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This is a discussion on Change Oil light then Check engine within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; So i was driveing the camaro around Sat night change oil light came on. Pulled over and checked in it ...

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    Change Oil light then Check engine

    So i was driveing the camaro around Sat night change oil light came on. Pulled over and checked in it was fine. It came on and off a few times then my check engine light came on. Everything seemed fine for awhile until i got home and it was idling kinda funny, just wondering if there would be any corrolation with the change oil light and check engine.

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    I wish I had an answer for ya but I may have some additional info.

    My Trans Am had the oil light come on about 2 weeks ago just once. The light came on when I left the house, I got to the gas station and bought a quart (it was LATE so the part stores were closed and I didn't want to drive her dry) and checked the oil, perfectly within operating levels... It hasn't come on since but a few days later my check engine light came on and my local autozone read the code for me and it came up with O2 sensor bank 2 sensor 2. I replaced that and she's been running fine since.

    I don't think there's really a correlation between the oil light and the O2 sensor, that's just the way it happened with mine .

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    No correlation.

    Have the code read, change the oil, reset the oil life meter and you should be good to go after you have fixed the code

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    Change oil light (GM oil life system) should only stay illuminated after startup when recomminding it be changed, then turn off after a few seconds - not while driving.

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    How do I reset oil light after oil change?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2001NBMZ28 View Post
    Change oil light (GM oil life system) should only stay illuminated after startup when recomminding it be changed, then turn off after a few seconds - not while driving.
    ^^^^^correct

    Reset it by turning the key on but don't start it, hold the trip odometer button down until the light blinks and goes away. Done...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2001NBMZ28 View Post
    Change oil light (GM oil life system) should only stay illuminated after startup when recomminding it be changed, then turn off after a few seconds - not while driving.

    The light will come on during a driving a cycle when/if the perameters set in the computer are met. After that it will come on and stay on for a few seconds during start up. Longer then bulb check.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orcus79 View Post
    The light will come on during a driving a cycle when/if the perameters set in the computer are met. After that it will come on and stay on for a few seconds during start up. Longer then bulb check.
    Yea I forgot this. It will come on once during the driving cycle then only at startup.....

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    thanks for the info. I got it reset, and I was curious because after I changed it, the next morning going to work it came on for a sec and went off and has stayed off sense. Knowing thats normal now puts me at ease as to why it came on. Thanks again.

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