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Manual transmission oil or fluid

Is the manufacturer's brand transmission oil/fluid really necessary? An employee at a local parts house with an Accura Integra recommends a synthetic 10W-40. When we looked it up on his store computer it said "10W-30 or 10W-40." for the manual transmission. I've considered using a synthetic 10W-40 for cars over 75,000 miles. What say you? The closest Honda dealer is 35 miles away, I want do the right things as I really like this car. We bought the car at 155,000 miles about two months ago. Thanks.

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I own a honda integra 91 i just used a semi senthetic 10w-40 engine oil as this is what the honda dealership reccomended to me and it worked fine integras of this year have the same gearbox as the civics so should work fine in yours all you can do is trust the specs on the store computer or alternatively give the nearest dealership a ring and ask one of the mechanics what to use

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