Thanks so much for your explanation and help.
I did call the dealer I bought the car from. And there IS a TSB for my
They said to pursue this further with the dealer I am having it
serviced at- and because itís a documented problem that was never
adequately fixed itís covered under warranty. I will attempt to get my
dealer to fix this, but at this point I do not trust them.
The dealer I bought from is 150 miles away but it will be worth it to
return it to them.
I love my car and have had no probs with it except for this ongoing
problem. Will let you know how this all works out.
> > Thanks very much Tegger for your reply.
> > I change the oil at the dealer every 3750 miles religiously
> even tho
> > the car is not driven under severe conditions.
> > I think Iím going to take it to the dealership I bought it
> from and
> > see if I canít get a straight answer.
> > Elmo, the Honda service person said that the Odyssey and the
> > both DO have this problem but not the Accord. (I googled
> this and
> > found that indeed it exists for the Accord too) But Iíll be
> > in knowing what youíve done to get yours corrected.
> As I say, there's only one source of oil in the intake. If
> you've changed
> your oil as religiously as you say, then drainback should be
> from the valve cover baffles and there ought to be no oil in
> the intake.
> DID the dealer do a VIN check for TSBs? Did they ever bother
> to remove the
> valve cover and PCV valve to see if the baffles/valve were
> sludged up or
> not? This is not rocket science.
> By the way, the type of gasoline used, or the use or non-use
> of additives
> like Techron, will have absolutely zero effect on oil in the
> intake. The
> two things are totally unrelated.
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