Reset oil service light Pontiac SV6

Reset oil service light Pontiac SV6.

How to reset oil service light Pontiac SV6.

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 SOON message being turned on, reset the system.

  1. With the ignition key in RUN/ON but the car engine off. 
  2. Repeatedly push the set/reset button until OIL is displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC).
  3. When OIL is displayed, press and hold the set/reset button for 5 seconds.
  4. The number will disappear and be replaced by 100, indicating 100% oil life remaining.
  5. Switch the key to LOCK/OFF.
  6. 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.

Reset oil service light Pontiac SV6 manual.

All information how to reset oil service light Pontiac SV6 is taken owners manual.

Reset oil service light Pontiac SV6 DIC buttons.

Pontiac SV6 info button Pontiac SV6 information button. Press this button to display the odometer, trip distance, time elapsed, average speed, fuel economy, battery voltage, oil life, and to turn off the DIC.

Pontiac G8 button Pontiac SV6  Set/Reset button. Press this button to set or reset certain functions and to turn off or acknowledge messages on the DIC.

Pontiac SV6 menu button Pontiac SV6 menu button. Press this button to display the units, language, personalization, if equipped, compass zone and compass calibration, if equipped. See DIC Vehicle Personalization (Uplevel Only) on page 3-68 for more information.

Oil Life Pontiac SV6. Press the information button until OIL LIFE displays. This mode shows an estimate of the oil’s remaining useful life. If you see OIL LIFE 99% on the display, that means 99% of the current oil life remains. The engine oil life system will alert you to change your oil on a schedule consistent with your driving conditions. When the remaining oil life is low, the LOW OIL PRESSURE message will appear on the display. You should change your oil as soon as possible. In addition to the engine oil life system monitoring the oil life, additional maintenance is recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. See Scheduled Maintenance below for more information. Remember, you must reset the OIL LIFE yourself after each oil change. It will not reset itself. Also, be careful not to reset the OIL LIFE accidentally at any time other than when the oil has just been changed. It cannot be reset accurately until the next oil change. To reset the engine oil life system, see above how to reset oil service light Pontiac SV6. The display will show 100% when the system is reset.

CHANGE OIL SOON Pontiac SV6. This message will display when service is required for the vehicle. See below Scheduled Maintenance for more information.  The CHANGE OIL SOON message is reset by acknowledging the message. The OIL LIFE screen under the gages menu on the DIC must also be reset. See abouve “Oil Life”.  This message will display while the ignition is in RUN. Press any of the DIC buttons to acknowledge this message and to clear it from the screen.  This message will continue to display for two seconds if it has not been acknowledged when the engine is turned off. It will also re-display for two 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 will re-appear when the engine is turned on.

Scheduled Maintenance Pontiac SV6.  When the CHANGE OIL SOON 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 CHANGE OIL SOON 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 SV6 Maintenance I. Use Maintenance I if the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes on within 10 months since the vehicle was purchased or Maintenance II was performed.

Pontiac SV6 Maintenance II. Use Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the 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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