Honda vehicles are some of the most reliable and long-lasting cars on the market: for example, according to U.S. News and World Report, the Honda CR-V is most often kept by its owners for 10 years or more. But despite its impressive reliability, Hondas need routine Honda maintenance just like any other vehicle, especially if you’re a commuter in the Artesia or Torrance areas. Here, we’ll talk about how often Honda recommends getting Honda service or Honda maintenance performed on your vehicle.
Honda Maintenance Schedule Under Normal Driving Conditions
1. After ~15,000 miles or about one year.
At this first Honda maintenance, the following services should be performed:
- Changing engine oil.
- Rotating tires
- Replacing engine oil filter.
- Inspecting brakes.
- Checking the parking brake.
- Inspecting brake hoses and lines.
- Inspecting tie rod ends, steering gearbox, and boots.
- Inspecting suspension system.
- Inspecting driveshaft boots.
- Inspecting fluid levels and check for leaks.
- Inspecting system hoses.
- Inspecting exhaust system.
- Inspecting fuel lines.
2. Honda Service After ~30,000 miles or about two years.
During this Honda service, technicians should perform the same checks they did at 15,000 miles. Additionally, they should check valve clearance on a cold engine, replace the air cleaner and spark plugs, and inspect and adjust drive belts.
3. Honda Service After ~45,000 miles or about three years.
During this your regularly scheduled maintenance A Honda mechanic and technician should perform the same tasks as at 15,000 miles, as well as replacing coolant and brake fluid.
4. After ~60,000 miles or about four years.
During this Honda maintenance, mechanics should perform the same tasks they did at 30,000 miles.
5. After ~90,000 miles or about six years.
During this Honda maintenance, mechanics should perform the same tasks they did during the 30,000-mile Honda service, as well as replacing brake and transmission fluid.
6. Honda Maintenance After ~105,000 miles or about seven years.
During this Honda maintenance, technicians and mechanics should perform the same tasks as at 15,000 miles, as well as replacing timing belt and coolant. They should also inspect the water pump and check idle speed.
7. Honda Service After ~120,000 miles or about eight years.
In this high-mileage Honda service, mechanics should perform the same tasks they did at 30,000 miles.
Honda Maintenance Schedule Under Severe Conditions
You should follow a severe condition Honda maintenance schedule if you regularly drive in hot conditions (over 90 degrees), drive with a roof-top carrier, regularly drive in the mountains, or drive on muddy or dusty roads. These conditions are often concerns for drivers in Torrance and Artesia. If you drive your Honda in severe conditions like these, most of the guidelines for Honda maintenance will be the same as those under normal conditions; however, Honda also recommends replacing your engine oil and filter every 7,500 miles or so.
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