Honda CR-V: If a Tire Goes Flat / Storing the Flat Tire

Honda CR-V 2017-2023 Owner's Manual / Handling the Unexpected / If a Tire Goes Flat / Storing the Flat Tire


Loose items can fly around the interior in a crash and can seriously injure the occupants.

Store the wheel, jack, and tools securely before driving.

  1. Remove the center cap.

    Honda CR-V. Storing the Flat Tire

  2. Remove the cargo area lid as shown.

    Honda CR-V. Storing the Flat Tire

  3. Place the flat tire face down in the spare tire well.
  4. Remove the spacer cone from the wing bolt, flip it over, and insert it back on the bolt. Secure the flat tire with the wing bolt.
  5. Securely store the wheel nut wrench and jack handle bar back in the tool bag. Store the bag in the cargo area properly.
  6. Store the jack in its holder. Turn the jack’s end bracket to lock it in place.

    Honda CR-V. Storing the Flat Tire

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    Honda CR-V. Driver Attention Monitor

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