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2010 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Cruise Control

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Cruise Control  
Cruise control allows you to maintain  
a set speed above 25 mph (40 km/h)  
without keeping your foot on the  
accelerator pedal. It should be used  
for cruising on straight, open  
highways. It is not recommended for  
city driving, winding roads, slippery  
roads, heavy rain, or bad weather.  
Using the Cruise Control  
3. Press 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.  
RES/ACCEL  
CRUISE  
BUTTON  
Improper use of the cruise  
control can lead to a crash.  
CANCEL SET/DECEL  
Use the cruise control only  
when traveling on open  
highways in good weather.  
1. Push the CRUISE button on the  
steering wheel. The CRUISE  
MAIN indicator on the instrument  
panel comes on.  
The cruise control system can be  
left on, even when it is not in use.  
2. Accelerate to the desired cruising  
speed above 25 mph (40 km/h).  
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Cruise Control  
Cruise control may not hold the set  
speed when you are going up and  
down hills. If your vehicle speed  
increases going down a hill, use the  
brakes to slow down. This will cancel  
the cruise control. To resume the set  
speed, press the RES/ACCEL button.  
The CRUISE CONTROL indicator  
on the instrument panel will come  
back on.  
Changing the Set Speed  
You can decrease the set cruising  
speed in any of these ways:  
You can increase the set cruising  
speed in any of these ways:  
NOTE: If you need to decrease your  
speed quickly, use the brakes as you  
normally would.  
Press and hold the RES/ACCEL  
button. When you reach the  
desired cruising speed, release the  
button.  
Press and hold the SET/DECEL  
button. Release the button when  
you reach the desired speed.  
Push on the accelerator pedal.  
Accelerate to the desired cruising  
speed, then press the SET/  
DECEL button.  
To slow down in very small  
amounts, tap the SET/DECEL  
button. Each time you do this,  
your vehicle will slow down about  
1 mph (1.6 km/h).  
To increase the speed in very  
small amounts, tap the RES/  
ACCEL button. Each time you do  
this, your vehicle will speed up  
about 1 mph (1.6 km/h).  
Tap the brake pedal 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  
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Cruise Control  
Even with the cruise control turned  
on, you can still use the accelerator  
pedal to speed up for passing. After  
completing the pass, take your foot  
off the accelerator pedal. The vehicle  
will return to the set cruising speed.  
Canceling Cruise Control  
You can cancel cruise control in any  
of these ways:  
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 25 mph (40 km/h), and then  
press and release the RES/ACCEL  
button. The CRUISE CONTROL  
indicator comes on. The vehicle  
accelerates to the same speed as  
before.  
Tap the brake pedal.  
Push the CANCEL button on the  
steering wheel.  
Resting your foot on the brake pedal  
causes cruise control to cancel.  
Push the CRUISE button on the  
steering wheel.  
Pressing the CRUISE button turns  
the system off and erases the  
previous cruising speed.  
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