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2008 CIVIC COUPE Si HAD A "CAT NOT RDY" at smog test and the

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2008 CIVIC COUPE Si HAD A "CAT NOT RDY" at smog test and the drive cycle section in the owner's manual states in part "Select a nearby lightly traveled major highway where you can maintain a speed of 50 to 60 mph for at least*****on the highway in D (automatic) or 5th (manual)." , but the Si has a 6 speed gearbox and the regular coupe has a 5 speed gearbox!?
So should I use 5th or 6th when driving 55 on the highway?
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Mechanic for Honda: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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Mechanic for Honda: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

you can use 5th or 6th gear , the idea is to be an closed loop cycle which high way speed will do that , so either one you are okay .

please let me know if that works for you

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks, ***** ***** try the drive cycle as soon as possible.
Mechanic for Honda: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

you welcome

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