Is there 80-90w oil needed in the front of the drivetrain, like the rear, or is it just the transfer case to worry about with some 10w30?

Asked by Jan 02, 2017 at 04:42 PM about the 1994 Honda Passport 4 Dr EX 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I forget whether it's an ex or an lx (the difference comes down to the rear
wiper, which it has and maybe one other thing).

4 Answers

52,135

Transfer case calls for 5w30 oil. Using 10w30 might be a little on the heavy side during winter.

Roger that, I thought maybe because I'm in Az, I'd go 10 (plus, I had it on my shelf) but I'll go 5 unless you tell me otherwise. How about the 90 weight, does it just go in the back hogshead, or is there a filler plug for it "up front", as well. Thankyou.

52,135

Not sure about 80w90 in the front. If you had access to an owner's manual that would be helpful. Perhaps you could download one or purchase one from www.helminc.com

I'll just find out when I crawl under there (which you've saved me from long enough, Thankyou). Nothing in the "Haynes" or the owner's manual. 281,000 on the clock with the transfer case oil ignored for quite some time (61,000 +).

Your Answer

Passport

Looking for a Used Passport in your area?

CarGurus has 50 nationwide Passport listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Honda Passport Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    220
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    180
  • #3
    Barry Johns
    Reputation
    160
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota 4Runner
292 Great Deals out of 22,118 listings starting at $1,750
Used Honda Civic
794 Great Deals out of 73,922 listings starting at $1,400
Used Honda Accord
1,117 Great Deals out of 62,337 listings starting at $1,199
Used Nissan Pathfinder
336 Great Deals out of 24,695 listings starting at $1,250
Used Isuzu Rodeo
237 listings
Used Toyota Tacoma
630 Great Deals out of 43,323 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Odyssey
328 Great Deals out of 24,511 listings starting at $950
Used Honda Prelude
92 listings starting at $2,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.