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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    Brightness Control
    When the parking lights are turned on and the ignition switch is in ON (w*1, you can use the brightness control knob to adjust instrument panel brightness. Brighten: Turn the knob to the righ ...

    Yaw Rate-Lateral Acceleration Sensor Replacement
    NOTE: - Do not damage or drop the sensor as It Is sensitive. - Do not use power tools when replacing the sensor. 1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0). 2. Remove the center console (see ...

    Fuel Fill Door Adjustment
    1. Slightly loosen the hinge mounting bolts (A). 2 . Adjust the fuel fill door (B) in or out until it is flush with the body, and up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps. 3. Tighten the h ...