Honda Accord: Safety Messages - Introduction - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Safety Messages

Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. To help you make informed decisions, we have provided safety messages, and other safety information throughout this manual.

Of course, it is not practical or possible to warn you about all the hazards associated with servicing this vehicle. You must use your own good judgment.

You will find important safety information in a variety of forms including: - Safety Labels -” on the vehicle.

- Safety Messages -” preceded by a safety alert symbol one of three signal words, DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. and
one of three signal words, DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION.

These signal words mean:

HURT if Y o u WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY
HURT if you don't follow instructions.

HURT if You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY
HURT if - you don't follow instructions.

followYou CAN be HURT if you don't
follow instructions.

Instructions

-” how to service this vehicle correctly and safely.

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As you read this manual, you will find information that is preceded by a this message is symbol. The purpose of
this message is to help prevent damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment.

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As sections with * include SRS components; special precautions are required when servicing.

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