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Old 04-10-2012, 03:21 AM   #1
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I've had my '98 318TI for about 5 year now. I purchased a peak tool to read and reset check engine lights. When reading the instructions it mentioned something about reseting the oil change light. Where is this oil change light located? I've never seen it on my dashboard. Would the Oil Change light burn out?
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hmmm... guess I'll check to see if the fuse is blown otherwise I'm going to have to take the dashboard apart I guess! Fun, fun... Thx for the info.
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You realize the oil/service lights are only on for a few seconds when you start the car, right?
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what's the fix for all lights turning off?
my odometer is o-u-t
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what's the fix for all lights turning off?
my odometer is o-u-t
its probably just the bulb behind the dash, happened to me before. just popped the dash out, replaced the bulb and good as new
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its probably just the bulb behind the dash, happened to me before. just popped the dash out, replaced the bulb and good as new
i'll give it a go
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@KSKarl: Yeah, I'm supposing that it acts just like the inspection lights, but in my case I've never seen the display pop up at all or I would have noticed.

Wondering if there is something that I should try before I try to remove the dash. Is there a fuse or something else that might have blown?
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No need to remove the dash to get to the lights, just remove the cluster. Two torx screws, 3 connections on the back of the cluster.
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No need to remove the dash to get to the lights, just remove the cluster. Two torx screws, 3 connections on the back of the cluster.
what he said, i just refer to everything in front of me as the dash
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No need to remove the dash to get to the lights, just remove the cluster. Two torx screws, 3 connections on the back of the cluster.
i've had my instrument cluster out before...shouldn't be a problem a second time.
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