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Hey guys

The maint minder pops up different codes at15% as you all know

If I were to reset my oil life right now (I'm at 50%, want to do an experiment) ... will the correct codes still pop up when the oil life reaches 15% next time around or will this manual reset mess up some sequence?

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since you're at 50%, if you reset now then it will go back to 100%, but when reach 15% the reminder will pop up again.

basically each reset you're resetting 1 service record from the computer reminder.
 

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My theory is if you reset before the 15% reminder, you also reset any 1-6 service codes not shown. I don't know this for sure. I sometimes to early/extra maint (AT fluid changes, early oil if going out of town, engine/cabin filter, etc...) and I always let the Acura tech know and they can reset the individual 1-6 codes (showing or not showing) at anytime.

I have another theory if your a due or overdue for an 1-6 service, the M.I.D. might shorten your oil life % to perform the 1-6 service sooner. Some folks have commented on how the oil life % can drop a lot with exact same driving habits. The engineers probably figured changing the engine oil early is better than doing a 1-6 service late.
 
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