Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions

Legend 07-10 [KB1]

  1. Ichiban
    Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - EU
    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.
    • 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 maintenance schedule.
    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes firstkm x 1,000153045607590105120135150165180
    miles x 1,000918273645546372819099108
    months1224364860728496108120132144
    Replace engine oilEvery 7,500 km (4,500 miles) or 6 months
    Replace engine oil filter
    Replace air cleaner element
    Use normal schedule except in dusty conditions.
    Every 30,000 km (18,000 miles)
    Inspect valve clearanceEvery 45,000 km (27,000 miles)
    Replace fuel filter
    Replace spark plugsEvery 120,000 km (72,000 miles)
    Replace timing belt and inspect water pump
    The timing belt should be replaced every 75,000 km (46,875 miles) if the vehicle is regularly driven under one or more of these conditions.

    • In very high temperature [43 °C (110 °F) or above]
    • In very low temperature [−29 °C (−20 °F) or below]
    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 (120,000 miles) or 10 years, then every 100,000 km (60,000 miles) or 5 years
    Replace automatic transmission fluid (ATF)
    Use genuine Honda ATF-Z1.
    Replace transfer fluid
    Use hypoid gear oil GL4 or GL5.
    Replace rear differential fluid
    Use genuine Honda ATF-Z1.
    Check front and rear brakes

    • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage.
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.
    Every 7,500 km (4,500 miles) or 6 months
    Replace brake fluid

    • Use only DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid. We recommend genuine Honda Brake Fluid.
    • Check the brake fluid level is between upper and lower marks on the reservoir.
    Every 3 years
    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check the parking brake operation.
    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes firstkm x 1,000153045607590105120135150165180
    miles x 1,000918273645546372819099108
    months1224364860728496108120132144
    Replace dust and pollen filter
    Replace the filter whenever airflow from the heating and air conditioning system is less than normal.
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of the headlights.
    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 correct installation and position, check 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 the boot for damage and leaking grease.
    Every 7,500 km (4,500 miles) or 6 months
    Suspension components

    • Check the bolts for tightness.
    • Check all dust covers for deterioration and damage.
    Driveshaft boots

    • Check the boot and boot band for cracks.
    • Check boots for leaking grease.
    Brake hoses and lines (including VSA)
    Check the master cylinder, VSA modulator-control unit, and leakage.
    All fluid levels and condition of fluids
    Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add.

    • Engine coolant
    • ATF
    • Transfer fluid
    • Rear differential fluid
    • Power steering fluid
    • Brake fluid
    • Windshield washer 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