Maintaining the engine of any car is crucial in making sure your engine runs smoothly and performs optimally. The Oil Life Indicator (OLI) is an oil change reminder system used in the 2016 Honda Civic. The OLI monitors the engine oil’s performance and when it needs to be changed. Resetting the OLI after an oil change will save you money and time in the long run ensuring your engine is performing reliably and efficiently.

Steps for Resetting Oil Life for 2016 Honda Civic

    • Turn on the ignition
      Press the Power button on the instrument panel until the gauge cluster lights comes up. Then hold down the odometer/trip button on the left side of the instrument panel set in one position.
    • Highlight OLI on the display
      Push the odometer/trip button until the display reads “Maintenance Minder” then push and hold the reset button. The Maintenance Menu will appear, use the odometer/trip button to select “Oil Life”.
    • Reset the Oil Life
      Continue to hold the reset button and press the odometer/trip button at the same time. The Oil Life value will now be reset to 100%, indicating that the OLI is ready to be used.
    • Turn off the ignition
      Push the power button to turn off the ignition, and you’re done.

Following the above steps will ensure that your 2016 Honda Civic OLI is working properly and keeps you informed of when the next oil change should be. Proper maintenance of your engine is an important step in making sure your Civic runs correctly.

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