In-Depth Article: 8th Generation Honda Accord Petrol Normal Conditions Maintenance Schedule

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    Maintenance Schedule for Normal Conditions - for Service
    Reminder System. Please Note is you have the Service Reminder System (SvRS) enabled please refer to the on screen prompts this guide is to aid members who do not wish to follow the SvRS system.



    Follow the normal maintenance schedule if the severe driving conditions specified in the severe maintenance schedule do not apply.


    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
    Replace engine oil

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Replace engine oil filter

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Replace air cleaner element

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Every 60,000 km (37,500 miles)
    Inspect valve clearance

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Every 100,000 km (62,500 miles)
    Replace fuel filter

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Replace spark plugs

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles)
    Inspect drive belt

    -Look for cracks and damage, then check the position of drive belt
    auto-tensioner indicator.
    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Inspect idle speed

    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Replace engine coolant

    -We recommend genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.
    R20A3
    K24Z3
    At 200,000 km (120,000 miles) or 10 years, thereafter every 100,000
    km (60,000 miles) or 5 years
    Replace Manual Transmission Fluid

    -We recommend genuine Honda MTF.
    Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles) or 8 years
    Replace Automatic Transmission Fluid

    -We recommend genuine Honda ATF DW-1.
    At 120,000 km (75,000 miles) or 8 years, thereafter every 80,000 km
    (50,000 miles) or 4 years
    Check front and rear brakes


    Check brake pads and disc thickness. Check for damage.
    Check calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.
    Check parking brake linings for cracking, glazing, wear, and for oil or
    grease contamination.
    Replace brake fluid

    Use only DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid. We recommend genuine Honda Brake
    Fluid.
    Check brake fluid level is between upper and lower marks on reservoir.
    Every 3 years
    Check parking brake adjustment

    -Check parking brake operation.
    Replace dust and pollen filter

    If the vehicle is driven mostly in areas that have high concentrations of dust, pollen, or soot in the air, replace every 20,000 km (12,500 miles) or 1
    year.
    Replace filter whenever airflow from the heating and air conditioning
    system is less than normal.



    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
    Check lights alignment


    -Check the position of headlights.
    Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)
    Check expiration date for temporary tyre repair kit bottle (if equipped)
    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 steering linkage.
    Check boots for damage and leaking grease.
    Suspension components

    Check bolts for tightness.
    Check all dust covers for deterioration and damage.
    Sedan:
    -]Front
    -Rear
    Station wagon:
    -Front
    -Rear
    Driveshaft boots

    Check boots and boot bands for cracks.
    Check boots for leaking grease.
    Brake hoses and lines
    including VSA lines

    -Check master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit and leakage.
    All fluid levels and condition of fluids

    -Check levels and check for leaks. If necessary, add.
    Engine coolant
    -R20A3
    -K24Z3
    [MTF
    ATF
    Brake fluid
    ["]Clutch fluid
    Windshield washer fluid
    Exhaust system

    -Check exhaust pipe and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness.
    R20A3
    K24Z3
    Fuel lines

    -R20A3
    -K24Z3
    and connections

    -R20A3
    -K24Z3
    Check fuel lines for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration.
    Retighten loose connections and replace any damaged parts.
    Tyre condition
     
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