Before Starting the Engine - Manual Transmission Models Accord

  1. Make sure the parking brake is applied.

    The parking brake must be applied to start the engine.

  2. Check that the shift lever is in Neutral. Then depress the brake pedal with your right foot, and the clutch pedal with your left foot.

  3. Press theENGINE START/STOP*1 button / turn the ignition switch*1 to START without depressing the accelerator pedal.

Note: The engine is harder to start in cold weather and in thinner air found at altitudes above 8,000 feet (2,400 m). When starting the engine in cold weather, turn off all electrical accessories such as the lights, climate control system, and rear defogger in order to reduce battery drain.

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