How do you install a front license plate on a Honda Accord?

I just moved to California, so I think I need a front license plate for my car. What’s the best way to install a front license plate on my Honda Accord?

Joshua Levy · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
You’re absolutely right that drivers need front license plates in
. Luckily, they’re easy to install when you use a Honda license plate mount.
Follow these steps to install a front license plate on your Honda Accord:
  • Step 1: Start by purchasing a Honda license plate mount.
  • Step 2: Locate the ribs in the center of your bumper—they should be on either side of the silver box in the middle of your grille.
  • Step 3: Align the tabs on the license plate mount with the ribs in the bumper. Then, push it between the ribs.
  • Step 4: Screw the plate to the bumper, starting with the center screw, then the left screw, and ending with the right side screw.
  • Step 5: Hold your license plate against the mount and screw it into place at the indicated spots.
If you follow these steps, you should have an easy time installing a front license plate on your Honda Accord! Remember, non-Honda license plates may interfere with your front bumper sensors. It’s best to stick with a Honda license plate mount if you can.
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