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2011 CR-V
Owner's Manual
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© 2010 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - All Rights Reserved

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  • Page 1

    This manual will be replaced with a hyperlinked version at the end of the model year. P/N 00X31- 6400 © 2010 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - All Rights Reserved...

  • Page 2

    DELIVERY DATE The information and specifications included (Date sold to original retail purchaser) in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to DEALER NAME DEALER NO. discontinue or change specifications or...

  • Page 3

    Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2011 Honda CR-V 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 4

    Introduction California Proposition 65 Warning This product contains or emits chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth WARNING: 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 This data belongs to the vehicle owner and may not be accessed by anyone else of any airbag system component.

  • Page 5: A Few Words About Safety

    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. on the vehicle. Safety Labels preceded by a safety alert symbol and one of...

  • Page 6: Important Handling Information

    Important Handling Information Your CR-V has higher ground clearance than a passenger vehicle designed for use only on pavement. Higher ground clearance has many advantages for off-highway driving. It allows you to travel over bumps, obstacles, and rough terrain. It also provides good visibility so you can anticipate problems earlier. These advantages come at some cost.

  • Page 7

    Contents Your Vehicle at a Glance (main controls) ....................Driver and Passenger Safety (seat belts, SRS, and child protection) ............Instruments and Controls (indicators, gauges, information display, dashboard, and steering column) ....59 Features (climate control, audio, steering wheel, security and cruise control) ..........

  • Page 8: Audio System

    Overview of Contents Contents Before Driving Warranty and Customer A convenient reference to the What gasoline to use, how to break- Relations sections in this manual. in your new vehicle, and how to load (U.S. and Canada only) luggage and other cargo. A summary of the warranties Your Vehicle at a Glance covering your new vehicle, and how...

  • Page 9: Mirror Controls (p, Navigation System

    Your Vehicle at a Glance DRIVER’S FRONT AIRBAG INSTRUMENT PANEL AUDIO SYSTEM USB ADAPTER CABLE INDICATORS (P.61) (P.145, 157, 194) (P.179, 186, 237, 245) (P.10, 25) GAUGES (P.68) MIRROR CONTROLS PASSENGER’S (P.115) FRONT AIRBAG (P.10, 25) POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCHES (P.85) HEATING/COOLING POWER WINDOW...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Your Vehicle at a Glance INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS WINDSHIELD PASSENGER AIRBAG HAZARD WARNING (P.79) WIPERS/WASHERS OFF INDICATOR BUTTON (P.79) (P.75) (P.33) HEADLIGHTS/ AUDIO SYSTEM (P.145, 157) TURN SIGNALS (P.76) CLOCK (P.259) VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM AUDIO SYSTEM (P.194) OFF SWITCH (P.325) SHIFT LEVER (P.315)

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Driver and Passenger Safety This section gives you important Additional Information About All Children Should Sit in a information about how to protect Your Seat Belts ......19 Back Seat ........36 yourself and your passengers. It Seat Belt System Components . 19 The Passenger’s Front Airbag shows you how to use seat belts.

  • Page 12: Important Safety Precautions

    Important Safety Precautions You’ll find many safety Always Wear Your Seat Belt Be Aware of Airbag Hazards A seat belt is your best protection in While airbags can save lives, they recommendations throughout this can cause serious or fatal injuries to section, and throughout this manual.

  • Page 13

    Important Safety Precautions Pay Appropriate Attention to the Keep Your Vehicle in Safe Task of Driving Safely Condition Engaging in mobile phone Having a tire blowout or a conversation or other activities that mechanical failure can be extremely keep you from paying close attention hazardous.

  • Page 14: Your Vehicle's Safety Features

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Your vehicle is equipped with many (13) features that work together to protect you and your passengers during a crash. (10) 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 15

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

  • Page 16

    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 17

    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 18: Protecting Adults And Teens, Close And Lock The Doors, Adjust The Front Seats

    Protecting Adults and Teens Introduction Your vehicle has a door and Adjust the Front Seats The following pages provide tailgate open indicator on instructions on how to properly the instrument panel to indicate protect the driver, adult passengers, when a specific door or the tailgate is and teenage children who are large not tightly closed.

  • Page 19: 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 20: 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 21: Fasten And Position The Seat Belts

    Protecting Adults and Teens Fasten and Position the Seat This spreads the forces of a crash over the strongest bones in your Belts Insert the latch plate into the buckle, upper body. then tug on the belt to make sure the belt is securely latched.

  • Page 22: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

    Protecting Adults and Teens Never place the shoulder portion of a Maintain a Proper Sitting RELEASE BUTTONS lap/shoulder belt under your arm or Position This could cause After all occupants have adjusted behind your back. very serious injuries in a crash. their seats and head restraints, and put on their seat belts, it is very If a seat belt does not seem to work...

  • Page 23: Advice For Pregnant Women

    Protecting Adults and Teens In addition, an occupant who is out of Advice for Pregnant Women When driving, remember to sit position in the front seat can be upright and adjust the seat as far seriously or fatally injured in a crash back as possible while allowing full by striking interior parts of the control of the vehicle.

  • Page 24: Additional Safety Precautions

    Protecting Adults and Teens Additional Safety Precautions Do not put any accessories on seat Do not attach or place objects on Devices intended to improve Objects on Never let passengers ride in the belts. the front airbag covers. occupant comfort or reposition the the covers marked ‘‘SRS AIRBAG’’...

  • Page 25: Your Seat Belts, Seat Belt System Components

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If a front passenger does not fasten If the indicator comes on or the Seat Belt System Components Your seat belt system includes lap/ their seat belt, the indicator will beeper sounds when the driver’s seat shoulder belts in all seating positions.

  • Page 26: Lap/shoulder Belt

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts All seat belts have an emergency Lap/Shoulder Belt DETACHABLE SEAT BELT The lap/shoulder belt goes over locking retractor. In normal driving, your shoulder, across your chest, the retractor lets you move freely in and across your hips. your seat while it keeps some tension on the belt.

  • Page 27: Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners The tensioners can be activated during a collision in which the front airbags . In this case, the Using the seat belt with the do not deploy detachable anchor unlatched airbags would not be needed, but the additional restraint could be helpful.

  • Page 28: Seat Belt Maintenance

    Honda provides a limited warranty on seat belts. See your Honda Warranty Information booklet for details.

  • Page 29: Additional Information About Your Airbags, Airbag System Components

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag System Components (14) (11) (15) (14) (1) Driver’s Front Airbag (2) Passenger’s Front Airbag (3) Control Unit/Rollover Sensor (4) Front Seat Belt Tensioners/Buckle Tensioners (5) Side Airbags (10) (6) Driver’s Seat Position Sensor (7) Front Passenger’s Weight Sensors (13) (8) Front Impact Sensors (9) Passenger Airbag Off Indicator...

  • Page 30

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Your airbag system includes: Automatic front seat belt Weight sensors that monitor the tensioners (see page weight on the front passenger’s Two SRS (supplemental restraint seat. If the weight is about 65 lbs system) front airbags. The driver’s Sensors that can detect a (29 kg) or less (the weight of an airbag is stored in the center of...

  • Page 31: How Your Front Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags A rollover sensor that can detect if How Your Front Airbags Work During a frontal crash, your seat belt your vehicle is about to roll over restrains your lower body and torso, and signal the control unit to and the front airbag helps protect deploy both side curtain airbags your head and chest.

  • Page 32

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Only the driver’s airbag can deploy if The total time for inflation and there is no passenger in the front deflation is one-tenth of a second, so seat, or if the advanced airbag fast that most occupants are not system has turned the passenger’s aware that the airbags deployed until airbag off (see page...

  • Page 33

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Failure to follow these instructions Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Advanced Airbags Your front airbags are also advanced could damage the sensors or prevent Front Airbags (SRS) Your vehicle is equipped with dual- airbags. The main purpose of this them from working properly.

  • Page 34

    If the seat is under the seat. Although Honda come on. too far forward, the airbag will does not encourage carrying an...

  • Page 35: How Your Side Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags To ensure that the passenger’s Back seat passengers should not How Your Side Airbags Work advanced front airbag system will wedge objects or intentionally work properly, force their feet under the front do not do anything that would increase or decrease the passenger seat.

  • Page 36

    To get the best protection from the indicator will go out. Although Honda does not encourage side airbags, front seat occupants children to ride in front, if the should wear their seat belts and sit...

  • Page 37: 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 side, the passenger’s side curtain Work 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 38: How The Srs Indicator Works

    Additional Information About Your Airbags If you see any of these indications, How the SRS Indicator How the Side U.S. Canada the airbag system components may Works Airbag Off The SRS indicator alerts you to a not work properly when you need Indicator Works potential problem with your airbag This indicator alerts you that the...

  • Page 39: How The Passenger Airbag Off Indicator Works

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Be aware that objects placed on the If the indicator comes on with no How the Passenger Airbag Off Indicator Works front seat can cause the indicator to front seat passenger and no objects come on. on the seat, or with an adult riding there, something may be interfering If no weight is detected on the front...

  • Page 40: Airbag Service, Additional Safety Precautions

    Automobile Customer Service at a knowledgeable body shop. Do not tamper with airbag (800) 999-1009 in the US, or components or wiring for any Honda Customer Relations at 1- Tampering could cause The SRS indicator alerts you to a reason. 888-9-HONDA-9 in Canada.

  • 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, traffic seriously injured or killed in a collisions are the number one cause crash.

  • Page 42: Back Seat, The Passenger's Front Airbag Can Pose Serious Risks

    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 Front airbags have been designed to According to crash statistics, the front seat of a vehicle equipped help protect adults in a moderate to children of all ages and sizes are 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, If A Child Requires Close Attention

    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 a back seat where Many parents say they prefer to put If you are not wearing a your lap.

  • Page 45: Protecting Children, General Guidelines

    Protecting Children General Guidelines Make sure any unused seat belt Do not leave children alone in a Lock all doors and the tailgate that a child can reach is buckled, vehicle. Leaving children without when your vehicle is not in use. adult supervision is illegal in most Children who play in vehicles can the lockable retractor is activated,...

  • Page 46: Protecting Infants And Small Children, Protecting Infants

    Protecting Infants and Small Children Two types of seats may be used: a moving their seat as far back as Protecting Infants seat designed exclusively for infants, recommended, or from locking their or a convertible seat used in the rear- seat-back in the desired position.

  • Page 47: Protecting Small Children

    Protecting Infants and Small Children Protecting Small Children and weight are appropriate for a Child Seat Placement rear-facing seat. We strongly recommend placing a forward-facing child seat in a back Of the different seats available, we seat, not the front. recommend those that have a five- point harness system as shown.

  • Page 48: Selecting A Child Seat

    Protecting Infants and Small Children, Selecting a Child Seat If it is necessary to put a forward- In seating positions and vehicles not Selecting a Child Seat facing child seat in the front, move When buying a child seat, you need equipped with LATCH, a LATCH- the vehicle seat as far to the rear as to choose either a conventional child...

  • Page 49: Installing A Child Seat

    Selecting a Child Seat, Installing a Child Seat movement can be expected and The child seat should fit the Installing a Child Seat After selecting a proper child seat vehicle seating position (or should not reduce the child seat’s and a good place to install the seat, effectiveness.

  • Page 50: With Latch

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with Using the Outer LATCH LOWER ANCHORS FOR LATCH BUTTON CENTER LATCH Your vehicle is equipped with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) at the rear seats to secure a child seat in any seating position: one in each outer seating position, or one in the center.

  • Page 51

    Installing a Child Seat TETHER STRAP HOOK TETHER ANCHOR Rigid type Flexible type Place the child seat on the vehicle Other LATCH-compatible seats have Route the tether strap over the seat, then attach the seat to the a flexible-type connector as shown seat-back and through the legs of lower anchors according to the above.

  • Page 52

    Installing a Child Seat Tighten the strap according to the Follow step 1 through 4 as Using the Center LATCH seat maker’s instructions. described previously to secure the TETHER ANCHOR child seat. Push and pull the child seat forward and from side-to-side to Pull down the cover to access the verify that it is secure.

  • Page 53: With A Lap/shoulder Belt

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/ Shoulder Belt TETHER ANCHOR 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 54

    Installing a Child Seat After confirming that the belt is Push and pull the child seat To activate the lockable retractor, locked, grab the shoulder part of forward and from side-to-side to slowly pull the shoulder part of the verify that it is secure enough to belt all the way out until it stops, the belt near the buckle, and pull stay upright during normal driving...

  • Page 55: With A Tether

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Using an Outer Anchor Tether ANCHOR ANCHOR A child seat with a tether can be installed in any seating position in the back seat. Each rear outside seating position has an anchorage point on the seat- back, and the center seating position has an anchorage point in the ceiling near the tailgate.

  • Page 56

    Installing a Child Seat Using the Center Anchor ANCHOR ANCHOR COVER TETHER STRAP HOOK Remove the rear center head Route the tether strap over the restraint, and store it in the cargo seat-back, then attach the tether area. strap hook to the anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted.

  • Page 57: Protecting Larger Children, Checking Seat Belt Fit

    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 58: Using A Booster Seat

    Protecting Larger Children Does the shoulder belt cross Some states, Canadian provinces and Using a Booster Seat between the child’s neck and arm? territories also require children to use a booster seat until they reach a Is the lap part of the belt as low as given age or weight (e.g., 6 years or possible, touching the child’s 60 lbs).

  • Page 59: When Can A Larger Child Sit In Front

    Protecting Larger Children A child may continue using a booster A side airbag also poses risks. If any If you decide that a child can safely seat until the tops of their ears are part of a larger child’s body is in the ride up front, be sure to: even with the top of the vehicle’s or path of a deploying side airbag, the...

  • Page 60

    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 61: 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 interior and create a hazardous Carbon monoxide gas is toxic. vehicle in normal driving if you Breathing it can cause condition.

