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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ 3. Controls

Clock  
Adjusting the Clock  
You can adjust the time in the clock display with the ignition switch in ON (w*1  
.
1Adjusting the Clock  
Models with navigation system  
Models without audio system  
The clock is automatically updated through the  
navigation system, so the time does not need to be  
adjusted.  
Using the MENU button  
1. Press the MENU button.  
2. Select Adjust clock with the (+  
/
(- button, then press the SOURCE button.  
Audio system with one display  
3. Press the (+  
setting between 12h and 24h.  
/
(- button to change the  
These indications are used to show how to operate  
the selector knob.  
Rotate  
Press  
to select.  
to enter.  
4. Select hours or minutes with the  
button.  
/
5. Press the (+  
/
(- button to adjust the  
numbers up or down.  
6. Select Set with the  
/
button, then  
press the SOURCE button to enter your  
selection.  
Audio system with one display  
Using the SETUP button  
1. Press the SETUP button.  
2. Rotate  
3. Rotate  
to select Adjust clock, then press  
to select the item you want to change (12/24 hour mode, hour,  
.
minute). Then press  
.
4. Rotate  
5. Press  
to make the adjustment.  
to enter your selection. The display returns to Adjust clock. Repeat steps  
4 to 6 to adjust other items.  
6. To enter the selection, Rotate  
7. Press the SETUP button to go back to the normal display.  
and select Set, then press  
.
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
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uuClockuAdjusting the Clock  
Audio system with two displays  
1Using the Settings menu on the audio/information screen  
Using the Settings menu on the audio/information screen  
1. Press the button.  
You can customize the clock display to show the 12  
hour clock or 24 hour clock.  
2 Customized Features* P. 323  
2. Select Settings.  
3. Select Info.  
4. Select the Clock tab.  
5. Select Clock Adjustment.  
The clock display is set to off by factory default. You  
can turn the clock display on and off.  
2 Customized Features* P. 323  
3
4
6. Select  
7. Select  
or  
or  
to change hour.  
to change minute, then  
3
4
select OK.  
* Not available on all models  
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Locking and Unlocking the Doors  
Key Types and Functions  
This vehicle comes with the following keys:  
1Key Types and Functions  
All the keys have an immobilizer system. The  
immobilizer system helps to protect against vehicle  
theft.  
Keys  
Use the keys to start and stop the engine, and  
to lock and unlock all the doors and tailgate.  
You can also lock and unlock the doors and  
tailgate pressing the buttons on remote  
transmitter.  
2 Immobilizer System P. 176  
Retractable Key*  
The keys contain precision electronics.  
Adhere to the following advice to prevent damage to  
the electronics:  
Do not leave the keys in direct sunlight, or in  
locations with high temperature or high humidity.  
Do not drop the keys or set heavy objects on them.  
Keep the keys away from liquids.  
Do not take the keys apart except for replacing the  
battery.  
If the circuits in the keys are damaged, the engine  
may not start, and the remote transmitter may not  
work.  
Keyless Remote*  
If the keys do not work properly, have them  
inspected by a dealer.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuKey Types and Functions  
1Keyless remote*  
Keyless remote*  
The built-in key can be used to lock the doors  
The seat automatically moves to the preset position  
when you unlock the door using the remote  
transmitter or keyless access system.  
Built-in Key  
when the keyless remote battery becomes  
weak and the power door lock/unlock  
operation is disabled.  
2 Driving Position Memory System* P. 203  
To remove the built-in key, pull it out while  
sliding the release knob. To reinstall the built-  
in key, push the built-in key into the keyless  
remote until it clicks.  
Always keep the built-in key inserted to keyless  
remote.  
Release Knob  
1Retractable key*  
Retractable key*  
The key folds up inside the remote  
transmitter.  
1. Press the release button to release the key  
out from the transmitter.  
u Make sure to fully extend the key.  
2. To close the key, press the release button  
then push the key inside the transmitter  
until you hear a click.  
If the key is not fully extended, the immobilizer  
system may not work properly, and the engine may  
not start.  
Avoid contact with the key whenever it extends or  
retracts.  
Release Button  
Press  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuKey Types and Functions  
1Key Number Tag  
Key Number Tag  
Keep the key number tag separate from the key in a  
safe place outside of your vehicle.  
If you wish to purchase an additional key, contact a  
dealer.  
Contains a number that you will need if you  
purchase a replacement key.  
