In-Depth 7th Generation Honda Accord Petrol Normal and Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule

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    Maintenance Schedule for Normal Conditions - European Honda Accord's

    Follow the Normal Conditions Maintenance Schedule if the severe driving conditions specified in the Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule do not apply.

    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes firstkm x 1,00020406080100120140160180200
    miles x 1,00012.525.037.550.062.575.087.5100.0112.5125.0
    months1224364860728496108120
    Replace engine oil
    Replace engine oil filter
    Inspect front and rear brakes

    • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage or cracks , front disc, rear pad, rear disc.
    • Check the brake linings for cracking, grazing, wear, and contamination
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness
    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of the headlights
    Test drive
    Check for road stability, noise, vibration, and dashboard operation
    Check expiry date for IMS bottle (if equipped)
    [Replace air cleaner elementEvery 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Replace spark plugsK20A6 Normal typeEvery 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    K24A3 Iridium typeEvery 120,000 km (75,000 miles)
    Inspect the valve clearanceEvery 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Inspect drive belts
    Check for cracks, damage, deflection, and tension
    Replace dust and pollen filterEvery 30,000 km (18,750 miles) or 1 year
    Replace fuel filter
    Inspect idle speed
    Replace manual transmission fluid
    Use Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF)
    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles) or 8 years
    Replace automatic transmission fluid
    Use Honda ATF-Z1
    At 120,000 km (75,000 miles) or 8 years, then every 80,000 km (50,000 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 every 100,000 km (60,000 miles) or 5 years
    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
    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
    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 of fluids
    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


    Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions - European Honda Accord's

    [HR][/HR]Follow the Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule if the car 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 vehicle is driven Occasional under severe conditions, follow the Normal Conditions

    Maintenance Schedule.
    Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes firstkm x 1,00020406080100120140160180200
    miles x 1,00012.525.037.550.062.575.087.5100.0112.5125.0
    months1224364860728496108120
    Replace engine oilEvery 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months
    Replace engine oil filter
    Inspect front and rear brakes

    • Check the brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage or cracks, front disc ,rear pad ,rear disc.
    • Check the brake linings for cracking, grazing, wear, and contamination
    • Check the calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness
    Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months
    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of the headlights
    Test drive
    Check for road stability, noise, vibration, and dashboard operation
    Check expiry date for IMS bottle (if equipped)
    Replace air cleaner elementWet typeEvery 20,000 km (12,500 miles)
    Dry typeEvery 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Clean air cleaner elementDry type onlyEvery 20,000 km (12,500 miles)
    Replace spark plugsK20A6 Normal typeEvery 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    K24A3 Iridium typeEvery 120,000 km (75,000 miles)
    Inspect the valve clearanceEvery 40,000 km (25,000 miles)
    Inspect drive belts
    Check for cracks, damage, deflection, and tension
    Replace dust and pollen filterEvery 30,000 km (18,750 miles) or 1 year
    Replace fuel filter
    Inspect idle speed
    Replace manual transmission fluid
    Use Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF)
    Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years
    Replace automatic transmission fluid
    Use Honda ATF-Z1
    At 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years, then every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) or 2 years
    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 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
    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 (6,250 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 ABS)
    Check the master cylinder, proportioning control valve, and ABS modulator and leakage
    All fluid levels and condition of fluids
    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
     
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