2000-2013 Chevrolet Impala Oil Change Reminder Reset

 

Impala 2000-2001 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 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 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.

Impala 2002-2004 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. See Fig. 2-Fig. 5 .
  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 PTYPE 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 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.

Impala 2005-2006 Oil Reset

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 it 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 you start your vehicle, the engine oil life system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

Impala 2007-2013 Oil Reset

After changing the engine oil, reset the system by performing the following steps:
1. Display the OIL LIFE REMAINING on the DIC.
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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