Honda Accord: Front Grille Replacement - Exterior Trim - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Front Grille Replacement

Special Tools Required

KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014*

* Available through the Honda Tool and Equipment Program; call 888-424-6857

Grille Replacement - 2-door

NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the front bumper, - When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage.

1. Remove the front bumper (see page 20-255).

2. Remove the front grille (A).

-1. Detach the clips.

-2. Release the hooks (B) and the ribs (C) from the front bumper (D).

3. Install the grille in the reverse order of removal, and


3. Install the grille in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - If the clips are damaged or stress-whitened, replace them with new ones.

- Push the clips and the hooks into place securely.

Grille Replacement - 4-door

NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the front bumper or the body.

When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage.

1. Remove the front grille cover (see page 20-274).

2. Remove the front grille (A).

-1. Detach the clips.

-2. Release the hooks (B) and the ribs (C) from the front bumper (D).

3. Install the grille in the reverse order of removal, and


3. Install the grille in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - If the clips are damaged or stress-whitened, replace . them with new ones.

- Push the clips and the hooks into place securely.

Molding Replacement - 2-door

NOTE; - Take care not to scratch the front grille.

- When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage.

1. Remove the front grille.

2. Remove the screws, and release the two hooks (A) with a flat-tip screwdriver, then remove the front grille molding (B) from the front grille base (C).

3. Install the molding in the reverse order of removal,


3. Install the molding in the reverse order of removal, and push the hooks into place securely.

Molding Replacement - 4-door

NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the front grille.

- When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage.

1. Remove the front grille.

2. Remove the screw, and release the hooks (22 places) (A) with a flat-tip screwdriver, then remove the front grille molding (B) from the front grille base (C).

3. Install the molding in the reverse order of removal,


3. Install the molding in the reverse order of removal, and push the hooks into place securely.

    Front Grille Cover Replacement
    2-door NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the front grille or the body. - When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage. 1. Remove the front grille cov ...

    Front Fender Trim Replacement
    2-door NOTE: - Take care not to scratch the front grille cover or the body. - When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage. - The left side is show ...

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