Honda Accord: Under-hood Fuse/Relay Box - Body Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Under-hood Fuse/Relay Box

Removal and Installation

Special Tools Required

Relay Puller 07AAC-000A1A0

NOTE; The under-hood fuse/relay box is a part of the left engine compartment wire harness, and it cannot be replaced by itself.

Removal

1. Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure (see page 22-91).

2. Open the cover (A), then remove the screws (B) for the alternator and battery cable terminals.

3. Remove the nut (C), and release the tab (D) bottom


3. Remove the nut (C), and release the tab (D) bottom cover (E) from the under-hood fuse/relay box.

4. Disconnect the connectors (F) from the under-hood fuse/relay box.

5. Remove the relay circuit board (G) from the under-hood fuse/relay box.

6. Carefully remove the relays by prying under the base of the relay using the relay puller (see page 22-93).

NOTE: Do not use pliers. Pliers will damage the relays, which could cause the engine to stall or not start.

Installation

1. Install the relays and connect the connectors to the under-hood fuse/relay box, then install the under-hood fuse/relay box in the reverse order of removal.

2. Install the removed parts in the reverse order of removal.

3. Do the battery terminal reconnection procedure (see page 22-91).

4. Confirm that all systems work properly.

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