I just changed x1 this weekend. Your vehicle will always be due for a main code, and at times for a sub-code. A: If you do not perform the recommended maintenance the display will start to show negative mileage. I was close on mileage, but the belt was 7 years old by then already, so I just said to go ahead and change it based on time rather than miles. Changing your manual transmission fluid is a great way to do both. The clutch in your Honda. Transmission fluid is what allows the.
Is this normal to be charged this much for this service? The Honda Owner Link site is a valuable resource for anyone who owns a Honda, and it's absolutely free. Just register your car in their database, and all the manuals are available. Connect the transmission fluid pump to a bottle and drain out all of the fluid. Using a 17 mm socket, remove the fill plug upper plug. The car computer has the suggested maintenance schedule programmed right in, so that when it's time for specific service items, you'll see a lighted symbol as a reminder to take your car in. In my opinion, the manual says 60K changes but my wifes accord 2004, 4 cyl, exl had bearing issues and I changed the fluid one drop and refill about every 10-15K. My 2 cents: it's relatively cheap insurance to change it sooner.
Park the vehicle on level ground, yada yada. You would be well advised to ignore the indicators in the car. I think you can trust them. In addition, each time the vehicle is started; the information center will default and automatically display the percentage of remaining life. A good reputable independent repair shop can do the job for more than half that price. As far as I know, single drain-and-refill is the requirement with Honda, barring contamination.
Always use blah blah blah. Please if your submission gets removed or marked as spam. Maintenance reminders are based on your driving style. Unless they are doing a 3x3 tranny fluid change or a flush which I would be wrong but I don't think many Honda dealers do , they are pretty much overcharging you. Remember, fluid changes are one of the more variable and debatable areas of car maintenance. Car drives and shifts fine otherwise, however.
Then keep doing trans service on the Accord every 30K miles, no more gaps. Our dealer at one time would put a graphite additive in the engine if you let them do an oil change. I was sold on the reliabilty and low maintence costs when i bought mine. They want to keep their jobs. In reality, the fluid can break down with varying temperatures, become contaminated with water and dirt, or leak out slowly.
This is not the first time with this issue with that dealer either. This article applies to the Honda Accord. And of course, only manufacturer approved fluid and filters should be used. The following chart will explain exactly when service is due: Oil Life % Message What to do Service Due Soon Plan to take your vehicle in for service. Check that the fluid yada yada. They are unlike any other type of transmission.
Honda has just changed to a new fluid with friction modifiers for this problem. We recommend that you use coolant which is manufacturer approved. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. Differentials and All-Wheel Drive Transfer Case Service Change the transfer case fluid and the differential fluid every 50,000km. My spouse is 90 and sadly has some dementia. This article applies to the Honda Civic 1992-2000. You also get a better fluid change.
You know what I am talking about, right? The manufacturer should publish a schedule on line at the very least. The only true way to determine the right oil change interval for any given car is regular oil analysis. They gave me the option to use Honda parts warranty , aftermarket ones they had no warranty , or not to do anything if I chose. So I took my 2011 Honda in for oil change yesterday and was told I need trans fluid changed have about 27,000 miles. Drive the car to warm up the fluid and allow the exhaust to cool before beginning. Many manufacturers use synthetic fluids in their transmissions and have change intervals around 100,000 to 160,000km.
Don't be one of them. Agree with taking it to a Honda dealer for trans service. The sign of impeding doom is when the noise no longer goes away. Do a quick level check then, but don't add any more. For cars which use synthetic oil, a change interval of 8,000-10,000km is usually fine for most cars in normal driving conditions, and 7,000-8,000km for severe driving conditions. This indicates how many miles that the vehicle is past due for service. Here's the thing, at one point in my commute is a 35 mph zone with schools, etc.