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Front Seat Adjustments

To change the angle of the seat- back, pull up on the lever on the outside of the seat bottom. Move the seat-back to the desired- position and release the lever. Let the seat-back latch in the new position.

To adjust the seat forward and backward, pull up on the lever under the seat cushion's front edge. Move the seat to the desired position and release the lever. Try to move the seat to make sure it is locked in position.

Seat Adjustments

Reclining the seat-back can decrease the protection you get from your seat belt in a crash. You can slide under the seat belt and be seriously injured. Adjust the seat-back to an upright position and sit well back in the seat.

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Make sure all items in the trunk, or items extending through the opening into the back seat, are tied down. Loose items can fly forward and cause injury if you have to brake hard. See Loading Cargo on page 88.

Never drive with the seat-back folded down and the trunk lid open. See Carbon Monoxide Hazard on page 25.

Folding Rear Seal

Folding Rear Seat

The back of the rear seat folds down, giving you direct access to the trunk. The seat-back can be released from inside the car or inside the trunk.

To release the seat-back from inside the trunk, pull the release loop under the rear shelf, push down the seat back then release the loop.

To fold down the seat-back from inside the car, insert the master key in the lock on the rear shelf. Turn the key clockwise, pull down the top of the seat-back, then release the key.

To lock the seat-back upright, push it firmly against the rear shelf. Make sure it is latched in place by pulling on the top of the seat.

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Only on EX and EX with option package in the U.S. Your car's windows are electrically- powered. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II) to raise or lower a window.

Each door has a switch that controls its window. To open the window, push the switch down and hold it. Release the switch when you want the window to stop. Close the window by pushing the switch up and holding it.



MAIN SWITCH

DRIVER'S WINDOW SWITCH

The driver's armrest has a master power window control panel. To open the passenger's window, push down on the appropriate switch and hold it down until the window reaches the desired position. To close the window, push up on the window switch. Release the switch when the window gets to the position you want.

Power Windows

The master control panel also contains these extra features:

AUTO — To open the driver's window fully, push the window switch firmly down and release it. The window automatically goes all the way down. To stop the window from going all the way down, push the window switch up briefly.

To open the driver's window only partially, push the window switch down lightly and hold it. The window will stop as soon as you release the switch.

The AUTO function only works to lower the driver's window. To raise the window, you must push the window switch up and hold it until the window reaches the desired position.

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Power Windows, Moonroof

The MAIN switch controls power to the passenger's windows. With this switch off, the passenger's window cannot be raised or lowered. The MAIN switch does not affect the driver's window. Keep the MAIN switch off when you have children in the car so they do not injure themselves by operating the window unintentionally.

Closing a power window on a child's hands or fingers can cause serious injury. Make sure children are away from the windows before closing them.

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Moonroof

Only on EX and EX with option package in the U.S. and Si model in Canada. Use the switches on the dash- board under the left vent to operate the moonroof. The ignition must be ON (II)-

To lift the rear of the moonroof for ventilation, push the button. To slide the moonroof back, push the switch. Hold it until the

moonroof reaches the desired position, then release the switch.

To close the moonroof, press and hold the

switch.

Closing the moonroof on some- one's hands or fingers can cause serious injury. Make sure passengers are clear of the moonroof before closing it.

NOTICE If you try to open the moonroof in below-freezing temperatures, or when it is covered with snow or ice, you can damage the moonroof panel or motor.

Main MenuTable of Contentsst Sunshade

Mirrors

Manual Door Mirrors

Sunshade, Mirrors

You can slide the sunshade to any position when the moonroof is closed. The sunshade slides open with the moonroof. You must close it manually.

TAB

Keep the inside and outside mir- rors clean and adjusted for best visibility. Be sure to adjust the mir- rors before you start driving.

Only on DX models. The outside mirror on the driver's door can be adjusted by moving the knob on the inside of the door.

The inside mirror has day and night positions. The night position reduces glare from headlights behind you. Flip the tab on the bottom edge of the mirror to select the day or night position.

