What is my Honda saying?

You love your Honda and want to give it the best care available so when its dashboard codes light up, you want to make sure to understand exactly what it is trying to say. At San Leandro Honda, you can count on us to translate Honda language. 

When the Maintenance Minder Indicator is on, a code will be displayed indicating the main and sub-service items required. The main criteria for a service is either an A or B service, with corresponding numbers (1-6) that indicate additional services. Using the charts below, here is an example of how to read codes:

Code A 1, 6 indicates the following is needed:

Replace Engine Oil
Oil Filter
Drain Plug Washer
Check Fluids
Check Tires
Check Lights
Test Battery
Reset Maintenance Minder plus
Replace Rear Differential Fluid
"A" Honda Service Code:

Replace Engine Oil
Oil Filter
Drain Plug Washer
Check Fluids 
Check Tires 
Check Lights
Test Battery
Reset Maintenance Minder
"B" Honda Service Code: 

Replace Engine Oil
Oil Filter
Drain Plug Washer
Inspect Front and Rear Brakes and Check Thickness
Check Rotors
Fill Washer Reservoir and Add Washer Concentrate
Check Calipers
Check Parking Brake Adjustment
Inspect Tie-Rod Ends & Steering Gear Box/Bolts
Check Rack and Steering Linkage
Check Boots for Damage and Leaking Grease
Check Fluid Lines for Damage and Leaks
Inspect Suspension Components
Check Bolts for Tightness
Check Ball Joint Boots
Inspect Driveshaft Boots
Inspect Brake Hoses and Lines
Check Master Cylinder and ABS Modulator
Inspect all Fluids (Transmission, Power Steering, Brake, Engine Coolant)
Inspect Exhaust System
Check Catalytic Converter Heat Shields & Exhaust Pipes & Muffler
Inspect Fuel Lines and Connections
Test Battery
Reset Maintenance Minder
Additional Honda Service Codes:

1. Rotate & Balance Tires, Check Inflation
2. Replace Air Cleaner Element, Replace Dust/Pollen Filter, Inspect Drive Belts, Check Drive Belt Auto-Tensioner Indicator, Add Fuel System Cleaner
3. Replace Transmission Fluid
4. Replace Spark Plugs, Inspect Valve Clearance, Replace Engine Drive Belts
5. Replace Engine Coolant
6. Replace Rear Differential Fluid

Additional Items: Brake Fluid Change (Every 3 Years)

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Whether you have an older model Honda or a newer one, San Leandro Honda's team of ASE-certified technicians and service advisors can advise you on the Honda repair service you need. 

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