Reset oil service light Pontiac Wave

Reset oil service light Pontiac Wave.

How to reset oil service light Pontiac Wave.

The Engine Oil Life System calculates when to change your 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 the oil is changed prior to a change engine oil light being turned on, reset the system.

After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset:

  1. With the engine off, turn the ignition key to ON/RUN.
  2. Fully push & release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds.
  3. Turn the key to LOCK/OFF, then start the vehicle.
  4. If the change engine oil warning light comes back on when the car is started, the engine oil life system has not reset.
  5. Repeat the reset procedure.
Reset oil service light Pontiac Wave manual.
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Reset oil service light Pontiac Wave.

Change Engine Oil Light Pontiac Wave. The vehicle has an engine oil life system that indicates when the oil needs to be changed. When the change engine oil light comes on, it means that the engine oil needs to be changed. Once the engine oil has been changed, the engine oil life system must be reset. After reset, the chagne engine oil light goes out.

Scheduled Maintenance Pontiac Wave. When the change engine oil light 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. 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. See for information on the Engine Oil Life System and resetting the system. When the change engine oil light displays, 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. 

Maintenance I Pontiac Wave. Use Maintenance I if the change engine oil light displays within 10 months since the vehicle was purchased or Maintenance II was performed.

Maintenance II Pontiac Wave. Use Maintenance II if the previous service performed was Maintenance I. Always use Maintenance II whenever the change engine oil light displays 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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