What is the best oil for a 2008 Honda Accord?
Honda recommended 5w-20 engine oil for my 2008 Accord.
Do you need a special tool to change oil?
When doing an oil change, you will need to replace the oil filter. It is usually screwed in really tight, so a special tool is required to remove it. An oil-filter wrench is a tool to remove spin-on oil filters which are difficult to grip, especially when covered with oil.
How many quarts of oil does a 2008 Honda Accord take?
|Viscosity:||5W-20 (All TEMPS)|
|Capacity:||4.2 quarts. w/ofAfter refill check oil level. 4.4 quarts (with filter)After refill check oil level.|
|Torque:||29 ft/lbs (Oil Drain Plug)|
How often does a 2008 Honda Accord need an oil change?
Oil Change Rules: Car models from 2008 or a few years after should get it changed every 5,000-7,500 miles. Cars made several years after 2008 should be safe to get it changed every 7,500-10,000 miles. If you drive aggressively you might want to change it sooner rather than later.
Can a 2008 Honda Accord take synthetic oil?
The 2008 Honda Accord’s engine options all use 5W20 synthetic formulated oil. The two versions of the 2.4L inline-4 need 4.4 quarts, and the two versions of the 3.5L V6 both take 4.5 quarts worth.
Do you need a torque wrench for an oil change?
If you are new to changing your oil though, use a torque wrench and the proper factory torque specs. It’s easy to over-tighten a bolt and strip the threads if you don’t have practice. You might also need ramps or a floor jack, jack stands, and wheel chocks if you have to go under the vehicle.
Is an oil filter wrench necessary?
Every reputable oil filter is designed to seal for tens of thousands of miles with no more than a good hand-tightening. You don’t need a wrench unless you have one of those deeply recessed filters with no space around it for your hands. Then use the wrench to tighten a half-turn more.
Can I drive my car with 0 oil Life Honda?
When oil life reaches 0%, service on your vehicle’s engine is now overdue. By driving with degraded oil, your Honda’s engine may fail or significant damage may be caused.