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Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2007 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.
Introduction California Proposition 65 Warning WARNING: This product contains or emits chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Event Data Recorders This vehicle is equipped with one or more devices commonly referred to as event data recorders. These devices record front seat belt use, front passenger seat occupancy, airbag deployment data, and the failure of any airbag system component.
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...
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.
Contents Your Vehicle at a Glance (main controls) ....................Driver and Passenger Safety (seat belts, SRS, and child protection) ............(indicators, gauges, information display, dashboard, and steering column) Instruments and Controls ....57 (heating and cooling, audio, steering wheel, security and cruise control) Features ........
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 covering your new vehicle, and how Your Vehicle at a Glance...
Your Vehicle at a Glance INSTRUMENT PANEL AUDIO SYSTEM DRIVER’S FRONT INDICATORS (P.59) (P.129) AIRBAG (P.9, 25) GAUGES (P.66) MIRROR CONTROL PASSENGER’S FRONT (P.109) AIRBAG (P.9, 25) POWER DOOR LOCK MASTER SWITCHES (P.82) HEATING/COOLING POWER WINDOW CONTROLS SWITCHES (P.124) (P.106) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (P.231)
Your Vehicle at a Glance INSTRUMENT PANEL HAZARD WARNING PASSENGER AIRBAG AUDIO SYSTEM BRIGHTNESS BUTTON OFF INDICATOR (P.129) (P.76) (P.32) CLOCK (P.75) (P.206) REMOTE AUDIO CONTROLS (P.203) AUDIO SYSTEM (P.160) VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM ON/OFF SWITCH (P.241) WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.73) MIRROR CONTROLS (P.109) REAR WINDOW...
Driver and Passenger Safety This section gives you important Lap/Shoulder Belt ...... . 19 The Passenger’s Front Airbag information about how to protect Automatic Seat Belt Can Pose Serious Risks ..35 yourself and your passengers. It Tensioners ....... .
Important Safety Precautions You’ll find many safety Restrain All Children every additional drink. So don’t drink recommendations throughout this Children age 12 and under should and drive, and don’t let your friends section, and throughout this manual. ride properly restrained in a back drink and drive, either.
Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Your vehicle is equipped with many features that work together to (10) protect you and your passengers during a crash. 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,...
Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Seat Belts Help keep you from being thrown Your vehicle is equipped with seat against the inside of the vehicle belts in all seating positions. 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...
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,...
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.
Protecting Adults and Teens Introduction Your vehicle has a door and Adjust the Front Seats The following pages provide tailgate open monitor 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.
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.
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.
Protecting Adults and Teens Fasten and Position the Seat This spreads the forces of a crash Belts over the strongest bones in your Insert the latch plate into the buckle, upper body. then tug on the belt to make sure the belt is securely latched.
Protecting Adults and Teens Maintain a Proper Sitting Never place the shoulder portion of a RELEASE BUTTONS Position lap/shoulder belt under your arm or This could cause After all occupants have adjusted behind your back. very serious injuries in a crash. their seats and put on seat belts, it is very important that they continue to If a seat belt does not seem to work...
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.
Protecting Adults and Teens Additional Safety Precautions Two people should never use the Keep your hands and arms away If they do, they If your Never let passengers ride in the same seat belt. from the airbag covers. could be very seriously injured in a hands or arms are close to an cargo area or on top of a folded- If they do, they...
Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Seat Belt System Components the beeper stops, the indicator will If the indicator comes on or the Your seat belt system includes lap/ stop flashing but remain on. beeper sounds when the driver’s seat shoulder belts in all five seating belt is latched and there is no front positions.
Additional Information About Your Seat Belts Lap/Shoulder Belt All seat belts have an emergency 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.
When activated, additional restraint could be helpful. Honda provides a limited warranty the tensioners immediately tighten on seat belts. See your Honda the belts to help hold the driver and...
Additional Information About Your Seat Belts If a seat belt is worn during a crash, it must be replaced by your dealer. A belt that has been worn during a Not checking or maintaining crash may not provide the same level seat belts can result in serious of protection in a subsequent crash.
Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag System Components (10) (12) (11) (1) Driver’s Front Airbag (2) Passenger’s Front Airbag (3) Control Unit/Rollover Sensor (4) Front Seat Belt Tensioners (5) Side Airbags (6) Driver’s Seat Position Sensor (7) Front Passenger’s Weight Sensors (8) Passenger Airbag Off Indicator (13) (9) Side Impact Sensors (First)
Additional Information About Your Airbags Your airbag system includes: Two SRS (supplemental restraint (14) (16) system) front airbags. The driver’s airbag is stored in the center of the steering wheel; the front passenger’s airbag is stored in the dashboard. Both are marked ‘‘SRS AIRBAG’’...
Additional Information About Your Airbags Automatic front seat belt turned off (see page A rollover sensor that can detect if tensioners (see page your vehicle is about to roll over Sensors that can detect whether and signal the control unit to Sensors that can detect a the driver’s seat belt and a front deploy both side curtain airbags...
Additional Information About Your Airbags How Your Front Airbags Work During a frontal crash, your seat belt restrains your lower body and torso, and the front airbag helps protect your head and chest. Although both airbags normally inflate within split second of each other, it is possible for only one airbag to deploy.
Additional Information About Your Airbags The total time for inflation and Dual-Stage Airbags Dual-Threshold Airbags deflation is one-tenth of a second, so Your front airbags are dual-stage Your front airbags are also dual- fast that most occupants are not airbags. This means they have two threshold airbags.
If the seat is under the seat. Although Honda under the front seats. too far forward, the airbag will does not encourage carrying an...
Additional Information About Your Airbags Be aware that objects placed on the Moving the front seat forcibly How Your Side Airbags Work passenger’s seat can also cause the back against cargo on the seat or airbag to be turned off. floor behind it.
To get the best protection from the Although Honda does not encourage indicator will go out. side airbags, front seat occupants children to ride in front, if sensors in...
Additional Information About Your Airbags How Your Side Curtain Airbags If the impact is on the passenger’s To get the best protection from the Work side, the passenger’s side curtain side curtain airbags, occupants airbag will inflate even if there are no should wear their seat belts and sit occupants on that side of the vehicle.
Additional Information About Your Airbags How the SRS Indicator Works If you see any of these indications, How the Side Airbag Off The SRS indicator alerts the airbags and seat belt tensioners Indicator Works you to a potential problem may not work properly when you U.S.
Additional Information About Your Airbags How the Passenger Airbag Off Be aware that objects placed on the If the indicator comes on with no 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 PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR there, something may be interfering...
Protecting Children General Guidelines All Children Must Be Restrained Each year, many children are injured or killed in vehicle crashes because Children who are unrestrained they are either unrestrained or not or improperly restrained can be properly restrained. In fact, vehicle seriously injured or killed in a accidents are the number one cause crash.
Protecting Children General Guidelines All Children Should Sit in a Back The Passenger’s Front Airbag Small Children Seat Can Pose Serious Risks Placing a forward-facing child seat in According to accident statistics, Front airbags have been designed to the front seat of a vehicle equipped children of all ages and sizes are help protect adults in a moderate to with a passenger’s front airbag can...
Protecting Children General Guidelines To remind you of the passenger’s U.S. Models DASHBOARD front airbag hazards, and that SUN VISORS 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.
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.
