Acura TL 2003 Owners Manual PDF

2003 TL Online Reference Owner's Manual
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Contents
Owner's Identification Form
Introduction..................................................................................................................................................... i
A Few Words About Safety ..........................................................................................................................ii
Your Vehicle at a Glance...............................................................................................................................2
Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................5
Proper use and care of your vehicle's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System.
Instruments and Controls...........................................................................................................................55
Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort and Convenience Features.......................................................................................................
115
How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving ...............................................................................................................................
..............173
What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving...........................................................................................................................................................187
The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance...............................................................................................................................
..................219
The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer.
Appearance Care...............................................................................................................................
..........279
Tips on cleaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your car ever needs body repairs.
Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................287
This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information...............................................................................................................................315
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)......................................................................
329
A summary of the warranties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)...............................................................................................................
333
How to order manuals and other technical literature.
Index .................................................................................................................................................................I
Service Information Summary
A summary
of information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.