Honda Accord: Drive Belt
Removal/Installation - Charging System - Engine Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Drive Belt Removal/Installation

Special Tools Required

Belt Tension Release Tool Snap-on YA9317 or equivalent, commercially available

1. Move the auto-tensioner (A) with the belt tension release tool (B) in the direction of the rotation arrow to relieve tension from the drive belt (C), then remove the drive belt.

2. Install the new drive belt in the reverse order of


2. Install the new drive belt in the reverse order of removal.

    Drive Belt Inspection
    1. Inspect the belt for cracks or damage. If the belt is cracked or damaged, replace it (see page 4-30). 2. Check the position of the auto-tensioner indicator's pointer (A) is within the standard ...

    Drive Belt Auto-tensioner Inspection
    Special Tools Required Belt Tension Release Tool Snap-on YA9317 or equivalent, commercially available 1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), and make sure to turn the A/C switch OFF. Turn the ign ...

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    Exhaust Gas Hazard
    Carbon Monoxide Gas The engine exhaust from this vehicle contains carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless, and highly toxic gas. As long as you properly maintain your vehicle, carbon monoxide ga ...