1996 Honda Civic Sedan Owners Manual PDF

1996 Civic Sedan Online Reference Owner's Manual
Use these links (and links throughout this manual) to navigate through this reference.
For a printed owner's manual, click on authorized manuals or go to www.helminc.com.
Contents
Introduction..................................................................................................................................................... i
A Few Words About Safety ..........................................................................................................................ii
Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................3
Proper use and care of your vehicle's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System.
Instruments and Controls...........................................................................................................................31
Instrument panel in
dicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort and Convenience Features.........................................................................................................67
How t
o
op
erate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving ...............................................................................................................................................89
What gasoli
n
e to u
se, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving.............................................................................................................................................................99
The proper way to
start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance.................................................................................................................................................115
T
h
e Ma
intenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer.
Appearance Care.........................................................................................................................................169
T
i
ps on cl
eaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your car ever needs body repairs.
Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................175
This section
covers sever
a
l problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information...............................................................................................................................197
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and techn
ical information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)......................................................................209
A summary
of th
e warr
anties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)...............................................................................................................215
How t
o
order
manuals and other technical literature.
Index .................................................................................................................................................................I
Gas Station Information
Information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.
Owner's Identification

1996 Honda Civic Sedan Owners Manual Summary of Content

1996 Civic Sedan Online Reference Owner's Manual Use these links (and links throughout this manual) to navigate through this reference. For a printed owner's manual, click on authorized manuals or go to www.helminc.com. Contents Introduction..................................................................................................................................................... i A Few Words About Safety ..........................................................................................................................ii Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................3Proper use and care of your vehicle's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System. Instruments and Controls...........................................................................................................................31Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls. Comfort and Convenience Features.........................................................................................................67 How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features. Before Driving ...............................................................................................................................................89 What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo. Driving.............................................................................................................................................................99The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer. Maintenance.................................................................................................................................................115The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer. Appearance Care.........................................................................................................................................169Tips on cleaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your car ever needs body repairs. Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................175This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them. Technical Information...............................................................................................................................197ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information. Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)......................................................................209A summary of the warranties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us. Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)...............................................................................................................215How to order manuals and other technical literature. Index .................................................................................................................................................................I Gas Station Information Information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump. Owner's Identification