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The "Service" light is just a maintenance reminder that is triggered on mileage. The "Check Engine" light is triggered by emissions system problems. Typically the O2 sensors trigger the check engine light but also a fuel cap that is not tightened, or a misfiring cylinder.

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Q: What could be the reason for your service light on your 95 Volvo 850 is this just for a routine oil change or could it be something serious?
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