Honda Accord: Engine Oil Lewel Check - Engine Lubrication - Engine Mechanical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Engine Oil Lewel Check

1. Park the vehicle on level ground, and start the engine.

Hold the engine speed at 3,000 rpm with no load (in N or P (A/T model) or Neutral (M/T model)) until the radiator fan comes on, then turn off the engine, and wait a few minutes. 2. Remove the dipstick, and wipe off the dipstick, then reinstall the dipstick.

3. Remove the dipstick, and check the engine oil level. It should" be between the upper mark (A) and the lower mark (B).

4. If the engine oil level is nearer below the lower mark,


4. If the engine oil level is nearer below the lower mark, add the recommended engine oil to bring it between the upper and lower marks.

    Oil Pressure Test
    NOTE: If the low oil pressure warning indicator stays on with the engine running, check the engine oil level. If the oil level is correct, do the following test. 1. With the engine stopped, remov ...

    Engine Oil Replacement
    1. Warm up the engine. 2 Remove the drain bolt (A), and drain the engine oil. 3. Reinstall the drain bolt with a new washer (B). 4. Refill the engine with the recommended oil (see page 3-2). ...

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