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  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    Main Menu Introduction Congratulations! Your selection of a 2009 Honda CR-V was a wise investment. It will give you years of driving pleasure. One of the best ways to ... This information is intended to help you avoid damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment. i 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...The data can be used to verify emissions law requirements and/or help technicians diagnose and solve service problems. It may also be combined with data from other sources for research purposes, but it remains confidential. ii 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or...this vehicle correctly and safely. This entire book is filled with important safety information carefully. please read it iii 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Main Menu Important Handling Information Your CR-V has higher ground clearance than a passenger vehicle designed for use only on pavement. ... Off-Highway Driving Guidelines section on page 268 . Failure to operate your vehicle correctly might result in loss of control or an accident. iv 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    2009 CR-V Online Reference Owner's Manual Contents Owner's Identification Form Introduction ...i A Few Words About Safety ...iii Important Handling Information ...iv Your Vehicle at a Glance (main controls) ...3 Driver and Passenger Safety (seat belts, SRS, and child protection) ...5 Instruments...
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...you need to take your vehicle to the dealer for maintenance service. There is also a list of things to check and instructions on how to check them. Taking Care of the... literature. Index Service Information Summary A summary of the information you need when you pull up to the fuel pump. 2 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... CONTROL SYSTEM (P.131) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (P.247) FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (P.227) ACCESSORY POWER SOCKETS (P.120) U.S. EX-L without navigation system is shown. HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.229) : If equipped 3 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...247) SEAT HEATER SWITCHES (P.108) 2 CRUISE CONTROL BUTTONS (P.222) 1: 2: 3: To use the horn, press the center pad of the steering wheel. If equipped. Refer to the navigation system manual. 4 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners ...20 Seat Belt Maintenance ...20 Additional Information About Your Airbags ...22 Airbag System Components ...22 How Your Front Airbags ... ...14 6. Maintain a Proper Sitting Position ...15 Advice for Pregnant Women...16 Additional Safety Precautions ...17 5 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... are at the greatest risk. Be sure to follow all instructions and warnings in this manual. Don't Drink and Drive Alcohol and driving don't mix. Even one ... problems, check your tire pressures and condition frequently, and perform all regularly scheduled maintenance (see page 273 ). 6 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Your Vehicle's Safety Features (9) (9) Your vehicle is equipped with many features that work together to protect you and your ... are not used properly. The following pages explain how you can take an active role in protecting yourself and your passengers. 7 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... Your vehicle is equipped with seat belts in all seating positions. Your seat belt system also includes an indicator on the instrument panel and a beeper to remind you and your ... provinces require you to wear seat belts. Always wear your seat belt, and make sure you wear it properly. 8 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...Your Vehicle's Safety Features Airbags Driver and Passenger Safety Your vehicle has a supplemental restraint system (SRS) with front airbags to help protect the heads...severe side impact or rollover (see page 30 for more information on how your side curtain airbags work). CONTINUED 9 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... information about how you can maximize your safety. Remember, however, that no safety system can prevent all injuries or deaths that can occur in a severe crash, even ... minor injuries or more serious or even fatal injuries if occupants are not properly restrained or sitting properly. 10 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... Of Contents Protecting Adults and Teens Introduction The following pages provide instructions on how to properly protect the driver, adult passengers, and teenage children who are ... full control of the vehicle. Have a front passenger adjust their seat as far to the rear as possible. 11 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... inflate. Always sit as far back from the front airbags as possible. On vehicles with manual adjustable seats Once your seat is adjusted correctly, rock it ... the steering wheel. Passengers with adjustable seatbacks should also adjust their seatback to a comfortable, upright position. 12 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...back is reclined, the greater the risk of injury. See page 95 for how to adjust the manual adjustable seat-back, and page 94 for the power adjustable seat-... Have passengers adjust their head restraints properly as well. Taller persons should adjust their restraint as high as possible. 13 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... injury or death in a crash. Make sure all seat belts are properly positioned before driving. Position the lap part of the belt as low as possible across your hips, then pull up ... neck, or if it crosses your arm instead of your shoulder, you need to adjust the seat belt anchor height. 14 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... up, the chance of injury during a crash is greatly increased. Driver and Passenger Safety The front seats have adjustable seat belt anchors. To adjust the height of ... as possible. See page 18 for additional information about your seat belts and how to take care of them. CONTINUED 15 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... on the floor. If you are pregnant, the best way to protect yourself and your unborn child when driving or riding in a vehicle is to always wear a seat belt, and keep the lap part of the belt as low as possible across the hips. 16 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    .... If your could be very seriously injured in a crash. Do not put any accessories on seat belts. Devices intended to improve could be very seriously injured in a ..., a cup holder or other hard object attached on or near the door could be propelled inside the vehicle and hurt someone. 17 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... positions. The front seat belts are also equipped with automatic seat belt tensioners. This system uses the same sensors as the front airbags to monitor whether the front seat ... touching the rear of the seat-back. If no obstructions are found, have your vehicle checked by a dealer. 18 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... position the belt). To unlock the belt, press the red PRESS button on the buckle. Guide the belt across your body so that it retracts completely. After exiting the .... For more information about the detachable seat belt, see page 107 . DETACHABLE SEAT BELT Driver and Passenger Safety 19 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...possible. Honda provides a limited warranty on seat belts. See your Honda Warranty Information booklet for details. For added protection, the front seat belts are ... When activated, the tensioners immediately tighten the belts to help hold the driver and a front passenger in position. 20 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... injury or death if the seat belts do not work properly when needed. Check your seat belts regularly and have any problem corrected as soon as possible. Driver and Passenger Safety 21 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... Airbag Off Indicator (9) Side Impact Sensors (First) (10) Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Sensors (11) Front Passenger's Weight Sensor Unit/OPDS Sensors Control Unit (12) SRS Indicator (13) Seat Belt Buckle Tensioners (7) (5) (9) (6) (4) (13) 22 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...: (14) (16) Two SRS (supplemental restraint system) front airbags. The driver's airbag is stored in the center of the steering wheel; the front passenger's airbag is stored in the ... Safety (15) (14) Front Crash Sensors (15) Side Impact Sensor (Second) (16) Side Curtain Airbags 23 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...in the ON (II) position. An indicator on the instrument panel that alerts you to a possible problem with your airbags, sensors, or seat belt tensioners (see page 31 ). A ... off (see page 32 ). Emergency backup power in case your vehicle's electrical system is disconnected in a crash. 24 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... passenger's airbag off (see page 27 ). CONTINUED Driver and Passenger Safety If you ever have a moderate to severe frontal collision, sensors... airbags immediately deflate, so they won't interfere with the driver's visibility, or the ability to steer or operate other controls. 25 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...protection. If the occupant's belt is latched, the airbag will inflate at a slightly higher threshold, when the airbag would be needed to supplement the protection provided by the seat belt. 26 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...driver's seating position. The passenger's advanced front airbag system has weight sensors under the seat. Although Honda does not encourage carrying an infant or small...(up to about 65 lbs or 29 kg), the system will automatically turn the passenger's front airbag off. CONTINUED 27 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... airbag off indicator will not come on. To ensure that the passenger's advanced front airbag system will work properly, do not do anything that would increase or decrease the ... the driver's or the passenger's side airbag and activate the seat belt tensioner on the affected side. 28 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... Your vehicle 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 ... object as a backrest. It may prevent the cutoff system from working properly. Driver and Passenger Safety 29 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... rapid acceleration and signal the control unit to instantly inflate the side curtain airbag and activate the seat belt tensioner on the driver's or the passenger's side of the vehicle. 30 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ..., the indicator should come on briefly and then go off (see page 61 ). If it doesn't come on, stays on, or comes on while driving without a passenger in the front seat, have the system checked. 31 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...an infant or small child) on the front passenger's seat. It does not mean there is a problem with the airbag. If an adult or teenage passenger is riding in front, move the seat as far to the rear as possible, and have the passenger sit upright and wear the seat belt properly. 32 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... weight sensors ineffective. If it 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. 33 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...how to properly protect child 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. 34 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... very serious injuries. Even though your vehicle has an advanced front airbag system that automatically turns the passenger's front airbag off (see page 31 ), ... properly restrained with a seat belt (see page 50 for important information about protecting larger children). CONTINUED 35 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...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 36 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...frontal collision, and paying close attention to a child distracts the driver from the important tasks of driving, placing both of you at risk. If a child requires close physical attention...use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. CONTINUED 37 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... accidentally falling out (see page 88 ). children learn how to unlock vehicle doors, turn on the ignition switch, and open the tailgate, which can lead to accidental injury or death. 38 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... position. It could also interfere with proper operation of the passenger's advanced front airbag system. Child Seat Type An infant must be properly restrained in a rear-facing,.... Only a rear-facing child seat provides proper support for a baby's head, neck, and back. CONTINUED 39 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    .... Of the different seats available, we recommend those that have a fivepoint harness system as shown. far forward, or the child's head is thrown forward during a collision, an inflating airbag can strike the child with enough force to cause very serious or fatal injuries. 40 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ..., or one designed for use with the lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH) system. Conventional child seats must be secured to a vehicle with a seat belt, ... seat should be of the proper type and size to fit the child. Rear-facing for infants, forwardfacing for small children. 