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Old 01-15-2013, 03:25 PM
ard ard is offline
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Originally Posted by Penguin View Post
My i-drive display under oil service shows both the mileage to oil change and the date for the oil change, e.g., "10/2012." When the date comes-around, my display says to have to oil changed,even if the mileage says I have a few thousand left to an oil change.

What does you i-drive say when you check for oil service?
I will amplify- the language in the warranty says the car's "CBS" must be used to determine if the oil needs changing. It does not, however, say that it must display a 'change oil message'...just showing "1/2013" should be adequate to demand they change the oil in January of 2013.

Do people actually read that document in the glove box?
Keep it as simple as possible...but no simpler.
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