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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    Daytime Running Lights
    With the headlight switch off or in the position, the high beam headlights and the high beam indicator come on with reduced brightness when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) po ...

    Auxiliary Input Jack
    The auxiliary input jack is inside the console compartment. The system will accept auxiliary input from standard audio accessories using a 1/8 inch (3.5 mm) stereo miniplug. When you plug i ...

    Symptom Troubleshooting Information
    General Check Before Troubleshooting Before troubleshooting the immobilizer system, check the following general items and solve any if applicable: • The battery is low; charge the battery ful ...