  • Page 62: Safety Labels

    Safety Labels These labels are in the locations SUN VISOR 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 63

    Safety Labels DOORJAMBS DUAL DECK CARGO SHELF U.S. models Canadian models U.S. models Canadian models Symbols on labels attached to your vehicle are to remind you to read this owner’s manual for proper and safe operation of your vehicle.

  • Page 65: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls This section gives information about Instrument Panel Indicators ... 62 Door Locks ........85 the controls and displays that Gauges ..........68 Power Door Locks ...... . 85 contribute to the daily operation of Information Display ....

  • Page 66: Control Locations

    Control Locations MIRROR CONTROLS INSTRUMENT PANEL MOONROOF SWITCH PASSENGER AIRBAG INDICATORS (P.61) (P.115) (P.113) OFF INDICATOR GAUGES (P.68) (P.33) HAZARD WARNING BUTTON (P.79) POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCH AUDIO SYSTEM (P.85) (P.145, 157, 194) CLOCK (P.259) POWER WINDOW USB ADAPTER CABLE SWITCHES (P.179, 186, 237, 245) (P.112)

  • Page 67: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel MAINTENANCE MINDER INDICATOR CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR (P.64) (P.67) DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS INDICATOR (P.65) LIGHTS ON INDICATOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (P.66) INDICATOR (P.63) MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (P.62, 395) (VSA) SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.64) SEAT BELT HIGH BEAM INDICATOR REMINDER (P.65) INDICATOR...

  • Page 68: Instrument Panel Indicators

    Instrument Panel Indicators The instrument panel has many U.S. Canada Parking Brake and Seat Belt Reminder indicators that give you important Brake System Indicator information about your vehicle. This indicator comes on when you Indicator turn the ignition switch to the ON This indicator has two functions: (II) position.

  • Page 69

    Instrument Panel Indicators If either of you do not fasten your Anti-lock Brake System U.S. Canada seat belt while driving, the beeper Side Airbag Off (ABS) Indicator will sound and the indicator will flash Indicator This indicator normally comes on for again at regular intervals.

  • Page 70

    Instrument Panel Indicators Vehicle Stability Assist VSA OFF Indicator Cruise Control Indicator (VSA) System Indicator This indicator normally comes on for It comes on as a reminder that you This indicator comes on when you a few seconds when you turn the have turned off the vehicle stability set the cruise control.

  • Page 71

    Instrument Panel Indicators Turn Signal and High Beam Indicator Low Fuel Indicator Hazard Warning Indicators This indicator comes on with the This indicator comes on as a The left or right turn signal indicator high beam headlights. For more reminder that you must refuel soon. blinks when you signal a lane change information, see page or turn.

  • Page 72

    Instrument Panel Indicators Low Tire Pressure Tire Pressure Monitoring Lights On Indicator Indicator System (TPMS) Indicator This indicator normally comes on for This indicator normally comes on for This indicator reminds you that the a few seconds when you turn the a few seconds when you turn the exterior lights are on.

  • Page 73

    Instrument Panel Indicators Maintenance Minder Washer Level Indicator Security System Indicator Indicator This indicator comes on for a few seconds when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. It reminds you that it is time to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance.

  • Page 74

    Gauges INFORMATION DISPLAY OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR INSTANT FUEL ECONOMY SPEEDOMETER TACHOMETER ODOMETER/AVERAGE FUEL ECONOMY/ CHECK FUEL CAP MESSAGE TRIP METER U.S. model is shown. FUEL GAUGE TEMPERATURE GAUGE SELECT/RESET KNOB...

  • Page 75

    Gauges Trip Meter INFORMATION DISPLAY This meter shows the number of miles (U.S.) or kilometers (Canada) driven since you last reset it. There are two trip meters: Trip A and Trip B. Switch between these displays by pressing the select/reset knob repeatedly.

  • Page 76

    Gauges Instant Fuel Economy Average Fuel Economy Range (Estimated Distance) When either of the trip meters (trip This display shows the estimated A or B) is displayed, your vehicle’s distance you can travel on the fuel INSTANT FUEL ECONOMY average fuel economy since you last remaining in the tank.

  • Page 77

    Gauges Odometer Temperature Gauge Outside Temperature Indicator The odometer shows the total This shows the temperature of the distance your vehicle has been engine’s coolant. During normal driven. It measures miles in U.S. operation, the reading should be in models and kilometers in Canadian the middle of the gauge.

  • Page 78

    Gauges The temperature sensor is in the When it reaches the desired value, front bumper. Therefore, the push the select/reset knob to enter temperature reading can be affected the setting. You should see the new by heat reflection from the road outside temperature displayed.

  • Page 79

    Gauges Check Fuel Cap Message Maintenance Minder If your fuel fill cap is loose or The information display in the missing, a ‘‘CHECK FUEL CAP’’ instrument panel shows you the message appears on the information engine oil life and maintenance display after you start the engine.

  • Page 80: Remote Audio Controls, Headlights, Turn Signals, Vehicle Stability, Assist (vsa) System

    Controls Near the Steering Wheel INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS WINDSHIELD PASSENGER AIRBAG HAZARD WARNING (P.79) WIPERS/WASHERS OFF INDICATOR BUTTON (P.75) (P.33) (P.79) HEADLIGHTS/ AUDIO SYSTEM TURN SIGNALS (P.145, 157) (P.76) CLOCK (P.259) VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM AUDIO SYSTEM OFF SWITCH (P.194) (P.325) SHIFT LEVER...

  • Page 81: Windshield Wipers And Washers

    Windshield Wipers and Washers Windshield Wiper Push the right lever up or down to Windshield Washers Pull the select a position. wiper control lever toward you, and hold it. The washers spray until you MIST The wipers run at high release the lever.

  • Page 82

    Windshield Wipers and Washers, Turn Signals and Headlights Hold past ON to activate the rear Rear Window Wiper and Washer Turn Signals and Headlights window wiper a few times and to spray the rear window washer. Rotate the switch counterclockwise also to spray the window washer and turn the wiper When you shift the transmission to the reverse position with the front...

  • Page 83: Turn Signals And Headlights

    Turn Signals and Headlights Turn Signal Push down on the When the light switch is in either of EX-L models only lever to signal a left turn and up to these positions, the lights on AUTO The automatic lighting signal a right turn. To signal a lane indicator comes on as a reminder.

  • Page 84

    Turn Signals and Headlights Even with the automatic lighting Daytime Running Lights LIGHT SENSOR feature turned on, we recommend With the headlight switch in the off that you turn on the lights manually position, the high beam when driving at night or in a dense headlights and the high beam fog, or when you enter dark areas indicator come on with reduced...

  • Page 85

    Instrument Panel Brightness, Hazard Warning Button Instrument Panel Brightness Hazard Warning Button HAZARD WARNING BUTTON INSTRUMENT PANEL BRIGHTNESS U.S. model is shown. CONTROL KNOB You can change the instrument panel To reduce glare at night, the Push the button between the center brightness only when the light instrument panel illumination dims vents to turn on the hazard warning...

  • Page 86: Rear Window Defogger

    Rear Window Defogger Make sure the rear window is clear On vehicles with automatic air and you have good visibility before conditioning system The defogger will shut itself off starting to drive. within about 10 to 30 minutes according to the outside temperature The defogger wires on the inside of (over 32°F, 0°C).

  • Page 87: Parking Brake, Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Parking Brake, Steering Wheel Adjustment Parking Brake Steering Wheel Adjustment Make any steering wheel adjustment before you start driving. 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.

  • Page 88

    MASTER KEY VALET have to get a lost key replaced. Use NUMBER WITH REMOTE only Honda-approved key blanks. TRANSMITTER (Gray) These keys contain electronic circuits that are activated by the immobilizer system. They will not work to start the engine if the circuits are damaged.

  • Page 89: Immobilizer System

    Immobilizer System The immobilizer system protects If the system repeatedly does not As required by the FCC: recognize the coding of your key, your vehicle from theft. If an This device complies with Part 15 of the improperly coded key (or other contact your dealer.

  • Page 90: Ignition Switch

    Ignition Switch If the front wheels are turned, the You will hear a reminder beeper if anti-theft lock may make it difficult you leave the key in the LOCK (0) or to turn the key. Firmly turn the the ACCESSORY (I) position and steering wheel to the left or right as open the driver’s door.

  • Page 91: Door Locks

    Door Locks Power Door Locks All doors and the tailgate can be locked from the outside by using the Lock key in the driver’s door lock. To Lock Unlock unlock only the driver’s door, insert the key, turn the key, and release it. The remaining doors and the tailgate unlock when you turn the key a second time within a few seconds.

  • Page 92

    Door Locks Lockout Prevention Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Auto Door Locking If you forget and leave the key in the Your vehicle has customizable The auto door locking feature has ignition switch, lockout prevention settings for the doors and tailgate to three possible settings: will not allow you to lock the driver’s automatically lock and unlock.

  • Page 93

    Door Locks Push and hold the front of the To turn off the Auto Door Lock To program the Park Lock mode: modes: 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) (after about 5 seconds).

  • Page 94

    Door Locks Push and hold the front of the Push and hold the brake pedal, To program the Drive Lock mode: master door lock switch on the and move the shift lever out of the Locks all doors and the tailgate when driver’s door.

  • Page 95

    Door Locks Auto Door Unlocking Push and hold the rear of the To turn off the Auto Door Unlock The auto door unlocking feature has modes: master door lock switch on the five possible settings: driver’s door. You will hear a click, The auto door unlocking is and after about 5 seconds, you will deactivated all the time.

  • Page 96

    Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the To program the Park Unlock mode: To program the Ignition Switch master door lock switch on the Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors Unlock mode: driver’s door. You will hear a click. and tailgate when the shift lever is Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors Continue to hold down the switch:...

  • Page 97

    Door Locks Push and hold the brake pedal, Release the switch, and within 20 Childproof Door Locks seconds, turn the ignition switch then move the shift lever out of the Park (P) position. to the ACCESSORY (I) position. Move the shift lever to the Park LEVER Push and hold the rear of the (P) position.

  • Page 98: Remote Transmitter

    Remote Transmitter Press this button once UNLOCK PANIC Press this button for to unlock the driver’s door. Push it about 2 seconds to attract attention: LOCK BUTTON twice to unlock the remaining doors the horn will sound, and the exterior and the tailgate.

  • Page 99

    Remote Transmitter Replacing the Transmitter Remote Transmitter Care Avoid dropping or throwing the Battery transmitter. If it takes several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors Protect the transmitter from and the tailgate, replace the battery extreme temperature. as soon as possible.

  • Page 100

    Remote Transmitter As required by the FCC: This device complies with Part 15 of the COIN FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and BATTERY (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 101

    Tailgate The tailgate will lock when you lock the driver’s door with the key, the HANDLE remote transmitter, the master door RELEASE lock switch, or the lock tab on the driver’s door. To unlock the tailgate, turn the key clockwise twice, push the rear of the master door lock switch, or push the UNLOCK button twice on the remote transmitter.

  • Page 102

    Tailgate Unlocking the Tailgate RELEASE LEVER If the power door lock system cannot Push the release lever to the lower unlock the tailgate, unlock it right as shown. manually. If you need to unlock the tailgate Place a cloth on the top side of the manually, it means there is a problem with the tailgate.

  • Page 103

    Seats Moves the whole seat up EX-L and Canadian EX models Driver’s Seat Power Adjustments and forward, or down and backward. The front See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to of the seat also tilts up or down at the same time.

  • Page 104

    Seats to make sure it is locked in position. Front Seat Manual Adjustments See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. Make all seat adjustments before you start driving. The height of your driver’s seat is To change the seat-back angle, pull adjustable.

  • Page 105

    Seats Rear Seat Adjustments then release the lever. Make sure Armrests the seat-back latches in the new position. When using the center seating position, adjust the left and right side of the rear seats to the same position. Make sure all rear shoulder belts are positioned in front of the rear seat- backs after you adjust the rear seats.

  • Page 106

    Seats If your vehicle is equipped with a Cargo Pass-through dual deck cargo shelf, do not use the shelf when any seat-back is folded down. Objects placed on this shelf can be thrown forward and occupants can be injured during sudden stops or a collision.

  • Page 107

    Seats Head Restraints Front Position CUSHION 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 the likelihood of whiplash and other injuries.

  • Page 108

    Seats CUSHION Rear Outer Position Rear Center Position Failure to reinstall the head restraints can result in severe injury during a crash. Always replace the head CUSHION restraints before driving. Make sure the removed head LEGS TILT BUTTON restraints are securely stored. RELEASE BUTTON SEAT-BACK To pivot the outer head restraint...

  • Page 109

    Only use genuine Honda The driver’s and front passenger’s inspected by a Honda dealer. replacement head restraints. seats have active head restraints. If the vehicle is struck severely from...

  • Page 110

    Seats Adjust the front seats forward as Reclining the Front Seats far as possible. Pull up the seat- back angle adjustment lever and pivot the seat-back backward until it is level with the rear seat cushion. EX-L and Canadian EX models The seat-back of the power adjustable driver’s seat cannot be SLIDE BAR...

  • Page 111

    Seats Folding the Rear Seats Down Each rear seat-back can be folded down separately to give more cargo room. With either of the outer seat- backs folded-down, you can still carry a passenger in the rear seat. With the center seat-back folded- down, either outer seating position can be used.

  • Page 112

    Seats Reverse this procedure to return the Make sure that the folded down rear seat-back to the upright position. seat does not interfere with the front Make sure the seat is secured and passenger’s seat-back. This will the seat belt is in front of the seat- cause the front passenger’s weight back before driving.

  • Page 113

    Seats When any seat-back is folded down, Folding the Rear Seat Forward Follow steps 1 through 4 on pages do not use the dual deck cargo shelf for folding down the (if equipped). seat-back. Make sure all items in the cargo area Lower the center seat-back before are secured.

