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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Changing a Flat Tyre*

If a Tyre Goes Flat  
Changing a Flat Tyre*  
1Changing a Flat Tyre*  
If a tyre goes flat while driving, grasp the steering wheel firmly, and brake gradually  
to reduce speed. Then, stop in a safe place. Replace the flat tyre with a compact  
spare tyre. Go to a dealer as soon as possible to have the full-size tyre repaired or  
Follow compact spare precautions:  
Periodically check the tyre pressure of the compact  
spare*. It should be set to the specified pressure.  
Specified Pressure: 420 kPa (4.2 bar, 60 psi)  
1. Park the vehicle on firm, level, and non-slippery surface and apply the parking  
When driving with the compact spare tyre, keep the  
vehicle speed under 80 km/h (50 mph). Replace with  
a full-size tyre as soon as possible.  
Automatic transmission models  
The compact spare tyre 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 tyre or wheel with your vehicle.  
2. Change the gear position to (P  
Manual transmission models  
2. Move the shift lever to (R  
Do not mount tyre chains on a compact spare tyre.  
If a chain-mounted front tyre goes flat, remove one of  
the full-size rear tyres and replace it with the compact  
spare tyre. Remove the flat front tyre and replace it  
with the full-size tyre that was removed from the rear.  
Mount the tyre chains on the front tyre.  
All models  
3. Turn on the hazard warning lights and turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0*1  
A compact spare tyre gives a harsher ride and less  
traction on some road surfaces. Use greater caution  
while driving.  
Do not use more than one compact spare tyre at the  
same time.  
The compact spare tyre is smaller than the regular  
tyre. Your vehicle’s ground clearance reduces when  
the compact spare tyre is installed. Driving over road  
debris or bumps could possibly damage the  
underside of your vehicle.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
uuIf a Tyre Goes FlatuChanging a Flat Tyre*  
1Changing a Flat Tyre*  
Getting Ready to Replace the Flat Tyre  
WARNING: The jack can only be used for helping an  
emergency vehicle breakdown, not for changing the  
regular seasonal tyre or any other normal  
maintenance or repair operation.  
1. Open the luggage area floor lid.  
Do not use the jack if it doesn’t work properly. Call  
your dealer or a professional towing service.  
2. Take the tool bag out of the luggage area.  
Take the wheel nut wrench and jack-handle  
bar out of the tool bag.  
Tool Bag  
Spare Tyre  
3. Take the jack out of the spare tyre area.  
4. Unscrew the wing bolt, and remove the  
spacer cone. Then, remove the spare tyre.  
* Not available on all models  
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5. Place a wheel block or rock in front and rear  
of the wheel diagonal to the flat tyre.  
The tyre to be replaced.  
6. Place the spare tyre wheel side up under the  
vehicle body, near the tyre that needs to be  
7. Loosen each wheel nut about one turn  
using the wheel nut wrench.  
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1How to Set Up the Jack  
How to Set Up the Jack  
1. Place the jack under the jacking point  
closest to the tyre to be changed.  
The vehicle can easily roll off the jack,  
seriously injuring anyone underneath.  
Follow the directions for changing a tyre  
exactly, and no person should place any  
portion of their body under a vehicle that is  
supported by a jack.  
2. Turn the end bracket clockwise as shown in  
the image until the top of the jack contacts  
the jacking point.  
WARNING: The jack shall be placed on a flat and  
stable surface on the same level as the vehicle is  
u Make sure that the jacking point tab is  
resting in the jack notch.  
The jack that came with your vehicle has the  
following label.  
1. See Owner’s Manual.  
2. Never get under vehicle when supported by jack.  
3. Place jack underneath reinforced area.  
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3. Raise the vehicle, using the jack handle bar  
and the jack handle, until the tyre is off the  
1How to Set Up the Jack  
Do not use the jack with people or luggage in the  
Use the jack provided in your vehicle.  
Other jacks may not support the weight (“load”) or  
may not fit in the jacking point.  
Wheel Nut  
Wrench as Jack Handle  
The following instructions must be followed to use  
the jack safely:  
Do not use while the engine is running.  
Use only where the ground is firm and level.  
Use only at the jacking points.  
Do not get in the vehicle while using the jack.  
Do not put anything on top of or underneath the  
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1Replacing the Flat Tyre  
Replacing the Flat Tyre  
Do not over tighten the wheel nuts by applying extra  
torque using your foot or a pipe.  
1. Remove the wheel nuts and flat tyre.  
2. Wipe the mounting surfaces of the wheel  
with a clean cloth.  
3. Mount the spare tyre.  
4. Screw the wheel nuts until they touch the  
lips around the mounting holes, then stop  
5. Lower the vehicle and remove the jack.  
Tighten the wheel nuts in the order  
indicated in the image. Go around,  
tightening the nuts, two to three times in  
this order.  
Wheel nut torque:  
108 N∙m (11 kgf∙m, 80 lbf∙ft)  
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1Storing the Flat Tyre  
Storing the Flat Tyre  
1. Remove the centre cap.  
Centre Cap  
Loose items can fly around the interior in a  
crash and can seriously injure the  
Store the wheel, jack, and tools securely  
before driving.  
2. Place the flat tyre face down in the spare  
tyre well.  
For compact spare tyre  
Wing Bolt  
3. Remove the spacer cone from the wing  
bolt, flip it over, and insert it back on the  
bolt. Secure the flat tyre with the wing bolt.  
4. Securely store the wheel nut wrench and  
jack handle bar back in the tool bag. Store  
the bag in the luggage area.  
5. Store the jack in its holder. Turn the jack’s  
end bracket to lock it in place.  
For full-size tyre  
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Deflation Warning System and the Spare Tyre  
If you replace a flat tyre with the spare tyre,  
indicator comes on while you are  
driving. After driving for a few kilometres (miles), the indicator will start blinking for  
a short time and then stay on, but this is normal.  
Calibrate the deflation warning system when you replace the tyre with a specified  
regular tyre.  
2 Deflation Warning System Calibration P. 484