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1when I bought my 2009 F=150, they said to change the oil

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1when I bought my 2009 F=150, they said to change the oil every 5000 When I bought my 2009 F=150, iy said to change the oil every 5000 miles. I did that depending on the dashboard to remind me. The last time, it seemed to come up early. I set the trip odometer and this time it came on after 2480 miles.
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: 1about 1 month ago.
JA: What is the model of your '09 Ford?
Customer: F-150 pickup
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. I have not done any thing yet.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I was wondering if the oil change light is connected to anything except the milage
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.

The mileage for the indicator can be different depending on driving conditions such as temperature, speed, how hard vehicle is driven, ect. If oil is still clean then I'd reset the indicator and just go of mileage instead of indicator. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.