Honda Civic: Key Types and Functions - Locking and Unlocking the Doors - Controls - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Key Types and Functions

All of the keys have an immobilizer system. The immobilizer system helps to protect against vehicle theft.

The keys contain precision electronics.

Adhere to the following advice to prevent damage to the electronics:
• Do not leave the keys in direct sunlight, or in locations with high temperature or high humidity.
• Do not drop the keys or set heavy objects on them.
• Keep the keys away from liquids.
• Do not take the keys apart except for replacing the battery.
If the circuits in the keys are damaged, the engine may not start, and the remote transmitter may not work.
If the keys do not work properly, have them inspected by a dealer.

This vehicle comes with the following keys:

    Master Keys
    Use the keys to start and stop the engine, to lock and unlock the doors and to open the trunk. You can also use the remote transmitter* to lock and unlock the doors and to open the trunk. T ...

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    To arm the system using remote transmitter
    1. Close all windows. 2. Remove the key from the ignition switch. 3. Open the doors and get out of the vehicle. 4. Make sure that the engine hood (and the trunk lid on the 4-door) are locked. 5. C ...

    Position of the steering wheel when the EASY-ENTRY/EXIT feature is active
    The steering wheel swings upwards when you: • remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock • open the driver's door and KEYLESS-GO is in position 1 • open the driver's door and the SmartKey is ...

    Leather
    A soft cloth dampened with water can be used to remove dust. If a more thorough cleaning is necessary, a soft cloth dampened with a mild soap solution can be used. Allow the leather to dry naturall ...