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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    Using the panic alarm
    If you are near your vehicle and feel threatened, you may activate the panic alarm to call attention by pressing and holding the button on the Intelligent Key for longer than 0.5 seconds. The ...

    Replacing the Flat Tire
    Models with aluminum wheels 1. Remove the wheel nuts and flat tire. Do not over tighten the wheel nuts by applying extra torque using your foot or a pipe. Models with wheel cover 1. Remove t ...

    Engine Compartment Fuse Block
    The engine compartment fuse block is located on the driver side of the vehicle. Lift off the cover to check the fuses. See Engine Compartment Overview for more information on location. Notice: Spil ...