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It does not do anything and it is not an MOT failure but the service intervals are 12k or 12 months and you will void any warranty if you do not have it done in a reasonable time.

My low mileage car has been service 6x and still <6k on the clock. It is up to you.

A former colleague took a company Astra estate 1.7 td with 12k service intervals to < 38k without a single service before a drive shaft broke. He was eventually allowed to resign for this and other misdemeanours including lending his fuel card to friends.
 

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My car is just three years old.So now out of warranty (12500 miles on clock )
But I have only done 1500 since second service.
Car passed its first MOT last week.
As it's one year from last service
I now have the Orange service light on. Orange light was not on at time of MOT..
Car will be serviced later this year, when I can get more mileage into it.
Will be ok to leave it until then
Thanks
 

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My car is just three years old.So now out of warranty (12500 miles on clock )
But I have only done 1500 since second service.
Car passed its first MOT last week.
As it's one year from last service
I now have the Orange service light on. Orange light was not on at time of MOT..
Car will be serviced later this year, when I can get more mileage into it.
Will be ok to leave it until then
Thanks
Luckily I don't have an Orange light, only a mileage count down to next service indication, on my Sandero Stepway. I will forget the service at the next MOT because I will only have done a couple of thousand miles since the previous MOT and service Some new cars have a 2 year/20,000 mile service interval anyway. My car is also out of warranty !
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Good News

Bought this OBD2 interface on Ebay yesterday €9.95 - Dublin supplier - arrived today. Reset the Service Light at the second attempt.

Reset with the App - Dacia Reset as per above. (The supplier said it only had the 16 Pin Chip but it is a V 1.5)

Super Service from this supplier. Far better than waiting 6/7 week's for an item to arrive from China.

Many thanks to all for the help - much appreciated.

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I think the 16 pin refers to the OBD 2 connector. I have the WiFi lookalike version which works with ddt4all. It's a glued case so I have not opened it up to identify the microcontroller chip.
 

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Hi,
After a couple of days found the answer, if you have a late model ph2 you have to reset the service with diagnostic software. I tried it with my launch system but it was telling me to do the pedal dance but when you go into the dashboard through the menu their is a menu that says reset service this seems to be the only way to do it..
 

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I have the same issue in Dacia duster ph2 after DIY service, don't want to get into ordering Bluetooth dongle etc. and trying to get just to work. Do dealers charge a one off reset fee or are you looking at paying at least 0.5hr labour?
 

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The pedal dance has never worked on vehicles sold in the UK and Eire though people keep posting about it.

The stalk method only applies to pre '17 cars that have a service count down only and no warning.

The only way known ways to reset the warning are:

1 The dealer when servicing, it's on the checklist.

2 Using an ELM 327 or similar and unofficial software ddt4all/ecu-tweaker, Pyren/PyClip or an Android app.

There is more info on the forum.
Can you suggest an Android App for us to use
 
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