How To Reset Ford Five Hundred Oil Life Light (2005-2007)

How To Reset Ford Five Hundred Oil Life Light (2005-2007) – The Ford Five Hundred (internal name D258) was produced by the Ford Motor Company from 2004 to 2007 in the US midsize sedan and its sister model, the Mercury Montego. The model name recalled the classic Fairlane 500 Galaxie 500 and the 1950s and 1960s. In the Ford model program, the Five Hundred placed between the slightly smaller Ford Taurus and the larger Ford Crown Victoria. The Five Hundred was built in the Ford plant in Chicago.

For the model year 2008, he received a facelift and technical modifications; also the name Five Hundred in favor of the name Taurus was dropped, only in the Arab region of the Taurus (2008 model year) is marketed under this name. The Five Hundred was aimed as a successor to the Taurus in its class to its direct competitors like the Chevrolet Impala or Toyota Avalon. Although he was about 30 cm shorter than the Ford Crown Victoria, he surpassed this as well as its competitors in the space, on the one main focus had been placed in the development. The Five Hundred was powered by a 3-liter V6, which belonged to the Ford Duratec family, the transmission took place via a stepless CVT or a traditional six-speed automatic.

How To Reset Ford Five Hundred Oil Life Light (2005-2007)

How To Reset Ford Five Hundred Oil Life Light (2005-2007)

Time needed: 7 minutes.

If the engine oil life is less than 10%, the Oil Change Required Light will appear on the display. The engine oil life interval must be reset after performed the maintenance service on your vehicle. Follow the instructions below to reset the Oil Change Required Light on your Ford Five Hundred:

  1. Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position

    Don’t start the engine!

  2. Press the SETUP button repeatedly until you see “PRESS RESET TO SYSTEM CHECK”

    The button is located on the steering wheel
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  3. Press the RESET button briefly until you see “OIL LIFE XX% HOLD RESET NEW”

    Press the RESET button to scroll to Oil Life menu

  4. Press and hold the RESET button until “IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET” appears on the display

    Press the RESET button for 2 seconds

  5. Press and hold the RESET button until “OIL LIFE SET TO 100%” is displayed

    It will reset your oil life monitor and turn the change oil soon reading off

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


For more details, please watch the following video:

This tutorial we got from Ford owner’s manual. This procedure should be work on the first generation of Ford Five Hundred (2005 2006 2007 model years). Hopefully, the article How To Reset Ford Five Hundred Oil Life Light (2005-2007) can solve your problem. Good Luck!