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 ...

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    Output Shaft (Countershaft) Speed Sensor Replacement
    1. Remove the nut securing the under-hood fuse/relay box, and swing it out of the way. 2. Remove the intake air duct and the air cleaner housing. 3. Disconnect the output shaft (countershaft) ...

    Trunk Light Test/Replacement
    1. Open the trunk lid. 2. Carefully pry out the trunk light (A). Trunk Light: 5 W 3. Disconnect the 2P connector (B) from the trunk light. 4. Check for continuity between terminals No. 1 ( + ...

    Side Airbags
    The side airbags help protect the upper torso of the driver or a front passenger during a moderate-to-severe side impact. • Housing Locations The side airbags are housed in the outside edg ...