1996 Honda Odyssey Owners Manual PDF

1996 Odyssey 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.........................................................................................................73
How t
o
op
erate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving ............................................................................................................................................ 107
What gasoli
n
e to u
se, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving.......................................................................................................................................................... 117
The proper way to
start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance................................................................................................................................................ 135
T
h
e Ma
intenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer.
Appearance Care........................................................................................................................................ 183
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.............................................................................................................. 191
This section
covers sever
a
l problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information.............................................................................................................................. 215
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and techn
ical information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)..................................................................... 227
A summary
of th
e warr
anties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only).............................................................................................................. 233
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 Form

Summary of Content

1996 Odyssey 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.........................................................................................................73How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features. Before Driving ............................................................................................................................................ 107What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo. Driving.......................................................................................................................................................... 117The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer. Maintenance................................................................................................................................................ 135The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer. Appearance Care........................................................................................................................................ 183Tips on cleaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your car ever needs body repairs. Taking Care of the Unexpected.............................................................................................................. 191This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them. Technical Information.............................................................................................................................. 215ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information. Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)..................................................................... 227A summary of the warranties covering your new Honda, and how to contact us. Authorized Manuals (U.S. only).............................................................................................................. 233How 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 Form