We are a team of ASE certified mechanics that have created this service guide. Learn how to reset the oil light on your Ford Explorer 2002-2005.
Oil life reset for a Ford Explorer 2002-2005.
The oil light is designed to let the vehicles owner that it is time to change the oil.
Some people tend to forget to reset the oil life after doing an oil change. Resulting in an inaccurate oil life for their next oil change.
Resetting the oil life is free and easy to do.
With the vehicle on level ground put the key in the ignition and turn it to the on position.
Find the reset button to the right of the instrument cluster and push the button once.
Above the reset button push the setup button until it shows " Press Reset for SYS Check ".
Press and hold the reset button until it shows " If New Oil Hold Reset ". Then hold the reset button one more time to confirm the new oil option. This will reset your oil life to 100%.
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