Honda Accord: Oil Pressure Test - Engine Lubrication - Engine Mechanical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Oil Pressure Test

NOTE: If the low oil pressure warning indicator stays on with the engine running, check the engine oil level. If the oil level is correct, do the following test.

1. With the engine stopped, remove the oil pressure switch (see page 8-9), and install an oil pressure - gauge (A).

2. Start the engine. Shut it off immediately if the gauge


2. Start the engine. Shut it off immediately if the gauge registers no oil pressure. Repair the problem before continuing..' 3. Allow the engine to reach operating temperature (fan comes on at least twice). The pressure should be:

Engine Oil Temperature: 176 Р’В°F (80 Р’В°C)

Engine Oil Pressure:

At idle: 69 kPa (0.7 kgf/cm2,10.0 psi) min.

At 3,000 rpm: 304 kPa (3.1 kgf/cm2,44 psi) min.

4. If the oil pressure is out of specifications, inspect these items: - Blocking of oil filter.

- Blocking of oil screen.

- Inspect the oil pressure relief valve (see page 8-16).

- Inspect the oil pump (see page 8-18).

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    1. Disconnect the oil pressure switch connector (A), then remove the oil pressure switch (B). 2. Remove any old liquid gasket from the switch and switch mounting hole. 3. Apply a very small am ...

    Engine Oil Lewel Check
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