Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - EU

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 (5 miles) per trip or, in freezing temperatures, driving less than 16 km (10 miles) per trip.
  • Driving in extremely hot over 35 °C (95 °F) conditions.
  • Extensive idling, or long periods of stop-and-go driving.
  • Towing trailer, 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
  Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of the   drive belt auto-tensioner indicator.
  Check the parking brake operation.
  When the vehicle is primarily driven in urban areas that   have high concentrations of soot in the air, under dusty   conditions or the air flow from the heating and air   conditioning system becomes less than normal.
  Check the position of the headlights.
Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)
Check expiry date for temporary repair kit bottle (if equipped)
Visually inspect the following items:

Check for correct installation and position, check for cracks, deterioration, rust, and leaks.

Check tightness of screws, nuts, and joints. If necessary, retighten.
  Check the master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit   and leakage.
All fluid levels and condition of fluid
  Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add.

  Check the catalytic converter heat shield, 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.
Tyre condition

Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months

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

Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.
Visually inspect the following items:

Check rack grease and steering linkage.

Check the boot for damage and leaking grease.

Check the bolts for tightness.

Check all dust covers for deterioration and damage.

Check the boot and boot band for cracks.

Check rack grease.
Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles)
  Use normal conditions except in dusty conditions.
Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years
  Use genuine Honda MTF.
Every 3 years

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

Check the brake fluid level is between the upper and lower marks on the reservoir.
Every year
Inspect vehicle corrosion:
  refer to the Body Repair Manual

External paintwork and panel corrosion check

Under body corrosion check