Reset oil service light Pontiac G8. From years: 2008, 2009.
How to reset oil service light Pontiac G8.
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 you change the oil prior to the Service Engine Oil message being displayed, reset the system.
After changing the engine oil, reset the system:
- Turn the ignition key to ON/RUN, do not start the vehicle.
- After step 1 fully push and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds.
- If the Service Engine Oil message does not appear, the system is reset.
- If the Service Engine Oil message displays, you will need to reset the system again.
Scheduled Maintenance Pontiac G8. When the Service Engine Oil 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 Service Engine Oil 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 G8 Maintenance I. Use Maintenance I if the Service Engine Oil message comes on within 10 months since the vehicle was purchased or Maintenance II was performed.
Pontiac G8 Maintenance II. Use Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the Service Engine Oil 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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