How to Reset Oil Life on A Honda Civic

Did you just get your Honda Civic model's oil changed, but the oil indicator light is still on? If your Honda Civic oil light is still on then it needs to be reset. When you get your Honda Civic serviced, based on it's maintenance schedule in %%target_city_1%%, your light should be reset along with your scheduled oil change, but this is an easy fix that can be done at home as well. Learn how you can reset the oil life on a Honda Civic with the help of the skilled service professionals here at Honda City Chicago!

Six Steps to Resetting Your Honda Civic Oil Light

Did you change your oil at home by yourself? Or did you get it serviced and the oil light is still on? No matter what scenario you are in, or if you are curious about how the experts do it, here are six simple steps on how it's reset:

  1. Turn on the ignition (one position before starting the engine).
  2. Using the controls on the left-hand-side of the steering wheel, press Menu and look at the menu screen.
  3. Use (+) to choose Vehicle Information, then hit the SOURCE button.
  4. Press SOURCE once more to visit the Maintenance screen. You will see the engine oil life on the i-MID (intelligent Multi-Information Display).
  5. Use the (-) to choose Yes, then press SOURCE.
  6. Turn off the ignition, then start the engine to make sure the reset worked.

What Impacts My Honda Civic Oil Life?

Oil is essential to the proper function of any vehicle, including your Honda Civic model, but what factors impact your oil life? The Honda Maintenance Minder System helps to manage the Engine Oil Indicator, as well as other important dashboard lights and indicators so that you are always aware of your model's oil life. Additionally, things like engine load and temperature, mileage, and car and engine speed can all have an impact on your oil life. When you start up your Honda Civic in Oak Park and the oil life flashes prior to your next scheduled oil change, it typically means that the oil's additives are breaking down and you should schedule maintenance sooner rather than later.

Schedule You Next Oil Change at Honda City Chicago

Now that you are an expert on how to reset a Honda Civic oil light, you can check out additional service tips and tricks from the experts at Honda City Chicago. We also offer a wide range of service specials so that you can save on your next visit and ensure that your vehicle maintenance is up to date. Contact us today to schedule an appointment near Naperville at our service center today!