Indicator Reset Light Service

    Instructions on how to manually reset the warning signs that occur in your car dashboard

    2018 Kia Sorento Service Required Light Reset Instructions

    The service required warning light on your 2018 Kia Sorento illuminates when routine maintenance is due, typically every 7,500 miles or 12 months. Resetting this light after an oil change or service is crucial to keep track of your vehicle’s maintenance schedule accurately.

    2018 Kia Sorento Service Required Light Reset Instructions

    How to Reset the Service Required Light 2018 Kia Sorento

    Follow these simple steps to reset the service required light on your 2018 Sorento:

    1. Start the engine and let it idle.
    2. Locate the OK button (down arrow icon) on the bottom right of the steering wheel.
    3. Press and hold the OK button for more than 1 second when the “Service Required” message appears on the display.
    4. The service interval will reset to its default setting, and the light should turn off.
    5. Turn off the ignition and restart the engine to verify the light has been successfully reset.

    It’s important to note that the service interval feature must be enabled and set by the user through the SERVICE menu accessed by pressing the MODE button (rectangle icons) on the steering wheel. Navigate to the SERVICE INTERVAL submenu and follow the prompts to turn on this feature and set the desired service interval.

    Recommended Service and Oil Change

    During routine maintenance, Kia recommends using genuine Kia motor oil and filter for optimal performance and longevity. The 2018 Sorento takes 5W-20 or 5W-30 synthetic blend oil, depending on your driving conditions and climate.

    Refer to your owner’s manual for specific oil capacity, viscosity requirements, and maintenance schedules tailored to your vehicle. Adhering to the recommended service intervals is crucial to maintain your Sorento’s reliability and resale value.

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