Good day, Benz fam! In today’s post, we will show you how to reset the oil service light on Mercedes-Benz C-Class W203 (C200/C350). So that will cover the years all over from 2001 to 2007. We had a beautiful C-class right here; it’s a C350 Matic, and when you turn the key on, you can see the message that says service an exceeded by 107 days.
So in order to reset it, what you need to do it’s a little bit of a complicated procedure. But stay with us to see how we’re going to do that. So without wasting any more time, let’s go ahead and get right to it.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class W203 Oil Service Light Reset Guide (C200/C350)
For your info, this operation work for 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class W203 (C200, C230, C240, C280, C320, C350 models).
2001-2004 C-Class (C200/C320)
This section will show you how to reset the service interval for the old C-Class W203. The procedure is similar on most C-class, and I’m quite certain that the same method works on the other models as well. So let’s go ahead.
Stick the key in and turn it to position 2
Next, show your MILLAGE screen. To doing that is you need to press those little ❏ button on the steering wheel
Then using the ▲up or ▼ down arrows on the left side to bring that to SERVICE reminder
Once you get there you want to press the RESET knob on the dash and you want to keep it pressed in for a few seconds until you get a message asking you to confirm
If you want to reset it and to confirm it you just keep that pressed in again for a few seconds so that will get rid of your service message and you’re done
2005-2007 C-Class (C280/C350)
Time needed: 3 minutes.
In this section, we’re going to be resetting the service light on a facelift Mercedes-Benz W203. This will work on your C230, C240, C280, C320, C350 which fall within the year range of 2005 up to 2007. So the way you do this is:
Turn the ignition key to position 1
The first thing that you need to do is put the key and turn it to position 1
Go to the TOTAL MILLAGE screen
Then you need to make sure you’re on the Mileage screen. If you’re not on the mileage press the ❏ button on the steering until you go to that screen
Press the RESET knob three times
Once you find the mileage screen you need to press the RESET knob on the dash three times quickly
Turn the key to position 2
Once you do that the battery voltage will be displayed and next, we need to turn the key to the second position
Find the SERVICE minder
Now you go with the ▲or▼ buttons on the steering until the SERVICE reminder is displayed
Press the RESET knob
Ok right there what you need to do now press the RESET knob on the dash one time
Select the oil type
Now you need to select your oil type. You can adjust what kind of oil it was used by using the + and – button on the right side of the steering wheel
Scroll to CONFIRM OIL RESET screen
After that, you need to press the ▲ up or ▼ down button until you reach the Confirm Oil Reset screen
Press and hold the RESET knob
Finally, hold down the RESET knob for 3 seconds and you’re done
So that’s how to fix your problem, guys. Let’s help more people by share this content. So thanks for your time. Break a leg!
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