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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.
  • Page 148: Remote Transmitter

    Remote Transmitter On LX and Canadian DX models UNLOCK Press this button once PANIC Press and hold this to unlock the driver’s door. Press it button for about 1 second to attract twice to unlock the other doors and attention; the horn will sound, and LOCK UNLOCK the tailgate.
  • Page 149 Remote Transmitter Remove the old battery from the Replacing the Transmitter Battery back of the inner cover, and note the polarity. Make sure the polarity of the new battery is the same ( side facing down), then insert it into the back of the cover. BATTERY An improperly disposed of battery can hurt the environment.
  • Page 150 Remote Transmitter On EX, EX-L and Touring models UNLOCK Press this button once time. The LED will blink once. to unlock the driver’s door. Press it twice to unlock the other doors and When you press the UNLOCK LOCK BUTTON the tailgate.
  • Page 151 Remote Transmitter Opening or Closing the Power Opening or Closing the Power Sliding Doors Tailgate DRIVER’S SIDE SLIDING DOOR BUTTON TAILGATE BUTTON PASSENGER’S SIDE POWER SLIDING DOOR SLIDING DOOR BUTTON MAIN SWITCH You can open or close each sliding If the power sliding door MAIN On EX-L and Touring models door with the remote transmitter switch on the dashboard is in the...
  • Page 152 Remote Transmitter Recalling a Memorized Seat is completed. Remote Transmitter Care Position Avoid dropping or throwing the The driving position memory transmitter. activation (Driver 1, Driver 2) is With Driver 1 With Driver 2 shown on the back of each Protect the transmitter from transmitter.
  • Page 153 Remote Transmitter Replacing the Transmitter As required by the FCC: Battery This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 154: Door Locks

    Door Locks Power Door Locks Lockout Prevention With the driver’s door open and the Front key in the ignition, both master door Lock lock switches are disabled. They are not disabled if the driver’s door is closed. Pushing the front of the master door lock switch on the open passenger’s door will lock all doors and the tailgate.
  • Page 155 Door Locks Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Auto Door Locking To turn off the Auto Door Lock On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX modes: models models Your vehicle has customizable The auto door locking feature has settings for the doors and tailgate to three possible settings: automatically lock and unlock.
  • Page 156 Door Locks Push and hold the front of the Push and hold the front of the To program the Park Lock mode: master door lock switch on the master door lock switch on the Locks all doors and tailgate when the driver’s door until you hear a click shift lever is moved out of the Park (P) driver’s door.
  • Page 157 Door Locks Push and hold the brake pedal, Auto Door Unlocking To program the Drive Lock mode: Locks all doors and tailgate when the and move the shift lever out of the On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX vehicle’s speed reaches about 9 mph Park (P) position.
  • Page 158 Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the To turn off the Auto Door Unlock To program the Park Unlock mode: master door lock switch on the modes: Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors driver’s door. You will hear a click, and tailgate when the shift lever is and after about 5 seconds, you will moved into the Park (P) position.
  • Page 159 Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the Push and hold the brake pedal, To program the Ignition Switch master door lock switch on the and move the shift lever out of P. Unlock mode: driver’s door. You will hear a click. Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors Push and hold the rear of the Continue to hold down the switch:...
  • Page 160 Door Locks, Tailgate Childproof Door Locks On EX, EX-L and Touring models Tailgate With the childproof door locks on, automatic operation with the inside door handle is disabled. To open the tailgate, pull the handle, The childproof door locks are designed to prevent children seated then lift up.
  • Page 161 Tailgate Power Tailgate Press and hold the tailgate button on the remote transmitter or the POWER TAILGATE SWITCH dashboard switch for about 1 second to open or close the tailgate. Each time you press the button on the remote transmitter or the dashboard switch, you will hear a beep, and some front and rear lights will flash.
  • Page 162 Tailgate Also check that passengers, When the tailgate or the roof is Auto-Reverse The power tailgate has an auto- especially children, do not have their covered with snow or ice. reverse feature. If it meets hands on the edge of the tailgate or resistance while opening or closing, on the tailgate sill.
  • Page 163 Tailgate If you try to drive off with the Unlocking the Tailgate tailgate open, a beeper sounds and a ‘‘DOOR & TAILGATE OPEN’’ message is shown on the multi- information display. Keep the tailgate closed at all times while driving to avoid damaging the tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas from getting into the interior.
  • Page 164 Tailgate, Sliding Doors Opening and Closing Manual Power Sliding Doors Sliding Doors On EX, EX-L and Touring models On LX and Canadian DX models The doors are electrically powered To open, pull the inside or outside and can be operated with the remote door handle, and slide the door back.
  • Page 165: Sliding Doors

