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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Checking the Engine

Engine Does Not Start  
Checking the Engine  
If the engine does not start, check the starter.  
1Checking the Engine  
If you must start the vehicle immediately, use an  
assisting vehicle to jump start it.  
2 Jump Starting P. 625  
Starter condition  
Checklist  
Models with keyless access system  
Starter doesn’t turn or turns  
over slowly.  
The battery may be dead. Check  
each of the items on the right and  
respond accordingly.  
Check for a message on the multi-information display.  
If  
appears  
2 If the Keyless Remote Battery is Weak P. 623  
uMake sure the keyless remote is in its operating range.  
2 ENGINE START/STOP Button Operating Range P. 185  
Check the brightness of the interior lights.  
Turn on the interior lights and check the brightness.  
If the interior lights are dim or do not come on at all  
2 Battery P. 585  
If the interior lights come on normally 2 Fuses P. 639  
The starter turns over normally Review the engine start procedure.  
but the engine doesn’t start.  
There may be a problem with the  
fuses. Check each of the items on  
the right and respond accordingly.  
Follow its instructions, and try to start the engine again. 2 Starting the Engine P. 397, 400  
Check the immobilizer system indicator.  
When the immobilizer system indicator is blinking, the engine cannot be started.  
2 Immobilizer System P. 176  
Check the fuel level.  
There should be enough fuel in the tank. 2 Fuel Gauge P. 128  
Check the fuses.  
Check all fuses, or have the vehicle checked by a dealer. 2 Inspecting and Changing Fuses P. 646  
If the problem continues:  
2 Emergency Towing P. 647  
Continued  
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uuEngine Does Not StartuChecking the Engine  
Starter condition  
Checklist  
Diesel models  
The starter turns over normally  
but the engine doesn’t start.  
There may be a problem with the  
fuses. Check each of the items on  
the right and respond accordingly.  
Have your vehicle checked by a dealer. If the malfunction indicator lamp comes on, or  
PGM-FI appears on the multi-information display under the following circumstances:  
The fuel tank has been run dry.  
2 Display Warning and Information Messages P. 122  
Diesel models  
Have the fuel filter checked to drain off water.  
appears on the multi-information display.  
2 Draining Water P. 121  
2 Display Warning and Information Messages P. 121  
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