Originally Posted by Roland Ansgar
This 2010 Accord is my first Honda. It has an oil life indicator telling you what percentage is left. Does anyone know how this percentage is estimated by the computer? From what does it take its data?
I changed the oil last week and had to manually reset the indicator, which left me to ponder whether it was merely using the odometer data.
It's just a calculator. It only serve as a reminder, so many owners forget about car maintenance. The fact that you are here, you are not one of them.
It calculate distance, time, and other factors such as throttle position, engine speed, operating temp, and did I forget anything else (?)