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Old 11-12-2012, 06:20 AM
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Red service light, car on lift

Hello...I'm sure this was asked before but I am a first time owner to my car. What does it mean when the red service light appears and the pic shows a car on a lift?
I looked in the 'service-info' section to try to get a more detailed issue but again the only issue coming up is showing a car on a lift.

I have a 2007 328xi with about 70,000 on it. Just had it in for a full inspection first week of September...


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Old 11-12-2012, 06:26 AM
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Time to schedule service inspection.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:30 AM
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I reseted mine with out taking it in because it's been running great. But is up to you to go that route.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:35 AM
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Thanks!! Is there directions how to reset in the manual?

I'm finding I have to take this car in to the shop a ton more than any of my other cars! Every month there's a light...i just don't get it..is this frequency for bmws normal?
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:38 AM
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Which warnings have you had come up? Yes this cars can be very sensitive with their electronics.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:44 AM
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Go on YouTube and search how to reset the light for your specific model i.e. E90, it will give you a list on reseting most of your stuff; that's how I learned to do mine. Very simple process to do it, I would walk you through it but my model is an 06 e60.
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:46 AM
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Thanks so much you've been a big help!
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:53 AM
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Any time.
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:48 AM
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Hello...I'm sure this was asked before but I am a first time owner to my car. What does it mean when the red service light appears and the pic shows a car on a lift?
I looked in the 'service-info' section to try to get a more detailed issue but again the only issue coming up is showing a car on a lift.

I have a 2007 328xi with about 70,000 on it. Just had it in for a full inspection first week of September...

You are unwise to ignore a red warning.

Immediately read codes to diagnose.
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:09 PM
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You are unwise to ignore a red warning.

Immediately read codes to diagnose.
It is unwise to ignore unusual warnings. However, this warning goes off at a predetermined interval. If your car is running fine, dont waste the time and money. If your brake warning light comes on, then take it in.
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:13 PM
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It is unwise to ignore unusual warnings. However, this warning goes off at a predetermined interval. If your car is running fine, dont waste the time and money. If your brake warning light comes on, then take it in.
I wouldn't ignore any warning without first determing why it's being displayed. Doubly so if the warning is red.
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