Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions

CR-V 95-01 [RD1]

  1. Ichiban
    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 32°C (90°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 customer's vehicle is driven OCCASIONALLY under severe condition, you should 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 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120
    months 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120
    Replace engine oil and oil filter Every 5,000 km (3,000 miles) or 6 months
    Replace air cleaner element
    Use normal schedule except in dusty conditions
    European model
    New Zealand model
    Clean air cleaner element New Zealand model
    Inspect valve clearance
    Check the valve clearance
    Replace fuel filter
    Replace spark plugs KE, KG, KX
    KS model Every 45,000 km (28,000 miles)
    Replace timing belt and inspect water pump
    Check water pump for signs of seal leakage
    Inspect and adjust drive belts
    • Check for cracks and damage
    • Check deflection and tension
    • Alternator belt
    • Pump belt
    • A/C compressor belt
    Inspect idle speed
    Replace engine coolant
    Check specific gravity for freezing point
    Replace transmission fluid
    • KS, KG, KE models
    • KX, KU, KZ models
    • Genuine Honda ATF PREMIUM (Automatic Transmission Fluid-PREMIUM) or DEXRON II or III ATF
    Replace rear differential fluid
    Genuine Honda ATF PREMIUM (Automatic Transmission Fluid-PREMIUM)
    Inspect front brake
    • Check the brake pad thickness
      - KS, KG, KE models
      - KX, KU, KZ models
    • Check the brake disc thickness
    • Check for damage or cracks
    • Check the wheel cylinder for leaks
    • Check the brake linings for cracking, glazing, wear, or contamination
      - KS, KG, KE models
      - KX, KU, KZ models
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness
      - KS, KG, KE models
      - KX, KU, KZ models
    Inspect rear drum brake
    Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) or 6 months
    Replace brake fluid
    • Use only DOT 3 or DOT 4 (we recommend Genuine Honda Brake Fluid) fluid
    • Check that brake fluid level is between the upper and lower marks on the reservoir
    Check parking brake adjustment
    • Check the parking brake operation
    • KS, KG, KE models
    • KX, KU, KZ models
    Replace pollen filter Every 30,000 km (18,000 miles) or 12 months
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of the headlights
    Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operations)
    Check for road stability, noise, 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
    • Check the fluid line for damage and leaks
    Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) or 6 months
    Suspension components
    • Replace suspension arms
      - Front
      - Rear
    • Replace knuckle/hub
      - Front
      - Rear
    • Check the bolts for tightness
    • Check the all dust cover for deterioration and damage
    Driveshaft boots
    • Check boots and boot band for cracks
    • Check rack grease
    Brake hoses and lines (including ABS)
    • Check the master cylinder, proportioning control valve and ABS modulator for damage and leakage
    • KS, KG, KE models
    • KX, KU, KZ models
    Exhaust system
    Check the catalytic converter heat shield, 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
    Tyre condition
    Check for pressure, puncture or cuts and irregular thread wear
    Inspect supplemental restraint system Inspect system 10 years after first registration