  • Page 114

    Seats FASTENING STRAP ANCHOR ANCHOR HOOK FASTENING STRAP HOOK LOCK RELEASE STRAP Unlock the seat from the floor by Pull out the fastening strap from Pull down on the anchor to engage pulling the lock release strap the slit on the seat-back. Then the upper part of the anchor located at the rear of the seat attach the anchor on the fastening...

  • Page 115

    Seats Make sure that the folded up right Make sure both outer seat belts are Detachable Anchor rear seat does not interfere with the positioned in side of the rear seat- The seat belt in the rear center seat front passenger’s seat-back. This will backs.

  • Page 116

    Seats ANCHOR BUCKLE SMALL LATCH PLATE TRIANGLE MARKS ANCHOR BUCKLE LATCH PLATE LATCH PLATE Pull out the small latch plate and the Line up the triangle marks on the To unlatch the detachable anchor, latch plate from each holding slot in small latch plate and anchor buckle insert the latch plate into the slot on the ceiling, and pull out the seat belt...

  • Page 117: Seat Heaters

    Seat Heaters In the LO setting, the heater runs Passenger’s continuously. It does not cycle with seat temperature changes. Follow these precautions when using the seat heaters: Use the HI setting only to heat the seats quickly, because it draws large amounts of current from the DRIVER’S SEAT PASSENGER’S...

  • Page 118: Power Windows

    Power Windows have children in the vehicle so they DRIVER’S WINDOW SWITCH do not injure themselves by operating the windows Closing a power window on unintentionally. someone’s hands or fingers can cause serious injury. If the driver’s AUTO REVERSE window senses any obstacle while it Make sure your passengers are is closing automatically, it will away from the windows before...

  • Page 119

    Moonroof To tilt up the moonroof, push on the AUTO To open the moonroof MOONROOF SWITCH fully, pull back the moonroof switch center of the moonroof switch. To stop the moonroof from tilting up firmly, then release it. The moonroof automatically opens all the way.

  • Page 120

    Moonroof, Mirrors If the The moonroof has a key-off delay. AUTO REVERSE Mirrors moonroof runs into any obstacle You can open and close the while it is closing automatically, it moonroof for up to 10 minutes after will reverse direction and then stop. you turn off the ignition switch.

  • Page 121

    Mirrors Push the appropriate edge of the Adjusting the Power Mirrors Power Mirror Heaters adjustment switch to move the SELECTOR SWITCH mirror right, left, up, or down. When you finish, move the selector switch to the center (off) position. This turns the adjustment switch off to keep your settings.

  • Page 122: Interior Convenience Items

    Interior Convenience Items ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET COAT HOOK DOOR BEVERAGE HOLDER SUNGLASSES HOLDER CONVERSATION MIRROR SUN VISOR VANITY MIRROR UPPER GLOVE BOX USB ADAPTER CABLE DUAL DECK CARGO SHELF CENTER CONSOLE with AUXILIARY INPUT LOWER GLOVE BOX BEVERAGE HOLDERS JACK BEVERAGE HOLDERS in REAR SEAT ARMREST ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET...

  • Page 123

    Interior Convenience Items Dual Deck Cargo Shelf If equipped Make sure to use the dual deck To store the dual deck cargo shelf, The dual deck cargo shelf will cargo shelf fully opened and securely lift up either side of it, then move it separate the storage area into two latched.

  • Page 124

    Interior Convenience Items The maximum load on the dual deck cargo shelf is 20 lbs on U.S. models, and 10 kg on Canadian models. This Do not use this shelf if the is shown on a label on the driver’s second row seats are folded side of the dual deck cargo shelf down.

  • Page 125

    Interior Convenience Items Beverage Holders Be careful when you are using the beverage holders. A spilled liquid that is very hot can scald you or your passengers. Liquid can also spill from the door pocket beverage holders when you open or close the doors.

  • Page 126

    Interior Convenience Items Center Table Lower Glove Box To lock Sitting on or getting under the table, Open the lower glove box by pulling On LX and U.S. EX models To use the center table, pull up the or putting heavy objects on the table, the bottom of the handle.

  • Page 127

    Interior Convenience Items Upper Glove Box Vanity Mirror An open glove box can cause EDGE serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt. Always keep the glove box closed while driving. LEVER Open the upper glove box by To use the vanity mirror on the back...

  • Page 128: Sunglasses Holder

    Interior Convenience Items Sun Visor Sunglasses Holder Push SUN VISOR SUNGLASSES HOLDER To use the sun visor, pull it down. To open the sunglasses holder, push Some larger styles of sunglasses When using the sun visor for the then release the raised detent. It will may not fit in the holder.

  • Page 129

    Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Accessory Power Sockets Front Center Table U.S. EX model is shown. The sunglasses holder uses a convex Your vehicle has two or three To use an accessory power socket, mirror for its bottom panel. You can accessory power sockets depending the ignition switch must be in the see all the vehicle passengers in this...

  • Page 130

    Interior Convenience Items Console Compartment Console Compartment Rear Push EX-L model is shown. None of the sockets will power an Make sure to put the socket cover EX-L and Canadian EX models automotive type cigarette lighter back in place to prevent any small Push the release knob and slide the element.

  • Page 131

    Interior Convenience Item Coat Hook Seat Under Tray To use a coat hook, slide it out If equipped slightly, then pull it down. Your vehicle has a seat under tray located under the front passenger Make sure the coat hook is folded up seat.

  • Page 132: Interior Lights

    Interior Lights After all doors and the tailgate are Ceiling Light Spotlights closed tightly, the light fades out in about 30 seconds. The ceiling light (with the switch in the center position) comes on when you remove the key from the ignition switch.

  • Page 133

    Interior Lights Ignition Switch Light Cargo Area Light Except LX model The spotlights have a two-position The ignition switch light comes on switch. In the DOOR position, the when you open the driver’s door. It lights come on when you open any fades out in about 30 seconds after door.

  • Page 135

    Features The heating and air conditioning CD Changer ........215 LX model system in your vehicle provides a CD Changer Error Messages ..221 Playing the AM/FM Radio ... 145 comfortable driving environment in Playing a Disc ........

  • Page 136

    Vents, Heating, and A/C LX and U.S. EX models FAN CONTROL DIAL MODE CONTROL BUTTONS TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL MAX A/C BUTTON RECIRCULATION BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/ AIR CONDITIONING REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER HEATED MIRROR BUTTON (A/C) BUTTON : Canadian models...

  • Page 137

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Fan Control Dial Recirculation Button Rear Window Defogger Turn this dial to increase or decrease When the recirculation indicator is Button the fan speed and airflow. on, air from the vehicle’s interior is This button turns the rear window sent throughout the system again.

  • Page 138

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Air flows from the floor Air flows from the defroster Using the Heater vents. vents at the base of the windshield. The heater uses engine coolant to warm the air. If the engine is cold, it When you select , the system When you select...

  • Page 139

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Using the A/C you can Dehumidify the Interior If the interior is very warm, Air conditioning places an extra load cool it down more rapidly by partially Air conditioning, as it cools, removes on the engine. Watch the engine opening the windows, turning on the moisture from the air.

  • Page 140

    Vents, Heating, and A/C To Defog and Defrost To Remove Exterior Frost or Ice To Turn Everything Off To remove fog from the inside of the Turning the fan speed control dial all From the Windows windows: Select . The system the way to the left shuts the system automatically switches to fresh air off.

  • Page 141: Climate Control System

    Climate Control System EX-L and Canadian EX models DRIVER’S SIDE TEMPERATURE AUTO AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL DIAL BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON FAN CONTROL MODE BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/ PASSENGER’S SIDE DUAL BUTTON HEATED MIRROR BUTTON TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL RECIRCULATION WINDSHIELD BUTTON DEFROSTER BUTTON U.S.

  • Page 142

    Climate Control System Voice Control System Using Automatic Climate Control Temperature Control The automatic climate control The driver’s side temperature and On vehicles with navigation system The climate control system for your system in your vehicle maintains the the passenger’s side temperature can vehicle can also be operated using interior temperature you select.

  • Page 143

    Climate Control System To Turn Everything Off Fan Control Dual Button You can set the temperatures for the If you press the OFF button, the Select the fan speed by pressing driver’s side and the passenger’s side climate control system shuts off either side of the fan speed control separately when this button is completely.

  • Page 144

    Climate Control System Recirculation Button Rear Window Defogger Mode Control When the indicator in the button is Use the mode control button to Button on, air from the vehicle’s interior is This button turns the rear window select the vents the air flows from. sent through the system again.

  • Page 145

    Climate Control System Select . The system Windshield Defroster Button automatically switches to fresh air This button directs the main airflow to the windshield for faster mode and turns on the A/C. Adjust the temperature with the defrosting. It also overrides any mode selection you may have made.

  • Page 146: Dual Temperature Control

    Dual Temperature Control EX-L and Canadian EX models The temperatures of the driver’s side and the front passenger’s side can be controlled independently when the indicator in the DUAL button is on. DRIVER’ S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL To adjust the driver’s side, turn the driver’s side temperature control dial on the climate control panel.

  • Page 147

    Dual Temperature Control To set the driver’s side temperature to a different value than the passenger’s side, press the DUAL Driver’s Side Passenger’s Side button, then turn the temperature control dial on the control panel. To set the passenger’s side to a different value than the driver’s side, turn the passenger’s side temperature control dial.

  • Page 148: Climate Control Sensors

    Climate Control Sensors Sunlight and Temperature Sensors SUNLIGHT SENSOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR The climate control system has two sensors: a sunlight sensor on top of the dashboard, and a temperature sensor next to the steering column. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on them.

  • Page 149: Audio System

    Audio System An audio system is standard on all LX models EX models models. Read the appropriate pages (as shown below) to use your vehicle’s audio system. For LX models, see pages through For EX and EX-L models without navigation system, see pages through For EX-L model with navigation system, see pages...

  • Page 150

    Audio System EX-L model with navigation system...

  • Page 151: Playing The Am/fm Radio (lx Model)

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX models BUTTON BUTTON POWER/VOLUME TUNE KNOB KNOB A.SEL/SCAN PRESET BUTTONS SEEK/SKIP BAR...

  • Page 152

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) The scan function samples To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN 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 153

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are If you do not like the stations auto select has stored, you can store store one frequency on AM and two traveling and can no longer receive frequencies on FM.

  • Page 154

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) Adjusts the volume level adjust the setting to your liking. If Adjusting the Sound Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob based on the vehicle speed. you feel the sound is too loud, repeatedly to display the BASS, choose low.

  • Page 155

    Playing a Disc (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX models CD/AUX EJECT RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON LOAD INDICATOR POWER/VOLUME TUNE KNOB KNOB A.SEL/SCAN SEEK/SKIP BAR DISP BUTTON...

  • Page 156

    Playing a Disc (LX model) This audio system can also play To Play a Disc To Load a Disc To load or play a disc, the ignition CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in Insert a disc about halfway into the switch must be in the ACCESSORY MP3 or WMA formats.

  • Page 157

    Playing a Disc (LX model) The display shows up to 10 When playing a CD-DA with text Text Data Display Function Each time you press the DISP button, characters of selected text data (the data, the album and track name are the display shows you the text data folder name, file name, etc.).

  • Page 158

    Playing a Disc (LX model) Each time you To Change or Select Tracks/Files SEEK/SKIP In MP3 or WMA mode You can use the SEEK/SKIP bar press and release the side of FOLDER SELECTION while a disc is playing to select the SEEK/SKIP bar, the player skips select a different folder, turn the passages and change tracks (files in...

  • Page 159

    Playing a Disc (LX model) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE RANDOM (Random within a In MP3 or WMA mode This feature plays the REPEAT) To continuously replay FOLDER-REPEAT This feature, disc) a track (files in MP3 or WMA mode), when activated, replays all files in tracks within a disc (the files in MP3 or WMA mode) in random order.

  • Page 160

    Playing a Disc (LX model) In MP3 or WMA mode SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) In MP3 or WMA mode The scan function samples all tracks This FOLDER-RANDOM This F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) (files in MP3 or WMA) on the disc in feature, when activated, samples the feature, when activated, plays all the order they are recorded on the first file of each folder on the disc.

  • Page 161

    Playing a Disc (LX model) To Stop Playing a Disc If you turn the system off while a Protecting Discs disc is playing, either with the Press the eject button ( ) to For information on how to handle remove the disc. If you eject the disc, power/volume knob or by turning and protect compact discs, see page off the ignition switch, the disc will...

  • Page 162

    Disc Player Error Messages (LX model) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. If you see an error message in the Track/File format not Current track will be skipped.

  • Page 163

    Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX-L models EX models VOL/SELECT KNOB VOL/SELECT KNOB BUTTON BUTTON AM BUTTON BUTTON AM BUTTON BUTTON A.SEL A.SEL BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON SCAN SCAN BUTTON BUTTON SEEK SEEK SEEK SEEK BUTTON BUTTON...

  • Page 164

    Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Use the SEEK button to The SEEK function To Play the FM/AM Radio TUNE SEEK tune to a desired frequency. Press searches up and down from the The ignition switch must be in the button to tune to a higher current frequency to find a station ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.

  • Page 165

    Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are You will see a ‘‘0’’ displayed after traveling and can no longer receive store one frequency on AM and two pressing a preset button if auto frequencies on FM.

  • Page 166

    Playing the FM/AM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Each mode is shown in the display as Adjusting the Sound Speed-sensitive Volume Press the sound ( ) button to it changes. Turn the VOL/SELECT Compensation (SVC) select an appropriate setting: bass, knob to adjust the setting to your The SVC mode controls the volume treble, fader, balance, subwoofer (if...