41 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... is properly strapped in the child seat according to the child seat maker's instructions. A child who is not properly secured in a child seat can be seriously injured in a ... be installed as firmly as possible. However, it does not need to be ''rock solid.'' Some side-to-side 42 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    .... BUTTON LOWER ANCHORS FOR CENTER LATCH Using the Outer LATCH Driver and Passenger Safety LOWER ANCHORS FOR OUTER LATCH When you install a child seat in the rear ... no objects near the anchors that could prevent a secure connection between the child seat and the anchors. CONTINUED 43 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... connector as shown above. 4. Whatever type you have, follow the child seat maker's instructions for adjusting or tightening the fit. 5. Remove the head restraint (see page 98 ). Make sure ... the child seat is removed. 6. If equipped Remove the dual deck cargo shelf (see page 114 ). 44 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... LOWER ANCHORS COVER TETHER STRAP HOOK 8. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. 9. Push and pull the child seat forward and from side-to-side...maker's instructions. 4. Push and pull the child seat forward and from side-to-side to verify that it is secure. 45 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... the desired seating position, route the belt through the child seat according to the seat maker's instructions, then insert the latch plate into the buckle. 2. To activate the lockable ...it out. If you can pull the belt out, it is not locked, and you will need to repeat these steps. 46 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ..., unroute the seat belt, and let the belt fully retract. Driver and Passenger Safety 4. After confirming that the belt is locked, grab the shoulder part of the belt near the .... If the child seat is not secure, unlatch the belt, allow it to retract fully, then repeat these steps. 47 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...3. Attach the tether strap hook to the anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted. 4. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. 5. Reinstall the dual deck cargo shelf. 48 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...tether strap over the seat-back, then attach the tether strap hook to the anchor, making sure the tether strap is not twisted. 4. Tighten the strap according to the seat maker's instructions. 49 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... seat on a booster seat and wear a lap/shoulder belt. The following pages give instructions on how to check proper seat belt fit, what kind of booster seat to use if... the child sit all the way back against the seat? 2. Do the child's knees bend comfortably over the edge of the seat? 50 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... safety standards (see page 41 ) and that you follow the booster seat maker's instructions. A child who has outgrown a forwardfacing child seat should ride in a back seat ... as possible and be sure the child is wearing the seat belt properly. Driver and Passenger Safety CONTINUED 51 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...ride up front, be sure to: Carefully read the owner's manual, and make sure you understand all seat belt instructions and all safety information. Move the vehicle seat...must be able to follow the rules, including sitting properly, and wearing the seat belt properly throughout a ride. 52 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... wear a seat belt across the neck. This could result Do not put any accessories on a seat belt. Devices intended to in serious neck injuries during a crash. Do not let a .... Two children should never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. 53 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...you maintain your vehicle properly and follow the information on this page. Have the exhaust system inspected for leaks whenever: The vehicle is raised for an oil change. You... unconsciousness and even kill you. Avoid any enclosed areas or activities that expose you to carbon monoxide. 54 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...or becomes hard to read (except for the U.S. dashboard label which may be removed by the owner), contact your dealer for a replacement. DASHBOARD U.S. models only SUN VISOR U.S. models Canadian models Driver and Passenger Safety SUN VISOR U.S. models only RADIATOR CAP CONTINUED 55 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... U.S. models Canadian models Canadian models Symbols on labels attached to your vehicle are to remind you to read this owner's manual for proper and safe operation of your vehicle. DOORJAMBS U.S. models Canadian models 56 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...118 Vanity Mirror ...118 Sun Visor ...119 Sunglasses Holder ...119 Conversation Mirror ...120 Accessory Power Sockets...120 Console Compartment ...121 Coat Hook ...122 Seat Under Tray ...122 Interior Lights ...122 Instruments and Controls Control Locations ...58 57 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... SWITCHES (P.109) FUEL FILL DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (P.227) HOOD RELEASE HANDLE (P.229) PARKING BRAKE PEDAL (P.78) EX-L without navigation system is shown ACCESSORY POWER SOCKETS (P.120) : If equipped 58 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... (P.63) IMMOBILIZER TPMS SYSTEM INDICATOR (P.64) INDICATOR (P.61) Instruments and Controls : The U.S. instrument panel is shown. Differences for the Canadian models are noted in the text. 59 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... with the parking brake not fully released. Driving with the parking brake not fully released can damage the brakes and tires. 2. If it stays on after ... does not fasten their seat belt, the indicator comes on about 6 seconds after the ignition switch is turned to the ON (II) position. 60 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...ON (II) position. If it comes on at any other time, it indicates a potential problem with your front airbags. This indicator will also alert you to a potential problem with...still has normal braking ability but no antilock. For more information, see page 254 . Instruments and Controls 61 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Instrument Panel Indicators Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) System Indicator This indicator normally comes on for a few seconds when you turn the ... indicator comes on when you turn on the cruise control system by pressing the CRUISE button (see page 222 ). 62 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... switch to the ON (II) position and release the parking brake, it means there is a problem with the DRL. There may also be a problem with the high ...Indicator Instruments and Controls The appropriate indicator comes on in this display if the tailgate or any door is not closed tightly. 63 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...the light switch is in either the or position. If you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0) position without turning off the light switch, this indicator will stay on. A reminder chime will also sound when you open the driver's door. 64 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...off when your dealer resets it after completing the required maintenance service. Washer Level Indicator Security System Indicator SECURITY SYSTEM INDICATOR Instruments and Controls ... comes on when the security system is set. See page 220 for more information on the security system. 65 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Gauges INFORMATION DISPLAY OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR TACHOMETER CURRENT FUEL MILEAGE SPEEDOMETER ODOMETER/AVERAGE FUEL MILEAGE/ CHECK FUEL CAP MESSAGE TRIP METER U.S. model is shown. FUEL GAUGE TEMPERATURE GAUGE SELECT/RESET KNOB 66 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... second segment displays the odometer, average fuel mileage, range (estimated distance), engine oil life, and the lower segment displays the trip meter, and maintenance item code(s). 67 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... speed, traffic condition, etc. U.S. model is shown This display shows the current, or instant fuel mileage you are getting. It shows the number of mpg (U.S.) or l/100 km (Canada). 68 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... the side of the road. See page 322 for instructions and precautions on checking the engine's cooling system. Outside Temperature Indicator Instruments and Controls OUTSIDE ...level. Running out of f uel could cause the engine to misf ire, damaging the catalytic converter. CONTINUED 69 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    .../reset knob to enter the setting. You should see the new outside temperature displayed. In certain weather conditions, ..., then turn it to adjust the temperature. The following sequence will appear for each: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 (U.S.) or 0, 1, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1, 0 (Canada). 70 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... display in the instrument panel shows you the engine oil life and maintenance service items when the ignition switch is in the ON (II) position. This information helps ... vehicle needs for continued troublefree driving. Refer to page 273 for more information. Instruments and Controls 71 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... SOCKET (P.120) VOICE CONTROLS 3 PARKING BRAKE PEDAL (P.78) 1: 2: 3: To use the horn, press the center pad of the steering wheel. If equipped. Refer to the navigation system manual. 72 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... delay ( 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 speed. 73 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... times and to spray the rear window washer. 1. Turn Signal 2. OFF 3. Parking and interior lights 4. Headlights on 5. High Beams 6. Flash high beams Turn Signal and Headlights 74 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... indicator stays on if you leave the lights on and turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) or LOCK (0) position. High Beams Push the lever forward and the ... parking brake. The headlights revert to normal operation when you turn them on with the switch. Instruments and Controls 75 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... signals and both indicators in the instrument panel to flash. Use the hazard warning lights if you need to park in a dangerous area near heavy traffic, or if your vehicle is disabled. 76 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... sure the rear window is clear and you have good visibility before starting to drive. Manual A/C type is shown. The rear window defogger will clear fog, frost, and ...to-side. If equipped Pushing this button also turns the mirror heaters on or off. For more information, see page 112 . 77 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Parking Brake, Steering Wheel Adjustment Parking Brake Driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and hubs. ... brake indicator on the instrument panel should go out when the parking brake is fully released (see page 60 ). 78 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... this key number if you ever have to get a lost key replaced. Use only Honda-approved key blanks. Instruments and Controls LEVER These keys contain electronic circuits that ... lock. You can keep the glove box locked when you leave your vehicle and the valet key at a parking facility. 79 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... from theft. If an improperly coded key (or other device) is used, the engine's fuel system is disabled. When you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, ... cause undesired operation of the device. Always take the ignition key with you whenever you leave the vehicle alone. 80 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    .... ACCESSORY (I) You can operate the audio system and the accessory power sockets in this position. ON (II) This is the normal key position when driving. Several of the indicators on the ...position. To turn the key, the shift lever must be in Park, and you must push the key in slightly. 81 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...door. The lock tab on any passenger's door locks and unlocks that door. When the door is unlocked, you can see the red indicator on the lock tab above the inner door handle. 82 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ..., and the parking brake is applied. Make all settings before you start driving. Auto Door Locking The auto door locking feature has three possible settings: The ... and tailgate lock when the vehicle speed reaches 9 mph (15 km/h). This is the default setting. Instruments and Controls 83 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... open the driver's door. 1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 84 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...switch, and within 5 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. To program the Drive Lock mode: Locks all doors and tailgate when the vehicle's speed...ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 6. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. 85 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... position. All doors and tailgate unlock whenever you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position. 1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position. ... hear another click. 4. Release the switch, and within 5 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position. 86 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...driver's door. CONTINUED 1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver's door. 87 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... unlock feature. 5. Release the switch and, within 5 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position. Move the shift lever to the Park (P) position. 