Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions (KQ)


Follow the Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule if the customer's vehicle is driven MAINLY under one or more of the following conditions:


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 5,000 km (3,125 miles) or 6 months 
Replace engine oil filter Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months 
Replace air cleaner element
   Use normal conditions except in dusty conditions 
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Inspect the valve clearance
   Check the valve clearance 
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Replace fuel filter with ETCS, without ETCS    l    l   
Replace spark plugs  l  l  l  l  l 
Inspect drive belts
   Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of the drive belt    auto-tensioner indicator 
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Inspect idle speed with ETCS, without ETCS     l      
Replace engine coolant
   Use Genuine Honda All Season 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
   Use Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) 
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Replace automatic transmission fluid
   Use Honda ATF-Z1 
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Replace rear differential fluid (4WD model)
   Use Honda DPSF 
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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 
Check lights alignment
   Check the position of the headlight 
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Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation) l l l l l l l l l l 
Rotate tyres (Check tyre inflation and condition 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)
   Check the master cylinder, proportioning control valve, and ABS    modulator and leakage 
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All fluid levels and condition of fluids
   Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add engine coolant
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MTF, ATF, DPSF   (4WD), brake fluid, windshield fluid,    and battery fluid 
Exhaust system
   Check the 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