Reset oil service light Pontiac Grand AM 2005.
How to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand AM 2005.
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 light being turned on, reset the system.
After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset. To reset the CHANGE OIL light, use the following procedure:
- Turn the ignition to ON, with the engine off.
- Fully press and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds.
- The reset is complete when you hear the chimes and the CHANGE OIL light goes out.
- However, if the light stays on and no chime is heard, you will need to repeat the reset procedure.
- Turn the key to OFF and then start the vehicle to see if maintenance light indicator has been reset.
- If the CHANGE OIL light comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
The full procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand AM 2005 is taken owner’s manual.
Pontiac Grand AM 2005 Change Engine 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.
When to Change Engine Oil on a Pontiac Grand AM 2005. 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 600 miles (1 000 km). 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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