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2005 Honda Civic Manual

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  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2005 Civic 2 Door Online Reference Owner's Manual Use these links (and links throughout this manual) to navigate through ... Fuel, vehicle break-in, and cargo loading. Driving ...133 Engine and transmission operation. Maintenance ...149 Schedules, fluid checking, minor services, and vehicle storage...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2005 Honda Civic was a wise investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to read this manual. In it, you will learn ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could .... Safety Section such as Driver and Passenger Safety. Instructions how to use this vehicle correctly and safely. This entire book is filled with important ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... 58) FRONT AIRBAGS (P. 9, 22) Your Vehicle at a Glance POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCH (P. 69) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P. ...123) TRUNK RELEASE HANDLE (P. 70) A/T model is shown. HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P. 124) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (P. 138) MANUAL TRANSMISSION (P. 136) HEATING/COOLING CONTROLS (P. 88...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... Vehicle at a Glance HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNALS (P. 62) WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P. 61) MOONROOF SWITCH (P. 79) HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P. 64) AUDIO SYSTEM (P. 92) CLOCK (P. 115) CRUISE CONTROL MASTER BUTTON (P. 117) REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER (P. 64) ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET (P. 85) MIRROR CONTROLS (P. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... Tensioners ...19 Seat Belt Maintenance ...19 Additional Information About Your Airbags ...21 Airbag System Components ...21 How Your Front Airbags Work...22 How ... the Side Airbag Off Indicator Works ...26 Airbag Service ...26 Additional Safety Precautions ...26 Protecting Children ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...ll find many safety recommendations throughout this section, and throughout this manual. The recommendations on this page are the ones we consider to be the... at the greatest risk. Be sure to follow all instructions and warnings in this manual. Don't Drink and Drive Alcohol and driving don't mix. Even...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... your passengers during a crash. Some features do not require any action on your part. These include a strong steel framework that forms a safety cage around the passenger... (7) Front Airbags (8) Side Airbags (Optional) (9) Front Seat Belt Tensioners (10) Door Locks (11) Seat Belt Buckle Tensioners 7
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    Your Vehicle's Safety Features Seat Belts Your vehicle is equipped with seat belts in all seating positions. Your seat belt system also includes an indicator on the instrument panel to remind you and your passengers to fasten your seat belts. Why Wear Seat Belts Not wearing a seat belt properly ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... minor injuries or more serious or even fatal injuries if occupants are not properly restrained or sitting properly. Your vehicle has a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) with front airbags to help protect the heads and chests of the driver and a front seat passenger during a moderate to severe ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... the dashboard as possible. The rest of this section gives more detailed information about how you can maximize your safety. Remember, however, that no safety system can prevent all injuries or deaths that can occur in a severe crash, even when seat belts are properly worn and the airbags deploy. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...and Teens Introduction The following pages provide instructions on how to properly protect the driver, adult passengers,...ride in your vehicle. 1.Close and Lock the Doors After everyone has entered the vehicle... helps prevent an outsider from unexpectedly opening a door when you come to a stop. See page...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... chest. If you cannot get far enough away from the steering wheel and still reach the controls, we recommend that you investigate whether some type of adaptive equipment may help. 3.Adjust the Seat-Backs Sitting too close to a front airbag can result in serious injury or death if the front airbags ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... or death in a crash. Adjust the seat-back to an upright position, and sit well back in the seat. Reclining a seat-back so that the shoulder part of the belt no longer rests against the occupant's chest reduces the protective capability of the belt. It also increases the chance of sliding under the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    .... Make sure all seat belts are properly positioned before driving. Position the lap part of the belt as low as possible across your hips, then pull up on the shoulder part of the belt so the lap part fits snugly. This lets your strong pelvic bones take the force ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... seats, with their feet on the floor, until the vehicle is parked and the engine is off. Sitting improperly can increase the chance of ...in the front seat can be seriously or fatally injured in a crash by striking interior parts of the vehicle or being struck by an inflating front airbag. Driver and ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... on seat belts. Devices intended to improve occupant comfort or reposition the shoulder part of a seat belt can reduce the protective capability of the belt and ...in a vehicle is to always wear a seat belt, and keep the lap part of the belt as low as possible across the hips. objects on your lap, or...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...someone if the airbags inflate. On models with side airbags, do not attach hard objects on or near a door. If a side airbag inflates, a cup holder or other hard object attached on or near the door could be propelled inside the vehicle and hurt someone. 17
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Seat Belt System Components Your seat belt system includes lap/ shoulder belts in all five seating positions. The front seat belts are... with automatic seat belt tensioners. The seat belt system includes an indicator on the instrument panel and a ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... will remain tight until they are unbuckled in the normal manner. Seat Belt Maintenance For safety, you should check the condition of your seat belts ... will not provide good protection and should be replaced as soon as possible. Honda provides a lifetime warranty on seat belts for U.S. models. See ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... must be replaced. For information on how to clean your seat belts, see page 174 . Not checking or maintaining seat belts can result in serious injury or death if the seat belts do not work properly when needed. Check your seat belts regularly and have any problem corrected as soon as possible. 20
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... (see page 25 ). A sophisticated electronic system that continually monitors and records information... on the instrument panel that alerts you to a possible problem with your airbags, sensors, or seat belt... power in case your vehicle's electrical system is disconnected in a crash. Driver and Passenger...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Additional Information About Your Airbags How Your Front Airbags Work During a frontal crash, your seat belt restrains your lower body and torso, and the front airbag helps protect your head and chest. Although both airbags normally inflate within split second of each other, it is possible for only ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... the airbag's surface. Although the powder is not harmful, people with respiratory problems may experience some temporary discomfort. If this occurs, ... If the occupant's belt is not latched, the airbag will deploy at a slightly lower threshold, because the occupant would need extra protection. If the...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... and well back in their seats. Side Airbag Cutoff System To reduce the risk of injury from an inflating side airbag, your ... automatic cutoff system for the passenger's side airbag. Although Honda does not encourage children to ride in front, this system is designed to shut off the side airbag if a ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... the passenger is out of the airbag's deployment path, the system will turn the airbag back on, and the indicator ... The SRS indicator alerts you to a potential problem with your airbags or seat belt tensioners.... by a dealer as soon as possible if the SRS indicator alerts you to a possible problem. 25...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... driving without a passenger in the front seat, have the system checked. Airbag Service Your airbag systems are virtually maintenance free, and there are no parts you can safely service. However, you must have your vehicle serviced if:...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... not know how to properly protect child passengers. If you have children, or ever need to drive with a child in your vehicle, be sure to read this section. It begins with important general guidelines, then presents special information for infants, small children, and larger children. CONTINUED 27
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...According to accident statistics, children of all ages and sizes are safer when they are restrained in a back seat. The National... in back are less likely to be injured by striking interior vehicle parts during a collision or hard braking. Also, children cannot be injured by an inflating front airbag ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    must be properly restrained seat, your vehicle has abels on the dashboard dels) and on the front visors ad and follow the ons on these labels. Canadian Models SUN VISOR
