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This Owner's Manual covers all models of the Accord/Accord Euro. You may find descriptions of equipment and
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  • Page 1 The information and specifications included in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation whatsoever.
  • Page 2 05/10/03 19:27:11 32SEA630_002 Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a Honda Accord/Accord Euro was a wise As you read this manual, you will investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. find information that is preceded by symbol. This informa-...
  • Page 3 05/10/03 19:27:21 32SEA630_003 A Few Words About Safety Your safety, and the safety of others, You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, includ- is very important. And operating this ing: car safely is an important responsibility.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    05/10/03 19:27:34 32SEA630_004 Contents Turn to the beginning of each section for a complete list of subjects. Your Car at a Glance ....Before Driving ....349 Taking Care of the What fuel to use, how to break-in Unexpected .......
  • Page 5: Your Car At A Glance

    05/10/03 19:27:40 32SEA630_005 Your Car at a Glance Left-hand drive type INSTRUMENT PANEL HAZARD WARNING AUDIO SYSTEM (P.195) (P.80, 81, 82) BUTTON DIGITAL CLOCK (P.210, 232, 256, 281) MIRROR CONTROLS (P.128) (P.162) CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.176) POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCH (P.134) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES...
  • Page 6 05/10/05 15:24:09 32SEA630_006 Your Car at a Glance Left-hand drive type INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS WINDSCREEN WIPERS (P.123) (P.122) WINDSCREEN WASHERS (P.127) HEADLIGHTS/ HAZARD WARNING REAR FOG LAMP/ BUTTON FRONT FOG LAMPS/ (P.128) TURN SIGNALS (P.116/118/119/122) REAR WINDOW DEMISTER (P.127) REMOTE AUDIO CONTROLS (P.297) HEADLIGHT ADJUSTER...
  • Page 7 05/10/03 19:27:53 32SEA630_007 Your Car at a Glance Right-hand drive type HAZARD WARNING BUTTON INSTRUMENT PANEL MIRROR CONTROLS (P.80, 81, 82) (P.162) (P.128) AUDIO SYSTEM (P.195) POWER DOOR LOCK DIGITAL CLOCK MASTER SWITCH (P.210, 232, 256, 281) (P.134) POWER CLIMATE CONTROL WINDOW SYSTEM SWITCHES...
  • Page 8 05/10/03 19:28:02 32SEA630_008 Your Car at a Glance Right-hand drive type HANDS-FREE TELEPHONE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS SYSTEM BUTTONS (P.122) HAZARD WARNING (P.332) BUTTON (P.128) WINDSCREEN WIPERS (P.123) WINDSCREEN WASHERS (P.127) REAR WINDOW DEMISTER (P.127) CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONS (P.302) HEADLIGHT ADJUSTER (P.154) SUNROOF SWITCH (P.160)
  • Page 9 05/10/03 19:28:04 32SEA630_009...
  • Page 10: Driver And Passenger Safety

    05/10/03 19:28:08 32SEA630_010 Driver and Passenger Safety This section gives you important 6. Maintain a Proper Sitting Using Child Restraints with information about how to protect Position ........ . 21 Tethers ........55 yourself and your passengers. It Advice for Pregnant Women ..
  • Page 11: Important Safety Precautions

    05/10/03 19:28:18 32SEA630_011 Important Safety Precautions You’ll find many safety restrained in a child restraint system Control Your Speed recommendations throughout this (see page Excessive speed is a major factor in section, and throughout this manual. crash injuries and deaths. Generally, The recommendations on this page the higher the speed the greater the Be Aware of Airbag Hazards...
  • Page 12: Your Car's Safety Features

    05/10/03 19:28:25 32SEA630_012 Your Car’s Safety Features Your car is equipped with many features that work together to protect you and your passengers during a crash. Some safety features do not require any action on your part. These include a strong steel framework that forms a safety cage around the passenger compartment;...
  • Page 13: Seat Belts

    05/10/03 19:28:33 32SEA630_013 Your Car’s Safety Features These safety features are designed Not wearing a seat belt properly Seat Belts to reduce the severity of injuries in a For your safety, and the safety of increases the chance of serious crash.
  • Page 14 05/10/03 19:28:42 32SEA630_014 Your Car’s Safety Features When properly worn, seat belts: Keep you from being thrown out WARNING: of the car. Seat belts are designed to bear upon Keep you connected to the car so the bony structure of the body, and you can take advantage of the car’s Help keep you in a good position should be worn low across the front...
  • Page 15: Airbags

    05/10/03 19:28:50 32SEA630_015 Your Car’s Safety Features Airbags Your car has a Supplemental Only on models equipped with side Only on models equipped with side Restraint System (SRS) with front airbags curtain airbags airbags to help protect the heads and Your car also has side airbags to help Your car also has side curtain chests of the driver and a front seat...
  • Page 16: Seats And Seat-backs

    05/10/03 19:28:58 32SEA630_016 Your Car’s Safety Features The most important things you need Always wear What you should do: Seats and Seat-Backs to know about your airbags are: your seat belt properly, and sit Your car’s seats are designed to keep upright and as far back as possible you in a comfortable, upright from the steering wheel or...
  • Page 17: Head Restraints

    05/10/03 19:29:08 32SEA630_017 Your Car’s Safety Features Move the front Head restraints are properly What you should do: Pre-Drive Safety Checklist seats as far back as possible, and To make sure you and your adjusted (see page keep adjustable seat-backs in an passengers get the maximum upright position whenever the car is protection from your car’s safety...
  • Page 18: Protecting Adults

    05/10/03 19:29:18 32SEA630_018 Protecting Adults Your car has a door monitor Introduction The following pages provide indicator on the multi-information instructions on how to properly display to indicate when a specific protect the driver and other adult door or the trunk is not tightly closed. occupants.
  • Page 19: Adjust The Front Seats

    05/10/03 19:29:26 32SEA630_019 Protecting Adults Locking the doors reduces the Adjust the Front Seats chance of someone being thrown out of the car during a crash, and it helps prevent passengers from accidentally opening a door and falling out. Locking the doors also helps prevent an outsider from unexpectedly opening a door when you come to a stop.
  • Page 20: Adjust The Seat-backs

    05/10/03 19:29:35 32SEA630_020 Protecting Adults To reduce the chance of injury, wear Adjust the Seat-Backs your seat belt properly, sit upright with your back against the seat, and Sitting too close to a front move the seat away from the airbag can result in serious steering wheel to the farthest injury or death if the front...
  • Page 21: Adjust The Head Restraints

    05/10/03 19:29:42 32SEA630_021 Protecting Adults A front passenger should also adjust Adjust the Head Restraints the seat-back to an upright position, but as far from the dashboard as Reclining the seat-back too possible. A passenger who sits too far can result in serious injury close to the dashboard could be or death in a crash.
  • Page 22: Fasten And Position The Seat Belts

    05/10/03 19:29:49 32SEA630_022 Protecting Adults Fasten and Position the Seat Belts Insert the latch plate into the buckle, Improperly positioning head then tug on the belt to make sure the restraints reduces their effectiveness and you can be belt is securely latched. Also check that the belt is not twisted, because a seriously injured in a crash.
  • Page 23 05/10/03 19:29:55 32SEA630_023 Protecting Adults If necessary, pull up on the belt again To adjust the height of a front seat RELEASE BUTTON to remove any slack from the belt anchor, squeeze the two release shoulder part, then check that the buttons and slide the anchor up or belt rests across the centre of your down as needed (it has four...
  • Page 24: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

    05/10/03 19:30:02 32SEA630_024 Protecting Adults If a seat belt does not seem to work In addition, an occupant who is out of Maintain a Proper Sitting as it should, it may not protect the Position position in the front seat can be occupant in a crash.
  • Page 25: Advice For Pregnant Women

    05/10/03 19:30:09 32SEA630_025 Protecting Adults Pregnant women should also sit Advice for Pregnant Women upright and as far back as possible from the steering wheel or Sitting improperly or out of dashboard. This will reduce the risk position can result in serious injury or death in a crash.
  • Page 26: Additional Safety Precautions

    05/10/03 19:30:16 32SEA630_026 Protecting Adults Additional Safety Precautions Do not place hard or sharp objects On models with side airbags or Two people should never use the between yourself and a front side curtain airbags, do not attach If they do, they Carrying hard or sharp same seat belt.
  • Page 27: Protecting Children

    05/10/03 19:30:22 32SEA630_027 Protecting Children In most countries, child restraint systems must meet the specifications of the ECE 44 Children who are regulation. unrestrained or improperly restrained can be seriously In many countries, the law requires children younger than 12 years of injured or killed in a crash.
  • Page 28: Restrained

    05/10/03 19:30:31 32SEA630_028 Protecting Children All Children Must Be Restrained Additional Precautions to Parents Children Should Sit in the Back Each year, many children are injured Never hold an infant or child on Seat or killed in vehicle crashes because If you are not wearing a According to crash statistics, your lap.
  • Page 29: The Passenger's Front Airbag Poses Serious Risks To Children

    05/10/03 19:30:38 32SEA630_029 Protecting Children If the passenger’s front airbag The Passenger’s Front Airbag As required by E.C.E Regulation No. 94; Poses Serious Risks to Children inflates, it can hit the rearward Front airbags have been designed to facing child restraint system with help protect adults in a moderate to great force.
  • Page 30: Important Information About The

    05/10/03 19:30:45 32SEA630_030 Protecting Children In all cases observe the legal Small Children Larger Children Placing a front facing child restraint Children who have outgrown child requirements of the countries in which you will drive. system in the front seat of a vehicle restraint systems are also at risk of equipped with a passenger’s front being injured or killed by an inflating...
  • Page 31 05/10/03 19:30:50 32SEA630_031 Protecting Children On some models As required by E.C.E Regulation No. 94; To remind you of the passenger’s front airbag hazards, and that children must be properly restrained in the back seat, your car has warning labels on the windscreen and on the front passenger’s doorjamb.
  • Page 32: The Side Airbag Poses Serious

    Even if with severe side impact. this system, Honda does not If any part of a child’s body is in the encourage children to ride in the path of a deploying airbag, an front.
  • Page 33: If You Must Drive With Several

    05/10/03 19:31:08 32SEA630_033 Protecting Children If You Must Drive with Several If a Child Requires Close Additional Safety Precautions Children Attention Use childproof door locks to Your car has three seating positions Many parents say they prefer to put prevent children from opening the in the back seat where children can an infant or small child in the front Using this feature will...
  • Page 34: General Guidelines For Using Child Restraint Systems

    05/10/03 19:31:16 32SEA630_034 Protecting Children Do not leave children alone in your Keep car keys/remote General Guidelines for Using car. Leaving children without transmitters out of the reach of Child Restraint Systems adult supervision is illegal in some Even very young The following pages give general children.
  • Page 35 05/10/03 19:31:23 32SEA630_035 Protecting Children The manufacturer of the car does not assume any responsibility for damage which would be caused by a defect inherent in the recommended child restraint system. The child restraint system should be of the proper type and size to fit the child.
  • Page 36 For more positions. different one that will fit. information, see page However, Honda is confident that one or more child restraint system models can fit and be properly installed in all recommended seating positions in your car.
  • Page 37 Placing a Child Restraint System Front Passenger’s Seat This page briefly summarizes Infants: Never in the front seat, due Honda’s recommendations on where to the front airbag hazard. to place rearward and front facing Not recommended, Small children: child restraint systems in your car.
  • Page 38 05/10/03 19:31:48 32SEA630_038 Protecting Children Installing a Child Restraint System Properly secure the child restraint Make sure the child restraint After selecting a proper child system to the car. All child system is firmly secured. After restraint system, and a good position restraint systems are designed to installing a child restraint system, to install the restraint system, there...
  • Page 39 05/10/03 19:31:54 32SEA630_039 Protecting Children If the child restraint system is not Secure the child in the child Storing a Child Restraint System secure, try installing it in a different restraint system. Make sure the When you are not using a child seating position, or use a different child is properly strapped in the restraint system, either remove it...
  • Page 40: Child Restraint System For Eu Countries

    Move the front seat as far back as possible. A back-rest is available as an option for Honda KID. The particular child restraints in the above table are Honda Genuine Parts. For a correct installation, please refer to the Child Restraint Instruction Manual.
  • Page 41 The use of any child restraint anchorages are only to be used with system which is not suitable for Honda vehicles would not a child restraint system designed to be attached to the lower anchorages. properly secure the infant or...
  • Page 42 05/10/03 19:32:15 32SEA630_042 Protecting Children Two types of restraints may be used: We recommend that an infant be a restraint system designed restrained in a rearward facing child exclusively for infants, or a restraint system, until the infant is at Placing a rearward facing convertible restraint system used in least one year old, reaches the...
  • Page 43 05/10/03 19:32:23 32SEA630_043 Protecting Children As required by E.C.E Regulation Rearward Facing Child Restraint Never put a rearward facing child System Placement restraint system in the front seat. No. 94; For EU countries, an approved the passenger’s front airbag inflates, rearward facing child restraint it can hit the back of the restraint system should be placed in any...
  • Page 44 05/10/03 19:32:32 32SEA630_044 Protecting Children When properly installed, a rearward Rearward Facing Child Restraint facing child restraint system may System Installation prevent the driver or a front-seat To properly route a lap/shoulder belt passenger from moving the seat as through a child restraint system, far back as recommended (see page follow the restraint system maker’s ).
  • Page 45 05/10/03 19:32:38 32SEA630_045 Protecting Children Route the belt through the To activate the lockable retractor, Route the shoulder part of the belt restraint according to the restraint slowly pull the shoulder part of the into the clip at the back of the system maker’s instructions, then belt all the way out until it stops.
  • Page 46 05/10/03 19:32:44 32SEA630_046 Protecting Children After the belt has retracted, tug on it. If the belt is locked, you will not be able to pull it out. If you can pull the belt out, it is not locked and you will need to repeat these steps. After confirming that the belt is Push and pull the child restraint locked, grab the shoulder part of...
  • Page 47 05/10/03 19:32:51 32SEA630_047 Protecting Children To deactivate the locking Rearward Facing Child Restraint Additional Precaution for Infants mechanism and remove a child System Installation Tips ‘‘Never let children kneel on seats or restraint system, unlatch the buckle, stand while the car is in motion. The unroute the seat belt, and let the belt violent forces created during fully retract.
  • Page 48: Protecting Small Children

    05/10/03 19:32:59 32SEA630_048 Protecting Children Of the different restraint systems Protecting Small Children Front Facing Child Restraint System available, we recommend those that Placement have a five-point harness system as In this car, the best place to install a shown. front facing child restraint system is in one of the seating positions in the We also recommend that a small...
  • Page 49 05/10/03 19:33:06 32SEA630_049 Protecting Children If it is necessary to put a front facing Front Facing Child Restraint System child restraint system in the front, Installation move the vehicle seat as far to the To properly route a lap/shoulder belt Improperly placing a front rear as possible, be sure the child through a child restraint system,...
  • Page 50 05/10/03 19:33:13 32SEA630_050 Protecting Children The following pages provide instructions on how to secure a front facing child restraint system with this type of seat belt. (The procedures in these pages are described based on a child restraint system available in EU countries.) If you have a child restraint system designed to be attached to the car’s lower anchorages, follow the...
  • Page 51 05/10/03 19:33:20 32SEA630_051 Protecting Children After confirming that the belt is Secure the belt in the slit by Push down the tab. Route the shoulder part of the belt into the locked, grab the shoulder part of pushing up the tab. Make sure the slit at the side of the restraint, the belt near the buckle and pull belt is not twisted and it is...
  • Page 52 05/10/03 19:33:26 32SEA630_052 Protecting Children To deactivate the locking Additional Precaution for Small mechanism and remove a child Children restraint system, unlatch the buckle, ‘‘Never let children kneel on seats or unroute the seat belt, and let the belt stand while the car is in motion. The fully retract.
  • Page 53: Protecting Larger Children

    Even if with who must sit in the front seat. this system, Honda does not encourage children to ride in the front. Driver and Passenger Safety...
  • Page 54 05/10/03 19:33:40 32SEA630_054 Protecting Children ‘‘Never let children kneel on seats or If the shoulder part of the belt rests Checking Seat Belt Fit stand while the car is in motion. The over the child’s collarbone and violent forces created during against the centre of the chest, and emergency braking will cause the the lap belt rests over the child’s...
  • Page 55 05/10/03 19:33:48 32SEA630_055 Protecting Children A child should continue using a Do not let a child put the shoulder Using a Booster Seat part of a seat belt behind the back or booster seat until the child exceeds This could cause the booster seat manufacturer’s under the arm.
  • Page 56 05/10/03 19:33:56 32SEA630_056 Protecting Children Of course, children vary widely. And When Can a Larger Child Sit in Front It is recommended that all children while age may be one indicator of ages 12 and under be properly when a child can safely ride in the restrained in the back seat.
  • Page 57 05/10/03 19:34:05 32SEA630_057 Protecting Children If you decide that a child can safely Supervise the child. Even mature Physical Size Physically, a child must be large ride up front, be sure to: children sometimes need to be enough for the lap/shoulder belt to reminded to fasten the seat belts properly fit over the hips, chest, and Carefully read the owner’s manual...
  • Page 58: Using Child Restraints With Tethers

    05/10/03 19:34:13 32SEA630_058 Protecting Children Using Child Restraints with ANCHOR POINTS ANCHOR POINTS Tethers Children riding in the automobiles should be restrained to minimize the risk of injury in the event of an accident. Your car has two tether anchor points under the rear window at the outer positions for securing a tether- PLASTIC...
  • Page 59 05/10/03 19:34:22 32SEA630_059 Protecting Children (see page ). The removed head To attach the tether to the child ATTACHING CLIP restraint should be secured so it will restraint system, follow the child not be thrown while you are driving. restraint system maker’s instructions. Make sure to replace the rear head Front restraint when the child restraint...
  • Page 60: Using The Lower Anchorages

    05/10/03 19:34:30 32SEA630_060 Protecting Children To install a child restraint system Using the Lower Anchorages Your car is equipped with lower designed to be attached to the lower anchorages at the outer rear seats. anchorages: These anchorages are located between the seat-back and seat Move the seat belt buckle or bottom and are to be used only with centre seat belt away from the...
  • Page 61 05/10/03 19:34:38 32SEA630_061 Protecting Children LOWER ANCHORAGE BUCKLE GUIDE-CUP GUIDE-CUP Rigid type Move the seat belt buckle out of Put the child restraint system in On some models You may use guide-cups that came the way, then attach the guide- the rear left or right vehicle seat with your child restraint system to cups to the lower anchorages as...
  • Page 62 05/10/03 19:34:45 32SEA630_062 Protecting Children Remove the rear head restraint on ATTACHING CLIP the seating position you want to use (see page ). The removed head restraint should be secured so it will not be thrown while you are driving. Front Make sure to replace the rear head restraint when the child restraint...
  • Page 63 05/10/03 19:34:51 32SEA630_063 Protecting Children The design and suitability of the child restraint systems must be carefully checked with the child restraint system manufacturer concerned and the seller of those systems. If you are not sure, consult your dealer before purchasing this type of child restraint system.
  • Page 64: Additional Information About Your Seat Belts

    05/10/03 19:35:00 32SEA630_064 Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If you do not fasten your seat belt Seat Belt System Components Lap/Shoulder Belt Your seat belt system includes lap/ before the beeper stops, the shoulder belts in all five seating indicator will stop blinking but SHOULDER UPPER SEAT...
  • Page 65 05/10/03 19:35:07 32SEA630_065 Additional Information About Your Seat Belts To unlock the belt, push the red The seat belts in all rear seating To deactivate the locking PRESS button on the buckle. positions have an additional locking mechanism, unlatch the buckle and mechanism that must be activated to let the seat belt fully retract.
  • Page 66: Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners

    05/10/03 19:35:13 32SEA630_066 Additional Information About Your Seat Belts When the tensioners are activated, The SRS indicator will Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners the seat belts will remain tight until come on if there is a they are unbuckled in the normal problem with your automatic seat way.
  • Page 67: Seat Belt Maintenance

    05/10/03 19:35:20 32SEA630_067 Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Seat Belt Maintenance WARNING: It is essential to replace For safety, you should check the the entire assembly after it has been condition of your seat belts regularly. Not checking or maintaining worn in a severe impact even if damage seat belts can result in to the assembly is not obvious.
  • Page 68 05/10/03 19:35:28 32SEA630_068 Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If a seat belt is worn during a crash, Anchorage Points it must be replaced by the dealer. A (Front Seat) (Rear Seat) belt that has been worn during a crash may not provide the same level of protection in a subsequent crash.
  • Page 69: Srs Components

    05/10/03 19:35:37 32SEA630_069 Additional Information About Your Airbags A sophisticated electronic system SRS Components How Your Front Airbags Work Your Supplemental Restraint System that continually monitors (SRS) includes: information about the sensors, the control unit, and the airbag Two front airbags. The driver’s activators when the ignition switch airbag is stored in the centre of is in the ON (II) position.
  • Page 70 05/10/03 19:35:44 32SEA630_070 Additional Information About Your Airbags During a frontal crash, your seat belt After a crash, you may see what helps restrain your lower body and looks like smoke. This is actually torso, while the tensioner tightens powder from the airbag’s surface. and locks the seat belt to help keep Although the powder is not harmful, you in place.
  • Page 71: How Your Side Airbags

    05/10/03 19:35:52 32SEA630_071 Additional Information About Your Airbags In a moderate to severe side impact, How Your Side Airbags Work On cars without passenger’s side airbag (For some types) the sensors will detect rapid automatic cutoff system deceleration and signal the control If a front passenger leans sideways unit to instantly inflate either the and his head is in the deployment...
  • Page 72: How Your Side Curtain Airbags

    05/10/03 19:35:58 32SEA630_072 Additional Information About Your Airbags In a moderate to severe side impact, How Your Side Curtain Airbags Work sensors will detect rapid deceleration (For some types) and signal the control unit to instantly inflate the side curtain airbag on the driver’s or the passenger’s side of the vehicle.
  • Page 73: How The Srs Indicator Works

