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2015 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Security System Alarm*

Security System  
Immobilizer System  
The immobilizer system prevents a key that has not been pre-registered from  
starting the engine. Each key contains electronic transmitters that use electronic  
signals to verify the key.  
1Immobilizer System  
NOTICE  
Leaving the ignition key in the vehicle can result in  
theft or accidental movement of the vehicle.  
Always take the ignition key with you whenever you  
leave the vehicle unattended.  
Pay attention to the following when inserting the key into the ignition switch or  
pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button*:  
Do not allow objects that emit strong radio waves near the ignition switch*1.  
Make sure the key is not covered by or touching a metal object.  
Do not bring a key from another vehicle's immobilizer system near the ignition  
switch.  
Do not alter the system or add other devices to it.  
Doing so may damage the system and make your  
vehicle inoperable.  
Security System Alarm*  
The security system alarm activates when the tailgate, hood or doors are forcibly  
opened. The alarm does not go off if the tailgate or doors are opened with the key,  
remote transmitter or smart entry system.  
1Security System Alarm*  
The security alarm continues for a maximum of two  
minutes until the security system deactivates.  
However, the alarm goes off when a door is opened with the key, then the shift  
lever is moved out of (P or the hood is opened before the power mode is set to ON.  
When the security system alarm activates  
The horn sounds intermittently and all the exterior lights flash.  
*1: Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button  
instead of an ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
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To deactivate the security system alarm  
Unlock the vehicle using the remote transmitter or smart entry system. The system,  
along with the horn and flashing lights, is deactivated.  
Do not set the security system alarm when someone  
is in the vehicle or a window is open. The system can  
accidentally activate when:  
Unlocking the door with the lock tab.  
Opening the hood with the hood release handle.  
Setting the security system alarm  
The security system alarm automatically sets when the following conditions have  
been met:  
Moving the shift lever out of (P  
.
The power mode is set to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK).  
The hood and tailgate are closed.  
All doors and tailgate are locked with the key or the remote transmitter.  
If the battery goes dead after you have set the  
security system alarm, the security alarm may go off  
once the battery is recharged or replaced.  
If this occurs, deactivate the security system alarm by  
unlocking a door using the key or remote transmitter.  
When the security system alarm sets  
The security system alarm indicator in the instrument panel blinks. When the  
blinking interval changes after about 15 seconds, the security system alarm is set.  
Do not attempt to alter this system or add another  
device to it.  
To cancel the security system alarm  
The security system is canceled when the vehicle is unlocked using the remote  
transmitter, or smart entry system, or the power mode is set to ON. The security  
system indicator goes off at the same time.  
* Not available on all models  
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Panic Mode  
The panic button on the remote  
transmitter  
If you press the panic button for  
approximately one second, the following will  
occur for about 30 seconds:  
The horn sounds.  
Some exterior lights flash.  
Panic  
Button  
Panic  
Button  
Canceling panic mode  
Press any button on the remote transmitter, or turn the ignition switch to ON (w*1  
.
*1: Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button  
instead of an ignition switch.  
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