Honda Accord: Rear Wheelhouse Gusset
Replacement - Frame - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Rear Wheelhouse Gusset Replacement

4-door

NOTE: - Put on gloves to protect your hands.

- Take care not to scratch the body or the related parts.

1. Remove these items: - Rear seat-back (see page 20-239) - Rear seat side bolster, 4-door (see page 20-242) - Trunk side trim panel (see page 20-132) - Rear wheelhouse insulator, as needed (see page 20-132) 2. Detach the wire harness clips (A), and remove the bolts (B), then remove the rear wheelhouse gusset (C).

3. Install the gusset in the reverse order of removal.


3. Install the gusset in the reverse order of removal.

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