    Sliding Doors When the shift lever is in Park: Door Handles Dashboard Switches If you shift out of Park while a door To open the door with the inside MAIN SWITCH is closing, you will hear a beep until door handle, pull the handle the door closes.
  • Page 166 Sliding Doors To open a power sliding door, push Remote Transmitter Auto-Reverse and release the bottom of the Each power sliding door has an auto- appropriate switch. If you forget to DRIVER’S SIDE reverse feature. If a door meets SLIDING DOOR unlock the door, you will hear three resistance while closing, it will beep BUTTON...
  • Page 167 Sliding Doors If there is an obstacle in the door sill, Do not put any item in the door Manually Opening/Closing the the power sliding door may not open pocket that sticks out from the Power Sliding Door You can manually open or close the or close properly.
  • Page 168 Sliding Doors Refueling Parking on a Hill If you leave the vehicle on a steep When you release the fuel fill door, When parking facing downhill, make downhill with a power sliding door the driver’s side sliding door sure the doors are latched in the half open and the engine off, the automatically locks so it cannot open fully open position, and then hold the...
  • Page 169 Sliding Doors Pinch Sensor Power Sliding Door Indicator On Touring models If there is a problem in the power PINCH SENSOR POWER SLIDING DOOR INDICATOR sliding door system, you will see a ‘‘CHECK LEFT SLIDING DOOR’’ or ‘‘CHECK RIGHT SLIDING DOOR’’ message on the multi-information display (see page ).
  • Page 170 Seats Passenger Seating Convertible Second Row Bucket Seats There are bucket seats with armrests for two front passengers, bucket seats with armrests for two passengers in the second row, and a bench seat for three passengers in the third row. For greater cargo capacity, the seats in the second row can be removed, and the bench seat in the third row...
  • Page 171 Seats Seat Adjustments Manual Seat Adjustments See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. The EX-L and Touring models have a power adjustable driver’s seat and front passenger’s seat. The EX model has a power adjustable driver’s seat and manual front passenger’s seat.
  • Page 172 Seats Driver’s Seat Manual Height Power Seat Adjustments Adjustment On EX, EX-L and Touring models ADJUSTMENT STRAPS See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. The controls for the adjustable driver’s power seat are on the outside edge of the seat bottom.
  • Page 173 Seats Raises or lowers the Driver’s Lumbar Support seat. (Driver’s seat only) Moves the whole seat up and forward, or down and backward. The front of the seat also tilts up or down at the same time. (Driver’s seat only) Moves the seat forward and Adjusts the seat-...
  • Page 174 Seats Armrests desired angle. Head Restraints See page for important safety information and a warning about improperly positioning head restraints. Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints in all seating positions to help protect you and your passengers from whiplash and other injuries.
  • Page 175 Seats When reinstalling a head restraint, Front and Second row seat Third row seat put the legs back in place. Then CUSHION adjust it to the appropriate height while pressing the release button. Make sure the removed head restraints are securely stored. Failure to reinstall the head RELEASE RELEASE...
  • Page 176 Install each restraint in its proper normal position, or in the event of a location. severe collision, have the vehicle inspected by a Honda dealer. Only use genuine Honda The driver’s and front passenger’s replacement head restraints. seats have active head restraints. If...
  • Page 177 Seats Third Row Seat Access RELEASE LEVER To get into or out of the third row When the seat on the passenger’s To get into or out of the third row seat, walk between the second row side is moved to the center, walk seat, pull up the release lever on the seats.
  • Page 178 Seats Moving the Second Row Bucket HOOK Seat The second row bucket seat on the passenger’s side can be moved to the center to provide access to the third row seat. COVER Remove the passenger’s side Hook the front of the seat to the second row bucket seat (see page floor, then slide the seat toward ), then remove the cover.
  • Page 179 Seats To return the seat to the outside Seats and Floor Mats position, remove the seat, reinstall the cover, then reinstall the seat. Make sure the seats are securely locked in place before driving. A seat that is not locked in place could fly around and cause injury in a sudden stop or crash.
  • Page 180 Seats Removing the Bucket Seats in the Second Row Outer position TABS Center position SEAT-BACK LEVER BUTTONS BUTTONS SLIT TABS SLITS LOCK RELEASE LEVER To install the floor mat in an outer position or the center position, insert Both seats can be removed to give the tabs into the slits on the floor, more cargo capacity.
  • Page 181 Seats To reinstall the seat, hook the front Removing the Second Row of the seat to the floor, then push the Plus-One Seat rear of the seat-back until it locks in Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX place. Make sure the seat is securely models latched before driving.
  • Page 182 Seats Unhook the front of the seat from SEAT CUSHION STRAP the floor by pulling it back slightly, then pivoting it upward. LOCK RELEASE LEVER SEAT-BACK STRAP To remove the plus-one seat: Unlock the seat from the floor by pulling the lock release lever and Lower the head restraints fully.
  • Page 183 Seats To use the plus-one seat as a center console, remove its seat cushion by pulling up the seat cushion strap. Then pivot the seat-back forward until it is flat. Store the seat cushion in the floor storage area. Make sure the seats are securely locked in place before driving.
  • Page 184 Seats Folding the One-Motion Third Make sure all items in the cargo Row ‘‘Magic Seat’’ area are secured. Loose items can HANDLES To create more cargo space, you can fly forward and cause injury if you fold the one-motion third row ‘‘Magic have to brake hard.
  • Page 185 Seats STRAPS To return the seat to the upright Pull the seat-back upright with the position: strap. Make sure the seat is securely locked into position Pull the seat out of the recess by before driving. pulling on the handle. Pivot the seat forward all the way.
  • Page 186: Seat Heaters

