How do I reset the smart car maintenance light?

The maintenance light on my smart car won’t turn off and it’s frustrating to no end! How do I reset it?

Maxine Boyko · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
That does sound frustrating! Luckily, the fix is pretty simple. To reset the
smart car
maintenance light, follow these five easy steps:
  • Turn on the ignition. Just start the power and do not start the engine.
  • Within four seconds, select the maintenance indicator on the dashboard screen. You should see a wrench and a mileage service meter displayed on the screen.
  • Within 10 seconds, turn off your ignition. You should still see the maintenance indicator.
  • Push and hold the service button and turn on the ignition power.
  • Hold the button for 10 seconds and you should see the display screen reset.
And there you have it, your maintenance light is reset!
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