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Smart Fortwo

2009 Smart

OilReset Procedure 2004-2010

Have you done an oil change on one of these vehicles as yet?  This is one of those vehicles that is very easy to service and a great opportunity for you to impress your customers with your service knowledge.

The recommended service interval on this vehicle is every 10000 miles/16 000 km.  The recommended oils for this vehicle must meet specification MB 229.5 (please refer to the list below).  The vehicle requires 3.3L of oil.

Mobil 1 Formula M 5W-40
Mobil 1 0W-40
Labco MB 229.5 5W-30
Total Quartz 229.5 5W-30
Elf Excellium 0W-30
Shell Helix Ultra AB 5W-30

If you are topping up the other fluids this vehicle requires:
Transmission: Castrol Manual BOT 328
Brake System: Dot 4+
Coolant: Anticorrosion/Antifreeze meeting MB 325.0 Specification

To perform the OilReset on the single/double wrench will require a bit of timing.  Please read the instructions prior to performing the OilReset:

1) Turn the ignition switch to on (do not start the engine).
2) Select maintenance indicator within 4 seconds by double tapping the instrument cluster button (to the left of the odomoter) and hold it down on the second press.
3) Continue to hold button and turn the ignition off.
4) Turn the ignition switch on (do not start the engine) and continue to hold the button for 10 seconds. The wrench symbol should begin to flash and eventually go out.
5) Turn the ignition off and then start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

1 thought on “Smart Fortwo”

  1. All of these instuctions did not help me with resetting my oil trip. I have a 2008 and 2009 Smart. I verified my results on my 2008 after resetting the 2009. They are as follows:
    1) Turn on ignition, (Do not start on all of these steps.), press and release left button twice. The wrench indicators should display.
    2) Turn off ignition. Wrench display still illuminated. Press and hold button. Turn ignition switch back on.
    3) Hold button until you see it rest to 10000. Done…

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