If you lose your key and you cannot start the engine,  
contact a dealer.  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
Using the Keyless Access System*  
Models with keyless access system  
Right-hand drive type  
When you carry the keyless remote, you can  
lock/unlock the doors and open the tailgate.  
You cannot lock any doors from the outside when  
the keyless remote is inside the vehicle, and the  
beeper sounds. If you want to lock a door while the  
remote is still in the vehicle, do any of the following  
four times:  
You can lock/unlock the doors within a radius  
of about 80 cm (32 inches) of the outside door  
handle.  
You can open the tailgate within about 80 cm  
(32 inches) radius from the tailgate release  
button.  
Press the lock button on the keyless remote.  
Turn the key in the cylinder to lock.  
Press the door lock button on the door handle or  
the tailgate.  
Locking the doors and tailgate  
Models with keyless access system  
You can lock or unlock doors using the remote  
transmitter or keyless access system only when the  
power mode is in VEHICLE OFF.  
Press the door lock button on the front door  
or the tailgate.  
u Some exterior lights and indicators flash  
three times; all the doors and tailgate  
lock and the security system sets.  
1Using the Keyless Access System*  
Do not leave the keyless remote in the vehicle  
when you get out. Carry it with you.  
Door  
Lock  
Button  
Even if you are not carrying the keyless remote, you  
can lock/unlock the doors while someone else with  
the remote is within range.  
Door Lock Button  
If you grip a front door handle wearing gloves, the  
door sensor may be slow to respond or may not  
respond by unlocking the doors.  
The door may be unlocked if the door handle is  
covered with water in heavy rain or in a carwash if  
the keyless remote is within range.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Using the Keyless Access System*  
Unlocking the doors and tailgate  
Grab the driver’s door handle:  
u The driver’s door unlocks.  
You cannot unlock the door by gripping the handle  
after two seconds of locking it.  
The door may not open if you pull it immediately  
after gripping the door handle. Grip the handle  
again and confirm that the door is unlocked before  
pulling the handle.  
Even within the 80 cm (32 inches) radius, you may  
not be able to lock/unlock the doors with the  
keyless remote if it is above or below the outside  
handle.  
u Some exterior lights flash once.  
Grab the front passenger’s door handle:  
u All the doors and tailgate unlock.  
u Some exterior lights flash once.  
Press the tailgate release button:  
u The tailgate unlocks.  
u Some exterior lights flash once.  
The keyless remote may not operate if is too close  
to the door and door glass.  
If you do not open a door or the tailgate within 30  
seconds of unlocking the vehicle, the doors will  
automatically relock.  
Release  
Button  
You can customize the door unlock mode setting.  
2 Customized Features P. 133  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Using the Remote Transmitter  
Using the Remote Transmitter  
If you do not open a door or the tailgate within 30  
seconds of unlocking the vehicle with the remote  
transmitter, the doors will automatically relock.  
Locking the doors  
Press the lock button.  
u Some exterior lights flash three times, all  
the doors and tailgate lock, and the  
security system sets.  
LED  
If the interior light switch is in the door activated  
position, the interior lights come on when you press  
the unlock button.  
No doors opened: The lights fade out after 30  
seconds.  
Lock  
Button  
Unlock  
Button  
Doors relocked with the remote: The lights go off  
immediately.  
2 Interior Lights P. 220  
LED  
Lock  
Button  
Unlock  
Button  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
Unlocking the doors  
1Using the Remote Transmitter  
Press the unlock button.  
Once:  
u Some exterior lights flash once, and the driver's door unlocks.  
Twice:  
u The remaining doors and tailgate unlock.  
The remote transmitter uses low-power signals, so  
the operating range may vary depending on the  
surroundings.  
The remote transmitter will not work when the key is  
in the ignition switch. The remote will not lock the  
vehicle when a door or the tailgate is open.  
If the distance at which the remote transmitter works  
varies, the battery is probably low.  
If the LED does not come on when you press a  
button, the battery is dead.  
2 Replacing the Button Battery P. 589, 590  
You can customize the door unlock mode setting.  
2 Customized Features P. 133  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key  
Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key  
When you lock the driver’s door with the key, all the  
Fully insert the key and turn it.  
other doors and tailgate lock at the same time.  
You can customize the door unlock mode setting.  
2 Customized Features P. 133  
Models without security system  
When unlocking, the driver’s door unlocks first. Turn  
the key a second time within a few seconds to unlock  
the remaining doors and the tailgate.  
