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2008 Odyssey
Owner's Manual
(Unlinked)
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in content and specifications of the vehicle that happen throughout the model year. This manual will be replaced with a
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© 2007 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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   Summary of Contents for Honda 2008 Odyssey

  • Page 1

    2008 Odyssey Owner’s Manual (Unlinked) This document does not contain hyperlinks and may be formatted for printing instead of web us. This is due to changes in content and specifications of the vehicle that happen throughout the model year. This manual will be replaced with a hyperlinked version at the end of the model year.

  • Page 2

    Owner’s Identification This owner’s manual should be considered OWNER a permanent part of the vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold. This owner’s manual covers all models of ADDRESS the Odyssey. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are not on your STREET particular model.

  • Page 3

    Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2008 Honda Odyssey was a wise As you read this manual, you will investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. find information that is preceded by symbol. This One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to information is intended to help you read this manual.

  • Page 4

    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 This data belongs to the vehicle owner and may not be accessed by anyone else of any airbag system component.

  • Page 5

    A Few Words About Safety Your safety, and the safety of others, You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, is very important. And operating this including: vehicle safely is an important responsibility. Safety Labels on the vehicle. preceded by a safety alert symbol and one of Safety Messages...

  • Page 7

    Contents Your Vehicle at a Glance (main controls) ....................Driver and Passenger Safety (seat belts, SRS, and child protection) ............(indicators, gauges, dashboard, and steering column) Instruments and Controls .......... . 63 (climate control, audio, steering wheel, rear entertainment, security, cruise control, and HomeLink) Features ..

  • Page 8

    Overview of Contents Contents convenience features. Technical Information A convenient reference to the ID numbers, dimensions, capacities, sections in this manual. Before Driving and technical information. What gasoline to use, how to break- in your new vehicle, and how to load Your Vehicle at a Glance Warranty and Customer A quick reference to the main...

  • Page 9: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    Your Vehicle at a Glance DRIVER’S FRONT AIRBAG (P.9, 27) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER PASSENGER’S FRONT AIRBAG (P.9, 27) (P.378) INSTRUMENT PANEL SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.183) INDICATORS (P.65, 66) GAUGES (P.77) MIRROR CONTROLS (P.191) POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH GLOVE BOXES (P.151) (P.201) DRIVING POSITION...

  • Page 10

    Your Vehicle at a Glance PEDAL POSITION HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNAL/ WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.134) ADJUSTMENT SWITCH (P.193) FOG LIGHTS (P.135, 138) REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER (P.135) POWER SLIDING CRUISE CONTROL DOOR SWITCH BUTTONS (P.319) (P.162) CLOCK (P.281) MOONROOF SWITCH (P.189) PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF POWER TAILGATE INDICATOR SWITCH...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Driver and Passenger Safety This section gives you important Additional Information About Your All Children Should Sit in a Back information about how to protect Seat Belts ........21 Seat ..........39 yourself and your passengers. It Seat Belt System Components . 21 The Passenger’s Front Airbag shows you how to use seat belts.

  • Page 12: Important Safety Precautions

    Important Safety Precautions You’ll find many safety 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.

  • Page 13: Your Vehicle's Safety Features

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

  • Page 14: Seat Belts

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

  • Page 15: Airbags

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features Airbags Your vehicle has a supplemental Your vehicle also has side airbags to In addition, your vehicle has side restraint system (SRS) with front help protect the upper torso of the curtain airbags to help protect the airbags to help protect the heads and driver or a front seat passenger heads of the driver, front passenger,...

  • Page 16

    Your Vehicle’s Safety Features The most important things you need Always wear The rest of this section gives more What you should do: to know about your airbags are: your seat belt properly, and sit detailed information about how you upright and as far back from the can maximize your safety.

  • Page 17: Protecting Adults And Teens

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

  • Page 18: Adjust The Front Seats

    Protecting Adults and Teens When one or more doors are not Locking the doors and the tailgate Adjust the Front Seats tightly closed, the ‘‘DOOR OPEN’’ also helps prevent an outsider from message will come on. unexpectedly opening a door or the tailgate when you come to a stop.

  • Page 19: Adjust The Seat-backs

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

  • Page 20: Adjust The Head Restraints

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

  • Page 21: Fasten And Position The Seat Belts

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

  • Page 22

    Protecting Adults and Teens Never place the shoulder portion of a Using the Lap/Shoulder Belt in the lap/shoulder belt under your arm or Center Position of the Third Row This could cause behind your back. very serious injuries in a crash. LATCH PLATE If a seat belt does not seem to work...

  • Page 23

    Protecting Adults and Teens Using the seat belt with the ANCHOR LATCH detachable anchor unlatched ANCHOR increases the chance of serious LATCH injury or death in a crash. Before using the seat belt, make sure the detachable anchor is correctly latched. ANCHOR TRIANGLE BUCKLE...

  • Page 24: Maintain A Proper Sitting Position

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

  • Page 25: Advice For Pregnant Women

    Protecting Adults and Teens Advice for Pregnant Women When driving, remember to sit Additional Safety Precautions upright and adjust the seat as far Never let passengers ride in the back as possible while allowing full cargo area or on top of a folded- control of the vehicle.

  • Page 26

    Protecting Adults and Teens Do not put any accessories on seat Do not attach or place objects on Devices intended to improve Objects on belts. the front airbag covers. occupant comfort or reposition the the covers marked ‘‘SRS AIRBAG’’ shoulder part of a seat belt can could interfere with the proper reduce the protective capability of operation of the airbags or be...

  • Page 27: Additional Information About Your Seat Belts

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

  • Page 28: Lap/shoulder Belt

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

  • Page 29: Automatic Seat Belt Tensionners

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

  • Page 30: Seat Belt Maintenance

    Additional Information About Your Seat Belts The tensioners are designed to Seat Belt Maintenance If a seat belt is worn during a crash, activate in any collision severe For safety, you should check the it must be replaced by the dealer. A enough to cause the front airbags to condition of your seat belts regularly.

  • Page 31: Additional Information About Your Airbags

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag System Components (12) (11) (13) (11) (15) (1) Driver’s Front Airbag (2) Passenger’s Front Airbag (3) Control Unit (4) Front Seat Belt Tensioners (10) (5) Side Airbags (6) Side Curtain Airbags (7) Driver’s Seat Position Sensor (8) Front Passenger’s Weight Sensors (11) (9) Front Impact Sensors...

  • Page 32

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Your airbag system includes: Two side curtain airbags, one for Sensors that can detect whether each side of the vehicle. The the driver’s seat belt and the front Two SRS (supplemental restraint airbags are stored in the ceiling, passenger’s seat belt are latched system) front airbags.

  • Page 33: How Your Front Airbags Work

    Additional Information About Your Airbags A rollover sensor that can detect if An indicator on the instrument How Your Front Airbags Work your vehicle is about to roll over panel that alerts you that the and signal the control unit to passenger’s side airbag has been deploy both side curtain airbags turned off (see page...

  • Page 34

    Additional Information About Your Airbags During a frontal crash, your seat belt This can happen if the severity of a restrains your lower body and torso, collision is at the margin, or and the airbag helps protect your threshold, that determines whether head and chest.

  • Page 35

    Additional Information About Your Airbags The total time for inflation and Dual-Stage Airbags Dual-Threshold Airbags deflation is one-tenth of a second, so Your front airbags are dual-stage Your front airbags are also dual- fast that most occupants are not airbags. This means they have two threshold airbags.

  • Page 36

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Advanced Airbags Your front airbags are also advanced airbags. The main purpose of this feature is to help prevent airbag- caused injuries to short drivers and children who ride in front. PASSENGER’S For both advanced airbags to work SEAT WEIGHT properly: DRIVER’S...

  • Page 37: How Your Side Airbags Work

    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, the airbag to be turned off. floor behind it, or a folded second row seat.

  • Page 38

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Only one airbag will deploy during a If the side airbag off indicator comes Side Airbag Cutoff System side impact. If the impact is on the Your vehicle has a side airbag cutoff on (see page ), have the passenger’s side, the passenger’s system designed primarily to protect...

  • Page 39: How Your Side Curtain Airbags Work

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

  • Page 40: How The Srs Indicator Works

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

  • Page 41: Indicator Works

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

  • Page 42: Airbag Service

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

  • Page 43: Additional Safety Precautions

    Additional Information About Your Airbags Additional Safety Precautions Do not cover or replace front seat- Do not remove or modify a front Do not attempt to deactivate your back covers without consulting seat without consulting your Together, airbags and Improperly replacing This could make the airbags.

  • Page 44: Protecting Children General Guidelines

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

  • Page 45: All Children Should Sit In A Back Seat

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

  • Page 46

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

  • Page 47: If You Must Drive With Several Children

    Protecting Children General Guidelines If You Must Drive with Several If a Child Requires Close Additional Safety Precautions Children Attention Never hold an infant or child on Your vehicle has two rows of back Many parents say they prefer to put If you are not wearing a your lap.

  • Page 48

    Protecting Children General Guidelines Make sure any unused seat belt Use the power sliding door main Lock all doors and the tailgate that a child can reach is buckled, switch to prevent children from when your vehicle is not in use. This Children who play in vehicles can the lockable retractor is...

  • Page 49: Protecting Infants And Small Children

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

  • Page 50: Protecting Small Children

    Protecting Infants and Small Children In any of these situations, we Protecting Small Children Of the different seats available, we strongly recommend that you install recommend those that have a five- the child seat directly behind the point harness system as shown. front passenger’s seat, move the seat as far forward as needed, and leave it We also recommend that a small...

  • Page 51

    Protecting Infants and Small Children Even with advanced front airbags Child Seat Placement We strongly recommend placing a that automatically turn the forward-facing child seat in a back passenger’s front airbag off (see Placing a forward-facing child seat, not the front. page ), a back seat is the safest seat in the front seat can result...

  • Page 52: Selecting A Child Seat

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

  • Page 53: Installing A Child Seat

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

  • Page 54: With Latch

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with BUTTON LATCH Your vehicle is equipped with LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children) in the two second row seats and the center seating position of the third row. The lower anchors are located between the seat-back and seat bottom, and are to be used only with LOWER...

  • Page 55

    Installing a Child Seat TETHER TETHER STRAP STRAP HOOK Flexible type ANCHOR Other LATCH-compatible seats have Lift the head restraint (see page Attach the tether strap hook to the a flexible-type connector as shown ), then route the tether strap anchor, making sure the strap is above.

  • Page 56

    Installing a Child Seat To install a LATCH-compatible child BUTTON seat in the center seating position of the third row: Unlatch the detachable seat belt anchor latch and retract the seat belt all the way into the ceiling. Place the latch plate and anchor latch in their holding slots (see page ANCHORAGE POINT...

  • Page 57: With A Lap/shoulder Belt

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/ Shoulder Belt When not using the LATCH system, all child seats must be secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a lap/ shoulder belt. In addition, the lap/shoulder belts in all seating positions except the driver’s have a lockable retractor that must be activated to secure a...

  • Page 58

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

  • Page 59: With A Tether

    Installing a Child Seat Installing a Child Seat with a Second Row Installation Tether A child seat with a tether can be installed in any seating position in TETHER the second or third row seats. STRAP Since a tether can provide additional security to the lap/shoulder belt installation, we recommend using a tether whenever one is required or...

  • Page 60

    Installing a Child Seat Third Row Installation Outside seating position Center seating position TETHER STRAP HOOK ANCHOR ANCHORAGE POINT ANCHORAGE POINTS Attach the tether strap hook to the Each outside seating position of the The center seating position of the anchor, making sure the strap is third row has an anchorage point on third row has an anchorage point on...

  • Page 61

    Installing a Child Seat Remove the head restraint (see page ). Make sure the removed head restraint is secured in the Outside seating position Center seating position cargo area. Reinstall the head restraint when the child seat is removed. (Outside seating position) To use the anchor, pull up the anchor cover.

  • Page 62: Protecting Larger Children

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

  • Page 63: Using A Booster Seat

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

  • Page 64: When Can A Larger Child Sit In Front

    Protecting Larger Children When Can a Larger Child Sit in Of course, children vary widely. And If you decide that a child can safely Front while age may be one indicator of ride up front, be sure to: The National Highway Traffic Safety when a child can safely ride in front, Administration and Transport there are other important factors you...

  • Page 65: Additional Safety Precautions

    Protecting Larger Children Additional Safety Precautions Do not put any accessories on a Devices intended to Do not let a child wear a seat belt seat belt. This could result improve a child’s comfort or across the neck. in serious neck injuries during a reposition the shoulder part of a crash.

  • Page 66: Carbon Monoxide Hazard

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

  • Page 67: Safety Labels

    Safety Labels These labels are in the locations SUN VISORS shown. They warn you of potential U.S. models Canadian models hazards that could cause serious injury or death. Read these labels carefully. If a label comes off or becomes hard to read (except for the U.S.

  • Page 68

    Safety Labels HOOD DOORJAMB U.S. models Canadian models U.S. models Canadian models RADIATOR CAP...

  • Page 69

    Instruments and Controls This section gives information about Windshield Wipers and Seat Heaters ........183 the controls and displays that Washers ........134 Driving Position Memory contribute to the daily operation of Rear Window Wiper and System .........

  • Page 70: Control Locations

    Control Locations AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM/ INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS SHIFT LEVER (P.378) CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.210) (P.65, 66) GAUGES (P.77) SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.183) MIRROR CONTROLS (P.191) POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH (P.151) GLOVE BOXES (P.201) DRIVING POSITION MEMORY SYSTEM BUTTONS (P.184) POWER WINDOW...

  • Page 71: Instrument Panel

    Instrument Panel LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models POWER SLIDING CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR VSA ACTIVATION VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST IMMOBILIZER (P.75) DOOR INDICATOR INDICATOR (VSA) SYSTEM INDICATOR SYSTEM (P.75) (P.70) (P.70) LOW TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR (P.70) (P.71, 388) INDICATOR LIGHTS ON INDICATOR TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING (P.73) SYSTEM (TPMS) INDICATOR...

  • Page 72

    Instrument Panel Touring models VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) SYSTEM IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.70) VSA ACTIVATION INDICATOR INDICATOR (P.70) (P.70) LIGHTS ON INDICATOR (P.73) CRUISE MAIN INDICATOR (P.75) HIGH BEAM INDICATOR LOW TIRE PRESSURE/TPMS CHARGING SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.73) INDICATOR (P.71, 391) (P.67, 471) CRUISE CONTROL INDICATOR (P.75)

  • Page 73: Instrument Panel Indicators

    Instrument Panel Indicators The instrument panel has many Charging System Supplemental Restraint indicators to give you important Indicator System (SRS) Indicator information about your vehicle. If this indicator comes on when the This indicator comes on for several engine is running, the battery is not seconds when you turn the ignition being charged.

  • Page 74

    Instrument Panel Indicators Seat Belt Reminder If your front passenger does not U.S. Canada Indicator fasten their seat belt, the indicator Side Airbag Off This indicator comes on when you comes on about 6 seconds after the Indicator turn the ignition switch to the ON ignition switch is turned to the ON This indicator comes on for several (II) position.

  • Page 75

    Instrument Panel Indicators Anti-lock Brake System U.S. Canada Parking Brake and If it remains on after you have (ABS) Indicator Brake System fully released the parking brake This indicator normally comes on for Indicator while the engine is running, or if it a few seconds when you turn the This indicator has two functions: comes on while driving, there...

  • Page 76

    Instrument Panel Indicators Immobilizer System Vehicle Stability Assist VSA Activation Indicator Indicator (VSA) System Indicator This indicator comes on for a few This indicator normally comes on for This indicator has three functions: seconds when you turn the ignition a few seconds when you turn the It comes on as a reminder that you switch to the ON (II) position.