    05/10/03 19:36:08 32SEA630_073 Additional Information About Your Airbags If the indicator comes on at any tensioners may not work when you How the SRS Indicator Works The SRS indicator alerts other time, or does not come on at all, need them. See your dealer as soon you to a potential problem you should have the system checked as possible.
  • Page 74: How The Side Airbag Off Indicator Works

    A front seat passenger should not use a cushion or other object as a Although Honda does not encourage backrest. It may prevent the cutoff children to ride in the front, this system from working properly.
  • Page 75: Additional Safety Precautions

    The SRS indicator light alerts you Take your car to an to a problem. authorized Honda dealer as soon as possible. If you ignore this indication, the airbags might not inflate when you need them. Driver and Passenger Safety...
  • Page 76 05/10/03 19:36:30 32SEA630_076 Additional Information About Your Airbags See page for further information On cars with side airbags Do not expose the front seat-backs and precautions relating to your If rain or spilled water airbags. to water. soaks into a seat-back, it can prevent the side airbag system from working properly.
  • Page 77: Carbon Monoxide Hazard

    05/10/03 19:36:37 32SEA630_077 Carbon Monoxide Hazard Your car’s exhaust contains carbon With the boot lid open, air flow can monoxide gas. You should have no pull exhaust gas into your car’s problem with carbon monoxide interior and create a hazardous Carbon monoxide gas is toxic.
  • Page 78: Safety Labels

    05/10/03 19:36:47 32SEA630_078 Safety Labels These labels are in the locations SRS AIRBAG SRS AIRBAG shown. They warn you of potential (Right-hand drive type) (Left-hand drive type) hazards that could cause serious injury. Read these labels carefully. If CHILD SAFETY CHILD SAFETY a label comes off or becomes hard to (Left-hand drive type)
  • Page 79 05/10/03 19:36:55 32SEA630_079 Safety Labels On cars with side airbags, the label On some models, the labels shown On Diesel models shown below is attached to each below are attached to the Symbols on top of the front doorjamb. windscreen and each front doorjamb. engine under the engine cover are to remind you to follow the service manual instructions.
  • Page 80: Instruments And Controls

    05/10/03 19:37:00 32SEA630_080 Instruments and Controls This section gives information about Rear Window Demister ... . 127 Rear Seat Armrest ......152 the controls and displays that Hazard Warning ......128 Seat Heaters ........153 contribute to the daily operation of Headlight Washer .....
  • Page 81: Control Locations

    05/10/03 19:37:05 32SEA630_081 Control Locations Left-hand drive type MIRROR CONTROLS HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P.162) (P.128) AUDIO SYSTEM POWER DOOR LOCK (P.195) MASTER SWITCH DIGITAL CLOCK (P.134) (P.210, 232, 256, 281) POWER WINDOW CLIMATE CONTROL SWITCHES SYSTEM (P.155) (P.176) FUEL FILL DOOR HANDLE (P.352) BOOT RELEASE HANDLE (P.141)
  • Page 82 05/10/03 19:37:10 32SEA630_082 Control Locations Right-hand drive type HAZARD WARNING BUTTON MIRROR CONTROLS AUDIO SYSTEM (P.128) (P.162) (P.195) DIGITAL CLOCK (P.210, 232, 256, 281) POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCH CLIMATE CONTROL (P.134) SYSTEM (P.176) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P.155) FUEL FILL DOOR HANDLE (P.352) BOOT RELEASE HANDLE (P.141)
  • Page 83: Supplemental Restraint System

    05/10/03 19:37:19 32SEA630_083 Indicator Lights Petrol models without ACC or ACC/LKAS VSA ACTIVATION INDICATOR VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (P.86) (VSA) SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.86) FRONT FOG LAMP INDICATOR (P.87) REAR FOG LAMP INDICATOR CRUISE CONTROL INDICATOR (P.89) IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.87) (P.85) ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR (P.85)
  • Page 84 05/10/03 19:37:27 32SEA630_084 Indicator Lights Petrol models with ACC or ACC/LKAS VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST VSA ACTIVATION INDICATOR (VSA) SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.86) (P.86) (P.87) FRONT FOG LAMP INDICATOR ACC/LKAS WARNING INDICATOR, REAR FOG LAMP INDICATOR IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR ACC WARNING INDICATOR (P.90) (P.87) (P.85) ACC/LKAS INDICATOR,...
  • Page 85 05/10/03 19:37:36 32SEA630_085 Indicator Lights Diesel models VSA ACTIVATION INDICATOR VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (P.86) (P.86) (VSA) SYSTEM INDICATOR FRONT FOG LAMP INDICATOR (P.87) REAR FOG LAMP INDICATOR CRUISE CONTROL INDICATOR (P.89) IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.87) (P.85) ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR INDICATOR (P.85) (P.89)
  • Page 86 05/10/03 19:37:48 32SEA630_086 Indicator Lights The instrument panel has many Low Oil Pressure Seat Belt Reminder indicators to give you important Indicator Indicator information about your car. The engine can be severely damaged The seat belt system includes an if this indicator flashes or stays on indicator on the instrument panel Malfunction Indicator when the engine is running.
  • Page 87 05/10/03 19:38:00 32SEA630_087 Indicator Lights display. If this happens, stop the car Supplemental Restraint Side Airbag Off Indicator System Indicator (For some types) in a safe place and turn off the This indicator comes on briefly when This indicator comes on when you engine.
  • Page 88 05/10/21 11:53:55 32SEA630_088 Indicator Lights with a ‘‘BRAKE FLUID LOW’’ Parking Brake and Anti-lock Brake System Brake System Indicator message, or the symbol ‘‘ ’’ (ABS) Indicator This indicator has two functions: (on some types) or the symbol This indicator normally comes on for with a ‘‘CHECK SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 89 05/10/03 19:38:24 32SEA630_089 Indicator Lights Vehicle Stability Assist VSA Activation Indicator Lights On Indicator (VSA) System Indicator (For some types) (For some types) This indicator has three functions: This indicator reminds you that the This indicator normally comes on for exterior lights are on.
  • Page 90 05/10/03 19:38:36 32SEA630_090 Indicator Lights restart the engine after your car has Rear Fog Lamp Indicator (For some types) run out of fuel. For more information, Turn Signal and Hazard Warning This indicator lights when you turn see pages on the rear fog lamp. See page Indicators The left or right turn signal indicator for information on operating the...
  • Page 91 05/10/03 19:38:46 32SEA630_091 Indicator Lights The indicator comes on when the Low Fuel Indicator Security System Indicator tank contains less than about: (For some types) 10.0 (2.64 US gal , 2.20 Imp gal) On Diesel models Refer to Priming the Fuel System on page if your car runs out of fuel.
  • Page 92 05/10/03 19:38:56 32SEA630_092 Indicator Lights Cruise Control Indicator High Beam Indicator Door and Boot Open Monitor (For some types) This indicator comes on when you This indicator comes on with the set the cruise control. See page high beam headlights. See page for information on operating the for information on the headlight cruise control.
  • Page 93 05/10/03 19:39:10 32SEA630_093 Indicator Lights Message Indicator ACC Indicator (green) ACC/LKAS Indicator (For some types) (green) This indicator comes on when there This indicator comes on for several (For some types) is a system message in the multi- seconds when you turn the ignition This indicator comes on for several information display.
  • Page 94: Gauges

    05/10/03 19:39:18 32SEA630_094 Gauges The gauges illuminate when you turn the ignition switch to ON (II). Speedometer TACHOMETER SPEEDOMETER FUEL GAUGE This shows your speed in kilometres per hour (km/h) and/or miles per TEMPERATURE hour (mph) depending on the type. GAUGE You can set the car speed alarm.
  • Page 95 05/10/03 19:39:25 32SEA630_095 Gauges Temperature Gauge Fuel Gauge This shows the temperature of the This shows how much fuel you have. engine’s coolant. During normal It is most accurate when the car is on On Petrol models only operation, the pointer should rise level ground.
  • Page 96: Multi-information Display

    05/10/03 19:39:32 32SEA630_096 Multi-Information Display The multi-information display in the Odometer INFO BUTTON instrument panel displays various information and messages when the ignition switch is in the ON(II) position. Some of the messages help you operate your car more comfortably, and others help to keep you aware of the periodic maintenance your car needs for continued trouble-free driving.
  • Page 97 05/10/03 19:39:39 32SEA630_097 Multi-Information Display With the ignition switch in the ON When you reset Trip A, average fuel Trip Meter (II) position, Trip A and Trip B economy A is reset at the same time. switch each time you press the SEL/ When you reset Trip B, the average RESET button.
  • Page 98 05/10/03 19:39:46 32SEA630_098 Multi-Information Display The temperature sensor is in the When the outside temperature is Outside Temperature front bumper. The temperature 3°C or below right after you turn the reading can be affected by heat ignition switch to the ON(II) position, reflection from the road surface, the outside temperature display engine heat, and the exhaust from...
  • Page 99 05/10/03 19:39:51 32SEA630_099 Multi-Information Display With the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, the upper part of the display changes each time you press the INFO button. white arrow : Press the INFO button. Instruments and Controls...
  • Page 100 05/10/03 19:40:00 32SEA630_100 Multi-Information Display Trip Computer Average Vehicle Speed Along with the trip meter, the trip The average vehicle speed you are computer calculates these values: travelling is displayed in kilometres per hour (km/h) or miles per hou Instant Fuel Economy (mph) depending on the display Range mode you selected.
  • Page 101 05/10/03 19:40:15 32SEA630_101 Multi-Information Display Memory Button See page See page When a problem is detected with 85, 526 your car, a message will be shown on the multi-information display. If this See page See page happens, refer to the applicable 85, 526 pages of this owner’s manual, and follow the instructions.
  • Page 102 05/10/03 19:40:23 32SEA630_102 Multi-Information Display See page See page 86, 116 See page See page See page 318, 324 See page See page Instruments and Controls...
  • Page 103 05/10/06 12:10:38 32SEA630_103 Multi-Information Display Customized Settings CUSTOMIZE ENTRY CUSTOMIZE MENU CUSTOMIZE SETUP DEFAULT You can change several car control SPEED ALARM 1 ON/OFF ON, OFF settings to your preference. SPEED ALARM 1 SETTING 5 200 mph 30 mph SPEED See page (5 300 km/h) (50 km/h)
  • Page 104 05/10/03 19:40:35 32SEA630_104 Multi-Information Display Setting Incomplete A ‘‘SETTING INCOMPLETE’’ message appears on the multi- information display if you fail to customize the settings. Instruments and Controls...
  • Page 105 05/10/06 12:10:44 32SEA630_105 Multi-Information Display Selecting a Customize Group With the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, press the INFO button for more than 3 seconds, then release it. The CUSTOMIZE ENTRY screen appears on the multi- See page information display.
  • Page 106 05/10/03 19:40:51 32SEA630_106 Multi-Information Display Speed Alarm With the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, press the INFO button for more than 3 seconds, then release it. The CUSTOMIZE ENTRY screen appears on the multi- information display. Each time you press the INFO button, the display changes as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 107 05/10/03 19:40:59 32SEA630_107 Multi-Information Display While the car is travelling, you can Speed Alarm ON/OFF Speed Alarm Setting turn the speed alarm on or off by pressing the INFO button. running As shown in the illustration, the meter symbols have a slanted line each when speed alarms 1 and 2 are both off.
  • Page 108 05/10/03 19:41:04 32SEA630_108 Multi-Information Display (examples) Set speed unit : mph Set speed unit : km/h When the car speed reaches the set speed, you will see an indicator on the multi-information display and hear a beep. Instruments and Controls...
  • Page 109 05/10/03 19:41:12 32SEA630_109 Multi-Information Display CHG Settings With the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, press the INFO button for more than 3 seconds, then release it. The CUSTOMIZE ENTRY screen appears on the multi- information display, Each time you press the INFO button, the display changes as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 110 05/10/03 19:41:21 32SEA630_110 Multi-Information Display Press the SEL/RESET button. The Pre-Running Car Detect Beep Adaptive Cruise Control Display Speed display changes as shown above. Unit Select ON or OFF by pressing the INFO button, then press the SEL- RESET button to enter your selection.
  • Page 111 05/10/03 19:41:29 32SEA630_111 Multi-Information Display Press the SEL/RESET button. The Before performing this setting, make Warning Message display changes. The highlighted sure the a language selection has unit, mph or km/h, is the current been already made. setting. To change the setting, press the INFO button until the unit you To exit this mode without changing want is highlighted, then press the...
  • Page 112 05/10/06 12:10:51 32SEA630_112 Multi-Information Display ENTRY screen returns. Adjust Outside Temp. Display To exit this mode without changing the current setting, select and press the SEL/RESET button. You can adjust the outside temperature shown on the multi- information display in the range of 3°C to 3°C.
  • Page 113 05/10/03 19:41:42 32SEA630_113 Multi-Information Display To exit this mode without changing Trip A & AVG. FUEL A RESET with REFUEL the current setting, select and press the SEL/RESET button. You can set whether or not Trip A and average fueleconomy A are reset when you refuel your car.
  • Page 114 05/10/03 19:41:50 32SEA630_114 Multi-Information Display IGN OFF The elapsed time is Select the desired setting by Elapsed Time Reset reset when you turn the ignition pressing the INFO button, and enter switch to the LOCK(0) position. your selection by pressing the SEL/ RESET button.
  • Page 115 05/10/03 19:41:57 32SEA630_115 Multi-Information Display Language If you select EN black arrow : Press the SEL/RESET button. You can select a language used on The confirmation screen appears for the multi-information display. The 2 seconds, then the normal display language options are English (EN), appears.
  • Page 116 05/10/06 10:41:37 32SEA630_116 Multi-Information Display Default All black arrow : Press the SEL/RESET button. You can initialize all the customized To exit this mode without initializing settings. the customized settings, select ‘‘CANCEL’’. After pressing the SEL/RESET, select ‘‘OK’’ by pressing the INFO button, then press the SEL/RESET again.
  • Page 117: Controls Near The Steering Wheel

    05/10/03 19:42:09 32SEA630_117 Controls Near the Steering Wheel DISTANCE BUTTON WINDSCREEN WIPERS INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS WINDSCREEN WASHERS HEADLIGHTS/ REAR FOG LAMP/ HAZARD WARNING FRONT FOG LAMPS/ BUTTON TURN SIGNALS CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONS REMOTE AUDIO CONTROLS REAR WINDOW DEMISTER HEADLIGHT ADJUSTER VSA OFF SWITCH VOICE CONTROL BUTTONS...
  • Page 118 05/10/03 19:42:16 32SEA630_118 Controls Near the Steering Wheel HANDS-FREE TELEPHONE INSTRUMENT PANEL WINDSCREEN BUTTONS BRIGHTNESS WIPERS HAZARD WARNING WINDSCREEN BUTTON WASHERS CRUISE CONTROL HEADLIGHTS/ BUTTONS REAR FOG LAMP/ FRONT FOG LAMPS/ DISTANCE BUTTON TURN SIGNALS HEADLIGHT ADJUSTER or SUNROOF SWITCH REAR WINDOW DEMISTER VSA OFF SWITCH...
  • Page 119: Headlights

    05/10/03 19:42:23 32SEA630_119 Controls Near the Steering Wheel If you leave the lights on with the Headlights ignition switch in ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0), you will hear a reminder chime when you open the driver’s door. When the light switch is in either of these positions, the lights-on indicator comes on as a reminder and you will see the symbol...
  • Page 120 05/10/03 19:42:27 32SEA630_120 Controls Near the Steering Wheel The high beams will stay on for as long as you hold the lever back, no matter what position the headlight switch is in. To flash the high beams, pull the turn signal lever back lightly, then release it.
  • Page 121: Daytime Running Lights

    05/10/03 19:42:35 32SEA630_121 Controls Near the Steering Wheel The rear fog lamp will go off when Daytime Running Lights Rear Fog Lamp (For some types) (For some types) you turn the headlights off. To turn The daytime running lights come on the rear fog lamp on again, you have automatically when the ignition to turn the rear fog lamp switch...
  • Page 122: Front And Rear Fog Lamps

    05/10/03 19:42:45 32SEA630_122 Controls Near the Steering Wheel To turn on the rear fog lamp only, When you turn the light control Front and Rear Fog Lamps (For some types) turn the switch down from the off switch on again, the front fog lamps ( ) position.
  • Page 123: Automatic Lighting

    05/10/03 19:42:53 32SEA630_123 Controls Near the Steering Wheel To turn on automatic lighting, turn Do not leave the light switch in Automatic Lighting (For some types) the light switch to AUTO at any time. AUTO if you will not be driving the The lights will come on automatically car for an extended period (a week when the outside light level becomes...
  • Page 124 05/10/03 19:43:01 32SEA630_124 Controls Near the Steering Wheel The lights turn on again when you Automatic Lighting Off Feature (For some types) unlock or open the driver’s door. If The Automatic Lighting Off feature you unlock the door, but do not open turns off the headlights, parking it within 15 seconds, the lights go off.
  • Page 125: Instrument Panel Brightness

    05/10/03 19:43:08 32SEA630_125 Controls Near the Steering Wheel Instrument Panel Brightness Turn Signals TURN SIGNAL LEVER SELECT/RESET KNOB The Select/Reset knob on the The level of brightness is shown on Signal a turn or lane change with this instrument panel controls the the multi-information display while lever.
  • Page 126: Windscreen Wipers

    05/10/03 19:43:15 32SEA630_126 Controls Near the Steering Wheel To signal a lane change, push lightly In intermittent, the wipers operate Windscreen Wipers on the turn signal lever in the proper every few seconds. The sweep direction and hold it. The lever will interval will change slightly with return to the centre position as soon speed;...
  • Page 127 05/10/03 19:43:20 32SEA630_127 Controls Near the Steering Wheel You can vary how often the wipers To operate the wipers in mist mode, sweep the windscreen by turning the push the control lever up from the INT TIME ring on the lever. OFF position.
  • Page 128: Automatic Wipers

    05/10/03 19:43:28 32SEA630_128 Controls Near the Steering Wheel When the system senses rainfall, it Automatic Wipers (For some types) turns on the windscreen wipers and varies their speed (intermittent, low speed, or high speed) depending on how hard it is raining. When the rotary switch is in the ‘‘LO’’...
  • Page 129 05/10/03 19:43:33 32SEA630_129 Controls Near the Steering Wheel If you try to clean the windscreen around the rainfall sensor using a cloth soaked with water with the ignition switch in the ON (II) RAINFALL SENSOR position and the wiper switch in the AUTO position, the wiper may operate unexpectedly and you may get injured.
  • Page 130: Windscreen Washers

    05/10/03 19:43:42 32SEA630_130 Controls Near the Steering Wheel Windscreen Washers Rear Window Demister The rear window demister will clear fog, frost, and thin ice from the window. Push the demister button to turn it on and off. The light above/in the button lights to show the demister is on.
  • Page 131: Hazard Warning

    05/10/03 19:43:50 32SEA630_131 Controls Near the Steering Wheel Hazard Warning Button Headlight Washer (For some types) When you pull back on the wiper control lever with the headlight switch ON, the headlight washers and Windscreen Washers work at the same time. The headlight washers use the same fluid reservoir as the windscreen washers.
  • Page 132: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    05/10/03 19:43:59 32SEA630_132 Controls Near the Steering Wheel Move the steering wheel up or Steering Wheel Adjustment Make any steering wheel adjustment down, and in or out to the desired before you start driving. position, making sure the wheel points toward your chest, not toward your face.
  • Page 133: Keys And Locks

    Keep the tag stored in • Ignition a safe place. If you need to replace a • Driver’s door key, use only Honda-approved key • Glove box blanks. • Boot release handle Instruments and Controls...
  • Page 134: Immobilizer System

    05/10/03 19:44:15 32SEA630_134 Keys and Locks The system may not recognize your Remote transmitter Immobilizer System Your car also comes with one or two The Immobilizer System protects key’s coding if another immobilizer remote transmitters depending on your car from theft. A properly- key or other metal object is near the models.
  • Page 135: Ignition Switch

    05/10/03 19:44:22 32SEA630_135 Keys and Locks The Immobilizer System indicator (EU models) Ignition Switch will also blink several times when EC Directives you turn the ignition switch from the This immobilizer system complies ON (II) position to the ACCESSORY with the R & TTE (Radio equipment (I) or LOCK (0) position.
  • Page 136 05/10/03 19:44:29 32SEA630_136 Keys and Locks You can insert or This is the normal key LOCK (0) ON (II) remove the key only in this position. position when driving. All features To switch from ACCESSORY to and accessories on the car are usable. Removing the key from the LOCK, you must push the key in Several of the lights on the instru-...
  • Page 137: Power Door Locks

    05/10/03 19:44:35 32SEA630_137 Keys and Locks To lock any passenger’s door when Power Door Locks getting out of the car, push the lock tab down and close the door. To lock MASTER DOOR LOCK SWITCH LOCK TAB the driver’s door, remove the key from the ignition switch and push the lock tab down or push the master switch down, then close the door.
  • Page 138 05/10/03 19:44:44 32SEA630_138 Keys and Locks If your car is equipped with the Lockout Prevention security system, when you lock the If you forget and leave the key in the doors and the boot with the key, all ignition switch, Lockout Prevention outside turn signals and both will not allow you to lock the driver’s indicators in the instrument panel...
  • Page 139: Super Locking

    05/10/03 19:44:53 32SEA630_139 Keys and Locks The super locking will not set if any Super Locking (For some types) door or the boot lid is not fully closed. It will be set even if the bonnet, any If there are persons inside the window or the sunroof is open.
  • Page 140: Remote Transmitter

