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  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    Main Menu Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2008 Honda CR-V was a wise investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. One of the best ways to ... This information is intended to help you avoid damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment. i 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...The data can be used to verify emissions law requirements and/or help technicians diagnose and solve service problems. It may also be combined with data from other sources for research purposes, but it remains confidential. ii 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or...this vehicle correctly and safely. This entire book is filled with important safety information carefully. please read it iii 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Main Menu Important Handling Information Your CR-V has higher ground clearance than a passenger vehicle designed for use only on pavement. Higher ground... Driving Guidelines section on page 268 . Failure to operate your vehicle correctly might result in loss of control or an accident. iv 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    2008 CR-V Online Reference Owner's Manual Contents Owner's Identification Form Introduction ...i A Few Words About Safety ...iii Important ... Before Driving (fuel, vehicle break- in, and cargo loading) ...225 Driving (engine and transmission operation) ...243 Maintenance (minder, fluid checking, ...
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...you need to take your vehicle to the dealer for maintenance service. There is also a list of things to check and instructions on how to check them. Taking Care of the... literature. Index Service Information Summary A summary of the information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump. 2 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...HEATING/COOLING CONTROLS (P.126) CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.131) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (P.247) FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (P.227) ACCESSORY POWER SOCKETS (P.120) U.S. EX-L without navigation system is shown. HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.229) : If equipped 3 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...247) SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.108) 2 CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONS (P.222) 1: 2: 3: To use the horn, press the center pad of the steering wheel. If equipped. Refer to the navigation system manual. 4 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Belt System Components ...18 Lap/Shoulder Belt ...19 Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners ...20 Seat Belt Maintenance ...20 Additional Information About Your Airbags ...22 ... ...14 6. Maintain a Proper Sitting Position ...15 Advice for Pregnant Women...16 Additional Safety Precautions ...17 5 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ..., and short adults are at the greatest risk. Be sure to follow all instructions and warnings in this manual. Don't Drink and Drive Alcohol and driving don't mix. ..., check your tire pressures and condition frequently, and perform all regularly scheduled maintenance (see page 273 ). 6 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ..., a collapsible steering column, and tensioners that tighten the front seat belts in a crash. (3) (4) (10) (1) (7) (5) Driver and Passenger Safety (8) (11) (12) (6) ... properly. The following pages explain how you can take an active role in protecting yourself and your passengers. 7 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... features. Help protect you in almost every type of crash, including frontal, side, and rear impacts and ... belt properly increases the chance of serious injury or death in a crash, even though your vehicle has airbags. .... Always wear your seat belt, and make sure you wear it properly. 8 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...and passengers in the outer rear seating positions during a moderate to severe side impact or rollover (see page 30 for more information on how your side curtain airbags work). CONTINUED 9 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... The most important things you need to know about your airbags are: Airbags do not replace seat belts. What you should do: Always wear your seat belt properly, and...cause minor injuries or more serious or even fatal injuries if occupants are not properly restrained or sitting properly. 10 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... Of Contents Protecting Adults and Teens Introduction The following pages provide instructions on how to properly protect the driver, adult passengers, and teenage children who are ... full control of the vehicle. Have a front passenger adjust their seat as far to the rear as possible. 11 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... inflate. Always sit as far back from the front airbags as possible. On vehicles with manual adjustable seats Once your seat is adjusted correctly, rock it ... the steering wheel. Passengers with adjustable seatbacks should also adjust their seatback to a comfortable, upright position. 12 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...back is reclined, the greater the risk of injury. See page 95 for how to adjust the manual adjustable seat-back, and page 94 for the power adjustable seat-... Have passengers adjust their head restraints properly as well. Taller persons should adjust their restraint as high as possible. 13 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... belt is not twisted, because a twisted belt can cause serious injuries in a crash. The seat belt in the center position of the back seat can be unlatched and retracted to allow the ..., or if it crosses your arm instead of your shoulder, you need to adjust the seat belt anchor height. 14 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... and the engine is off. Sitting improperly can increase the chance of injury during a crash. For example, if an occupant slouches, lies down, turns sideways, sits forward, ... possible. See page 18 for additional information about your seat belts and how to take care of them. CONTINUED 15 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...who is out of position in the front seat can be seriously or fatally injured in a crash by striking interior parts of the vehicle or being struck by an inflating front airbag. Advice ... is to always wear a seat belt, and keep the lap part of the belt as low as possible across the hips. 16 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... Contents Protecting Adults and Teens Additional Safety Precautions Never let passengers ride in the cargo area or on top of a foldeddown back seat. If they do, they Two ... holder or other hard object attached on or near the door could be propelled inside the vehicle and hurt someone. 17 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    .../ shoulder belts in all five seating positions. The front seat belts are also equipped with automatic seat belt tensioners. This system uses the same sensors as the front airbags ... touching the rear of the seat-back. If no obstructions are found, have your vehicle checked by a dealer. 18 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... while it keeps some tension on the belt. During a collision or sudden stop, the retractor automatically locks the belt to help restrain your body. The seat belts in all ... more information about the detachable seat belt, see page 107 . DETACHABLE SEAT BELT Driver and Passenger Safety 19 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... or working properly will not provide good protection and should be replaced as soon as possible. Honda provides a limited warranty on seat belts. See your Honda .... When activated, the tensioners immediately tighten the belts to help hold the driver and a front passenger in position. 20 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... for damage and replace them if needed. If the automatic seat belt tensioners activate during a crash, they must be replaced. Not checking or maintaining seat belts can .... Check your seat belts regularly and have any problem corrected as soon as possible. Driver and Passenger Safety 21 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... Detection System (OPDS) Sensors (11) Front Passenger's Weight Sensor Unit/OPDS Sensors Control Unit (12) SRS Indicator (13) Seat Belt Buckle Tensioners (7) (5) (9) (6) (4) (13) 22 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...(16) Two SRS (supplemental restraint system) front airbags. The driver's airbag is stored in the center of the steering wheel; the front passenger's airbag is stored in the dashboard. Both ... (15) (14) Front Crash Sensors (15) Side Impact Sensor (Second) (16) Side Curtain Airbags 23 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...in the ON (II) position. An indicator on the instrument panel that alerts you to a possible problem with your airbags, sensors, or seat belt tensioners (see page 31 ). A ... off (see page 32 ). Emergency backup power in case your vehicle's electrical system is disconnected in a crash. 24 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... Information About Your Airbags How Your Front Airbags Work During a frontal crash, your seat belt restrains your lower body and torso, and ... front airbags immediately deflate, so they won't interfere with the driver's visibility, or the ability to steer or operate other controls. 25 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... simultaneously to provide the quickest and greatest protection. In a less severe crash, one stage will ignite first, then the second stage will ignite ...will inflate at a slightly higher threshold, when the airbag would be needed to supplement the protection provided by the seat belt. 26 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... should not put their feet under the front seats. Failure to follow these instructions could damage the sensors or prevent them from working properly. PASSENGER'S SEAT ... (up to about 65 lbs or 29 kg), the system will automatically turn the passenger's front airbag off. CONTINUED 27 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... on the front passenger's seat. Moving the front seat forcibly back against cargo on the seat or floor behind it. Hanging heavy items on the front passenger seat, or ... either the driver's or the passenger's side airbag and activate the seat belt tensioner on the affected side. 28 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... system designed primarily to protect a child riding in the front passenger's seat. Although Honda does not encourage children to ride in front, if the position sensors ... other object as a backrest. It may prevent the cutoff system from working properly. Driver and Passenger Safety 29 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... rapid acceleration and signal the control unit to instantly inflate the side curtain airbag and activate the seat belt tensioner on the driver's or the passenger's side of the vehicle. 30 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... alerts you that the passenger's side airbag has been automatically shut off. It does not mean there is a problem with your side airbags. U.S. Canada Driver and Passenger ... come on, stays on, or comes on while driving without a passenger in the front seat, have the system checked. 31 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...cause the indicator to come on. If no weight is detected on the front seat, the airbag will be automatically shut off. However, the indicator will not come on. The passenger airbag off ...as far to the rear as possible, and have the passenger sit upright and wear the seat belt properly. 32 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Additional Information About Your Airbags Airbag Service Your airbag systems are virtually maintenance free, and there are no parts you can ...seat to accommodate a person with disabilities, first contact Honda Automobile Customer Service at (800) 999-1009. 33 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Must Be Restrained Each year, many children are injured or killed in vehicle crashes because they are either unrestrained or not properly restrained. In fact, ... with important general guidelines, then presents special information for infants, small children, and larger children. 