How to Reset Service Light in Volkswagen Golf 5


2016-03-10 by

Fixed service interval

Volkswagen Golf 5 Fixed service interval Service Light Reset
Step 1: Switch ignition off
Step 2: Press and hold button "1" and switch ignition on
Step 3: Release button "1"
Step 4: Press button "2"

Longlife service interval

For longlife service intervals the service interval indicator must be reset with suitable diagnostic equipment

Vehicles on longlife service intervals can be reset using the fixed interval method but this will result in the
service interval indicator turning to fixed service intervals.
The information in this tutorial is valid in the following Volkswagen Golf 5 years / versions:

- Volkswagen Golf 5 1.4 80 - Petrol - 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 5 1.4 TSI 140 - Petrol - 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 5 1.6 - Petrol - 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 5 1.6 FSI - Petrol - 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 5 1.9 TDI 105 - Diesel - 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 5 1.9 TDI 90 - Diesel - 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 5 2.0 FSI - Petrol - 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 5 2.0 SDI - Diesel - 2004
- Volkswagen Golf 5 2.0 TDI 140 - Diesel - 2003
- Volkswagen Golf 5 GT 1.4 TSI 170 - Petrol - 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 5 GT 2.0 TDI 170 - Diesel - 2006
- Volkswagen Golf 5 GTI - Petrol - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
- Volkswagen Golf 5 R32 3.2 V6 - Petrol - 2005