    05/10/03 19:45:02 32SEA630_140 Keys and Locks When you push the LOCK button on The ceiling light (if the ceiling light Remote Transmitter the remote transmitter, all outside switch is in the centre position) and turn signals and both indicators in the spotlights (if the switch is in the LOCK the instrumental panel flash three...
  • Page 141 05/10/03 19:45:12 32SEA630_141 Keys and Locks If you unlock the doors and the boot Super Locking with the remote transmitter, but do (For some types) not open any door or the boot within You can set the super locking with If there are persons inside the 30 seconds, the doors and the boot the remote transmitter.
  • Page 142 05/10/03 19:45:20 32SEA630_142 Keys and Locks Replacing the Battery When the remote transmitter’s battery begins to get weak, it may take several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors and the BATTERY boot, and the LED will not light. Replace the battery as soon as possible.
  • Page 143 05/10/03 19:45:29 32SEA630_143 Keys and Locks Remove the old battery from the (EU models) Transmitter Care back of the inner cover, and note EC Directives Avoid severe shock to the trans- the polarity. Make sure the This keyless entry system complies mitter, such as dropping or throwing polarity of the new battery is the with the R &...
  • Page 144: Childproof Door Locks

    05/10/03 19:45:39 32SEA630_144 Keys and Locks You can also lock and unlock the Childproof Door Locks Boot boot by using the remote transmitter, the master door lock switch or the Pull driver’s door lock tab (see pages When you lock the doors and the boot with the remote transmitter, all outside turn signals and both indicators in the instrument panel...
  • Page 145 05/10/03 19:45:46 32SEA630_145 Keys and Locks RELEASE BOOT HANDLE IGNITION KEY To open the boot, push the release, To close the boot, hold the boot To protect items in the boot, you can then lift up the boot lid. handle and lower the boot, then lock the boot release handle with the press down on the boot lid.
  • Page 146: Boot Main Switch

    05/10/03 19:45:54 32SEA630_146 Keys and Locks Even if the boot main switch is in the On cars with boot main switch Boot Main Switch Even if the boot release handle is (For some types) OFF position, you can open the boot locked, turn off the boot main switch with the boot release button on the BOOT MAIN SWITCH...
  • Page 147: Glove Box

    05/10/03 19:46:00 32SEA630_147 Keys and Locks Glove Box An open glove box can cause serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt. Always keep the glove box closed while driving. GLOVE BOX Open the glove box by pulling the handle to the centre console side.
  • Page 148: Seat Adjustments

    05/10/03 19:46:06 32SEA630_148 Seat Adjustments Front Seat Adjustments See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. Make all seat adjustments before you start driving. To adjust the seat forward and To change the angle of the seat-back, backward, pull up on the bar under pull up on the lever on the outside of...
  • Page 149: Driver's Seat Height Adjustment

    05/10/03 19:46:16 32SEA630_149 Seat Adjustments Driver’s Seat Height Adjustment Driver’s Seat Power Adjustments (For some types) (For some types) See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. The two power seat adjustment switches are on the outside edge of the seat bottom.
  • Page 150 05/10/03 19:46:22 32SEA630_150 Seat Adjustments Pull up or push down on the front of Pull the centre of the horizontal Adjust the seat-back angle by the switch to move the seat bottom’s switch up to raise the seat. Push it pushing the rear switch in the front edge up or down.
  • Page 151: Driver's Lumbar Support

    05/10/03 19:46:29 32SEA630_151 Seat Adjustments Adjust the seat-back angle by Driver’s Lumbar Support Front Passenger’s Seat Power Adjustments pushing the vertical switch in the (For some types) direction you want to move. LEVER Vary the lumbar support by moving the lever on the side of the seat-back. Move the lever forward to increase The seat adjustment switches are on support and backward to decrease it.
  • Page 152: Head Restraints

    05/10/03 19:46:36 32SEA630_152 Seat Adjustments Head Restraints FRONT REAR OUTSIDE POSITION See pages for important safety information and a warning about how to properly position the head restraints. Your car has adjustable head restraints on the front seats. They are also on the outside positions of the rear seat.
  • Page 153 05/10/03 19:46:43 32SEA630_153 Seat Adjustments, Folding Rear Seat Folding Rear Seat REAR CENTRE POSITION The back of the rear seat folds down to give you direct access to the boot. Each side folds down separately. With only half the seat folded, you can still carry a passenger in the back seat.
  • Page 154: Folding Rear Seat

    05/10/03 19:46:51 32SEA630_154 Folding Rear Seat To lock the seat-back upright, push it Never drive with the seat-back firmly against the boot panel. Make folded down and the boot lid open. sure it is latched in place by pulling Carbon Monoxide Hazard on the top of the seat.
  • Page 155: Rear Seat Armrest

    05/10/03 19:46:55 32SEA630_155 Rear Seat Armrest The rear seat armrest is located in the centre of the rear seat. Pivot it down to use it. A beverage holder is located in the armrest. Instruments and Controls...
  • Page 156: Seat Heaters

    05/10/03 19:47:02 32SEA630_156 Seat Heaters (For some types) The HI or LO indicator lights and Follow these precautions whenever remains lit until you turn it off by you use the seat heaters: pushing the opposite side of the switch lightly. The indicator will turn Use the HI setting only to heat the off.
  • Page 157: Headlight Adjuster

    05/10/03 19:47:08 32SEA630_157 Headlight Adjuster (For some types) A driver or a driver and passenger On cars with headlights bulbs of high HEADLIGHT ADJUSTER DIAL in the front seat. voltage discharge tube Five persons in the front and rear Your car is equipped with an seats.
  • Page 158: Power Windows

    05/10/03 19:47:15 32SEA630_158 Power Windows Your car’s windows are electrically- DRIVER’S WINDOW SWITCH powered. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II) to raise or lower any window. Closing a power window on someone’s hands or fingers Each door has a switch that controls can cause serious injury.
  • Page 159 05/10/03 19:47:22 32SEA630_159 Power Windows The master control panel also con- The MAIN switch controls power to Auto Reverse tains these extra features: the passengers’ windows. When you If the driver’s window runs into any push in the MAIN switch, the obstacle while it is closing To open the driver’s passengers’...
  • Page 160 05/10/03 19:47:28 32SEA630_160 Power Windows If your car’s battery is disconnected The power window system has a key- or goes dead, or the driver’s window off delay function. The windows will fuse is removed, the AUTO function still operate for up to 10 minutes (45 will be disabled.
  • Page 161 05/10/03 19:47:40 32SEA630_161 Power Windows Turn the key clockwise again and Opening the Windows with the UNLOCK Remote Transmitter hold it. All four windows start to BUTTON (For some types) open. To stop the windows, You can open all of the windows release the key.
  • Page 162: Sunroof

    05/10/03 19:47:52 32SEA630_162 Power Windows, Sunroof To close: To open the sunroof, pull the sunroof Sunroof Insert the key in the driver’s door (For some types) switch backward and hold it. Release lock. the switch when the sunroof gets to SUNROOF SWITCH the desired position.
  • Page 163 05/10/03 19:48:01 32SEA630_163 Sunroof To tilt up the back of the sunroof, The sunroof has a key-off delay. You press and hold the centre button can still open and close the sunroof ). To close the sunroof, for up to 10 minutes (45 seconds on press and hold the upper part of the some types) after you turn off the switch (...
  • Page 164: Mirrors

    05/10/03 19:48:08 32SEA630_164 Mirrors Keep the inside and outside mirrors INDICATOR SENSOR clean and adjusted for best visibility. Be sure to adjust the mirrors before you start driving. BUTTON The inside mirror can automatically The inside mirror has day and night positions.
  • Page 165: Adjusting The Power Mirrors

    05/10/03 19:48:15 32SEA630_165 Mirrors When you finish, turn the Adjusting the Power Mirrors adjustment knob to the centre (off) position. This turns off the ADJUSTMENT KNOB adjustment knob so you can’t move a mirror out of position by accidentally bumping the switch. ADJUSTMENT KNOB Adjust the outside mirrors with the Push or pull the adjustment knob...
  • Page 166: Power Mirror Heaters

    05/10/03 19:48:23 32SEA630_166 Mirrors When you turn on the rear window Power Mirror Heaters Folding Door Mirrors demister, the power mirror heaters (For some types) also turn on (see page POWER MIRROR HEATER BUTTON FOLDING MIRROR SWITCH Push On some types, the outside mirrors are heated to remove fog and frost.
  • Page 167: Parking Brake

    05/10/03 19:48:30 32SEA630_167 Mirrors, Parking Brake Never drive your car with the If you drive at certain speeds without Parking Brake outside mirrors folded. fully releasing the parking brake, the PARKING BRAKE LEVER beeper sounds continuously. Driving the car with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and axles.
  • Page 168: Console Compartment

    05/10/03 19:48:38 32SEA630_168 Console Compartment, Armrest Console Compartment Armrest RIGHT LEVER LEFT LEVER CONSOLE COMPARTMENT To open the console compartment, You can put small items in the tray To use the console lid as an armrest, pull up on the right lever and lift the located in the console compartment slide it to the desired position.
  • Page 169: Beverage Holders

    05/10/03 19:48:44 32SEA630_169 Beverage Holders Push To use the front beverage holder, Be careful when you are using the The rear seat also has a beverage push on the lid. The beverage holder beverage holders. A spilled liquid holder in the centre armrest. To use lid is spring-loaded and will swing that is very hot can scald you or your it, pivot the armrest down.
  • Page 170: Centre Pocket

    05/10/03 19:48:52 32SEA630_170 Centre Pocket, Coin Box Centre Pocket Coin Box (For some types) Push COIN BOX The coin box is located under the air To open the centre pocket, push- vent. To open the coin box, swing On some models down on the centre of the lid to To open the centre pocket, pull down the upper edge of the lid down.
  • Page 171: Sun Visor

    05/10/03 19:49:02 32SEA630_171 Sun Visor, Vanity Mirror, Coat Hook Sun Visor Vanity Mirror Coat Hook COAT HOOK SUN VISOR VANITY MIRROR To use the sun visor, pull it down. To use a vanity mirror on the back of To use a coat hook, slide it out You can also use the sun visor at the the sun visor, pull up the cover.
  • Page 172: Sunglasses Holder

    05/10/03 19:49:09 32SEA630_172 Coat Hook, Sunglasses Holder Sunglasses Holder (For some types) On vehicles with side curtain airbags, do not put a coat hanger or hard objects on a coat hook. This could result in injuries if your side curtain Push airbag inflates.
  • Page 173: Accessory Power Socket

    05/10/03 19:49:17 32SEA630_173 Accessory Power Socket, Cigarette Lighter The ignition switch must be in the Accessory Power Socket Cigarette Lighter ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position for the cigarette lighter to work. To heat up the lighter, push it in. It will pop out when it is ready for use.
  • Page 174: Ashtrays

    05/10/03 19:49:23 32SEA630_174 Ashtrays REAR FRONT ASHTRAY ASHTRAY Open the front ashtray by lifting the The rear ashtray is at the rear end of lid up. To remove it for emptying, the centre console. Open the ashtray open the lid, then lift up the ashtray by swinging the upper edge of the lid by pulling up its right side slightly.
  • Page 175: Interior Lights

    05/10/03 19:49:29 32SEA630_175 Ashtrays, Interior Lights After all doors are closed tightly, the Ceiling Light light dims slightly, then fades out in Use the ashtray only for cigarettes, about 30 seconds. In the ON position, CENTRE POSITION cigars, and other smoking materials. the ceiling light stays on To prevent a possible fire and continuously.
  • Page 176: Spotlights

    05/10/03 19:49:35 32SEA630_176 Interior Lights The ceiling light (with the switch in Spotlights the centre position) comes on when you remove the key from the ignition switch. If you do not open a door, the light stays on, then fades out in about 30 seconds.
  • Page 177: Courtesy Lights

    05/10/03 19:49:43 32SEA630_177 Interior Lights The spotlights (with the switch in Courtesy Lights the DOOR position) also come on IGNITION SWITCH LIGHT when you unlock the door with the remote transmitter, and when you remove the key from the ignition switch.
  • Page 178: Comfort And Convenience Features

    05/10/03 19:49:48 32SEA630_178 Comfort and Convenience Features The heating and air conditioning Climate Control System ....176 Hands-Free Telephone System . 331 systems in your car provide a com- Without Navigation System fortable driving environment in all Fully-automatic Operation ..
  • Page 179: Climate Control System

    05/10/03 19:49:55 32SEA630_179 Climate Control System The automatic climate control CENTRE VENTS DRIVER’S SIDE VENT system in your car picks the proper TABS combination of air conditioning, heating, and ventilation to maintain the interior temperature you select. The system also adjusts the fan speed and air flow levels.
  • Page 180 05/10/03 19:50:01 32SEA630_180 Climate Control System PASSENGER’S SIDE VENT Close Open The climate control system draws air through the exterior vents at the bottom of the windscreen. Keep these vents clear of leaves and other debris. For the climate control system to provide heating and cooling, the engine must be running.
  • Page 181: Without Navigation System

    05/10/03 19:50:07 32SEA630_181 Climate Control System Without Navigation System TEMPERATURE DISPLAY Fully-automatic Operation To put the Automatic Climate DRIVER’S SIDE FAN CONTROL PASSENGER’S SIDE Control in fully-automatic mode, TEMPERATURE BUTTONS TEMPERATURE press the AUTO button, then set the CONTROL DIAL CONTROL DIAL desired temperature by turning the driver’s temperature control dial.
  • Page 182: Semi-automatic Operation

    05/10/03 19:50:17 32SEA630_182 Climate Control System When you set the temperature to its Pressing the OFF button shuts the When you turn the A/C off, the sys- lower limit ‘‘ ’’ or its upper climate control system completely tem cannot regulate the inside tem- limit ‘‘...
  • Page 183 05/10/03 19:50:24 32SEA630_183 Climate Control System Fan Control Buttons You can manually select the fan speed by pressing the fan control FAN CONTROL BUTTONS MODE BUTTON buttons: to increase the fan’s speed, or to decrease the fan’s AIR CONDITIONING BUTTON speed.
  • Page 184 05/10/03 19:50:30 32SEA630_184 Climate Control System The main air flow is divided between the floor vents and defroster vents at the base of the windscreen. The main air flow comes from the floor vents. Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 185 05/10/03 19:50:36 32SEA630_185 Climate Control System The main air flow is divided between the dashboard vents and the floor vents. The main air flow comes from the dashboard vents. Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 186 05/10/03 19:50:43 32SEA630_186 Climate Control System button directs the main air flow to the windscreen for faster defrosting. It also overrides any MODE selection you may have made. When you select , the A/C turns on automatically and the system selects Fresh Air mode. For faster defrosting, manually set the fan speed to high.
  • Page 187: Dual Temperature Control

    05/10/03 19:50:49 32SEA630_187 Climate Control System Dual Temperature Control DRIVER’S SIDE PASSENGER’S SIDE Your car is equipped with two temperature control dials, one for the driver, and one for the passenger. The driver’s side and the passenger’s side can be controlled independently by adjusting these dials when the green indicator in the DUAL button is lit.
  • Page 188: With Navigation System

    05/10/03 19:50:56 32SEA630_188 Climate Control System With Navigation System Fully-automatic Operation TEMPERATURE DISPLAY To put the Automatic Climate Control in fully-automatic mode, press the AUTO button. The indicator in the button will light. Then set the desired temperature by pressing the temperature buttons: to raise the temperature above the displayed value, or to lower the...
  • Page 189: Semi-automatic Operation

    05/10/03 19:51:04 32SEA630_189 Climate Control System When you set the temperature to its Pressing the OFF button shuts the Semi-automatic Operation lower limit ‘‘ ’’ or its upper climate control system completely You can manually select various limit ‘‘ ’’, the system runs at off.
  • Page 190 05/10/03 19:51:10 32SEA630_190 Climate Control System Air Conditioning (A/C) Icons Touching ‘‘ON’’ or ‘‘OFF’’ in the display turns the air conditioning on DRIVER’S SIDE PASSENGER’S SIDE and off. You will see A/C ON or A/C TEMPERATURE DISPLAY TEMPERATURE DISPLAY OFF in the display. When you turn the A/C off, the sys- tem cannot regulate the inside tem- perature if you set it below the out-...
  • Page 191 05/10/03 19:51:17 32SEA630_191 Climate Control System Mode Icons Use the MODE icons in the display to select the vents the air flows from. Some air will flow from the dashboard corner vents and the side vents in all modes. The main air flow is divided between the floor vents and defroster vents at the base of the windscreen.
  • Page 192 05/10/03 19:51:23 32SEA630_192 Climate Control System The main air flow is divided between the dashboard vents and the floor vents. The main air flow comes from the dashboard vents. Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 193 05/10/03 19:51:30 32SEA630_193 Climate Control System Fan Control Icons You can manually select the fan speed by touching any of the fan control icons on the display. Recirculation Button This button controls the source of air going into the system. When the indicator in this button is lit, air from the car’s interior is sent through the system again (Recirculation mode).
  • Page 194 05/10/03 19:51:37 32SEA630_194 Climate Control System button directs the main air flow to the windscreen for faster defrosting. It also overrides any MODE selection you may have made. When you select , the A/C turns on automatically and the system selects Fresh Air mode. For faster defrosting, manually set the fan speed to high.
  • Page 195: Dual Temperature Control

    05/10/03 19:51:44 32SEA630_195 Climate Control System Dual Temperature Control DRIVER’S SIDE PASSENGER’S SIDE Your car has four temperature control buttons on the climate control panel, two for the driver and two for the passenger. The driver’s and passenger’s sides can be controlled independently by pushing these buttons when the green indicator in the DUAL button is lit.
  • Page 196: Hot Gas Heater System

    05/10/03 19:51:55 32SEA630_196 Climate Control System To set the driver’s side temperature After the engine warms up or the Hot Gas Heater System to a different value than the On Diesel models only outside temperature is high, the hot passenger’s, press the DUAL button, Your car has the hot gas heater gas heater system will stop then press the...
  • Page 197: Sunlight Sensor

    05/10/03 19:52:00 32SEA630_197 Climate Control System Sunlight Sensor/Temperature Sensor TEMPERATURE SENSOR SUNLIGHT SENSOR The climate control system has two sensors. A sunlight sensor is located in the top of the dashboard and a temperature sensor is next to the steering column. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on them.
  • Page 198: Audio System

    05/10/03 19:52:06 32SEA630_198 Audio System Your car has one of the audio systems described in this section. (A Type) Read the appropriate pages in this section for operation of the audio systems installed in your car. page for A type page for B type page...
  • Page 199 05/10/03 19:52:10 32SEA630_199 Audio System (B Type) Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 200 05/10/03 19:52:16 32SEA630_200 Audio System (C Type) (D Type) CONTINUED Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 201 05/10/03 19:52:20 32SEA630_201 Audio System (E Type) For some types Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 202: Audio System (a Type)

    05/10/03 19:52:27 32SEA630_202 Audio System (A Type) AM/FM/CD Audio System Your car’s audio system provides clear reception on each band while the preset bars allow you to easily select your favourite stations. STEREO INDICATOR In some countries, you can also utilize many convenient features provided by the Radio Data System AM/FM...
  • Page 203 05/10/03 19:52:37 32SEA630_203 Audio System (A Type) The band and frequency that the Use the TUNE bar to tune You can store the TUNE Preset radio was last tuned to is displayed. the radio to a desired frequency. frequencies of your favourite radio To change bands, press the AM/FM Press the side of the bar to tune...
  • Page 204 05/10/03 19:52:44 32SEA630_204 Audio System (A Type) Repeat steps 1 to 3 to store a total of six stations on each AM (LW, MW) and twelve on FM. A.SEL INDICATOR Once a station’s frequency is stored, simply press and release the left or right side of the proper preset bar to tune to it.
  • Page 205 05/10/03 19:52:49 32SEA630_205 Audio System (A Type) If you are If you are in a remote area, Auto Auto Select does not erase the AUTO SELECT travelling far from home and can no Select may not find twelve strong frequencies that you set previously. longer receive the stations you FM stations.
  • Page 206 05/10/03 19:52:56 32SEA630_206 Audio System (A Type) Radio Data System (RDS) With your audio system, you can utilize many convenient features provided by the Radio Data System TP INDICATOR TA INDICATOR (RDS). With the FM band selected, you can TA/RDS keep listening to the same station AM/FM BUTTON...
  • Page 207 05/10/03 19:53:04 32SEA630_207 Audio System (A Type) You can turn on or off the RDS Program Service Name Display TA (Traffic Announcement Standby) function. To switch the function on If the station you are listening to is Function or off, press the PWR/VOL knob for an RDS station, the frequency When the TA/RDS button is pressed more than 2 seconds with the audio...
  • Page 208 05/10/03 19:53:11 32SEA630_208 Audio System (A Type) You can receive traffic information while you are listening to a CD or TP INDICATOR cassette (if equipped). If the system is tuned to a TP or EON TP station TA INDICATOR NEWS INDICATOR before playing a CD or cassette, the A.SEL INDICATOR system will stand by for traffic...
  • Page 209 05/10/03 19:53:16 32SEA630_209 Audio System (A Type) L.CLASS : Light classics; classical After you select the desired program PTY Display Function When the TA/RDS button is pressed music for non-specialist appreciation. type, the system will search for a for more than two seconds, the PTY NEWS : Short accounts of facts, station with the same PTY code as display function comes on.
  • Page 210 05/10/03 19:53:22 32SEA630_210 Audio System (A Type) While a PTY is displayed, you can use the SEEK/SKIP bar to find a station of the desired PTY. When TP INDICATOR you press either side of the SEEK/ TA INDICATOR NEWS INDICATOR SKIP bar, the display will show A.SEL INDICATOR different PTYs (see the PTYs list on...
  • Page 211 05/10/03 19:53:29 32SEA630_211 Audio System (A Type) After your desired PTY is displayed, Your audio system has other PTY/News Interrupt Function press either side of the SEEK/SKIP To activate this function, press the interrupt functions (including TA bar again within 5 seconds. The TA/RDS button for more than two function).
  • Page 212 05/10/03 19:53:37 32SEA630_212 Audio System (A Type) Adjusting the Sound Adjustment Level Bass, Treble, Balance, and Fader are each adjustable. You select which of these you want to adjust by pressing the SOUND button. The mode changes from BAS to TRE to FAD to BAL, and then back to the selected SOUND BUTTON audio mode, each time you press the...
  • Page 213 05/10/03 19:53:46 32SEA630_213 Audio System (A Type) Digital Clock DIGITAL CLOCK The audio system usually shows the time when the ignition switch is in ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II). PRESET BARS To set the time, press the Clock Set button until you hear a beep. The CLOCK SET displayed time begins to blink.
  • Page 214 05/10/03 19:53:54 32SEA630_214 Audio System (A Type) Operating the CD Player You operate the CD player with the same controls used for the radio. Examine the CD for any labels or AM/FM BUTTON other contamination on it that could cause it to jam in the drive. With the ignition switch in ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II), insert the disc into the CD/AUX...
  • Page 215 05/10/03 19:54:02 32SEA630_215 Audio System (A Type) For best results when using CD-R Press the eject button to remove the Each time you press and release the discs, use only high quality discs disc from the drive. side of the SEEK/SKIP bar, labelled for audio use.
  • Page 216 05/10/03 19:54:09 32SEA630_216 Audio System (A Type) To activate the Repeat To select the CD changer, press the REPEAT Operating the CD Changer feature, press and release the RPT (Optional) CD button. The disc and track button. You will see RPT in the A Compact Disc changer is available numbers will be displayed.
  • Page 217 05/10/03 19:54:17 32SEA630_217 Audio System (A Type) If you load a CD in the in-dash player When you switch back to CD mode, Operating the Optional MD while the changer is playing a CD, the system selects the same unit (in- Player/Changer the system will stop the changer and dash or changer) that was playing...
  • Page 218 05/10/03 19:54:23 32SEA630_218 Audio System (A Type) CD Player Error Indications Indication Cause Solution If you see an error indication in the display while operating the CD player, find the cause in the chart to Press the eject button and pull out the disc. the right.
  • Page 219 05/10/03 19:54:31 32SEA630_219 Audio System (A Type) CD Changer Error Indications Indication Cause Solution If you see an error indication in the display while operating the optional CD changer, find the cause in the Press the magazine eject button and pull out chart to the right.
  • Page 220 05/10/03 19:54:39 32SEA630_220 Audio System (A Type) Operating the Cassette Player (Optional) The cassette system features Dolby AM/FM BUTTON TAPE DIRECTION INDICATOR noise reduction, automatic sensing of RPT INDICATOR chromium-dioxide (CrO ) tape, and auto-reverse for continuous play. To operate the cassette player, the ignition switch must be in CD/AUX ACCESSORY(I) or ON(II).
  • Page 221 05/10/03 19:54:46 32SEA630_221 Audio System (A Type) The tape direction indicator will light If you turn the system off while a Tape Search Functions to show you which side of the tape is playing, either with the PWR/ With a cassette playing, you can use cassette is playing.
  • Page 222 05/10/03 19:54:52 32SEA630_222 Audio System (A Type) The Skip function allows repeat this same program until you SKIP Caring for the Cassette Player you to find the beginning of a song deactivate REPEAT by pressing the Damaged cassettes can jam inside or passage.
  • Page 223: Audio System (b Type)

