Honda Civic: Maintenance Minder Messages on the Information Display - Maintenance Minder™ - Maintenance - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Maintenance Minder Messages on the Information Display

To switch the display, press the (SEL/RESET) knob. (SEL/RESET) knob.

Oil Life Display Explanation Information Maintenance Minder Indicator
The engine oil life indicator starts The engine oil life indicator starts to appear along with other due soon maintenance item codes when the remaining oil life becomes 15 percent. The engine oil is approaching the end of its service life. Starts to come on when the

Starts to come on when the remaining engine oil life becomes 15 percent.

It goes off when the display is switched.

The “SERVICE” message also starts The “SERVICE” message also starts to appear along with the engine oil life indicator and the maintenance item codes. The engine oil has almost reached the end of its service life, and the maintenance items should be inspected and serviced as soon as possible.
The remaining engine oil life has The remaining engine oil life has passed its service life, and a negative distance appears after driving over 10 miles (U.S. models) or 10 km (Canadian models). The negative distance on the display blinks. The engine oil life has passed.

The maintenance items must be inspected and serviced immediately.

as a reminder even when

Stays on as a reminder even when the display is switched.

    To Use Maintenance MinderTM
    Models with information display ■Displaying the Engine Oil Life 1. Turn the ignition switch to ON . 2. Press the (SEL/RESET) knob repeatedly until the engine oil life appears on the i ...

    Maintenance Service Items
    • Independent of the Maintenance Minder information, replace the brake fluid every 3 years. • Inspect idle speed every 160,000 miles • Adjust the valves during services A, B, 1, 2, or 3 i ...

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