1993-1999 Volkswagen Golf Service Reminder Indicator Reset

1993-1999 Volkswagen Golf Service Reminder Indicator Reset

Volkswagen Golf

The Golf was redesigned for 1999, and became quieter and more comfortable, with a higher-quality interior. A turbocharged four-cylinder engine was introduced a year later. A fuel-sipping turbodiesel four cylinder is also available. The R32, a V6-powered AWD model, arrived for 2004.

Service Reminder Reset

NOTE: The Service Reminder Indicator can also be reset using an OEM scan tool.

After performing the specified maintenance, reset the Service Reminder Indicator (SRI) displays according to the following table:SRI DISPLAYS TO RESET

    1. Switch ignition ON.
    2. Press and hold odometer reset button (arrow) located below speedometer. See Fig. 2.odometer reset button
    3. Switch ignition OFF and release odometer reset button. “OEL” will now appear in SRI display
    1. Press and hold lower digital clock reset button (1) or analog clock reset (2) (see Fig. 3), until five dashes (- – – – -) appear in display.lower digital clock reset button
  1. OEL SRI is now reset for 7500 miles (12,000 km) or 6 months, whichever comes first. Once OEL is reset, the other displays can be reset the same way without switching the ignition on and off again.
  • a. Press odometer reset button to proceed to IN01 display (15,000 mile maintenance) and reset using clock reset button.
  • b. If necessary, repeat procedure to reset IN02 (30,000 mile maintenance) display.
  • c. To escape reset mode: Switch ignition ON; when “IN01” is displayed, switch ignition OFF.