  • Page 167

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) Playing the XM Radio On EX-L without Navigation System Your vehicle is capable of receiving VOL/SELECT KNOB XM Radio anywhere in Canada and the United States, except Hawaii, BUTTON BUTTON Alaska, and Puerto Rico. XM CANADA is a registered business name of Canadian Satellite Radio Inc., and XM is a registered trademark of...

  • Page 168

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) To switch between You may experience periods when Operating the XM Radio MODE To listen to XM radio, turn the channel mode and category mode, XM Radio does not transmit the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY press and hold the TITLE button artist’s name and song title...

  • Page 169

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) SCAN The scan function gives Use the tune, seek, or scan XM Radio Display Messages you a sampling of all channels while function to tune to a desired ‘‘LOADING’’ XM is loading the in the channel mode.

  • Page 170

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) The selected channel ‘‘ - - - - ’’ number does not exist, or is not part Signal may be blocked by Signal weaker in mountains or large obstacles to these areas. of your subscription, or this channel the south.

  • Page 171

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model without navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you your radio I.D. number, press SEEK As required by the FCC: may experience reception problems. Changes or modifications not expressly until ‘‘CH000’’ appears in the display. Interference can be caused by any of Your I.D.

  • Page 172

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX-L models EX models LOAD INDICATOR LOAD INDICATOR BUTTON RANDOM TITLE BUTTON BUTTON RANDOM TITLE BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON LOAD LOAD CD/AUX BUTTON CD BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON DISC DISC EJECT BUTTON EJECT BUTTON SLOT SLOT...

  • Page 173

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play a Disc This audio system can also play To load or play discs, the ignition CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in switch must be in the ACCESSORY MP3 or WMA formats. The numbers Do not use discs with adhesive labels.

  • Page 174

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Insert the disc into the disc slot NOTE: Loading Discs in the In-dash Disc If a file on an MP3 or WMA disc is when the green disc load indicator Changer protected by digital rights Your vehicle’s in-dash disc changer comes on.

  • Page 175

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) You can also load a disc into an The display shows up to 16 Text Data Display Function empty position while a disc is playing Each time you press the TITLE characters of selected text data (the by pressing the appropriate preset button, the display shows you the...

  • Page 176

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) You will also see some text data To select a different disc, press the To Change or Select Tracks/Files under these conditions: appropriate preset button (1 6). If You can use the SEEK button while you select an empty position in the a disc is playing to change tracks When a new folder, file, or track is...

  • Page 177

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) SEEK/SKIP Each time you REPEAT (TRACK/FILE In MP3 or WMA mode press and release the side, the FOLDER SELECTION REPEAT) To continuously replay player skips forward to the select a different folder, press the a track (file in MP3/WMA mode), button.

  • Page 178

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To continuously In MP3 or WMA mode DISC-REPEAT RANDOM (Random within a This feature, replay the current disc, press and This feature plays the FOLDER-REPEAT disc) when activated, replays all the files tracks within a disc in random order.

  • Page 179

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) SCAN The SCAN function In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode This FOLDER-RANDOM samples all the tracks on the disc in FOLDER-SCAN This feature, feature, when activated, plays the the order they are recorded on the when activated, samples the first file files in the current folder in random...

  • Page 180

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) This function DISC-SCAN To Stop Playing a Disc Removing Discs from the In-dash samples the first track of each disc To play the radio when a disc is Disc Changer in the in-dash disc changer in the playing, press the AM, FM, or XM To remove the disc currently in play, order they are stored.

  • Page 181

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To remove a different disc from the Protecting Discs changer, first select it with the For information on how to handle appropriate preset button. When that and protect compact discs, see page disc begins playing, press the eject button.

  • Page 182

    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. If you see an error message in the Track/File format not Current track will be skipped.

  • Page 183

    Playing an iPod (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) EX-L models EX models BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON USB INDICATOR CD/AUX BUTTON USB INDICATOR AUX BUTTON iPod iPod TITLE BUTTON TITLE BUTTON INDICATOR INDICATOR RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON SEEK (SKIP...

  • Page 184

    Playing an iPod (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) iPods compatible with your audio Use only compatible iPods with the To Play an iPod This audio system can play the audio system using the USB adapter cable latest software.

  • Page 185

    Playing an iPod (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) If the iPod indicator does not appear Connecting an iPod in the audio display, check the RELEASE BUTTON USB ADAPTER CABLE connections, and try to reconnect the iPod a few times. USB ADAPTER CABLE If the audio system still does not recognize the iPod, the iPod may...

  • Page 186

    Playing an iPod (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) You can also select a file from any Text Data Display Function To Change or Select Files Each time you press the TITLE Use the SKIP button while an iPod is list on the iPod menu: playlists, button the display mode switches playing to change files.

  • Page 187

    Playing an iPod (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) The display shows items on the SHUFFLE ALBUM This feature To Select Repeat or Shuffle Mode: selected list. Turn the VOL/ You can select any type of repeat and plays all available albums in a SELECT knob to select an item, then shuffle mode by using the RPT...

  • Page 188

    Playing an iPod (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) To Stop Playing Your iPod Disconnecting an iPod iPod Error Messages To play the radio when an iPod is You can disconnect the iPod at any If you see an error message in the playing, press the FM, AM or XM time when you see the ‘‘OK to display, see page...

  • Page 189: Ipod Error Messages

    iPod Error Messages (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) If you see an error message on the Error Message Cause Solution audio display while playing an iPod, find the solution in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error USB ROM Error There is problem with the USB adapter unit.

  • Page 190

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) EX-L models EX models BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON USB INDICATOR CD/AUX BUTTON USB INDICATOR AUX BUTTON SCAN TITLE BUTTON SCAN TITLE BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON...

  • Page 191

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) The recommended USB flash To Play a USB Flash Memory NOTE: Device memory devices are 256 MB or Do not use a device such as a card This audio system can operate the higher, and formatted with the FAT reader or hard drive as the device...

  • Page 192

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) Depending on the software the Some versions of MP3, WMA, or Connecting a USB Flash Memory files were made with, it may not be AAC format may not be supported. If Device possible to play some files, or an unsupported file is found, the...

  • Page 193

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) When the USB flash memory device Text Data Display Function is connected, the USB indicator is Each time you press the TITLE shown in the display. button, the display mode shows you in sequence, the folder name, the file name, the artist name, the album...

  • Page 194

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) FOLDER SELECTION To Change or Select Files To Select a File from Folder and File select a different folder, press the Use the SKIP button while a USB Lists button or button.

  • Page 195

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) Pressing the button goes back REPEAT This feature To Select Repeat, Random or Scan to the previous display and pressing Mode: continuously plays a file. To activate the TITLE button cancels this You can select any type of repeat, the repeat feature, press the RPT...

  • Page 196

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) This feature This feature plays all This FOLDER REPEAT RANDOM FOLDER RANDOM replays all the files in the selected the files in random order. To activate feature plays the files in the current folder in the order they are stored.

  • Page 197

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) SCAN This feature samples all FOLDER SCAN This feature To Stop Playing a USB Flash files in the current folder in the samples the first file in each folder in Memory Device order they are stored.

  • Page 198

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) Disconnecting a USB Flash Memory USB Flash Memory Device Error Device Messages You can disconnect the USB flash If you see an error message in the memory device at any time even if display, see page the USB mode is selected on the...

  • Page 199

    USB Flash Memory Device Error Messages (Canadian EX model and EX-L model without navigation system) If you see an error message on the Error Message Cause Solution audio display while playing a USB flash memory device, find the solution in the chart to the right. If USB ROM Error There is problem with the USB adapter unit.

  • Page 200

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) AUTO SELECT ICON FM1 ICON AM ICON SOUND ICON FM2 ICON BACK GROUND ICON AM/FM BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTONS...

  • Page 201

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Voice Control System by touching the AUDIO INFO icon To Select a Station You can use any of five methods to The audio system can also be on the lower half of the screen. operated by voice control.

  • Page 202

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) The seek function If you do nothing, the system will Each preset button’s frequency is SEEK searches up and down from the then scan for the next strong station shown on the bottom of the audio current frequency to find a station and play it for 10 seconds.

  • Page 203

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) AUTO SELECT If you are You will see a ‘‘0’’ displayed after traveling and can no longer receive pressing a preset button if auto your preset stations, you can use the select cannot find a strong station for auto select feature to find stations in every preset button.

  • Page 204

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Adjusts the side-to- Adjusting the Sound BALANCE side strength of the sound. To adjust the left/right balance, SPEAKER SETTING touch the L or R icon. Adjusts the SUBWOOFER strength of sound from the subwoofer speaker.

  • Page 205

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) If you feel the sound is too loud, Audio System Lighting Screen Mode You can select the background choose low. If you feel the sound is You can use the instrument panel too quiet, choose Hi.

  • Page 206

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) XM RADIO ICON MODE ICON JOYSTICK POWER/VOLUME KNOB CATEGORY INDICATOR AM/FM BUTTON XM RADIO BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON PRESET CHANNEL NUMBER TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTONS...

  • Page 207

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio MODE To switch between XM Radio anywhere in the United To listen to XM Radio, turn the channel mode and category mode, States and Canada, except Hawaii, ignition switch to the ACCESSORY touch the MODE icon.

  • Page 208

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Press the TUNE bar to You can store up to 12 TUNE Preset change channel selections. Press preset channels using each preset for higher numbered channels button or preset icons on the screen. for lower numbered Each preset button or icon stores channels.

  • Page 209

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the XM Radio Display Messages ‘‘NO SIGNAL’’ The signal is currently too weak. Move the vehicle first six channels. ‘‘LOADING’’ XM is loading the audio or program information.

  • Page 210

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) The XM satellites are in orbit over the equator; therefore, objects south Signal weaker in Signal may be blocked by of the vehicle may cause satellite these areas. mountains or large obstacles to reception interruptions.

  • Page 211

    Playing the XM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Driving in tunnels. Receiving XM Radio Service After you’ve registered with XM Driving on a road beside a vertical If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the wall, steep cliff, or hill to the south or you purchased your vehicle from XM radio mode while you wait for...

  • Page 212

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) CD ICON POWER/VOLUME JOYSTICK KNOB OPEN BUTTON CD BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR RANDOM FAST FORWARD SKIP BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON REWIND BUTTON SKIP BUTTON...

  • Page 213

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a Disc This audio system can also play NOTE: (In-dash single player) CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in If a file on an MP3 or WMA disc is You operate the in-dash disc player MP3 or WMA formats.

  • Page 214

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To Load a Disc DISC SLOT OPEN BUTTON CLOSE BUTTON The in-dash disc player is behind the Insert a disc about halfway into the To return the screen to the upright disc slot. The drive will pull the disc position, press the CLOSE button on navigation screen.

  • Page 215

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) Push the AUDIO button beside the You can also select an icon with the To Change or Select Tracks/Files screen to show the audio display and joystick. Move it to left, right, up, or operate the disc player.

  • Page 216

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode This FOLDER SELECTION FOLDER REPEAT This feature, FOLDER RANDOM select a different folder, press either feature, when activated, plays all when activated, replays all files on side of the TUNE bar to move to the files in the selected folder in random...

  • Page 217

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) In MP3 or WMA mode Using a Track List The scan function samples all tracks FOLDER SCAN This feature, (files in MP3 or WMA) in the order when activated, samples the first file FOLDER ICON they were recorded.

  • Page 218

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To select a desired icon with the To Stop Playing a Disc FOLDER ICON TRACK/FILE ICON joystick, move it in the appropriate To play the radio when a disc is playing, press the AM/FM button or direction, then press ENT.

  • Page 219

    Playing a Disc (EX-L model with navigation system) Protecting Discs Removing a Disc To remove a disc from the audio unit, For information on how to handle fold back the screen by pressing the and protect discs, see page OPEN button (see page ).

  • Page 220

    Disc Player Error Messages (EX-L model 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. If you see an error message in the Press the eject button, and pull out the disc.

  • Page 221

    CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) POWER/VOLUME KNOB CD ICON CD CHANGER ICON JOYSTICK OPEN BUTTON CD BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR REPEAT BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON REWIND BUTTON...

  • Page 222

    CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) Loading CDs in the Changer Your vehicle has the CD changer in the center console. CD-R, CD-RW discs, and CDs compressed in MP3 and WMA will not work in this unit. Video CDs and DVD discs also will not work.

  • Page 223

    CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) Put a CD on the tray with the printed surface facing up as shown. Reinstall the tray in the magazine. Repeat this procedure to open the other five trays. To install a CD into the magazine, Store all six trays in the magazine, push the button while pulling out and reinstall the magazine in the...

  • Page 224

    CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) To select a different disc, use the To Play a CD To play CDs, the ignition switch preset buttons (5 or 6). Press and must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or release the Preset 5 (DISC ON (II) position.

  • Page 225

    CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) Push the button Press and hold the SKIP RANDOM (Track Random) DISC SCAN (preset 6) to play the next track on Press and release the RDM button SCAN button to get a 10 second the disc.

  • Page 226

    CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) If you turn the system off while a CD To Stop Playing a CD To play the radio when a disc is in the CD changer is playing, the CD playing, press the AM/FM button or will stay in the drive.

  • Page 227

    CD Changer Error Messages (EX-L model 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. If you see an error message in the The disc is pulled out.

  • Page 228

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) TRACK LIST ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB PC CARD ICON JOYSTICK PLAY MODE ICON OPEN BUTTON CD/XM BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR REPEAT BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON REWIND BUTTON...

  • Page 229

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a PC Card Based on PCMCIA 2.1/JEIDA 4.2, NOTE: You operate the PC card player with the recommended PC cards for the When you insert a PC card into the same controls used for the radio PC card reader are: the slot, make sure you put it in...

  • Page 230

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Depending on the software the files Insert a PC card straight into the slot. Loading a PC Card were made with, it may not be The drive will read the PC card and PC CARD SLOT possible to play some files, or display begin to play it.