  • Page 77

    Instrument Panel Indicators Low Tire Pressure Low Tire Pressure/ If this happens, pull to the side of the Indicator TPMS Indicator road when it is safe, check which tire has lost pressure on the multi- On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX On Touring models This indicator normally comes on for information display, and determine...

  • Page 78

    Instrument Panel Indicators If this indicator begins to flash, Tire Pressure Monitoring there is a problem with the tire System (TPMS) Indicator pressure monitoring system Turn Signal and Hazard Warning On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX (TPMS). You will also see a Indicators models ‘‘CHECK TPMS SYSTEM’’...

  • Page 79

    Instrument Panel Indicators Lights On Indicator Daytime Running Lights On Touring model Indicator If you see a ‘‘CHECK DRL This indicator reminds you that the SYSTEM’’ message on the multi- exterior lights are on. It comes on information display, there is a when the light switch is in either the problem in the high beam headlight’s position.

  • Page 80

    Instrument Panel Indicators Washer Level Indicator Low Fuel Indicator On Touring models You will also see a ‘‘FUEL LOW’’ On Canadian models message on the multi-information display (see page LOW FUEL INDICATOR WASHER LEVEL INDICATOR This indicator is in the fuel gauge. It This indicator comes on when the comes on as a reminder that you washer fluid level is low.

  • Page 81

    Instrument Panel Indicators Cruise Main Indicator Door and Tailgate Open Indicator U.S. Canada Power Sliding Door Indicator This indicator comes on when you turn on the cruise control system by On EX and EX-L models This indicator comes on for a few pressing the CRUISE button on the seconds when you turn the ignition steering wheel (see page...

  • Page 82

    Instrument Panel Indicators Maintenance Minder System Message Security System Indicator Indicator Indicator On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX On Touring models This indicator comes on when there models This indicator comes on for a few is a system message on the multi- seconds when you turn the ignition information display.

  • Page 83

    Gauges Temperature Gauge LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models This shows the temperature of the TACHOMETER SPEEDOMETER engine’s coolant. During normal operation, the pointer should rise to about the middle of the gauge. In severe driving conditions, the pointer may rise to the upper zone.

  • Page 84

    Gauges Odometer INFORMATION DISPLAY The odometer shows the total TRIP METER A distance your vehicle has been ODOMETER driven. It measures miles in U.S. models and kilometers in Canadian models. It is illegal under U.S. federal law and Canadian provincial ENGINE OIL OUTSIDE regulations to disconnect, reset, or...

  • Page 85

    Gauges Outside Temperature Indicator In certain weather conditions, To adjust the outside temperature temperature readings near freezing indicator, press and hold the select/ On EX and EX-L models This indicator displays the outside (32°F, 0°C) could mean that ice is reset knob for 10 seconds.

  • Page 86

    Gauges Maintenance Minder Check Fuel Cap Message If the system still detects a leak in The information display in the Your vehicle’s onboard diagnostic your vehicle’s evaporative emissions instrument panel shows you the system will detect a loose or missing system, the malfunction indicator engine oil life and maintenance fuel fill cap as an evaporative system...

  • Page 87: Multi-information Display

    Multi-Information Display Normal Display Messages On Touring models only The multi-information display in the instrument panel displays various information and messages when the ignition switch is in the ON (II) position. Some of the messages help you operate your vehicle more comfortably.

  • Page 88

    Multi-Information Display Messages in the trip computer include: INFO BUTTON INST. MPG (U.S. models)/ UPPER SEGMENT INST.L/100 km (Canadian models): Your vehicle’s current fuel mileage. When you turn off the engine, INST. MPG or INST. L/100 km is also reset. RANGE: The estimated distance you can travel on the fuel LOWER SEGMENT...

  • Page 89

    Multi-Information Display ELAPSED TIME: The time AVERAGE FUEL A/B: This You can customize the Trip A and traveled since you last reset the shows your vehicle’s average fuel AVERAGE FUEL A reset condition trip computer. economy in mpg (U.S. models) or on the multi-information display (see When you turn the ignition switch /100 km (Canadian models)

  • Page 90

    Multi-Information Display If you press the INFO button while AVERAGE FUEL is displayed, you will see the tire pressure monitor in both segments. This monitor is a part of the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). See page more information. Pressing the INFO button again brings the display back to the initial display of the trip computer ‘‘INST.

  • Page 91

    Multi-Information Display Press the SEL/RESET button In the lower segment, each time you You can also change the display by Odometer press the SEL/RESET button on the pushing the select/reset knob in the The odometer shows the total steering wheel, the display changes instrument panel.

  • Page 92

    Multi-Information Display Trip Meter Compass Maintenance Minder While a trip meter is displayed, you can change the display between ‘‘Trip A’’ and ‘‘Trip B’’ by pressing the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel, or the select/reset knob in the instrument panel. To reset a trip meter, display it, then press and hold the SEL/RESET button until the number resets to...

  • Page 93

    Multi-Information Display Outside Temperature Display The temperature sensor is in the System Messages front bumper. The temperature If there is a problem with your reading can be affected by heat vehicle, for example, the engine oil reflection from the road surface, level is low or a door is not fully engine heat, and the exhaust from closed, the multi-information display...

  • Page 94

    Multi-Information Display See page See page 94, 353 See page 96, 471 U.S. 97, 473 See page See page Canada 11, 91 96, 471 See page 95, 392 See page See page 97, 472 21, 91 See page 94, 391 See page See page See page...

  • Page 95

    Multi-Information Display See page See page 98, 384 See page 95, 409 U.S. 99, 166 See page See page Canada 96, 386 See page 98, 354 See page U.S. 35, 94 See page Canada See page See page 99, 138 See page See page U.S.

  • Page 96

    Multi-Information Display You will also hear a beep when the Even if you press the INFO button, system message comes on for the some messages stay on or come on first time. again at regular intervals until the problem is corrected: Most of the messages are displayed for about 5 seconds, and then the FASTEN SEAT BELT...

  • Page 97

    Multi-Information Display Fasten Seat Belt Door and Tailgate Open Release Parking Brake U.S. Canada In addition to the seat belt reminder If the tailgate or any door(s) is not If you start driving without releasing indicator on the instrument panel, closed tightly, the display reminds the parking brake, the multi- the multi-information display...

  • Page 98

    Multi-Information Display replace the fuel fill cap. To scroll to Remove Key Tighten Fuel Cap another message, press the INFO button. The ‘‘TIGHTEN FUEL CAP’’ message will appear each time you restart the engine until the system turns the message off. If the system still detects a leak in your vehicle’s evaporative emissions system, the malfunction indicator...

  • Page 99

    Multi-Information Display Brake Fluid Low Fuel Low Washer Fluid Low U.S. Canada If the brake fluid level is at or below If the level of the fuel in the tank On Canadian model only the MIN mark on the side of the gets low, you will see ‘‘FUEL LOW’’...

  • Page 100

    Multi-Information Display Passenger Side Airbag Off Check Tire Pressure Warning: Approaching Object U.S. Canada If the passenger’s side airbag has If one or more of your vehicle tires This message, and the indicator to automatically shut off, you will see are low on pressure, you will see a the left of the message, is part of the ‘‘PASSENGER SIDE AIRBAG OFF’’...

  • Page 101

    Multi-Information Display Have your dealer do the indicated Maintenance Messages Check TPMS System maintenance as soon as you see this message, and have them reset the display after completing the service. If you do not perform the indicated maintenance or do not reset the display, the message changes to ‘‘SERVICE PAST DUE’’...

  • Page 102

    Multi-Information Display Check VSA System Check Engine Oil Level Check Charging System If there is a problem with the vehicle If the engine oil is very low or has If you see ‘‘CHECK CHARGING stability assist (VSA) system, you lost pressure, you will see ‘‘CHECK SYSTEM’’...

  • Page 103

    Multi-Information Display Check Emission System Check Brake System Check Transmission U.S. Canada If you see ‘‘CHECK EMISSION If there is a problem with the brake If there is a problem with the SYSTEM’’ on the multi-information system, you will see ‘‘CHECK automatic transmission, you will see display, it means one of the engine’s BRAKE SYSTEM’’...

  • Page 104

    Multi-Information Display Check ABS System Check Airbag System Check Parking Sensor System If there is a problem in the anti-lock If there is a problem with your front If there is a problem with the brake system (ABS), you will see airbags, side airbags, passenger’s parking sensor system, the multi- ‘‘CHECK ABS SYSTEM’’...

  • Page 105

    Multi-Information Display Check Left/Right Sliding Door Check Power Tailgate Check DRL System U.S. U.S. Canada Canada If there is a problem with either If there is a problem with the power If you see a ‘‘CHECK DRL power sliding door, the multi- tailgate, the display shows ‘‘CHECK SYSTEM’’...

  • Page 106

    Multi-Information Display PAX Warning Messages U.S. models (If equipped) For more information, see page Your vehicle is equipped with the Michelin PAX system. The PAX system uses the multi-information display to show you one of three messages while you are driving with a flat tire.

  • Page 107

    Multi-Information Display Customized Settings You cannot customize the settings The first customizing menu is: With the ignition switch in the ON under these conditions: CHANGE SETTING (II) position, press and hold the DEFAULT ALL INFO button for more than 3 If you turn the ignition switch to seconds.

  • Page 108

    Multi-Information Display Group Setup Menu Item Description Setting Option Page METER SETUP LANGUAGE Changes the language used in the display. ENGLISH (P. 107) SELECTION FRENCH SPANISH ADJUST OUTSIDE Changes the outside temperature reading above or 5F° 0°F 5F° (U.S.) TEMP. DISPLAY below its current reading.

  • Page 109

    Multi-Information Display Group Setup Menu Item Description Setting Option Page DOOR · WINDOW AUTO DOOR LOCK Changes when the doors automatically lock. SHIFT FROM P SETUP WITH VEHICLE SPEED (P. 122) AUTO DOOR UNLOCK Changes when the doors automatically unlock. DRIVER’S DOOR WITH SHIFT TO P ALL DOORS WITH SHIFT...

  • Page 110

    Multi-Information Display DEFAULT ALL To enter the customizing mode, To set the default settings, select When ‘‘DEFAULT ALL’’ is press and hold the INFO button for ‘‘OK’’ by pressing the INFO button, completed successfully, you will see more than 3 seconds. Then select then press the SEL/RESET button.

  • Page 111

    Multi-Information Display If ‘‘DEFAULT ALL’’ is not completed If you want to cancel ‘‘DEFAULT successfully, you will see the above ALL,’’ select ‘‘CANCEL,’’ then press display for several seconds, then the the SEL/RESET button. The display display goes back to the normal goes back to ‘‘CUSTOMIZE ENTRY.’’...

  • Page 112

    Multi-Information Display Change Setting You can customize some of the vehicle control settings to your preference. Here are the settings you can customize: Press the SEL/RESET button METER SETUP (see page POSITION SETUP (see page LIGHTING SETUP (see page DOOR · WINDOW SETUP (see page WIPER SETUP (see page While the multi-information display...

  • Page 113

    Multi-Information Display Meter Setup Press the INFO button There are four custom settings items in the Meter Setup: LANGUAGE SELECTION (see page ADJUST OUTSIDE TEMP. DISPLAY (see page TRIP A RESET WITH REFUEL (see page ELAPSED TIME RESET (see page While ‘‘METER SETUP’’...

  • Page 114

    Multi-Information Display Language Selection While the multi-information display There are three selectable languages, Select the language you want by is showing ‘‘METER SETUP,’’ press English, French, and Spanish. Each pressing the INFO button, and press the SEL/RESET button on the time you press the INFO button, the the SEL/RESET button to enter steering wheel.

  • Page 115

    Multi-Information Display When language selection is If you fail to select a language To exit ‘‘LANGUAGE SELECTION,’’ successfully completed, the display properly, you will see the above press the INFO button repeatedly changes to the screen shown above display for several seconds, then the until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 116

    Multi-Information Display Adjust Outside Temp. Display If you find that the temperature reading is always a few degrees below or above the actual temperature, adjust it as described on the following columns. While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button. The shows ‘‘METER SETUP,’’...

  • Page 117

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is successfully If you fail to enter the desired To exit ‘‘ADJ. OUTSIDE TEMP. entered, you will see the above adjustment properly, you will see the DISPLAY,’’ press the INFO button display for several seconds, and then above display for several seconds, until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 118

    Multi-Information Display Trip A Reset with Refuel To cause ‘‘Trip meter A’’ and ‘‘Average Fuel Economy’’ to reset every time you refuel your vehicle, adjust it as described on the following pages. While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button. The shows ‘‘METER SETUP’’...

  • Page 119

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is successfully If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘TRIP A RESET WITH entered, you will see the above you will see the above display for REFUEL,’’ press the INFO button display for several seconds, and then several seconds, then the display until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 120

    Multi-Information Display Elapsed Time Reset There are three possible settings: IGN RESET: The elapsed time resets each time the ignition switch is turned to the ON (II) position. TRIP A RESET: The elapsed time resets each time the TRIP A is reset. TRIP B RESET: The elapsed time resets each time the TRIP B is reset.

  • Page 121

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘ELAPSED TIME RESET,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and the display goes back several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 122

    Multi-Information Display Position Setup Memory Position Setup If ‘‘MEMORY POSITION LINK’’ is ‘‘ON,’’ the driver’s seat and outside mirrors move to the positions stored in the memory when you open the driver’s door, using the remote transmitter. Refer to page for setting the seat position memory.

  • Page 123

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘MEMORY POSITION will see the above display for several you will see the above display for LINK,’’ press the INFO button until seconds, then the display goes back several seconds, and the display goes you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 124

    Multi-Information Display Lighting Setup Interior Light Dimming Time There are two custom settings in the Lighting Setup: INTERIOR LIGHT DIMMING TIME (see next column) HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF TIMER (see page While the ‘‘LIGHTING SETUP’’ is displayed, press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel. Each time you press the INFO button, the display changes between The interior lights fade out when you...

  • Page 125

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘INTERIOR LIGHT will see the above display for several you will see the above display for DIMMING TIME,’’ press the INFO seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes button until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 126

    Multi-Information Display Headlight Auto Off Timer The headlights, parking lights, taillights, and license plate light turn off after the selected time when you remove the key from the ignition switch and close the driver’s door. While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button. The shows ‘‘LIGHTING SETUP,’’...

  • Page 127

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF will see the above display for several you will see the above display for TIMER,’’ press the INFO button seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 128

    Multi-Information Display Door · Window Setup There are three custom settings in the Door · Window Setup: AUTO DOOR LOCK (see page AUTO DOOR UNLOCK (see page KEYLESS LOCK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (see page SECURITY RELOCK TIMER (see page While the multi-information display Press the INFO button shows ‘‘DOOR ·...

  • Page 129

    Multi-Information Display Auto Door Lock There are three settings you can choose from: The auto door lock is deactivated all the time. VEHICLE SPEED The doors lock when the vehicle speed reaches 9 mph (15 km/h). SHIFT FROM P The doors lock whenever you move While the multi-information display Press the SEL/RESET button.

  • Page 130

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘AUTO DOOR LOCK,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 131

    Multi-Information Display Auto Door Unlock There are three settings you can choose from: SHIFT TO P The driver’s door or all the doors unlock when you move the shift lever to Park. IGN OFF The driver’s door or all the doors unlock when you turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

  • Page 132

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘AUTO DOOR UNLOCK,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 133

    Multi-Information Display Keyless Lock Acknowledgement When you press the UNLOCK button on the remote transmitter to unlock the doors and the tailgate, the exterior lights blink twice to verify that the doors and the tailgate are unlocked and the security system is turned off.