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Protecting Children General Guidelines If a Child Requires Close Attention Many parents say they prefer to put an infant or small child in the front passenger seat so they can watch the child, or because the child requires attention. Placing a child in the front seat exposes the child to hazards ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... vehicle. Leaving children without Keep vehicle keys and remote transmitters out of the reach of... can die from heatstroke. A child left alone with the key in the ignition switch can accidentally set the... not in use. children learn how to unlock vehicle doors, turn on the ignition switch, and open the...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... restrained in a rear-facing, reclining child seat until the child reaches the seat maker's weight or height limit for the seat and the child is at least one year old. Only a rear-facing child seat provides proper support for a baby's head, neck, and back. 32
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... one year old, and who fits within the child seat maker's weight and height limits, should be restrained in a forwardfacing, upright child seat. Of the different seats available, we recommend those that have a fivepoint harness system as shown. CONTINUED 33
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... child seat, or one designed for use with the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system. Conventional child seats must be secured to a vehicle .... 2. The child seat should be of the proper type and size to fit the child. Rear-facing for infants, forwardfacing for small ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...firmly secured. 3. Secure the child in the child seat. secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a lap/shoulder belt or with the LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system. A child whose seat is not properly secured to the vehicle can be...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... Installing a Child Seat with LATCH Your vehicle is equipped with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) at the outer rear seats. The ... the vehicle seat, then attach the seat to the lower anchors according to the child seat maker's instructions. Some LATCH-compatible seats have a rigid-type ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...as shown above. 4. Whatever type you have, follow the child seat maker's instructions for adjusting or tightening the fit. 5. Lift the head restraint (see page 75 ), then... twisted. 6. Attach the tether strap hook to the tether anchor, then tighten the strap as instructed by the child seat maker. 37
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...Installing a Child Seat with a Seat Belt When not using the LATCH system, all child seats must be secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a lap/ shoulder belt.... the belt through the child seat according to the seat maker's instructions, then insert the latch plate into the buckle. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    .... Driver and Passenger Safety 4. After confirming that the belt is locked, grab the shoulder part of the belt near the buckle, and pull up to remove any slack from the lap part of the belt. Remember, if the lap part of the belt is not tight, the child seat will not be secure. To remove slack,...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Tether TETHER ANCHORAGE POINTS Using an Outer Anchor Front 3. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. Using the Center Anchor TETHER STRAP HOOK TETHER STRAP HOOK ANCHOR COVER A child seat with a tether can be installed in any ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    Protecting Larger Children When a child reaches the recommended weight or height limit for a forward-facing child seat, the child should sit in a back seat... booster seat and wear a lap/shoulder belt. The following pages give instructions on how to check proper seat belt fit, what kind of booster seat...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... Does the shoulder belt cross between the child's neck and arm? 4. Is the lap part of the belt as low as possible, touching the child's thighs? 5. Will the ... (see page 34 ) and that you follow the booster seat maker's instructions. A child who has outgrown a forwardfacing child seat should ride in a ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...or out of position. A side airbag also poses risks. If any part of a larger child's body is in the path of a deploying side airbag, the child could receive ... in front, there are other important factors you should consider. Physical Size Driver and Passenger Safety Physically, a child must be large ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... Children If you decide that a child can safely ride up front, be sure to: Carefully read the owner's manual, and make sure you understand all seat belt instructions and all safety information. Move the vehicle seat to the rearmost position. Have the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... contains carbon monoxide gas. You should have no problem with carbon monoxide entering the vehicle in normal driving if ... and cooling system as shown below. If you must sit in your parked vehicle with the engine running, even in an unconfined area, adjust the heating and cooling system as follows: ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    hat could cause serious ead these labels carefully. comes off or becomes hard except for the U.S. d label which may be by the owner), contact your a replacement. ADIATOR CAP
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    U.S. models with side airbags
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... Button ...64 Rear Window Defogger ...64 Steering Wheel Adjustment ...65 Keys and Locks ...66 Immobilizer System...67 Ignition Switch ...68 Door ... Trunk Opener ...70 Remote Transmitter ...71 Replacing the Transmitter Battery ...72 Seats ...73 Power Windows ...78 Moonroof ...79...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... CONTROLS (P. 88) HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P. 64) POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCH (P. 69) CRUISE CONTROL MASTER BUTTON (P. 117) AUDIO SYSTEM (P. 92) CLOCK (P. 115) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P. 78) A/T model is shown. FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE (P. 123) TRUNK RELEASE (P. 70) HOOD RELEASE ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    Instrument Panel U.S.: HX, LX, EX, and Special Edition, Canada: LX, Si SEAT BELT REMINDER INDICATOR (P. 54) CRUISE CONTROL INDICATOR (P. 56) ANTI-... 55) PARKING BRAKE AND BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR 1 (P. 55, 202) TRUNK-OPEN INDICATOR (P. 56) MAINTENANCE REQUIRED INDICATOR (P. 57) ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Instrument Panel Canada: DX, DX Special Edition, REVERB SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM INDICATOR (P. 54) TRUNK-OPEN INDICATOR (P. 56) SIDE AIRBAG OFF ... 201) HIGH BEAM INDICATOR (P. 55) MAINTENANCE REQUIRED INDICATOR (P. 57) PARKING BRAKE AND BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR (P. 55, 202) ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    Instrument Panel U.S.: DX and Value Package SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM INDICATOR (P. 54) TRUNK-OPEN... INDICATOR (P. 54) Instruments and Controls IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR (P. 56) LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR...FUEL INDICATOR (P. 56) PARKING BRAKE AND BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR (P. 55, 202) CHARGING ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...and your passengers to fasten your seat belts. A beeper also sounds if you have not fastened your seat belt. If...Side Airbag Off Indicator If equipped Charging System Indicator If this indicator comes on when the engine is running, the battery is not being charged. For more information, see page 200 ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... parking brake while the engine is running, or if it comes on while driving, there could be a problem with the brake system. For more information, see page 202 . This ... (III). If it comes on at any other time, there is a problem with the ABS. If this happens, have your vehicle checked at...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... page 117 for information on operating the cruise control. Immobilizer System Indicator This indicator comes on for a few seconds when you... go off if you have inserted a properly-coded ignition key. If it is not a properlycoded key, the indicator will blink, and the engine will not start (see page 67...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... 10,000 miles (16,000 km) without having the scheduled maintenance performed, this indicator will remain on as a constant reminder. Your dealer will reset...someone other than your dealer, reset the indicator as follows. 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Press and hold the Select/Reset knob in the instrument ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Gauges U.S.: HX, LX, EX, and Special Edition, Canada: LX, Si SPEEDOMETER TACHOMETER FUEL GAUGE TEMPERATURE GAUGE There are two trip meters: Trip ... to ''0.0''. Both trip meters will reset if the vehicle's battery goes dead or is disconnected. U.S. instrument panel is shown. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...ODOMETER/TRIP METER SELECT/RESET KNOB Canada: DX, DX Special Edition, REVERB TACHOMETER TEMPERATURE GAUGE SPEEDOMETER FUEL GAUGE...mark, pull safely to the side of the road. See page 197 for instructions and precautions on checking the engine's cooling system. Instruments and Controls ODOMETER/TRIP...