Originally Posted by techrep
Big difference between service engine soon and check engine lights...if its for an oil change your owners manual will tell you how to re-set it...a service engine soon light will not throw OBII codes...it is a service reminder. My wifes 4 runner has this and is re-set by turing on the key to ACC while holding the trip re-set with the mileage shown in the odometer.
That's a Toyota, not a Ford. My Audi allroad is the same way, service reminders are different from check engine.
At first I thought I had a dead check engine bulb on my '01 F150, until I realized "service engine soon" is Ford's idea of a check engine light.