Reset oil service light Pontiac Grand Prix 1999.
How to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand Prix 1999.
To reset on a Pontiac Grand Prix from 1999 equipped with Driver Information Center (DIC) the Oil Life Monitor after the oil has been changed, follow this steps.
- Turn the ignition to on/run, one position before starting engine.
- Press the MODE button until the light appears lit next to OIL LIFE.
- Press and hold the RESET button for three seconds. The oil life percentage should change to 100%.
- Turn the ignition OFF and then start the car to verify that the warning light has been reset.
The full procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand Prix 1999 is taken owner’s manual.
Pontiac Grand Prix 1999 OIL LIFE. Shows a percentage of the oil’s remaining useful life. The system predicts remaining oil life using inputs from length of drives, coolant temperature, engine rpm and vehicle speed. Each time you get an oil change, be sure to reset this function so that it will give you an accurate percentage.
How do you reset oil service light Pontiac Grand Prix 1999 without driver information centre (DIC).
- With the ignition key in ON but the engine off.
- Fully push and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds.
- If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes, the system is resetting.
- Turn the ignition key to OFF, then start the vehicle.
- If the CHANGE OIL SOON light comes back on, the Oil Life Monitor has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
Pontiac Grand Prix 1999 CHANGE OIL SOON. This light will appear when the system predicts that the oil’s remaining useful life is almost up. The system predicts remaining oil life using inputs from length of drives, coolant temperature, engine rpm and vehicle speed. It alerts you to change the oil on a schedule consistent with the vehicle’s driving conditions.
When to Change Engine Oil on a Pontiac Grand Prix 1999. Your vehicle has a computer that lets you know when to change your engine oil. This is not based on mileage, but on engine revolutions and engine operating temperature. When the computer has calculated that the oil needs changing, the Oil Life Monitor will indicate that a change is necessary. The mileage between oil changes will vary depending on how you drive your vehicle — usually between 3,000 miles (5 000 km) and 7,500 miles (12 500 km) since your last oil change. Under severe conditions, the indicator may come on before 3,000 miles (5 000 km). Never drive your vehicle more than 7,500 miles (12 500 km) or 12 months (whichever occurs first) without an oil change.
The system won’t detect dust in the oil. So, if you drive in a dusty area, be sure to change your oil every 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or sooner. Remember to reset the Oil Life Monitor whenever the oil is changed.
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