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2012 Honda Odyssey Maintenance Light Reset & Fluids

2012 Honda Odyssey

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 SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel repeatedly until the engine oil life indicator % is shown.

3) Press and hold the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel for more than 10 seconds. The oil light % mode is displayed.

4) Select RESET with the up or down buttons the press the SEL/RESET button.  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 (4.3L including oil filter)

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

  3. Automatic Transmission – Honda ATF – DW1

  4. Power Steering – Honda Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid – Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid Dot 3

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

0 thoughts on “2012 Honda Odyssey Maintenance Light Reset & Fluids”

    1. Hi Daisy,

      This vehicle will require 3.3 US qt or 3.6 US qt for the touring model. Please contact your local Honda and provide your VIN to obtain vehicle specific specs prior to doing this service.

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