Protecting Children General Guidelines Make sure any unused seat belt Do not leave children alone in a Lock all doors and the tailgate Leaving children without that a child can reach is buckled, vehicle. when your vehicle is not in use. adult supervision is illegal in most Children who play in vehicles can the lockable retractor is activated,...
Protecting Infants and Small Children Protecting Infants Two types of seats may be used: a Rear-facing Child Seat Placement seat designed exclusively for infants, A rear-facing child seat can be placed or a convertible seat used in the rear- in any seating position in the back facing, reclining mode.
Protecting Infants and Small Children In any of these situations, we Protecting Small Children We also recommend that a small strongly recommend that you install child use the child seat until the child the child seat directly behind the reaches the weight or height limit front passenger’s seat, move the seat for the seat.
Protecting Infants and Small Children, Selecting a Child Seat Even with advanced front airbags Selecting a Child Seat In seating positions and vehicles not that automatically turn the When buying a child seat, you need equipped with LATCH, a LATCH- passenger’s front airbag off (see to choose either a conventional child compatible child seat can be installed...
Selecting a Child Seat, Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat movement can be expected and The child seat should fit the After selecting a proper child seat should not reduce the child seat’s vehicle seating position (or and a good place to install the seat, effectiveness.
Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with Using the Outer LATCH BUTTON LOWER ANCHORS FOR LATCH 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.
Installing a Child Seat Rigid type Flexible type Place the child seat on the vehicle Other LATCH-compatible seats have Remove the head restraint (see seat, then attach the seat to the a flexible-type connector as shown page ). Make sure the removed lower anchors according to the above.
Installing a Child Seat Route the tether strap over the Using the Center LATCH seat-back, then attach the tether TETHER ANCHOR TETHER ANCHOR strap hook to the anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted. TETHER TETHER STRAP HOOK ANCHOR CENTER LOWER ANCHORS TETHER STRAP HOOK...
Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/ Shoulder Belt When not using the LATCH system, all child seats must be secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a lap/ shoulder belt. In addition, the lap/shoulder belts in all seating positions except the driver’s have a lockable retractor that must be activated to secure a...
Installing a Child Seat To deactivate the lockable retractor and remove a child seat, unlatch the buckle, unroute the seat belt, and let the belt fully retract. After confirming that the belt is Push and pull the child seat locked, grab the shoulder part of forward and from side-to-side to the belt near the buckle, and pull verify that it is secure enough to...
Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Using an Outer Anchor Tether ANCHOR A child seat with a tether can be ANCHOR 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.
Installing a Child Seat Using the Center Anchor TETHER ANCHOR TETHER 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.
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 a lap/shoulder or death if the passenger’s front belt.
Protecting Larger Children Does the shoulder belt cross Using a Booster Seat Some states and Canadian provinces between the child’s neck and arm? also require children to use a booster seat until they reach a given age or Is the lap part of the belt as low as weight (e.g., 6 years or 60 lbs).
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...
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.
Carbon Monoxide Hazard Your vehicle’s exhaust contains With the tailgate open, airflow 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 condition.
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.
Safety Labels HOOD DUAL DECK CARGO SHELF Canadian models U.S. 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. DOORJAMBS U.S.
Instruments and Controls This section gives information about Instrument Panel ......59 Door Locks ........82 the controls and displays that Instrument Panel Indicators ... 60 Power Door Locks ...... . 82 contribute to the daily operation of Gauges ..........
Instrument Panel Indicators The instrument panel has many U.S. Canada Seat Belt Reminder indicators that give you important Indicator information about your vehicle. This indicator comes on when you turn the ignition switch to the ON Parking Brake and Brake System (II) position.
Instrument Panel Indicators If either of you do not fasten your Anti-lock Brake System U.S. Canada seat belt while driving, the beeper (ABS) Indicator will sound and the indicator will flash This indicator normally comes on for again at regular intervals. For more Side Airbag Off Indicator a few seconds when you turn the information, see page...
Instrument Panel Indicators Vehicle Stability Assist VSA Activation Indicator Cruise Control Indicator (VSA) System Indicator This indicator normally comes on for This indicator has three functions: This indicator comes on when you a few seconds when you turn the set the cruise control. See page ignition switch to the ON (II) It comes on as a reminder that you for information on operating the...
Instrument Panel Indicators High Beam Indicator Low Fuel Indicator Turn Signal and Hazard Warning This indicator comes on with the This indicator comes on as a Indicators high beam headlights. For more reminder that you must refuel soon. The left or right turn signal indicator information, see page blinks when you signal a lane change When the indicator comes on, there...
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.
Instrument Panel Indicators Washer Level Indicator Maintenance Minder Security System Indicator Indicator SECURITY SYSTEM INDICATOR This indicator comes on for a few Canadian models only This indicator comes on when the seconds when you turn the ignition washer fluid level is low. Add washer switch to the ON (II) position.
Gauges INFORMATION DISPLAY OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR CURRENT FUEL MILEAGE SPEEDOMETER TACHOMETER ODOMETER/AVERAGE FUEL MILEAGE/ CHECK FUEL CAP MESSAGE TRIP METER FUEL GAUGE TEMPERATURE GAUGE SELECT/RESET KNOB...
Gauges Trip Meter 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. Each trip meter works independently, so you can keep track of two different distances.
Gauges Current Fuel Mileage Average Fuel Mileage 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 Current Fuel Mileage average fuel mileage since you last remaining in the tank.
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.
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.
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.
Windshield Wipers and Washers Windshield Wiper MIST The wipers run at high Windshield Washers Pull the speed until you release the lever. wiper control lever toward you, and hold it. The washers spray until you The wipers are not activated. release the lever.
Windshield Wipers and Washers, Turn Signal and Headlights Rear Window Wiper and Washer Rotate the switch Turn Signal and Headlights counterclockwise also to spray the window washer and turn the wiper When you shift the transmission to the reverse position with the front windshield wiper activated, the rear wiper operates automatically even if the rear wiper switch is off.
Turn Signal and Headlights, Instrument Panel Brightness Turn Signal Push down on the High Beams Push the lever Instrument Panel Brightness lever to signal a left turn and up to forward and the high beam indicator signal a right turn. To signal a lane will come on (see page ).
Instrument Panel Brightness, Hazard Warning Button Hazard Warning Button HAZARD WARNING BUTTON To reduce glare at night, the instru- Push the button between the center ment panel illumination dims when vents to turn on the hazard warning you turn the light switch to lights (four-way flashers).
Rear Window Defogger Rear Window Defogger Make sure the rear window is clear and you have good visibility before starting to drive. The defogger wires on the inside of the rear window can be accidentally damaged. When cleaning the glass, always wipe side-to-side.
Parking Brake, Steering Wheel Adjustment Parking Brake Steering Wheel Adjustments Make any steering wheel adjustment before you start driving. Driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and axles. A beeper will sound if the vehicle is driven with the parking brake on.
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.
Immobilizer System The Immobilizer System protects If the system repeatedly does not As required by the FCC: your vehicle from theft. If an recognize the coding of your key, This device complies with Part 15 of the improperly-coded key (or other contact your dealer.
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.
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.
Door Locks To lock any passenger’s door when Lockout Prevention getting out of the vehicle, pull the With any door and the tailgate open lock tab rearward and close the door. and the key in the ignition, locking To lock the driver’s door, remove the with master door lock switches is key from the ignition switch, pull the disabled.
Door Locks Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Push and hold the front of the To activate an auto door lock mode: Your vehicle has customizable master door lock switch on the Locks all doors and tailgate when the settings for the doors and the driver’s door.
