GuruC4Z58 answered 3 months ago i've been a tech for 30 years. Where I live they think anything but Honda is good enough! However I did notice the difference in oil and it all worries me that not following directions. If you have a Honda or Acura that calls for 5w20, then only use 5w20 motor oil. The green coolant is highly corosive to aluminum, which your radiator and engine is made of. Do not mix with other coolants especially silicated coolants , as this may cause gel formation and clog your radiator. If a service facility is trying to sell you anything other than what the mfg.
Put this one on a Silhouette and by-passed the in-radiator cooler altogether. On another page in your manual it'll likely have a chart telling you what weight oil to use at various temperatures, which will take care of your Iowa specific question. Can't remember at the moment if it was Hondas or another maker, but there are a couple of people here who are Honda techs, hopefully they can either say I'm wrong or give rhyme to the reason. They usually replace with regular engine oil. Bottom Line Bought these before for my vehicles. This will cause the engine light to release codes in a series of blinks these are you codes. T answered 5 months ago Use 2.
Heat and slamming an automatic into reverse at 30 mph are the main destroyers of automatic transmissions. Probably because you need to add oil or the oil pump is not working properly. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Accord for potential trouble spots. Use the jack to remove the jack stand and lower the front end of the Honda Accord back to the ground. Dave Aaron answered 10 years ago let me prface this with i am in service in a Honda dealer in Kansas. A crazy motor swap would be a k20a or k20z. Heat and slamming an automatic into reverse at 30 mph are the main destroyers of automatic transmissions.
A 'chain' just changed the oil in my daughter's 99 and used 10W30 and needless to say - it now needs a new Solenoid. The fit and finish appears to be well constructed and using decent grade steel, I had a cheaper version installed before and this one is much heavier and better built. As for the oil you should keep with the manufacturer recommend oil until the rings have worn, to where it starts to burn oil, before you start jumping up weights. I have put several of these radiator to the same purpose and they have all survived well. Do not add unless it is at the add mark, and do not overfill. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Accord.
You will notice that is any thicker than 5w20 will make a kickback on your vehicle, or your i4 Honda acceleration is slower. At your convenience, go ahead and schedule your Honda oil change appointment online and let our oil experts take care of your car's engine. The good news is, this is supposed to eliminate the need for re-torquing after 1,000 miles. Than just remove the bolts holding that pan in and sometimes you need to just a rubber mallet just gently knock the pan off ,for the gasket stick to it after awhile. Insert the dip stick in as far as it will go. You could make a new harness that'll 'convert' on plug shape to the other, and it'll work.
Kiwi59 answered 10 years ago Thank you everyone, although lots of differing opinions I'm inclined to go with Aaron. Also, be careful adding and changing coolant. You can replace the engine oil at home or if you go to the dealership, bring your full synthetic oil with you. Submitted 2017-08-25 By Robert From undisclosed Bought these before for my vehicles. If you're thinking of the 4cyl then that's slightly more feasible but it comes down to the idea that anything's possible with the right amount of money. The car is designed to use 5W20. The fit and finish appears to be well constructed and using decent grade steel, I had a cheaper version installed before and this one is much heavier and better built.
Some will say do it at 50k, others 75k, others still will say never go against the recommendation. This will take of one of those problems. Pair it up with an in-line transmission filter for a clean cool combo. Rob Zimmer ,Tech Mercedes Benz K. I recommend… First raise your cars front-end and securely it. Get your Accord upgraded or back in pristine shape by shopping Advance Auto Parts. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Accord.
I read in the handbook it should be 5W-20. I can describe briefly: Be careful as you try to pull panels off, if they don't come easily don't force it you… Park on a level surface and make sure the engine has not been running for a minimum of 30 minutes. Use google to try and find the pinouts for the different plugs, and then you just have to match a-to-a, and b-to-b. ShelbyBob answered 5 years ago Honda and Acura engines are machined at very tight tolerances. Keep your car running newer, longer. Remove the dip stick and hold horizontally and check the level. I have put several of these radiator to the same purpose and they have all survived well.
Be kind to your engine and it will give you years… on the very bottom of the engine, oil pan. Also when it comes to the radiator and the Automatic Transmission should the mechanic be using Honda products? Find replacement parts and upgrades for your 1994 Honda Accord. The radiator makes me nervous, usually mechanics will put in the Honda conditioner. Since these items are universal, some modifications may be involved such as cutting or welding. These mufflers have mechanical interior joints for durability, and spun-locked heads for resistance to rupture from backfires. And don't ever have the Honda dealers change oil in your Honda. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil.
You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. Sophia answered 4 years ago if your car's manual says to use 5w20 synthetic old then use 5w20 synthetic oil. Remove the oil dip stick and wipe clean. Get the best oil type for your 1994 Honda Accord when you visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. Bottom Line This muffler arrived very well protected on all of the critical common bump areas which is important with such a awkard item. Allow the engine oil to drain into the drain pan for about 2 minutes. Most Hondas have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40.