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Old 08-07-2012, 12:01 AM
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I bought my new Hemi Ram the end of Jan/12. I drove it 4185 kms/ 90 hrs and gave it the first oil change. I didn't get the "message", but thought it would be good to be early on the first one. I used Penzoil Platinum oil and a Mopar filter. Today, I got the "message" that its second one is due. It has just under 10000 kms now. Does this seem right? Two thirds of my driving is highway and one third city... Also, when you reset the evic after an oil change, are you supposed to get a tone/ sign etc to say it has been successfully reset? I got nothing when I did it last time.. Thanks for the help.....
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The "message" appears every 8k miles on your EVIC. Your manual should refer you to that, and for my 2011 the "message" goes away after being reset without a tone or sign. Everyone on here does it different as in oil changes, I change mine every 6k miles some prefer 3k miles.
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