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How to reset my oil change light in a 99 firebird 3.8

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You do this via the trip odometer. With engine on, push in and turn trip odometer to the left and hold for about 5-7 seconds. The light will start blinking, keep holding until the blinking stops and you should be good to go.

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Turn the ign. to the run position without starting vehicle then press the gas pedal to the floor 3 times then shut off ign. that should do it.

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turn the key on and press gas pedal to the floor 3 times,this should clear it

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My 99 firebird had low oil pressure, when i first started it it had a tapping noise for the first second or two then went away, had the oil changed and the pressure is still low, could it be my oil pump...


It can be a weak oil pump or sludge buildup. Have an oil pressure test run to verify this. I assume you are using the correct weight oil 5w30 and a quality filter such as AC/Delco, Purolator, or Wix. If not, change your oil and filter again with the correct weight oil and a good filter.

Feb 13, 2011 | 1999 Pontiac Firebird

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Pontiac service light 1983-01


Firebird

1998-01

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.


Grand Am


1999 -01

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.


Grand Prix


1999-01

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.


Grand Prix


1997-98

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%.


Grand Prix SE


1997

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.


Grand Prix

w/ Trip Computer

1988-93

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.


Bonneville,
6000

w/ Driver Information Center

1983-91

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.













on Dec 07, 2009 | Pontiac Grand Prix Cars & Trucks

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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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How do i reset the oil change light? 99 grand am se 6cyl


That light should reset itself after you changed the oil .If you have changed the oil and it doesn't reset ,try disconnecting the batter for about 5 mins. check your milage, see how many miles you normally drive before that light normally comes on. That is so, if that light dosen't come on ,you will know its time to change the oil. If that light doesn't come on at the right amount of miles,have your oil changed at the dealer and ask them to check the oil change warning light .If they find nothing wrong ,no charge . This warning light is fairly new ,in the old days people just guessed ,its about time to change the oil !

Jan 05, 2011 | Pontiac Grand Am Cars & Trucks

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How do I reset the change oil light after changing the oil. It did not go out.


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.
5. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator comes on and stays on, or CHANGE OIL SOON is displayed then the system did not reset and repeat the procedure.

1. 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.
2. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to 99%.

Sep 14, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

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How to reset the oil life monitor


1994-99 BUICK LESABRE
CHANGE OIL SOON Light
1. CHANGE OIL SOON light will come on when engine oil has broken down enough to require changing. After changing oil, reset oil life display.
2. To reset light, turn ignition on. Open glove box to access oil reset button. Press and hold oil reset button in glove box for at least 5 seconds, but not longer
than 60 seconds. The CHANGE OIL SOON light will flash 4 times to indicate light has been reset.

May 14, 2010 | 1999 Buick LeSabre

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My oil light is on I cant find anything wrong I need to reset the oil light


if oil light is on, you need to change your oil. or at least the car things you need to change it according to the last time the oil light was reset. check manual on how to reset light. on 99 caravans, i belive it has to do with the radio or the clock/calander display on the roof.

Jan 13, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan

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


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

Jun 16, 2009 | 1998 Pontiac Grand Am

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99 gmc oil light flashing


Try reseting it again. Sometimes it takes a couple of tries to get it right.

May 21, 2008 | 2000 GMC New Sierra 1500

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