Honda Accord Shock Replacement

Learn how to replace Honda Accord front shock absorbers with our comprehensive tutorial. From removing the old shock absorbers to fitting new ones, you can follow the entire process in this video. Please note that Honda Accord shock replacement and maintenance may vary depending on the year of your model.

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Honda Accord Shock Replacement Tools

Make sure you have the following auto maintenance and repair tools at your disposal:

  • KYB Front Shock Absorbers for Honda Accord – R&L: Excel-G, Twin Tube (Part No.341330)
  • Torque/socket wrench: 10, 13, 21 mm
  • Pin punch
  • 4 lb hammer
  • Penetrating oil
  • Wheel chocks
  • Transmission jack lift
  • Coil spring compressor

Steps For Replacing Honda Accord Front Shock Absorbers

  1. Spray control arm nuts and bolts with penetrating oil
  2. Disconnect wiring and brake housing
  3. Detach the stabiliser link
  4. Remove the old Honda Accord shock absorber
  5. Set up the new Honda Accord shock absorber
  6. Fit the new shock absorber into the wheel arch
  7. Re-attach the stabiliser link, control arm, and wiring

Master Each Step With Our Honda Accord Shock Replacement Video

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are shocks for a Honda Accord?

Honda Accord shock replacement typically costs R500 and R1500 with KYB products. The price is determined by the supplier and potential installation fees.

How long do shocks last on a Honda Accord?

Honda Accord shocks can last around 8 years or 160 000km in ideal driving conditions. We recommend checking and testing your shock absorbers once a year and replacing them if need be.

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Common fitting tips

Front or back, and no matter the vehicle, make sure you follow these installation tips.

Suspension: an overview

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Common failure reasons

Learn more about the common causes of shock absorber failure and how to address them.

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