Honda Accord: Synthetic Oil - Adding Engine Oil - Maintenance - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Synthetic Oil

You may use a synthetic motor oil if it meets the same requirements given for a conventional motor oil: it displays the API Certification Seal, and it is the proper weight. You must follow the oil and filter change intervals shown on the information display.

    Recommended Engine Oil
    Oil is a major contributor to your engine’s performance and longevity. Always use a premium-grade 0W-20 detergent oil displaying the API Certification Seal. This seal indicates the oil is e ...

    Engine Oil Additives
    Your vehicle does not require any oil additives. Additives may adversely affect the engine or transmission performance and durability. ...

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    To Use Maintenance MinderTM
    • Displaying the Engine Oil Life 1. Turn the ignition switch to ON . 2. Press the (Select/Reset) knob repeatedly until the engine oil life appears on the information display. The Maint ...

    Starting the Engine
    1. Make sure the parking brake is applied. 2. Check that the shift lever is in , then depress the brake pedal.  - Although it is possible to start the vehicle in , it is safer to st ...

    HFL Menus
    The power mode must be in ACCESSORY or ON to use HFL. • Phone Settings screen 1. Press the SETTINGS button. 2. Rotate to select Phone Settings, then press . To use HFL, you must first pa ...