Door Locks Push and hold the front of the To turn the auto door lock modes To activate an auto door lock mode: master door lock switch on the off: Locks all doors and tailgate when the driver’s door. You will hear a vehicle’s speed reaches about 9 mph clicking sound after about 5 (15 km/h).
Door Locks Push and hold the brake pedal, Auto Door Unlocking To activate an auto door unlock then move the shift lever out of The auto door unlocking feature has mode: Park (P). five possible settings: Unlocks driver’s door when the ignition switch is moved out of the ON (II) Push and hold the front of the The driver’s door unlocks when...
Door Locks Push and hold the brake pedal, Push and hold the rear of the To turn the auto door unlock modes then move the shift lever out of master door lock switch on the off: Park (P). driver’s door. You will hear a clicking sound, and after about 5 Push and hold the rear of the seconds, you will hear another...
Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the Childproof Door Locks To activate an auto door unlock master door lock switch on the mode: driver’s door. You will hear a Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors clicking sound. Continue to hold and the tailgate when the shift lever is LEVER down the switch:...
Remote Transmitter UNLOCK Press this button once 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.
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.
Remote Transmitter Remove the old battery, and insert As required by the FCC: a new battery into the back of the This device complies with Part 15 of the cover with the side facing down. FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device An improperly disposed of battery may not cause harmful interference, and...
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 twice on the remote transmitter.
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 upper of the manually, it means there is a cover, then use a small flat-tip problem with the tailgate.
Seats Seat Adjustments move the seat to make sure it is locked in position. 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. REAR SEAT The angle of each rear seat-back can be adjusted separately.
Seats When using the center seating Driver’s Seat Height Adjustment Armrests 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.
Seats Rear Armrest/Cargo Pass- If your vehicle is equipped with a 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.
Seats Head Restraints See page for important safety information and a warning about how to properly position the head restraints. Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints in all seating positions to help protect you and your passengers from whiplash and other injuries.
Seats Reclining the Front Seats SLIDE BAR SEAT-BACK ANGLE ADJUSTMENT LEVER REAR CENTER RELEASE BUTTON When a passenger is seated in the rear center seating position, make sure the center head restraint is properly adjusted. You can recline the seat-backs on the Remove the front head restraints front seats so they are level with the (see page...
Seats Adjust the front seats forward as Folding the Rear Seats Down far as possible. Pull up the seat- Each rear seat-back can be folded back angle adjustment lever and down separately to give more cargo pivot the seat-back backward until room.
Seats Reverse this procedure to return the seat-back to the upright position. Make sure the seat is secured and the seat belt in front of the seat-back before driving. In the rear center seating position, be sure the detachable anchor is latched securely (see page LATCH PLATE RELEASE LEVER...
Seats Make sure that the folded down rear When any seat-back is folded down, Folding the Rear Seat Forward seat does not interfere with the front do not use the dual deck cargo shelf passenger’s seat-back. This will (if equipped). cause the front passenger’s weight sensors and the front passenger’s Make sure all items in the cargo area...
Seats Follow steps 1 through 4 on page for folding down the seat- back. ANCHOR Lower the center seat-back before folding the passenger’s side seat forward. HOOK FASTENING STRAP LOCK RELEASE STRAP Unlock the seat from the floor by Pull out the fastening strap from pulling the lock release strap the slit on the seat-back.
Seats Make sure that the folded up right Make sure both outer seat belts are rear seat does not interfere with the positioned in side of the rear seat- FASTENING STRAP ANCHOR front passenger’s seat-back. This will backs. cause the front passenger’s weight sensors and the front passenger’s In the center seating position of the seat belt reminder indicator to work...
Seats Detachable Anchor SMALL LATCH PLATE The seat belt in the rear center seat is equipped with a detachable anchor. This allows the center seat belt to be unlatched when the rear center seat back is folded down or the right side rear seat is folded forward.
Seats, Seat Heaters Seat Heaters keep the seat warm. ANCHOR BUCKLE In HI, the heater turns off when the seat gets warm, and turns back on after the seat’s temperature drops. In LO, the heater runs continuously. It does not cycle with temperature changes.
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...
Moonroof To tilt up the moonroof, push on the AUTO To open the moonroof MOONROOF SWITCH center of the moonroof switch. To fully, pull back the moonroof switch stop the moonroof from tilting up firmly, then release it. The moonroof OPEN fully, push the switch briefly.
Moonroof, Mirrors AUTO REVERSE If the The moonroof has a key-off delay. 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.
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.
Interior Convenience Items Dual Deck Cargo Shelf If equipped cargo shelf fully opened and securely To store the dual deck cargo shelf, The dual deck cargo shelf will latched. lift up either side of it, then move it separate the storage area into two as shown above.
Interior Convenience Items The maximum load on the dual deck cargo shelf is 20 lbs on U.S. models, and 10kg 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.
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.
Interior Convenience Items Center Table Lower Glove Box To lock On LX and EX models Sitting on or getting under the table, Open the lower glove box by pulling To use the center table, pull up the or putting heavy objects on the table, the bottom of the handle.
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...
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 on the raised detent. It will unlatch may not fit in the holder.
Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Accessory Power Sockets FRONT EX model 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 on the model.
Interior Convenience Items Console Compartment REAR Push EX-L model None of the sockets will power an Make sure to put the socket cover If equipped automotive type cigarette lighter back in place to prevent any small Push the release knob to open or element.
Interior Convenience Items, Interior Lights Coat Hook Seat Under Tray Ceiling Light DOOR ACTIVATED To use a coat hook, slide it out If equipped The ceiling light has a three-position slightly, then pull it down. Your vehicle has a seat under tray switch;...
Interior Lights After all doors and the tailgate are Spotlights closed tightly, the light fades out in The spotlights have a two-position Courtesy light about 30 seconds. switch. In the DOOR position, the lights come on when you open any The ceiling light (with the switch in door.
Interior Lights Courtesy Light Cargo Area Light The courtesy light between the spotlights comes on when you turn the parking lights on. To adjust its brightness, turn the Select/Reset knob on the instrument panel. Ignition Switch Light The ignition switch light comes on when you open the driver’s door.
Features The heating and air conditioning Vents, Heating, and A/C ....124 system in your vehicle provides a Audio System ........ . 129 comfortable driving environment in LX model all weather conditions. Playing the AM/FM Radio ... 131 Playing a Disc .........
Vents, Heating, and A/C FAN CONTROL DIAL MODE CONTROL BUTTONS TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL MAX A/C BUTTON RECIRCULATION BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/HEATED REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER (A/C) BUTTON MIRRORS BUTTON : EX-L model and All Canadian models...
Vents, Heating, and A/C Fan Control Dial Recirculation Button Rear Window Defogger Button Turn this dial to increase or decrease When the recirculation indicator is This button turns the rear window the fan speed and airflow. on, air from the vehicle’s interior is defogger off and on (see page sent throughout the system again.
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...
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.
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 From the Windows Turning the fan speed control dial all windows: Select . The system the way to the left shuts the system Set the fan to the desired speed, or automatically switches to fresh air...
Audio System An audio system is standard on all U.S. EX and Canadian EX, EX-L models LX model models. Read the appropriate pages without navigation system (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...
Audio System U.S. EX-L model with navigation system Canadian EX-L model with navigation system...
Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX models BUTTON BUTTON POWER/ TUNE KNOB VOLUME KNOB A.SEL/SCAN SEEK/SKIP BAR PRESET BUTTONS...
Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN The scan function samples The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to all stations with strong signals on the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
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 store one frequency on AM and two traveling far from home and can no select has stored, you can store frequencies on FM.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) Adjusting the Sound Adjusts the volume level adjust the setting to your liking. If Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob based on the vehicle speed. you feel the sound is too loud, repeatedly to display the BASS, choose low.
Playing a Disc (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX model CD/AUX RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON EJECT BUTTON BUTTON LOAD INDICATOR POWER/ TUNE KNOB VOLUME KNOB A.SEL/SCAN SEEK/SKIP BAR...
Playing a Disc (LX model) To Play a Disc This audio system can also play The specifications of the compatible To load or play disc, the ignition CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in MP3 file are: switch must be in the ACCESSORY MP3 or WMA formats.
Playing a Disc (LX model) The specifications of the compatible To Load a Disc Text Data Display Function WMA file are: Insert a disc about halfway into the Each time you press the DISP button, Bit rate: disc slot. The drive will pull the disc the display shows you the text data 48/64/80/96/128/160/192 kbps in the rest of the way to play it.
Playing a Disc (LX model) The display shows up to about 10 When playing a CD-DA with text To Change or Select Tracks/Files characters of selected text data (the data, the album and track name are You can use the SEEK/SKIP bar folder name, file name, etc.).
Playing a Disc (LX model) RANDOM (Random within a In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION FOLDER-REPEAT This feature, disc) This feature plays the select a different folder, turn the when activated, replays all files on tracks within a disc (the files in MP3 TUNE knob to move to the the selected folder in the order they...
Playing a Disc (LX model) SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER-RANDOM This The scan function samples all tracks F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This feature, when activated, plays all (files in MP3 or WMA) on the disc in feature, when activated, samples the files on the selected folder in random the order they are recorded on the...
Playing a Disc (LX model) To Stop Playing a Disc If you turn the system off while a Press the eject button ( ) to disc is playing, either with the remove the disc. If you eject the disc, power/volume knob or by turning but do not remove it from the slot, off the ignition switch, the disc will the system will automatically reload...
Disc Player Error Messages (LX model) If you see an error message in the Error Cause Solution display while playing a disc, find the Message cause in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error message, take UNSUPPORT Track/File format not Current track will skipped.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) U.S. EX-L U.S. EX and Canadian EX and EX-L models AUTO SELECT BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON SCAN AUTO SELECT BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON SEEK BAR SEEK BAR PRESET TUNE KNOB PRESET POWER/VOLUME POWER/VOLUME...
Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN The scan function samples The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to all stations with strong signals on the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are If you do not like the stations auto store one frequency on AM and two traveling far from home and can no select has stored, you can store frequencies on FM.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Adjusting the Sound Adjusts the volume level choose low. If you feel the sound is Press the TUNE (SOUND) knob based on the vehicle speed. too quiet, choose high. repeatedly to display the BASS, TREBLE, FADER, BALANCE, Each mode is shown in the display as...
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model) Playing the XM Satellite Radio On U.S. EX-L POWER/VOLUME KNOB Your audio system is capable of DISPLAY MODE BUTTON receiving XM Satellite Radio anywhere in the United States, SCAN BUTTON XM RADIO BUTTON except Hawaii and Alaska.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model) Operating the XM Radio MODE To switch between You may experience periods when 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 DISP/MODE artist’s name and song title (I) or the ON (II) position.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model) 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 in the channel mode. In the category channel.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model) ‘‘ - - - - ’’ 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.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model) Depending on where you drive, you ‘‘0’’ appears in the display. Your I.D. As required by the FCC: may experience reception problems. will appear in the display. Changes or modifications not expressly Interference can be caused by any of approved by the party responsible for these conditions:...
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Playing a Disc U.S. EX-L model U.S. EX and Canadian EX and EX-L models CD BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON DISPLAY LOAD INDICATOR CD/AUX DISPLAY BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON DISC SLOT REPEAT RANDOM EJECT EJECT LOAD DISC SLOT...
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play a Disc folders, or up to 255 tracks/files. (including ROOT): 8 layers To load or play discs, the ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY NOTE: The specifications of the compatible (I) or ON (II) position.
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Insert the disc into the disc slot You can also load a disc into an Loading Discs in the In-dash Disc when the green disc load indicator empty position while a disc is playing Changer Your vehicle’s in-dash disc changer comes on.
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) NOTE: With the optional CD changer, You will also see some text data Text Data Display Function use the preset buttons (5 or 6) to select Each time you press the DISP button, under these conditions: a different disc.
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) are compressed. To activate folder a disc in MP3 or WMA mode) in In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION repeat, press and release the RPT random order. To activate random select a different folder, turn the button repeatedly until you see F- play, press and release the RDM...
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Each time you press and release the DISC-SCAN This function In MP3 or WMA mode RDM button, the mode changes F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This samples each first track of all the from folder random play to random feature, when activated, samples the discs in the in-dash disc changer in...
Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Stop Playing a Disc Removing Discs from the In-dash You can also eject discs when the Press the AM, FM, AUX button, or Disc Changer ignition switch is off. The disc that CD/AUX, XM button to switch to To remove the disc currently in play, was last selected is ejected first.
Disc Player Error Messages (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) If you see an error message in the Error Cause Solution display while playing a disc, find the Message cause in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error message, take UNSUPPORTED Track/File format not Current track will skipped.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Canadian EX-L model U.S. EX-L model AUTO SELECT ICON AUTO SELECT ICON AM ICON FM1 ICON AM ICON SOUND ICON FM1 ICON FM2 ICON SOUND ICON BACK GROUND ICON BACK GROUND ICON ICON AM/FM AM/FM...
Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Voice Control System the bottom of the screen each time To Select a Station In addition to the standard audio you operate any of the control You can use any of five methods to controls, the audio system in your buttons.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) SEEK The seek function If you do nothing, the system will Each preset button’s frequency is 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.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) AUTO SELECT If you are You will see a ‘‘0’’ displayed after traveling far from home and can no pressing a preset button if auto longer receive your preset stations, select cannot find a strong station for you can use the auto select feature to every preset button.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Adjusting the Sound BALANCE Adjusts the side-to- side strength of the sound. SPEAKER SETTING To adjust the left/right balance, touch the L or R icon. Adjusts the SUBWOOFER strength of sound from the subwoofer speaker.
Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) This function is set to MID as the Audio System Lighting Screen Mode default setting when the vehicle You can select the background You can use the instrument panel leaves the factory. If you feel the screen to display the sound level.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. EX-L model XM RADIO ICON MODE ICON POWER/VOLUME JOYSTICK KNOB CATEGORY INDICATOR AM/FM BUTTON XM RADIO BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON PRESET CHANNEL NUMBER TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTONS...
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) Your audio system is capable of Operating the XM Radio MODE To switch between receiving XM Satellite Radio To listen to XM radio, turn the channel mode and category mode, anywhere in the United States, ignition switch to the ACCESSORY touch the MODE icon.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) TUNE Press the TUNE bar to Preset You can store up to 12 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.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the XM Radio Display Messages ‘‘NO SIGNAL’’ The signal is first six channels. currently too weak. Move the vehicle ‘‘LOADING’’ XM is loading the to an area away from tall buildings, Press the XM button again or audio or program information.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. 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.
Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you bar until ‘‘0’’ appears in the display. As required by the FCC: may experience reception problems. Your I.D. will appear in the display. Changes or modifications not expressly Interference can be caused by any of approved by the party responsible for...
Playing a disc (Models 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 U.S. EX-L model is shown...
Playing a disc (Models with navigation system) To Play a Disc to 999 tracks. If the disc has a The specifications for compatible (In-dash single player) complex structure, it takes a while to WMA files are: You operate the in-dash disc player read the disc before the system Sampling frequency: with the same controls used for the...
Playing a disc (Models 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 navigation screen. To use the disc disc slot.
Playing a disc (Models 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 PRESET BUTTON’S FUNCTION operate the disc player.
Playing a disc (Models with navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION FOLDER REPEAT This feature, FOLDER RANDOM This select a different folder, press either when activated, replays all files on feature, when activated, plays all side of the TUNE bar to move to the the selected folder in the order they...
Playing a disc (Models 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 all the first FOLDER ICON TRACK/FILE ICON they were recorded.
Playing a disc (Models with navigation system) When playing a CD recorded with Select the desired track/file by To Stop Playing a Disc text data, each track name is shown touching the icon on the display. The To play the radio when a disc is in the audio display.
Playing a disc (Models 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 ).
Disc Player Error Message (Models with navigation system) If you see an error message in the Error Cause Solution display while playing a disc, find the Message cause in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error message, take Press the eject button, and pull out the disc.
CD Changer (Models with navigation system) Canadian EX-L model U.S. EX-L model CD CHANGER ICON CD ICON CD ICON CD CHANGER ICON POWER/VOLUME POWER/VOLUME JOYSTICK JOYSTICK KNOB KNOB OPEN OPEN BUTTON BUTTON CD BUTTON CD BUTTON AUDIO AUDIO BUTTON BUTTON SCAN SCAN BUTTON...
CD Changer (Models with navigation system) Loading CDs in the Changer Your vehicle has the CD changer in the center console. CD-R, CD-RW disc, and CD compressed in MP3 and WMA will not work in this unit. Video CDs and DVD discs also will not work.
CD Changer (Models 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...
CD Changer (Models with navigation system) To select a different disc, press the To Play a CD side of the TUNE bar. If To play CDs, the ignition switch you select an empty position in the must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or CD changer, the system will try to ON (II) position.
CD Changer (Models with navigation system) SKIP Push the button RANDOM (Track Random) DISC SCAN Press and hold the (preset 6) to play the next track on Press and release the RDM button SCAN button to get a 10 second the disc.
CD Changer (Models with navigation system) To Stop Playing a CD Press the AM/FM or CD/XM button to switch to the radio or satellite radio while a CD is playing. If there is a PC card in the audio unit, touch the CARD icon to switch to the PC card while a CD is playing.
CD Changer (Models with navigation system) If you see an error message in the Error Cause Solution display while playing a disc, find the Message cause in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error message, take The disc is pulled out.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) Canadian EX-L model U.S. EX-L model TRACK LIST ICON TRACK LIST ICON PC CARD ICON JOYSTICK PC CARD ICON JOYSTICK POWER/VOLUME POWER/VOLUME KNOB KNOB OPEN OPEN PLAY PLAY BUTTON BUTTON MODE MODE CD/XM CD/AUX ICON...
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) To Play a PC card Always use the recommended Never insert foreign objects into You operate the PC card player with memory card with the appropriate the PC card slot. the same controls used for the radio adapter (if an adapter is needed).
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) The specifications for compatible Insert a PC card straight into the slot. Loading a PC Card WMA files are: The drive will read the PC card and PC CARD SLOT Sampling frequency: begin to play it.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) There are three play modes: Folder, To Select a Play Mode Artist, and Album. Touch the PLAY MODE icon, then choose one of the PLAY MODE ICON FOLDER MODE modes by touching its icon. When a mode is selected, it is highlighted in blue.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) PLAY MODE ICON U.S. EX-L model is shown 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...
Playing a PC card (Models 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 PRESET BUTTON’S FUNCTION play mode immediately and begins to joystick left or right and up or down...
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) SKIP Each time you press and TRACK REPEAT (FILE TRACK RANDOM (Random release (preset 6), the player REPEAT) To continuously replay within a folder) This feature skips forward to the beginning of the a file, press and release the RPT plays the files within a folder in next file.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) The system then selects and plays FOLDER/ARTIST/ALBUM Pressing either of the SKIP buttons files randomly. This continues until SCAN This feature, when (preset 5 or 6), selecting a different you deactivate each random play by activated, samples the first file in folder/artist/album with the TUNE pressing the RDM button again.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) Using a Track List FOLDER ICON ARTIST NAME TRACK LIST ICON RETURN ICON U.S. EX-L model is shown You can also select a file directly To scroll through the display, touch In artist mode, the artist name is also from a track list on the audio display.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) Song Search Function SONG SEARCH ICON ALBUM NAME TITLE BY KEYWORD ICON RETURN ICON ALBUM ICON ARTIST ICON Folder mode is shown. In album mode, the album name is When you select ‘‘Song Search’’ from You can then select any of three also displayed on the right side of the track list display, the song search...
Playing a PC card (Models 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 shown.
Playing a PC card (Models with navigation system) To Stop Playing a PC card Searching for a Song by Album Name Removing a PC Card To play the radio when a PC card is To remove a PC card from the audio playing, press the AM/FM button or unit, fold back the screen by ALBUM LIST...
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.
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...
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.
Remote Audio Controls The VOL button adjusts the volume If you are playing a disc, the system MODE BUTTON up ( ) or down ( ). Press the top skips to the beginning of the next or bottom of the button and hold it track (file in MP3 or WMA format) until the desired volume is reached, each time you press the top ( ) of...
Remote Audio Controls, Playing an Optional Audio Unit In MP3 or WMA mode, you can use Auxiliary Input Jack the seek function to select folders. Press and hold the top ( ) of the CH button until you hear a beep, to skip forward to the first file of the next folder.
Radio Theft Protection Your vehicle’s audio system will If your vehicle’s battery is disable itself if it is disconnected disconnected or goes dead, or the from electrical power for any reason. radio fuse is removed, the audio To make it work again, you must system will disable itself.
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 (AM) (A.SEL side of the A.SEL/SCAN bar) displayed time begins to blink.
Security System The security system will not set if If equipped 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.
Rearview Camera and Monitor When in reverse, the touch screen On EX-L model with navigation system and navigation system ‘‘hard’’ buttons are locked out, except the ‘‘ZOOM’’ button. Touching the ‘‘ ’’ or ‘‘ ’’ button allows you to adjust the brightness of the rearview camera image.
Cruise Control Cruise control allows you to maintain Using the Cruise Control Press and release the SET/ 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 accelerator pedal.
Cruise Control Cruise control may not hold the set Changing the Set Speed You can decrease the set cruising speed when you are going up and You can increase the set cruising speed in any of these ways: down hills. If your vehicle speed speed in any of these ways: increases going down a hill, use the If you need to decrease your...
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...
Before Driving Before you begin driving your Break-in Period ......214 vehicle, you should know what Fuel Recommendation ....214 gasoline to use and how to check the Service Station Procedures ..215 levels of important fluids. You also Refueling ........
Break-in Period, Fuel Recommendation Break-in Period Fuel Recommendation your authorized dealer for service. Help assure your vehicle’s future Your vehicle is designed to operate reliability and performance by paying on unleaded gasoline with a pump Some gasoline today is blended with extra attention to how you drive octane number of 87 or higher.
