How to Reset the Oil Service Light on 2008-2016 Ford Kuga – The Ford Kuga is a segment C car sport utility vehicle produced by Ford since 2008. Defined by the parent as a crossover, the vehicle is built in Saarlouis and is based on the Focus platform and MPV derivative of it (the C-MAX). This basis, called C1 is also used by other cars Ford group like the Volvo C30, Volvo S40, Volvo V50, the Volvo C70, the Mazda 3 and Mazda 5. The vehicle is available in several European countries with all-wheel drive (4WD) and also with front-wheel drive (2WD).
The 4WD system the Kuga is based mechanically on a Haldex type solution. It is in reality of an intelligent traction able to intervene in a sudden if necessary when the vehicle needs traction to the rear wheels. The system then interconnected through a sophisticated electronic able to react in a different manner according to the conditions of the surface engages the drive shaft to the rear differential Haldex to offering it to a distribution that reaches up to 50% of the total torque. The in a completely automatic system is capable of sending power even to a single wheel. The vehicle is thus suitable to also advance with a single wheel in traction. For Kuga equipped with 4WD traction it is applied to a pre-charging of 10% of torque to the rear wheels irrespective of road surface conditions.
How to Reset the Oil Service Light on 2008-2016 Ford Kuga:
To turn off the Oil Service Light on 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Ford Kuga, conform to the following instructions:
Turn off the ignition
Close all doors.
Turn the ignition key to position II, If your Kuga has push-button start, press and hold the ” Start” for two seconds without touching the brake pedal.
Next, simultaneously press the accelerator pedal and the brake pedal and hold for a minimum of 20 seconds, until a “Service: Oil reset in prog.” message shows on the instrument cluster display.
Continue holding the gas and brake pedals until the display says “Service: Oil reset complete”.
The oil change reminder indicator will turn off. This confirms that the reset procedure has been correctly completed.
For more details, please watch the following video:
This tutorial we got from Ford Kuga owner’s manual. This procedure should be work on Third generation of Ford Escape (2008 2009 2010 2011 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 2016 2017) models. Hopefully the article of How to Reset the Oil Service Light on 2008-2016 Ford Kuga can solve your problem. Good Luck!