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How do I turn off that maintenace light?

I have tried holding the select and reset buttons at the same time. It just beeps forever and the light stays on. What am I doing wrong?
 

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What's your mileage??

I don't have my MDX (yet), but i'm assuming it's the same mechanism as on my Integra (and on all Hondas/Acuras). As far as I know, you can't turn off the light yourself. It's programmed to turn on when it's time for a scheduled service. (15K, 30K, etc. or whatever it is for the MDX). Unless there's some trick I don't know of, only the service mechanic can hit the switch to turn that light off when the service is done.

But if anyone knows how to circumvent turning it off w/o taking it in for service, PLEASE DO TELL! I'm due for a 90K service on my Integra, but since I'm about to trade it in anyday now when the X comes in, I'm not about to pay the $550 to have it done :D
 

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Take another look at the owner's manual. I don't have one handy, but if it works like the TL, it comes on every 6K miles unless it's reset when you have service. As I recall, you have to press the two buttons before you start the car, and keep them pressed while you start it and hold them until it goes out - 10 seconds maybe. Like I said I don't have a manual in front of me so I might be a little off here, but I've reset our TL every time it comes on. I can't imagine that the TL could be done by the owner, but the X couldn't.

Good luck!
 

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Ghotie's got it right, you can turn this light off yourself (but don't forget to do what it's telling you)! You have to hold the two buttons in for a pretty long time, but it works.

And this is written up in the Good Book, p 68...
 

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THANKS Ghotie!!! I Just reset my light, no problem.

I pressed both buttons, then turned the key on, and that was it.

Ghost, don't worry, the necessary service was done, about 1k ago. I have 15k now. No problems, great vehicle.
 
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