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camerontech, Auto Mechanic
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Maintenance light on. Batteries are new. The bulb stayes on.

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Maintenance light on.
JA: How old is your battery? Have you checked the bulbs?
Customer: Batteries are new. The bulb stayes on.
JA: What is the model/year of your GM?
Customer: 2005 gmc. I would presume it is a kodiac
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing i was hoping there was a techinque like pushing the accerator three times or the brake 3 times
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: That is it.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  camerontech replied 3 months ago.

hi there,

im cam, a licenced diagnostic tech.

yes, your maintenance light should reset by turning the ignition on, than pressing the accellerator pedal 3 times.
i will usually try is a couple of times if it doesnt work the first time

Expert:  camerontech replied 3 months ago.

hi there

how did your reset go?