Honda Accord: Brake Pedal and Brake Pedal Position Switch
Adjustment - Conventional Brake Components - Brakes - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Brake Pedal and Brake Pedal Position Switch Adjustment

Pedal Height

1. Turn t h e brake p e d a l p o s i t i o n switch 45В° counterclockwise, and pull it back until it is no longer touching the brake pedal.

2. Remove the footrest (see step 4 on page 20-151), then remove the steering joint cover (see page 17-10).

3. Pull back the carpet, and find the cutout (A) in the insulation. Measure the pedal height (B) from left side middle of the brake pedal pad (C) to the floor (D) without the insulation as shown.

Standard pedal height (with carpet removed):

M/T: 156 mm (6.1 in)

A/T: 155 mm (6.1 in)

M/T


4. Loosen the pushrod locknut (A), and screw the


4. Loosen the pushrod locknut (A), and screw the pushrod (B) in or out with pliers until the standard pedal height from the floor is reached. After adjustment, tighten the locknut firmly. Do not adjust the pedal height with the pushrod pressed.

Brake Pedal Position Switch Adjustment


Brake Pedal Position Switch Adjustment

5. Lift up on the brake pedal by hand. Push in the brake pedal position switch until its plunger is fully pressed (threaded end (A) touching the pad (B) on the pedal arm). Turn the switch 45 В° clockwise to lock it. The gap between the brake pedal position switch and the pad is automatically adjusted to 0.7 mm (0.028 in) by locking the switch. Make sure the brake lights go off when the pedal is released.

6. Install all removed parts in the reverse order of


6. Install all removed parts in the reverse order of removal.

7. Check the brake pedal free play.

Pedal Free Play

1. With the ignition switch in LOCK (0), inspect the free play (A) at the pedal pad (B) by pushing the brake pedal by hand. If the brake pedal free play is out of specification, adjust the brake pedal position switch (C). If the brake pedal free play is insufficient, it may result in brake drag.

Free play: 1 —5 mm (0.04—0.20 in)

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