Reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP

Reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP. From years: 2008, 2009.

How to reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP.

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 engine oil life 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.

Reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP.

After changing the engine oil on your Pontiac Torrent GXP, the system must be reset as follows:

  1. Switch ON the ignition, don’t start the car.
  2. Push the info and reset buttons on the Driver Information Center (DIC) at the same time for a few seconds, then release to enter the personalization menu.
  3. Push the info button to scroll through the available personalization menu modes until the DIC display shows OIL-LIFE RESET.
  4. Press & hold the reset button until the Driver Information Center DIC display shows ACKNOWLEDGED. 
  5. This will tell you the warning light has been reset.
  6. Turn the key to LOCK.

If the CHANGE OIL SOON message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the reset procedure.

The full procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP is taken owners manual.

Reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP manual 2005-2009.

Pontiac Torrent GXP CHANGE OIL SOON message will display when the life of the engine oil has expired and it should be changed. When you acknowledge the CHANGE OIL SOON message by clearing it from the display, you still must reset the engine oil life system separately.

Info and reset button Pontiac Torrent GXP.

Reset button Pontiac Torrent(Information): Press this button to scroll through the vehicle information mode displays.

Information button Pontiac Torrnet(Reset): Press this button to reset some vehicle information mode displays, select a personalization menu mode setting, or acknowledge a warning message.

Press and hold the information and reset buttons at the same time for several seconds, then release the buttons to enter the personalization menu.


Another procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP.

  1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN position, don’t start the vehicle.
  2. After that, push and let go of the gas pedal three times in five seconds.
  3. The change engine oil warning light will flash while the system is resetting.
  4. Turn OFF the ignition and then start the car to verify the service indicator has been reset.

If the light or message comes back on and stays on when the vehicle is started, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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

Reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP manual 2009.

When the change engine oil light and/or CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message displays, service is required for the vehicle. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible within the next 600 miles (1 000 km). It is possible that, if driving under the best conditions, the engine oil life system may not indicate that vehicle service 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. Your dealer/retailer has trained service technicians who will perform this work using genuine parts and reset the system.

If the engine oil life system is ever reset accidentally, service the vehicle within 3,000 miles (5 000 km) since the last service. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the oil is changed.

When the change engine oil light and/or CHANGE ENGINE 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 the first service be Maintenance I, the second service be Maintenance II, and then alternate Maintenance I and Maintenance II thereafter. However, in some cases, Maintenance II may be required more often.

Pontiac Torrent GXP Maintenance I. Use Maintenance I if the light/message displays within 10 months since the vehicle was purchased or Maintenance II was performed.

Pontiac Torrent GXP Maintenance II. Use Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the light/message displays 10 months or more since the last service or if the light/message has not come on at all for one year.

Pontiac Torrent GXP CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message displays and the Change Engine Oil Light in the instrument panel cluster turns on when service is required for the vehicle.


That it is the full procedure how to reset oil service light Pontiac Torrent GXP. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for Pontiac cars. Or any warning light for service reminder which appears on the display. Write in the search box the car name for which you want to find information, and find how to reset other service reminders by yourself.

 This is an information site where you can solve your car problems. Send us a comment if our procedures are correctly. If you would have anything to add, for us every opinion counts.

Click hear to see full procedure how do you reset the oil light indicator. How to reset the maintenance light and how do you reset service light for all Pontiac vehicles.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.