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      01-15-2013, 11:17 AM   #74
Errowen
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Originally Posted by elp_jc View Post
CBS is just an ALGORITHM folks; that's why you have to reset it...
The sticker on your windshield recommending your next oil change interval is an algorithm. The oil condition sensor is not.

The oil condition sensor measures the level, temperature and resistance of the oil to an electrical current.

Those are direct indicators of the performance capacities of the oil, not algorithms.