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2013 Acura RDX Maintenance Light Reset & Service Specs

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX

The 2013 Acura RDX is offered in a gasoline model.  The engine oil will require service when the Maintenance Minder light comes on.  Follow these steps to reset this light:

1. Set the power mode to ON (do not start the engine).

2. Use the INFO (up/down) to highlight the CUSTOMIZE SETTINGS menu and select using the SEL/RESET button.

3. Select the MAINTENANCE INFO menu using the SEL/RESET button.

4. The oil life reset mode is displayed on the multi-information display.

5. Select RESET with the (up/down) button, then press the SEL/RESET button.  The displayed maintenance items disappear, and the engine oil life display is reset to 100%.

6. Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

 When doing the oil change and topping up fluids you will need to use the following specifications:

Engine Size

6 Cyl. 3.5L Gas

Motor Oil


Oil Capacity w/Filter

4.55 US qt. (4.3L)

Brake Fluid

Honda Heavy Duty Dot 3

Engine Coolant

Honda Long Life Coolant Type 2

Automatic Transmission

Acura ATF DW-1

Rear Differential

Acura All Wheel Drive Fluid (DPSF)

Transfer Case

Acura HGO-1

You can cross reference the following Purolator filter numbers for your own application:

Engine Size

6 Cyl. 3.5L Gas

Oil Filter


Air Filter

*Dealer Part

Cabin Filter


3.5L V6
3.5L V6

*At the time of this posting being published


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