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    Controls Near the Steering Wheel MOONROOF SWITCH (P. 79) HEADLIGHTS/ TURN SIGNALS (P. 62) INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS (P. 63) WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P. 61) HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P. 64) CRUISE CONTROL MASTER BUTTON (P. 117) REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER (P. 64) MIRROR CONTROLS (P. 80) STEERING WHEEL ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Windshield Wipers and Washers MIST The wipers run at high speed until you release the lever. OFF The wipers are not activated. Windshield Washers Pull the wiper control lever toward you and hold it. The washers spray until you release the lever. The wipers run at low speed, then complete one more ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... the switch to the '' '' position turns on the headlights. If you leave the lights on with the key removed from the ignition switch, you will hear a reminder tone when you open the driver's door. High Beams Push the lever forward until you hear a click to turn...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... to the brightness adjusted with the headlight switch off and a tone will sound. SELECT/RESET KNOB Instruments and Controls DX, Value Package and REVERB models... of the instrument panel lights. Turn the knob to adjust the brightness. On all models except DX, Value Package and REVERB...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...to side. Push the button between the center vents to turn on the hazard warning lights (four-way flashers). This causes all four outside turn signals and both indicators in the instrument panel to flash. Use the hazard warning lights if you need to park in a dangerous area near heavy traffic, or...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Steering Wheel Adjustment Make any steering wheel adjustment before you start driving. 3. Push the lever up to lock the steering wheel in position. 4. Make sure you have securely locked the steering wheel in place by trying to move it up and down. Adjusting the steering wheel position while ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... get a lost key replaced. Use only Honda-approved key blanks. These keys contain electronic circuits that are activated by the immobilizer system. They will not ...get wet, dry them immediately with a soft cloth. The keys do not contain batteries. Do not try to take them apart...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... from theft. If an improperly-coded key (or other device) is used, the engine's fuel system is disabled. When you turn the ignition ...your key's coding if another immobilizer key or other metal object (i.e. key fob) is near the ignition switch when you insert the key. If the system repeatedly does not...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... vehicle has an automatic transmission, the shift lever must be in Park before you can remove the key from the ...in this position. To turn the key, push it in slightly. If your vehicle has an automatic transmission, the shift lever must also be in park. Removing the key from the ignition switch while...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...when you use the driver's door lock tab or the key on the outside driver's door lock. Instruments and ...lock tab on the top. Push the tab down to lock the door and pull it up to unlock. To lock the ... door, press the lock tab down on the driver's door, or use the key on the outside lock on the driver's ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...Opener TRUNK RELEASE HANDLE Pull MASTER KEY MASTER KEY To open the trunk, pull the trunk release ...To protect items in the trunk when you need to give the key to someone else, lock the trunk release handle ... key and give the other person the valet key. To close the trunk, press down on the trunk lid...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... do not open either door within 30 seconds, the light fades out. If ... for about 2 seconds to attract attention: the horn will sound and the exterior lights will flash for about 30 seconds. ... is not fully closed or the key is in the ignition switch. Avoid dropping or throwing the transmitter. Protect ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... the Transmitter Battery ROUND COVER CUSHION RING BATTERY Open As required by the FCC: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is ... the device. Close If it takes several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors, replace the battery as soon as possible. Battery type: ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    Seats Front Seat Adjustments See pages 11 13 for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seatbacks. Instruments and Controls Make all seat adjustments before you start driving. To adjust the seat forward and backward, pull up on the bar under the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... the rear seat on the driver's side, pull up on the seat-back adjustment lever. To get into the rear seat from the passenger's side in the U.S. DX and Value Package models, pull up the seat-back adjustment lever. The seatback will tilt forward. If more room is needed, use the seat adjustment bar to ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... lever to move the seat to the desired position. Make sure the seat is fully latched before sitting in it. On LX, EX, and Special Edition models in the U.S. The head restraints help protect you and your passengers from whiplash and other injuries. They ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... the seat-back from inside the vehicle, insert the master key in the lock on the rear shelf. To fold down the ... down the top of the seat-back, then release the key. To fold down the passenger's side, turn the key counterclockwise and perform the same procedure. When storing cargo, you can move the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    Seats Make sure all rear shoulder belts are positioned in front of the rear seatback whenever it is in the upright position. Do not put any heavy items on the seat-back when it is folded. Pull Pull Instruments and Controls RELEASE To release the seat-back from inside the trunk, pull the release ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...switch in, the switch is OFF, and the passenger's window cannot be raised or lowered. To cancel this feature, push on the switch again to get it to pop .... MAIN SWITCH If equipped Turn the ignition switch to ON (II) to raise or lower either window. To open the window, push the switch down and hold ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Moonroof MOONROOF SWITCH To tilt up the back of the moonroof, press and hold the center button ( ). To close the moonroof, press and hold the top of the switch ( ). To open the moonroof, press and hold the bottom of the switch ( ). If you try to open the moonroof in below-f reezing temperatures, ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Mirrors Adjusting the Power Mirrors TAB SELECTOR SWITCH 3. Push the appropriate edge of the adjustment switch to move the mirror right, left, up, or down. 4. When you finish, move the selector switch to the center (off) position. This turns the adjustment switch off to keep your settings. Keep ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ..., Parking Brake Power Mirror Heaters Parking Brake PARKING BRAKE LEVER Instruments and Controls U.S. : Value Package, LX, EX, Special Edition Canada: DX Special Edition, REVERB, LX, Si U.S. : DX, HX Canada: DX PARKING BRAKE LEVER On Canadian Si ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Interior Convenience Items CONSOLE COMPARTMENT COIN BOX COAT HOOK CENTER POCKET VANITY MIRROR ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET GLOVE BOX BEVERAGE HOLDER BEVERAGE HOLDER :If equipped 82
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Interior Convenience Items Beverage Holders Be careful when you are using the beverage holders. A spilled ... damage the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical components in the interior. Console Compartment LEVER Pull Push ... the lever and lift the lid. To close, lower the lid and push it down until ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    Interior Convenience Items Glove Box An open glove box can cause serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt. Always keep the glove box closed while driving. COAT HOOK Coat Hook Open the glove box by squeezing the handle. Close it with a firm push. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Interior Convenience Items Center Pocket Accessory Power Socket They will not power an automotive type cigarette lighter element. Vanity Mirror Instruments and Controls If equipped To open the lid, pull it down. Close it with a firm push. To use an accessory power socket, pull up the cover. This ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...key not in the ignition switch, the ceiling light will go off after 3 minutes. FRONT DOOR ACTIVATED OFF ON OFF On LX models The ceiling light has a three-position switch: ON, Door Activated, and OFF. In the Door Activated (center) position,...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... weather conditions. Air conditioning is standard on LX, Value Package, Special Edition, and EX models in the ... operating instructions that came with it.) Standard for Value Package, HX, LX, EX and Special Edition models in the U.S., and DX Special Edition, REVERB, LX and Si models in Canada Vents, ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    Vents, Heating, and A/C RECIRCULATION BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) BUTTON MODE CONTROL DIAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL FAN CONTROL DIAL REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER BUTTON 88
