This is standard procedure to reset the warning message “Service Control” or “Service Now” on the car dashboard. The following procedure is applicable for Volkswagen Golf models made between 1998-2006.
If you need to reset the “Service Now” message on your Volkswagen Golf 4, on the dashboard, there are two buttons, one near the tachometer (the button on the left) and one near the mileage (the button on the right).
Complete the following procedure:
1. Press and hold the “right button” (button from the right side of dashboard)
2. Switch car ignition ON
3. The word “SERVICE” will appear on the dashboard’s screen
4. After the appearance of the word “SERVICE” release the “right button”
5. Turn the the “left button” to right
6. Switch the ignition OFF
Switch the ignition on and check if the “SERVICE Now” warning is deleted from the dashboard screen.
Be aware that the “SERVICE Now” is not an error it is just an indication of periodic car maintenance.