How to reset oil life on Honda CR-V

So you want to reset the maintenance reminder on your Honda CR-V. Don’t worry, it can be done with just a few simple steps.

Note: This tutorial is specifically for Honda CR-V fifth generation made from year 2017 onwards, with a push start button.


  1. Press the vehicle’s start button twice without pushing the brake pedal.
  2. Press the “info” button on your steering wheel, and continue pressing it until you reach the wrench symbol.
  3. Press the “ENTER” button on your steering wheel – which will show you the “Oil Life”.
  4. Press and hold the “ENTER” button for about 5 seconds.
  5. A selection menu will pop-up, select “All Due Items” and press “ENTER” to reset all service reminders.
  6. If you want to just reset oil life, select “Item A Only” and press “ENTER”.

Method 2: Using Trip Button

Depending on your trim, you may have to use the trip meter button to reset the oil life.

  1. Turn on the vehicle to accessory mode.
  2. Press the trip button and keep pressing until you see “Oil Life” on your vehicle’s instrument cluster screen.
  3. Press and hold the trip button for about 5 seconds until the “Oil Life” starts flashing.
  4. Let go of the button, then press and hold trip button again for about 5 seconds until “Oil Life” stops flashing.
  5. Service life for oil is now set at 100%.
Contact the author: stevietobias@wheelsjoint.com



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