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2008 Honda Odyssey Manual

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  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ...Menu Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2008 Honda Odyssey was a wise investment. It will give you ...convenience items. Afterwards, keep this owner's manual in your vehicle so you can refer... to help you avoid damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment. i 2008 Odyssey...
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... 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 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...Safety Reminders or Important Safety Precautions. Safety Section such as Driver and Passenger Safety. Instructions how to use this vehicle correctly and safely. This entire book is filled with important safety information carefully. please read it iii 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    2008 Odyssey Online Reference Owner's Manual Contents Owner's Identification Form Introduction ...i A Few Words About Safety ...iii Your ... control and HomeLink)...209 Before Driving (fuel, vehicle break- in, and cargo loading) ...359 Driving (engine and transmission operation) ...375 Maintenance ...
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... when 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. ... technical literature. Index Service Information Summary A summary of the information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump. 2 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... DRIVING POSITION MEMORY SYSTEM BUTTONS (P.184) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P.186) FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (P.361) HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.362) PARKING BRAKE ... (P.201) HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM/ CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.210) Vehicle with navigation system is shown. : If equipped 3 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... SENSOR SYSTEM SWITCH (P.352) HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNAL/ FOG LIGHTS (P.135, 138) WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.134) REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER (P.135) CRUISE... the center pad of the steering wheel. 2: Only on vehicles equipped with navigation system. Refer to the navigation system manual. 4 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... ...8 Airbags ...9 Protecting Adults and Teens...11 1. Close and Lock the Doors ...11 2. Adjust the Front Seats ...12 3. Adjust the Seat-Backs ...13 4. Adjust ... Belts ...15 6. Maintain a Proper Sitting Position ...18 Advice for Pregnant Women...19 Additional Safety Precautions ...19 5 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... drive faster than is safe for current conditions, regardless of the maximum speed posted. Keep Your Vehicle in Safe Condition Having a tire blowout or a mechanical ..., check your tire pressures and condition frequently, and perform all regularly scheduled maintenance (see page 407 ). 6 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... (4) Head Restraints (5) Collapsible Steering Column (6) Seat Belts (7) Front Airbags (8) Side Airbags (9) Side Curtain Airbags (10) Front Seat Belt Tensioners (11) Door Locks (2) 7 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Your Vehicle's Safety Features Seat Belts Your vehicle is equipped with seat belts in all seating positions. Your seat belt system ... though your vehicle has airbags. In addition, most states and all Canadian provinces require you to wear seat belts. 8 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... on how your front airbags work). Your vehicle also has side airbags to help protect the upper torso of the driver or a front seat passenger during a moderate to ... to severe side impact or rollover (see page 33 for more information on how your side curtain airbags work). CONTINUED 9 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... as far back from the steering wheel as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle. A front passenger should move their seat as far back from the dashboard ... minor injuries or more serious or even fatal injuries if occupants are not properly restrained or sitting properly. 10 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    .... 1.Close and Lock the Doors After everyone has entered the vehicle, be sure the doors and the tailgate are closed and locked. Your vehicle has a ... indicator appears on the multi-information display to indicate when a specific door or the tailgate is not tightly closed. CONTINUED 11 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... tailgate monitor indicator works. Except Touring models 2.Adjust the Front Seats This vehicle has auto door locking/ unlocking features. See page 152 for how to set ... to maintain full control of the vehicle. Have a front passenger adjust their seat as far to the rear as possible. 12 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...if the front airbags inflate. Always sit as far back from the front airbags as possible. After you adjust a manual seat, rock it back and forth to make ... adjustable seatbacks should also adjust their seatback to a comfortable, upright position. CONTINUED Driver and Passenger Safety 13 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    .... See page 171 for how to adjust the head restraints and how the driver's and front passenger's active head restraints work. Adjust the driver's head ... passengers adjust their head restraints properly as well. Taller persons should adjust their restraint as high as possible. 14 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... This spreads the forces of a crash over the strongest bones in your upper body. Driver and Passenger Safety Improperly positioning the seat belts can cause serious injury or ...neck, or if it crosses your arm instead of your shoulder, you need to adjust the seat belt anchor height. 15 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... sit in a seat with an inoperative seat belt. Using a seat RELEASE BUTTONS The front seats and second row seats have adjustable seat belt anchors. To adjust ... out the anchor latch and the latch plate from the holding slots in the ceiling, and pull out the seat belt to extend it. 16 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... Before using the seat belt, make sure the detachable anchor is correctly latched. Driver and Passenger Safety ANCHOR LATCH ANCHOR BUCKLE TRIANGLE MARKS ANCHOR BUCKLE... of the anchor buckle. Line up the triangle marks on the plate and buckle when reattaching the belt and buckle. 17 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... sit upright, well back in their seats, with their feet on the floor, until the vehicle is parked and the engine is off. Sitting improperly can increase the chance of injury ... serious injury or death in a crash. Always sit upright, well back in the seat, with your feet on the floor. 18 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...adjust the seat as far back as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle. When riding as a front passenger, adjust the seat as far back as possible. This will reduce the... never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. CONTINUED 19 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... curtain airbag inflates, a cup holder or other hard object attached on or near the door could be propelled inside the vehicle and hurt someone. hands or arms are close to an airbag cover, they could be injured if the airbag inflates. 20 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... on about 6 seconds after the ignition switch is turned to the ON (II) position. If either the driver or a front passenger does not fasten their seat belt while driving, the ...or small adult is riding there, the indicator should not come on and the beeper should not sound. CONTINUED 21 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... body so that it retracts completely. After exiting the vehicle, be sure the belt is out of the way and will not get closed in the door. All seat belts have an emergency ... except the driver's have a lockable retractor that must be activated to secure a child seat (see page 52 ). 22 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... 15 . Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners Driver and Passenger Safety For added protection, the front seat belts are equipped with automatic seat belt tensioners. When ..., the tensioners immediately tighten the belts to help hold the driver and a front passenger in position. CONTINUED 23 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...are designed to activate in any collision severe enough to cause the front airbags to deploy, or if a sensor detects your vehicle is about to roll over (see page 33 ). If a...work properly when needed. Check your seat belts regularly and have any problem corrected as soon as possible. 24 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...System Components (2) (9) (13) (12) (5) (11) (4) (11) (6) Driver and Passenger Safety (1) Driver's Front Airbag (2) Passenger's Front Airbag (3) Control ...) Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Indicator (15) (1) (10) (5) (11) (4) (7) (14) (11) (8) (11) CONTINUED (3) (11) 25 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... marked ''SRS AIRBAG'' (see page 27 ). Two side airbags, one for the driver and one for a front passenger. The airbags are stored in the outer edges of the seatbacks.... (the weight of an infant or small child), the passenger's front airbag will be turned off (see page 30 ). 26 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... unit to deploy both side curtain airbags and front seat belt tensioners (see page 33 ). A ..., the airbag activators, the seat belt tensioners, and driver and front passenger seat belt use when the ... the force needed. CONTINUED How Your Front Airbags Work Driver and Passenger Safety 27 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... Your Airbags During a frontal crash, your seat belt restrains your lower body and torso, and the airbag helps protect your head and chest.... airbags will immediately deflate, so they won't interfere with the driver's visibility, or the ability to steer or operate other controls. 28 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...powder is not harmful, people with respiratory problems may experience some temporary discomfort. If this occurs, get out of the vehicle as soon as it is safe ... the airbag would be needed to supplement the protection provided by the seat belt. Driver and Passenger Safety CONTINUED 29 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...also advanced airbags. The main purpose of this feature is to help prevent airbagcaused injuries to short drivers and children who ride in front. For both advanced airbags to ...child (up to about 65 lbs or 29 kg), the system will automatically turn the passenger's front airbag off. 30 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... mat may interfere with the proper operation of the front passenger's seat and its sensors. How Your Side Airbags Work Driver and Passenger Safety This includes: A... driver's or the passenger's side airbag and activate the seat belt tensioner on the affected side. CONTINUED 31 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...has a side airbag cutoff system designed primarily to protect a child riding in the front passenger's seat. Although Honda does not encourage children to ride ...passenger should not use a cushion or other object as a backrest. It may prevent the cutoff system from working properly. 32 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...sit upright and well back in their seats. Driver and Passenger Safety If the rollover sensor detects your vehicle is about to roll over, it...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. 33 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. If the indicator stays on after the engine starts. If the indicator comes on or flashes on and off while you drive. On.... Have your vehicle checked by a dealer as soon as possible if the SRS indicator alerts you to a possible problem. 34 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Airbag Off Indicator Works Be aware that objects placed on the front seat can cause the indicator to come on. Driver and Passenger Safety U.S. Canada If no weight ... or small child) on the front passenger's seat. It does not mean there is a problem with the airbag. CONTINUED 35 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...belt tensioner that activates must also be replaced. The SRS indicator alerts you to a problem. Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer as soon as possible. If you ignore this ... seat belt tensioners, and all seat belts worn during a crash to make sure they are operating properly. 36 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... is necessary to remove or modify a front seat to accommodate a person with disabilities, first contact Honda Automobile Customer Service at (800) 999-1009.... Passenger Safety another liquid soaks into the seatback, it can prevent the side airbag cutoff system from working properly. 37 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... passengers. If you have children, or ever need to drive with a child in your vehicle, be sure to read this section. It begins with important general guidelines, then presents special information for infants, small children, and larger children. 38 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... the front seat of a vehicle equipped with a passenger's front airbag can be hazardous. If the vehicle seat is Driver and Passenger Safety too far forward, ...properly restrained with a seat belt. (See page 56 for important information about protecting larger children.) CONTINUED 39 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...properly restrained in a back seat, your vehicle has warning labels on the dashboard (U.S. models) and on the front visors. Please read and follow the instructions on these labels. Canadian Models SUN VISORS 40 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...they can watch the child, or because the child requires attention. Placing a child in the front seat exposes the child to hazards in a frontal collision, and paying close attention to ...two children use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. 41 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... set the vehicle in motion, possibly injuring themselves or others. children learn how to unlock vehicle doors, turn on the ignition switch, and open the tailgate, which can lead to accidental injury or death. from accidentally falling out (see page 157 ). 42 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... properly installed in the second row, a rear-facing child seat may prevent the driver or a front passenger from moving their seat as far back as recommended, or from ... the child reaches the seat maker's weight or height limit for the seat, and the child is at least one year old. 43 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... situations, we strongly recommend that you install the child seat directly behind the front passenger's seat, move the seat as far forward as needed, and leave ... within the child seat maker's weight and height limits, should be restrained in a forwardfacing, upright child seat. 44 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... with a passenger's airbag can be hazardous. If the vehicle seat is too Even with advanced front airbags that automatically turn the passenger's front airbag off (... a collision, an inflating airbag can strike the child with enough force to cause very serious or fatal injuries. 45 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... child seat should meet U.S. or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213. Look for FMVSS 213 or CMVSS 213 on the box. 2. The child seat should be... purchased one, we recommend that you test the seat in the specific vehicle seating position or positions where the seat will be used. 46 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...seat is used in all examples, but the instructions are the same for rearfacing child seats. Driver and Passenger Safety secured to the vehicle with the lap part of a ... After installing a child seat, push and pull the seat forward and from side-to-side to verify that it is secure. 47 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... 3. Place the child seat on the vehicle seat, then attach the seat to the lower anchors according to the child seat maker's instructions. Some LATCH-compatible seats have a rigid-type connector as shown above. 48 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...shown above. 4. Whatever type you have, follow the child seat maker's instructions for adjusting or tightening the fit. 5. Lift the head restraint (see page 171 ), ... maker's instructions. 7. Push and pull the child seat forward and from side-to-side to verify that it is secure. 49 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... latch plate and anchor latch in their holding slots (see page 16 ). LOWER ANCHORS ANCHORAGE POINT BUTTON The location of each lower anchor is indicated by a... center seating position of the third row has an anchorage point on the tailgate sill. 3. Slide the anchor cover to open it. 50 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...belt through the child seat according to the seat maker's instructions, then insert the latch plate into the buckle. Driver and Passenger Safety TETHER STRAP HOOK ...area. Reinstall the head restraint when the child seat is removed. 5. Follow steps 6 and 7 on page 49 . CONTINUED 51 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...retract fully, then repeat these steps. To deactivate the lockable retractor and remove a child seat, unlatch the buckle, unroute the seat belt, and let the belt fully retract. 52 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... whenever one is required or available. TETHER ANCHORAGE POINT Second Row Installation Driver and Passenger Safety TETHER STRAP Each second row bucket seat has a ... the head restraint, then route the tether strap over the seat-back and through the head restraint legs. CONTINUED 53 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... sure the strap is not twisted. 3. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. Each outside seating position of the third row has an anchorage point on the seat-back. The center seating position of the third row has an anchorage point on the tailgate sill. 54 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... ANCHOR TETHER STRAP HOOK ANCHOR Outside seating position Center seating position Driver and Passenger Safety 4. Attach the tether strap hook to the anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted. 5. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. 55 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... or death if the passenger's front airbag inflates. If a child must ride in front, move the vehicle seat as far back as possible, use a booster seat if needed, ... the child sit all the way back against the seat? 2. Do the child's knees bend comfortably over the edge of the seat? 56 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... ) and that you follow the booster seat maker's instructions. If a child who uses a booster seat must ride in front, move the vehicle seat as far back as possible and be ...height should be tall enough to use the lap/shoulder belt without a booster seat. Driver and Passenger Safety 57 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... Size If you decide that a child can safely ride up front, be sure to: Carefully read the owner's manual, and make sure you understand all seat belt instructions and ... be able to follow the rules, including sitting properly, and wearing the seat belt properly throughout a ride. 58 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... comfort or reposition the shoulder part of a seat belt can make the belt less effective and increase the chance of serious injury in a crash. Driver and Passenger Safety ... children should never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. 