Honda Civic: Automatic Transmission - When Driving - Driving - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Automatic Transmission

Creeping

The following conditions cause the engine to run at high revolutions, and increase creeping:

• Immediately after the engine starts.

• When the heating and cooling* system is in use.

Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped.

Kickdown

Quickly depressing the accelerator pedal while driving uphill may cause the transmission to drop to a lower gear, unexpectedly increasing vehicle speed. Depress the accelerator pedal carefully, especially on slippery roads and curves.

    Precautions While Driving
    In Rain Avoid driving in deep water and on flooded roads. This can damage the engine or cause electrical component failure. Other Precautions If there is a strong impact with something under th ...

    Automatic transmission models - Shifting
    Change the shift position in accordance with your driving needs. ■ Shift lever positions You cannot turn the ignition switch to LOCK and remove the key unless the shift lever is in . T ...

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    Important safety notes
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    Installing child restraint LATCH lower anchor attachments
    LATCH webbing-mounted attachment LATCH compatible child restraints include two rigid or webbing-mounted attachments that can be connected to two anchors located at certain seating positions in y ...

    Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
    The tires and wheels on your vehicle were aligned and balanced carefully at the factory to give you the longest tire life and best overall performance. Adjustments to wheel alignment and tire balan ...