Honda Accord: Hood Seal and Hood Molding
Replacement - Hood - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Hood Seal and Hood Molding Replacement

NOTE: Take care not to scratch the hood.

1. Detach the clips (A) with a clip remover, then remove the hood seal (B). On Canada models: Detach the clips (C), then remove the hood molding (D).

2-door - Except Canada models

2-door - Canada models


2-door - Canada models

4-door - Except Canada models


4-door - Except Canada models

4-door - Canada models


4-door - Canada models

2. Install the seal or the molding in the reverse order of


2. Install the seal or the molding 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 into place securely.

    Hood Adjustment
    1. Remove these Items: - Front grille cover: - 2-door (see page 20-274) - 4-door (see page 20-274) - Cowl covers (see page 20-278) - Hood latch cover, 4-door (see step 2 on page 20-302) 2. Sligh ...

    Hood insulator Replacement
    For Some Models NOTE; Take care not to scratch the hood. 1. Detach the clips with a clip remover. Remove the hood insulator (A) by pulling it away from the hooks  (B). 2. Install the ins ...

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    Transmission Reassembly
    NOTE: Prior to reassembly, clean all the parts in solvent, dry them, and apply MTF to any contact surfaces. 1. Install the magnet (A) and the differential assembly (B). NOTE: Clean the magnet ...

    Ignition Key Switch Test
    1. Remove the steering column upper and lower covers (see page 20-181). 2. Disconnect the 6P connector (A). 3. Check for continuity between terminals No. 1 and No. 2. • There should ...

    Low Smart Entry Remote SignalStrength*
    The vehicle transmits radio waves to locate the smart entry remote when locking/ unlocking the doors, opening the trunk, or to start the engine. In the following cases, locking/unlocking the door ...