HOW TO RESET: Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Service Light

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Service Maintenance Light Reset

Step by Step Tutorial on how to reset the oil service maintenance reminder indicator light on Mercedes-Benz SL Class R231 (SL 350,SL 400,SL 450,SL 500,SL 63 AMG,SL 65 AMG) from the year 2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2020.


  • Close all doors. Gear to park position.


  •  Ignition in position 1. (The first key position) 


  • Use the scroll button on the steering wheel to navigate the KM display.KM is displayed -Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • Press the CALL button and then within 1 second SIMULTANEOUSLY press the OK button then hold. VEHICLE DATA will be displayed. Vehicle Data -Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • Then scroll down to ASSYST PLUS then press the OK button.Assyst Plus- Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • Then scroll down to FULL SERVICE then press the OK button.Full Service- Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • Scroll down to CONF. FULL SERV. then press the OK button.Confi. Full Serv - Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • Select YES  then press the OK button.Select Yes - Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • Scroll to CONFIRM then press the OK button.Confirm -- Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R231 Oil Service Light -Reset


  • FULL SERVICE IS CARRIED OUT. Turn off the ignition. The service maintenance reset is complete.

This tutorial may work to the following model

  • SL 350-2012-2014
  • SL 400[18]-2014-2020
  • SL 450-2017-2020
  • SL 500 (SL550)-2012-2015
  • SL 500 (SL550)-2016-2020
  • SL 63 AMG-2012-2014
  • SL 63 AMG-2015-2019
  • SL 65 AMG-2012-2018

About Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (R231)

R231 is a chassis code for the current generation of the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadster, replacing the R230. The car was released in March 2012 and uses Mercedes-Benz’s new 4.7 litre twin turbo V8 engine with a power output of 435 PS (320 kW; 429 hp). AMG version of the roadster will follow. The new SL is 140 kg (309 lb) lighter than the previous, being made almost entirely out of aluminium. For the first time, the R231 SL-Class is not available with a non-AMG V12 engined SL 600 model.

The R231 is designed with an aluminium space-frame, 182 in (4,623 mm) in length by 83 in (2,108 mm) in width. (2 in (51 mm). wider/longer than previous generation) Engineers at Mercedes have also installed a new folding hardtop roof with a panoramic sunroof that will have as an option, variable tint. The design process began in 2007, with a final design by Frank Pfisterer and Mark Fetherston being chosen, delayed for over 2 years, and then approved for production in early 2010. Design patents were filed on 5 August 2009 using a CAD file and in German patents in April 2010 using a prototype Changes from last generation include all-aluminium body, MAGIC VISION CONTROL windscreen wipe/wash system, FrontBass footwell bass loudspeakers, HANDS-FREE ACCESS boot lid opening system via foot movement around rear bumper. (source:wiki)