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Are you going to be the guinea pig?
No, it's not better priced. Nor is the AutoZone. $5.29 for 12oz is higher than Genuine Honda.
 

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Same thing happens even for just "autozone.com".
The site loads normally and, after a few seconds, the "oops" message appears.
Haven't encountered that issue with any other websites.
This started happening a few months ago.
Switch browser to Chrome. That should solve it.
 

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Firefox is where it's at.

Not sure I'm willing to go so far as to say AC Delco power steering fluid and Honda power steering fluid are interchangeable.

The Traverse does not have a draincock on the radiator, you'll have to pull the lower radiator hose. Also, check the water pump for signs of weeping, they are a known failure point. Given the level of the coolant, if the overflow is at the correct level you're probably fine.

Don't you love the idiotic design where you have to remove 10 clips and that shroud to access the coolant? Or that you have to remove the oil cap to remove the engine cover to get to the power steering reservoir?
 

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Firefox is where it's at.
Been a while since I used Firefox. I had issues back in January, until I switched to Chrome.
Not sure I'm willing to go so far as to say AC Delco power steering fluid and Honda power steering fluid are interchangeable.
Pouring it out of the bottle, I'd say it's a close cousin. The AC Delco did looked clearer, more refined.
The Traverse does not have a draincock on the radiator, you'll have to pull the lower radiator hose. Also, check the water pump for signs of weeping, they are a known failure point. Given the level of the coolant, if the overflow is at the correct level you're probably fine.
No drain is just crazy. No engine block drain either. I been putting off doung the job. Will take several distilled water dilutions to flush the old out. I got 6 gallons of distilled. Still may not be enough.
Don't you love the idiotic design where you have to remove 10 clips and that shroud to access the coolant?
Yes, and the plastic lays flat on the top bar, trapping moisture and causing it to rust.
Or that you have to remove the oil cap to remove the engine cover to get to the power steering reservoir?
I was scratching my head as to where the PS fluid was. I was looking for a torques bit to fit the screws on top of the cover until I realized they were fake, lol.
 

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Been a while since I used Firefox. I had issues back in January, until I switched to Chrome.

Pouring it out of the bottle, I'd say it's a close cousin. The AC Delco did looked clearer, more refined.

No drain is just crazy. No engine block drain either. I been putting off doung the job. Will take several distilled water dilutions to flush the old out. I got 6 gallons of distilled. Still may not be enough.

Yes, and the plastic lays flat on the top bar, trapping moisture and causing it to rust.

I was scratching my head as to where the PS fluid was. I was looking for a torques bit to fit the screws on top of the cover until I realized they were fake, lol.
haha he fake torx heads are excellent! At least the engine cover had some visual interest, the new Traverse has this ugly thing hiding under the hood...

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Same thing happens even for just "autozone.com".
The site loads normally and, after a few seconds, the "oops" message appears.
Haven't encountered that issue with any other websites.
This started happening a few months ago.
Works for me. Methinks you've been blacklisted. Have you been commenting on their site? :p

Are you going to be the guinea pig?
Yeah, let's get Mikey to try it. :D
 

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haha he fake torx heads are excellent! At least the engine cover had some visual interest, the new Traverse has this ugly thing hiding under the hood...

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I did not like where the oil filter is. It makes a mess getting old one off, and it took me 10 mins to figure out whether or not I was rotating the filter on the oil bolt. If I touched the side of the engine, I'd have to pull it out to wipe the dirt off the gasket. 😠
 

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Works for me. Methinks you've been blacklisted. Have you been commenting on their site? :p



Yeah, let's get Mikey to try it. :D
Still can not find a good reason to leave Genuine Honda PS fluid. Of all places like AutoZone, you'd think they would at least be 1/2 The price on their store brand.
 

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Still can not find a good reason to leave Genuine Honda PS fluid. Of all places like AutoZone, you'd think they would at least be 1/2 The price on their store brand.
Thought for sure that you'd be all over this stuff:

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OK, you can have my t-shirt if you promise not to use it as a shop rag. :p

I like Prestone antifreeze at around $9 a gallon. I don't think I'm being cheap at $10 for 12oz.
 

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I did not like where the oil filter is. It makes a mess getting old one off, and it took me 10 mins to figure out whether or not I was rotating the filter on the oil bolt. If I touched the side of the engine, I'd have to pull it out to wipe the dirt off the gasket. 😠
Yea it was really difficult the first couple times, but now that I know the angle it's at and how to move my arm I get it on in a couple seconds. My biggest complaint is the mess it makes from that location.

Honda isn't infallible in this regard, for all of the praises that can be sung of the K series engine the oil filter location is awful, just under the exhaust manifold between the firewall and the engine.

Everyone hates Hyundai, how come they can figure out how to make an oil filter that sits on top of the engine and position the oil pan drain bolt that I can do a full oil/filter change as well as transmission fluid and coolant with the vehicle on the ground on my '08 Sonata?
 
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Yea it was really difficult the first couple times, but now that I know the angle it's at and how to move my arm I get it on in a couple seconds. My biggest complaint is the mess it makes from that location.

Honda isn't infallible in this regard, for all of the praises that can be sung of the K series engine the oil filter location is awful, just under the exhaust manifold between the firewall and the engine.

Everyone hates Hyundai, how come they can figure out how to make an oil filter that sits on top of the engine and position the oil pan drain bolt that I can do a full oil/filter change as well as transmission fluid and coolant with the vehicle on the ground on my '08 Sonata?
My 04 Civic filter is horizontal is on the firewall side of the engine. That's dumb. But I'll never complain about My V6 Honda's again, after working on this GMC. I put off the coolant drain again.
 

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I did not like where the oil filter is.
I like Prestone antifreeze at around $9 a gallon. I don't think I'm being cheap at $10 for 12oz.
I do not like where the filter is
I do not like it Grease I is
I like Prestone antifreeze
Get some MaxLife, won’t you please
I like good viscosity
My shop rags are a curiosity
For a bargain I always Google
I’m not cheap, I’m just frugal
 

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I do not like where the filter is
I do not like it Grease I is
I like Prestone antifreeze
Get some MaxLife, won’t you please
I like good viscosity
My shop rags are a curiosity
For a bargain I always Google
I’m not cheap, I’m just frugal
😁
@plplplpl Is a poet,
And I didn't know it.
 

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