6. Turn the ignition switch... the lock tab. To open the door, push the lock tab forward and use the outside door handle. 88 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... or the tailgate within 30 seconds, they will automatically relock, and the security system (if equipped) will reset. CONTINUED LED LOCK BUTTON UNLOCK BUTTON PANIC ... the doors and the tailgate if any door or the tailgate is not fully closed or the key is in the ignition switch. 89 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... the tailgate, replace the battery as soon as possible. Battery type: CR1616 SCREW To replace the battery: 1. Remove the screw at the base of the transmitter with a small Phillips-head screwdriver. 90 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... Table Of Contents Remote Transmitter 4. Remove the old battery, and insert a new battery into the back of the cover with the side facing down. BATTERY An ... your fingernail. 3. Inside the transmitter, separate the inner cover from the keypad by releasing the two tabs on the cover. 91 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... lower it, then press down on the back edge. Keep the tailgate closed at all times while driving to avoid damaging the tailgate and to prevent exhaust gas from getting into the interior. See Carbon Monoxide Hazard on page 54 . HANDLE RELEASE 92 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... of the tailgate. Push the release lever to the lower right as shown. If you need to unlock the tailgate manually, it means there is a problem with the tailgate. Have the vehicle checked by your dealer. 93 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... position. Make all seat adjustments before you start driving. The front passenger's seat can be adjusted manually (see the next page). Moves the seat forward ... backward. Increases or decreases the lumbar support. Moves the front of the seat up or down. Raises or lowers the seat. 94 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Seats LX/EX models Seat Adjustments See pages 11 13 for important safety information and warnings about how to ...raise the seat, repeatedly pull up the lever on the outside of the seat cushion. To lower the seat, push the lever down repeatedly. CONTINUED 95 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... Rear Seat Adjustments then release the lever. Make sure the seat-back latches in the new position. When using the center seating position, adjust the left and right side ... to the desired position, Each front seat has an armrest on the side of the seat-back. To use it, pivot it down. 96 2009 CR- V
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    ...down to use it. The rear center seat-back has a cargo area pass-through. To use the cargo area pass-through, pull up the release on top of the center seatback and fold it down. 97 2009 CR- V
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    ... Menu Table Of Contents Seats Head Restraints See page 13 for important safety information and a warning about improperly positioning head restraints. Front Position CUSHION ... it, pull upward. To lower the restraint, push the release button sideways, and push the restraint down. 98 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... injury during a crash. Instruments and Controls Always replace the head restraints before driving. LEGS SEAT-BACK LEGS SEAT-BACK RELEASE BUTTON RELEASE BUTTON Make ... passenger is seated in the rear center seating position, make sure the center head restraint is properly adjusted. 99 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...in the event of a severe collision, have the vehicle inspected by a Honda dealer. For a head restraint system to work properly: Do not hang any items on the ... move forward. This reduces the distance between the restraint and the occupant's head. It also helps protect the occupants 100 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... so they are level with the rear seat cushions, making a large cushioned area. To do this: EX-L model only 1. Adjust the rear seats as far back as possible. 2. Remove the ... hold the seat-back to keep it from going up too quickly. Only the passenger's side can be level as follows. 101 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... from the detachable anchor (see page 107 ). Allow the seat belt to retract into the holder on the ceiling and store the buckles in it. Make sure the rear seat armrest is stored. 102 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    .... Make sure the seat is secured and the seat belt is in front of the seatback before driving. In the rear center seating position, be sure the detachable anchor is latched securely (... the seat-back forward. Do not put any heavy items on the seat-back when it is folded down. CONTINUED 103 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... fold the rear seat forward: 1. Pull up the bar under the seat cushion and slide the rear seat backward. The rear seat will not fold forward unless it is as far back as it will go. 104 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... fastening strap to the hook on the center pillar. 5. Pull down on the anchor to engage the upper part of the anchor securely on the hook, and make sure the seat is secure. CONTINUED 105 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...return the seat to the upright position. Make sure the seat is securely latched before driving. When you are not using the fastening strap, store the strap into the slit on ... injury or death in a crash. Before using the seat belt, make sure the detachable anchor is correctly latched. 106 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... unlatch the detachable anchor, insert the latch plate into the slot on the side of the anchor buckle. Store the detachable anchor and seat belt latch plates in the retractor housing. 107 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... passenger seat only has heaters in the seat bottom because of the side airbag cutoff system. The ignition switch must be in the ON (II) position to use the heaters. Push the top ..., the heater turns off when the seat gets warm, and turns back on after the seat's temperature drops. 108 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...switch is off, and the passenger windows cannot be raised or lowered. To cancel this feature, push on the switch again to get it to pop out. Keep the MAIN switch off when you 109 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    .... Opening or closing the moonroof on someone's hands or fingers can cause serious injury. Make sure all hands and fingers are clear of the moonroof before opening or closing it. 110 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...and adjusted for best visibility. Be sure to adjust the mirrors before you start driving. The inside mirror has day and night positions. The night position ... glare from headlights behind you. Flip the tab on the bottom edge of the mirror to select the day or night position. CONTINUED 111 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... button. The indicator in the button comes on as a reminder. Press the button again to turn the heaters off. Pressing this button also turns the rear window defogger on and off. 112 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET COAT HOOK DOOR BEVERAGE HOLDER SUN VISOR SUNGLASSES HOLDER CONVERSATION..., this is on the center table 3 : This is on the center table or on the front panel, depending on models ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET 113 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...side of it, then move it as shown above. Place the dual deck cargo shelf on the far side of the cargo floor, then slide it forward while folding out the upper half of the shelf. 114 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... on the floor as shown above. Reverse this procedure to return the dual deck cargo shelf to the upper position. Make sure the dual deck cargo shelf is latched securely. CONTINUED 115 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... The rear seat also has a beverage holder in the center armrest. To use it, pivot the armrest down. To prevent damage, do not place more than 10 kg on this shelf. 116 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... Items Center Table Lower Glove Box Instruments and Controls To lock On LX and EX models To use the center table, pull up the outside edge of the table ...push. Lock or unlock the glove box with the master key. The glove box light comes on when the parking lights are on. CONTINUED 117 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... if the passenger is wearing the seat belt. Always keep the glove box closed while driving. LEVER EDGE Vanity Mirror Open the upper glove box by pushing up the ... by pulling down on the edge under the lever. To use the vanity mirror on the back of the sun visor, pull up the cover. 118 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... the sun visor, pull it down. When using the sun visor for the side window, remove the support rod from the clip, and swing it out. Make sure you put the sun visor back ... let the holder close and latch, and that they are not heavy enough to cause the holder to pop open while driving. 119 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Interior Convenience Items Conversation Mirror Accessory Power Sockets FRONT EX model The sunglasses holder uses a convex mirror for its bottom ... socket is intended to supply power for 12 volt DC accessories that are rated 120 watts or less (10 amps). 120 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... Interior Convenience Items Console Compartment REAR Instruments and Controls Push EX-L model None of the sockets will power an automotive type cigarette lighter element....socket. EX-L model Push the release knob to open or close the console compartment, slide the lid rearward. 121 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... ON, Door Activated, and OFF. In the Door Activated (center) position, the light comes on when you: Open any door. Unlock the doors and the tailgate with the key or remote transmitter. 122 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...light Push Push LX model Courtesy light Instruments and Controls Push Push EX, EX-L models Turn on the spotlight by pushing the lens. Push the lens again...come on when you unlock the door with the key or the remote transmitter, and when you remove the key from the ignition switch. 123 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... area light has a threeposition switch. In the OFF position, the light does not come on. In the center position, it comes on when you open the tailgate. In the ON position, it stays on continuously. 124 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...Playing a Disc ...145 Disc Player Error Messages ...152 EX and EX-L models without navigation system Playing the AM/FM Radio ...153 Playing the XM Radio ...157 Playing Discs ... ...131 Dual Temperature Control ...136 Climate Control Sensors ...138 Audio System ...139 125 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Vents, Heating, and A/C LX and EX models FAN CONTROL DIAL MODE CONTROL BUTTONS TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL MAX A/C ... RECIRCULATION BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/HEATED MIRRORS BUTTON AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) BUTTON : Canadian models 126 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... be left in fresh air mode under almost all conditions. Keeping the system in recirculation mode, particularly with the A/C off, can cause the windows to fog up. ... vents in the dashboard. Airflow is divided between the vents in the dashboard and the floor vents. Features CONTINUED 127 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... is cold, it will be several minutes before you feel warm air coming from the system. . 1. Select When you select , the system automatically switches to ... column on this page). 2. Set the fan to the desired speed. 3. Adjust the warmth of the air with the temperature control dial. 128 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... with MAX A/C: 1. Set the fan to the desired speed. 2. Select MAX A/C. The system automatically turns on the A/C, selects , and switches to recirculation mode. 3. ... preference. This setting is suitable for all driving conditions whenever the outside temperature is above 32°F (0°C). 129 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... of the windows: 1. Set the fan to the desired speed, or high for faster defrosting. . The system 2. Select automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. The ...periods only. To keep stale air and mustiness from collecting, you should have the fan running at all times. 130 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Climate Control System EX-L model DRIVER'S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL AUTO OFF BUTTON BUTTON AIR ...DUAL BUTTON REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER/MIRRORS HEATER BUTTON WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER BUTTON PASSENGER'S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL RECIRCULATION BUTTON 131 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...See the Navigation section in your quick start guide for an overview of this system, and the navigation system manual for complete details. Using Automatic Climate Control The...on, the driver's side and passenger's side temperature can be controlled independently (see page 136 ). 