Download 1998 Honda Accord LX Coupe Timing Belt Repair Manual – Special Tools Required – Holder Handle 07JAB-001020A – Holder Attachment, 50 mm, Offset 07MAB-PY3010A – Socket, 19 mm 07JAA-001020A or a commercially available 19 mm socket 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down the frequencies for the radio’s preset buttons. 2. Disconnect the battery negative terminal first, then the positive terminal. 3. Turn the crankshaft pulley so its Top Dead Center (TDC) mark (A) lines up with the pointer (B). 4. Remove the front tires/wheels. 5. Remove the splash shield. 6. Loosen the mounting bolts (A), then remove the Power Steering (P/S) belt (B). 7. Disconnect the alternator wire harness. -1 Pull up the lock (A), then release the wire harness tie (B). -2 Pull back the boot and remove the 6 mm nut (C). -3 Disconnect the connector (D) from the alternator. 8. Remove the alternator. 9. Remove the alternator bracket. 10. Support the engine with a jack and wood block under the oil pan. 11. Remove the stop (A) and ground cable (B), then remove the upper bracket (C). 12. Remove the cylinder head cover.13. Remove the upper cover. 14. Remove the dipstick and tube (A). Discard the O-ring (B). 15. Hold the pulley with the special tools. 16. Remove the bolt with a heavy duty 19 mm socket (A) and breaker bar.