Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - Australia and New Zealand

Follow the Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule if the customer's vehicle is driven MAINLY under one or more of the following conditions:
  • Driving less than 8 km per trip or, in freezing temperatures, driving less than 16 km per trip.
  • Driving in extremely hot over 35 °C conditions.
  • Extensive idling, or long periods of stop-and-go driving.
  • Trailer towing, driving with a car-top carrier, or driving in mountainous conditions.
  • Driving on muddy, dusty, or de-iced roads.
NOTE: If the vehicle is driven OCCASIONALLY under severe conditions, follow the Normal Conditions Maintenance Schedule.

Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes first
  Use normal conditions except in dusty conditions.
  Replace fuel filter every 40,000 km or 2 years, if the fuel the customer   uses is suspected to be contaminated.
  Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of the drive belt   auto-tensioner indicator.
  Check the parking brake operation.
  Check the position of the headlights.
Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)
  Check the master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit and leakage.
All fluid levels and condition of fluids
  Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add.

  Check the exhaust pipe and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness.

Check fuel lines for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration.

Retighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts.

Every 5,000 km or 6 months
Every 10,000 km or 6 months

Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage or cracks.

Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.

Check rack grease and steering linkage.

Check the boot for damage and leaking grease.

Check the bolts for tightness.

Check all dust cover for deterioration and damage.

Check the boot and boot band for cracks.

Check rack grease.
At 200,000 km or 10 years, then every 100,000 km or 5 years
  Use genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.
Every 3 years

Use only DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid. We recommend genuine Honda Brake Fluid.

Check that brake fluid level between the upper and lower marks on the reservoir.
Every 30,000 km (18,750 miles) or 1 year
Every 10,000 km
Rotate tyres (Check tyre inflation and condition at least once per month)