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...from the defroster vents at the base of the windshield. When you select or , the system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns... Recirculation Button When the recirculation indicator is on, air from the vehicle's interior is sent throughout the system again. When the indicator is off, air ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...flow-through ventilation system draws in outside air, circulates it through the interior, then exhausts ... near the rear window. 1. Set the temperature to the lower limit. 2. Make sure the A/C is off. and ...If the engine is cold, it will be several minutes before you feel warm air coming from the system...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...: 1. Set the fan to the desired speed, or high for faster defrosting. . The system 2. Select automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the... button to turn it off. To Remove Exterior Frost or Ice From the Windows . The system 1. Select automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...BUTTONS PRESET BUTTONS POWER/ PRESET BUTTONS VOLUME TUNE KNOB SEEK BAR KNOB U.S.: Value Package, HX, LX, EX models Canada: DX Special Edition, LX, Si-G models AM/FM BUTTON STEREO INDICATOR SCAN INDICATOR SOUND BUTTON PRESET CALL BAR AUTO SELECT BUTTON AUTO...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... Radio The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. Turn the system on by pushing the Power Volume knob or the AM/FM button (FM... SCAN button, then release it. You will see SCAN in the display. The system will scan for a station with a strong signal. When it finds one, it will...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    Playing the Radio If you do nothing, the system will then scan for the next strong station and ...The preset frequencies will be lost if your vehicle's battery goes dead, is disconnected, or the radio fuse is ... SEL button. ''A.SEL'' flashes in the display, and the system goes into scan mode for several ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... Adjusting the Sound Adjust the Balance, or sideBAL to-side strength of the sound. FAD Adjust the Fader, or the front-to-back strength of the .... When the level reaches the center, you will see a ''C'' in the display. The system will return to the audio display about 5 seconds after you stop adjusting...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... see the selected mode in the display for about 5 seconds as it changes. Audio System Lighting You can use the instrument panel brightness control knob to adjust the illumination of the audio system (see page 63 ). The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the radio is ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...away from its transmitter. If you are listening to an AM station, you will notice the sound volume becoming weaker and the station drifting in and out. If ... as the signal weakens. Eventually, the stereo indicator will go off and the sound will fade completely as you get out of range of the station's ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... vehicles and stationary sources can cause temporary reception problems. As required by the FCC: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by ... from the station's transmitter, and the deflected signal. This causes the sound to distort or flutter. This is a main cause of poor radio reception in ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... POWER/VOLUME KNOB SEEK/SKIP BAR DISC BUTTON DISC BUTTON MP3 INDICATOR U.S.: Value Package, HX, LX, EX models Canada: DX Special Edition, LX, Si-G models REPEAT INDICATOR AM/FM CD BUTTON CD SLOT BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON EJECT BUTTON FOLDER BAR DISC ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... in-dash CD changer, the disc and track numbers are displayed. The system will continuously play a disc until you change modes. The in...CD slot. The drive will pull the CD in the rest of the way to play it. When the system reaches the end of the disc, it will return to the beginning and play the disc...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...switch, the disc will stay in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the CD will begin playing where it left ...you are not loading all six positions, the system begins playing the last disc loaded... is playing by pressing the appropriate preset button. The system stops playing the current disc and...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...the audio mode to play discs in MP3 and the system begins to play. When you insert a disc and the system begins to play. To Change or Select Tracks/Files When you press the TITLE button ... button (1 to 6). If you select an empty position, the system will go into the loading sequence (see page ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...the disc. To activate the disc repeat feature, select the Disc-Repeat mode by pressing the RPT button repeatedly. You will see D-RPT in the display. The system continuously replays the current disc. Press the RPT button again to turn it off. Pressing the RDM button or selecting a different disc with...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... Repeat mode, press the RPT button. You will see F-RPT in the display. The system continuously replays the current folder. Press the RPT button again to ... Random play, press the RDM button. You will see F-RDM in the display. The system will then select and play files randomly. This continues until ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...you hear a beep. You will see F-SCAN in the display. The system will then play the first file for about 10 seconds. If you do nothing, the system will then play the following files for 10 seconds ... CD, but do not remove it from the slot, the system will automatically reload the CD after 15 seconds...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...press the CD button. If you turn the system off while a disc is playing, either..., the disc will stay in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the disc will begin playing where it left... the eject ( ) button. When a disc is removed from a slot, the system automatically begins the load sequence so...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... in the magazine, and load the magazine in the changer according to the instructions that came with the unit. To select the CD changer, press the...on the error messages. On models with in-dash CD changer If you find any problem with this audio system, take the vehicle to your dealer. Protecting Discs...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... changer), the recording must be closed for it to be used by the system. Except for models with in-dash CD changer... surface of the disc, causing skipping or other problems. Remove these pieces by rubbing the inner... may jam in the drive or cause other problems. Except for models with in-dash CD changer...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    CD Player Error Messages Except for models with in-dash CD changer Error Message Cause Solution Press the EJECT button and pull out the disc. Check if it is inserted correctly in the disc player. Make sure the disc is not scratched or damaged. Press the EJECT button and pull out the disc. Check ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    CD Changer Error Messages Except for models with in-dash CD changer Error Message Cause Solution Press the magazine eject button and pull it out. If the message does not disappear or the magazine cannot be pulled out, see your dealer. Insert disc. Press the magazine eject button and pull it out,...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... Features DOLBY INDICATOR POWER/VOLUME KNOB NOISE REDUCTION BUTTON SKIP BAR U.S.: Value Package, HX, LX, EX models Canada:DX Special Edition, LX, Si- G models AM/FM BUTTON REPEAT INDICATOR CD/TAPE BUTTON DOLBY INDICATOR REPEAT BUTTON NOISE REDUCTION ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...or passage. Press button to find the beginning of the next song or passage. When the system reaches the beginning of a song or passage, it begins to play it....turn off the ignition. The tape will remain in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the tape will begin playing where it left off. 112
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    .... Caring for the Tape and Player The tape player picks up dirt and oxides from the tape. This contamination builds up over time and causes the sound quality to degrade. To prevent this, you should clean the player after every 30 hours of use. If you do not clean the tape player regularly, it may ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Radio Theft Protection Standard for Value Package, HX, LX, EX and Special Edition models in the U.S., and DX Special Edition, REVERB, LX and Si models in Canada do this, you will need the system's serial number. If your vehicle's battery is disconnected ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ..., Si-GA models CLOCK DISPLAY Features RESET BUTTON HOUR BUTTON MINUTE BUTTON U.S.: Value Package, HX, LX, EX models Canada: DX Special Edition, LX, Si-G models CLOCK BUTTON CLOCK BUTTON HOUR BUTTON MINUTE BUTTON RESET BUTTON HOUR BUTTON RESET BUTTON ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Setting the Clock If your vehicle's battery is disconnected or goes dead, you will need to set the clock. On models with in-dash CD player/ changer To set the time, press the CLOCK (SCAN/RPT, AUX) button until you hear a beep, then release the button. The displayed time begins to blink. Change the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... weather. 1. Push in the CRUISE button. The indicator will come on. 2. Accelerate to the desired cruising speed above 25 mph (40 km/h). 3. Press and release the SET/decel button on the steering wheel. The indicator on the instrument panel comes on to show the system is now activated. CONTINUED 117
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... the instrument panel will come back on. When climbing a steep hill, the automatic transmission may downshift to hold the set speed. Changing the Set Speed ... slows down about 1 mph (1.6 km/h). Tap the brake or clutch pedal lightly with your foot. The CRUISE CONTROL indicator on the instrument panel ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... Set Speed When you push the CANCEL button, or tap the brake or clutch pedal, the system remembers the previously set cruising speed. To return to that speed, ... to the same cruising speed as before. Pressing the CRUISE button turns the system off and erases the previous cruising speed. Features 119
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...information in this section first. Break-in Period ...122 Fuel Recommendation ...122 Service Station Procedures ...123 Refueling...123 Opening and Closing the Hood ...124 Oil Check ...125 Engine Coolant Check ...126 Fuel Economy ...127 Accessories and Modifications ......
