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  1. Oil viscosity

    Engines and Transmission (9G)
    Dear Honda forum! I have a 9. Gen 1.8 petrol civic. I was taking it to a Honda garage and they always used 5W30 oil. I recently moved and took it to another Honda garage where they used 0W20. Castrol website recommends 0W30. Total confusion. If the car was running most of its time on 5W30 will...
  2. Change oil pressure switch / undercarriage

    Electronics (8G)
    Hi, not sure if I have put this in the right section so sorry if not. I bought a 2006 civic recently, which the dealer took for an MOT on the day I was picking it up. It all passed fine, but the oil pressure switch was playing up. They gave me a new one, just didn't have time to fit it before I...
  3. 1.6 idtec Gearbox Oil Change

    Engines and Transmission (9G)
    I own a 62 plate 2013 registered 1.6 diesel with full Honda service history. As I drive 18K per year my service interval in about every 8 months or so. Just had a service at 74K and was told that the next service it is recommended to have the gearbox oil changed but the cost through Honda is...
  4. which one within Castrol?

    Engines and Transmission (9G)
    Hi Everybody, Oil change is due soon for my 1.8 petrol 9 gen civic, now that I have reached 100K km, I was wondering which oil should I buy? I would go for Castrol, but also open to your suggestions. Living in Belgium, the climate more or less the same as in UK. So I would go for 5W30. But...
  5. MPG Poor MPG + oil still rising despite DPF removal - EGR off

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi guys, I own a 2007 2.2 i-CTDi Civic with 215.000 km's (=135.000 miles) on the clock. I reach an average fuel consumption of 7.4 l/100km's (= 38 MPG), while driving city+highway. A year ago, I had some troubles with my DPF (engine management light came on a few times, oil level rising etc)...
  6. Oil Engine oil & coolant

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    I know this is answered many times in the forums but really looking for a quick yes/no answer on this. I have some leftover oil/coolant from my petrol Focus and was wondering if it would be suitable for topping up my levels in the civic (2006 1.8)? If not I will buy a better brand replacement...
  7. Oil Oil additives and engine flush

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi all, Did anyone use products from Liqui Moly(additives for the oil and the engine flush)? I will change my oil this weekend and I would like to know if it makes any difference to add this products on my shopping list. Liqui Moly Pro-Line engine wear protection Liqui Moly Pro-Line Fuel...
  8. Servicing 2.2 EX service

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi Guys, In the next few weeks im going to service my car. thought i'd have a quick look on Euro Car Parts as I found a 15% discount (FINAL15) Will this all be ok? or should i be going more up market? Part Number Cost Air Filter 502600508...
  9. Servicing Honda dealership service and aftersales guarantee.

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hello all, Have been reading through my paperwork and what not, and as I understood for my approved used car guarantee to last the full two years (2014-2016) I must get my car serviced at a Honda dealership. Honda are telling me the small service is £155 and the large service is £250. (for a...
  10. New Castrol Edge Fst Titanium

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi all, Was looking to service my car and realised that the Castrol Edge oil is being replaced by Castrol Edge Titanium. I wasn't too sure about it, but found this and thought it would be useful to all. new castrol edge fst titanium for stevens cars? - Engine/Ancilliaries - The Lotus Forums
  11. Oil Acea C3 on a Petrol 1.4 i-DSI

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi guys, last night I changed my oil to a 5w30 Castrol but when I finished the service I´ve noticed that on the back of the bottle it said ACEA C3 and to consult the car user manual when in doubt. In the manual it said to use at least the minimum specs like Acea A2 and others but didn´t...
  12. Oil Sump ruptured!

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi fellow Civinfo-ers! I did something daft today with my 2006 2.2 EX Civic, ran over a hidden kerb in a council car park (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire) and ruptured the oil sump it seems (oil everywhere!). Hopefully this is the only damage done as I turned the engine off immediately. Had it...
  13. Oil Amazon oil promotion - 20% off

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi Guys, Amazon are running a 20% off engine oils promo until 21st July 2014. The code is OILS2014 . I just picked up 5L of repsol 0w30 (Full Synth A5/B5) and 5 L of 5w30 (Full Synth C4) for 34 quid (for both). The respol Amazon store are also doing a limited quantity sale, their 0w30 is now...
  14. Engine What does this warning symbol mean and how do i sort it?

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi everyone. Still a newbie and im not very mechanically minded so i may ask very silly questions! This warning like came up on my dash recently....i read its an oil sensor?! But i have checked my oil and its on maximum. Any idea exactly what it means and how can i go about fixing it? I have a...
  15. Oil 2.2 iCDTI oil overfill - can i get some advice please?

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    evening chums. Driving home up the M1, halfway through my 40mi journey home "CHECK OIL LEVEL" says the car. "Eh?" thinks me, "you've been fully re-oiled with 0W30 last summer.. must be a squiffy sensor". ..pulled in at the services.. sure enough, was actually low. Engine bay...
  16. Cruise Control and Oil Change and more

    General Discussion (8G)
    Double Posted Hi and Happy New Year! I just got my first car and I am happy to say that is a 2007 Honda Civic 1.8 but I need some help. 1. I heard that is possible to set "an alarm" on Cruise Control to make a sound when it gets to a specific speed. I already got a speed ticket(500Euro)...
  17. Oil

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hey Check my oil level today and found the oil was black!!! Time for a change !!! Am annoyed as paid a garage to do a change 3 months ago !!!! N looks like they just topped old oil up So this time will do it myself What oil does everyone recommend and how many litres Cheers
  18. Oil Manual gearbox oil

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hey. Whould like to know of any of you drive around with Castrol gearbox oil og genuine Honda MTF? I have always loved Castrol and would really like to put in my cars gearbox as well. I have found the specs for the Honda MTF III. They are 75w-80 API GL-4 and nothing more. Castrol`s...
  19. Engine Low mileage burning oil

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi, I have a 58 plate Civic 2.2 CDTI ES. It's got 22k miles on the clock. I bought it in January at 12k and done the 10k miles mainly on motorways or A roads, never take it around town. Never had a problem with it until a few days ago when the oil light came on, I check the level every week...
  20. Servicing Mobil Super 3000 5W-30, Any Good ??

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Hi. just picked up two Mobil Super 3000 X1 Formula FE 5W-30 on offer at £23.99 each at Halfords. Will this be any good for my 56plate 2.2 on 72k ? Here's the link if anyone's interested Halfords | Mobil Super 3000 X1 Formula FE 5W-30 Oil 5L