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Honda Maintenance Schedule

"The following items require some mechanical knowledge. Certain items (particularly those marked * and **) may require more technical information and tools. consult your authorized Honda dealer. Perform the Pre-Ride Inspection at each scheduled maintenance period."

I = Inspect and clean, adjust, lubricate or replace if necessary;
C = Clean; R = Replace; A = Adjust; L = Lubricate

Frequency Odometer Reading¹
x 1000 km 1 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60
x 1000 mi 0.6 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40
Service Item/Task Months 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60
* Fuel Line I I I I I
* Throttle Operation I I I I I
* Carburetor Choke I I I I I
Air Cleaner ² R R R
* Valve Clearance I I I
Spark Plug I R I R I R I R I R
Engine Oil R R R R R R
Engine Oil Filter R R R R R R
* Carburetor Synchronization I I I I I I
* Carburetor Idle Speed I I I I I I I I I I I
Radiator Coolant ³ I I R I I
* Cooling System I I I I I
Drive Chain I & L every 1000 km (600 mi)
Brake Fluid ³ I I R I I R I I R I
Brake Pad Wear I I I I I I I I I I
Brake System I I I I I I
* Brake Light Switch I I I I I
* Headlight Aim I I I I I
Clutch System I I I I I I I I I I I
Side Stand I I I I I
* Suspension I I I I I
* Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners I I I I I I
** Wheels/Tires I I I I I
** Steering Head Bearings I I I I I I
* "Should be serviced by an authorized Honda dealer, unless owner has proper tools and service data and is mechanically qualified. Refer to the official Honda service manual."
** "In the interest of safety, we recommend these items be serviced only by an authorized Honda dealer."
¹ "At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here."
² "Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas."
³ "Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first. Replacement requires mechanical skill." Home Copyright © 1999-2005 [Sources: Various Honda service and owners manuals; Dave Gwyther's NC30 Owners Site (now 400GreyBike)]