  • Page 231

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) There are three play modes: Folder, To Select a Play Mode Artist, and Album. Touch the PLAY PLAY MODE ICON MODE icon, then choose one of the FOLDER MODE modes by touching its icon. When a mode is selected, it is highlighted in blue.

  • Page 232

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) PLAY MODE ICON To select a play mode, push the Select the desired mode by touching After you select the play mode, the AUDIO button to show the audio the appropriate icon, or move the display changes to the selectable display, then touch the PLAY MODE joystick, then press ENT.

  • Page 233

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) If you select ‘‘Play a new track list,’’ Icons on the screen can also be To Change or Select Tracks/Files the system goes into the selected selected with the joystick. Move the play mode immediately and begins to joystick left or right and up or down PRESET BUTTON’S FUNCTION...

  • Page 234

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Each time you press and SKIP TRACK REPEAT (FILE TRACK RANDOM (Random release (preset 6 button), the To continuously replay This feature REPEAT) within a folder) player skips forward to the a file, press and release the RPT plays the files within a folder in beginning of the next file.

  • Page 235

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) The system then selects and plays FOLDER/ARTIST/ALBUM Using a Track List files randomly. This continues until SCAN This feature, when you deactivate each random play by activated, samples the first file in pressing the RDM button again.

  • Page 236

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) FOLDER ICON ARTIST NAME RETURN ICON To scroll through the display, touch To select a folder, touch its icon on In artist mode, the artist name is also icon on the side of the the screen.

  • Page 237

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Press the AUDIO button to go back to the normal audio playing display. Pressing the CANCEL button goes ALBUM NAME TITLE BY KEYWORD ICON back to the previous screen, and pressing the MAP button cancels the audio control display on the screen.

  • Page 238

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) To cancel the selected letter, touch Searching for a Song Title by Keyword Searching for a Song by Artist Name the Delete icon. To select more characters, touch the More icon. MORE ICON ARTIST LIST The other character list will be...

  • Page 239

    Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) When you leave the vehicle, always Searching for a Song by Album Name To Stop Playing a PC Card To play the radio when a PC card is remove the PC card from the audio playing, press the AM/FM button or unit.

  • Page 240

    PC card Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message in the Error Message Solution display while playing a PC card, find the solution in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error The system cannot read the file(s).

  • Page 241

    Playing an iPod (EX-L model with navigation system) POWER/VOLUME KNOB USB ICON iPod INDICATOR JOYSTICK OPEN BUTTON CD/XM BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON REWIND BUTTON...

  • Page 242

    Playing an iPod (EX-L model with navigation system) iPods compatible with your audio Use only compatible iPods with the To Play an iPod This audio system can select and system using the USB adapter cable latest software. iPods that are not play the audio files on the iPod with are: compatible will not work in this audio...

  • Page 243

    Playing an iPod (EX-L model with navigation system) If the audio system still does not Connecting an iPod recognize the iPod, the iPod may RELEASE BUTTON DOCK CONNECTOR need to be reset. Follow the instructions that came with your USB ADAPTER CABLE iPod, or you can find reset instructions online at www.apple.com/...

  • Page 244

    Playing an iPod (EX-L model with navigation system) To Change or Select Files To Select a File from iPod Menu Use the SKIP button while an iPod is playing to change files. Each time you press and SKIP release (preset 6 button), the player skips forward to the beginning of the next file.

  • Page 245

    Playing an iPod (EX-L model with navigation system) Using a Track List To Select Repeat or Random Mode: You can select any type of repeat and random mode by using the RPT button or RDM button. REPEAT This feature continuously plays a file. To activate the repeat feature, press the RPT button (Preset 1 button).

  • Page 246

    Playing an iPod (EX-L model with navigation system) This feature ALBUM RANDOM To Stop Playing Your iPod ‘‘OK to disconnect’’ message in the plays all available albums from the To play the radio, press the AM/FM iPod display before you disconnect it. selected items in the iPod menu list button or touch the FM1, FM2, AM, Make sure to follow the iPod’s...

  • Page 247

    iPod Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message on the Error Message Cause Solution screen while playing an iPod, find the solution in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error USB ROM Error There is a problem with the USB adapter unit.

  • Page 248

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) POWER/VOLUME KNOB USB ICON MP3/WMA INDICATOR JOYSTICK OPEN BUTTON CD/XM BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON REWIND BUTTON...

  • Page 249

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a USB Flash Memory Only AAC format files recorded NOTE: Device with iTunes are playable on this Do not use a device such as a card This audio system can select and audio unit.

  • Page 250

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) Depending on the software the The order of files in USB playback Voice Control System files were made with, it may not be may be different from the order of You can select the AUX mode by possible to play some files, or files displayed in PC or other...

  • Page 251

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) Connecting a USB Flash Memory To Change or Select Files Device Use the SKIP button while a USB flash memory device is playing to RELEASE BUTTON change files. USB ADAPTER CABLE SKIP Each time you press and release...

  • Page 252

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) Using a Track List FOLDER ICON TRACK LIST ICON FOLDER ICON You can also select a folder and file Touch the Track List icon to switch The display changes to the file list. from the lists shown on the screen.

  • Page 253

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) To select a desired icon with the TRACK RANDOM This feature To Select Repeat, Random or Scan joystick, move it in the appropriate Mode: plays all the files in random order. direction, then press ENT.

  • Page 254

    Playing a USB Flash Memory Device (EX-L model with navigation system) This feature TRACK SCAN To Stop Playing a USB Flash Disconnecting a USB Flash Memory samples all files in the selected Memory Device Device To play the radio, press the AM/FM You can disconnect the USB flash folder in the order they are stored.

  • Page 255

    USB Flash Memory Device Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message on the Error Message Cause Solution screen while playing a USB flash memory device, find the solution in the chart to the right. If you cannot USB ROM Error There is a problem with the USB adapter unit.

  • Page 256: 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 257

    AM/FM Radio Reception Electrical interference from passing vehicles and stationary sources can cause temporary reception problems. 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...

  • Page 258: Protecting Your Discs

    Protecting Your Discs General Information Protecting Discs When using CD-R or CD-RW discs, When a disc is not being played, use only high quality discs labeled store it in its case to protect it from for audio use. dust and other contamination. To prevent warpage, keep discs out of When recording a CD-R or direct sunlight and extreme heat.

  • Page 259

    Protecting Your Discs Additional Information on Bubbled, wrinkled, labeled, and excessively thick discs Recommended Discs The 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 260

    Protecting Your Discs Small, irregular shaped discs Discs with scratches, dirty discs Recommended discs are printed with the following logo. Audio unit may not play the 3-inch (8-cm) CD Triangle Shape following formats. Fingerprints, scratches, etc. CD-R or CD-RW may not play due to the recording conditions.

  • Page 261: Remote Audio Controls

    Remote Audio Controls The VOL button adjusts the volume If you are listening to the radio, use MODE BUTTON up ( ) or down ( ). Press the top the CH button to change stations. or bottom of the button and hold it Each time you press the top ( ) of until the desired volume is reached, the button, the system goes to the...

  • Page 262

    Remote Audio Controls If you are playing a disc, iPod or USB You can also use the seek function to If you are playing a USB flash flash memory device, the system select folders. Press and hold the top memory device or iPod with the USB skips to the beginning of the next ( ) of the CH button until you hear adapter cable, press and release the...

  • Page 263

    Playing an Optional Audio Unit EX-L model is shown. U.S. EX model is shown. LX model Your vehicle has the auxiliary input When a compatible audio unit is jack on the front panel, on the center connected to the jack, press the AUX table, or in the console compartment, or CD/AUX button (AUX icon on depending on models.

  • Page 264: Radio Theft Protection

    Radio Theft Protection If your vehicle’s battery is Your vehicle’s audio system will The system will retain your AM and disconnected or goes dead, the audio disable itself if it is disconnected FM presets even if power is system will disable itself. If this from electrical power for any reason.

  • Page 265: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock On models without navigation system LX model EX and EX-L models without To set the time, press the CLOCK navigation system button until you hear a beep. The CLOCK BUTTON CLOCK BUTTON (FM) (A.SEL side of the A.SEL/SCAN bar) displayed time begins to blink.

  • Page 266

    Compass N: North Compass operation can be affected EX model and EX-L model without S: South by driving near power lines or navigation system E: East stations, across bridges, through Compass Operation W: West tunnels, over railroad crossings, past NE: Northeast large vehicles, or driving near large DIRECTION DISPLAY NW: Northwest...

  • Page 267

    Compass Compass Calibration The compass may need to be Compass Zone Selection manually calibrated after exposure to In most areas, there is a variation SELF-CALIBRATING a strong magnetic field. If the between magnetic north and true DIRECTION DISPLAY compass display changes to ‘‘ ’’...

  • Page 268

    Compass Turn the select/reset knob to select the appropriate zone number, and press the select/ reset knob to enter the number. When the system does not accept the selected compass zone, you see ‘‘ ’’ in the direction display. Select appropriate zone number again.

  • Page 269

    Compass Zone Map...

  • Page 270: Security System

    Security System If equipped The security system will not set if The security system helps to protect the hood, tailgate, or any of the your vehicle and valuables from theft. doors are not fully closed. If the The horn sounds and a combination system will not set, check the doors of headlights, parking lights, side and the tailgate.

  • Page 271: Rearview Camera And Monitor

    Rearview Camera and Monitor On EX-L model with navigation system Refer to the navigation system manual for operation of the rearview camera.

  • Page 272: Cruise Control

    Cruise Control Cruise control allows you to maintain Press and release the SET/ Using the Cruise Control a set speed above 25 mph (40 km/h) DECEL button on the steering without keeping your foot on the wheel. The CRUISE CONTROL RES/ACCEL BUTTON accelerator pedal.

  • Page 273

    Cruise Control Cruise control may not hold the set Changing the Set Speed You can decrease the set cruising You can increase the set cruising speed in any of these ways: speed when you are going up and down hills. If your vehicle speed speed in any of these ways: increases going down a hill, use the NOTE:...

  • Page 274

    Cruise Control Even with the cruise control turned Canceling Cruise Control Resuming the Set Speed on, you can still use the accelerator You can cancel cruise control in any When you push the CANCEL button, pedal to speed up for passing. After of these ways: or tap the brake pedal, the system completing the pass, take your foot...

  • Page 275: Bluetooth Handsfreelink

    HFL TALK BUTTON In the U.S., visit handsfreelink.honda. or call (888) 528-7876. NAVI VOICE In Canada, visit www.handsfreelink.ca, CONTROL or call (888) 528-7876. BUTTONS...

  • Page 276

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the HFL Talk Voice Control Tips Help Features button each time you want to To hear general HFL information, make a command. After the beep, including help on using HFL speak in a clear, natural tone. buttons, Voice control, or making a call, say ‘‘Tutorial.’’...

  • Page 277

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Information Display As an incoming call notification, you BLUETOOTH INDICATOR will see the following display: HFL MESSAGE When there is an incoming call, or ‘‘ ’’ indicator will be displayed on HFL is in use, ‘‘HFL’’ will appear at the audio display when a phone is the bottom of the map screen.

  • Page 278

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink How to Use HFL The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. ‘‘Pair’’ Pair a phone to the system (See page 275) ‘‘Edit’’ Edit the name of a paired phone (See page 276) Delete a paired phone from the system (See page 276) ‘‘Delete’’...

  • Page 279

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink ‘‘Redial’’ Redial the last number called (See page 279) ‘‘Transfer’’ Transfer a call from HFL to your phone, or from your phone to HFL (See page 282) ‘‘Mute’’ Mute your voice to the person at the other end of the call (See page 282) ‘‘Send’’...

  • Page 280

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Apply a security passcode to the system that must be input at each key ‘‘Security’’ cycle to access the system (See page 289) ‘‘Change Passcode’’ Change your security passcode (See page 290) ‘‘System Set how you would like to be notified of an incoming call ‘‘Call Notification’’...

  • Page 281

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To use HFL, you need to pair your Phone Setup To pair a cell phone: Bluetooth-compatible cell phone to This command group is available for Press and release the HFL Talk the system. paired cell phones. button. If you are pairing a phone for the first time, HFL will give you information about the pairing Phone pairing tips...

  • Page 282

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To rename a paired phone: To delete a paired phone: To hear the names of all paired Press and release the HFL Talk Press and release the HFL Talk phones: button before a command. button before a command. Press and release the HFL Talk button before a command.

  • Page 283

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To hear which paired phone is To change from the currently linked To change the pairing code setting: Press and release the HFL Talk currently linked: phone to another paired phone: Press and release the HFL Talk Press and release the HFL Talk button before a command.

  • Page 284

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Making a Call To make a call using a phone number To make a call using a phone number You can make calls using any phone (talk button): (navigation display): number or a name in the HFL Press and release the HFL Talk phonebook.

  • Page 285

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To make a call using a name in the To make a call from an imported HFL phonebook: phonebook: Press and release the HFL Talk button before a command. Say ‘‘ ’’ or ‘‘ .’’ Call Dial Follow the HFL prompts and say the name stored in the HFL phonebook that you want to call.

  • Page 286

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink List ICON Select a phonebook you want to To search for a specific name in the Select the name. All the phone choose a phone number from. phonebook, enter the keyword for numbers stored for that name will either the first or last name.

  • Page 287

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink If you choose ‘‘ Store in Receiving a Call Call Waiting ,’’ the phone HandsFreeLink When you receive a call, an incoming If your phone has Call Waiting, press number will be stored in HFL, so call notification (if activated) will and release the HFL Talk button to that you can call it using HFL’s name play and interrupt the audio system...

  • Page 288

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Transferring a Call Muting a Call Send Numbers or Names During You can transfer a call from HFL to You can mute your voice to the a Call your phone, or from your phone to person you are talking to during a HFL allows you to send numbers or HFL.