    05/10/03 19:54:58 32SEA630_223 Audio System (B Type) AM/FM/CD Audio System Your car’s audio system provides SCAN BUTTON AM/FM BUTTON STEREO INDICATOR clear reception on each band while the preset bars allow you to easily A.SEL INDICATOR select your favourite stations. SCAN INDICATOR In some countries, you can also utilize many convenient features...
  • Page 224 05/10/03 19:55:06 32SEA630_224 Audio System (B Type) You can use any of five methods to The SEEK function Operating the Radio SEEK The ignition switch must be in find radio stations on the selected searches the band for a station with ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) to band: TUNE, SEEK, SCAN, AUTO a strong signal.
  • Page 225 05/10/03 19:55:14 32SEA630_225 Audio System (B Type) The SCAN function You can store the Once a station’s frequency is stored, SCAN Preset samples all the stations with strong frequencies of your favourite radio simply press and release the left or signals on the selected band.
  • Page 226 05/10/03 19:55:19 32SEA630_226 Audio System (B Type) If you are If you are in a remote area, Auto Auto Select does not erase the AUTO SELECT travelling far from home and can no Select may not find twelve strong frequencies that you set previously. longer receive the stations you FM stations.
  • Page 227 05/10/03 19:55:26 32SEA630_227 Audio System (B Type) Radio Data System (RDS) With your audio system, you can utilize many convenient features provided by the Radio Data System TA INDICATOR TP INDICATOR AM /FM BUTTON (RDS). With the FM band selected, you can keep listening to the same station even if its frequency changes as you A.SEL...
  • Page 228 05/10/03 19:55:33 32SEA630_228 Audio System (B Type) You can turn on or off the RDS Program Service Name Display TA (Traffic Announcement Standby) function. To switch the function on If the station you are listening to is Function or off, press the PWR/VOL knob for an RDS station, the frequency When the TA/RDS button is pressed more than 2 seconds with the audio...
  • Page 229 05/10/03 19:55:39 32SEA630_229 Audio System (B Type) You can receive traffic information while you are listening to a CD or cassette (if equipped). If the system TA INDICATOR TP INDICATOR is tuned to a TP or EON TP station before playing a CD or cassette, the system will stand by for traffic announcements by pressing the TA/ RDS button (‘‘TA’’...
  • Page 230 05/10/03 19:55:45 32SEA630_230 Audio System (B Type) AFFAIRS : Topical programs science, and technology. PTY Display Function When the TA/RDS button is pressed expanding upon the news. SPORT : Programs concerned with for more than two seconds, the PTY CLASSICS : Serious classics; any aspect of sports.
  • Page 231 05/10/03 19:55:51 32SEA630_231 Audio System (B Type) After you select the desired program While a PTY is displayed, you can After your desired PTY is displayed, type, the system will search for a use the SEEK bar to find a station of press either side of the SEEK bar station with the same PTY code as the desired PTY.
  • Page 232 05/10/03 19:55:57 32SEA630_232 Audio System (B Type) Your audio system has other PTY/News Interrupt Function PTY Alarm To activate this function, press the interrupt functions (including TA PTY code ‘‘ALARM’’ is used for TA/RDS button for more than two function). The interrupt function emergency announcements, such as seconds and select ‘‘NEWS.’’...
  • Page 233 05/10/03 19:56:03 32SEA630_233 Audio System (B Type) Adjusting the Sound Bass, Treble, Balance, and Fader are each adjustable. You select which of Adjustment Level these you want to adjust by pressing the FAD/BAL and BASS/TREB buttons, then turning the VOLUME knob.
  • Page 234 05/10/03 19:56:09 32SEA630_234 Audio System (B Type) Use these controls The system will automatically return Treble/Bass to adjust the tone to your liking. the display to the selected audio mode about five seconds after you To adjust the tone, press the BASS/ stop adjusting a mode with the TREB button.
  • Page 235 05/10/03 19:56:17 32SEA630_235 Audio System (B Type) Digital Clock The audio system usually shows the time when the ignition switch is in DIGITAL CLOCK ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II). To set the time, press the Clock Set button until you hear a beep. The displayed time begins to blink.
  • Page 236 05/10/03 19:56:22 32SEA630_236 Audio System (B Type) You can use the R (Preset 6) side of For example: the bar to quickly set the time to the 1:06 would RESET to 1:00 nearest hour. Press the Clock Set 1:52 would RESET to 2:00 button until you hear a beep, then press the R (Preset 6) side of the bar.
  • Page 237 05/10/03 19:56:29 32SEA630_237 Audio System (B Type) Operating the CD Player You operate the CD player with the same controls used for the radio. Examine the CD for any labels or SCAN/RPT BUTTON TRACK NUMBER AM/FM BUTTON other contamination on it that could cause it to jam in the drive.
  • Page 238 05/10/03 19:56:37 32SEA630_238 Audio System (B Type) For best results when using CD-R If you turn the system off while a CD You can use the SEEK/SKIP bar discs, use only high quality discs is playing, either with the PWR/VOL while a disc is playing to select labelled for audio use.
  • Page 239 05/10/03 19:56:42 32SEA630_239 Audio System (B Type) This feature, when To activate the Repeat This feature, SCAN REPEAT RANDOM PLAY activated, samples all the tracks on feature, press and release the RPT when activated, plays the tracks on the selected disc in the order they button.
  • Page 240 05/10/03 19:56:50 32SEA630_240 Audio System (B Type) To select the CD changer, press the If you load a CD in the in-dash player Operating the CD Changer (Optional) CD button. The disc and track while the changer is playing a CD, A Compact Disc changer is available numbers will be displayed.
  • Page 241 05/10/03 19:56:57 32SEA630_241 Audio System (B Type) When you switch back to CD mode, Operating the Optional MD Protecting Compact Discs the system selects the same unit (in- Player/Changer For information on how to handle dash or changer) that was playing (For some types) and protect compact discs, see page when you switched out of CD mode.
  • Page 242 05/10/03 19:57:04 32SEA630_242 Audio System (B Type) CD Player Error Indications Indication Cause Solution If you see an error indication in the display while operating the CD player, find the cause in the chart to Press the eject button and pull out the disc. the right.
  • Page 243 05/10/03 19:57:12 32SEA630_243 Audio System (B Type) CD Changer Error Indications Indication Cause Solution If you see an error indication in the display while operating the optional CD changer, find the cause in the Press the magazine eject button and pull out chart to the right.
  • Page 244 05/10/03 19:57:19 32SEA630_244 Audio System (B Type) Operating the Cassette Player (Optional) The cassette system features Dolby RPT BUTTON TAPE DIRECTION INDICATOR noise reduction, automatic sensing of chromium-dioxide (CrO ) tape, and auto-reverse for continuous play. AM/FM To operate the cassette player, the BUTTON ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY(I) or ON(II).
  • Page 245 05/10/03 19:57:27 32SEA630_245 Audio System (B Type) The tape direction indicator will light If you turn the system off while a Tape Search Functions to show you which side of the tape is playing, either with the PWR/ With a cassette playing, you can use cassette is playing.
  • Page 246 05/10/03 19:57:33 32SEA630_246 Audio System (B Type) The Skip function allows repeat this same program until you SKIP Caring for the Cassette Player you to find the beginning of a song deactivate REPEAT by pressing the Damaged cassettes can jam inside or passage.
  • Page 247: Audio System (c, D Type)

    05/10/03 19:57:40 32SEA630_247 Audio System (C, D Type) AM/FM/CD Changer C type Audio System Your car’s audio system provides SCAN BUTTON STEREO INDICATOR clear reception on each band while A.SEL INDICATOR the preset bars allow you to easily select your favourite stations. On cars with C type audio system AM/FM BUTTON...
  • Page 248 05/10/03 19:57:47 32SEA630_248 Audio System (C, D Type) Operating the Radio D Type The ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) to STEREO INDICATOR operate the audio system. Turn the system on by pressing the PWR/ VOL knob, AM/FM button. Adjust the volume by turning the knob.
  • Page 249 05/10/03 19:57:55 32SEA630_249 Audio System (C, D Type) You can use any of five methods to The SCAN function You can store the SCAN Preset find radio stations on the selected samples all the stations with strong frequencies of your favourite radio band: TUNE, SEEK, SCAN, AUTO signals on the selected band.
  • Page 250 05/10/03 19:58:02 32SEA630_250 Audio System (C, D Type) Once a station’s frequency is stored, If you are If you are in a remote area, Auto AUTO SELECT simply press and release the left or travelling far from home and can no Select may not find twelve strong right side of the proper preset bar to longer receive the stations you...
  • Page 251 05/10/03 19:58:09 32SEA630_251 Audio System (C, D Type) Radio Data System (RDS) C type On cars with C type audio system TA INDICATOR With your audio system, you can TP INDICATOR AM/FM BUTTON SCAN BUTTON utilize many convenient features provided by the Radio Data System (RDS).
  • Page 252 05/10/03 19:58:17 32SEA630_252 Audio System (C, D Type) You can turn on or off the RDS Program Service Name Display TA (Traffic Announcement Standby) function. To switch the function on If the station you are listening to is Function or off, press the PWR/VOL knob for an RDS station, the frequency When the TA/RDS button is pressed more than 2 seconds with the audio...
  • Page 253 05/10/03 19:58:23 32SEA630_253 Audio System (C, D Type) You can receive traffic information C Type while you are listening to a CD or AM/FM BUTTON cassette (if equipped). If the system TP INDICATOR NEWS INDICATOR is tuned to a TP or EON TP station before playing a CD or cassette, the A.SEL INDICATOR TA INDICATOR...
  • Page 254 05/10/03 19:58:28 32SEA630_254 Audio System (C, D Type) AFFAIRS : Topical programs SCIENCE : Programs about nature, PTY Display Function When the TA/RDS button is pressed expanding upon the news. science, and technology. for more than two seconds, the PTY CLASSICS : Serious classics;...
  • Page 255 05/10/03 19:58:35 32SEA630_255 Audio System (C, D Type) After you select the desired program While a PTY is displayed, you can After your desired PTY is displayed, type, the system will search for a use the SEEK bar to find a station of press either side of the SEEK bar station with the same PTY code as the desired PTY.
  • Page 256 05/10/03 19:58:41 32SEA630_256 Audio System (C, D Type) Your audio system has other PTY/News Interrupt Function PTY Alarm To activate this function, press the interrupt functions (including TA PTY code ‘‘ALARM’’ is used for TA/RDS button for more than two function).
  • Page 257 05/10/03 19:58:47 32SEA630_257 Audio System (C, D Type) Adjusting the Sound C Type Bass, Treble, Balance, and Fader are each adjustable. You select which of Adjustment Level these you want to adjust by pressing the SOUND button, then turning the VOLUME knob.
  • Page 258 05/10/03 19:58:54 32SEA630_258 Audio System (C, D Type) Select BAL or FAd by pressing the D Type SOUND button. Adjust the Balance or Fader to your liking by turning Adjustment Level LEVEL GAUGE the VOLUME knob. The displayed number shows you the current setting.
  • Page 259 05/10/03 19:59:01 32SEA630_259 Audio System (C, D Type) Digital Clock C Type The audio system usually shows the time when the ignition switch is in DIGITAL CLOCK ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II). To set the time, press the Clock Set button (AUX) until you hear a beep.
  • Page 260 05/10/03 19:59:08 32SEA630_260 Audio System (C, D Type) You can use the R (Preset 6) side of D Type the bar to quickly set the time to the nearest hour. Press the Clock Set button (SOUND) until you hear a beep, then press the R (Preset 6) DIGITAL CLOCK side of the bar.
  • Page 261 05/10/03 19:59:15 32SEA630_261 Audio System (C, D Type) Operating the CD Changer C Type Your car’s audio system has an in- SCAN BUTTON DISC AND TRACK NUMBERS dash CD changer that holds up to six CD LOAD discs, providing several hours of INDICATOR continuous entertainment.
  • Page 262 05/10/03 19:59:23 32SEA630_262 Audio System (C, D Type) Loading CDs in the Changer D Type To load multiple CDs in one DISC AND TRACK NUMBERS RPT BUTTON operation: CD LOADED Press and hold the LOAD button INDICATOR until you hear a beep and see ‘‘LOAD’’...
  • Page 263 05/10/03 19:59:32 32SEA630_263 Audio System (C, D Type) When the CD load indicator turns To load a single CD: If you press the LOAD button while green and ‘‘LOAD’’ appears in the a CD is playing, the system will stop display, insert the next disc into Press and release the LOAD playing that CD and start the loading...
  • Page 264 05/10/03 19:59:40 32SEA630_264 Audio System (C, D Type) To move rapidly within a track, press track for approximately 10 seconds. Operation Select the CD changer by pressing and hold the left or right side of the If you do nothing, the system will the CD button.
  • Page 265 05/10/03 19:59:46 32SEA630_265 Audio System (C, D Type) To activate the Repeat To take the system out of CD mode, REPEAT On D type audio system feature, press and release the RPT RANDOM PLAY This feature, press the AM/FM button. Each time button.
  • Page 266 05/10/03 19:59:52 32SEA630_266 Audio System (C, D Type) Removing CDs from the Changer C Type To remove the disc that is currently playing, press the eject button. You CD SLOT will see ‘‘EJEC’’ in the display. When AM/FM BUTTON you remove the disc from the slot, the system automatically begins the Load sequence so you can load another CD in that position.
  • Page 267 05/10/03 20:00:00 32SEA630_267 Audio System (C, D Type) If you press the eject button while D Type listening to the radio, or with the audio system turned off, the disc that was last selected is ejected. AM/FM BUTTON After that disc is ejected, pressing the eject button again will eject the next disc in numerical order.
  • Page 268 05/10/03 20:00:07 32SEA630_268 Audio System (C, D Type) CD Changer Error Indications Indication Cause Solution If you see an error indication in the display while operating the CD changer, find the cause in the chart Press the CD eject button and pull out the CDs. to the right.
  • Page 269 05/10/03 20:00:14 32SEA630_269 Audio System (C, D Type) Operating the Cassette Player C Type (Optional) The cassette system features Dolby RPT INDICATOR TAPE DIRECTION INDICATOR noise reduction, automatic sensing of chromium-dioxide (CrO ) tape, and auto-reverse for continuous play. AM/FM BUTTON To operate the cassette player, the ignition switch must be in...
  • Page 270 05/10/03 20:00:21 32SEA630_270 Audio System (C, D Type) The tape direction indicator will light D Type to show you which side of the cassette is playing. The indicates NOISE REDUCTION INDICATOR the side you inserted facing upward RPT INDICATOR TAPE DIRECTION INDICATOR is now playing.
  • Page 271 05/10/03 20:00:28 32SEA630_271 Audio System (C, D Type) When the system reaches the end of The Skip function allows Tape Search Functions SKIP the tape, it will automatically reverse With a cassette playing, you can use you to find the beginning of a song direction and play the other side.
  • Page 272 05/10/03 20:00:35 32SEA630_272 Audio System (C, D Type) The Repeat function The SKIP and REPEAT functions REPEAT Operating the Optional MD continuously replays the current use silent periods on the tape to find Player/Changer song or passage. Press the RPT the end of a song or passage.
  • Page 273: Audio System (e Type)

    05/10/03 20:00:43 32SEA630_273 Audio System (E Type) With Navigation System AM/FM/CD Changer AM/FM BUTTON Audio System Your car’s audio system provides UPPER DISPLAY clear reception on each band, while the preset icons in the Navigation System display allow you to easily select your favorite stations.
  • Page 274 05/10/03 20:00:50 32SEA630_274 Audio System (E Type) You can use any of five methods to The SCAN function Operating the Radio SCAN The ignition switch must be in find radio stations on the selected samples all the stations with strong ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) to band: TUNE, SEEK, SCAN, AUTO signals on the selected band.
  • Page 275 05/10/03 20:01:00 32SEA630_275 Audio System (E Type) You can store the Repeat steps 2 to 4 to store a total If you are Preset AUTO SELECT frequencies of your favourite radio of six stations on each AM and travelling far from home and can no stations in the six preset icons.
  • Page 276 05/10/03 20:01:06 32SEA630_276 Audio System (E Type) If you are in a remote area, Auto A.SEL INDICATOR Select may not find twelve strong FM stations. If this happens, you will not see a station number on the UPPER DISPLAY AM/FM BUTTON corresponding preset icon.
  • Page 277 05/10/03 20:01:14 32SEA630_277 Audio System (E Type) Radio Data System (RDS) (For some types) TA INDICATOR TP INDICATOR With your audio system, you can utilize many convenient features UPPER provided by the Radio Data System DISPLAY (RDS). With the FM band selected, you can keep listening to the same station even if its frequency changes as you enter different regions while you are...
  • Page 278 05/10/03 20:01:23 32SEA630_278 Audio System (E Type) You can turn on or off the RDS Program Service Name Display TA (Traffic Announcement Standby) function. To switch the function on If the station you are listening to is Function or off, press the PWR/VOL knob for an RDS station, the frequency When the TA/RDS button is pressed more than 2 seconds with the audio...
  • Page 279 05/10/03 20:01:29 32SEA630_279 Audio System (E Type) You can receive traffic information while you are listening to a CD or TA INDICATOR TP INDICATOR cassette (if equipped). If the system is tuned to a TP or EON TP station NEWS INDICATOR before playing a CD or cassette, the system will stand by for traffic announcements by pressing the TA/...
  • Page 280 05/10/03 20:01:35 32SEA630_280 Audio System (E Type) AFFAIRS : Topical programs SCIENCE : Programs about nature, PTY Display Function When the TA/RDS button is pressed expanding upon the news. science, and technology. for more than two seconds, the PTY CLASSICS : Serious classics; SPORT : Programs concerned with display function turns on.
  • Page 281 05/10/03 20:01:41 32SEA630_281 Audio System (E Type) After you select the desired program While a PTY is displayed, you can After your desired PTY is displayed, type, the system will search for a use the SEEK bar to find a station of press either side of the SEEK bar station with the same PTY code as the desired PTY.
  • Page 282 05/10/03 20:01:47 32SEA630_282 Audio System (E Type) Your audio system has other PTY/News Interrupt Function PTY Alarm To activate this function, press the interrupt functions (including TA PTY code ‘‘ALARM’’ is used for TA/RDS button for more than two function). The interrupt function emergency announcements, such as seconds and select ‘‘NEWS.’’...
  • Page 283 05/10/03 20:01:55 32SEA630_283 Audio System (E Type) Adjusting the Sound To adjust the sound, push the AUDIO button, then enter the sound Radio grid by touching the SOUND icon on the display. To adjust the bass Treble/Bass and treble, touch the icon on each side of the Treble or Bass adjustment bar.
  • Page 284 05/10/03 20:02:01 32SEA630_284 Audio System (E Type) For some types Digital Clock Speed-sensitive volume The upper display shows the time compensation (SVC) The SVC when the ignition switch is in mode controls the volume based on ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II). The vehicle speed.
  • Page 285 05/10/03 20:02:09 32SEA630_285 Audio System (E Type) Operating the CD Changer UPPER DISPLAY Your car’s audio system has an in- dash CD changer that holds up to six discs, providing several hours of continuous entertainment. You operate this CD changer with the same controls used for the radio.
  • Page 286 05/10/03 20:02:19 32SEA630_286 Audio System (E Type) Repeat this until all six positions To load a single CD: Loading CDs in the Changer To load multiple CDs in one are loaded. The system will then operation: begin playing the last CD loaded. Press and release the LOAD button.
  • Page 287 05/10/03 20:02:26 32SEA630_287 Audio System (E Type) If you press the LOAD button while a CD is playing, the system will stop playing that CD and start the loading sequence. It will then play the CD just loaded. You can also load a CD into an empty DISC ICONS position while a CD is playing by touching the appropriate disc icon.
  • Page 288 05/10/03 20:02:34 32SEA630_288 Audio System (E Type) To move rapidly within a track, press Operation Track Scan Select the CD changer by pressing and hold the top or bottom of the When you touch the TRACK SCAN the CD/AUX button. You will see SKIP bar.
  • Page 289 05/10/03 20:02:41 32SEA630_289 Audio System (E Type) Disc Scan Track Repeat Random Play When you touch the DISC SCAN When you touch the TRACK RPT When you touch the RANDOM icon icon on the audio display, the first icon on the audio display, the system on the audio display, the system track of the current CD plays for continuously replays the current...
  • Page 290 05/10/03 20:02:47 32SEA630_290 Audio System (E Type) To take the system out of CD mode, press the AM/FM button. Each time you press the AM/FM button, the system changes to the next mode: AM (LW), AM (MW), FM1, or FM2. When you return to CD mode by pressing the CD button, play will continue at the same point that it left...
  • Page 291 05/10/03 20:02:54 32SEA630_291 Audio System (E Type) Removing CDs from the Changer To remove the disc that is currently playing, press the eject button. You will see ‘‘EJEC’’ in the upper display and the load indicator turns red and blinks. When you remove the disc from the slot, the system automatically begins the load sequence so you can load another...
  • Page 292 05/10/03 20:03:01 32SEA630_292 Audio System (E Type) If you press the eject button while Protecting Compact Discs Operating the Optional MD listening to the radio, or with the For information on how to handle Player/Changer audio system turned off, the disc and protect compact discs, see page (For some types) that was last selected is ejected.
  • Page 293 05/10/03 20:03:08 32SEA630_293 Audio System (E Type) CD Changer Error Indications Indication Cause Solution If you see an error indication in the upper display while operating the CD changer, find the cause in the chart Press the CD eject button and pull out the CDs. to the right.
  • Page 294: Protecting Compact Discs

