Hi there everybody. This post it’s going to be short content to show you how to reset the 10,000-mile service light that appears on the VW Volkswagen Passat to remind you of your oil change interval.
So if you exceed the specified service interval, the service minder with the wrench light will blink on the dash, and you need to reset it after an oil change. Anyway, I put this post up for all that stuff. And for those of you who read, I very much appreciate it.
How To Reset Oil Service Light On VW Volkswagen Passat
For your info, this operation work for the VW Volkswagen Passat B5.5 B6 B7 (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 model years).
2000-2004 Passat (B5.5)
In this section, I’ll show you how to reset the service light on the old VW Passat. So to reset the service message, basically what we need to do is:
First of all turn the ignition off
Then push the TRIP button and hold it down
Next, turn on the ignition
Once everything light ups release the TRIP button and then turn the Clock Adjustment button (left knob) clockwise so the service now light should be off
2005-2009 Passat (B6)
If your vehicle Passat B6 this procedure is for you.
So first of all hold down the 🔧 wrench button with the ignition off
Then turn on the ignition
Once the lights up release the 🔧 wrench button and then press the MIN button
2010-2013 Passat (B7)
There are various ways to reset the service light in this generation. In this section, I will show you guys how to reset the oil service with three different things, and you have to know there’s a way to reset it.
With Cluster Button
Time needed: 3 minutes.
In this section, I will do the procedure for resetting the service interval to Volkswagen Passat B7. The process is similar to the B6 model in the version without text messaging. The resetting can be done as follows:
Turn off the ignition
First, you need to turn your engine off or turn the whole car off
Hold down the RIGHT button (00/SET) while turn on the car
Push the 0.0/SET button on the dash and hold it and when we do that we’re going to turn on the ignition
Press the ❏ button once
Next, let go of the 0.0 button and within 20 seconds we’re going to come to the left side and push the ❏ button so that should reset it
With Steering Button
Turn on your car
After that, you’re going to scroll over to the dash by using the arrows button to find the SETTINGS menu
Next scroll down to the SERVICE and then press OK to get in
Highlight RESET and hit OK
Select OK to perform the serviice reset
With Wiper Stalk
Turn on your car
Press and hold the TRIP button to get in the main menu
From there go to SETUP or SETTINGS and press OK to select
Under setup, with the Trip button go down to the SERVICE
Highlight and then select RESET
Select OK to carried out the the service reset
So it’s just that easy. I hope that you learned what you needed. Have a great day, and I hope everything works out for you. Leave a comment below if you have any specific questions that you need me to answer or if you didn’t get this to get back to you and share this with other people. So thanks a lot for reading.
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