34 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...serious injuries. Even though your vehicle has an advanced front airbag system that automatically turns the passenger's front airbag off (see page 31 ), please ... properly restrained with a seat belt (see page 50 for important information about protecting larger children). CONTINUED 35 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...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. Canadian Models SUN VISORS 36 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... seriously hurt or killed. Never put a seat belt over yourself and a child. During a crash, the Driver and Passenger Safety belt could press deep into the child and cause ... two children use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. CONTINUED 37 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... accidentally falling out (see page 88 ). children learn how to unlock vehicle doors, turn on the ignition switch, and open the tailgate, which can lead to accidental injury or death. 38 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...maker's weight or height limit for the seat, and the child is at least one year old. Only a rear-facing child seat provides proper support for a baby's head, neck, and back. CONTINUED 39 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... shown. far forward, or the child's head is thrown forward during a collision, an inflating airbag can strike the child with enough force to cause very serious or fatal injuries. 40 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... Infants and Small Children, Selecting a Child Seat Even with advanced front airbags that automatically turn the passenger's front airbag off (see page 32 ), a back ... should be of the proper type and size to fit the child. Rear-facing for infants, forwardfacing for small children. 41 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...seat according to the child seat maker's instructions. A child who is not properly secured in a child seat can be seriously injured in a crash. The following pages provide ... be installed as firmly as possible. However, it does not need to be ''rock solid.'' Some side-to-side 42 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...child seat in any seating position: one in each outer seating position, or one in the center. The five lower anchors are located between the seat-back and seat bottom, ...no objects near the anchors that could prevent a secure connection between the child seat and the anchors. CONTINUED 43 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... 5. Remove the head restraint (see page 98 ). Make sure the removed head restraint is secured in the cargo area. Reinstall the head restraint when the child seat is removed. 6. If equipped Remove the dual deck cargo shelf (see page 114 ). 44 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... it is secure. 10. Reinstall the dual deck cargo shelf. To install a LATCH-compatible child seat in the rear center seating position, use the center lower anchors ... seat maker's instructions. 4. Push and pull the child seat forward and from side-to-side to verify that it is secure. 45 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... the desired seating position, route the belt through the child seat according to the seat maker's instructions, then insert the latch plate into the buckle. 2. To activate the lockable ...it out. If you can pull the belt out, it is not locked, and you will need to repeat these steps. 46 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... that it is secure enough to stay upright during normal driving maneuvers. If the child seat is not secure, unlatch the belt, allow it to retract fully, then repeat these steps. 47 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... the tether strap hook to the anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted. 4. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. 5. Reinstall the dual deck cargo shelf. 48 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...and Passenger Safety COVER TETHER STRAP HOOK 1. Remove the rear center head restraint, and store it in the cargo area. 2. After properly securing the child seat ... anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted. 4. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. 49 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... seat on a booster seat and wear a lap/shoulder belt. The following pages give instructions on how to check proper seat belt fit, what kind of booster seat to use if... the child sit all the way back against the seat? 2. Do the child's knees bend comfortably over the edge of the seat? 50 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... safety standards (see page 41 ) and that you follow the booster seat maker's instructions. A child who has outgrown a forwardfacing child seat should ride in a back seat ... as possible and be sure the child is wearing the seat belt properly. Driver and Passenger Safety CONTINUED 51 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...ride up front, be sure to: Carefully read the owner's manual, and make sure you understand all seat belt instructions and all safety information. Move the vehicle seat...must be able to follow the rules, including sitting properly, and wearing the seat belt properly throughout a ride. 52 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... the neck. This could result Do not put any accessories on a seat belt. Devices intended to in serious neck injuries during a crash. Do not let a child put the shoulder .... Two children should never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. 53 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... the fan on high speed. 4. Set the temperature control to a comfortable setting. Carbon monoxide gas is toxic. Breathing it can cause unconsciousness and even kill you. Avoid any enclosed areas or activities that expose you to carbon monoxide. 54 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... for the U.S. dashboard label which may be removed by the owner), contact your dealer for a replacement. DASHBOARD U.S. models only SUN VISOR U.S. models Canadian models Driver and Passenger Safety SUN VISOR U.S. models only RADIATOR CAP CONTINUED 55 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... Of Contents Safety Labels HOOD U.S. models DUAL DECK CARGO SHELF U.S. models Canadian models Canadian models Symbols on labels attached to your vehicle are to remind ... read this owner's manual for proper and safe operation of your vehicle. DOORJAMBS U.S. models Canadian models 56 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... ...110 Mirrors ...111 Interior Convenience Items ...113 Dual Deck Cargo Shelf ...114 Beverage Holders ...116 Center Table ...117 Lower Glove Box ...117 Upper Glove Box ... Coat Hook ...122 Seat Under Tray ...122 Interior Lights ...122 Instruments and Controls Control Locations ...58 57 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... (P.109) FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (P.227) HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.229) PARKING BRAKE PEDAL (P.78) EX-L without navigation system is shown ACCESSORY POWER SOCKETS (P.120) : If equipped 58 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...(P.64) MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (P.325) HIGH BEAM INDICATOR (P.63) LOW FUEL INDICATOR (P.63) LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR (P.60, 324) CHARGING...) INDICATOR (P.61) Instruments and Controls : The U.S. instrument panel is shown. Differences for the Canadian models are noted in the text. 59 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...indicator stops flashing but remains on. If your front passenger does not fasten their seat belt, the indicator comes on about 6 seconds after the ignition switch is turned to the ON (II) position. 60 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...ON (II) position. If it comes on at any other time, it indicates a potential problem with your front airbags. This indicator will also alert you to a potential problem with...still has normal braking ability but no antilock. For more information, see page 254 . Instruments and Controls 61 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...see page 256 ). 3. It comes on along with the VSA system indicator if there is a problem with the VSA system. This indicator normally comes on for a few seconds when you ... This indicator comes on when you turn on the cruise control system by pressing the CRUISE button (see page 222 ). 62 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ..., it means there is a problem with the DRL. There may also be a problem with the high beam headlights. Have your vehicle checked by your dealer. Low Fuel ... Instruments and Controls The appropriate indicator comes on in this display if the tailgate or any door is not closed tightly. 63 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...the light switch is in either the or position. If you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0) position without turning off the light switch, this indicator will stay on. A reminder chime will also sound when you open the driver's door. 64 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... ON (II) position. It reminds you that it is time to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance. The maintenance main items and sub items will be displayed in the ... This indicator comes on when the security system is set. See page 220 for more information on the security system. 65 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Gauges INFORMATION DISPLAY OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR TACHOMETER CURRENT FUEL MILEAGE SPEEDOMETER ODOMETER/AVERAGE FUEL MILEAGE/ CHECK FUEL CAP MESSAGE TRIP METER U.S. model is shown. FUEL GAUGE TEMPERATURE GAUGE SELECT/RESET KNOB 66 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... The information display consists of three segments. The upper segment displays current fuel mileage, the second segment displays the odometer, average fuel mileage, range (... then press and hold the select/reset knob until the number resets to ''0.0''. Instruments and Controls 67 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...kilometers), so it will vary with changes in speed, traffic condition, etc. U.S. model is shown This display shows the current, or instant fuel mileage you are getting. It shows the number of mpg (U.S.) or l/100 km (Canada). 68 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... Odometer The odometer shows the total distance your vehicle has been driven. It measures miles in U.S. models and kilometers in Canadian models. It is illegal under U.S. ...f uel level. Running out of f uel could cause the engine to misf ire, damaging the catalytic converter. CONTINUED 69 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... displayed, you can adjust it up to 5°F in U.S. models ( 3°C in Canadian models) warmer or cooler. NOTE: The ... setting, then turn it to adjust the temperature. The following sequence will appear for each: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 (U.S.) or 0, 1, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1, 0 (Canada). 70 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... display in the instrument panel shows you the engine oil life and maintenance service items when the ignition switch is in the ON (II) position. This information helps ... vehicle needs for continued troublefree driving. Refer to page 273 for more information. Instruments and Controls 71 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...78) 2 REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER BUTTON (P.77) HEATED MIRROR BUTTON 2 (P.112) CRUISE CONTROL BUTTON (P.222) HORN 1 ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET (P.120) VOICE CONTROLS 3 PARKING ...To use the horn, press the center pad of the steering wheel. If equipped. Refer to the navigation system manual. 72 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...seconds. At low speed and high speed, the wipers run continuously. ADJUSTMENT RING On all models except LX 1. MIST 2. OFF 3. INT Intermittent 4. LO Low speed 5. HI High speed... the vehicle speed exceeds 12 mph (20km/h). LO HI The wipers run at low speed. The wipers run at high speed. 73 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... Windshield Wipers and Washers, Turn Signal and Headlights Rear Window Wiper and Washer 4. Rotate... front windshield wiper activated, the rear wiper operates automatically even if the rear wiper switch is off...4. Headlights on 5. High Beams 6. Flash high beams Turn Signal and Headlights 74 2008 CR- V...
