Honda Accord Service Schedule

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There’s plenty to love about the Honda Accord, with its strong performance specs, long-lasting reliability, and top-notch safety features! If you drive a Honda Accord in the Visalia area, the best way to keep it running smoothly is to stick to your service schedule. Every vehicle comes with a prescribed set of intervals for routine services like oil changes, tire rotations, and general inspections. Honda vehicles also come with a variety of maintenance codes that you can view on your dashboard to indicate when your vehicle needs service. The team at Western Motors Fresno has everything you need to know about the Honda Accord service schedule in the guide below – check it out!



Honda Accord Maintenance Intervals

The Honda Accord generally operates on maintenance intervals of 7,500 miles, which translates to about 7 months of daily drive time around Clovis. These intervals go all the way up to 120,000 miles – that’s nearly 10 years! Each group of intervals involves a different set of services, so we’ve outlined everything you need to know below. Keep in mind that this is just a general list, and your owner’s manual will have more specific information if you’re interested. Check it out:

7,500 – 22,500 – 37,500 – 52,500 – 67,500 – 82,500 miles

  • Check and replace fluids
  • Rotate tires
  • Inspect brakes
  • Change oil and filter
  • Inspect tire pressure and treads 
  • Lubricate throttle linkage

15,000 – 45,000 – 75,000 – 105,000 miles 

  • Lubrication of chassis and all hinges
  • Balance and rotate wheels
  • Inspect undercarriage
  • Check struts and shocks
  • Check and adjust clutch pedal
  • Replace oil drain plug and gasket
  • Replace windshield wipers
  • Replace spark plugs is needed
  • Inspect A/C and heater operation
  • Inspect fuel systems
  • Inspect differential oil
  • Inspect brake hoses and linings
  • Replace Air Conditioning Filter
  • Service transmission
  • Check park brake
  • Re-torque drive shaft
  • Inspect lights interior lamps, and exterior lamps
  • Inspect steering gear box, steering systems, and steering wheel 
  • Take on a road test

30,000 – 60,000 – 90,000 – 120,000 miles

  • Service PCV valve
  • Lubricate propeller shaft
  • Lubricate wheel bearings
  • Inspect fuel tank cap gasket, fuel lines, and connections
  • Service transmission
  • Service battery and clean cables
  • Replace differential oil
  • Check transfer case oil 
  • Inspect air elements
  • Check all exterior and interior lamps
  • Propeller shaft flex coupling inspection
  • Inspect battery and clean terminals
  • Road test and quality control

Honda Accord Maintenance Codes

Your Honda Accord comes with a maintenance light on the dashboard that will illuminate when your vehicle needs service. The type of service is represented by a code (a letter) and a subcode (a number). Here’s what each letter and number corresponds to: 

Main Codes

  • A: Engine oil needs to be replaced
  • B: Engine oil and filter need to be replaced, and other systems should be inspected by an expert


  • 1: Rotate tires; check tire pressure and condition
  • 2: Replace air cleaner element; check drive belt; replace dust and pollen filter
  • 3: Replace transmission fluid and transfer fluid if equipped
  • 4: Replace spark plugs; replace timing belt if equipped; inspect water pump; inspect valve clearance
  • 5: Replace engine coolant
  • 6: Replace rear differential fluid if equipped

Keep Your Vehicle In Top Condition at Western Motors Fresno!

If it’s time to bring your vehicle in for service, Western Motors Fresno has got you covered! You can schedule a service appointment right from our website, and we’ll get you safely back on the Madera roads in no time. Feel free to contact our office with any questions, or for more information about the services we offer. Be sure to keep an eye on our service specials if you’re interested in saving on your next appointment! 


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