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Understanding the Honda Maintenance Minder System and Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Honda Maintenance Minder codes indicate when and what service your car needs.

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What does the 15% next to my oil light mean?
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This is telling you that your car has 15% life on the oil left, before it is recommended to change it. Make sure the person that changes the oil and...
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How do I get the maintenance required light to stop blinking and my temperature gauge to be normal?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. The Toyota maintenance light is a reminder to get your oil changed. This light comes on periodically and needs to be reset with every oil change. As for the temperature gauge this is normal....
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Oil change question - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu
The "Oil Life" system or "maintenance minder" does not provide "absolutes" when it comes to the timing of oil changes. In fact, there are more variables affecting the "optimum change" interval than are considered by such systems. For example, the...
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New brakes
On a relatively new car such as yours, the need for "brake work" is typically determined based on a visual check of "depth of remaining pad friction material". Brake pads are still generally good so long as there is at...
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I put a new battery
When you took the old battery out, the vehicle of course experienced a black-out or power interruption. That may have set a trouble code and it just hasn't yet cleared. As a routine matter, whenever you put a new battery...
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My 1988 Mercedes repair code on dash reads 409, what is this?
In 1988 Mercedes did not display trouble codes on the dashboard. The display you are seeing is a maintenance reminder. It counts the miles down until a scheduled service, then counts the miles up when you have passed the service...
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I went in for an oil change at about 48k miles; now maintenance light keeps coming on.
Your vehicle has sub menus for oil, brakes, emissions, and other categories of maintenance. If you are referring to the oil maintenance reminder symbol, that reminder is based on elapsed time as well as vehicle operating conditions. So, even though...
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Oil change interval - synthetic
I'll answer your last question first. Yes, your dealership is ripping you off, if not in the context of your inquiry about oil changes, certainly in some other aspect of repair or maintenance. I guess I haven't forgotten the question...
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Which oil should I put in?
After checking the oil specifications for your engine you are correct about the 5w20 weight oil. Newer engines in a lot of vehicles now use and recommend the 5w20 or 0w20 oils. Your vehicles engine uses 5W20 only. The parts...
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I have a 2011 Audi A5 quatro 2.0T, it has 55K miles. Needs an oil change and turn off the service message.
Hello. You are right. Your vehicle does need these filters changed and the oil changed during this service. It will also need to have a complete vehicle inspection as part of this service. A certified mechanic from YourMechanic can come...
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Start issue
The maintenance reminder light generally refers to the need to change the engine oil and filter. That would not be relevant to the present no start. If the check engine light is on, or even if it is off, there...
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Maintenance light keeps coming on
I'm assuming you're talking about the maintenance required light. If the light keeps coming back on, it means that it is not getting properly reset at the time of service. The reset procedure varies, depending on whether your vehicle is...
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Should i just put oil in it
The oil maintenance reminder light on all Lexus models comes on when an oil and oil filter change is required. However, if you have not checked the engine oil level (on the dipstick) for some time, you should do so...
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How much for a tune up
Annual "tune-ups" are not really applicable to modern vehicles. Instead, what is typically of importance is following the vehicle manufacturer's "maintenance schedule". The required maintenance at this time for your car will depend on the vehicle history. In particular, if...
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What type of oil does an Audi A4 quatro 2009 use?
You can use 5W-40 synthetic oil that meets Volkswagen standards 502.00 and 505.00. Alternatively, you can use 5W-30, 0W-40, or 0W-30. If the light you are referring to is a low engine oil level warning light and the oil level...
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My car needs a service b for 40000 miles but I don't have enough money to do it all at once what should I get done first?
Service A and B both require an oil change and that is very important. The B service also includes a number of body and chassis checks. At 40K miles, it's not uncommon to need brake work, so you need to...

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