2012 Honda Insight Scheduled Maintenance

2012 Honda Insight Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2012 Honda Insight? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 2012 Honda Insight

What is the maintenance schedule for the 2012 Honda Insight?

What to Know About 2012 Honda Insight Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your Honda Insight, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With proactive maintenance, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your Insight. But how do you know what service to get and when? It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine Insight maintenance. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 2012 Honda Insight!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Honda themselves. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your Insight running for longer, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and maybe even save you the headache of dealing with common 2012 Honda Insight problems in the future.

Overview of Essential Honda Insight Maintenance Needs

Bring your 2012 Honda Insight to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your Insight’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 2012 Honda Insight? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your Insight may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Honda Insight battery, and so can frequent short drives. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your Insight stranded. Your Honda Insight won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can help your 2012 Honda Insight's engine run smoother. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 2012 Insight. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 2012 Honda Insight.

Maintaining your Honda Insight steering and suspension system can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, perform Honda Insight suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Honda Insight's steering and suspension system.

If you fall behind on routine Honda Insight maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your Honda Insight’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Need a new Honda Insight radiator? We can take care of that. A/C smelling musty? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 2012 Honda Insight maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

2012 Honda Insight Maintenance Q&A

Take an active role in maintaining your 2012 Honda Insight. Get answers to common Honda Insight maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Honda Insight? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2012 Insight is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When does my Honda Insight need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Honda Insight? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can I ignore dashboard lights on my Honda? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Honda Insight, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Maintain Your Honda Insight

Your Honda Insight isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.