2016-2020 Chevrolet Malibu Oil Life Light Change Engine Oil Minder Reset

2016-2020 Chevrolet Malibu Oil Life Light Change Engine Oil Minder Reset – The Chevrolet Malibu (named in honor of the coastal city of Malibu, California) is a mid-size vehicle produced in the United States by General Motors (GM). The vehicle is sold in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Israel. Produced in 1964, the first Malibu is the most luxurious version of the Chevrolet Chevelle, a “Pony car”. It is sold under the name of Chevelle Malibu.

The eighth-generation Chevrolet Malibu is marketed in late 2011 in the United States and early 2012 in Europe, France. There she replaces the missing Chevrolet Epica in 2009. It is also marketed in Oceania as Holden Malibu. The ninth generation of Chevrolet Malibu is presented late 2015 and unlike the previous one, it is not imported in Europe.

2016-2020 Chevrolet Malibu Oil Life Light Change Engine Oil Minder Reset

2016-2020 Chevrolet Malibu Oil Life Light Change Engine Oil Minder Reset

Time needed: 7 minutes.

When the remaining oil life is low, the Change Engine Oil Soon message will appear on the display. The Oil Life display must be reset after each oil change. Follow the instructions below to reset the engine oil life system on your Chevrolet Malibu:

  1. Turn the ignition key to the “ON” position without starting the engine

    If your vehicle has an ignition button, press and holds the Engine Start/Stop button for 5 seconds without touching the brake pedal

  2. Go to VEHICLE tab menu (displayed by car symbol) by using the ◄ or ► button

    The button is located on the steering wheel

  3. Scroll down to the “REMAINING OIL LIFE” menu

    Use the ▲ or ▼ button to scroll down
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  4. Press the ✓ button for several seconds

    Release the button when a confirmation message appear

  5. When a message appears on the display, select YES to confirm

    The Oil Life display will changes to 100 percent

  6. Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

    Done!

Vehicles with Uplevel DIC:

For some vehicle the oil life system can also be reset as follows:

  • Turn the ignition to the ON position without starting the engine.
  • Press the LEFT ARROW navigation button (located on the steering wheel) and then select INFO
  • Scroll down and find the REMAINING OIL LIFE
  • Press the RIGHT ARROW navigation button and then select the RESET option
  • When a message appears, select YES to confirm to reset
  • Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

For more details, please watch the following video:

This tutorial we got from the Chevrolet owner’s manual. This procedure should be work on the ninth generation of Chevy Malibu (2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 model years). Hopefully, the article of 2016-2020 Chevrolet Malibu Oil Life Light Change Engine Oil Minder Reset can solve your problem. Good Luck!