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1997 Honda Passport EX 2WD Auto

1997 Honda Passport
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 door, Special Purpose Vehicle
15 mpg city / 19 mpg hwy
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October 18, 2012, 12:44 pm

James B
 

Question: What is oil/crankcase capacity?

Just purchased 1999 Honda Passport. It does not have owners manual. Want to change oil and filter. How many quarts of oil are required? What is the preferred oil? Previous owner used Castrol High-Mileage 10w-30. What would be compatable? Thank you.


October 28, 2012, 2:00 pm

Elizabeth K
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You can download the owner's manual from the Honda website, or you could buy 5 quarts and add until the dipstick says full (which will be more accurate than going with the spec. anyway).

For optimum compatibility, you should stick with the current brand of oil. But if you have a preferred brand, just use it and stick with it. Changing once isn't going to hurt anything. Here's some info on the different oil options:
http://www.carbibles.com/engineoil_bible.html


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