Maintenance Schedule for Normal Conditions

FR-V 04-11 i-VTEC [BE1-BE3]

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

    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 D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine and oil filter D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Replace air cleaner element D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Inspect the valve clearance D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Check the valve clearance
    Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Replace fuel filter D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Replace spark plugs D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Replace timing belt and inspect water pump and auto-tensioner for D17A2 engine, timing belt, water pump D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Check water pump for signs of seal leakage
    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles) or 8 years
    Inspect and adjust drive belts for D17A2 engine Alternator belt, P/S pump belt D17A2 engine
    • Check for cracks and damage
    • Check deflection and tension
    Inspect drive belts for K20A9 engine
    Check for cracks and damage
    Inspect idle speed D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Replace engine coolant D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Use 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 transmission fluid (MTF) D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Use Honda MTF (Manual Transmission Fluid)
    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles) or 8 years
    Inspect front and rear brakes
    • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage or cracks
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness
    Replace brake fluid
    • Use only DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid (We recommend Genuine Honda Brake Fluid)
    • Check that brake fluid level is between the upper and lower marks on the reservoir
    Every 3 years
    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check the parking brake operation
    Replace dust and pollen filter Every 30,000 km (18,750 miles) or 1 year
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of the headlights
    Test drive (Check for noise, road stability, vibrations, and dashboard operations)
    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
    Suspension components
    • Check the bolts for tightness
    • Check all dust cover for deterioration and damage
    Driveshaft boots
    • Check 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 for damage and leakage
    All fluid levels and condition of fluid
    • Check levels and check for leaks
    • Engine coolant D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    • MTF D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    • PSF
    • Brake fluid
    • Windshield fluid
    • Battery fluid
    Exhaust system D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    Check the catalytic converter heat shield, exhaust pipe, and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness
    Fuel lines and connections D17A2 engine, K20A9 engine
    • Check fuel lines for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration
    • Retighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts
    Tyre condition
    Check for pressure, puncture, or cuts and irregular thread wear