2003 Honda Civic Sedan Owners Manual PDF

2003 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.
Refer to Civic
GX Manu
al for additional information.
Contents
Owner's Identification Form
Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... i
A Few Wor
ds About Safety .......................................................................................................................... ii
Your Car at a Glance ......................................................................................................................................2
Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................5
P
roper use a
nd care of your car's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System.
Instruments and Controls...........................................................................................................................59
Instrument panel indica
tor and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort and Convenience Features.......................................................................................................109
How t
o
op
era
te the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving .............................................................................................................................................15
5
What gasolin
e to us
e, how
to break-in your new car, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving...........................................................................................................................................................169
The proper way to start
the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance.................................................................................................................................................187
T
h
e Ma
int
enance Schedule shows you when you need to take your car to the dealer.
Appearance
C
a
r
e.........................................................................................................................................249
Tips on cleaning and protecting your car. Things to look for if your car ever needs body repairs.
Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................257
This section
covers sever
a
l pr
oblems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information...............................................................................................................................285
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and techni
cal information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)......................................................................29
9
A summary
of th
e warr
anties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)...............................................................................................................30
3
How t
o
order
manuals and other technical literature.
Index ...............................................................................................................................
.................................. I
Servic
e Inf
ormat
ion Summary
A summary of information you ne
ed when you pull up to the fuel pump.
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