I N T R O D U C T I O N
How to Use This Manual
This manual contains information for the 1996 - 2000 ClVlC. lt is
divided into 24 sections. The first page of each section is marked
with a black tab that lines up with its corresponding thumb index
tab on this page and the back cover. You can quicklY find the first
page of each section without looking through a tull table ol con_
tents. The symbols printed at the top corner of each page can also
be used as a quick reference system.
Each section includesl
1. A table of contents, or an exploded view index showing:
Parts disassemblY sequence.
Bolt torques and thread sizes.
Page references to descriptaons in text
2. Disassembly/assembly procedures and tools.
5 . R e p a i r .
Indicates a sttong possibility of sover. perconal iniurY
or loss ol lite if in3tructions are not follow€d.
GAUTION: Indicaiqs a possibility ot p€lsonal injury or 6quipm.nt
damage il instiuc'tions are not followod
pu.po.. ot thes6 messages is to help provent demage lo lhe
vehicle, other property, or the €nvironment.
NOTE: Gives helpful information.
CAUTfON: Detaifed descriptions ol standard workshop p.oceduro3.
safoty principles and servico operations are not included. Pleaso
note that this manual contain3 wetnings and cautions against
some sp6cific sGrvic€ methods which could cause PERSONAL
INJURY, damage a vohicle or make il unsafe. Ploase undorstand
that these warnings cannot covsr all conceivable weys in which
service. whelher or not iocommgndod bY HONDA. mighi bo done,
or ol tho possiblG hazardou3 consgquonces of ev€aY conceivablg
way, nor could HONDA invqstigato all 3uch way3. AnYono using
sgrvice procedures or lools, whethei or nol rGcommendod bY
HONDA, must srtisty hifisetf thoroughlylhat
nohher pefsonal sefety
nor vehiclc satsty will be reopardi2ed.
All intormation contained in this manual is based on the latest prod
uct information available at the time oI printing We reserve the
right to make changes at any time without notice No part of this
publication may be reproduced, stored in retrieval system, or trans'
mitted, in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photo
copying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permis-
sion of the publisher. This includes text, figures and tables.
First Edition 8/99
All Right Reserved
HONOA MOTOR CO., LTD.
Sorvico Publication Offico
As sections with * include SRS components;
sDecial precautions are lequired when servlclng
* Elec trica l
* SR S
S R S