Honda CR-V: Parking Tips

Make sure the moonroof (if equipped) and the windows are closed.

Turn off the lights.

Place any packages, valuables, etc.

in the cargo area or take them with you.

Lock the doors and the tailgate.

If equipped

Check the indicator on the instrument panel to verify that the security system is set.

Never park over dry leaves, tall grass, or other flammable materials. The hot three way catalytic converter could cause these materials to catch on fire.

If the vehicle is facing uphill, turn the front wheels away from the curb.

If the vehicle is facing downhill, turn the front wheels toward the curb.

Make sure the parking brake is fully released before driving away.

Driving with the parking brake partially set can overheat or damage the rear brakes.

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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.).

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P Position Hydraulic pressure is not applied to the clutch. Power is not transmitted to the countershaft. The countershaft is locked by the park pawl, interlocking the park gear. N Position Engine power transmitted from the torque converter drives the mainshaft idler gear, the idler shaft idler ge

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This switch is under the driver’s side vent. To turn the VSA system on and off, press and hold it until you hear a beep. When VSA is off, the VSA off indicator comes on as a reminder. Press and hold the switch again. It turns the system back on. VSA is turned on every time you sta

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