Howto: Buick Rainier Engine Oil Life Soon Reset Guide

Buick Rainier Oil Reset from year 2004-2005-2006-2007

HOW TO RESET

Buick Rainier Oil Reset from year 2004-2005-2006-2007.

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.

To reset the Engine Oil Life System, do the following:

STEP 1

  • Turn the IGNITION key to RUN with the engine off.

STEP 2

  • Fully press and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds.

STEP 3

  • Turn the key to LOCK. OIL RESET is complete. if FAIL repeat the procedure.

INSTRUCTION GUIDE FROM OWNERS MANUAL

Buick Rainier Oil Reset

Engine Oil Life System

When to Change Engine Oil

This vehicle has a computer system that indicates when to change the engine oil and filter. This is based on a combination of factors which include engine revolutions, engine temperature, and miles driven. Based on driving conditions, the mileage at which an oil change is indicated can vary considerably. For the oil life system to work properly, the system must be reset every time the oil is changed.

CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON

This message displays when the engine oil needs to be changed. When you change the engine oil, be sure to reset the Oil Life System.

 

The Oil Life display must be reset after each oil change. It will not reset itself. Do not reset the Oil Life display accidentally at any time other than when the oil has just been changed. It cannot be reset accurately until the next oil change. To reset the engine oil life system,follow the instruction above.