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... lightly on the lever, and hold it. The lever will return to center when you release it or complete a turn. Headlights Turning the switch to the position turns on...parking brake. The headlights revert to normal operation when you turn them on with the switch. Instruments and Controls 75 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... until you hear a beep will cancel the reduced brightness. Push the button between the center vents to turn on the hazard warning lights (four-way flashers). This causes all ... warning lights if you need to park in a dangerous area near heavy traffic, or if your vehicle is disabled. 76 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... the rear window is clear and you have good visibility before starting to drive. Manual A/C type is shown. The rear window defogger will clear fog, frost, and thin ...to-side. If equipped Pushing this button also turns the mirror heaters on or off. For more information, see page 112 . 77 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... while driving may cause you to lose control of the vehicle and be seriously injured in a crash. Adjust the steering wheel only when the vehicle is stopped. 1. Push the lever...brake indicator on the instrument panel should go out when the parking brake is fully released (see page 60 ). 78 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... if you ever have to get a lost key replaced. Use only Honda-approved key blanks. Instruments and ... with a soft cloth. The valet key does not contain a battery. Do not try to take it apart. 3. Push ... glove box locked when you leave your vehicle and the valet key at a parking facility. 79 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... vehicle from theft. If an improperly-coded key (or other device) is used, the engine's fuel system is disabled. When you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position... undesired operation of the device. Always take the ignition key with you whenever you leave the vehicle alone. 80 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... when driving. Several of the indicators on the instrument panel come on as a test when you turn the ignition switch from the ACCESSORY (I) to the ON (II) position. START (III) Use this position ... To turn the key, the shift lever must be in Park, and you must push the key in slightly. 81 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...door. The lock tab on any passenger's door locks and unlocks that door. When the door is unlocked, you can see the red indicator on the lock tab above the inner door handle. 82 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...Door Locking/Unlocking Your vehicle has customizable settings for the doors and tailgate to automatically lock and unlock. There are default settings for each of these ...tailgate lock when the vehicle speed reaches 9 mph (15 km/h). This is the factory setting. Instruments and Controls 83 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... open the driver's door. 1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 84 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... lever is in the Park (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 6. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. 85 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... position. All doors and tailgate unlock whenever you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position. 1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position. ... hear another click. 4. Release the switch, and within 5 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. 86 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...driver's door. CONTINUED 1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 87 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... unlock feature, 5. Release the switch and, within 5 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position. Move the shift lever to the Park (P) position. 6. Turn the ignition switch... the lock tab. To open the door, push the lock tab forward and use the outside door handle. 88 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... If you do not open any door or the tailgate within 30 seconds, they will automatically relock, and the security system (if equipped) will reset. CONTINUED LED LOCK... lock the doors and the tailgate if any door or the tailgate is not fully closed or the key is in the ignition switch. 89 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... the tailgate, replace the battery as soon as possible. Battery type: CR1616 SCREW To replace the battery: 1. Remove the screw at the base of the transmitter with a small Phillips-head screwdriver. 90 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Remote Transmitter 4. Remove the old battery, and insert a new battery into the back of the cover with the ... its middle seam with your fingernail. 3. Inside the transmitter, separate the inner cover from the keypad by releasing the two tabs on the cover. 91 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ...back edge. Keep the tailgate closed at all times while driving to avoid damaging the tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas from getting into the interior. See Carbon Monoxide Hazard on page 54 . HANDLE RELEASE 92 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... of the tailgate. Push the release lever to the lower right as shown. If you need to unlock the tailgate manually, it means there is a problem with the tailgate. Have the vehicle checked by your dealer. 93 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... all seat adjustments before you start driving. The front passenger's seat can be adjusted manually (see the next page). Moves the seat forward and backward. Increases or decreases the lumbar support. Moves the front of the seat up or down. Raises or lowers the seat. 94 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...locked in position. The angle of each rear seat-back can be adjusted separately. To change the seat-back angle of the rear seatback, pull up on the release lever on ...-back to the desired position, then release the lever. Make sure the seat-back latches in the new position. CONTINUED 95 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Seats When using the center seating position, adjust the left and right side of the rear seats to the same position. ... lower the seat, push the lever down repeatedly. Each front seat has an armrest on the side of the seat-back. To use it, pivot it down. 96 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... The rear seat armrest is in the center of the rear seat. Pivot it down to use it. The rear center seat-back has a cargo area pass-through. To use the cargo area pass-through, pull up the release on top of the center seatback and fold it down. 97 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...SEAT-BACK RELEASE BUTTON They are most effective when you adjust them so the center of the back of the occupant's head rests against the center of the restraint. Adjusting...raise it, pull upward. To lower the restraint, push the release button sideways, and push the restraint down. 98 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... to reinstall the head restraints can result in severe injury during a crash. Instruments and Controls Always replace the head restraints before driving. LEGS SEAT-BACK LEGS SEAT... is seated in the rear center seating position, make sure the center head restraint is properly adjusted. 99 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... seat-back. Install each restraint in its proper location. Only use genuine Honda replacement head restraints. The driver's and front passenger's seats have ... forward. This reduces the distance between the restraint and the occupant's head. It also helps protect the occupants 100 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... are level with the rear seat cushions, making a large cushioned area. To do this: EX-L model only 1. Adjust the rear seats as far back as possible. 2. Remove the front head ... the seat-back to keep it from going up too quickly. Only the passenger's side can be level as follows. 101 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... can also fold up the left or right side of the rear seats separately to create further cargo space (see page 105 ). Remove any items from the seat before folding down ... to retract into the holder on the ceiling and store the buckles in it. Make sure the rear seat armrest is stored. 102 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... seat is secured and the seat belt is in front of the seatback before driving. In the rear center seating position, be sure the detachable anchor is latched securely (see page 107 ).... the seat-back forward. Do not put any heavy items on the seat-back when it is folded down. CONTINUED 103 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... BAR The left and right rear seats can be folded up separately to make room for cargo. Remove any items from the seat before you fold up the seat cushion. To ... seat cushion and slide the rear seat backward. The rear seat will not fold forward unless it is as far back as it will go. 104 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... from the slit on the seat-back. Then attach the anchor on the fastening strap to the hook on the center pillar. 5. Pull down on the anchor to engage the upper part of the anchor securely on the hook, and make sure the seat is secure. CONTINUED 105 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... securely before using the seat belt (see page 107 ). Make sure all items in the cargo area are secured. Loose items can fly forward and cause injury if you have to ... serious injury or death in a crash. Before using the seat belt, make sure the detachable anchor is correctly latched. 106 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... unlatch the detachable anchor, insert the latch plate into the slot on the side of the anchor buckle. Store the detachable anchor and seat belt latch plates in the retractor housing. 107 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...the HI setting only to heat the seats quickly, because it draws large amounts of current from the battery. If the engine is left idling for an extended period, do not use the seat ..., the heater turns off when the seat gets warm, and turns back on after the seat's temperature drops. 108 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    .... AUTO REVERSE If the driver's window senses any obstacle while it is closing automatically, it will reverse direction, and then stop. To close the window, remove the obstacle,... To cancel this feature, push on the switch again to get it to pop out. Keep the MAIN switch off when you 109 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... Table Of Contents Moonroof MOONROOF SWITCH OPEN To tilt up the moonroof, push on the center of the moonroof switch. To stop the moonroof from tilting up fully, push the ... cause serious injury. Make sure all hands and fingers are clear of the moonroof before opening or closing it. 110 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    .... The inside mirror has day and night positions. The night position reduces glare from headlights behind you. Flip the tab on the bottom edge of the mirror to select the day or night position. CONTINUED 111 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... edge of the adjustment switch to move the mirror right, left, up, or down. 4. When you finish, move the selector switch to the center (off) position. This turns the adjustment... button again to turn the heaters off. Pressing this button also turns the rear window defogger on and off. 112 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...BEVERAGE HOLDERS in REAR SEAT ARMREST CENTER CONSOLE with BEVERAGE HOLDERS 2 AUXILIARY INPUT JACK 3 SEAT UNDER TRAY ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET 2 LOWER GLOVE ... this is on the center table 3 : This is on the center table or on the front panel, depending on models ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET 113 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items Dual Deck Cargo Shelf If equipped The dual deck cargo shelf will separate the storage area into two storage... cargo shelf on the far side of the cargo floor, then slide it forward while folding out the upper half of the shelf. 114 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items The maximum load on the dual deck cargo shelf is 20 lbs on U.S. models, and 10kg on canadian models. This is shown on a label...dual deck cargo shelf to the upper position. Make sure the dual deck cargo shelf is latched securely. CONTINUED 115 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... To prevent damage, do not place more than 20 lbs (9 kg) on this shelf. On Canadian models The rear seat also has a beverage holder in the center armrest. To use it, pivot the armrest down. To prevent damage, do not place more than 10 kg on this shelf. 116 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... Table Lower Glove Box Instruments and Controls To lock On LX and EX models To use the center table, pull up the outside edge of the table until it latches..... Lock or unlock the glove box with the master key. The glove box light comes on when the parking lights are on. CONTINUED 117 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... EDGE Vanity Mirror Open the upper glove box by pushing up the lever. Close it by pulling down on the edge under the lever. To use the vanity mirror on the back of the sun visor, pull up the cover. 118 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... the sun visor, pull it down. When using the sun visor for the side window, remove the support rod from the clip, and swing it out. Make sure you put the sun visor back ... let the holder close and latch, and that they are not heavy enough to cause the holder to pop open while driving. 119 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Accessory Power Sockets FRONT EX model The sunglasses holder uses a convex mirror for its bottom ... socket is intended to supply power for 12 volt DC accessories that are rated 120 watts or less (10 amps). 120 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items Console Compartment REAR Instruments and Controls Push EX-L model None of the sockets will power an ... into the socket. If equipped Push the release knob to open or close the console compartment, slide the lid rearward. 121 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... seat under tray located under the front passenger seat. Use the tray by pulling on the front center edge of the tray. The ceiling light has a three-position switch; ON,...the light comes on when you: Open any door. Unlock the doors and the tailgate with the key or remote transmitter. 122 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... OFF position, the lights do not come on. Courtesy light Push Push LX model Courtesy light Instruments and Controls Push Push EX, EX-L models Turn ... also come on when you unlock the door with the key or the remote transmitter, and when you remove the key from the ignition switch. 123 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... area light has a threeposition switch. In the OFF position, the light does not come on. In the center position, it comes on when you open the tailgate. In the ON position, it stays on continuously. 124 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... Error Messages ...152 EX and EX-L models without navigation system Playing the AM/FM Radio ...... ...162 Disc Player Error Messages ...169 EX-L Models with navigation system AM/FM Radio Reception ...... Dual Temperature Control ...136 Climate Control Sensors ...138 Audio System ...139 125 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... BUTTONS TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL MAX A/C BUTTON RECIRCULATION BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/HEATED MIRRORS BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) BUTTON : Canadian models 126 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... window defogger off and on (see page 77 ). Canadian models only Pushing this button also turns the power mirror heaters on and off. Mode Control Use ... and corner vents in the dashboard. Airflow is divided between the vents in the dashboard and the floor vents. Features CONTINUED 127 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...indicator will not come on if it was off to start with (see the first column on this page). 2. Set the fan to the desired speed. 3. Adjust the warmth of the air with the temperature control dial. 128 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... and fresh air mode. 3. Select 4. Adjust the temperature to your preference. This setting is suitable for all driving conditions whenever the outside temperature is above 32°F (0°C). 129 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...: 1. Set the fan to the desired speed, or high for faster defrosting. . The system 2. Select automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. The A/C indicator ... periods only. To keep stale air and mustiness from collecting, you should have the fan running at all times. 130 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Climate Control System EX-L model DRIVER'S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL AUTO OFF BUTTON BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING ...REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/MIRRORS HEATER BUTTON WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER BUTTON PASSENGER'S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL RECIRCULATION BUTTON 131 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... section in your quick start guide for an overview of this system, and the navigation system manual for complete details. Using Automatic Climate Control The automatic climate ..., the driver's side and passenger's side temperature can be controlled independently (see page 136 ). 132 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...it is in fully automatic mode. All other features remain automatically controlled. Making any manual selection causes the word AUTO in the display to go out... system cannot regulate the inside temperature if you set the temperature control dial below the outside temperature. Features 133 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... may have made. When you select , the system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. For faster defrosting, manually set the fan speed to high. ... under each corner vent. When you turn off by pressing the button again, the system returns to its former settings. 134 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... Select rear window. 4. To increase airflow to the windshield, close the corner vents. For faster defogging, manually set the fan speed to high. For your safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows before driving. Features 135 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Dual Temperature Control EX-L model only The temperatures of the driver's side and the front passenger's side can be ... same temperature by adjusting the driver's temperature control dial. DUAL BUTTON PASSENGER' S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL 136 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... the DUAL button first. When you set the temperature to its lower limit or its upper limit, it will be displayed as ''Lo'' or ''Hi''. Driver's Side Passenger's Side Features 137 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... two sensors. A sunlight sensor is in the top of the dashboard, and a temperature sensor is next to the steering column. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on them. 138 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... . Features LX model U.S. EX and Canadian EX, EX-L models without navigation system For EX and EX-L models without navigation system, see pages 153 through 169 . For EX-L model with navigation system, see pages 170 through 210 . U.S. EX-L model without navigation system 139 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Audio System U.S. EX-L model with navigation system Canadian EX-L model with navigation system 140 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX models AM FM BUTTON BUTTON Features POWER/ VOLUME KNOB TUNE KNOB A.SEL/SCAN BAR SEEK/SKIP BAR PRESET BUTTONS 141 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) To Play the AM/FM Radio The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. Turn the system on by pushing... it for 10 seconds. When it plays a station you want to listen to, press the SCAN side of the bar again. 142 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) Preset Each preset button can store one frequency on AM and two frequencies on FM. 1. .... This restores the presets you originally set. Features For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 211 . 143 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) Adjusting the Sound Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob ...on the vehicle speed. Each mode is shown in the display as it changes. Turn the TUNE knob to adjust the setting to your ... OFF, SVC LOW, SVC MID, and SVC HIGH. Turn the TUNE knob to 144 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX model CD/AUX BUTTON EJECT BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON Features LOAD INDICATOR POWER/ VOLUME KNOB TUNE KNOB A.SEL/SCAN BAR SEEK/SKIP BAR 145 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) To Play a Disc To load or play a disc, the ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. You ...): 8 layers Do not use discs with adhesive labels. The label can curl up and cause the disc to jam in the unit. 146 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... folder and file are shown. The system will continuously play a disc until you change modes. You cannot load and play 3-inch (8-cm) discs in this ... name, you will see the FOLDER indicator in the display. The TRACK indicator is shown with the file or track name. Features CONTINUED 147 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) The display shows up to about 10 characters of selected text data (the folder name, file name, etc.).... skip to the beginning of the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or side of the SEEK/SKIP bar. 148 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION To select a different folder, turn the...disc random play). You will see RDM in the display. Press the RDM button for 2 seconds to return to normal play. Features CONTINUED 149 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER-RANDOM This feature, when activated, plays all files on the selected ... the folder scan. Each time you press and release the SCAN bar, the mode changes from scan to folder scan, then to normal playing. 150 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) To Stop Playing a Disc Press the eject button ( ) to remove the disc. If you eject ...disc will begin playing where it left off. Features Protecting Discs For information on how to handle and protect compact discs, see page 213 . 151 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... FORMAT BAD DISC CHECK MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC CHECK MANUAL Cause Track/File format not supported Mechanical Error Solution Current track will be skipped. The .... Do not try to force the disc out of the player. Servo Error The ejected disc will not be reloaded automatically. 152 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) U.S. EX and Canadian EX and EX-L models AM BUTTON FM SCAN BUTTON BUTTON U.S. EX-L AM ... KNOB PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB POWER/VOLUME KNOB SEEK BAR PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB 153 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio The ignition switch must be in the ...next strong station and play it for 10 seconds. When it plays a station you want to listen to, press the SCAN button again. 154 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each preset button can store one frequency ... originally set. Features For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 211 . 155 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Adjusting the Sound Press the TUNE (SOUND) knob repeatedly ... Turn the TUNE knob to adjust the setting to your liking. If you feel the sound is too loud, 156 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) Playing the XM Satellite Radio On U.S. EX-L without Navigation ... radio allows you to view channel and category selections in the display. Features PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB 157 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) Operating the XM Radio To listen to XM radio, turn ... channels within that category. SEEK/SKIP (CATEGORY) Press either side of the CATEGORY bar ( or ) to select another category. 158 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) SCAN The scan function gives you a sampling of all ... weak. Move the vehicle to an area away from tall buildings, and with an unobstructed view of the southern horizon. Features 159 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...this channel has no artist or title information at this time. ''ANTENNA'' There is a problem with the XM antenna. Please consult your dealer. Signal may be blocked by mountains... north you travel from the equator. Carrying large items on a roof rack can also block the signal. 160 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you may experience reception problems. ...your radio I.D. number and your credit card number. To get your radio I.D. number, press TUNE until Features 161 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Playing a Disc U.S. EX and Canadian EX and EX-L models REPEAT BUTTON DISC SLOT CD ...KNOB RANDOM BUTTON TUNE KNOB SCAN SEEK/SKIP BAR BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB TUNE KNOB 162 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play a Disc To load or play discs, the ignition switch must be in... will see ''MP3'' in the display. In WMA format, ''WMA'' will appear in the display. You can select up to 99 163 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Loading Discs in the In-dash Disc Changer Your vehicle's in-dash disc ... button. The system stops playing the current disc and starts the loading sequence. It then plays the disc just loaded. 164 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Text Data Display Function Each time you press the DISP button, the ... the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or side of the SEEK/SKIP bar. Features CONTINUED 165 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION To select a different... deactivate folder random by pressing and holding the RDM button for 2 seconds, or by selecting a different folder with the TUNE knob. 166 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Each time you press and release the RDM button, the mode ... the first disc for approximately 10 seconds. After playing the first track/file of the last disc, the system plays normally. Features 167 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Stop Playing a Disc Press the AM, FM, AUX button, or CD/AUX.... : On U.S. EX-L model You can also eject discs when the ignition switch is off. The disc that was last selected is ejected first. 168 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... CHECK OWNERS MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC PLEASE CHECK OWNERS MANUAL Cause Track/File format not supported Solution Current track will be skipped. The next ... the disc out of the player. Mechanical Error Features Servo Error The ejected disc will not be reloaded automatically. 169 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. model Canadian model AUTO SELECT ICON FM1 ICON AM ICON FM2 ICON SOUND ICON BACK ...AM/FM BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTON TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTON 170 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... of this system, and the Navigation System Manual for complete details. To Play the AM/FM Radio The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON... hear two beeps to change the frequency rapidly. Release the bar when the display reaches the desired frequency. Features CONTINUED 171 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) SEEK The seek function searches up and down from the current ...total of six stations on AM and twelve stations on FM. Each preset button's frequency is shown on the bottom of the audio display. 172 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) AUTO SELECT If you are traveling far from home and can no longer receive your ... set. Features For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 211 . 173 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Adjusting the Sound SPEAKER SETTING BALANCE Adjusts the side-toside strength of.... Adjusts the front-to-back FADER strength of the sound. To adjust the front/rear fader, touch the FR or RR icon. 174 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) This function is set to MID as the default setting when the vehicle leaves... (see page 76 ). The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the radio is turned off. Features 175 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) XM RADIO ICON MODE ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB JOYSTICK CATEGORY INDICATOR AM/FM BUTTON XM RADIO BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON PRESET CHANNEL NUMBER TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTONS 176 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) On U.S. EX-L model with Navigation System Your audio system is ... and release the MODE icon, the display changes between the channel mode and the category mode. Features CONTINUED 177 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) TUNE Press the TUNE bar to change channel selections. Press for higher numbered channels and ... (icon) you want for that channel. Press and hold the button (icon) until you hear a beep. 178 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...your subscription. ''NO INFO'' This channel has no artist or title information at this time. ''ANTENNA'' There is a problem with the XM antenna. Please consult your dealer. Features CONTINUED 179 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) The XM satellites are in orbit over the equator; therefore, ... Signal may be blocked by mountains or large obstacles to the south. Signal weaker in these areas. GROUND REPEATER 180 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you may experience reception problems. Interference can be caused by any...your radio I.D. number and your credit card number. To get your radio I.D. number, press the TUNE Features 181 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) CD ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB OPEN BUTTON JOYSTICK CD BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON ... BUTTON TUNE BAR RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON SKIP BUTTON U.S. model is shown REWIND BUTTON SKIP BUTTON 182 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a Disc (In-dash single player) You operate the in-dash disc player with the same controls ...’ will appear on the screen. You can select up to 255 folders and play up 183 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To Load a Disc DISC SLOT OPEN BUTTON CLOSE BUTTON The in-dash disc player is behind ... put a cup, for example, on the screen, the liquid inside the cup may spill on the screen when you go over a bump. 184 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) Push the AUDIO button beside the screen to show the audio display and ... and change tracks (files in MP3 or WMA mode). Each preset button's function is shown on the bottom of the screen. CONTINUED 185 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER...This continues until you deactivate folder random by pressing the RDM button again, or if you select a different folder with the TUNE bar. 186 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) The scan function samples all tracks (files in ... the AUDIO button to show the audio display, then touch the Track List icon. The track list menu appears on the display. CONTINUED 187 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) When playing a CD recorded with text data, each track name is shown on ...the disc will stay in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the disc will begin playing where it left off. : U.S. model only 188 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) Removing a Disc To remove a disc from the audio unit, fold back the ... disc when the ignition switch is off. Protecting Discs For information on how to handle and protect discs, see page 213 . Features 189 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... Of Contents Disc Player Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error... different disc. If the new disc plays, there is a problem with the first disc. If the error message cycle repeats...MECH ERROR Mechanical Error DISC HEAT ERROR TOC Error High Temperature 190 2008 CR- V...
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. model Canadian model POWER/VOLUME KNOB CD ICON CD CHANGER ICON JOYSTICK POWER/... BUTTON TUNE BAR RANDOM BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON REWIND BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON 191 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... center console. Spilled liquids can damage electrical components in the CD changer. 1. Open the center console cover, then slide open the CD changer cover by pulling... rearward. EJECT BUTTON 2. Push the EJECT button to remove the CD magazine. The magazine will pop up automatically. 192 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) 4. Put a CD on the tray with the printed surface facing up as shown. 5. Reinstall the... to slide the CD changer cover closed until it clicks. To remove CDs from the CD changer, refer to the loading procedure. 193 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a CD To play CDs, the ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. ...disc is playing to select passages and change tracks. Each preset button function is shown on the bottom of the screen. 194 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) button SKIP Push the (preset 6) to play the next track on the disc. Push ... song of each disc in the CD changer. You will see DISC SCAN in the display. Press and hold the button again to turn it off. Features 195 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) To Stop Playing a CD Press the AM/FM or CD/XM button to switch to the..., the CD will be in pause mode. Touch the CDC icon on the audio screen. The CD will begin playing where it left off. : On U.S. model only 196 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message in the display while playing a disc, ... not disappear after the disc is ejected, see your dealer. DISC ERROR FOCUS Error Features MECH ERROR Mechanical Error 197 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. model TRACK LIST ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB PC CARD ICON JOYSTICK Canadian model TRACK LIST ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB PC ... BUTTON REWIND BUTTON SKIP BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON SKIP BUTTON REWIND BUTTON 198 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a PC Card You operate the PC card player with the same controls .../128/160 kbps (MPEG2) Compatible with variable bit rate and multi-session Maximum layers (including ROOT): 8 layers Features 199 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) The specifications for compatible WMA files are: Sampling frequency: 32/44.1/48 kHz .... On the navigation screen, you can see the audio information whenever you touch the AUDIO INFO icon on the screen. 200 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) There are three play modes: Folder, Artist, and Album. Touch the PLAY MODE...Mode FOLDER MODE PLAY MODE ICON MODE INDICATOR Features ARTIST MODE PLAY MODE ICON ALBUM MODE PLAY MODE ICON CONTINUED 201 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) PLAY MODE ICON U.S. EX-L model is shown To select a play mode,... you select ''Continue playing the Current Song,'' the system goes into the selected play mode after playing the current file. 202 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... exit the play mode screens, press the AUDIO button. PRESET BUTTONS U.S. model is shown To Change or Select Tracks/Files PRESET BUTTON'S FUNCTION Icons on the ... is playing to select or change files. Each preset button's function is shown on the bottom of the screen. CONTINUED 203 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) SKIP Each time you press and release (preset 6), the player skips forward ... and hold the RDM button (preset 2) for 2 seconds. You will see FOLDER RANDOM, ARTIST RANDOM or ALBUM RANDOM in the display. 204 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) The system then selects and plays files randomly. This continues until you ... a different folder/artist/album with the TUNE bar, or pressing the SCAN button, also turns off the scan feature. Features 205 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Using a Track List FOLDER ICON ARTIST NAME TRACK LIST ICON U.S. EX-L ... in blue. In artist mode, the artist name is also displayed on the right side of each selectable icon. Select the desired file. 206 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Song Search Function ALBUM NAME SONG SEARCH ICON TITLE BY KEYWORD ICON ... search menu appears. You can then select any of three modes to search a file: Title by Keyword, Artist, and Album. CONTINUED 207 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Searching for a Song Title by Keyword MORE ICON To cancel the selected ... the side of the screen. Select the desired file by touching the appropriate icon, or moving the joystick and pressing the ENT. 208 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Searching for a Song by Album Name ALBUM LIST To Stop Playing a PC Card To ..., the card will begin playing where it left off. When you leave the vehicle, always remove the PC card from the audio unit. 209 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    Main Menu Table Of Contents PC card Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message in the display ... in the PC card. It appears when the unsupported PC card is inserted. The system supports CF card, Flash ATA card, and SanDisc 6-in-1 Card Adapter. 210 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ...frequency of the station you are listening to can also affect your radio's reception. You may temporarily hear both stations, or hear only the station you are close to. CONTINUED 211 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... from passing vehicles and stationary sources can cause temporary reception problems. As required by the FCC: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible ... a distant radio station one day and not receive it the next day because of a change in conditions. 212 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...can flake off and fall on the recording surface of the disc, causing skipping or other problems. Remove these pieces by rubbing the inner and outer edges with the side of... fingerprints, liquids, and felt-tip pens, can cause the disc to not play properly, or possibly jam in the drive. 213 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... thick discs Bubbled/ Wrinkled With Label/ Sticker Using Printer Label Kit Sealed With Plastic Ring 2. Damaged discs 3. Poor quality discs Chipped/ Cracked Warped Burrs 214 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...play the following formats. CD-R or CD-RW may not play due to the recording conditions. Scratches and fingerprints on the discs may cause the sound to skip. Can Shape Arrow Shape 215 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... FM2, AM, disc, a PC card, or CD changer (if a disc(s) or a PC card is loaded). On models with satellite radio system, you can also select XM1 and XM2. If you are ... are mounted in the steering wheel hub. These let you control basic functions without removing your hand from the wheel. 216 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... front panel, on the center table, or in the console compartment, depending on models. 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. EX model 217 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    .... To do this, you will need the system's serial number. If your vehicle's battery is disconnected or goes dead, or the radio fuse is removed, the audio system will disable .... If you are unsuccessful in 10 attempts, you must then leave the system on for 1 hour before trying again. 218 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... BUTTON (A.SEL side of the A.SEL/SCAN bar) EX and EX-L models without navigation system CLOCK BUTTON (AM) To set the time, press the CLOCK ... system (GPS), and the displayed time is updated automatically by the GPS. Refer to the navigation system manual for how to adjust the time. 219 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... doors and the tailgate are fully closed. Since it is not part of the monitor display, manually check the hood. SECURITY SYSTEM INDICATOR Once the security system is set, .... There should be an audible confirmation beep. Do not attempt to alter this system or add other devices to it. 220 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Rearview Camera and Monitor On EX-L model with navigation system When in reverse, the touch screen and navigation system ''hard'' buttons are ... area is limited, you should always back up slowly and carefully, and look behind you for obstacles. 221 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... maintain a set speed above 25 mph (40 km/h) without keeping your foot on the accelerator pedal. It should be used for cruising on straight, open highways. It is not recommended for ... on, even when it is not in use. 2. Accelerate to the desired cruising speed above 25 mph (40 km/h). 222 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... panel will come back on. When climbing a steep hill, the automatic transmission may downshift to hold the set speed. Changing the Set Speed You can increase the set cruising ... panel goes out. When the vehicle slows to the desired speed, press the SET/DECEL button. CONTINUED Features 223 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    .../h), and then press and release the RES/ACCEL button. The CRUISE CONTROL indicator comes on. The vehicle accelerates to the same speed as before. Pressing the CRUISE button turns the system off and erases the previous cruising speed. 224 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...Cap Message ...228 Opening and Closing the Hood ...229 Oil Check ...230 Engine Coolant Check ...230 Fuel Economy ...231 Accessories and Modifications ...234 Carrying Cargo ...236 Before Driving 225 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... During this period: Avoid full-throttle starts and rapid acceleration. Do not change the oil until the scheduled maintenance time. Avoid hard braking for the first 200... another brand of gasoline. For further important fuel-related information, please refer to your Quick Start Guide. 226 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... cap in the holder on the fuel fill door. 4. Stop filling the tank after the fuel nozzle automatically clicks off. Do not try to ''top off'' the tank. Leave ... the atmosphere. Try filling at another pump. If this does not fix the problem, consult your dealer. TETHER CONTINUED 227 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... 6. Push the fuel fill door closed until it latches. Check Fuel Cap Message driving once you tighten or replace the fuel fill cap. To scroll to another display, press the select... it clicks at least once. The message should go off after several days of normal 228 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... lifting the handle, the mechanism should be cleaned and lubricated. 3. Holding the grip, pull the support rod out of its clip. Insert the end into the designated hole pointed by an ... hood to about a foot (30 cm) above the fender, then let it drop. Make sure it is securely latched. 229 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...the MIN line, see Adding Engine Coolant on page 284 for information on adding the proper coolant. Refer to Owner's Maintenance Checks on page 278 for information about checking other items on your vehicle. 230 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Fuel Economy Actual Mileage and EPA Fuel Economy Estimates Comparison. Fuel economy is not a fixed number. It ... more information on fuel economy ratings and factors that affect fuel economy, visit www. fueleconomy.gov (Canada: Visit www. vehicles.gc.ca) 231 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... drive in the highest gear possible If your vehicle has a manual transmission, you can boost your fuel economy by up shifting as early as possible. Avoid excessive... 0 miles per gallon. Drive moderately Rapid acceleration, abrupt cornering, and hard braking increase fuel consumption. 232 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    .... A warmed-up engine is more fuel efficient than a cold one. Calculating Fuel Economy Measuring Techniques Checking Your Fuel Economy Miles driven Gallons of fuel...counter to zero. 3) Record the total gallons (liters) needed to refill. 4) Follow one of the simple calculations above. 233 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... which you can be hurt or killed. Follow all instructions in this owner's manual regarding accessories and modifications. When properly installed, cellular phones, ... rear windows. Accessories installed in these areas may interfere with proper operation of the side curtain airbags. 234 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...are some examples: Lowering the vehicle with a nonHonda suspension kit that significantly reduces ground clearance can allow the undercarriage to hit speed bumps or other raised objects... the systems ineffective. If you plan to modify your vehicle, consult your dealer. Before Driving 235 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... Console compartment Door pockets Seat-back pockets Seat-under tray (if equipped) Center pocket Cargo area, including the rear seats when folded up ...to read the following pages. SEAT-BACK POCKETS SEAT UNDER TRAY CENTER CONSOLE COMPARTMENT : If equipped LOWER GLOVE BOX CENTER POCKET 236 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. CONTINUED... towing a trailer. (3)Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kg or XXX lbs. 237 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...Cargo In addition, the total weight of the vehicle, all occupants, accessories, cargo, and trailer tongue load must not ... lbs) Passenger Weight (150 lbs x 2 = 300 lbs) Cargo Weight (550 lbs) Example 2 Max Load (850... lbs) Passenger Weight (150 lbs x 5 = 750 lbs) Cargo Weight (100 lbs) 238 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... the proper operation of the side curtain airbags. On all models except LX Carrying Cargo in the Cargo Area or on a Roof Rack Distribute cargo evenly on the ... the passenger area. To avoid the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning, follow the instructions on page 54 . CONTINUED 239 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... to the information that came with your roof rack. Carrying Cargo on the Dual Deck Cargo Shelf On all models except LX On U.S. model is shown Do not ... seats are folded down. Do not exceed the dual deck cargo shelf load limit of 20 lbs on U.S. models, and 10 kg on Canadian models. 240 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...may not prevent heavy items from being thrown forward in a crash or a sudden stop. Cargo Hooks HOOK Before Driving The ...install a net for securing items. On LX model Your vehicle also has cargo hooks on side panel in... sure any items put on each hook weigh less than 6.5 lbs (3 kg). 241 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Main Menu Table Of Contents 242 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... you tips on starting the engine under various conditions, and how to operate the automatic transmission. It also includes important information on parking your vehicle, the ... a Trailer ...261 Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome...266 Off-Highway Driving Guidelines ...268 Driving 243 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Driving Guidelines Your vehicle has higher ground clearance that allows you to travel over bumps, obstacles, and rough terrain. It also ..., steering, and braking that you would in a twowheel drive vehicle. See page 268 for off-highway driving guidelines. 244 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... Check the seat adjustment (see page 95 ). 6. Check the adjustment of the inside and outside mirrors (see page 111 ). 7. Check the steering wheel adjustment (see page 79 ). 8..... When you start the engine, check the gauges and indicators in the instrument panel (see page 59 ). Driving 245 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...Apply the parking brake. 2. In cold weather, turn off all electrical accessories to reduce the drain on the battery. 3. Make sure the shift lever is in Park. Press on the...in cold weather. Also, the thinner air f ound at altitudes above 8,000 f eet (2,400 meters) adds to this problem. 246 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...on the brake pedal and press the release button on the side of the shift lever. You cannot shift out of Park when the ignition switch is in the LOCK (0) or ACCESSORY (I) position. CONTINUED 247 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... Park, you must press on the brake pedal and have your foot off the accelerator pedal. Press the release button on the side of the shift lever to move it. If ... then shift. Press the release button before shifting into reverse from neutral. Move the shift lever. Press the D3 button. 248 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... this position for your normal driving. The transmission automatically selects a suitable gear (1 through 5) for your speed and acceleration. You may notice the transmission shifting ... keep the transmission from cycling between third and fourth gears in stop-and-go driving. CONTINUED 249 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... through 1, 2, D3, and D, you can operate the transmission much like a manual transmission without a clutch pedal. If you shift into first position when the ... by a limiter in the engine's computer controls. The engine will run normally when you reduce the rpm below the red zone. 250 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... right side. Press the brake pedal, and restart the engine. If you need to use the shift lock release, it means your vehicle is developing a problem. Have the vehicle checked by your dealer. 251 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...and the windows are closed. Turn off the lights. Place any packages, valuables, etc. in the cargo area or take them with you. Lock the doors and the tailgate. On EX and..., or other flammable materials. The hot three way catalytic converter could cause these materials to catch on fire. 252 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... up heat, and reduces their effectiveness and reduces brake pad life. In addition, fuel economy can be reduced. It also keeps your brake lights on all the time..., they will screech all the time. It is normal for the brakes to occasionally squeal or squeak when you apply them. Driving 253 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ..., test the brakes as shown on page 326 . Let the ABS work for you by always keeping firm, steady pressure on the brake pedal. This is sometimes referred to as ''stomp and steer.'' 254 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... parking brake is fully released, the EBD system may also be shut down. Test your brakes as instructed on page 326 . If the brakes feel normal, drive slowly and ... a longer distance to stop on loose or uneven surfaces, such as gravel or snow, than a vehicle without antilock. Driving 255 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...more or less than desired. It also assists you in maintaining traction while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces. It does this by regulating the engine's output... will have normal braking and cornering ability, but it will not have VSA traction and stability enhancement. 256 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... off. VSA and Tire Sizes Driving with varying tire or wheel sizes may cause the VSA to malfunction. When replacing tires, make sure they are the same size and ... is off, the VSA activation indicator comes on as a reminder. Press and hold the switch again. It turns the system back on. 257 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... tire to overheat and can lead to tire failure. Under-inflation also reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life, and may affect the vehicle's handling and .... Because tire pressure varies by temperature and other conditions, the low tire pressure indicator may come on unexpectedly. 258 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...to the recommended inflation pressure as specified on the tire information label and in the owner's manual (see page 303 ). Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator This...tire, the TPMS indicator may also come on and stay on after driving several miles (kilometers). Driving 259 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... on. This is normal; the system is not monitoring the spare tire pressure. Manually check the spare tire pressure to be sure it is correct. After several miles (...not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. 260 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... a Trailer Your vehicle has been designed primarily to carry passengers and their cargo. You can also use it to tow a trailer if you carefully observe the ... heavy can seriously affect your vehicle's handling and performance. It can also damage the engine and drivetrain. CONTINUED 261 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...maximum allowable weight of the vehicle, all occupants, all accessories, all cargo, and the tongue load is 4,560 lbs (2,..., all accessories, all cargo, and the tongue load must not exceed 2,310 lbs (1,050 kg) .... Too little tongue load can make the trailer unstable and cause it to sway. 262 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...trailer to turn corners easily, but do not let the chains drag on the ground. Trailer Brakes Trailer Lights Honda requires that any trailer with a total weight of 1,000 ... and that they cross under the tongue and can catch the trailer if it becomes unhitched. Leave enough CONTINUED 263 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...a trailer lighting connector located behind the left side panel in the cargo area. Refer to the drawing above for the wiring color code and purpose of each pin. If you .... Ask your trailer sales or rental agency if any other items are recommended or required for your towing situation. 264 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...or parking brake. Do not try to hold the vehicle in place by pressing on the accelerator, as this can cause the automatic transmission to overheat. Handling Crosswinds and Buffeting Driving ... speed, and steer straight ahead. Do not try to make quick steering or braking corrections. 265 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... for 3 minutes, then turn it off. Release the parking brake. Leave the ignition switch in the ACCESSORY (I) position so the steering wheel does not lock. Make sure the radio and any items plugged into the accessory power sockets are turned off so you do not run down the battery. 266 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... reverse to neutral and then towed with the drive wheels on the ground. If you tow a CR-V behind a motorhome, the transmission fluid must be changed every 2 years or 30,000 miles (... (center tray, coin pockets, etc) as a reminder to re-install the fuse before driving 267 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...has been designed primarily for use on pavement. But its higher ground clearance allows you to occasionally travel on unpaved ...do not exceed your cargo load limits (see page 237 and 262 ). Wherever you drive, make.... Keep your speed low, and don't drive faster than conditions permit. 268 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... Guidelines Check Out Your Vehicle Before you leave the pavement, be sure to do all scheduled maintenance and service, and inspect your vehicle for any problems. Pay special ... vehicle could roll over. Slowly back down the hill, following the same route you took up the hill. Driving 269 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ...sure it is shallow, flowing slowly, and has firm ground underneath. If you are not sure of the depth ...to try getting unstuck. A jack only works on firm, level ground. Also, your vehicle could easily slip off the... a long time while trying to get unstuck, you may overheat and damage it. 270 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...have the skills and tools to perform more complex maintenance tasks on your vehicle, you may want to purchase the service manual. See page 353 for information on how... ...298 Wiper Blades ...299 Tires ...302 Wheels ...308 Checking the Battery ...308 Vehicle Storage ...310 Maintenance 271 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... engine and exhaust system cool down before touching any parts. Failure to properly follow maintenance instructions and precautions can cause you to be seriously hurt or killed.... can arise in performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not you should perform a given task. 272 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... you when you should have your dealer do engine oil replacement and indicated maintenance service. Based on the engine operating conditions, the onboard computer in your ... release the select/reset knob repeatedly until the engine oil life indicator appears (see page 66 ). CONTINUED 273 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...will also come on, and the maintenance item code(s) for other scheduled maintenance items needing service will be displayed below the engine oil life indicator. The 15 and... along with the same maintenance item code(s), every time you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. 274 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... done by your dealer. If you do not perform the indicated maintenance, negative mileage is displayed and begins to blink after the vehicle has been driven 10... vehicle has passed the maintenance required point. Immediately have the indicated maintenance done by your dealer. CONTINUED 275 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... engine oil life is 0 percent or negative mileage, the maintenance minder indicator ( ) remains on even if you change the information display. Immediately have the ... items displayed on the information display are in code. For an explanation of these maintenance codes, see page 279 . 276 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... problems because you will no longer have an accurate record of when maintenance is needed. EX and EX-L model 3. Press the select/reset knob for about 10 seconds. ... authorized Honda dealer knows your vehicle best and can provide competent, efficient service. Maintenance CONTINUED 277 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... does the work fill out your Honda Service History or Canadian Maintenance Log. Check your warranty booklet for... information. We recommend using Honda parts and fluids whenever you have maintenance done. These are...high-mount brake light, and license plate light monthly. See page 291 . 278 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...). Inspect drive belt Replace transmission fluid If you tow a CR-V behind a motorhome, the transmission fluid must be changed every 2 years or 30,000 miles...miles (256,000 km). Adjust the valves during services A, B, 1, 2, or 3 only if they are noisy. 