Oil change or just add for now???????

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Asked by Guru9TQZVJ Mar 25, 2021 at 12:22 AM about the 2014 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello, I have a 2014 Honda accord lx and my oil life is at 50% at the moment
but i checked my oil with the dipstick and it is just below the second hole or
whatever you call it lol  It is low. Should i wait it out to when it's at 15 or 20% or
add oil and change it in a few months? I don't know what oil brand they used.
Would it be bad to mix oil brands? thanks :)))

2 Answers

Always keep the oil level near the top. I recommend changing oil every 5,000 miles with synthetic or every 3,000 with conventional oil. Mixing brands is not a problem. The oil weight is in the owners manual and probably on the oil filler cap.

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Using the recommended oil weight, fill it and begin to change it based on miles driven, as FOR suggests, or if it gets to 1 year since the last time you changed it. Don't rely on the "oil life" indicator for anything but a secondary reminder.

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