How To Reset Honda Maintenance Minder Light
Updated: Jul 26
Why Reset The Honda Maintenance Minder Light
Your Honda Maintenance Minder light needs to be reset every time one of the required services are completed such as oil changes, tire rotations, air filters, etc... If you get your Honda serviced at a dealership you should not have to worry about resetting your maintenance minder light. The technician that completed your services should do it for you. Although if you are doing you are servicing on your own Honda or if the technician forgot to reset the light for you, below are simple steps to reset the Honda Maintenance minder light yourself.
Resting Honda Maintenance Minder Light
Resetting the light varies from vehicle to vehicle. I will explain a few different ways it can be done depending on which vehicle you have.
Some Honda vehicles still have the trip button such as the Honda civic. This is a stalk that sticks out of your dash that is usually used to determine what you want displayed on the dash or to reset your trips. Using this method, the only thing you need to use in order to rest the maintenance minder light is...
Press the trip button until the oil life is displayed on your dash.
Hold the trip Button down until the oil life flashes.
Once it starts flashing release the trip button and press it again. That's it. The oil life should say 100% now.
Some Honda's have up and down arrows with a reset button located between them on the lower right-hand side of the steering wheel. Some Honda SUV's such as the pilot has these buttons on the steering wheel. Using this method these are the only three buttons you will have to use.
Press the down arrow button until the oil life percentage is displayed on the dash.
Press and hold the reset button until the options cancel or reset are displayed on the dash.
Hit the up arrow button to select reset. Likewise, hit the reset button to select this option and now the oil life should read 100%.
This method should work on any Honda trim model that has a touch screen with a home screen.
Press vehicle settings.
Scroll down to maintenance info and press it to select it.
A screen will pop up asking if you really want to reset it or cancel. press reset and that should do it. Likewise, your maintenance minders should be gone and the oil life should read 100%.
If you have a maintenance minder light on and you don't know what it's indicating follow the link below for a list of the maintenance minders and what they represent.
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