If the oil light of your car comes on or near your mileage and you need to change the oil. This article is suitable for you to go ahead and reset it with Launch ThinkDiag device.
Car source: United States
Car make: Chevrolet
Car model: Suburban
Car type: light duty truck
Engine identifier: 5.3L (L83)
Device: Launch THINKCAR Thinkdiag OBD2 full system scanner
Note: Buy ThinkDiag OBD2 diagnostic tool can get free DEMO +EOBD2+2 car software.
Insert the ThinkDiag device into OBDII port in your vehicle
Note: The green light appears on the ThinkDiag indicates that the device powers on.
Turn the ignition on
There are maintenance lights on the dashboard and ask to change engine oil soon
Open ThinkDiag APP
Go to ThinkStore
Select the corresponding vehicle- GM
It will connect the vehicle via Bluetooth automatically
After the Bluetooth connection, select Automatically Search to read VIN
Read out the vehicle info successfully, incl. VIN, vehicle year, source, make, model, type and engine identifier, click “OK” to continue
There are two ways to get into the options of resetting the oil.
Method 1: Select Health Report
Start scanning all the modules, the engine oil would be under the engine control module
Click pause when find the option you need
Method 2: Press System Selection
Just select Engine Control Module (ECM) directly
Then select Special Functions
There are two options: Learn functions and reset functions
Select Reset Functions-> Engine Oil Life Reset
Pay attention to the notice and click the engine oil life remaining
Input a decimal number between value 90 and 100, then confirm it
Note: If you just changed the oil, you can probably input 100.If it was changed maybe a few miles ago, input 90.
Reset engine oil service successfully
The new engine oil life remaining shows and the notice has gone off the dashboard
Once you drive for 5000 more miles or however long your car is set for. It will get another notification and you can just go to reset the oil again.