1 Series, BMW, E81 E82 E87 E88 (2004-2014)

BMW 1-Series service reset (E81 E82 E87 E88)

Perform BMW 1-Series service reset and clear the reminder in BMW E81, E82, E87, E88. This procedure does not require diagnostic interface. You can do it yourself without visiting your BMW dealer.


Performing this procedure may cause permanent damage to your car.
Do this at your own risk!
We are not responsible for any loss or damage.

Available service reminders to reset

  • legal and insurance,
  • emission check,
  • brake fluid,
  • engine oil,
  • general inspection,
  • front brakes (rotors and pads),
  • rear brakes (rotors and pads).

BMW 1-Series service reset procedure

  1. Close the door.
  2. Turn on the ignition.
  3. Press and hold trip reset button and wait for the service icon to appear.
  4. Release the button.
  5. Use UP and DOWN button on the indicator stalk to choose reminder to reset.
  6. Press BC button on the indicator stalk to enter reset procedure.
  7. If the reminder is time based, enter new date for the reminder.
  8. Press and hold the BC button to confirm new settings.
  9. Turn the ignition off.

4 thoughts on “BMW 1-Series service reset (E81 E82 E87 E88)

  • i tried t but it made the spaces blank i cant increase the digits there are dashes i want to increase the numbers

  • Hi Mr-fix,
    Thank you for BMW 1-Series service reset procedure.
    Have done rear pads, but won’t reset,requires miles entry & I can’t enter such!
    Can you help please?
    Many thanks,

  • Hi Mr. fix I have a BMW 128i coupe 2010 5 speed! My question is how can I activate the digital tachometer on the display and with one you recommend the Carly or Carisma?

    Thanks Ron

  • Hi,
    I just changed my rear brakes. I resetted the service date, as I did the last time (5 years ago). Now, it has resetted service indicator for both the rear and the front brakes. And I can not seem to set mileage for next service.
    Any tip on this?

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