Lock  
Unlock  
Models with security system  
Unlocking the doors with the key causes the security  
system to alarm. Always unlock the doors and  
tailgate with the remote transmitter.  
Locking a Door Without Using a Key  
Locking the driver’s door  
1Locking a Door Without Using a Key  
Push the lock tab forward  
a
or push the  
master door lock switch in the lock direction  
When you lock the driver’s door, all the other doors  
and tailgate lock at the same time.  
Make sure you have the key in your hand before  
locking the door to prevent it from being locked in  
the vehicle.  
b
c
, then pull and hold the outside door handle  
. Close the door, then release the handle.  
Locking the passenger’s doors  
Push the lock tab forward and close the door.  
Lockout prevention system  
The doors and tailgate cannot be locked when the key is in the ignition switch*1, or  
the keyless remote is inside the vehicle.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLow Keyless Remote Signal Strength*  
Low Keyless Remote Signal Strength*  
The vehicle transmits radio waves to locate the keyless remote when locking/  
unlocking the doors, opening the tailgate, or to start the engine.  
1Low Keyless Remote Signal Strength*  
Communication between the keyless remote and the  
vehicle consumes the keyless remote battery.  
Battery life is about two years, but this varies  
depending on regularity of use.  
The battery is consumed whenever the keyless  
remote is receiving strong radio waves. Avoid placing  
it near electrical appliances such as televisions and  
personal computers.  
In the following cases, locking/unlocking the doors or opening the tailgate or  
starting the engine may be inhibited or operation may be unstable:  
Strong radio waves are being transmitted by nearby equipment.  
You are carrying the keyless remote together with telecommunications  
equipment, notebook computers, mobile phones, or wireless machines.  
A metallic object is touching or covering the keyless remote.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside  
Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside  
1Using the Lock Tab  
Using the Lock Tab  
When you lock the door using the lock tab on the  
driver’s door, all the other doors and tailgate lock at  
the same time.  
Locking a door  
To Lock  
Lock Tab  
Push the lock tab forward.  
When you unlock the door using the lock tab on the  
driver’s door, only the driver’s door will unlock.  
Unlocking a door  
Pull the lock tab rearward.  
To Unlock  
1Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle  
Unlocking Using the Front Door Inner Handle  
The inner front door handles are designed to allow  
front seat occupants to open the door in one motion.  
However this feature requires that front seat  
occupants never pull a front door inner handle while  
the vehicle is in motion.  
Pull the front door inner handle.  
u The door unlocks and opens in one  
motion.  
Children should always ride in a rear seat where  
childproof door locks are provided.  
2 Childproof Door Locks P. 168  
Inner Handle  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuChildproof Door Locks  
1Using the Master Door Lock Switch  
Using the Master Door Lock Switch  
When you lock/unlock the driver’s door using the  
master door lock switch, all the other doors and  
tailgate lock/unlock at the same time.  
Press the master door lock switch in as shown  
to lock or unlock all doors and the tailgate.  
To Lock  
To Unlock  
Master Door  
Lock Switch  
1Childproof Door Locks  
Childproof Door Locks  
The childproof door locks prevent the rear doors from being opened from the inside  
regardless of the position of the lock tab.  
To open the door from the inside when the  
childproof door lock is on, put the lock tab in the  
unlock position, lower the rear window, put your  
hand out of the window, and pull the outside door  
handle.  
Setting the Childproof Door Locks  
Slide the lever in the rear door to the lock  
position, and close the door.  
When opening the door  
Open the door using the outside door handle.  
Unlock  
Lock  
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Opening and Closing the Tailgate  
Precautions for Opening/Closing the Tailgate  
1Precautions for Opening/Closing the Tailgate  
Always make sure individuals and objects are clear of the tailgate before opening or  
closing it.  
Be careful not to hit your head on the tailgate or to  
put your hands between the tailgate and the luggage  
area when closing the tailgate.  
Opening the tailgate  
Open the tailgate all the way.  
u If it is not fully opened, the tailgate may begin to close under its own weight.  
Be careful when it is windy. The wind may cause the tailgate to close.  
When you are storing or picking up luggage from the  
luggage area while the engine is idling, do not stand  
in front of the exhaust pipe. You may get burned.  
Closing the tailgate  
Do not allow any passenger in the luggage space.  
They may get hurt during hard braking, a sudden  
acceleration, or a crash.  
Keep the tailgate closed while driving to:  
u Avoid possible damage.  
u Prevent exhaust gas from leaking into the vehicle.  
2 Carbon Monoxide Gas P. 81  
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