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How much does Reset Indicator Lights cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Dodge Durango $70 $0.00 $70.00 34% $107.50
2009 Dodge Ram 3500 $70 $0.00 $70.00 34% $107.50
2008 GMC Yukon $70 $0.00 $70.00 34% $107.50
2014 BMW Z4 $70 $0.00 $70.00 34% $107.50
2013 Lexus LX570 $70 $0.00 $70.00 34% $107.50
2014 Jaguar XF $70 $0.00 $70.00 34% $107.50
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Reset Indicator Lights Service

What is resetting the indicator lights all about?

Since the dawn of the electronic age, cars have been fitted with service indicator lights. These are intended to remind the owner that the vehicle should have an oil change or inspection service. They should not be confused with the car’s diagnostic system, which checks for actual component or system malfunction. Most early indicators were simply time based, but many use an actual computer algorithm to analyze vehicle use based on the number of times it has been started, how often it has been run at wide open throttle, how high the revs have gone, and other operating parameters.

Sometimes, the light stays on even after the owner has had an oil change and an inspection, either because they are of the simple type, or because the light was not reset after the car’s service.

Some of these lights have to be reset by a diagnostic tool, but many can be reset manually. The procedure for this varies by make and model.

Keep in mind:

  • Simply resetting the indicator light does not take care of a car’s service requirements.
  • A service reminder light must not be confused with the vehicle’s onboard diagnostic (OBD) system.

Our recommendation:

If a service light comes on, request one of our mechanics to take a look at it for you and reset it if required.

What is a common symptom indicating you need to reset the indicator lights?

  • You’ve had a recent oil change or maintenance service, but the Service Required light remains illuminated.

How important is this service?

It’s advisable to have the indicator reset at the time of service so that its reminders are timed correctly, and oil changes and other routine services are carried out at the manufacturer-recommended intervals.

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Justin

17 years of experience
41 reviews
Justin
17 years of experience
Justin come to my home on time I told him what I thought was wrong with my poor description he went right to the problem my injector was unplug he fix that also found other problems I had this guy is a true professional and I will be calling on him for any other problem I have wrong with my car he also jump started my grand daughters car so she was able to go and purchase a battery for her car he is a angel thank you Justin for your time
2006 SAAB 9-3 - RESET INDICATOR LIGHTS - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Gerron

31 years of experience
86 reviews
Gerron
31 years of experience
Gerron is very friendly person and does good job. I will not at this point let anyone else work on my vehicle. Thank you Gerron!!
2008 SATURN VUE - RESET INDICATOR LIGHTS - VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON

Michael

45 years of experience
63 reviews
Michael
45 years of experience
Michael appeared exactly on time and was well prepared. Extremely professional and friendly. Fixed car and was a joy to be able to meet such a nice guy. Will definitely use him in the future for any of my vehicles
2009 MERCEDES-BENZ C300 - RESET INDICATOR LIGHTS - GERMANTOWN, TENNESSEE

Richard

10 years of experience
334 reviews
Richard
10 years of experience
Richard was also great honest, knowledgeable, hardworking It was very hot out in the driveway where he worked on my car and he went above and beyond I greatly appreciated his hard work and my air conditioner works better than ever Thanks Richard
2007 BUICK LACROSSE - RESET INDICATOR LIGHTS - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

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