  • Page 134

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘KEYLESS LOCK will see the above display for several you will see the above display for ACKNOWLEDGEMENT,’’ press the seconds, and then the display several seconds, and the display goes INFO button until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 135

    Multi-Information Display Security Relock Timer If you unlock the doors and the tailgate with the remote transmitter, but do not open any of the doors or the tailgate within 30 seconds, the doors and the tailgate automatically relock and the security system sets. You can change this relock time from 30 seconds to 60 or 90 seconds.

  • Page 136

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘SECURITY RELOCK will see the above display for several you will see the above display for TIMER,’’ press the INFO button seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes until you see ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 137

    Multi-Information Display Wiper Setup Front Wiper Action You can select from these two settings when the wiper switch is in the INT (intermittent) position: WITH VEH SPD The intermittent operation varies according to vehicle speed. INTERMITTENT intermittent operation varies according to the selection you make on the wiper lever’s intermittent control ring.

  • Page 138

    Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you If you fail to enter your selection, To exit ‘‘FRONT WIPER ACTION,’’ will see the above display for several you will see the above display for press the INFO button until you see seconds, and then the display goes several seconds, and the display goes ‘‘EXIT,’’...

  • Page 139: Controls Near The Steering Wheel

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

  • Page 140: Windshield Wipers And Washers

    Windshield Wipers and Washers MIST The wipers run at high Windshield Washer Pull the speed until you release the lever. wiper control lever toward you, and hold it. The washers spray until you The wipers are not activated. release the lever. The wipers run at low speed, then complete one more The length of the wipe sweep after you release the lever.

  • Page 141

    Windshield Wipers and Washers, Turn Signal and Headlights Rear Window Wiper and Washer When you shift the transmission to Turn Signal and Headlights the reverse position with the front windshield wipers activated, the rear window wiper operates automatically. When the wiper control lever is positioned as follows: The rear window wiper operates intermittently.

  • Page 142

    Turn Signal, Headlights Turn Signal Push down on the Headlights The rotating switch If you leave the lights on with the lever to signal a left turn and up to on the left lever controls the lights. key removed from the ignition signal a right turn.

  • Page 143

    Headlights The lights turn off automatically On Touring models SENSOR AUTO The automatic lighting when you turn the ignition switch to feature turns on the headlights, all the LOCK (0) position. To turn them other exterior lights, and the on again, either turn the ignition instrument panel lights when it switch to the ON (II) position, or senses low ambient light.

  • Page 144

    Headlights Fog Lights Automatic Lighting Off Feature The lights turn on again when you unlock or open the driver’s door. On Touring models On EX, EX-L and Touring models only Turn the fog lights on and off by This turns off the headlights, If you unlock the door, but do not turning the switch next to the parking lights, taillights, side marker...

  • Page 145: Instrument Panel Brightness

    Instrument Panel Brightness To reduce glare at night, the Touring model is shown instrument panel illumination dims when you turn the light switch to . Turning the select/ reset knob to the right until you hear a beep will cancel the reduced brightness.

  • Page 146

    Hazard Warning Button, Rear Window Defogger Hazard Warning Button Rear Window Defogger LX and Canadian DX models EX, EX-L and Touring models Push the button between the center The rear window defogger will clear Make sure the rear window is clear vents to turn on the hazard warning fog, frost, and thin ice from the and you have good visibility before...

  • Page 147: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Steering Wheel Adjustment Make any steering wheel adjustment Push the lever up to lock the before you start driving. steering wheel in position. Make sure you have securely locked the steering wheel in place by trying to move it up, down, in, Adjusting the steering wheel and out.

  • Page 148: Keys And Locks

    Keys and Locks These keys contain electronic EX, EX-L and Touring models LX and Canadian DX models circuits that are activated by the MASTER KEYS VALET KEY MASTER VALET KEY immobilizer system. They will not WITH REMOTE NUMBER (Gray) NUMBER KEYS (Gray) work to start the engine if the...

  • Page 149: Immobilizer System

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

  • Page 150: Ignition Switch

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

  • Page 151: Remote Transmitter

    Remote Transmitter UNLOCK Press this button once PANIC Press and hold this On LX and Canadian DX models to unlock the driver’s door. Press it button for about 1 second to attract twice to unlock the other doors and attention; the horn will sound, and UNLOCK LOCK the tailgate.

  • Page 152

    Remote Transmitter Remove the old battery from the Replacing the Transmitter Battery back of the inner cover, and note the polarity. Make sure the polarity of the new battery is the same ( side facing down), then insert it into the back of the cover. BATTERY An improperly disposed of battery can hurt the environment.

  • Page 153

    Remote Transmitter UNLOCK Press this button once time. The LED will blink once. On EX, EX-L and Touring models to unlock the driver’s door. Press it twice to unlock the other doors and When you press the UNLOCK LOCK BUTTON the tailgate.

  • Page 154

    Remote Transmitter Opening or Closing the Power Opening or Closing the Power Sliding Doors Tailgate DRIVER’S SIDE SLIDING DOOR BUTTON TAILGATE BUTTON PASSENGER’S SIDE POWER SLIDING DOOR SLIDING DOOR BUTTON MAIN SWITCH You can open or close each sliding If the power sliding door MAIN On Touring models only door with the remote transmitter switch on the dashboard is in the...

  • Page 155

    Remote Transmitter Recalling a Memorized Seat is completed. Remote Transmitter Care Position Avoid dropping or throwing the The driving position memory transmitter. activation (Driver 1, Driver 2) is With Driver 1 With Driver 2 shown on the back of each Protect the transmitter from transmitter.

  • Page 156

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

  • Page 157: Door Locks

    Door Locks Power Door Locks Lockout Prevention With the driver’s door open and the Front key in the ignition, both master door Lock lock switches are disabled. They are not disabled if the driver’s door is closed. Pushing the front of the master door lock switch on the open passenger’s door will lock all doors and the tailgate.

  • Page 158

    Door Locks Auto Door Locking/Unlocking Auto Door Locking To turn off the Auto Door Lock On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX modes: models models Your vehicle has customizable The auto door locking feature has settings for the doors and tailgate to three possible settings: automatically lock and unlock.

  • Page 159

    Door Locks Push and hold the front of the Push and hold the front of the To program the Park Lock mode: master door lock switch on the master door lock switch on the Locks all doors and tailgate when the driver’s door until you hear a click driver’s door.

  • Page 160

    Door Locks Push and hold the brake pedal, Auto Door Unlocking To program the Drive Lock mode: and move the shift lever out of the Locks all doors and tailgate when the On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX Park (P) position. vehicle’s speed reaches about 9 mph models The auto door unlocking feature has...

  • Page 161

    Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the To turn off the Auto Door Unlock To program the Park Unlock mode: master door lock switch on the modes: Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors driver’s door. You will hear a click, and tailgate when the shift lever is and after about 5 seconds, you will moved into the Park (P) position.

  • Page 162

    Door Locks Push and hold the rear of the Push and hold the brake pedal, To program the Ignition Switch master door lock switch on the and move the shift lever out of P. Unlock mode: driver’s door. You will hear a click. Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors Continue to hold down the switch: Push and hold the rear of the...

  • Page 163

    Door Locks, Tailgate Childproof Door Locks Tailgate On EX, EX-L and Touring models With the childproof door locks on, automatic operation with the inside door handle is disabled. The childproof door locks are To open the tailgate, pull the handle, designed to prevent children seated then lift up.

  • Page 164

    Tailgate Power Tailgate Press and hold the tailgate button on the remote transmitter or the POWER TAILGATE SWITCH dashboard switch for about 1 second to open or close the tailgate. Each time you press the button on the remote transmitter or the dashboard switch, you will hear a beep, and some front and rear lights will flash.

  • Page 165

    Tailgate Also check that passengers, When the tailgate or the roof is Auto-Reverse The power tailgate has an auto- especially children, do not have their covered with snow or ice. reverse feature. If it meets hands on the edge of the tailgate or resistance while opening or closing, on the tailgate sill.

  • Page 166

    Tailgate If you try to drive off with the Unlocking the Tailgate tailgate not closed completely, a beeper sounds and a ‘‘DOOR & TAILGATE OPEN’’ message is shown on the multi-information display. Keep the tailgate closed at all times while driving to avoid damaging the tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas from getting into the interior.

  • Page 167

    Tailgate, Sliding Doors Opening and Closing Manual Power Sliding Doors Sliding Doors On EX, EX-L and Touring models The doors are electrically powered On LX and Canadian DX models To open, pull the inside or outside and can be operated with the remote door handle, and slide the door back.

  • Page 168: Sliding Doors

    Sliding Doors When the shift lever is in Park: Door Handles Dashboard Switches If you shift out of Park while a door To open the door with the inside MAIN SWITCH is closing, you will hear a beep until door handle, pull the handle the door closes.

  • Page 169

    Sliding Doors To open a power sliding door, push Remote Transmitter Auto-Reverse and release the bottom of the Each power sliding door has an auto- appropriate switch. If you forget to DRIVER’S SIDE reverse feature. If a door meets SLIDING DOOR unlock the door, you will hear three resistance while closing, it will beep BUTTON...

  • Page 170

    Sliding Doors If there is an obstacle in the door sill, Do not put any item in the door Manually Opening/Closing the the power sliding door may not open pocket that sticks out from the Power Sliding Door You can manually open or close the or close properly.

  • Page 171

    Sliding Doors Refueling Parking on a Hill If you leave the vehicle on a steep When you release the fuel fill door, When parking facing downhill, make downhill with a power sliding door the driver’s side sliding door sure the doors are latched in the half open and the engine off, the automatically locks so it cannot open fully open position, and then hold the...

  • Page 172

    Sliding Doors Pinch Sensor Power Sliding Door Indicator On Touring models If there is a problem in the power sliding door system, you will see a PINCH SENSOR POWER SLIDING DOOR INDICATOR ‘‘CHECK LEFT SLIDING DOOR’’ or ‘‘CHECK RIGHT SLIDING DOOR’’ message on the multi-information display (see page ).

  • Page 173

    Seats Passenger Seating Convertible Second Row Bucket Seats There are bucket seats with armrests for two front passengers, bucket seats with armrests for two passengers in the second row, and a bench seat for three passengers in the third row. For greater cargo capacity, the seats in the second row can be removed, and the bench seat in the third row...

  • Page 174

    Seats Seat Adjustments Manual Seat Adjustments See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. The EX-L and Touring models have a power adjustable driver’s seat and front passenger’s seat. The EX model has a power adjustable driver’s seat and manual front passenger’s seat.

  • Page 175

    Seats Driver’s Seat Manual Height Power Seat Adjustments Adjustment On EX, EX-L and Touring models ADJUSTMENT STRAPS See pages for important safety information and warnings about how to properly position the seats and seat- backs. The controls for the adjustable driver’s power seat are on the outside edge of the seat bottom.

  • Page 176

    Seats Raises or lowers the Driver’s Lumbar Support seat. (Driver’s seat only) Moves the whole seat up and forward, or down and backward. The front of the seat also tilts up or down at the same time. (Driver’s seat only) Moves the seat forward and Adjusts the seat-...

  • Page 177

    Seats Armrests desired angle. Head Restraints See page for important safety information and a warning about improperly positioning head restraints. Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints in all seating positions to help protect you and your passengers from whiplash and other injuries.

  • Page 178

    Seats When reinstalling a head restraint, Front and Second row seat Third row seat put the legs back in place. Then CUSHION adjust it to the appropriate height while pressing the release button. Make sure the removed head restraints are securely stored. Failure to reinstall the head RELEASE RELEASE...

  • Page 179

    Seats This reduces the distance between For a head restraint system to work Active Head Restraints the restraint and the occupant’s head. properly: It also helps protect the occupants against whiplash and injuries to the Do not hang any items on the head neck and upper spine.

  • Page 180

    Seats Third Row Seat Access RELEASE LEVER To get into or out of the third row When the seat on the passenger’s To get into or out of the third row seat, walk between the second row side is moved to the center, walk seat, pull up the release lever on the seats.

  • Page 181

    Seats Moving the Second Row Bucket HOOK Seat The second row bucket seat on the passenger’s side can be moved to the center to provide access to the third row seat. COVER Remove the passenger’s side Hook the front of the seat to the second row bucket seat (see page floor, then slide the seat toward ), then remove the cover.

  • Page 182

    Seats To return the seat to the outside Seats and Floor Mats position, remove the seat, reinstall the cover, then reinstall the seat. Make sure the seats are securely locked in place before driving. A seat that is not locked in place could fly around and cause injury in a sudden stop or crash.

  • Page 183

    Seats Removing the Bucket Seats in the Second Row TABS Outer position Center position SEAT-BACK LEVER BUTTONS BUTTONS SLIT SLITS TABS LOCK RELEASE LEVER To install the floor mat in an outer position or the center position, insert Both seats can be removed to give the tabs into the slits on the floor, more cargo capacity.

  • Page 184

    Seats To reinstall the seat, hook the front Removing the Second Row of the seat to the floor, then push the Plus-One Seat rear of the seat-back until it locks in Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX place. Make sure the seat is securely models latched before driving.

  • Page 185

    Seats Unhook the front of the seat from SEAT CUSHION STRAP the floor by pulling it back slightly, then pivoting it upward. LOCK RELEASE LEVER SEAT-BACK STRAP To remove the plus-one seat: Unlock the seat from the floor by pulling the lock release lever and Lower the head restraints fully.

  • Page 186

    Seats To use the plus-one seat as a center console, remove its seat cushion by pulling up the seat cushion strap. Then pivot the seat-back forward until it is flat. Store the seat cushion in the floor storage area. Make sure the seats are securely locked in place before driving.

  • Page 187

    Seats Folding the One-Motion Third Make sure all items in the cargo Row ‘‘Magic Seat’’ area are secured. Loose items can HANDLES To create more cargo space, you can fly forward and cause injury if you fold the one-motion third row ‘‘Magic have to brake hard.

  • Page 188

    Seats STRAPS To return the seat to the upright Pull the seat-back upright with the position: strap. Make sure the seat is securely locked into position Pull the seat out of the recess by before driving. pulling on the handle. Pivot the seat forward all the way.

  • Page 189: Seat Heaters

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

  • Page 190: Driving Position Memory System

    Driving Position Memory System Storing a Driving Position in On Touring model only MEMO BUTTON Your vehicle has a memory feature Memory for the driver’s seat and outside Store a driver’s seat position only INDICATORS mirror positions. when the vehicle is parked. Two seat and outside mirror Turn the ignition switch to the ON MEMORY...

  • Page 191

    Driving Position Memory System Doing any of the following after Selecting a Memorized Position selected memory button will flash pressing the MEMO button will during movement. When the cancel the storing procedure. adjustments are complete, you will hear two beeps, and the indicator will Not pressing a memory button remain on.

  • Page 192: Power Windows

    Power Windows The windows will operate for up to If the MAIN switch is OFF, the DRIVER’S WINDOW MAIN SWITCH 10 minutes after you turn off the passenger windows cannot be raised SWITCH ignition switch. Opening either front or lowered. Keep the MAIN switch door cancels this function.

  • Page 193

    Power Windows If your vehicle’s battery is Opening the Windows with the Press the UNLOCK button a disconnected or goes dead, or the Remote Transmitter second time, and hold it. The driver’s window fuse is removed, the passenger’s doors unlock, and all AUTO function may be disabled.

  • Page 194

    Power Windows Opening/Closing the Windows Turn the key clockwise again, and If the windows stop before the with the Key hold it. All four windows start to desired position, repeat steps 2 and 3. open. To stop the windows, release the key. To open the windows further, turn and hold the key again (within 10 seconds of step 2).

  • Page 195

    Moonroof To tilt up the back of the moonroof, press and hold the center button ). To close the moonroof, If you try to open the moonroof in press and hold the top of the switch below-f reezing temperatures, or when ).

