Honda Accord: Reverse Lockout - Manual Transmission - Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Reverse Lockout

6-speed manual transmission only

The manual transmission has a lockout so you cannot accidentally shift from any forward gear to reverse while the vehicle is moving at a certain speed. If you cannot shift to reverse when the vehicle is stopped, do the following:

1. With the clutch pedal pressed,

1. With the clutch pedal pressed, move the shift lever to the first/ second gear side of the neutral gate, then shift to reverse.

2. If you are still unable to shift to reverse, apply the parking brake, and turn the ignition key to the ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0) position.

3. Press the clutch pedal, and shift to reverse.

4. With the clutch pedal still pressed, start the engine.

If you need to use this procedure to shift to reverse, your vehicle may be developing a problem. Have it checked by your dealer.

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