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  • avatar 0patience 02/09/11 10:46 pm PST

    To be honest, I shouldn't.
    Your attitude leaves a lot to be desired, but since I am such a nice guy I'll post the procedure.
    In the future, you may want to think a little more about your replies to people who are providing you FREE information. As in you are not paying for it, so have no right to get snotty.

    2005 Chevrolet Impala V6-3.4L
    HOW TO RESET THE ENGINE OIL LIFE SYSTEM
    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 ENGINE OIL" message being turned on, reset the system.
    After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset. To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, use one of the following procedures:
    USING THE RADIO
    Turn the ignition to "ACC" or "ON", with the radio off.
    Press and hold the "TUNE DISP" knob on the radio for at least five seconds until "SETTINGS" is displayed.
    Press the "SEEK PSCAN" up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu.
    Scroll until "OIL LIFE" appears on the display.
    Press the "1 PREV" or "2 NEXT" buttons to enter the submenu. "RESET" will be displayed.
    Press the "TUNE DISP" knob to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and "DONE" will be displayed for one second.
    Once the indicator has been reset, scroll until "EXIT" appears on the display.
    Press the "TUNE DISP" knob to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.
    Turn the key to "OFF".
    If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
    USING THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL
    Turn the ignition to "ON", with the engine off.
    Fully press and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds. If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message flashes, the system is reset. However, if it stays on, it did not reset. Repeat the procedure.
    Turn the key to "OFF".
    If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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  • 0patience 02/08/11 11:54 pm PST

    It's in your owner's manual.
    It should show you how to reset it in the manual.

  • nibbleher 02/09/11 1:53 am PST

    i figured it would be in the owners manual.but i bought it used and there is no owners manual,or i wouldnt be ASKING THIS QUESTION.So,now again.is there anyone out there that would be kind enough to please give me the proper procedure to reset the oil change service display on the onbourd warning screen in the instroment cluster on a 05 chevy impala,3.4L,auto trans.THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR TIME

  • 0patience 02/09/11 10:46 pm PST

    To be honest, I shouldn't.
    Your attitude leaves a lot to be desired, but since I am such a nice guy I'll post the procedure.
    In the future, you may want to think a little more about your replies to people who are providing you FREE information. As in you are not paying for it, so have no right to get snotty.

    2005 Chevrolet Impala V6-3.4L
    HOW TO RESET THE ENGINE OIL LIFE SYSTEM
    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 ENGINE OIL" message being turned on, reset the system.
    After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset. To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, use one of the following procedures:
    USING THE RADIO
    Turn the ignition to "ACC" or "ON", with the radio off.
    Press and hold the "TUNE DISP" knob on the radio for at least five seconds until "SETTINGS" is displayed.
    Press the "SEEK PSCAN" up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu.
    Scroll until "OIL LIFE" appears on the display.
    Press the "1 PREV" or "2 NEXT" buttons to enter the submenu. "RESET" will be displayed.
    Press the "TUNE DISP" knob to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and "DONE" will be displayed for one second.
    Once the indicator has been reset, scroll until "EXIT" appears on the display.
    Press the "TUNE DISP" knob to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.
    Turn the key to "OFF".
    If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.
    USING THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL
    Turn the ignition to "ON", with the engine off.
    Fully press and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds. If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message flashes, the system is reset. However, if it stays on, it did not reset. Repeat the procedure.
    Turn the key to "OFF".
    If the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

  • nibbleher 02/10/11 2:57 am PST

    to Opatience:
    you know,i am so sorry for afending you.you are absalutely right.i am asking for some imformation for free.I AM SUCH A JERK.and i do apoligize.what is really going on is,my friends mom has the 05 impala.she calls me all the time to look at her car.not a problem,i love her.but flusterating some times.so i was just in a little bit of a [profanity deleted] mood.some times she has me look at something that isnt out of the oganary,in otherwords,"NOTHING WRONG".and i have to drive about 20 miles to where she lives.and that was one of the ,"NOTHING WRONG" days.i hope this helps with my JERK ATTITUDE.

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