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What do oil life index mean on a buick 98 park avenue

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SOURCE: ''92 BUICK PARK AVENUE 3.8 HOW TO RESET CHANGE OIL

The reset button is located under the passenger side of the instrument panel.

With the ignition in the ON position, but the engine not started, use a pencil to push the reset button, holding it for five seconds.

After this, the "Change Oil Soon" lamp will flash four times. This indicates that the Oil Life Monitor System has acknowledged the oil change.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Buick Park Avenue Service engine soon light

need to take car somewhere to have the code read with a scanner,try parts stores first some will do it for free if not the dealers have them

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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SOURCE: What does trouble code P0171 for a 2002 Buick Park

Trouble Code: P0171 (3.8L V6 VIN 1 Auto)
Fuel Trim System Lean (Bank 1) Print this code dataprint_icon_codes.gif Number of Trips to Set Code: 2
OBD II Monitor Type: CCM Details
Indicators: MIL Details

Trouble Code Conditions:
DTC P0101-P0103, P0107, P0108, P0121-P0123, P0130-P0138, P0140, P0141, P0201-P0206, P0300, P0401-P0405, P0410, P0440-P0446, P0506, P0507, P1404 or P1441 not set, engine started, vehicle driven at less than 82 mph at 550-4000 rpm, BARO sensor over 70 kPa (10.1 psi), ECT sensor from 68-230ºF, IAT sensor from 64-158ºF, MAF sensor from 2.8-150 gm/s, MAP sensor from 16-105 kPa (2.6-15.2 psi), fuel level over 10%, and the PCM detected the Long Term fuel trim value was more than +20% for 6 seconds. The PCM controls the air/fuel metering system to good overall fuel economy, driveability, and emission control. During open loop, the PCM determines fuel delivery based on sensor signals, without the oxygen sensor input. During closed loop, the PCM adds oxygen sensor inputs to calculate Short and Long term fuel trim fuel delivery adjustments. Short Term fuel trim values change rapidly in response to changes in the oxygen sensor signals. Long Term fuel trim makes coarse adjustments in order to maintain an air/fuel ratio of 14.7:1.

Possible Causes:
  • Air leaks in intake manifold, exhaust pipes or exhaust manifold
  • Fuel control sensor is out of calibration (ECT, IAT or MAF)
  • Low fuel pressure (fuel filter clogged, pressure regulator failure)
  • One or more injectors restricted or pressure regulator has failed
  • HO2S element is contaminated, deteriorated or has failed
  • Vacuum hose is disconnected, broken, leaking or loose

Troubleshooting:2002 Buick Park Avenue, 3.8L, P0171

Posted on Nov 01, 2009

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SOURCE: i need a serpentine belt diagram for a 98 buick

Here is a link to the your answer, upper right hand corner is 2 pdf files one for aplication the other for the diagrams, hope it helps.

http://www.daycoproducts.com/daycoweb.nsf/cf652a4feb630ad0862571a4005ae40c/a866a821123f887c862571a5006988df!OpenDocument

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

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SOURCE: FUSE IDENTIFICATION FOR 97 BUICK PARK AVENUE

Several Fuse Panel locations there; all fuse's description can find it in 1997 Buick Park Avenue Owners Manual (page 331 and next).

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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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Engine 3800 for 98 Park ave. shows oil pressure too high on the gauge. what could cause this


Sounds like your oil pressure sending unit is faulty! When you turn the key on, is the gauge reading low, then you start it and it pegs out? if so, the sending unit has failed.

Dec 15, 2010 | 1998 Buick Park Avenue

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1998 Buick Park Ave., Check engine light is on, the computer displays Oil Change


The check engine light and the oil change indicator message are more than likely not related. You can toggle through the functions and get the oil life % to display then push the reset and hold it for a few seconds and it will reset the oil life indicator message. It should read oil life 100% after reset. (I would change the oil and filter if you have not already done so.)

The check engine light means you are setting an engine code, if it stays on, it is a hard code, if it is intermittant it is a soft code. Have it checked with a scan tool -- plug into your a.l.d.l. connector below the dash on the drivers side and read the code. Autozone and other places will do this for free.

Sep 28, 2010 | 1998 Buick Park Avenue

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98 Buick Park Avenue (Turbo) P0717 fault code,


CODE PO717 IS - A/T INPUT SHAFT SPEED SENSOR LOW INPUT CONDITIONS.YOUR INPUT SHAFT SPEED SENSOR COULD BE DEFECTIVE.CHANGE FLUID + FILTER IF IT HAVE NOT BEEN CHANGED IN A LONG PERIOD OF TIME.

May 29, 2010 | 1998 Buick Park Avenue

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1998 Park Avenue: where is the fuse box on a 1998 buick park ave?...


i have a 98 buick park avenue
i got a problem running it. it start but when i hit the break pedal some light comes out the direction signal and it shuts off i check all the fuse

May 17, 2010 | 1998 Buick Park Avenue

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''92 BUICK PARK AVENUE 3.8 HOW TO RESET CHANGE OIL SOON LIGHT!


The reset button is located under the passenger side of the instrument panel.

With the ignition in the ON position, but the engine not started, use a pencil to push the reset button, holding it for five seconds.

After this, the "Change Oil Soon" lamp will flash four times. This indicates that the Oil Life Monitor System has acknowledged the oil change.

Apr 09, 2009 | 1992 Buick Park Avenue

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