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''17 accord ex oil filter #4421412
06/03/17 05:58 AM
06/03/17 05:58 AM
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Kimberly, WI
11crv Offline OP
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Kimberly, WI
If the a01 filter is not available what is my next best option. I'm following the MM and will be using Kendall gt1 max 0w20 oil.

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421428
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There is really nothing wrong with an A02. Of Course for a few bucks more you can pick up a Fram Ultra.


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  • 2007 Toyota Prius Touring
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Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421448
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Fram Ultra. Honda filters are overpriced in my opinion, but if you want to stick with OEM just check out Amazon. You can still get the a01 filters.


2016 Honda Pilot EX-L with NAV.....Mobil 1 0w20 AFE and Ultra XG7317
Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421450
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Kimberly, WI
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So fram ultra is the way to go? Maybe things have changed but I remember many people not liking fram filters. Brand of filter doesn't matter to me I just want something that will work well. If fram ultra is a good filter I'm willing to try.

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421464
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There is nothing wrong with the A02 filter, but for maybe $2 more you can get a Fram Ultra that has superior filtration, load capacity, more solid construction, and more peace of mind if you choose to use the filter for two oil changes per Hondas recommendation. I use the Fram Ultra on my K24 with no complaints.


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54,xxx miles
PPPP 0w20 / Fram Ultra

2014 VW Jetta SE 1.8T ea888
40,xxx miles
Castrol OEM dealer fill / OEM filter
Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: DuckRyder] #4421472
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Orlando, FL
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Originally Posted By: DuckRyder
There is really nothing wrong with an A02. Of Course for a few bucks more you can pick up a Fram Ultra.


Yep, was just about to write that.

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421494
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The clone of the Fram Ultra is the Fram Pro Synthetic filter, available on eBay in cartons of six for about $6.00 per filter, good for two change intervals on a Honda.


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Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421544
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The A02 worked fine for me when I was using. That being said, I have also switched to the Fram Ultra since it is hard to beat the price and performance.


2014 Honda Odyssey EX-L/RES: 54K mi, M1 0w-40 & FU, VCMuzzler V2
2017 Mazda 6 Touring 6MT: 22k mi, M1 AFE 0w20, OEM Filter
Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421568
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Wix smile

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4421589
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Kimberly, WI
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Picked up a fram ultra. Thanks guys

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: gregk24] #4421630
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Originally Posted By: gregk24
There is nothing wrong with the A02 filter, but for maybe $2 more you can get a Fram Ultra that has superior filtration, load capacity, more solid construction, and more peace of mind if you choose to use the filter for two oil changes per Hondas recommendation. I use the Fram Ultra on my K24 with no complaints.

+1


2018 Hyundai Elantra VE -- 4K
2013 Honda Pilot EX-L 4WD -- 56K
2002 Honda Accord EX-L -- 211K

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4465796
07/21/17 06:31 AM
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Question- when doing the FRAM Ultra at every other OCI in a Honda with full synthetic, do you remove and drain the filter then reinstall it?

Last edited by EricBeau; 07/21/17 06:31 AM.

2001 Toyota Camry LE 4cyl.
Valvoline MaxLife 5W-30 blend and FRAM PH4967

2010 Honda Odyssey LX
Valvoline MaxLife 5W-20 blend and FRAM TG7317

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Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: EricBeau] #4465823
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The Old North State
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Quote:
Question- when doing the FRAM Ultra at every other OCI in a Honda with full synthetic, do you remove and drain the filter then reinstall it?

Best practice says NO. Too much chance of the sealing gasket being compromised with a reinstall. If you are going to run it twice, leave the filter where it is until the next OC.

Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: EricBeau] #4465949
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Originally Posted By: EricBeau
Question- when doing the FRAM Ultra at every other OCI in a Honda with full synthetic, do you remove and drain the filter then reinstall it?


Absolutely not. Very likely to have a leaking seal then.


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Re: ''17 accord ex oil filter [Re: 11crv] #4466799
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What's everyone's opinion on the M1-110?


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W20

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