Once you have completed an oil change service on your Dodge Dart, you’ll want to reset the oil system. Resetting the oil system will clear any notifications such as “Oil Change Due” in the instrument panel.
2013 – 2016 Models
- Starting with the engine turned off and the gear in (P)ark, turn the ignition to the “On/Run” position to turn on the electronics. Do not start the engine or press the brake pedal.
- Press the gas pedal all the way down to the floor 3 times within 10 seconds.
- Turn the ignition to the “Off” position.
Method 2 (Vehicles Without Passive Entry)
Starting with the engine turned off and the gear in (P)ark, turn the ignition to the “On/Run” position. Do not start the engine or press the brake pedal.
- Press the 🔼button to scroll to “Vehicle Info.”
- Press ▶️ to access the “Oil Life” menu.
- Press and hold ▶️ for more than 1 second.
- The Oil Life will reset to 100%.
How often should you change the oil in a Dodge Dart?
The modern Dodge Dart requires an oil change every 5,000 to 10,000 miles or every six months—whichever comes first. Follow the manufacturer’s recommended oil change schedule to properly maintain your Dart and avoid potential engine damage.
What happens if you don’t reset the oil change light?
While the oil change light won’t hurt anything in your car, it is an important indicator. If you don’t reset the light, you may have a hard time knowing when it’s time to change your oil again.
If the process doesn’t work for you the first time, try the steps again. I hope after following this guide, you have successfully reset the oil system on your Dodge Dart. If you have questions or comments, please leave one below in the comments section.