Guide to the Honda Maintenance Minder Message codes

By Product Expert | Posted in Service on Friday, March 1st, 2019 at 12:46 PM
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How to read the Maintenance Minder code messages

The Honda Maintenance Minder system is available in your new Honda vehicle to help you keep track of the status of your vehicle and give you reminders when it senses the need for maintenance or a regular service. The feature uses a series of messages on your trip computer screen to inform you of the services needed. Take a look at our guide below to learn how to read the Maintenance Minder messages.


Oil Message What to do
15% SERVICE DUE SOON Plan to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance
5% SERVICE DUE NOW Take vehicle in now for scheduled maintenance
0% SERVICE PAST DUE Service is overdue. Take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance

Maintenance Main Items

Symbol What it Means
A Replace engine oil and engine oil filter
B Perform a multi-point safety inspection and the following minor vehicle services:

  • Oil and filter change
  • Inspect and top off all fluid levels
  • Inspect, clean and adjust brakes
  • Inspect transmission
  • Inspect suspension system
  • Inspect steering system
  • Check battery charge level / battery cable condition
  • Check antifreeze, belts and wiper blades
  • Road test

Maintenance Sub Items

Number What to do
1 Rotate tires, inspect brakes, check tire pressure and condition
2 Replace air cleaner element, check drive belt, replace dust and pollen filter
3 Replace transmission fluid and transfer fluid
4 Replace spark plugs, inspect water pump, inspect valve clearance and replace timing belt
5 Replace engine coolant
6 Replace rear differential fluid

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