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Honda Civic Owners Manual: Emergency Engine Stop

Models with smart entry system

The ENGINE START/STOP button may be used to stop the engine due to an emergency situation even while driving. If you must stop the engine, do either of the following operations:

The steering wheel will not lock. However, because turning off the engine disables the power assist the engine provides to the steering and braking systems, it will require significantly more physical effort and time to steer and slow the vehicle. Use both feet on the brake pedal to slow down the vehicle and stop immediately in a safe place. With manual transmission models you can also downshift the transmission to utilize engine braking.

Continuously variable transmission models

The power mode is in ACCESSORY when the engine is stopped.

To change the mode to VEHICLE OFF, move the shift lever to (P after the vehicle comes to a complete stop.

Canadian continuously variable transmission models

Then press the ENGINE START/STOP button twice without depressing the brake pedal.

Manual transmission models

The power mode changes to VEHICLE OFF.

Emergency Engine Stop

Do not press the button while driving unless it is absolutely necessary for the engine to be switched off.

If the Smart Entry Remote Battery is Weak
Models with smart entry system If the beeper sounds, the To Start, Hold Remote Near Start Button message appears on the driver information interface, the ENGINE START/STOP button flashes, and the e ...

Jump Starting

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Honda Civic Owners Manual. To Clear the System
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