Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions

FR-V 07-09 [BE1] (R18A)

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    Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - European Models
    Follow the Severe Conditions 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 temperature, 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.
    • 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 conditions, follow the Normal Conditions Maintenance Schedule.
    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes firstkm x 1,00020406080100120140160180200220240
    miles x 1,00012.525.037.550.062.575.087.5100.0112.5125.0137.5150.0
    months1224364860728496108120130144
    Replace engine oilEvery 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months
    Replace engine oil filter
    Replace air cleaner element
    Use normal conditions maintenance schedule except in dusty conditions
    Every 20,000 km (12,500 miles)
    Inspect valve clearance
    Check valve clearance
    Every 100,000 km (62,500 miles)
    Replace fuel filter
    Replace spark plugsEvery 120,000 km (75,000 miles)
    Inspect drive belt
    Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of the drive belt auto-tensioner indicator
    Inspect idle speed
    Replace engine coolant
    Use genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2
    At 200,000 km (125,000 miles) or 10 years, thereafter every 100,000 km (62,500 miles) or 5 years
    Replace manual transmission fluid
    Use genuine Honda MTF
    Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years
    Replace automatic transmission fluid
    Use genuine Honda ATF-Z1
    Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years, thereafter every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) or 2 years
    Inspect front and rear brakes

    • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check damage and cracks
    • Check the brake linings for cracking, grazing, wear, and 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 that brake fluid level is between upper and lower marks on the reservoir
    Every 3 years
    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check parking brake operation
    Replace dust and pollen 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 becomes less than usual
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of the headlights
    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes firstkm x 1,00020406080100120140160180200220240
    miles x 1,00012.525.037.550.062.575.087.5100.0112.5125.0137.5150.0
    months1224364860728496108120132144
    Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)
    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 rack 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 rack grease
    Brake hoses and lines (including VSA)
    Check master cylinder, and VSA modulator-control unit damage and leakage
    All fluid level and check for leak
    Check levels and if necessary, look for leaks

    • Engine coolant
    • Manual transmission fluid
    • Automatic transmission fluid
    • Power steering fluid
    • Brake fluid
    • Windshield fluid
    • Battery fluid
    Exhaust system
    Check the exhaust pipe and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness
    Fuel line and connections

    • Check fuel lines for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration
    • Retighten loose connections and replace any damage parts
    Tyre condition
    Check pressure, puncture, or cuts and irregular thread wear
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