  • Page 289

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Phonebook NOTE: To edit the number stored in a name: You can store up to 50 names with Avoid using duplicate name Press and release the HFL Talk their associated numbers in HFL. entries. button before a command. The numbers you store can be not only phone numbers but other types, Avoid using ‘‘home’’...

  • Page 290

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To delete a name: To list all names in the phonebook: To store a specific phone number Press and release the HFL Talk Press and release the HFL Talk from your cell phone directly to the button before a command. button before a command.

  • Page 291

    HFL options. IMPORTED PHONEBOOK PIN ICON For a list of cell phones that are compatible with this feature: In the U.S., visit handsfreelink.honda. or call (888) 528-7876. In Canada, visit www.handsfreelink.ca, or call (888) 528-7876. IMPORTED DATE Select ‘‘...

  • Page 292

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Select a person from the list. Up to three category icons are displayed in the left side of the list: Preference Home Mobile Voice List ICON Work Other If the phonebook is PIN-protected, To search for a specific name in the you will need to enter the 4-digit PIN.

  • Page 293

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink After making a selection, the PIN Number Delete Imported Phonebook: You can delete any imported following screen will appear. You can add, change, or remove a phonebook. PIN number from any phonebook. Select ‘‘ Delete Imported ,’’ and a list of imported Phonebook phonebooks will be displayed.

  • Page 294

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To change the PIN to a new number: To remove a PIN: Select ‘‘ ,’’ then select PIN number ‘‘ ’’ after you enter Do not use PIN the current PIN. Select the phonebook you want. The The display will change as shown display will change as shown above.

  • Page 295

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink System Setup Once a passcode is set, you To set a 4-digit passcode to lock the NOTE: This command group allows you to will need to enter it to use HFL each HFL system for security purposes: change or customize HFL basic Press and release the HFL Talk time you start the vehicle.

  • Page 296

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To change your security passcode: To select either a ring tone or a To activate or deactivate the auto Press and release the HFL Talk prompt as the incoming call transfer function: button before a command. If you get into the vehicle while you notification : Press and release the HFL Talk are on the phone, the call can be...

  • Page 297

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Quick Language Selection Change Language To clear the system: This operation clears the passcodes, Canadian models only Canadian models only paired phones, all names in the HFL To quickly change the language: To change the system language phonebook, and all imported Press and release the HFL Talk between English and French: phonebook data.

  • Page 298

    FCC rules. Operation is subject to the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of following two conditions: (1) This device such marks by Honda Motor Co., may not cause harmful interference, and Ltd. is under license. Other (2) this device must accept any...

  • Page 299: Before Driving

    Before Driving Before you begin driving your Break-in Period ......294 vehicle, you should know what Fuel Recommendation ....294 gasoline to use and how to check the Service Station Procedures ..295 levels of important fluids. You also Refueling ........

  • Page 300

    MMT. contain MMT, visit Owner Link at overhauled or exchanged engine, or owners.honda.com . In Canada, visit when the brakes are replaced. Use of gasoline with these additives www.honda.ca...

  • Page 301

    Service Station Procedures Refueling for the fuel to expand with temperature changes. FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE FUEL FILL CAP If the fuel nozzle keeps clicking off even though the tank is not full, there may be a problem with your vehicle’s fuel vapor recovery system.

  • Page 302

    Service Station Procedures Screw the fuel fill cap back on driving once you tighten or replace Check Fuel Cap Message until it clicks at least once. If you the fuel fill cap. To scroll to another do not properly tighten the cap, display, press the select/reset knob.

  • Page 303

    Service Station Procedures Opening and Closing the Hood HOOD RELEASE HANDLE GRIP SUPPORT ROD LATCH CLIP Park the vehicle, and set the Reach in between the hood and Holding the grip, pull the support parking brake. Pull the hood the front grille with your fingers. rod out of its clip.

  • Page 304

    Service Station Procedures Oil Check Engine Coolant Check DIPSTICK RESERVE TANK UPPER MARK LOWER MARK Wait a few minutes after turning the Remove the dipstick again, and Look at the coolant level in the engine off before you check the oil. check the level.

  • Page 305: Fuel Economy

    Fuel Economy Actual Mileage and EPA Fuel Economy Estimates Comparison. Fuel economy is not a fixed number. City MPG Highway MPG It varies based on driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle condition. Therefore, it is not possible for one set of estimates to predict fuel economy precisely for all drivers in all environments.

  • Page 306

    Fuel Economy Fuel Economy Factors Use the recommended viscosity Drive Efficiently The following factors can lower your motor oil, displaying the API Drive moderately Rapid vehicle’s fuel economy: Certification Seal (see page acceleration, abrupt cornering, Aggressive driving (hard and hard braking increase fuel acceleration and braking) consumption.

  • Page 307

    Fuel Economy Minimize the use of the air Checking Your Fuel Economy The A/C conditioning system puts an extra load on the engine which makes it use more fuel. Use the fresh-air ventilation when possible. Gallons Miles per Miles driven of fuel Gallon Plan and combine trips...

  • Page 308: Accessories And Modifications

    Accessories or killed. Be sure electronic accessories do Your dealer has Honda accessories not overload electrical circuits that allow you to personalize your Follow all instructions in this (see page ) or interfere with vehicle.

  • Page 309

    Accessories and Modifications Modifying Your Vehicle Non-Honda wheels, because they Removing parts from your vehicle, are a universal design, can cause or replacing components, with excessive stress on suspension non-Honda components could components, and are not seriously affect your vehicle’s compatible with the tire pressure handling, stability, and reliability.

  • Page 310: Carrying Cargo

    Carrying Cargo Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas: DOOR POCKETS DUAL DECK CARGO SHELF Upper glove box UPPER GLOVE BOX Lower glove box CARGO AREA Console compartment Door pockets Seat-back pockets Seat-under tray (if equipped) Center pocket Cargo area, including the rear seats when folded up or down.

  • Page 311

    Carrying Cargo Load Limits The resulting figure equals the available amount of cargo and The maximum load for your vehicle is 850 lbs (385 kg) for U.S. vehicles, luggage load capacity. For Overloading or improper example, if the ‘‘XXX’’ amount and 395 kg for Canadian vehicles.

  • Page 312

    Carrying Cargo In addition, the total weight of the vehicle, all occupants, accessories, cargo, and trailer tongue load must not exceed the Gross Vehicle Example 1 Weight Rating (GVWR) or the Gross Max Load 850 lbs Passenger Weight Cargo Weight Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).

  • Page 313

    Carrying Cargo Carrying Cargo in the Passenger If you fold the rear seats up or Carrying Cargo in the Cargo Area Compartment down, tie down items that could be or on a Roof Rack Store or secure all items that could thrown about the vehicle during a Distribute cargo evenly on the be thrown around and hurt...

  • Page 314

    Carrying Cargo If you carry any items on a roof Carrying Cargo on the Dual Deck Optional Separation Net rack, be sure the total weight of The separation net can be used to Cargo Shelf the rack and the items does not hold back soft, lightweight items If equipped exceed 165 lbs (75 kg).

  • Page 315

    Carrying Cargo Cargo Hooks HOOKS The four hooks on the floor can be If equipped used to install a net for securing Your vehicle also has cargo hooks on items. the side panel in the cargo area. They are designed to hold light items.

  • Page 317

    Driving This section gives you tips on Driving Guidelines ......312 starting the engine under various Preparing to Drive ......313 conditions, and how to operate the Starting the Engine ......314 automatic transmission. It also Automatic Transmission ....

  • Page 318: Driving Guidelines

    Driving Guidelines Your vehicle has higher ground Do not modify your vehicle in any Four-wheel drive models clearance that allows you to travel way that would raise the center of Your vehicle is equipped with a four- over bumps, obstacles, and rough gravity.

  • Page 319: Preparing To Drive

    Preparing to Drive You should do the following checks Check the seat adjustment (see and adjustments before you drive pages your vehicle. Check the adjustment of the Make sure all windows, mirrors, inside and outside mirrors (see page and outside lights are clean and unobstructed.

  • Page 320: Starting The Engine

    Starting the Engine Apply the parking brake. Without touching the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to the In cold weather, turn off all START (III) position. Do not hold The engine is harder to start in cold electrical accessories to reduce the key in the START (III) weather.

  • Page 321: Shift Lever P, Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission Shift Lever Position Indicators The ‘‘D’’ indicator comes on for a Shifting few seconds when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. If it flashes while driving (in any shift position), it indicates a possible problem in the transmission. If the malfunction indicator lamp comes on along with the ‘‘D’’...

  • Page 322: Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission This position mechani- Press the brake To shift from: Do this: Park (P) Reverse (R) cally locks the transmission. Use pedal and the release button on the Press the brake pedal and Park whenever you are turning off or side of the shift lever to shift from P to R press the shift lever release...

  • Page 323

    Automatic Transmission Neutral (N) Use neutral if you D3 Mode need to restart a stalled engine, or if it is necessary to stop briefly with the engine idling. Shift to the Park position if you need to leave your vehicle for any reason. Press on the brake pedal when you are moving the shift lever from neutral to another gear.

  • Page 324

    Automatic Transmission Use second gear: Shifting out from the D position will If you shift into first gear when the For more power when climbing. cancel the D3 mode, and the D3 vehicle speed is above 31 mph (50 indicator will go out. Selecting the D km/h), the transmission shifts into To increase engine braking when position again will resume the D3...

  • Page 325

    Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Release RELEASE BUTTON COVER This allows you to move the shift lever out of Park if the normal method of pushing on the brake pedal and pressing the release button does not work. Set the parking brake. Remove the key from the ignition switch.

  • Page 326

    Parking Always use the parking brake when If the vehicle is facing uphill, turn Parking Tips you park your vehicle. Make sure Make sure the moonroof (if the front wheels away from the the parking brake is set firmly, or equipped) and the windows are curb.

  • Page 327: Braking System

    Braking System Your vehicle is equipped with disc Constant application of the brakes Brake Pad Wear Indicators The front and rear disc brakes on all brakes at all four wheels. A power when going down a long hill builds assist helps reduce the effort needed up heat and reduces their effective- models have audible brake wear indicators.

  • Page 328: Anti-lock Brakes (abs)

    Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) The anti-lock brake system (ABS) You will feel a pulsation in the brake ABS Indicator helps prevent the wheels from pedal when the ABS activates, and locking up, and helps you retain you may hear some noise. This is If this indicator comes on, the anti- steering control by pumping the normal: it is the ABS rapidly...

  • Page 329

    Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) If the ABS indicator and the brake Important Safety Reminders A vehicle with ABS may require a system indicator come on together, ABS does not reduce the time or longer distance to stop on loose or and the parking brake is fully distance it takes to stop the uneven surfaces, such as gravel or released, the EBD system may also...

  • Page 330

    Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA ), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System The vehicle stability assist (VSA) The main function of the VSA OFF Indicator NOTE: system helps to stabilize the vehicle VSA system is generally known as during cornering if the vehicle turns Electronic Stability Control (ESC).

  • Page 331

    Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA ), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System VSA is turned on every time you VSA OFF Switch VSA and Tire Sizes start the engine, even if you turned it Driving with varying tire or wheel VSA OFF SWITCH off the last time you drove the sizes may cause the VSA to vehicle.

  • Page 332

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Your vehicle is equipped with a tire Driving on a significantly under Low Tire Pressure pressure monitoring system (TPMS) inflated tire causes the tire to Indicator that turns on every time you start the When the low tire pressure indicator overheat and can lead to tire failure.

  • Page 333

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) For example, if you check and fill information label and in the owner’s When you restart the vehicle with your tires in a warm area, then drive manual (see page the compact spare tire, the TPMS in extremely cold weather, the tire indicator may also come on and stay pressure will be lower than...

  • Page 334

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) The low tire pressure indicator or Changing a Tire with TPMS As required by the FCC: If you have a flat tire, the low tire the TPMS indicator will go off, after This device complies with Part 15 of the pressure indicator will come on.

  • Page 335: Towing A Trailer

    Towing a Trailer Your vehicle has been designed Load Limits primarily to carry passengers and their cargo. You can also use it to Exceeding any load limit or tow a trailer if you carefully observe improperly loading your vehicle the load limits, use the proper and trailer can cause a crash in equipment, and follow the guidelines which you can be seriously hurt...

  • Page 336: Towing A Trailer

    Towing a Trailer 40% toward the rear, then re-adjust Checking Loads The best way to confirm that all the load as needed. loads are within limits is to check them at a public scale. For public Gross Vehicle Weight Rating scales in your area, check your local (GVWR) The maximum...

  • Page 337

    Towing a Trailer Towing Equipment and becomes unhitched. Leave enough Trailer Lights Accessories slack to allow the trailer to turn Trailer lights and equipment must Towing can require a variety of corners easily, but do not let the comply with federal, state, province/ equipment, depending on the size of chains drag on the ground.

  • Page 338

    If you use a non-Honda trailer Ask your trailer sales or rental All items in or on the trailer are lighting harness and converter, you...

  • Page 339

    Towing a Trailer The lights and brakes on your Towing Speeds and Gears Driving on Hills vehicle and the trailer are working Drive slower than normal in all When climbing hills, closely watch properly. driving situations, and obey posted your temperature gauge. If it nears speed limits for vehicles with trailers.

  • Page 340: Towing A Trailer, Towing Your Vehicle Behind A Motorhome

    Towing a Trailer, Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome Handling Crosswinds and Buffeting Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Check the transmission fluid level Crosswinds and air turbulence Motorhome (see page Do not overfill. Your vehicle can be towed behind a caused by passing trucks can disrupt Start the engine.

  • Page 341

    Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome When towing your vehicle for long the vehicle. periods, remove the 7.5 A Accessory Radio fuse to reduce drain on battery. The steering system can be damaged if This fuse is located in the interior the steering wheel is locked.

