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2015 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Continuously Variable Transmission

uuWhen DrivinguContinuously Variable Transmission  
1Precautions While Driving  
Continuously Variable Transmission  
Creeping  
If the ignition switch is turned to ACCESSORY (q or  
LOCK (0*1 while driving, the engine will shut down  
and all steering and brake power assist functions will  
stop, making it difficult to control the vehicle.  
The engine runs at a higher idle speed and creeping increases.  
Keep the brake pedal firmly depressed when stopped.  
Kickdown  
Do not put the shift lever in (N, as you will lose  
Quickly depressing the accelerator pedal while driving uphill may cause the  
transmission to drop to a lower gear, unexpectedly increasing vehicle speed. Depress  
the accelerator pedal carefully, especially on slippery roads and curves.  
engine braking (and acceleration) performance.  
During the first 600 miles (1,000 km) of operation,  
avoid sudden acceleration or full throttle operation so  
as to not damage the engine or powertrain.  
Avoid hard braking for the first 200 miles (300 km).  
You should also follow this when the brake pads are  
replaced.  
*1: Models with the smart entry system have an  
ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition  
switch.  
1Driving Guidelines for Your Utility Vehicle  
Failure to operate your vehicle correctly might result  
in a crash or a rollover.  
2 Important Handling Information P. 30  
2 Precautions While Driving P. 366  
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