How To Reset BMW M Series Oil Service Icon in Seconds!

Reset BMW M Series Oil Service Icon

How To Reset BMW M Series Oil Service Icon for Years 1998 through 2002:


  1. Turn the key to the OFF position
  2. Find round diagnostic port under the hood of the vehicle and remove the cap
  3. Use a jumper wire (paper clip works really well too) to jump port numbers 7 and 19 (see diagram above)
  4. Turn the vehicle to the ON position without turning the engine on
  5. Wait 10 seconds and then remove the jumper wire with the key still in the ON position
  6. The service indicator should return to full green bars and the warning should go away


  1. BMW requires the use of a scan tool to reset maintenance light

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