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Navinath

Honda GP5 Oil Changing

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Hello,

I have couple of questions about my Honda Fit GP5.

1. I’m about to change my car’s transmission oil. Should I go for the company or it is safe to go for a reputed service station for this?

2. I used Mobil 0W-20 oil (fully synthetic) as the engine oil which I changed in every 7500 k.m. intervals. Now I’m planning to move to Toyota 0W-20 oil (Mineral 5000k.m.) considering facts like not heavy daily run, both service & oil change can be done at once, cost effectiveness. Is it OK to change the oil I used for sometime?

3. Before the above oil brand change (mentioned in 2.), is it needed to do an oil flush to wipe out the existing oil? if so what kind of chemicals should be used for this.

Many thanks.

Navinath

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1. "Reputed" is subjective isn't it? So why not pay a visit to the agents. After all you wouldn't change transmission oil as often as engine oil. So better to do it at the agents and post your experience here.

2. It is perfectly OK. BTW oil change interval is either 5000 kms or 6 months whichever comes first.

3. No. You do not need a "flush". Just change oil and filter both.

 

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