Service Station Procedures Refueling Remove the fuel fill cap slowly. You may hear a hissing sound as FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE pressure inside the tank escapes. Gasoline is highly flammable The fuel fill cap is attached to the and explosive. You can be fuel filler with a tether.
Service Station Procedures Screw the fuel fill cap back on Check Fuel Cap Message driving once you tighten or replace 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.
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.
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.
Service Station Procedures, Fuel Economy Refer to Owner’s Maintenance Improving Fuel Economy Try to maintain a constant speed. Checks on page Always maintain your vehicle Every time you slow down and information about checking other according to the maintenance speed up, your vehicle uses extra items on your vehicle.
Be sure electronic accessories do Accessories or killed. 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.
Modifying your steering wheel or any other part of your vehicle’s Lowering the vehicle with a non- safety features can make the Honda suspension kit that systems ineffective. significantly reduces ground clearance can allow the If you plan to modify your vehicle, undercarriage to hit speed bumps consult your dealer.
Carrying Cargo Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas: DUAL DECK CARGO SHELF DOOR POCKETS Upper glove box Lower glove box UPPER Console compartment CARGO AREA GLOVE BOX Door pockets Seat-back pockets Seat-under Tray (if equipped) Center pocket Cargo area, including the rear seats when folded up or down.
Carrying Cargo Load Limits Steps for Determining Correct Load Determine the combined weight The maximum load for your vehicle Limit: of luggage and cargo being loaded is 850 lbs (385 kg) for U.S. vehicles, Locate the statement, ‘‘the on the vehicle. That weight may and 395 kg for Canadian vehicles.
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...
Carrying Cargo If you carry any items on a roof Carring Cargo on the Dual Deck rack, be sure the total weight of Cargo Shelf the rack and the items does not On all models except LX exceed 165 lbs (75 kg). If you use an accessory roof rack, the roof rack weight limit may be lower.
Carrying Cargo Optional Separation Net Cargo Hooks The separation net can be used to hold back soft, lightweight items HOOK stored in the cargo area. Heavy items should be properly secured on the floor of the cargo area. The net may not prevent heavy items from being thrown forward in a crash or a sudden stop.
Driving This section gives you tips on Driving Guidelines ......228 starting the engine under various Preparing to Drive ..... 229 conditions, and how to operate the Starting the Engine ......230 automatic transmission. It also Automatic Transmission ....
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.
Driving Guidelines Preparing to Drive Check the seat adjustment (see You should do the following checks page and adjustments before you drive your vehicle. Check the adjustment of the inside and outside mirrors (see Make sure all windows, mirrors, page and outside lights are clean and unobstructed.
Starting the Engine Apply the parking brake. Without touching the accelerator If the engine fails to start, press pedal, turn the ignition key to the the accelerator pedal all the way In cold weather, turn off all START (III) position. Do not hold down, and hold it there while electrical accessories to reduce the key in the START (III)
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’’...
Automatic Transmission Park (P) This position mechani- Reverse (R) Press the brake To shift from: Do this: cally locks the transmission. Use pedal and press the release button Press the brake pedal and Park whenever you are turning off or on the side of the shift lever to shift P to R press the shift lever release...
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.
Automatic Transmission Shifting out from the D position will Use second gear: If you shift into first position when cancel the D3 mode, and the D3 For more power when climbing. the vehicle speed is above 31 mph indicator will go out. Selecting the D (50 km/h), the transmission shifts position again will resume the D3 To increase engine braking when...
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.
Parking Always use the parking brake when Parking Tips If the vehicle is facing uphill, turn 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.
Braking System Your vehicle is equipped with disc Check your brakes after driving Brake Pad Wear Indicators brakes at all four wheels. A power through deep water. Apply the The front and rear disc brakes on all assist helps reduce the effort needed brakes moderately to see if they feel models have audible brake wear on the brake pedal.
Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) The anti-lock brake system (ABS) You will feel a pulsation in the brake ABS Indicator helps prevent the brakes 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...
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 front-to-rear braking...
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System The vehicle stability assist (VSA) VSA Activation Indicator If the indicator does not come on system helps to stabilize the vehicle when the ignition switch is turned to during cornering if the vehicle turns When VSA activates, you will see the the ON (II) position, there may be a more or less than desired.
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System VSA Off Switch VSA is turned on every time you 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.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Your vehicle is equipped with a tire Low Tire Pressure Each tire has its own pressure pressure monitoring system (TPMS) Indicator sensor (not including the spare tire). that turns on every time you start the When the low tire pressure indicator If the air pressure of a tire becomes engine and monitors the pressure in...
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...
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Changing a Tire with TPMS Never use a puncture-repairing agent As required by the FCC: If you have a flat tire, the low tire in a flat tire. If used, you will have to This device complies with Part 15 of the pressure indicator will come on.
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...
Towing a Trailer To achieve a proper tongue load, Checking Loads start by loading 60 % of the load The best way to confirm that all toward the front of the trailer and loads are within limits is to check 40 % toward the rear, then re-adjust them at a public scale.
Trailer Brakes much load you are towing, and Honda requires that any trailer with agencies for the requirements in the where you tow. a total weight of 1,000 lbs (455 kg) or...
Ask your trailer sales or rental If you use a non-Honda trailer agency if any other items are All items in or on the trailer are lighting harness and converter, you...
Towing a Trailer The lights and brakes on your conditioning off, reduce speed and, if Towing Speeds and Gears vehicle and the trailer are working Drive slower than normal in all necessary, pull to the side of the properly. driving situations, and obey posted road to let the engine cool.
Towing a Trailer, Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Check the transmission fluid level Backing Up Always drive slowly and have Motorhome (see page Do not overfill. someone guide you when backing up. Your vehicle can be towed behind a Start the engine.
Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome When towing your vehicle for long the vehicle. periods, remove the 15 A Front Accessory Power Socket fuse to The steering system can be damaged if reduce drain on battery. This fuse is the steering wheel is locked. Leave the located in the interior fuse box and is ignition switch in the ACCESSORY (I) This f use MUST be re-installed bef ore...
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.
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.
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.
Maintenance This section explains why it is Maintenance Safety ...... . 256 important to keep your vehicle well Maintenance Minder ..... 257 maintained and how to follow basic Maintenance Record ..... 264 maintenance safety precautions. Fluid Locations .......
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...
Maintenance Minder Your vehicle displays engine oil life Engine Oil Life Display The remaining engine oil life is and maintenance service items on shown on the display according to the information display to show you SELECT/RESET KNOB this table: when you should have your dealer do engine oil replacement and indicated Calculated Engine Displayed...
Maintenance Minder MAINTENANCE MINDER INDICATOR ENGINE LIFE INDICATOR MAINTENANCE ITEM CODE (S) If the remaining engine oil life is 15 The 15 and 10 percent oil life When the remaining engine oil life is to 6 percent, you will see the engine indicator reminds you that the time 5 to 1 percent, you will see a oil life indicator every time you turn...
Maintenance Minder The maintenance item code or codes indicate the main and sub items required at the time of the oil change (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.
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 mileage, press and release the after completing the required Select/Reset knob.
EX and EX-L model Your authorized Honda dealer Press the Select/Reset knob for Select the ‘‘OIL LIFE’’ indicator by knows your vehicle best and can about 10 seconds.
