Honda’s Dr H takes engine check-ups to a new level

Honda’s Dr H takes engine ‘check-ups’ to a new level

Honda Australia’s extensive national marine dealer network has taken delivery of an innovative electronic diagnostic tool which enables immediate analysis of engine health.

The easy-to-use diagnostic tool – affectionately named ‘Dr H’ – is a first for Honda’s marine division. The slimline unit plugs directly into the outboard engine and is used in conjunction with a laptop or desktop computer to provide detailed engine reports.

Honda assistant service manager Stephen Harvey said the efficiency with which Dr H could be used translated into cost-effective servicing for owners of Honda’s technologically-advanced four-stroke EFI outboards.

“Regardless of the outboard brand or any manufacturer’s claims, it’s imperative marine engines are regularly serviced, particularly heading into summer when most boats have sat in the garage all winter,” Mr Harvey said.

“With the assistance of Dr H, Honda’s qualified technicians can very quickly analyse any abnormalities and address any areas of possible concern before people hit the water.

“Dr H also has the ability to accurately assess engine usage, look for previous alert conditions such as over temperature or low oil pressure, and allows technicians to print full-service reports for owners – which also provides exceptional piece-of-mind for customers who are considering purchasing a used outboard.”

The development of Dr H is yet another positive step forward for Honda dealers and customers. Its release ties in perfectly with Honda’s continued focus on delivering superior products matched by unequalled after sales service.

To locate your nearest Honda Marine dealer, call 1300 1 HONDA (1300 1 46632).