  • Page 196

    Mirrors On U.S. EX-L without navigation system and Canadian EX-L models When you shift to reverse with the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, the rear view is shown on the left side of the inside mirror. For more information, see page Keep the inside and outside mirrors On EX-L and Touring models clean and adjusted for best visibility.

  • Page 197

    Mirrors Adjusting the Power Mirrors Reverse Tilt Door Mirror Both outside door mirrors have a reverse tilt feature. When in reverse, SELECTOR SWITCH ADJUSTMENT SWITCH the selected mirror will tilt down slightly to improve your view as you parallel park. Shifting out of reverse will return the mirrors to their original position.

  • Page 198: Mirrors, Parking Brake

    Mirrors, Parking Brake Parking Brake Heated Mirrors HEATED MIRROR BUTTON Driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and axles. A beeper will sound if the vehicle is driven with the parking brake on. On Touring models You will also see a ‘‘RELEASE PARKING BRAKE’’...

  • Page 199: Adjustable Driver's Foot Pedals

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

  • Page 200: Interior Convenience Items

    Interior Convenience Items SUNGLASSES BEVERAGE HOLDERS COAT HOOK BEVERAGE HOLDER SUN VISOR HOLDER AC POWER OUTLET VANITY MIRROR UPPER GLOVE LOWER GLOVE BOX CENTER POCKET ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET IN-FLOOR STORAGE BEVERAGE HOLDER : If equipped...

  • Page 201

    Interior Convenience Items Retractable Center Tray Beverage Holders Be careful when you are using the beverage holders. A spilled liquid that is very hot can scald you or your passengers. Spilled liquids can damage the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical components in the interior.

  • Page 202

    Interior Convenience Items The beverage holders for the third row seat passengers are in the armrests on the rear side panels. To use the front beverage holder, Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX pull the handle. models The plus-one seat has a beverage Additional beverage holders for the holder on the back of the seat-back.

  • Page 203

    Interior Convenience Items Integrated Sunshades The sunshades are intended for use Sunglasses Holder only when the windows are fully closed. If a window is opened, the HOOK shade can be blown off its hooks. As the shade automatically retracts, it could hit and hurt anyone sitting too close to the window.

  • Page 204

    Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Sun Visor SUN VISOR Some larger styles of sunglasses If equipped To use the sun visor, pull it down. may not fit in the holder. The sunglasses holder uses a convex When using the sun visor for the mirror for its bottom panel.

  • Page 205

    Interior Convenience Items Vanity Mirror Rear Compartment Second Row Console STRAP REAR COMPARTMENT LEVER Pull up the vanity mirror cover to use To open the compartment, pull the Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX the mirror. The lights come on when lever and lift the lid.

  • Page 206

    Interior Convenience Items In-Floor Storage Area You can store items in the floor storage area up to 22 lbs (10 kg). Do not exceed this weight limit, or you HOOK may damage the floor storage area. The inside of the storage area can get very hot.

  • Page 207

    Interior Convenience Items Glove Boxes Keep the glove boxes closed while driving. If either are open, a passenger could be injured during a crash or sudden stop. An open glove box can cause serious injury to your passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt.

  • Page 208

    Interior Convenience Items Center Pocket Coin Pocket Without rear entertainment system With rear entertainment system Open the center pocket by pulling A coin holder is located in front of the handle. Close it with a firm push. the beverage holder. To use the coin holder, pull the handle, then push the button.

  • Page 209

    Interior Convenience Items Accessory Power Sockets AC Power Outlet If equipped There are two accessory power Each socket is intended to supply sockets in your vehicle. One power for 12 volt DC accessories There is a 115 volt AC power outlet accessory power socket is above the that are rated 120 watts or less (10 in the rear compartment on the...

  • Page 210

    Interior Convenience Items The maximum capacity for this The AC power outlet is not NOTE: power outlet is 115 volt AC at 100 designed for electric appliances watts or less. If you use an appliance which require high initial peak which requires more than 100 watts, wattage such as cathode-ray tube it automatically stops supplying the...

  • Page 211: Interior Lights

    Interior Lights Light Control Switch When the switch is in the OFF position: When the switch is in the door activated position: None of the lights come on when a LIGHT CONTROL SWITCH door is opened. The individual map lights in the front come on when any door is The individual map lights in the opened.

  • Page 212

    Interior Lights After all doors are closed tightly, the Individual Map Lights When the switch is in the ON position: light(s) dims slightly, then fades out All the individual map lights come in about 30 seconds. Front on and stay on as long as the switch remains in the ON position.

  • Page 213

    Interior Lights Cargo Area Light Ignition Switch Light Rear The cargo area light has a three- The ignition switch light comes on position switch. In the OFF position, when you open the driver’s door, and the light does not come on. In the stays on several seconds after you center position, it comes on when close the door.

  • Page 214

    Interior Lights Courtesy Lights The courtesy lights in the front The courtesy light between the map doors come on when you open any lights come on when you turn the door. parking lights on. To adjust its brightness, turn the select/reset knob on the instrument panel.

  • Page 215

    Features The heating and air conditioning Vents, Heating, and A/C ....210 Auxiliary Input Jack ...... . 283 system in your vehicle provides a Using Automatic Climate Radio Theft Protection ....284 comfortable driving environment in Control ........

  • Page 216: Vents, Heating, And A/c

    Vents, Heating, and A/C LX and Canadian DX models AIR CONDITIONING REAR WINDOW RECIRCULATION BUTTON (A/C) BUTTON DEFOGGER BUTTON REAR FAN CONTROL TEMPERATURE MODE CONTROLLER DIAL CONTROL DIAL CONTROL DIAL DIAL EX, EX-L and Touring models WINDSHIELD REAR WINDOW REAR REAR LOCK DEFROSTER BUTTON DEFOGGER...

  • Page 217

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Fan Control temperature, fan speed and air flow. compartment makes the indicator to go off, and takes the system out of On LX and Canadian DX models Turn the dial clockwise to increase SYNC mode. On EX, EX-L and Touring models the fan speed and airflow.

  • Page 218

    Vents, Heating, and A/C The outside air intakes for the Air flows from the floor When you switch to from heating and cooling system are at vents. When you select , the , the A/C stays on, and you the base of the windshield. Keep this system automatically switches to can turn it on and off manually.

  • Page 219

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Ventilation Using the Heater Using the A/C The flow-through ventilation system The heater uses engine coolant to Air conditioning places an extra load draws in outside air, circulates it warm the air. If the engine is cold, it on the engine.

  • Page 220

    Vents, Heating, and A/C you can To Defog and Defrost To Remove Exterior Frost or Ice If the interior is very warm, cool it down more rapidly by partially To remove fog from the inside of the From the Windows opening the windows, turning on the windows: Select...

  • Page 221: Using Automatic Climate Control

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Using Automatic Climate Control If you set the temperature to its Semi-automatic Operation lower or its upper limit, the system On EX, EX-L and Touring models On EX, EX-L and Touring models The automatic climate control runs at full cooling or heating only.

  • Page 222: Using The Rear A/c Unit

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Voice Control System On EX, EX-L, and Touring models You can adjust the temperature of On models with navigation system The climate control system for your the rear A/C unit with the REAR vehicle can also be operated by voice button and the rear temperature control.

  • Page 223

    Vents, Heating, and A/C REAR A/C Controls On EX, EX-L and Touring models (On front control panel) REAR Button When the indicator in this button is off, no air EX, EX-L and Touring models flows to the rear vents. The rear control panel cannot be used by a second row passenger to adjust the REAR LOCK BUTTON...

  • Page 224

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Rear Control Panel On LX and Canadian DX models The rear control panel can only be LX and Canadian DX models used when the rear controller dial on the front control panel is in the ON position.

  • Page 225

    Vents, Heating, and A/C Press the top ( ) of the fan control Pressing the AUTO button puts the EX, EX-L and Touring models button to increase the fan speed and system in automatic operation mode. airflow. Press the bottom ( ) of the The rear system automatically button to decrease it.

  • Page 226: Climate Control Sensors

    Vents, Heating, and A/C, Climate Control Sensors Rear Ceiling Vents Sunlight and Temperature Sensors On EX, EX-L and Touring models TEMPERATURE SENSOR LEVER The direction and quantity of airflow SUNLIGHT SENSOR from each rear ceiling vent is adjustable. The climate control system has three sensors.

  • Page 227: Audio System

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

  • Page 228: Playing The Am/fm Radio

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) FM BUTTON AM BUTTON TUNE/SOUND KNOB PWR/VOL KNOB PRESET BUTTONS SCAN BUTTON SEEK BAR AUTO SELECT BUTTON...

  • Page 229

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN The scan function samples The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to all stations with strong signals on the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.

  • Page 230

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are , press the To turn off auto select store one frequency on AM and two traveling far from home and can no A.

  • Page 231

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) Adjusting the Sound Treble/Bass Use the TRE/BAS Audio System Lighting Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob modes to adjust the tone to your You can use the instrument panel repeatedly to display the bass, treble, liking.

  • Page 232: Playing A Disc

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) EJECT BUTTON CD SLOT DISP BUTTON SKIP BAR DISC BUTTON SCAN/RPT BUTTON DISC BUTTON RDM BUTTON CD BUTTON...

  • Page 233

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) To Play a Disc This audio system can also play The specifications for compatible To load or play discs, the ignition CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in MP3 files are: switch must be in the ACCESSORY MP3 or WMA formats.

  • Page 234

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) The specifications for compatible To Load a Disc Text Data Display Function WMA files are: Insert a disc about halfway into the Each time you press the DISP Sampling frequency: disc slot. The drive will pull the disc (preset 1) button, the display shows 32/44.1/48 kHz in the rest of the way to play it.

  • Page 235

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) If the text data has more than 16 When you insert a disc, and the To Change or Select Tracks/Files characters, you will see the first 15 system begins to play. You can use the SKIP bar while a characters and the indicator in disc is playing to select passages and...

  • Page 236

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION The scan function samples all tracks F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This select a different folder, turn the (files in MP3 or WMA) on the disc in feature, when activated, samples the TUNE knob to move to the the order they are recorded on the...

  • Page 237

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE RANDOM (Random within a In MP3 or WMA mode REPEAT) To continuously replay FOLDER-REPEAT This feature, disc) This feature plays the a track (file in MP3 or WMA mode), when activated, replays all files on tracks (the files in MP3 or WMA press and release the SCAN/RPT the selected folder in the order they...

  • Page 238

    Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) To Stop Playing a Disc Protecting Compact Discs In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER-RANDOM This Press the eject button ( ) to For information on how to handle feature, when activated, plays all remove the disc.

  • Page 239: Disc Player Error Messages

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

  • Page 240: Playing The Am/fm Radio

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX and EX-L models EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System EX-L model is shown. AM/FM BUTTON TUNE KNOB AM BUTTON PWR/VOL KNOB SOUND PWR/VOL KNOB SOUND (TUNE) KNOB KNOB BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS PRESET BUTTONS...

  • Page 241

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio To Select a Station SCAN The SCAN function The ignition switch must be in the You can use any of five methods to samples all stations with strong ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.

  • Page 242

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each preset button can AUTO SELECT If you are , press the To turn off auto select store one frequency on AM and two traveling far from home and can no A.

  • Page 243

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Adjusting the Sound Treble/Bass Use the TRE/BAS Audio System Lighting Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob modes to adjust the tone to your You can use the instrument panel repeatedly to display the bass, treble, liking.

  • Page 244: Playing The Xm Satellite Radio

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) U.S. EX and EX-L models EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System U.S. model is shown. TUNE KNOB U.S. EX model PWR/VOL KNOB AUX/XM PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE KNOB BUTTON XM BUTTON DISP/MODE...

  • Page 245

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio Each time you press and release the XM Satellite Radio anywhere in the To listen to XM radio, turn the DISP/MODE button, the display United States, and Canada, except ignition switch to the ACCESSORY...

  • Page 246

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) On models with a rear entertainment SCAN The SCAN function gives Preset You can store up to 12 system, you cannot listen to XM you a sampling of all channels while preset channels using the six preset Radio and a disc at the same time.

  • Page 247

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the XM Radio Display Messages ‘‘NO SIGNAL’’ The signal is first six channels. currently too weak. Move the vehicle ‘‘LOADING’’...

  • Page 248

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you Signal weaker in these areas. Signal may be blocked by may experience reception problems. mountains or large obstacles Interference can be caused by any of to the south.

  • Page 249

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) There may be other geographic Receiving Satellite Radio Service After you’ve registered with XM situations that could affect XM radio If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the reception.

  • Page 250: Playing Discs

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX and EX-L models EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System LOAD INDICATOR CD SLOT LOAD INDICATOR CD BUTTON CD SLOT LOAD BUTTON EJECT BUTTON EJECT BUTTON LOAD BUTTON DISP BUTTON DISP BUTTON CD BUTTON SKIP BAR...

  • Page 251

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Operating the CD Changer NOTE: The specifications of the compatible Your vehicle’s audio system has an If a file on an MP3 or WMA disc is WMA file are: in-dash disc changer that holds up to protected by digital rights Sampling frequency: six discs.

  • Page 252

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Insert the disc into the CD slot. To load a single disc: If you press the LOAD button Insert it only about halfway; the while a disc is playing, the system drive will pull it in the rest of the Press and release the LOAD will stop playing that disc and start...

  • Page 253

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) If the text data has more than 16 When playing a CD-DA with text Text Data Display Function Each time you press the DISP button, characters, you will see the first 15 data, the album and track name are the display shows you the text data characters and the...

  • Page 254

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) DISC SCAN This feature, when In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This activated, samples the first track (file select a different folder, turn the feature, when activated, samples the in MP3 or WMA) in each disc.

  • Page 255

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE DISC REPEAT To activate the In MP3 or WMA mode REPEAT) To continuously replay DISC REPEAT feature, press the FOLDER-RANDOM This a track (file in MP3 or WMA mode), SCAN/RPT button three times.

  • Page 256

    Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) If you press the eject button while Protecting Compact Discs Removing Discs from the In-dash listening to the radio, or with the For information on how to handle Disc Changer To remove the disc that is currently audio system turned off, the disc and protect compact discs, see page playing, press the eject button.

  • Page 257

    Disc Changer Error Messages (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. HEAT ERROR High temperature Will disappear when the temperature returns to If you see an error message in the normal.

  • Page 258: Models With Navigation System Playing The Am/fm Radio

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Voice Control System The audio system for your vehicle can also be operated by voice control. See the navigation section in your SCAN BUTTON quick start guide for an overview of this system, and the navigation system manual for complete details.

  • Page 259

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio TUNE Use the TUNE knob to If you do nothing, the system will The ignition switch must be in the tune the radio to a desired frequency. scan for the next strong station and ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.

  • Page 260

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) AUTO SELECT If you are press the Adjusting the Sound To turn off auto select, traveling far from home and can no A.SEL button or touch the AUTO Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob longer receive your preset stations, SELECT icon.

  • Page 261

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Operating the Radio on the While you are listening to the radio, Navigation System Screen you can change to another band by pressing the AUDIO button next to the navigation system screen, and AUDIO BUTTON then touching the desired band icon (FM1, FM2, or AM).

  • Page 262

    Playing the AM/FM Radio (Models with navigation system) Treble/Bass To adjust the treble Audio System Lighting Adjusting the Sound and bass, touch on each You can use the instrument panel side of the treble or bass adjustment brightness control knob to adjust the bar.

  • Page 263: Playing The Xm Satellite Radio

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) SCAN/RPT BUTTON DISP/MODE BUTTON AUTO SELECT BUTTON AM/FM BUTTON SEEK BAR XM BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE KNOB CONTINUED...

  • Page 264

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving Operating the XM Radio XM Satellite Radio anywhere in the To listen to XM radio, turn the United States, and Canada, except ignition switch to the ACCESSORY Hawaii and Alaska.