    05/10/03 20:03:16 32SEA630_294 Audio System (E Type) Protecting Compact Discs Handle a CD by its edges; never When a CD is not being played, store A new CD may be rough on the touch either surface. Do not place it in its case to protect it from dust inner and outer edges.
  • Page 295 05/10/03 20:03:23 32SEA630_295 Audio System (E Type) Operating the Cassette Player (Optional) RPT INDICATOR TAPE DIRECTION INDICATOR The cassette system features Dolby noise reduction, automatic sensing of chromium-dioxide (CrO ) tape, and auto-reverse for continuous play. To operate the cassette player, the ignition switch must be in AM/FM ACCESSORY(I) or ON(II).
  • Page 296 05/10/03 20:03:29 32SEA630_296 Audio System (E Type) The tape direction indicator will light Dolby noise reduction turns on when If you turn the system off while a on the upper display to show you you insert a cassette. If the tape was tape is playing, either with the PWR/ which side of the cassette is playing.
  • Page 297 05/10/03 20:03:34 32SEA630_297 Audio System (E Type) Fast Forward and Re- The Skip function allows Tape Search Functions FF/REW SKIP (For some types) wind move the tape rapidly. To re- you to find the beginning of a song With a cassette playing, you can use wind the tape, push the upper side or passage.
  • Page 298 05/10/03 20:03:38 32SEA630_298 Audio System (E Type) The Repeat function The SKIP and REPEAT functions REPEAT continuously replays the current use silent periods on the tape to find song or passage. Press the AUDIO the end of a song or passage. These DISPLAY button to change to the features may not work to your audio display, and touch the RPT...
  • Page 299: Caring For The Cassette Player

    05/10/03 20:03:46 32SEA630_299 Audio System Look at the cassette before you Caring for the Cassette Player On Audio systems without Navigation The cassette player picks up dirt and insert it. If the tape is loose, tighten System oxides from the tape. This contami- it by turning a hub with a pencil or If you see the error indication nation builds up over time and...
  • Page 300: Remote Audio Controls

    05/10/03 20:03:53 32SEA630_300 Audio System The MODE button changes the Remote Audio Controls MODE BUTTON Three controls for the audio system mode. Pressing the button are mounted in the steering wheel repeatedly selects FM1, FM2, AM, hub. These let you control basic CD (if a CD is loaded), or a cassette functions without removing your (if equipped).
  • Page 301 05/10/03 20:03:57 32SEA630_301 Audio System If you are playing a CD, the system skips to the beginning of the next track each time you press the top ( ) of the CH button. Press the bottom ( ) to return to the beginning of the current track.
  • Page 302: Security System

    05/10/03 20:04:04 32SEA630_302 Security System (For some types) The security system helps to protect To set the ultrasonic sensor along your car and valuables from theft. with the security system, you should The horn sounds (the beeping alarm lock the doors and the boot with the on vehicles with ultrasonic sensor) key or the remote transmitter.
  • Page 303 05/10/03 20:04:10 32SEA630_303 Security System (For some types) With the system set, you can still The security system will not set if Do not attempt to alter this system open the boot with the remote the bonnet, boot, or any door is not or add other devices to it.
  • Page 304: Ultrasonic Sensor

    05/10/03 20:04:17 32SEA630_304 Security System (For some types) system set, only the ultrasonic Whether the ultrasonic sensor is Ultrasonic Sensor (For some types) sensor may activate. activated or not, the security system can be reset by only the remote transmitter, not the key. If you set the security system with the windows or the sunroof open, the ultrasonic sensor may activate the...
  • Page 305: Cruise Control

    05/10/03 20:04:25 32SEA630_305 Cruise Control (For some types) Cruise control allows you to maintain Press and release the DECEL/ Using Cruise Control a set speed above 40 km/h (25 mph) SET button on the steering wheel. CRUISE CONTROL MASTER BUTTON without keeping your foot on the The CRUISE CONTROL indicator RES/...
  • Page 306 05/10/03 20:04:33 32SEA630_306 Cruise Control (For some types) You can decrease the set cruising Even with the cruise control turned Changing the Set Speed You can increase the set cruising speed in any of these ways: on, you can still use the accelerator speed in any of these ways: pedal to speed up for passing.
  • Page 307 05/10/03 20:04:41 32SEA630_307 Cruise Control (For some types) When you push the CANCEL button, Pressing the Cruise Control Master Cancelling the Cruise Control or tap the brake or clutch pedal, the Button turns the system completely CRUISE CONTROL MASTER BUTTON CRUISE CONTROL indicator on the off and erases the previous cruising instrument panel will go out and the...
  • Page 308: Adaptive Cruise Control

    05/10/03 20:04:49 32SEA630_308 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) ACC Components Models with ACC ACC WARNING INDICATOR (amber) Adaptive cruise control (ACC) ACC INDICATOR (green) consists of a radar sensor in the front grille, the ACC buttons on the steering wheel, and the ACC functions of the multi-information display.
  • Page 309 05/10/03 20:04:54 32SEA630_309 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) ACC/LKAS WARNING INDICATOR (amber) Model with ACC/LKAS ACC/LKAS INDICATOR (green) RES/ACCEL BUTTON DECEL/SET MAIN BUTTON BUTTON MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY DISTANCE BUTTON CANCEL BUTTON Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 310 05/10/05 15:23:54 32SEA630_310 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) If the vehicle ahead of you slows As with any system, there are limits Overview Adaptive cruise control (ACC) allows down suddenly, ACC alerts you by to ACC. Inappropriate use of ACC you to maintain a set speed and keep sounding a beeper and displaying a can result in a serious accident.
  • Page 311 05/10/03 20:05:12 32SEA630_311 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) When you enter a toll gate, Operating Characteristics interchange, service area, parking area, etc. In these areas, there is no vehicle ahead of you, but ACC would still try to accelerate to your set speed.
  • Page 312 05/10/03 20:05:19 32SEA630_312 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) If the vehicle ahead of you slows down abruptly, of if another vehicle cuts in front of you, a beeper sounds and a message appears on the multi- information display to warn you. When a vehicle ahead is within ACC If the vehicle ahead of you changes lanes, ACC no longer tracks it.
  • Page 313 The radar sensor is located behind ACC BUTTON km/h (17 mph). It cannot bring the Honda emblem in the front grille. your car to a complete stop. If the emblem is covered with mud, dirt, wet snow, etc., or if a sticker is...
  • Page 314 05/10/03 20:05:40 32SEA630_314 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) For some types DECEL/SET BUTTON SET VEHICLE SPEED SET VEHICLE DISTANCE For some types Models with ACC shown Press and release the DECEL/ When you speed reaches 25 km/h When the speed is set, it is shown SET button on the steering wheel.
  • Page 315 05/10/03 20:05:49 32SEA630_315 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) Increasing the Set Speed For some types RES/ACCEL BUTTON INITIAL SPEED UNIT For some types INITIAL SPEED UNIT PREVIOUSLY SET SPEED Models with ACC shown If you change the speed unit If you cancel ACC by pressing the The set speed can be increased measurement from the factory...
  • Page 316 05/10/03 20:05:58 32SEA630_316 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) To increase your speed in small To increase the set speed with the Decreasing the Set Speed amounts, tap the RES/ACCEL accelerator pedal, press the DECEL/SET BUTTON button repeatedly. Each time you do accelerator pedal to increase to the this, your car will speed up about 2 speed you want, then press the...
  • Page 317 05/10/03 20:06:05 32SEA630_317 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) To slow down in small amounts, tap To decrease the set speed with the Detecting a Vehicle Ahead of You the DECEL/SET button repeatedly. brake pedal, do this: Each time you do this, your car slows down about 2 mph (when you set the Tap the brake pedal.
  • Page 318 05/10/03 20:06:15 32SEA630_318 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) To change the range, press the Changing Vehicle Distance DISTANCE button. Each time you press the button, the range changes DISTANCE BUTTON from Long, to Middle and then to Short. The higher your car speed is, the longer the distance will be set as shown below.
  • Page 319 05/10/03 20:06:24 32SEA630_319 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) The distance you select is also When you push the CANCEL button Cancelling the ACC shown on the multi-information or tap the brake pedal to cancel ACC, display. the set cruising speed stays in CANCEL BUTTON memory.
  • Page 320 05/10/03 20:06:34 32SEA630_320 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) If ACC is cancelled by any of these If you turn the ignition switch to the Automatic ACC Cancellation When ACC is automatically conditions, wait until the condition ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0) cancelled, the beeper sounds three improves, then press the RES/ position after ACC was automatically...
  • Page 321 05/10/03 20:06:40 32SEA630_321 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) ACC Warning Indicator ACC WARNING INDICATOR Models with ACC shown This indicator comes on when there is a problem with the ACC system. You will see the symbol ‘‘ )’’ or the symbol with a ‘‘CHECK SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 322 05/10/03 20:06:47 32SEA630_322 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) Messages on the Multi- Message Description Information Display The multi-information display shows various messages related to ACC. For a description of each ACC message you may see, refer to the chart on this and the following page. ACC is on.
  • Page 323 05/10/03 20:06:55 32SEA630_323 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) Message Description Message Description ACC has been automatically cancelled because of poor weather or other ACC detects a vehicle ahead of you. conditions. You will hear three beeps. Apply the brakes immediately. Your ACC does not detect a vehicle ahead car is too close to the vehicle ahead of of you.
  • Page 324 05/10/03 20:07:00 32SEA630_324 Adaptive Cruise Control (For some types) Message Description Change up. Change down. Comfort and Convenience Features...
  • Page 325: Lane Keeping Assist System

    05/10/03 20:07:05 32SEA630_325 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) The Lane Keeping Assist System When the system detects that the The LKAS is not a substitute for (LKAS) monitors the lane lines of a car is about to veer away from either driver’s steering operation.
  • Page 326 05/10/03 20:07:15 32SEA630_326 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) Operating the LKAS LKAS Camera LKAS CAMERA When travelling in a lane When making a lane change : The LKAS is in operation : The LKAS is suspended When travelling in a lane When making a lane change The LKAS camera is attached As the car becomes closer to either...
  • Page 327 05/10/03 20:07:24 32SEA630_327 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) LKAS Warning Indicator and LKAS Indicator Using the LKAS Warning Display MAIN BUTTON LKAS BUTTON When you turn the ignition switch to To activate the LKAS, press the The LKAS warning indicator and the ON (II) position, the LKAS MAIN button, then the LKAS button.
  • Page 328 05/10/05 15:24:02 32SEA630_328 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) When the car speed is between 72 Cancelling the LKAS km/h (45 mph) and 180 km/h (112 MAIN BUTTON mph), and the lane lines to follow are successfully detected, the dotted lane lines will turn solid and the system will apply the steering torque.
  • Page 329 05/10/03 20:07:44 32SEA630_329 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) The wiper switch is in the OFF, Operating Conditions of the Important Safety Reminders LKAS AUTO or MIST position. The LKAS is not a substitute for driver’s steering operation and has Even when the conditions are all met, limitations.
  • Page 330 05/10/03 20:07:54 32SEA630_330 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) Do not alter the suspension on this When the car runs on a road car. If the car’s height or the under construction or a limited suspension is changed, there is a Under the following conditions, the lane.
  • Page 331 05/10/14 15:36:59 32SEA630_331 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) When the headlight lenses are The LKAS will be suspended under Suspending of the LKAS dirty and the lights can’t illuminate any of the conditions below. the road sufficiently. When the system fails to detect When the windscreen is dirty or lane lines.
  • Page 332 05/10/03 20:08:16 32SEA630_332 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) When the lane lines can’t be Lane Departure Warning If the Steering Wheel is not in detected, the LKAS buzzer does not sound and the LKAS warning display does not appear on the multi- information display.
  • Page 333 05/10/14 15:37:05 32SEA630_333 Lane Keeping Assist System (For some types) You should turn on the air When the LKAS Camera is Hot or Cold conditioner, please wait until the camera is cooled down. If the LKAS camera gets extremely hot or cold while the LKAS is in use, the CAMERA TEMPERATURE and LKAS OFF symbols will appear and you will hear a beep.
  • Page 334 05/10/14 15:37:13 32SEA630_334 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) To use the HFT system, your phone Optional on cars with navigation system Voice Control Your car is equipped with the Hands- HFT system recognizes simple voice must have approved Bluetooth Free Telephone (HFT) system.
  • Page 335 05/10/14 15:37:22 32SEA630_335 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Here is the function of each HFT Phonebook HFT Buttons The HFT system can store up to 50 button: names and phone numbers in its phonebook. With a linked phone, you HFT Talk: This button is used can then automatically dial any name before you give a command, to...
  • Page 336 05/10/03 20:08:51 32SEA630_336 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Information Display How to Use the HFT System Using Voice Control (For some models) The HFT system is operated by the Here are some guidelines for using When you are operating the HFT HFT Talk and Back buttons on the voice control: you are dialing and receiving calls,...
  • Page 337 05/10/03 20:09:01 32SEA630_337 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) To hear a list of available options the HFT system will time out and Setting Up the System at any time, press the Talk button, stop its voice recognition. The The incoming notification of the wait for the beep, and say, ‘‘Hands next time you press the Talk...
  • Page 338 05/10/03 20:09:11 32SEA630_338 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. Setting Your Password If you say ‘‘Yes’’ after the beep, the The HFT system will accept a After the beep, say the four-digit HFT system response is, ‘‘Would numeric, four-digit password that password you want to use.
  • Page 339 05/10/03 20:09:20 32SEA630_339 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) If you forget your password and you To lock or unlock the HFT system, do NOTE: this: cannot activate the HFT system, HFT system does not allow you to Press and release the Talk button. consult your dealer to cancel the pair your phone if the car is After the beep, say ‘‘Security.’’...
  • Page 340 05/10/14 15:37:31 32SEA630_340 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) With your phone on and the correct?’’ When asked by the phone, enter ignition switch in the the four-digit code from step 3 into ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) Press and release the Talk button. your phone.
  • Page 341 05/10/03 20:09:40 32SEA630_341 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) menu.’’ Press and release the Talk button. To rename a paired phone, do this: Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ‘‘Yes.’’ The After the beep, say ‘‘Phone setup.’’ HFT system response is To delete a paired phone, do this: The HFT system response is...
  • Page 342 05/10/03 20:09:48 32SEA630_342 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) To list all paired phones, do this: To find out the status of the phone being To change from the currently linked Press and release the Talk button. used, do this: phone to another paired phone, do this: After the beep, say ‘‘Phone setup.’’...
  • Page 343 05/10/03 20:09:57 32SEA630_343 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Press and release the Talk button. Making a Call To make a call using a name in the HFT You can make calls using any phone After the beep, say the number system phonebook, do this: number, or by using a name in the you want to call.
  • Page 344 05/10/03 20:10:07 32SEA630_344 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) To end the call, press the Back Press and release the Talk button. Sending Numbers or Names button. During a Call After the beep, say ‘‘Send.’’ The The HFT system allows you to send dial tones will be sent, and the call To redial the last number called by numbers or names during a call.
  • Page 345 05/10/03 20:10:15 32SEA630_345 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Receiving a Call Transferring a Call If you receive a call when you are not During a call, you can transfer it on the phone, the HFT system from the HFT system to your phone, interrupts the audio system (if it is or from your phone to the HFT on), and plays the incoming call...
  • Page 346 05/10/03 20:10:26 32SEA630_346 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Muting a Call Setting up the Phonebook To add a name, do this: During a call, you can mute or The HFT system phonebook can Press and release the Talk button. unmute your voice to the person you store up to 50 names with their After the beep, say ‘‘Phonebook.’’...
  • Page 347 05/10/03 20:10:38 32SEA630_347 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ‘‘Enter.’’ The After the beep, say the new After the beep, say the name you HFT system response is ‘‘Eric has number for Eric.
  • Page 348 05/10/03 20:10:48 32SEA630_348 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Press and release the Talk button. ‘‘Would you like to call Eric?’’ After the beep, say ‘‘Clear.’’ The After the beep, say ‘‘List.’’ The HFT system response is, ‘‘This HFT system responds by listing Press and release the Talk button.
  • Page 349 05/10/03 20:10:56 32SEA630_349 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Press and release the Talk button. The HFT system response in the Changing Language To select any of the five languages; After the beep, say ‘‘Yes’’ in the selected language is, for example, selected language (in French in ‘‘What is the French name for English, French, Italian, German, and...
  • Page 350 05/10/03 20:11:04 32SEA630_350 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) paired phones without English English name for Pat’s phone To change from English to French, do this: name tags, the HFT system ?’’ Press and release the Talk response is ‘‘The language has button.
  • Page 351 05/10/14 15:37:41 32SEA630_351 Hands-Free Telephone (HFT) System (For some types) Quick Language Selection HFT System Limitations For information of DoC To select a language quickly, do the When using voice control, the HFT (Declaration of Conformance) system call is placed on hold, or the following.
  • Page 352: Before Driving

    05/10/03 20:11:18 32SEA630_352 Before Driving Before you begin driving your car, General Precautions ..... . 350 you should know what fuel to use, Break-in Period ......351 and how to check the levels of Fuel ..........351 important fluids. You also need to Service Station Procedures ..
  • Page 353: General Precautions

    05/10/03 20:11:23 32SEA630_353 General Precautions Type-S model Your car is designed to give you optimum handling and performance on well-maintained roads. As part of this design, your car has a minimum of ground clearance. Use caution if you should drive your car on very rough or rutted roads.
  • Page 354: Break-in Period

    05/10/03 20:11:32 32SEA630_354 Break-in Period, Fuel You should follow these same re- Break-in Period Fuel Help assure your car’s future commendations with an overhauled Petrol models reliability and performance by paying or exchanged engine, or when the Your car is designed to operate on extra attention to how you drive brakes are replaced.
  • Page 355: Service Station Procedures

    05/10/03 20:11:41 32SEA630_355 Fuel, Service Station Procedures Select the proper fuel according to Diesel models Filling the Fuel Tank Your car is designed to use only the regional or climate condition. Diesel Fuel (also known as Use of inadequate fuel may reduce Push Automotive gas oil and Derv).
  • Page 356 05/10/03 20:11:49 32SEA630_356 Service Station Procedures Remove the fuel fill cap slowly. Stop filling the tank after the fuel You may hear a hissing sound as nozzle automatically clicks off. Do pressure inside the tank escapes. not try to ‘‘top off’’ the tank, leave Fuel is highly flammable and some room for the fuel to expand explosive.
  • Page 357: Opening The Bonnet

    05/10/03 20:11:55 32SEA630_357 Service Station Procedures If you can open the bonnet without Opening the Bonnet lifting the bonnet latch handle, or the BONNET RELEASE HANDLE bonnet latch handle moves stiffly or does not spring back as before, the mechanism should be cleaned and lubricated (see page LATCH Shift to Park or Neutral and set...
  • Page 358: Oil Check

    05/10/03 20:12:06 32SEA630_358 Service Station Procedures Oil Check All engines consume oil as part of GRIP SUPPORT ROD their normal operation, therefore, GRIP SUPPORT ROD the engine oil level must be checked regularly, for example when refuelling. Always check the oil before a long journey.
  • Page 359 05/10/03 20:12:12 32SEA630_359 Service Station Procedures DIPSTICK DIPSTICK Petrol models Diesel models Remove the dipstick (orange Wipe the dipstick with a clean handle). cloth or paper towel. Before Driving...
  • Page 360 05/10/03 20:12:19 32SEA630_360 Service Station Procedures UPPER MARK LOWER MARK Petrol models Diesel models Petrol models Insert it all the way back in its tube. Remove the dipstick again and check the level. It should be between the upper and lower marks.
  • Page 361: Engine Coolant Check

