bill
Volvo Tech Bill, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 103
Experience:  12 Year Volvo Technician/Expert Rated/Shop Foreman @ Best Volvo of Rochester, NY. ASE 1-8 + L1
9572928
Type Your Volvo Question Here...
Volvo Tech Bill is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How do you reset the service light on a 2005 Volvo S80

Customer Question

No Comment Added
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 6 years ago.

 

Resetting the service reminder indicator (SRI)

Hint: The lamp can also be reset using VADIS vehicle communication.

The service reminder indicator (SRI) informs the driver that it is time for the vehicle to be serviced. The text message is displayed for 120 seconds each time the ignition is switched on.

Proceed as follows to reset the service reminder indicator (SRI):

Ignition position I
Press and hold in the reset button for the trip odometer
Ignition position II.
Note! Turn the key to position II within 2 seconds .

Hold the reset button for the trip odometer pressed in until the original value has been reset
The information lamp lights when the reset button must be released
Release the reset button for the trip odometer within 4 seconds . The instrument gives an audible signal when resetting has succeeded
If the trip odometer is already reset, the reset button must be held in for a minimum of 10 seconds and a maximum of 14 seconds .
Note! If the reset button for the trip odometer is not released within 4 seconds , the service reminder indicator (SRI) is not reset.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
It didn't Work Bou a Number appeared in the window 045
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 6 years ago.

Can you rephrase that?

 

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Reply to molurch's Post: It didn't work but a #o45 appeared
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 6 years ago.

 

Did you get a audible signal ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 6 years ago.

 

If you recieved the audible signal, try holding the reset button in for 10 - 14 seconds to reset again.
Turn key off for a few seconds & then start car.

Otherwise you may have to have dealer upgrade software:
download the UEM (Upper Electronic Module) with software P/N 30677037

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
So I have to go to the dealer
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 6 years ago.
If you have followed & tried the proceedure above, conecting the vehicle to VIDA would be advisable, especially to be sure system has any upgrades
Expert:  Volvo Tech Bill replied 6 years ago.

Hello, and Thank You for using Just Answer,

Molurch is very close with his explanation of resetting the SRL. The main difference is that with the 2005 models, the trip od value won't "reset" to the original value as stated above. Let's try this:

Key position 1

Push and "hold" the trip od reset button

In 1.5 - 2 seconds, turn the ignition to position 2 (keep holding the button)

Keep your eyes on the warning triangle in the center of the dash cluster. It should illuminate part way through the procedure, but more importantly will begin to flash after 10 - 14 seconds of holding the button.

Once the triangle begins to flash, release the button.

Cycle the ignition off, then start the engine to verify the reset.

Let me know how it goes, If possible, give Molurch the Accept, He was very close on this one. Thanks, Bill

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time! Paul M Corpus Christi, TX
< Last | Next >
  • The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time! Paul M Corpus Christi, TX
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P Elm City, NC
  • used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future. David L. Richmond, TX
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil Marysville, CA
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles Walnut Creek, CA
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
    Sue Charleston, WV
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff. Jim Castleberry, FL
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Enes

    VOLVO Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    4240
    15+YEARS WITH VOLVO AS THE MASTER VOLVO MECHANIC&Ase
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/enesd/2009-12-27_031829_eneswork.jpg Enes's Avatar

    Enes

    VOLVO Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    4240
    15+YEARS WITH VOLVO AS THE MASTER VOLVO MECHANIC&Ase
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/IN/InTheIROC/2011-8-10_4561_5454.64x64.jpg Andy's Avatar

    Andy

    Volvo Expert Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    3008
    One of only a handful of ACTUAL Volvo dealership technicians on JA, ASE Master Certified with L1
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/VO/volvoexpert1/2012-6-7_32422_Billand54Merc2avitar3.64x64.JPG volvoexpert1's Avatar

    volvoexpert1

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    990
    Volvo Master Technician with 15 years excusively with Volvos. Also ASE L1certified for over 10 years.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/dramey04/2009-08-31_234152__083109_1938a.jpg dramey's Avatar

    dramey

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    663
    have worked on volvo's for 4 years and am a ase master mechanic. current shop foreman
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/Barlogio/2009-06-17_004912_Copy_of_Picture_25.jpg Jim B's Avatar

    Jim B

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    496
    40 years Import and domestic AAA Approved Shop owner 30 yrs
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/tsmodie/2009-6-10_144056_tim.jpg Tim Mohr's Avatar

    Tim Mohr

    ASE MASTER TECH

    Satisfied Customers:

    437
    30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/35/350matt/2012-6-7_182356_matsavatr.64x64.jpg Matt's Avatar

    Matt

    Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    259
    Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing