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Honda Odyssey Owner's Manual

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Congratulations! Your selection of a 2010 Honda Odyssey was a wise
investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure.
One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to
read this manual. In it, you will learn how to operate its driving controls and
convenience items. Afterwards, keep this owner's manual in your vehicle so
you can refer to it at any time.
Several warranties protect your new vehicle. Read the warranty booklet
thoroughly so you understand the coverages and are aware of your rights
and responsibilities.
Maintaining your vehicle according to the schedules given in this manual
helps to keep your driving trouble-free while it preserves your investment.
When your vehicle needs maintenance, keep in mind that your dealer's staff
is specially trained in servicing the many systems unique to your vehicle.
Your dealer is dedicated to your satisfaction and will be pleased to answer
any questions and concerns.

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  • Page 1: 2010 Odyssey

    Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2010 Honda Odyssey was a wise As you read this manual, you will investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. find information that is preceded by symbol. This One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to information is intended to help you read this manual.
  • Page 2 Introduction California Proposition 65 Warning WARNING: This product contains or emits chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Event Data Recorders This vehicle is equipped with one or more devices commonly referred to as event data recorders. These devices record front seat belt use, front passenger seat occupancy, airbag deployment data, and the failure of any airbag system component.
  • Page 3 A Few Words About Safety Your safety, and the safety of others, You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, is very important. And operating this including: vehicle safely is an important responsibility. Safety Labels on the vehicle. preceded by a safety alert symbol and one of Safety Messages...
  • Page 4 Warranty and Customer Relations (U.S. and Canada only) ....Authorized Manuals (U.S. only) (how to order) .................. Index ..............................(fluid capacities and tire pressures) Service Information Summary 2010 Odyssey 00X31-SHJ-6500 © 2009 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 5 Overview of Contents Contents convenience features. Technical Information A convenient reference to the ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, sections in this manual. Before Driving and technical information. What gasoline to use, how to break- Your Vehicle at a Glance in your new vehicle, and how to load Warranty and Customer A quick reference to the main luggage and other cargo.
  • Page 6: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    Your Vehicle at a Glance DRIVER’S FRONT AIRBAG (P.9, 27) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER PASSENGER’S FRONT AIRBAG (P.9, 27) (P.386) INSTRUMENT PANEL SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.183) INDICATORS (P.65, 66) GAUGES (P.77) MIRROR CONTROLS (P.191) POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH GLOVE BOXES (P.151) (P.201) DRIVING POSITION...
  • Page 7 Your Vehicle at a Glance PEDAL POSITION HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNAL/ WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.134) (P.135, 138) REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER (P.135) ADJUSTMENT SWITCH (P.193) FOG LIGHTS POWER SLIDING CRUISE CONTROL DOOR SWITCH BUTTONS (P.319) (P.162) CLOCK (P.281) MOONROOF SWITCH (P.189) PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF POWER TAILGATE INDICATOR SWITCH (P.158)/...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Driver and Passenger Safety This section gives you important Additional Information About Your All Children Should Sit in a Back information about how to protect Seat Belts ......... Seat ........... yourself and your passengers. It Seat Belt System Components . The Passenger’s Front Airbag shows you how to use seat belts.
  • Page 9: Important Safety Precautions

    Important Safety Precautions You’ll find many safety (see pages to the road, other vehicles and recommendations throughout this pedestrians could lead to a crash. section, and throughout this manual. Be Aware of Airbag Hazards Remember, situations can change The recommendations on this page While airbags can save lives, they quickly, and only you can decide are the ones we consider to be the...
  • Page 10: Your Vehicle's Safety Features

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Your vehicle is equipped with many features that work together to protect you and your passengers during a crash. (11) Some features do not require any action on your part. These include a strong steel framework that forms a safety cage around the passenger compartment, front and rear crush zones, a collapsible steering column,...
  • Page 11: Seat Belts

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Seat Belts Help keep you from being thrown Your vehicle is equipped with seat against the inside of the vehicle belts in all seating positions. Not wearing a seat belt properly and against other occupants. increases the chance of serious Your seat belt system also includes injury or death in a crash, even Keep you from being thrown out...
  • Page 12: Airbags

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Airbags Your vehicle has a supplemental Your vehicle also has side airbags to In addition, your vehicle has side restraint system (SRS) with front help protect the upper torso of the curtain airbags to help protect the airbags to help protect the heads and driver or a front seat passenger heads of the driver, front passenger,...
  • Page 13 Your Vehicle’s Safety Features The most important things you need Always wear The rest of this section gives more What you should do: to know about your airbags are: your seat belt properly, and sit detailed information about how you upright and as far back from the can maximize your safety.
  • Page 14: Close And Lock The Doors

    Protecting Adults and Teens Introduction Close and Lock the Doors On Touring models The following pages provide After everyone has entered the instructions on how to properly vehicle, be sure the doors and the protect the driver, adult passengers, tailgate are closed and locked. and teenage children who are large enough and mature enough to drive Your vehicle has a door and...
  • Page 15: Adjust The Front Seats

    Protecting Adults and Teens When one or more doors are open, Locking the doors and the tailgate Adjust the Front Seats the ‘‘DOOR OPEN’’ message will also helps prevent an outsider from come on. unexpectedly opening a door or the tailgate when you come to a stop.
  • Page 16: Adjust The Seat-Backs

