Question about 2008 Chevrolet Impala
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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Posted on Jan 03, 2011
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
Posted on Jan 03, 2011
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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Posted on Mar 22, 2015
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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.
Posted on Dec 23, 2011
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After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset.
With the ignition key to ON, push the RESET button
located in the driver's side instrument panel fuse block. The
CHANGE OIL light will start to flash, press and hold the
RESET button again. The reset is complete when you hear
the chimes sound and the CHANGE OIL light goes out.
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