  • Page 342

    Off-Highway Driving Guidelines General Information Important Safety Precautions Your vehicle has been designed To avoid loss of control or rollover, primarily for use on pavement. But be sure to follow all precautions and Improperly operating this its higher ground clearance allows recommendations.

  • Page 343

    Off-Highway Driving Guidelines Check Out Your Vehicle Accelerating and Braking Avoiding Obstacles Before you leave the pavement, be For better traction on all surfaces, Debris in the road can damage your sure to do all scheduled maintenance accelerate slowly and gradually build suspension or other components.

  • Page 344

    Off-Highway Driving Guidelines Crossing a Stream If You Get Stuck 4-Wheel Drive Vehicles Avoid driving through deep water. If Avoid driving on soft sand, deep mud, If you spin the wheels excessively you encounter water in your route (a or other surfaces where you could trying to get unstuck, you may small stream or large puddle, for get stuck.

  • Page 345

    Maintenance This section explains why it is U.S. Vehicles: Maintenance Safety ...... . 340 important to keep your vehicle well Maintenance, replacement, or Maintenance Minder ....341 maintained and how to follow basic repair of emissions control Fluid Locations ......

  • Page 346: Maintenance Safety

    Maintenance Safety All service items not detailed in this Injury from moving parts. section should be performed by a not run the engine unless certified technician or other qualified instructed to do so. Improperly maintaining this mechanic. vehicle, or failing to correct a problem before driving can Important Safety Precautions cause a crash in which you can...

  • Page 347

    Maintenance Minder Your vehicle displays engine oil life Engine Oil Life Display The remaining engine oil life is shown on the display according to and maintenance service items on SELECT/RESET KNOB the information display to show you this table: when you should have your dealer do engine oil replacement and indicated Calculated Engine Displayed...

  • Page 348

    Maintenance Minder MAINTENANCE MINDER INDICATOR ENGINE OIL LIFE INDICATOR MAINTENANCE ITEM CODE(S) U.S. model is shown. If the remaining engine oil life is 15 When the remaining engine oil life is The 15 and 10 percent oil life to 6 percent, you will see the engine 5 to 1 percent, you will see a indicators remind you that your oil life indicator every time you turn...

  • Page 349

    Maintenance Minder The maintenance item code or codes indicate the main and sub items required at the time of the oil change NEGATIVE DISTANCE TRAVELED (see page You can switch the information display from the engine oil life display to the odometer or the average fuel mileage, press and release the select/reset knob on the instrument panel.

  • Page 350

    Maintenance Minder To change the information display Maintenance Main Items and Sub Resetting the Engine Oil Life from the engine oil life display to the Items Display odometer or the average fuel Your dealer will reset the display MAINTENANCE MINDER INDICATOR mileage, press and release the after completing the required select/reset knob.

  • Page 351

    EX, EX-L model is shown. Your authorized Honda dealer Press the select/reset knob for The engine oil life and the knows your vehicle best and can about 10 seconds.

  • Page 352

    Examine the tread for of completion, and have the person information display. wear and foreign objects. See page who does the work fill out your Honda Service History or Canadian Owner’s Maintenance Checks Maintenance Log. Check your You should check the following Lights...

  • Page 353

    Maintenance Minder Symbol Maintenance Main Items Symbol Maintenance Sub Items Rotate tires Replace engine oil Replace engine oil and oil filter Replace air cleaner element If you drive in dusty conditions, replace every Inspect front and rear brakes Check parking brake adjustment 15,000 miles (24,000 km).

  • Page 354: Fluid Locations

    Fluid Locations ENGINE OIL BRAKE FLUID FILL CAP (Black cap) ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange handle) WASHER FLUID (Blue cap) POWER STEERING FLUID ENGINE (Red cap) COOLANT RESERVOIR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID DIPSTICK (Yellow loop) RADIATOR CAP...

  • Page 355: Adding Engine Oil

    0W-20 lubricant for your vehicle. It is Recommended Engine Oil highly recommended that you use Oil is a major contributor to your Honda Motor Oil in your vehicle for engine’s performance and longevity. optimum engine protection. Make Always use a premium-grade 0W-20...

  • Page 356

    Adding Engine Oil, Changing the Engine Oil and Filter Synthetic Oil Changing the Engine Oil and WASHER You may use a synthetic motor oil if Filter Always change the oil and filter it meets the same requirements according to the maintenance given for a conventional motor oil: it messages shown on the information displays the API Certification Seal,...

  • Page 357: Changing The Engine Oil And Filter

    Changing the Engine Oil and Filter Install a new oil filter according to Let the engine run for several OIL FILTER the instructions that come with it. minutes, then check the drain bolt Make sure to clean off any dirt and oil filter for leaks.

  • Page 358: Engine Coolant

    Engine Coolant Always use Honda Long-life Anti- If the reserve tank is completely Adding Engine Coolant freeze/Coolant Type 2. This coolant empty, you should also check the is pre-mixed with 50 percent coolant level in the radiator. RESERVE TANK antifreeze and 50 percent distilled water.

  • Page 359

    Engine Coolant The coolant level should be up to Pour coolant into the reserve tank. the base of the filler neck. Add Fill it halfway between the MAX coolant if it is low. and MIN marks. Put the cap back RADIATOR CAP on the reserve tank.

  • Page 360: Windshield Washers

    Windshield Washers Check the fluid level in the Fill the reservoir with a good-quality windshield washer reservoir at least windshield washer fluid. This monthly during normal use. increases the cleaning capability and Do not use engine antif reeze or a prevents freezing in cold weather.

  • Page 361: Automatic Transmission Fluid

    Park the vehicle on level ground. Start the engine, let it run until the Insert the dipstick all the way into Always use Honda ATF DW-1 radiator fan comes on, then shut the transmission securely as (automatic transmission fluid).

  • Page 362

    Damage resulting f rom the use of transmission f luid other than Honda The transmission should be drained ATF DW-1 is not covered by the Honda and refilled with new fluid according new vehicle warranty. to the Maintenance Minder (see...

  • Page 363

    Always use Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3. If it is not Use Honda Dual Pump Fluid II only. Do not use automatic transmission available, you should use only DOT 3 or DOT 4 fluid, from a sealed fluid (ATF).

  • Page 364: Power Steering Fluid

    Honda PSF as soon as possible. A low power steering fluid level can indicate a leak in the system. Check the fluid level frequently, and have the system inspected as soon as possible.

  • Page 365

    Lights Headlight Aiming Replacing a Headlight Bulb The headlights were properly aimed Your vehicle has halogen headlight when your vehicle was new. If you bulbs. When replacing a bulb, handle regularly carry heavy items in the it by its base, and protect the glass cargo area or pull a trailer, from contact with your skin or hard readjustment may be required.

  • Page 366

    Lights Install the new bulb into the hole, Replacing a Front Turn Signal making sure the tabs are in their Light Bulb slots. Pivot the hold-down wire back in place, and clip the end into the slot. Install the rubber seal over the back of the headlight assembly.

  • Page 367

    Lights Insert the socket back into the Replacing a Parking Light/Front headlight assembly. Turn it Side Marker Light Bulb clockwise to lock it in place. BULB FUSE BOX Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. (Driver’s side) Reinstall the coolant reserve tank.

  • Page 368

    Lights Insert the socket back into the Replacing Rear Bulbs headlight assembly. Turn it COVER clockwise to lock it in place. BULB Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. (Driver’s side) Reinstall the fuse box in place securely.

  • Page 369

    Lights Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight BULBS into the socket until it bottoms. Reinstall the socket into the light SCREWS assembly by turning it clockwise until it locks. Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working.

  • Page 370

    Lights Replacing a High-mount Brake Light Bulb SOCKET BULB Open the tailgate. Place a cloth on the side edge of Pull the bulb straight out of its Unlatch the top of the cover by the cover to prevent scratches. socket. Push the new bulb straight pulling back on it with your hands.

  • Page 371

    Lights, Cleaning the Seat Belts Press the brake pedal to make Cleaning the Seat Belts Dirt build-up in the loops of the seat sure the new bulb is working. belt anchors can cause the belts to retract slowly. Wipe the insides of LOOP Put the socket back into the light the loops with a clean cloth...

  • Page 372

    This filter removes the dust and in your vehicle. pollen that is brought in from the outside through the heating and If you use a non-Honda floor mat, cooling system/climate control make sure it fits properly and that it system.

  • Page 373: Wiper Blades

    Wiper Blades Check the condition of the wiper When replacing a wiper blade, blades at least every six months. make sure not to drop the wiper Replace them if you find signs of blade or wiper arm down on the Do not open the hood when the wiper cracking in the rubber, areas that are windshield.

  • Page 374

    Wiper Blades Examine the new wiper blades. If Slide the wiper blade assembly they have no plastic or metal onto the wiper arm. Make sure it reinforcement along the back locks in place. edge, remove the metal reinforcement strips from the old Lower the wiper arm down against wiper blade, and install them in the windshield, the passenger’s...

  • Page 375

    Wiper Blades Slide the new blade into the holder. REAR Make sure it is engaged in the slot along its full length. Insert both ends of the blade into the holder. Make sure they are secure. Install the wiper blade assembly onto the wiper arm.

  • Page 376

    Tires To safely operate your vehicle, your The tire pressure monitoring system Inflation Guidelines tires must be the proper type and Keeping the tires properly inflated (TPMS) warns you when a tire size, in good condition with adequate provides the best combination of pressure is low.

  • Page 377

    Tires Use a gauge to measure the air If you check air pressures when the Recommended Tire Pressures pressure in each tire at least once a tires are hot (driven for several The following chart shows the month. Even tires that are in good miles/kilometers), you will see recommended cold tire pressures for condition may lose 1 to 2 psi (10 to...

  • Page 378

    Tires Tire Inspection Tire Service Life INDICATOR LOCATION MARKS Every time you check inflation, you The service life of your tires is should also examine the tires for dependent on many factors, damage, foreign objects, and wear. including, but not limited to, driving habits, road conditions, vehicle You should look for: loading, inflation pressure,...

  • Page 379

    On vehicles with aluminum wheels, improper wheel weights can damage If you purchase directional tires, rotate only front-to-back. your vehicle’s aluminum wheels. Use only Honda wheel weights f or When the tires are rotated, make sure the air pressures are checked. balancing.

  • Page 380

    Tires It is best to replace all four tires at Replacing Tires and Wheels Replace your tires with radial tires of the same time. If that is not possible the same size, load range, speed or necessary, replace the two front Installing improper tires on your rating, and maximum cold tire tires or two rear tires as a pair.

  • Page 381

    For the best performance in snowy Because your vehicle has limited tire be seriously injured or killed. or icy conditions, you should install clearance, Honda strongly snow tires or tire chains. They may recommends using the chains listed Follow all instructions in this...

  • Page 382

    Tires, Wheels, Checking the Battery When installing cables, follow the Wheels Checking the Battery manufacturer’s instructions, and Clean the wheels as you would the mount them as tight as you can. rest of the exterior. Wash them with TEST INDICATOR WINDOW Make sure they are not contacting the same solution, and rinse them the brake lines or suspension.

  • Page 383: Checking The Battery

    Checking the Battery Check the terminals for corrosion (a white or yellowish powder). To remove it, cover the terminals with a The battery gives off explosive solution of baking soda and water. It hydrogen gas during normal will bubble up and turn brown. When operation.

  • Page 384

    Checking the Battery, Vehicle Storage Leave the parking brake off. Put On vehicles without navigation system Vehicle Storage If your vehicle’s battery is If you need to park your vehicle for the transmission in Park. disconnected, or goes dead, the time an extended period (more than 1 setting may be lost.

  • Page 385

    Vehicle Storage, Interior Care Support the front and rear wiper Cover the vehicle with a Leather blade arms with a folded towel or ‘‘breathable’’ cover, one made If equipped rag so they do not touch the from a porous material such as Vacuum dirt and dust from the windshield.

  • Page 387

    Taking Care of the Unexpected This section covers the more Compact Spare Tire ...... . 382 common problems that motorists Changing a Flat Tire ..... 383 experience with their vehicles. It If the Engine Won’t Start ....388 gives you information about how to Jump Starting ........

  • Page 388: Compact Spare Tire

    Compact Spare Tire Use the compact spare tire as a Do not mount snow chains on the INDICATOR LOCATION MARK temporary replacement only. Get compact spare tire. your regular tire repaired or replaced, and put it back on your vehicle as Do not use your compact spare soon as you can.

  • Page 389: Changing A Flat Tire

    Changing a Flat Tire If you have a flat tire while driving, SPARE TIRE STRAP stop in a safe place to change it. Drive slowly along the shoulder until you get to an exit or an area to stop that is far away from the traffic lanes. The vehicle can easily roll off the jack, seriously injuring anyone underneath.

  • Page 390: Changing A Flat Tire

    Changing a Flat Tire WHEEL NUT WRENCH JACK JACKING POINT Take the jack out of the spare tire Loosen each wheel nut 1/2 turn Place the jack under the jacking area. with the wheel nut wrench. point nearest the tire you need to change.

  • Page 391

    Changing a Flat Tire Put on the spare tire. Put the wheel nuts back on finger-tight, then tighten them in a crisscross pattern with the wheel nut wrench until the wheel is firmly against the hub. Do not try to tighten the wheel nuts fully.

  • Page 392

    Changing a Flat Tire WING BOLT For spare For normal tire tire CENTER CAP SPACER CONE Tighten the wheel nuts securely in Remove the center cap before Place the flat tire face down in the the same crisscross pattern. Have storing the flat tire.

  • Page 393

    Changing a Flat Tire Store the jack in its holder. Turn Your vehicle’s original tire has a tire pressure monitoring system SPACER CONE the jack’s end bracket to lock it in place. Store the tools, and place sensor. To replace a tire, refer to (see the cover on the flat tire of the Changing a Tire with TPMS...

