How To Reset Acura MDX Oil Life Maintenance Service Light (2007-2013)

How To Reset Acura MDX Oil Life Maintenance Service Light (2007-2013) – Acura MDX or also known as the Honda MDX is a luxury crossover SUV produced by Acura since 2000. MDX is the first crossover SUV that has a third row of seating. MDX name is an extension of the Multi-Dimensional luxury, when it was introduced as a model in 2001, replacing the SLX whose sales slowed in the US market, it’s base of Isuzu Trooper. In Japan, fill a Honda Horizon (the base also of Trooper) who discontinued sales in 1999. In 2003, Honda MDX went on sale in Japan and Australia. For 2009, Acura added a crossover to slot above the MDX, which is called the ZDX, which looks similar to the BMW X6.

This car also has won the award the Best Luxury Midsize SUV in 2013, beating other car brands like Mercedes, BMW, Porsche or Volvo. The Japanese manufacturer to prove himself worthy of competing with premium brands from Europe and the United States. The design of the latest Acura MDX does seem more dynamic than previous versions, from the exterior look at how Acura able to do “diets” in the flagship car in the midsize luxury SUV class. Although appearing slimmer but this time the Acura MDX is also available in the 7-seater version that is capable of carrying passengers in greater numbers than any other car in its class.

How To Reset Acura MDX Oil Life Maintenance Service Light (2007-2013)

How To Reset Acura MDX Oil Life Maintenance Service Light (2007-2013)

Time needed: 7 minutes.

If the engine oil life is less than 15%, the Service Due Soon message will appear on the display. The service interval must be reset after performed the maintenance service on your vehicle. Follow the instructions below to reset the Service Due Soon warning light on your Acura MDX:

  1. Turn the ignition key to the ON position without starting the engine

    If your car has a Smart key button, press the “Start” button twice without touching the brake pedal.

  2. Press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel repeatedly until REMAINING OIL LIFE displayed.

    The button is located on the steering wheel
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  3. Press and hold the SEL/RESET button for more than 10 seconds.

    The oil life reset mode will appears on the screen

  4. Select RESET by pressing the INFO (▲/▼) button, then press the SEL/RESET button.

    The maintenance items will disappear, and the engine oil life displays back to 100%

  5. Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset


For more details please watch the following video:

This tutorial we got from the Acura owner’s manual. This procedure should apply to the second generation of the Acura MDX (2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 model years). Hopefully, the article on How To Reset Acura MDX Oil Life Maintenance Service Light (2007-2013) can solve your problem. Good Luck!