    Seat Heaters In the HI setting, the heater turns off Passenger’s when the seat gets warm, and turns seat back on after the seat’s temperature drops. In LO, the heater does not cycle with temperature change. Follow these precautions when using the seat heaters: Use the HI setting only to heat the Driver’s...
  • Page 187: Driving Position Memory System

    Driving Position Memory System Storing a Driving Position in On Touring models MEMO BUTTON Your vehicle has a memory feature Memory for the driver’s seat and outside Store a driver’s seat position only INDICATORS when the vehicle is parked. mirror positions. Two seat and outside mirror Turn the ignition switch to the ON MEMORY...
  • Page 188 Driving Position Memory System Doing any of the following after Selecting a Memorized Position selected memory button will flash pressing the MEMO button will during movement. When the cancel the storing procedure. adjustments are complete, you will hear two beeps, and the indicator will Fail to press a memory button remain on.
  • Page 189: Power Windows

    Power Windows The windows will operate for up to If the MAIN switch is OFF, the MAIN SWITCH DRIVER’S WINDOW 10 minutes after you turn off the passenger windows cannot be raised SWITCH ignition switch. Opening either front or lowered. Keep the MAIN switch door cancels this function.
  • Page 190 Power Windows If your vehicle’s battery is Opening the Windows with the Press the UNLOCK button a disconnected or goes dead, or the Remote Transmitter second time, and hold it. The driver’s window fuse is removed, the passenger’s doors unlock, and all AUTO function may be disabled.
  • Page 191 Power Windows Opening/Closing the Windows Turn the key clockwise again, and If the windows stop before NOTE: with the Key hold it. All four windows start to the desired position, repeat steps 2 open. To stop the windows, and 3. release the key.
  • Page 192 Moonroof To tilt up the back of the moonroof, press and hold the center button ). To close the moonroof, If you try to open the moonroof in press and hold the top of the switch below-f reezing temperatures, or when ).
  • Page 193 Mirrors On U.S. EX-L without navigation system and Canadian EX-L models When you shift to reverse with the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, the rear view is shown on the left side of the inside mirror. For more information, see page Keep the inside and outside mirrors On EX-L and Touring models clean and adjusted for best visibility.
  • Page 194 Mirrors Adjusting the Power Mirrors Reverse Tilt Door Mirror If equipped Both outside door mirrors have a SELECTOR SWITCH ADJUSTMENT SWITCH reverse tilt feature. When in reverse, the selected mirror will tilt down slightly to improve your view as you parallel park.
  • Page 195: Mirrors, Parking Brake

    Mirrors, Parking Brake Parking Brake Heated Mirrors HEATED MIRROR BUTTON Driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and hubs. A beeper will sound if the vehicle is driven with the parking brake on. On Touring models You will also see a ‘‘RELEASE PARKING BRAKE’’...
  • Page 196: Adjustable Driver's Foot Pedals

    Adjustable Driver’s Foot Pedals To adjust the pedals: Do not adjust the pedals with your PEDAL POSITION foot on or under either pedal. ADJUSTMENT SWITCH Push and hold the top of the adjustment switch until pedals are Make all adjustments before you closest to you.
  • Page 197: Interior Convenience Items

    Interior Convenience Items BEVERAGE HOLDERS COAT HOOK BEVERAGE HOLDER SUN VISOR SUNGLASSES HOLDER AC POWER OUTLET VANITY MIRROR UPPER GLOVE LOWER GLOVE BOX CENTER POCKET ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET IN-FLOOR STORAGE BEVERAGE HOLDER : If equipped 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 198 Interior Convenience Items Retractable Center Tray Beverage Holders Be careful when you are using the beverage holders. A spilled liquid that is very hot can scald you or your passengers. Spilled liquids can damage the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical components in the interior.
  • Page 199 Interior Convenience Items The beverage holders for the third row seat passengers are in the armrests on the rear side panels. To use the front beverage holder, Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX pull the handle. models The plus-one seat has a beverage Additional beverage holders for the holder on the back of the seat-back.
  • Page 200 Interior Convenience Items Integrated Sunshades The sunshades are intended for use Sunglasses Holder only when the windows are fully closed. If a window is opened, the HOOK shade can be blown off its hooks. As the shade automatically retracts, it could hit and hurt anyone sitting too close to the window.
  • Page 201 Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Sun Visor SUN VISOR Some larger styles of sunglasses To use the sun visor, pull it down. If equipped may not fit in the holder. The sunglasses holder uses a convex When using the sun visor for the mirror for its bottom panel.
  • Page 202 Interior Convenience Items Vanity Mirror Rear Compartment Second Row Console STRAP REAR COMPARTMENT LEVER Pull up the vanity mirror cover to use To open the compartment, pull the Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX the mirror. The lights come on when lever and lift the lid.
  • Page 203 Interior Convenience Items In-Floor Storage Area You can store items in the floor storage area up to 22 lbs (10 kg). Do HOOK not exceed this weight limit, or you may damage the floor storage area. The inside of the storage area can get very hot.
  • Page 204 Interior Convenience Items Glove Boxes Keep the glove boxes closed while driving. If either are open, a passenger could be injured during a crash or sudden stop. An open glove box can cause serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt.
  • Page 205 Interior Convenience Items Center Pocket Coin Pocket Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system Open the center pocket by pulling A coin holder is located in front of the handle. Close it with a firm push. the beverage holder. To use the coin holder, pull the handle, then push the button.
  • Page 206 Interior Convenience Items Accessory Power Sockets AC Power Outlet If equipped There are two accessory power Each socket is intended to supply sockets in your vehicle. One power for 12 volt DC accessories There is a 115 volt AC power outlet in the rear compartment on the accessory power socket is above the that are rated 120 watts or less (10...
  • Page 207 Interior Convenience Items The maximum capacity for this The AC power outlet is not NOTE: power outlet is 115 volt AC at 100 designed for electric appliances watts or less. If you use an appliance which require high initial peak which requires more than 100 watts, wattage such as cathode-ray tube it automatically stops supplying the...
  • Page 208: Interior Lights

    Interior Lights Light Control Switch When the switch is in the OFF position: When the switch is in the door activated position: None of the lights come on when a LIGHT CONTROL SWITCH door is opened. The individual map lights in the front come on when any door is The individual map lights in the opened.
  • Page 209 Interior Lights After all doors are closed tightly, the Individual Map Lights When the switch is in the ON position: light(s) dims slightly, then fades out All the individual map lights come in about 30 seconds. Front on and stay on as long as the switch remains in the ON position.
  • Page 210 Interior Lights Cargo Area Light Ignition Switch Light Rear The ignition switch light comes on The cargo area light has a three- position switch. In the OFF position, when you open the driver’s door, and stays on several seconds after you the light does not come on.
  • Page 211 Interior Lights Courtesy Lights The courtesy lights in the front The courtesy light between the map doors come on when you open any lights come on when you turn the door. parking lights on. To adjust its brightness, turn the select/reset knob on the instrument panel.
  • Page 212 Features The heating and air conditioning Vents, Heating, and A/C ..... Auxiliary Input Jack ...... system in your vehicle provides a Using Automatic Climate Radio Theft Protection ....comfortable driving environment in Control ........Rear Entertainment System ..all weather conditions. Using the Rear A/C Unit ..
  • Page 213: Vents, Heating, A/C

    Vents, Heating, and A/C LX and Canadian DX models REAR WINDOW RECIRCULATION AIR CONDITIONING DEFOGGER BUTTON BUTTON (A/C) BUTTON FAN CONTROL TEMPERATURE MODE REAR CONTROLLER DIAL CONTROL DIAL CONTROL DIAL DIAL EX, EX-L and Touring models WINDSHIELD REAR WINDOW REAR REAR LOCK DEFROSTER BUTTON DEFOGGER...
  • Page 214 Vents, Heating, and A/C Fan Control second row passenger also can passenger’s side temperature or the adjust the temperature, fan speed temperature of the rear passenger On LX and Canadian DX models Turn the dial clockwise to increase and air flow. compartment makes the indicator go the fan speed and airflow.
  • Page 215 Vents, Heating, and A/C The outside air intakes for the Air flows from the floor When you switch to from heating and cooling system are at vents. When you select , the , the A/C stays on, and you the base of the windshield. Keep this system automatically switches to can turn it on and off manually.
  • Page 216 Vents, Heating, and A/C Ventilation Using the Heater Using the A/C The ventilation system draws in The heater uses engine coolant to Air conditioning places an extra load outside air, circulates it through the warm the air. If the engine is cold, it on the engine.
  • Page 217 Vents, Heating, and A/C you can To Defog and Defrost To Remove Exterior Frost or Ice If the interior is very warm, cool it down more rapidly by partially To remove fog from the inside of the From the Windows opening the windows, turning on the windows: Select...
  • Page 218 Vents, Heating, and A/C Using Automatic Climate Control If you set the temperature to its Semi-automatic Operation lower or its upper limit, the system On EX, EX-L and Touring models On EX, EX-L and Touring models The automatic climate control runs at full cooling or heating only.
  • Page 219 Vents, Heating, and A/C Voice Control System On EX, EX-L and Touring models On models with navigation system You can adjust the temperature of The climate control system can also the rear A/C unit with the REAR be operated by voice control. See the button and the rear temperature navigation system manual for control switch on the front control...
  • Page 220 Vents, Heating, and A/C REAR A/C Controls On EX, EX-L and Touring models (On front control panel) REAR Button When the indicator in this button is off, no air EX, EX-L and Touring models flows to the rear vents. The rear control panel cannot be used by a second row passenger to adjust the REAR LOCK BUTTON...
  • Page 221 Vents, Heating, and A/C Rear Control Panel On LX and Canadian DX models The rear control panel can only be LX and Canadian DX models used when the rear controller dial on the front control panel is in the ON position.
  • Page 222 Vents, Heating, and A/C Press the top ( ) of the fan control Pressing the AUTO button puts the EX, EX-L and Touring models button to increase the fan speed and system in automatic operation mode. airflow. Press the bottom ( ) of the The rear system automatically button to decrease it.
  • Page 223 Vents, Heating, and A/C, Climate Control Sensors Rear Ceiling Vents Sunlight and Temperature Sensors On EX, EX-L and Touring models TEMPERATURE SENSOR LEVER The direction and quantity of airflow SUNLIGHT SENSOR from each rear ceiling vent is adjustable. The climate control system has three sensors.
  • Page 224: Audio System