279 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Fluid Locations ENGINE OIL FILL CAP ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange handle) WASHER FLUID (Blue cap) POWER STEERING FLUID (Red cap) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID DIPSTICK (Yellow loop) BRAKE FLUID (Black cap) ENGINE COOLANT RESERVOIR RADIATOR CAP 280 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... for yearround protection of your vehicle to improve cold weather starting and fuel economy. Maintenance Unscrew and remove the engine oil fill cap on top of the valve cover.... Wait a few minutes, and recheck the oil level on the engine oil dipstick. Do not fill Ambient Temperature 281 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... and durability. Changing the Engine Oil and Filter Always change the oil and filter according to the maintenance messages shown on the information display. The oil ... cap. Remove the oil drain bolt and washer from the bottom of the engine. Drain the oil into an appropriate container. 282 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    .... Put it in a sealed container and take it to a recycling center. Do not discard it in a trash bin or dump it on the ground. 3. Remove the oil filter, and let the remaining...it sit for several minutes, then check the oil level on the dipstick. If necessary, add more oil. Maintenance 283 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... cooling system to malfunction or fail. Have the cooling system flushed and refilled with Honda antifreeze/coolant as soon as possible. If the reserve tank is completely empty, ... or below the MIN line, add coolant to bring it up to the MAX line. Inspect the cooling system for leaks. 284 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... engine compartment. 5. Put the radiator cap back on, and tighten it fully. Maintenance RADIATOR CAP 6. Pour coolant into the reserve tank. Fill it ... radiator cap counterclockwise, without pressing down. 3. Remove the radiator cap by pushing it down and turning it counterclockwise. 285 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...-available windshield washer f luid. Check the fluid level by removing the cap and looking at the level gauge. On Canadian models: The low washer level indicator comes on when the level is low (see page 65 ). 286 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ...the engine compartment. Always use Honda ATF-Z1 (automatic transmission fluid). UPPER MARK LOWER MARK Check the fluid level with the engine at normal...clean cloth. 3. Insert the dipstick all the way into the transmission securely as shown in the illustration. Maintenance CONTINUED 287 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... to add fluid, contact your dealer. Use only Honda Genuine ATF-Z1 (Automatic Transmission Fluid). Do not mix with other transmission ...transmission. Damage resulting f rom the use of transmission f luid other than Honda Genuine ATF-Z1 is not covered by the Honda new vehicle warranty. 288 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... fluid reservoir monthly. Replace the brake fluid according to the maintenance messages shown on the information display. Always use Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3. If ..., your brake system needs attention. Have the brake system inspected for leaks or worn brake pads. Maintenance 289 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... Fluid. You may use another power steering fluid as an emergency replacement, but have the power steering system flushed and refilled with Honda PSF as soon as possible. A low power ... steering wheel to f ull lef t or right lock and holding it there can damage the power steering pump. 290 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... aimed when your vehicle was new. If you regularly carry heavy items in the cargo area or pull a trailer, readjustment may be required. Adjustments should be done by ... bulb on the driver's side, remove the under-hood fuse box from its stay by pulling it out. Maintenance CONTINUED 291 2008 CR- V
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    ..., and remove the bulb. 7. Push the electrical connector onto the new bulb. Make sure it is connected securely. Turn on the headlights to test the new bulb. 8. (Driver's side) Reinstall the under-hood fuse box. 292 2008 CR- V
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    ...new bulb is working. 6. (Driver's side) Reinstall the coolant reserve tank. Maintenance 1. Open the hood. To change the turn signal bulb on the driver's side, remove the .... 3. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 293 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Lights Replacing a Parking Light/Front Side Marker Light Bulb FUSE BOX 4. Insert the socket back into the ... it one-quarter turn counterclockwise. 3. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 294 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Lights Replacing Rear Bulbs COVER SCREWS BULBS BULBS Maintenance 1. Open the tailgate. Place a cloth on the edge of.../taillight, backup light, turn signal, or side marker. 5. Remove the socket by turning it one-quarter turn counterclockwise. CONTINUED 295 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ...into place. Tighten the two mounting screws securely and reinstall the covers. Replacing a High-mount Brake Light Bulb 1. Open the tailgate. Unlatch ... screwdriver and pulling the cover off. 3. Remove the socket from the light assembly by turning it one-quarter turn counterclockwise. 296 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... the Seat Belts, Floor Mats Cleaning the Seat Belts LOOP Floor Mats Maintenance 4. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into ... the floor mat anchors. This keeps the floor mat from sliding forward and possibly interfering with the pedals. CONTINUED 297 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... it when you put it back in your vehicle. If you use a non-Honda floor mat, make sure it fits properly and that it can be used with ...''drive-through'' car wash, remove the antenna by unscrewing it by hand. This prevents the antenna f rom being damaged by the car wash brushes. 298 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...sure not to drop the wiper blade or wiper arm down on the windshield. BLADE Maintenance LOCK TAB To replace a front wiper blade: 1. Raise each wiper arm off the ... from its holder by grasping the tabbed end of the blade. Pull firmly until the tabs come out of the holder. CONTINUED 299 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... in the direction pointed to by the arrow. Make sure the blade is completely installed. Make sure the three rubber tabs inside the blade fit to each notch of the reinforcement, as shown. 300 2008 CR- V
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    ... 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. Maintenance 301 2008 CR- V
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    ... worn or improperly inflated can cause a crash in which you can be seriously hurt or killed. Follow all instructions in this owner's manual regarding tire inflation and maintenance. 302 2008 CR- V
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    .../cm ) For convenience, the recommended tire sizes and cold tire pressures are on a label on the driver's doorjamb. For additional information about your tires, see page 338 . Maintenance 303 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ..., foreign objects, and wear. You should look for: Bumps or bulges in the tread or side of the tire. Replace the tire if you find either of these conditions. Cuts, splits, or ... mm) wide band across the tread. This shows there is less than 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) of tread left on the tire. 304 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... comfort and tire life. For best results, have the installer perform a dynamic balance. Maintenance On vehicles with aluminum wheels, improper wheel weights can damage your vehicle's aluminum wheels. Use only Honda wheel weights f or balancing. 305 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... tire life and distribute wear more evenly, rotate the tires according to the maintenance messages displayed on the information display. Move the tires to the positions... directional tires, rotate only front-to-back. When the tires are rotated, make sure the air pressures are checked. 306 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... hurt or killed. Always use the size and type of tires recommended in this owner's manual. Wheel and Tire Specifications Wheels: 17 x 6 1/2J Tires: ... roads may be lower than your original tires. Check with the tire dealer for maximum speed recommendations. Maintenance CONTINUED 307 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... with the same solution, and rinse them thoroughly. If equipped Checking the Battery TEST INDICATOR WINDOW Traction devices that are the wrong size or ... of the battery monthly by looking at the test indicator window. The label on the battery explains the test indicator's colors. 308 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Checking the Battery TEST INDICATOR WINDOW If additional battery maintenance is needed, see your dealer or a qualified technician....off the battery with a cloth or paper towel. Coat the terminals with grease to help prevent future corrosion. Maintenance 309 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... ground. Leave one window open slightly (if the vehicle is being stored indoors). Disconnect the battery. Support the front and rear wiper blade arms with a folded towel ... reaches full operating temperature (the cooling fans cycle on and off twice). Preferably, do this once a month. 310 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... get going again. If not, you will also find instructions on getting your vehicle towed. Compact Spare Tire...312 Changing a Flat Tire ...313 If the Engine ... ...325 Brake System Indicator ...326 Fuses ...327 Fuse Locations ...330 Emergency Towing ...332 Taking Care of the Unexpected 311 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... another vehicle unless it is the same make and model. The low tire pressure indicator comes on and stays on after you replace the flat tire with the compact spare tire....is not designed to be mounted on a regular wheel, and the spare wheel is not designed for mounting a regular tire. 312 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... LOCK (0) position. Have all passengers get out of the vehicle while you change the tire. 3. Open the tailgate. Raise the cargo area floor lid by lifting up with the strap, and... the tabs on the lid. 4. Take the tool kit out of the spare tire. CONTINUED Taking Care of the Unexpected 313 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... wheel nut wrench. 8. Place the jack under the jacking point nearest the tire you need to change. Turn the end bracket clockwise until the top of the jack contacts the jacking point. Make sure the jacking point tab is resting in the jack notch. 314 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... the wheel nuts carefully; they may be hot from driving. Place the flat tire on the ground with the outside surface facing up. 11. Before mounting the spare tire, ... hub with a clean cloth. Wipe the hub carefully; it may be hot from driving. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 315 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... bolt back into its hole. To remove the spacer cone, squeeze the tabs on the wing bolt to disengage it from the center of the spacer cone, then pull the bolt downward. To install the wing bolt to the spacer cone, reverse this procedure. 316 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... to lock it in place. Store the tools, and place the cover on the flat tire of the cargo area. 22.Your vehicle's original tire has a tire pressure monitoring system sensor. To... center cap in the spare tire well. Make sure it does not get scratched or damaged. 21.Close the tailgate. 317 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    .... Turn on the headlights, and check their brightness. If the headlights are very dim or do not come on at all, the battery is discharged. See Jump Starting on page 320 . ... connections (see page 309 ). You can then try jump starting the vehicle from a booster battery (see page 320 ). 318 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...; the low fuel indicator may not be working. There may be an electrical problem, such as no power to the fuel pump. Check all the fuses (see page 327 ). If you... you will need a qualified technician to find the problem. See Emergency Towing on page 332 . Taking Care of the Unexpected 319 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...f reeze. Attempting to jump start with a f rozen battery can cause it to rupture. 2. Turn off all the electrical accessories: heater, A/C, stereo system, lights, ... to the positive ( ) terminal on your battery. Connect the other end to the positive ( ) terminal on the booster battery. 320 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...of the Unexpected 4. Connect the second jumper cable to the negative ( ) terminal on the booster battery. Connect the other end to the stud bolt on the engine side as shown.... and any metal on the vehicle until everything is disconnected. Otherwise, you may cause an electrical short. 321 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...road. Put the transmission in Park, and set the parking brake. Turn off the all accessories, and turn on the hazard warning indicators. 2. If you see steam and/or ... then open the hood. Driving with the temperature gauge reading at the red mark can cause serious damage to the engine. 