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I try to reset the oil by turning ignition to on aand pressing to pedal all the way down under 5 second, but still light wont go off

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Depending on what type and year car you have its diffrent ways for diffrent cars, but you need to turn the key on and with in 5 sec, push pedal to floor 3 times, light should blink then turn key off and then start engine light should go out,. let me know if this doesnt work and list the year make and model car. hope this helps.

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Oil change light wont go out on a 1999 grand am


Hello Dyno.
Have you tried using this procedure to turn it off?




OIL LIFE MONITOR SYSTEM

Resetting Procedure

  1. Turn the ignition to the ON position, engine OFF.
Drivers Side I/P Fuse Block 86382201


  1. Press and release the RESET button on the drivers side I/P fuse block.
    • The CHANGE OIL indicator will start flashing.
  1. Press and hold the RESET button until an audible chime is heard and then release.
    • If the CHANGE OIL indicator comes back on, the system did not reset. Try the procedure again.

Nov 10, 2010 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT

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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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Chevrolet service light 1991-01


Camaro

1998-01

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


Corvette


1997-01

To reset the monitor after an oil change, turn the ignition on. Press the "TRIP" button so that the "OIL LIFE" percentage is displayed. Press "RESET" and hold it for two seconds. The word "RESET" should appear on the monitor, then "OIL LIFE 90%".


Impala,
Monte Carlo


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator three times within five seconds. If the CHG OIL SOON lights two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHG OIL SOON light comes back on, the system has not been reset, repeat the procedure. Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System using the DE 100 Series Radio. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON and the radio off. Press and hold the DISP button on the radio for at least five seconds until SETTINGS is displayed. Press the SEEK up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display. Press the PREV or NEXT button to enter the submenu. RESET will be displayed. Press the DISP button to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message has been reset, scroll until EXIT appears on the display. Press the DISP button to exit programming. A chime will be heard to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.


Impala,
Caprice


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.



Lumina,
Monte Carlo,
Impala,
Caprice


1996-00,
1996-99,
1995-96,
1995-96

To reset "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position without starting the engine. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The light will flash and go out.


Corvette


1990-96

After an oil change, or when "CHANGE OIL" appears on the Trip Monitor, with the ignition on and engine off, press the "ENG MET" button (located on trip monitor) once. Press the "ENG MET" button again within 5 seconds. Within 5 seconds, press and hold the "RANGE" button (1990-1994) or "GAUGES" button (1995). The light will flash. When it stops flashing and goes out, the system is reset.


Chevrolet Suburban,
GMC Yukon XL,
Chevrolet Silverado,
GMC Trucks Sierra


2000-01,
1999-00

Turn the ignition key to the RUN position. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes 2 times, the system is reset. However, if the light comes on and stays on for 5 seconds, the system did not reset. Repeat the procedure if the system does not reset.


Silverado, Sierra Trucks


1991-93

To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, turn the ignition key to the run position. Press and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. If the light flashes for 5 seconds, the system is reset. Repeat procedure as needed.















on Dec 07, 2009 | Chevrolet Camaro Cars & Trucks

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How reset oil light 2009 pontiac wave g3


Turn on the ignition with engine off.
Fully press and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds
Turn off the ignition

It is in sections 3 and 5 of the owners manual if you ever need to refresh this next time.

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How to remove "oil change" code on 04 gmc sierra


Turn the key on,and press the gas pedal three times slow,within five seconds

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Change oil light comes on ans stays on shortly after turning the car on. Then it turns off after a minute or so. Oil was changed very recently and don't know what's up?


This light needs to be reset when the oil is changed. To reset, do the following:
1. turn key to 'run' position with engine OFF
2.fully press and release the gas pedal 3 times in 5 seconds or less
3.light should now flash, which means it is reset. Light will go off in 30 seconds, or when key is turned off.

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Bmw 530d (2002) service reset problem


Just ensuring that it doesnt have a under-bonnet diagnostic connector otherwise this method wont work.

This is how to reset the light.

Switch ignition off and press and hold the button (in between the fuel level and speedo) and at the same time turn the ignition to position 1. After 5 seconds the words OIL SERVICE or INSPECTION are shown together with the message "reset" or "re".

Release the button and press and hold it again for a further 5 seconds until the "resets" or "re" starts to flash. Release the button and press once for the last time. The new service interval mileage should now be displayed. Switch off ignition, job done!

Hope this helps!

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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

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Reset Change Oil Light


Hello - I have a 2003 Grand Am GT and to reset my "Change Oil" light, I turn the ignition key to the on position (without starting the car) and fully press the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The "Change Oil" light will flash a few times then turn off.

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Change oil light.


Turn the ignition to the "ON" position. with the engine NOT running. With the ignition in the "ON" position press the gas pedal down to the floor 3 times within 5 seconds. The light should flash twice. If it doesn't you need to try resetting it again.

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