How to Reset an Oil Light on a Honda Civic

a car owner learning how to reset an oil light on a honda civic

Let’s say your oil light turned on during your Lubbock commute, you got an oil change at Brown Honda of San Angelo, and now your oil light is still glowing – what’s going on? Your car is in great shape, but you just need to reset the oil light manually to get back to normal. And luckily, it will only take a few minutes of your time! Get step-by-step instructions on how to reset your oil light with Brown Honda of San Angelo:



How to Reset a Honda Civic Oil Light in Six Steps

Learning how to reset your Honda Civic oil light is easy, and most drivers can accomplish this task right from their Midland garage without an issue. If you need extra assistance, be sure to contact our service center and we’ll get you back on track!

  1. Turn the ignition to the “ON” position, which is one position before you start the engine.
  2. Use the steering wheel control to access “MENU”.
  3. Use the “+” symbol to access your Vehicle Information, and then hit “SOURCE”.
  4. Press “SOURCE” one more time to access the Maintenance screen. Engine oil life will be listed on the i-MID, or Multi-Information Display.
  5. Use the “-” symbol to choose “YES” and press “SOURCE” once more.
  6. Turn the ignition off, and restart your car to make sure that the light is now off.

Extending your Honda Civic Oil Life

Your engine oil plays a huge role in your Civic’s performance and safety around Odessa, which is why it’s so essential to keep your oil in great condition. Many new Honda models include a Honda Maintenance Minder System that keeps track of your car’s health. This includes your Engine Oil Indicator, which tracks the condition of your oil. Factors like engine load and temperature, mileage, and car and engine speed can all affect your oil life. When the oil light starts flashing, it means that the additives in your oil are breaking down – a surefire sign that it’s time to schedule your service at Brown Honda of San Angelo.

Schedule Your Service at Brown Honda of San Angelo

Need extra advice on how to reset your oil light on a Honda Civic? Contact us at Brown Honda of San Angelo. Our team in San Angelo can take care of all your Honda needs, so stop by our service department or schedule an appointment today.


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