How to Reset Service Light in Volkswagen Golf 4



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 years / versions:

- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.4 16v - Petrol - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.6 - Petrol - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.6 16v - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.6 16v FSI - Petrol - 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.8 20v - Petrol - 1998, 1999
- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.8 20v - Petrol - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 1.8T 150 - Petrol - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 4 2.0 - Petrol - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 2.3 V5 - Petrol - 1998, 1999, 2000
- Volkswagen Golf 4 2.3 V5 - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 2.3 V5 4Motion - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 4 2.8 V6 4Motion - Petrol - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 GTI 1.8T 180 - Petrol - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 4 GTI 1.8T Edition (210) - Petrol - 2001, 2002
- Volkswagen Golf 4 GTI 2.3 V5 - Petrol - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 4 R32 - Petrol - 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 SDI - Diesel - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 100 - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 110 - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 115 - Diesel - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 130 - Diesel - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 150 - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 150 4Motion - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI 90 - Diesel - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI GTI 115 - Diesel - 1999, 2000
- Volkswagen Golf 4 TDI GTI 150 - Diesel - 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003