Good morning everyone, and welcome to van tip. Today, I want to share a quick tip about resetting the oil service and inspection light on a VW Volkswagen Crafter. I would think this will work works on all models of the VW Crafters, and I would think it will also work as well on Mercedes Sprinters because they’re more or less exactly the same up to that point.
So now I’m going to share with you what it was now; a few days ago, I had an issue where my service light came on. Basically, this warning light telling me that I needed to change the engine oil. So I’ve done it, and now I want to reset it.
Volkswagen Crafter Oil Service Inspection Light Reset Guide
For your info, this operation work for the first and second generations of the VW Volkswagen Crafter (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 model years).
2006-2016 VW Crafter
Oil Service Reset
Time needed: 3 minutes.
So as soon as you start the car, you will see a service zero, so that means we are run out of the limit which one is reached for the service. Now we’ve just done the service on it. So all you have to do is:
Turn on the car
Turn the ignition switch to the ON position but do not start the engine!
Hold down the 0 button
Basically what you do is you press the 0 button for about 30 seconds until you hear a beep
Find the Service or Oil interval
Then what you do is you press the M button repeatedly to scroll through the menu until you get to the SER or OIL with the spanner symbol on the display
Hold down the 0button
Once you on that screen you press and hold the 0 buttons until the Reset appears on the display
Press the 0buttons again
You need to press the 0 button once again to confirm and you’re done
Then the same thing and almost identical procedure is for reset the inspection light. So what we do once again the same steps.
Turn on your car
Hold down the 0 button until you hear a beep
Next, just like you did it with the oil, but now we’re go over to find the INSP. So just press the M button to find it
Once you get it hold down the 0 button to reset it
2017-2021 VW Crafter
We’ve got a Volkswagen Crafter 2019 model, so as soon as you start the car, it will tell you that it’s true for service. We have just done the service and changing the oil stuff, so let’s get the reset.
Turn the car off
Then hold down the 0.0 button and go ahead with hit the start button or if you have the key turn it forward but don’t to start the car
Once you do that it’s going to ask you if you want to reset. First you will be asked RESET OIL SERVICE? then if you wait a little longer RESET INSPECTION? will appears.
So you’re gonna hit the 0.0 button again to confirm
So there you go. Once you start it up, the service meshes will no longer come up. I hope this content helps. So thanks for reading, and good luck with your service reset on the Volkswagen Crafter. See you next time.
Hi! Greetings, I'm Nick. I am an automotive technician and a vehicle enthusiast. I suppose you've already seen one of my posts since you're here. Thank you for taking the time to read these; I hope they were helpful.