How To Reset Acura Oil Maintenance Light

HOW TO RESET ACURA OIL MAINTENANCE LIGHT

Model & YearReset Procedure

ILX

2013-15Eneine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 6

MDX

2007-13Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1
2014-15Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 7

RDX

2007-08Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 3
2009-12Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1
2013-15Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 6

RL

2005Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 5
2006Eneine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 2
2007-10Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 4
2011-12Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1

RLX

2014-15Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 7

TL

2004-06Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 2
2007-08Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1
2009-10Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 4
2011-14Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1

TSX

2006Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1
2007-10Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 4
2011-13Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 6
2014Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1

ZDX

2010-13Engine Oil Life/Maintenance Minder – Procedure 1

ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 1

1. Turn ignition switch to ON (II) position.

NOTE: Models equipped with the keyless access system have an engine start/stop button instead of an ignition switch. ON Mode is the
equivalent of ON (II)

NOTE: On RDX: If the engine oil life is not displayed, press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel repeatedly until the multi-information display shows blank, SH-AWD and tire pressure.

2. Push and release the SEL/RESET button repeatedly until the engine oil life indicator is displayed.
3. Press and hold SEL/RESET button for more than 10 seconds. The remaining engine oil life reset mode will be shown on multi-information display.

NOTE: If you are resetting the display when the engine oil life is more than 15 %, make sure any maintenance item(s) requiring service are done before resetting the display.

4. Press UP or DOWN button repeatedly until the RESET indicator is displayed, then press the SEL/RESET button. The maintenance item code(s) will disappear, and the engine oil life will reset to 100.
5. If you want to cancel the oil life reset mode, select CANCEL.


ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 2

Resetting Multi-Information Display

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

 

2. Press the SELECT/RESET button repeatedly until the oil life is displayed (if more than 15%) or the maintenance message is displayed (if oil life is less than 15%).

 

NOTE: If you are resetting the display when the oil life is more than 15%, the maintenance message “SERVICE DUE SOON” will be displayed. Make sure the maintenance items requiring service have been performed before resetting this display.

 

3. Press and hold the SELECT/RESET button for 10 seconds until you see the maintenance message or “MAINTENANCE RESET”. If the maintenance message is displayed, press and hold the SELECT/RESET button again for 10 seconds until you see “MAINTENANCE RESET”.

  • To reset the display, press the SELECT/RESET button to select “OK”. The next time the ignition switch is turned to “ON”, the display will show “OIL LIFE 100%”.
  • If you do not want to reset the display, press the <or> side of the INFO button to select “Cancel”.
  • NOTE: If the required service is performed and the display is not reset or if the display is reset without performing the service, the system will not show the proper maintenance levels. This can lead to serious mechanical problems because there will be no record of when maintenance is needed.
  • If the indicated maintenance service is not performed and the remaining engine oil life is less than 0 percent, “SERVICE PAST DUE” will display, have the service performed immediately and make sure to reset the display as previously described.
  • If the message “SERVICE DUE NOW” does not appear more than 12 months after the display is reset, change the engine oil every year.

ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 3

With Technology Package

1. Turn ignition switch to ON (II) position.

2. Press the SEL/RESET knob on steering wheel until engine oil life is displayed.

3. Press and hold SEL/RESET knob for about 10 seconds. The remaining engine oil life reset mode will be shown on multi-information display.

4. Select RESET by pressing INFO (up or down) button, then press the SEL/RESET button to reset the engine oil life display. The maintenance item code(s) will disappear, and engine oil life will reset to 100. To cancel the oil life reset mode, select CANCEL.

Without Technology Package

1. Turn ignition switch to ON (II) position.

2. Press the SELECT/RESET knob repeatedly until engine oil life is displayed.

3. Press and hold SELECT/RESET knob for about 10 seconds. The engine oil life and maintenance item code(s) will blink.

4. Press SELECT/RESET knob for another 5 seconds. The maintenance item code(s) will disappear, and engine oil life will reset to “100”.


ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 4

1. Turn ignition switch to ON (II) position.

2. If engine oil life minder is not displayed, press the SEL/RESET button on steering wheel repeatedly until oil life minder is displayed.

3. Press and hold the SEL/RESET button for more than 10 seconds. The remaining engine oil life reset mode will be shown on the multi-information display.

4. Press the UP or DOWN arrow buttons on steering wheel to select RESET, and press SEL/RESET button. The maintenance item code(s) will disappear, and the engine oil life will reset to 100.

5. To cancel resetting the oil life reset mode, press the UP or DOWN arrow buttons to select CANCEL, and press SEL/RESET button.

NOTE: If you do not complete the reset procedure within 30 seconds after selecting the reset mode, the mode will be canceled automatically.


ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 5

1. Turn ignition switch to ON (II) position.

2. If the oil life minder is not displayed, press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel repeatedly until it is.

3. Press and hold the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel for 10 seconds. The remaining engine oil life reset mode will be shown on the multi-information display.

4. To reset the engine oil life, press the UP or DOWN button on steering wheel to select RESET on the display, and press the SEL/RESET button.

5. To cancel resetting the oil life, press the UP or DOWN button on steering wheel to select CANCEL on the display, and press SEL/RESET button.


ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 6

1. Turn power mode to ON.

2. Press the UP or DOWN buttons on the steering wheel (right side) to display CUSTOMIZE SETTINGS on the multi-information display (center of instrument cluster).

3. Press the SEL/RESET button to select CUSTOMIZE SETTINGS.

4. Press the UP or DOWN buttons on the steering wheel to display MAINTENANCE INFO. Press the SEL/RESET button to select.

5. To reset the engine oil life, press the UP or DOWN button on steering wheel to select RESET on the display, and press the SEL/RESET button.

6. To cancel resetting the oil life, press the UP or DOWN button on steering wheel to select CANCEL on the display, and press SEL/RESET button.


ENGINE OIL LIFE/MAINTENANCE MINDER – PROCEDURE 7

1. Set the power mode to ON.

2. Using the multi-function steering-wheel control (right side of steering wheel), go to Vehicle Settings > Maintenance Info. 3. Push the multi-function steering-wheel control. The oil life reset mode is displayed on the MID.

4. Select Reset with the multi-function steering-wheel controls, then push the multi-function steering wheel control. The displayed maintenance items disappear, and the engine oil life display returns to 100%.

NOTE: To cancel the oil life reset mode, select Cancel, then push the multifunction steering-wheel control.

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