132 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... all times. Semi-automatic Operation You can manually select various functions of the climate control system when it is in fully automatic mode. All other features remain... regulate the inside temperature if you set the temperature control dial below the outside temperature. Features 133 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... may have made. When you select , the system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. For faster defrosting, manually set the fan speed to high. ... under each corner vent. When you turn off by pressing the button again, the system returns to its former settings. 134 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... window. 4. To increase airflow to the windshield, close the corner vents. For faster defogging, manually set the fan speed to high. For your safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows before driving. Features 135 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Dual Temperature Control EX-L model only The temperatures of the driver's side and the front passenger's side can be ... same temperature by adjusting the driver's temperature control dial. DUAL BUTTON PASSENGER' S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL 136 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... to its lower limit or its upper limit, it will be displayed as ''Lo'' or ''Hi''. Driver's Side Passenger's Side Features REAR POSITION FLOOR VENTS 137 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... Control Sensors Sunlight and Temperature Sensors SUNLIGHT SENSOR TEMPERATURE SENSOR The climate control system has two sensors: a sunlight sensor on top of the dashboard, and a ... and humidity sensor next to the steering column. Do not cover the sensors or spill any liquid on them. 138 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ..., see pages 141 through 152 . Features LX model U.S. EX and Canadian EX, EX-L models without navigation system For EX ...without navigation system, see pages 153 through 169 . For EX-L model with navigation system, see pages 170 through 210 . U.S. EX-L model without navigation system 139 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Audio System U.S. EX-L model with navigation system Canadian EX-L model with navigation system 140 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX models AM FM BUTTON BUTTON Features POWER/ VOLUME KNOB TUNE KNOB A.SEL/SCAN BAR SEEK/SKIP BAR PRESET BUTTONS 141 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...LX model) To Play the AM/FM Radio The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. Turn the system on by pushing the power/volume knob or the AM or FM button.... it for 10 seconds. When it plays a station you want to listen to, press the SCAN side of the bar again. 142 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... side of the A. SEL/SCAN bar. You will see A. SEL flashing in the display, and the system goes into scan mode for several seconds. It stores the frequencies of six AM,... the presets you originally set. Features For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 211 . 143 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    .... Except SVC adjustment When the level reaches the center, you will see ''C'' in the display. The system will return to the audio display about 5 seconds after you stop adjusting a mode. Speed-...SVC has four modes: SVC OFF, SVC LOW, SVC MID, and SVC HIGH. Turn the TUNE knob to 144 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a Disc (LX model) U.S. and Canadian LX model CD/AUX BUTTON EJECT BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON Features LOAD INDICATOR POWER/ VOLUME KNOB TUNE KNOB A.SEL/SCAN BAR SEEK/SKIP BAR 145 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...LX model) To Play a Disc To load or play a disc, the ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. You operate the disc player with the same controls used for the... Do not use discs with adhesive labels. The label can curl up and cause the disc to jam in the unit. 146 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... in MP3 or WMA, the numbers of the current folder and file are shown. The system will continuously play a disc until you change modes. You cannot load and... you will see the FOLDER indicator in the display. The TRACK indicator is shown with the file or track name. Features CONTINUED 147 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...10 characters are shown. You will also see some text data under these conditions: When a new folder, file, or track is selected. When you change the audio mode to play a disc with... of the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or side of the SEEK/SKIP bar. 148 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...the RPT button twice. You will hear a beep and see F-RPT in the display. The system continuously replays the current folder. Press the RPT button again to turn ... will see ''RDM'' in the display. Press the RDM button for 2 seconds to return to normal play. Features CONTINUED 149 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...To activate folder scan, press the SCAN bar twice. You will see F-SCAN in the display. The system plays the first file in the first folder for about 10 seconds. If you do ...Each time you press and release the SCAN bar, the mode changes from scan to folder scan, then to normal playing. 150 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... power/volume knob or by turning off the ignition switch, the disc will stay in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the disc will begin playing where it left off. Features Protecting Discs For information on how to handle and protect compact discs, see page 213 . 151 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... FORMAT BAD DISC CHECK MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC CHECK MANUAL Cause Track/File format not supported Mechanical Error Solution Current track will be skipped. The .... Do not try to force the disc out of the player. Servo Error The ejected disc will not be reloaded automatically. 152 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) U.S. EX and Canadian EX and EX-L models AM ... POWER/VOLUME KNOB PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB POWER/VOLUME KNOB SEEK BAR PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB 153 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play the AM/FM Radio The ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. Turn ... strong station and play it for 10 seconds. When it plays a station you want to listen to, press the SCAN button again. 154 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Preset Each preset button can store one frequency on AM and two ... you originally set. Features For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 211 . 155 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Adjusting the Sound Press the TUNE (SOUND) knob .... Turn the TUNE knob to adjust the setting to your liking. If you feel the sound is too loud, 156 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) Playing the XM Radio On U.S. EX-L without Navigation System ...types of music, XM Radio allows you to view channel and category selections in the display. Features PRESET BUTTONS TUNE KNOB 157 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) Operating the XM Radio To listen to XM radio, ... can only select channels within that category. SEEK/SKIP (CATEGORY) Press either side of the CATEGORY bar ( or ) to select another category. 158 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) SCAN The scan function gives you a sampling of all ... is currently too weak. Move the vehicle to an area away from tall buildings, and with an unobstructed view of the southern horizon. 159 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) The selected channel number does not exist, or is not part of ... and mountains the farther north you travel from the equator. Carrying large items on a roof rack can also block the signal. 160 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model without navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you may experience reception problems. ... at least 12 hours from the activation request. If the service has not been activated after 36 hours, contact XM Radio. 161 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Playing a Disc U.S. EX and Canadian EX and EX-L models ... SCAN BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB RANDOM BUTTON TUNE KNOB SCAN SEEK/SKIP BAR BUTTON POWER/VOLUME KNOB TUNE KNOB 162 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Play a Disc To load or play discs, the ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. ...''MP3'' in the display. In WMA format, ''WMA'' will appear in the display. You can select up to 99 163 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Loading Discs in the In-dash Disc Changer Your vehicle's in-... preset button. The system stops playing the current disc and starts the loading sequence. It then plays the disc just loaded. 164 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Text Data Display Function Each time you press the DISP button, the... of the previous track. To move rapidly within a track, press and hold the or side of the SEEK/SKIP bar. Features CONTINUED 165 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER SELECTION To select a ...until you deactivate folder random by pressing and holding the RDM button for 2 seconds, or by selecting a different folder with the TUNE knob. 166 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) Each time you press and release the RDM button, the mode ... the first disc for approximately 10 seconds. After playing the first track/file of the last disc, the system plays normally. Features 167 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing Discs (EX and EX-L models without navigation system) To Stop Playing a Disc Press the AM, FM, AUX button, or...changer. : On U.S. EX-L model You can also eject discs when the ignition switch is off. The disc that was last selected is ejected first. 168 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... PLEASE CHECK OWNERS MANUAL PUSH EJECT BAD DISC PLEASE CHECK OWNERS MANUAL Cause Track/File format not supported Solution Current track will be skipped. The ... the disc out of the player. Mechanical Error Features Servo Error The ejected disc will not be reloaded automatically. 169 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. model Canadian model AUTO SELECT ICON FM1 ICON AM ICON FM2 ICON SOUND ICON ... BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTON TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTON 170 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Voice Control System In addition to the standard audio ... you hear two beeps to change the frequency rapidly. Release the bar when the display reaches the desired frequency. Features CONTINUED 171 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) The seek function SEEK searches up and down from the current ...total of six stations on AM and twelve stations on FM. Each preset button's frequency is shown on the bottom of the audio display. 172 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) AUTO SELECT If you are traveling far from home and can no longer receive your preset... set. Features For information on AM/FM radio frequencies and reception, see page 211 . 173 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) Adjusting the Sound SPEAKER SETTING BALANCE Adjusts the side-toside strength of.... Adjusts the front-to-back FADER strength of the sound. To adjust the front/rear fader, touch the FR or RR icon. 174 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the AM/FM Radio (EX-L model with navigation system) This function is set to MID as the default setting when the vehicle leaves... (see page 76 ). The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the radio is turned off. Features 175 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) XM RADIO ICON MODE ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB JOYSTICK CATEGORY INDICATOR AM/FM BUTTON XM RADIO BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON PRESET CHANNEL NUMBER TUNE BAR PRESET BUTTONS 176 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) On U.S. EX-L model with Navigation System Your audio system is capable of ... and release the MODE icon, the display changes between the channel mode and the category mode. Features CONTINUED 177 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) TUNE Press the TUNE bar to change channel selections. Press for higher .... 3. Pick the preset button (icon) you want for that channel. Press and hold the button (icon) until you hear a beep. 178 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) 4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to store the first six ... or title information at this time. ''ANTENNA'' There is a problem with the XM antenna. Please consult your dealer. Features CONTINUED 179 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) The XM satellites are in orbit over the equator; therefore, objects south ... Signal may be blocked by mountains or large obstacles to the south. Signal weaker in these areas. GROUND REPEATER 180 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing the XM Radio (U.S. EX-L model with navigation system) Depending on where you drive, you may experience reception problems. Interference ...12 hours from the activation request. If the service has not been activated after 36 hours, contact XM Radio. 181 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) CD ICON POWER/VOLUME KNOB OPEN BUTTON JOYSTICK CD BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON ... BUTTON TUNE BAR RANDOM BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON SKIP BUTTON U.S. model is shown REWIND BUTTON SKIP BUTTON 182 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a Disc (In-dash single player...complex structure, it takes a while to read the disc before the system begins to play it. Video CDs and DVDs ...the screen. You can select up to 255 folders and play up 183 2009 CR- V...