59 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...run the engine with the garage door closed. Even with the door open, run the engine only long enough to move the vehicle out of the garage. With the tailgate open... can cause unconsciousness and even kill you. Avoid any enclosed areas or activities that expose you to carbon monoxide. 60 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... U.S. dashboard label which may be removed by the owner), contact your dealer for a replacement. DASHBOARD U.S. models only SUN VISORS U.S. models Canadian models Driver and Passenger Safety CONTINUED 61 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Safety Labels HOOD U.S. models Canadian models DOORJAMB U.S. models Canadian models RADIATOR CAP 62 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...and Washers ...134 Rear Window Wiper and Washer ...135 Turn Signal and Headlights ...135 Instrument Panel Brightness ...139 Hazard Warning Button ...140 Rear Window...Instrument Panel Indicators ...67 Gauges ...77 Multi-Information Display ...81 Controls Near the Steering Wheel ...133 63 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...SYSTEM BUTTONS (P.184) POWER WINDOW SWITCHES (P.186) FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (P.361) PARKING BRAKE PEDAL (P.192) Vehicle with navigation system is shown. HOOD RELEASE...(P.378) SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.183) HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM/ CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (P.210) : If equipped 64 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Instrument Panel LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.70) LIGHTS ON INDICATOR ... (P.76) LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR (P.67, 471) The U.S. instrument panel is shown. Differences for the Canadian models are noted in the text. 65 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) INDICATOR (P.69, 384) DOOR AND TAILGATE OPEN INDICATOR (P.75) LOW FUEL INDICATOR (P.74) SIDE AIRBAG OFF INDICATOR...BRAKE AND BRAKE SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.69, 473) The U.S. instrument panel is shown. Differences for the Canadian models are noted in the text. 66 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... 472 . On Touring models Charging System Indicator If this indicator comes on when the engine is running, the battery is not being charged. For more information, see page 471 .... will also see a ''CHECK AIRBAG SYSTEM'' message on the multi-information display (see page 88 ). 67 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... belts before the beeper stops, the indicator stops flashing but remains on. If your front passenger does not fasten their seat belt, the indicator comes on about 6...). You will also see a ''PASSENGER SIDE AIRBAG OFF'' message on the multi-information display (see page 89 ). 68 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...have fully released the parking brake while the engine is running, or if it comes on while driving, there could be a problem with the brake system. For more information, ...also see a ''RELEASE PARKING BRAKE'' message on the multi-information display (see page 88 ). CONTINUED 69 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... have inserted a properly-coded ignition key. If it is not a properly-coded key, the indicator will blink and the engine will not start (see page 143 ). This ... more information. You will also see a ''CHECK VSA SYSTEM'' message on the multiinformation display (see page 89 ). 70 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... Contents Instrument Panel Indicators Low Tire Pressure Indicator On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models Low Tire Pressure/ TPMS Indicator On Touring models This... or an authorized Michelin PAX system dealer. For more information, see page 449 . CONTINUED 71 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... signal bulbs is burned out (see pages 430 and 433 ). Replace the bulb as soon as possible, since other drivers cannot see that you are signaling. When you press the hazard warning button, both turn signal indicators and all turn signals on the outside of the vehicle flash. 72 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... indicator also comes on when the light switch is in AUTO and the lights turn on automatically. Daytime Running Lights Indicator On Touring model If you see a ''CHECK ...This indicator comes on when you turn on the fog lights. See page 138 for information on fog light operation. 73 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...’ message on the multiinformation display (see page 89 ). This indicator is in the fuel gauge. It comes on as a reminder that you must refuel soon. When the ...tank before the reading reaches E. There is a small reserve of fuel remaining in the tank when the reading does reach E. 74 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    .... See page 319 for information on operating the cruise control. Fuel Economy Indicator On EX-L and Touring models Door and Tailgate Open Indicator On EX and EX-L ... (II) position. On Touring models The door and tailgate open indicator also appears on the multi-information display. 75 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... Menu Table Of Contents Instrument Panel Indicators Maintenance Minder Indicator On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models System Message Indicator On Touring .... SECURITY SYSTEM INDICATOR This indicator comes on when the security system is set. For more information, see page 318 . 76 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Gauges LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models TACHOMETER SPEEDOMETER FUEL GAUGE TEMPERATURE GAUGE INFORMATION DISPLAY Touring models ... an extremely low f uel level. Running out of f uel could cause the engine to misf ire, damaging the catalytic converter. 77 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... display shows the odometer, trip meter, engine oil life, outside temperature (if equipped), and maintenance item code(s). To switch the display, ...II) position, what you last selected is displayed. On Touring models For information about the multiinformation display, see page 81 . 78 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... is displayed. The temperature sensor is in the front bumper. The temperature reading can be affected by heat reflection from the road surface, engine heat, and the exhaust from .../ reset knob. You should see the new outside temperature displayed. Instruments and Controls CONTINUED 79 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... Maintenance Minder The information 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... the MIL does not go off, have your vehicle inspected by a dealer. For more information, see page 472 . 80 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... on the multi-information display (see page 101 ). When you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position, the display shows ''Goodbye.'' CONTINUED Instruments and Controls 81 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... (U.S. models)/ INST.L/100 km (Canadian models): Your vehicle's current fuel mileage. When you turn off the engine, INST. MPG or INST. L/100 km is also reset... so it will vary with changes in speed, traffic, etc. When the battery is disconnected, or you refuel, RANGE is also reset. 82 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...average speed you are traveling. When you reset Trip A, AVERAGE SPEED is also reset. AVERAGE FUEL A/B: This shows your vehicle's average fuel economy in mpg (U.S.... reset the trip meter, or if the vehicle's battery goes dead or is disconnected. Instruments and Controls CONTINUED 83 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...Contents Multi-Information Display If you press the INFO button while AVERAGE FUEL is displayed, you will see the tire pressure monitor in both segments. This... trip computer ''INST. MPG'' (U.S. models) or ''INST. L/ 100 km'' (Canadian models). Press the INFO button 84 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    .... It is illegal under U.S. federal law and Canadian provincial regulations to disconnect, reset, or alter the odometer with the intent to change the number of miles or kilometers indicated. 85 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... multi-information display (see page 112 ). MAINTENANCE SERVICE ITEM (S) ENGINE OIL LIFE In the left corner of the lower segment, a compass indicates which ... of the periodic maintenance your vehicle needs for continued troublefree driving. Refer to page 407 for more information. 86 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...shown on the multi-information display: Instruments and Controls OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY This shows the outside temperature in Fahrenheit (U.S. models), or in Centigrade (Canadian models). CONTINUED 87 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ..., 391 See page 96, 471 See page 96, 471 See page 97, 472 See page 97 See page 34, 98 U.S. Canada See page 91, 473 See page 100, 454 U.S. Canada See page 93, 473 88 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...See page 92 Instruments and Controls See page 35, 94 See page 99, 138 See page 93 See page 92 See page 93 : Canadian model only U.S. Canada See page 99, 160 CONTINUED 89 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... INFO button, some messages stay on or come on again at regular intervals until the problem is corrected: FASTEN SEAT BELT FASTEN PASSENGER SEAT BELT RELEASE PARKING ...(s) is corrected. To cancel the message(s) before 5 seconds elapsed, press the INFO button on the steering wheel. 90 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...you ignore it and do not wear your seat belts while the vehicle is moving. If the tailgate or any door(s) is not closed tightly, the display reminds you to close... sounds, until you release the parking brake, or the vehicle speed slows down to less than 0.5 mph (0.8 km/h). CONTINUED 91 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... a ''TIGHTEN FUEL CAP'' message appears on the multi-information display. Turn the engine off, and confirm the fuel fill cap is installed. If it is, loosen it, then ... it clicks at least once. The message should go off after several days of normal driving once you tighten or 92 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... the brake system checked by your dealer (see page 473 ). If the level of the fuel in the tank gets low, you will see ''FUEL LOW'' on the multi-... the windshield washer reservoir gets low, you will see ''WASHER FLUID LOW'' on the multi-information display. CONTINUED 93 2008 Odyssey
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    ... display. See page 35 for more information. If one or more of your vehicle tires are low on pressure, you will see a ''CHECK TIRE PRESSURE'' message on... you will see ''WARNING: APPROACHING OBJECT'' on the display and hear a beeper. See page 353 for more information. 94 2008 Odyssey
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    ... oil life reaches 15%, the display shows ''SERVICE DUE SOON'' and the code for the maintenance items to be performed. When the engine oil life reaches 5%, the display shows ... tire pressures. Have the TPMS checked by your dealer as soon as possible (see page 395 ). CONTINUED 95 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Multi-Information Display Check VSA System Check Engine Oil Level Check Charging System If there is a problem with the vehicle stability assist (VSA) system, you ...’ on the multi-information display, it means the battery is not being charged. See page 471 for more information. 96 2008 Odyssey
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    ...display, it means one of the engine's emission systems may have a problem. Have your vehicle checked by your dealer (see page 472 ). If there ...on the multi-information display. Avoid rapid acceleration, and have the transmission checked by a dealer as soon as possible. CONTINUED 97 2008 Odyssey
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    ...If you see this message, have your vehicle checked by a dealer (see page 384 ). If there is a problem with your front airbags, side airbags, passenger's side ... the multiinformation display shows a ''CHECK PARKING SENSOR SYSTEM'' message. See page 354 for more information. 98 2008 Odyssey
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    ...DRL System Instruments and Controls Canada Canada If there is a problem with either power sliding door, the multiinformation display shows ‘‘CHECK LEFT SLIDING DOORମ. problem in the high beam headlight’s circuit. Take your vehicle to a dealer to have it checked. CONTINUED 99 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Messages U.S. models (If equipped) For more information, see page 454 . Your vehicle is equipped with the Michelin PAX system. The PAX system uses the multi-information display to show you one of three messages while you are driving with a flat tire. 100 2008 Odyssey
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    ...unlock the driver's door. If you use the key to unlock the driver's door, the system cannot recognize either ''DRIVER 1'' or ''DRIVER 2.'' In this... to the table on the following pages about the settings you want to customize. Instruments and Controls CONTINUED 101 2008 Odyssey
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    ...SETUP (P. 118) MEMORY POSITION LINK INTERIOR LIGHT DIMMING TIME HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF TIMER Changes the... how long (in seconds) the exterior lights stay on after you close the driver's door. Setting Option ENGLISH FRENCH... sec Page 108 110 112 114 116 118 120 : Default setting 102 2008 Odyssey
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    ... as they were when the vehicle left the factory. Setting Option SHIFT FROM P WITH VEHICLE SPEED OFF DRIVER'S DOOR WITH SHIFT TO P ALL DOORS WITH SHIFT TO P DRIVER'S DOOR ... SPD INTERMITTENT OK CANCEL Page 123 125 Instruments and Controls 127 129 131 104 : Default setting 103 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the SEL/RESET button. When ''DEFAULT ALL'' is completed successfully, you will see the above display for several seconds, and the display will return to ''CUSTOMIZE ENTRY.'' 104 2008 Odyssey
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    ...DEFAULT ALL.'' If you want to cancel ''DEFAULT ALL,'' select ''CANCEL,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. The display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE ENTRY.'' 105 2008 Odyssey
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    ... can customize: METER SETUP (see page 107 ) POSITION SETUP (see page 116 ) LIGHTING SETUP (see page 118 ) DOOR · WINDOW SETUP (see page 122 ) WIPER SETUP... the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. Press the SEL/RESET button Press the INFO button 106 2008 Odyssey
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    ... until you see the setting, and press the SEL/ RESET button. Then, follow the procedures described on the following pages. CONTINUED Press the INFO button Instruments and Controls 107 2008 Odyssey
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    .... The display changes to ''LANGUAGE SELECTION.'' Press the SEL/RESET button again to enter the language selection mode. There are three selectable languages, English, French, and... you want by pressing the INFO button, and press the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. 108 2008 Odyssey
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    ... ''LANGUAGE SELECTION,'' press the INFO button repeatedly until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. The display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' CONTINUED 109 2008 Odyssey
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    ... adjustment above or below the outside temperature. Press the INFO button repeatedly until the appropriate number appears, then press the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. 110 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Multi-Information Display Instruments and Controls When your selection is successfully entered, you will see the above display for several seconds, and then the...see ''EXIT,'' and press the SEL/RESET button. The display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' CONTINUED 111 2008 Odyssey
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    ... To cause ''Trip meter A'' and ''Average Fuel Economy'' to reset every time you refuel your vehicle, adjust it as described on the following pages. ... and ''OFF'' each time you press the INFO button. Enter your selection by pressing the SEL/ RESET button. 112 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Multi-Information Display Instruments and Controls When your selection is successfully entered, you will see the above display for several seconds, and then the...see ''EXIT,'' and press the SEL/RESET button. The display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' CONTINUED 113 2008 Odyssey
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    .../RESET button. The display changes as shown above. Press the INFO button repeatedly until the desired condition appears, then press the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. 114 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Table Of Contents Multi-Information Display Instruments and Controls When your selection is entered, you will see the above display for several seconds, and the display goes ... RESET,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 115 2008 Odyssey
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    ... ''ON,'' the driver's seat and outside mirrors move to the positions stored in the memory when you open the driver's door, using the remote transmitter. Refer to ...or ''OFF'' by pressing the INFO button, and enter your selection by pressing the SEL/ RESET button. 116 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Table Of Contents Multi-Information Display Instruments and Controls When your selection is entered, you will see the above display for several seconds, then the display goes ... LINK,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/ RESET button. 117 2008 Odyssey
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    ...you press the INFO button, the display changes between ''INTERIOR LIGHT DIMMING TIME'' and ''HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF TIMER.'' To make your selection, press ...,'' to ''30 sec,'' and then to ''60 sec.'' To make your selection, press the SEL/RESET button. 118 2008 Odyssey
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    ... seconds, and the display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' Repeat the setup. To exit ''INTERIOR LIGHT DIMMING TIME,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 119 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Multi-Information Display Headlight Auto Off Timer The headlights, parking lights, taillights, and license plate light turn off after the ... INFO button repeatedly until the desired time appears, then press the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. 120 2008 Odyssey
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    ... for several seconds, and the display goes back ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' Repeat the setup. To exit ''HEADLIGHT AUTO OFF TIMER,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 121 2008 Odyssey
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    ... SECURITY RELOCK TIMER (see page 129 ) While the multi-information display shows ''DOOR · WINDOW SETUP,'' press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel. ... and press the SEL/RESET button. Then follow the procedures described on the following pages. Press the INFO button 122 2008 Odyssey
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    ... choose from: OFF The auto door lock is deactivated all the time. VEHICLE SPEED The doors lock when the vehicle speed reaches 9 mph (15 km/h). SHIFT FROM P The ... desired condition appears, then press the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. Instruments and Controls CONTINUED 123 2008 Odyssey
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    ... for several seconds, and the display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' Repeat the setup. To exit ''AUTO DOOR LOCK,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 124 2008 Odyssey