  • Page 265

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) On models with a rear entertainment seconds, then selects the next In category mode, only channels system and a navigation system, you channel. When you hear a channel within that category can be selected. cannot listen to XM Radio and a disc you want to continue listening to, In channel mode, all channels can be...

  • Page 266

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) XM Radio Display Messages ‘‘NO SIGNAL’’ The signal is ‘‘CHECK currently too ANTENNA’’ There is a problem ‘‘LOADING’’ XM is loading the weak. Move the with the XM audio or program vehicle to an area antenna.

  • Page 267

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you Signal may be blocked by mountains Signal weaker in these areas. may experience reception problems. or large obstacles to the south. Interference can be caused by any of these conditions: Driving on the north side of an east/west mountain road.

  • Page 268

    Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) There may also be other geographic Receiving Satellite Radio Service After you’ve registered with XM situations or structures that could If your XM Radio service has expired Radio, keep your audio system in the affect satellite radio reception.

  • Page 269: Playing Discs

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) LOAD BUTTON CD SLOT LOAD INDICATOR EJECT BUTTON CD BUTTON RDM BUTTON DISP BUTTON SCAN/RPT BUTTON SKIP BAR DISC BUTTON DISC BUTTON CONTINUED...

  • Page 270

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) Operating the CD Changer This audio system can also play The specifications of the compatible Your vehicle’s audio system has an CD-Rs and CD-RWs compressed in MP3 file are: in-dash disc changer that holds up to MP3 or WMA formats.

  • Page 271

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) The CD changer is behind the The indicators above the disc Loading Discs in the In-dash Disc navigation system screen. To use the buttons of the empty positions will Changer CD changer, press the OPEN button blink, and the green load indicator beside the screen.

  • Page 272

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) To load a single disc: If you press the LOAD button while Text Data Display Function a disc is playing, the system will stop Each time you press the DISP button, Press and release the LOAD playing that disc and start the the display shows you the text data button.

  • Page 273

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) If the text data has more than 16 When you insert a disc, and the To Change or Select Tracks/Files characters, you will see the first 15 system begins to play. You can use the SKIP bar while a characters and the indicator in disc is playing to select passages and...

  • Page 274

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) DISC SCAN This feature, when In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This activated, samples the first track (file select a different folder, turn the feature, when activated, samples the in MP3 or WMA) in each disc.

  • Page 275

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE DISC REPEAT To activate the In MP3 or WMA mode REPEAT) To continuously replay DISC REPEAT feature, press the FOLDER-RANDOM This a track (file in MP3 or WMA mode), SCAN/RPT button three times. You feature, when activated, plays all press and release the SCAN/RPT will see ‘‘D-RPT’’...

  • Page 276

    Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) If you press the eject button while Protecting Compact Discs Removing Discs from the In-dash listening to the radio, or with the For information on how to handle Disc Changer To remove the disc that is currently audio system turned off, the disc and protect compact discs, see page playing, press the eject button.

  • Page 277: Disc Changer Error Messages

    Disc Changer Error Messages (Models with navigation system) The chart on the right explains the Error Message Cause Solution error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. HEAT ERROR High temperature Will disappear when the temperature returns to If you see an error message in the normal.

  • Page 278: Protecting Your Discs

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

  • Page 279

    Protecting Your Discs Additional Information on Bubbled, wrinkled, labelled, and excessively thick discs Recommended Discs The in-dash disc player/changer has a sophisticated and delicate mechanism. If you insert a damaged disc as indicated in this section, it may become stuck inside and damage the audio unit.

  • Page 280

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

  • Page 281: Am/fm Radio Reception

    AM/FM Radio Reception Radio Frequencies Radio Reception The radio can receive the complete How well the radio receives stations AM and FM bands. is dependent on many factors, such Those bands cover these frequen- as the distance from the station’s cies: transmitter, nearby large objects, and atmospheric conditions.

  • Page 282

    AM/FM Radio Reception As required by the FCC: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Radio signals, especially on the FM Radio reception can be affected by band, are deflected by large objects atmospheric conditions such as such as buildings and hills.

  • Page 283: Playing A Tape

    Playing a Tape (Optional) LX and Canadian DX models EX and EX-L models without Rear Entertainment System DOLBY DOLBY NR BUTTON NR BUTTON REW BUTTON REW BUTTON PLAY/PROG PLAY/PROG SKIP BAR SKIP BAR BUTTON BUTTON FF BUTTON FF BUTTON RPT BUTTON RPT BUTTON U.S.

  • Page 284

    Playing a Tape (Optional) EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System without EX-L and Touring models with Rear Entertainment System Navigation System and Navigation System SKIP BAR REW BUTTON DOLBY NR BUTTON REW BUTTON SKIP BAR PLAY/PROG DOLBY NR BUTTON BUTTON PLAY/PROG BUTTON FF BUTTON FF BUTTON...

  • Page 285

    Playing a Tape (Optional) To Play a Tape Dolby noise reduction turns on To switch to the radio or CD player when you insert a tape. The while a tape is playing, press the AM Optional on some models The ignition switch must be in the indicator will come on in the or FM button or AM/FM button, or ACCESSORY (I) or the ON (II)

  • Page 286

    Playing a Tape (Optional) SKIP Press the side of the Caring for the Tape and Player If the tape is loose, tighten it by SKIP bar to find the beginning of the The tape player picks up dirt and turning the hub with a pencil or your current song or passage.

  • Page 287: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock LX and Canadian DX models EX and EX-L models CLOCK BUTTON CLOCK BUTTON H BUTTON R BUTTON H BUTTON R BUTTON M BUTTON M BUTTON U.S. EX-L model is shown. On models without navigation system When you are finished, press the For example: 1:06 will reset to 1:00 If your vehicle’s battery is CLOCK button again.

  • Page 288: Remote Audio Controls

    Remote Audio Controls The VOL button adjusts the volume If you are playing a disc, the system VOL BUTTON 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...

  • Page 289: Auxiliary Input Jack

    Auxiliary Input Jack The auxiliary input jack is on the dashboard next to the accessory power socket. The system will accept auxiliary input from standard audio accessories. When a compatible audio unit is connected to the jack, press the AUX button to select it.

  • Page 290: Radio Theft Protection

    Radio Theft Protection If you lose the card, you must obtain If you make a mistake entering the On EX, EX-L and Touring models Your vehicle’s audio system may the code number from your dealer. code, do not start over; complete the disable itself if it is disconnected To do this, you will need the audio five-digit sequence, then enter the...

  • Page 291: Rear Entertainment System

    Rear Entertainment System Models with Navigation System Overhead Screen Unit REAR PWR BUTTON REAR CTRL KNOB Models without Navigation System DVD Player REAR PWR BUTTON REAR CTRL KNOB CONTINUED...

  • Page 292

    Rear Entertainment System To Turn On the System Rear Speakers Available on EX-L and Touring models Your vehicle is equipped with a rear Press the REAR PWR button. To When you turn on the system, the entertainment system that includes a turn on the rear controls (ceiling rear speakers are automatically DVD player for the enjoyment of the...

  • Page 293

    Rear Entertainment System To Select Rear Entertainment Operating the DVD Player from REAR CONTROL PANEL from the Front Control Panel the Front Control Panel To operate the rear entertainment The DVD player in your rear system from the front panel, turn the entertainment system can play DVD RR CTRL knob counterclockwise.

  • Page 294

    Rear Entertainment System Models with Navigation System REAR CTRL KNOB SEEK/SKIP BAR PLAY BUTTON PAUSE BUTTON Models without Navigation System REAR CTRL KNOB EJECT BUTTON PLAY BUTTON PAUSE SEEK/SKIP BAR BUTTON...

  • Page 295

    Rear Entertainment System Turn the Rear CTRL knob clockwise. SEEK/SKIP Press and hold the EJECT Press the eject button to The amber Rear LED comes on to side to move forward; you will see remove the DVD from the drive. show that the control panel is now ‘‘CUE’’...

  • Page 296

    Rear Entertainment System Using the Rear Control Panel PWR BUTTON To turn on the rear entertainment AM/FM BUTTON DISP BUTTON DVD/AUX system from the rear control panel, BUTTON press the PWR button. Use the AM/ FM button, XM button, CD button, DVD/AUX button to select the entertainment source.

  • Page 297

    Rear Entertainment System Press the button to To Play a CD from the Rear To Play the Optional Tape Player select another category. Control Panel from the Rear Control Panel If CDs are loaded in the CD changer, To rewind the tape, push the Pressing and holding the DISP select them by pressing the CD button.

  • Page 298

    Rear Entertainment System To Play a DVD from the Rear REAR CONTROL PANEL Control Panel The video screen is for use by rear DISP BUTTON seat passengers only. The driver and front seat passenger should not try to view the screen while driving. Open the overhead screen by pushing the OPEN button.

  • Page 299

    Rear Entertainment System DISP Button When you press the DISP button When you press the DISP button To go back to play, press the DISP while a DVD is playing, the title, again, the subtitle, audio, angle, button. chapter, elapsed time, and personal sound characteristics, and personal surround logo are displayed surround logo are displayed...

  • Page 300

    Rear Entertainment System MENU Button System Messages Play Mode When you press the MENU button When you press the SETUP button When you select ‘‘Play Mode’’ by while a DVD is playing, the DVD’s while a DVD is playing, the DVD’s pressing the button, the main menu is displayed.

  • Page 301

    Rear Entertainment System Top Menu Audio The selectable languages vary from DVD to DVD, and this feature may not be available on some DVDs. Press the RETURN or ENT button to go back to the play mode setup menu. When you select ‘‘TOP MENU’’ When you select ‘‘Audio’’...

  • Page 302

    Rear Entertainment System Subtitle Angle To turn the subtitle on and off, select If more than one subtitle language is On some DVDs, the scenes are ‘‘Subtitle’’ from the setup menu by available, you will see the language recorded by more than one camera, pressing the button.

  • Page 303

    Rear Entertainment System Search When you select ‘‘Search’’ from the To do a title search, select ‘‘Title’’ by To do a chapter search, select play mode setup menu, you will see pressing the button. Change ‘‘Chapter’’ by pressing the the submenu shown above. In the the number on the right submenu by button.

  • Page 304

    Rear Entertainment System Num Input A numerical command can be issued change from the left side to right Select and enter the second digit to a DVD by inputting a two digit side or right to left. number the same way. The cursor number, and a button number can be will automatically move to the ‘‘ENT’’...

  • Page 305

    Rear Entertainment System Selecting one of the sound effects, Personal Surround Display Cinema, Music, or Voice, from the personal surround menu allows you to change the sound in your headphones to match the disc you are playing. Select ‘‘Cinema,’’ ‘‘Music,’’ or ‘‘Voice’’ by pressing the button, and enter your selection by pressing the...

  • Page 306

    Rear Entertainment System Select the quality you want to adjust If you want to set the display to the The display changes as shown above. by pressing the button, and default setting, select ‘‘Reset’’ by then pressing the ENT button. The pressing the button, and, Select ‘‘Yes,’’...

  • Page 307

    Rear Entertainment System Screen Mode You can set the screen mode to these settings: Normal Normal Wide Wide Zoom Full Zoom Full CONTINUED...

  • Page 308

    Rear Entertainment System The selected setting will be highlighted in blue for one second, and the screen returns to the play mode in the selected setting. Select the ‘‘Aspect Ratio’’ by pressing The selectable setting menu is button, then press displayed, and the current setting is the ENT button.

  • Page 309

    Rear Entertainment System Menu Language INITIAL SETTINGS Menu INITIAL SETTINGS (Language) When you press the SETUP button When you select ‘‘Language’’ with To select the language used in the on the rear control panel when a button, the menu DISC menus, select ‘‘Menu Lang’’ by DVD is not playing, the ‘‘INITIAL shown above appears.

  • Page 310

    Rear Entertainment System Select the desired language by If you want another language than If you select ‘‘No,’’ and press the pressing the button, and those listed, you need to enter the ENT button, the display returns to then pressing the ENT button. code number of the desired language.

  • Page 311

    Rear Entertainment System Audio Language If you select ‘‘Yes,’’ the display If you made a mistake entering a You can select the dubbed language changes to the language code input number digit, select ‘‘DEL’’ on the before playing DVDs. mode. Select the first number digit display with the Select ‘‘Audio Language’’...

  • Page 312

    Rear Entertainment System Subtitle Language Dynamic Range INITIAL SETTINGS (Others) You can select the subtitle language When you select ‘‘Others’’ at the ‘‘Dynamic Range’’ reduces the before playing DVDs. bottom of the ‘‘INITIAL SETTINGS’’ differences between the loud and Select ‘‘Subtitle Language’’ by screen, the above menu appears on quiet sound levels throughout the pressing the...

  • Page 313

    Rear Entertainment System Angle Mark ANGLE MARK When you select the ‘‘Dynamic When you switch to another angle Select ‘‘Angle Mark’’ by pressing the Range’’ by pressing the while playing a DVD, the angle mark button. The above submenu button, you will see the submenu is displayed in the upper right corner appears.

  • Page 314

    Rear Entertainment System Parental Control Level When you select and enter ‘‘Yes,’’ You can place an auditory restriction Select ‘‘Parental Level’’ by pressing the display changes as shown above. by changing the parental control button. You will see the To change the level, you need to level.

  • Page 315

    Rear Entertainment System Changing the Password If the system does not recognize the If you enter the password correctly, The password was set to ‘‘1111’’ password you entered, you will see you can then change the parental when the vehicle left the factory. the above display.

  • Page 316

    Rear Entertainment System To change the password, select Select the first digit by pressing the If the system does not recognize the ‘‘Password.’’ You will see the above , or button, password you entered, you will see menu displayed. Select ‘‘Yes’’ by and enter it by pressing the ENT the above display.

  • Page 317

    Rear Entertainment System If you forget the password, select The display changes as shown above. ‘‘Password,’’ and press the button If you want to use the default 10 times. password (1111), select ‘‘Yes,’’ and press the ENT button. The message ‘‘Default password setting applied’’...

  • Page 318

    Rear Entertainment System Remote Control Replacing the Remote Control An improperly disposed of battery Batteries can hurt the environment. RELEASE BUTTON Always confirm local regulations for COVER battery disposal. The rear control panel can be detached from the ceiling unit and If it takes several pushes on the used as a remote control.

  • Page 319

    Rear Entertainment System Playable DVDs Those packages or jackets should As required by the FCC: This device also bear the designation of ‘‘1’’ or complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. ‘‘ALL’’. DVD-ROMs cannot be played Operation is subject to the following two in this system.

  • Page 320

    Rear Entertainment System DVD Player Error Messages Message Solution The chart on the right explains the error messages you may see in the display while playing a disc. ERROR F0 Eject the disc and reinsert it. ERROR F2 If you see an error message in the Invalid region code Use a disc with the regional designation of ‘‘1’’...

  • Page 321

    Rear Entertainment System Wireless Headphones To use the headphones, pivot the earpieces outward. This turns them on. To adjust the volume, turn the dial on the bottom of the right earpiece. When you remove the headphones, the earpieces automatically pivot inward, and the headphones turn off.

  • Page 322

    Rear Entertainment System Auxiliary Input Jacks Replacing Batteries COVER ARMREST LEVER COIN BATTERY Each headphone uses one AAA Remove the battery. Install the new Auxiliary input jacks and headphone battery. The battery is under the battery in the earpiece as shown in connectors for the rear cover on the left earpiece.

  • Page 323

    Rear Entertainment System VOLUME DIALS AUXILIARY INPUT JACKS HEADPHONE CONNECTORS The system will accept auxiliary There are two headphone inputs from standard video games connectors for the third row seat and video equipment. passengers. Each connector has its Some video game power supplies own volume control.

