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2005 Honda Insight
1.0L 3-cyl Engine Code ECA1Variable Engine Code ECA1Variable Fuel
71 bhp. @ 5700 rpm / Torque: 89 ft. lbs. @ 2000 rpm
12 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
1.0L - Inline 3-cyl (995 cc) (Variable-Fuel)
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1

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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 (2005 Honda Insight with engine code ECA1Variable) 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 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, SHR (5-SPD)  »  GLS42 [2]

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

    Automatic Transmission, MHTA  »  VTF06

    Synthetic CVT Fluid (CVTQT)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] SAE 5W-20 may be used if SAE 0W-20 is not available
    [2] Honda Manual Transmission Fluid, P/N 08798-9031. This
    fluid is backwards compatible with Honda Manual Transmission
    Fluid, P/N 08798-9016.
    [3] Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3, P/N 08798-9008

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, without filter  »  2.3 liters [1]
    Engine, with filter  »  2.5 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  2.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, MHTA Initial Fill  »  3.3 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    speed MHTA  »  5.5 liters
    Manual Transmission, SHR (5-SPD)  »  1.5 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
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K12)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51365 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46499 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24877 Cabin Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals

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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.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Tie rod ends, steering gear box, and boots
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Components related to the steering mechanism.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
2.6
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses through which coolant flows from the radiator through the engine and cooling system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 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:
15,000 miles (24,000 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:
15,000 miles (24,000 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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.03
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.2
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):
24
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
Idle speed
Interval in Month(s):
84
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3
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
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:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
180,000 miles (288,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
180
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
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):
240
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
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:
2006-10-01
Bulletin Number:
1006
NHTSA Item Number:
10021129

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Stalls with electrical load after body shop repair. Dtc p1588 and/or p1589 stored. P1163 and/or surge, jerks, bucks between 20-60 mph. Tire pressure monitoring system dtc 32, 34, 36, 38, 41. ( nhtsa item number - 10021129 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-05-01
Bulletin Number:
06085
NHTSA Item Number:
10021968

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warranty extension: vehicle warranty mileage. ( nhtsa item number - 10021968 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
07-050
NHTSA Item Number:
10024235

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warranty extension: cvt drive belt slippage -- on affected vehicles, the cvt (continuously variable transmission) drive belt may slip during acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 10024235 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-02-01
Bulletin Number:
07-049
NHTSA Item Number:
10024568

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warranty extension: cvt start clutch judder. Csc was received. ( nhtsa item number - 10024568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
08-040
NHTSA Item Number:
10025523

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Load carrying capacity reduced label for all honda vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10025523 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-06-085
NHTSA Item Number:
10032953

Component Description: Digital instrument panel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: warranty extension-vehicle warranty mileage. Class action lawsuit alleging that the odometers on certain 2002-2006 honda models were overstating mileage. Federal court provided final approval of settlement on 12/29/07. No models ( nhtsa item number - 10032953 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-08-062
NHTSA Item Number:
10026884

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: hybrid batteries can be affected and damaged by excessively high temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 10026884 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-07-036
NHTSA Item Number:
10041726

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: mil will come if 3-way catalytic converter or nox adsorptive 3-way catalyst is deteriorated due to sensor inputs being misinterpret by software. ( nhtsa item number - 10041726 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-002
NHTSA Item Number:
10043248

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator., (B) Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: on some model vehicles, there is an alternator/starter tester (ast) module capable of testing alternators, installed on gr8 diagnostic battery station. ( nhtsa item number - 10043248 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-048
NHTSA Item Number:
10045879

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: information on replacement and removal of junction board from old ima battery and new battery mounted before battery is installed. Models 2003-11 civic hybrid, 2011-12 cr-z, 2000-06 insight, 2010-12 insight. ( nhtsa item number - 10045879 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-12-01-2012
NHTSA Item Number:
10051966

Component Description: Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: product update for a manufacturing problem with the roof molding may allow the roof molding to come loose. ( nhtsa item number - 10051966 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-99-075
NHTSA Item Number:
10053545

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly:pressure relief devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Honda: troubleshooting of diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) p1456 and p1457. Dealers are to run evap function test to find if there is a leak so the vehicle can be repaired. ( nhtsa item number - 10053545 ).



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