Recent Topics
Magnatec 5w30 - Push Mower
by SavagePatch
05/06/16 11:31 AM
RAM 1500 EcoDiesel filter
by pb379
05/06/16 09:14 AM
Motul 8100 X-Cess 5W/40 11,568Miles BMW335i
by strongmad
05/06/16 08:52 AM
Lawn Tractor Utility Upgrade
by bigdreama
05/06/16 08:50 AM
Help with iphone on the home network
by buck91
05/06/16 06:45 AM
2003 lesabre battery change back seat type
by snake123
05/06/16 05:43 AM
Penrite 0w-16
by toyota62
05/06/16 03:31 AM
Land Cruiser stuck in mud, rescued by hemi Jeep
by Shannow
05/06/16 02:53 AM
GM to test self-driving taxis
by xfactor9
05/06/16 01:09 AM
Resurfacing Brake Rotors
by The Critic
05/06/16 12:02 AM
Largest M1 filter for Jeep 4.0
by ARMY_Guy
05/05/16 10:50 PM
Mobil 1 or Castrol edge?
by sky06
05/05/16 09:48 PM
Newest Members
waldawg, Defcon, drivingaford, funkyheff, Ralph62
57814 Registered Users
Who's Online
84 registered (AirgunSavant, Alfred_B, Al, 901Memphis, ARCOgraphite, Bandito440, 6 invisible), 0 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57814 Members
66 Forums
248543 Topics
4065189 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#1670853 - 11/14/09 12:13 PM Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ??
JustinC25 Offline


Registered: 08/19/04
Posts: 807
Loc: NH
Just curious if anyone knows if there is an aftermarket fluid for a Honda CRV rear diff ?

What is Honda Dual Pump ? is it an ATF ? or a Gear Oil ??

Thanks,
Justin
_________________________
'95 Camry 2.2 298k R.I.P.
'10 Camry 2.5 6 spd 78k PP 0w20
Toyota 04152-YZZA1 Filter
'02 Outback 2.5 194k Total Classic 5w30 Union Sangyo C-840 Filter

Top
#1670874 - 11/14/09 12:27 PM Re: Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ?? [Re: JustinC25]
silverrat Offline


Registered: 01/09/09
Posts: 1442
Loc: Ontario
I think Dual Pump is a "Variable Transmission Fluid". It is used on old Honda CVTs as well.
_________________________
03 Civic Si(R) - Assembled in Swindon, England
Long Live the Manual Transmission drive

Top
#1671651 - 11/15/09 01:03 AM Re: Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ?? [Re: silverrat]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
If there is an aftermarket fluid I am not aware of it. I just had the fluid changed on my 05 Element this past week at my Honda dealer.

I've checked with the oil companies that I can think of and none of them had anything to recommend.

Top
#1671724 - 11/15/09 03:58 AM Re: Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ?? [Re: Johnny]
nthach Offline


Registered: 01/02/04
Posts: 2014
Loc: California
Real-Time 4WD used on the CR-V/Element/Accord Crosstour is a AWD system with a hydrostatically-driven rear diff. The system is purely hydromechanical with no electronics involved. It's called dual pump because it uses 2 oil pumps and the rear diff is driven only when there's a pressure differential between both of them.

Honda used to call for 1 fluid in both dual pump diffs and CVTs, now it's Dual Pump II Fluid for dual pump diffs and CVT fluid for CVTs. Stick to OEM - Excelda bottles it for Honda.

Top