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    ... steering wheel. Then press the INFO button once. The display changes to ''AUTO DOOR UNLOCK'' as shown above. Press the SEL/RESET button. The display changes as ... condition appears, and press the SEL/RESET button to enter your selection. Instruments and Controls CONTINUED 125 2008 Odyssey
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    ... several seconds, and the display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' Repeat the setup. To exit ''AUTO DOOR UNLOCK,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 126 2008 Odyssey
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    ... When you press the UNLOCK button on the remote transmitter to unlock the doors and the tailgate, the exterior lights blink twice to verify that the doors and the tailgate ...OFF'' by pressing the INFO button, and enter your selection by pressing the SEL/ RESET button. CONTINUED 127 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you will see the above display for several seconds, and then the display ... LOCK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 128 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., but do not open any of the doors or the tailgate within 30 seconds, the doors and the tailgate automatically relock and the security system sets. You can change this ... relock time by pressing the INFO button, and enter your selection by pressing the SEL/ RESET button. CONTINUED 129 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Multi-Information Display When your selection is entered, you will see the above display for several seconds, and then the display goes back to... RELOCK TIMER,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 130 2008 Odyssey
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    ... (intermittent) position: WITH VEH SPD The intermittent operation varies according to vehicle speed. INTERMITTENT The intermittent operation varies according to the selection you ... selection by pressing the SEL/ RESET button. Front Wiper Action Instruments and Controls CONTINUED 131 2008 Odyssey
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    ... for several seconds, and the display goes back to ''CUSTOMIZE MENU.'' Repeat the setup. To exit ''FRONT WIPER ACTION,'' press the INFO button until you see ''EXIT,'' then press the SEL/RESET button. 132 2008 Odyssey
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    ... (P.352) VEHICLE STABILITY ASSIST (VSA) OFF SWITCH (P.387) HEADLIGHTS/TURN SIGNAL/ FOG LIGHTS (P.135, 138) WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS (P.134) REAR WINDOW ... center pad of the steering wheel. 2: Only on vehicles equipped with navigation system. Refer to the navigation system manual. 133 2008 Odyssey
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    ...( position), the wipers change to low speed operation when the vehicle speed exceeds 12 mph (20 km/h). LO HI The wipers run at low speed. The wipers run at high...Intermittent 4. LO Low speed 5. HI High speed 6. Windshield washers Push the right lever up or down to select a position. 134 2008 Odyssey
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    ... only) 5. Headlights on 6. High beams 7. Flash high beams 8. Fog lights off (Touring models only) 9. Fog lights on (Touring models only) Turn Signal and Headlights Instruments and Controls 135 2008 Odyssey
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    ... return to center when you release it or complete a turn. Headlights The rotating switch on the left lever controls the lights. Turning this switch to the position turns on ... the lever back lightly, then release it. The high beams will stay on as long as you hold the lever back. 136 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Headlights On Touring models AUTO The automatic lighting feature turns on the headlights, all other exterior lights, and the instrument panel ... is controlled by a sensor located on top of the dashboard. Do not cover this sensor or spill liquids on it. 137 2008 Odyssey
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    ... headlights are on low beam. They will go off when the headlights are turned off. Daytime Running Lights With the headlight switch off, the high beam headlights and the... reminder chime. On the Touring models, this time is changeable. See page 118 for how to select and set the time. 138 2008 Odyssey
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    ... panel controls the brightness of the instrument panel lights. Turn the knob to adjust the brightness. Separate adjustments can be made when the headlights are on and off. You will ... EX-L and Canadian DX models) while you adjust it. It goes out 5 seconds after you finish adjusting. 139 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., Rear Window Defogger Hazard Warning Button Rear Window Defogger LX and Canadian DX models EX, EX-L and Touring models Push the button between the center vents...wires on the inside of the rear window can be accidentally damaged. When cleaning the glass, always wipe side-to-side. 140 2008 Odyssey
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    .... Adjusting the steering wheel position 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 ... your face. Make sure you can see the instrument panel gauges and indicators. Instruments and Controls 141 2008 Odyssey
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    ...The master key fits all the locks on your vehicle. The valet key works only in the ignition and the door locks. You can keep the glove box locked when you leave your vehicle and ... a remote transmitter do not contain batteries. Do not try to take them apart. 142 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Immobilizer System The immobilizer system protects your vehicle from theft. If an improperly-coded key (or other device) is used, the engine will not start. When you ... device. Instruments and Controls Always take the ignition key with you whenever you leave the vehicle alone. 143 2008 Odyssey
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    ... (I) to the ON (II) position. START (III) Use this position only to start the engine. The switch returns to the ON (II) position when you let go of the key. You will hear...display (see page 89 ). The shift lever must be in Park before you can remove the key from the ignition switch. 144 2008 Odyssey
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    ...positions, will come on (see page 205 ). If you do not open any door, the lights stay on for about 30 seconds, then go out. If you relock the doors and ... You cannot lock the doors and the tailgate if any door or the tailgate is not fully closed or the key is in the ignition switch. 145 2008 Odyssey
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    .... 2. Separate the transmitter by prying 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. 146 2008 Odyssey
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    ...positions, will come on (see page 205 ). If you do not open any door, the lights stay on for about 30 seconds, then go out. If you relock the doors and ... You cannot lock the doors and the tailgate if any door or the tailgate is not fully closed or the key is in the ignition switch. 147 2008 Odyssey
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    ... doors are unlocked. Press and hold the TAILGATE button to open or close the power tailgate. When the tailgate begins to move, you will hear a beep, and some front and rear lights will flash. 148 2008 Odyssey
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    ...settings (see page 101 ). When you open the driver's door after unlocking it with the remote transmitter, the driver's seat and outside mirrors move to the positions stored in memory. You will hear two beeps when the movement 149 2008 Odyssey
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    ... operate the equipment. If it takes several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors and the tailgate, replace the battery as soon as possible. Battery type: ... interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. 150 2008 Odyssey
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    ... lock switches are disabled. They are not disabled if the driver's door is closed. Pushing the front of the master door lock switch on the open passenger's door will lock ... it. The remaining doors and the tailgate unlock when you turn the key a second time within a few seconds. 151 2008 Odyssey
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    ...LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models Auto Door Locking On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models To turn off the Auto Door Lock modes: Your vehicle has... LOCK'' setting, see page 123 . To change the ''AUTO DOOR UNLOCK'' setting, see page 125 . 152 2008 Odyssey
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    ... when the shift lever is moved out of the Park (P) position. 3. Push and hold the front of the master door lock switch on the driver's door. You will hear a click....Park (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 153 2008 Odyssey
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    ...to the Park (P) position. Auto Door Unlocking On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models The auto door unlocking feature has five possible settings: The auto door... the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 6. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. 154 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and 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. CONTINUED 155 2008 Odyssey
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    ... two more clicks (after about 10 seconds) to activate all doors and tailgate unlock feature. 4. Release the switch, and within 5 seconds, turn the ... to the ACCESSORY (I) position. Move the shift lever to the Park (P) position. 6. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. 156 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Contents Door Locks, Tailgate Childproof Door Locks On EX, EX-L and Touring models Tailgate With the childproof door locks on, automatic operation with the inside door ... tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas from getting into the interior. See Carbon Monoxide Hazard on page 60 . 157 2008 Odyssey
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    ... on the remote transmitter or the dashboard switch, you will hear a beep, and some front and rear lights will flash. If you push the same button or switch again while ..., reverse direction, and stop at the fully opened position. To open or close the tailgate manually, see page 160 . 158 2008 Odyssey
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    ... tailgate fully by hand. The power tailgate may not open or close under the these conditions: The vehicle is parked on a steep hill. When the vehicle is swayed in a ... of the tailgate can cause serious injury. Make sure everyone is clear before closing the power tailgate. CONTINUED 159 2008 Odyssey
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    ... display, you can still open or close the tailgate manually. Unlocking the Tailgate COVER LEVER If the power door lock system cannot unlock the tailgate,...need to unlock the tailgate manually, it means there is a problem with the tailgate. Have the vehicle checked by your dealer. 160 2008 Odyssey
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    ... position. When opening from the inside, the childproof door lock must be unlocked. Lock Unlock On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models To close, pull ... unlock the tailgate manually, it means there is a problem with the tailgate. Have the vehicle checked by your dealer. CONTINUED 161 2008 Odyssey
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    ... hear a continuous tone and the door will stop moving. Stop the vehicle and close the door. The dashboard switches to the left of the steering column allow you to open or close the power sliding doors. The MAIN switch on the dashboard controls power to the sliding doors. 162 2008 Odyssey
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    ... resume movement. When the MAIN switch is in the OFF position, you have to operate the doors manually. Remote Transmitter DRIVER'S SIDE SLIDING DOOR BUTTON LED Auto-... hear three beeps. Push and hold the same button again for at least 1 second and the door will reverse direction. 163 2008 Odyssey
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    ... closed, the auto-closer will pull the door shut. Important Sliding Door Precautions On EX, EX-L and Touring models If there is an obstacle in the door sill...door pillar. The auto-reverse motor stops working when the door is about to latch so the auto-closer can pull the door shut. 164 2008 Odyssey
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    ... EX, EX-L and Touring models If you leave the vehicle on a steep downhill with a power sliding door half open and the engine off, the magnetic lock will turn ... the driver's side sliding door is opening, the sliding door stops. If this happens, the door must be operated manually. 165 2008 Odyssey
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    ...is shown On EX, EX-L and Touring models On EX and EX-L models Each sliding door has a pinch sensor on the front edge. Do not damage this sensor, or the power ... and stays on, there is a problem in the system. Turn the MAIN switch to OFF, and have the system inspected by a dealer. 166 2008 Odyssey
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    ... can be folded into the floor. Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX models Instruments and Controls Your vehicle has a second row plusone seat that can be installed between ... seats when needed. The plus-one seat can also be used as a second row center console. 167 2008 Odyssey
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    ... power adjustable driver's seat and front passenger's seat. The EX model has a power adjustable driver's seat and manual front passenger's seat. LX and DX ... the seat-back angle of the bucket seats in the second row, pull forward on the lever on the outside of the seat-back. 168 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Seats Driver's Seat Manual Height Adjustment ADJUSTMENT STRAPS Power Seat Adjustments On EX, EX-L and Touring models See pages 12 13 ... has two switches. One moves the seat forward and backward, and the other adjusts the seat-back angle. CONTINUED 169 2008 Odyssey
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    ...s seat only) Adjusts the seatback angle forward or backward. On EX, EX-L and Touring models Driver’s Lumbar Support To change the lumbar support, move the lever on...the seat-back forward or backward. Keep moving the lever forward or backward until you find a suitable position. 170 2008 Odyssey
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    ... in the second row, pivot the armrests up out of the way. On EX-L and Touring models They are most effective when you adjust them so the center of the back of the.... The angle of the armrest on each front seat is adjustable. Pivot the armrest down, and pull it up to the CONTINUED 171 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the head restraints before driving. Adjusting the Head Restraint Removing the Head Restraint The front and rear head restraints adjust for height. You need both hands... repair, pull it up as far as it will go. Push the release button, then pull the restraint out of the seatback. 172 2008 Odyssey
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    ... restraints. Instruments and Controls The driver's and front passenger's seats have active head restraints. If the vehicle is struck severely from the rear, the ... with the seat belt will be pushed against the seat-back and the head restraint will automatically move forward. 173 2008 Odyssey
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    ... or out of the third row seat, pull up the release lever on the shoulder of each second row bucket seat. The seat-back will tilt forward and the whole seat will slide forward. 174 2008 Odyssey
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    ...sure you remove it before moving the bucket seat. 2. Hook the front of the seat to the floor, then slide the seat toward the center of the vehicle. 3. Push the back of the seat down over the floor hooks. Make sure the seat is securely locked in place. CONTINUED 175 2008 Odyssey
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    ... shown above. When the passenger's side bucket seat is in the outside position, and the plus-one seat is not used, install the floor mat and the cover over the floor anchors. 176 2008 Odyssey
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    ... buttons in place. Refer to the illustrations above. Both seats can be removed to give more cargo capacity. Do not remove the seats while driving. To remove a second row seat: 1. Pull up the seat-back angle adjustment lever, and fold the seat-back forward. CONTINUED 177 2008 Odyssey
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    ... before driving. Removing the Second Row Plus-One Seat Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX models Your vehicle has a plus-one seat for the second row center ... the rear of the seat. 3. Unhook the front of the seat from the floor by pulling it back slightly, then pivoting it upward. 178 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Seats SEAT CUSHION STRAP 5. Unhook the front of the seat from the floor by pulling it back slightly, then pivoting it upward. Instruments ... strap. 4. Unlock the seat from the floor by pulling the lock release lever and lifting the rear of the seat. 179 2008 Odyssey
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    .... Install the seat cushion on the seat bottom plate. To install the cushion, hook the front of the cushion first, then push down the rear until the cushion is securely ... the seat-back angle to the desired position while pulling the seat-back strap on the outside of the seat bottom. 180 2008 Odyssey
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    ... on the outer seats are out of the way. 2. Lower the head restraints fully. 3. Pull the handle on each seat-back to unlock the front legs of the third row seat. 4. Pivot ... injury if you have to brake hard. See Carrying Cargo on page 370. Instruments and Controls HANDLES CONTINUED 181 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the recess by pulling on the handle. Pivot the seat forward all the way. The front legs of the third row seat will automatically latch. 2. Pull the seat-back upright with the strap. Make sure the seat is securely locked into position before driving. 182 2008 Odyssey
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    ...: Instruments and Controls HEATERS Driver's seat SEAT HEATER SWITCHES On EX-L and Touring models Both front seats are equipped with seat heaters. The passenger seat only..., do not use the seat heaters, even on the LO setting. It can weaken the battery, causing hard starting. 183 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Position Memory System On Touring model only Your vehicle has a memory feature for the driver's seat and outside mirror positions. Two seat and outside mirror ... completes storing a new driving position, you hear two beeps. The indicator in the stored memory button will come on. 184 2008 Odyssey
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    .... The indicator in the To stop the system's automatic adjustment, do any of these actions: Press any button on the driver's door: MEMO, memory button 1 or 2. Push...button will go out. To keep this driving position for later use, you must store it in the driving position memory. 185 2008 Odyssey
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    ... for up to 10 minutes after you turn off the ignition switch. Opening either front door cancels this function. If the MAIN switch is OFF, the passenger windows cannot... it. Release the switch when you want the window to stop. Pull back on the switch and hold it to close the window. 186 2008 Odyssey
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    ...system will need to be reset after reconnecting the battery or installing the fuse. 1. Start the engine. Push down and hold the driver's window switch until...of the windows from the outside with the remote transmitter. 1. Press the UNLOCK button once to unlock the driver's door. 187 2008 Odyssey
