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2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 4dr Man

2012 Honda Civic Sedan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
28 (Est) mpg city / 36 (Est) mpg hwy
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January 23, 2013, 2:25 pm

Margaret B

Question: What does the yellow exclamation point warning light mean?

My 2011 Honda Civic has a yellow exclamation point warning light on the dashboard which suddenly came on after my oil was changed and the mechanic neglected to reset the oil life monitor. What does this mean, and what should I do about getting it checked?

January 26, 2013, 8:59 pm

Ron W
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The yellow exclamation point warning light is for the vsc (vehicle stability control). It means there is a fault in the system (unless it was raining or slippery, in which case it came on to tell you you lost traction and it activated) You will need to have the codes pulled to see what the fault is.

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