2002 Honda Odyssey Oil Change

2002 Honda Odyssey Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2002 Honda Odyssey? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Change 2002 Honda Odyssey Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Honda Odyssey’s oil changed? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. We know all about motor oil, too. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

Honda recommends having your 2002 Honda Odyssey’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. No matter the mileage, your Odyssey may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Honda if you regularly haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or go long distances at low speeds. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Honda Odyssey. In fact, more frequent oil changes give our technicians more opportunities to catch and alert you to any issues, like worn brake pads or a weak battery.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 2002 Honda Odyssey?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2002 Honda Odyssey motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Honda has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2002 Honda Odyssey vehicles. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, one of our techs will change your Odyssey’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Odyssey by taking into account your driving habits, and odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Hondas

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your Odyssey deserves the best. Consult Honda's recommendations to select the right  2002 Odyssey oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are proven winners. For instance, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] And Pennzoil? Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is fortified to deliver heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2002 Honda Odyssey, refer to Honda's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a Honda Odyssey Oil Change

When it's time for a 2002 Honda Odyssey oil change, you’ll know where to get it. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care has the ideal oil for your Odyssey’s engine. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right oil at the right price. Find out how much your Honda Odyssey oil change will cost by calling ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Odyssey today. Many stores are open late and on weekends for your convenience.

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

2002 Honda Odyssey Oil Change Questions

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Honda Odyssey? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If you're low or out of oil, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and cause your Honda Odyssey engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Honda Odyssey oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Honda Odyssey spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2002 Odyssey

Help your 2002 Odyssey engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!