How to Replace a Honda Accord Fenderby Robert Good
The fender on the Honda Accord is the plastic cover on the side of the of the body covering the frame between the front bumper and the door. Honda offers many different kinds of replacement fender that you can put on your Honda Accord. You're going to need a ratchet and socket set to complete this job. You will also need to remove the tire, wheel and open the hood to get to the bolts that are securing the fender to the frame of the Honda Accord.
Remove the securing nuts that are holding the front tire to the frame with the tire tool. Lift the front end of the Honda Accord using the car jack. Place jack stands under the Honda Accord at the support rails and lower the Honda Accord onto the jack stands. Remove the tire from the frame. Open the hood.
Remove the securing bolts that are holding the fender to the frame in the engine compartment using the ratchet and socket set.
Remove the wheel well from the wheel housing using a screw driver. Remove the securing bolts that are holding the fender to the frame using the ratchet and socket. Pull the fender from the frame.
Place the new fender onto the Honda Accord and replace the securing bolts to their corresponding hols. Tighten the bolts using the ratchet and socket.
Replace the tire to the frame and the nuts to the tire. Lower the Honda Accord to the ground and tighten the nuts on the tire with the tire tool.
- "Honda Accord 1998-2002 (Haynes Repair Manual);" Chilton; 2004
Things You'll Need
- Tire tool
- Jack stands
- Socket set
- New Honda Accord fender
Living in Tucson, Ariz., Robert Good has been writing from 2003 on a wide variety of subjects ranging from sports, gardening and cooking to auto repair, home maintenance and travel. Good holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of the State of New York.