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    ... 2 and 3. To close: 1. Insert the key in the driver's door lock. 2. Turn the key counterclockwise, then release it. On EX, EX-L and Touring models You can open and close the ... the key. 4. To close the windows further, turn and hold the key again (within 10 seconds of step 2). 188 2008 Odyssey
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    ... turn off the ignition. The key-off delay cancels as soon as you open either front door. You must then turn the ignition to the ON (II) position ... the left dashboard vent to operate the moonroof. You must turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position for the moonroof to operate. 189 2008 Odyssey
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    ... 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 ...behind you, then returns to normal visibility when the lights are gone. Press the button again to turn off this feature. 190 2008 Odyssey
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    ... settings. Reverse Tilt Door Mirror Both outside door mirrors have a reverse tilt feature. When in reverse, the selected mirror will tilt down slightly to improve your ... the right position. To turn the feature off, place the switch in the center position. Instruments and Controls 191 2008 Odyssey
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    ... on the multi-information display (see page 88 ). Except U.S. LX model The outside mirrors are heated to remove fog and frost. With the ignition switch in the ON...parking brake indicator on the instrument panel should go out when the parking brake is fully released (see page 69 ). 192 2008 Odyssey
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    ... pedal and accelerator pedal when the shift lever is in the Park position. Push the top of the adjustment switch to move the pedals forward, and the bottom to move them backward. 193 2008 Odyssey
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    ... BEVERAGE HOLDERS AC POWER OUTLET COAT HOOK BEVERAGE HOLDER SUN VISOR SUNGLASSES HOLDER VANITY MIRROR UPPER GLOVE BOX LOWER GLOVE BOX CENTER POCKET ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET IN-FLOOR STORAGE ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET BEVERAGE HOLDER : If equipped 194 2008 Odyssey
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    ... up the outside edge of the tray until it latches. To store it, pull the lever and lower the tray. Sitting on or getting under the tray, or putting heavy objects on the tray,... tray while driving. They may fall down or fly around when you go around corners or brake hard. CONTINUED 195 2008 Odyssey
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    ... beverage holder, pull the handle. Additional beverage holders for the front seat passengers are in the retractable center tray. Except U.S. LX and Canadian DX models The plus-one ..., remove the seat cushion, and fold the seatback by pulling the seat-back strap (see page 179 ). 196 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Sunglasses Holder Instruments and Controls Push TAB SUNGLASSES HOLDER On EX, EX-L and Touring models Each rear sliding door has an integrated sunshade. To use a sunshade,.... To close it, push it until it latches. Make sure the holder is closed while you are driving. CONTINUED 197 2008 Odyssey
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    ... convex mirror for its bottom panel. You can see all the vehicle passengers in this mirror. To use the mirror, open the sunglasses holder fully, push it to the first detent... swing it out. Make sure you put the sun visor back in place when you are getting into or out of the vehicle. 198 2008 Odyssey
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    ... close the cover when you are not using the vanity mirror. The vanity mirror light will not come on if the sun visor is slid outward. To open the compartment, pull the ... items, then reinstall the cushion or remove the cushion and fold the seat-back down to use the seat as a tray. 199 2008 Odyssey
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    ... lid. If equipped To keep the lid open, attach the hook to the grab rail on the back of the front seat-back. You can adjust the length of the hook strap. Pull ... hurting someone in an accident or sudden stop, be sure the storage area lids are securely closed before driving away. 200 2008 Odyssey
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    ... passenger in a crash, even if the passenger is wearing the seat belt. Open the lower glove box by pulling the bottom of the handle. Close it with a firm push. Lock or ...the button. The lid will swing open. Close it with a firm push. Always keep the glove boxes closed while driving. 201 2008 Odyssey
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    ... center pocket by pulling the handle. Close it with a firm push. A coin holder is located in front of the beverage holder. To use the coin holder, pull the handle, then push the ... lid, push it down until it latches. Make sure to close the lid before you close the beverage holder. 202 2008 Odyssey
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    ... open the outlet cover. Insert the plug into the receptacle slightly, turn it 90° clockwise, then push in the plug all the way. Always run the engine when you use the AC power outlet. 203 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items The maximum capacity for this power outlet is 115 volt AC at 100 watts or less. If you ...stable power supply such as microcomputer-controlled electric blankets, touch sensor lamps, etc., should not be connected to this outlet. 204 2008 Odyssey
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    ... and third rows cannot be turned on. The individual map lights in the front come on when any door is opened. When the doors are closed, each light can be turned on and ... the second and third row passengers. This switch has three positions: OFF, door activated, and ON. CONTINUED 205 2008 Odyssey
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    ... and rear individual map lights by pushing the lens of each light. Push the lens again to turn it off. You can also operate these lights with the light control switch (see page 205 ). 206 2008 Odyssey
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    ... on when you open the tailgate. In the ON position, it stays on continuously. The ignition switch light comes on when you open the driver's door, and stays on several seconds after you close the door. 207 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Lights The courtesy lights in the front doors come on when you open any door. The courtesy light between the map lights come on when you turn the parking lights on. To adjust its brightness, turn the select/reset knob on the instrument panel. 208 2008 Odyssey
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    ...optional audio system, refer to the operating instructions that came with it.) Your vehicle has an anti-theft audio system that requires a code number to enable it. The security... AM/FM Radio Reception ...275 Playing a Tape ...277 Setting the Clock ...281 Remote Audio Controls...282 209 2008 Odyssey
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    ... BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER BUTTON FAN CONTROL DIAL EX, EX-L and Touring models TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL MODE CONTROL DIAL REAR ... PASSENGER'S SIDE DRIVER'S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL SWITCH TEMPERATURE REAR TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYNC BUTTON SWITCH 210 2008 Odyssey
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    ... and the rear passenger compartment is synchronized to the driver's side set temperature. Changing the passenger's side temperature or the temperature of the rear passenger CONTINUED 211 2008 Odyssey
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    ... by the A/C indicator. REAR/REAR LOCK Button On EX, EX-L and Touring models The system automatically turns on the A/C and switches to recirculation mode. Air ...is disabled, and you cannot change any settings from it. See page 219 for how to operate the rear passenger control panel. 212 2008 Odyssey
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    ... is off. 3. Select and fresh air mode. 4. Set the fan to the desired speed. Using the Heater The heater uses engine coolant to warm the air. If the engine is cold, ...recirculation mode. If the outside air is dry, select fresh air mode. 5. Set the fan to the desired speed. CONTINUED 213 2008 Odyssey
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    ...A/C. The indicator in the A/C button will not come on (LX and Canadian DX models), or the A/C ON indicator will not come on (EX, EX-L, and Touring models), ... your preference. This setting is suitable for all driving conditions whenever the outside temperature is above 32°F (0°C). 214 2008 Odyssey
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    ... A/C Using Automatic Climate Control On EX, EX-L and Touring models The automatic climate control system adjusts the fan speed and airflow levels to maintain the interior ... periods only. To keep stale air and mustiness from collecting, you should have the fan running at all times. 215 2008 Odyssey
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    ... A/C Voice Control System On models with navigation system On EX, EX-L, and Touring models The climate control system for your vehicle can also be operated by voice control....control panel can be used by a second row passenger to adjust the rear fan speed, airflow, and temperature. 216 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Vents, Heating, and A/C REAR A/C Controls (On front control panel) EX, EX-L and Touring models REAR LOCK BUTTON On EX, EX-L and ...rear A/C can only be controlled by the front control panel. Features REAR ON/OFF BUTTON REAR TEMPERATURE CONTROL BUTTON 217 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the ON position. Turn the fan control dial clockwise to increase fan speed and airflow. Select the vents the air flows from with the mode control ... rear floor vents and rear ceiling vents. Turn the rear temperature control dial clockwise to increase the temperature of the airflow. 218 2008 Odyssey
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    ... top ( ) of the temperature control button to increase the temperature of airflow, and the bottom ( ) of the button to decrease it. The temperature you adjust is shown in the system display. 219 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., and A/C, Climate Control Sensors Rear Ceiling Vents TAB Sunlight and Temperature Sensors On EX, EX-L and Touring models TEMPERATURE SENSOR LEVER The direction and quantity of ... on the rear sidewall near the exhaust vent. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on them. 220 2008 Odyssey
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    ... DX models, see pages 222 through 233 . Features LX and Canadian DX models EX and EX-L models For vehicles without navigation system, see pages 234 ... model with Rear Entertainment System U.S. EX-L and Touring models with Rear Entertainment System with Navigation System CONTINUED 221 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) FM BUTTON AM BUTTON PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE/SOUND KNOB PRESET BUTTONS SCAN BUTTON AUTO SELECT BUTTON SEEK BAR 222 2008 Odyssey
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    ... in AM is not available. On the AM band, AM noise reduction turns on automatically. To Select a Station You can use any of five methods to find radio stations on...it for 10 seconds. When it plays a station that you want to listen to, press the SCAN button again. Features CONTINUED 223 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX and Canadian DX models) Preset Each preset ...your preset stations, you can use the auto select feature to find stations in the local area. Press the A.... For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 275 . 224 2008 Odyssey
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    ... BAL adjusts the side-to-side strength, while FAD adjusts the front-to-back strength. Audio System Lighting You can use the instrument panel brightness control ...(see page 139 ). The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the system is turned off. Features 225 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) EJECT BUTTON CD SLOT DISP BUTTON SKIP BAR SCAN/RPT BUTTON DISC RDM BUTTON CD BUTTON DISC BUTTON BUTTON 226 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) To Play a Disc To ..., and then skips to the next file. Video CDs and DVD discs do not work in this unit. The specifications for ... labels. The label can curl up and cause the disc to jam in the unit. CONTINUED 227 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) The specifications for compatible WMA files are: Sampling frequency: 32/44.1/48 ...INFO'' on the display. The display shows up to about 16 characters of selected text data (the folder name, file name, etc.). 228 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) If the text data has more than 16 characters, you will see the first ... again to skip to the beginning of the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or SKIP bar. Features CONTINUED 229 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the last track/file sampled. In MP3 or WMA mode F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This feature, when activated, samples the first file of each folder on the disc. To activate ... you press and release the SCAN/RPT button, the mode changes from file scan to folder scan, then to normal playing. 230 2008 Odyssey
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    ... repeat to folder repeat, then to normal playing. RANDOM (Random within a disc) This feature plays the tracks (the files in MP3 or WMA mode) within a disc in random ...disc random play). You will see RDM in the display. Press the RDM button again to turn it off. Features CONTINUED 231 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX and Canadian DX models) In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER-RANDOM This feature, when activated, plays all files on the ... where it left off. Protecting Compact Discs For information on how to handle and protect compact discs, see page 272 . 232 2008 Odyssey
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    ... BAD DISC CHECK MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC CHECK MANUAL Cause Track/File format not supported Mechanical Error Solution Current track will skipped. The next ... not try to force the disc out of the player. Features Servo Error The ejected disc will not be reloaded automatically. 233 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX and EX...AM BUTTON PWR/VOL KNOB SOUND KNOB TUNE KNOB EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System AM/FM BUTTON PWR/... BUTTON SEEK BAR PRESET BUTTONS SCAN BUTTON SEEK BAR AUTO SELECT BUTTON 234 2008 Odyssey
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    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 ... and play it for 5 seconds. When it plays a station you want to listen to, press the SCAN button again. Features CONTINUED 235 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each...your preset stations, you can use the auto select feature to find stations in the local area. Press the A.... For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 275 . 236 2008 Odyssey
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    ... BAL adjusts the side-to-side strength, while FAD adjusts the front-to-back strength. Audio System Lighting You can use the instrument panel brightness control ...(see page 139 ). The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the system is turned off. Features 237 2008 Odyssey
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    ...is shown. TUNE KNOB PWR/VOL KNOB AUX/XM BUTTON U.S. EX model PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE KNOB XM BUTTON DISP/MODE BUTTON EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System AUX (XM) BUTTON PRESET ... SCAN BUTTON DISP/MODE BUTTON PRESET BUTTONS SCAN BUTTON CATEGORY BAR CATEGORY BAR 238 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving XM Satellite Radio anywhere in the United ... an XM radio receiver, you can connect it to your vehicle's audio system to receive XM broadcasts. CONTINUED 239 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (U.S. EX and all EX-L models without navigation system) On models with a rear entertainment system, you ... be selected. 3. Pick the preset button you want for that channel. Press and hold the button until you hear a beep. 240 2008 Odyssey
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    ...’ The selected channel has no artist or title information at this time. ‘‘CHECK ANTENNA’’ There is a problem with the XM antenna. Please consult your dealer. Features CONTINUED 241 2008 Odyssey
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    ... over the equator; therefore, objects south of the vehicle may cause satellite reception interruptions. To help compensate for this, ground-based repeaters are placed in major ... more likely to be blocked by tall buildings and mountains the farther north you travel from the equator. 242 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the equipment. Receiving Satellite Radio Service If your XM Radio service has expired or you purchased your vehicle from a previous owner, you can listen to a sampling of ... the activation request. If the service has not been activated after 36 hours, contact XM Radio. Features 243 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) EX and EX... LOAD INDICATOR EJECT BUTTON CD BUTTON LOAD BUTTON EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System LOAD INDICATOR CD ... DISC SCAN/RPT BUTTON RDM BUTTON DISC SKIP BAR BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON 244 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Operating the CD Changer Your vehicle's audio system has ... of the display, the disc number for an empty position will begin blinking, and the green CD load indicator will come on. CONTINUED 245 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) 3. Insert the disc into the CD slot. Insert it only about ...and start the loading sequence. It will then play the disc just loaded. You cannot load and play 3-inch (8-cm) discs in this system. 246 2008 Odyssey
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    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,...Press it again to skip to the beginning of the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or SKIP bar. 247 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION... Each time you press and release the SCAN/RPT button, the mode changes from scan, to folder scan, to disc scan, then to normal playing. 248 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) REPEAT (TRACK/FILE REPEAT) To continuously replay a track (... RDM button, the mode changes from folder random play to random play (within a disc random play), then to normal playing. Features 249 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Removing Discs from the In-dash Disc Changer To remove the ... to six discs, one at a time. Protecting Compact Discs For information on how to handle and protect compact discs, see page 272 . 250 2008 Odyssey
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    ... MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC PLEASE CHECK OWNER'S MANUAL Cause High temperature Track/File format not supported Solution Will disappear when the temperature returns to..., consult your dealer. Do not try to force the disc out of the player. Features Mechanical Error Servo Error 251 2008 Odyssey
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    ...by voice control. See the navigation section in your quick start guide for an overview of this system, and the navigation system manual for complete details. SCAN BUTTON AUTO SELECT BUTTON AM/FM BUTTON XM BUTTON SEEK BAR PRESET BUTTONS PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE/SOUND KNOB 252 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Pick a preset button (icon), and hold it until you hear a beep. 4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 to store a total of six stations on AM and twelve stations on FM. CONTINUED Features 253 2008 Odyssey
