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how do you turn off oil change light after changing oil

Customer Question

how do you turn off oil change light after changing oil
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  CTFordTech replied 8 years ago.

Hello j jackson and Thank you for choosing Just Answer.


Before I can help you out, I will need to know a little more information:


  • What year/make/model vehicle do you have?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

2008 ford escape 3.0

Expert:  CTFordTech replied 8 years ago.

Oil life

An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center.


To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change

[approximately 7,500 miles (12,000 km) or 6 months] perform the


1. Press and release the SETUP

control to display "OIL LIFE =


2. Press and hold the RESET

control for 2 seconds and release.

Oil life is set to 100% and "OIL LIFE

SET TO 100%" is displayed.

3. While "OIL LIFE SET TO 100%"

is displayed, if a lower oil life start

value is desired, press and release the RESET control to reduce the start

value. Each press of the RESET control reduces the value by 10 percent.