Honda Certification Inspection List

Required Manuals & Documentation
(In glove compartment or provided upon delivery) 
Owner's manual
New Car Warranty manual
Certified Warranty Booklet
Vehicle History Report copy (Title History Check)
Copy of HCUC 150-point Inspection Checklist in Glove Compartment (once completed)
Radio Security Code
Navigation Code (if applicable)

VIN Inspection 
1. Vehicle VIN plates match, engine compartment, door jambs and dash
2. VIN/FMVSS label on door jamb
3. Perform VIN Status Inquiry check and perform applicable recall or campaign repairs
Minimum Replacement Items 
4. Engine oil & filter with Genuine Honda filter
5. Air filter if dirty or at service interval
6. Brake fluid if dirty/discolored or at service interval
7. Floor mats replace mats, unless in good condition
8. Wiper blades replace unless they wipe windshield clean
9. Coolant replace if dirty or at service interval with genuine Honda fluid
10. Tires minimum tread depth 5/32 across tread width
11. Disc brake pads replace if wear is greater than 50 percent
12. Brake shoes replace if wear is greater than 50 percent
13. Antenna mast replace if bent or sticking (if applicable)
14. Automatic transmission fluid replace if discolored or at service interval
15. Differential fluid replace if discolored or at service interval (if equipped)
16. Rear differential fluid replace if discolored or at service interval (if equipped)
Scheduled Maintenance
17. Nearest scheduled maintenance must be performed if within 3 months or 2,500 miles of service interval, or if no record of service exists
Road Test
18. Starting cold/hot
19. Idle vibration cold/hot
20. Engine noise cold/hot & high/low speeds
21. Acceleration power
22. Engine operating temperature
23. Driveability smoothness
24. AT shift quality/AT shift points
25. MT shifter operation
26. MT clutch smoothness, effort, slippage
27. Transmission/transaxle noise cold/hot
28. CV joint/drive axle noise full lock turn right/left
29. Braking noise, vibration, effort
30. Parking brake operation
31. Steering effort drifting right or left
32. Steering-wheel free play/steering-wheel centered
33. Cruise control operation, including resume
34. Horn operation
35. Wind noise/squeaks/rattles
36. Speedometer/odometer operation
37. Heater/defroster operation
38. A/C cooling performance/vent outlet temperature
39. Tire or steering-wheel vibration
40. Body/suspension?performance/noise/rough road test
Under Hood--check for unacceptable aftermarket modifications
41. Battery condition, fluid level, load test
42. Alternator belt condition/tension, charging
43. Starter operation
44. Distributor cap & rotor condition, shaft looseness
45. Ignition system operation
46. Fuel system operation connections/leakage
47. Fuel filter replace per maintenance schedule
48. Radiator leaks, road-hazard damage
49. A/C condenser corrosion, road-hazard damage
50. Cooling fan operation
51. Coolant replace if discolored, insufficient protection
52. Coolant hoses check condition
53. Power steering fluid level, belt condition/tension
54. A/C compressor proper cycling, belt condition/tension
55. Heater valve adjustment
56. Engine valve noise
57. Engine/transmission mount condition
58. Engine remove valve cover, verify adequate maintenance, one valve cover for V-6 engine
59. Timing belt condition
Under Vehicle--check for unacceptable aftermarket modifications
60. Tires OEM size, speed and load rating
61. Tires matching brand & type
62. Tires no road hazard damage/proper tire pressure
63. Tires check for uneven wear or sidewall cracking
64. Wheels/rims check for damage
65. Valve stem condition
66. Wheel lug nuts all present and properly torqued
67. Spare tire condition/pressure
68. Engine oil leaks, drain plug threads
69. Transmission leaks
70. Coolant leaks
71. CV joint/boots/drive-shaft/universal joint cracks, leakage
72. Brake pad thickness
73. Brake rotor thickness and surface
74. Brake caliper free movement
75. Brake caliper leakage
76. Rear-lining thickness (if applicable)
77. Rear-wheel cylinder leakage (if applicable)
78. Rear-drum thickness and surface
79. Hydraulic hose/line leakage
80. Suspension springs, proper ride height
81. McPherson strut/shock absorber leakage
82. Bushing condition
83. Ball joint tightness
84. Tie-rod end tightness
85. Power-steering rack leakage
86. Entire exhaust system condition, leaks, damage, noise
Exterior--check for unacceptable aftermarket modifications
87. Headlights high/low operation and headlight aim, cracks, chips, scratches, pitting
88. Brakelights
89. Turn Signal Lights operation, cracks, chips, scratches
90. Parking lamps
91. Fog lamps (if applicable)
92. Running lights (if applicable)
93. License-plate light
94. Taillights operation, cracks, chips, scratches, damage
95. Back-up lamps
96. Emergency flasher
97. Water leaks
Interior check for unacceptable aftermarket modifications
98. Fuel-gauge operation
99. Temperature-gauge operation
100. All warning lights illuminated with ignition "ON"
101. Dash light operation
102. Windshield wiper/washer operation
103. Audio system radio/CD/cassette, speaker operation (audio steering wheel controls if applicable)
104. Navigation operation (if applicable)
105. Clock functions
106. Steering-wheel tilt/lock
107. Sunroof operation (if applicable)
108. Headliner condition
109. Cigarette lighter/power outlets (if equipped)
110. Alarm/theft system operation check remote
111. SRS airbags exterior condition/check warning lamp self check
112. Outside mirror operation, left & right
113. Rearview mirror operation day/night operation
114. Window operation noise, speed and full travel
115. Door locks check manual and/or power operation and child safety function
116. Seat belts condition, proper latching and retraction operation
117. Seat upholstery/leather condition front & rear
118. Power seat operation (if equipped)
119. Seat heaters (if equipped)
120. Headrest movement
121. Rear defrost operation
122. Inside mirror/vanity light operation
123. Interior lights switch/door operation
124. Glove compartment/glove compartment-light operation
125. Luggage compartment jack & tool present
126. Trunk-lid release/trunk-lid light operation
127. Fuel door release
128. Hood release operation
Appearance Inspection
129. Under hood clean engine compartment
130. Front bumper fascia, guards, finish
131. Grille headlights, other lights, trim, emblems
132. Hood emblems & finish
133. LF fender finish, trim
134. LF door finish, trim
135. LR door finish, trim
136. LR fender finish, trim
137. Trunk lid finish, trim
138. Rear bumper fascia, guards, trim
139. RR fender finish, trim
140. RR door finish, trim
141. RF door finish, trim
142. RF fender finish, trim
143. Roof finish, trim
144. Windshield/glass cracks, chips, scratches, pitting
145. Carpet & mats condition
146. Dash & instrument panels
147. Console/center armrest/beverage holders
148. Front doors controls, trim condition
149. Rear doors/quarter trim controls, trim condition
150. Luggage compartment mat/trim/carpet condition


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  1. Honda Windward

    45-671 Kamehameha Highway
    Kaneohe, HI 96744

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