Want to learn how to reset the “Wrench” or “Maint Reqd” light that appears to notify you that you need an oil change on your Honda Pilot? The light will appear after you have driven the vehicle 7500 miles since the last reset. Here are the steps to reset it.
These models will often show a “Maintenance Due Soon”, “Maintenance Due Now”, or “Maintenance Past Due” depending on the Oil Life value. Clear it with these steps.
- Use the Info “Up” and “Down” buttons to scroll to “Vehicle Settings“.
- Press “Reset” to enter the menu.
- Use the “Up” and “Down” buttons to scroll to and choose “Maintenance Info“.
- Press and hold the “Reset” button to enter the oil life reset mode.
- Choose “Reset“. The maintenance codes should disappear, and the engine oil life resets to 100%
These models typical display a wrench icon when an oil change is due. Clear the wrench with these steps.
- First, locate where your “SEL/RESET” button is located on your vehicle. On some models, it is a stem button on the display near the fuel gage. Other models have it on the steering wheel.
- Turn the ignition switch to “On“. Do not start the engine.
- Toggle the “SEL/RESET” button to display the “Oil Life %” (if it’s not displayed already).
- While the “Oil Life %” is displayed, press and hold the “SEL/RESET” stem for 10 seconds. When the screen blinks, release the button.
- Press and hold the “SEL/RESET” stem again for about 5 seconds. When the code disappears, release the stem.
You have successfully reset the oil life to 100%. The wrench light should turn off at this point.
These models display a “Maint Reqd” light when an oil change is due. Clear it with these steps.
- Turn the ignition switch to the “OFF” position.
- Press and hold the “Select/Reset” button on the instrument panel.
- While continuing the hold the “Select/Reset” button, turn the ignition “ON“. Do not start the engine.
- Still continue to hold the button(s) for 10 seconds or until the Maint Reqd indicator resets.