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NEED TO RESET OIL CHANGE LIGHT - 2008 Chevrolet Impala

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How to Reset the Engine Oil Life System
The Engine Oil Life System calculates when to change the engine oil and filter based on vehicle use. Whenever the oil is changed, reset the system so it can calculate when the next oil change is required. If a situation occurs where the oil is changed prior to a CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message being turned on, reset the system.
Always reset the engine oil life to 100% after every oil change. It will not reset itself. To reset the Engine Oil Life System:
Display the OIL LIFE REMAINING on the DIC.
Press and hold the SET/RESET button on the DIC for more than five seconds. The oil life will change to 100%.
If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message comes back on when the vehicle is started, the Engine Oil Life System has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
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It's on the dash you should have a button. one says set/ reset, for 5 seconds or more and it will reset it to 100% oil life

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Press the trip meter select/reset pin until you the oil life
reminder is displayed
Press and hold the select/reset pin down for approximately 10
seconds until the oil life reminder is blinking
Press and hold the select/reset pin down for another 5 seconds or
so until the oil life reminder is reset to 100%

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two options. one is to disconnect the red terminal from your battery, this will reset everything, even the radio and clock. if you have an advanced auto parts nearby , they can plug in the obd reader and erase the engine code without any hassle.

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I found this for ya, hope it helps!

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Oil Change Reset
A press of the OIL CHANGE RESET switch will allow you to
reset the oil life feature to 100% (or your Personalized Oil Reset
Percentage). After you have the oil changed, you must execute
the following procedure. Press the OIL CHANGE RESET switch
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