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  1. Engine Oil Specification 2.2 CDTI

    General Discussion (8G)
    I have a 2008 civic 2.2 cdti and need to carry out an oil change. I usually buy the parts myself and pay for labor. On Carparts4less I bought the TRIPLE QX 0W-30 engine oil with BMW on the sticker as I thought this might just be a marketing move and Its half the price of the standard TRIPLE QX...
  2. Preventative Maintenance and Service Items

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hey all you beautiful people :giggle: As some of you may already know, my 2008 FN2 which I purchased in Dec of 2019 had a faked service stamp and a previous owner that hardly drove the car for the 4 years he owned it which lead me to start working on servicing all the essentials just for peace...
  3. Can't service my FN2!

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi everybody! (Hope I'm posting this in the right place!) New FN2 Type R owner here with a bit of a pickle! I purchased the car from a dealer (the car is in great condition, everything works, a few minor asthetic/cosmetic issues only) the car is an 08 model year with 85K miles on the clock...
  4. 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...
  5. Just bought a high mileage CTR.

    General Discussion (8G)
    High mileage type r ? Hi everyone have been a visitor on these forums for a few weeks now. Decided to bite the bullet and buy a 120k miles 2008 type r. So far I have done / had done Air filter Pollen filter Oil changed with filter Gearbox oil changed to redline (Helped 3rd gear shifts...
  6. Servicing What type of fuel filter do i need?

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    I'm sorry to ask what might be such a simple question I have a 2007 1.4 i-DSI - Looked in the manual and a lot of places online and am not in the position to look myself before my trip to Halfords this weekend, what fuel filter shape/type will i need to pick up?
  7. Dealer Service History Balls Up What Would You Do?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi folks, I am new to the forum and recently purchased my first FN2 type R from a dealership. My problem is... The car was advertised with a full service history and was bought with 43,000 miles on the clock. When I went to view the Car the dealer showed us a service book with all the stamps...
  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. Servicing Recommended garages for 75k service in east Scotland

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Just bought an fn2, cars at 68k and according to the service book I have no idea when the last valve clearances were done, does anyone recommend a good garage in or near fife for a good service including valve clearances
  11. Alarm Poor experience - Yomans Honda, Churt

    Electronics (8G)
    I've been a proud owner of a 2007 year model Civic EX since very late 2006, purchased from a dealer that is almost a two hour drive from where I live. My local dealer, less than five minute drive from where I live failed at every stage, and I have given them so many opportunities to gain my...
  12. Servicing Which independent HERTFORDSHIRE garage to use?

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    I cant remember if im on my 3rd or 4th service but I have a few niggly issues such as squeaky clutch, broken fog light (should I buy one second hand?) and also the miles are at 37500 and I need my MOT done. Where should I go? I live in WGC and work in P Bar.
  13. Undertray installation

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, I have just done a full service on my Honda using the guides on here, a big thank you to all who created them!! However I have just put the plastic undertray back onto the car and seem to have one bolt left over! I'm certain it is from the undertray itself as I have only installed 5 of the...
  14. 62,500 mile service: major or minor?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone knew off the top of their head or from personal experience whether the 62,500 mile/60 month service was a major or minor one? Cheers, Nick
  15. 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
  16. 48 month/50K Service + Full FRS Eibach -30mm

    ABP Motorsport
    Hi Just wondered if you could give me an idea on cost for my 48 Month Service which does need the Valve Clearance checking and also at the same time I would like to get Eibach -30mm kit and front & rear FRS set-up. My cars current milage is 25k just incase you need know for the service. Also I...
  17. Servicing TDI North worth the Journey?

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Hi All, Just a quick one I know that the guys up at TDI North are great but is it worth the journey up to get my big service done 48 months (Valvue Clearance time) They have already quoted me for the service but it came out more expensive (£30 more) than my local main dealer who would do the...
  18. Servicing Servicing at Kwikfit

    Buying, Dealers and Servicing
    Well I know, I should have given my car to a honda dealer but I serviced at kwikfit since it was near my home. Service done but they had tough time trying to start car back after changing fuel filter. After good amount of struggle they managed to create a right vaccume to get fuel going...
  19. Service Garage in Soton/Portsmouth

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, Just got a 57 reg civic and wondering where to get it serviced. It has 73000 and FSH. Hendy quoted 400 for a full service and 349 for a major service. Does anyone know a cheaper garage without voiding warranty? Thanks
  20. Performance After a cheap Civic

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi all, I can only spend around 4000 for a Civic. I have found a few but they have done around 100000 miles and some are diesels. I need some advice because I don't want to end up paying for service. I am concerned about the 100000 mark and fear that with that use the interior might start to...
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