Here, you will be guided to reset oil light using Foxwell GT80 diagnostic platform; that is, this scanner will allow you to reset the service lamps. The Service Indicator System is designed to alert the driver when the vehicle is due for a service.
Oil service reset methods are determined by the vehicle being tested.
Depending on the vehicle being tested, any of the following means displays:
- Oil Reset With One Button
- Manual Reset
- Auto Reset
– Oil Reset with one button
Oil Reset With One Button is applicable to GM models only. It offers quick
and simple oil service reset with the click of one button.
To do Oil Reset With One Button on a year 2010 Chevrolet passenger car
1.Scroll with up and down arrow keys to highlight Oil Life Reset from the
Engine Control Module menu. An Information screen displays. Press the
function key OK to continue or Cancel key to return
2.Follow on-screen instruction and send a command to reset oil service. A
screen with “Success” message displays once the lamp has been reset.
Press any key to return.
– Manual Reset with Foxwell GT80
Almost all Asian vehicles and most American and European vehicles have
mechanical oil service indicator reset. The service tool does not have to
communicate with the vehicle being tested, but guides you to complete the
service manually by providing step-by-step on-screen instructions.
When Manual Reset is selected and the vehicle being tested identified, a
procedure opens on the screen. Scroll with arrow keys to read the entire
procedure and performing the necessary steps as directed by the on-screen
instructions. The exact order of the test operation steps may vary depending
on the test vehicle. Be sure to follow all on-screen instructions.
This manual reset procedure can be interrupted and aborted if the ignition
key position is changed.
How to do oil reset manually:
1.Enter vehicle information by certain VIN characters, such as model, and
year to identify the vehicle being tested and press OK key to confirm.
Select Engine Control Module and follow the on-screen menu to select Oil
2.When Oil Life Reset is selected, a procedure screen displays.
3.Follow all on-screen instructions to perform the manual mechanical reset.
4.Press OK key to return.
– Auto Reset via GT80 scanner
Auto Reset is a bi-directional communication procedure directed by the
service tool. The service tool displays guides for you through the process. A
number of instructions that require a response to continue display, including
an option to clear any stored codes once the interval has been reset.