Reset oil service light Pontiac G5. From years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
How to reset oil service light Pontiac G5.
The Engine Oil Life System calculates when to change your engine oil and ﬁlter based on vehicle use. Anytime your oil is changed, reset the system so it can calculate when the next oil change is required. If a situation occurs where you change your oil prior to a CHANGE OIL SOON message being turned on, reset the system.
After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset as follows:
- Turn the ignition to ON\RUN, do not start the engine.
- Push the information & reset buttons on the Driver Information Center (DIC) at the same time to enter the personalization menu.
- Push the information button to scroll through the available personalization menu modes until the DIC shows OIL-LIFE RESET on the display.
- Push & hold the reset button until the DIC display shows ACKNOWLEDGED.
- This will tell you the system has been reset.
- Turn the key to OFF\LOCK.
- If the CHANGE OIL SOON warning light message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the reset procedure.
The full procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac G5 is taken owner’s manual.
OIL LIFE Pontiac G5. Press the information button until OIL LIFE is displayed. The engine oil life system shows an estimate of the oil’s remaining useful life. It will show 100% when the system is reset after an oil change. It will alert you to change your oil on a schedule consistent with your driving conditions. In addition to the engine oil life system monitoring the oil life, additional maintenance is recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. Always reset the engine oil life system after an oil change.
CHANGE OIL SOON Pontiac G5. This message displays when the life of the engine oil has expired and it should be changed. When you acknowledge the CHANGE OIL SOON message by clearing it from the display, you still must reset the engine oil life system separately.
OIL LIFE RESET Pontiac G5. When this feature is displayed, you can reset the engine oil life system.
Scheduled Maintenance Pontiac G5. When the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes on, it means that service is required for your vehicle. Have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible within the next 600 miles (1 000 km). It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the engine oil life system may not indicate that vehicle service is necessary for over a year. However, your engine oil and ﬁlter must be changed at least once a year and at this time the system must be reset. If the engine oil life system is ever reset accidentally, you must service your vehicle within 3,000 miles (5 000 km) since your last service. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the oil is changed. When the CHANGE OIL SOON message appears, certain services, checks, and inspections are required. Required services are described in the following for “Maintenance I” and “Maintenance II.” Generally, it is recommended that your ﬁrst service be Maintenance I, your second service be Maintenance II, and that you alternate Maintenance I and Maintenance II thereafter. However, in some cases, Maintenance II may be required more often.
Pontiac G5 Maintenance I. Use Maintenance I if the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes on within 10 months since the vehicle was purchased or Maintenance II was performed.
Pontiac G5 Maintenance II. Use Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes on 10 months or more since the last service or if the message has not come on at all for one year.
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