    Protecting Adults and Teens If you sit too close to the steering Adjust the Seat-Backs wheel or dashboard, you can be seriously injured by an inflating front Sitting too close to a front airbag, or by striking the steering airbag can result in serious wheel or dashboard.
  • Page 17: Adjust The Head Restraints

    Protecting Adults and Teens Adjust the Head Restraints Reclining the seat-back too far Improperly positioning head can result in serious injury or restraints reduces their death in a crash. effectiveness and you can be seriously injured in a crash. Adjust the seat-back to an upright position, and sit well Make sure head restraints are back in the seat.
  • Page 18: Fasten And Position The Seat Belts

    Protecting Adults and Teens Fasten and Position the Seat This spreads the forces of a crash Belts over the strongest bones in your Insert the latch plate into the buckle, upper body. then tug on the belt to make sure the belt is securely latched.
  • Page 19 Protecting Adults and Teens Never place the shoulder portion of a Using the Lap/Shoulder Belt in the lap/shoulder belt under your arm or Center Position of the Third Row This could cause behind your back. very serious injuries in a crash. LATCH PLATE If a seat belt does not seem to work...
  • Page 20 Protecting Adults and Teens Using the seat belt with the ANCHOR LATCH detachable anchor unlatched ANCHOR increases the chance of serious LATCH injury or death in a crash. Before using the seat belt, make sure the detachable anchor is correctly latched. ANCHOR TRIANGLE BUCKLE...
  • Page 21: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

    Protecting Adults and Teens Maintain a Proper Sitting In addition, an occupant who is out of Position position in the front seat can be After all occupants have adjusted seriously or fatally injured in a crash Sitting improperly or out of their seats and head restraints, and by striking interior parts of the position can result in serious...
  • Page 22: Advice For Pregnant Women

    Protecting Adults and Teens Advice for Pregnant Women When driving, remember to sit Additional Safety Precautions upright and adjust the seat as far Never let passengers ride in the back as possible while allowing full cargo area or on top of a folded- control of the vehicle.
  • Page 23 Protecting Adults and Teens Do not put any accessories on seat Do not attach or place objects on Do not cover or replace front seat- Devices intended to improve Objects on belts. the front airbag covers. back covers without consulting occupant comfort or reposition the the covers marked ‘‘SRS AIRBAG’’...
  • Page 24: Seat Belt System Components

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Seat Belt System Components The seat belt system If either the driver or a front Your seat belt system includes lap/ includes an indicator on the passenger does not fasten their seat shoulder belts in all seating positions. instrument panel and a beeper to belt while driving, the beeper will The front seat belts are also...
  • Page 25: Lap/Shoulder Belt

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If the indicator comes on or the Lap/Shoulder Belt All seat belts have an emergency beeper sounds when the driver’s seat The lap/shoulder belt goes over locking retractor. In normal driving, belt is latched and there is no front your shoulder, across your chest, the retractor lets you move freely in your seat while it keeps some...
  • Page 26: Additional Information About Your Seat Belts

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If the shoulder part of the belt is Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners pulled all the way out, the lockable retractor will activate. The belt will retract, but it will not allow the passenger to move freely. To deactivate the lockable retractor, unlatch the buckle and let the seat belt fully retract.
  • Page 27: Seat Belt Maintenance

    Not checking or maintaining airbags would not be needed, but the seat belts can result in serious extra tension in the seat belt could Honda provides a limited warranty injury or death if the seat belts be helpful. on seat belts. See your...
  • Page 28: Additional Information About Your Airbags

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag System Components (12) (11) (13) (11) (15) (1) Driver’s Front Airbag (2) Passenger’s Front Airbag (3) Control Unit (4) Front Seat Belt Tensioners (5) Side Airbags (10) (6) Side Curtain Airbags (7) Driver’s Seat Position Sensor (8) Front Passenger’s Weight Sensors (11) (9) Front Impact Sensors...
  • Page 29 Additional Information About Your Airbags Your airbag system includes: Two side curtain airbags, one for Sensors that can detect whether each side of the vehicle. The the driver’s seat belt and the front Two SRS (supplemental restraint airbags are stored in the ceiling, passenger’s seat belt are latched system) front airbags.
  • Page 30: How Your Front Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags A rollover sensor that can detect if An indicator on the instrument How Your Front Airbags Work your vehicle is about to roll over panel that alerts you that the and signal the control unit to passenger’s side airbag has been deploy both side curtain airbags turned off (see page...
  • Page 31 Additional Information About Your Airbags During a frontal crash, your seat belt This can happen if the severity of a restrains your lower body and torso, collision is at the margin, or and the airbag helps protect your threshold, that determines whether head and chest.
  • Page 32 Additional Information About Your Airbags The total time for inflation and Dual-Stage Airbags Dual-Threshold Airbags deflation is one-tenth of a second, so Your front airbags are dual-stage Your front airbags are also dual- fast that most occupants are not airbags. This means they have two threshold airbags.
  • Page 33 If the seat is under the seat. Although Honda too far forward, the airbag will under the front seats. does not encourage carrying an...
  • Page 34: How Your Side Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Be aware that objects placed on the A second row passenger pushing How Your Side Airbags Work passenger’s seat can also cause the or pulling on the back of the front airbag to be turned off. passenger’s seat.
  • Page 35 To get the best protection from the Although Honda does not encourage indicator will go out. side airbags, front seat occupants children to ride in front, if the...
  • Page 36: How Your Side Curtain Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags How Your Side Curtain Airbags If the impact is on the passenger’s To get the best protection from the Work side, the passenger’s side curtain side curtain airbags, occupants airbag will inflate even if there are no should wear their seat belts and sit occupants on that side of the vehicle.
  • Page 37: How The Srs Indicator Works

    Additional Information About Your Airbags How the SRS Indicator If the indicator comes on at any On Touring models Works other time, or does not come on at all, You will also see a ‘‘CHECK The SRS indicator alerts you to a you should have the system checked AIRBAG SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 38: How The Side Airbag Off Indicator Works

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Canada U.S. How the Side How the Passenger Airbag Off Be aware that objects placed on the Airbag Off Indicator Works front seat can cause the indicator to Indicator Works come on. This indicator alerts you that the passenger’s side airbag has been If no weight is detected on the front automatically shut off.
  • Page 39: Airbag Service

    Additional Information About Your Airbags If the indicator comes on with no Airbag Service The SRS indicator alerts you to a front seat passenger and no objects Your airbag systems are virtually Take your vehicle to an problem. on the seat, or with an adult riding maintenance free, and there are no authorized dealer as soon as there, something may be interfering...
  • Page 40: Additional Safety Precautions

    Tampering could cause disabilities, first contact Honda the airbags to deploy, possibly Automobile Customer Service at causing very serious injury. (800) 999-1009. 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 41: All Children Must Be Restrained

    Protecting Children General Guidelines All Children Must Be Restrained Each year, many children are injured or killed in vehicle crashes because Children who are unrestrained they are either unrestrained or not or improperly restrained can be properly restrained. In fact, vehicle seriously injured or killed in a accidents are the number one cause crash.
  • Page 42: All Children Should Sit In A Back Seat

    Protecting Children General Guidelines All Children Should Sit in a Back The Passenger’s Front Airbag Small Children Seat Can Pose Serious Risks Placing a forward-facing child seat in According to accident statistics, Front airbags have been designed to the front seat of a vehicle equipped children of all ages and sizes are help protect adults in a moderate to with a passenger’s front airbag can...
  • Page 43: Protecting Children General Guidelines

    Protecting Children General Guidelines To remind you of the passenger’s U.S. Models front airbag hazards, and that SUN VISORS DASHBOARD children must be properly restrained in a back seat, your vehicle has warning labels on the dashboard (U.S. models) and on the front visors. Please read and follow the instructions on these labels.
  • Page 44: If You Must Drive With Several Children

    Protecting Children General Guidelines If You Must Drive with Several If a Child Requires Close Additional Safety Precautions Children Attention Never hold an infant or child on Your vehicle has two rows of back Many parents say they prefer to put If you are not wearing a your lap.
  • Page 45 Protecting Children General Guidelines Make sure any unused seat belt Use the power sliding door main Lock all doors and the tailgate that a child can reach is buckled, switch to prevent children from when your vehicle is not in use. This Children who play in vehicles can the lockable retractor is...
  • Page 46: Protecting Infants And Small Children

    Protecting Infants and Small Children Protecting Infants Only a rear-facing child seat provides Rear-facing Child Seat Placement proper support for a baby’s head, A rear-facing child seat can be placed neck, and back. in any seating position in the second or third row, but not in the front.
  • Page 47: Protecting Small Children

    Protecting Infants and Small Children In any of these situations, we Protecting Small Children and weight are appropriate for a strongly recommend that you install rear-facing seat. the child seat directly behind the front passenger’s seat, move the seat Of the different seats available, we as far forward as needed, and leave it recommend those that have a five- unoccupied.
  • Page 48 Protecting Infants and Small Children Even with advanced front airbags Child Seat Placement We strongly recommend placing a that automatically turn the forward-facing child seat in a back passenger’s front airbag off (see Placing a forward-facing child seat, not the front. page ), a back seat is the safest seat in the front seat can result...
  • Page 49: Selecting A Child Seat

    Selecting a Child Seat When buying a child seat, you need Since LATCH-compatible child seats Whatever type of seat you choose, to to choose either a conventional child are easier to install and reduce the provide proper protection, a child seat, or one designed for use with possibility of improper installation, seat should meet three...
  • Page 50: Installing A Child Seat

    Installing a Child Seat After selecting a proper child seat A child seat secured with a seat belt Secure the child in the child seat. and a good place to install the seat, should be installed as firmly as Make sure the child is properly there are three main steps in possible.
  • Page 51: With Latch

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with BUTTON LATCH Your vehicle is equipped with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) in the two second row seats and the center seating position of the third row. The lower anchors are located between the seat-back and seat bottom, and are to be used only with LOWER...
  • Page 52 Installing a Child Seat TETHER TETHER STRAP STRAP HOOK Flexible type ANCHOR Other LATCH-compatible seats have Lift the head restraint (see page If the tether strap is too long and a flexible-type connector as shown ), then route the tether strap cannot be tightened firmly, find a above.
  • Page 53 Installing a Child Seat To install a LATCH-compatible child BUTTON seat in the center seating position of the third row: Unlatch the detachable seat belt anchor latch and retract the seat belt all the way into the ceiling. Place the latch plate and anchor latch in their holding slots (see page ANCHORAGE POINT...
  • Page 54: With A Lap/Shoulder Belt

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/ Shoulder Belt When not using the LATCH system, all child seats must be secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a lap/ shoulder belt. In addition, the lap/shoulder belts in all seating positions except the driver’s have a lockable retractor that must be activated to secure a...
  • Page 55 Installing a Child Seat To activate the lockable retractor, After confirming that the belt is Push and pull the child seat slowly pull the shoulder part of the locked, grab the shoulder part of forward and from side-to-side to belt all the way out until it stops, the belt near the buckle, and pull verify that it is secure enough to stay upright during normal driving...
  • Page 56: With A Tether

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Second Row Installation Tether A child seat with a tether can be installed in any seating position in TETHER the second or third row seats. STRAP Since a tether can provide additional security to the lap/shoulder belt installation, we recommend using a tether whenever one is required or...
  • Page 57 Installing a Child Seat Third Row Installation Outside seating position Center seating position TETHER STRAP HOOK ANCHOR ANCHORAGE POINT ANCHORAGE POINTS Attach the tether strap hook to the Each outside seating position of the The center seating position of the anchor, making sure the strap is third row has an anchorage point on third row has an anchorage point on...
  • Page 58 Installing a Child Seat Remove the head restraint (see page ). Make sure the removed head restraint is secured Outside seating position Center seating position in the cargo area. Reinstall the head restraint when the child seat is removed. (Outside seating position) To use the anchor, pull up the anchor cover.
  • Page 59: Protecting Larger Children

    Protecting Larger Children When a child reaches the Checking Seat Belt Fit recommended weight or height limit for a forward-facing child seat, the Allowing a child age 12 or under child should sit in a back seat on a to sit in front can result in injury booster seat and wear the lap/ or death if the passenger’s front shoulder belt.
  • Page 60: Using A Booster Seat

    Protecting Larger Children Does the shoulder belt cross Using a Booster Seat to drive. between the child’s neck and arm? Booster seats can be high-back or Is the lap part of the belt as low as low-back. Whichever style you select, possible, touching the child’s make sure the booster seat meets thighs?
  • Page 61: When Can A Larger Child Sit In Front

    Protecting Larger Children When Can a Larger Child Sit in Of course, children vary widely. And If you decide that a child can safely Front while age may be one indicator of ride up front, be sure to: The National Highway Traffic Safety when a child can safely ride in front, Administration and Transport there are other important factors you...
  • Page 62 Protecting Larger Children Additional Safety Precautions Do not put any accessories on a Devices intended to Do not let a child wear a seat belt seat belt. This could result improve a child’s comfort or across the neck. in serious neck injuries during a reposition the shoulder part of a crash.
  • Page 63: Carbon Monoxide Hazard

    Carbon Monoxide Hazard Your vehicle’s exhaust contains With the tailgate open, air flow can carbon monoxide gas. Carbon pull exhaust gas into your vehicle’s monoxide should not enter the Carbon monoxide gas is toxic. interior and create a hazardous vehicle in normal driving if you Breathing it can cause condition.
  • Page 64: Safety Labels

    Safety Labels These labels are in the locations SUN VISORS shown. They warn you of potential U.S. models Canadian models hazards that could cause serious injury or death. Read these labels carefully. If a label comes off or becomes hard to read (except for the U.S.
  • Page 65 Safety Labels DOORJAMB U.S. models Canadian models RADIATOR CAP 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 66: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls This section gives information about Windshield Wipers and Seat Heaters ........the controls and displays that Washers ......... Driving Position Memory contribute to the daily operation of Rear Window Wiper and System ........your vehicle. All the essential Washer ........
  • Page 67: Control Locations

    Control Locations AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM/ INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS SHIFT LEVER (P.386) CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.210) (P.65, 66) GAUGES (P.77) SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.183) MIRROR CONTROLS (P.191) POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH (P.151) GLOVE BOXES (P.201) DRIVING POSITION MEMORY SYSTEM BUTTONS (P.184) POWER WINDOW...
  • Page 68: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR VSA ACTIVATION VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST IMMOBILIZER (P.75) (VSA) SYSTEM INDICATOR INDICATOR (P.70, 394) SYSTEM (P.70, 394) POWER SLIDING LOW TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR (P.70) DOOR INDICATOR (P.71, 396) INDICATOR (P.75) LIGHTS ON INDICATOR TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING...
  • Page 69 Instrument Panel Touring models VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.70) VSA ACTIVATION (P.70, 394) INDICATOR (P.70, 394) INDICATOR LIGHTS ON INDICATOR (P.73) CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR (P.75) HIGH BEAM INDICATOR LOW TIRE PRESSURE/TPMS CHARGING SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.73) INDICATOR (P.71, 399) (P.67, 477) CRUISE CONTROL INDICATOR...
  • Page 70: Instrument Panel Indicators

    Instrument Panel Indicators The instrument panel has many Charging System Supplemental Restraint indicators to give you important Indicator System (SRS) Indicator information about your vehicle. If this indicator comes on when the This indicator comes on for several engine is running, the battery is not seconds when you turn the ignition Malfunction Indicator being charged.
  • Page 71 Instrument Panel Indicators Seat Belt Reminder If your front passenger does not U.S. Canada Indicator fasten their seat belt, the indicator Side Airbag Off This indicator comes on when you comes on about 6 seconds after the Indicator turn the ignition switch to the ON ignition switch is turned to the ON This indicator comes on for several (II) position.
  • Page 72 Instrument Panel Indicators Anti-lock Brake System U.S. Canada Parking Brake and If it remains on after you have (ABS) Indicator Brake System fully released the parking brake This indicator normally comes on for Indicator (Red) while the engine is running, or if it a few seconds when you turn the This indicator has two functions: comes on while driving, there...
  • Page 73 Instrument Panel Indicators Immobilizer System Vehicle Stability Assist VSA Activation Indicator Indicator (VSA) System Indicator This indicator comes on for a few This indicator normally comes on for This indicator has three functions: seconds when you turn the ignition a few seconds when you turn the It comes on as a reminder that you switch to the ON (II) position.
  • Page 74 Instrument Panel Indicators Low Tire Pressure Low Tire Pressure/ If this happens, pull to the side of the Indicator TPMS Indicator road when it is safe, check which tire On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX On Touring models has lost pressure on the multi- This indicator normally comes on for information display, and determine models...
  • Page 75 Instrument Panel Indicators If this indicator begins to flash, Tire Pressure Monitoring there is a problem with the tire System (TPMS) Indicator pressure monitoring system On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX Turn Signal and Hazard Warning (TPMS). You will also see a models Indicators ‘‘CHECK TPMS SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 76 Instrument Panel Indicators Lights On Indicator Daytime Running Lights On Touring models Indicator If you see a ‘‘CHECK DRL This indicator reminds you that the SYSTEM’’ message on the multi- exterior lights are on. It comes on information display, there is a when the light switch is in either the problem in the high beam headlight’s position.
  • Page 77 Instrument Panel Indicators Washer Level Indicator Low Fuel Indicator On Touring models On Canadian models You will also see a ‘‘FUEL LOW’’ message on the multi-information display (see page Power Tailgate-open Indicator On EX-L and Touring models This indicator comes on for a few seconds when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position.
  • Page 78 Instrument Panel Indicators Cruise Main Indicator Door and Tailgate Open Indicator U.S. Canada Power Sliding Door Indicator This indicator comes on when you turn on the cruise control system by On EX and EX-L models This indicator comes on for a few pressing the CRUISE button on the seconds when you turn the ignition steering wheel (see page...
  • Page 79 Instrument Panel Indicators Maintenance Minder System Message Security System Indicator Indicator Indicator On EX, EX-L and Touring models On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX On Touring models models This indicator comes on when there This indicator comes on for a few is a system message on the multi- seconds when you turn the ignition information display.
  • Page 80 Gauges Temperature Gauge LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models This shows the temperature of the TACHOMETER SPEEDOMETER engine’s coolant. During normal operation, the pointer should rise to about the middle of the gauge. In severe driving conditions, the pointer FUEL GAUGE may rise to the upper zone.
  • Page 81 Gauges Odometer INFORMATION DISPLAY The odometer shows the total TRIP METER A distance your vehicle has been ODOMETER driven. It measures miles in U.S. models and kilometers in Canadian models. It is illegal under U.S. federal law and Canadian provincial/ ENGINE OIL OUTSIDE territorial regulations to disconnect,...
  • Page 82 Gauges Outside Temperature Indicator In certain weather conditions, To adjust the outside temperature temperature readings near freezing indicator, press and hold the select/ On EX and EX-L models This indicator displays the outside (32°F, 0°C) could mean that ice is reset knob for 10 seconds.
  • Page 83 Gauges Maintenance Minder Check Fuel Cap Message If the system still detects a leak in The information display in the Your vehicle’s onboard diagnostic your vehicle’s evaporative emissions instrument panel shows you the system will detect a loose or missing system, the malfunction indicator engine oil life and maintenance fuel fill cap as an evaporative system...
  • Page 84: Multi-Information Display

    Multi-Information Display On Touring models Normal Display Messages The multi-information display in the instrument panel displays various information and messages when the ignition switch is in the ON (II) position. Some of the messages help you operate your vehicle more comfortably.
  • Page 85 Multi-Information Display Messages in the trip computer include: INFO BUTTON INST. MPG (U.S. models)/ UPPER SEGMENT INST.L/100 km (Canadian models): Your vehicle’s instant fuel economy. When you turn off the engine, INST. MPG or INST. L/100 km is also reset. RANGE: The estimated distance you can travel on the fuel LOWER SEGMENT...
  • Page 86 Multi-Information Display ELAPSED TIME: The time AVERAGE FUEL A/B: This You can customize the Trip A and traveled since you last reset the shows your vehicle’s average fuel AVERAGE FUEL A reset condition trip computer. economy in mpg (U.S. models) or on the multi-information display (see When you turn the ignition switch /100 km (Canadian models)
  • Page 87 Multi-Information Display If you press the INFO button while AVERAGE FUEL is displayed, you will see the tire pressure monitor in both segments. This monitor is a part of the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). See page more information. Pressing the INFO button again brings the display back to the initial display of the trip computer ‘‘INST.
  • Page 88 Multi-Information Display Press the SEL/RESET button In the lower segment, each time you You can also change the display by Odometer press the SEL/RESET button on the pushing the select/reset knob in the The odometer shows the total steering wheel, the display changes instrument panel.
  • Page 89 Multi-Information Display Trip Meter Compass Maintenance Minder While a trip meter is displayed, you can change the display between ‘‘Trip A’’ and ‘‘Trip B’’ by pressing the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel, or the select/reset knob in the instrument panel. To reset a trip meter, display it, then press and hold the SEL/RESET button until the number resets to...
  • Page 90 Multi-Information Display Outside Temperature Display The temperature sensor is in the System Messages front bumper. The temperature If there is a problem with your reading can be affected by heat vehicle, for example the engine oil reflection from the road surface, level is low or a door is not fully engine heat, and the exhaust from closed, the multi-information display...
  • Page 91 Multi-Information Display See page See page See page U.S. See page See page Canada See page See page See page See page See page See page See page U.S. Canada See page U.S. Canada 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 92 Multi-Information Display See page See page See page U.S. 100, See page See page Canada See page See page U.S. See page Canada See page See page 100, See page See page U.S. 100, Canadian model only Canada CONTINUED 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 93 Multi-Information Display You will also hear a beep when the To cancel the message(s) before 5 system message comes on for the seconds elapsed, press the INFO first time. button on the steering wheel. Most of the messages are displayed for about 5 seconds, and then the normal display returns.
  • Page 94 Multi-Information Display Even if you press the INFO button, You can see the message(s) again by Fasten Seat Belt some messages stay on or come on pressing the INFO button repeatedly again at regular intervals until the if the system message indicator problem is corrected: remains lit on the instrument panel.
  • Page 95 Multi-Information Display Door and Tailgate Open Release Parking Brake Remove Key U.S. Canada If the tailgate or any door(s) is not If you start driving without releasing If you leave the key in the ignition closed tightly, the display reminds the parking brake, the multi- switch in the LOCK (0) or ACCESSORY (I) position and open...
  • Page 96 Multi-Information Display replace the fuel fill cap. To scroll to If the system still detects a leak in Tighten Fuel Cap another message, press the INFO your vehicle’s evaporative emissions button. The ‘‘TIGHTEN FUEL CAP’’ system, the malfunction indicator message will appear each time you lamp (MIL) comes on.
  • Page 97 Multi-Information Display Brake Fluid Low Fuel Low Washer Fluid Low U.S. Canada If the brake fluid level is at or below If the level of the fuel in the tank On Canadian Touring model only the MIN mark on the side of the gets low, you will see ‘‘FUEL LOW’’...
  • Page 98 Multi-Information Display Passenger Side Airbag Off Check Tire Pressure Warning: Approaching Object U.S. Canada This message, and the indicator to If the passenger’s side airbag has If one or more of your vehicle tires automatically shut off, you will see are low on pressure, you will see a the left of the message, is part of the parking sensor system.
  • Page 99 Multi-Information Display Have your dealer do the indicated Maintenance Messages Check TPMS System maintenance as soon as you see this message, and have them reset the display after completing the service. If you do not perform the indicated maintenance or do not reset the display, the message changes to ‘‘SERVICE PAST DUE’’...
  • Page 100 Multi-Information Display Check VSA System Check Engine Oil Level Check Charging System If you see ‘‘CHECK CHARGING If there is a problem with the vehicle If the engine oil is very low or has stability assist (VSA) system, you lost pressure, you will see ‘‘CHECK SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 101 Multi-Information Display Check Emission System Check Brake System Check Transmission U.S. Canada If you see ‘‘CHECK EMISSION If there is a problem with the brake If there is a problem with the SYSTEM’’ on the multi-information system, you will see ‘‘CHECK automatic transmission, you will see ‘‘CHECK TRANSMISSION’’...
  • Page 102 Multi-Information Display Check ABS System Check Airbag System Check Parking Sensor System If there is a problem with the If there is a problem in the anti-lock If there is a problem with your front brake system (ABS), you will see airbags, side airbags, passenger’s parking sensor system, the multi- information display shows a...
  • Page 103 Multi-Information Display Check Left/Right Sliding Door Check Power Tailgate Check DRL System U.S. U.S. Canada Canada If there is a problem with either If there is a problem with the power If you see a ‘‘CHECK DRL power sliding door, the multi- tailgate, the display shows ‘‘CHECK SYSTEM’’...
  • Page 104 Multi-Information Display Customized Settings You cannot customize the settings The first customizing menu is: With the ignition switch in the ON under these conditions: CHANGE SETTING (II) position, press and hold the DEFAULT ALL INFO button for more than 3 If you turn the ignition switch to seconds.
  • Page 105 Multi-Information Display Group Setup Setting Option Page Menu Item Description METER SETUP LANGUAGE Changes the language used in the display. ENGLISH (P. 107) SELECTION FRENCH SPANISH ADJUST OUTSIDE Changes the outside temperature reading above or 5°F 0°F 5°F (U.S.) TEMP. DISPLAY below its current reading.
  • Page 106 Multi-Information Display Group Setup Menu Item Description Setting Option Page DOOR · WINDOW AUTO DOOR LOCK Changes when the doors automatically lock. SHIFT FROM P SETUP WITH VEHICLE SPEED (P. 122) AUTO DOOR UNLOCK Changes when the doors automatically unlock. DRIVER’S DOOR WITH SHIFT TO P ALL DOORS WITH SHIFT...
  • Page 107 Multi-Information Display DEFAULT ALL To enter the customizing mode, To set the default settings, select When ‘‘DEFAULT ALL’’ is press and hold the INFO button for ‘‘OK’’ by pressing the INFO button, completed successfully, you will see more than 3 seconds. Then select then press the SEL/RESET button.
  • Page 108 Multi-Information Display If ‘‘DEFAULT ALL’’ is not completed If you want to cancel ‘‘DEFAULT successfully, you will see the above ALL,’’ select ‘‘CANCEL,’’ then press display for several seconds, then the the SEL/RESET button. The display display goes back to the normal goes back to ‘‘CUSTOMIZE ENTRY.’’...
  • Page 109 Multi-Information Display Change Setting You can customize some of the vehicle control settings to your preference. Here are the settings you can customize: Press the SEL/RESET button METER SETUP (see page POSITION SETUP (see page LIGHTING SETUP (see page DOOR · WINDOW SETUP (see page WIPER SETUP (see page While the multi-information display...
  • Page 110 Multi-Information Display Meter Setup Press the INFO button There are four custom settings items in the Meter Setup: LANGUAGE SELECTION (see page ADJUST OUTSIDE TEMP. DISPLAY (see page TRIP A RESET WITH REFUEL (see page ELAPSED TIME RESET (see page While ‘‘METER SETUP’’...
  • Page 111 Multi-Information Display Language Selection While the multi-information display There are three selectable languages, Select the language you want by is showing ‘‘METER SETUP,’’ press English, French, and Spanish. Each pressing the INFO button, and press the SEL/RESET button on the time you press the INFO button, the the SEL/RESET button to enter steering wheel.
  • Page 112 Multi-Information Display When language selection is If you fail to select a language To exit ‘‘LANGUAGE SELECTION,’’ successfully completed, the display properly, you will see the above press the INFO button repeatedly changes to the screen shown above display for several seconds, then the until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 113 Multi-Information Display Adjust Outside Temp. Display If you find that the temperature reading is always a few degrees below or above the actual temperature, adjust it as described in the following section. While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button. The shows ‘‘METER SETUP,’’...
  • Page 114 Multi-Information Display When your selection is successfully If you fail to enter the desired To exit ‘‘ADJ. OUTSIDE TEMP. entered, you will see the above adjustment properly, you will see the DISPLAY,’’ press the INFO button display for several seconds, and then above display for several seconds, until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 115 Multi-Information Display Trip A Reset with Refuel To cause ‘‘Trip meter A’’ and ‘‘Average Fuel Economy’’ to reset every time you refuel your vehicle, adjust it as described on the following pages. While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button. The shows ‘‘METER SETUP’’...
  • Page 116 Multi-Information Display When your selection is successfully If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘TRIP A RESET WITH entered, you will see the above you will see the above display for REFUEL,’’ press the INFO button display for several seconds, and then several seconds, then the display until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 117 Multi-Information Display Elapsed Time Reset There are three possible settings: IGN RESET: The elapsed time resets each time the ignition switch is turned to the ON (II) position. TRIP A RESET: The elapsed time resets each time the TRIP A is reset. TRIP B RESET: The elapsed time resets each time the TRIP B is reset.
  • Page 118 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘ELAPSED TIME RESET,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and the display goes back several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 119 Multi-Information Display Position Setup Memory Position Setup If ‘‘MEMORY POSITION LINK’’ is ‘‘ON,’’ the driver’s seat and outside mirrors move to the positions stored in the memory when you open the driver’s door, using the remote transmitter. Refer to page for setting the seat position memory.
  • Page 120 Multi-Information Display If you fail to enter your selection, When your selection is entered, you To exit ‘‘MEMORY POSITION will see the above display for several you will see the above display for LINK,’’ press the INFO button until several seconds, and the display goes seconds, then the display goes back you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 121 Multi-Information Display Lighting Setup Interior Light Dimming Time There are two custom settings in the Lighting Setup: INTERIOR LIGHT DIMMING TIME (see next column) HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF TIMER (see page While the ‘‘LIGHTING SETUP’’ is displayed, press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel. Each time you press the INFO button, the display changes between The interior lights fade out when you...
  • Page 122 Multi-Information Display If you fail to enter your selection, When your selection is entered, you To exit ‘‘INTERIOR LIGHT will see the above display for several you will see the above display for DIMMING TIME,’’ press the INFO several seconds, and the display goes seconds, and then the display goes button until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 123 Multi-Information Display Headlight Auto Off Timer The headlights, parking lights, taillights, and license plate light turn off after the selected time when you remove the key from the ignition switch and close the driver’s door. While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button. The shows ‘‘LIGHTING SETUP,’’...
  • Page 124 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF will see the above display for several you will see the above display for TIMER,’’ press the INFO button seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 125 Multi-Information Display Door · Window Setup There are three custom settings in the Door · Window Setup: AUTO DOOR LOCK (see page AUTO DOOR UNLOCK (see page KEYLESS LOCK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (see page SECURITY RELOCK TIMER (see page While the multi-information display Press the INFO button shows ‘‘DOOR ·...
  • Page 126 Multi-Information Display Auto Door Lock There are three settings you can choose from: The auto door lock mode is deactivated all the time. VEHICLE SPEED The doors lock when the vehicle speed reaches 9 mph (15 km/h). SHIFT FROM P The doors lock whenever you move While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button.
  • Page 127 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘AUTO DOOR LOCK,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 128 Multi-Information Display Auto Door Unlock There are three settings you can choose from: SHIFT TO P The driver’s door or all the doors unlock when you move the shift lever to Park. IGN OFF The driver’s door or all the doors unlock when you turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.
  • Page 129 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘AUTO DOOR UNLOCK,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 130 Multi-Information Display Keyless Lock Acknowledgement When you press the UNLOCK button on the remote transmitter to unlock the doors and the tailgate, the exterior lights blink twice to verify that the doors and the tailgate are unlocked and the security system is turned off.
  • Page 131 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘KEYLESS LOCK will see the above display for several you will see the above display for ACKNOWLEDGEMENT,’’ press the seconds, and then the display several seconds, and the display goes INFO button until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 132 Multi-Information Display Security Relock Timer If you unlock the doors and the tailgate with the remote transmitter, but do not open any of the doors or the tailgate within 30 seconds, the doors and the tailgate automatically relock and the security system sets. You can change this relock time from 30 seconds to 60 or 90 seconds.
  • Page 133 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘SECURITY RELOCK will see the above display for several you will see the above display for TIMER,’’ press the INFO button seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 134 Multi-Information Display Wiper Setup Front Wiper Action You can select from these two settings when the wiper switch is in the INT (intermittent) position: WITH VEH SPD The intermittent operation varies according to vehicle speed. INTERMITTENT intermittent operation varies according to the selection you make on the wiper lever’s intermittent control ring.
  • Page 135 Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘FRONT WIPER ACTION,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and then the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...
  • Page 136: Controls Near The Steering Wheel

    Controls Near the Steering Wheel PEDAL POSITION HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNAL/ WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.134) ADJUSTMENT SWITCH FOG LIGHTS (P.135, 138) REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER (P.135) (P.193) CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONS (P.319) POWER SLIDING DOOR CLOCK SWITCH (P.162) (P.281) PASSENGER MOONROOF SWITCH AIRBAG OFF (P.189) INDICATOR (P.35) REMOTE AUDIO...
  • Page 137: Windshield Wipers And Washers

    Windshield Wipers and Washers MIST The wipers run at high Windshield Washer Pull the speed until you release the lever. wiper control lever toward you, and hold it. The washers spray until you The wipers are not activated. release the lever. The wipers run at low speed, then complete one more The length of the wipe sweep after you release the lever.
  • Page 138 Windshield Wipers and Washers, Turn Signal and Headlights Rear Window Wiper and Washer When you shift the transmission to Turn Signal and Headlights the reverse position with the front windshield wipers activated, the rear window wiper operates automatically. When the wiper control lever is positioned as follows: The rear window wiper operates intermittently.
  • Page 139 Turn Signal, Headlights Turn Signal Push down on the Headlights The rotating switch If you leave the lights on with the lever to signal a left turn and up to on the left lever controls the lights. key removed from the ignition signal a right turn.
  • Page 140 Headlights On Touring models The lights turn off automatically SENSOR AUTO The automatic lighting when you turn the ignition switch to feature turns on the headlights, all the LOCK (0) position. To turn them other exterior lights, and the on again, either turn the ignition instrument panel lights when it switch to the ON (II) position, or senses low ambient light.
  • Page 141 Headlights Fog Lights Automatic Lighting Off Feature The lights turn on again when you On Touring models On EX, EX-L and Touring models only unlock or open the driver’s door. Turn the fog lights on and off by This turns off the headlights, If you unlock the door, but do not turning the switch next to the open it within 15 seconds, the lights...
  • Page 142: Instrument Panel Brightness

    Instrument Panel Brightness To reduce glare at night, the Touring model is shown. instrument panel illumination dims when you turn the light switch to . Turning the select/ reset knob to the right until you hear a beep will cancel the reduced brightness.
  • Page 143 Hazard Warning Button, Rear Window Defogger Hazard Warning Button Rear Window Defogger EX, EX-L and Touring models LX and Canadian DX models Push the button between the center The rear window defogger will clear Make sure the rear window is clear vents to turn on the hazard warning fog, frost, and thin ice from the and you have good visibility before...
  • Page 144: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Steering Wheel Adjustment Make any steering wheel adjustment Push the lever up to lock the before you start driving. steering wheel in position. Make sure you have securely locked the steering wheel in place by trying to move it up, down, in, Adjusting the steering wheel position while driving may and out.
  • Page 145: Keys And Locks

    You can keep the glove box have to get a lost key replaced. Use locked when you leave your vehicle only Honda-approved key blanks. The keys without a remote and the valet key at a parking facility. transmitter do not contain batteries.
  • Page 146: Immobilizer System

    Immobilizer System The immobilizer system protects The system may not recognize your As required by the FCC: your vehicle from theft. If an key’s coding if another immobilizer This device complies with Part 15 of the improperly coded key (or other key or other metal object (i.e.
  • Page 147: Ignition Switch

    Ignition Switch LOCK (0) You can insert or START (III) Use this position remove the key only in this position. only to start the engine. The switch To turn the key to the LOCK (0) returns to the ON (II) position when you let go of the key.