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Reset computer in a 2008 impala

After replacing the battery, the dash is saying service airbags, check tire pressure, tighten gas cap, and the CD player wont work, how do i reset the computer?

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Have you driven the vehicle? Sometimes after battery replacement some of the dash lights illuminate but once the vehicle is driven they reset!

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