Honda Accord: Owner’s Maintenance Checks - Maintenance Minder - Maintenance - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Owner’s Maintenance Checks

You should check the following items at the specified intervals. If you are unsure of how to perform any check, turn to the appropriate page listed.

Engine oil level Check every time you fill the fuel tank.

Engine coolant level Check the radiator reserve tank every time you fill the fuel tank.

Automatic transmission Check the fluid level monthly.

Brakes Check the fluid level monthly.

Tires Check the tire pressure monthly. Examine the tread for wear and foreign objects.

Lights Check the operation of the headlights, parking lights, taillights, high-mount brake light, and license plate lights monthly.

* 1 : If themessage ‘‘SERVICE’’ does not appear more than 12months after the

* 1 : If themessage ‘‘SERVICE’’ does not appear more than 12months after the display is reset, change the engine oil every year.

# : See information onmaintenance and emissions warranty in the center column.

NOTE: Independent of theMaintenanceMinder information, replace the brake fluid every 3 years.

Inspect idle speed every 160,000miles (256,000 km).

Adjust the valves during services A, B, 1, 2, or 3 if they are noisy.

Fluid Locations

    Important Maintenance Precautions
    If you have the required service done but do not reset the display, or reset the display without doing the service, the system will not show the correct maintenance intervals. This can lead ...

    Fluid Locations
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