2003 Civic Hybrid Online Reference Owner's Manual
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Contents
Owner's Identification Form
Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... i
A Few Words About Safety .......................................................................................................................... ii
Your Car at a Glance ......................................................................................................................................2
Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................5
Proper use and care of your car's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System.
Instr
ume
nts and Controls...........................................................................................................................57
Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort a
n
d Conveni
e
nce Features.......................................................................................................107
How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before
D
r
i
ving .............................................................................................................................................143
What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new car, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving...........................................................................................................................................................159
The proper way to
start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance..............................................................................................................................
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181
The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your car to the dealer.
Appearance C
a
r
e
.........................................................................................................................................245
Tips on cleaning and protecting your car. Things to look for if your car ever needs body repairs.
Taking Care of the U
n
expecte
d
...............................................................................................................255
This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information...............................................................................................................................285
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information.
Warranty and Customer R
e
lations (U.S. and
Canada)......................................................................299
A summary of the warranties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals
(U.S. only
)
...............................................................................................................303
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.
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