Honda Accord: Recommended Shift Points - Manual Transmission - Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Recommended Shift Points

Drive in the highest gear that lets the engine run and accelerate smoothly. This will give you good fuel economy and effective emissions control. The following shift points are recommended:

On models with 5-speed manual transmission

On models with 6-speed manual

On models with 6-speed manual transmission

Engine Speed Limiter

    Manual Transmission
    On models with 5-speed manual transmission, or models with 6-speed manual transmission The manual transmission is synchronized in all forward gears for smooth operation. It has a lockout so ...

    Engine Speed Limiter
    If you exceed the maximum speed for the gear you are in, the engine speed will enter into the tachometer’s red zone. If this occurs, you may feel the engine cut in and out. This is caused ...

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