  • Page 324: Security System

    Security System The security system helps to protect The alarm will also be activated if your vehicle and valuables from theft. the passenger inside the locked The horn sounds and a combination vehicle turns the ignition switch on. of headlights, parking lights, side marker lights, and taillights flashes if The security system will not set if someone attempts to break into your...

  • Page 325: Cruise Control

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

  • Page 326

    Cruise Control Changing the Set Speed You can decrease the set speed in Even with cruise control turned on, You can increase the set speed in any of these ways: you can still use the accelerator any of these ways: pedal to speed up for passing.

  • Page 327

    Cruise Control Cancelling Cruise Control The cruise control will be canceled when the vehicle speed reaches about 25 mph (40 km/h) or less. CRUISE BUTTON Resuming the Set Speed When you push the CANCEL button or tap the brake pedal, the system remembers the previously set speed.

  • Page 328: Homelink Universal Transceiver

    HomeLink Universal Transceiver Do not use HomeLink with any came with your garage door opener On EX, EX-L and Touring models The HomeLink Universal garage door opener that lacks safety to test that the safety features are Transceiver built into your vehicle stop and reverse features.

  • Page 329

    HomeLink Universal Transceiver If you are training the second or third buttons, go directly to step 1.

  • Page 330

    HomeLink Universal Transceiver HomeLink is a registered As required by the FCC: trademark of Johnson Controls, Inc. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired...

  • Page 331: Bluetooth Handsfreelink

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Voice Control the Hands Free Link consumer Touring models only Your vehicle is equipped with the HFL recognizes simple voice support at (888) 528-7876. In Canada, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (HFL). commands, such as phone numbers visit , or call (888) 9- www.honda.ca HFL uses Bluetooth technology to and names.

  • Page 332

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Phonebook Microphone HFL Buttons The HFL can store up to 50 names The HFL microphone is on the and phone numbers in its phonebook. ceiling, between the front map lights With a linked phone, you can then and the HomeLink buttons. On automatically dial any name or models with navigation system, the HFL TALK...

  • Page 333

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink The HFL buttons are used as Information Display You will also see ‘‘HANDS FREE follows: LINK’’ on the audio display. HFL Talk: This button is used before ‘‘ ’’ indicator will be displayed on you give a command, to answer the audio display if your phone is incoming calls, and to confirm linked to the Bluetooth compatible...

  • Page 334

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink How to Use the HFL Using Voice Control Give a voice command in a clear The HFL is operated by the HFL Here are some guidelines for using natural speaking voice without Talk and Back buttons on the left voice control: pausing between words or side of the steering wheel.

  • Page 335

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To hear a list of available options To go back one step in a command When you finish a command at any time, press the Talk button, process, say, ‘‘Go back,’’ or press sequence, the HFL goes back to wait for the beep, and say, ‘‘Hands the Back button.

  • Page 336

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Setting Up the System Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. The voice of the HFL can be set to After the beep, say ‘‘Male’’ or After the beep, say ‘‘Ring tone’’ or male or female (U.S.

  • Page 337

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Setting Your Passcode Press and release the Talk button. cycle. If the passcode is set, its The HFL will accept a numeric, four- After the beep, say ‘‘Yes.’’ The response is ‘‘The system is locked. digit passcode that you can use for HFL response is ‘‘Security is on.

  • Page 338

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Pairing Your Phone , call the code. It will be requested by the handsfreelink.honda.com Your Bluetooth compatible phone Hands Free Link consumer phone.’’ with Hands Free Profile must be support at (888) 528-7876, or call paired to the HFL before you can your phone retailer.

  • Page 339

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Follow the prompts on your phone To rename a paired phone, do this: To delete a paired phone, do this: to get it into its Discovery mode. Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. The phone will search for the HFL.

  • Page 340

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the Talk button. phones paired to the system have To change from the currently linked After the beep, say ‘‘Yes.’’ The been read, the HFL response is phone to another paired phone, do this: HFL response is ‘‘Preparing to ‘‘The entire list has been read.

  • Page 341

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Making a Call Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. You can make calls using any phone After the beep, say the number After the beep, say ‘‘Call’’ or ‘‘Dial.’’ number, or by using a name in the you want to call.

  • Page 342

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To end the call, press the Back Sending Numbers or Names To make a call using a name in the HFL button. During a Call phonebook, do this: With your phone on and the The HFL allows you to send ignition in the ACCESSORY (I) or To redial the last number called by numbers or names during a call.

  • Page 343

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the Talk button. Receiving a Call Transferring a Call After the beep, say ‘‘Send.’’ The If you receive a call when you are not During a call, you can transfer it dial tones will be sent, and the call on the phone, the HFL interrupts the from the HFL to your phone, or from will continue.

  • Page 344

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Muting a Call Setting up the Phonebook Press and release the Talk button. During a call, you can mute or The HFL phonebook can store up to After the beep, say the name you unmute your voice to the person you 50 names with their associated would like to store.

  • Page 345

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the Talk button. Press and release the Talk button. To edit the number of a name, do this: Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ‘‘Enter.’’ The After the beep, say ‘‘Yes.’’ The After the beep, say ‘‘Phonebook.’’...

  • Page 346

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wheel volume controls. list.’’ To call a name from the phonebook list, do this: Press and release the Talk button. Storing a Phone Number Directly Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ‘‘Phonebook.’’ from Your Phone After the beep, say ‘‘Receive The HFL response is ‘‘Phonebook You can store the desired number to...

  • Page 347

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the Talk button. If you want to continue to store Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say the name you any other numbers, press and After the beep, say the name you would like to store.

  • Page 348

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Cellular Phonebook Options PIN Number. This option allows you The cellular phonebook option to add, change, or remove a PIN allows you to store up to 1,000 names number for any phonebook that has and 10,000 phone numbers in the been imported.

  • Page 349

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Search Imported Phonebook: This NOTE: To import the cellular phonebook option allows you to search the You can import the phonebook of HFL does not allow you to pair phone numbers stored in the HFL. your cellular phone into the HFL. your phone if the vehicle is When you enter a keyword for a Link your phone to the HFL, and...

  • Page 350

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Select a phonebook from the To search the imported phonebook displayed list. If the phonebook you select has a PIN icon, you will need the 4-digit PIN number to access the phonebook. The following screen will appear. You can search the stored number Enter the keyword for a person’s by entering keywords.

  • Page 351

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Select the number (1 6) of the To store an imported phonebook desired person from the list. number Up to three category icons are displayed in the right side of the list. These category icons indicate how many numbers are stored for the person.

  • Page 352

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Select a phonebook from the After you enter the correct PIN To delete the imported phonebook displayed list. If the phonebook you number, or if the phonebook you select has a PIN icon, you will need select is not PIN protected, the the 4-digit PIN number to access the following screen appears.

  • Page 353

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To add, change, or remove a PIN To add a PIN number number from any phonebook Select the phonebook you wish to Enter the 4-digit PIN number. You You can add, change or remove a add the PIN number to. The will be asked to re-enter the PIN to PIN number from any phonebook.

  • Page 354

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink To change a PIN number Select the phonebook you wish to Enter your current PIN number. Enter your new 4-digit PIN change the PIN number for. The number. You will be asked to re- display will change as shown enter the PIN to verify.

  • Page 355

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Clearing the System Press and release the Talk button. Changing Language This operation clears the HFL of After the beep, say ‘‘Yes.’’ The Canadian models only your passcode, your paired phones, HFL response is ‘‘Preparing to To change from English to French, do all names in the HFL phonebook, clear all paired phones, all this:...

  • Page 356

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the Talk button. The HFL response is, for example, To change from French to English, do After the beep, say ‘‘Oui’’ or ‘‘Yes.’’ ‘‘Quel est le nom Français pour this: If there are no paired phones Paul’s phone ?’’...

  • Page 357

    Bluetooth HandsFreeLink Press and release the Talk button. The HFL says, for example, ‘‘What As required by the FCC: After the beep, say ‘‘Yes’’ or ‘‘Oui.’’ is the English name for This device complies with Part 15 of the If there are no paired phones Téléphone de Paul ?’’...

  • Page 358: Parking Sensor System

    Parking Sensor System The system has two front corner On Touring models Your vehicle has a parking sensor sensors, two rear corner sensors, system. The system lets you know and a rear center sensor. the approximate distance between The rear center sensors work when your vehicle and most obstacles the shift lever is in reverse (R), and while you are parking.

  • Page 359

    Parking Sensor System Multi-Information Display Corner Sensor Operation Messages and Beeper Operation Example shown: Obstacle is at the left front of the vehicle About 16-20 in About 12-16 in About 12 in (40-50 cm) (30-40 cm) (30 cm) or less Distance Upper left Upper left...

  • Page 360

    Parking Sensor System Rear Center Sensor Operation About 40-70 in About 24-40 in About 24 in (1-1.8 m) (0.6-1 m) (0.6 m) or less Distance Bottom Bottom Bottom If the system develops a problem, indicator stays on indicator stays on indicator stays on you will see a ‘‘CHECK PARKING SENSOR SYSTEM’’...

  • Page 361

    Parking Sensor System When the system is affected by some electrical equipment or devices generating an ultrasonic wave. When operating the vehicle in bad weather. The system may not sense thin or low objects, or sonic-absorptive materials such as snow, cotton, or Within about 20 in (50 cm) Within about 70 in (1.8 m) sponge.

  • Page 362: Rearview Camera And Monitor

    Rearview Camera and Monitor For the best picture, always keep the On EX-L and Touring models On U.S. EX-L with navigation system rearview camera clean, and do not and Touring models cover the camera lens. To avoid scratching the lens when you clean it, use a moist, soft cloth.

  • Page 363

    Rearview Camera and Monitor Monitor brightness is adjusted On U.S. EX-L without navigation system automatically by sensors. If you use and Canadian EX-L models the monitor continuously at high temperature, the monitor will REAR VIEW MONITOR gradually dim. The inside mirror will be hot when you use the monitor for an extended period of time.

  • Page 365: Before Driving

    Before Driving Before you begin driving your Break-in period ....... 360 vehicle, you should know what Fuel Recommendation ....360 gasoline to use and how to check the Service Station Procedures ..361 levels of important fluids. You also Refueling ........

  • Page 366: Break-in Period

    Break-in Period, Fuel Recommendation Break-in Period Fuel Recommendation Use of gasoline with these additives Help assure your vehicle’s future Your vehicle is designed to operate may adversely affect performance, reliability and performance by paying on unleaded gasoline with a pump and cause the Malfunction Indicator extra attention to how you drive octane number of 87 or higher.

  • Page 367: Service Station Procedures

    Service Station Procedures Refueling Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. You can be burned or seriously injured when handling fuel. Pull Stop the engine, and keep heat, sparks, and flame away. Handle fuel only outdoors. TETHER Wipe up spills immediately. FUEL FILL CAP FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE Park with the driver’s side closest...

  • Page 368: Opening And Closing The Hood

    Service Station Procedures Stop filling the tank after the fuel Screw the fuel fill cap back on Opening and Closing the Hood nozzle automatically clicks off. Do until it clicks at least once. HOOD RELEASE HANDLE not try to ‘‘top off’’ the tank. Leave some room for the fuel to expand On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX with temperature changes.

  • Page 369: Oil Check

    Service Station Procedures Oil Check SUPPORT ROD GRIP LATCH DIPSTICK Put your fingers under the front Holding the grip, pull the support Park the vehicle on a level surface. edge of the hood. The hood latch rod out of its clip. Insert the end Wait a few minutes after turning the handle is above the ‘‘H’’...

  • Page 370: Engine Coolant Check

    Service Station Procedures Engine Coolant Check Refer to Owner’s Maintenance Checks on page for information RESERVE TANK about checking other items on your vehicle. UPPER MARK LOWER MARK Remove the dipstick again, and Look at the coolant level in the check the level.

  • Page 371: Fuel Economy

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

  • Page 372

    Fuel Economy Fuel Economy Factors Use the recommended viscosity Observe the speed limit The following factors can lower your motor oil, displaying the API Aerodynamic drag has a big effect vehicle’s fuel economy: Certification Seal (see page on fuel mileage at speeds above 45 Aggressive driving (hard mph (75 km/h).

  • Page 373

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

  • Page 374: Accessories And Modifications

    Accessories and Modifications Modifying your vehicle, or installing Before installing any accessory: some non-Honda accessories, can make it unsafe. Before you make any Make sure the accessory does not Improper accessories or modifications or add any accessories, obscure any lights, or interfere modifications can affect your be sure to read the following with proper vehicle operation or...

  • Page 375

    Accessories and Modifications Modifying Your Vehicle Raising your vehicle with a Larger or smaller wheels and tires Removing parts from your vehicle, non-Honda suspension kit can can interfere with the operation of or replacing components with affect the handling and stability. your vehicle’s anti-lock brakes and non-Honda components could other systems.

  • Page 376: Carrying Cargo

    Carrying Cargo Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas: REAR COMPARTMENT FRONT DOOR POCKET Glove box (upper and lower) UPPER GLOVE BOX SECOND ROW CONSOLE In-floor storage Front door and seat-back pockets Rear cargo area, including the second row seats when removed, and the third row seat when folded flat Second row console...

  • Page 377

    Carrying Cargo Load Limits The resulting figure equals the The maximum load for your vehicle available amount of cargo and luggage load capacity. For Overloading or improper U.S. LX and Canadian DX models: example, if the ‘‘XXX’’ amount loading can affect handling and 1,349 lbs (612 kg) equals 1,400 lbs.

  • Page 378

    Carrying Cargo In addition, the total weight of the vehicle, all occupants, accessories, cargo, and trailer tongue load must Example 1 not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) or the Gross Max Load (1,322 lbs) Passenger Weight Cargo Weight Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).

  • Page 379

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

  • Page 380

    Carrying Cargo If you place items near the rear If you use an accessory roof rack, Grocery Bag Hooks windows, be sure they are below the roof rack weight limit may be the bottom of the windows. If lower. Refer to the information that cargo is higher, it could interfere came with your roof rack.

  • Page 381

    Driving This section gives you tips on Preparing to Drive ......376 starting the engine under various Starting the Engine ......377 conditions, and how to operate the Automatic Transmission ....378 automatic transmission. It also Parking ...........

  • Page 382: Preparing To Drive

    Preparing to Drive You should do the following checks Check the seat adjustment (see Fasten your seat belt. Check that and adjustments before you drive page your passengers have fastened your vehicle. their seat belts (see page Check the adjustment of the Make sure all windows, mirrors, inside and outside mirrors (see When you start the engine, check...

  • Page 383: Starting The Engine

    Starting the Engine Apply the parking brake. If the engine fails to start, press the accelerator pedal all the way In cold weather, turn off all down, and hold it there while The immobilizer system protects your electrical accessories to reduce starting to clear flooding.

  • Page 384: Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission Shift Lever Position Indicators If the malfunction indicator lamp Shifting comes on along with the ‘‘D’’ RELEASE BUTTON indicator, there is a problem in the automatic transmission control system. Avoid rapid acceleration, and have the transmission checked by your dealer as soon as possible.

  • Page 385

    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 P to R Press the brake pedal, and Park whenever you are turning off or on the side of the shift lever to shift press the release button.

  • Page 386

    Automatic Transmission Drive (D) Use this position for Second (2) This position locks First (1) To shift from second to normal driving. The transmission the transmission in second gear. It first, press the release button on the automatically selects a suitable gear does not downshift to first gear side of the shift lever.

  • Page 387

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

  • Page 388: Parking

    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.

  • Page 389: Braking System

    Braking System Your vehicle is equipped with disc Constant application of the brakes Braking System Design brakes at all four wheels. A power when going down a long hill builds The hydraulic system that operates assist helps reduce the effort needed up heat and reduces their effective- the brakes has two separate circuits.

