Summary of Contents for Honda Civic 1990 ED9 ED6 Service Manual - Page 7

  • Honda Civic 1990 ED9 ED6 Service Manual - Page 7

    Towing If posslble, always tow the car wlth the from wheels off the ground. The tow truck driver should position wood Sbacer blocks between the car‘s frame and the chains and Mt straps, we avoid damaging the bumper and (he bodvv Do not use the bumpers to lift the car or to support the cars weight whlle towing. Check Iocai regulations for IDWIIIQA A rope may be attached to the hook shown in the illustration. Do not attach a tow bar to either bumper. Do not push or tow a car to sun ii. The forward surge when the engine starts could cause a collie sion. (On some types) Also, under some conditions, the catalytic converter could be damaged. A car equipped with an automatic transmission cannot be started by pushing or lowing. If the car is to be towed with the from wheels on the ground, observe the iollowing precaurions- Manuel Trans: Shift the transmission to Neutral and turn the ignition key to the I positionv Automatic Tr-nsmission First, check the automatic transmission fluld level (see Section 9). Start the engine and shift D4, then to N. Return the Ignition key ‘0 the lstilion CAUTION : I Do not tow with from wheels on the ground when the automatic transmission i‘lid level is low or the liens» mission cannor be shined with the engine running 0 Do not exceed 55 km/h (35 mph) or low for dls- (ances of more than 30 km (50 miles). TOWING HOOKS 1-8