Honda Accord: Braking System Design - Braking System - Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Braking System Design

The hydraulic system that operates the brakes has two separate circuits.

Each circuit works diagonally across the vehicle (the left-front brake is connected with the right-rear brake, etc.). If one circuit should develop a problem, you will still have braking at two wheels.

    Braking System
    Your vehicle is equipped with disc brakes at all four wheels. A power assist helps reduce the effort needed on the brake pedal. The emergency brake assist system increases the stopping force ...

    Brake PadWear Indicators
    The front and rear disc brakes on all models have audible brake pad wear indicators. If the brake pads need replacing, you will hear a distinctive, metallic screeching sound when you apply ...

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    Gauge Control Module Input Test
    NOTE: Before testing, do the gauge control module self-diagnosis function (see page 22-332), and make sure the B-CAN communication lines are OK. 1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0). 2. Re ...