Service Interval Warning Light - Reset Information

These servicing warning lights are normally reset (turned off) by the main dealer once they have finished servicing your vehicle.

If you have just serviced your vehicle yourself, or had it serviced in a local garage you may find that the 'service interval warning light' still needs to be reset to turned the light off.

This is a very simple process you can complete yourself, select your vehicle model & age from the list below and complete this easy to follow procedure. Any questions email sille@btconnect.com


BMW X5 [E53] - 1999 to 2007

With under bonnet diagnostic socket.

(if you do not have an 'LED test lamp' you could use a piece of fuse wire or similar)

Oil service LED

Switch ignition on.

Connect LED test lamp between terminal 7 of the engine diagnostic connector and earth. Diagnostic connector located adjacent to left or right-hand turret or on bulkhead. 

After 3 seconds 5 green LED's will illuminate. 

Switch ignition off and remove LED test lamp.

Inspection service LED

Switch ignition on.

Connect LED test lamp between terminal 7 of the engine diagnostic connector and earth. Diagnostic connector located adjacent to left or right-hand turret or on bulkhead. 

After 12 seconds 5 green LED's will illuminate. 

Switch ignition off and remove LED test lamp.

Inspection service LED together with clock symbol

Switch ignition on.

Connect LED test lamp between terminal 7 of the engine diagnostic connector and earth. Diagnostic connector located adjacent to left or right-hand turret or on bulkhead. 

After 12 seconds 5 green LED's will illuminate. 

Switch ignition off and wait 20 seconds.

Switch ignition on.

After 12 seconds 5 green LED's will illuminate. 

Switch ignition off and remove LED test lamp.


 

BMW X5 [E53] - 1999 to 2007

Distance-based inspection

Switch ignition off, press and hold button [A]. 

Turn ignition key to position I.

After 5 seconds the work "OIL SERVICE" or "INSPECTION" are shown together with the message "rest" or "re". 

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed.

Press and release button [A]. The message "END SIA" is now displayed.

Switch ignition off.

Time-based inspection - in conjunction with a distance-based inspection

Switch ignition off, press and hold button [A]. 

Turn ignition key to position I.

After 5 seconds the work "OIL SERVICE" or "INSPECTION" are shown together with the message "rest" or "re". 

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed.

Press and hold button [A] for a further 5 seconds. The time-based inspection is now displayed together with the message "reset" or "re".

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed.

Press and release button [A]. The message "END SIA" is now displayed.

Switch ignition off.

Time-based inspection/brake fluid renewal - independent of a distance-based inspection

Switch ignition off, press and hold button [A]. 

Turn ignition key to position I.

After 5 seconds the work "OIL SERVICE" or "INSPECTION" are shown together with the message "rest" or "re". 

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A] and wait for the flashing sequence to stop.

Press and hold button [A] for 5 seconds. The time-based inspection is now displayed together with the message "reset" or "re".

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed.

Press and release button [A]. The message "END SIA" is now displayed.

Switch ignition off.

 


BMW X3 [E83] - 2004 to 2007

Oil Service or Inspection service

Switch ignition off, press and hold button [A]. 

Turn ignition key to position I.

After 5 seconds the work "OIL SERVICE" or "INSPECTION" are shown together with the message "rest" or "re". 

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed briefly followed by a clock symbol [B] and the message 'reset'.

Press and release button [A]. The message "END SIA" is displayed for 2 seconds.

Switch ignition off.

 

Oil Service, Inspection Service and Brake Fluid Renewal Interval

Switch ignition off, press and hold button [A]. 

Turn ignition key to position I.

After 5 seconds the work "OIL SERVICE" or "INSPECTION" are shown together with the message "rest" or "re". 

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed briefly followed by a clock symbol [B] and the message 'reset'.

Press and hold button [A] 

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

Release button [A]. Press and release button [A] again.

The new service interval is now displayed followed by the message "END SIA" for approximately 2 seconds.

Switch ignition off.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BMW Z4 [E85] - 2004 to 2007

Oil Service, Inspection Service and Brake Fluid Renewal Interval

Switch ignition off, press and hold button [A]. 

Turn ignition key to position I.

Keep button [A] depressed until "OIL SERVICE" or "INSPECTION" followed by "rest" or "re" is displayed.. 

Release button [A]. Press and hold button [A].

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

While the display is flashing, press and release button [A] to reset the service interval.

The new service interval is now displayed briefly followed by the brake fluid renewal interval and then the a clock symbol and the message 'reset'.

Press and hold button [A] 

After a further 5 seconds the message "reset" starts to flash.

While the display is flashing, press button [A] to reset the brake fluid interval.

The message "END SIA" is displayed for approximately 2 seconds.

Switch ignition off.