Honda Accord: Synthetic Oil - Adding Engine Oil - Maintenance - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Synthetic Oil

You may use a synthetic motor oil if it meets the same requirements given for a conventional motor oil: it displays the API Certification Seal, and it is the proper weight. You must follow the oil and filter change intervals shown on the information display.

    Recommended Engine Oil
    Oil is a major contributor to your engine’s performance and longevity. Always use a premium-grade 0W-20 detergent oil displaying the API Certification Seal. This seal indicates the oil is e ...

    Engine Oil Additives
    Your vehicle does not require any oil additives. Additives may adversely affect the engine or transmission performance and durability. ...

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    Engine Oil Filter Replacement
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