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) To Load a Disc DISC SLOT OPEN BUTTON CLOSE BUTTON The in-dash disc player is behind ... put a cup, for example, on the screen, the liquid inside the cup may spill on the screen when you go over a bump. 184 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) Push the AUDIO button beside the screen to show the audio display and ... and change tracks (files in MP3 or WMA mode). Each preset button's function is shown on the bottom of the screen. CONTINUED 185 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode In MP3 or WMA mode FOLDER...This continues until you deactivate folder random by pressing the RDM button again, or if you select a different folder with the TUNE bar. 186 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) SCAN (TRACK/FILE SCAN) The scan function samples all tracks (files in ... the AUDIO button to show the audio display, then touch the Track List icon. The track list menu appears on the display. CONTINUED 187 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) When playing a CD recorded with text data, each track name is shown on ...the disc will stay in the drive. When you turn the system back on, the disc will begin playing where it left off. : U.S. model only 188 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a disc (EX-L model with navigation system) Removing a Disc To remove a disc from the audio unit, fold back the ... disc when the ignition switch is off. Protecting Discs For information on how to handle and protect discs, see page 213 . Features 189 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...Table Of Contents Disc Player Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error ...disc. Insert a different disc. If the new disc plays, there is a problem with the first disc. If the error... MECH ERROR Mechanical Error DISC HEAT ERROR TOC Error High Temperature 190 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. model Canadian model POWER/VOLUME KNOB CD ICON CD CHANGER ICON JOYSTICK ... SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR RANDOM BUTTON SKIP BUTTON SKIP BUTTON FAST FORWARD BUTTON REWIND BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON REPEAT BUTTON 191 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) Loading CDs in the Changer Your vehicle has the CD changer in the center ... by pulling it rearward. EJECT BUTTON 2. Push the EJECT button to remove the CD magazine. The magazine will pop up automatically. 192 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) 4. Put a CD on the tray with the printed surface facing up as shown. 5. ... 7. Make sure to slide the CD changer cover closed until it clicks. To remove CDs from the CD changer, refer to the loading procedure. 193 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a CD To play CDs, the ignition switch must be in the ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position. ...disc is playing to select passages and change tracks. Each preset button function is shown on the bottom of the screen. 194 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) button SKIP Push the (preset 6) to play the next track on the disc. Push ... song of each disc in the CD changer. You will see DISC SCAN in the display. Press and hold the button again to turn it off. Features 195 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    Main Menu Table Of Contents CD Changer (EX-L model with navigation system) To Stop Playing a CD Press the AM/FM or CD/XM button to switch to the radio or ... be in pause mode. Touch the CDC icon on the audio screen. The CD will begin playing where it left off. : On U.S. model only 196 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... Table Of Contents CD Changer Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message... button, and pull out the disc. Insert a different disc. If the new disc plays, there is a ... see your dealer. DISC ERROR FOCUS Error Features MECH ERROR Mechanical Error 197 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) U.S. model TRACK LIST ICON POWER/... KNOB PC CARD ICON JOYSTICK OPEN BUTTON CD/XM BUTTON AUDIO BUTTON SCAN BUTTON TUNE BAR ... BUTTON REWIND BUTTON SKIP BUTTON RANDOM BUTTON SKIP BUTTON REWIND BUTTON 198 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) To Play a PC Card You operate the PC card player with the same controls... 112/128/160 kbps (MPEG2) Compatible with variable bitrate and multi-session Maximum layers (including ROOT): 8 layers Features 199 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) The specifications for compatible WMA files are: Sampling frequency: 32/44.1/48 kHz .... On the navigation screen, you can see the audio information whenever you touch the AUDIO INFO icon on the screen. 200 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) There are three play modes: Folder, Artist, and Album. Touch the PLAY MODE icon, then ...INDICATOR Features ARTIST MODE PLAY MODE ICON ALBUM MODE PLAY MODE ICON CONTINUED 201 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) PLAY MODE ICON U.S. EX-L model is shown To select a play mode,... you select ''Continue playing the Current Song,'' the system goes into the selected play mode after playing the current file. 202 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) If you select ''Play a New Track List,'' the system goes into the ...a card is playing to select or change files. Each preset button's function is shown on the bottom of the screen. CONTINUED 203 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) SKIP Each time you press and release (preset 6), the player skips forward ... and hold the RDM button (preset 2) for 2 seconds. You will see FOLDER RANDOM, ARTIST RANDOM or ALBUM RANDOM in the display. 204 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) The system then selects and plays files randomly. This continues until you ... a different folder/artist/album with the TUNE bar, or pressing the SCAN button, also turns off the scan feature. Features 205 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Using a Track List FOLDER ICON ARTIST NAME TRACK LIST ICON U.S. EX-L ... in blue. In artist mode, the artist name is also displayed on the right side of each selectable icon. Select the desired file. 206 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Song Search Function ALBUM NAME SONG SEARCH ICON TITLE BY KEYWORD ICON ... search menu appears. You can then select any of three modes to search a file: Title by Keyword, Artist, and Album. CONTINUED 207 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Searching for a Song Title by Keyword MORE ICON To cancel the selected ... the side of the screen. Select the desired file by touching the appropriate icon, or moving the joystick and pressing the ENT. 208 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Playing a PC card (EX-L model with navigation system) Searching for a Song by Album Name ALBUM LIST To Stop Playing a PC Card To ..., the card will begin playing where it left off. When you leave the vehicle, always remove the PC card from the audio unit. 209 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    Main Menu Table Of Contents PC card Error Messages (EX-L model with navigation system) If you see an error message in the display while playing a PC card, find the...is inserted. The system supports CF card, Flash ATA card, and SanDisk 6-in-1 Card Adapter. 210 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... 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 frequency close to ...s reception. You may temporarily hear both stations, or hear only the station you are close to. CONTINUED 211 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... interference from passing vehicles and stationary sources can cause temporary reception problems. As required by the FCC: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party ... a distant radio station one day and not receive it the next day because of a change in conditions. 212 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... a disc, use a clean soft cloth. Wipe across the disc from the center to the outside edge. A new disc may be rough on the inner and outer edges. The small plastic pieces ... fingerprints, liquids, and felt-tip pens, can cause the disc to not play properly, or possibly jam in the drive. 213 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... thick discs Bubbled/ Wrinkled With Label/ Sticker Using Printer Label Kit Sealed With Plastic Ring 2. Damaged discs 3. Poor quality discs Chipped/ Cracked Warped Burrs 214 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...play the following formats. CD-R or CD-RW may not play due to the recording conditions. Scratches and fingerprints on the discs may cause the sound to skip. Can Shape Arrow Shape 215 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... name, folder name, etc.). VOL BUTTON CH BUTTON On EX, and EX-L models Three controls for the audio system are mounted in the steering wheel hub. These let you control basic functions without removing your hand from the wheel. 216 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...the center table, or in the console compartment, depending on models. The system will accept auxiliary input from standard audio accessories. When a compatible audio unit is connected to the jack, press the AUX button to select it. EX model 217 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... using the preset buttons (icon on vehicle's with navigation system). Because there are hundreds of number combinations possible from specific digits, making the system work without ... are unsuccessful in 10 attempts, you must then leave the system on for 1 hour before trying again. 218 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... model CLOCK BUTTON (A.SEL side of the A.SEL/SCAN bar) EX and EX-L models without navigation system CLOCK BUTTON (AM) To set the time, press ... system (GPS), and the displayed time is updated automatically by the GPS. Refer to the navigation system manual for how to adjust the time. 219 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...are fully closed. Since it is not part of the monitor display, manually check the hood. SECURITY SYSTEM INDICATOR Once the security system is set, opening any door ...seconds. There should be an audible confirmation beep. Do not attempt to alter this system or add other devices to it. 220 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Rearview Camera and Monitor On EX-L model with navigation system When in reverse, the touch screen and navigation system ''hard'' buttons are ... area is limited, you should always back up slowly and carefully, and look behind you for obstacles. 221 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... and release the SET/ DECEL button on the steering wheel. The CRUISE CONTROL indicator on the instrument panel comes on to show the system is now activated. Improper use of the cruise ..., even when it is not in use. 2. Accelerate to the desired cruising speed above 25 mph (40 km/h). 222 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... lightly with your foot. The CRUISE CONTROL indicator on the instrument panel goes out. When the vehicle slows to the desired speed, press the SET/DECEL button. CONTINUED Features 223 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    .... Resuming the Set Speed When you push the CANCEL button, or tap the brake pedal, the system remembers the previously set speed. To return to that speed, accelerate to above ...same speed as before. Pressing the CRUISE button turns the system off and erases the previous cruising speed. 224 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... ...228 Opening and Closing the Hood ...229 Oil Check ...230 Engine Coolant Check ...230 Fuel Economy ...231 Accessories and Modifications ...234 Carrying Cargo ...236 Before Driving 225 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...: Avoid full-throttle starts and rapid acceleration. Do not change the oil until the scheduled maintenance time. Avoid hard braking for the first 200 miles (300 km). ...to another brand of gasoline. For further important fuel-related information, please refer to your Quick Start Guide. 226 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...at another pump. If this does not fix the problem, consult your dealer. Before Driving 1. Park with the driver's side closest to the service station pump. 2. Open the fuel fill...and keep heat, sparks, and flame away. Handle fuel only outdoors. Wipe up spills immediately. CONTINUED 227 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... the message off. If the system still detects a leak in your vehicle's evaporative emissions system, the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) comes on. If the fuel fill cap was not..., then retighten it until it clicks at least once. The message should go off after several days of normal 228 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...Service Station Procedures Opening and Closing the Hood HOOD RELEASE HANDLE LATCH GRIP SUPPORT ROD Before Driving CLIP 1. Park the vehicle, and set the parking brake. Pull the ... the hood to about a foot (30 cm) above the fender, then let it drop. Make sure it is securely latched. 229 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...the MIN line, see Adding Engine Coolant on page 284 for information on adding the proper coolant. Refer to Owner's Maintenance Checks on page 278 for information about checking other items on your vehicle. 230 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...is also provided. Combined Fuel Economy Represents a combination of city and highway driving. The scale represents the range of combined fuel economy for other vehicles in the...ratings and factors that affect fuel economy, visit www. fueleconomy.gov (Canada: Visit www. vehicles.gc.ca) 231 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... also big contributors to increased drag. Always drive in the highest gear possible If your vehicle has a manual transmission, you can boost your fuel ... to the maintenance messages displayed on the multiinformation display (see Owner's Maintenance Checks on page 278 ). For example: 232 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Fuel Economy Minimize the use of the air conditioning system The A/C puts an extra load on the engine which makes it use more fuel. Use the ... to zero. 3) Record the total gallons (liters) needed to refill. 