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Re: how do i reset my oil light? my husband changed
TURN THE IGNITION KEY TO RUN WITH THE ENGINE OFF.FULLY PRESS AND RELEASE THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL THREE TIMES WITH IN FIVE SECONDS.YOU HAVE TO DO THIS MORE THAN ONE TIME.ITS NOT GOING TO RESET FIRST TRY BUT DO THIS PROCEDURE.UNTIL THE CHANGE ENGINE OIL LIGHT WILL FLASH WHILE THE SYSTEM IS RESETTING.TURN THE KEY TO OFF.WAIT A FEW SECONDS.START CAR UP TO SEE IF CHANGE OIL LIGHT COME BACK ON.IF YES YOU HAVE TO TRY THE RESET PROCEDURE AGAIN.
Re: how do i reset my oil light? my husband changed
Hear it is the full procedure how to reset oil service light Chevrolet
Equinox. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil
change. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or
insp errors when maint reqd, for Chevy cars. http://resetservicelight.com/reset-oil-service-light-indicator-chevrolet-equinox/
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Me i find synthetic oil to be better in winter the engine turn faster in cold start but it mush more expensive to use synthetic if your looking to save money synthetic oil good for 15000 km regular around 5000km use synthetic oil because its better for the engine not to save money
Hi Sandra, The oil service light in the vehicle has been preset at the factory to 5000 intervals for use with mineral oils. The engine does not know the difference between the oils. Ask your service center if the warning is adjustable for use with synthetic oil. There is no problem (except financial) in changing the oil every 5000 instead of ten, in fact it will help maintain the engine in better condition. Best regards John
it wont go away because their is a mechanical problem and or problem with oil change [ not enough oil wrong filter etc ] will need to have vehicle scanned for the fault code to determine the problem most auto stores offer this service for free
To reset CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message on the Message Center, press the SET UP control to access the System Check mode. Press and release the RESET button to display “OIL LIFE % HOLD RESET NEW” is displayed. Press and hold the RESET button for 2 seconds until “IF NEW OIL HOLD RESET” is displayed. Press and hold RESET button until “OIL LIFE SET TO 100%” is displayed.
Ford Five Hundred, Freestyle, Mercury Montego 2005-06 Tap the ODO/TRIP button to toggle the display between the odometer and trip odometer. Tap on the ODOiTRIP button again to toggle the display between the trip odometer and OIL LIFE % display. Press and hold the ODO/IRIP button for 2 seconds or more to display OIL LIFE 100%. Your oil life in now reset.
Good luck and print this and keep it in the glove box. Keep me posted if you have any other questions
your oil pressure switch is a great place to start. since the oil was really thick you could have a horrible oil sludge problem. about 50-100 miles before your next oil change take a bottle of Transmission Fluid and dump in with your oil. and Drive for the remaning 50-100 miles with the Trany fluid still in the oil. The Transmission Fluid is a great Cleaner for sludge.
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To reset the oil maintence:
Have the car in a secure location with the engine off
1. Press the ingition button once, do not have your foot on the break pedal 2. Make sure you have the instrument cluster (panel on left hand side below gauges) open 3. The button marked "reset" depress it for 30 seconds and the "oil maintenance," should be reset.
Are 2 procedure to Reset the oil life.
1-- Using the accelator pedal.
Turn ignition ON with engine OFF
Fully press and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds.
The oil change light will flash a few times and them go OFF.
If the light is still on repeat the procedure.
2-- This procedure need the RADIO, if you have an aftermarket
Radio you don't be able to do.
Turn the ignition switch to ON position,
turn OFF the RADIO,
Press and hold the Tune disp, button for 5 seconds or until
Settings is displayed,
Press the seek ptype or seek pscan up and dow to scroll the main menu,
Scroll until the OIL LIFE appear on display
Press the 1prev or 2next to scroll the sub menu, RESET will be displayed , Press the TUNE disp buttom to reset,
A chime will be heard to verify the new settings and done
Will be displayed for one second.
Press the TUNE DISP to exit from the program,
A chime will be heard to verify the exit.
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