For more of my related photo galleries, please visit the following links: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and the. Be prepared for the rush of hot oil! Don't use an adjustable wrench: you can strip the bolt. If your car has a low clearance, raise it by driving it onto a ramp or by jacking it up and supporting it securely. For extra safety, I like to place a jack stand next to the floor jack. The oil filter and oil drain plug are located on the passenger side of the engine so I carefully raised that side of the vehicle off the ground.
Carefully twist the new oil filter on in the clockwise direction. If you have trouble loosening the old filter, use an oil filter wrench such as the. Engine oil and fluid capacities willvary by model and production year, For the 2014 Odyssey with the3. Donations are not tax deductible. Be careful not to overtighten the plug. Then check for any drips or leaks. Once under the car, you'll find the original blue Honda oil filter and the silver metal oil drain bolt located just below the oil filter next to the wheel well.
Don't pour it down the sewer! It is covered by a black plastic trim panel that will have to be removed two bolts to access it. Then I turned off the car. I take no responsibility for any damages to your vehicles, persons, property or pets. I find it best to wear latex gloves and use a towel to remove the oil drain plug. It may also be useful for owners of other Honda or Acura automobiles which may have similar motor oil replacement procedures.
When the flow slows down to just an occasional drip, wipe off the area with a rag and replace the oil drain bolt. There had been other reports of the poristy of the engine blocks. So my friend was so bumbed out at what it might cost to repair the car that he turned and asked me if I wanted the car because to him it was worthless. I checked the level again and replaced the oil filler cap. Well I figured I could find another engine and fix it. Never get under a car that is supported only by a jack! It helps to put a small sticker on your windshield to remind you.
Since used motor oil can contain carcinogens cancer causing agents try to use another pair of latex or rubber gloves when removing the old oil filter. After refill check oil level. I found the most paculier problem and I've seen alot and that was water in the oil. As you wait for the old oil to drain out, lubricate the rubber o-ring gasket on the new oil filter with some new motor oil. The engine oil capacity for a 1999 Honda Civic is 3.
We went online just to discover that this wasn't the first of it's kind. Tighten the plug or oil filter if you find leakage. The accord has a weird problem with the oil mixing with the coolant and I'm just shocked that they didn't recall this years ago. A company of this stature, you think they would back their product. The close tolerances of the Honda engine require the use of this oil for initial startup. Me and my wife own about 3 honda products, and 2 out of the three have problems.
Be sure to have the oil catch container still below the car when you remove the old oil filter as it will contain some used motor oil. By removing the oil filler cap, you will allow air to enter and prevent a vacuum from forming. Do not use any other oil and make sure to use a premium name brand oil. Also install a premium oil filter such as Purolator or Wix. Tighten it down by hand and then tighten it just slightly more until it is securely snug. The last step is to run the engine over a clean patch of your driveway or over an old white towel for a few minutes.
I have also heard that once you use a synthetic oil you cannot go back to using a conventional oil. Well to my disbelief, Because I'm an avid honda lover. Typically, you will use 4 to 5 quarts of oil. This will minimize the possibility of burns and keep the old oil from touching your skin. Used motor oil is a known carcinogen causes cancer.