Honda CR-V: Braking System Design

The hydraulic system that operates the brakes has two separate circuits.

Each circuit works diagonally across the vehicle (the left-front brake is connected with the right-rear brake, etc.). If one circuit should develop a problem, you will still have braking at two wheels.


 Brake PadWear Indicators

The front and rear disc brakes on all models have audible brake wear indicators. If the brake pads need replacing, you will hear a distinctive, metallic screeching sound when you apply the

 Anti-lock Brakes (ABS)

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) helps prevent the wheels from locking up, and helps you retain steering control by pumping the brakes rapidly, much faster than a person can do it. The elec

 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA ), aka Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System

The vehicle stability assist (VSA) system helps to stabilize the vehicle during cornering if the vehicle turns more or less than desired. It also assists you in maintaining traction while ac


 Using the Cruise Control

1. Push the CRUISE button on the steering wheel. The CRUISE MAIN indicator on the instrument panel comes on. The cruise control systemcan be left on, even when it is not in use. 2. Accelerate to the desired cruising speed above 25 mph (40 km/h). 3. Press and release the SET/ DECEL b

 Camshaft Inspection

NOTE: Do not rotate the camshaft during inspection. 1. Remove the rocker arm assembly. 2. Put the rocker shaft holders, camshaft, and camshaft holders on the cylinder head, then tighten the bolts, in sequence, to the specified torque. NOTE: If the engine does not have bolt 21, skip it and continu

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