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  1. Type of Oil 5W20 verses 10W30 Syn

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I have just purchased a 2016 CR V EX L with 45,000 I have always used Mobil 1 10W30 and I see the V calls for 5W20. This is my first Honda and I want it to last a looooong time. Why does it need such a low viscosity oil?
  2. 2006 CRV User Manual states 5W-20, can I use 0W-20 instead?

    Maintenance and Service
    The manual for my 2006 CRV asks for 5W-20. I've been using 5W-20 synthetic for the last 15k miles. Before that, I've used 5W-20 conventional, for about 90k miles. Now I'm thinking about switching to 0W-20 for my next oil change. I live in a cold climate during winter and I often drive short...
  3. CRV UOA 5w20 mobil 1 extended performance w/ MB1 filter extend performa

    Maintenance and Service
    Blackstone used oil analysis for my crv: 2008 crv lx -4wd with 113 455 km as of today, since the very first oil change back in 2008 i have used regular Mobil 1 5w20 synthetic and Mobil 1 m1-110 filter, and changed the oil as per the maintenance minder system. As of June 2012 i switched to...
  4. Is it ok to use 5w-20 in the 2011 CR-V?

    Maintenance and Service
    My wife and I just picked up a 2011 Honda CR-V SE 4WD Urban Titanium Metallic on Friday. Traded in our 2010 Honda Civic LX 4D. LOVE the CR-V!!! Being used to using the 5w-20 on the Civic, I was surprised to see they now call for 0w-20 on the CR-V. I'm really interested in trying out Pennzoil...
  5. 5W-20 versus 5W-30

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 2002 CR-V with 130,000 miles on it. I accidentally put in 5W-30 this past weekend instead of 5W-20. It's conventional not synthetic or a blend. My question is should I dump it out and put in the 5W-20 which is what I've always run. Thank you.
  6. 0W-20 vs. 5W-20 in 2010 CR-V

    Maintenance and Service
    I just bought a 2010 CR-V, and found out it uses 0W-20 oil. I can't find it anywhere except at the dealer, where it's extremely expensive. Would it be alright to use 5W-20 in it during the warm months, or all the time, or not at all?
  7. is Castrol 5W-20 is right engine Oil for CRV??

    Maintenance and Service
    hi experts, i am new to this forum just confusing to decide oil grade for My own CRV i am located at toronto/canada i just bought Honda CRV - 2005 EX as per Honda manual they suggest OWN oil (5W-20) is this Semi synthetic?? at honda delar cost me oil change $55 I have good...
  8. Cold weather starts below -20F with 5W20

    Problems & Issues
    I still have the original oil with only about 2400 miles on my ’08 CR-V. I have not switched over to synthetics to allow the break in oil to do its thing per recommendations in the OM page 214. Somewhat concerned with the cold weather we have been having, I took a quart of Honda’s 5W20 and put...
  9. 5w-20??

    Maintenance and Service
    Anyone know why the CRV ('08) needs 5W20 oil? All my other cars, including the 99 Prelude I had also w/ a v tec engine used 5w30. What is the difference? Thanks!
  10. Used 5W-20 oil instead of 5W-30.

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2001 CRV and accidentally used 5W-20 instead of 5W-30 oil (recommended). Should I drain it and refill with 5W-30 or will driving it 3K and changing it be OK? I don't pull a boat nor am I planning any long trips - just to work and back and weekend kayaking. From what I can find on the...