Honda Accord: Maintenance Safety
All service items not detailed in this section should be performed by a certified technician or qualified mechanic.
Important Safety Precautions
To eliminate potential hazards, read the instructions before you begin, and make sure you have the tools and skills required.
Make sure your vehicle is parked on level ground, the parking brake is set, and the engine is off.
To clean parts, use a commercially available degreaser or parts cleaner, not gasoline.
To reduce the possibility of fire or explosion, keep cigarettes, sparks, and flames away from the battery and all fuel-related parts.
Wear eye protection and protective clothing when working with the battery or compressed air.
Improperly maintaining this vehicle, or failing to correct a problem before driving can cause a crash in which you can be seriously hurt or killed.
Always follow the inspection and maintenance recommendations and schedules in this owner’s manual.
Potential Vehicle Hazards
Carbon Monoxide poison from engine exhaust. Be sure there is adequate ventilation whenever you operate the engine.
Burns from hot parts. Let the engine and exhaust system cool down before touching any parts.
Injury from moving parts. Do not run the engine unless instructed to do so.
Failure to properly follow maintenance instructions and precautions can cause you to be seriously hurt or killed.
Always follow the procedures and precautions in this owner’s manual.
Some of the most important safety precautions are given here. However, we cannot warn you of every conceivable hazard that can arise in performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not you should perform a given task.
MICU Input Test
NOTE: # Before t e s t i n g , t r o u b l e s h o o t the m u l t i p l e x i n t e g r a t e d control unit first, using B-CAN System D i a g n o s i s Test Mode A (see page 22-134). вЂў Befo ...
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 tur ...
When the low beam headlights are on, turn the fog light switch on to use the fog lights. When the fog lights are on, the indicator in the instrument panel will be on. They go off when the head ...