Honda CR-V: When Driving / Precautions While Driving

Honda CR-V 2017-2022 Owner's Manual / Driving / When Driving / Precautions While Driving

NOTICE

Do not operate the shift lever while pressing the accelerator pedal. You could damage the transmission.

NOTICE

If you repeatedly turn the steering wheel at an extremely low speed, or hold the steering wheel in the full left or right position for a while, the electric power steering (EPS) system heats up. The system goes into a protective mode, and limits its performance. The steering wheel becomes harder and harder to operate. Once the system cools down, the EPS system is restored.

Repeated operation under these conditions can eventually damage the system.

If the ignition switch is turned to ACCESSORY Honda CR-V. Precautions While Driving *1 while driving, the engine will shut down and all steering and brake power assist functions will stop, making it difficult to control the vehicle.

Do not put the shift lever in Honda CR-V. Precautions While Driving, as you will lose engine braking (and acceleration) performance. During the first 600 miles (1,000 km) of operation, avoid sudden acceleration or full throttle operation so as to not damage the engine or powertrain.

Avoid hard braking for the first 200 miles (300 km). You should also follow this when the brake pads are replaced.

*1: Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.

Driving Guidelines for Your Utility Vehicle

Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. To prevent rollovers or loss of control:

  1. Take corners at slower speeds than you would with a passenger vehicle.
  2. Avoid sharp turns and abrupt maneuvers whenever possible.
  3. Do not modify your vehicle in any way that you would raise the center of gravity.
  4. Roof load capacity is 165 lbs (75 kg), available roof racks/carriers may have lower capacities. Please check accessory's information (Honda accessory).

Failure to operate your vehicle correctly might result in a crash or a rollover.

In Rain

Avoid driving in deep water and on flooded roads. This can damage the engine or driveline, or cause electrical component failure.

Other Precautions

If there is a strong impact with something under the vehicle, stop in a safe location. Check the underside of the vehicle for damage or any fluid leaks.

    Starting to Drive

    When the engine was started using the button * on the smart entry remote Depress the brake pedal and press the ENGINE START/STOP button simultaneously...

    Continuously Variable Transmission

    Creeping The engine runs at a higher idle speed and creeping increases. Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped. Kickdown Quickly depressing the accelerator pedal while driving uphill may cause the transmission to drop to a lower ratio, unexpectedly increasing vehicle speed...

    Other information:

    Honda CR-V 2017-2022 Owner's Manual: Beverage Holders


    Front seat beverage holders Are located in the console between the front seats. Rear seat beverage holders Fold the armrest down to use the rear seat beverage holders. NOTICE Spilled liquids can damage the upholstery, carpeting, and electrical components in the interior...

    Honda CR-V 2017-2022 Owner's Manual: Cross Traffic Monitor On and Off


    You can switch on and off the system using the audio/information screen. Select . Select Settings. Select Camera. Select Cross Traffic Monitor. Select On or Off, then select OK. The system can also be turned on and off on the audio/information screen by pressing the CTM icon...

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    Fastening a Seat Belt

    After adjusting a front seat to the proper position, and while sitting upright and well back in the seat:

    Pull the seat belt out slowly.

    Honda CR-V. Fastening a Seat Belt

    Insert the latch plate into the buckle, then tug on the belt to make sure the buckle is secure. Make sure that the belt is not twisted or caught on anything.

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