Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Oil catch can for an Accord V6

asked by on

Are oil catch cans good? Should I get one for my Accord V6?

I doubt that it is a GDI car. If it’s gasoline directed injection, then yes go ahead. Put one on, it is a good idea. You don’t need it for a regular Honda - it doesn’t really need it - but if you have a gasoline directed injection engine and oil catch cans, this can keep oil from getting into the PCV system and then building up carbon on the intake valve.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Oil catch can for an Accord V6

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What does it mean if the message center displays a warning saying “Engine oil change soon?”

Your car’s service reminder system is designed to help you remember when you need to have your oil changed. It displays the oil life as a percentage from 0 to 100. If the message center says “Engine oil change soon,”...

Q: No electrical power at all!

Hey there, a couple of different things can cause the vehicle to not start and not have power. The most likely causes are a dead battery, a battery cable, or the ignition switch. For the brake lights staying on, the...

Q: The only way my car will start is if the lights are on

I have seen where some alarms use the head light switch to be turned on to allow the engine to start. This is an aftermarket alarm and would need to be checked by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...