Chevrolet Spark: Code 82 → Reset + Meaning

A common question that a new Chevy Spark owner will eventually ask is “what’s code 82“?  This code means that you need to change your oil soon.  It specifically means that the oil life has reached the 5% and less threshold.  You’ll often see it for the first time if you or the oil shop forgot to reset the oil life meter.

Chevy Spark Code 82


Chevy Spark Code 82 Reset

If your Spark needs an oil change, it’s important to reset the oil change light when it has been completed.

  1. Turn the Key On
  2. Press the menu button until you get to “oil life’
  3. It’ll say reset
  4. Press the Set/CLR button until the oil life goes back up to 100%
  5. You’re done

As you can see, reseting your Sonic’s code 82 is a pretty easy task.  


Conclusion:  Chevrolet Spark Code 82

Code 82 is letting you know that you need to change your Spark’s oil quickly.  Resetting the light is easy, just make sure that you actually had the oil change done if it needed it.  If there is anything you would like to add, please leave a comment below. Good luck!