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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    Safety When Performing Maintenance
    Some of the most important safety precautions are given here. However, we cannot warn you of every conceivable hazard that can arise in performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not ...

    Power Distribution
    Fuse to Components Index Under-hood Fuse/Relay Box * 1 : LX, LX PZEV, LX-P, LX-P PZEV *2: Except LX, LX PZEV, LX-P, LX-P PZEV Driver's Under-dash Fuse/Relay Box Passenger's Under-dash Fus ...

    A/C Compressor Relief Valve Replacement
    1. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station (see page 21-80). 2. Raise the vehicle on a lift. 3. Remove the relief valve (A) and the O-ring (B). Plug the opening to k ...