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Maintenance, replacement, or repair of emissions control devices and sys\
may be done by any automotive repair establishment or individuals using \
that are certi ed to EPA standards.
According to state and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenan\
ce on the
maintenance main items marked with # will not void your emissions warran\
However, all maintenance services should be performed in accordance with the
intervals indicated by the multi-information display.
Maintenance Minder Service Codes
These codes indicate what services are due on your vehicle. Under the Hood
Opening the Hood
1. Park the vehicle on a level surface, and set the parking brake.
2. Pull the hood release handle under the lower left corner of the dashboard.
3. Push up the hood latch lever in the center of the hood to release the lock mechanism, and open
4. Remove the support rod from the clamp using the grip. Mount the support rod in the hood.
When closing, remove the support rod, and stow it in the clamp, then gently lower the hood.
Remove your hand at a height of approximately
12 inches (30 cm) and let the hood close.
Hood release handle
Support rod Grip
Do not open the hood when the wiper arms are raised. The hood will strik\
wipers, and may damage either the hood or the wipers.
(blue cap) Engine oil
ll cap Engine oil dipstick
*1: If a message SERVICE does not appear more than 12 months after the display is reset, change the engine oil every year.
# : See information on maintenance and emissions warranty.
CODEMaintenance Main Items
Replace engine oil*1
BReplace engine oil*1 and oil ﬁlter
Inspect front and rear brakes
Check parking brake adjustment
Inspect tie rod ends, steering gearbox, and boots
Inspect suspension components
Inspect driveshaft boots
Inspect brake hoses and lines (Including ABS/VSA)
Inspect all ﬂuid levels and condition of ﬂuids
Inspect exhaust system#
Inspect fuel lines and connections#
*2: If you drive in dusty conditions, replace the air cleaner element every 15,000 miles (24,000 km).
*3: If you drive primarily in urban areas that have high concentrations of soot in the air from industry
and diesel-powered vehicles, replace the dust and pollen ﬁlter every 15,000 miles (24,000 km).
*4: Driving in mountainous areas at very low vehicle speeds or trailer towing results in higher transmission temperatures. This requires transmission ﬂuid changes more frequently than
recommended by the Maintenance Minder. If you regularly drive your vehicle under these
conditions, have the transmission ﬂuid changed every 25,000 miles (40,000 km).
CODEMaintenance Sub Items
2Replace air cleaner element*2
Replace dust and pollen ﬁlter*3
Inspect drive belt
Replace transmission ﬂuid*4
4Replace spark plugs
Inspect valve clearance
Replace engine coolant
6Replace rear differential ﬂuid*