    Audio System An audio system is standard on all LX and Canadian DX models EX and EX-L models models. Read the appropriate pages (as shown below) to use your vehicle’s audio system. On LX and Canadian DX models, see pages through For vehicles without navigation system, see pages...
  • Page 225 Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) FM BUTTON AM BUTTON TUNE/SOUND KNOB PWR/VOL KNOB PRESET BUTTONS SEEK BAR SCAN BUTTON AUTO SELECT BUTTON 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 226 Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN The scan function samples The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to all stations with strong signals on the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
  • Page 227 Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are , press the To turn off auto select store one frequency on AM and two traveling and can no longer receive A.
  • Page 228 Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) Adjusting the Sound Treble/Bass Use the TRE/BAS Audio System Lighting Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob modes to adjust the tone to your You can use the instrument panel repeatedly to display the bass, treble, liking.
  • Page 229 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) EJECT BUTTON CD SLOT DISP BUTTON SKIP BAR DISC BUTTON SCAN/RPT BUTTON DISC BUTTON RDM BUTTON CD BUTTON 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 230 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) To Play a Disc This audio system can also play The specifications for compatible To load or play discs, the ignition CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in MP3 files are: switch must be in the ACCESSORY MP3 or WMA formats.
  • Page 231 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) The specifications for compatible To Load a Disc Text Data Display Function WMA files are: Insert a disc about halfway into the Each time you press the DISP Sampling frequency: disc slot. The drive will pull the disc (preset 1) button, the display shows 32/44.1/48 kHz in the rest of the way to play it.
  • Page 232 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) If the text data has more than 16 When you insert a disc, and the To Change or Select Tracks/Files characters, you will see the first 15 system begins to play. You can use the SKIP bar while a characters and the indicator in disc is playing to select passages and...
  • Page 233 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION The scan function samples all tracks F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This select a different folder, turn the (files in MP3 or WMA) on the disc in feature, when activated, samples the TUNE knob to move to the the order they are recorded on the...
  • Page 234 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE In MP3 or WMA mode RANDOM (Random within a REPEAT) To continuously replay FOLDER-REPEAT This feature, disc) This feature plays the a track (file in MP3 or WMA mode), when activated, replays all files on tracks (the files in MP3 or WMA press and release the SCAN/RPT the selected folder in the order they...
  • Page 235 Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) To Stop Playing a Disc Protecting Compact Discs In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER-RANDOM This Press the eject button ( ) to For information on how to handle feature, when activated, plays all remove the disc.
  • Page 236 Disc Player Error Messages (LX and Canadian DX models) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. Track/File format not Current track will skipped. The next supported UNSUPPORTED If you see an error message in the supported...
  • Page 237 Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX and EX-L models EX and EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System EX-L model is shown. EX-L model is shown. AM/FM BUTTON TUNE KNOB AM BUTTON PWR/VOL KNOB SOUND (TUNE) KNOB PWR/VOL KNOB SOUND KNOB...
  • Page 238 Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN The SCAN function The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to samples all stations with strong ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
  • Page 239 Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are , press the To turn off auto select store one frequency on AM and two traveling and can no longer receive A.
  • Page 240 Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Adjusting the Sound Treble/Bass Use the TRE/BAS Audio System Lighting Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob modes to adjust the tone to your You can use the instrument panel repeatedly to display the bass, treble, liking.
  • Page 241 Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) U.S. EX and EX-L models U.S. EX and EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System U.S. model is shown. TUNE KNOB U.S. EX model PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE KNOB PWR/VOL KNOB AUX/XM BUTTON...
  • Page 242 Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio Each time you press and release the XM Radio anywhere in the United To listen to XM Radio, turn the DISP/MODE button, the display States, and Canada, except Hawaii ignition switch to the ACCESSORY...
  • Page 243 Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) TUNE Turn the tune knob left or SCAN The SCAN function gives Preset You can store up to 12 right to select channels. In the you a sampling of all channels while preset channels using the six preset category mode, you can only select in the channel mode.
  • Page 244 Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the XM Radio Display Messages ‘‘NO SIGNAL’’ The signal is first six channels. ‘‘LOADING’’ XM is loading the currently too weak. Move the vehicle audio or program information.
  • Page 245 Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you Signal weaker in these areas. Signal may be blocked by may experience reception problems. mountains or large obstacles Interference can be caused by any of to the south.
  • Page 246 Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) There may be other geographic Receiving XM Radio Service After you’ve registered with XM situations that could affect XM Radio If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the reception.
  • Page 247 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX and EX-L models EX and EX-L models with Rear Entertainment System LOAD INDICATOR CD SLOT LOAD INDICATOR CD BUTTON CD SLOT LOAD BUTTON EJECT BUTTON LOAD BUTTON EJECT BUTTON DISP BUTTON DISP BUTTON...
  • Page 248 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Operating the CD Changer NOTE: The specifications for compatible Your vehicle’s audio system has an If a file on an MP3 or WMA disc is WMA files are: in-dash disc changer that holds up to protected by digital rights Sampling frequency: six discs.
  • Page 249 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Insert the disc into the CD slot. To load a single disc: If you press the LOAD button Insert it only about halfway; the while a disc is playing, the system drive will pull it in the rest of the Press and release the LOAD will stop playing that disc and start...
  • Page 250 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) If the text data has more than 16 When playing a CD-DA with text Text Data Display Function Each time you press the DISP button, characters, you will see the first 15 data, the album and track name are the display shows you the text data characters and the...
  • Page 251 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) DISC SCAN This feature, when In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This activated, samples the first track (file select a different folder, turn the feature, when activated, samples the in MP3 or WMA) in each disc.
  • Page 252 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE DISC REPEAT To activate the In MP3 or WMA mode REPEAT) To continuously replay DISC REPEAT feature, press the FOLDER-RANDOM This a track (file in MP3 or WMA mode), SCAN/RPT button three times.
  • Page 253 Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) If you press the eject button while Protecting Compact Discs Removing Discs from the In-dash listening to the radio, or with the For information on how to handle Disc Changer To remove the disc that is currently audio system turned off, the disc and protect compact discs, see page playing, press the eject button.
  • Page 254 Disc Changer Error Messages (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. High temperature Will disappear when the temperature returns to HEAT ERROR If you see an error message in the normal.
  • Page 255 Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Voice Control System The audio system for your vehicle can also be operated by voice control. See the navigation system manual SCAN BUTTON for complete details. AUTO SELECT AM/FM BUTTON SEEK BAR BUTTON XM BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS...
  • Page 256 Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio TUNE Use the TUNE knob to If you do nothing, the system will The ignition switch must be in the tune the radio to a desired frequency. scan for the next strong station and ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
  • Page 257 Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) AUTO SELECT If you are press the Adjusting the Sound To turn off auto select, traveling and can no longer receive A.SEL button or touch the AUTO Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob your preset stations, you can use the SELECT icon.
  • Page 258 Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Operating the Radio on the While you are listening to the radio, Navigation System Screen you can change to another band by pressing the AUDIO button next to the navigation system screen, and AUDIO BUTTON then touching the desired band icon (FM1, FM2, or AM).
  • Page 259 Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Treble/Bass To adjust the treble Audio System Lighting Adjusting the Sound and bass, touch on each You can use the instrument panel side of the treble or bass adjustment brightness control knob to adjust the illumination of the audio system (see bar.
  • Page 260: Playing The Xm Radio (Models With Navigation System)

    Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) SCAN/RPT BUTTON DISP/MODE BUTTON AUTO SELECT BUTTON AM/FM BUTTON SEEK BAR XM BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB PWR/VOL KNOB CONTINUED 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 261 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio XM Radio anywhere in the United To listen to XM Radio, turn the States, and Canada, except Hawaii ignition switch to the ACCESSORY and Alaska.
  • Page 262 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) On models with a rear entertainment channel in numerical order for a few In category mode, only channels system and a navigation system, you within that category can be selected. seconds, then selects the next cannot listen to XM Radio and a disc channel.
  • Page 263 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) The signal is There is XM Radio Display Messages ‘‘NO SIGNAL’’ ‘‘CHECK ANTENNA’’ ‘‘LOADING’’ XM is loading the currently too a problem with the XM antenna. audio or program weak. Move the Please consult your dealer.
  • Page 264 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you Signal may be blocked by mountains Signal weaker in these areas. may experience reception problems. or large obstacles to the south. Interference can be caused by any of these conditions: Driving on the north side of an east/west mountain road.
  • Page 265 Playing the XM Radio (Models with navigation system) There may also be other geographic Receiving XM Radio Service After you’ve registered with XM situations or structures that could If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the affect satellite radio reception.
  • Page 266 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) LOAD BUTTON CD SLOT LOAD INDICATOR EJECT BUTTON CD BUTTON RDM BUTTON DISP BUTTON SCAN/RPT BUTTON SKIP BAR DISC BUTTON DISC BUTTON CONTINUED 2010 Odyssey...
  • Page 267 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) This audio system can also play The specifications for compatible Operating the CD Changer Your vehicle’s audio system has an CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in MP3 files are: in-dash disc changer that holds up to MP3 or WMA formats.
  • Page 268 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) The CD changer is behind the The indicators above the disc Loading Discs in the In-dash Disc navigation system screen. To use the buttons of the empty positions will Changer CD changer, press the OPEN button blink, and the green load indicator beside the screen.
  • Page 269 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) To load a single disc: If you press the LOAD button while Text Data Display Function a disc is playing, the system will stop Each time you press the DISP button, Press and release the LOAD playing that disc and start the the display shows you the text data button.
  • Page 270 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) If the text data has more than 16 When you insert a disc, and the To Change or Select Tracks/Files characters, you will see the first 15 system begins to play. You can use the SKIP bar while a characters and the indicator in disc is playing to select passages and...
  • Page 271 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) DISC SCAN This feature, when In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This activated, samples the first track (file select a different folder, turn the feature, when activated, samples the in MP3 or WMA) in each disc.
  • Page 272 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE DISC REPEAT To activate the In MP3 or WMA mode REPEAT) To continuously replay DISC REPEAT feature, press the FOLDER-RANDOM This a track (file in MP3 or WMA mode), SCAN/RPT button three times. You feature, when activated, plays all press and release the SCAN/RPT will see ‘‘D-RPT’’...
  • Page 273 Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) If you press the eject button while Protecting Compact Discs Removing Discs from the In-dash listening to the radio, or with the For information on how to handle Disc Changer To remove the disc that is currently audio system turned off, the disc and protect compact discs, see page playing, press the eject button.
  • Page 274 Disc Changer Error Messages (Models with navigation system) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. High temperature Will disappear when the temperature returns to HEAT ERROR If you see an error message in the normal.
  • Page 275: Protecting Your Discs

