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Is there a oil life reset for the information system.
self performed all filters and fluids on my 2008 F 450 king Ranch and cant seem to find a reset so the computer knows I changed the oil.
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Did it tell you to change the oil? Ive never had mine tell me and have never reset anything when I do change the oil.

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I do not think there is an oil change reminder on a 6.4

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Nope. It did not tell me to change the oil and I dont see any oil life percentage info on the accessible information system. I just bought the truck and generally dont trust used car dealers to keep up on service so I decided to go ahead and change oil, oil filter, air filter and both fuel filters for my piece of mind. the truck may not have a oil change reminder?
i ask the question because all my other vehicles have some form of reminder to change the oil and if this one has it I just wanted it to be in sync with the maintenance I performed to day. thanks for replying!
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Thanks I am starting to think the same thing.
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Yea no problem.. I use Gas Cubby on my Iphone to track all fuel mileage and maintenance.. It will remind you by how many miles you choose for whatever maintenance you want.

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Is there a oil life reset for the information system.
self performed all filters and fluids on my 2008 F 450 king Ranch and cant seem to find a reset so the computer knows I changed the oil.


Say what? There is a computer notification of it being oil change time?
I've never seen any such alerting in my 2008 F250 King Ranch. I just keep
tabs on the mileage the old fashion way.
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Thanks alby
I dont mind keeping up wih it just making sure I wasnt missing something
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The Diesels do not have the oil life monitor feature. Probably due to the fact that 6.4 Powerstroke needs oil changes every 5,000 miles. I have a 2010 6.4 diesel and it does not have oil life monitor. I had a 2010 F250 with 5.4L gas engine and it had the oil life monitor.

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