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2024 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Before Performing Maintenance

Before Performing Maintenance  
Inspection and Maintenance  
For your safety, perform all listed inspections and maintenance to keep your vehicle  
in good condition. If you become aware of any abnormality (noise, smell, insufficient  
brake fluid, oil residue on the ground, etc.), have your vehicle inspected by a dealer.  
(Note, however, that service at a dealer is not mandatory to keep your warranties in  
1Inspection and Maintenance  
U.S. models  
Maintenance, replacement, or repair of  
emissions control devices and systems may be  
done by any automotive repair establishment or  
individuals using parts that are “certified” to  
EPA standards.  
Types of Inspection and Maintenance  
According to state and federal regulations, failure to  
perform maintenance on the maintenance main  
items marked with # will not void your emissions  
warranties. However, all maintenance services should  
be performed in accordance with the intervals  
indicated by the driver information interface.  
2 Maintenance Service Items P. 583  
Routine inspections  
Perform inspections before long distance trips, when washing the vehicle, or when  
2 Maintenance P. 31  
Periodic inspections  
Check the brake fluid level monthly.  
2 Checking the Brake Fluid P. 597  
If you want to perform complex maintenance tasks  
that require more skills and tools, you can purchase a  
subscription to the Service Express website at  
Check the tire pressure monthly. Examine the tread for wear and foreign objects.  
2 Checking and Maintaining Tires P. 607  
Check the operation of the exterior lights monthly.  
2 Replacing Light Bulbs P. 599  
2 Authorized Manuals P. 678  
If you want to perform maintenance yourself, make  
sure that you have the necessary tools and skills first.  
After performing maintenance, update the records in  
the separate maintenance booklet.  
Check the condition of the wiper blades at least every six months.  
2 Checking and Maintaining Wiper Blades P. 603