    Protecting Your Discs General Information Protecting Discs When using CD-R discs, use only When a disc is not being played, high quality discs labeled for audio store it in its case to protect it from use. dust and other contamination. To prevent warpage, keep discs out of When recording a CD-R, the direct sunlight and extreme heat.
  • Page 276 Protecting Your Discs Additional Information on Bubbled, wrinkled, labeled, and excessively thick discs Recommended Discs The in-dash disc player/changer has a sophisticated and delicate mechanism. If you insert a damaged disc as indicated in this section, it may become stuck inside and damage the audio unit.
  • Page 277 Protecting Your Discs Small, irregular shaped discs Discs with scratches, dirty discs Recommended discs are printed with the following logo. 3-inch (8-cm) CD Triangle Shape Audio unit may not play the following formats. Fingerprints, scratches, etc. CD-R or CD-RW may not play due to the recording conditions.
  • Page 278: Am/Fm Radio Reception

    AM/FM Radio Reception Radio Frequencies Radio Reception The radio can receive the complete How well the radio receives stations AM and FM bands. is dependent on many factors, such Those bands cover these frequen- as the distance from the station’s cies: transmitter, nearby large objects, and atmospheric conditions.
  • Page 279 AM/FM Radio Reception As required by the FCC: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Radio signals, especially on the FM Radio reception can be affected by band, are deflected by large objects atmospheric conditions such as such as buildings and hills.