Honda Accord: Cowl Cover Replacement - Exterior Trim - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Cowl Cover Replacement

Special Tools Required

KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014*

*Available through the Honda Tool and Equipment Program; call 888-424-6857

Cowl Cover Replacement

NOTE: - Put on gloves to protect your hands.

- Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to * avoid damage when removing components.

- Take care not to damage the body.

- When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage.

1. Remove the windshield wiper arms (see page 22-321).

3. Remove the driver's cowl cover (A).


3. Remove the driver's cowl cover (A).

-1. Detach the clips (B).

-2. Detach the clips (C) and release the hook (D) by carefully pulling up the cover, and release the hooks (E) from the passenger's cowl cover (F) by carefully pulling up the driver's cowl cover.

-3. Release the edges of the hood hinge cover (G) from the front fender (H), and release the hinge cover from the roof molding (I).

4. Remove the passenger's cowl cover (A).


4. Remove the passenger's cowl cover (A).

-1. Detach the clips (B).

-2. Detach the clips (C, D, E) by carefully pulling up the cover.

-3. Release the front hooks (F) from the body.

-4. Release the edges of the hood hinge cover (G) from the front fender (H), and release the hinge cover from the roof molding (I).

5. Install the covers in the reverse order of removal, and


5. Install the covers in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - If the clips are damaged or stress-whitened, replace them with new ones.

- Push the clips and the hooks into place securely.

- Make sure the hood hinge cover is seated on the cowl cover securely.

Hood Hinge Cover Replacement

NOTE: - Put on gloves to protect your hands.

- Take care not to damage the body.

1. Remove the hood hinge cover (A) by pulling it out to release the projections (B) (11 places) and the projection (C) (one place) from the cowl cover (D).

2. Release the edges of the hinge cover from the front


2. Release the edges of the hinge cover from the front fender (E), and release the hinge cover from the roof molding (F).

3. install the cover in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - Push the projections into place securely.

- Make sure the hood hinge cover is seated on the cowl cover securely.

    Front Fender Trim Replacement
    2-door NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the front grille cover or the body. - When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage. - The left side is show ...

    Roof Molding Replacement
    Special Tools Required KTC Trim Tool S e t SOJATP2014* * Available through the Honda Tool and Equipment Program; call 888-424-6857 Molding Replacement NOTE: - Put on gloves to protect your han ...

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