Honda Accord: Defogger Wire Repair - Rear Window Defogger - Body Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Defogger Wire Repair

NOTE: To make an effective repair, the broken section must be no longer than 1.0 in (25 mm).

1. Lightly rub the area around the broken section (A) with fine steel wool, then clean it with isopropyl alcohol.

2. Carefully mask above and below the broken portion of


2. Carefully mask above and below the broken portion of the defogger wire (B) with cellophane tape (C).

3. Using a small brush, apply a heavy coat of silver conductive paint (commercially available) (A) extending about 1/8" o n both sides of the break. Allow 25 minutes to dry.

4. Do the function test to confirm that the wire is


4. Do the function test to confirm that the wire is repaired.

5. Apply a second coat of paint in the same way. Let it dry 3 hours before removing the tape.

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