4) Follow one of the simple calculations above. 233 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... Contents Accessories and Modifications Modifying your vehicle, or installing some non-Honda accessories, can make it unsafe. Before you make any modifications or ...the rear windows. Accessories installed in these areas may interfere with proper operation of the side curtain airbags. 234 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...Modifications Modifying Your Vehicle Removing parts from your vehicle, or replacing components, with non-Honda components could seriously affect your vehicle's handling, stability, and...the systems ineffective. If you plan to modify your vehicle, consult your dealer. Before Driving 235 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ..., or improperly storing it, can affect your vehicle's handling, stability, stopping distance, tires, and make it unsafe. Before carrying any type of cargo, be sure to ... pages. SEAT-BACK POCKETS SEAT UNDER TRAY CENTER CONSOLE COMPARTMENT : If equipped LOWER GLOVE BOX CENTER POCKET 236 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... the total weight of all occupants, cargo, and accessories, and the tongue load if you are towing a trailer. See Tire And Loading Information label attached to the ...load if you are towing a trailer. (3)Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kg or XXX lbs. 237 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...Cargo In addition, the total weight of the vehicle, all occupants, accessories, cargo, and trailer tongue load must not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR...lbs) Passenger Weight (150 lbs x 5 = 750 lbs) Cargo Weight (100 lbs) 238 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...s ability to operate the pedals. Keep the lower glove box closed while driving. If it is open, a passenger could injure their knees during a crash or ... enter the passenger area. To avoid the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning, follow the instructions on page 54 . CONTINUED 239 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... of the rack and the items does not exceed 165 lbs (75 kg). If you use an accessory roof rack, the roof rack weight limit may be lower. Refer to the information that came... down. Do not exceed the dual deck cargo shelf load limit of 20 lbs on U.S. models, and 10 kg on Canadian models. 240 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... from being thrown forward in a crash or a sudden stop. Cargo Hooks HOOK Before Driving The four hooks on the floor can be used to install a net for securing items. On LX .... Heavy objects may damage the hook. Make sure any items put on each hook weigh less than 6.5 lbs (3 kg). 241 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Main Menu Table Of Contents 242 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... your vehicle, the braking system, the vehicle stability assist (VSA ) system, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), and facts you need if you are planning to ... Towing a Trailer ...261 Towing Your Vehicle Behind a Motorhome...266 Off-Highway Driving Guidelines ...268 Driving 243 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...gravity. Do not carry heavy cargo on the roof. Four-wheel drive models Your vehicle is equipped with a fourwheel drive (4WD) system. When the system senses a loss of frontwheel..., and braking that you would in a twowheel drive vehicle. See page 268 for off-highway driving guidelines. 244 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... frost, snow, or ice. 2. Check that the hood is fully closed. 3. Visually check the tires. If a tire looks low, use a gauge to check its pressure (see page 302 ). 4. ... 14 ). 10. When you start the engine, check the gauges and indicators in the instrument panel (see page 59 ). Driving 245 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. In cold weather, turn off all electrical accessories to reduce the drain on the battery. 3. Make sure the shift lever is in Park. Press ... in cold weather. Also, the thinner air f ound at altitudes above 8,000 f eet (2,400 meters) adds to this problem. 246 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...on the brake pedal and press the release button on the side of the shift lever. You cannot shift out of Park when the ignition switch is in the LOCK (0) or ACCESSORY (I) position. CONTINUED 247 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... from reverse to neutral, come to a complete stop and then shift. Press the release button before shifting into reverse from neutral. Move the shift lever. Press the D3 button. 248 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...pedal when you are moving the shift lever from neutral to another gear. Drive (D) Use this position for your normal driving. ... the engine warm up faster. D3 Mode Driving D3 SWITCH D3 MODE INDICATOR Press the... cycling between third and fourth gears in stop-and-go driving. CONTINUED 249 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... through 1, 2, D3, and D, you can operate the transmission much like a manual transmission without a clutch pedal. If you shift into first position when the ... by a limiter in the engine's computer controls. The engine will run normally when you reduce the rpm below the red zone. 250 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... right side. Press the brake pedal, and restart the engine. If you need to use the shift lock release, it means your vehicle is developing a problem. Have the vehicle checked by your dealer. 251 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... you. Lock the doors and the tailgate. On EX and EX-L models If the vehicle is facing uphill, turn the front wheels away from the curb. If the vehicle is facing ... grass, or other flammable materials. The hot three way catalytic converter could cause these materials to catch on fire. 252 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...right-rear brake, etc.). If one circuit should develop a problem, you will still have braking at two wheels. Brake Pad Wear Indicators The front and rear disc ..., they will screech all the time. It is normal for the brakes to occasionally squeal or squeak when you apply them. Driving 253 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... Of Contents Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) The anti-lock brake system (ABS) helps prevent the wheels from locking up, and helps you retain steering control by ... for you by always keeping firm, steady pressure on the brake pedal. This is sometimes referred to as ''stomp and steer.'' 254 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... together, and the parking brake is fully released, the EBD system may also be shut down. Test your brakes as instructed on page 326 . If the brakes feel normal, ... a longer distance to stop on loose or uneven surfaces, such as gravel or snow, than a vehicle without antilock. Driving 255 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... inspect your vehicle as soon as possible. If the low tire pressure indicator or TPMS indicator comes on, the VSA system automatically turns on even if the VSA system... vehicle will have normal braking and cornering ability, but it will not have VSA traction and stability enhancement. 256 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... vehicle with the VSA and traction control systems switched off. VSA and Tire Sizes Driving with varying tire or wheel sizes may cause the VSA to malfunction. ... is off, the VSA activation indicator comes on as a reminder. Press and hold the switch again. It turns the system back on. 257 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... to the specified values, have your dealer check the system as soon as possible. Driving on a significantly under inflated tire causes the tire to overheat and can ... tire pressure varies by temperature and other conditions, the low tire pressure indicator may come on unexpectedly. 258 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... as specified on the tire information label and in the owner's manual (see page 303 ). Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator This indicator comes on and stays ... spare tire, the TPMS indicator may also come on and stay on after driving several miles (kilometers). Driving 259 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...tire, the low tire pressure indicator stays on. This is normal; the system is not monitoring the spare tire pressure. Manually check the spare tire pressure to be sure it... interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. 260 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... first 600 miles (1,000 km) (see page 226 ). Be sure to read the Off-Highway Driving Guidelines section on page 268 if you plan to tow off paved surfaces. ... heavy can seriously affect your vehicle's handling and performance. It can also damage the engine and drivetrain. CONTINUED 261 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... is 4,560 lbs (2,070 kg). Gross Axle Weight Ratings (GAWR) The maximum allowable weight of the vehicle, all occupants, all accessories, all cargo, and the tongue load must ...-tire traction and steering control. Too little tongue load can make the trailer unstable and cause it to sway. 262 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... Table Of Contents Towing a Trailer Towing Equipment and Accessories Towing can require a variety of equipment, depending on the size of your trailer, how it will be used, ... that they cross under the tongue and can catch the trailer if it becomes unhitched. Leave enough CONTINUED 263 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...the drawing above for the wiring color code and purpose of each pin. If you use a non-Honda trailer lighting harness and converter, you can get the ... trailer sales or rental agency if any other items are recommended or required for your towing situation. 264 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... vehicle tires and spare are properly inflated, and the trailer tires and spare are inflated as recommended by the trailer maker. Driving Safely With a Trailer The added weight, ... a constant speed, and steer straight ahead. Do not try to make quick steering or braking corrections. 265 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... turn it off. Release the parking brake. Leave the ignition switch in the ACCESSORY (I) position so the steering wheel does not lock. Make sure the radio and any items plugged into the accessory power sockets are turned off so you do not run down the battery. 266 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... shif ted f rom reverse to neutral and then towed with the drive wheels on the ground. If you tow a CR-V behind a motorhome, the transmission fluid must be changed every ... fuse in an obvious location (center tray, coin pockets, etc) as a reminder to re-install the fuse before driving 267 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... load limits (see page 237 and 262 ). Wherever you drive, make sure you and your passengers always wear seat ... could be seriously injured or killed. Follow all instructions and guidelines in this owner's manual. Keep your speed low, and don't drive faster than conditions permit. 268 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... sure to do all scheduled maintenance and service, and inspect your vehicle for any problems. Pay special ... (too steep or bumpy roads). You have limits (driving skill and comfort). And your vehicle has ...Slowly back down the hill, following the same route you took up the hill. Driving 269 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ...the wheel bearings. If You Get Stuck Avoid driving on soft sand, deep mud, or other surfaces where ..., stop and allow everything to cool down. The 4-wheel drive system will work again after its temperature drops. ...a long time while trying to get unstuck, you may overheat and damage it. 270 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...have the skills and tools to perform more complex maintenance tasks on your vehicle, you may want to purchase the service manual. See page 353 for information on how... ...298 Wiper Blades ...299 Tires ...302 Wheels ...308 Checking the Battery ...308 Vehicle Storage ...310 Maintenance 271 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...can be seriously hurt or killed. Always follow the inspection and maintenance recommendations and schedules in this owner's manual. Potential Vehicle Hazards Carbon Monoxide poison from ... in performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not you should perform a given task. 272 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...when you should have your dealer do engine oil replacement and indicated maintenance service. Based on the engine operating conditions, the onboard computer in your vehicle...release the select/reset knob repeatedly until the engine oil life indicator appears (see page 66 ). CONTINUED 273 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... 15 and 10 percent oil life indicators remind you that your vehicle will soon be due for scheduled maintenance. When the remaining engine oil life is 5 to 1 percent, you ... along with the same maintenance item code(s), every time you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. 274 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...display comes on every time you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position. The maintenance minder indicator ( ) also comes on and remains on in the instrument ... has passed the maintenance required point. Immediately have the indicated maintenance done by your dealer. CONTINUED 275 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... Oil Life Display Your dealer will reset the display after completing the required maintenance service. You will see ''OIL LIFE 100%'' on the information ... items displayed on the information display are in code. For an explanation of these maintenance codes, see page 279 . 