  • Page 394

    If the Engine Won’t Start Diagnosing why the engine won’t Nothing Happens or the Starter Turn the ignition switch to the start falls into two areas, depending Motor Operates Very Slowly START (III) position. If the on what you hear when you turn the When you turn the ignition switch to headlights do not dim, check the ignition switch to the START (III)

  • Page 395: If The Engine Won't Start

    If the Engine Won’t Start The Starter Operates Normally Do you have fuel? Check the fuel In this case, the starter motor’s gauge; the low fuel indicator may speed sounds normal, or even faster not be working. than normal, when you turn the ignition switch to the START (III) There may be an electrical position, but the engine does not run.

  • Page 396: Jump Starting

    Jump Starting Although this seems like a simple To Jump Start Your Vehicle: procedure, you should take several Open the hood, and check the precautions. physical condition of the battery. In very cold weather, check the condition of the electrolyte. If it seems slushy or frozen, do not try jump starting until it thaws.

  • Page 397

    Jump Starting If the booster battery is in another vehicle, have an assistant start that vehicle and run it at a fast idle. Start your vehicle. If the starter motor still operates slowly, check that the jumper cables have good metal-to-metal contact.

  • Page 398: If The Engine Overheats

    If the Engine Overheats The reading of the vehicle’s If you do not see steam or spray, temperature gauge should stay in leave the engine running, and the midrange. If it climbs to the red watch the temperature gauge. If Steam and spray from an mark, you should determine the the high heat is due to overloading,...

  • Page 399

    If the Engine Overheats Look for any obvious coolant leaks, Start the engine, and set the such as a split radiator hose. temperature to maximum heat Everything is still extremely hot, (climate control to AUTO at Removing the radiator cap so use caution.

  • Page 400

    Low Oil Pressure Indicator, Charging System Indicator Safely pull off the road, and shut Low Oil Pressure Charging System off the engine. Turn on the hazard Indicator Indicator This indicator should never come on warning lights. If the charging system indicator when the engine is running.

  • Page 401: Malfunction Indicator Lamp

    Malfunction Indicator Lamp If the indicator comes on If the indicator comes on repeatedly, If the battery in your vehicle has while driving, it means one even though it may turn off as you been disconnected or gone dead, of the engine’s emissions control continue driving, have your vehicle these codes may be erased.

  • Page 402: Brake System Indicator

    Brake System Indicator The brake system However, if the brake pedal does not If the ABS indicator and the VSA U.S. Canada indicator normally feel normal, you should take system indicator come on with the comes on when immediate action. A problem in one brake system indicator, have your part of the system’s dual circuit vehicle inspected by your dealer...

  • Page 403

    Fuses INTERIOR INTERIOR (Auxiliary) UNDER-HOOD FUSE FUSES FUSE LABEL The vehicle’s fuses are contained in The auxiliary fuse box is located The under-hood fuse box is on the three fuse boxes. next to the interior fuse box. driver’s side. To open it, push the tabs as shown.

  • Page 404

    Fuses Turn the ignition switch to the Checking and Replacing Fuses FUSE BLOWN If something electrical in your LOCK (0) position. Make sure the vehicle stops working, check for a headlights and all other blown fuse first. Determine from the accessories are off.

  • Page 405

    Fuses BLOWN FUSE BLOWN FUSE PULLER Check the smaller fuses in the Look for a blown wire inside the under-hood fuse box and all the fuse. If it is blown, replace it with fuses in the interior fuse box by one of the spare fuses of the same pulling out each one with the fuse rating or lower.

  • Page 406

    Fuses If you cannot drive the vehicle If the replacement fuse of the without fixing the problem, and you same rating blows in a short time, do not have a spare fuse, take a fuse there is probably a serious Replacing a f use with one that has a of the same rating or a lower rating electrical problem in your vehicle.

  • Page 407: Fuse Locations

    Fuse Locations No. Amps. Circuits Protected No. Amps. Circuits Protected INTERIOR FUSE BOX 10 A Rear Wiper Not used 7.5 A ODS (Occupant Detection 15 A Rear Accessory Power Socket System) 15 A Front Accessory Power Socket 7.5 A Meter 20 A Front Right Power Window 10 A...

  • Page 408

    Fuse Locations No. Amps. Circuits Protected No. Amps. Circuits Protected UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX 100 A Battery Power Seat DR RR HI/ (20 A) Not used Reclining 80 A Option Main Power Seat DR FR HI/Sliding (20 A) 50 A Ignition Switch Main IGPS OIL LEVEL 7.5 A 20 A...

  • Page 409: Emergency Towing

    Emergency Towing If your vehicle needs to be towed, If, due to damage, your vehicle must On 2WD models call a professional towing service or There are two ways to tow your be towed with the front wheels on organization. Never tow your vehicle vehicle: the ground, do this: with just a rope or chain.

  • Page 410

    Emergency Towing With the front wheels on the ground, Refer to Towing Your Vehicle it is best to tow the vehicle no farther on page Behind a Motorhome than 50 miles (80 km), and keep the for non-emergency towing speed below 35 mph (55 km/h). information.

  • Page 411: Technical Information

    Technical Information The diagrams in this section give Identification Numbers ....406 you the dimensions and capacities of Specifications ........ . 408 your vehicle and the locations of the DOT Tire Quality Grading identification numbers. It also (U.S. Vehicles) ......

  • Page 412: Identification Numbers

    Identification Numbers Your vehicle has several identifying VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) numbers located in various places. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is the 17-digit number your dealer uses to register your vehicle for warranty purposes. It is also necessary for licensing and insuring your vehicle.

  • Page 413

    Identification Numbers The engine number is stamped into the front of the engine block. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER You can see the engine number through the window next to the ‘‘H’’ logo. The transmission number is on a label on top of the transmission. ENGINE NUMBER...

  • Page 414: Specifications

    Specifications Dimensions Capacities Length 179.3 in (4,555 mm) Engine Change 1.56 US gal (5.9 ) Width 71.6 in (1,820 mm) coolant Total 1.85 US gal (7.0 ) Height 66.1 in (1,680 mm) Automatic Change Wheelbase 103.1 in (2,620 mm) transmission 2.6 US qt (2.5 ) Track Front...

  • Page 415

    Specifications Seating Capacities Battery Total Capacity 12 V 36 AH/5 HR Front 12 V 38 AH/5 HR Rear 12 V 45 AH/20 HR 12 V 47 AH/20 HR Air Conditioning Refrigerant type HFC-134a (R-134a) Fuses Charge quantity 15.5 17.3 oz (440 490 g) Interior See page 401 or the fuse label Lubricant type...

  • Page 416

    DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) The tires on your vehicle meet all Treadwear Traction U.S. Federal Safety Requirements. The treadwear grade is a compara- The traction grades, from highest to All tires are also graded for tive rating based on the wear rate of lowest, are AA, A, B, and C.

  • Page 417

    DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) Temperature Warning: The temperature grade for this tire is established for a tire that The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the is properly inflated and not overloaded. Excessive speed, tire’s resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat underinflation, or excessive loading,...

  • Page 418: Tire Labeling

    Tire Labeling The tires that came on your vehicle Load index (a numerical code Tire Size have a number of markings. Those Whenever tires are replaced, they associated with the maximum you should be aware of are described should be replaced with tires of the load the tire can carry).

  • Page 419

    Tire Labeling FW6X Tire type code. Glossary of Tire Terminology visual indication of the degrees of Cold Tire Pressure The tire air wear of the tread. 2202 Date of manufacture. pressure when the vehicle has been Year parked for at least three hours or Week driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km).

  • Page 420

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Required Federal Explanation Each tire, including the spare (if Driving on a significantly under- As an added safety feature, your provided), should be checked inflated tire causes the tire to vehicle has been equipped with a tire monthly when cold and inflated to overheat and can lead to tire failure.

  • Page 421

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Required Federal Explanation Your vehicle has also been equipped Always check the TPMS malfunction telltale after replacing one or more with a TPMS malfunction indicator to indicate when the system is not tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement or operating properly.

  • Page 422: Emissions Controls

    It is stored in this ment. Under certain conditions of canister while the engine is off. After sunlight and climate, NOx and HC In Canada, Honda vehicles comply the engine is started and warmed up, react to form photochemical ‘‘smog.’’ with the Canadian emission...

  • Page 423

    Act. To make sure the emissions ignition timing, reducing the amount remain low, you should use only new of HC, CO, and NOx produced. Honda replacement parts or their equivalent for repairs. Using lower quality parts may increase the emissions from your vehicle.

  • Page 424: Three Way Catalytic Converters

    HC, CO, and NOx. Replacement units must be original Honda parts or their equivalent. The three way catalytic converters must operate at a high temperature for the chemical reactions to take Defective three way catalytic place.

  • Page 425: Emissions Testing

    Emissions Testing Testing of Readiness Codes If the testing facility determines that Without touching the accelerator If you take your vehicle for an the readiness codes are not set, you pedal, start the engine, and let it emissions test shortly after the will be requested to return at a later idle for 20 seconds.

  • Page 426

    Emissions Testing Select a nearby lightly traveled Then drive in city/suburban major highway where you can traffic for at least 10 minutes. maintain a speed of 50 to 60 mph When traffic conditions allow, let (80 to 97 km/h) for at least 20 the vehicle coast for several minutes.

  • Page 427: Table Of Contents

    Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information . 422 ..Warranty Coverages ..... 423 Reporting Safety Defects ....424 Authorized Manuals ..... . 425...

  • Page 428: Customer Service Information

    Bella International P.O. Box 190816 U.S. Owners: A detailed description of the San Juan, PR 00919-0816 problem American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Automobile Customer Service Tel: (787) 620-7546 Name of the dealer who sold the Mail Stop 500-2N-7A vehicle to you...

  • Page 429: Warranty Coverages

    Restrictions and exclusions apply to these two all these warranties. Please read the Performance Warranty Accessory Limited Warranty Honda accessories are covered warranties cover your vehicle’s 2011 Honda warranty information emissions control systems. Time, under this warranty. Time and booklet that came with your vehicle...

  • Page 430: Reporting Safety Defects

    National Highway immediately inform Honda Canada Inc. and you may also Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in addition to inform Transport Canada.

  • Page 431: Authorized Manuals

    61SWA04EL 2007-2011 Honda CR-V Describes the procedures involved in the replacement Electrical Troubleshooting Manual of damaged body parts. 61SWA30 2007 Honda CR-V Body Repair Manual 31SWA640 2011 Honda CR-V Owner’s Manual 31SWA840 2011 Honda CR-V Navigation System Owner’s Manual 31SWAM40...

  • Page 433

    Index Automatic Transmission ....315 Break-in, New Linings ....294 Capacity, Fluid ......408 Bulb Replacement ..... 362 Accessories ........302 Checking Fluid Level ....355 Fluid ..........357 ACCESSORY (Ignition Key D3 Mode ........

  • Page 434

    Index Checklist, Before Driving .... . 313 Conversation Mirror ..... 123 Child Safety ........35 Coolant Capacities Chart ......408 Booster Seats ....... 52 Adding ......... 352 Carbon Monoxide Hazard ....55 Child Seats ......

  • Page 435

    Index Dipstick Emergencies ........381 Specifications ......408 Automatic Transmission ... 355 Battery, Jump Starting ....390 Speed Limiter ......318 Engine Oil ........298 Brake System Indicator ... . 396 Starting ........314 Directional Signals ......

  • Page 436

    Index Fluids Gasoline ......... . 294 Turning on ........76 Automatic Transmission ... 355 Head Restraints ......101 Low Fuel Indicator ..... . 65 Brake .......... . 357 Heated Mirrors ......115 Gauge ..........71 Power Steering ......

  • Page 437

    Index Indicators Indicators, Instrument Panel ..62 ABS (Anti-Lock Brake) ..63, 322 Infant Restraint ....... . 40 Brake (Parking and Brake Infant Seats ........40 Label, Certification ......406 System) ......62, 396 Tether Anchorage Point ....

  • Page 438

    Index Lubricant Specifications Chart . 408 Numbers, Identification ....406 Park Gear Position ......316 Luggage, Storing (Cargo) ... . 304 Parking ..........320 Luggage Net (Cargo Net) ... . 309 Parking Brake ........81 Parking Brake and Brake Octane Requirement, Gasoline .

  • Page 439

    Index Protecting Children ......35 Replacement Information Safety Messages ....... iii Protecting Infants ......40 Dust and Pollen Filter ....366 Seat Belts ........9, 15 Protecting Larger Children ..51 Engine Oil and Filter ....

  • Page 440: How The Side Airbag Off Indicator Works

    Index Shift Lever Position Indicators . 315 How Your Front Airbags Synthetic Oil ........350 Shift Lock Release ......319 Work ......... . 25 Side Airbags ....... 10, 29 How Your Side Airbags Work . 29 How Your Side Airbags Work . 29 How Your Side Curtain Airbags How the Side Airbag Off Work...

  • Page 441

    Index Time, Setting the ......259 Pre-Tow Checklist ..... 332 USB Adapter Tire Chains ........375 Weight Limit ......329 Cable ....179, 186, 237, 245 Tire, How to Change a Flat ..383 TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring USB Flash Memory Device .

  • Page 442

    Index Washers, Windshield U.S. only Checking the Fluid Level ..354 Operation ........75 Wheels Adjusting the Steering ....81 Alignment and Balance .... . 373 Wrench, Nut ....... 384 Windows Auto Reverse ......112 Operating the Power ....

  • Page 446: Service Information Summary

    Unleaded gasoline, pump octane Rear Differential Fluid: Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid number of 87 or higher. Honda Dual Pump Fluid II. Do not DOT 3 preferred, or a DOT 3 or use ATF. DOT 4 brake fluid as a temporary...

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