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When you finish your adjustments, press the CLOCK button again.

Clock The clock displays the time with the ignition switch in the ON (II) position.

To set the clock:

1.

Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position.

2.

3.

Press and hold the CLOCK button until the minute display blinks. Adjust the minute by pressing the + −

button.

or

When you finish the minute adjustment, press and release the CLOCK button. The hour display will blink. Adjust the hour by pressing the button.

+ −

or

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Controls Near the Steering Wheel

HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNALS (P.59)

CLOCK BUTTON (P.56)

INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS (P.60)

REMOTE AUDIO CONTROLS (P.122)



2

ENGINE START BUTTON (P.146)

HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.130)

VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM OFF SWITCH (P.153)

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HEATING/COOLING CONTROLS (P.96, 100)



2

WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.58)

CRUISE BUTTON (P.124)

HORN *

CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONS (P.124)

* *

1: 2 :

To use the horn, press the center pad of the steering wheel. If equipped.

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Windshield Wipers and Washers

Push the right lever up or down to select a position.

MIST The wipers run at high speed until you release the lever.



OFF



The wipers are not activated.



Windshield Washers Pull the wiper control lever toward you, and hold it. The washers spray until you release the lever. The wipers run at low speed, then complete one more sweep after you release the lever.



The wipers operate every

INT few seconds. In low speed and high speed, the wipers run continuously.

LO



The wipers run at low speed.

HI



The wipers run at high speed.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

MIST OFF INT LO Low speed HI High speed Windshield washers

Intermittent

− − −

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Turn Signals and Headlights



Turn Signal Push down on the lever to signal a left turn and up to signal a right turn. To signal a lane change, push lightly on the lever, and hold it. The lever will return to center when you release it or complete a turn.



Turning the ’’ position turns

Headlights On switch to the ‘‘ on the parking lights, taillights, instrument panel lights, side-marker lights, and rear license plate lights.

Turning the switch to the ‘‘ ’’ position turns on the headlights. If you leave the lights on with the key removed from the ignition switch, you will hear a reminder buzzer when you open the driver’s door.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Turn Signal Off Parking and indicator lights Headlights on High beams Flash high beams



Push the lever

High Beams forward until you hear a click. The high beam indicator will come on (see page return to the low beams.

). Pull the lever back to

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To flash the high beams, pull the lever back lightly, then release it. The high beams will stay on as long as you hold the lever back.

Daytime Running Lights With the headlight switch off, the high beam headlights and the high beam indicator come on with reduced brightness when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position and release the parking brake. They remain on until you turn the ignition switch off, even if you set the parking brake.

The headlights revert to normal operation when you turn them on with the switch.

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Instrument Panel Brightness, Hazard Warning Button

To reduce glare at night, the instrument panel illumination dims when you turn the light switch to the

or

position.

Adjust the brightness to the desired level with the headlight switch off, and also with the headlight switch on. Both settings will remain at those levels until you change them.

With the headlight switch on, you can switch the display to full daytime brightness by pushing and holding the button to return the display to the original brightness.

button. Push the





Hazard Warning Button

Push the red button next to the parking brake to turn on the hazard warning lights (four-way flashers). This causes all four outside turn signals and both indicators in the instrument panel to flash. Use the hazard warning lights if you need to park in a dangerous area near heavy traffic, or if your vehicle is disabled.

Instrument Panel Brightness

The buttons in the lower left corner of the instrument panel adjust the brightness of the display in five steps. Push the to see the full range.

button five times

+ −

or

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Rear Window Defogger

Do not push the defogger button when the convertible top is folded.

Make sure the rear window is clear and you have good visibility before starting to drive.

The defogger wires on the inside of the rear window can be accidentally damaged. When cleaning the glass, always wipe side-to-side.

The rear window defogger will clear fog, frost, and thin ice from the window. Push the defogger button to turn it on and off. The indicator in the button comes on to show the defogger is on. If you do not turn it off, the defogger will shut itself off after about 15 minutes. It also shuts off when you turn off the ignition switch. You have to turn the defogger on again when you restart the vehicle.

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The valet key works only in the ignition and the door locks. You can keep the trunk and the lower console compartment locked when you leave your vehicle and the valet key at a parking facility.

You should have received a key number tag with your keys. You will need this key number if you ever have to get a key replaced. Use only Honda-approved key blanks.

These keys contain electronic circuits that are activated by the immobilizer system. They will not work to start the engine if the circuits are damaged.

Protect the keys from direct sunlight, high temperature, and high humidity.

Do not drop the keys or set heavy objects on them.

Keep the keys away from liquids. If they get wet, dry them immediately with a soft cloth.

The keys do not contain batteries. Do not try to take them apart.

Keys and Locks

MASTER KEYS (BLACK)

VALET KEY (GREY)

KEY NUMBER TAG

The master key fits all the locks on your vehicle.

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If the system repeatedly does not recognize the coding of your key, contact your dealer.

Do not attempt to alter this system or add other devices to it. Electrical problems could result that may make your vehicle undrivable.

If you lose your key and cannot start the engine, contact your dealer.

Always take the ignition key with you whenever you leave the vehicle alone.

The immobilizer system protects your vehicle from theft. If an improperly-coded key (or other device) is used, the engine’s fuel system is disabled.

When you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, the immobilizer system indicator should come on for a few seconds, then go off. If the indicator starts to blink, it means the system does not recognize the

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