  • Page 390: Anti-lock Brakes (abs)

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

  • Page 391

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

  • Page 392: Vehicle Stability Assist (vsa) System

    Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System The vehicle stability assist (VSA) VSA Activation Indicator Without VSA, your vehicle still has system helps to stabilize the vehicle normal braking and cornering ability, during cornering if the vehicle turns When VSA activates, you will see the but it does not have VSA traction and more or less than desired.

  • Page 393

    Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System VSA Off Switch VSA and Tire Sizes LX, DX and EX models In certain unusual conditions when Driving with varying tire or wheel your vehicle gets stuck in shallow sizes may cause the VSA to mud or fresh snow, it may be easier EX-L and malfunction.

  • Page 394: Tire Pressure Monitoring System (tpms)

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Except Touring models Low Tire Pressure Driving on a significantly under- On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX Indicator inflated tire causes the tire to models Your vehicle is equipped with a tire When the low tire pressure indicator overheat and can lead to tire failure.

  • Page 395

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

  • Page 396

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

  • Page 397

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Touring models Your vehicle is equipped with a tire Low Tire Pressure/ For example, if you check and fill pressure monitoring system (TPMS) TPMS Indicator your tires in a warm area, then drive that turns on every time you start the When the low tire pressure/TPMS in extremely cold weather, the tire engine and monitors the pressure in...

  • Page 398

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Touring models Although your tire pressure is Changing a Tire with TPMS regular tire equipped with the tire monitored, you must manually check If you have a flat tire, the low tire pressure monitor sensor. the tire pressures monthly.

  • Page 399

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Touring models Tire Pressure Monitor On Touring models U.S. EX-L model is shown. To display the tire pressure monitor, When the TPMS is functioning When any of the tires have low press the INFO button until it normally, you can see the tire pressure, the low tire pressure/ appears on the multi-information...

  • Page 400

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Touring models It is possible that the pressures Pax System Warning Because your vehicle is equipped shown on the multi-information with the Michelin PAX system, you On U.S. models with the Michelin PAX display and the pressures you can continue to drive up to about 125 system manually measure are slightly...

  • Page 401

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Touring models Check TPMS System Message If you see this message, the system As required by the FCC: may not be able to detect or signal This device complies with Part 15 of the low tire pressure as intended. Also, FCC rules.

  • Page 402: Towing A Trailer

    Towing a Trailer Your vehicle has been designed Load Limits primarily to carry passengers and their cargo. You can also use it to tow a trailer if you carefully observe the load limits, use the proper equipment, and follow the guidelines in this section.

  • Page 403

    Towing a Trailer Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum Total Trailer Weight (GVWR): Number of Equipped with transmission cooler The maximum allowable weight of Occupants and power steering fluid cooler the vehicle, all occupants, all cargo, 3,500 lbs (1,580 kg) and the tongue load is 6,019 lbs 3,350 lbs (1,520 kg) (2,730 kg).

  • Page 404

    Towing a Trailer Checking Loads If you normally pull the same load Towing Equipment and The best way to confirm that all each time you tow a trailer, you can Accessories loads are within limits is to check use a suitable scale or a special Towing generally requires a variety them at a public scale.

  • Page 405

    Towing a Trailer Hitches Safety Chains Sway Control Any hitch used on your vehicle must Always use safety chains when you If the total trailer weight exceeds be properly bolted to the underbody, tow a trailer. Make sure the chains 2,000 lbs (900 kg), you should install using the six threaded holes are secured to the trailer and hitch,...

  • Page 406

    Towing a Trailer Trailer Brakes Trailer Lights Honda recommends that any trailer Trailer lights and equipment must GROUND LEFT TURN SIGNAL having a total weight of 1,000 lbs comply with federal, state, province, (450 kg) or more be equipped with and local regulations.

  • Page 407

    Towing a Trailer Since lighting and wiring vary by Spare Tires Additional Towing Equipment trailer type and brand, you should When towing a trailer, we Many states and Canadian provinces have a qualified technician install a recommend that you carry a full-size require special outside mirrors when suitable connector between the spare wheel and tire for your vehicle...

  • Page 408

    Towing a Trailer Pre-Tow Checklist All items in or on the trailer are Driving Safely With a Trailer When preparing to tow, and before properly secured and cannot shift The added weight, length, and driving away, be sure to check the while you drive.

  • Page 409: Towing Your Vehicle

    Towing a Trailer, Towing Your Vehicle If you must stop when facing uphill, Making Turns and Braking Backing Up Make turns more slowly and wider use the foot brake or parking brake. Always drive slowly and have than normal. The trailer tracks a Do not try to hold the vehicle in someone guide you when backing up.

  • Page 411

    Maintenance This section explains why it is Maintenance Safety ...... . 406 important to keep your vehicle well Maintenance Minder ..... 407 maintained and how to follow basic Fluid Locations ....... 417 maintenance safety precautions. Adding Engine Oil ......

  • Page 412: Maintenance Safety

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

  • Page 413: Maintenance Minder

    Maintenance Minder Your vehicle displays engine oil life Engine Oil Life Indicator and maintenance service items on On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX the information display (LX, EX, models EX-L and Canadian DX models), or on the multi-information display (Touring models), to show you when you should have your dealer perform engine oil replacement and indicated...

  • Page 414

    Maintenance Minder You can change the display to the odometer, the trip meter, or the outside temperature by pushing the select/reset knob on the instrument panel. When the remaining engine oil life is When the remaining engine oil life is less than 5 percent, you will see a 0 percent, you will see the above ‘‘CHANGE OIL’’...

  • Page 415

    Maintenance Minder On Touring models SYSTEM MESSAGE INDICATOR To see the current engine oil life, When the remaining engine oil life is turn the ignition switch to the ON 15 percent or less, the display shows If you still do not perform the (II) position, then push and release a ‘‘SERVICE DUE SOON’’...

  • Page 416

    Maintenance Minder These messages will come on every time you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. Immediately have the service performed, and make sure to reset the display as described on page You can change the display to the odometer, the trip meter, or the outside temperature by pushing the SEL/RESET button on the steering...

  • Page 417

    Maintenance Minder Maintenance Main Items and Sub Items Except Touring models Touring models MAINTENANCE MAIN ITEM MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE SUB ITEMS MAIN ITEM MAINTENANCE SUB ITEM If you still do not get the indicated maintenance done, you will see a All the maintenance items displayed MAINTENANCE negative mileage, for example ‘‘...

  • Page 418

    Maintenance Minder Resetting the Engine Oil Life Indicator On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models Your dealer will reset the display after completing the required maintenance service. You will see ‘‘OIL LIFE 100 %’’ on the information display the next time you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position.

  • Page 419

    Maintenance Minder On Touring models Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. Press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel until you see the engine oil life display. Press the SEL/RESET button on If you want to cancel resetting, the steering wheel for about 10 press the INFO button on the seconds.

  • Page 420

    Maintenance Minder Important Maintenance However, service at a dealer is not Precautions mandatory to keep your warranties If you have the required service in effect. Maintenance may be done done but do not reset the display, or by any qualified service facility or reset the display without doing the person who is skilled in this type of service, the system will not show the...

  • Page 421

    Maintenance Minder U.S. Vehicles: Owner’s Maintenance Checks Lights Check the operation of Maintenance, replacement, or You should check the following the headlights, parking lights, repair of emissions control items at the specified intervals. If taillights, high-mount brake light, devices and systems may be done you are unsure of how to perform and license plate lights monthly.

  • Page 422

    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).

  • Page 423: Fluid Locations

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

  • Page 424: Adding Engine Oil

    Adding Engine Oil Reinstall the engine oil fill cap, and Recommended Engine Oil ENGINE OIL FILL CAP tighten it securely. Wait a few minutes, and recheck the oil level on API CERTIFICATION SEAL the engine oil dipstick. Do not fill above the upper mark;...

  • Page 425

    Adding Engine Oil Honda Motor Oil is the preferred Synthetic Oil 5W-20 lubricant for your vehicle. It is You may use a synthetic motor oil if highly recommended that you use it meets the same requirements Honda Motor Oil in your vehicle for given for a conventional motor oil: it optimum engine protection.

  • Page 426: Changing The Engine Oil And Filter

    Changing the Engine Oil and Filter Always change the oil and filter DRAIN BOLT OIL FILTER according to the maintenance messages shown on the odometer/ trip meter display or on the multi- information display. The oil and filter collect contaminants that can dam- age your engine if they are not removed regularly.

  • Page 427

    Changing the Engine Oil and Filter Install a new oil filter according to Replace the engine oil fill cap. the instructions that come with it. Start the engine. The oil pressure indicator should go out within 5 Improper disposal of engine oil can be Put a new washer on the drain bolt, seconds.

  • Page 428: Engine Coolant

    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. Never add straight antifreeze or plain water.

  • Page 429

    Engine Coolant Put the radiator cap back on, and tighten it fully. FILLER NECK RADIATOR CAP Pour coolant into the reserve tank. Fill it to halfway between the MAX and MIN marks. Put the cap back on the reserve tank. Do not add any rust inhibitors or other additives to your vehicle’s cooling system.

  • Page 430: Windshield Washers

    Windshield Washers Check the fluid level in the Fill the reservoir with a good-quality windshield washer reservoir at least windshield washer fluid. This monthly during normal use. This increases the cleaning capability and reservoir supplies the windshield and prevents freezing in cold weather. rear window washers.

  • Page 431: Automatic Transmission Fluid

    Automatic Transmission Fluid Check the fluid level with the engine at normal operating temperature. Park the vehicle on level ground. Start the engine, let it run until the radiator fan comes on, then shut off the engine. For accurate results, wait about 60 seconds (but UPPER MARK no longer than 90 seconds) before LOWER MARK...

  • Page 432

    Automatic Transmission Fluid If the level is below the lower Pour the fluid slowly and carefully so Insert the dipstick all the way back mark, add fluid into the dipstick you do not spill any. Clean up any into the transmission securely as tube to bring it to the level spill immediately;...

  • Page 433: Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid Check the brake fluid level in the Always use Honda Heavy Duty reservoirs monthly. Brake Fluid DOT 3. If it is not available, you should use only DOT 3 Replace the brake fluid every 3 years, or DOT 4 fluid, from a sealed independent of mileage.

  • Page 434: Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid, Timing Belt Power Steering Fluid Always use Honda Power Steering Timing Belt Fluid. You may use another power The timing belt should be replaced UPPER LEVEL steering fluid as an emergency at the intervals shown in the replacement, but have the power maintenance minder schedule.

  • Page 435: Lights

    Lights Headlight Aiming Replacing a Headlight Bulb Passenger’s side POWER The headlights were properly aimed Your vehicle has halogen headlight STEERING when your vehicle was new. If you bulbs, two on each side. When FLUID RESERVOIR regularly carry heavy items in the replacing a bulb, handle it by its base cargo area or pull a trailer, and protect the glass from contact...

  • Page 436

    Lights Push the electrical connector back Replacing a Front Turn Signal Driver’s side onto the bulb. Make sure it is on Bulb BULB all the way. Turn on the headlights to test the new bulb. If you replaced the high beam headlight bulb on the passenger’s side, reinstall the power steering fluid reservoir.

  • Page 437

    Lights Insert the socket back into the Replacing a Front Parking/Side Insert the socket back into the headlight assembly. Turn it Marker Bulb headlight assembly. Turn it clockwise to lock it in place. clockwise to lock it in place. Turn on the lights to make sure Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working.

  • Page 438

    Lights Replacing a Fog Light Bulb Insert the new bulb into the assembly and turn it one-quarter Touring models only turn clockwise to lock it in place. Push the electrical connector onto SCREW the new bulb. Turn on the fog lights to test the new bulb.

  • Page 439

    Lights Replacing Rear Bulbs (in Rear Test the lights to make sure the Pillar) new bulb is working. COVER Put the socket back into the light BULBS assembly, and turn it clockwise to lock it in place. Install the rear light assembly in the rear pillar.

  • Page 440

    Lights Replacing Rear Bulbs Turn on the lights to make sure (in Tailgate) the new bulb is working. Reinstall the socket into the light assembly by turning it clockwise until it locks. Reinstall the light assembly cover. SOCKETS BULBS COVER Open the tailgate.

  • Page 441

    Lights Replacing a High-mount Brake Press the brake pedal to make Light Bulb sure the new bulb is working. Put the socket back into the light SCREWS assembly, and turn it clockwise to lock it in place. Reinstall the high-mount brake light assembly into the tailgate.

  • Page 442: Cleaning The Seat Belts

    Cleaning the Seat Belts, Floor Mats, Dust and Pollen Filter Cleaning the Seat Belts Floor Mats If you use a non-Honda floor mat, make sure it fits properly and that it can be used with the floor mat LOOP anchors. Do not put additional floor mats on top of the anchored mat.

  • Page 443: Wiper Blades

    Wiper Blades Check the condition of the wiper WIPER ARMS blades at least every 6 months. Replace them if you find signs of cracking in the rubber, and areas that are getting hard or if they leave streaks and unwiped areas when used.

  • Page 444

    Wiper Blades Examine the new wiper blades. If WIPER ARM BLADE they have no plastic or metal reinforcement along the back edge, remove the metal reinforcement strips from the old wiper blade, and install them in the slots along the edge of the new blade.

  • Page 445

    Wiper Blades Slide the wiper blade assembly REINFORCEMENT onto the wiper arm. Push down BLADE the lock tab. Make sure the wiper blade assembly locks in place. Lower the wiper arm down against the windshield, the passenger’s side first, then the driver’s side. Make sure the three rubber tabs Place the top of the wiper blade on inside the blade fit to each notch of...

  • Page 446

    Wiper Blades BLADE REINFORCEMENT To replace a rear wiper blade: Pull one end of the blade out from Examine the new wiper blades. If Disconnect the blade assembly the holder. they have no plastic or metal from the wiper arm by pivoting the Slide the blade out of the holder.

  • Page 447

    Wiper Blades Install the wiper blade assembly onto the wiper arm. Make sure it locks in place. Lower the wiper arm against the windshield. Slide the new blade into the wiper arm. Make sure it is engaged in the slot along its full length. Insert both ends of the blade into the holder.

  • Page 448: Wheels

    Wheels, Tires Wheels Tires Inflation Guidelines Clean the wheels as you would the To safely operate your vehicle, your Keeping the tires properly inflated rest of the exterior. Wash them with tires must be the proper type and provides the best combination of the same solution, and rinse them size, in good condition with adequate handling, tread life, and riding...

  • Page 449

    Tires Even though your vehicle is If you check air pressures when the Recommended Tire Pressures equipped with TPMS, we tires are hot [driven for several miles The following chart shows the recommend that you visually check (kilometers)], you will see readings 4 recommended cold tire pressures for your tires every day.

  • Page 450

    Tires Tire Inspection Touring model without the Michelin INDICATOR Every time you check inflation, you PAX system LOCATION should also examine the tires for Cold Tire Pressure for MARKS Tire Size damage, foreign objects, and wear. Normal Driving Front: 33 psi (230 kPa , 235/60R17 102T 2.3 kgf/cm ) You should look for:...

  • Page 451

    Tires Tire Service Life Tire Maintenance Tire Rotation The service life of your tires is In addition to proper inflation, dependent on many factors, correct wheel alignment helps to Front Front including, but not limited to, driving decrease tire wear. If you find a tire habits, road conditions, vehicle is worn unevenly, have your dealer loading, inflation pressure,...

  • Page 452

    Tires Replacing Tires and Wheels Replacement wheels are available at Vehicles without the Michelin PAX Replace your tires with radial tires of your dealer. system the same size, load range, speed Your vehicle is not designed for rating, and maximum cold tire Michelin PAX system wheels or tires.

  • Page 453

    Tires Wheel and Tire Specifications Winter Driving Tire Chains Wheels: Tires marked ‘‘M S’’ or ‘‘All Mount tire chains on your tires when Season’’ on the sidewall have an all- required by driving conditions or All models except Touring models weather tread design suitable for local laws.