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... You should also follow these recommendations with an overhauled or exchanged engine, or when the brakes are replaced. Fuel Recommendation Your vehicle is ... gasoline containing detergent additives that help prevent fuel system and engine deposits. In addition, in order to maintain good performance, ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... driver's seat. even though the tank is not full, there may be a problem with your vehicle's fuel vapor recovery system. The system helps keep fuel vapors from .... Try filling at another pump. If this does not fix the problem, consult your dealer. FUEL FILL CAP CONTINUED 123
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Service Station Procedures 5. Screw the fuel fill cap back on until it clicks at least three times....on (see page 201 ). 6. Push the fuel fill door closed until it latches. Opening and Closing the.... Pull the hood release handle located under the lower left corner of the dashboard. The hood will pop up ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Service Station Procedures Oil Check SUPPORT ROD Before Driving UPPER MARK CLIP DIPSTICK LOWER MARK 3. Pull the support rod out of its clip and insert the end... the support rod from the hole. Put the support rod back into its holding clip. Lower the hood to about a foot (30 cm) ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Service Station Procedures Engine Coolant Check RESERVE TANK MAX Refer to Owner's Maintenance Checks on page 152 for information about checking... the MAX and MIN lines. If it is below the MIN line, see Adding Engine Coolant on page 162 for information on adding the proper coolant. 126
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... the maintenance schedule. See Owner's Maintenance Checks (see page 152 ). For example, an underinflated tire Try to maintain a constant speed. Every time you slow... trips into one. The air conditioning puts an extra load on the engine which makes it use more fuel. Use the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... Modifying your vehicle, or installing some non-Honda accessories, can make it unsafe. Before you ... following information. Accessories Your dealer has Honda accessories that allow you to personalize your ... vehicle, and are covered by warranty. Although non-Honda accessories may fit on your vehicle, ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...parts from your vehicle, or replacing components with non-Honda components could seriously affect your ...and reliability. Some examples are: Lowering your vehicle with a non-Honda suspension kit that significantly ... to deploy. Raising your vehicle with a non-Honda suspension kit can affect the handling...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas: CONSOLE COMPARTMENT DOOR POCKET Glove box Door and seat-back pockets Console compartment Trunk, including the rear seats when ... your vehicle's handling, stability, stopping distance, and tires, and make it unsafe. Before carrying any ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... affect handling and stability and cause a crash in which you can be hurt or killed. Follow all load limits and other loading guidelines in this manual. 5. Determine the combined weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... passenger area. To avoid the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning, follow the instructions on page 45 . If you carry any items on a ... use an accessory roof rack, the roof rack weight limit may be lower. Refer to the information that came with your roof rack. Cargo Net If equipped The cargo net ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... important information on parking your vehicle, and the braking system. Preparing to Drive ...134 Starting the Engine...135 Manual Transmission...136 Automatic Transmission...138 Automatic Transmission (CVT) .. 142 Parking ...145 Braking System...146 Anti-...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... the trunk is fully closed. 4. Visually check the tires. If a tire looks low, use a gauge to check... wheel adjustment (see page 65 ). 9. Make sure the doors are securely closed and locked. 10.Fasten ... (see page 14 ). 11.When you start the engine, check the gauges and indicators in the instrument panel ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... off all electrical accessories to reduce the drain on the battery. 3. Manual Transmission: Push the clutch pedal down all the way. START (III) does not function...depressed. Automatic Transmission: The immobilizer system protects your vehicle f rom thef t. If an improperlycoded key (or ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    Manual Transmission Come to a full stop before you shift into Reverse. You can ...not activate the engine speed limiter in the lower gear. On all models except U.S. DX and Value Package,.... Use extra care when driving on slippery surfaces. The manual transmission is synchronized in all forward gears for...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Manual Transmission Recommended Shift Points Drive in the highest gear that lets the engine run and accelerate smoothly. This will give you good fuel ... downshifting, make sure the vehicle speed is low enough that you will not activate the engine speed limiter in the lower gear. Driving 137
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... Transmission Shift Lever Position Indicators U.S.: LX, EX, Special Edition Canada: LX, Si Canada: DX, DX Speical Edition, REVERB U.S.: DX, Value Package ...while driving (in any shift position), it indicates a possible problem in the transmission. Avoid rapid acceleration and have ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... shift lever must be in Park before you can remove the key from the ignition switch. Reverse (R) Press the brake pedal and press ... (0) or ACCESSORY (I) position. Park (P) This position mechanically locks the transmission. Use Park whenever you are turning off or starting the engine. To shift out of ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    Automatic Transmission Neutral (N) Use Neutral if you need to restart a stalled engine, or...and acceleration. You may notice the transmission shifting up at higher speeds when the engine is cold. This helps the... provide engine braking when going down a steep hill. D3 can also keep the transmission from...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... release button does not shift the transmission out of park: 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. metal ... cover. Make sure the notch on the cover is on the left side. Return the key to the ignition switch, press the brake pedal, and restart the engine. If you need to ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...as soon as possible. Shifting SHIFT LEVER The continuously variable transmission's unique design provides a smooth, constant flow of power....it flashes while driving (in any shift position), it indicates a possible problem in the transmission. RELEASE BUTTON To shift from any position, press firmly...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... shift lever must be in Park before you can remove the key from the ignition switch. Reverse (R) To shift to Reverse from Park, .... Move the lever. Driving Park (P) This position mechanically locks the transmission. Use Park whenever you are turning off or starting the engine. To shift out of Park...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...position for your normal driving. The transmission automatically adjusts to keep the engine at the best speed for driving ... shifts the transmission into a lower range of ratios for better acceleration and increased engine ..., you may feel the engine cut in and out. This is caused by a limiter (112 mph,...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... fire. If the vehicle is facing uphill, turn the front wheels away from the curb. If you have a manual transmission, put it in first gear. If the vehicle is ... turn the front wheels toward the curb. If you have a manual transmission, put it in reverse gear. Make sure the parking ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... builds up heat and reduces their effectiveness. Use the engine to assist the brakes by taking your foot off the accelerator and downshifting to a lower gear. Check ...-rear brake, etc.). If one circuit should develop a problem, you will still have braking at two wheels. Brake ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...brakes as shown on page 202 . If the ABS indicator and the brake system indicator come on together, and the parking brake is fully released, the front-to-rear braking distribution system may also be shut down. Test your brakes as instructed on page 202 . If the brakes feel normal, drive slowly and ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS), Towing a Trailer Important Safety Reminders ABS does not reduce the time or distance it takes to stop the vehicle. It only helps with the steering control during braking. ABS will not prevent a skid that results from changing direction abruptly, such as trying to take a ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... and tools to perform more complex maintenance tasks on your vehicle, you may want to purchase the service manual. See page 227 for ... Oil and Filter ...160 Engine Coolant ...162 Windshield Washers ...164 Automatic Transmission Fluid...165 Manual Transmission Fluid ...167 Brake and Clutch Fluid ...168...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...compressed air. Injury from moving parts. Do not run the engine unless instructed to do so. Improperly maintaining this vehicle, or failing to correct a problem before ...recommendations and schedules in this owner's manual. Potential Vehicle Hazards Carbon Monoxide poison from engine exhaust. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... Avoid exceeding your vehicle's load limit. This puts excess stress on the engine, brakes, and many other vehicle parts. The load limit is shown on the tire information label on the driver's doorjamb. Operate your vehicle on reasonable roads within ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... booklet for more information. We recommend the use of Honda parts and fluids whenever you have ... void your emissions warranties. However, all maintenance services should be performed at the recommended time or ... fuel tank. See page 126 . Automatic transmission Check the fluid level monthly. See page ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... and pollen filter Replace air cleaner element Replace spark plugs Inspect valve clearance Replace automatic transmission fluid 1 Replace manual transmission fluid Replace CVT fluid 2 Inspect idle speed Replace timing belt, inspect auto-tensioner and water ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions Check engine oil and coolant Check tires Replace engine oil Rotate tires (... 1 Replace air cleaner element Replace spark plugs Inspect valve clearance Replace automatic transmission fluid 2 Replace manual transmission fluid Replace CVT fluid 3 Inspect idle ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Maintenance Record (for Normal and Severe Schedules) You or the servicing dealer can record all completed maintenance here, whether you follow the schedule for normal conditions (page 153 ) or severe conditions (page 154 ). Keep the receipts for all work done on your vehicle. 5,000...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Maintenance Record (for Normal and Severe Schedules) 55,000 mi 88,000 km Signature or dealer stamp 80,000 mi 128,000 km Signature or dealer stamp mi/km Date mi/km Date 60,000 mi 96,000 km mi/km Date 85,000 mi 136,000 km mi/km Date 65,000 mi 104,000 km mi/km Date 90,000 mi 144,000 km mi/km ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    Maintenance Record (for Normal and Severe Schedules) 105,000 mi 168,000 km Signature or dealer stamp 130,000 mi 208,000 km Signature or dealer .../km Date 120,000 mi 192,000 km mi/km Date 145,000 mi 232,000 km mi/km Maintenance Date 150,000 mi 240,000 km mi/km Date 125,000 mi 200,000 km mi/km ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Fluid Locations ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange loop) ENGINE OIL FILL CAP BRAKE FLUID (Gray cap) CLUTCH FLUID (Manual transmission only) (Gray cap) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID ...POWER STEERING FLUID (Red cap) RADIATOR CAP AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID DIPSTICK (CVT) (Yellow loop) 158
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... Institute's latest requirements. API CERTIFICATION SEAL Honda Motor Oil is the preferred 5W-20 lubricant ... your vehicle. It is highly recommended that you use Honda Motor Oil in your vehicle for optimum ... fill above the upper mark; you could damage the engine. Maintenance Ambient Temperature 159
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...follow the oil and filter change intervals given on the maintenance schedule. Engine Oil Additives Your vehicle does not require any oil additives. Additives may adversely affect your engine's or transmission's performance and durability. Changing the Oil and Filter Always change the oil and filter ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... bolt. Tighten the drain bolt to : (U.S.: DX, Value Package, LX, LX Special Edition, Canada: DX, REVERB, LX) 33 lbf·ft (44 N·m ,... change capacity (including filter): (U.S.: DX, Value Package, LX, LX Special Edition, Canada: DX, REVERB, LX) 3.4 US qt (3.2 ) (U.S.: EX, EX Special Edition,...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...Adding Engine Coolant RESERVE TANK Always use Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2. ...Never add straight antifreeze or plain water. If Honda antifreeze/coolant is not available, you may ...aluminum engines. Continued use of any non-Honda coolant can result in corrosion, causing the cooling system ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    Engine Coolant 3. The coolant level should be up to the base of the filler neck. Add coolant ... 1. When the radiator and engine are cool, relieve any pressure in the cooling system by turning the radiator... vehicle's cooling system. They may not be compatible with the coolant or engine components. 163...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... windshield wiper blades with windshield washer fluid on a clean cloth. This will help to condition the blade edges. LEVEL GAUGE Do not use engine antif reeze or a vinegar/water solution in the windshield washer reservoir. Antif reeze can damage your vehicle's paint, while a vinegar/water solution ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    Automatic Transmission Fluid DIPSTICK (CVT) DIPSTICK (A/T) DIPSTICK (A/T) UPPER MARK LOWER MARK... off the engine to check the fluid level. 2. Remove the dipstick (yellow loop) from the transmission, and ... the fluid level. It should be between the upper and lower marks. Maintenance CONTINUED 165...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... engine compartment. Always use Honda ATF-Z1 (Automatic Transmission Fluid). If it's not ... affect the shift quality. Have the transmission flushed and refilled with Honda ATF-Z1 as soon as... convenient. To thoroughly flush the transmission, the technician should drain and refill it with Honda ATF-Z1, ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Manual Transmission Fluid FILLER BOLT If Honda MTF is not available, you may use an SAE 10W-30 or 10W-... hole with your finger. The fluid level should be up to the edge of the bolt hole. If it is not, add Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) until it starts to run out of the hole....
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... fluid according to the time recommendation in the maintenance schedule. Always use Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid ... container, as a temporary replacement. Using any non-Honda brake fluid can cause corrosion and ... system flushed and refilled with Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3 as soon as possible. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... Power Steering Fluid UPPER LEVEL Always use Honda Power Steering Fluid. You may use ..., but have the power steering system flushed and refilled with Honda PSF as soon as possible. A... (under 20°F, 29°C). Maintenance LOWER LEVEL Check the level on the side of the reservoir when the engine is cold. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Lights Headlight Aiming The headlights were properly aimed when your vehicle was new. If you regularly carry heavy items in the trunk, readjustment may be required. Adjustment should be done by your dealer or other qualified mechanic. Replacing a Headlight Bulb Your vehicle has halogen headlight ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Lights 4. Insert the new bulb into the hole and turn it one-quarter turn ... side, remove the bolt from the stay and push the battery toward windshield to obtain enough working ... onequarter turn counterclockwise. 7. (Passenger's side) Put the battery back to its original position, reinstall the bolt in...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...Front Side Marker/ Turn Signal and Parking Light Bulb BULB 4. Remove the bulb from the socket by ...If you are changing the bulb on the driver's side, start the engine, turn the steering wheel all the way to the right, and turn off the engine. If you are changing the bulb on the passenger's side, turn...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... straight into the socket until it bottoms. 5. Reinstall the socket into the light assembly by turning it clockwise until it locks. 6. Turn on ...fastener into the hole on the side of the trunk lining. Reinstall the screw. Maintenance 1. Open the trunk. Remove the screw in the center of the fastener ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    .... Turn it clockwise until it locks. Make sure the new bulb is working. Cleaning the Seat Belts LOOP BULB SOCKET EXcept U.S. Special Edition models and Canadian REVERB and Si models 1. Open the trunk and remove the socket from the light assembly by ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... and warm water or isopropyl alcohol. Floor Mats If you use a non-Honda floor mat, make sure it fits properly and that it can be used...floor mat anchor. Do not put additional floor mats on top of the anchored mat. Maintenance If equipped The driver's floor mat that came with your vehicle hooks over...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... dust and pollen that is brought in from the outside through the heating and cooling system. Have your dealer replace this filter every 30,000 miles (48...concentrations of soot in the air, or if the flow from the heating and cooling system becomes less than usual. Wiper Blades Check the condition of ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... the wiper blade assembly onto the wiper arm. Make sure it locks in place. 7. Lower the wiper arm down against the windshield. BLADE REINFORCEMENT 3. Remove the blade ... reinforcement strips from the old wiper blade, and install them in the slots along the edge of the new blade. Maintenance 177
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    Tires To safely operate your vehicle, your tires must be the proper type and size, in good condition with adequate tread, and correctly inflated. The ... a crash in which you can be seriously hurt or killed. Follow all instructions in this owner's manual regarding tire inflation and maintenance. 178
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... for Normal Driving 30 psi (210 kPa , 2.1 kgf/cm ) Canada: LX Tire Size P185/65R15 86H Cold Tire Pressure for Normal Driving 30 ... High-Speed Driving 35 psi (240 kPa , 2.4 kgf/cm ) Maintenance U.S.: LX, EX, Special Edition, Canada: Si, REVERB Tire Size P195/60R15 87H Cold Tire Pressure for Normal ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Tires U.S. LX, EX, Special Edition and Canadian REVERB, LX, Si models Tire pressure for high-speed driving is the same as ...cold before adjusting the tire pressure. For convenience, the recommended tire sizes and cold air pressures are on a label on the driver's doorjamb. For ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... braking ability, traction, and steering accuracy. Using tires of a different size or construction can cause the ABS to work inconsistently. Maintenance (Front Non-... weights can damage your vehicle's aluminum wheels. Use only Honda wheel weights f or balancing. CONTINUED 181
