How Do I Reset Oil Life on a Honda Civic?

November 6th, 2018 by

Mechanic changing oil

If you’re wondering why your Honda Civic‘s Engine Oil Indicator is still low even though you just changed the oil, the service team at Silko Honda is here to help you reset the Honda Civic oil light. Read our guide to resetting your oil change indicator in 6 easy steps!

How to Reset Oil Life on Honda Civics in 6 Steps

  1. Turn on the ignition (one position before starting the engine).
  2. Using the left-hand-side controls on 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’ll 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.

At Silko Honda, we do this automatically as part of your standard oil change service. However, if you want to do it yourself, you’ll need to follow these steps to ensure that your oil change indicator resets!

What Factors Impact Oil Life in My Civic?

There are several factors that can affect your Honda Civic oil life. Some of those factors include:

  • Engine load
  • Temperature
  • Miles traveled
  • Time spent traveling
  • Speed traveled

If your Honda Civic oil light comes on before its next scheduled oil change, the Honda Maintenance Minder System is telling you the additives are breaking down more quickly than expected.

Stay Up-to-Date on the Honda Civic Service Schedule with Silko Honda!

Do you have more questions about how to reset oil life on Honda Civics or need help with cleaning your car seats? Or, do you want to know more about our service specials? Don’t hesitate to contact us at Silko Honda in Raynham! You’re also welcome to pay us a visit near Taunton and Fall River. Be sure to explore the Honda Civic maintenance schedule to stay on top of your car’s maintenance.

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Buy 1 Get 1 Free Oil Change $59.95

Buy 1 Get 1 Express Oil Change with 0W-20 Full Synthetic Oil! It’s a quick oil and filter change with a FREE 19-point inspection. It’s fast, competitively priced, performed by Honda factory trained technicians and Honda Genuine Parts. Why take your car anywhere else?

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Additionally prices are subject to change without notice. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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Front Wiper Inserts Installed $19.99

We use our wipers more than we think and they take a beating. Seeing streaks and smears on your windshield is a good indicator that its time for new wiper blades.

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.

Pothole Service Special $89.95

Don’t let potholes and other road hazards stand in the way of your vehicle’s safety and reliability.  If your vehicle has been beaten up by New England roads, it’s time to take advantage of our Pothole Service Special.

Let our Honda-trained technicians ensure that your wheels are properly aligned. You’ll notice the difference immediately!

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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Brake Pad Replacement $179

Talk about safety. Let our factory trained technicians replace your brake pads with ones that are designed by Honda just for your car. Ask your Silko service advisor for details!

Does not include resurfacing of rotors.

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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Brake Pad Replacement & Rotor Resurfacing $349

Do you hear – grinding, squealing, squeaking?  Let our factory trained technicians inspect and replace your brake pads with ones that are designed by Honda just for your car.  Includes Rotor Resurfacing.  Ask your Silko service advisor for details!

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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Timing Belt Replacement $100 OFF WITH THIS COUPON

Simply put, a broken timing belt can cause your engine to stop running. Our Honda-trained technicians will install a Honda Genuine timing belt and set the ignition and timing speed. We’ll also inspect the water pump, camshaft, crankshaft seals and other belts. And you will drive off with the peace of mind that you had when your Honda was brand new!

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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Detailing Special $99.00

Treat your Honda to a day at our Spa! We’ll professionally clean the exterior of your car, and by the time it’s done, we might just want to roll it into our showroom! Oh yes, you will feel so much better yourself in your newly cleaned surroundings.

(Interior additional. Just ask one of us for info. You’ll be glad that you did!)

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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Major Scheduled Maintenance $30.00 OFF WITH THIS COUPON

Don’t trust just anyone to perform major maintenance on your Honda. Our Honda-trained technicians know your Honda, and you can feel confident the job will be done right – the first time. A well-maintained vehicle can prolong the life of your investment and protect your resale value.

(Valid for 30,000, 60,000, 90,000, or 120,000 services)

Prices may vary by model. Plus taxes and fees where applicable. Please present coupon during write-up. Not to be combined with any other discounts. Valid through 10/31/19.
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We'll take ANY Competitors Coupon!

That’s right, we will honor ANY competitors’ coupon for the same service.

Must be valid offer from a regional Honda dealer. Cannot combine with any other coupon or offer.
Must present competitors coupon at time of service.

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