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Where is the oil filter on the 1997 Honda Civic. On the engine it says 12 valve.

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On the back of engine,under intake manifold...Lee

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Oil leak at bottom of timming belt cover


what engine.? lots of engines, used. and 21 models of civic, USA.
its usually.
1: valve cover, (yes, most can leak from top down behind the belt.
2: cam seals
3: crank end seal
4: oil pump seals.
6: oil pan ( last choice)

finding oil leaks takes hard work , clean, it find it .
or use the dye kits.

gravity and wind, allows it to go where ever IT wants.
so it must be clean first to find it.. see?
or use the dye kits, it shows a live leak best.

ever look here?
http://estore.honda.com/honda/parts/view-honda-parts-catalog-detail.asp?m=1997-civic-2-dx-4at&sn=&b=E++09&dl=

question, at the 60k mile service points. you check lash, settings.
with a new timing belt. and at such point, a new valve cover gasket gets fitted, did you? if yes, its not leaking if not>????
the front edge of the VC gasket, leaks down behind what i call
the VC leak hidder, tin pan. plate. behind the cam cog
is a plate, and the VC leaks down from there to the cam seal
then down front of engine, then past crank seal the, to cover.
seen this on all most all OHC engines...
cause, nobody does the 60k or does it and uses the old gaskets.
id look there first. but id dont have service history.
start high work down due to gravity.....
the FSM is here.
see that too. "free" too
http://hondatech.info/downloads/Auto/Manuals/Civic/

Dec 17, 2013 | 1997 Honda Civic

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What kind of filter oil for a 1997 Honda civic lx


Why would you go to the internet to ask that?

If you went to WIX Filters --- you could look up
your engine code, that is on your VIN # & find the
correct oil filter

Any auto parts store will look it up for you

When you say" kind"-- be specific

This is a social web site,not a repair shop or parts
supplier

You should have an owners manual to look at

The filter on the car presently, can be crossed
using the internet

Jun 01, 2012 | 1997 Honda Civic

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My CAR is Honda Civic 1997 Vti, Automatic tapids are not perfectly adjusted ! giving little sound,how can we solve this problem? Thanks Regards


quite easy in fact ,add half a litre of diesel to the engine oil and three good squirts of fairy liquid ,it has to be fairy and not a cheap one ,then run car for a couple of days as normal and noise should stop,once noise stops change oil and filter ,then change oil every 6000miles without fail with a oil filter every thrid oil change and shouldnt have any more problems

Feb 15, 2011 | 1997 Honda Civic

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What type of oil do i use for 1997 honda civic?


Hi. This particular engine will accept 5w- 30 or 5w - 20(synthetic blend).

The total capacity level(including the filter) will be 3 1/2 Quarts. Do not fill above this amount.

Jun 08, 2010 | 1997 Honda Civic

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I have a 1997 Honda Civic with the vtec engine. I


If the engine calls for a 5w 30 weight motor oil,then stick with it,and use a blend,or full synthetic oil,castrol is the best,and use this fuel treatment,if you want to see a difference in fuel usage ,LUCAS fuel treatment,use it with as less as possible,fuel.It will work better,to clean the fuel system,and the injectors.Make sure the battery is real good,and check the alternator at the battery with engine running,it should read,13.65 volts,to 14.25 volts,with everything on,anything less,is not enough,replace the alternator.If the charging system,battery included,is not up to par,then the alternator works hard all the time trying to charge the battery up to full ,and it never does,because of ,either the battery is not in good shape,or the alternator is charging too little,and when the alternator engages,it pulls down on the engine,therefore using fuel more.

Jan 19, 2010 | 1997 Honda Civic

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Oil filter location on honda civic diesel 2.2 2007


where is the oil filter on a honda civic 2007 2.2 diesel

Oct 12, 2009 | 1997 Honda Civic

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Oil filter in civic 97


If you go to a reputable motor factor,
you can only be sold the correct filter for the civic.
As there are soo many variables in engine type, it's almost impossible to tell, oil volume, or which type filter.
However, I will say, be sure that you don't mix semi-synthetic oil, and mineral oil.
Oil changes should be undertaken every 30,000 miles, (unless under extra work load, (in which case, slightly more regularly))

Otherwise, 10/40 or 15/40 grade oil, is perfectly fine.
The trick to not overfilling the oil, is simply just to take your time, clean the dip stick and retry, until you have the correct reading.

Please don't forget to rate:)

Jul 29, 2009 | 1997 Honda Civic

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Motor Oil leaks from 1999 Honda Civic EX


make sure they are tight
could be time for head gaskets
make sure the old gasket from the old filter came off the block sometimes they come off old filter and stick this causes a leak due to improper seal.

Apr 10, 2009 | 1999 Honda Civic

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