Honda Civic 1997 Owners Manual Hatchback PDF

1997 Civic Hatchback
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nline 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 ................................................................................................
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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 indicator and gauge, and how to use dashboard and steering column controls.
Comfort and Convenience Features .............................................................................................. 57
How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features.
Before Driving.................................................................................................................................. 79
What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo.
Driving .............................................................................................................................................. 89
The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer.
Maintenance.....................................................................................................................................107
The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer.
Appearance Care..............................................................................................................................157
Tips on cleaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your vehicle ever needs body repairs.
Taking Care of the Unexpected......................................................................................................163
This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them.
Technical Information.....................................................................................................................183
ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information.
Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)................................................................195
A summary of the warranties covering your new Acura, and how to contact us.
Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)......................................................................................................201
How to order manuals and other technical literature.
Index..................................................................................................................................................... I
Information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.
Gas Station Information
Owner's Identification

Honda Civic 1997 Owners Manual Hatchback Summary of Content

1997 Civic Hatchback 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 .............................................................................................. 57How to operate the climate control system, the audio system, and other convenience features. Before Driving.................................................................................................................................. 79What gasoline to use, how to break-in your new vehicle, and how to load luggage and other cargo. Driving .............................................................................................................................................. 89The proper way to start the engine, shift the transmission, and park, plus towing a trailer. Maintenance.....................................................................................................................................107The Maintenance Schedule shows you when you need to take your vehicle to the dealer. Appearance Care..............................................................................................................................157Tips on cleaning and protecting your vehicle. Things to look for if your vehicle ever needs body repairs. Taking Care of the Unexpected......................................................................................................163This section covers several problems motorists sometimes experience, and how to handle them. Technical Information.....................................................................................................................183ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, and technical information. Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada)................................................................195A summary of the warranties covering your new Acura, and how to contact us. Authorized Manuals (U.S. only)......................................................................................................201How to order manuals and other technical literature. Index..................................................................................................................................................... I Information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump.Gas Station Information Owner's Identification