The filter was changed just over a year ago when it had a major service.
Its been running great recently, the only problem it had was that the clutch is slipping in 3rd, 4th 5th so on.
It obviously needs a mechanic to do a little investigation.
Yes, I have been totally unlucky with cars.
The wife's needs a cylinder head doing and the timing belt.
My Mazda 626 overheated on the motorway and killed the engine
My V6 Vectra, the bolt sheared off where the cam belt was and destroyed the engine, the belt itself was immaculate!
And my Peugeot 407 needed over £600 worth of repairs to get it through the MOT.
I bought a Honda because of their reputation as having extremely good engines. In fact the recovery mechanic said that whenever he's called out to a diesel honda, its normally something simple like a battery.