Honda Accord: Safety Messages - Introduction - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Safety Messages

Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. To help you make informed decisions, we have provided safety messages, and other safety information throughout this manual.

. Of course, it is not'practical or possible to warn you about all the hazards associated with servicing this vehicle. You must use your own good judgment.

You will find important safety information in a variety of forms including: -Safety Labels — on the vehicle.

-Safety Messages — preceded by a safety alert symbolone of three signal words, DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION.and
one of three signal words, DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION.

These signal words mean:

HURT if You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY
HURT if you don't follow instructions.

HURT if you don't follow instructions. You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY
HURT if you don't follow instructions.

follow You CAN be HURT if you don't
follow instructions.

-Instructions — how to service this vehicle correctly and safely.

All information contained in this manual is based on the latest product information available at the time of printing. We reserve the right to make changes at anytime without notice. No part of this publication may be reproduced, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. This includes text, figures, and tables.

As you read this manual, you will find information that is preceded by a of this message is symbol. The purpose
of this message is to help prevent damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment.

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Specifications apply to USA and Canada

As sections with * include SRS components;

special precautions are required when servicing.

marked sections are not included in this manual, see Volume 1.

    How to Use This Manual
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    HVAC Control Unit Removal / Installation
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