Honda Accord: Brake PadWear Indicators - Braking System - Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Brake PadWear Indicators

The front and rear disc brakes on all models have audible brake pad wear indicators.

If the brake pads need replacing, you will hear a distinctive, metallic screeching sound when you apply the brake pedal. If you do not have the brake pads replaced, they will screech all the time. It is normal for the brakes to occasionally squeal or squeak when you apply them.

    Braking System Design
    The hydraulic system that operates the brakes has two separate circuits. Each circuit works diagonally across the vehicle (the left-front brake is connected with the right-rear brake, etc.). ...

    Anti-lock Brakes (ABS)
    The anti-lock brake system (ABS) helps prevent the wheels from locking up, and helps you retain steering control by pumping the brakes rapidly, much faster than a person can do it. The elec ...

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    Automatic Transmission/CVT\
    • Creeping The engine runs at a higher idle speed and creeping increases. Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped. • Kickdown Quickly depressing the accelerator pedal while drivin ...

    Rear Window Replacement
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