Honda Accord: Engine Oil Additives - Adding Engine Oil - Maintenance - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Engine Oil Additives

Your vehicle does not require any oil additives. Additives may adversely affect the engine or transmission performance and durability.

    Synthetic Oil
    You may use a synthetic motor oil if it meets the same requirements given for a conventional motor oil: it displays the API Certification Seal, and it is the proper weight. You must follow t ...

    Changing the Engine Oil and Filter
    Always change the oil and filter according to the maintenance messages shown on the information display. The oil and filter collect contaminants that can damage your engine if they are not r ...

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    Function Test
    NOTE; • With climate control: Before testing, troubleshoot the B-CAN System Diagnosis Test Mode A (see page 22-134). • Before testing, check the No. 4 (40 A) fuse in the under-hood fu ...

    Ceiling Light
    The ceiling light has a three-position switch: ON, Door Activated, and OFF. In the Door Activated (center) position, the light comes on when you: Open either door. Unlock the driver’s do ...

    Security System
    The security system helps to protect your vehicle and valuables from theft. The horn sounds and a combination of headlights, parking lights, side marker lights and taillights flashes if someo ...