Maintenance Schedule for Normal and Severe Conditions - Except European, Australia and New Zealand Models


Follow the Normal Conditions Maintenance Schedule if the severe driving conditions specified in the Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule do not apply.

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 R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine Normal conditions Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 1 year 
Severe conditions Every 5,000 km (3,125 miles) or 6 months 
Replace engine oil filter R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine  Normal conditions l l l l l l l l l l 
Severe conditions Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months 
Clean air cleaner element R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
   Dry type only 
Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) 
Replace air cleaner element R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles) 
Inspect the valve clearance R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
   Check the valve clearance 
Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) 
Replace fuel filter R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
   Replace fuel filter every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) or 2 years, when the    customer suspects if the fuel are using to contaminated, such as dust 
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Replace spark plugs R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine Every 100,000 km (62,500 miles) 
Inspect drive belt R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
   Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of the drive belt    auto-tensioner indicator 
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Inspect idle speed R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine      l     
Replace engine coolant R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
   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)
   Use genuine Honda MTF SPFM manual    transmission, SPGM manual    transmission, RPD6 manual    transmission 
Normal Conditions      l     
Severe Conditions   l   l   l  
Replace Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)
   Use genuine Honda ATF-Z1 SPCA automatic    transmission, MPMA automatic    transmission 
Normal Conditions      l    l 
Severe Conditions   l  l  l  l  

  

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 
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
 
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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Replace dust and pollen filter l l l l l l l l l l 
Rotate tyres
   Check tyre inflation at least once per month 
Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) 

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 R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
   Check the catalytic converter heat shield, exhaust pipe, and muffler for    damage, leaks, and tightness 
Fuel lines and connections R18A1, R18A3 engines, K20Z2 engine
  • Check fuel lines for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration
  • Retighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts