Remote Engine Starter System User’s Information Manual Accord / Civic / CR-V / Pilot / FIT...
A Few Words About Safety Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. Operating this Remote Engine Starter System safely is an important responsibility. To help you make informed decisions about safety, we have provided operating procedures and other information in this manual.
Contents Introduction ... 4 Safety Guidelines ... 5 Outline of Functions ... 8 Parts and Their Functions ... 9 Remote Engine Starter System ... 11 Before Leaving Your Vehicle ... 12 Starting the Engine ... 13 Stopping the Engine ... 16 To Stop the Engine Automatically ...
Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a Honda Remote Engine Starter System was a wise investment. This system is the result of extensive research and development, and will provide you with many years of reliable performance, protection, and convenience. The remote engine starter system consists of a transmitter that allows you to start and stop the engine from outside the vehicle.
NOTICE • Carbon monoxide gas is toxic and can rapidly accumulate in closed or even partly enclosed areas. Breathing it can cause unconsciousness and even kill you. Never use the remote engine starter with the vehicle parked in a garage or other areas with limited ventilation.
Safety Guidelines Battery Power Use the transmitter only when necessary. Every time a button is pressed, the remote engine starter is consuming battery power. If the battery is low on power, the transmitting range of the remote engine starter will be affected.
Handling Transmitter The transmitter is a sophisticated electronic device. To maintain optimum system performance, avoid mishandling the remote engine starter (e.g., dropping, throwing). Temperature Avoid exposing the transmitter to extreme hot or cold weather conditions. Liquids Never submerge the transmitter in water.
Outline of Functions Ignition key • This remote engine starter system is Keyless entry- designed to start the integrated key engine while you are (Depends on model) away from the vehicle without using the ignition key Use the ignition key remote to drive the vehicle.
TRANSMITTER COMMAND BUTTON START BUTTON STOP BUTTON 7336040T Parts and Their Functions MAJOR FUNCTIONS OF THE BUTTONS : Indicates condition of the vehicle/remote engine starter. : COMMAND BUTTON : START BUTTON : STOP BUTTON • To start engine push then within 2 seconds.
Parts and Their Functions LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY SECURITY ALARM MEMORY TRIGGER INDICATOR INDICATOR CHECK REMINDER ENGINE RUNNING INDICATOR ENGINE-OFF INDICATOR DOOR UNLOCK DOOR LOCK REMAINING INDICATOR INDICATOR IDLING TIME : The doors are locked. : The doors are unlocked. : The engine can be started with the transmitter. WEAK BATTERY : The engine cannot be started with the INDICATOR...
The remote engine starter will only operate provided all the following conditions are met: • The gearshift lever is in the “P” (Park) position. • The brake pedal is not depressed. • The engine hood is securely closed. • All the doors are closed and locked. •...
Before Leaving Your Vehicle Move the gearshift lever to the “P” position. 5419032K Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position, and remove the keyless entry-integrated key or ignition key from the ignition switch. 5419040K Exit the vehicle and take the key with you. Check that all the doors and the tailgate or trunk lid are closed.
10-minute mode Push the command button on the transmitter for 1 second or less, then push in the start button within 2 seconds. The transmitter emits two rapid beeps and sends a signal to start the engine. After starting the engine, the transmitter emits another sound, and the REMAINING IDLING TIME indicator is shown on the display.
Starting the Engine NOTE • If the engine does not start CHECK REMINDER after pressing the command button followed by the start button, the transmitter will emit two short beeps to indicate the signal has been sent. It will then emit a long buzzer sound and the engine- off indicator is shown in the ENGINE-OFF...
NOTE The normal operating range of the transmitter is approx. 200 ft (61 m). However, this distance can be affected by the following conditions. 200 ft (61 m) Depending on where you park, you may experience reduced range reception. Interference can be caused by any of these conditions: 1.
Stopping the Engine Push the command button on the transmitter for 1 second or less, then push the stop button within 2 seconds. The transmitter emits a short beep and sends a signal to stop the engine. When the engine stops, the OFF indicator is shown on the display.
The engine automatically stops when the following conditions are met: • 10 or 20 minutes has passed after starting the engine. • The doors are unlocked (depends on the model). • A door is opened. • The brake pedal is depressed. •...
Checking Vehicle Condition You can check the vehicle condition on the transmitter display by performing the following operation: Push the command button twice times on the transmitter for 1 second or less. NOTE: This function does not work when the ignition switch is in the ON (II) position.
Items that can be checked: Engine is idling/Remaining time of idling/Doors locked Engine not running/Doors unlocked Engine not running/Doors locked Checking Vehicle Condition Engine not running/Doors unlocked/ Security sounding 7302090T Engine not running/Doors locked/ Security sounding 5718130S 5718140S 5718160S 5718170S...
Optional Items ADDITIONAL TRANSMITTER Any additional transmitters need to be programmed to the ID code in the main unit. Have your Honda dealer reprogram them. The remote engine starter system can accommodate up to a total of two transmitters.
For vehicles equipped with automatic climate control, the feature functions under the following conditions. Model Ambient temperature below 41°F (5°C) CIVIC CR-V 41°F (5°C) or above below 45.5°F (7.5°C) Other models 45.5°F (7.5°C) or above The automatic defrost function is activated from the factory and is operational apon installation of the remote engine starter system.
Automatic Defrost Function Setting the automatic defrost function from ON to OFF Press and hold the command button on the transmitter, then holding the stop button. COMMAND BUTTON STOP BUTTON 7336040T In less than 5 seconds, the transmitter display shows the entire screen. After 5 seconds, a beep sounds and the current status displays.
Setting the automatic defrost function from OFF to ON Press and hold the command button on the transmitter, then holding the stop button. COMMAND BUTTON STOP BUTTON 7336040T In less than 5 seconds, the transmitter display shows the entire screen. Automatic Defrost Function After 5 seconds, a beep sounds and the current status displays.
Automatic Defrost Function Checking the current setting of the automatic defrost function Press and hold the command button on the transmitter, then holding the stop button. COMMAND BUTTON STOP BUTTON 7336040T In less than 5 seconds, the transmitter display shows the entire screen. After 5 seconds, a beep sounds and the current status displays.
Other Changes of Vehicle Function For vehicles equipped with the automatic lighting off feature, when the door is opened with the key during starting the engine with the remote engine starter system, the headlight will not come on. (When the engine is stopped using the automatic lighting off feature.)
Transmitter Battery Replacement Release the battery cover lock. Remove the battery cover. Remove the old batteries. Install two new lithium batteries (CR2032) into the transmitter with the positive (+) mark toward the battery cover. Install the battery cover and lock it. Push the lock button on the transmitter.
Warning on discharged battery An indicator will appear on the display when the battery is close to the end of its service life. Replace the batteries as soon as possible. (Normally, battery service life is not shown on the display.) Battery service life •...
Troubleshooting NOTE: The following symptoms do not necessarily indicate the accessory malfunction. Before having your Honda dealer repair the accessory, confirm that the ignition key can start your engine. If the engine does not start, have the dealer check and troubleshoot your vehicle before repairing the accessory. Consult with your Honda dealer for the problems other than those listed below and on the following pages.
Symptom Probable cause The start button is not pressed within 2 seconds of pressing the command button. Engine does not The doors are unlocked. start with the transmitter. The system is in inhibition mode. The transmitter batteries are discharged. The range of the transmitter has degraded over time.
Troubleshooting Symptom Probable cause The engine has been started with the ignition key. Engine does not stop using the The transmitter batteries are discharged. transmitter. The transmitter is operated too far from the vehicle. The ambient temperature is above the Automatic condition temperature.
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