Reset oil service light Pontiac Grand Prix 2008.
How to reset oil service light Pontiac Grand Prix 2008.
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 a CHANGE OIL SOON message appearing on the DIC, reset the system.
To reset on a Pontiac Grand Prix 2008 the oil life system, after the oil has been changed, follow these steps:
- Switch ignition to ON, one position befor you start the engine.
- Press the options button on the DIC until ENGINE OIL MONITOR appears on the DIC screen.
- Press the set/reset button to reset the system.
- The next screen indicates that the engine oil monitor system has been reset.
- If the vehicle is equipped with the trip computer DIC, when the gage button is pressed and the OIL LIFE REMAINING mode appears, it should read 100% OIL LIFE REMAINING. Picture below.
- Turn the key to LOCK/OFF.
- If the CHANGE OIL SOON message 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 Prix 2008 is taken owner’s manual.
Pontiac Grand Prix 2008 OIL LIFE REMAINING. Press the gages button until OIL LIFE REMAINING is displayed. This screen indicates the percentage of oil life in the vehicle’s engine that has not degraded. After the oil has been changed in the vehicle, reset the ENGINE OIL MONITOR screen in the options menu. Press the gages button again to advance to the next screen.
Pontiac Grand Prix 2008 ENGINE OIL MONITOR SYSTEM. This menu allows the engine oil monitor system to be reset. Press the options button to advance to the next screen.
Pontiac Grand Prix 2008 CHANGE OIL SOON. This symbol comes on with this message. This message displays when service is required for the vehicle. The CHANGE OIL SOON message is reset by acknowledging the message. The ENGINE OIL MONITOR SYSTEM screen under the options menu on the DIC must also be reset. This message displays while the ignition is in ON/RUN. Press the set/reset button to acknowledge this message and to clear it from the screen. This message continues to display for three seconds if it has not been acknowledged when the engine is turned off. It also re-displays for three seconds if the message has been acknowledged, but the condition still exists when the engine is turned off. If the condition still exists, the message re-appears when the engine is turned on.
When to Change Engine Oil on a Grand Prix 2008. 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 SOON message will come on. Change the 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 might not indicate that an oil change is necessary for over a year. However, the engine oil and filter must be changed at least once a year and at this time the system must be reset. If the system is ever reset accidentally, you must change the oil at 3,000 miles (5 000 km) since the last oil change. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the oil is changed.
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