Originally Posted by Hermes1
I am not convinced the oil monitoring system is accurate. Here is why, I changed my oil in my new truck at 500 miles and then again at 1000 miles to synthetic . I did the engine reset after the 1K change. Shortly after changing, I went on a 3,500 mile trip, yes I was towing a trailer but a small trailer at 3K GVWR and at 2,200 miles I received a message telling me to change the oil.
I agree. Don't rely on some sensor for something as important as this. Wha'd we do before sensors? Oh yeah, kept records and changed it every 5K miles. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.