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Maintenance required is on red what do i check for i changed the oil out new spark plugs

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This is just a reminder after the car is driven a certain # of miles since it was last reset. As long as the car is running well, and you change the filters (air, fuel) on a regular basis, just reset it to green (to reset insert key into slot in dash near reminder). You already changed the oil and filter, and plugs, so just keep up regular maintenance and you can ignore the reminder.

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You have to reset it by holding the button on the dash that looks like odometer reset button then turn key on while holding that button that will reset that light.

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Red light on maintenance required is on, what would that mean. Oil has been changed recently, approximately 45,000 miles on the car


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the 6 cylinder does not need the valve adjustment or spark plug replacement until 105,000 miles. otherwise, the fluids and filter replacements are every 30k.

the timing belt on both the 4 cyl and the 6 cyl is 105,000. at that time the water pump and coolant are also replaced as well as the other accessory drive belts.

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Maintence required on red


Maintenance Required is a light that comes on after a predetermined number of miles. For example, if the maintenance schedule Honda set for the car calls for an oil change at 3000 miles, a new fan belt at 6000 miles, and another oil change at 9000 miles, then the maintenance required light will come on every 3000 miles and stay on until it is reset by the dealer. Some people, especially those that do their own regular maintenance but don't have a way to reset the light themselves, find this an annoyance. But others find it useful and take their cars in to the dealer every time the light comes on, and they rest assured that all of the regular maintenance is always done on time.

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Lost gas mileage please


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I do hope this help you.

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