How Do I Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Honda Pilot (2008-2021)

How Do I Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Honda Pilot (2008-2021) – The Honda Pilot or MR-V is an E-segment off-road car produced by the Japanese manufacturer Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Honda revised the Pilot for the 2008 model year. The new, larger Pilot is available in four trims: LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring.

It receives a new 3.5L V6 engine producing 264 net horsepower (190 kW) SAE at 5700 rpm and 343 Nm of torque at 4800 rpm. EPA fuel economy is 14L / 100km city / 10L / 100km highway for the front-wheel-drive version and 15L / 100km city / 11L / 100km highway for the version 4-wheel drive. Both transmissions are five-speed [automatic] s.

How Do I Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Honda Pilot (2008-2021)

How Do I Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Honda Pilot (2008-2021)

Did you get a maintenance service warning light every time you turn on the ignition on your 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Honda Pilot? This means you must immediately perform maintenance services and oil change on your vehicle. Do not forget to reset the service interval afterward. Depending on your vehicle model, here are a few ways to reset the Oil Life Maintenance Light.

2nd Generation (2008-2015)

The second generation of Honda Pilot was marketed from 2008 to 2015. There are two ways to reset the oil life in this generation. Depending on your vehicle type, here are how to reset the engine oil life on the Honda Pilot second generation.

With Cluster Button

Time needed: 7 minutes.

Follow the steps below if your vehicle is equipped with trip button on the instrument cluster.

  1. Turn on the ignition without starting the engine

    Make sure the vehicle is at a complete stop, the shift lever is in N (for manual transmission) or the shift lever is in P (for Automatic transmission/CVT models)

  2. Press the Select/Reset knob repeatedly until “Oil Life” appears on the screen

    The button is located on the instrument cluster

  3. Press and hold the knob until the maintenance light begins to be flashing

    Press the knob for about 10 seconds

  4. Press and hold the knob again until the oil life percentage resets to 100%

    Done!

With Steering Control Button

Follow the steps below if your vehicle is equipped with multi-information display and control buttons on the steering wheel.

  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine
  • Press the Select/Reset button (located on the steering wheel) repeatedly until “Oil Life” appears on the screen
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  • Press and hold the button until the oil life reset mode appears on the screen
  • Select RESET to execute the oil life reset

3rd Generation (2016-2021)

The third generation is today’s latest models, this generation was introduced since 2016 and get a facelift model in 2019. There are two ways to reset the oil life in this generation. Depending on your vehicle type, here are how to reset the engine oil life on the Honda Pilot third generation.

With Steering Control Button

  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine
  • Press the HOME button
  • Use the ▲▼ navigation button to find Maintenance menu and then press ENTER to select the menu
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  • Select OIL LIFE
  • Press and hold the ENTER button until reset mode appears on the screen
  • Scroll down to select a maintenance item to reset, or select All Due Items
  • Press the ENTER button to execute the oil reset

With Audio Display

  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine
  • Select SETTINGS by tap the menu on the audio touchscreen
  • Go to VEHICLE menu
  • Select MAINTENANCE INFO
  • Select MAINTENANCE RESET to execute the oil life reset

This tutorial is based on the Honda Pilot owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the second and third generations of Honda Pilot (2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 model years). Hopefully, the article How Do I Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Honda Pilot (2008-2021) can solve your problem. Good Luck!

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