Just use full synthetic to make things easier. I looked at the 2013 manual and it apparently is in the maintenance reminder computer as a sub item. You should only use specific Honda fluid. Also, where I can I get the mileage intervals for regular maintenance on this car? My 2008 Rav 4 also calls for 0w-20, and I use it without hesitation. The schedule is conveniently broken down into three categories—A, B, and C—with the items in group A representing items that need to be serviced the most often and items in C able to go for longer stretches without replacements.
I will be getting the tires rotated as well or should I wait longer? It checks engine-operating conditions and helps coordinate oil service dates and other maintenance check-ups. Taking care of the recommended services right away can prevent problems from arising or worsening and can ensure that your Honda remains safe to drive for years to come. Prevent problems before they occur. But , if you shut the light off with changing any of the fluids the air filters and tire rotations are as needed the computer will think there is new fluids. My 98 Crv owners manual has all the regular service intervals plus a whole list of oils for different climates.
As far as your oil life indicator I think you're mostly correctly. Just take it to a local oil change shop or go to the dealer? Also inspect Brake system and components and perform a tire rotation. Our and department is here to help keep your Honda in great shape. You'll probably get better oil and service at the dealership but it's going to cost you. Honda vehicles provide Hampton Roads drivers with reliable and affordable vehicles for their everyday needs. If the percentage drops to 0 percent, the display will show negative distance traveled, indicating that your car is passed the maintenance required point.
Visit us in person or to schedule your maintenance or with today! Apparently that is all maintained in the cars computer. It basically counts the number of revolutions your engine makes. The Importance of Service The schedule continues from there in the same pattern of repeating A; then A and B together; then A alone; and then A, B, and C together at the recommended time and mileage usage. Again, should I base anything on the percentage or should I just go based on miles from here on out? Follow what it tells you to do, when it tells you to do it. My wife mainly drives this.
My personal policy is that as long as the car is under warranty, the dealer does the services. On my 2003, years ago I had that sound issue, did my research and since then change the fluid myself every 30 to 40K miles, also doing burnishing once in a while. Group A Group A includes just two items: and rotating the tires. Getting a tire rotation every 6-7k miles is a good idea as well. . I would avoid full synthetic oil until you have at least 15k on it, unless the manual calls for it. Each vehicle has its own maintenance needs, so Honda develops specific maintenance schedules based on model equipment, such as transmission choice or the addition of a towing package.
Sakes guys like to claim they measure the quality of the oil and whatnot, but that's bull. You could use that I suppose if you wanted to ignore the computer. Mileage Service Groups to Perform 7,500 A 15,000 A, B 22,500 A 30,000 A,B,C 37,500 A 45,000 A,B 52,000 A 60,000 A,B,C 67,500 A 75,000 A,B 82,500 A 90,000 A,B,C 97,500 A 105,000 A,B Stay Up to Date on Servicing In addition to the above schedule, there are also certain extra tasks that should be done in order to properly maintain your Honda; please refer to to for that information. I think I have waited a bit too long, but I am not really sure. Found discussion of water getting into the rear dif through some kind of port. Using a thicker oil will actually reduce lubrication efficiency and will cause accelerated wear.
Keep reading to see a simple breakdown of the schedule. My oil life is currently at 30% so I am going to change it for the first time - I am a little over 6,000 miles and I am wondering what the general opinion is on this. When the life of your oil reaches 15 percent or less, the Maintenance Minder will display the engine-oil life indicator. I have a 2002 Malibu I got used and have been driving for years that I don't need to worry about too much. Basically - do the recommended fluid services when the dash tells you. I have never heard of a failure of a transmission due to resetting the light without changing the fluid but everything I've read its a possibility.
These tasks need to be performed with some frequency and show up first on the schedule at the recommended 7,500-mile mark. I'm not sure about Hondas in particular, but modern oil monitors are pretty good. Maintenance tasks are broken down into three groups A, B, and C to help make service trips a breeze. It is important to ensure that your Maintenance Minder display is reset every time your car is serviced or the system will not indicate accurate maintenance intervals. You get some really informative references and personal experiences on a crv related topics.