This should not be happening at this mileage and I believe I should be reimbursed for the expense. See our page on for more info. They could find nothing wrong and told me to do a 1000 mile return visit. Even if that wasn't the issue I feel they could at least say something. They claim that is normal usage. Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for Honda cars. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil.
My dad took it to Honda of Roanoke Rapids twice. They leave me saying absolutely nothing. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. I would not worry about it. While this is not a lot of money in the grand scheme of things, it's the principle that I shouldn't have to pay for this, and likely other extras as well I refer back to this later. Never had a problem with my Honda ever since I bought it, until now. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Honda Civic oil filter wrench.
If you are planning to go a full year in between oil changes I would go for 5w30 fully synthetic and as long as it is a quality oil you should be fine. It goes through 4 or 5 qts of oil between oil changes. Every engine lives to tell about it and every engine lives on average in the elevated viscosity state. He filled it up and bought two more quarts to take with us on the trip. It is available at your dealer. Called Honda Corporate and was told there is nothing they can do now.
I finally decided to check the dip stick and it barely or didn't have oil on it. I have maintained the car in excellent condition and have performed all the maintenance indicated on the maintenance minder without fail. The manufacturer has mailed an interim notification, and will send a second notification when parts are available. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2009 Honda Civic. We took the car into the dealership to have it assessed and we were told that we needed to do an oil consumption test. If you would have anything to add, for us every opinion counts.
After several phone calls over 3-4 weeks, Honda finally said they would pay for 75% of the repair which left our portion to be around 480. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Civic for potential trouble spots. This synthetic fluid is largely responsible for the performance benefits discussed above. I've really liked my Honda until now. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. .
For more, check out all of my. These filters deliver performance-enhancing features to support operating high-performance vehicles with engines put under tremendous pressure. I would like Honda to pay for the repairs. Have 5000 dollar repair bill due to stretched timing chain caused by oil problem?? Thanks for letting me rant. Now my engine is all messed up, since it was being driven with very low oil in the streets and freeways in Los Angeles, I probably have burned up headers and probably my pistons are all corroded because no oil was going through.
I went back on April 4 to have the 1000 mile check and they said every thing was fine. The block was damaged because of the manufacturing issue with the engine that caused the warranty to be extended. The warranty was about to expire on our vehicle, so we were told they would change the oil and we needed to put 1000 miles on it as fast as possible and return to have the oil checked to see if the problem could be covered under the extended warranty. That is the cheapest insurance you can buy for your vehicle! They refuse to fix a huge engine issue that is caused by a manufacturer's defect that they have documented numerous times which shows that they have no integrity! I didn't think that my oil was the problem, since there was no light indicator telling me that my oil was low and my oil life indicator was only at 60%. My father then took my honda to Honda of Roanoke Rapids where they did an oil consumption test and said that nothing was wrong. The owners manual for this Honda Civic sedan recommends using oil.
This high capacity, high efficiency filter delivers peak performance. For advertising information, on the AutoGuide. Upon our return After the oil change at Honda, I was told that we should initiate another 1000 mile oil check. I really wish they will really look into my car and fix this oil problem. It's a Type-R on a budget, if…. Would you buy that car from Honda if you were told that??? We all agree that 5W-30 will not harm the engine.
Or any warning light for service reminder which appears on the display. Move to the engine bay and remove the oil filler cap which will allow air to enter the engine and the old oil to drain out faster. Came home and did research and found out there has been lawsuits for excessive oil consumption. We went though 4+ liters in first 1000 miles! I have been recommended many different brands and grades, and unsure on brand grade to use. Which I do understand because they need to ensure the proper oil levels and trusted Honda parts are used, but if this is part of diagnosing the excessive oil consumption problem, I should not be charged.
Many manufacturers recommend more than one oil option for the engine. Clearly Honda needs to own up to this problem and fix it. I'm all for following and understanding rigid rules, but a few months difference between November 2016 and today, February 2017, didn't make this problem more or less of a real thing. If you are planning to go a full year in between oil changes I would go for 5w30 fully synthetic and as long as it is a quality oil you should be fine. I keep the maintenance up on my car. I don't drive that much but it burns about a quart every 1000 miles.