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Reset Change Oil Message

Hey i have a problem i put in a custom deck, and i change my oil but i can figure out how to reset the the change oil in the message center... Can you help?

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  • dljacobson1 Oct 09, 2008

    That did not work....Wondering if i did something wrong?

  • visintinecon May 03, 2009

    Just changed my oil and I dont know how to reset the change oil message.

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Car off. Key in. Turn key to RUN, not start. Press gas to floor and release three times. Light will go out.

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Turn key to the on poision, and within 5 sec you need to press the gas padel 3 times to the floor and release.... you should see light bink , if it doesn 't start it over. i always have to reset my after getting oil change at the shop.... i hope this helps you out.

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This just happened to me today. You need to turn key to "on" position (do not start the car). Then turn on and off the parking lights three times. It worked for me.

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My message center states low tire pressure but all the tires have the correct pressure how can I make this light go off?

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Check your manual

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Turn the ignition to ON, with the engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds. The reset is complete when you hear the chimes and the “CHANGE OIL” light goes out. If the light stays on and no chime is heard, you will need to repeat the reset procedure. Turn the key to OFF. If the “CHANGE ENGINE OIL” message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
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Notes ENGINE OIL LIFE SYSTEM

HOW TO RESET THE ENGINE OIL LIFE SYSTEM
The Engine Oil Life System calculates when to change your engine oil and filter based on vehicle use. Anytime your oil is changed, reset the system so it can calculate when the next oil change is required. If a situation occurs where you change your oil prior to a "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message being turned on, reset the system.

  1. With the ignition key in "RUN" but the engine off, repeatedly push the trip/reset button until "OIL" is displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC).
  2. Once "OIL" is displayed, push and hold the trip/reset button for five seconds. The number will disappear and be replaced by 100 (indicating 100% oil life remaining).
  3. Turn the key to "OFF". If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
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A press of the OIL CHANGE RESET switch will allow you to
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Your Personalized Oil Reset Percentage allows you to establish a
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percentage is the Personalized Oil Reset Percentage that you
desire. Your choices are 100%, 90%, 80%, 70%, 60%, 50%,
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