How To Reset Fiat 124 Spider Oil Change Required Light (2016-2020)

How To Reset Fiat 124 Spider Oil Change Required Light (2016-2020) – The Fiat 124 Spider is a car model of the Italian automobile manufacturer Fiat. It is based on the Japanese roadster Mazda MX-5 and is built together with it at the Mazda plant in Hiroshima. Unlike the Mazda, the Fiat 124 Spider is available with turbocharging. The name is a reminiscence of the Fiat 124 built between 1966 and 1985, which was also available as a roadster. 

The “124 Spider Anniversary” – a limited edition limited to 124 cars, of which 40 are sold to Germany – will be sold to the market launch. At the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016 debuted an Abarth version with 125 kW (170 hp). It has been available since September 2016 from € 40,000. As of 2017, the variant “Fiat Abarth 124 Spider Rallye” will be available, which will have a rally kit. The technology of the 124 Spider is essentially based on the new Mazda MX-5 (ND). 

How To Reset Fiat 124 Spider Oil Change Required Light (2016-2020)

How To Reset Fiat 124 Spider Oil Change Required Light (2016-2020)

Time needed: 7 minutes.

When engine oil needs to replace, Spanner Light or Oil Change Required message will appear on the display. The engine oil life system must be reset after performed the maintenance service or change the engine oil on your vehicle. Follow the instructions below to reset the Oil Change Required Light on your Fiat 124 Spider:

  1. Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the Engine Start/Stop button without touching the brake pedal

  2. Go to APPLICATION menu by using Multimedia Control Knob

    The controls are located on the center dash
    Wrench Indicator Engine Oil Reset

  3. Scroll to MAINTENANCE

    Press the multimedia control knob to select

  4. Select the maintenance item you want to reset

    On this menu you can select SCHEDULE or OIL CHANGE

  5. Select RESET or set the distance for engine oil interval

    This menu lets you set an engine oil reminder at a specific interval or reset the current one

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

    Done!

Method 2:

For all models, the oil life system can also be reset as follows:

  • Turn the ignition to ON position without starting the engine.
  • Fully press and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within ten seconds.
  • Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

These instructions are based on the Fiat owner’s manual. This procedure should be work on the first generation of Fiat 124 Spider (2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 model years). Hopefully, the article of How To Reset Fiat 124 Spider Oil Change Required Light (2016-2020) useful for you. Good Luck!

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