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    ... strength of the sound coming from each speaker. BAL adjusts the side-to-side strength, while FAD adjusts the front-to-back strength. For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 275 . 254 2008 Odyssey
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    .... For an explanation of these functions, see pages 253 and 254 . Features On models with navigation system In addition to the knobs and buttons on the radio ... icon to activate the scan function. You will see SCAN on the display. Touch the icon again to deactivate it. CONTINUED 255 2008 Odyssey
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    ... of the audio system (see page 139 ). The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the system is turned off. You can also adjust the sound from... To adjust the sound, push the AUDIO button, then enter the sound grid by touching the SOUND icon on the display. 256 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) SCAN/RPT BUTTON AUTO SELECT BUTTON AM/FM BUTTON XM BUTTON DISP/MODE BUTTON SEEK BAR Features PRESET BUTTONS PWR/VOL KNOB TUNE KNOB CONTINUED 257 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Of Contents Playing the XM Satellite Radio (Models with navigation system) Your vehicle is capable of receiving XM Satellite Radio anywhere in the United States, and...transmit the artist's name and song title information. If this happens, there is nothing wrong with your system. 258 2008 Odyssey
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    ...XM Radio and a disc at the same time. For example, when XM Radio is playing on the front speakers, you cannot listen to a disc on the rear speakers, or vice versa...SCAN/RPT button or touch the SCAN icon on the audio display. The system plays each channel in numerical order for a few 259 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., and with an unobstructed view of the southern horizon. ''CHECK ANTENNA'' There is a problem with the XM antenna. Please consult your dealer. ''OFF AIR''... information at this time. This channel has no artist or title information at this time. ''NO INFO'' 260 2008 Odyssey
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    ... over the equator; therefore, objects south of the vehicle may cause satellite reception interruptions. To help compensate for this, ground-based repeaters are placed in major ... to be blocked by tall buildings and mountains the farther north you travel from the equator. CONTINUED 261 2008 Odyssey
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    .... Receiving Satellite Radio Service If your XM Radio service has expired or you purchased your vehicle from a previous owner, you can listen to a sampling of the ... request. If the service has not been activated after 36 hours, contact XM Radio. 262 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (Models with navigation system) LOAD BUTTON CD SLOT LOAD INDICATOR EJECT BUTTON Features RDM BUTTON SCAN/RPT BUTTON CD BUTTON DISP BUTTON SKIP BAR DISC BUTTON DISC BUTTON CONTINUED 263 2008 Odyssey
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    ... audio unit displays UNSUPPORTED FORMAT, and then skips to the next file. Video CDs and DVD discs do not work in this unit. The specifications of the compatible MP3 file are... layers Do not use discs with adhesive labels. The label can curl up and cause the disc to jam in the unit. 264 2008 Odyssey
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    ...BUTTON LOAD INDICATOR 2. The indicators above the disc buttons of the empty positions will blink, and the green load indicator above the CD slot comes on. 3. Insert a disc into ... for example, on the screen, the liquid inside the cup may spill on the screen when you go over a bump. 265 2008 Odyssey
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    ... button. 2. The indicators above the Disc buttons of the empty positions will blink, and the green CD load indicator comes on. When you see ''LOAD'' in the display, insert... The display shows up to about 16 characters of selected text data (the folder name, file name, etc.). 266 2008 Odyssey
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    ... to the beginning of the current track. Press it again to skip to the beginning of the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or SKIP bar. Features 267 2008 Odyssey
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    ... of scan mode and play the last track/file sampled. F-SCAN (FOLDER SCAN) This feature, when activated, samples the first file of each folder on the disc. To activate ...and release the SCAN/RPT button, the mode changes from scan, to folder scan, to disc scan, then to normal playing. 268 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Press and hold the SCAN/RPT button for 2 seconds to turn it off. FOLDER-RANDOM This feature, when activated, plays all files on the selected folder in random order. To activate ... from folder random play to random play (within a disc random play), then to normal playing. Features 269 2008 Odyssey
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    ...will see ''EJECT'' in the display. When you remove the disc from the slot, the system automatically begins the load sequence so you can load another disc in that ...at a time. Protecting Compact Discs For information on how to handle and protect compact discs, see page 272 . 270 2008 Odyssey
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    ... MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC PLEASE CHECK OWNER'S MANUAL Cause High temperature Track/File format not supported Solution Will disappear when the temperature returns to..., consult your dealer. Do not try to force the disc out of the player. Features Mechanical Error Servo Error 271 2008 Odyssey
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    ... 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. 272 2008 Odyssey
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    ... shown to the right: 1. Bubbled, wrinkled, labelled, and excessively thick discs Features Bubbled/ Wrinkled With Label/ Sticker Using Printer Label Kit Sealed With Plastic Ring 2. Damaged discs 3. Poor quality discs Chipped/ Cracked Warped Burrs CONTINUED 273 2008 Odyssey
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    ...not play due to the recording conditions. Scratches and fingerprints on the discs may cause the sound to skip. This audio unit cannot play a Dualdisc . Can Shape Arrow Shape 274 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the sound will fade completely as you get out of range of the station's signal. Features Driving very near the transmitter of a station that is broadcasting on a ... radio's reception. You may temporarily hear both stations, or hear only the station you are close to. CONTINUED 275 2008 Odyssey
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    ... because of a change in conditions. Electrical interference from passing vehicles and stationary sources (such as garages or parking structures) can cause temporary reception problems. 276 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Playing a Tape (Optional) LX and Canadian DX models EX and EX-L models without Rear Entertainment System Features DOLBY NR BUTTON REW BUTTON PLAY/PROG...REW BUTTON PLAY/PROG BUTTON FF BUTTON RPT BUTTON U.S. EX-L model is shown. SKIP BAR CONTINUED 277 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Tape (Optional) EX-L model with Rear Entertainment System without Navigation System EX-L and Touring models with Rear Entertainment ... SKIP BAR PLAY/PROG BUTTON FF BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON REW BUTTON PLAY/PROG BUTTON FF BUTTON DOLBY NR BUTTON 278 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ..., REW, or PLAY/PROG button to take the system out of rewind or fast forward. Features To Stop Playing a Tape To remove the tape, press the EJECT button. If you ... will remain in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the tape will begin playing where it left off. CONTINUED 279 2008 Odyssey
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    ... repeat functions use silent periods on the tape to find the end of a song or passage. These features may not work if there is almost no gap between selections, a ... a moderate temperature before inserting it into the player. Never try to insert foreign objects into the tape player. 280 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Contents Setting the Clock LX and Canadian DX models EX and EX-L models CLOCK BUTTON CLOCK BUTTON Features H BUTTON M BUTTON R BUTTON H BUTTON M ...1:00 1:52 will reset to 2:00 On models with navigation system Refer to the navigation system manual for how to adjust the time. 281 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...track title, file name, folder name, etc.). CH BUTTON On EX, EX-L and Touring models Three controls for the audio system are mounted in the steering wheel hub. They let you control basic functions without removing your hand from the steering wheel. 282 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Auxiliary Input Jack Features The auxiliary input jack is on the dashboard next to the accessory power socket. The system will... from standard audio accessories. When a compatible audio unit is connected to the jack, press the AUX button to select it. 283 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the radio will start playing. If you make a mistake entering the code, do not start over; complete the five-digit sequence, then enter the correct code. You have 10 tries to enter the ... in 10 attempts, you must then leave the system on for 1 hour before trying again. 284 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Rear Entertainment System Models with Navigation System REAR PWR BUTTON REAR CTRL KNOB Overhead Screen Unit Features Models without Navigation System DVD Player REAR PWR BUTTON REAR CTRL KNOB CONTINUED 285 2008 Odyssey
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    ... entertainment source (AM/FM radio, XM radio, CD changer, DVD player or AUX) than the front seat occupants. The audio is broadcast through the supplied wireless ... rear speakers are connected to the front system, so they will always play the source that the front system is set to. 286 2008 Odyssey
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    ... CD changer, select CD. If a CD is loaded in the lower player, select DVD/AUX. Operating the DVD Player from the Front Control Panel The DVD player in your rear ... to the second or first detent to turn the display back on. To close the screen, pivot it up until it latches. CONTINUED 287 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Rear Entertainment System Models with Navigation System REAR CTRL KNOB SEEK/SKIP BAR PLAY BUTTON Models without Navigation System PAUSE BUTTON REAR CTRL KNOB EJECT BUTTON PLAY BUTTON PAUSE SEEK/SKIP BAR BUTTON 288 2008 Odyssey
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    ... of the previous track or chapter. Press the eject button to EJECT remove the DVD from the drive. To Return to Front Audio Controls To return front panel control to the front audio system, turn the REAR CTRL knob counterclockwise. Features 289 2008 Odyssey
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    ...will see SEEK in the display. PWR BUTTON AM/FM BUTTON DISP BUTTON DVD/AUX BUTTON XM BUTTON CD BUTTON To Play the XM Radio from the... search down the channels in the channel mode. The system will search down the channels within the category when the radio is in the category mode. 290 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... changer, select them by pressing the CD button. If a CD is loaded in the DVD player, press the DVD/AUX button. Press the button to skip to the beginning ... or passage. Press the button to find the beginning of the next song or passage. Press the button to change the tape direction. 291 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...the Rear Control Panel The video screen is for use by rear seat passengers only. The driver and front seat passenger should not try to view the screen while driving. Open the..., , , and buttons to move to the desired menu selection, then press the ENT button to enter your selection. 292 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Table Of Contents Rear Entertainment System DISP Button Features When you press the DISP button while a DVD is playing, the title, chapter, elapsed time, and ... sound characteristics, and personal surround logo are displayed (STATUS 2). To go back to play, press the DISP button. 293 2008 Odyssey
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    ... back to play, press the RETURN button. When you press the SETUP button while a DVD is playing, the DVD's setup menu is displayed at the bottom of the screen. ...Play Mode'' by pressing the or button, the play mode setup menu is displayed above the ''Play Mode'' icon. 294 2008 Odyssey
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    ...is displayed. This menu is also displayed when you press the MENU button while a DVD is not playing. To go back to play, press the return button. When you... (Dolby Digital, LPCM, MPEG Audio, dts) recorded with the selected language are also displayed next to the language. CONTINUED 295 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the RETURN or ENT button to go back to the play mode setup menu. On some DVDs, the scenes are recorded by more than one camera, giving different viewpoints of the same ... the submenu by pressing the or button. Press the RETURN or ENT button to go back to the play mode setup menu. 296 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Rear Entertainment System Search Features When you select ''Search'' from the play mode setup menu, you will see the submenu ... If you press the RETURN button, the display returns to the play mode setup menu without doing the search. CONTINUED 297 2008 Odyssey
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    ... The cursor will automatically move to the ''ENT'' icon when you press the ENT button. Press the ENT button to enter the number command. To go back to the DVD screen, press the RETURN button. 298 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., and enter your selection by pressing the ENT button. The display changes as shown above. You can adjust these display settings: Back Light Contrast Brightness Tint CONTINUED Color 299 2008 Odyssey
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    ... button. The display changes as shown above. Select ''Yes,'' and press the ENT button. You will see the message ''Default display settings applied'' on the display for 5 seconds. 300 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Rear Entertainment System Screen Mode You can set the screen mode to these settings: Normal Wide Zoom Full Normal Wide Features Zoom Full CONTINUED 301 2008 Odyssey
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    ...ENT button. The selectable setting menu is displayed, and the current setting is highlighted in blue. Select the desired setting by pressing the or button, then press the ENT button. 302 2008 Odyssey
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    ...or the SETUP button. To select the language used in the DISC menus, select ''Menu Lang'' by pressing the or button. You will see the submenu next to ''Menu Lang.'' CONTINUED 303 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ..., German, Italian, Dutch, and Japanese. If you want another language than those listed, you need to enter the code number of the desired language..... If you select ''No,'' and press the ENT button, the display returns to the initial screen of the ''Language'' menu. 304 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...Language'' menu screen. You can select the dubbed language before playing DVDs. Select ''Audio Language'' by pressing the or button. You will see the submenu next to ''Audio Language.'' Follow the same instructions you used to set the menu language. CONTINUED 305 2008 Odyssey
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    ... ''Dynamic Range'' reduces the differences between the loud and quiet sound levels throughout the disc. When this is on, the louder sounds are lowered, and quieter sounds are increased. 306 2008 Odyssey
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    ...then press the ENT button. When you switch to another angle while playing a DVD, the angle mark is displayed in the upper right corner of the screen. You can ...ON'' with the or button, and then press the ENT button. The display returns to the ''Others'' menu. CONTINUED 307 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... the display changes as shown above. To change the level, you need to enter your four digit password. Select the number for the first digit by pressing ... the fourth number, the cursor automatically moves to ''ENT'' on the display. Press the ENT button on the control panel. 308 2008 Odyssey
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    ... password, press the or button to change the level, and then press the ENT button to enter your selection. The password was set to ''1111'' when the vehicle left the factory. CONTINUED 309 2008 Odyssey
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    ...the ENT button. Repeat this until all four digits are entered. When you enter the fourth number, the cursor automatically moves to ''ENT'' on the display. Press the ENT..., you will see the above display. Repeat the password setting steps until you enter the correct password. 310 2008 Odyssey
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    ... above. If you want to use the default password (1111), select ''Yes,'' and press the ENT button. The message ''Default password setting applied'' is displayed for 5 seconds. 311 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the procedure. If it takes several pushes on the button to operate the rear entertainment system, have your dealer replace the batteries as soon as possible. Battery type: BR3032 312 2008 Odyssey
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    ... compact discs. Refer to ''Protecting Your CDs'' on page 272 . Features There are various types of DVDs available. Some of them are not compatible with your system.... your rear entertainment system can play DVDs and CDs bearing the above marks on their packages or jackets. 313 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ..., see page 273 . The audio system will try to play the disc. If there is still a problem, the error message will reappear. Press the eject button, and pull out the disc. Insert a... with this system. Reinsert the disc, and increase the parental control level (see pages 308 and 309 ). 314 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Features Some state and local government agencies prohibit the use of headphones by the driver of a motor vehicle. Always obey applicable laws and regulations. The audio for... frame. Wearing the headphones backwards may affect audio reception, limiting the sound quality and range. 315 2008 Odyssey
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    ... headphone connectors for the rear entertainment system are under the third row seat armrest on the driver's side. To access these connectors, open the cover by pulling up on the lever. 316 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Table Of Contents Rear Entertainment System AUXILIARY INPUT JACKS VOLUME DIALS Features HEADPHONE CONNECTORS The system will accept auxiliary inputs from standard video games ... headphone connectors for the third row seat passengers. Each connector has its own volume control. 317 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... The security system helps to protect your vehicle and valuables from theft. The horn sounds and a combination of headlights, parking lights, side marker lights, and taillights flashes... is set, the horn will beep once. Do not attempt to alter this system or add other devices to it. 318 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... will come back on. When climbing a steep hill, the automatic transmission may downshift to hold the set speed. Features Improper use of the cruise control can lead...MAIN indicator on the instrument panel comes on. 2. Accelerate to the desired cruising speed above 25 mph (40 km/h). 319 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... SET/DECEL button. Each time you do this, your vehicle will slow down about 1 mph (1.6 km/h). Tap the brake pedal lightly with your foot. The CRUISE CONTROL indicator on the... vehicle will return to the set speed. Resting your foot on the brake pedal causes cruise control to cancel. 320 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...40 km/h), 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 ...: Tap the brake pedal. Push the CANCEL button on the steering wheel. Push the CRUISE button on the steering wheel. 321 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... up to three remote controlled devices around your home, such as garage doors, lighting, or home security systems. General Information Before programming your HomeLink ... transceiver for about 20 seconds, until the red indicator flashes. Release the buttons, then proceed to step 1. 322 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents HomeLink Universal Transceiver If you are training the second or third buttons, go directly to step 1. Features 323 2008 Odyssey
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    ... to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. 324 2008 Odyssey
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    ... only). To change the language, see page 349 . Here are the main features of the HFL. Instructions for using the HFL begin on page 328 . Voice Control HFL recognizes simple ... phone, the HFL allows you to send and receive calls in your vehicle without holding the phone. Features 325 2008 Odyssey
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    ... contact function in the HFL. Microphone The HFL microphone is on the ceiling, between the front map lights and the HomeLink buttons. On models with navigation system, the microphone is ... To operate the HFL, use the HFL Talk and Back buttons on the left side of the steering wheel. 326 2008 Odyssey
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    ... Bluetooth compatible cell phone. Features When you are operating the HFL, dialing or receiving calls with the audio system in use, you will see the above screen on the navigation display. 327 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... Close the windows and the moonroof. Lower the A/C fan speed during voice recognition operation. Adjust the airflow from both the dashboard and side vents so they ... response is, ''Please repeat.'' If it doesn't recognize the command a third time, it plays the Help prompt. 328 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... be spoken together. For example, you can say, ''Dial 123-456-7891.'' To enter a string of numbers in a Call or Dial command, you can say them all at once,...is, ''Eric has been stored.'' The next time you press the Talk button, you will be at the main menu. Features 329 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... continues ''A security option is available to lock the HFL system. Each time the vehicle is turned on, a passcode would be required to use this system. Would you like ... If you say ''Yes,'' you can set your passcode. Refer to the setting procedure in the next column. 330 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... beep, the HFL response is ''Security will not be used. The system setup is complete.'' To enter your passcode, do this; cycle. If the passcode is set, its response ... ON (II) position and you press the Talk button. You will only be asked for the passcode once per ignition 331 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... this procedure, refer to your phone's operating manual, visit handsfreelink.honda.com, call the Hands Free Link consumer support at (888) 528-7876, or...mobile phone. For safety, only perform this function while the vehicle is stopped. State a fourdigit code for pairing. Note this 332 2008 Odyssey
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    ... from the list of options displayed on your phone. 6. When asked by the phone, enter the four-digit code from step 3 into your phone. The HFL response is ... say ''Eric's phone.'' The HFL response is ''Would you like to delete Eric's phone?'' Features CONTINUED 333 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ..., pair, edit, delete, and list.'' 2. Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ''List.'' The HFL responds by listing the name of each paired phone. When all 334 2008 Odyssey
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    ...minutes after you remove the key from the ignition switch. Continuing a call without running the engine may discharge and weaken the vehicle's battery. To ...say ''Call'' or ''Dial.'' The HFL response is, ''What name or number would you like to call/ dial?'' 335 2008 Odyssey
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    ... 2, 3.'' The HFL response is ''1, 2, 3. Say send, or continue to add numbers.'' NOTE: To send a pound ( ), say ''pound.'' To send a star (*), say ''star.'' 336 2008 Odyssey
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    ... switches from the HFL to the phone. To transfer a call from your phone to the HFL, do this: Features Press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ''Transfer.'' The audio switches from your phone to the HFL. 337 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... ''123 456 7891.'' The HFL response is ''123 456 7891. Say enter, or continue to add numbers.'' 5. Press and release the Talk button. After ... the Talk button. After the beep, say ''Store.'' The HFL response is, ''What name would you like to store?'' 338 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...''987 654 3219.'' The HFL response is, ''987 654 3219.'' Say ''Enter.'' or continue to add numbers. 5. Press and release the Talk button. After...is reached, the HFL response is, ''The entire list has been read. Returning to the main menu.'' CONTINUED 339 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... operation of your mobile phone. For safety, only perform this function while the vehicle is stopped. HFL is now waiting to receive a contact from a Bluetooth ...beep, say ''Phonebook.'' The HFL response is, ''Phonebook options are store, edit, delete, receive contact and 340 2008 Odyssey
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    ...do not want to continue to store any other numbers, press and release the Talk button. After the beep, say ''No.'' The HFL response is ''Returning to the main menu.'' Features 341 2008 Odyssey
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    ... not have this capability. Visit handsfreelink. honda.com, or call the Hands Free Link consumer support at (888) 528-7876. In Canada, call (888) 9HONDA-9. You can see ... you link your phone to the HFL and select this option, the system will start importing and loading the phonebook. 342 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... screen to select ''OK.'' Example NOTE: HFL does not allow you to pair your phone if the vehicle is moving. Up to six phones can be paired to the HFL. For information on linking to the HFL, see page 332 . Features CONTINUED 343 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    .... The following screen will appear. You can search the stored number by entering keywords. Select ''Search Imported Phonebook'' from the ''Select an ... system will display a list of person's names, with the closest match to the name you entered at the top of the list. 344 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...category icons will appear: Preference Fax To store an imported phonebook number Features After selecting a person, the system will display a list of the personମ.appear. Select the desired number from the list to store it in the HFL. Mobile Voice Work Other Pager CONTINUED 345 2008 Odyssey
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    ...the correct PIN number. Say or select ''Yes'', and the message ''The imported phonebook has been deleted.'' will appear. Select ''OK'' to complete the deletion. 346 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... phonebook you select cannot already have a PIN icon. The display will change as shown above. 2. Enter the 4-digit PIN number. You will be asked to re-enter the PIN to verify. CONTINUED 347 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... a PIN number 1. Select the phonebook you wish to change the PIN number for. The display will change as shown above. 2. Enter your current PIN number. 3. Enter your new 4-digit PIN number. You will be asked to reenter the PIN to verify. 348 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., and all imported phonebooks. Clearing is recommended before you sell your vehicle. To clear the system, do this: 1. Press and release the Talk button. After the ... while in English mode will not be accessible in French mode. Would you like to continue? '' Features CONTINUED 349 2008 Odyssey
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    ... English. Name tags that were stored while in French mode will not be accessible in English mode. Would you like to continue?'', then the system repeats the response in English. 350 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ...''Pat's phone.'' After all paired phones missing an English name tag are re-recorded, the HFL will say ''Returning to the main menu.'' As required by the..., and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Features 351 2008 Odyssey
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    ... is in any position other than P and the vehicle speed is less than 5 mph (8 km/h). To activate the system, push the switch on the dashboard with the ignition in the ON (II) ... when the system is on, you should look for obstacles near your vehicle to make sure it is safe to park. 352 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... Display Messages and Beeper Operation Corner Sensor Operation Example shown: Obstacle is at the left front of the vehicle About 16-20 in (40-50 cm) Distance About 12-16 in (... stays on Upper left indicator stays on Beeper Short beeps Very short beeps Continuous beep CONTINUED 353 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... on Beeper Short beeps Very short beeps Continuous beeps If the system develops a problem, you will see a ''CHECK PARKING SENSOR SYSTEM'' message on the multi-... sensors first. If the message stays on or the beeper does not stop, have the system checked by your dealer. 354 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... is affected by some electrical equipment or devices generating an ultrasonic wave. When operating the vehicle in bad weather. Features Within about 20 in (50 cm) Within about 70 in (1.8 m) ..., on grass, or on a hill. After the vehicle has been sitting out in hot or cold weather. 355 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... shown on the navigation system screen. On vehicle without navigation system, the rear view is shown on the left side of the inside mirror. When in reverse, the ... you to adjust the brightness of the rearview camera image. The camera brightness cannot be adjusted by voice control. 356 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... of time. Features SENSOR SENSOR MONITOR OFF BUTTON If a bright light (such as sunlight) is shining on the inside mirror, the image may be difficult to see. You can turn ... in reverse. The monitor turns on everytime you shift to reverse, even if you turned it off the last time. 357 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents 358 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Station Procedures ...361 Refueling...361 Opening and Closing the Hood ...362 Oil Check ...363 Engine Coolant Check ...364 Fuel Economy ...365 Accessories and Modifications ...368 Carrying Cargo ...370 Before Driving 359 2008 Odyssey
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    ... also follow these recommendations with an overhauled or exchanged engine, or when the brakes are replaced. Fuel Recommendation Your vehicle is designed to operate on unleaded gasoline with a .... For further important fuel-related information, please refer to your Quick Start Guide. 360 2008 Odyssey
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    ...1. Park with the driver's side closest to the service station pump. 2. Open the fuel fill door by pulling on the handle under the lower left corner of the dashboard. Before ... with a tether. Insert the attachment on the fuel fill cap into the slit on the fuel fill door. CONTINUED 361 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...message on the multiinformation display (see page 92 ). 6. Push the fuel fill door closed until it latches. 1. Park the vehicle, and set the parking brake. Pull the hood release handle located under the lower left corner of the dashboard. The hood will pop up slightly. 362 2008 Odyssey
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    ... it drop. Make sure it is securely latched. Park the vehicle on a level surface. Wait a few minutes after turning the engine off before you check the oil. 1. Remove ... the dipstick with a clean cloth or paper towel. 3. Insert the dipstick all the way back into its hole. CONTINUED 363 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Service Station Procedures Engine Coolant Check MAX RESERVE TANK Refer to Owner's Maintenance Checks on page 415 for information ...lines. If it is below the MIN line, see Adding Engine Coolant on page 422 for information on adding the proper coolant. 364 2008 Odyssey
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    ... a useful tool for comparison when buying a vehicle. EPA estimates include: City MPG Represents urban driving in a vehicle in light traffic. A range of miles per ... economy ratings and factors that affect fuel economy, visit www. fueleconomy.gov (Canada: Visit www. vehicles.gc.ca) 365 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... economy. Drive Efficiently Observe the speed limit Aerodynamic drag has a big effect on fuel mileage at speeds above 45 mph (75 km/h). Reduce your speed and ...in 0 miles per gallon. Drive moderately Rapid acceleration, abrupt cornering, and hard braking increase fuel consumption. 366 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...and combine trips Combine several short trips into one. A warmed-up engine is more fuel efficient than a cold one. Calculating Fuel Economy Measuring Techniques Checking... to zero. 3) Record the total gallons (liters) needed to refill. 4) Follow one of the simple calculations above. 367 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... system. Make sure the accessory does not obscure any lights, or interfere with proper vehicle operation or performance. Be sure electronic accessories do not ... the rear windows. Accessories installed in these areas may interfere with proper operation of the side curtain airbags. 368 2008 Odyssey
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    ..., and reliability. Here are some examples: Lowering the vehicle with a nonHonda suspension kit that significantly reduces ground clearance can allow the undercarriage to hit speed...make the systems ineffective. Before Driving If you plan to modify your vehicle, consult your dealer. 369 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...: REAR COMPARTMENT SECOND ROW CONSOLE FRONT DOOR POCKET UPPER GLOVE BOX Glove box (upper and lower) In-floor storage Front door and seat-back pockets Rear cargo area, ... POCKET IN-FLOOR STORAGE SEAT-BACK POCKETS CARGO AREA LOWER GLOVE BOX : If equipped 370 2008 Odyssey
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    ... 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 ...you are towing a trailer. (3)Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kg or XXX lbs. 371 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... Cargo Weight (722 lbs) Example 3 Max Load (1,322 lbs) Passenger Weight (150 lbs x 5 = 750 lbs) Cargo Weight (572 lbs) Max load on EX-L and Touring models is used in the Examples. 372 2008 Odyssey
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    ... and hurt someone during a crash. Be sure items placed on the floor behind the front seats cannot roll under the seats and interfere with the pedals, the ... gas can enter the passenger area. To avoid the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning, follow the instructions on page 60 . 373 2008 Odyssey
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    ... If you use an accessory roof rack, the roof rack weight limit may be lower. Refer to the information that came with your roof rack. Grocery Bag Hooks The grocery ... seats are designed to hold plastic grocery bags containing lightweight items. Heavy objects may damage the hooks. 374 2008 Odyssey
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    ...you are planning to tow a trailer. Preparing to Drive ...376 Starting the Engine...377 Automatic Transmission...378 Parking ...382 Braking System...383 Anti-lock Brakes ......386 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) ...388 Towing a Trailer ...396 Towing Your Vehicle ...403 Driving 375 2008 Odyssey
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    ...checks and adjustments before you drive your vehicle. 1. Make sure all windows, mirrors, and outside lights are clean and unobstructed. Remove frost, snow, ... display or multi-information display (depending on models) (see pages 65 , 66 , 77 , and 87 ). 376 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents Starting the Engine 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. In cold weather, turn off all electrical accessories to reduce the drain on ... in cold weather. Also, the thinner air f ound at altitudes above 8,000 f eet (2,400 meters) adds to this problem. Driving 377 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... firmly 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. 378 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ..., or if it is necessary to stop briefly with the engine idling. Shift to the Park position if you need to leave your vehicle for any reason. Press on the brake ... you are moving the shift lever from neutral to another gear. Move the lever. Driving Press the D3 button. CONTINUED 379 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ...D3, and D, you can operate the transmission much like a manual transmission without a clutch pedal. Engine Speed Limiter If you exceed the maximum speed for the ... a limiter in the engine's computer controls. The engine will run normally when you reduce the rpm below the red zone. 380 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...notch on the cover is on the left 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 it checked by your dealer. 381 2008 Odyssey
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    ... catalytic converter could cause these materials to catch on fire. If the vehicle is facing uphill, turn the front wheels away from the curb. If the vehicle is facing... released before driving away. Driving with the parking brake partially set can overheat or damage the rear brakes. 382 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... down a long hill builds up heat and reduces their effectiveness. Use the engine to assist the brakes by taking your foot off the accelerator and downshifting... they will screech all the time. It is normal for the brakes to occasionally squeal or squeak when you apply them. Driving 383 2008 Odyssey
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    ... on the multiinformation display (see page 89 ). 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.'' 384 2008 Odyssey
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    ... BRAKE SYSTEM'' messages on the multi-information display. Test your brakes as instructed on page 473 . If the brakes feel normal, drive slowly and have ... to lock up and possibly lead to a loss of control. The VSA indicator will come on along with the ABS indicator. Driving 385 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... automatically turns on every time you start the engine, even if you turned it off the last time you drove the vehicle. Except Touring models If the low... will also see a ''CHECK VSA SYSTEM'' message on the multiinformation display if there is a problem with the VSA system. 386 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...and off. When VSA is off, the VSA activation indicator comes on as a reminder. VSA is turned on every time you start the engine, even if you turned it off the last time you drove the vehicle. 387 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that turns on every time you start the engine and monitors the pressure in your tires while driving. Each tire has its ... go out after inflating the tires to the specified values, have your dealer check the system as soon as possible. 388 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator This indicator comes on and stays on if there is a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system. If this happens, the system will shut ... tire, the TPMS indicator may also come on and stay on after driving several miles (kilometers). Driving 389 2008 Odyssey
