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2003 Honda Accord Oil Drain Washer Replacement

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Old 05-04-2005, 11:16 AM
Elmo P. Shagnasty
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Re: 2003 Honda Accord Oil Drain Washer Replacement

In article <[email protected]>,
pencilcup <[email protected]> wrote:

> The Honda manual recommends that the washer be replaced with every oil
> change. As a result, I end up going to a Honda dealer and pay a
> premium for a fairly commoditized service.


You could simply make one trip to the dealer and buy a bunch of the
washers. Then you could have Jiffy Lube use them as needed.

Of course, you're never sure the Jiffy Lube guy actually uses it...


> 1) Is there a significant impact if this washer is not replaced? For
> example, every other time or once a year???


It's a one-use washer. It's a crush washer. It's designed to seal the
bolt against the pan. Once crushed, any re-use of it won't serve the
purpose. You might as well not use it.


> 2) Is it possible to buy the washer myself and have it changed at a
> non-Honda shop?


Of course. There's no magic to it.

 
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