This article is all about Chevy Sonic Oil Light Reset which has to be done after every 5 thousand miles. The oil light also called “MAINT REQD” on some car makers, is not a warning light, rather, it is a reminder.
The maintenance required or oil change light is a reminder to you, that it is due time for maintenance again and changing of oil. If you take your Chevy Sonic to a quick LUB store they will reset the light for you after changing the oil but if they forget to, you will have to.
Chevy Sonic Oil Light Reset Steps
Ideally, after traveling every 5000 miles, you need to perform an oil change (also called service) so the light comes on. Be sure to go through your car owner’s manual to be sure of what the light looks like on the dashboard.
- Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine
If your vehicle has an ignition button, press the Engine Start/Stop button without touching the brake pedal
- Press the MENU button repeatedly until you see REMAINING OIL LIFE on the display
The button is located on the turn signal lever
- Hold down the SET/CLR button until the “Oil Life” display changes to 100 percent
If a confirmation message appears on the display, select YES to confirm
- Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.
Watch the video below to see how
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Engine Type Oil Viscosity and Capacity
This is a tabular representation of Chevy Sonic oil viscosity and capacity detailed information and it is important to know this as it will help in knowing the exact oil for your vehicle. This info. Comes in handy before and after a Chevy Sonic oil change reset.
|Car Make, Model & Year||Engine||Capacity/Filter||Oil Change Intervals|
|Sonic 1.4 Ecotec VVT Turbo (2012 – )||LUV||4 l 4.23 US Quarts / Filter: n/a||7 500 miles / 12 months|
|Sonic 1.8 Ecotec VVT (2012 – )||LUW/LWE||4.5 l 4.76 US Quarts / Filter: n/a||7 500 miles|
This article is a very comprehensive guide about Chevy Sonic Oil Change Light Reset, it also contains tabular details about engine type, oil viscosity, and capacity. Please do not forget to share this article using the share button below, who knows you might help someone who needs it.
All information provided on this page is for information purposes and it is basically a guide as to how to carry out the above subject matter. Due to the fact that there are many varieties of vehicle make and models, we strongly advise you to refer back to your car owners manual for the procedure if the one above is not working.