Honda Accord: Precautions While Driving - When Driving - Driving - Honda Accord 2013-2021 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Precautions While Driving

• In Rain

Avoid driving in deep water and on flooded roads. This can damage the engine or driveline, or cause electrical component failure.

• Other Precautions

If there is a strong impact with something under the vehicle, stop in a safe location.

Check the underside of the vehicle for damage or any fluid leaks.

NOTICE

Do not operate the shift lever while pressing the accelerator pedal. You could damage the transmission.

If the ignition switch is turned to ACCESSORY LOCK  while driving, the engine or LOCK will shut down while driving, the engine will shut down and all steering and brake power assist functions will stop, making it difficult to control the vehicle.

Do not put the shift lever in you will lose, as you will lose engine braking (and acceleration) performance.

During the first 600 miles (1,000 km) of operation, avoid sudden acceleration or full throttle operation so as to not damage the engine or powertrain.

Avoid hard braking for the first 200 miles (300 km).

You should also follow this when the brake pads are replaced.

    Starting the Engine
    1. Make sure the parking brake is applied. 2. Check that the shift lever is in , then depress the brake pedal.  - Although it is possible to start the vehicle in , it is safer to st ...

    Automatic Transmission/CVT\
    • Creeping The engine runs at a higher idle speed and creeping increases. Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped. • Kickdown Quickly depressing the accelerator pedal while drivin ...

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