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1. Press and hold the select/reset button on the right of the instrument panel beneath the odometer reading. 2. Insert the ignition key into the ignition while continuing to to hold the select/reset button. 3. Turn the ignition key to the power accessory position. This will illuminate all the lights on the instrument panel without the engine running. 4. Continue to hold down the select/reset button until the maintenance required light goes out. On some year models, the light may blink once before going out.
call your honda dealer on a 2001 you hold 1 and 6 down and the two codes show up then call that to the dealer and they may require some registration information but they can get the code that way. If you cant get the radio 8 digit codes you may have to remove the radio the numbers are on the radio and you call them into honda parts and they will get the code after you give the ownership info.
If I remember correctly, on the dash you have a select button. Hold the button down then turn the key on, until the maintenance light blinks and goes out. Turn the key off then back on and your light should be out.
To reset maintenance light on this honda, using reset switch on dash in cluster(close to trip reset). Here is procedure HOLD DOWN RESET BUTTON while holding down, turn ignition to first position ACC/(first click.) Hold button for 30 seconds.Keep holding down button and turn ignition to ON position for an additional 30 section maintenance light should go off. Start vehicle and it should be good. Good luck and thanks for using FIX YA.
Usually that light stays on when you are over due for oil service, but since you state its only staying on for a short period, it might be close for the counter to reach zero miles. What I can suggest is to try and reset the counter for your maintenance light. here is hondas most typical way to resest...." insert key in ignition switch, turn key on to "run" position, do not start the car. with out taking key out return key back to "OFF", now press and hold the odometer trip reset button. while holding button turn the key back ON. Keep holding until you see the light blink/flash or on some models in the odometer window you will see the actual counter reset.
Your dealer will reset the display
after completing the required
maintenance service. You will see
‘‘OIL LIFE 100 %’’ on the odometer/
trip meter display the next time you
turn the ignition switch to the ON
If maintenance service is done by
someone other than your dealer,
reset the maintenance minder as
1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON
2. Press the Select/Reset knob until
the engine oil life indicator is
3. Press the Select/Reset knob for
more than 10 seconds. The engine
oil life indicator and the
maintenance item code(s) will
4. Press the Select/Reset knob for
more than 5 seconds. The
maintenance items code(s) will
disappear, and the engine oil life
will reset to ‘‘100.’’
If you have the required service
done but do not reset the display, or
reset the display without doing the
service, the system will not show the
proper maintenance intervals. This
can lead to seriousmechanical
problems because you will no longer
have an accurate record of when
maintenance is needed.
Your authorized Honda dealer
knows your vehicle best and can
provide competent, efficient service.
However, service at a dealer is not
mandatory to keep your warranties
in effect. Maintenance may be done
by any qualified service facility or
person who is skilled in this type of
automotive service. Make sure to
have the service facility or person
reset the display as previously
described. Keep all receipts as proof
of completion, and have the person
who does the work fill out the
maintenance record. Check your
warranty booklet for more
Simple way to check if anything goes wrong is to go to Autozone store (if you are in US) and scan for trouble codes (if there are any of them). They do it free of charge. If you get any codes you can get the explanation of them here http://www.troublecodes.net/honda/