Find how to reset any maintenance light or reset oil life after an oil change for all makes and models.

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Oil service reset Eighty-Eight

1994-1995

Engine Oil Life Monitor
Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Display the oil life index on the Driver Information System.
Hold the RESET button for 5 seconds. When a DIC message of RESET is displayed and the oil life index equals 100%, the reset is complete.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.
Change Oil Soon
Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press OIL button and release.
Select OIL menu by pressing MODE button.
Press and hold the RESET button for 5 to 7 seconds.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1996-1997

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Display the oil life index on the Driver Information System.
Hold the RESET button for 5 seconds.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1998

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press the TRIP button on the Driver Information System (DIC) switch to view various menu choices and stop on OIL LIFE REMAINING.
Press and hold the RESET button on the DIC switch for more than 5 seconds. The oil life will change to 100%. The engine oil life monitor is now reset.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1999

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press and hold the OIL RESET button in the IP storage compartment for at least 5 seconds, but no more than 60 seconds.
After 5 seconds, observe the CHANGE OIL SOON light flash 4 times before light turns off. This indicates that the engine oil life monitor system has reset.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

Oil service reset Pontiac Grand Prix

1996-1997

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Immediately after Step 1 press and release the gas pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes 2 times, the system is reset.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1998-2004

With Driver Information Centre:
Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press the trip calculator MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE.
Press and hold the trip calculator RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to 100%.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.
Without Driver Information Centre:
Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Immediately after Step 1 press and release the gas pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes 2 times, the system is reset.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

2005-2010

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press the OPTIONS button on the Driver Information Centre until ENGINE OIL MONITOR appears on 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 GAUGE button is pressed and the OIL LIFE REMAINING mode appears, it should read 100% OIL LIFE REMAINING appears, it should read 100 percent OIL LIFE REMAINING.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

Oil service reset Pontiac Bonneville

1985-1995

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press and release the SERVICE REMINDER button until the desired item is displayed.
When the desired item is displayed, do not release SERVICE REMINDER button.
After button has been pressed for approximately 10 seconds, the service interval mileage display will begin to count down in 500 mile/km intervals.
When desired service interval mileage is reached, release button.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1996-1997

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Display the oil life index on the Driver Information Centre.
Hold the RESET button for 5 seconds. When a DIC message of RESET is displayed and the oil life index equals 100%, the reset is complete.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1998

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press the TRIP button on the Driver Information Centre switch to view various menu choices, stop on OIL LIFE REMAINING.
Press and hold the RESET button on the DIC switch for more than 5 seconds. The oil life will change to 100%. The engine oil life monitor is now reset.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1999

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Press and hold the OIL RESET button in the glove box for at least 5 seconds, but no more than 60 seconds.
After 5 seconds, observe the CHANGE OIL SOON light flash 4 times before light the turns off. This indicates that the engine oil life monitor system has reset.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

2000-2005

Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting engine).
Display the oil life index on the Driver Information Centre.
Press and hold the RESET button for more than 5 seconds. The oil life will change to 100%.
Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

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