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2015 Honda Civic
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code R18Z1 Engine Code R18Z1
143 bhp. @ 6500 rpm / Torque: 129 ft. lbs. @ 4300 rpm
16 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
1.8L - Inline 4-cyl (1798 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.6:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2015 Honda Civic with engine code R18Z1) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    All TEMPS  »  0W-20
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, Y3U4 (5-SPD)  »  GLS42 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid 5W-30 (MTFQT)
  3. Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission, M3WC  »  VTF20

    Synthetic CVT Fluid (CVTQT)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  5. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Honda Manual Transmission Fluid, P/N 08798-9031. This
    fluid is backwards compatible with Honda Manual Transmission
    Fluid, P/N 08798-9016.
    [2] Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3, P/N 08798-9008

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, without filter  »  3.5 liters [1]
    Engine, with filter  »  3.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  5.6 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, M3WC Initial Fill  »  3.4 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    speed M3WC  »  5.8 liters
    Manual Transmission, Y3U4 (5-SPD)  »  1.4 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  29 ft/lbs [1]
    Manual Transmission Y3U4 (5-SPD) [1]
    Fill Plug 32 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29 ft/lbs

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Install a new washer on the drain bolt.

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K13)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57356 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 49065 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24815 Cabin Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASM 0W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLZ 0W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLZ)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEZ 0W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEZ)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
MTF 5W 30 Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF)

AMSOIL Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (MTF) is a premium quality synthetic lubricant designed to surpass the most demanding lubrication requirements of manual transmissions and transaxles where non-extreme pressure fluids are used. Packa...
CVT Synthetic CVT Fluid

CVT's require a unique transmission fluid with specialized frictional characteristics designed to ensure the belt or chain remains in contact with the pulleys without slipping. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides outstanding metal-to-metal frictional...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.35
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.13
Parts Units:
3.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Also used to refer to the brake system's most frequently replaced parts, brake pads and/or brake shoes.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fluid levels
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The amount of liquid in reservoirs and sumps accessible from the topside of the vehicle: engine coolant, automatic transmission fluid, windshield washer fluid, power steering fluid, brake and/or clutch fluid, and engine oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing and connections that carry fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering gear rack, linkage & boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Steering component that converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel to the horizontal motion necessary to operate the steering linkage.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
66
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.9
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
66
Labor Units:
0.9
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
160,000 miles (256,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The RPM of the engine free from load (all accessories off), at normal operating temperature and in neutral (or, in the case of an automatic transmission, park or neutral).
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2014-10-01
Bulletin Number:
IN-1031-2014
NHTSA Item Number:
10056627

Component Description: (A) Back over prevention: camera system., (B) Lane departure., (C) Lane departure: assist.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: certain functional anomalies encounter, intermittently, with rear view camera displaying lane watch, and lanewatch displaying rear view camera, or audio unit in some vehicles. Model 2014-2015 fit ex, exl, exln, civic 2 dr ex, exl, ( nhtsa item number - 10056627 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-02-01
Bulletin Number:
16-020
NHTSA Item Number:
10075690

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10075690 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
DEN-K3Q5J-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10078580

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: This communication is informing honda of a delamin ( nhtsa item number - 10078580 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
HONDA
Model(s):
CIVIC, FIT
Year(s):
2014, 2015
Manufacturer:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
NHTSA ID:
15V574000
Recall Date:
September 15th, 2015
Units Affected:
143,676

Affected Component: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Summary: Honda (american honda motor co. ) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 civic vehicles manufactured january 16, 2014, to november 6, 2014 and 2015 fit vehicles manufactured march 12, 2014, to may 12, 2015. The software settings that control the transmission operation may result in damage to the transmission drive pulley shaft. .

Conequence: If the transmission drive pulley shaft is damaged, it may break, and the vehicle may lose acceleration or the front wheels may lock up while driving, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the transmission, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin october 30, 2015. Owners may contact honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are ju2 (civic) and ju3(fit). .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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