    05/10/03 20:12:28 32SEA630_361 Service Station Procedures Engine Coolant Check On Diesel models The coolant level in the expansion RESERVE TANK tank should be checked only when the engine and the cooling system are cold. Make sure it is between the UPPER MAX and MIN lines.
  • Page 362: Fuel Cutoff System

    05/10/03 20:12:35 32SEA630_362 Fuel Cutoff System (For some types) After the switch has activated, it FUEL CUTOFF SWITCH must be reset by pressing the button before the engine can be restarted. Leaking fuel can ignite or explode, causing you to be seriously or fatally injured.
  • Page 363: Fuel Economy

    05/10/03 20:12:43 32SEA630_363 Fuel Economy The condition of your car and your A cold engine uses more fuel than a Driving Habits driving habits are the two most You can improve fuel economy by warm engine. It is not necessary to important things that affect the fuel driving moderately.
  • Page 364: Accessories And Modifications

    05/10/03 20:12:49 32SEA630_364 Accessories and Modifications Modifying your car, or installing Accessories some non-Honda accessories, can Your dealer has genuine Honda make your car unsafe. Before you accessories that allow you to Improper accessories or make any modifications or add any personalize your car.
  • Page 365: Modifications

    05/10/03 20:12:58 32SEA630_365 Accessories and Modifications When properly installed, cellular Before installing any accessory: Modifications phones, alarms, two-way radios, and Do not remove any original low-powered audio systems should Make sure the accessory does not equipment or modify your car in any not interfere with your car’s obscure any lights, or interfere way that would alter its design or...
  • Page 366: Additional Safety Precautions

    Do not place any objects over the outside edge of a front seat-back. Covering the outside edge of a front seat-back, with a non-Honda seat cover for example, could prevent the airbag from inflating properly. Before Driving...
  • Page 367: Carrying Luggage

    05/10/03 20:13:10 32SEA630_367 Carrying Luggage Your car has several convenient storage areas so you can stow CONSOLE COMPARTMENT FRONT DOOR POCKET luggage safely. DRIVER’S SEAT-BACK POCKET CENTRE POCKET The glove box, and the pockets in the front doors and seat-backs, are designed for small, lightweight items.
  • Page 368: Load Limit

    05/10/03 20:13:18 32SEA630_368 Carrying Luggage Load Limit Carrying Items in the Passenger When you load luggage, the total Compartment weight of the vehicle, all passengers, Store or secure all items that could Overloading or improper luggage and hitch must not exceed be thrown around and hurt loading can affect handling the maximum permissible weight.
  • Page 369: Carrying Luggage In The Boot Or On A Roof Rack

    05/10/03 20:13:27 32SEA630_369 Carrying Luggage If you carry large items that Carrying Luggage in the Boot or Boot Hooks on a Roof Rack prevent you from closing the boot HOOK Distribute luggage evenly on the lid, exhaust gas can enter the floor of the boot, placing the passenger area.
  • Page 370: Driving

    05/10/03 20:13:31 32SEA630_370 Driving This section gives you tips on Preparing to Drive ......368 The Braking System ..... . 387 starting the engine under various Starting the Engine Brake Wear Indicators ....387 conditions, and how to operate the (Petrol models) .....
  • Page 371: Preparing To Drive

    05/10/03 20:13:44 32SEA630_371 Preparing to Drive You should do the following checks Check the adjustment of the seat Turn the ignition switch to ON (II). and adjustments every day before (see page Check the indicator lights in the you drive your car. instrument panel.
  • Page 372 05/10/03 20:13:52 32SEA630_372 Starting the Engine (Petrol models) Apply the parking brake. Without touching the accelerator If the engine does not start within pedal, turn the ignition key to the 15 seconds, or starts but stalls In cold weather, turn off all START (III) position.
  • Page 373 05/10/03 20:13:59 32SEA630_373 Starting the Engine (Petrol models) If the engine fails to start in step 2, Starting in Cold Weather at High Altitude (Above 2,400 metres/ push the accelerator pedal to the 8,000 feet) floor and hold it there while you An engine is harder to start in cold try to start the engine for no more weather.
  • Page 374 05/10/03 20:14:10 32SEA630_374 Starting the Engine (Diesel models) Apply the parking brake. Without touching the accelerator Warming Up pedal, turn the ignition key to the In the interests of fuel economy, it is Turn off all electrical accessories START (III) position. If the engine advisable to start driving straight to reduce the drain on the battery.
  • Page 375 05/10/03 20:14:16 32SEA630_375 5-speed Manual Transmission Come to a full stop before you shift into Reverse. You can damage the transmission by trying to shift into Rapid slowing or speeding- Reverse with the car moving. Push up can cause loss of control down the clutch pedal, and pause for on slippery surfaces.
  • Page 376 05/10/03 20:14:23 32SEA630_376 5-speed Manual Transmission Before downshifting, make sure the Recommended Shift Points Maximum Allowable Speeds Drive in the highest gear that lets The speeds in this table are the car will not exceed the maximum the engine run and accelerate maximum allowable speeds in each allowable speed specified by the smoothly.
  • Page 377 05/10/03 20:14:30 32SEA630_377 6-speed Manual Transmission This can cause excessive clutch wear. Come to a full stop before you shift Rapid slowing or speeding- into Reverse. You can damage the up can cause loss of control transmission by trying to shift into on slippery surfaces.
  • Page 378 05/10/03 20:14:36 32SEA630_378 6-speed Manual Transmission Recommended Shift Points 2.4 engine models Diesel models Drive in the highest gear that lets the engine run and accelerate Shift up Normal acceleration Shift up Normal acceleration smoothly. This will give you the best fuel economy and effective emis- 1st to 2nd 27 km/h (17 mph)
  • Page 379 05/10/03 20:14:43 32SEA630_379 6-speed Manual Transmission Maximum Allowable Speeds 2.4 engine models Diesel models The speeds in this table are the maximum allowable speeds in each Gear Maximum Gear Maximum gear. If you exceed these speeds, the allowable speeds allowable speeds engine speed will enter into the tachometer’s red zone.
  • Page 380 05/10/03 20:14:50 32SEA630_380 6-speed Manual Transmission If you are still unable to shift to Reverse Lockout The 6-speed manual transmission Reverse, apply the parking brake has an electric lockout so you cannot and turn the ignition key to accidentally shift from Fifth to ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0).
  • Page 381 05/10/03 20:14:58 32SEA630_381 Automatic Transmission Your car’s transmission has five The ‘‘D’’ indicator comes on for a Shift Lever Position Indicator forward speeds, and is electronically few seconds when you turn the controlled for smoother shifting. It ignition switch to ON (II). If it also has a ‘‘lock-up’’...
  • Page 382 05/10/03 20:15:05 32SEA630_382 Automatic Transmission To select the Sequential SportShift Shift Lever Positions To shift from: Do this: Mode, slide the shift lever toward P to R Press the brake pedal and RELEASE the driver’s side from the ‘‘D’’ press the release button. BUTTON SHIFT position.
  • Page 383 05/10/03 20:15:11 32SEA630_383 Automatic Transmission This position mechani- To shift to Reverse Park (P) Reverse (R) cally locks the transmission. Use from Park, see the explanation under Park whenever you are turning off or Park. To shift to Reverse from starting the engine.
  • Page 384 05/10/03 20:15:17 32SEA630_384 Automatic Transmission Use Neutral if you With Neutral (N) Sequential SportShift Mode need to restart a stalled engine, or if the shift lever in ‘‘D’’ position, you it is necessary to stop briefly with can select the Sequential SportShift Upshift the engine idling.
  • Page 385 05/10/03 20:15:26 32SEA630_385 Automatic Transmission When you accelerate away from a The transmission may automatically The transmission will also shift stop, the transmission will be in first downshift from the higher gear to automatically as the car comes to a gear.
  • Page 386 05/10/03 20:15:35 32SEA630_386 Automatic Transmission If the transmission temperature is If the automatic transmission fluid below 10 °C (14 °F), you may not To shift form Speed range temperature increases and exceeds be able to use the Sequential the specified limit, the transmission SportShift mode.
  • Page 387 05/10/03 20:15:41 32SEA630_387 Automatic Transmission To shift to D from D, Drive (D ) Maximum Allowable Speeds press the release button on the side The speeds in this table are the Position Maximum of the shift lever. This position is maximum allowable speeds in each allowable speeds similar to D, except only the first...
  • Page 388 05/10/03 20:15:51 32SEA630_388 Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Release RELEASE SHIFT LOCK This allows you to move the shift BUTTON RELEASE SLOT lever out of Park if the normal method of pushing on the brake pedal and pressing the release button does not work. Set the Parking brake.
  • Page 389 05/10/03 20:16:01 32SEA630_389 Parking Always use the parking brake when If the car is facing uphill, turn the Parking Tips you park your car. The indicator on front wheels away from the curb. If Make sure the sunroof (if the instrument panel shows that the you have a manual transmission, put equipped) and the windows are parking brake is not fully released;...
  • Page 390: The Braking System

    05/10/03 20:16:08 32SEA630_390 The Braking System Your car is equipped with disc Constant application of the brakes Brake Wear Indicators brakes at all four wheels. A power when going down a long hill builds All four brakes have audible brake assist helps reduce the effort needed up heat and reduces their effective- wear indicators.
  • Page 391 05/10/03 20:16:15 32SEA630_391 The Braking System The ABS also balances the front-to- Brake System Design Anti-lock Brakes The hydraulic system that operates Your car has an Anti-lock Brake rear braking distribution according the brakes has two separate circuits. System (ABS) as standard to vehicle loading.
  • Page 392 05/10/03 20:16:23 32SEA630_392 The Braking System You should never pump the Important Safety Reminders A vehicle with ABS may require a brake pedal; this defeats the ABS does not reduce the time or longer distance to stop on loose or purpose of the ABS.
  • Page 393 05/10/21 11:54:04 32SEA630_393 The Braking System When the ABS indicator comes on, which could cause the rear wheels to ABS Indicator you will see the symbol ‘‘ ’’ or lock up and possibly lead to a loss of the symbol with a ‘‘CHECK control.
  • Page 394 05/10/03 20:16:40 32SEA630_394 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System (For some types) The Vehicle Stability Assist system The VSA system cannot enhance the VSA Activation Indicator helps to stabilize the car during vehicle’s driving stability in all cornering if the car turns more or situations and does not control your VSA ACTIVATION INDICATOR less than desired.
  • Page 395 05/10/03 20:16:49 32SEA630_395 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System (For some types) If the VSA system indicator comes VSA System Indicator VSA Off Switch on while driving, pull to the side of the road when it is safe and turn off VSA SYSTEM INDICATOR the engine.
  • Page 396 05/10/03 20:16:55 32SEA630_396 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System (For some types) VSA is turned on every time you VSA and Tyre Sizes start the engine, even if you turned it Driving with varying tyre or wheel off the last time you drove the car. sizes may cause the VSA to malfunction.
  • Page 397 05/10/03 20:17:00 32SEA630_397 Driving in Bad Weather Always drive Exercise extra caution when driving Driving Technique slower than you would in dry in rain after a long dry spell. After weather. It takes your car longer to months of dry weather, the first react, even in conditions that may rains bring oil to the surface of the seem just barely damp.
  • Page 398 05/10/03 20:17:07 32SEA630_398 Driving in Bad Weather Being able to see Check your tyres Visibility Traction clearly in all directions and being frequently for wear and proper visible to other drivers are important pressure. Both are important in in all weather conditions. This is preventing ‘‘aquaplaning’’...
  • Page 399: Towing A Trailer

    05/10/03 20:17:13 32SEA630_399 Towing a Trailer Your car has been designed Load Limits primarily to carry passengers and their luggage. You can use it to tow a trailer if you carefully observe the load limits, use the proper equipment, and follow the guidelines in this section.
  • Page 400 05/10/03 20:17:19 32SEA630_400 Towing a Trailer For example, if the trailer and its The maximum permissible weight Towing a load that is too heavy can load weigh 225 kg (500 lbs), the must not exceed the specified limit seriously affect your car’s handling trailer nose load should be 22.5 kg as shown on page and performance.
  • Page 401 05/10/03 20:17:27 32SEA630_401 Towing a Trailer Checking Loads Towing Equipment and Towbars The best way to confirm that vehicle Accessories Any towbar used on your car must and trailer weights are within limits Towing can require a variety of be properly bolted to the underbody. is to have them checked at a public equipment, depending on the size of scale.
  • Page 402 05/10/03 20:17:37 32SEA630_402 Towing a Trailer Trailer Brakes Trailer Lights Wiring Colour Code for Lighting If you are thinking of getting a trailer You can get an optional trailer that has brakes, be sure they are lighting connector for your car from Applicable Wiring electronically actuated.
  • Page 403 05/10/03 20:17:46 32SEA630_403 Towing a Trailer Your car’s tyres and spare are Additional Trailer Equipment Pre-Tow Checklist There may be laws requiring special When preparing to tow, and before properly inflated, and the trailer outside mirrors when you are towing driving away, be sure to check the tyres and spare are inflated as a trailer.
  • Page 404 05/10/03 20:17:55 32SEA630_404 Towing a Trailer When towing a trailer in the Driving Safely With a Trailer Towing Speeds and Gears The added weight, length, and Drive slower than normal in all Sequential SportShift mode, select height of a trailer will affect your car’s driving situations, and obey posted Fourth, Third, Second, or First gear;...
  • Page 405 05/10/03 20:18:04 32SEA630_405 Towing a Trailer If the automatic transmission fluid On cars with the automatic Driving on Hills temperature increases and exceeds When climbing hills, closely watch transmission, select the Sequential the specified limit, the transmission your temperature gauge. If it nears SportShift mode and shift down to will also automatically downshift to the red mark, turn the air...
  • Page 406 05/10/03 20:18:11 32SEA630_406 Towing a Trailer Handling Crosswinds and Buffeting Parking Crosswinds and air turbulence Follow all normal precautions when caused by passing trucks can disrupt parking, including firmly setting the your steering and cause trailer parking brake and putting the swaying.
  • Page 407 05/10/03 20:18:13 32SEA630_407...
  • Page 408: Maintenance

    05/10/03 20:18:18 32SEA630_408 Maintenance Regularly maintaining your car is the Recommended Oil ..... 423 Spark Plugs (Petrol models) ..453 best way to protect your investment. Additives ........424 Replacement ....... 453 You will be rewarded with safer, Changing the Oil and Filter ..
  • Page 409: Maintenance Schedule

    We recommend the use of genuine requirements. passengers and their possessions. Honda parts and fluids or their You should also follow these equivalent whenever you have The Maintenance Schedule in this recommendations: maintenance done.
  • Page 410 05/10/03 20:18:45 32SEA630_410 Maintenance Schedule for Petrol models (Except EU, Australia and New Zealad) This Maintenance Schedule Service at the indicated distance km x 1,000 outlines the required minimum or time whichever comes first. miles x 1,000 12.5 25.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 75.0...
  • Page 411 05/10/03 20:18:59 32SEA630_411 Maintenance Schedule for Petrol models (Except EU, Australia and New Zealad) Service at the indicated distance km x 1,000 or time whichever comes first. miles x 1,000 12.5 25.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 75.0 87.5 100.0 112.5 125.0 months Inspect front and rear brakes Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months...
  • Page 412 05/10/03 20:19:05 32SEA630_412 Maintenance Schedule for Petrol models (Except EU, Australia and New Zealad) NOTE: The following items must be used for ‘‘Service condition’’ indicated on schedule. Severe Conditions: Driving less than 8 km (5 miles) per trip or, in freezing temperatures, driving less than 16 km (10 miles) per trip.
  • Page 413 05/10/03 20:19:16 32SEA630_413 Maintenance Schedule for Diesel models (Except EU, Australia and New Zealad) Severe Driving Conditions Service at the indicated distance km x 1,000 or time whichever comes first. miles x 1,000 12.5 25.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 75.0 87.5 100.0 112.5 125.0...
  • Page 414 05/10/03 20:19:28 32SEA630_414 Maintenance Schedule for Diesel models (Except EU, Australia and New Zealad) Service at the indicated distance km x 1,000 or time whichever comes first. miles x 1,000 12.5 25.0 37.5 50.0 62.5 75.0 87.5 100.0 112.5 125.0 months Inspect front and rear brakes Every 10,000 km (6,250 miles) or 6 months...
  • Page 415 05/10/21 11:54:10 32SEA630_415 Maintenance Schedule for Diesel models (Except EU, Australia and New Zealand) NOTE: The following items must be used for ‘‘Service condition’’ indicated on schedule. Severe Conditions: Driving less than 8 km (5 miles) per trip or, in freezing temperatures, driving less than 16 km (10 miles) per trip.
  • Page 416: Required Maintenance Record

    05/10/03 20:19:40 32SEA630_416 Required Maintenance Record (Except EU) Have your servicing dealer record all Required Maintenance below. Keep receipts for all work done on your car. 20,000 km (Sign or Stamp) Km (Mi.) or Month 120,000 km (Sign or Stamp) Km (Mi.) or Month 12,500 Mi.
  • Page 417: Owner Maintenance Checks

    05/10/03 20:19:51 32SEA630_417 Owner Maintenance Checks You should check the following Engine oil level Windscreen wipers Check the items at the use or specified intervals. Check every time you fill the fuel wiper condition monthly. If the tank. See page wipers do not wipe the windscreen securely, check them for wear, Engine coolant level...
  • Page 418 05/10/03 20:19:58 32SEA630_418 Owner Maintenance Checks Tyres Check the tyre pressure Lights Check the operation of monthly. Examine the tread for the headlights, position lights, tail- wear and foreign objects. See page lights, high-mount brake light, turn signals, brake lights and licence plate lights monthly.
  • Page 419: Fluid Locations

    05/10/03 20:20:02 32SEA630_419 Fluid Locations (Petrol models) BRAKE FLUID CLUTCH FLUID (Black cap) (Manual Transmission only) (Light gray cap) ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange handle) ENGINE OIL FILL CAP WASHER FLUID AUTOMATIC (Blue cap) TRANSMISSION FLUID DIPSTICK (Yellow loop) POWER STEERING FLUID (Red cap) RADIATOR CAP ENGINE...
  • Page 420 05/10/03 20:20:07 32SEA630_420 Fluid Locations (Diesel models) BRAKE FLUID CLUTCH FLUID (Black cap) (Light gray cap) ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange handle) ENGINE OIL POWER STEERING FILL CAP FLUID (Red cap) WASHER FLUID (Blue cap) EXPANSION TANK Maintenance...
  • Page 421: Engine Oil (petrol Models)

    Oil is a major contributor to your engine’s performance and longevity. Always use a premium-grade deter- gent oil. It is highly recommended that you use genuine Honda Motor Oil, ‘‘ACEA A1/B1,’’ or ‘‘ACEA ENGINE OIL FILL CAP A3/B3’’ in your car for as long as you To add oil, unscrew and remove the own it.
  • Page 422: Recommended Oil

    Always use a premium-grade deter- affect your engine’s or transmission’s gent oil. It is highly recommended performance and durability. that you use genuine Honda Motor Oil in your car for as long as you own Ambient Temperature Always use a fuel-efficient oil that says ‘‘API Service SJ or SL.’’...
  • Page 423: Changing The Oil And Filter

    05/10/03 20:20:25 32SEA630_423 Engine Oil (Petrol models) Changing the oil and filter requires Changing the Oil and Filter Always change the oil and filter special tools and access from according to the time and distance underneath the car. The car should Repeated, prolonged (kilometres/miles) recommenda- be raised on a service station-type...
  • Page 424 05/10/03 20:20:33 32SEA630_424 Engine Oil (Petrol models) Run the engine until it reaches Open the bonnet and remove the OIL DRAIN BOLT normal operating temperature, engine oil fill cap. then shut it off. The oil, engine components and the exhaust system are hot and can burn you.
  • Page 425 05/10/03 20:20:43 32SEA630_425 Engine Oil (Petrol models) Put a new washer on the drain bolt, Turn off the engine, let it sit for OIL FILTER then reinstall the drain bolt. approximately 3 minutes, then Tighten it to: check the oil level. If necessary, add oil to bring the level to the 44 N·m (4.5 kgf·m , 33 lbf·ft) upper mark on the dipstick.
  • Page 426: The Maintenance Schedule Shows

    It is highly recommended that you use genuine Honda Motor oil or 0W-30 synthetic motor oil meeting the minimum specification: ACEA ENGINE OIL FILL CAP A1/B1.
  • Page 427: Changing The Oil And Filter

    05/10/03 20:20:57 32SEA630_427 Engine Oil (Diesel models) You can select the proper ACEA Additives Changing the Oil and Filter viscosity oil for your car according to Your car does not require any oil Always change the oil and filter this chart: additives.
  • Page 428 05/10/03 20:21:05 32SEA630_428 Engine Oil (Diesel models) Open the bonnet and remove the engine oil fill cap. Repeated, prolonged exposure to used motor oil may cause skin cancer. Wash your hands thoroughly with strong soap as soon as possible after handling used oil.
  • Page 429 05/10/03 20:21:16 32SEA630_429 Engine Oil (Diesel models) Check the oil filter to make sure engine and check your work. OIL FILTER its gasket did not stick to the engine block. A stuck gasket could Run the engine until warmed up, cause an oil leak.
  • Page 430: Cooling System (petrol Models)

    05/10/03 20:21:24 32SEA630_430 Cooling System (Petrol models) Always use genuine Honda All Adding Engine Coolant Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2. This coolant is pre-mixed with 50 % Removing the radiator cap antifreeze and 50 % water. It does not while the engine is hot can require any additional mixing.
  • Page 431 05/10/03 20:21:33 32SEA630_431 Cooling System (Petrol models) Put the radiator cap back on. Tighten it fully. RADIATOR CAP Pour coolant into the reserve tank. Fill it to halfway between the MAX and MIN marks. Put the cap back on the reserve tank. Do not add any rust inhibitors or other additives to your car’s cooling system.
  • Page 432: Replacing Engine Coolant

