How To Reset Ford F350 Oil Light?

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To reset the oil light on a Ford F350 you can follow these general steps:

  1. Turn the ignition switch to the RUN position (do not start the engine).
  2. Press and hold the brake pedal.
  3. Use the controls on the left of the steering wheel to scroll through the menu options until you find “Oil Life Reset”.
  4. Press and hold the OK button or select button until “Oil Life Reset” appears on the screen.
  5. Release the brake pedal and turn off the ignition.

How often should I reset the oil light on my Ford F350?

The oil life monitoring system in a Ford F350 should be reset after every oil change.

The Intelligent Oil‐Life Monitor® in newer-model vehicles determines when to change the engine oil based on how the vehicle is driven.

What should I do if the Ford F350 oil light continues to stay on after trying to reset it?

If the oil light on your Ford F350 continues to stay on after trying to reset it there may be an issue with the oil pressure or oil level.

It is recommended that you check the oil level and pressure first.

If they are normal then you should take your vehicle to a mechanic for further inspection.

Is there any other maintenance I should perform on my Ford F350 besides resetting the oil light?

Yes there are other maintenance tasks that should be performed on a Ford F350 besides resetting the oil light.

According to the Ford website the Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor System calculates oil change service intervals and must be reset after each oil change.

Additionally it is important to perform scheduled maintenance tasks according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.

For example owners of a Ford F-350 Super Duty with a 6.7 diesel engine should regularly check their oil level.

How can I tell if my Ford F350 needs an oil change even if the oil light has not come on?

Ford vehicles including the F350 have an Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor (IOLM) system that calculates oil change service intervals based on vehicle use operating conditions and time since the last oil change.

Even if the oil light has not come on you can check the IOLM system to see if your Ford F350 needs an oil change.

To do this press and hold the ‘INFO/RESET’ button on the steering wheel for two seconds and release it.

The oil life monitor will be reset to 100%.

If you don’t remember when you last changed the oil you can also look for signs that your Ford needs an oil change.

Can I perform the Ford F350 oil light reset procedure myself or should I take it to a mechanic?

You can perform the Ford F350 oil light reset procedure yourself by following the instructions in the owner’s manual or online resources.

It involves switching on the ignition fully pressing the accelerator and brake pedals selecting “oil life reset %” and then turning off the ignition.

If you are unsure about performing this procedure you can take your vehicle to a mechanic for assistance.

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