A Few Words About Safety
The service and repair information contained in this manual is intended for use by qualified, professional technicians.
Attempting service or repairs without the proper training, tools, and equipment could cause injury to you or others. It could also
damage the vehicle or create an unsafe condition.
This manual describes the proper methods and procedures for performing service, maintenance, and repairs. Some procedures
require the use of specially designed tools and dedicated equipment. Any person who intends to use a replacement part, service
procedure or a tool that is not recommended by Honda, must determine the risks to their personal safety and the safe operation of
If you need to replace a part, use genuine Honda parts with the correct part number or an equivalent part. We strongly recommend
that you do not use replacement parts of inferior quality.
For Your Customer’s Safety
Proper service and maintenance are essential to the customer’s safety and
the reliability of the vehicle. Any error or oversight while servicing a vehicle
can result in faulty operation, damage to the vehicle, or injury to others.
For Your Safety
Because this manual is intended for the professional service technician, we
do not provide warnings about many basic shop safety practices (e.g., Hot
parts–wear gloves). If you have not received shop safety training or do not
feel confident about your knowledge of safe servicing practice, we
recommended that you do not attempt to perform the procedures described
in this manual.
Some of the most important general service safety precautions are given
below. However, we cannot warn you of every conceivable hazard that can
arise in performing service and repair procedures. Only you can decide
whether or not you should perform a given task.
Important Safety Precautions
Make sure you have a clear understanding of all basic shop safety practices and that you are wearing appropriate clothing and
using safety equipment. When performing any servi