    On cars with Manual A/C or without the maintenance schedule. Only use genuine Honda All Season Turn the ignition switch to ON (II). Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2. Turn the temperature control dial all the way clockwise.
  • Page 433 05/10/03 20:21:48 32SEA630_433 Cooling System (Petrol models) When the coolant stops draining, RESERVE TANK tighten the drain plug at the bottom of the radiator. HOLDER DRAIN PLUG MOUNTING BOLTS Loosen the drain plug on the Remove the two reserve tank bottom of the radiator.
  • Page 434 2.4 engine model With 6-speed manual transmission: 5.4 (1.43 US gal , 1.19 Imp gal) Fill up to here Pour genuine Honda All Season With automatic transmission: Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 into 5.3 (1.40 US gal , 1.17 Imp gal) the radiator up to the base of the filler neck.
  • Page 435 05/10/03 20:22:04 32SEA630_435 Cooling System (Petrol models) Remove the radiator cap. Pour coolant into the radiator up to the base of the filler neck and into the reserve tank up to the MAX mark. Start the engine and hold it at 1,500 rpm until the cooling fan comes on.
  • Page 436: Cooling System (diesel Models)

    05/10/03 20:22:10 32SEA630_436 Cooling System (Diesel models) Always use genuine Honda All Adding Engine Coolant Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2. EXPANSION TANK This coolant is pre-mixed with 50 % Removing the expansion antifreeze and 50 % water. It does not tank cap while the engine is require any additional mixing.
  • Page 437 05/10/03 20:22:19 32SEA630_437 Cooling System (Diesel models) Put the expansion tank cap back on. Tighten it fully. EXPANSION TANK CAP EXPANSION TANK Do not add any rust inhibitors or other additives to your car’s cooling system. They may not be compatible with the coolant or engine compo- nents.
  • Page 438: Replacing Engine Coolant

    TANK CAP completely drained and refilled with new coolant according to the time and distance recommendations in the maintenance schedule. Only use genuine Honda All Season Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2. BLEEDER Draining the coolant requires access PLUG to the underside of the car. Unless...
  • Page 439 05/10/03 20:22:36 32SEA630_439 Cooling System (Diesel models) NUTS NUTS DRAIN BOLT DRAIN PLUG ENGINE COVER Remove the four nuts with a Loosen the drain plug on the If possible, remove the drain bolt wrench, then remove the engine bottom of the radiator. The and washer on the back of the cover on the engine.
  • Page 440 05/10/03 20:22:42 32SEA630_440 Cooling System (Diesel models) When the coolant stops draining, Put a new washer on the drain bolt, BLEEDER BOLT tighten the drain plug at the and then reinstall the drain bolt on bottom of the radiator securely. the back of the engine block Tighten it to: securely.
  • Page 441 When the drain bolt on the engine block Line is not removed: 6.3 (1.66 US gal , 1.39 Imp gal) RADIATOR Pour genuine Honda All Season Pour the coolant over the MAX Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2 into line as shown in the illustration to the expansion tank.
  • Page 442 05/10/03 20:22:59 32SEA630_442 Cooling System (Diesel models) Tighten the bleeder bolt on the Put a new O-ring on the bleeding EXPANSION TANK cylinder head when the coolant plug, then reinstall the bleeding plug on the expansion tank comes out in a steady stream with Tighten it to: securely.
  • Page 443: Windscreen Washers

    05/10/03 20:23:06 32SEA630_443 Windscreen Washers Check the level in the windscreen When you refill the reservoir, clean LEVEL GAUGE washer reservoir at least monthly the edges of the windscreen wiper during normal usage. In bad weather, blades with windscreen washer fluid when you use the washers often, on a clean cloth.
  • Page 444: Transmission Fluid

    05/10/03 20:23:16 32SEA630_444 Transmission Fluid Remove the dipstick, and check Automatic Transmission the fluid level. It should be between the upper and lower marks. If the level is below the lower mark, add fluid into the dipstick tube to bring it to the upper mark. DIPSTICK Pour the fluid slowly and carefully GUIDE...
  • Page 445 Have the transmission flushed and refilled with genuine Honda ATF-Z1 as soon as it is convenient. Insert the dipstick all the way back into the transmission securely as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 446: 5-speed Manual Transmission

    If you are not sure how to check and level ground. hole. If it is not, add genuine Honda add fluid, contact your dealer. Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) To check the transmission fluid level, until it starts to run out of the hole.
  • Page 447: 6-speed Manual Transmission

    If no fluid comes out, remove the 2.4 engine model Check the fluid level with the transmission fluid coming out of the filler bolt. Slowly add genuine Honda transmission at normal operating bolt hole. If a small amount of fluid Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF)
  • Page 448 Spilled fluid could damage components in the engine HOLDING compartment. CLIP If genuine Honda MTF is not BOLTS available, you may use an API UNDER COVER BOLTS service SJ or higher grade motor oil...
  • Page 449 Clean up any spills immediately. Spilled fluid could damage components in the engine compartment. If genuine Honda MTF is not available, you may use an API service SJ or higher grade motor oil Remove the check bolt and look for...
  • Page 450: Brake And Clutch Fluid

    The brake fluid should be replaced according to the time recommenda- tion in the maintenance schedule. Petrol models Always use genuine Honda Brake The fluid level should be between Fluid or an equivalent from a sealed the MIN and MAX marks on the side container that is marked DOT3 or of the reservoir.
  • Page 451: Clutch System

    05/10/03 20:24:19 32SEA630_451 Brake and Clutch Fluid Clutch System CLUTCH FLUID RESERVOIR Petrol models Diesel models Diesel models The fluid level should be between Low fluid level can indicate a leak in the MIN and MAX marks on the side the clutch system.
  • Page 452: Power Steering Fluid

    Use possible. only genuine HONDA Power Steering Fluid (V, II or S). Turning the steering wheel to full left or right lock and holding it there can damage the power steering pump.
  • Page 453: Air Cleaner Element

    05/10/03 20:24:38 32SEA630_453 Air Cleaner Element The air cleaner element should be Replacement replaced according to the time and BOLTS distance recommendations in the SOCKET BOLT maintenance schedule. Cleaning On some models with dry type air cleaner element CLEANER The air cleaner element should also HOUSING be cleaned according to the BOLTS...
  • Page 454: Bonnet Latch

    05/10/03 20:24:48 32SEA630_454 Air Cleaner Element, Bonnet Latch Bonnet Latch LATCH ASSEMBLY CLEANER ELEMENT AIR CLEANER ELEMENT Petrol models Diesel models Remove the old air cleaner Place the new air cleaner element Clean the bonnet latch assembly element. in the air cleaner housing. with a mild cleaner, then lubricate it with a multipurpose grease.
  • Page 455: Fuel Filter

    05/10/03 20:24:55 32SEA630_455 Fuel Filter The fuel filter should be replaced After the car has been stored for an Draining Water according to the time and distance (Diesel models only) extended period, the engine may not recommendations in the mainte- If you see the symbol ‘‘...
  • Page 456: Spark Plugs (petrol Models)

    05/10/03 20:25:03 32SEA630_456 Spark Plugs (Petrol models) Spark Plugs 2.4 engine model Replacement (Petrol models only) The spark plugs in your car are a special iridium-tipped design for COIL 2.0 engine model BOLT BOLT COVER The spark plugs in your car should longer life.
  • Page 457 05/10/03 20:25:12 32SEA630_457 Spark Plugs (Petrol models) BOLT CONNECTOR LOCK TAB IGNITION COIL Use a wrench to remove the bolt Remove the ignition coil. Torque the spark plug. (If you do holding the ignition coil. Pull the not have a torque wrench, tighten ignition coil up slightly.
  • Page 458: Specifications

    05/10/03 20:25:22 32SEA630_458 Spark Plugs (Petrol models) Install the ignition coil into the Specifications: hole. Tighten the spark plugs carefully. A 2.4 engine model spark plug that is too loose can Connect the wire connector to the NGK: IZFR6K-11 overheat and damage the engine. ignition coil.
  • Page 459: Battery

    05/10/03 20:25:27 32SEA630_459 Battery Check the condition of your car’s bat- tery monthly. You should check the colour of the test indicator window, The battery gives off The battery contains sulfuric and for corrosion on the terminals. explosive hydrogen gas acid (electrolyte) which is during normal operation.
  • Page 460 05/10/03 20:25:35 32SEA630_460 Battery Emergency Procedures TEST INDICATOR WINDOW TEST INDICATOR WINDOW Eyes Flush with water from a cup or other container for at least 15 minutes. (Water under pressure can damage the eye.) Call a physician immediately. Skin Remove contaminated clothing.
  • Page 461 05/10/03 20:25:41 32SEA630_461 Battery If you need to connect the battery to a charger, disconnect both cables to prevent damage to the car’s Charging the battery with the cables electrical system. connected can seriously damage your car’s electronic controls. If your car’s battery is disconnected Detach the battery cables before or goes dead, the AUTO feature of connecting the battery to a charger.
  • Page 462: Wiper Blades

    05/10/03 20:25:51 32SEA630_462 Wiper Blades Check the condition of the wiper WIPER ARMS BLADE ASSEMBLY blades at least every six months. Look for signs of cracking in the rubber, or areas that are getting hard. Replace the blades if you find these signs, or if they leave streaks and unwiped areas when used.
  • Page 463 05/10/03 20:26:01 32SEA630_463 Wiper Blades Install the new blade onto the blade assembly: REINFORCEMENT STRIP Pull back either end of the blade assembly. Place the side of the blade not labelled ‘‘LOCK’’ on the end of the blade assembly, and slide the blade onto the assembly until it is fully installed.
  • Page 464: Air Conditioning System

    05/10/03 20:26:08 32SEA630_464 Air Conditioning System Your car’s air conditioning is a sealed Periodically check the engine’s If the air conditioning does not get as system. Any major maintenance, radiator and air conditioning cold as before, have your dealer such as recharging, should be done condenser for leaves, insects, and check the system.
  • Page 465: Dust And Pollen Filter

    05/10/03 20:26:17 32SEA630_465 Dust and Pollen Filter (For some types) The dust and pollen filter removes system becomes less than usual. pollen and dust that is brought in from the outside through the heating Replacement and cooling system/climate control The dust and pollen filter is located Push system.
  • Page 466 05/10/03 20:26:24 32SEA630_466 Dust and Pollen Filter (For some types) Install the case. Make sure both tabs ‘‘click’’ into place. Install the glove box stop, and close the glove box. If you are not sure how to replace the dust and pollen filter, have it replaced by your dealer.
  • Page 467: Drive Belt

    05/10/03 20:26:30 32SEA630_467 Drive Belt POINTER POINTER Proper Range Petrol models Diesel models Proper Range Check the condition of the drive belt. If the pointer is out of this range or Examine the edges of the belt for you see signs of wear, have the drive cracks or fraying.
  • Page 468: Tyres

    05/10/03 20:26:38 32SEA630_468 Tyres To safely operate your car, your Use a gauge to measure the air Inflation tyres must be the proper type and Keeping the tyres properly inflated pressure at least once a month. Even size, in good condition with adequate provides the best combination of tyres that are in good condition may tread, and correctly inflated.
  • Page 469: Inspection

    05/10/03 20:26:46 32SEA630_469 Tyres If you check the pressure when the Recommended Tyre Pressures Inspection tyres are hot [the car has been The recommended cold tyre Every time you check inflation, you driven several kilometres (miles)], pressures are given on the tyre should also examine the tyres for you will see readings 30 to 40 kPa information label on the driver’s...
  • Page 470: Maintenance

    When the removed from the wheel for repair. your car’s aluminium wheels. Use tread wears down to that point, you only genuine Honda wheel weights will see a 12.7 mm (1/2 inch) wide for balancing. band running across the tread. This shows there is less than 1.6 mm...
  • Page 471: Tyre Rotation

    05/10/03 20:27:08 32SEA630_471 Tyres spare tyre. Tyre Rotation For non-directional tyres and wheels When shopping for replacement Front Front tyres, you may find that some tyres are ‘‘directional.’’ This means they are designed to rotate only in one direction. If you use directional tyres, they should be rotated only front-to- back.
  • Page 472: Replacing Tyres And Wheels

    05/10/03 20:27:14 32SEA630_472 Tyres It is best to replace all four tyres at Replacing Tyres and Wheels The tyres that came with your car the same time. If that is not possible were selected to match the perform- or necessary, then replace the two Installing improper tyres on ance capabilities of the car while front tyres or the two rear tyres as a...
  • Page 473: Wheels And Tyres

    05/10/03 20:27:22 32SEA630_473 Tyres The ABS and VSA (if equipped) See the tyre information label on the Wheels and Tyres works by comparing the speed of the Wheels: driver’s doorjamb or ask your dealer wheels. When replacing tyres, use for information on the proper size of 15 x 6 JJ the same size originally supplied with the tyres on your car.
  • Page 474: Winter Tyres

    05/10/03 20:27:28 32SEA630_474 Tyres Winter Tyres On European models Tyre Chains Because of the limited winter Install the winter tyres according to Use snow chains only in an qualification of summer tyres we the remarks in the registration paper. emergency or when they are legally recommend the use of winter tyres According to the EEC Directive for required for driving through a...
  • Page 475 05/10/03 20:27:34 32SEA630_475 Tyres When you have installed tyre chains, (EU models) drive at less than 30 km/h (19 mph) Use only the specified chains or their equivalents for your tyres as listed. on roads covered with snow or ice. To minimize tyre and chain wear, Tyre Size Chain Type...
  • Page 476: Lights

    05/10/03 20:27:39 32SEA630_476 Lights Check the operation of your car’s exterior lights at least once a month. HIGH BEAM HEADLIGHT LOW BEAM HEADLIGHT A burned out bulb can create an unsafe condition by reducing your car’s visibility and the ability to signal your intentions to other drivers.
  • Page 477 05/10/03 20:27:45 32SEA630_477 Lights Check the following: STOP/TAIL-LIGHT TAIL-LIGHT HIGH-MOUNT BRAKE LIGHT Headlights (low and high beam) Position lights Tail-lights Brake lights Turn signals Side turn signals Back-up lights Hazard light function Licence plate lights High-mount brake light Rear fog light (for some types) Front fog lights (for some types) If you find any bulbs are burned out, replace them as soon as possible.
  • Page 478: Headlight Aiming

    05/10/03 20:27:53 32SEA630_478 Lights Headlight Aiming Headlights with High Voltage Replacing a Headlight Bulb The headlights were properly aimed Discharge Tubes Your car has two bulbs on each side, when your car was new. If you (For some types) four in total. Make sure you are regularly carry heavy items in the The low beam headlight bulbs are a replacing the bulb that is burned out.
  • Page 479 05/10/03 20:27:59 32SEA630_479 Lights FASTENER FASTENER BULB AIR INTAKE COVER AIR INTAKE COVER PLASTIC COVER Petrol models Diesel models Petrol models Open the bonnet. If you need to On cars with halogen type low beam change a bulb on the left side, headlights undo the three fasteners by To replace a low beam headlight...
  • Page 480 05/10/03 20:28:08 32SEA630_480 Lights BULB WEATHER BULB WEATHER PLASTIC SEAL SEAL COVER HOLD-DOWN WIRE CONNECTOR HOLD-DOWN WIRE CONNECTOR Diesel models Petrol models Diesel models Remove the electrical connector Unclip the end of the hold-down On cars with high voltage discharge type low beam headlights from the bulb by pulling the wire from its slot.
  • Page 481 05/10/03 20:28:21 32SEA630_481 Lights Install the rubber seal over the Replacing a Front Turn Signal back of the headlight assembly. Light Bulb Make sure it is right side up; it is marked ‘‘TOP.’’ Push the electrical connector onto the new bulb. Make sure it is connected securely.
  • Page 482 05/10/03 20:28:29 32SEA630_482 Lights Replacing a Front Position Light HOLDING CLIPS Bulb If you are changing the bulb on the left side, start the engine, turn the steering wheel all the way to the right, and turn off the engine. If you are changing the bulb on the right side, turn the steering wheel to the left.
  • Page 483 05/10/03 20:28:39 32SEA630_483 Lights Insert the socket back into the Replacing Rear Bulbs headlight assembly. Turn it (in Fenders) clockwise to lock it in place. BULB Turn on the position lights to make sure the new bulb works. Put the inner fender cover in place. Install the holding clips.
  • Page 484 05/10/03 20:28:49 32SEA630_484 Lights Reinstall the socket into the light Replacing Rear Bulbs (in Boot assembly by turning it clockwise Lid) until it locks. BULBS Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. Install the light assembly cover. Make sure it snaps into place.
  • Page 485 05/10/03 20:28:56 32SEA630_485 Lights Remove the socket by turning it Reinstall the boot lid trim. Make Side Turn Signal Light one-quarter turn anticlockwise. sure it is installed under the edge Each side turn signal light is of the boot lid seal. installed in each outside mirror.
  • Page 486 05/10/03 20:29:04 32SEA630_486 Lights Reinstall the socket. Turn it Replacing a High-mount Brake Light Bulb clockwise until it locks. Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. BULB SOCKET Open the boot and remove the socket from the light assembly by turning it one-quarter turn anti- clockwise.
  • Page 487 05/10/03 20:29:11 32SEA630_487 Lights Replacing a Front Fog Light Bulb BOLT Your car uses halogen light bulbs. When replacing a bulb, handle it by Halogen light bulbs get very hot its plastic case and protect the glass when lit. Oil, perspiration, or a from contact with your skin or hard scratch on the glass can cause the objects.
  • Page 488 05/10/03 20:29:18 32SEA630_488 Lights Insert the new bulb into the hole and turn it one-quarter turn clock- wise to lock it in place. BULB Push the electrical connector back onto the bulb. Make sure it is on all the way. Turn on the front fog lights to test the new bulb.
  • Page 489 05/10/03 20:29:25 32SEA630_489 Lights Replacing a Rear Licence Plate Bulb LICENCE PLATE GARNISH Open the boot. Put a cloth on the Remove the licence plate garnish Remove the licence light assembly edge of the licence plate garnish. while pulling out the four snap by carefully prying on the left Use a flat-tipped screwdriver to fasteners.
  • Page 490 05/10/03 20:29:33 32SEA630_490 Lights Turn on the position lights and check that the new bulb is working. Put the lens back on the bulb holder and push it until it latches. Slide the left side of the light assembly into the hole. Push on the right side to latch the assembly into place.
  • Page 491 05/10/03 20:29:40 32SEA630_491 Lights Replacing Bulbs in the Interior CEILING LIGHT FRONT DOOR LIGHT Lights The ceiling light, spotlight, door light BULB and vanity mirror light come apart the same way, but they do not use the same type of bulb. BULB Remove the lens by carefully prying on the edge of it with a...
  • Page 492 05/10/03 20:29:47 32SEA630_492 Lights SPOTLIGHTS VANITY MIRROR LIGHT SPOTLIGHTS BULB BULB BULB BULB BULB On cars with sunroof On cars without sunroof Spotlights: Remove the bulb by pulling it Pry on the inner edge of both straight out of its metal tabs. spotlights.
  • Page 493 05/10/03 20:29:53 32SEA630_493 Lights Put the light assembly back into Replacing the Boot Light Bulb the hole, left side first. Push on the right side until it snaps into BULB place. Open the boot. Pull the bulb straight out of the holder.
  • Page 494: Storing Your Car

    05/10/03 20:30:05 32SEA630_494 Storing Your Car If you need to park your car for an Block the rear wheels. Nonporous materials, such as extended period (more than one plastic sheeting, trap moisture, month), there are several things you If the car is to be stored for a which can damage the paint.
  • Page 495: Priming The Fuel System (diesel Models Only)

    05/10/03 20:30:14 32SEA630_495 Storing Your Car If you store your car for 12 months Priming the Fuel System FUEL HAND PRIMER or longer, have your dealer perform (Diesel models only) the inspections called for in the If your car runs out of fuel, the 24 months/40,000 km (25,000 miles) malfunction indicator lamp will come maintenance schedule as soon as...
  • Page 496 05/10/03 20:30:22 32SEA630_496 Storing Your Car Start the engine (see page ). If To turn off the indicator, restart the engine does not start right and turn off the engine at least away, do not hold the ignition key three times at intervals of in START (III) for more than 10 approximately 30 seconds.
  • Page 497 05/10/03 20:30:24 32SEA630_497...
  • Page 498: Appearance Care

    05/10/03 20:30:28 32SEA630_498 Appearance Care Regular cleaning and polishing of your car helps to keep it ‘‘new’’ looking. This section gives you information on how to clean your car and preserve its appearance: the paint, brightwork, wheels and interior. Also included are several things you can do to help prevent corrosion.
  • Page 499: Exterior Care

    05/10/03 20:30:36 32SEA630_499 Exterior Care Rinse the car thoroughly with cool When you have washed and rinsed Washing Frequent washing helps preserve water to remove loose dirt. the whole exterior, dry it with a your car’s appearance. Dirt and grit chamois or soft towel.
  • Page 500: Waxing

    05/10/03 20:30:44 32SEA630_500 Exterior Care Polishes Polishes and cleaner/ Waxing Aluminium Wheels Always wash and dry the whole car waxes can restore the shine to paint (For some types) before waxing it. You should wax that has oxidized and lost some of its Clean your car’s aluminium alloy your car, including the metal trim, shine.
  • Page 501: Paint Touch-up

    05/10/03 20:30:49 32SEA630_501 Exterior Care Paint Touch-up Your dealer has touch-up paint to match your car’s colour. The colour code is printed on a sticker on the driver’s doorjamb. Take this code to your dealer so you are sure to get the correct colour.
  • Page 502: Interior Care

    Keep If you use a non-Honda floor mat in the carpeting as dry as possible by the driver’s footwell, make sure it not adding water to the foam.
  • Page 503: Fabric

