BMW DIAGNOSTIC CODES
A built-in BMW, self diagnostic code gives the benefit of troubleshooting a failure car component, the method to retrieve the faulty codes after Check Engine light turns on. This method helps car lovers to pin point the problem and replace the defecting component quickly and cost effectively. It works on models that have same instruments and LED's layout. Below here is the code table to interpret the meaning: http://pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticles/Mult-Code_Reading/Mult-Code_Readin g.htm
BMW E36, How to Reset Oil/Inspection Indicator
Reset Your BMW Inspection Indicator Without a Tool. 1991-2000 BMW. This Should Work on Any BMW E34, E36, E39 from 1991-2001
BMW E36 Coupe 320i Instrument Cluster Test
Car - BMW E36 Coupe 320i - 10.1992 model year. This test is rather simple just to ensure that every light and gauge of the instrument cluster is OK and it also gives some factory codes directly from the memory chips of the cluster itself. You have to hold down the trip reset button and turn the key to position 1 and not 2. If you do this correctly it is actually possible to NOT reset the trip counter.
98-2005 BMW E46 3-Series - How to reset oil inspection indicator. Reset service light
Step 1: Hold the knob Step 2: Turn the key into position one while still holding the knob down Step 3: Keep holding until it the work "Reset" pops up Step 4: Let go of the knob and hold down on it again until the "Reset" starts flashing Step 5: When flashing let go and press the knob once more time and now your inspection should set back to 25,000km If fails please repeat the steps. Hope this works for you!