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one flash on my maintance requred light..

Old 11-02-2009, 12:49 PM
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Default one flash on my maintance requred light..

i just got a flashing maitance required on my car a few days ago.. i flashes ones ( i herd it flashes different times for different reasons). I was just wondering if anyone knew what that ment!
Old 11-02-2009, 01:57 PM
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What is this on? 72 Pinto? Honda lawnmower?

If it's 1998-2005 Accord, that's just a mileage reminder for oil changes. It goes off 7500 miles since it was last reset, for no reason other than miles driven.

2006+ Accord it gets a little more complicated, with the oil-life monitor. Still, it's just a reminder and doesn't mean anything's broken.
Old 11-04-2009, 10:41 AM
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Wait till is stays on for good then reset it: With the car off, hold down the trip reset button, turn the key on, but do not crank the car. The light should stay on for a minute. Keep holding the button down till the light goes off then crank the car. It will come on again in 7500 miles.
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