Honda Accord: Semi-automatic Operation - Climate Control System - Features - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Semi-automatic Operation

You can manually select various functions of the climate control system when it is in fully automatic mode. All other features remain automatically controlled. Making any manual selection causes the word AUTO in the display to go out.

Fan Control

On models without navigation system

Push the switch up to increase the fan speed and airflow. Push the switch down to decrease them.

On models with navigation system

Press the button to increase the button to increase the fan speed and airflow. Press the button to decrease them. button to decrease them.

Air Conditioning (A/C) Button

This button turns the air conditioning on and off. You will see A/C ON or A/C OFF in the display.

When you turn the A/C off, the system cannot regulate the inside temperature if you set the temperature control below the outside temperature.

Recirculation Button

When the indicator in the button is on, air from the vehicles interior is sent through the system again.

When the indicator is off, air is brought in from the outside of the vehicle (fresh air mode).

The outside air intakes for the climate control system are at the base of the windshield. Keep this area clear of leaves and other debris.

The systemshould be left in fresh air mode under almost all conditions.

Keeping the system in recirculation mode, particularly with the A/C off, can cause the windows to fog up.

Switch to recirculation mode when driving through dusty or smoky conditions, then return to fresh air mode.

Rear Window Defogger Button This button turns the rear window defogger off and on.

This button turns the rear window defogger off and on.

Pushing this button also turns the power mirror heaters on and off.

Mode Control

Use the mode control button to select the vents the air flows from.

Some air will flow from the dashboard vents in all modes.

Airflow is divided between Airflow is divided between the floor and corner vents and the defroster vents at the base of the windshield.

Air flows from the floor Air flows from the floor vents.

Airflow is divided between Airflow is divided between the vents in the dashboard and the floor vents.

Air flows from the center Air flows from the center and corner vents in the dashboard.

Windshield Defroster Button This button directs the main airflow.

This button directs the main airflow to the windshield for faster defrosting. It also overrides any mode selection you may have made.

When you select the system, the system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. For faster defrosting, manually set the fan speed to high. You can also increase airflow to the windshield by closing the corner vents on the dashboard. To close the vents, rotate the wheel under each corner vent.

When you turn off by by pressing the button again, the system returns to its former settings.

To remove fog from the inside of the windows, set as follows:

1. Select The system. The system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C.

2. Adjust the temperature with the drivers side temperature control so the airflow feels warm.

3. Select rear window. to help clear the rear window.

4. To increase airflow to the windshield, close the corner vents.

For faster defogging, manually set the fan speed to high.

For your safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows before driving.

When the indicator in the button is on, the SYNC button is on, the SYNC indicator also comes on. The front passengers temperature cannot be set separately from the drivers.

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