How do you reset oil life on a 2016 Honda Accord?

I took my 2016 Honda Accord EX-L into the shop for an oil change. But when I got my car back, the oil life still read 10%. How can I reset oil life on a 2016 Honda Accord?

Answer
Resetting the oil life on a 2016 Honda Accord is a cinch! All you need to do is locate the trip button and press and release it a number of times until your oil life reads 100%.
Just follow these steps:
  • Press the push-button start twice with your foot off the brake to initialize accessories mode.
  • Locate the trip button on the right side of the instrument cluster.
  • Press it a few times until you see oil life at the bottom.
  • Press and hold the trip button again for 10 seconds.
  • At this point, the oil life should start to flash.
  • Once the oil life starts to flash, release the trip button.
  • Press and hold the trip button again until oil life reads 100%.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Dec 28, 2021
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