Honda Civic: Side Curtain Airbags - Airbags - Safe Driving - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Side Curtain Airbags

The side curtain airbags help protect the heads of the driver and passengers in outer seating positions during a moderate-to-severe side impact.

The side curtain airbags are most effective when an occupant is wearing their seat belt properly and sitting upright, well back in their seat.

Do not attach any objects to the side windows or roof pillars as they can interfere with the proper operation of the side curtain airbags.

    Side Airbag Cutoff System
    To reduce the likelihood that a front passenger may be injured by an inflating side airbag, the passenger side airbag is automatically turned off when: • The height sensors detect a child or sh ...

    Housing Locations
    The side curtain airbags are located in the ceiling above the side windows on both sides of the vehicle. ...

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    Battery
    Caution: Before carrying out any work on the vehicle battery, read the precautions given in 'Safety first!' at the start of this manual. • Make sure that the battery tray is in good conditi ...

    Brakes
    Brake Fluid The brake master cylinder and, on manual transmission vehicles, the clutch hydraulic system use the same reservoir filled with DOT 3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview ...

    System servicing
    • When discarding a seatbelt retractor assembly or scrapping the entire vehicle damaged by a collision, consult your SUBARU dealer. • Tampering with or disconnecting the system’s wiring cou ...