Brakes Check the fluid level information. maintenance services should be monthly. See page performed in accordance with the We recommend using Honda parts intervals indicated by the Tires Check the tire pressure and fluids whenever you have information display. monthly. Examine the tread for maintenance done.
Maintenance Minder Symbol Maintenance Main Items Symbol Maintenance Sub Items Replace engine oil Rotate tires Replace engine oil and oil filter Replace air cleaner element Inspect front and rear brakes If you drive in dusty conditions, replace Check parking brake adjustment every 15,000 miles (24,000 km).
You or the servicing dealer can record all completed maintenance here. When maintenance is performed, record the mileage, circle the coded item(s) completed, and write in any other non-coded items (such as brake fluid replacement) below the codes. Keep the receipts for all work done on your vehicle. Maintenance can also be recorded in your Honda service history booklet. Mileage...
Maintenance Record Mileage Maintenance Signature Mileage Maintenance Signature Performed Performed Date Date...
5W-20 lubricant for your vehicle. It is ENGINE OIL FILL CAP highly recommended that you use Recommended Engine Oil Honda Motor Oil in your vehicle for Oil is a major contributor to your optimum engine protection. Make engine’s performance and longevity.
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 it meets the same requirements Always change the oil and filter given for a conventional motor oil: it according to the maintenance displays the API certification seal, messages shown on the information...
Changing the Engine Oil and Filter Put a new washer on the drain bolt, OIL FILTER then reinstall the drain bolt. Tighten the drain bolt to: Improper disposal of engine oil can be 29 lbf·ft (39 N·m , 4.0 kgf·m) harmf ul to the environment.
Engine Coolant Adding Engine Coolant Always use Honda Long-life Anti- If the reserve tank is completely 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 water.
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.
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.
Automatic Transmission Fluid Remove the dipstick and check DIPSTICK the fluid level. It should be between the upper and lower marks. If the level is below the lower mark, add fluid into the dipstick hole to bring it to the level UPPER between the upper and lower MARK...
However, continued use can affect the shift quality. Have the transmission flushed and refilled with Honda ATF-Z1 by your dealer as soon as it is convenient. Insert the dipstick all the way back into the transmission securely as shown in the illustration.
Have your dealer replace the the information display. rear differential fluid. Always use Honda Heavy Duty Use Honda Dual Pump Fluid only. Brake Fluid DOT 3. If it is not Do not use automatic transmission available, you should use only DOT 3 fluid (ATF).
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.
Lights Install the new bulb into the hole, making sure the tabs are in their 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. Make sure one of the three arrows on the rubber seal is facing up;...
Lights Replacing a Front Turn Signal Insert the socket back into the Light Bulb headlight assembly. Turn it clockwise to lock it in place. Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. (Driver’s side) Reinstall the coolant reserve tank. Open the hood.
Lights Replacing a Parking Light/Front Insert the socket back into the Side Marker Light Bulb headlight assembly. Turn it clockwise to lock it in place. FUSE BOX Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. (Driver’s side) Reinstall the fuse box in place securely.
Lights Replacing Rear Bulbs BULBS COVER SCREWS BULBS Open the tailgate. Place a cloth on Use a Phillips-head screwdriver to Determine which of the four bulbs the edge of the cover. Remove the remove the taillight assembly is burned out: stop/taillight, back- covers by carefully prying on the mounting screw under each cover.
Lights Pull the bulb straight out of its Replacing a High-mount Brake socket. Push the new bulb straight Light Bulb into the socket until it bottoms. Reinstall the socket into the light assembly by turning it clockwise until it locks. Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working.
Lights, Cleaning the Seat Belts, Floor Mats Cleaning the Seat Belts Floor Mats LOOP Pull the bulb straight out of its If your seat belts get dirty, use a soft The driver’s floor mat that came socket. Push the new bulb straight brush with a mixture of mild soap with your vehicle hooks over the into the socket until it bottoms.
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. Your vehicle is equipped with an make sure it fits properly and that it antenna at the rear of the roof .
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.
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...
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.
Tires To safely operate your vehicle, your Inflation Guidelines The tire pressure monitoring system 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.
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 miles The following chart shows the month. Even tires that are in good (kilometers)], you will see readings 4 recommended cold tire pressures for condition may lose 1 to 2 psi (10 to...
A tire this worn gives very little improper wheel weights can damage traction on wet roads. You should your vehicle’s wheels. Use only Honda replace the tire if you can see three wheel weights f or balancing. or more tread wear indicators.
Tires Tire Rotation Replacing Tires and Wheels It is best to replace all four tires at Replace your tires with radial tires of the same time. If that is not possible Front Front the same size, load range, speed or necessary, replace the two front rating, and maximum cold tire tires or two rear tires as a pair.
Tires Winter Driving Tire Chains Tires marked ‘‘M S’’ or ‘‘All Because your vehicle has limited tire Season’’ on the sidewall have an all- clearance, mount only SAE Class ‘‘S’’ Installing improper tires on your weather tread design suitable for cable-type traction devices, with vehicle can affect handling and most winter driving conditions.
Tires, Wheels When installing cables, follow the Wheels 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 Make sure they are not contacting the same solution, and rinse them the brake lines or suspension.
Checking the Battery cloth or paper towel. Coat the TEST INDICATOR WINDOW terminals with grease to help prevent future corrosion. The battery gives off explosive hydrogen gas during normal If additional battery maintenance is operation. needed, see your dealer or a qualified technician.
Vehicle Storage If you need to park your vehicle for Block the rear wheels. Cover the vehicle with a an extended period (more than 1 ‘‘breathable’’ cover, one made month), there are several things you If the vehicle is to be stored for a from a porous material such as should do to prepare it for storage.
Taking Care of the Unexpected This section covers the more Compact Spare Tire ...... . 298 common problems that motorists Changing a Flat Tire ..... 299 experience with their vehicles. It If the Engine Won’t Start ....303 gives you information about how to Jump Starting ........
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 the compact spare tire soon as you can.
Changing a Flat Tire If you have a flat tire while driving, SPARE TIRE 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.
Changing a Flat Tire WHEEL NUT WRENCH JACKING POINT JACK 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.
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.
Changing a Flat Tire Store the jack in its holder. Turn the jack’s end bracket to lock it in place. Store the tools, and place the cover on the flat tire of the cargo area. Loose items can fly around the For spare For normal interior in a crash and could...
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)
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.
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.
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.
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,...
If the Engine Overheats Look for any obvious coolant leaks, Start the engine, and set the such as a split radiator hose. temperature control dial to Everything is still extremely hot, maximum heat. Add coolant to the Removing the radiator cap so use caution.
Low Oil Pressure Indicator, Charging System Indicator Low Oil Pressure Indicator Safely pull off the road, and shut Charging System Indicator This indicator should never off the engine. Turn on the hazard If the charging system come on when the engine is warning lights.
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 are erased.
Brake System Indicator U.S. However, if the brake pedal does not If the ABS indicator and the VSA Canada feel normal, you should take system indicator come on with the immediate action. A problem in one brake system indicator, have your The brake system indicator normally part of the system’s dual circuit vehicle inspected by your dealer...
Fuses Checking and Replacing Fuses INTERIOR UNDER-HOOD If something electrical in your (PRIMARY) vehicle stops working, check for a blown fuse first. Determine from the chart on pages , or the diagram on the fuse box lid, which fuse or fuses control that device. Check those fuses first, but check all the fuses before deciding that a blown fuse is the cause.
