Honda Civic Type-R Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - for Service Reminder System

Civic 5 Door 15- [FK2]

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    Follow the severe 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 maintenance schedule.



    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes first

    x 1,000 km

    20

    40

    60

    80

    100

    120

    140

    160

    180

    200

    220

    240

    x 1,000 miles

    12.5

    25.0

    37.5

    50.0

    62.5

    75.0

    87.5

    100.0

    112.5

    125.0

    137.5

    150.0

    months

    12

    24

    36

    48

    60

    72

    84

    96

    108

    120

    132

    144

    Replace engine oil

    When the notice of Engine Oil Monitor is displayed, or 1 year has passed from the last replacement.

    Replace engine oil filter

    When the notice of Engine Oil Monitor is displayed, or 2 years have passed from the last replacement.

    Replace air cleaner element


    Use maintenance schedule for normal condition except in dusty condition.

    Every 30,000 km (18,500 miles)

    Inspect valve clearance

    Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles)

    Replace fuel filter



    Replace spark plugs


    More than 50% of driving time above 200 km/h, replace the spark plugs every 60,000 km (37,500 miles).

    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles)

    Inspect drive belt


    Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of drive belt auto-tensioner indicator.







    Inspect idle speed



    Replace engine coolant


    We recommend genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.

    At 200,000 km (120,000 miles) or 10 years, thereafter every 100,000 km (60,000 miles) or 5 years

    Replace manual transmission fluid


    We recommend genuine Honda MTF.

    Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years

    Check front and rear brakes

    Check brake pads and disc thickness. Check for damage.

    Check calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.

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

    Replace brake fluid

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

    Check brake fluid level is between upper and lower marks on reservoir.

    Every 3 years

    Check parking brake adjustment


    Check parking brake operation.













    Replace dust and pollen filter


    Replace the filter if the vehicle is driven primarily in urban areas that have high concentrations of soot in the air, under dusty conditions, or the air flow from the heating and cooling system/climate control system becomes less than usual.

    Check lights alignment


    Check the position of headlights.

    Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)

    Check expiration date for temporary tyre repair kit bottle (if equipped)

    Every year

    Inspect vehicle corrosion: refer to the Body Repair Manual

    External Paintwork and Panel Corrosion Check

    Under Body Corrosion Check

    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 steering linkage.

    Check boots for damage and leaking grease.

    Every 10,000 km (62,50 miles) or 6 months

    Suspension components

    Check bolts for tightness.

    Check all dust covers for deterioration and damage.

    Driveshaft boots

    Check boots and boot bands for cracks.

    Check boots for leaking grease.

    Brake hoses and lines (including VSA lines)


    Check master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit for damage and leakage.













    All fluid levels and condition of fluids


    Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add:


    Engine coolant

    MTF

    Brake fluid

    Clutch fluid

    Windshield washer fluid

    Exhaust system


    Check catalytic converter heat shields, exhaust pipe, and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness.

    Fuel lines and connections

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

    Re tighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts.

    Tyre condition