Filed Under (Honda Manuals) by admin on 05-06-2011
DIAGNOSIS NOTE: You must complete the diagnosis before attempting any CVT repairs. 1. Civic Hybrid and Insight only: Make sure the IMA battery level gauge shows at least three quarters charged. If you need to increase the IMA charge, do this: • Insight only: Remove the EPS (electronic power steering) fuse from the under-hood fuse/relay box. •Start the engine, and run it at 3,500 rpm until the battery level gauge shows at least three quarters charged. • Insight only: Reinstall the EPS fuse. 2. Connect the HDS to the vehicle’s DLC, then turn the ignition switch to ON (II), and turn on the HDS. 3. At the HDS screen prompts, enter the VIN (if prompted) and the odometer reading. 4. At the SELECT MODE screen, select HONDA SYSTEMS . 5. At the SYSTEM SELECTION menu, select A/T . 6. From the MODE MENU, select SNAPSHOT . 7. Set these snapshot points: •Trigger type: Manual •Recording time: 2 minutes •Trigger point: -60 seconds 8. Find a flat stretch of road where you and an assistant can drive for 2 minutes at a steady vehicle speed. 9. Make sure the engine is at normal operating temperature, then using the appropriate vehicle chart below, select a vehicle speed (40, 50, 60, 70, or 75 mph) for your 2-minute snapshot. NOTE: Do not exceed the posted speed limits. Civic GX Civic HX Civic Hybrid Insight 10. Accelerate to the vehicle speed you selected, then have your assistant tap the camera icon on the HDS to trigger the snapshot. Do your best to maintain the vehicle speed and the throttle position during the snapshot. NOTE: Turn the A/C off before you capture the snapshot. 11. When the 2-minute snapshot is finished, have your assistant follow the screen prompts to save the data.