Honda Accord: System Description - Automatic Dimming Inside Mirror - Body Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: System Description

EX-L, EX-L PZEV models

The automatic dimming Inside mirror has a front-facing lux level sensor (A), rear-facing lux level sensors (B), and a control unit. The control unit receives signals from each sensor. Based on the difference between the two lux levels (the light outside the vehicle and the light from the headlights of the other vehicle, etc.), the control unit controls the electro-chromic gel to reduce glare. This dimming function is canceled when the transmission is in reverse, or when the automatic dimming off button (C) Is turned OFF.

Test/Replacement


    Circuit Diagram
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    Test/Replacement
    EX-L, EX-L PZEV models 1. Remove the cover (A), then disconnect BP connector (B). 2. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II). 3. Measure the voltage between terminal No. 2 and body ground. в ...

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    Switch Test/Replacement
    1. Separate the lumbar support switch cover (A) from the switch (B). 2. Disconnect the 5P connector (C) from the switch. 3. Check for continuity between the terminals in each switch position a ...

    Interior Rearview Mirror
    Adjust the angle of the rearview mirror when you are sitting in the correct driving position. • Rearview Mirror with Day and Night Positions* Flip the tab to switch the position. The nigh ...

    Expansion Valve Replacement
    1. Remove the evaporator core (see page 21-67). 2. Remove the insulator (A) and bolts, then remove the expansion valve (B) and O-rings (C). 3. Install the expansion valve in the reverse order o ...