Reset oil service light Pontiac Grand AM 2002.
How to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand AM 2002.
The GM 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 light being turned on, reset the system.
After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset. To reset the oil life indicator, do the following steps:
- With the ignition key in ON, a short time after turning off the engine.
- Press the RESET button located in the driver’s side instrument panel fuse block.
- When the CHANGE OIL light starts to flash, press and hold the RESET button again.
- The reset is complete when you hear the chimes and the CHANGE OIL light goes out.
- If your vehicle is equipped with a 2.2L L4 ECOTEC engine, it has a unique oil filter element. When reinstalling the filter cap do not exceed 18 lb-ft (25 N·m). Inspect the condition of the O-ring and replace if damaged.
- Turn OFF the ignition and then start the vehicle to verify the maintenance indicator has been reset.
The full procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand AM 2002 is taken owner’s manual.
Pontiac Grand AM 2002 Change Oil Light. The CHANGE OIL light should come on briefly as a bulb check when you start the engine. If the light doesn’t come on, have it serviced. If the CHANGE OIL light comes on and stays on after you start the engine, have the oil changed.
Pontiac Grand AM 2002 Engine Oil Scheduled Maintenance. Your vehicle has a computer system that lets you know when to change the engine oil and filter. This is based on engine revolutions and engine temperature, and not on mileage. Based on driving conditions, the mileage at which an oil change will be indicated can vary considerably. For the oil life system to work properly, you must reset the system every time the oil is changed. When the system has calculated that oil life has been diminished, it will indicate that an oil change is necessary. A CHANGE OIL light will come on. Change your oil as soon as possible within the next two times you stop for fuel. It is possible that, if you are driving under the best conditions, the oil life system may not indicate that an oil change 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. It is also important to check your oil regularly and keep it at the proper level. If the system is ever reset accidentally, you must change your oil at 3,000 miles (5 000 km) since your last oil change. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the oil is changed.
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