I pointed it out to the guy that sold me my car and he pretty much told me that I could go to the local auto shop, Canadian Tire, and get one there. If memory serves me right, pull back on the set up button on the steering wheel a number of times until it says system check. Your oil life is now reset. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change. I know on my previous mini van, I only changed the oil twice a year. All information is taken from the Ford Freestyle owners manual.
You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. Write in the search box the car name for which you want to find information, and find how to reset other service reminders when by yourself. Posted on Nov 19, 2009 Full procedure how to. This is an information site where you can solve your car problems. Usually, you will keep hitting the Setup button until you see the oil status which for most of you is going to be 0%. The free owners manual is at www.
If you can't reach the manufacturer, you can call a local mechanic, who will probably be willing to tell you how to reset the oil light, provided you know the car's make, model and year. If the message center displays a heading, continue with Step 4. Posted on Mar 08, 2010 The engine produces oil pressure from the resistance clearance between the bearings and crankshaft and the sending unit lets you know when there is no pressure. How do reset oil service light Ford Freestar. Usually, you will keep hitting the Setup button until you see the oil status which for most of you is going to be 0%. Next press the Setup button.
If the light is still lit after three reset attempts, contact the manufacturer to learn the correct reset procedure for your vehicle. This is first time I read this in the screen in 6 years. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Ford Freestyle oil filter wrench. That's the beauty of Amsoil, and sending in to be analyzed. Next press the Setup button. These switches ground the light in the dash around 5 psi. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change.
Yes, I am sure that oil can last alot longer than 5,000 km. That is why the recommended oil change service has been pegged as some 3,000 to 5,000 miles newer cars have shifted to the 5,000 mile schedule; but some folks still stay with the more frequent 3,000 mile schedule. Although someone had made a post earlier that the oil life is baised on time and not mileage. Flashing Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is flashing, stop driving your Freestyle and have it towed to your nearest mechanic - you probably have a very serious problem with your car and you risk ruining your engine by driving it. In the Freestyle made three rows of seats, which can be located up to seven people, as in most large off-road vehicles eg, Ford Explorer, Ford Expedition and minivans.
Oct 31, 2009 The high pressure filter and fluid are supposed to be changed at 60k intervals. From year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007. The oil life counter will first show the original percentage e. Dash display will then show oil life reading. I know that after the first 5,000 km, I got my oil changed and the Freestyle said that I had 48% oil life left. If not, a mechanic will be able to reset the light for you. Some do not even give you the full tank of gas that Ford requires all new cars to be delivered with.
Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Freestyle for potential trouble spots. Even a clean bottle of oil, sitting on a shelf, has a 'shelf' life. Next you will be ask to hold the reset button located right next to the setup button on the right side of the steering wheel. Your oil life in now reset. Good luck and keep me posted and i'll try to explain again in a different way.
Each vehicle model has its own process for resetting the oil light, but the general procedure is the same for most cars. I hope this answers your question. My Freestyle was missing the back passenger tire valve stem cover. Displayed when the engine oil life remaining is 5 percent or less. I had a hard time believeing that my new Freestyle had 2% oil life when I purchased it with only 26 kilometers on the odometer. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. If you change the oil….
If you would have anything to add, for us every opinion counts. Your oil life in now reset. Do I feel bad about the enviornment? You can also consult your owners manual and it will give you step by step instructions with illustrations. I've got to write this down. Posted on Jun 05, 2011 Hit the info button until the system check comes up. Apr 26, 2014 1992 ford explorer with the oil light coming on, this can be due to a bad switch, this switch is called the oil pressure switch and is located near the oil filter area, this would be the cheapest way to go first and if the light still comes on then you will need to have a pressure gauge hooked to where the switch goes and the gauge will tell you if its really low on oil pressure and if it is then this may be due to worn engine bearings or weak oil pump, i will tell you i have not seen an explorer with low oil pressure just needing a oil pump, most of the time it is time for another engine. I would really suspect that your dealer did not follow the factory provided checklist very well possible at all when they delivered your vehicle.