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2012 Honda Fit Maintenance Light Reset & Fluids

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2012 Honda Fit

When the maintenance wrench comes on or the vehicle has received an oil and filter change the maintenance minder system will need to be reset.  Here are the instructions:

1) Turn the ignition to run (one click before starting the engine).

2) Press the SELECT/RESET knob repeatedly until the engine oil life indicator % is shown.

3) Press and hold the SELECT/RESET knob for more than 10 seconds.  The oil life % will begin to blink.  Release the SELECT/RESET knob.

4) Press and hold the SELECT/RESET knob for for more than 5 seconds.  The oil life indicator % will change to 100%.

When servicing this vehicle it might be a good idea to understand the types of fluids Honda recommends

  1. Engine Oil - OW20 (3.6L including oil filter)

  2. Coolant - Honda Long Life Antifreeze/ Coolant Type 2

  3. Automatic Transmission - Honda ATF - DW1

  4. Manual Transmission - Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF)

  5. Brake/Clutch Fluid - Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid Dot 3

With this information you should be well equipped to service the 2012 Honda Fit!

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