Honda Accord: Oil Check - Before Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Oil Check

Wait a few minutes after turning the

Wait a few minutes after turning the engine off before you check the oil.

1. Remove the dipstick (orange handle/loop).

2. Wipe off the dipstick with a clean

2. Wipe off the dipstick with a clean cloth or paper towel.

3. Insert the dipstick all the way back into its hole.

4. Remove the dipstick again, and

4. Remove the dipstick again, and check the level. It should be between the upper and lower marks.

If it is near or below the lower mark, Adding Engine Oil

Engine Coolant Check

    Opening and Closing the Hood
    1. Park the vehicle, and set the parking brake. Pull the hood release handle located under the lower left corner of the dashboard. The hood will pop up slightly. 2. Reach in between the ho ...

    Engine Coolant Check
    Look at the coolant level in the radiator reserve tank. Make sure it is between the MAX and MIN lines. If it is below the MIN line, see Adding Engine Coolant  for information on adding ...

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