Honda Accord: Taking Care of the Unexpected - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Taking Care of the Unexpected

This section covers the more common problems that motorists experience with their vehicles. It gives you information about how to safely evaluate the problem and what to do to correct it. If the problem has stranded you on the side of the road, you may be able to get going again.

If not, you will also find instructions on getting your vehicle towed.

Interior Care
Leather EX-L and all V6 models Vacuum dirt and dust from the leather frequently. Pay close attention to the pleats and seams. Clean the leather with a soft cloth dampened with a 90% water and ...

Compact Spare Tire
Use the compact spare tire as a temporary replacement only. Get your regular tire repaired or replaced, and put it back on your vehicle as soon as you can. Check the air pressure of the com ...

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Oil Pump Overhaul
Exploded View Oil Pump Removal 1. Turn the crankshaft pulley so its top dead center (TDC) mark (A) lines up with the pointer (B). NOTE: The other pointer (C) is not used. 2. Remove the oil ...

Rear Brake Disc Replacement
NOTE: Keep any grease off the brake disc and the brake pads. 1. Raise and support the vehicle (see page 1-13). 2. Remove the rear wheel. 3. Release the parking brake lever fully. 4. Loose ...

Rear Inner Fender Replacement
NOTE: Take care not to scratch the rear bumper or the body. 1. Remove the screws, then remove the rear inner fender (A) from the rear bumper (B) and the body. 2. Install the inner fender in th ...