This article, is all about 2012 Prius Oil Light Reset which has to be done after every 5 thousand miles. The oil light also called “MAINT REQD” on some car make, is not a warning light, rather, it is a reminder.
The maintenance required or oil change light is a reminder to you, that it is due time for maintenance again and changing of oil. If you take your 2012 Prius to a quick LUB store they will reset the light for you after changing the oil but if they forget to, you will have to.
2012 Prius Oil Light Reset Steps
Ideally after traveling every 5000 miles, you need to perform an oil change (also called service) so the light comes on. Be sure to go through your car owner’s manual to be sure of what the light looks like on the dashboard.
- Press the “ENGINE START STOP” button once or turn the ignition key to “RUN” position.
- Make sure trip meter “A” is displayed and turn the ignition off.
- While holding the trip meter reset button, press the “ENGINE START STOP” button once or turn the ignition key to “RUN” position.
- Continue to hold the button until “000000” is displayed.
- Turn the ignition off.
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Engine Type Oil Viscosity and Capacity
This is a tabular representation of 2012 Prius oil viscosity and capacity detailed information and it is important to know this as it will help in knowing the exact oil for your vehicle. This info. Comes in handy before and after 2012 Prius oil change reset.
|Vehicle Make, Model & Year||ENGINE||ENGINE OIL CAPACITY||OIL GRADE||OIL CHANGE INTERVALS|
|Prius (W3) (2009 – 2011)||2ZR-FXE||4.2 / 0.3||Synthetic 5w30||15 000 km/ 12 months|
|Prius (W3) (2012 – 2015)||2ZR-FXE||4.2 / 0.3||Synthetic 5w30||15 000 km/ 12 months|
|Prius Plug-in Hybrid (W3) (2012 – )||2ZR-FXE||4.2 / 0.3||Synthetic 5w30||15 000 km/ 12 months|
|Prius+, Prius v (W4) (2011 – )||2ZR-FXE||4.2 / 0.3||Synthetic 5w30||15 000 km/ 12 months|
This article is a very comprehensive guide about 2012 Prius Oil Change Light Reset, it also contains a tabular details about engine type, oil viscosity and capacity. Please do not forget to share this article using the share button below, who knows you might help someone who needs it.
All information provided on this page is for information purpose and it is basically a guide as to how to carry out the above subject matter. Due to the fact that there many variety of vehicle make and models, we strongly advise you to refer back to your car owners manual for the procedure if the one above is not working.
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