Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions

Honda Civic Hybrid 2003 -2005 [ES9]

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    Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions
    This maintenance schedule outlines the minimum required maintenance that you should perform to ensure the trouble-free operation of the vehicle. Due to regional and climatic differences, some additional servicing may be required. Please consult the warranty handbook for a more detailed description.
    Follow the Severe Conditions schedule for replacing engine oil and engine oil filter, if the 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.
    • Driving with a car-top carrier, or driving in mountainous conditions.
    • Driving on muddy, dusty, or de-iced roads.
    If the vehicle is driven OCCASIONALLY under severe conditions, replace engine oil and engine oil filter according to the normal conditions 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 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 1 year

    Replace engine oil filter

    Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles) or 1 year

    Replace air cleaner element

    Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles)

    Inspect valve clearance

    Every 40,000 km (25,000 miles)

    Replace fuel filter


    Replace spark plugs (Iridium)

    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles)

    Inspect and adjust drive belt.
    • Check for cracks, damage, deflection and tension






    Inspect idle speed


    Replace engine coolant.
    • Check specific gravity for freezing point

    At 200,000 km (125,000 miles) or 10 years, then replace every 100,000 km (62,500 miles ) or 5 years

    Replace manual transmission fluid (MTF).
    • Use genuine Honda Manual Transmission Fluid MTF-II

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

    Inspect front and rear brakes.
    • Check the brake pad thickness and disc thickness, and check for damage and cracks
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness

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

    Replace brake fluid.
    • Use 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













    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 dust and pollen filter.

    Every 30,000 km (18,750 miles) or 1 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 leak 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 leak grease

    Brake hoses and lines (including ABS).
    • Check the master cylinder, proportioning control valve and ABS modulator and leakage











    All fluid levels and condition of fluid.
    • Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add engine coolant, MTF, 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

    Tyre condition.

    Check lights alignment

    Test drive.
    • Check the noise, stability and dashboad operation