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2015 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ If a Tire Goes Flat

If a Tire Goes Flat  
Changing a Flat Tire  
If a tire goes flat while driving, grasp the steering wheel firmly, and brake gradually  
to reduce speed. Then, stop in a safe place. Replace the flat tire with a compact  
spare tire. Go to a dealer as soon as possible to have the full-size tire repaired or  
replaced.  
1Changing a Flat Tire  
Periodically check the tire pressure of the compact  
spare. It should be set to the specified pressure.  
Specified Pressure: 60 psi (420 kPa, 4.2 kgf/cm2)  
When driving with the compact spare tire, keep the  
vehicle speed under 50 mph (80 km/h). Replace with  
a full-size tire as soon as possible.  
1. Park the vehicle on firm, level, and non-slippery and apply the parking brake.  
2. Move the shift lever to (P  
.
3. Turn on the hazard warning lights and turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0*1  
.
The compact spare tire and wheel in your vehicle are  
specifically for this model. Do not use them with  
another vehicle. Do not use another type of compact  
spare tire or wheel with your vehicle.  
Do not mount tire chains on a compact spare tire.  
If a chain-mounted front tire goes flat, remove one of  
the full-size rear tires and replace it with the compact  
spare tire. Remove the flat front tire and replace it  
with the full-size tire that was removed from the rear.  
Mount the tire chains on the front tire.  
*1: Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button  
instead of an ignition switch.  
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