July 13, 2005

Reset Volvo S60 Time for Regular Service message

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MVS Forums user josehrod asked:

Volvo S60, 2002, I made the oil change and I want to know how can I reset the message “Time for Regular Service” in the dash message window

MVS Forums user brianf had an answer:

I got this off another Volvo forum and it works! The timing is the answer. I was trying the other methods but doing it too slowly check this out! Here it is for all you guys who are proud Volvo owners s60 years 01-03 maybe newer cars too.
Resetting the Service reminder indicator (SRI), model years -2001 
The service reminder indicator (SRI) informs the driver that it is time for the car to be serviced. The lamp remains lit for 120 seconds when the ignition is switched on.
Note! If the lamp flashes, it may be because one of the service parameters has not been programmed.
Proceed as follows to reset the service reminder indicator (SRI):
-Ignition position I
-Press and hold in the reset button for the trip odometer
-Ignition position II
-The service reminder indicator (SRI) starts flashing when the reset button for the trip odometer has been pressed for 10 seconds
-Release the reset button for the trip odometer within 5 seconds. The instrument gives an audible signal when resetting has succeeded.
Note! If the trip meter reset button is not released within 5 seconds the indicator is not reset. However the indicator will stop flashing.
Resetting the service reminder indicator (SRI), model years 2002- 
The service reminder indicator (SRI) informs the driver that it is time for the car to be serviced. The text message is displayed for 120 s each time the ignition is switched on.
Proceed as follows to reset the service reminder indicator (SRI):
-Ignition position I
-Press and hold in the reset button for the trip odometer
-Ignition position II.
Note! Turn the key to position II within 2 seconds.
-Hold the reset button for the trip meter pressed in until the original value has been reset.
Note! For all vehicles from the 2003 model year a general yellow lamp will light when the reset button must be released.
-Release the reset button for the trip odometer within 4 seconds. The instrument gives an audible signal when resetting has succeeded
-If the trip meter is already reset the reset button should be held in for a minimum of 10 seconds and a maximum of 14 seconds.
Note! If the reset button for the trip odometer is not released within 4 seconds, the service reminder indicator (SRI) is not reset.

The timing is the answer. I was trying the other methods but doing it too slowly, check this out…
Reset Volvo S60 Time for Regular Service message

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4 responses to “Reset Volvo S60 Time for Regular Service message”

  1. Tim Dear says:

    I tried holding down the reset button before turning the ignition and then let go after the car turned over. This did not reset the maintenance warning light. Is the procedure different for the 2007 Volvo S60 2.5L? Just wondering.

  2. tony says:

    Hi.can you tell me how to reset the service light on a 2005 s60 volvo?

  3. Matt says:

    Click on the “Read the rest… ” link above.

  4. asher gat says:

    hi, there is a scetch for doing the service reset light for s60 model 2008?

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