Honda Accord: Synthetic Oil - Adding Engine Oil - Maintenance - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Synthetic Oil

You may use a synthetic motor oil if it meets the same requirements given for a conventional motor oil: it displays the API Certification Seal, and it is the proper weight. You must follow the oil and filter change intervals shown on the information display.

    Recommended Engine Oil
    Oil is a major contributor to your engine’s performance and longevity. Always use a premium-grade 0W-20 detergent oil displaying the API Certification Seal. This seal indicates the oil is e ...

    Engine Oil Additives
    Your vehicle does not require any oil additives. Additives may adversely affect the engine or transmission performance and durability. ...

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    Self-diagnostic Function
    The audio system has a self-diagnostic function. NOTE: • Not all self-diagnostic functions appear on all models. • There may be other self-diagnostic functions that are for factory us ...

    Power Assist Check
    tires and wheels at the correct tire pressure. 1. Check the power steering fluid level (see page 17-28). 2. Start the engine, let it idle, and turn the steering wheel from lock to lock several ...

    Headlight Adjustment
    Headlights become very hot during use; do not touch them or any attaching hardware immediately after they have been turned off. Before adjusting the headlights: • Park the vehicle on a level ...