    05/10/03 20:31:05 32SEA630_503 Interior Care Fabric Leather Windows Vacuum dirt and dust out of the (For some types) Clean the windows, inside and out, material frequently. For general Vacuum dirt and dust from the with a commercially-available glass cleaning, use a solution of mild soap leather frequently.
  • Page 504: Seat Belts

    05/10/03 20:31:12 32SEA630_504 Interior Care Seat Belts Air Fresheners If your seat belts get dirty, you can If you want to use an air freshener/ LOOP use a soft brush with a mixture of deodorizer in the interior of your car, mild soap and warm water to clean it is best to use a solid type.
  • Page 505: Corrosion Protection

    05/10/03 20:31:20 32SEA630_505 Corrosion Protection Two factors normally contribute to Many corrosion-preventive measures Use a high-pressure spray to clean causing corrosion in your car: are built into your car. You can help the underside of your car. This is keep your car from corroding by especially important in areas that Moisture trapped in body cavities.
  • Page 506: Taking Care Of The Unexpected

    05/10/03 20:31:24 32SEA630_506 Taking Care of the Unexpected This section covers the more- Compact Spare Tyre ..... . 504 Fuses ..........529 common problems that motorists Changing a Flat Tyre ....505 Checking and Replacing ... 530 experience with their vehicles.
  • Page 507 05/10/03 20:31:34 32SEA630_507 Compact Spare Tyre (For some types) Your car has a compact spare tyre Do not mount snow chains on the INDICATOR LOCATION MARK that takes up less space. Use this compact spare. spare tyre as a temporary replace- ment only.
  • Page 508: Changing A Flat Tyre

    05/10/03 20:31:42 32SEA630_508 Changing a Flat Tyre Park the car on firm, level and On cars with spare tyre If you have a flat tyre while driving, non-slippery ground away from stop in a safe place to change it. traffic. Put the transmission in The car can easily roll off the Stopping in traffic or on the shoulder Park (automatic) or Reverse...
  • Page 509 05/10/03 20:31:50 32SEA630_509 Changing a Flat Tyre Unscrew the wing bolt and take Model with a compact spare tyre Model with a normal spare tyre the spare tyre out of the boot. JACK BOOT FLOOR SPARE TYRE BOOT FLOOR Place blocks in front and back of the wheel diagonally opposite the tyre you are changing.
  • Page 510 05/10/03 20:31:56 32SEA630_510 Changing a Flat Tyre JACK JACK Take the jack out of the tool kit On cars with normal spare tyre case. Remove the lid on the right side of the boot floor, then take the jack out. CONTINUED Taking Care of the Unexpected...
  • Page 511 05/10/03 20:32:03 32SEA630_511 Changing a Flat Tyre WHEEL WRENCH JACKING POINT WHEEL WRENCH EXTENSION Loosen the five wheel nuts 1/2 Locate the jacking point nearest Use the extension and wheel turn with the wheel wrench. the tyre you need to change. Place wrench as shown to raise the car the jack under the jacking point.
  • Page 512 05/10/03 20:32:10 32SEA630_512 Changing a Flat Tyre WHEEL NUTS WHEEL NUTS WHEEL COVER Remove the wheel nuts and wheel Remove the flat tyre. Temporarily Before mounting the spare tyre, cover (on some types). Handle the place the flat tyre on the ground wipe any dirt off the mounting wheel nuts carefully;...
  • Page 513 05/10/03 20:32:17 32SEA630_513 Changing a Flat Tyre Put on the spare tyre. Put the Lower the car to the ground and Tighten the wheel nuts securely in wheel nuts back on finger-tight, remove the jack. the same crisscross pattern. Have then tighten them in a crisscross the wheel nut torque checked at pattern with the wheel wrench...
  • Page 514 05/10/03 20:32:28 32SEA630_514 Changing a Flat Tyre Store the tools and jack in the tool WING BOLT kit case. SPACER Store the tool kit case. CONE On cars with normal spare tyre, put the jack in the tool kit case on the right side in the boot.
  • Page 515 05/10/03 20:32:37 32SEA630_515 If Your Engine Won’t Start Diagnosing why your engine won’t Turn the ignition switch to the Nothing Happens or the Starter start falls into two areas, depending Motor Operates Very Slowly START (III) position. If the on what you hear when you turn the When you turn the ignition switch to headlights do not dim, check the key to the START (III) position:...
  • Page 516: If Your Engine Won't Start

    05/10/03 20:32:47 32SEA630_516 If Your Engine Won’t Start working, so you were not Ask a dealer to drain the fuel filter The Starter Operates Normally In this case, the starter motor’s reminded to fill the tank. of water. speed sounds normal, or even faster than normal, when you turn the There may be an electrical On all models...
  • Page 517: Jump Starting

    05/10/03 20:32:55 32SEA630_517 Jump Starting If your car’s battery has run down, you may be able to start the engine by using a booster battery. Although this seems like a simple procedure, you should take several precautions. A battery can explode if you do not follow the correct BOOSTER procedure, seriously injuring...
  • Page 518 Connect one jumper cable to the electrolyte inside can freeze. positive ( ) terminal on your Attempting to jump start with a Honda’s battery. Connect the frozen battery can cause it to rupture. other end to the positive ( ) terminal on the booster battery.
  • Page 519 05/10/03 20:33:11 32SEA630_519 Jump Starting If the booster battery is in another vehicle, have an assistant start that vehicle and run it at a fast idle. Start your car. If the starter motor still operates slowly, check the jumper cable connections to make sure they have good metal-to- metal contact.
  • Page 520 05/10/03 20:33:20 32SEA630_520 If Your Engine Overheats (Petrol models) The pointer of your car’s tempera- If you do not see steam or spray, ture gauge should stay in the mid- leave the engine running and range under most conditions. It may watch the temperature gauge.
  • Page 521 05/10/03 20:33:28 32SEA630_521 If Your Engine Overheats (Petrol models) Look for any obvious coolant leaks, proper coolant mixture available, such as a split radiator hose. you can add plain water. Everything is still extremely hot, Remember to have the cooling Removing the radiator cap so use caution.
  • Page 522 05/10/03 20:33:37 32SEA630_522 If Your Engine Overheats (Diesel models) The pointer of your car’s tempera- If you do not see steam or spray, ture gauge should stay in the mid- leave the engine running and range under most conditions. It may watch the temperature gauge.
  • Page 523 05/10/03 20:33:45 32SEA630_523 If Your Engine Overheats (Diesel models) Look for any obvious coolant leaks, MAX line on the expansion tank. If such as a split radiator hose. you do not have the proper coolant Everything is still extremely hot, mixture available, you can add Removing the expansion so use caution.
  • Page 524: Low Oil Pressure Indicator

    05/10/03 20:33:53 32SEA630_524 Low Oil Pressure Indicator the symbol with an ‘‘OIL PRESSURE If necessary, add oil to bring the LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR LOW’’ message on the multi- level back to the full mark on the information display. dipstick (see page on petrol models and page on diesel...
  • Page 525: Charging System Indicator

    05/10/03 20:33:58 32SEA630_525 Charging System Indicator Immediately turn off all electrical By eliminating as much of the CHARGING SYSTEM INDICATOR accessories: radio, heater, A/C, electrical load as possible, you can climate control, rear demister, cruise drive several kilometres (miles) control, etc. Try not to use other before the battery is too discharged electrically-operated controls such as to keep the engine running.
  • Page 526 05/10/03 20:34:05 32SEA630_526 Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Petrol models) out excessive emissions. Continued MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP operation may cause serious damage. If you keep driving with the If this indicator comes on, safely pull malfunction indicator lamp on, you off the road and turn off the engine. can damage your car’s emissions Restart the engine and watch the controls and engine.
  • Page 527 05/10/03 20:34:13 32SEA630_527 Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Diesel models) out excessive emissions. Continued MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP operation may cause serious damage. If you keep driving with the If this indicator comes on, safely pull malfunction indicator lamp on, you off the road and turn off the engine. can damage your car’s emissions Restart and turn off the engine at controls and engine.
  • Page 528 05/10/03 20:34:20 32SEA630_528 Glow Plugs Indicator (Diesel models) If this indicator blinks, safely pull off warranties. the road and turn off the engine. Restart and turn off the engine at The indicator may blink along with least three times at intervals of the malfunction indicator lamp if the approximately 30 seconds, then emissions control systems have...
  • Page 529: Brake System Indicator

    05/10/21 11:54:17 32SEA630_529 Brake System Indicator If it comes on at any other time, it However, if the brake pedal does not BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR indicates a problem with the car’s feel normal, you should take brake system. When the indicator is immediate action.
  • Page 530 05/10/21 11:54:23 32SEA630_530 Brake System Indicator Slow down by shifting to a lower If you must drive the car a short gear, and pull to the side of the road distance in this condition, drive when it is safe. Because of the slowly and cautiously.
  • Page 531 05/10/03 20:34:41 32SEA630_531 Closing the Sunroof (For some types) If the electric motor will not close NOTCH SOCKET the sunroof, do the following: Check the fuse for the sunroof ROUND PLUG motor (see page ). If the fuse is blown, replace it with one of the same or lower rating.
  • Page 532 05/10/03 20:34:48 32SEA630_532 Fuses All the electrical circuits in your car UNDER-BONNET INTERIOR NOTCH have fuses to protect them from a short circuit or overload. These MINI fuses are located in four fuse boxes. FUSE BOXES PRIMARY FUSE Petrol model shown The interior fuse box is on the The under-bonnet fuse boxes are driver’s lower outside.
  • Page 533 05/10/03 20:34:55 32SEA630_533 Fuses Turn the ignition switch to the Checking and Replacing Fuses FUSE BLOWN If something electrical in your car LOCK (0) position. Make sure the stops working, the first thing you headlights and all other should check for is a blown fuse. accessories are off.
  • Page 534 05/10/03 20:35:01 32SEA630_534 Fuses FUSE PULLER BLOWN BLOWN Check the smaller fuses in the Look for a burned wire inside the under-bonnet fuse box and all the fuse. If it is burned, replace it with fuses in the interior fuse box by one of the spare fuses of the same pulling out each fuse with the fuse rating or lower.
  • Page 535 05/10/03 20:35:07 32SEA630_535 Fuses If you cannot drive the car without If the driver’s power window fuse is fixing the problem, and you do not removed, the AUTO feature of the have a spare fuse, take a fuse of the Replacing a fuse with one that has a driver’s window will be disabled.
  • Page 536 05/10/03 20:35:13 32SEA630_536 Fuse Locations (Petrol models) On cars with VSA Primary Fuse Box UNDER-BONNET FUSE/RELAY BOX Circuits Protected PRIMARY FUSE BOX Left Headlight Low Beam (Rear Defroster Coil) Left Headlight High Beam Small Light Right Headlight High Beam Right Headlight Low Beam Back Up FI ECU (ECM/PCM) Condenser fan...
  • Page 537 05/10/03 20:35:21 32SEA630_537 Fuse Locations (Petrol models) Mini Fuse Box 1 Circuits Protected Circuits Protected Option Heated Mirror Option Mini Fuse Box 2 Heater Motor Battery Circuits Protected Electric Power Steering (EPS) Power Window Main Ignition Main Heated Mirror Front Passenger’s Power Seat Reclining : For some types : For some types...
  • Page 538 05/10/03 20:35:28 32SEA630_538 Fuse Locations (Petrol models) On cars without VSA Primary Fuse Box UNDER-BONNET FUSE/RELAY BOX Circuits Protected PRIMARY FUSE BOX Left Headlight Low Beam (Rear Defroster Coil) Left Headlight High Beam Small Light Right Headlight High Beam Right Headlight Low Beam Back Up FI ECU (ECM/PCM) Condenser fan...
  • Page 539 05/10/03 20:35:35 32SEA630_539 Fuse Locations (Petrol models) Mini Fuse Box 1 Circuits Protected Circuits Protected Option Heated Mirror Option Mini Fuse Box 2 Heater Motor Battery Circuits Protected Power Window Main Ignition Main Heated Mirror Front Passenger’s Power Seat : For some types Reclining : For some types Mini Fuse Box 3...
  • Page 540 05/10/03 20:35:43 32SEA630_540 Fuse Locations (Petrol models) INTERIOR FUSE BOX Circuits Protected Front Passenger’s Power Seat Reclining Driver’s Power Seat Sliding Heated Seat Driver’s Power Seat Reclining Front Passenger’s Power Seat Sliding IG ACG IG Fuel Pump IG Washer IG Meter IG SRS The locations of fuses are shown with symbols on the fuse label.
  • Page 541 05/10/03 20:35:49 32SEA630_541 Fuse Locations (Diesel models) On cars without VSA Primary Fuse Box UNDER-BONNET FUSE/RELAY BOX Circuits Protected PRIMARY FUSE BOX Left Headlight Low Beam (Rear Defroster Coil) Left Headlight High Beam Small Light Right Headlight High Beam Right Headlight Low Beam Back Up FI ECU (ECM) Condenser fan...
  • Page 542 05/10/03 20:35:56 32SEA630_542 Fuse Locations (Diesel models) Mini Fuse Box 1 Circuits Protected Circuits Protected Radiator Fan Front Fog Light Option Headlight Washer Heater Motor PTC Heater Battery Heated Mirror Glow Power Window Main : For some types Ignition Main Mini Fuse Box 2 : For some types Circuits Protected...
  • Page 543 05/10/03 20:36:04 32SEA630_543 Fuse Locations (Diesel models) INTERIOR FUSE BOX Circuits Protected Rear Fog Light Not Used Driver’s Power Seat Sliding Heated Seat Driver’s Power Seat Reclining Front Passenger’s Power Seat Sliding IG ACG IG Fuel Pump IG Washer IG Meter IG SRS The locations of fuses are shown with symbols on the fuse label.
  • Page 544: Emergency Towing

    05/10/03 20:36:13 32SEA630_544 Emergency Towing If your car needs to be towed, call a The tow Sling-type Equipment Automatic Transmission professional towing service or, if you truck uses metal cables with hooks Release the parking brake. belong to one, an organization that on the ends.
  • Page 545 05/10/03 20:36:18 32SEA630_545 Emergency Towing If you decide to tow your car with all four wheels on the ground, make sure you use a properly-designed and Trying to lift or tow your car by the attached tow bar. Prepare the car for bumpers will cause serious damage.
  • Page 546: Technical Information

    05/10/03 20:36:21 32SEA630_546 Technical Information The diagrams in this section give Identification Numbers ....544 you the dimensions and capacities of Specifications ........ . 546 your car, and the locations of the Emissions Controls identification numbers. This section (Petrol models) ......
  • Page 547: Identification Numbers

    05/10/03 20:36:30 32SEA630_547 Identification Numbers Your car has several identifying Petrol models AUTOMATIC numbers located in various places. TRANSMISSION NUMBER The chassis number is stamped on the fire wall. ENGINE NUMBER The Engine Number is stamped CHASSIS NUMBER/ into the engine block. It is on the ENGINE NUMBER/ VEHICLE front.
  • Page 548 05/10/03 20:36:36 32SEA630_548 Identification Numbers On some types, the chassis number/ chassis and engine numbers also VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) appear on the plate attached to the left damper housing in the engine compartment. On some other types, a certification plate is attached to the driver’s doorjamb.
  • Page 549: Specifications

    05/10/03 20:36:51 32SEA630_549 Specifications Dimensions The mounting point/rear over Length 4,665 mm (183.7 in) hang of coupling device Dimensions 4,675 mm (184.1 in) 877 mm (34.5 in) Width 1,760 mm (69.3 in) 876 mm (34.5 in) Height 1,445 mm (56.9 in) 870 mm (34.3 in) Wheelbase 2,680 mm (105.5 in)
  • Page 550 05/10/03 20:37:03 32SEA630_550 Specifications Weights Weights Curb weight Max. towing weight 5-speed manual (EU) Trailer with 1,500 kg (3,307 lbs) transmission 1,351 1,444 kg (2,978 3,183 lbs) brakes 6-speed manual 1,398 1,469 kg (3,082 3,239 lbs) Trailer without 500 kg (1,102 lbs) transmission 1,405 1,475 kg (3,097 3,252 lbs) brakes...
  • Page 551 05/10/03 20:37:13 32SEA630_551 Specifications Engine (Petrol models) Engine (Diesel models) Type 2.0 engine Water cooled 4-stroke DOHC Type Water cooled 4-stroke i-VTEC in line, 4-cylinder gasoline DOHC in line, engine 4-cylinder diesel turbo intercooler 2.4 engine Water cooled 4-stroke DOHC engine i-VTEC in line, 4-cylinder gasoline Bore x Stroke...
  • Page 552 05/10/03 20:37:25 32SEA630_552 Specifications Capacities Including the coolant in the reserve tank and that remaining in the Fuel tank Approx. engine. 65 (17.2 US gal , 14.3 Imp gal) Reserve tank capacity: Engine coolant (Petrol models) 0.6 (0.16 US gal , 0.13 Imp gal) 5-speed M/T 2.0 engine models Change...
  • Page 553 05/10/05 15:04:41 32SEA630_553 Specifications Capacities Tyres Engine oil Change Size/Pressure See tyre information label on Including 4.2 (4.4 US qt , 3.7 Imp qt) driver’s doorjamb or ask dealer filter 5.9 (6.2 US qt , 5.2 Imp qt) for information. Without 4.0 (4.2 US qt , 3.5 Imp qt) filter...
  • Page 554 05/10/03 20:38:08 32SEA630_554 Specifications Battery (Petrol models) Lights Capacity 12 V 36 AH/5 HR Headlights High 12 V 55 W (H1) 12 V 45 AH/20 HR 12 V 55 W (H1) 12 V 35 W Battery (Diesel models) Front turn signal lights 12 V 21 W Capacity...
  • Page 555: Emissions Controls (petrol Models)

    05/10/03 20:38:16 32SEA630_555 Emissions Controls (Petrol models) On some models Crankcase Emissions Control Exhaust Emissions Controls The burning of petrol in your car’s System The exhaust emissions controls engine produces several byproducts. Your car has a Positive Crankcase include four systems: PGM-FI, Some of these are carbon monoxide Ventilation System.
  • Page 556 05/10/03 20:38:23 32SEA630_556 Emissions Controls (Petrol models) PGM-FI System Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Three Way Catalytic Converter The PGM-FI System uses sequential System The three way catalytic converter is multiport fuel injection. The Exhaust Gas Recirculation in the exhaust system. Through It has three subsystems: Air Intake, (EGR) system takes some of the chemical reactions, it converts HC,...
  • Page 557: Catalytic Converter (petrol Models)

    The catalytic converter is referred to as a three-way catalyst, since it acts Keep the engine tuned-up. on HC, CO, and NOx. A replacement unit must be an original Honda part Have your car diagnosed and or its equivalent. repaired if it is misfiring, back-...
  • Page 558: Catalytic Converter (diesel Models)

    (see page reactions to convert the exhaust gasses without affecting the metals. The catalytic converter is equipped with your car to reduce HC, CO, NOx and PM. A replacement unit must be an original Honda part or its equivalent. Technical Information...
  • Page 559 05/10/03 20:38:37 32SEA630_559...
  • Page 560: Index

    05/10/03 20:38:41 32SEA630_560 Index Ashtrays ......... . 171 Bonnet Latch ........451 Audio Remote Controls ....297 Bonnet, Opening the ..... 354 Accessories and Modifications . 361 Audio System ........ . 195 Boot ..........141 Accessories ........
  • Page 561 05/10/03 20:38:45 32SEA630_561 Index Bulb Replacement CAUTION, Explanation of ....ii Interior ........499 Back-up Lights ......481 CD Changer ... 213, 237, 258, 282 Leather ........500 Boot Light ........490 CD Player ......
  • Page 562 05/10/03 20:38:50 32SEA630_562 Index Super Locking ......136 Malfunction Indicator Downshifting, Manual Lamp ....... 523, 524 DANGER, Explanation of ....ii Transmission ..... . 372, 374 Manually Closing Sunroof ..528 Dashboard ........2, 78 Draining Water (Diesel Overheated Engine ..
  • Page 563 05/10/03 20:38:54 32SEA630_563 Index Four-way Flashers ......128 6-speed Manual Front Airbags ......12, 66 Transmission ......374 Fabric, Cleaning ......500 Front Fog Lamps ......119 Glass Cleaning ....... 500 Fan, Interior ......
  • Page 564 05/10/03 20:39:01 32SEA630_564 Index High-mount Brake Light ....483 Locks Horn ..........3, 114 Anti-theft Steering Column ..133 Hot Gas Heater System ....193 Jacking up the Car ......505 Boot ..........141 Hydraulic Clutch ......
  • Page 565 05/10/03 20:39:06 32SEA630_565 Index Malfunction Indicator Change, When to ....407, 410 Octane Requirement ....351 Lamp ......83, 523, 524 Checking Engine ...... . 355 Polishing and Waxing ... 496, 497 Manual Transmission ... 372, 374 Pressure Indicator ....
  • Page 566 05/10/03 20:39:11 32SEA630_566 Index Rear View Mirror ......161 Sequential SportShift Mode ..381 Rear Window Demister ....127 Service Intervals ......406 Reclining the Seat Backs ..145, 147 Safety Belts ........ . 10, 61 Service Station Procedures ..
  • Page 567 05/10/03 20:39:15 32SEA630_567 Index Spotlights ........173 Supplemental Restraint Transmission SRS, Additional Information ... 66 System ........ . 12, 66 Checking Fluid Level, Additional Safety Precautions . 72 Airbags ........12, 66 Automatic ....... 441 How the SRS Indicator Servicing ........
  • Page 568 05/10/03 20:39:19 32SEA630_568 Index Wiper Blades Changing ........459 Ultrasonic Sensor ......301 WARNING, Explanation of ....ii Operation ........123 Underside, Cleaning ..... . 502 Warning Labels, Location of ..75 Worn Tyres ........
  • Page 569 05/10/03 20:39:21 32SEA630_569...

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