Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions

Jazz 08-12 [GD1 & GD5]

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    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 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.

    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 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 Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) or 6 months
    Replace engine oil filter
    Inspect front and rear brakes
    • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage and cracks
    • Check the wheel cylinder for leaks
    • Check the brake linings for cracking, glazing, wear and contamination
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness
    Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles)or 6 mounths
    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check lights alignment
    • Check the position of the headlights
    Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)
    • Check for road stability, noise, vibration and dashboard operation.
    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
    Inspect every 10,000 km (6,000 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 ABS)
    • Check the master cylinder, proportioning control valve and ABS modulator and leakage
    All fluid levels and condition fluid
    • Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add engine coolant MTF, ATF, 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 for pressure, puncture, cuts, and irregular thread wear.
    Replace air cleaner element
    Replace spark plugs Every 40,000 km (24,000 miles)
    Inspect valve clearance
    Inspect and adjust drive belts
    • Check for cracks, damage, deflection and tension
    Replace dust and pollen filter Every 30,000 km (18,000 miles) or 1 year
    Replace fuel filter
    Inspect idle speed
    Replace manual transmission fluid
    • Use genuine Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF)
    Every 60,000 km (36,000 miles) or 4 years
    Replace engine coolant
    • Use genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2
    At 200,000 km (120,000 miles) or 10 years, then replace every 100,000 km (60,000 miles) or 5 years
    Replace brake fluid
    • Use only DOT 3 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