Honda Civic: Inspection and Maintenance - Before Performing Maintenance - Maintenance - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Inspection and Maintenance

For your safety, perform all listed inspections and maintenance to keep your vehicle in good condition. If you become aware of any abnormality (noise, smell, insufficient brake fluid, oil residue on the ground, etc.), have your vehicle inspected by a dealer.

(Note, however, that service at a dealer is not mandatory to keep your warranties in effect.) Refer to the separate maintenance booklet for detailed maintenance and inspection information.

U.S. models
Maintenance, replacement, or repair of emissions control devices and systems may be done by any automotive repair establishment or individuals using parts that are "certified" to EPA standards.

According to state and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenance on the maintenance main items marked with # will not void your emissions warranties. However, all maintenance services should be performed in accordance with the intervals indicated by the information display*/multiinformation display.

If you want to perform complex maintenance tasks that require more skills and tools, you can purchase a subscription to the Service Express website at www.techinfo.honda.com.

If you want to perform maintenance yourself, make sure that you have the necessary tools and skills first.

After performing maintenance, update the records in the separate maintenance booklet.

    Types of Inspection and Maintenance
    ■ Daily inspections Perform inspections before long distance trips, when washing the vehicle, or when refueling. ■ Periodic inspections • Check the automatic transmission fluid le ...

    See also:

    Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models
    Please consult your Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models and Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models for additional information on service requirements. Mainten ...

    Checking the Clutch Fluid
    The fluid level should be between the MIN and MAX marks on the side of the reservoir. If the clutch fluid level is at or below the MIN mark, have a dealer inspect for leaks or an excessively wo ...

    VSA® On and Off
    This button is on the driver side control panel. To turn the VSA® system on and off, press and hold it until you hear a beep. VSA® will stop and the indicator will come on. To turn it on ag ...