Honda Accord: Wheels - Tires - Maintenance - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Wheels

Clean the wheels as you would the rest of the exterior. Wash them with the same solution, and rinse them thoroughly.

Aluminum alloy wheels have a protective clear-coat that keeps the aluminum from corroding and tarnishing. Cleaning the wheels with harsh chemicals (including some commercial wheel cleaners) or a stiff brush can damage the clear-coat. To clean the wheels, use a mild detergent and a soft brush or sponge.

    Winter Driving
    Tires marked ‘‘M + S’’ or ‘‘All Season’’ on the sidewall have an allweather tread design suitable for most winter driving conditions. For the best performance in snowy or icy ...

    Checking the Battery
    Check the condition of the battery monthly by looking at the test indicator window. The label on the battery explains the test indicator’s colors. The location of the test indicator win ...

    See also:

    Component Location Index
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    DTC Troubleshooting Index
    NOTE: Record all DTCs, and sort them by DTC type using the DTC troubleshooting index, then troubleshoot the DTC(s) in this order: • Battery voltage DTCs • Internal error DTCs • Lo ...

    ThreeWay Catalytic Converters
    The three way catalytic converters contain precious metals that serve as catalysts, promoting chemical reactions to convert the exhaust gasses without affecting the metals. The catalytic conv ...