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Why when the book says 10,000 miles between synthetic oil changes does the oil change light come on at 5,000?

Problem is having to reset the sensor when I shouldn't have to. For what this car cost, there shouldn't be goofy things like this wrong!

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Hi Sandra, The oil service light in the vehicle has been preset at the factory to 5000 intervals for use with mineral oils. The engine does not know the difference between the oils. Ask your service center if the warning is adjustable for use with synthetic oil. There is no problem (except financial) in changing the oil every 5000 instead of ten, in fact it will help maintain the engine in better condition. Best regards John

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Hi, yes the car is set for 5000 for change

change every 5000 with good regular oil- save money AND CAR WILL RUN BETTER!!

OIL DOES 4 THINGS

1 CLEANS

2 COOLS

3 PREVENTS FRICTION


4 PREVENTS RUST
synthetic oil is good but it will not perform all 4 tasks as it gets old and dirty- keep the money where it belongs, in your pocket!!!

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SOURCE: VSC light &Check Engine light are on!

Try remove the battery connector from the car overnight. Plug back in the battery and see if it work. Good luck.

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SOURCE: 1998 lexus gs300 multigrade oil to FULLY SYNTHETIC oil

You can Safely Convert over to Full Synthetic and it will be Just Fine. It will actually be Better for the Higher Mileage Motor. Just make for sure that you Drain all of the Old oil out as Possible Before you refill with the Synthetic. A Little Mix will not Hurt the Motor at all. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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SOURCE: 10000 mile service

yes its important

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SOURCE: 2000 GS300 LEXUSVSC OFF AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHTS KEEP COMING ON

disconnect negeative (-) battery cable for 20 seconds....reconnect and start car. Check engine light should now be off. I

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SOURCE: how can i reset the oil change light on a gs450h?

most of your new cars and trucks to reset the oil life is... turn your key to the on postion but do not start it. just make all the lights on your dash come on. then press your gas pedal 3 to 4 times then like my truck it will say oil life reset and your done.

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