2004 Honda Civic Sedan Owners Manual PDF

2004 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.
If you have a Civic GX refer to Civic GX Owner?s Manual Supplement for additional information.
Contents
Owner's Identification Form
Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................... i
A Few Words About Safety .......................................................................................................................... ii
Your Car at a Glance ......................................................................................................................................2
Driver and Passenger Safety .......................................................................................................................5
Prop
er use and care of your car's seat belts, and Supplemental Restraint System.
Instruments and Cont
rols...........................................................................................................................49
Instrument panel indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort and Convenience Features........................................................................................................
.
87
How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving ............................................................................................................................................
.
1
11
What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new car, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving...........................................................................................................................................................
123
The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance
..............................................................................................................................
.
..................135
The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your car to the dealer.
Taking Care of the Unexpected...............................................................................................................169
This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information...............................................................................................................................193
ID numbers,
dimensions, capacities, and technical information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)......................................................................
2
07
A summary
of the warranties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only
)
..............................................................................................................
.211
How to order manuals and other technical literature.
Index ................................................................................................................................................................. I
Service Information Summary
A summary
of information you n
eed when you pull up to the fuel pump.