We all know that buying a new car is expensive. The best way to safeguard that investment is to follow the Manufacturer’s Service Schedule and never skip a Honda CR-V Service. Is it really necessary to follow all the routine maintenance and maintenance intervals set forth by Honda? The short answer is yes. Let’s break it down to find out why.
Honda CR-V Service Schedule
Honda has established 39 different services on the Honda CR-V Service Schedule segmented over 150,000 total miles. It includes both minor and more comprehensive service items. You may void your factory warranty coverage if you skip too many scheduled maintenance services. You can check out specific services and their estimated costs here.
What is Routine Maintenance?
Routine maintenance can also be called preventative maintenance. It covers the basic services that should be performed on a regular schedule. It also helps preserve the safety and performance of your Honda CR-V. Routine maintenance may include replacing consumable items: fluids, wiper blades, brake pads, and filters. Plus, inspecting components in the vehicle’s major systems: braking, steering & suspension, fuel, cooling, HVAC, and electrical.
Common Routine Maintenance Items
- Oil changes (includes replacing the oil filter)
- Tire inspection & rotation
- Replacement of dirty engine air filters and cabin air filters
- Top off low fluids
- Lubricate drivetrain
Benefits of Routine Maintenance
There are many benefits to performing routine maintenance. Most importantly, it saves you money by addressing minor issues before they become expensive repairs. Other benefits include:
- Improved fuel economy
- Safer driving experience
- Enhanced vehicle performance
- Higher resale value
What are Maintenance Intervals?
Auto manufacturers use maintenance intervals to offer a set schedule for services on various automotive components. This schedule means certain items need to be inspected, changed, or replaced at specific mileage markers. Generally speaking, your Honda CR-V requires a scheduled service every 7,500 miles.
Common Maintenance Services & Intervals
The services that are required to be performed fall into three different groups:
A Minor Service may include an oil & filter change, tire rotation, and a safety inspection. Schedule this service at each of the following mileage markers: 7,500/ 22,500/ 37,500/ 52,500/ 67,500/ 82,500.
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A Minor Service may include an oil & filter change, tire rotation, and a safety inspection. The engine air filter and cabin air filters may require replacement at this time. Schedule this service at each of the following mileage markers: 15,000/ 45,000/ 75,000/ 105,000.
An Intermediate Service may include an oil & filter change, tire rotation, and a safety inspection. In addition, the brake fluid, engine coolant, and transmission fluid may need to be replaced or flushed. Finally, your technician may replace the spark plugs, timing belt, brake pads, air filters, and fuel filter at this time. Schedule this service at each of the following mileage markers: 30,000/ 60,000/ 90,000/ 120,000.
Benefits of Performing Maintenance Intervals
Hondas have one of the highest resale values in the automotive industry. It is in your best interest to take care of your investment. The best way to care for your Honda CR-V is to stick to the manufacturer’s recommended service maintenance intervals. Other benefits include:
- Maintain the Factory Warranty requirements
- Enhanced vehicle performance
- Increased dependability
- Hassle-free and stress-free driving
Honda CR-V Service in Pomona, CA
TaylorCo Japanese Auto Service is an AAA-approved and ASE-certified auto repair shop located in Pomona, CA. We are happy to perform a Honda CR-V service for you. Additionally, we conduct routine maintenance and repair services on all Japanese and Asian makes and models, including Acura, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota.
Schedule your Honda CR-V Service
Visit our website or call us at (909) 316-6166 to make a routine maintenance service appointment for your Honda CR-V today.