How To Reset Oil Life On A Honda Civic

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During an oil change, the oil change indicator is typically reset. However, occasionally your Honda Civic oil change indicator may pop back on when you hit the Gastonia streets. If you are certain that the Honda Civic oil light is on in error, you can reset that nagging light to alleviate any unsettling feelings it may cause. You can easily learn how to reset oil life on a Honda Civic in your own Kings Mountain garage with a few simple steps from the service pros here at Renaldo Honda! Learn more about Honda maintenance below!


How to Reset a Honda Civic Oil Light in Six Steps

Learning how to reset oil life on a Honda Civic is not nearly as challenging as it may seem. You can always schedule service with us to enjoy efficient and affordable car care on oil changes and all of your maintenance needs. But, If you want to take on the job yourself, follow the steps below to reset the Honda Civic oil light in your Cherryville driveway:

  1. Turn the ignition to on (one position before firing up the engine).
  2. Find and press the Menu button on the left side of the steering wheel.
  3. Use (+) to select Vehicle Information, next press the SOURCE button.
  4. Once again select the SOURCE button and visit the Maintenance screen. You will see the engine oil life on the i-MID (intelligent Multi-Information Display).
  5. Use (-) to select Yes, then press the SOURCE button once more.
  6. Turn the ignition to off, then start the engine to be sure the reset worked.

What Factors Impact My Honda Civic Oil Life?

Oil is often the unsung hero of engine health. Each Honda Civic is designed to produce incredible engine performance and relies on oil to deter friction, overheating, and damage. Now that we know how vital oil is, it begs the question, what impacts oil life? The Honda Maintenance Minder System works to keep tabs on your engine health and will alert you when an oil change is needed. Factors like engine load, temperature, mileage, car type, and engine speed can all impact the lifecycle of your Honda Civic oil.

Save On Your Next Oil Change in Shelby

Now that you know how the pros reset your Honda Civic oil light, you can explore more helpful tips for car care provided by our team. We offer transparent pricing and assessments every day, and provide rotating service specials to help customers save even more! Enjoy fair pricing and honest service when you turn to Renaldo Honda for car maintenance and repairs. Contact us to learn more about tire rotations, when to replace a battery, or to discover how long an oil change takes today!

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