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...Specifications Wheels: U.S.: DX, Value Package, HX Canada: DX 14 x 5 1/2 JJ U.S.: LX, EX, Special Edition Canada: LX, REVERB, Si 15 x 6 JJ Tires: U.S.: DX,Value Package, HX Canada:...70R14 87S Canada: LX P185/65R15 86H U.S.: LX, EX, Special Edition Canada: Si, REVERB P195/60R15 87H See ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    Tires Tire Chains Because your vehicle has limited tire clearance, mount only SAE Class ''S'' ... or local laws. Make sure they are the correct size for your tires. Metal linktype ''chains'' should not be ..., body, and wheels. Stop driving if they are hitting any part of the vehicle. Maintenance 183
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...to help prevent further corrosion. If additional battery maintenance is needed, see your dealer or ... connect the battery to a charger, disconnect both cables to prevent damaging your vehicle's electrical system. Always disconnect the negative ( ) cable first, and reconnect it last. The battery gives...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... carpeting, floor mats, etc., are completely dry. Leave the parking brake off. Put the transmission in Reverse (manual) or Park (automatic). Block the rear wheels. If... open slightly (if the vehicle is being stored indoors). Disconnect the battery. Support the front wiper blade arms with a ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    .... If not, you will also find instructions on getting your vehicle towed. Compact Spare Tire...188 Changing a Flat Tire ...189 If the Engine Won't Start ...194 Jump Starting ...196 If the Engine Overheats ...197 Low Oil Pressure Indicator ...200 Charging System Indicator...200 ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... vehicle as soon as you can. Check the inflation pressure of the compact spare tire every time you check the other tires. It should be ... the tire when you can see the tread wear indicator bars. The replacement should be the same size and design tire, mounted on the same wheel. The spare tire is not ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... the jack. TOOL KIT JACK 1. Park the vehicle on firm, level and non-slippery ground. Put the transmission in Park (automatic) or Reverse (manual). Apply the parking brake. 2. Turn on the hazard warning lights, and turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0). Have ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Changing a Flat Tire JACK JACKING POINTS WHEEL NUT WRENCH 6. Turn the jack's end counterclockwise to loosen it, then remove the ... turn with the wheel nut wrench. 8. Place the jack under the jacking point nearest the tire you need to change. Turn the end bracket clockwise until the top of the jack ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    .... Place the flat tire on the ground with the outside surface facing up. DX, Value Package, and LX models Do not attempt to forcibly pry the wheel cover off with a ...first removing the wheel nuts. 11.Before mounting the spare tire, wipe any dirt off the mounting surface of the...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... torque checked at the nearest automotive service facility. Tighten the wheel nuts to: 80 lbf·ft (108 N·m , 11 kgf·m) 15. On HX, Special Edition, and EX models in the U.S., REVERB and Si models in Canada Remove the center cap from the flat tire. 192
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Changing a Flat Tire WING BOLT SPACER CONE 19.Store the jack in the trunk with the end ...wheel, jack, and tools securely before driving. 16.Place the flat tire face down in the spare tire well. 17...over, and put it back on the bolt. 18.Secure the flat tire by screwing the wing bolt back into its hole. ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... when you turn the key to START (III): You hear nothing, or almost nothing. The engine's starter motor ... may hear a clicking sound or series of clicks, or nothing at all. Check these things: Check the transmission interlock. If you have a manual transmission, the clutch pedal must be pushed all the ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... normal, when you turn the ignition switch to START (III), but the engine does not run. Are you using a properly coded key? An improperly coded key will cause the immobilizer system indicator in the instrument panel to blink rapidly (see page 67 ). Are ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... open flames, and smoking materials away from the battery. You cannot start your vehicle with an automatic transmission by pushing or pulling it. ..., A/C, stereo system, lights, etc. Put the transmission in Neutral or Park, and set the parking brake. BOOSTER BATTERY The numbers in the illustration ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... to the grounding strap as shown. Do not connect this jumper cable to any other part of the engine. 5. If the booster battery is in another vehicle, have an assistant start that vehicle and run it at a fast idle. CONTINUED If the Engine Overheats ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... gauge. If the high heat is due to overloading, the engine should start to cool down almost immediately... gauge stays at the red mark, turn off the engine. 5. Look for any obvious coolant leaks, ... out. 1. Safely pull to the side of the road. Put the transmission in Neutral or Park, and set the parking ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... radiator. Let the engine cool down until the pointer reaches the middle of the temperature gauge or lower ...add plain water. Remember to have the cooling system drained and refilled with the proper mixture ... on tightly. Removing the radiator cap while the engine is hot can cause the coolant to spray ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... oil pressure has dropped very low or lost pressure. Serious engine damage is possible and you should take immediate action.... Charging System Indicator If the charging system indicator comes on brightly when the engine is running, the battery is not being charged. Immediately turn off all electrical ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...indicator comes on while driving, it means one of the engine's emissions control systems may have a problem. Even though you may feel no difference in your ... checked by your dealer as soon as possible. If your vehicle battery has been disconnected or gone dead, these codes are ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... or worn brake pads. However, if the brake pedal does not feel normal, you should take immediate action. A problem in one part of the system's dual circuit design will still give you braking at two wheels. You will feel the brake pedal go down ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... motor still does not operate, you can close the moonroof manually. 3. Get the moonroof wrench out of the tool kit in the trunk..... Reinstall the round plug. If you need to close the moonroof manually, it means the moonroof opening/closing function is developing a problem. Have your vehicle checked by...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    Fuses INTERIOR UNDER-HOOD TAB Checking and Replacing Fuses If something electrical in your vehicle stops working,... column. To open it, turn the knobs as shown. The under-hood fuse box is in the engine compartment on the passenger's side next to the battery. To open it, push the tabs as shown. 204
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ...4. Check the smaller fuses in the under-hood fuse box and all the fuses in the interior fuse box by pulling out each one with the fuse puller provided in the ... the fuse. If it is burned, replace it with one of the spare fuses of the same rating or lower. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 205
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    Fuses If you cannot drive the vehicle without fixing the problem, and you do not have a spare fuse, ... one of the correct rating as soon as you can. Standard for Value Package, HX, LX, EX and Special Edition models in the U.S., and DX Special Edition, REVERB, LX and Si models in Canada Replacing a f ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... 7.5 A 30 A Circuits Protected Condenser Fan Small Light Interior Light Cooling Fan Hazard, Turn Signals FI ECU (ECM/... Motor Rear Defroster Heater Motor Power Window Option Left Headlight Door Lock Right Headlight Not Used Battery Ignition 1 Spare Fuses Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 207...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    Fuse Locations INTERIOR FUSE BOX No. Amps. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14... SIDE SRS Meter ABS Daytime Running Lights SRS Power Mirrors (Security) Not ... Pump Accessory Power Socket Turn Signal Lights Front Wipers Not Used Front ... Coil LAF Heater Daytime Running Lights Alternator Not Used : On Canadian models ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... uses two pivoting arms that go under the tires (front or rear) and lift them off... must be towed with the front wheels on the ground, do the following: Manual Transmission and Continuously Variable ... If you cannot shif t the transmission or start the engine (automatic transmission), your vehicle must ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... power socket are turned off so they do not run down the battery. Trying to lif t or tow your vehicle by the bumpers will cause serious damage. The bumpers are not designed to support the vehicle's weight. The steering system can be damaged if the steering wheel is locked....
