This manual contains important information about the safe operation and
maintenance of your car.
We urge you to read this manual carefully, become familiar with the
controls it describes, and follow its recommendations, to help make your
driving trouble free and enjoyable.
Statements or labels on the product preceded by the following words are
of special significance:
indicates severe personal injury or death will
result if instructions are not followed.
indicates a strong possibility of severe personal
injury or death if instructions are not followed.
means hazards or unsafe practices which could
cause minor personal injury or product or property damage.
NOTE: gives helpful information.
During the first 600 miles (1,000 km) of driving, avoid full-throttle starts
and cruising for extended periods at a constant speed.
This break-in procedure also applies to exchanged or overhauled
During and after the break-in period, drive the car at moderate speeds
until the engine is fully warmed up.
During the first 200 miles (300 km), try to avoid severe braking.
Brake misuse during this period will reduce future braking efficiency.
Remember, your Honda Automobile dealer knows your car best and
should be consulted for service assistance and advice.