Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Discussion > Honda Technical

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 23 Sep 2009, 11:01 pm
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3
Default Too much oil in '94 Accord LX?

I just got my oil changed at a local shop and when I got home I checked the dipstick and it's filled about 3/8" above the last dot. It's a 1994 Honda Accord LX Coupe. Is that too much oil? Should I take it back and have them redo it properly?
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 23 Sep 2009, 11:16 pm
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 2
Default

You may find that it leaks or smokes. 3/8 isn't a whole lot so it won't last long thus not doing any harm.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 23 Sep 2009, 11:31 pm
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1,032
Default

Realistically, it isn't likely to cause a problem. But it sure isn't right. There is a full mark and a refill mark; anywhere between those is good and anywhere outside the marks is bad. They ought to be able to get it between the lines. The choice is yours, but I suggest taking it back.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 am.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.