1995-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Oil Change Reminder Reset

 

1995-1999 Chevy Monte Carlo Oil Reset

  1. Engine oil life monitor calculates engine oil temperature and engine revolutions. It indicates when the engine oil is nearly worn out. CHANGE OIL or CHANGE OIL SOON light on the instrument cluster is illuminated when it is time to change the engine oil.
  2. To reset oil life monitor on a vehicle with a Driver Information Center, go to step 4. To reset the oil life monitor on a vehicle NOT equipped with a Driver Information Center, turn ignition switch to ON or RUN position with engine off. Depress accelerator pedal slowly to wide open throttle 3 times within 5 seconds.
  3. If the CHANGE OIL or CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes 2 times, the system is reset. However, if light comes on for 5 seconds, system did not reset. Repeat reset procedure. Turn ignition off. Start engine. If oil light comes back on and stays on, the oil life monitor has not reset. Repeat reset procedure.
  4. If vehicle is equipped with a Driver Information Center (DIC), reset the oil life monitor by pressing the Driver Information Center RESET button for 5 seconds while viewing the oil life display.

 

2000-2001 Chevy Monte Carlo Oil Reset

  1. The CHANGE ENGINE OIL message is displayed when its time to change engine oil, usually between 3000 and 7500 miles since last oil change. The oil change interval is not based on mileage, but on engine revolutions and engine operating temperature.
  2. here are 2 ways to reset the engine oil life monitor. To reset the engine oil life monitor using the accelerator pedal, go to step 5. To reset the engine oil life monitor using the radio, turn the radio off. Turn ignition to ACC or ON, with the engine off. Press and hold the DISP button on the radio for at least 5 seconds until SETTINGS is displayed.
  3. Press the SEEK up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display. Press the PREV or NEXT button to enter the sub-menu. RESET will be displayed.
  4. Press the DISP button to reset. A chime will sound to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message indicator has been reset, scroll through the menu until EXIT appears on the display. Press the DISP button to exit the program. A chime will sound to verify the exit.
  5. To reset the engine oil life monitor using the accelerator pedal, turn ignition on with engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal slowly 3 times within 5 seconds. If CHANGE ENGINE OILlight flashes, oil life monitor is reset. If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL light comes back on and stays on, oil life monitor has not reset. Repeat reset procedure.

2002-2004 Chevy Monte Carlo Oil Reset

  1. The CHANGE ENGINE OIL message is displayed when its time to change engine oil, usually between 3000 and 7500 miles since last oil change. The oil change interval is not based on mileage, but on engine revolutions and engine operating temperature.
  2. There are 2 ways to reset the engine oil life monitor. To reset the engine oil life monitor using the accelerator pedal, go to step 5. To reset the engine oil life monitor using the radio, turn the radio off. Turn ignition to ACC or ON, with the engine off. Press and hold the TUNE DISP button on the radio for at least 5 seconds until SETTINGS is displayed.
  3. Press the SEEK PSCAN up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Press the 1 PREV or 2 NEXT button to enter the sub-menu. RESET will be displayed.
  4. Press the TUNE DISP button to reset. A chime will sound to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message indicator has been reset, scroll through the menu until EXIT appears on the display. Press the TUNE DISP button to exit the program. A chime will sound to verify the exit.
  5. To reset the engine oil life monitor using the accelerator pedal, turn ignition on with engine off. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal slowly 3 times within 5 seconds. If CHANGE ENGINE OIL light flashes, oil life monitor is reset. If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL light comes back on and stays on, oil life monitor has not reset. Repeat reset procedure.

2005-2006 Chevy Monte Carlo Oil Reset

To reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL message, use one of the following procedures:

Using The Radio

  1. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON, with the radio off.
  2. Press and hold the TUNE DISP knob on the radio for at least five seconds until SETTINGS is displayed.
  3. Press the SEEK PSCAN up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu.
  4. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display.
  5. Press the 1 PREV or 2 NEXT buttons to enter the sub-menu. RESET will be displayed.
  6. 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.
  7. Once the indicator has been reset, scroll until EXIT appears on the display.
  8. Press the TUNE DISP knob to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.
  9. 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

  1. Turn the ignition to ON, with the engine off.
  2. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal slowly 3 times within five seconds. If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL message flashes, the system is reset.
  3. However, if message stays on, it did not reset. Repeat the procedure.
  4. Turn the key to OFF.

If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL message comes back on when engine is started, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

2007 Chevy Monte Carlo Oil Reset

After changing the engine oil, reset the system by performing the following steps:

  1. Press the option button on the DIC until OIL LIFE REMAINING appears on the DIC screen.
  2. Press the SET/RESET button on DIC for more than 5 seconds. The oil life will change to 100%.
  3. Turn the key to OFF. If the light or message comes back on when you start your vehicle, the oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

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