276 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... item code(s) will disappear, and the engine oil life will reset to ''100.'' Your authorized Honda dealer knows your vehicle best and can provide competent, efficient service. Maintenance CONTINUED 277 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... as proof of completion, and have the person who does the work fill out your Honda Service History or Canadian Maintenance Log. Check your warranty booklet for more ..., taillights, high-mount brake light, and license plate light monthly. See page 291 . 278 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... (24,000 km). Inspect drive belt Replace transmission fluid If you tow a CR-V behind a motorhome, the transmission fluid must be changed every 2 years or 30,000 ... idle speed every 160,000 miles (256,000 km). Adjust the valves during services A, B, 1, 2, or 3 only if they are noisy. 279 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Fluid Locations ENGINE OIL FILL CAP ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK (Orange handle) WASHER FLUID (Blue cap) POWER STEERING FLUID (Red cap) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID DIPSTICK (Yellow loop) BRAKE FLUID (Black cap) ENGINE COOLANT RESERVOIR RADIATOR CAP 280 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... is the preferred 5W-20 lubricant for your vehicle. It is highly recommended that you use Honda Motor Oil in your vehicle for optimum engine protection. Make sure the API ... level on the engine oil dipstick. Do not fill above the upper mark; you could Maintenance Ambient Temperature 281 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... service. Unless you have the knowledge and proper equipment, you should have this maintenance done by a skilled mechanic. WASHER OIL DRAIN BOLT 1. Run the engine ... cap. Remove the oil drain bolt and washer from the bottom of the engine. Drain the oil into an appropriate container. 282 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... Contents Changing the Engine Oil and Filter OIL FILTER 5. Install a new oil filter according to the instructions that come with it. Make sure to clean off any dirt and dust ... and take it to a recycling center. Do not discard it in a trash bin or dump it on the ground. Maintenance 283 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...corrosion, causing the cooling system to malfunction or fail. Have the cooling system flushed and refilled with Honda antifreeze/coolant as soon as possible. If the reserve tank... or below the MIN line, add coolant to bring it up to the MAX line. Inspect the cooling system for leaks. 284 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... engine compartment. 5. Put the radiator cap back on, and tighten it fully. Maintenance RADIATOR CAP 6. Pour coolant into the reserve tank. Fill it ... radiator cap counterclockwise, without pressing down. 3. Remove the radiator cap by pushing it down and turning it counterclockwise. 285 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    .... Check the fluid level by removing the cap and looking at the level gauge. On Canadian models: The low washer level indicator comes on when the level is low (see page 65 ). 286 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... (yellow loop) from the transmission, and wipe it with a clean cloth. 3. Insert the dipstick all the way into the transmission securely as shown in the illustration. Maintenance CONTINUED 287 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... and durability, and could result in damage to the transmission. Damage resulting f rom the use of transmission f luid other than Honda Genuine ATF-Z1 is not covered by the Honda new vehicle warranty. 288 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... corrosion and decrease the life of the system. Have the brake system flushed and refilled with Honda Heavy Duty Brake Fluid DOT 3 as soon as possible. Brake ... the MIN mark, your brake system needs attention. Have the brake system inspected for leaks or worn brake pads. Maintenance 289 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...Contents Power Steering Fluid UPPER LEVEL Always use Honda Power Steering Fluid. You may use another ... replacement, but have the power steering system flushed and refilled with Honda PSF as soon as possible. A ...t or right lock and holding it there can damage the power steering pump. 290 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...Table Of Contents Lights Headlight Aiming The headlights were properly aimed when your vehicle was new. If you regularly carry heavy items in the cargo area or pull ... bulb on the driver's side, remove the under-hood fuse box from its stay by pulling it out. Maintenance CONTINUED 291 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...its slot. Pivot it out of the way, and remove the bulb. 7. Push the electrical connector onto the new bulb. Make sure it is connected securely. Turn on the headlights to test the new bulb. 8. (Driver's side) Reinstall the under-hood fuse box. 292 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... 5. Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. 6. (Driver's side) Reinstall the coolant reserve tank. HOLDER Maintenance SOCKET 1. Open the hood. To change .... 3. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 293 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... assembly. Turn it clockwise to lock it in place. 5. Turn on the lights to make sure the new bulb is working. 6. (Driver's side) Reinstall the fuse box in place securely. On.... 3. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 294 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...Menu Table Of Contents Lights Replacing Rear Bulbs COVER SCREWS BULBS BULBS Maintenance 1. Open the tailgate. Place a cloth on the edge of the cover. Remove the ... light, turn signal, or side marker. 5. Remove the socket by turning it one-quarter turn counterclockwise. CONTINUED 295 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... Table Of Contents Lights 6. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it bottoms. 7. Reinstall the ...screwdriver and pulling the cover off. 3. Remove the socket from the light assembly by turning it one-quarter turn counterclockwise. 296 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... Seat Belts SOCKET LOOP Floor Mats BULB ANCHOR Maintenance 4. Pull the bulb straight out of its socket. Push the new bulb straight into the socket until it ... the floor mat anchors. This keeps the floor mat from sliding forward and possibly interfering with the pedals. CONTINUED 297 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... it when you put it back in your vehicle. If you use a non-Honda floor mat, make sure it fits properly and that it can be used with ...''drive-through'' car wash, remove the antenna by unscrewing it by hand. This prevents the antenna f rom being damaged by the car wash brushes. 298 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... make sure not to drop the wiper blade or wiper arm down on the windshield. BLADE Maintenance LOCK TAB To replace a front wiper blade: 1. Raise each wiper arm off...from its holder by grasping the tabbed end of the blade. Pull firmly until the tabs come out of the holder. CONTINUED 299 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... from the old wiper blade, and install them in the slots along the edge of the new blade. REINFORCEMENT TOP BLADE 6. Slide the wiper blade assembly onto the ... is completely installed. Make sure the three rubber tabs inside the blade fit to each notch of the reinforcement, as shown. 300 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... or metal reinforcement along the back edge, remove the metal reinforcement strips from the old wiper blade, and install them in the slots along the edge of the new blade. Maintenance 301 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... worn or improperly inflated can cause a crash in which you can be seriously hurt or killed. Follow all instructions in this owner's manual regarding tire inflation and maintenance. 302 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... the recommended cold tire pressures for most normal and high-speed driving conditions. Tire Size Cold Tire Pressure for Normal Driving Front/Rear: 30 psi (210 kPa , ... are on a label on the driver's doorjamb. For additional information about your tires, see page 338 . Maintenance 303 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ..., road conditions, vehicle loading, inflation pressure, maintenance history, speed, and environmental conditions (even when the tires are not in use). Your tires... gives very little traction on wet roads. You should replace the tire if you can see three or more tread wear indicators. 304 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ..., improper wheel weights can damage your vehicle's aluminum wheels. Use only Honda wheel weights f or balancing. To help increase tire life and distribute ... purchase directional tires, rotate only front-to-back. When the tires are rotated, make sure the air pressures are checked. 305 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... wheels. Also be sure you use only TPMS specific wheels. If you do not, the tire .... Always use the size and type of tires recommended in this owner's manual. Wheel and Tire Specifications Wheels: 17 x... quality grading information, and page 340 for tire size and labeling information. 306 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... them only on the front tires. Because your vehicle has limited tire clearance, Honda strongly recommends using the chains listed below, made by Security Chain ... dry roads may be lower than your original tires. Check with the tire dealer for maximum speed recommendations. CONTINUED 307 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Tires, Wheels, Checking the Battery When installing cables, follow the manufacturer's instructions, and mount ... condition of the battery monthly by looking at the test indicator window. The label on the battery explains the test indicator's colors. 308 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...your dealer or a qualified technician. WARNING: Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds. Wash your hands after handling. If...the battery with a cloth or paper towel. Coat the terminals with grease to help prevent future corrosion. Maintenance 309 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... transmission in Park. Block the rear wheels. If the vehicle is to be stored for a longer period, it should be supported on jackstands so the tires are off the ground. Leave one ... full operating temperature (the cooling fans cycle on and off twice). Preferably, do this once a month. 310 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...able to get going again. If not, you will also find instructions on getting your vehicle towed. Compact Spare Tire...312 Changing a Flat Tire ...313 If the ... ...325 Brake System Indicator ...326 Fuses ...327 Fuse Locations ...330 Emergency Towing ...332 Taking Care of the Unexpected 311 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... when you can see the tread wear indicator bars. The replacement should be the same size and design tire, mounted on the same wheel. The spare tire is not designed to be mounted on a regular wheel, and the spare wheel is not designed for mounting a regular tire. 312 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... injuring anyone underneath. JACK TOOLS Follow the directions for changing a tire exactly, and never get under the vehicle when it is supported only by the jack. 1. Park the ... the tabs on the lid. 4. Take the tool kit out of the spare tire. CONTINUED Taking Care of the Unexpected 313 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Changing a Flat Tire WHEEL NUT WRENCH JACK JACKING POINT 5. Take the jack out of the spare tire area. Turn ... the end bracket clockwise until the top of the jack contacts the jacking point. Make sure the jacking point tab is resting in the jack notch. 314 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    .... 10. Remove the wheel nuts, then remove the flat tire. Handle the wheel nuts carefully; they may be hot from driving. Place the flat tire on the ground with the... and hub with a clean cloth. Wipe the hub carefully; it may be hot from driving. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 315 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... Of Contents Changing a Flat Tire SPACER CONE For spare For normal tire tire TAB 14. Tighten the wheel nuts securely in the same crisscross pattern. Have ... center of the spacer cone, then pull the bolt downward. To install the wing bolt to the spacer cone, reverse this procedure. 316 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... on the flat tire of the cargo area. 22.Your vehicle's original tire has a tire pressure monitoring system sensor. To replace a tire, refer to Changing a Tire with TPMS (... the center cap in the spare tire well. Make sure it does not get scratched or damaged. 21.Close the tailgate. 317 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...circuit for the ignition switch or starter motor. You will need a qualified technician to determine the problem. See Emergency Towing on page 332 . If the headlights dim noticeably or ...(see page 309 ). You can then try jump starting the vehicle from a booster battery (see page 320 ). 318 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...Are you using a properly coded key? An improperly coded key will cause the immobilizer system indicator in the instrument panel to blink rapidly (see page 61 ). Are you... need a qualified technician to find the problem. See Emergency Towing on page 332 . Taking Care of the Unexpected 319 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... rozen battery can cause it to rupture. 2. Turn off all the electrical accessories: heater, A/C, stereo system, lights, etc. Put the transmission in Park, and set... to the positive ( ) terminal on your battery. Connect the other end to the positive ( ) terminal on the booster battery. 320 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...of the engine. Keep the ends of the jumper cables away from each other and any metal on the vehicle until everything is disconnected. Otherwise, you may cause an electrical short. 