MINI Cooper Oil Service Interval Reset for MINI R55, R56, R57

For the following models:

2007+ R56 Hatchback/Hardtop
MINI Cooper (Non-S & S)
2008+ R55 Clubman
MINI Cooper (Non-S & S)
2009+ R57 Convertible
MINI Cooper (Non-S & S)

To Reset Service Indicators such as the Oil Service Interval, or the Brake Wear Light, perform the following steps:

To enter the service Menu:

  • Insert Key
  • Do not press clutch / brake
  • Press Start button
  • Wait until the Car / relevant Service symbol disappears on the Rev counter display
  • Immediately after the symbol goes out - Press and hold Both buttons on the Rev Counter
  • Continue to hold - the system will run a dash light check
  • Continue to hold
  • Display will then show VIN / Menu, - continue to hold through this until the time Reappears on the display.
  • Now release Only the Right hand Button (trip reset) for about a second, and then press and hold again (whilst still holding the LH button)
  • After another second or 2 the display will show the Front Brake Symbol
  • You Are now in the Service Menu
  • Release both buttons on the Rev Counter - and complete the rest of the procedure with the BC button alone
  • Use the BC Button (on indicator stalk) to scroll through to the relevant symbol - eg Oil Reset or Rear Brakes
  • To Reset the warning indicator light - Press & Hold the BC Button at the relevant symbol until RESET appears - then press and hold again until the process is complete.
  • Turn Off and On the Ignition again - Warning should now have gone!


Here is another procedure posted by "A" below (Thank you "A"):

  • Start the ignition and wait for the service info to go out.
  • Then press and hold the right button.
  • The first service item should appear after 10s on the display.
  • Release the odo-reset button and keep the button on the light stack pressed.
  • Now "reset?" should appear below the service item.
  • To reset, press AND keep the indicator tack button once more.
  • During this time a clock will appear. Some seconds later the procedure is complete.
  • Repeat for all service items you want to reset.

MINI Cooper Oil Service Interval Reset for:
2002-2006 R50 & R53 Hardtop Hatchback MINI Cooper
2005-2008 R52 Convertible MINI Cooper