  • Page 454

    Tires Tire chains cannot be used with a When installing cables, follow the flat front tire. If a front tire goes flat manufacturer’s instructions, and when a tire chain is installed on it, mount them as tight as you can. Traction devices that are the wrong remove the chain, and follow the Make sure they are not contacting...

  • Page 455

    Tires Michelin PAX System There are no snow tires compatible Important Precautions with the PAX system, and not all tire Never use a tire repair agent in a If equipped Your vehicle is equipped with the chains are suitable for use on the PAX system tire, and never repair Michelin PAX system which, PAX system tires.

  • Page 456: Checking The Battery

    Checking the Battery Check the terminals for corrosion (a If you need to connect the battery to TEST INDICATOR WINDOW white or yellowish powder). To a charger, disconnect both cables to remove it, cover the terminals with a prevent damaging your vehicle’s solution of baking soda and water.

  • Page 457: Vehicle Storage

    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.

  • Page 459: Taking Care Of The Unexpected

    Taking Care of the Unexpected This section covers the more Driving with a Flat Tire ....454 common problems that motorists Michelin PAX System ..454 experience with their vehicles. It Compact Spare Tire ...... . 457 gives you information about how to Changing a Flat Tire ....

  • Page 460: Driving With A Flat Tire

    Driving With a Flat Tire Michelin PAX System If equipped Your vehicle is equipped with the Michelin PAX system. Since each Michelin PAX system tire has an inner support ring that allows it to continue running without air, it may be difficult to immediately judge from its appearance if a tire is punctured.

  • Page 461

    Driving With a Flat Tire With the PAX system tires, you can drive up to about 125 miles (200 km) even if one or more of your tires are punctured. This allows you to drive to the nearest Honda dealer or authorized Michelin PAX system dealer to have the tire(s) repaired.

  • Page 462

    Driving With a Flat Tire vehicle behind another vehicle with a Stop driving immediately when rope or chain. Flat-bed equipment is you see a ‘‘RUN FLAT LIMIT the best way to transport your STOP DRIVING’’ message on the vehicle. Your vehicle can also be multi-information display.

  • Page 463: Compact Spare Tire

    Compact Spare Tire Do not use your compact spare Models without Michelin PAX System INDICATOR LOCATION MARK Use the compact spare tire as a tire on another vehicle unless it is temporary replacement only. Get the same make and model. your regular tire repaired or replaced, and put it back on your vehicle as Except Touring models...

  • Page 464: Changing A Flat Tire

    Changing a Flat Tire Models without Michelin PAX System SPARE TIRE If you have a flat tire while driving, stop in a safe place to change it. The vehicle can easily roll off Drive slowly along the shoulder until the jack, seriously injuring you get to an exit or an area that is anyone underneath.

  • Page 465

    Changing a Flat Tire BRACKET MOUNTING HOLDER WING BOLT COVER JACK VINYL BAG BRACKET Loosen the jack from its holder by Remove the bracket from the jack Move the seat belt out of the way turning the end counterclockwise. storage area by unscrewing the by hanging the latch plate on the bracket mounting wing bolt.

  • Page 466

    Changing a Flat Tire SPACER CONE SEAT BELT WHEEL NUTS TIRE MOUNTING WING BOLT COVER WHEEL NUT WRENCH The spare tire is stored behind spare If you are changing a rear tire, Place the jack under the jacking tire cover on the sidewall of the close the sliding door.

  • Page 467

    Changing a Flat Tire EXTENSION WHEEL COVER WHEEL NUT WRENCH Use the extension and the wheel Remove the wheel nuts, then Before mounting the spare tire, nut wrench as shown to raise the remove the flat tire. Handle the wipe any dirt off the mounting vehicle until the flat tire is off the wheel nuts carefully;...

  • Page 468

    Changing a Flat Tire Put on the spare tire. Put the Tighten the wheel nuts securely in Put the flat tire in the supplied wheel nuts back on finger-tight, a crisscross pattern. Have the vinyl storage bag. then tighten them in a crisscross wheel nut torque checked at the pattern with the wheel nut wrench nearest automotive service facility.

  • Page 469

    Changing a Flat Tire Install the flat tire on the bracket TIRE MOUNTING WING BOLT SPACER with the inside of the wheel facing toward you. Install the tire mounting wing bolt to the bracket through one of the five wheel nut holes as shown.

  • Page 470

    Changing a Flat Tire Store the spacer and the plastic Storing a Flat Tire on the Folded SPACER TIRE MOUNTING screw in a noticeable place. Third Row Seat WING BOLT You can store the flat tire on the top Make sure to reinstall the plastic of the folded third row seat.

  • Page 471: If The Engine Won't Start

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

  • Page 472

    If the Engine Won’t Start The Starter Operates Normally Are you using a properly coded If you find nothing wrong, you will In this case, the starter motor’s key? An improperly coded key will need a qualified technician to find speed sounds normal, or even faster cause the immobilizer system the problem.

  • Page 473: Jump Starting

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

  • Page 474

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

  • Page 475: If The Engine Overheats

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

  • Page 476

    If the Engine Overheats If you do not find an obvious leak, Using gloves or a large heavy Put the radiator cap back on check the coolant level in the cloth, turn the radiator cap tightly. Run the engine, and check radiator reserve tank.

  • Page 477: Low Oil Pressure Indicator

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

  • Page 478: Malfunction Indicator Lamp

    Malfunction Indicator Lamp, Readiness Codes Malfunction Indicator The indicator may also come on with To check if they are set, turn the Lamp the ‘‘D’’ indicator. ignition switch to the ON (II) If this indicator comes on while position without starting the engine. driving, it means one of the engine’s On Touring models The malfunction indicator lamp will...

  • Page 479: Brake System Indicator

    Brake System Indicator U.S. Canada The brake system If the fluid level is low, take your Slow down by shifting to a lower indicator normally vehicle to a dealer, and have the gear, and pull to the side of the road comes on when you brake system inspected for leaks or when it is safe.

  • Page 480: Fuses

    Fuses DRIVER’S SIDE INTERIOR FUSE BOX PASSENGER’S SIDE INTERIOR PRIMARY UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX FUSE BOX The vehicle’s fuses are contained in To open the passenger’s fuse box, four fuse boxes (three, if the vehicle pull the right edge of the cover. SECONDARY UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX does not have a rear entertainment system).

  • Page 481

    Fuses Checking and Replacing Fuses FUSE If something electrical in your vehicle stops working, the first thing you should check for is a blown fuse. Determine from the chart on pages through , or the diagram on the fuse box lid, which fuse or fuses control that device.

  • Page 482

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

  • Page 483: Fuse Locations

    Fuse Locations Amps. Circuits Protected Amps. Circuits Protected PRIMARY UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX 10 A Left Headlight Low 20 A Horn, Stop 30 A Rear Defroster Coil 30 A Rear Defroster 10 A Left Headlight High 40 A Back Up, ACC 15 A Small Lights 15 A...

  • Page 484

    Fuse Locations INTERIOR FUSE BOX No. Amps. Circuits Protected Amps. Circuits Protected Driver’s Side 7.5 A TPMS 15 A IG ACG 15 A IG Coil 15 A IG Fuel Pump Front 10 A Daytime Running Light 10 A IG Washer 15 A 7.5 A IG Meter...

  • Page 485

    Fuse Locations INTERIOR FUSE BOX UPPER AREA INTERIOR FUSE BOX Amps. Circuits Protected Driver’s Side Passenger’s Side 30 A Rear Blower Not Used 15 A 20 A Door Lock Not Used 15 A Heated Seat 7.5 A Instrument Panel 20 A Right Power Sliding Door Closer Not Used...

  • Page 486: Emergency Towing

    Emergency Towing If your vehicle needs to be towed, The tow Wheel-lift Equipment call a professional towing service or truck uses two pivoting arms that go organization. Never tow your vehicle under the tires and lift them off the Improper towing preparation will with just a rope or chain.

  • Page 487

    Emergency Towing The steering system can be damaged if Trying to lif t or tow your vehicle by the the steering wheel is locked. Leave the bumpers will cause serious damage. ignition switch in the ACCESSORY (I) The bumpers are not designed to position, and make sure the steering support the vehicle’s weight.

  • Page 489: Technical Information

    Technical Information The diagrams in this section give Identification Numbers ....484 Exhaust Gas Recirculation you the dimensions and capacities of Specifications ........ . 486 (EGR) System ....496 your vehicle and the locations of the DOT Tire Quality Grading Three Way Catalytic identification numbers.

  • Page 490: Identification Numbers

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

  • Page 491

    Identification Numbers The engine number is stamped into the engine block. It is on the front. TRANSMISSION NUMBER The transmission number is on a label on the side of the transmission. ENGINE NUMBER...

  • Page 492: Specifications

    Specifications Dimensions Air Conditioning Length 202.0 in (5,132 mm) Refrigerant type HFC-134a (R-134a) Width 77.1 in (1,958 mm) Charge quantity 24.7 26.5 oz (700 750 g) Height 68.8 in (1,748 mm) Lubricant type ND-OIL8 70.0 in (1,778 mm) Wheelbase 118.1 in (3,000 mm) Capacities Track Front...

  • Page 493

    Specifications Lights Alignment Headlights High 12 V 60 W (HB3) Toe-in Front 0.00 in (0.0 mm) 12 V 51 W (HB4) Rear 0.08 in (2.0 mm) Fog lights 12 V 55 W (H11) Camber Front 0° Front turn signal lights 12 V 21 W (Amber)

  • Page 494: Dot Tire Quality Grading

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

  • Page 495: Temperature

    DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) Temperature 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.

  • Page 496: Tire Labeling

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

  • Page 497

    Tire Labeling (PAX System Tires) FX6X Tire type code. PAX System Tire Labeling Load index (a numerical code associated with the maximum If equipped 2202 Date of manufacture. The PAX system tires have different load the tire can carry). Year markings from conventional tire Week markings.

  • Page 498: Tire Pressure Monitoring System (tpms) Required Federal Explanation

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

  • Page 499

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

  • Page 500

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Required Federal Explanation TPMS malfunctions may occur for a Touring model Your vehicle has also been equipped variety of reasons, including the with a TPMS malfunction indicator installation of replacement or to indicate when the system is not alternate tires or wheels on the operating properly.

  • Page 501: Emissions Controls

    Emissions Controls The burning of gasoline in your The Clean Air Act crankcase ventilation valve routes vehicle’s engine produces several by- The United States Clean Air Act them from the crankcase back to the products. Some of these are carbon sets standards for automobile intake manifold.

  • Page 502: Exhaust Emissions Controls

    Emissions Controls Exhaust Emissions Controls Replacement Parts Ignition Timing Control System The exhaust emissions controls This system constantly adjusts the The emissions control systems are include four systems: PGM-FI, ignition timing, reducing the amount designed and certified to work to- ignition timing control, exhaust gas of HC, CO, and NOx produced.

  • Page 503: Three Way Catalytic Converter

    Three Way Catalytic Converter The three way catalytic converters A defective three way catalytic contain precious metals that serve as converter contributes to air pollution, catalysts, promoting chemical and can impair your engine’s per- reactions to convert the exhaust formance. Follow these guidelines to gasses without affecting the metals.

  • Page 504: Emissions Testing

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

  • Page 505

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

  • Page 507

    Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information . 502 ..Warranty Coverages ..... 503 Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) ......504 Authorized Manuals ..... . 505...

  • Page 508: Customer Service Information

    Customer Service Information Honda dealership personnel are Canadian Owners: When you call or write, please give trained professionals. They should us this information: Customer Relations be able to answer all your questions. Honda Canada Inc. If you encounter a problem that your Vehicle Identification Number 715 Milner Avenue dealership does not solve to your...

  • Page 509: Warranty Coverages

    Warranty Coverages U.S. Owners a seat Seat Belt Limited Warranty Replacement Battery Limited Your new vehicle is covered by these belt that fails to function properly is provides prorated Warranty warranties: covered by a limited warranty. coverage for a replacement battery Please read your warranty booklet purchased from your dealer.

  • Page 510

    Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) If you believe that your vehicle has a If NHTSA receives similar com- To contact NHTSA, you may call the defect which could cause a crash or plaints, it may open an investigation, Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at could cause injury or death, you and if it finds that a safety defect 1-888-327-4236...

  • Page 511: Authorized Manuals

    Authorized Manuals Purchasing Factory Authorized Manuals (U.S. only) Service Manual: Covers maintenance and recommended procedures for The publications shown below can be purchased from Helm repair to engine and chassis components. It is written Incorporated. You can order by phone or online: for the journeyman mechanic, but it is simple enough Call Helm Inc.

  • Page 513

    Index Automatic Speed Control ....319 Break-in, New Linings ....360 Automatic Transmission ....378 Bulb Replacement .... . 433, 435 Accessories ........368 Capacity, Fluid ......486 Fluid ..........427 ACCESSORY (Ignition Key Checking Fluid Level ....

  • Page 514

    Index Child Seats ........46 Proper Solution ......422 Important Safety Reminders ..41 Temperature Gauge ....77 Cancel Button ........ . 321 Infants .......... . 43 Crankcase Emissions Control Capacities Chart ......486 Larger Children ......

  • Page 515

    Index Disc Brake Pad Wear Emergencies ........453 Overheating ....... . 469 Indicators ........383 Battery, Jump Starting ....467 Specifications ......486 Disposal of Used Oil ..... . 421 Brake System Indicator ... . 473 Starting ........

  • Page 516

    Index Fluids Gasoline ......... . 360 Automatic Lighting Off .... . 138 Automatic Transmission ... 425 Fuel Reserve Indicator ....74 Daytime Running Lights ..138 Brake .......... . 427 Gauge ..........77 High Beam Indicator ....

  • Page 517

    Index Important Safety Precautions ..Vehicle Stability Assist Indicators ........65, 66 (VSA) System ......70 ABS (Anti-lock Brake) ..69, 384 VSA Activation ......70 Keys ..........142 Brake (Parking and Brake Washer Level ......

  • Page 518

    Index Locks Michelin PAX System ....454 Selecting Proper Viscosity Anti-theft Steering Column ..144 Mirrors, Adjusting ......190 Chart ........419 Fuel Fill Door ......361 Modifications ........369 ON (Ignition Key Position) ..

  • Page 519

    Index Power Sliding Doors Rear Entertainment System ..285 Reserve Tank, Indicator ........75 Rear Lights, Bulb Engine Coolant ....364, 422 Operation ........161 Replacement ...... . 433, 434 Retractable Center Tray ....195 Switches ........

  • Page 520

    Index Seat Belts ........8, 21 Third Row Seat Access .... . 174 Speedometer ........77 Additional Information ....21 Security System ......318 SRS, Additional Information ... 25 Automatic Seat Belt Sensors Additional Safety Precautions . 37 Tensioners .......

  • Page 521

    Index Supplemental Restraint System Time, Setting the ......281 Weight Limit ......396 Servicing ........36 Timing Belt ........428 Trailer Loading ......396 SRS Indicator ......34, 67 Tire Chains ........447 Trailer Towing Tips ......

  • Page 522

    Index Vehicle Capacity Load ..371, 396 Windshield Vehicle Dimensions ...... . 486 Cleaning ........134 Vehicle Identification Number . 484 ..Defroster ........214 Vehicle Storage ......451 Washers ........134 Ventilation ........213 Wipers, Windshield ..........

  • Page 526: Service Information Summary

    Service Information Summary Gasoline: Power Steering Fluid: Tire Pressure (measured cold): Unleaded gasoline, pump octane Honda Power Steering Fluid LX, EX, Touring models and number of 87 or higher. preferred, or another brand of Canadian DX models: power steering fluid as a Front: Fuel Tank Capacity: temporary replacement.

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