Originally Posted by ///M Ryder
Remember, it's monitoring the oil
It does NOT monitor crap buddy
. There's no oil condition sensor (there're quite expensive, and only monitor oil viscosity on some big rigs); it's just an algorithm, like all other cars. Reset it at any point and it'd go another 15K miles
. And as all such algorithms, it starts to count down slow initially, and quicker when you approach zero.