Lubricants and Fluids CR-V

Lubricants and Fluids


Lubricant or Fluid


Recommended Engine Oil: See chart- CVT

Always use genuine Honda HCF-2.NOTE: Using the wrong type of fluid will damage the transmission- Rear differential (with AWD)


Brake system (including VSA lines)

Brake Fluid DOT 3 or DOT 4:We recommend genuine Honda Brake Fluid.Using a non-Honda brake fluid can cause corrosion and decrease the life of the system- Cooling system

We recommend Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2- Recommended Engine Oil

Engine oil viscosity for ambient temperature ranges-

Using oils other than preferred viscosity may adversely affect consumption- Recommended Engine Oil

Engine Oil Standard

Honda Genuine Motor Oil 0W-20*

Honda Genuine Motor Oil, refer below(0W-20, 0W-30, 5W-30, 10W-30)

*: "Honda Genuine Motor Oil" is formulated to improve fuel economy.Consult your dealer for detail-

API SM or higher grade


If "Honda Genuine Motor Oil" is not available, use 0W-20, 0W-30, 5W-30, 10W-30-

For the details of the lubrication points and the type of lubricants to be applied, refer to the illustrated index and the various work procedures (such as Assembly/Reassembly, Replacement, Overhaul, Installation, etc.) contained in each section- Application

Lubricant or Fluid


Brake pedal yoke pin

Multipurpose grease


12 volt battery terminals


Fuel fill door


Hood hinges and hood latch


Tailgate hinges


Caliper pins, caliper pin boots, front caliper piston seals, front caliper piston boots

Service set grease


Front caliper piston

Honda DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid


Shift cable end

Molybdenum grease


Air conditioning compressor

Compressor Oil: DENSO ND-OIL 14 (P/N 38899-50Z-G01) for refrigerant HFO-1234yf (R-1234yf)


Lubricate the following areas using the recommended lubricants and fluids-

In corrosive areas, more frequent lubrication is necessary-

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