2007-2017 Jeep Compass Oil Change Light Reset Guide

Last Updated on July 27, 2022 by Nick

Hello, what’s up, everybody! Welcome to this informative site. If you have a Jeep Compass and need to know how to reset an oil change light after regular maintenance, you have come to the right place. So now I’m going to show you how to reset the oil light on this car.

So this operation can work from 2007 to 2017. I believe I would double-check online, but we’re probably trying this first, but if it’s around the generation of 2014, then more than likely, it’s going to be the same thing, but it should be all the same.

Jeep Compass Oil Change Warning Light Reset Guide

Easy Way To Reset Oil Change Light in Jeep Compass

Time needed: 1 minute.

In this section, I will tell you how to reset the oil change light on a 2014 Jeep Compass without any tools or anything in about 30 seconds. This is straightforward guys, all you need to do is:

  1. Put the key in the ignition and turn it to the second position

    With foot off the brake pedal and push the START button once to make the dash comes up

  2. Press the GAS PEDAL three times

    Once everything is luminous you got within 10 seconds to pump the gas/accelerator pedal three times

  3. Restart the car

    Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset

For your info, this operation work for the first generation of the Jeep Compass (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 model years).

How do Jeep Compas oil life sensors work?

In this section, we’re going to take a look at your engine oil life monitor. I believe a minute of maintenance can save you hours of heartache. 

The correct oil change at the right time is essential to keeping your vehicle performing at its best. Many new cars feature an oil monitoring system making it easy to know when to change your own. This monitoring system will help you change your engine oil on a schedule consistent with your driving style and the conditions in which you drive. Short journeys and winter weather may create just as much wear to your engine oil as long trips on a warm sunny day.

When the remaining oil life is low, an oil change message will appear on your instrument cluster, or the remaining percentage will get close to 0%. You must reset the oil life system after each oil change to work correctly. So it can begin to calculate the next time your engine oil will need changing. Remember, your oil s monitoring system does not check how much oil is actually in the engine, just when it the changing. 

FAQ – Jeep Compass Engine Oil

What oil goes in a 2016 Jeep Compass?

What kind of oil to put is written on top of the filler cap. The recommended oil for the 2017 Jeep Compass’s 2.0L 4-cylinder engine is full synthetic SAE 5W-20, whereas SAE 0W-20 is recommended for the 2.4L 4-cylinder. 

How much oil does a 2.0 L Jeep Compass take?

This car’s 2.0L and 2.4L engines have 4.5 quarts of oil capacity, according to its owner’s handbook.

How much does an oil change cost for a Jeep Compass?

You shouldn’t expect to spend more than $20 to $35 on engine oil prices if you have to change the oil yourself. However, the oil and labor expenses range from $105 to $140 if you prefer to take it to a shop.

So that’s how you reset the oil change light. So make sure you do an oil change and then reset the light. Don’t just reset the oil light because you’re not going to know what to do with the next oil change. This minder will pop up within five thousand miles, whatever the mileage is stored on the computer. So that’s it, thanks for reading. Greetings to all of you!


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