How do I know what my oil life alert means in FordPass®*?

Various messages display when your oil life is at certain levels or certain criteria have been met. Below are some alerts that will appear when using FordPass.

  • Time to Plan - Appears if an oil life service reminder estimate is available and the estimated due date is within 30 days.
  • Change Engine Oil Soon - Appears when your vehicle's oil life remaining is at 5%.
  • Change Engine Oil Now - Appears when your vehicle's oil life remaining is at 0%.
  • Past Due - This alert appears if an oil life service reminder estimate is available and the oil life remaining stays at 0% for 3 days or is driven more than 500mi/800km.

Additional Information

Where can I view my oil life in FordPass?
Where can I find more information regarding the oil life feature?


*The FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available through a free download. Message and data rates may apply.

**FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), the FordPass App, and Complimentary Connected Services are required for remote features (see FordPass Terms for details). Connected Services and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. Connected Services excludes Wi-Fi hotspot.