Fuses FUSE BLOWN FUSE BLOWN FUSE PULLER Turn the ignition switch to the Check each of the large fuses in Check the smaller fuses in the LOCK (0) position. Make sure the the under-hood fuse box by under-hood fuse box and all the headlights and all other looking through the side window fuses in the interior fuse box by...
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, BLOWN do not have a spare fuse, take a fuse there is probably a serious of the same rating or a lower rating electrical problem in your vehicle.
Fuse Locations INTERIOR FUSE BOX No. Amps. Circuits Protected No. Amps. Circuits Protected 7.5 A Power Window Relay 7.5 A TPMS 15 A Fuel Pump 20 A Headlight Low Beam 10 A Not used 7.5 A ABS/VSA Not used (15 A) Heated Seats (20 A) Moonroof...
Fuse Locations UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX Amps. Circuits Protected No. Amps. Circuits Protected 100 A Battery (20 A) Power Seat DR RR HI/ (70 A) Reclining 80 A Option Main (20 A) Power Seat DR FR HI/Sliding 50 A Ignition Switch Main 7.5 A IGPS OIL LEVEL 20 A...
Emergency Towing If your vehicle needs to be towed, Refer to Towing Your Vehicle call a professional towing service or Behind a Motorhome on page organization. Never tow your vehicle for non-emergency towing with just a rope or chain. It is very information.
Technical Information The diagrams in this section give Identification Numbers ....320 Emissions Controls ......329 you the dimensions and capacities of Specifications ........ . 322 The Clean Air Act ..... . 329 your vehicle and the locations of the DOT Tire Quality Grading Crankcase Emissions Control identification numbers.
Identification Numbers Your vehicle has several identifying VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 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.
Identification Numbers The engine number is stamped into AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER the front of the engine block. 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...
Specifications Dimensions Capacities Length 177.9 in (4,518 mm) Engine Change 1.32 US gal (5.0 ) Width 71.6 in (1,820 mm) coolant Total 1.88 US gal (7.1 ) 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...
Specifications Air Conditioning Fuses Refrigerant type HFC-134a (R-134a) Interior See page 315 or the fuse label Charge quantity 15.2 16.8 oz (430 480 g) attached under the steering Lubricant type SP-10 column. Under-hood See page 316 or the fuse box Lights cover.
DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) The tires on your vehicle meet all Treadwear Traction AA, A, B, C 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.
DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) Temperature A, B, C Warning: The temperature grade for The temperature grades are A (the this tire is established for a tire that highest), B, and C, representing the is properly inflated and not tire’s resistance to the generation of overloaded.
Tire Labeling The tires that came on your vehicle Load index (a numerical code 2202 Date of manufacture. have a number of markings. Those associated with the maximum you should be aware of are described load the tire can carry). Maximum Tire Pressure below.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Required Federal Explanation Each tire, including the spare (if As an added safety feature, your Driving on a significantly under- provided), should be checked vehicle has been equipped with a tire inflated tire causes the tire to monthly when cold and inflated to pressure monitoring system (TPMS) overheat and can lead to tire failure.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Required Federal Explanation Your vehicle has also been equipped Always check the TPMS malfunction with a TPMS malfunction indicator telltale after replacing one or more to indicate when the system is not tires or wheels on your vehicle to operating properly.
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...
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 Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) emissions from your vehicle.
The catalytic converter is referred to running properly. as a three-way catalyst, since it acts on HC, CO, and NOx. A replacement unit must be an original Honda part or its equivalent. The three way catalytic converter THREE WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER...
State Emissions Testing Testing of Readiness Codes Make sure the vehicle has been (Vehicle speed may vary slightly; If you take your vehicle for a state parked with the engine off for 6 this is okay.) If you cannot do this emissions test shortly after the hours or more.
Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information ........ . 334 Warranty Coverages ..... 335 Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) ......336 Authorized Manuals ..... . 337...
Vortex Motor Corp. Bella International U.S. Owners: A detailed description of the P.O. Box 190816 problem American Honda Motor Co., Inc. San Juan, PR 00919-0816 Automobile Customer Service Name of the dealer who sold the Mail Stop 500-2N-7A Tel: (787) 620-7546...
Warranty and Emissions Accessory Limited Warranty all these warranties. Please read the Performance Warranty these two Honda accessories are covered 2007 Honda warranty information warranties cover your vehicle’s under this warranty. Time and booklet that came with your vehicle emissions control systems. Time,...
; or write to: http://www.saf ercar.gov Administration (NHTSA) in addition However, NHTSA cannot become Administrator, NHTSA, 400 Seventh to notifying American Honda Motor involved in individual problems Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Co., Inc. between you, your dealer, or You can also obtain other American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Purchasing Factory Authorized Manuals (U.S. only) Valid only for sales within the United States. Canadian owners should contact their authorized Honda dealer. The publications shown below can be purchased from Helm Incorporated. You can order in any of three ways:...
Authorized Manuals Service Manual: NOTE: Dealers and companies, please provide dealer or company name, and the name of the person to whose attention the shipment should be This manual covers maintenance and recommended sent. For purchases outside U.S.A. please write to the address shown procedures for repair to engine and chassis components.
Index Checking Fluid Level ....273 Parking ......... . 78 D Mode ........233 System Indicator ....60, 311 Accessories ........220 Shifting ........231 System Design ......237 ACCESSORY (Ignition Key Shift Lever Position Wear Indicators ......
Index Cargo ..........222 Important Safety Reminders ..34 Crankcase Emissions Control Cargo area Light ......121 Infants .......... . 39 System ......... 329 Cargo Hooks ........225 Large Children ......50 Cruise Control Indicator ....
Index Doors Low Oil Pressure Indicator ..309 Auto Door Lock ......84 Malfunction Indicator Lamp . 310 Auto Door Unlock ......86 Overheated Engine ....307 Fan, Interior ........125 Childproof Door Locks ....
Index Fuel ..........214 Glove Box ........114 Ignition Check Fuel Cap Message ..216 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Keys ..........79 Fill Door and Cap ...... . 215 (GVWR) ......246, 322 Switch ..........
Index Turn Signal and Hazard Low Oil Pressure Indicator . 60, 309 Warning ........63 Lower Anchors ........ . 43 VSA (Vehicle Stability Keys ........... 79 Lubricant Specifications Chart . 323 Assist) ....... 62, 240 Luggage, Storing (Cargo) ...
Index Owner’s Maintenance Checks ..262 Protecting Children ......34 Oxygenated Fuels ......214 Protecting Infants ......39 Neutral Gear Position ....233 Protecting Larger Children ..50 New Vehicle Break-in ....214 Protecting Small Children ..
Index Engine Oil and Filter ....268 Seat Belts ........8, 18 How the Side Airbag Off Fuses .......... . 312 Additional Information ....18 Indicator Works ...... . 31 Light Bulbs ........ . 277 Advice for Pregnant Women ..
Index SRS, Additional Information ... 22 Sun Visor ......... 116 Tire Pressure Monitoring System Additional Safety Precautions . 33 Sunglasses Holder ......116 (TPMS)-Required Federal Airbag Service ......33 Supplemental Restraint Explaration ......327 Airbag System Components ..
Unleaded gasoline, pump octane Rear Differential Fluid: Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid number of 87 or higher. Honda Dual Pump Fluid. Do not DOT 3 preferred, or a DOT 3 or use ATF. DOT 4 brake fluid as a temporary...