Engine & Gearbox SvRS code for the 8th Generation Petrol Cars

Discussion in '8th Generation (2008-2015) [Acura TSX]' started by Ichiban, Thursday 3rd Nov, 2011.

  1. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
    For all our petrol owners this guide is for the SvRS intervals

    Service Reminder System Maintenance Items


    Symbol Maintenance Items

    A Replace engine oil and oil filter
    Engine oil capacity with oil filter:
    • R20A3 : 3.7 L (3.9 US qt, 3.3 Imp qt)
    • K24Z3 : 4.2 L (4.4 US qt, 3.7 Imp qt)

    B Check front and rear brakes
    • Check brake pad and disc thickness. Check for damage.
    • Check calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness.
    • Check brake linings for cracking, grazing, wear, and for oil or grease contamination.

    Check parking brake adjustment
    Check the number of clicks when parking brake lever is pulled with 196 N (20 kgf, 44 lbf) of force.
    • Rear disc brake: 6 to 8 clicks
    • Rear drum in disc brake: 5 to 7 clicks

    Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox, and boots
    • Check steering linkage.
    • Check boots for damage and leaking grease.

    Inspect suspension components
    Sedan type: front and rear
    Station wagon type: front , rear
    • Check bolts for tightness.
    • Check all dust covers for deterioration and damage.

    Inspect driveshaft boots
    • Check boots and boot bands for cracks.
    • Check boots for leaking grease.

    Inspect brake hoses and lines including VSA lines
    Check master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit for damage or leakage.
    Inspect all fluid levels and condition of fluids

    • Engine coolant
    R20A3 , K24Z3
    • Brake fluid
    • Clutch fluid
    • Windshield washer fluid

    Inspect exhaust system
    R20A3 , K24Z3
    Check exhaust pipe and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness.
    Inspect 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.

    Inspect tyre condition
    Check expiration date for temporary tyre repair kit bottle
    Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)
    Check lights alignment
    Check the position of headlights.
    Inspect vehicle corrosion: refer to the Body Repair Manual
    If the symbol B appears before one year has passed, inspect for the vehicle corrosion every year.
    • External Paintwork and Panel Corrosion Check
    • Under Body Corrosion Check

    Number Maintenance Items

    2 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 every year.
    • Replace filter whenever airflow from the heating and air conditioning system is less than normal.

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

    3 Replace transmission fluid
    • Driving in mountainous areas at very low vehicle speeds or towing trailer results in higher transmission temperatures. This requires transmission fluid changes more frequently than recommended by the Service Reminder System. If the vehicle is driven under these conditions, have the Manual Transmission Fluid changed at 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or 4 years.
    • For automatic transmission, have the Automatic Transmission Fluid changed at 60,000 km (37,500 miles) or after the first 4 years, then every 40,000 km (25,000 miles) or 2 years.

    M/T : 1.9 L (2.0 US qt, 1.7 Imp qt); always use genuine Honda MTF.
    A/T : 2.5 L (2.6 US qt, 2.2 Imp qt); always use genuine Honda ATF-Z1.

    4 Replace fuel filter
    R20A3 , K24Z3
    Inspect idle speed
    R20A3 , K24Z3
    Replace spark plugs
    • R20A3 : Use IZFR6K11NS (NGK) or SKJ20DR-M11S (DENSO)
    • K24Z3 : Use ILZKR7B11GS (NGK)

    5 Replace engine coolant
    R20A3 , K24Z3
    Capacity (including the reservoir):
    • R20A3 (A/T, LHD): 5.5 L (1.45 US gal, 1.21 Imp gal)
    • R20A3 (A/T, RHD): 5.4 L (1.42 US gal, 1.18 Imp gal)
    • R20A3 (M/T): 5.6 L (1.48 US gal, 1.23 Imp gal)
    • K24Z3 (A/T): 6.5 L (1.71 US gal, 1.42 Imp gal)
    • K24Z3 (M/T): 6.6 L (1.74 US gal, 1.45 Imp gal)

    Always use genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.

    7 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 the reservoir.

    8 Replace air cleaner element
    R20A3 , K24Z3
    If the vehicle is driven in dusty conditions, replace every 30,000 km (18,750 miles).

    9 Inspect valve clearance
    • R20A3
    Intake: 0.18-0.22 mm (0.007-0.009 in.), Exhaust: 0.23-0.27 mm (0.009-0.011 in.)
    • K24Z3
    Intake: 0.21-0.25 mm (0.008-0.010 in.), Exhaust: 0.25-0.29 mm (0.010-0.011 in.)
  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
    Bumping this thread so members are aware of the SvRS codes.
  3. tsentr Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Cyprus George Nicosia
    Hi, the accord 8th Generation 2008 ES GT I- VTEC 2.0 petrol have this system? Or I have to see in manuals book. Thanks
  4. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
    Yes all of them have it but it could have been not enabled or disabled , if it the latter you can reactivate it.
  5. tsentr Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Cyprus George Nicosia
    Hi Ichiban, can you tell me how to enable it, thanks
  6. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
    It has to be done with HDS at dealers or with a cloned HIM which has the later HDS software.
  7. tsentr Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Cyprus George Nicosia
    Ok thank you