Lubricants and Fluids Civic

Lubricants and Fluids

NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, the illustration shows the 4-door model- Application

Lubricant or Fluid

Engine

Honda Motor Oil: 0W-20Look for the API certification seal on the oil container.Make sure it says "For Gasoline Engines."SAE Viscosity: See chart- Manual transmission

Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF):Always use Honda MTF.Using motor oil can cause stiffer shifting because it does not contain the proper additives- CVT

Always use Honda HCF-2.NOTE: Using the wrong type of fluid will damage the transmission- Brake system (including VSA lines)Clutch system (manual transmission)

Honda DOT 3 Brake Fluid:Always use Honda DOT 3 Brake Fluid.Using a non-Honda brake fluid can cause corrosion and decrease the life of the system- Cooling system

Always use Honda Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2.NOTE: For prolonged cold temperatures below -22 °F (-30 °C), add Honda Extreme Cold Weather Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 (concentrate)-

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

A

Brake booster clevis pin

Multipurpose grease

B

12 volt battery terminals

C

Clutch master cylinder clevis and clevis pin (manual transmission)

D

Fuel fill door

E

Hood hinges

F

Tailgate hinges (5-door)

G

Front brake caliper pins, pin bushings, and pin boots

Honda silicone grease (P/N 08C30-B0234M) or service set grease (NIGLUBE RM)

Front brake caliper piston boots

Honda silicone grease (P/N 08C30-B0234M) or service set grease (rubber grease)

Front brake caliper pistons and piston seals

Honda DOT 3 Brake Fluid

H

Rear brake caliper piston boots

Honda silicone grease (P/N 08C30-B0234M) or ATE brake cylinder paste

I

Slave cylinder push rod (manual transmission)

Super high temp urea grease (P/N 08798-9002)

J

Air conditioning compressor

Compressor Oil: RL85HM (POE oil: P/N 38899-RLV-A01)for refrigerant HFO-1234yf (R-1234yf)

NOTE:

Lubricate the following areas using the recommended lubricants and fluids-

In corrosive areas, more frequent lubrication is necessary-

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