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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    Check Fuel Cap Message
    Your vehicle’s onboard diagnostic system will detect a loose or missing fuel fill cap as an evaporative system leak. The first time a leak is detected a ‘‘CHECK FUEL CAP’’ message ...

    DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles)
    The tires on your vehicle meet all U.S. Federal Safety Requirements. All tires are also graded for treadwear, traction, and temperature performance according to Department of Transportation ...

    Oil Seal Replacement
    Special Tools Required •Driver Handle, 15 x 135L 07749-0010000 •Oil Seal Driver Attachment 07947-SD90101 -Oil Seal Driver Attachment 07JAD-PH80101 1. Remove the oil seal from the transmi ...