How To Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Acura RDX (2006-2020)

How To Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Acura RDX (2006-2020) – The Acura RDX is a D-segment off-road car produced by the Japanese manufacturer Acura since 2006. It is a five-seater with a transverse front-engine, four-wheel drive, and five-door bodywork developed on a different platform from Honda CR-V and Honda Element.

The RDX was officially unveiled at the 2006 New York Auto Show and went on sale in August of that year. All units are assembled at the Marysville, Ohio, USA factory.

How To Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Acura RDX 2006-2020

How To Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Acura RDX (2006-2020)

Did you get a maintenance service warning light every time you turn on the ignition on your 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Acura RDX? 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.

1st Generation (2006-2011)

The first generation of Acura RDX was marketed from 2006 to 2011. There are two ways to reset the oil life in this generation. Depending on your vehicle trim level, here are how to reset the engine oil life on the Acura RDX first generation.

With Steering Control Button

Time needed: 7 minutes.

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

  1. Turn on the ignition without starting the engine

    If your vehicle has the keyless starting system, press the ENGINE START STOP button twice without pressing the brake pedal

  2. Press the SEL/RESET button repeatedly until oil life appears on the display

    The button is located on the steering wheel
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  3. Press and hold the SEL/RESET button until reset mode appears on the display

    Press the SEL/RESET button for more than 10 seconds

  4. Select RESET to execute the oil life reset

    Done!

With Cluster Button

After turning on the ignition without starting the engine, press the Select/Reset knob repeatedly until the oil life indicator appears on the screen. Press and hold the knob until the oil life light begins to blink. Press and hold the knob again until the oil life percentage resets to 100%.

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2nd Generation (2012-2018)

The second generation of Acura RDX was marketed from 2012 to 2018. Here’s how to reset the service minder light on the Acura RDX second generation.

  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine
  • Go to CUSTOMIZE SETTINGS menu by pressing the i▲▼ button repeatedly and press the SEL/RESET button to select
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  • Select MAINTENANCE INFO
  • Select RESET to execute the oil life reset

3rd Generation (2019-2021)

The third generation is today’s latest models, this generation was introduced since mid 2018. Here’s how to reset the maintenance minder on the Acura RDX third generation.

  • Turn on the ignition without starting the engine
  • Press the right selector wheel controls button to display the main menu
  • Roll the right selector wheel controls button to find MAINTENANCE menu
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  • Press and hold the right selector wheel controls button until reset mode appears on the display
  • Select a maintenance item to reset, or select All Due Items
  • Press the right selector wheel controls button to execute the maintenance reset

This tutorial is based on the Acura RDX owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the first, second, and third generations of Acura RDX (2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 model years). Hopefully, the article How To Reset Maintenance Minder Oil Life Light on Acura RDX (2006-2020) can solve your problem. Good Luck!

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