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2013 Acura TSX Maintenance Light Reset & Service Specs

2013 Acura TSX
2013 Acura TSX

The 2013 Acura TSX sedan 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. Turn the ignition to (II) (do not start the engine).

2. Press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel repeatedly until engine oil life is displayed.

3. Press and hold the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel for more than 10 seconds.  The remaining engine oil life reset mode will be shown on the multi information display.

4. Select RESET by pressing the INFO (up/down) button, then press the SEL/RESET button to reset the engine oil life display.  The maintenance item code(s) will disappear, and the engine oil life will reset to 100.

5. 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

4 Cyl. 2.4L Gas

6 Cyl. 3.5L Gas

Motor Oil


Oil Capacity w/Filter

4.2 US qt. (4.0L)

4.5 US qt. (4.3L)

Brake Fluid

Honda Heavy Duty Dot 3

Honda Heavy Duty Dot 3

Engine Coolant

Honda Long Life Coolant Type 2

Honda Long Life Coolant Type 2

Automatic Transmission

Acura ATF DW-1

Acura ATF DW-1

Manual Transmission

Acura Manual Transmission Fluid


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

Engine Size

4 Cyl. 2.4L Gas

6 Cyl. 3.5L Gas

Oil Filter



Air Filter



Cabin Filter



4 Cyl. 2.4L
4 Cyl. 2.4L





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