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How do you reset the change oil light on a 99 grand am 2.4?

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  • slowesworld Jun 16, 2009

    there was a red reset button right where you said it would be. Thanx alot! I would have never looked there unless a fuse would have gone out lol

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Hi to reset the oil life remove the fuse pannel door on the drivers side of the dash and check to see if there is a RED button with RESET on it turn the key to run push the RESET button and watch the change oil light if it flashes then press and hold it till it goes out If it dosent have a RESET button turn the key to RUN ENGINE OFF pump the gas pedal 3 times with in 5sec the light will flash then go out

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

  • Kevin Rahme Jun 17, 2009

    your welcome and that reset button also resets the tire pressure if you have that op.

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I have a 99 gt with 3.4 it has the reset button but in no combanation would that reset my change oil light. but i tried what i read for the 04 and 05 grand am's and it worked. put key in and move to on position without starting car and pump the gas pedal 3 times to the floor. no dings or anything but the light shut off! i was mad b/c i only use fully synthetic and only had 1500 miles on oil before light came on. i have oil in my car and was going to change early but this really helped me out!

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SOURCE: change oil soon light. how to get it to shut off

Answer The "change oil" light on a 2001 Grand Prix is reset by pressing the gas pedal three times while the vehicle is in "accessory" mode:

1. Turn the car off.
2. Place the ignition key in the "on" position, without starting the car. That is, turn the key forward to the place right before it fires the engine.
3. Place your foot on the gas pedal and press it all the way down three times, waiting approximately one second between presses.

If done correctly, the "change oil" light will flash repeatedly, and will then reset.

Please note that it is rare to do this successfully on the first try; if it does not work, turn the car off and try the procedure again, varying the wait slightly between pedal presses at each attempt

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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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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SOURCE: reset change oil light

hello, here is the instructions on how to reset the light

When the system has calculated that oil life has been diminished, it will indicate that an oil change is necessary. A CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message will come on. Change the engine oil as soon as possible within the next 600 miles (1000 km). It is possible that, if driving under the best conditions, the oil life may not indicate that an oil change is necessary for over a year. However, the engine oil and filter must be changed at least once a year and at this time the system must be reset.
If the system is ever reset accidentally, change the engine oil at 3000 miles (5000 km) since last oil change.
To reset the Engine Oil Life System, do the following:

  1. Turn the ignition to ON, with the engine off.
  2. Slowly fully press and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds.
  3. The reset is complete when the chimes sound and the CHANGE OIL lamp goes out. If the lamp stays on and no chime is heard, repeat the reset procedure.
  4. Turn the key to OFF.
If the CHANGE OIL lamp comes back on when the vehicle is started, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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99 pontiac, change oil light reset process... turn ignition switch to on (do not start) press the accelerater pedal to the floor and release it three times... you should hear an audible chime indicating that the light has been successfully reset. If not start over and try again.

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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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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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Try this and if it does not work let me know.

1. Turn the ignition key to the "ON" position without starting the engine.
2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds.
3. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, or the display reads "OIL LIFE INDEX RESETTING 100%" then the system is resetting.
4. Turn the ignition key to "OFF", and then start the vehicle.
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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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1. Turn the car off.
2. Place the ignition key in the "on" position, without starting the car. That is, turn the key forward to the place right before it fires the engine.
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