When to replace the Oil Filter on your HONDA CIVIC
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 20000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
HONDA CIVIC VIII Hatchback (FN, FK) 1.4 (FK1, FN4), HONDA CIVIC VIII Hatchback (FN, FK) Type R (FN2), HONDA CIVIC VIII Hatchback (FN, FK) 1.4 (FK1) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on HONDA CIVIC 8 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Honda Civic 8. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 17
Oil filter cup socket 65-14F
Ratchet wrench
Funnel
Hydraulic transmission jack
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Honda Civic 8. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Honda Civic 8. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  4. Step 4
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    Pull up the oil dipstick.
  5. Step 5
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    The vehicle must be on a level surface, but if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.
    Step 6
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    Support the engine splash guard. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the engine splash guard fasteners. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Honda Civic 8. AUTODOC recommends:
    Hold the engine splash guard firmly when unscrewing the fasteners and lowering the hydraulic transmission jack to avoid injury.
  7. Step 8
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    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack together with the engine splash guard.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the engine splash guard.
  9. Step 10
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    Support the oil pan guard. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the oil pan guard fasteners. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold the oil pan guard firmly when unscrewing the fasteners and lowering the hydraulic transmission jack.
  11. Step 12
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack together with the oil pan guard.
    Step 13
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    Remove the oil pan guard.
  12. Step 14
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 4 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  13. Step 15
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  14. Step 16
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 17
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Honda Civic 8. Tip:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  16. Step 18
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    Clean the oil filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  17. Step 19
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 65-14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 20
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    Remove the oil filter.
  19. Step 21
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    Clean the oil filter seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  20. Step 22
    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
    Step 23
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    Install a new oil filter.
  21. Step 24
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    Tighten the oil filter. Remember to observe the recommended tightening torque. Use the 65-14F socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 18 Nm torque.
  22. Step 25
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  23. Step 26
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    Clean the drain plug and put a new O-ring on it.
  24. Step 27
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    Reinstall the engine oil drain plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
  25. Step 28
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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