How to Reset Service Light in Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors



For the cars with Long Life Service, the service light can only be cleared using suitable diagnostic equipment.

For cars without Long Life Service the procedure is as follows:
- With the ignition off, press and hold the button on the left of the speedometer.

- turn on the ignition without releasing the button and the word "SERVICE" will show up in the display.

- release the button on the left of the speedometer and turn the button on the right of the revolutions counter (rev counter) to the right (clockwise).

Your service light should now be off.
The information in this tutorial is valid in the following Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors years / versions:

- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors 1.9 TDI 100HP 25 Anniversary - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors 2.8 V6 204HP 4Motion - Petrol - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors 25 Anniversary 1.9 TDI 110HP - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors 25 Anniversary 1.9 TDI 110HP (16 alloys) - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Advance 1.9 TDI 100HP - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Advance 1.9 TDI 110HP - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Advance 1.9 TDI 130HP - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.4 - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.6 - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.6 - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.6 Auto - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.6 Auto - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.9 SDI - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.9 TDI 100HP - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.9 TDI 100HP 4Motion - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.9 TDI 90HP - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Conceptline 1.9 TDI 90HP 4Motion - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors GTI 1.8 T 150HP Special Edition - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors GTI 1.8 T 180HP Special Edition - Petrol - 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors GTI 1.8 Turbo 150HP - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors GTI 1.9 TDI 150HP - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors GTI 1.9 TDI 150HP Special Edition (6 Speeds) - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors GTI 2.3 VR5 150HP - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.6 - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.6 - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.6 Auto - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.8 4Motion - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 110HP - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 110HP Auto - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 115HP 4Motion 6 Speeds - Diesel - 1999, 2000, 2001
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 115HP 6 Speeds - Diesel - 1999, 2000, 2001
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 115HP Tiptronic - Diesel - 1999, 2000, 2001
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 130HP - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 130HP 4Motion - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 130HP Tiptronic - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 1.9 TDI 150HP 4Motion - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 2.0 - Petrol - 1999, 2000, 2001
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 2.0 4Motion - Petrol - 1999, 2000, 2001
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 2.3 V5 170HP 4Motion - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 2.3 V5 170HP Tiptronic - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Highline 2.3 VR5 Auto - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.6 - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.6 Auto - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.6 FSI - Petrol - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.8 Turbo 150HP - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.9 TDI 100HP - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.9 TDI 100HP 4Motion (6 Speeds) - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.9 TDI 110HP - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.9 TDI 130HP (6 Speeds) - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.9 TDI 130HP 4Motion (6 Speeds) - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Soul 1.9 TDI 130HP Tiptronic (5 Speeds) - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Spirit 1.4 - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Spirit 1.6 - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Spirit 1.6 Auto - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Spirit 1.9 SDI - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Spirit 1.9 TDI 100HP - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 4 3-doors Spirit 1.9 TDI 100HP 4Motion (6 Speeds) - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006