Honda Accord: Braking System Design - Braking System - Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: 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.). If one circuit should develop a problem, you will still have braking at two wheels.

    Braking System
    Your vehicle is equipped with disc brakes at all four wheels. A power assist helps reduce the effort needed on the brake pedal. The emergency brake assist system increases the stopping force ...

    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 ...

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    Door Locks
    To lock both doors, push the front of the master door lock switch on either door, pull the lock tab rearward on the driver’s door, or use the key on the outside lock on the driver’s do ...

    Brake/Clutch Fluid
    Use the same fluid for both the brakes and clutch. • Checking the Brake Fluid The fluid level should be between the MIN and MAX marks on the side of the reservoir. NOTICE Brake fluid marke ...

    Shifting
    Change the shift position in accordance with your driving needs. • Shift lever positions You cannot turn the ignition switch to LOCK and remove the key unless the shift lever is in . The ...