Reset Guide: Chrysler Town and Country Oil Change Light

Last Updated on February 22, 2024 by Nick

Town & Country is a mainstay for the Chrysler minivan segment in the US market. So we’ve done the oil change on this Chrysler Town & Country, and now we want to reset the system light.

After every oil change is done, you have to reset the oil maintenance reminder light. This is very important; if you don’t reset it, you’re not going to have any idea when your oil change is due to be changed. Obviously, if you have a sticker on the window, you’ll be able to do your oil changes according to that sticker, but if not, you’re going to do this operation. So let’s get into it.

Reset Guide: Chrysler Town and Country Oil Change Light

How To Reset Oil Change Light On Chrysler Town and Country

Time needed: 1 minute

All right, this is a 2011 Town & Country Chrysler, but if it’s got a similar setup, the procedure will be the same. And this is for the oil change reminder that comes up. So let’s go for it.

  1. Turn on the car but do not start the engine

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the ENGINE START STOP button twice without stepping on the brake pedal

  2. Depress the GAS PEDAL slowly three times

    Just simply step on the gas pedal all the way down three times within 10 seconds, and that should get it to reset

  3. Restart the car

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

This is for a 2016 Chrysler Town & Country, but it will be the same for many more years (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 model years).

Chrysler Town & Country Maintenance Schedule

Your Chrysler Town & Country maintenance schedule includes 60 different types of service over 150,000 miles. Use RepairPal to get a national or local fair price estimate on the various services. The 7,500-mile service, for example, is primary or minor. It is also a good idea to schedule a Transmission service if it is more than seven thousand miles old. The following is a guide to these services.

Changing the Engine Oil

Routine maintenance for your 2005 Chrysler Town and Country should include changing the oil and filter. Depending on the mileage, Chrysler suggests a different interval for oil and filter changes, but they usually fall between three thousand and seven thousand miles. Other recommended maintenance tasks include checking the transmission fluid level, tire pressure, coolant, and all exterior lights. You could risk costly repairs and malfunctions if you do not regularly perform these tasks.

Tire Rotations

If your vehicle is rear-wheel drive, tire rotation should be done using a rearward cross pattern. Rearward cross patterns are the same as bold cross patterns, but they involve moving the rear tires to the front tires to the rear. You should perform these patterns consistently to maintain optimal tire performance. This article discusses the different ways that may be used for tires on the Chrysler Town and Country.

Fluid Replacement

A typical Chrysler Town and Country maintenance schedule includes 60 different types of service. All regular maintenance needs are oil changes, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and transmission fluid replacement. Keeping up with these service visits will improve your vehicle’s performance and reduce the risk of malfunctions. Fortunately, Chrysler recommends these services for the Town and Country. Here’s how to find a repair shop near you. Follow these simple maintenance tips to ensure your Chrysler performs at its highest level.

Transmission Service

You may need to schedule transmission service if your Chrysler Town and Country has logged many miles. While a rebuilt transmission is an option, replacing your transmission with a remanufactured one is often better. Remanufactured transmissions are as close to new as possible and fix the flaws in a factory-made transmission. Furthermore, remanufactured transmissions will last longer.

Brake Service

How often should you get your brakes checked in your Chrysler Town and Country? The answer depends on how much your car is driven and how often you stop. For example, if you drive your vehicle every day, you’ll need to replace the rear brake pads more often than the front ones. The brake service schedule for your Chrysler Town and Country will give you an idea of when you should get your brakes checked.

Transmission Fluid Replacement

Routine maintenance is critical for the transmission of your 2016 Chrysler Town and Country. It would be best if you changed the transmission fluid regularly to ensure smooth gear shifting and prevent engine damage. Changing the transmission fluid can be performed easily and inexpensively. You will need a few basic tools and about an hour to complete the work. Here’s what to look for when getting the transmission fluid replaced. Make sure you follow all manufacturer’s instructions carefully.

Brake Fluid Replacement

It would be best if you regularly replaced the brake fluid in your Chrysler Town and Country. The brake fluid you should use depends on your model and age. DOT 3 brake fluid is used in cars with ABS, while DOT 4 brake fluid is used in vehicles without ABS. Whether your car uses silicone or glycol-based brake fluid depends on your model and age. Check your owner’s manual to determine which type of fluid your vehicle uses.

FAQ – Oil Service

How many quarts of oil does a Chrysler Town & Country take?

5.5 quarts (with filter) of 10W-30 synthetic oil is required for the 2016 Chrysler Town & Country with the 4L 6-cylinder engine. While 5W-20 synthetic oil is recommended for use in a 3.8L engine.

How much is an oil change on my Chrysler?

In general, the price of an oil change for a Chrysler Town & Country is $104, with components costing $32 and labor costing $71. Please note that prices may vary based on where you live.

When should I change my transmission fluid in my Chrysler Town and Country?

You should replace every 30,000 miles or two years the transmission fluid in a Chrysler Town and Country. The interval rises to every 15,000 miles if the vehicle is being utilized to tow.

What kind of transmission fluid do I need for a Chrysler Town and Country?

When changing the transmission fluid, FRAM Chrysler ATF+4 fluid is suggested.

So that is a quick tip on how to reset the oil change light in your Chrysler Town & Country. It probably works for other models as well. But there you go; thanks for reading and stopping by. If you got any questions or comments, please leave them below, and next, I will see you around next time.

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