321 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... road. Put the transmission in Park, and set the parking brake. Turn off all accessories, and turn on the hazard warning lights. 2. If you see steam and/or spray ..., then open the hood. Driving with the temperature gauge reading at the red mark can cause serious damage to the engine. 322 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...the proper coolant mixture available, you can add plain water. Remember to have the cooling system drained and refilled with the proper mixture as soon as you can. 10. .... After the pressure releases, push down on the cap, and turn it until it comes off. Taking Care of the Unexpected 323 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... running, the battery is not being charged. Immediately turn off all electrical accessories. Try not to use other electrically operated controls such as the power ... serious mechanical damage almost immediately. Turn of f the engine as soon as you can saf ely get the vehicle stopped. 324 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... Contents Malfunction Indicator Lamp If the indicator comes on while driving, it means one of the engine's emissions control systems may have a problem. Even though you may... sure these codes are set. If they are not set, the test cannot be completed. Taking Care of the Unexpected 325 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... on if you do not fully release the parking brake. If the brake system indicator comes on while driving, the brake fluid level is probably low. Press lightly on the ... VSA system indicator come on with the brake system indicator, have your vehicle inspected by your dealer immediately. 326 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    .... The fuse label is attached under the steering column. The under-hood fuse box is on the driver's side. To open it, push the tabs as shown. Taking Care of the Unexpected CONTINUED 327 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... switch to the LOCK (0) position. Make sure the headlights and all other accessories are off. 2. Remove the cover from the fuse box. 3. Check each of the large fuses...interior fuse box by pulling out each one with the fuse puller provided on the back of the under-hood fuse box cover. 328 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...the preset buttons to enter the digit code (see page 218 ). On vehicles with a navigation system, touch the appropriate icon to enter the code number (see page 218...system. If you do not have a replacement f use with the proper rating f or the circuit, install one with a lower rating. 329 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... Not used Not used Moonroof Door Lock Front Left Power Window HAC Option Rear Accessory Socket Accessory Front Right Power Window Accessory Power Socket on the Center Table Rear Right ...(20 A) 20 A 20 A (20 A) 15 A 15 A 20 A (15 A) 20 A 20 A 7.5 A 7.5 A 10 A 7.5 A 30 A : If equipped 330 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...HI/ Reclining Power Seat DR FR HI/Sliding IGPS OIL LEVEL EPT-L High Power Sound IG Coil FI Main MG Clutch DBW Interior Light Back Up Taking Care of the Unexpected : If equipped 331 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... Vehicle Behind a Motorhome on page 266 for non-emergency towing information. Towing with only two tires on the ground will damage parts of the 4WD system. It should be transported on a f lat-bed truck or trailer. 332 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... you should know about your vehicle's tires and emissions control systems. Identification Numbers ...334 Specifications ...336 DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. ... ...345 Replacement Parts...345 Three Way Catalytic Converter ...346 Emissions Testing ...347 Technical Information 333 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ...VIN) is the 17-digit number your dealer uses to register your vehicle for warranty purposes. It is also necessary for licensing and insuring your vehicle. The easiest place.... Make sure to close the lid before closing the hood. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) CERTIFICATION LABEL 334 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... number through the window next to the ''H'' logo. The transmission number is on a label on top of the transmission. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER Technical Information ENGINE NUMBER 335 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... qt (7.0 1.3 US qt (1.2 1.5 US qt (1.4 ) ) ) ) Weights Gross vehicle weight rating See the certification label attached to the driver's doorjamb. Engine Type Bore x Stroke ... filter Without filter Total Approx. 15.3 US gal (58 ) 4.4 US qt (4.2 ) 4.2 US qt (4.0 ) 5.6 US qt (5.3 ) 336 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Specifications Seating Capacities Total Front Rear Air Conditioning Refrigerant type Charge ... (Amber) 3 CP 21 W (Amber) 21/5 W 21 W 5W 8W 8W 8W 5W 21 W Caster Tires Size Front Rear Front Rear Front 0.0 in (0 ... AH/5 HR 38 AH/5 HR 45 AH/20 HR 47 AH/20 HR 337 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...: Treadwear 200 Traction AA Temperature A All passenger car tires must conform to Federal Safety Requirements in addition to these grades. Treadwear The treadwear ... braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak traction characteristics. 338 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than the minimum required by law. Warning: The temperature grade for this tire is established for a tire that is properly ...either separately or in combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure. Technical Information 339 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Manufacturer's identification mark. R (1) (4) (1) (2) (3) (4) (3) (2) 17 Rim diameter in inches. Tire Size Tire Identification Number (TIN) Maximum Tire Pressure Maximum Tire Load B97R 340 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... Tire Labeling FW6X 2202 Tire type code. Date of manufacture. Year Week The maximum air pressure the tire can hold. The maximum load the tire can carry at maximum air pressure. Maximum Tire Pressure Max Press Maximum Tire Load Max Load Technical Information 341 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... low tire pressure telltale. As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire ...telltale illuminates, you should stop and check your tires as soon as possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. 342 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    Main Menu Table Of Contents Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Your vehicle has also been equipped with a TPMS malfunction indicator to ... vehicle to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly. Technical Information 343 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ...do to maintain them. This section summarizes how the emissions controls work. In Canada, Honda vehicles comply with the Canadian emission requirements, as specified in an agreement... filled with activated carbon. While driving, the fuel vapors are drawn into the engine and burned off. 344 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... Act. To make sure the emissions remain low, you should use only new Honda replacement parts or their equivalent for repairs. Using lower quality parts may...into the intake manifold. Adding exhaust gas to the air/fuel mixture reduces the amount of NOx produced when the fuel is burned. 345 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... it acts on HC, CO, and NOx. A replacement unit must be an original Honda part or its equivalent. The three way catalytic converter must operate at a high ... a small amount of leaded gasoline can contaminate the catalyst metals, making the three way catalytic converter ineffective. 346 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...when the battery is disconnected, and set again only after several days of driving under a variety of conditions. If the testing facility determines that the readiness codes ... (about 3 minutes). 6. Without touching the accelerator pedal, let the engine idle for 20 seconds. CONTINUED 347 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...least 30 seconds, then repeat it two more times (for a total of 90 seconds). 8. Then drive in city/suburban traffic for at least 10 minutes. When traffic conditions allow, let ... for 30 minutes. If the testing facility determines the readiness codes are still not set, see your dealer. 348 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    Main Menu Warranty and Customer Relations Customer Service Information...350 Warranty Coverages ...351 Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Vehicles) ...352 Authorized Manuals ...353 Warranty and Customer Relations 349 2009 CR- V
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    ... the decision made by the dealership's management, contact Honda Customer Service. U.S. Owners: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. ...-2746 Tel: (800) 999-1009 Canadian Owners: Customer Relations Honda Canada Inc. 715 Milner Avenue ... Box 190816 San Juan, PR 00919-0816 Tel: (787) 620-7546 350 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...and exclusions apply to all these warranties. Please read the 2009 Honda warranty information booklet that.... Tire warranty information is in a separate booklet. Canadian Owners Please refer to the 2009 warranty ... battery. replacement parts against defects in materials and workmanship. 351 2009 CR- ...
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or American Honda Motor Co., Inc. To contact NHTSA, you may ..., DC 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.saf ercar.gov. 352 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...31SWAM20 31SWAQ20 HON-R Form Description 2007-2009 Honda CR-V Service Manual 2007-... Troubleshooting Manual 2007 Honda CR-V Body Repair Manual 2009 Honda CR... 2009 Honda CR-V Navigation System Owner's Manual 2009 Honda CR-V Honda ... History 2009 Honda CR-V Quick Start Guide Order Form for Previous Years...
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    Main Menu Index A Accessories...234 ACCESSORY (Ignition Key Position) ...81 Accessory Power Sockets...120 Active Head Restraint ...100 Additives, Engine Oil...282 Adjusting... Holders ...116 Booster Seats ...51 Brakes Anti-lock System (ABS) ...254 Break-in, New Linings ...226 CONTINUED I 2009 CR- V
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    ... ...334 Chains, Tires ...307 Changing a Flat Tire ...313 Changing Oil ...281 How to ...281 When to...279 Charging System Message...60, 324 Check Fuel Cap Indicator ... Window ...77 Defrosting the Windows ...130 Detachable Anchor...107 Dimensions ...336 Dimming the Headlights ...74, 75 II 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ..., Jump Starting ...320 Brake System Indicator ...326 Changing a Flat Tire ...313 Charging System Indicator ...324 Checking the Fuses...327 Hazard Warning Flashers ... Transmission...287 Brake ...289 Power Steering...290 Windshield Washer ...286 CONTINUED INDEX E Economy, Fuel ...231 III 2009 CR- V
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    ......334 Ignition Keys...79 Switch ...81 Timing Control System ...345 Immobilizer System...80 Important Safety Precautions ...6 H Halogen Headlight Bulbs...291 Hazard Warning Flashers......232 Gasohol ...226 Gasoline ...226 Low Fuel Indicator ...63 Gauge ...69 Octane Requirement ...226 IV 2009 CR- V
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    ...61 Low Fuel ...63 Low Oil Pressure ...60, 324 Low Tire Pressure ...64, 258 Maintenance Minder...65, 273 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...60, 325 Passenger ... ...60, 324 Lower Anchors...43 CONTINUED J Jacking up the Vehicle ...314 Jack, Tire ...315 Jump Starting ...320 K Keys ...79 INDEX V 2009 CR- V
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    ... Minder ...273-279 Main Items and Sub Items ...276 Owner's Maintenance Checks ...278 Minder Indicator ...65 Safety...272 Malfunction Indicator Lamp .. 60, 325 Meters, ... Safety Precautions ...17 Advice for Pregnant Women...16 P Panel Brightness Control ...76 Park Gear Position...248 VI 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ...95 Select/Reset Button ...66 Serial Number ...334 Service Intervals ...279 Service Manual ...353 Service Station Procedures ...227 CONTINUED R Radiator Overheating ...89 S Safety Belts...8, 18 Safety Defects, Reporting ...352 Safety Features ...7 Airbags ...9 Seat Belts ...8 INDEX VII 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...294 Signaling Turns ...74 Snow Tires ...307 Sound System ...139 Spare Tire ...312 Spark Plugs ...336 Specifications ...336, 337 Speed Control ...222 Speed Limiter ... Anchorage Points ...48 Theft Protection, Radio...218 Three Way Catalytic Converter ...346 Tilt the Steering Wheel...78 VIII 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... ...266 Emergency Wrecker ...332 Equipment and Accessories ...263 Pre-Tow Checklist ...264 Weight Limit ...261 TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) ...258 Indicator ... the ...311 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...338 Unleaded Gasoline...226 Used Oil, How to Dispose of ...283 CONTINUED IX 2009 CR- V
  • 2009 Honda CR-V | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ..., Defogger ...77 Windshield Cleaning ...73 Defroster ...130 Washers ...286 Wipers, Windshield Changing Blades ...299 Operation ...73 Worn Tires ...304 Wrecker, Emergency Towing ...332 : U.S. only X 2009 CR- V
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    ... capacity (including filter): 4.4 US qt (4.2 ) Automatic Transmission Fluid: Honda Genuine ATF-Z1 (Automatic Transmission Fluid) (see ... ). On 4WD model only Rear Differential Fluid: Honda Dual Pump Fluid II. Do not use ATF... , 2.1 kgf/cm ) Compact Spare Tire: 60 psi (420 kPa , 4.2 kgf/cm ) 2009 CR- V
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    ... of the vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold. This owner's manual covers all models of the CR-V. You may find descriptions of equipment and features ... ADDRESS STREET DEALER NO. CITY STATE/PROVINCE ZIP CODE/ POSTAL CODE OWNER'S SIGNATURE DEALER'S SIGNATURE 2009 CR- V



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