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"Change oil soon" light

On a 2005 Buick century, I cannot figure out how to turn off or reset the "Change oil soon" light.

Any ideas???

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  • chriss643 Feb 02, 2009

    Unfortunately, I bought this car used so I've never had my hands on an owner's manual.

  • Allison Hulbert May 11, 2010

    do you have the owners manual. It will tell you what to do

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    How to reset the light

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Turn your key to the on position wait until all of your indicater lamps do their thing . Then pump the gas pedal 3 times in rapid motion in less than 5 seconds. Wait until you see the change oil light start flashing. If this does not happen then turn the key off turn it on again and repeat the procedure.

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How to reset(clear) alarm "Change Oil soon." ?


This work at 2001, but you could try it:
To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. The light will flash twice and go out.

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Oct 20, 2011 | 2003 Buick Century

Tip

Buick service light 1991-01


LeSabre,
Park Avenue


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON. Press the GAUGE INFO button on the driver information center (DIC) switch to view OIL LIFE INDEX. Press and hold the RESET button on the DIC until the display reads OIL LIFE INDEX 100% NORMAL. The engine oil life monitor is now reset. Turn the ignition OFF.



Park Avenue


1997-99

When "OIL LIFE INDEX CHANGE OIL" appears in the Driver Information Center, press and hold the "RESET" button while the oil life index is being displayed. After 5 seconds, the oil life will change to 100%



Le Sabre,
Park Avenue


1995-99
1995-96

When "CHANGE OIL SOON" light is illuminated, access the reset button in the glove box. With the engine off and the ignition switch in the run position, press and hold the button for at least 5 seconds. The light will flash four times and then go out.



Century,
Regal,
Roadmaster


1997-01,
1996-01,
1995-96.

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. The light will flash twice and go out.



Roadmaster


1994

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Access the reset button on the end of the instrument panel by the fuse block. Press the switch and hold it for at least 5 seconds.



Le Sabre,
Park Avenue


1992-94,
1991-94

When "CHANGE OIL SOON" light is illuminated, find the hole in the underside of the dash on the passenger side near the door. Insert a blunt instrument into the hole and press the switch. The light will flash four times when the system is reset.











on Dec 07, 2009 | Buick LeSabre Cars & Trucks

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How do I reset the "change oil soon" light on a


try turn the key to the position all the lights comes on dont start engine as soon as turn key on press gas pedal to the floor n release 3 times

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Reset the oil change light in a 2004 buick century


engine off turn key to run. Fully press and release the gas pedal slowly three times within five seconds. If light flashes, system is resetting. Turn key off, start engine, if light comes back on repeat.

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it could be both but im guessing that you changed the oil before the exact time for it to be done . if so have some one reset the light for you im not sure exactly how to do it on the 03 century if you have the drivers manual it will tell you how to reset it.

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How to reset change oil light on 01 Buick Century


How to Reset the GM Oil Life System
After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset.
1. With the engine off, turn the ignition key to RUN.
2. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal slowly
three times within five seconds.
If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes,
the system is resetting.
3. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle.
The oil life will change to 100 percent.
If the CHANGE OIL SOON light comes back on,
the system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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I just changed the oil in my 1994 buick century and the service engine soon light come on after, how do i reset this?


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How to reset check engine light and change oil soon light


You should not reset the ck eng light until you have repaired the problem. Its just going to come on again, unhooking the battery MAY reset it. To reset the change oil light, turn the key on and floor the gas pedal 3 times, that should reset the light.

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I need to reset my oil change.


Turn on the key and within 5 seconds press the gas pedall 3 times to the floor and then watch the change oil soon light blink a few times and it is reset for another term of driving.

Jun 28, 2009 | 2003 Buick Century

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