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2015 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Checking the Engine

Engine Does Not Start  
Checking the Engine  
If the engine does not start, check the starter.  
1Checking the Engine  
If you must start the vehicle immediately, use an  
assisting vehicle to jump start it.  
2 Jump Starting P. 494  
Starter condition  
Checklist  
Starter doesn’t turn or turns  
over slowly.  
The battery may be dead. Check  
each of the items on the right and  
respond accordingly.  
Check for a message on the intelligent multi-information display (i-MID).  
If the TO START, HOLD REMOTE NEAR START BUTTON message appears  
2 If the Smart Entry Remote Battery is Weak P. 492  
uMake sure the smart entry remote is in its operating range.  
2 ENGINE START/STOP Button Operating Range P. 154  
Check the brightness of the interior lights.  
Turn on the interior lights and check the brightness.  
If the interior lights are dim or do not come on at all  
2 Battery P. 474  
If the interior lights come on normally 2 Inspecting and Changing Fuses P. 505  
The starter turns over normally Review the engine start procedure.  
but the engine doesn’t start.  
There may be a problem with the  
fuse. Check each of the items on  
the right and respond accordingly.  
Follow its instructions, and try to start the engine again. 2 Starting the Engine P. 360  
Check the immobilizer system indicator.  
When the immobilizer system indicator is blinking, the engine cannot be started.  
2 Immobilizer System P. 147  
Check the fuel level.  
There should be enough fuel in the tank. 2 Fuel Gauge P. 92  
Check the fuse.  
Check all fuses, or have the vehicle checked by a dealer.  
2 Inspecting and Changing Fuses P. 505  
If the problem continues:  
2 Emergency Towing P. 506  
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