322 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... the radiator cap counterclockwise, without pushing down, to the first stop. After the pressure releases, push down on the cap, and turn it until it comes off. Taking Care of the Unexpected 323 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... comes on brightly when the engine is running, the battery is not being charged. Immediately turn off all electrical accessories. Try not to use other electrically operated... mechanical damage almost immediately. Turn of f the engine as soon as you can saf ely get the vehicle stopped. 324 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... you may feel no difference in your vehicle's performance, it can reduce your fuel economy and cause increased emissions. Continued operation may cause serious damage. ... make sure these codes are set. If they are not set, the test cannot be completed. Taking Care of the Unexpected 325 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ...if the brake pedal does not feel normal, you should take immediate action. A problem in one part of the system's dual circuit design will still give you braking at ...VSA system indicator come on with the brake system indicator, have your vehicle inspected by your dealer immediately. 326 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... fuses first, but check all the fuses before deciding that a blown fuse is the cause. Replace any blown fuses, and check if the device works. The vehicle's ...under-hood fuse box is on the driver's side. To open it, push the tabs as shown. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 327 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... 1. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. Make sure the headlights and all other accessories are off. 2. Remove the cover from the fuse box. 3. Check each of ... fuse box by pulling out each one with the fuse puller provided on the back of the under-hood fuse box cover. 328 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    .... Make sure you can do without that circuit temporarily (such as the accessory power socket or radio). If you replace the blown fuse with a spare fuse that has a ... system. If you do not have a replacement f use with the proper rating f or the circuit, install one with a lower rating. 329 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... Left Power Window HAC Option Rear Accessory Socket Accessory Front Right Power Window Accessory Power Socket on the Center Table Rear Right Power Window Rear Left power window ACC Radio ... A) 20 A 20 A (20 A) 15 A 15 A 20 A (15 A) 20 A 20 A 7.5 A 7.5 A 10 A 7.5 A 30 A : If equipped 330 2008 CR- V
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    ...20 A 30 A 40 A 15 A 15 A 15 A Circuits Protected Battery EPS Option Main Ignition Switch Main ABS/VSA FSR ABS/VSA Motor Headlight Main Power Window Main EPT-R Sub Fan Motor ... Main MG Clutch DBW Interior Light Back Up Taking Care of the Unexpected : If equipped 331 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    .... When you contact the towing agency, inform them a flat-bed is required. On 4WD models Refer to Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome on page 266 for non-... only two tires on the ground will damage parts of the 4WD system. It should be transported on a f lat-bed truck or trailer. 332 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... ...345 Ignition Timing Control System...345 Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System ...345 Three Way Catalytic Converter ...345 Replacement Parts...345 Three Way Catalytic Converter ...346 Emissions Testing ...347 Technical Information 333 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... the engine compartment, pull down the lid on the back of the engine compartment. Make sure to close the lid before closing the hood. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER CERTIFICATION LABEL 334 2008 CR- V
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    ... number through the window next to the ''H'' logo. The transmission number is on a label on top of the transmission. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER Technical Information ENGINE NUMBER 335 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... Specifications Dimensions Length Width Height Wheelbase Track Capacities Engine Change 2 coolant Total Automatic Change 4WD transmission fluid 2WD Total 4WD 2WD Rear Change ... filter Without filter Total Approx. 15.3 US gal (58 ) 4.4 US qt (4.2 ) 4.2 US qt (4.0 ) 5.6 US qt (5.3 ) 336 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... Back-up lights License plate light Ceiling light Spotlights Cargo area light Rear side marker lights High-mount brake light Battery Capacity Fuses Interior 5 2 3 Under-hood HFC-134a (R-134a).../cm ) Technical Information 12 V 12 V 36 AH/5 HR 47 AH/20 HR 337 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...performance. Warning: The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak traction characteristics. 338 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... tire's resistance to the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high... separately or in combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure. Technical Information 339 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... you should be aware of are described below. TIRE LABELING EXAMPLE (1) Tire Size 102 Whenever tires are replaced, they should be replaced with tires of the same size. ...Rim diameter in inches. Tire Size Tire Identification Number (TIN) Maximum Tire Pressure Maximum Tire Load B97R 340 2008 CR- V
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    ... pressure the tire can hold. The maximum load the tire can carry at maximum air pressure. Maximum Tire Pressure Max Press Maximum Tire Load Max Load Technical Information 341 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... and stopping ability. Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire maintenance, and it is the driver's responsibility to maintain correct tire pressure, even if ..., you should stop and check your tires as soon as possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. 342 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... properly. Required Federal Explanation Always check the TPMS malfunction telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly. Technical Information 343 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... ''smog.'' Carbon monoxide does not contribute to smog creation, but it is a poisonous gas. The Clean Air Act The United States Clean Air Act sets standards for ... a canister filled with activated carbon. While driving, the fuel vapors are drawn into the engine and burned off. 344 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...recirculation (EGR) system takes some of the exhaust gas and routes it back into the intake manifold. Adding exhaust gas to the air/fuel mixture reduces the amount of NOx produced when the fuel is burned. 345 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...catalyst, since it acts on HC, CO, and NOx. A replacement unit must be an original Honda part or its equivalent. The three way catalytic converter must operate ... small amount of leaded gasoline can contaminate the catalyst metals, making the three way catalytic converter ineffective. 346 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...Emissions Testing Testing of Readiness Codes If you take your vehicle for an emissions test shortly after the battery has been disconnected or gone dead, it may not ...the scale (about 3 minutes). 6. Without touching the accelerator pedal, let the engine idle for 20 seconds. CONTINUED 347 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...When traffic conditions allow, let the vehicle coast for several seconds without using the accelerator pedal or the brake pedal. 9. Stop the vehicle, turn off the ignition switch, ... 30 minutes. If the testing facility determines the readiness codes are still not set, see your dealer. 348 2008 CR- V
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    Main Menu Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information...350 Warranty Coverages ...351 Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) ...352 Authorized Manuals ...353 Warranty and Customer Relations 349 2008 CR- V
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    ... with the decision made by the dealership's management, contact your Honda Customer Service Office. U.S. Owners: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Automobile Customer Service Mail Stop 500-2N-7A 1919 ... P.O. Box 190816 San Juan, PR 00919-0816 Tel: (787) 620-7546 350 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... vehicle. Restrictions and exclusions apply to all these warranties. Please read the 2008 Honda warranty information booklet that came with your vehicle for precise ... Honda to 100% credit toward a replacement battery. replacement parts against defects in materials and workmanship. 351 2008 CR- V
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    ... recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or American Honda Motor Co., Inc. To contact NHTSA, you may ..., DC 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.saf ercar.gov. 352 2008 CR- V
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    ... HON-R Form Description 2008 Honda CR-V Service Manual 2008 Honda CR-V Electrical Troubleshooting ... Manual 2008 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual 2008 Honda CR-V Navigation System Owner's Manual 2008 Honda CR-V Honda Service History 2008 Honda CR-V Quick Start Guide Order Form for Previous Years-Indicate...
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    ...Signal Lights ...293 Bulbs, Halogen ...291 INDEX B Battery Charging System Indicator...60, 324 Jump Starting ...320 Maintenance ...309 Specifications ...337 Before Driving ... Holders ...116 Booster Seats ...51 Brakes Anti-lock System (ABS) ...254 Break-in, New Linings ...226 CONTINUED I 2008 CR- V
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    ... Dashboard ...4, 72 Daytime Running Lights...75 Daytime Running Lights Indicator ...63 Dead Battery ...320 Defects, Reporting Safety...352 Defogger, Rear Window ...77 Defrosting the Windows ...130 Detachable Anchor...107 Dimensions ...336 Dimming the Headlights ...74, 75 II 2008 CR- V
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    ... Dust and Pollen Filter ...298 Emergencies...311 Battery, Jump Starting ...320 Brake System Indicator ...326 Changing a Flat Tire ...313 Charging System Indicator ... Transmission...287 Brake ...289 Power Steering...290 Windshield Washer ...286 CONTINUED INDEX E Economy, Fuel ...231 III 2008 CR- V
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    ... ...291 Turning on ...74 Head Restraints ...98 Heated Mirrors ...112 Heater, Seat ...108 Heating and Cooling ...126 G Gas Mileage, Improving...232 Gasohol ...226 Gasoline ...226 Low Fuel Indicator ...63 Gauge ...69 Octane Requirement ...226 IV 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ...63 High Beam ...63 Key (Immobilizer System) ...61 Low Fuel ...63 Low Oil Pressure ...60, 324 Low Tire Pressure ...64, 258 Maintenance Minder...65, 273 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...60, ... up the Vehicle ...314 Jack, Tire ...315 Jump Starting ...320 K Keys ...79 INDEX V 2008 CR- V
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    ...69 Overheating, Engine ...322 Owner's Maintenance Checks ...278 Oxygenated Fuels...226 M Maintenance ...271 Minder ...273-279 Main Items and Sub Items ...276 Owner's...Safety Precautions ...17 Advice for Pregnant Women...16 P Panel Brightness Control ...76 Park Gear Position...248 VI 2008 CR- V
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    ...95 Select/Reset Button ...66 Serial Number ...334 Service Intervals ...279 Service Manual ...353 Service Station Procedures ...227 CONTINUED R Radiator Overheating ...89 S Safety Belts...8, 18 Safety Defects, Reporting ...352 Safety Features ...7 Airbags ...9 Seat Belts ...8 INDEX VII 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ......81 Starting the Engine...246 In Cold Weather at High Altitude ...246 With a Dead Battery ...318 Steam Coming from Engine ...322 Steering Wheel Adjustment ...78 Anti-theft ...Points ...48 Theft Protection, Radio...218 Three Way Catalytic Converter ...346 Tilt the Steering Wheel...78 VIII 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... Labeling ...340 Low Tire Pressure Indicator...64, 258 Maintenance ...305 Pressure Monitoring System ...259 Replacing ...306 Rotating...306 Snow ...307 Specifications ...... ...311 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...338 Unleaded Gasoline...226 Used Oil, How to Dispose of ...283 CONTINUED IX 2008 CR- V
  • 2008 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...Power ...109 Rear, Defogger ...77 Windshield Cleaning ...73 Defroster ...130 Washers ...286 Wipers, Windshield Changing Blades ...299 Operation ...73 Worn Tires ...304 Wrecker, Emergency Towing ...332 : U.S. only X 2008 CR- V
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    ... (see page 281 ). Oil change capacity (including filter): 4.4 US qt (4.2 ) Automatic Transmission Fluid: Honda ATF-Z1 (Automatic Transmission Fluid) (see page 287 ). On 4WD model only Rear ... , 2.1 kgf/cm ) Compact Spare Tire: 60 psi (420 kPa , 4.2 kgf/cm ) 2008 CR- V
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    ...vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold. This owner's manual covers all models of the CR-V. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are not...NO. CITY STATE/PROVINCE ZIP CODE/ POSTAL CODE OWNER'S SIGNATURE DEALER'S SIGNATURE 2008 CR- V



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