i-VTEC Petrol Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions (R20A3/K24Z3)

Accord 08-14 [CU1, CU2,CW1,CW2]

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    Basic
    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

    km x 1,000

    20

    40

    60

    80

    100

    120

    140

    160

    180

    200

    220

    240

    miles x 1,000

    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

    R20A3

    K24Z3

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

    Replace engine oil filter

    R20A3

    K24Z3













    Replace air cleaner element
    -
    Use normal conditions except in dusty conditions.

    R20A3

    K24Z3

    Every 30,000 km (18,750 miles)

    Inspect valve clearance

    R20A3

    K24Z3

    Every 100,000 km (62,500 miles)

    Replace fuel filter

    R20A3

    K24Z3



    Replace spark plugs

    R20A3

    K24Z3

    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.

    R20A3

    K24Z3







    Inspect idle speed

    R20A3

    K24Z3



    Replace engine coolant
    -
    We recommend genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.

    R20A3

    K24Z3

    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

    Replace Automatic Transmission Fluid
    -
    We recommend genuine Honda ATF DW-1.

    At 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years, thereafter every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) or 2 years

    Check front and rear brakes

    Check brake pads and disc thickness. Check for damage.

    Check calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.

    Check parking brake linings for cracking, glazing, wear, and for oil or grease 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 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 filter whenever airflow from the heating and air conditioning system is less than normal.

    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)


    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes first

    km x 1,000

    20

    40

    60

    80

    100

    120

    140

    160

    180

    200

    220

    240

    miles x 1,000

    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

    Inspect vehicle corrosion: refer to the Body Repair Manual

    External Paintwork and Panel Corrosion Check

    Under Body Corrosion Check

    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 steering linkage.

    Check boots for damage and leaking grease.

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

    Suspension components

    Check bolts for tightness.

    Check all dust covers for deterioration and damage.

    Sedan:

    -
    Front
    -
    Rear

    Station wagon:

    -
    Front
    -
    Rear

    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 and leakage.













    All fluid levels and condition of fluids
    -
    Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add.

    Engine coolant

    -
    R20A3
    -
    K24Z3

    MTF

    ATF

    Brake fluid

    Clutch fluid

    Windshield washer fluid

    Exhaust system
    -
    Check exhaust pipe and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness.

    R20A3

    K24Z3

    Fuel lines
    -
    R20A3
    -
    K24Z3
    and connections
    -
    R20A3
    -
    K24Z3

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

    Retighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts.

    Tyre condition