Here is a super quick guide on how to reset the “Oil Change Due” light in your Dodge Journey!

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The “Oil Change Due” light comes on every 5,000-10,000 miles after being reset (depending on type of driving). This is a nice reminder that you need an oil change, but can be a bit annoying as well! Luckily it is very easy to reset this light. It is in the owner’s manual as well, but usually it is easier just to Google the solution! Here are the steps to reset the light.

Oil-Change Supplies:

Step by Step Instructions:

Reset the “Oil Change Due” Light using these steps:

  1. Start with the vehicle off. Do not press any foot pedals.
  2. Press the start button twice to get it to the “On/Run” setting.
  3. Press the gas pedal all the way to the floor 3 times within 10 seconds.
  4. Press the start button again to turn the vehicle to the “Off” setting.

Detailed Steps with Pictures:

Start with the car in the off position. Normally you would press the brake with your foot and press the start button. In order to reset the “Oil Change Due” light, DON’T press the brake pedal with your foot.


Simply press the “Start” button twice, slowly, to get it into the “RUN” position.


Once in the “RUN” position, with your foot, press the accelerator pedal (gas pedal) all the way to the floor, then release. Repeat this a total of 3 times within 10 seconds.


Then press the “Start” button again to get it into the “OFF” position.


Now you can go ahead and start the vehicle as you normally would. The “Oil Change Due” light should now be off!

Supplies and Tools to Change Oil:

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