4 Method BMW 5 Series Oil Reset Instruction

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4 Method BMW 5 Series Oil Reset Instruction

About BMW 5 Series

Prior to the introduction of this model, the BMW 5 Series had been ranked as CR’s best car tested for two years. While this edition of the car flaunts slightly improved fuel economy and more room for rear-seat passengers, some of the agility of the previous generation is gone. Further, many of our testers find the iDrive multifunction control system to be less than intuitive, which detracts from their overall impression of the car. With it, some of the more involved audio and climate functions are distracting, because you frequently need to shift your eyes between the road and the display. The instruments are clear however and most of the logically placed conventional controls are lighted at night. While we still like the car, we think less of it than we did before.

With the 2011 redesign, the 5 Series BMW grew larger and sacrificed a lot of its handling precision. Steering is vague and the car tends to under steer at its limits. However, fit and finish are still excellent, the engines remain powerful and refined, and the eight-speed automatic shifts smoothly. The cabin is also comfortable and roomy with excellent seats. The iDrive system has been somewhat simplified over the years, making it a bit more user-friendly. We think you won’t be disappointed with the basic 528i, with or without all-wheel-drive. If you can afford it, the slick six-cylinder in the 535i is a worthy upgrade. Anything more strikes us as overkill. New four-cylinder, diesel, and hybrid variants debuted in 2012, 2013, and 2014 respectively.

Oil Reset Method 1

  1. Turn ignition off. Press and hold “TRIP ODOMETER” button and turn ignition to “ACCESSORY 1”.
  2. After 5 seconds, “OIL SERVICE RESET (RE)” or “INSPECTION RESET (RE)” will display. Release button.
  3. Press and hold button again. After 5 seconds, “RESET” will flash. Release button.
  4. Press button once more. New interval is displayed.
  5. Press and hold button again, after 5 seconds “RE” or “RESET” will flash, release button.
  6. Turn ignition off.

Oil Reset Method 2

  1. Turn ignition to the “ON” position.
  2. Press and hold the “RESET” button for 10 seconds to display menu in speedometer.
  3. Press the “RESET” or “LOWER AXIAL (FAS)” button on the turn signal to scroll through the menu.
  4. Select “ENGINE OIL” and press and hold “RESET” button until menu is displayed in tachometer.
  5. Press “RESET” button to select “SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE”.
  6. Press and hold “RESET” button for a few seconds.
  7. Turn off ignition.

Oil Reset Method 3

  1. Turn ignition to Terminal 15, which is one turn of the key or one press of the START/STOP button.
  2. Press and hold the SET/RESET button on the instrument cluster for 10 seconds.
  3. The upper display will be illuminated with a service item.
  4. The lower display will indicate the remaining time or mileage left for the service item.
  5. Pressing the button repeatedly will allow the display to scroll through all of the condition based service items.
  6. Press and hold the SET/RESET button again and the lower display will indicate “OK” or “DUE”.
  7. Pressing the SET/RESET button again will allow the “RESET” to appear in the lower display for that service.
  8. Releasing and reapplying the button one more time will reset the service displayed in the upper window only.

Oil Reset Method 4

  1. Press the start/stop button once (do not start the engine).
  2. Press and hold the SET/RESET button until the service indicator light appears.
  3. Press the SET/ RESET button repeatedly to scroll the service menu.
  4. With the oil change interval highlighted, press and hold the SET/RESET button.
  5. When “RESET” appears, release the SET/RESET button and press and hold again.
  6. Reset complete when “OK” and new mileage appears.
  7. Turn ignition off.

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