The 2014 smart fortwo maintenance interval/maintenance light is reset once the oil change service is complete. This light comes on approximately one month before the service is due and will be shown as a double wrench on the instrument cluster. To reset the 2014 smart fortwo maintenance interval/maintenance light, follow these instructions:
1. Turn the ignition to run (one position before starting the engine).
2. Within 4 seconds push TRIP button twice to display the service indicator. Switch off the ignition within 10 seconds.
3. Push and hold the TRIP button. Turn the ignition on (do not start the engine). Wait until the service indicator flashes and then shows “0”.
4. Release the TRIP button.
5. Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.
When the 2014 smart fortwo comes due and a service needs to be performed, this vehicle has an undercarriage skid plate that will need to be removed. This vehicle can use a variety of approved oil viscosities based on the lowest temperature where the vehicle is being driven. For reference, here is the quantity and oil type recommendation for this vehicle from the owner’s manual (review the temperature table):
For easy reference, here are the filter numbers from FRAM when servicing this vehicle:
The owner’s manual for this vehicle is a great reference for lubricants, torque specs, and wheel information. To access this manual you can visit MB USA.