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Old 06-08-2009, 08:38 PM
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Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

It's been about 2500 miles and it's telling me its time for an oil change. Seems a little early especially since I'm using Mobil 1. Just curious, I'll change it soon anyways, but just wondering what you guys think.
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Old 06-08-2009, 08:39 PM
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

you can set the mileage

Menu button, scroll and find the mileage setting, i cranked mine up when i just did Royal Purple oil change
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Old 06-08-2009, 08:41 PM
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

I'll check that out. I thought the 08+ calculated it based on RPMs etc and not just mileage, so the option may not be there.
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Old 06-08-2009, 08:42 PM
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

I though you had to choose between 3,000 or 6,000...?

Can you custom set it to whatever you want?
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

Im my 07 SRT8GC you can set it from 2000-6000 miles in 500 mile incraments. You just need to up it to 3K.
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

it all depends on your driving
i.e : joe has to change his oil every 1,000 miles
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

^Usually every 2000 for me. LOL
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

I have an 09 and mine came on at 2500 miles. I'm getting it done tomorrow and I now have 3200 miles.
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

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^Usually every 2000 for me. LOL
Lol, why so? (I am a noob to this stuff)
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

Straight from his signature:

Originally Posted by Elvis Presley
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

I don't believe that the oil life monitors in these new vehicles accurately calculate when someone should be changing their oil. Were motors any worse off before these systems came on them? I had to give my opinion there for a sec that's all...
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Re: Oil Change Message on EVIC @ about 2500 miles

At Jeremy's comment:
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