Volkswagen Jetta: How to Reset the Oil Light

Is your oil change indicator light on your Volkswagen Jetta annoying or worrying you? Do not fret, with a few simple steps we will have the light cleared in a jiffy! Just implement the following actions, step by step.


Models with Digital Cluster

  1. Use the ◀️ ▶️ buttons on the steering wheel to display “Range“.
  2. Press and hold the “OK” button on the steering wheel for more that 4 seconds.
  3. From the Service menu, press 🔽 to highlight “Reset oil change service” then press “OK“.
  4. A message will appear asking “Reset oil service“. Press “OK“.
  5. A message will appear saying “The service interval was reset“.

1998-2021 Non-Digital Cluster Models

  1. Turn off the ignition so the vehicle is completely Off.
  2. Press and hold the SET/00 button, located to the right of the dash panel or between the steering wheel and instrument panel.
    VW OO Button
  3. Continue to hold the button and turn the ignition to the ON position without starting the engine. The dash should display “Service Now“.
  4. Release the 0.0 button. You will be prompted to “Reset Service Change Interval“.
  5. Press the 0.0 button again, and the service interval will reset.

Congratulations! You have now successfully reset your Oil Light Indicator on the Volkswagen Jetta.

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