Taking Care of the Unexpected

This section covers the more common problems that motorists experience with their vehicles. It gives you information about how to safely evaluate the problem and what to do to correct it. If the problem has stranded you on the side of the road, you may be able to get going again.

If not, you will also find instructions on getting your vehicle towed.

See also:

Daytime Running Lights
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2012 Honda Civic Model Lineup
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Manual transmission models - Shifting
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