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#1670853 - 11/14/09 12:13 PM Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ??
JustinC25 Offline


Registered: 08/19/04
Posts: 806
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 ??

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Justin
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#1670874 - 11/14/09 12:27 PM Re: Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ?? [Re: JustinC25]
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Registered: 01/09/09
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Loc: Ontario
I think Dual Pump is a "Variable Transmission Fluid". It is used on old Honda CVTs as well.
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#1671651 - 11/15/09 01:03 AM Re: Honda Dual Pump fluid alternative ?? [Re: silverrat]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
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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.

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


Registered: 01/02/04
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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.

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