Honda Accord: Fuel Cap Adapter Replacement - Fuel Fill Door - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Fuel Cap Adapter Replacement

NOTE: - Put on gloves to protect your hands.

- Take care not to scratch the body.

1. Remove the fuel pipe protector (see page 20-294).

2. Remove the fuel cap (A) by turning it counterclockwise, and remove the screw.

3. Remove the bolts, and lower the fuel filler pipe (A),


3. Remove the bolts, and lower the fuel filler pipe (A), then remove it from the fuel cap adapter (B).

4. Turn the fuel cap adapter (A), then remove it.


4. Turn the fuel cap adapter (A), then remove it.

5. Install the adapter in the reverse order of removal,


5. Install the adapter in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: - Make sure the fuel cap adapter is properly installed on the fuel filler pipe. Take care not to deform the packing of the adapter.

- Apply medium strength liquid thread lock to the fuel filler pipe mounting bolts before reinstallation.

    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 ...

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