Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - European Model

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.
  • 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 km x 1,000 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 
miles x 1,000 12.5 25.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 75.0 87.5 100.0 112.5 125.0 
months 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 
Replace engine oil Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months 
Replace engine oil filter l l l l l l l l l l 
Clean air cleaner element
   Use normal conditions except in dusty conditions 
Dry type only Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles) 
Replace air cleaner element
   Use normal conditions except in dusty conditions 
Dry type Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) 
Wet type Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles) 
Inspect the valve clearance Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) 
Replace fuel filter      l     
Replace spark plugs Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles) 
Inspect drive belt
   Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of the drive belt    auto-tensioner indicator 
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Inspect idle speed      l     
Replace engine coolant
   Use genuine Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 
At 200,000 km (120,000 miles) or 10 years, then every 100,000 km (60,000 miles) or 5 years 
Replace Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) SPFM manual transmission, SPGM manual transmission
   Use genuine Honda MTF 
Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years 
Replace Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) SPCA automatic transmission
   Use genuine Honda ATF-Z1 
At 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years, then every
40,000 km (25,000 miles) or 2 years 
Inspect front and rear brakes
  • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage or cracks
  • Check the brake linings for cracking, grazing, wear, and contamination
  • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness
 
Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months 
Replace brake fluid
  • 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 3 years 
Check parking brake adjustment
   Check the parking brake operation 
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Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes first km x 1,000 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 
miles x 1,000 12.5 25.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 75.0 87.5 100.0 112.5 125.0 
months 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 
Replace dust and pollen filter
  • Replace the filter as often (at 15,000 miles/24,000 km intervals) if the vehicle is driven mostly in urban areas that have high concentrations of soot in the air from industry and diesel-powered vehicles.
  • Replace the filter whenever airflow from the heating and cooling system is less than normal.
 
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Check lights alignment 
Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation) 
Inspect vehicle corrosion
 
Every year 
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
 
Tie-rod ends, steering gearbox, and boots
  • Check rack grease and steering linkage
  • Check the boot for damage and leaking grease
 
Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months 
Suspension components
  • Check the bolts for tightness
  • Check all dust cover for deterioration and damage
 
Driveshaft boots
  • Check the boot and boot band for cracks
  • Check rack grease
 
Brake hoses and lines (including ABS/VSA)
   Check the master cylinder, proportioning control valve, and ABS/VSA    modulator-control unit and leakage 
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All fluid levels and condition of fluid
   Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add 
Exhaust system
   Check the catalytic converter heat shield, exhaust pipe, and muffler for
   damage, leaks, and tightness 
Fuel lines and connections
  • Check fuel lines for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration
  • Retighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts
 
Tyre condition