Honda Accord: If the Malfunction Indicator LampComes On or Blinks - Indicator, Coming On/Blinking - Handling the Unexpected - Honda Accord 2013-2017 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: If the Malfunction Indicator LampComes On or Blinks

Х Reasons for the indicator lamp to come on or blink

Х Reasons for the indicator lamp to come on or blink

Х Comes on when there is a problem with the engine emissions control system, or the fuel fill cap is missing, or loose.
Х Blinks when engine misfiring is detected.

Х What to do when the indicator lamp comes on

Avoid high speeds and immediately get your vehicle inspected at a dealer.

Х What to do when the indicator lamp blinks

Park the vehicle in a safe place with no flammable items and wait at least ten minutes or more with the engine stopped until it cools.

NOTICE

If you drive with the malfunction indicator lamp on, the emissions control system and the engine could be damaged.

If the malfunction indicator lamp blinks again when restarting the engine, drive to the nearest dealer at 31 mph (50 km/h) or less. Have your vehicle inspected.

Х Check/Tighten Fuel Cap Message

Х The message appears on when:

An evaporative system leak is detected. This may be caused by the fuel fill cap being loose or not being installed.

Х What to do when the message appears:

1. Stop the engine.
2. Check that the fuel fill cap is fully installed.
 - If not, loosen the cap, and then retighten it until it clicks at least once.
3. Drive for several days of normal driving.
 - The message should go off.

Х When the malfunction indicator lamp comes on

Malfunction indicator lamp comes on if the system continues to detect a leak of gasoline vapor. If this happens, check the fuel fill cap using the procedures described above.

    If the Charging System IndicatorComes On
    Х Reasons for the indicator to come on Comes on when the battery is not being charged. Х What to do when the indicator comes on Turn off the heating and cooling system* /climate control system*, ...

    If the Brake System Indicator (Red)Comes On
    Х Reasons for the indicator to come on Х The brake fluid is low. Х There is a malfunction in the brake system. Х What to do when the indicator comes on while driving Press the brake pedal light ...

    See also:

    Shift Lever Housing Replacement
    NOTE: - Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when removing components. - Take care not to scratch the center console, dashboard, and related parts. 1. Remove th ...

    Vanity Mirror
    To use the vanity mirror on the back of the sun visor, pull up the cover. The vanity mirror lights come on when you pull up the cover. ...

    Driver's Airbag Replacement
    NOTE: If replacing the driver's airbag after deployment, refer to Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment (see page 24-208) for a complete list of. other parts that must also be replace ...