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Power Mirrors

Adjusting the Power Mirrors

SELECTOR SWITCH

Only on EX and EX option package in the U.S. Adjust the outside mirrors with the adjustment switch on the left side of the dashboard:

1. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

2. Move the selector switch to L

(driver's side) or R (passen- ger's side).

3. Push the appropriate edge of

the adjustment switch to move the mirror right, left, up, or down.

4. When you finish, move the

selector switch to the center (OFF) position. This turns off the adjustment switch so you can't move a mirror out of position by accidentally bumping it.

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The outside mirror on the passenger's side has curved glass. Objects look farther away than they are. Use this mirror to get a "wide view." Don't use it to judge the distance of things behind you.

Main MenuTable of Contentsst Parking Brake

Glove Box

GLOVE BOX

Open the glove box by pulling the handle. Close it with a firm push.

To apply the parking brake, pull the lever up fully. To release it, pull up slightly, push the button, and lower the lever. The parking brake light on the instrument panel should go out when the parking brake is fully released (see page 33).

NOTICE Driving the car with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and axles.

Parking Brake, Glove Box

An open glove box can cause serious injury to your pas- senger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt. Always keep the glove box closed while driving.

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Digital Clock

Digital Clock

HOUR

MIN

RESET











All models except DX The digital clock displays the time with the ignition switch ON (II). To see the time with the ignition off, press and hold the wide button under the clock.

To set the clock: 1. Turn the ignition switch ON (II)

to display the time.

2. Swing down the front cover of

the wide button under the clock display. You will see HOUR, MIN., and RESET buttons.

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3. Press and hold the HOUR

button until the hour advances to the desired time.

4. Press and hold the MIN. button

until the numbers advance to the desired time.

You can use the RESET button to quickly set the time to the nearest hour. If the displayed time is before the half hour, pressing RESET sets the clock back to the previous hour. If the displayed time is after the half hour, pressing RESET sets the clock forward to the beginning of the next hour.

For example:

1:06 would RESET backward to 1:00.

1:52 would RESET forward to 2:00.

Main MenuTable of Contentsst Beverage Holder

Vanity Mirror

Beverage Holder, Vanity Mirror

To open the beverage holder, push on the top. The beverage holder lid is spring-loaded and will pop open. To close it, push it down until it latches.

Use the beverage holder only when the car is parked. If you place cups in the holder while driving, the liquid may spill when you go over bumps or around corners.

Be careful when you are using the beverage holder. Spilled liquids can damage the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical components in the interior. If the liquid is very hot, it can scald you or your passengers.

Only on EX and EX with option package in the U.S. and Si model in Canada. To use the vanity mirror, pull down the sun visor and swing down the cover.

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Cigarette lighter, Ashtrays

Cigarette Lighter

Ashtrays

The ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) for the cigarette lighter to work. To heat up the lighter, push it in. It will pop out when it is ready for use. Do not hold the lighter in while it is heating up, you could cause it to overheat.

Open the front ashtray by pulling on the bottom edge. Push it in to close it.

To remove the ashtray for empty- ing, push down on the metal plate inside, then pull the ashtray out completely.

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The rear ashtray is at the rear end of the center console. Open the ashtray by swinging the upper edge of the lid down. To remove the ashtray for emptying, open it then lift up and out.

NOTICE Use the ashtray only for cigarettes, cigars and other smoking mate- rials. To prevent a possible fire and damage to your car, don't put paper or other things that can burn in the ashtrays.

Main MenuTable of Contentsst Interior Light

DOOR ACTIVATED

The interior light has a three- position switch. In the OFF (forward) position, the light does not come on. In the center position, the interior light comes on when you open either front door. In the ON (rearward) position, the interior light stays on continuously.

Interior Light

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Main MenuTable of Contentsst Comfort and Convenience Features

The heating/ventilation system in your car, when combined with the optional air conditioner, provides a comfortable driving environment in all weather conditions.

U.S. EX with option package. The standard audio system is very versatile. To get the most benefit from this system, read its description in this manual.

For other models Refer to the operating instructions that came with the optional audio system you selected.

Heating and Cooling . . . . . . . . .. 64 What Each Control Does . . .. 66 How to Use the System . . . .. 67

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