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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Spotlights
Turn on a spotlight by pushing the lens. Push the lens again to turn it off. You can use the spotlights at all times. Except LX The spotlights have a two-position switch. In the DOOR pos ...

Motor Replacement
NOTE: Put on gloves to protect your hands. 1. Remove the headliner (see page 20-140). 2. Disconnect the connector (A), and remove the screws, then remove the motor (B). 3. Install the motor ...

Oil Check
We recommend that you check the engine oil level every time you refuel. Park the vehicle on level ground. Wait approximately three minutes after turning the engine off before you check the oil ...