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Reset the computer in a 2008 grand prix

Car is off and the lights stay on and then use the knob and turn it off. Then after a little while they come back on so what do you think?

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SOURCE: 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix lights are staying on

what is the procedure you are using can you explain it to me?
Resetting Procedure

To reset the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator if equipped with the Driver Information Center (DIC).

  1. Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine.
  2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.
    • If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the ignition key to OFF then start the vehicle.
    • If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator comes on and stays on, repeat the procedure.
To reset the OIL LIFE indicator if equipped with a Trip Computer.

  1. Press the trip MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE.
  2. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to 100%.
Hope this helps Ill look into the ABS lights but I do believe that you will need a scan tool to retreive a code to be able to diagnose the reason for the lights



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SOURCE: how to reset the "service engine soon" light on a 2001 pontiac grand prix gt

you can go to advance auto and use there scanner for free to clear the code its called an obd2 connection or when you disconnect your battery you can touch your black negative cable to your red positive cable that connects to the battery and it will completley drain everything and reset but warning you if your trying to get the car through emissions your gonna have to drive the car 50 or 100 miles after you disconnect the battery each time..

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SOURCE: srs airbag light is on on my 99 pontiac grand prix

If the seat belt light comes on intermittently with the belt buckled, it may have a bad switch in the buckle or a loose connection @ the switch. This may also set a diagnostic trouble code in the srs control module & keep the srs airbag light on.

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SOURCE: reset check engine light

yes, disconnect the battery for 5 minutes.

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SOURCE: abs and traction control light faults after a brake job. 2005 Pontiac grand prix

You have a bad sensor at one of the tires that need replacing that operates ABS and traction control. If you take it in to a shop it will run $130 but they can find which sensor is causing the problem. But if you do it you might have to replace all 4 sensors to make sure you got the right one. Every hard to diagnoses. Its better for the shop cause they can get electrical read outs for each sensor.

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To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and goes out, the system is reset.


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To reset the Change Oil light, open the driver's side instrument fuse panel and turn the ignition on. Press the "RESET" button and release. The light will flash. Press the button again and the system will be reset.


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Driver Information Center If Equipped). Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the ignition key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator comes on and stays on, repeat the procedure. To reset the OIL LIFE indictor if equipped with a Trip Computer: Press the trip MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to be 99 percent.


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To reset the oil life indicator, press the "MODE" button until the light next to "OIL LIFE" is lit. Press and hold "RESET" for 3 seconds until oil life percentage is 100%.


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Turn the ignition on, but do not start the vehicle. Within 5 seconds, push the accelerator to the floor 3 times. Turn the ignition off. Start the car and the Change Oil Soon indicator light will be reset.


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To reset "CHANGE OIL", "CHANGE OIL FILTER", or the mileage of either on the Trip Compute, continually press the "SERVICE" or "SYSTEMS CHECK" button until the item appears with the mileage below it. Then press the "RESET" button and the mileage will be reset to the maximum value. If you want to reduce this value, hold the "RESET" button down and the mileage will count down. Release the button at the mileage you would like to observe.


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To reset "CHANGE OIL SOON" or "OIL FILTER" or to adjust the mileage on the Driver Information Center, continually press the "DIC" button until either message appears with the mileage below it. At this point, hold down the button. In 5 to 10 seconds, the mileage will count down. When it passes 0, it will cycle back to a maximum figure. Release the button when the mileage gets to the service interval you'd like to observe. If "CHANGE OIL" or "OIL FILTER" already appears, just hold the button down to reset the mileage. "CHANGE OIL" and "OIL FILTER" are reset separately.













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