2014-2020 VW Volkswagen Passat Oil Service Inspection Light Reset Guide

Hey folks! Today I will show you how to reset the oil service or inspection light on VW Volkswagen Passat B8. The service minder can be annoying, but it should make things all your life way easier if you know what to do.

So as of right now, when I come in my car and trying to turn it on, you will see the light saying Inspect Now, but it has nothing to do with the oil light. The oil change light can be reset separately, but this one is very different. Alright, so I’m going just to go ahead and start to explain that to you.

VW Volkswagen Passat Oil Service Inspection Light Reset Guide

VW Volkswagen Passat Oil Service Inspection Light Reset Guide

For your info, this operation work for the eighth generation/B8 of the VW Volkswagen Passat (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 model years).

Oil Service Light Reset

In this section, we will explain how to reset the oil change minder or service light that appears on your Passat. So let’s look at the procedure.

Passat With Basic Display

  • Turn the car completely off
  • Hold down the 0.0/SET button as you turn on your car
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  • After that, release the 0.0/SET button and then you come over to the left to press the ❏ button so that should reset it

Passat With Premium Display

Time needed: 3 minutes.

So when you start up your car, you’ll get these warning lights that are oil change with a flashing wrench. So here the way you get that to go off:

  1. Turn off your car

    The first step is turning off your car and making sure all the doors are closed

  2. Press and hold the 0.0/SET button

    The button is located on the cluster
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  3. Turn on the car without starting the engine and keep the 0.0/SET button held

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, keep your foot off of the brake and then press the START-STOP button

  4. Press the OK button

    Once it turned on you should see this little message that says Do you really want to reset the oil change service? Press the OK button on the steering wheel to confirm
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Inspection Light Reset

This section will show you how to reset inspection lights on this Volkswagen Passat B8. The procedure is very simple, so what should you do is:

Passat With Basic Display

  1. Start by turning off your car
  2. Then turn on the Hazard warning light
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  1. Next, press and hold the 00/SET button on the dash
  2. Turn on the car while still holding down the 00/SET button
  3. When it starts to light up you can release the 00/SET button then press the ❏ button on the left-side of the dash

Passat With Premium Display

  • Make sure your vehicle is off
  • Turn on the Hazard
  • Then hold down the 0.0/SET button while turn the vehicle to the on position
  • After that it’s going to ask you if you want to reset the oil service. So then what you’re going to do on that is you’re going to press the OK button on the steering wheel to reset it
  • Finally, turn off the hazarrd and you’re good to go

So there you go. It’ll be another 10,000 miles until your next oil change light comes up. I hope that was very helpful; leave any comments or questions in the comment section below. So thank you for reading!

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