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    i had my car serviced last year in july, its on the flexi service every two years, since then it has only covered just over a 1000miles, putting on a new battery the other day and when going to start the car the service indicator has come on, spoken to local dealer and they said it may just be a glitch, just wondered if any one here can shed some light on the subject.

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    has it come up insp or the oil can/car symbol?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    its the oil can and spanner

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    Its a bit odd, maybe just because its had a flat/new battery change.

    The problem you now have is that if you reset it then it will be out for when its due next year. Not a big problem as long as its reset then too
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    yeh the guy at vauxhall seemed abit confused about it aswell, he said leave it till its due a service, just wondered if anyone else has had the same happen/any ideas about it, didnt want to go rushing in to vauxhall spending loads if theres a simple reason. cheers

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    Since it was on ECO Flex, were you monitoring it since the last service?
    At the last service had the service warning light come on, or was it booked in irrespective?

    It may be due to the low mileage since last service, if it is less than 2500 miles in 12 months then it may have picked up the oil quality and reduced the interval accordingly
    Details are in the service book that low mileage can result in a reduced service interval

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    yes the service light had come on last year, but the service light wasnt on the day before i changed the battery. the guy at vauxhall didnt say any thing about the low mileage could be the result after i had explaned every thing.

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    How long was the battery disconnected for?

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