Reset oil service light BMW X5

Reset oil service light BMW X5. From years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.

How do you reset oil service light BMW X5. From years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.

  1. Ignition key must be off.
  2. Press and hold the trip odometer reset button in the instrument cluster (left button), and turn the ignition key to the first position. Reset oil service light BMW X5
  3. Keep the button pressed for approx 5 seconds until one of the following words appear in the display: “Oil Service” with “Reset”. Reset oil service light indicator BMW X5, 2000 - 2006
  4. The service due is shown with “reset” if the coded minimum consumption limit has been reached and resetting is possible. If “reset” is not shown, the minimum limit has not been reached and resetting is not possible.
  5. Press and hold the reset button again until the word “Reset” begins to flash.
  6. While the display is flashing, press the left button briefly to reset the service interval. After the display has shown the new interval the following will appear: “End SIA”. Reset service light indicator BMW X%, END SIA
  7. The system can only be reset again after  2.5 gal (10 liters) of fuel have been consumed.


How to reset oil service light BMW X5. From years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.

  1. Insert your remote key into the key slot and press the ‘Start Stop’ button once without putting your foot on the brake. You should see numerous lights turn on in the dash.
  2. Wait for any warning lights to go out. In some cases, such as a low fuel warning light, you may need to press the ‘BC’ button on the end of the indicator stalk once to remove them. Reset oil service light indicator BMW X5, from years: 2006 - 2012
  3. Press and hold the black button, which is located on the bottom left of the speedometer (instrument cluster). An exclamation mark will appear in the screen in middle of the speedometer, but keep holding down the button until the next picture appears then let go. Reset oil service light indicator BMW X5, from years 2006 - 2012
  4. To cycle through one by one all of the picture options for each service press the black button once. When you arrive at the oil service light that you wish to reset press and hold the black button until the text ‘Reset?’ is visible under the picture, then let go. Finally press and hold the button again to confirm the reset. Ready.


That it is the full procedure how to reset oil service light BMW X5. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for BMW cars. Or any error which appears on the display. Write in the search box the car name for which you want to find information, and find how to reset other service reminders when by yourself.

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13 thoughts on “Reset oil service light BMW X5”

  1. 2000 was a split year, if your car is built sep.00 or before, this procedure does not work. Anybody have that procedure? Please share.

    1. For this car BMW X5 they there are 2 procedures, please tell us what car do you have from what year and what procedure how to reset oil life indicator did you try.

  2. Have an X5 with 3L diesel with Remote start. The procedure looks fine but the messages make no cense. I can step through them but they mean nothing to me and oil does not look like one of them? German?

          1. I do not know why you fail to reset, this procedure is tested by us and working fine.

  3. Perhaps you miss the point. While the procedure looks like it should the comment in the center of the dash NOT in the SPEEDOMETER, does not say “OIL” in any form so which one does the reset work for?

  4. Hi
    i have BMW X5 E53 2006 and i wana know how to reset oil service inspation. A row of small green squares with 2 red squares. How i can reset it ? I have bmw e36 1997 they use small electronic part 2 resit it, in X5 i need same or i can do it by my self ?

  5. 2011 x5 50i reset after oil change. Went through directions and cannot get ! to change. Its on there before hitting black button. No triangle around so not sure if procedure is little different.

    1. Hello Renee, please tell me if your dash board looks like in our pictures. Where are you from, Europe or another continent ?

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