1997 Honda Accord Scheduled Maintenance

1997 Honda Accord Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 1997 Honda Accord? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

1997 Honda Accord Maintenance Schedule

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1997 Honda Accord?

Your Guide to 1997 Honda Accord Scheduled Maintenance

Take care of your Honda Accord and it'll take care of you. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your Accord. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine Accord maintenance. Just follow your 1997 Honda Accord maintenance schedule!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Honda themselves. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your Accord's life, increase your vehicle safety, and prevent common 1997 Honda Accord problems.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Honda Accord

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 1997 Honda Accord and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your Accord’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1997 Honda Accord. If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). There’s a chance you’ll need a replacement sooner, but it depends on the climate in your area as well as your driving habits. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Honda Accord battery. It can be tempting to try and get as much life out of your battery as possible, but it’s smart to check it regularly and replace it before it gets too weak. If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your Honda Accord won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 1997 Honda Accord running newer, longer. See Honda's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 1997 Accord in the chart at the top of this page. Keep in mind that your oil change interval could be different given your driving style and climate. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 1997 Honda Accord? We can help with that, too!

Maintaining your Honda Accord steering and suspension system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide the appropriate Honda Accord steering and suspension services. This can include things like power steering fluid replacement, wheel alignment adjustments, replacement of struts and wheel bearings, and ball joint lubrication. Components within your Honda Accord's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended Honda Accord services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Honda Accord cooling, heating, and climate control system. Is your Honda Accord radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 1997 Honda Accord maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

Want to know the secrets to maintaining your 1997 Honda Accord? Read on for answers to common maintenance questions!

Take an active role in maintaining your 1997 Honda Accord. Get answers to common Honda Accord maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have Honda Accord alignment checked? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When does my Honda Accord need high mileage oil? Got 75,000+ miles on the odometer? Consider high mileage motor oil. High mileage oil is formulated to address the specific problems encountered by high mileage vehicles, or those with more than 75,000 miles. It can help reduce oil consumption, smoke, and emissions from older Honda Accord engines.
  • Can Honda dashboard warning lights wait? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Honda Accord, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Maintain Your Honda Accord

Take care of your Honda Accord and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.