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    ... stays 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 (...you will have to replace the tire pressure sensor. Have the flat tire repaired by your dealer as soon as possible. 390 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that turns on every time you start the engine and monitors the pressure in your tires while driving. Each tire has its ... also see a ''CHECK TPMS SYSTEM'' message on the multi-information display (see page 395 ). CONTINUED Driving 391 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ... Monitoring System (TPMS) Although your tire pressure is monitored, you must manually check the tire pressures monthly. Each tire, including the spare, ...-information display will go off, after several miles (kilometers) driving, when the spare tire is replaced with the specified 392 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... interrupts the current display and shows a ''CHECK TIRE PRESSURE'' message. You can see one or more of the low pressure tire positions highlighted in the display along with this message. 393 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... your dealer check the system as soon as possible. Touring models Because your vehicle is equipped with the Michelin PAX system, you can continue to drive up to ... above message on the multi-information display. For more information on the Michelin PAX system, refer to page 454 . 394 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Driving If there is a problem with the TPMS, the multi-information display shows a ''CHECK TPMS SYSTEM'' message. Also, the low tire pressure/TPMS indicator begins to flash, then stays on (see page 71 ). 395 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...can seriously affect your vehicle's handling and performance. It can also damage the engine and drivetrain. Tongue Load: The weight that the tongue of a fully-loaded trailer puts on... and steering control. Too little tongue load can make the trailer unstable and cause it to sway. 396 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... load must not exceed 2,910 lbs (1,320 kg) on the front axle, and 3,197 lbs (1,450 kg) on the... 399 for information about fluid coolers. 3: U.S. LX and Canadian DX models 4: EX, EX-L, Touring and Canadian LX ... of the trailer and 40% toward the rear, then re-adjust the load as needed. 397 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... the tongue load the first time you set up a towing combination (a fully loaded vehicle and trailer), then recheck the tongue load whenever the conditions change. Towing ... make sure that all equipment is properly installed and meets federal, state, province, and local regulations. 398 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ...provided. A hitch and the required fluid coolers designed especially for your Odyssey can be obtained from your Honda dealer. Weight Distributing Hitch Always use ...power steering fluid cooler are required for trailer towing. These coolers are available only from your Honda dealer. 399 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... plan to tow, and use only equipment designed for your vehicle. GROUND LEFT TURN SIGNAL SMALL LIGHTS RIGHT TURN SIGNAL B HAZARD B HAC SMALL LIGHTS... trailer lighting connector behind the right side panel in the cargo area. Refer to the drawing above for the purpose of each pin. 400 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Towing a Trailer Since lighting and wiring vary by trailer type and brand, you ... a full-size spare wheel and tire for your vehicle and trailer. If you use the compact spare ..., you must not change a flat tire, or use a compact spare tire on your vehicle. 401 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... away, be sure to check the following: The vehicle has been properly serviced, and the suspension, cooling system, and lights are in good operating condition. The trailer has ... roads. Do not exceed 55 mph (88 km/h). At higher speeds, the trailer may sway or affect vehicle handling. 402 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... red mark, turn the air conditioning off, reduce speed and, if necessary, pull to the side of the road to let the engine cool. If the automatic transmission shifts frequently ... be towed behind a motor home. If your vehicle needs to be towed in an emergency, see page 480 . Driving 403 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    Main Menu Table Of Contents 404 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... ...418 Changing the Engine Oil and Filter ...420 Engine Coolant ...422 Windshield Washers ...424 Automatic Transmission Fluid...425 Brake Fluid ...427 Power Steering ...436 Wiper Blades ...437 Wheels ...442 Tires ...442 Checking the Battery ...450 Vehicle Storage ...451 Maintenance 405 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... Injury from moving parts. Do not run the engine unless instructed to do so. Improperly maintaining this vehicle, or failing to correct a problem before driving can cause a crash ... arise in performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not you should perform a given task. 406 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... Maintenance Minder Your vehicle displays engine oil life and maintenance service items on the information display (LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX ... for other scheduled maintenance items needing service will be displayed next to the engine oil life indicator. CONTINUED Maintenance 407 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ..., along with the same maintenance item code(s), every time you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. When the remaining engine oil life is 0 percent, ...(II) position. When you see this message, have the indicated maintenance performed by your dealer as soon as possible. 408 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... ago. Immediately have the indicated maintenance done by your dealer. To see the current engine oil life, turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position,...service. When you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, the system message indicator will also come on. CONTINUED 409 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... have not done the required maintenance, you will see the above display for several seconds. In this display, ''0'' will be blinking. The display then changes to ''SERVICE PAST DUE.'' 410 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... If you still do not get the indicated maintenance done, you will see a negative mileage, for example '' 15'' blinking. This negative mileage display means you should have...an explanation of the maintenance codes, see page 416 . MAINTENANCE MAIN ITEM MAINTENANCE SUB ITEMS 411 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Maintenance Minder Resetting the Engine Oil Life Indicator On LX, EX, EX-L and Canadian DX models Your dealer will reset ... than 5 seconds. The maintenance items code(s) will disappear, and the engine oil life indicator will reset to ''100.'' 412 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ...4. Press the SEL/RESET button on the steering wheel. The maintenance item code(s) will disappear, and the engine oil life will reset to ''100.'' 5. If ... button. This cancels the resetting procedure, and the screen returns to the normal display mode. Maintenance CONTINUED 413 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ... a dealer is not mandatory to keep your warranties in effect. Maintenance may be done by any qualified service facility or person who is skilled in this type of ... the same highquality standards as the original components, so you can be confident of their performance and durability. 414 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... Examine the tread for wear and foreign objects. See page 442 . Lights Check the operation of the headlights, parking lights, taillights, high-mount brake light, and license plate lights monthly. See page 429 . Maintenance 415 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ... (U.S.)/100,000 km (Canada). Inspect valve clearance Replace engine coolant Maintenance Minder 3 4 1 : If the message ''SERVICE DUE NOW'' does not appear more ...every 160,000 miles (256,000 km). Adjust the valves during services A, B, 1, 2, or 3 only if they are noisy. 5 416 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Fluid Locations ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange loop) BRAKE FLUID (Black cap) POWER STEERING FLUID (Red cap) AUTOMATIC ... FLUID DIPSTICK (Yellow loop) WASHER FLUID (Blue cap) Maintenance RADIATOR CAP ENGINE COOLANT RESERVOIR ENGINE OIL FILL CAP 417 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... cap, and tighten it securely. Wait a few minutes, and recheck the oil level on the engine oil dipstick. Do not fill above the upper mark; you could ... Seal. This seal indicates the oil is energy conserving, and that it meets the American Petroleum Institute's latest requirements. 418 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ...oil is formulated for yearround protection of your vehicle to improve cold weather starting and fuel economy. Engine Oil Additives Your vehicle's engine does...require any oil additives. Additives may adversely affect engine or transmission performance and durability. Maintenance 419 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ...have this maintenance done by a skilled technician. DRAIN BOLT OIL FILTER WASHER 1. Run the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature, then shut it off. 2. ... the oil filter gasket is not stuck to the engine block. If it is, remove it before installing a new oil filter. 420 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Changing the Engine Oil and Filter 4. Install a new oil filter according to the instructions that come with it. 5. Put a new ...a sealed container, and take it to a recycling center. Do not discard it in a trash bin or dump it on the ground. Maintenance 421 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Engine Coolant Adding Engine Coolant MAX RESERVE TANK Always use Honda Long-life Antifreeze/Coolant Type 2. This coolant is pre-mixed ... tank is at or below the MIN line, add coolant to bring it up to the MAX line. Inspect the cooling system for leaks. 422 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ... additives to your vehicle's cooling system. They may not be compatible with the coolant or engine components. Maintenance Fill up to here 1. When the radiator and engine ...so you do not spill. Clean up any spill immediately; it could damage components in the engine compartment. 423 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ...’ message on the multiinformation display (see page 89 ). Do not use engine antif reeze or a vinegar/water solution in the windshield washer reservoir. Antif...vinegar/water solution can damage the windshield washer pump. Use only commercially-available windshield washer f luid. 424 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ... level with the engine at normal operating temperature. 1. Park the vehicle on level ground. Start the engine, let it run until the radiator fan comes on, then shut off... the dipstick, and check the fluid level. It should be between the upper and lower marks. Maintenance CONTINUED 425 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ... Clean up any spill immediately; it could damage components in the engine compartment. Always use Honda ATF-Z1 (automatic transmission fluid). 6. Insert the dipstick all the...use of transmission f luid other than Honda Genuine ATF-Z1 is not covered by the Honda new vehicle warranty. 426 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... fluid level in the reservoirs monthly. Replace the brake fluid every 3 years, independent of mileage. Always use Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3. If it is ... MIN mark, your brake system needs attention. Have the brake system inspected for leaks or worn brake pads. Maintenance 427 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ...110°F, 43°C). In very low temperatures (under 20°F, 29°C). LOWER LEVEL Check the level on the side of the reservoir when the engine is cold. The fluid should be between the UPPER LEVEL and ... to f ull lef t or right lock and holding it there can damage the power steering pump. 428 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ... Adjustments should be done by your dealer or other qualified technician. Replacing a Headlight Bulb Your vehicle has halogen headlight bulbs, two on each...passenger's side, remove the power steering fluid reservoir from its holder by pulling it straight up. CONTINUED Maintenance 429 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ...7. If you replaced the high beam headlight bulb on the passenger's side, reinstall the power steering fluid reservoir. Replacing a Front Turn Signal Bulb CONNECTOR 2. ... the burned out bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 430 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ...lights to make sure the new bulb is working. Replacing a Front Parking/Side Marker Bulb 3. Insert the socket back into the headlight assembly. Turn it clockwise to lock it in.... 2. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 431 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ... by pushing on the tab and pulling the connector down. 4. Remove the bulb from the fog light assembly by turning it onequarter turn counterclockwise. Halogen bulbs get very hot when lit. Oil, perspiration, or a scratch on the glass can cause the bulb to overheat and shatter. 432 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Lights Replacing Rear Bulbs (in Rear Pillar) COVER BULBS 6. Test the lights to make sure the new bulb is ... turn counterclockwise. 5. Remove the bulb by pulling it straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 433 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... into the light assembly by turning it clockwise until it locks. 7. Reinstall the light assembly cover. SOCKETS BULBS COVER 1. Open the tailgate. Place a cloth on the edge .... 4. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 434 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Lights Replacing a High-mount Brake Light Bulb SCREWS 5. Press the brake pedal to make sure the new bulb is ... one-quarter turn counterclockwise. 4. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 435 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ... to re-anchor it when you put it back in your vehicle. Have your dealer replace the filter when this service is indicated by a maintenance message on the odometer/trip meter ... concentrations of soot in the air, or if the flow from the climate control system becomes less than usual. 436 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ... leave streaks and unwiped areas when used. WIPER ARMS LOCK TAB To replace a front wiper blade: 1. Raise the wiper arm off the windshield. Raise the driver's.... Maintenance Do not open the hood when the wiper arms are raised, or you will damage the hood and the arms. CONTINUED 437 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    ... wiper blade or wiper arm down on the windshield. 3. Remove the blade from its holder by grabbing the tabbed end of the blade. Pull firmly until the tabs come out of the holder. 438 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    ... down the lock tab. Make sure the wiper blade assembly locks in place. 7. Lower the wiper arm down against the windshield, the passenger's side first, ... tab on the blade assembly fits in the indent of the wiper blade and the blade is completely installed. Maintenance CONTINUED 439 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    ... 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. 440 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    ... the wiper blade assembly onto the wiper arm. Make sure it locks in place. 6. Lower the wiper arm against the windshield. 4. Slide the new blade into the wiper arm. ... slot along its full length. Insert both ends of the blade into the holder. Make sure they are secure. Maintenance 441 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ... are excessively 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. 442 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ... the recommended cold tire pressures for most normal and high-speed driving conditions. LX, EX and Canadian DX models Tire Size Cold Tire Pressure for Normal Driving Front: ... 2.4 kgf/cm ) Rear: 35 psi (240 kPa , 2.4 kgf/cm ) 235/65R16 103T CONTINUED 443 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    ... Touring model with the Michelin PAX system Tire Size Cold Tire Pressure for Normal Driving Front: 33 psi (230 kPa , 2.3 kgf/cm ) Rear: 35 psi (240 kPa , ... and cold tire pressures are on a label on the driver's doorjamb. For additional information about your tires, see page 490 . 444 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ..., but not limited to, driving habits, road conditions, vehicle loading, inflation pressure, maintenance history, speed, and environmental conditions (even when the tires are not...in the diagram each time they are rotated. If you purchase directional tires, rotate only front-to-back. 445 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... vehicle. Tire size and construction can affect wheel speed and may cause the system to activate. Vehicles without the Michelin PAX system Replacement wheels are available... can be seriously hurt or killed. Always use the size and type of tires recommended in this owner's manual. 446 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ... driving conditions or local laws. Install them only on the front tires. Because your vehicle has limited tire clearance, Honda strongly recommends using the chains... labeling information. Link-type: Laclede 1142 Cable-type: SCC SC Cable SC1042 CONTINUED 447 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ...chains, can damage the brake lines and cause a crash in which you can be seriously injured or killed. Follow all instructions in this owner's manual regarding the selection and use of tire chains. 448 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ... or more of your tires loses its pressure. The tires and wheels on your vehicle are specially designed for the PAX system, and the PAX system is specifically designed ... continue driving with a flat tire, follow all the procedures and precautions described on page 458 . Maintenance 449 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... ) cable first, and reconnect it last. The battery gives off explosive hydrogen gas during normal operation. A spark or flame can cause the battery to ... of the battery monthly by looking at the test indicator window. The label on the battery explains the test indicator's colors. 450 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    ...the 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 ...until it reaches full operating temperature (the cooling fans cycle twice). Preferably, do this once a month. Maintenance 451 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    Main Menu Table Of Contents 452 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ...Care of the Unexpected This section covers the more common problems that motorists experience with their vehicles. It gives you information about how to safely evaluate ...System Indicator ...473 Fuses ...474 Fuse Locations ...477 Emergency Towing ...480 Taking Care of the Unexpected 453 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... system. Since each Michelin PAX system tire has an inner support ring that allows it to continue running without air, it may be difficult to immediately judge from ... a flat tire. In this case, you will see a ''PAX SYSTEM WARNING'' message on the multi-information display. 