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... should know about your vehicle's tires and emissions control systems. Identification Numbers ...212 Specifications ...214 DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) ...216 Uniform Tire ... Recirculation (EGR)System ...220 Three Way Catalytic Converter ...220 Replacement Parts...220 Three...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...the dashboard. You can see it by looking through the windshield on the driver's side. It is also on the certification label attached to the driver's doorjamb, and is stamped on the engine compartment bulkhead. The VIN is also provided in bar code on the certification label. CERTIFICATION LABEL 212
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    Identification Numbers The engine number is stamped into the engine block. It is on the front. The transmission number is on a label on top of the transmission. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER MANUAL TRANSMISSION NUMBER Technical Information ENGINE NUMBER 213
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...U.S: DX, Value Package, LX, LX Special Edition Canada: DX, LX, REVERB 2 : U.S.: HX, EX, EX Special Edition Canada: Si 0 ...(0.41 ) 4 : Excluding the oil remaining in the engine. 5 : U.S.: DX, Value Package, LX, LX Special Edition Canada: DX, LX, REVERB 6 : U.S.: HX, EX, EX Special Edition Canada: Si 7 ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...Trunk light 1 : U.S.: EX, EX Special Edition Canada : Si 2 : LX, LX Special Edition Battery Capacity Fuses Interior HFC-134a (R-134a) 17.6 19.4 oz (500 ...EX, Special Edition Canada: Si, REVERB U.S.: DX, Value Package, HX, LX and LX Special Edition Canada : DX, LX, REVERB 7 : U.S.: LX with...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and ... from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices, and differences in road characteristics ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... Vehicles) Temperature A, B, C The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the tire's resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate ... life, and excessive temperature can lead to sudden tire failure. The grade C corresponds to a level of performance which all...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... of markings. Those you should be aware of are described below. Tire Size 15 87 Rim diameter in inches. ...are replaced, they should be replaced with tires of the same size. Following is an example of tire size with an explanation of what each component means. P195/60R15 87H P 195 60 Vehicle type (P ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... controls work. Scheduled maintenance is on page 151 . In Canada, Honda vehicles comply with the Canadian ...has a positive crankcase ventilation system. This keeps gasses that build up in the engine's crankcase from going... warmed up, the vapor is drawn into the engine and burned during driving. Onboard...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...powertrain control module (PCM) in automatic transmission vehicles or the engine control module (ECM) in manual transmission vehicles uses various sensors to determine how much air is ...low, you should use only new Honda replacement parts or their equivalent for repairs. Using lower quality...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... Way Catalytic Converter U.S. EX and Canadian Si models U.S. DX, LX and Canadian DX, LX, REVERB models U.S. HX THREE WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER THREE WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER ..., and NOx. A replacement unit must be an original Honda part or its equivalent. The three way catalytic converter ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... the accelerator pedal, start the engine, and let it idle for 20 seconds. Keep the vehicle in Park (automatic transmission) or Neutral (manual transmission). Increase the engine speed to 2,000 rpm, and hold it there until the temperature gauge rises ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information ...224 Warranty Coverages ...225 Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) ...226 Authorized Manuals ...227 Warranty and Customer Relations 223
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... the decision made by the dealership's management, contact your Honda Customer Service Office. U.S. Owners: American Honda Motor ... Owners: CUSTOMER RELATIONS RELATIONS AVEC LA CLIENTÉLE Honda Canada Inc. 715 Milner Avenue Toronto, ON M1B 2K8 Tel: 1-888-9-HONDA-9 Fax: Toll-free 1-877-939-0909 Toronto...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... apply to all these warranties. Please read the 2005 Honda Warranty Information booklet that came ...booklet. Canadian Owners Please refer to the 2005 Warranty Manual that came with your vehicle. warranties ... warranty manual for details. Replacement Parts Limited Warranty covers all Honda replacement ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying American Honda Motor Co., Inc. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or American Honda Motor Co., Inc. To contact NHTSA, you may either ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...Modificatons ...128 ACCESSORY (Ignition Key Position) ...68 Accessory Power Socket ...85 Adding Engine Coolant ...162 Additives,... Specifications ...215 Turn Signal Lights ...172 Bulbs, Halogen ...170 B Battery Charging System Indicator...54, 200 Jump Starting ...196 Maintenance ...184 Specifications...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ......135 Compact Spare Tire...188 Console Compartment ...83 Consumer Information...224 Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) ...142 Controls, Instruments and ...49 Coolant ...91 Dimensions ...214 Dimming the Headlights ...62 Dipstick Automatic Transmission...165 Engine Oil ...125 II
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...Unlocking ...69 Power Door Locks ...69 DOT Tire Quality Grading ...216 Downshifting, Manual Transmission ...136 Driver and Passenger Safety ...5 Driving ...... Fluids Automatic Transmission...165 Brake ...168 Clutch ...168 Manual Transmission ...167 Power Steering...169 Windshield Washer ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... ...59 Fuel ...58 Gearshift Lever Positions Automatic Transmission...138 Manual Transmission ...136 Glove Box ...84 Gross Axle ......212 If the Engine Overheats ...197 If the Engine Wont Start ...194 Ignition Keys...66 Switch ...68 Timing Control System ...220 Immobilizer System...67 Important Safety ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    Index High Beam ...55 Key (Immobilizer System) ...56 Low Fuel ...56... ...179 Inside Mirror ...80 Inspection, Tire ...180 Installing a Child Seat ...35... the Vehicle ...190 Jack, Tire ...189 Jump Starting ...196 K Keys ...66 L Label... Turn Signal ...62 Load Limits...131 LOCK (Ignition Key Position) ...68...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...136 Checking Fluid Level ...167 Shifting ...136 Manual Transmission Fluid ...167 Mats, Floor ...175... Your Vehicle...129 Moonroof ...79 Closing Manually ...203 Operation ...79 MP3 ...99 Odometer,... Selecting Proper Viscosity Chart ...159 ON (Ignition Key Position) ...68 Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Index Radio/CD/Cassette Sound System ...92 Recommended Tire Pressures ...179 Radio Theft Protection...Rack ...132 Rotation, Tire ...181 Reminder Indicator and Beeper ...18, 54 System Components...18 ...34 Serial Number ...212 Service Intervals ...153 Service Manual ...227 Service Station Procedures ...123...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    Index Sound System ...92 Spare Tire Inflating ...188 Specifications ...215 Spark Plugs ...214 ... SRS Indicator...25, 54 START (Ignition Key Position) ...68 Starting the Engine...135 In Cold Weather at High ... Lock ...68 Steering Wheel Buttons ...117 Stereo Sound System ...92 Storing Your Vehicle ...185 ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    Index Transmission Checking Fluid Level, Automatic ...165 Checking Fluid Level, Manual ...167 Fluid Selection ...166, 167 Identification Number ...213 Shifting the Automatic ...138 Shifting the Manual ...136 Treadwear ...216 Treadwear Indicators ...180 Trip Meter ...
  • 2005 Honda Civic | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...Package, LX, LX Special Edition Canada: DX, REVERB, LX 3.4 US qt (3.2 ) U.S.: HX, EX, EX Special Edition Canada: Si 3.7 US qt (3.5 ) Automatic Transmission Fluid: Honda ATF-Z1...Automatic Transmission Fluid) only Manual Transmission Fluid: Honda Manual Transmission Fluid preferred, or an SAE 10W-...



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