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My 1st Service Pass Coming Up. Question

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I hope I posted this in the correct topic forum.
Im due for my first service soon. I have always done my own oil changes but for records and since it’s included Im going to let the dealer do it.
My question, is the dealer compelled to use Honda branded oil ? I ask because Ive seen 55 gal drums of motor oil there before. Sorry but I just cant put an unknown oil brand in my engine. I just cant, call me anal I get it.

Would you fellas agree that reading this:

The dealer is compelled to use Honda branded parts and oil ?

Opinions fellas ?

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OMG - another oil thread - fact is you can't know every aspect of what goes on at a dealership service department nor do you know that your surgeon isn't screwing you up once you're "under". Research the dealership, get some customer feed back and then find something else to worry about.
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However, there are good dealers!😊

Traveling thru Billings Montana, while opening the console, I had a can of Frontier Bear Spray partially discharge! 😳👎. Unbelievable!! I drove straight to the Honda dealer.

It was wedged in and every time I tried to open the console, it would spray more. The protective wedge had come undone, somehow, on the trigger. the salesman and mechanic worked on it for over an hour. Got it out, largely defumigated, would not accept any pay. Bear spray now goes in the bed trunk , double garbage bag sacked.
OK - I've been around cars for 60+ years and this story "takes the cake" over anything I've previously heard.... I could "bear-ly" believe it...
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