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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    Drain Channel Slider and Cable Assembly Replacement
    NOTE: Put on gloves to protect your hands. 1. Remove these items: . - Headliner (see page 20-140) - Moonroof glass (see page 20-91) 2. Remove the frame (see page 20-97). 3. Remove these par ...

    Countershaft Disassembly
    NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View in the Countershaft Reassembly, as needed, when removing components pressed onto the countershaft (see page 13-46). 1. Securely clamp the countershaft assembly In ...

    Ball Joint Boot Inspection / Replacemen
    Special Tools Required - Clip Guide, 45 mm 070AG-SJA0300 -Clip Guide, 41 mm 07974-SA50700 1. Check the ball joint boot for weakness, damage, cracks, and grease leaks. NOTE: - If the ball joint ...