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Change oil light on ..i changed the oil but need to reset the light

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According to manual, turn ignition to the on position, within 5 seconds fully depress gas pedal 2 times.  Then turn ignition off. If it does not reset, repeat process.
Section 5 of the manual.  However, I cannot get mine to reset.  If anyone has any ideas please let me know.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

  • speedster121 Nov 09, 2008

    The manual needs revised.  If you press the pedal 3 times instead of 2, it will reset!  Just tried it and it worked!  WooHoo!

  • Historian14 Mar 29, 2011

    The manual is wrong, press a accelerator pedal 3X and ig goes off. I know I've done it.

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Pontiac is made by gm right? right...ok heres the solution......does your check oil light come on in a digital display....like the words scroll across a little screen saying check oil? if so what you do is with the ignition turned on (car not started) i believe you press and hold the knob next to the little screen and it should go away.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

  • franks gto Dec 13, 2010

    Do it as soon as you put the ignition on.

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SOURCE: change oil light reset?

Hi Shady, here is the procedure for resetting the light.
Resetting Procedure
Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System™

  1. Turn the ignition to RUN, with the engine off.
  2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.
  3. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes, the system is resetting.
  4. Turn the key to OFF after the light has finished flashing, then start the vehicle.
  5. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light comes back on, the engine oil life system did not reset. Repeat the procedure.
With Trip Computer
  1. Press the MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE.
  2. Press and hold the RESET button for three seconds. The oil life percentage should change to 100 percent.

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SOURCE: how to reset change oil soon light 2005 pontiac montana

Turn key to the on position and press the gas pedal to the floor 3 times.then turn key back off then start it if it blinks at you 3 to 4 times real fast its reset..

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SOURCE: HOW DO I RESET CHANGE OIL SOON LIGHT ON A 1998

turn your key to the on position ,push gas pedal completely to the floor three times in 5 seconds
leave the pedal up and wait 10 seconds the light will blink you done!

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