454 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ... above message shows that you are driving your vehicle on a flat tire, and should observe the ''RUN FLAT DRIVING'' speed limit of 50 mph (80 km... the nearest Honda dealer or authorized Michelin PAX system dealer as soon as possible. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 455 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... is the best way to transport your vehicle. Your vehicle can also be towed by wheel-lift equipment with the wheels off the ground (see page 480 ). Important Safety Precautions ... PAX system dealer where you are driving, call the PAX help hotline at 1-877-PAXTIRE (1-877-729-8473). 456 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... only. Get your regular tire repaired or replaced, and put it back on your vehicle as soon as you can. Check the inflation pressure of the compact spare tire every ... on a regular wheel, and the spare wheel is not designed for mounting a regular tire. Taking Care of the Unexpected 457 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ... the parking brake. If you are towing a trailer, unhitch it. 2. Turn on the hazard warning lights, and turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. Have all passengers get out ... are on the back of the cover. Remove the cover by pushing the tabs down and pulling the cover out. 458 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ... the end counterclockwise. 5. Remove the bracket from the jack storage area by unscrewing the bracket mounting wing bolt. Remove the vinyl storage bag. 6. Move the seat belt out...the holder. 7. Fold down the third row seat (see page 181 ). Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 459 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ....If you are changing a rear tire, close the sliding door. On EX, EX-L and Touring models Make sure you also turn off the sliding door main switch. 11.Loosen each wheel nut 1/2 ... contacts the jacking point. Make sure the jacking point tab is resting in the jack notch. 460 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    ...HUB 13.Use the extension and the wheel nut wrench as shown to raise the vehicle until the flat tire is off the ground. 14.Remove the wheel nuts, then remove the flat ... a screwdriver or other tool. The wheel cover cannot be removed without first removing the wheel nuts. CONTINUED 461 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ... firmly against the hub. Do not try to tighten the wheel nuts fully. 17.Lower the vehicle to the ground, and remove the jack. 18.Tighten the wheel nuts securely in a crisscross pattern.... to: 94 lbf·ft (127 N·m , 13 kgf·m) 19.Put the flat tire in the supplied vinyl storage bag. 462 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ...spacer, and unfasten the plastic screw with a coin. 22.Install the bracket and the bracket mounting wing bolt on the attachment point as shown, and tighten the bolt. Make sure the bracket is securely tightened. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 463 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    ... after the flat tire is repaired and installed on the vehicle. 26.On LX and Canadian DX models Store the wheel... area. 27.Install the spare tire storage cover. 3. On EX, EX-L and Touring models Remove the center cap...flat tire wheel. 5. Follow step 22 through 26 on pages 463 and 464 . 464 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    ... problem. See Emergency Towing on page 480 . If the headlights dim noticeably or go out when you try to start the engine, either the battery is discharged or the ... ). You can then try jump starting the vehicle from a booster battery (see page 467 ). Taking Care of the Unexpected 465 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    ... 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 475 ). If you find nothing wrong, you will need a qualified technician to find the problem. See Emergency Towing on page 480 . 466 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ...Turn off all the electrical accessories: heater, A/C, climate control, audio system, lights, etc. Put the transmission in neutral or Park, and set the parking ...The numbers in the illustration show you the order to connect the jumper cables. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 467 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    ... cable to the negative ( ) terminal on the booster battery. Connect the other end to the grounding strap as shown. Do not connect this jumper cable to any other part of the engine. 468 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 472
    ... from under the hood. 3. If you do not see steam or spray, leave the engine running and watch the temperature gauge. If the high heat is due to ... Care of the Unexpected Driving with the temperature gauge pointer at the red mark can cause serious damage to the engine. CONTINUED 469 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 473
    ...MIN mark. 7. If there was no coolant in the reserve tank, you may need to add coolant to the radiator. Let the engine cool down until the pointer reaches the middle of... spray out, seriously scalding you. Always let the engine and radiator cool down before removing the radiator cap. 470 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 474
    .... If it does not go out within 10 seconds, turn off the engine. There is a mechanical problem that needs to be repaired before you can continue driving (see Emergency ... You will also see a ''CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL'' message on the multi-information display (see page 88 ). 471 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 475
    ...they are set, turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position without starting the engine. The malfunction indicator lamp will come on for 20 seconds. If it then goes ... your vehicle's emissions controls and engine. Those repairs may not be covered by your vehicle's warranties. 472 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 476
    ... indicator comes on while driving, the brake fluid level is probably low. Press lightly on the brake pedal to see if it feels normal. If it does, check the ... (see page 88 ). You will also see a ''CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM'' message on the multiinformation display (see page 88 ). 473 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 477
    ... UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX The vehicle's fuses are contained in four fuse boxes (three, if the vehicle does not have a rear entertainment system). The interior fuse boxes are ... as shown. The secondary under-hood fuse box is behind the primary fuse box. SECONDARY UNDER-HOOD FUSE BOX 474 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 478
    ...switch to the LOCK (0) position. Make sure the headlights and all other accessories are off. 2. Remove the cover from the fuse box. CONTINUED FUSE BLOWN FUSE PULLER 3....out each fuse with the fuse puller provided in the primary under-hood fuse box. Taking Care of the Unexpected 475 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 479
    ... rating blows in a short time, there is probably a serious electrical problem with your vehicle. Leave the blown fuse in that circuit, and have your vehicle checked by a ...''CODE'' in the frequency display. Use the preset buttons to enter the five-digit code (see page 284 ). 476 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 480
    ... 7.5 A Circuits Protected Left Headlight Low Rear Defroster Coil Left Headlight High Small Lights Right Headlight High Right Headlight Low Back Up FI ECU (PCM)... Protected Fog Light ACM AS power Seat Slide AS power Seat Recline Rear Entertainment System : For some types CONTINUED 477 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 481
    ...20 A 20 A 20 A 20 A Circuits Protected TPMS IG Coil Daytime Running Light LAF Radio Interior Lights Back Up Not Used Front Accessory Socket OPDS IG Wiper Rear... Power Window Moonroof Not Used IG HAC IG SOL ACC HAC OP Front : For some types 478 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 482
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Fuse Locations INTERIOR FUSE BOX UPPER AREA Driver's Side INTERIOR FUSE BOX Passenger's Side No. Amps. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ... Power Sliding Door Closer Not Used : For some types Taking Care of the Unexpected No. Amps. 1 7.5 A STS Circuits Protected 479 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 483
    ... you cannot shif t the transmission or start the engine, your vehicle must be transported with the f ront wheels of f the ground. With the front wheels on the ground, it is ... parking brake. Leave the ignition switch in the ACCESSORY (I) position so the steering wheel does not lock. 480 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 484
    ... position, and make sure the steering wheel turns f reely bef ore you begin towing. Trying to lif t or tow your vehicle by the bumpers will cause serious damage. The bumpers are not designed to support the vehicle's weight. Taking Care of the Unexpected 481 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Table Of Contents 482 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 486
    ...Menu Technical Information The diagrams in this section give you the dimensions and capacities of your vehicle and the locations of the identification numbers. It also ...Way Catalytic Converter ...497 Emissions Testing ...498 Testing of Readiness Codes ...498 Technical Information 483 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 487
    ...s doorjamb, and is stamped on the engine compartment bulkhead. The VIN is also provided in bar code on the certification label. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) CERTIFICATION LABEL 484 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 488
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Identification Numbers The engine number is stamped into the engine block. It is on the front. The transmission number is on a label on the side of the transmission. TRANSMISSION NUMBER Technical Information ENGINE NUMBER 485 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 489
    ... 2 1 : LX, EX and Canadian DX models 2 : EX-L and Touring models 1 : Including the coolant in the reserve tank and that remaining in the engine Reserve tank capacity: 0.190 US gal (0.72 ) 2 : Excluding the oil remaining in the engine 486 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 490
    ... Of Contents Specifications Lights Headlights Alignment Toe-in Camber Caster Tires Size High Low Fog lights Front turn signal lights Front parking/side... Capacities Total Front Rear Second row Third row : U.S. LX and Canadian DX models 8/7 2 3/2 3 487 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 491
    Main Menu Table Of Contents DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) The tires on your car meet all U.S. Federal Safety Requirements. All tires ...on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak traction characteristics. 488 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 492
    Main Menu Table Of Contents DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) Temperature The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the tire's resistance to ... separately or in combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure. Technical Information 489 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Load index (a numerical code associated with the maximum load the tire can carry). Speed symbol (an alphabetical code indicating the maximum speed rating). T Tire Identification ... Tire Size (2) Tire Identification Number (TIN) (3) Maximum Tire Pressure (4) Maximum Tire Load B97R 490 2008 Odyssey
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    .... Symmetric Load index (a numerical code associated with the maximum load the tire can carry). Speed symbol (an alphabetical code indicating the maximum speed rating). T Maximum Tire Load Max Load Technical Information 491 2008 Odyssey
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    ...should determine the proper tire inflation pressure for those tires.) As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that ..., you should stop and check your tires as soon as possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. 492 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 496
    ... 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 493 2008 Odyssey
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    ...one minute and then remain continuously illuminated. This sequence will continue upon subsequent vehicle start-ups as long as the malfunction exists. When the malfunction ... to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly. 494 2008 Odyssey
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    ...manifold. They are then drawn into the engine and burned. Evaporative Emissions Control System As gasoline evaporates in the fuel tank, an evaporative emissions control canister ...carbon. While driving, the fuel vapors are drawn into the engine and burned off. Technical Information 495 2008 Odyssey
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    ... system uses sequential multiport fuel injection. It has three subsystems: air intake, engine control, and fuel control. The powertrain control module (PCM) uses various sensors to ... HC, CO, and NOx in the engine's exhaust to carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen (N2), and water vapor. 496 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 500
    ... metals, making the three way catalytic converter ineffective. Keep the engine well maintained. Have your vehicle diagnosed and repaired if it is misfiring, backfiring, stalling, or otherwise not running properly. Technical Information WARM UP THREE WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTERS 497 2008 Odyssey
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    ... the next two or three days, you can condition the vehicle for retesting by doing the following. 1. Make sure the gas tank is nearly, but not completely, full (around ...1/4 of the scale (about 3 minutes). 6. Without touching the accelerator pedal, let the engine idle for 20 seconds. 498 2008 Odyssey
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    ... seconds without using the accelerator pedal or the brake pedal. 9. Make sure the vehicle has been parked with the engine off for 30 minutes. If the testing facility determines the readiness codes are still not set, see your dealer. Technical Information 499 2008 Odyssey
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    Main Menu Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information...502 Warranty Coverages ...503 Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) ...504 Authorized Manuals ...505 Warranty and Customer Relations 501 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 505
    ... Honda Motor Co., Inc. Automobile Customer Service Mail Stop 500-2N-7A 1919 Torrance Boulevard ..., and telephone number A detailed description of the problem Name of the dealer who sold the vehicle to you In Puerto Rico and the... Box 190816 San Juan, PR 00919-0816 Tel: (787) 620-7546 502 2008 Odyssey
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    ... apply to all these warranties. Please read the 2008 Honda warranty information booklet that came with ... is in a separate booklet. Canadian Owners Please refer to the 2008 warranty manual that came with your ... battery. replacement parts against defects in materials and workmanship. 503 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 507
    ... may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or American Honda Motor Co., Inc. To contact ..., DC 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.saf ercar.gov. 504 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 508
    ... Manual 2005 Model Series Honda Odyssey Body Repair Manual 2008 Honda Odyssey Owner's Manual 2008 Honda Odyssey Navigation System Manual 2008 Honda Odyssey Honda Service History 2008 ...: Describes the procedures involved in the replacement of damaged body parts. Authorized Manuals 505 2008 Odyssey
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    ... ...431 Front Side Marker Lights...431 Front Turn Signal Light ...430 Headlights ...429 Rear Bulbs ...433, 434 Rear Turn Signal Light ...433 ... ...195 Bluetooth HandsFreeLink ...325 Booster Seats ...57 Brakes Anti-lock System (ABS) ...384 CONTINUED I 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 511
    ... ...319 Cup Holders...195 Customer Service Office ...502 D DANGER, Explanation of ...ii Dashboard ...3, 64 Daytime Running Lights...138 Daytime Running Lights Indicator ... Dimming the Headlights ...136 Dipstick Automatic Transmission...425 Engine Oil ...363 Directional Signals...136 II 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 512
    ... Controls...495 Emissions Testing, State ...498 Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge ...77 Engine Speed Limiter ...380 If It Won't Start ...465 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...67, 472 ... a ...458 Floor Mats ...176, 436 Floor Storage Area ...200 CONTINUED E Economy, Fuel ...365 INDEX III 2008 Odyssey
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    ...) ...397 Glove Boxes...201 GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) ...397 Automatic Lighting Off ...138 Daytime Running Lights ...138 High Beam Indicator ...73 Reminder...Ignition Keys...142 Switch ...144 Timing Control System ...496 Immobilizer System...143 G Gas Mileage, Improving...366 IV 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 514
    ...Cruise Control ...75 DRL (Daytime Running Lights) ...73 Indicators Fog Light ...73 Fuel Economy ...75 High ...) ...70 Lights On ...73 Low Fuel ...74 Low Oil Pressure ...67, 471 Low Tire Pressure ...71...J Jacking up the Vehicle ...460 Jack, Tire ...459 Jump Starting ...467 CONTINUED INDEX V 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 515
    ...144 Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery ...495 Outside Mirrors ...191 Overheating, Engine ...469 Owner Maintenance Checks ...415 Oxygenated Fuels...360 N P Neutral Gear Position......86 Oil Change, How to ...420 Change, When to ...407 Checking Engine ...363 Pressure Indicator ...67, 471 VI 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 516
    ...Removing the Second Row Seats ...177 Replacement Information Engine Oil and Filter ...420 Fuses ...474 Light Bulbs ...429 Timing Belt ...428 Tires ...446 Wiper...Safety Features ...7 Airbags ...9 Seat Belts ...8 Safety Labels, Location of ...61 Safety Messages ...ii INDEX CONTINUED VII 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 517
    ... ...378 Shift Lock Release ...381 Side Airbags ...9, 31 Off Indicator ...35, 68 Side Marker Lights, Bulb Replacement ...431 Signaling Turns ...136 Sliding Doors ...161 Snow Tires ...447 ......451 Second Row Plus-One Seat ...178 Sunglasses Holder ...197 Sun Visor...198 VIII 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 518
    ..., Taking Care of the ...453 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...488 Unleaded Gasoline...360 Upper Glove Box...201 Used Oil, How to Dispose of ...421 V INDEX Vanity Mirror ...199 CONTINUED IX 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 519
    Main Menu Index Vehicle Capacity Load ...371, 396 Vehicle Dimensions...486 Vehicle Identification Number...484 Vehicle Storage ...451 Ventilation ... Operation ...134 Rear Windshield Wiper and Washer ...135 Wireless Headphones ...315 Worn Tires ...444 Wrecker, Emergency Towing ...480 X 2008 Odyssey
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    ...Unleaded gasoline, pump octane number of 87 or higher. Fuel Tank Capacity: 21 US gal (80 ) Recommended Engine Oil: API Premium grade 5W-20 detergent oil (see...models except U.S. Touring models with PAX system Compact Spare Tire: 60 psi (420 kPa , 4.2 kgf/cm ) 2008 Odyssey
  • 2008 Honda Odyssey | Owner's Manual - Page 524
    ... and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold. This owner's manual covers all models of the Odyssey. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are ... ADDRESS STREET DEALER NO. CITY STATE/PROVINCE ZIP CODE/ POSTAL CODE OWNER'S SIGNATURE DEALER'S SIGNATURE 2008 Odyssey



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