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Resetting the "Time for Regular Service" Message

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Volvo Repair Database Resetting the "Time for Regular Service" Message

Post by MadeInJapan »

From member Kranz:

To reset the "time for regular service" message, the steps are:
- turn the ignition key to position I
- then press and hold the odometer reset button
- turn the key to position II
- hold the odometer reset button until the “I” message icon flashes
- quickly release the reset button and then turn the key to the off position
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Post by cleve33 »

this does work for my 09 s40 T5. thanks.

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Post by MadeInJapan »

I don't know- give it a try!
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Post by optowalt »

Worked on my C70. Thanks, it was driving me crazy.

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Post by GaryB1 »

I just bought a 2008 V50 and this light came on shortly after getting the oil changed, causing a bit of panic. I looked it up here and this worked. Thanks so much!

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Post by volgal »

Just did it on my 2010 C30 - worked like a charm! Thank you!

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Post by bob-in-va »

When you do this... don't forget to close the door when you turn the key back on to test it!

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Post by Hammietime »

thanks Kranz, actually don't want to thank too soon cause have dealt withy this for 3 of 4 months have my 2010 volvo s40 2.4i, any advice on what to watch for with repairs for volvo….friggin great car but anotyhwer problem I have is godamn trunk wont open.....cross fingers and praying thios works for maintenance code......went from "TIME TO BOOK APPOINTMENT", to "NEEDS MAINTENANCE", to today just said "MAINTENANCE OVERDUE" but care and fluids are perfect right now?????]

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Post by abscate »

"TIME TO BOOK APPOINTMENT", to "NEEDS MAINTENANCE", to today just said "MAINTENANCE OVERDUE"
I don't think anything you pay for and then pay for its' upkeep gets to judge you..
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Post by WVI »

After YEARS of having to look at that message.......THANKS!

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