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Re: Oil Change Really Due?

anyone figure this out? My light is coming on way too early. I reset it correctly.
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Re: Oil Change Really Due?

Which light is it? How long since your last oil change?
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Re: Oil Change Really Due?

couple of thousand miles at the most.
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Re: Oil Change Really Due?

If your light keeps coming on early, all I can suggest is take it to the dealer. It should be covered by warranty.

On my old Jeep (1993 ZJ 5.2 liter) I changed my oil every 2,000 miles and sold it last year with 308,000 miles on the original engine. It was still very strong and burned about a quart of oil every 2,000 miles. Frequent oil changes are cheap engine insurance. Good luck.
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Re: Oil Change Really Due?

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Originally Posted by Cherodude View Post
From page 268 of the Owner's Manual, 4th ed.:

Engine Oil Change Indicator System

Oil Change Due
Your vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change indicator system. The “Oil Change Due” message will flash in the EVIC display for approximately 10 seconds after a single chime has sounded, to indicate the next scheduled oil change interval. The engine oil change indicator system is duty cycle based, which means the engine oil change interval may fluctuate, dependent upon your personal driving style.

Unless reset, this message will continue to display each time you turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. To turn off the message temporarily, press and release the MENU button.

To reset the oil change indicator system (after performing the scheduled maintenance) refer to the following procedure.
1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position (Do not start the engine).
2. Fully depress the accelerator pedal, slowly, three times within 10 seconds.
3. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK position.

NOTE: If the indicator message illuminates when you start the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not reset. If necessary, repeat this procedure.
This procedure worked for me on a first try.
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