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20,000 km Scheduled Maintenance

20,000 km Scheduled Maintenance

In order for our customers to enjoy their experience with Honda vehicles, it is essential to perform proper maintenance periodically. Otherwise, the life of the vehicle will be significantly shortened and in extreme cases, the drivers’ and passengers’ lives may be endangered. If just one bolt or nut is not properly tightened, it could lead to a dangerous situation. This is why scheduled maintenance is so important, it provides security and trouble-free operation throughout the life of the vehicle. It also saves the customers’ time and money by preventing unexpected repairs or accidents caused from lack of maintenance.
From the dealers’ and technicians’ point of view, maintenance jobs are essential in stabilizing revenues, because they generally account for more than 50% of total service visits. Since performing maintenance does not require special skills, expensive specialized tools or equipment, they are the most profitable job in service operations as all specified parts are readily available. Through scheduled maintenance operations, good customer relations can be established, which contributes to a positive overall Honda owners’ experience.

Lubrication Under body
Replace engine oil and filter Inspect suspension component
Check fluid level (ATF, brake , power steering) Check wheel bearings
Check radiator reservoir (top-up if required) Inspect steering gearbox and boots
Check washer reservoir (top-up if required) Inspect tie rod ends
Lubricate door hinges Inspect drive shaft boots
Check the exhaust system
Check oil and fluid for leaks
Engine tuning Inflate tires (including spare) to correct pressure
Check idle speed Check tire condition
Check ignition timing Rotate tires
Inspect CO Check condition/security of fuel/cooling system lines,
Check and clean air cleaner element hoses and connectors
Check drive belt tension
Electrical
Brakes Check operation of all lights
Check brake performance Check operation of horn
Inspect front/rear brake disk pads for wear Check operation of washer and wipers
Check parking brake operation Check alignment of lights
Adjust parking brake travel if it is required
Inspect brake hoses and lines (including ABS) Miscellaneous
Test drive (noise, stability, console operations)
Brake performance

Note: This procedure includes the items listed bellow. The items will differ depending on the year, model and country. Please use the shop manual and your country’s service maintenance schedule when performing maintenance.

What You Will Need for 20K Maintenance

Materials
Engine oil 14mm sealing washer Oil filter
Coolant Brake pad grease ATF/MTF
Brake cleaner Brake fluid Power steering fluid
Windshield washer Distilled water Service Maintenance Book
Clipboard Workshop towel Shop Manual
 Equipment/Tools
SCS short connector  PGM-Tester  Belt tension gauge
Headlight tester Steering cover Vernier caliper
Oil filter wrench Fender covers Metric wrench set
Air gun Torque wrench Touch light
Floor mat cover Car lift
Air gauge Oil catcher
Tachometer Parts tray

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