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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Replacing Light Bulbs

Replacing Light Bulbs  
Headlight Bulbs  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
1Headlight Bulbs  
High beam headlight: 60 W (HB3 for halogen bulb type)  
NOTICE  
Low beam headlight: 55 W (H11 for halogen bulb type)*  
Halogen bulbs get very hot when lit.  
Oil, perspiration, or a scratch on the glass can cause  
the bulb to overheat and shatter.  
35 W (D4S for high voltage discharge type)*  
High Beam Headlight  
The headlight aim is set by the factory, and does not  
need to be adjusted. However, if you regularly carry  
heavy items in the luggage area, have the aiming  
readjusted at a dealer or by a qualified technician.  
1. Remove the coupler.  
Bulb  
u It can be removed by pushing the tab.  
2. Rotate the old bulb to the left to remove.  
3. Insert a new bulb into the headlight  
assembly and turn it to the right.  
4. Insert the coupler into the connector of the  
bulb.  
The HB3 and H11 types are halogen bulbs.  
When replacing a halogen bulb, handle it by its base,  
and protect the glass from contact with your skin or  
hard objects. If you touch the glass, clean it with  
denatured alcohol and a clean cloth.  
Tab  
Coupler  
Low Beam Headlights  
Model with high voltage discharge low beam headlights  
High voltage can remain in the circuit for a long period of time after the light is  
switched off. Do not attempt to inspect or replace the high voltage discharge type  
bulbs yourself. Ask a dealer to inspect and replace low beam headlights.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuPosition Light and Daytime Running Light Bulbs  
Model with halogen low beam headlights  
1. Remove the coupler.  
u It can be removed by pushing the tab.  
Bulb  
2. Rotate the old bulb to the left to remove.  
3. Insert a new bulb into the headlight  
assembly and turn it to the right.  
4. Insert the coupler into the connector of the  
bulb.  
Coupler  
Tab  
Position Light and Daytime Running Light Bulbs  
Position Light and Daytime Running Light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized  
Honda dealer inspect and replace the light assembly.  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuFront Turn Signal Light Bulbs  
Front Turn Signal Light Bulbs  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
Front Turn Signal Light: 21 W (Amber)  
1. Turn the socket to the left and remove it.  
2. Remove the old bulb and insert a new bulb.  
Socket  
Bulb  
Active Cornering Light Bulbs*  
Active Cornering Light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect  
and replace the light assembly.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuSide Turn Signal/Emergency Indicator Light Bulbs  
Side Turn Signal/Emergency Indicator Light Bulbs  
Door mirrors have the side turn lights. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and  
replace the light assembly.  
Fog Light Bulbs*  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
1Fog Light Bulbs*  
NOTICE  
Halogen bulbs get very hot when lit. Oil, perspiration,  
or a scratch on the glass can cause the bulb to  
overheat and shatter.  
Fog Light: 35 W (H8 for halogen bulb type)  
1. Pull the hole of the cover with your finger,  
then remove it.  
The fog lights are halogen bulbs.  
Cover  
When replacing a bulb, handle it by its plastic case,  
and protect the glass from contact with your skin or  
hard objects. If you touch the glass, clean it with  
denatured alcohol and a clean cloth.  
Hole  
2. Remove the screws using a Phillips-head  
screwdriver and carefully pull the fog light  
assembly out of the bumper.  
Screws  
* Not available on all models  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuFog Light Bulbs*  
3. Push the tab to remove the coupler.  
4. Rotate the old bulb to the left to remove.  
5. Insert new bulb.  
Bulb  
Tab  
Coupler  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuBack-Up Light and Rear Turn Signal Light Bulbs  
Back-Up Light and Rear Turn Signal Light Bulbs  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
Back-Up Light: 21 W  
Rear Turn Signal Light: 21 W (Amber)  
1. Use a Phillips-head screwdriver to remove  
Bolts  
the bolts.  
2. Pull the light assembly out of the rear pillar.  
3. Turn the socket to the left and remove it.  
Remove the old bulb.  
4. Insert a new bulb.  
Bulb  
Socket  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuBrake/Tail-light Bulbs  
5. Reinstall the light assembly by sliding it on  
to the guide on the body.  
Guide  
Brake/Tail-light Bulbs  
Brake/Tail-light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer inspect and  
replace the light assembly.  
570  
uuReplacing Light BulbsuRear Licence Plate Light Bulb  
Rear Licence Plate Light Bulb  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
Rear Licence Plate Light: 5 W  
1. Push the left edge of the lens to the right  
and pull out the licence light assembly.  
2. Push the tabs to remove the lens.  
3. Remove the old bulb.  
Tab  
4. Insert a new bulb.  
Bulb  
Tab  
Lens  
High-Mount Brake Light Bulb  
High-mount brake light bulbs are LED type. Have an authorized Honda dealer  
inspect and replace the light assembly.  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuRear Fog Light  
Rear Fog Light  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
Rear Fog Light: 21 W  
Left-hand Drive Type  
Left-hand Drive Type  
Cover  
1. Use a Phillips-head screwdriver to remove  
the bolts.  
2. Remove the cover.  
Bolts  
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uuReplacing Light BulbsuRear Fog Light  
All models  
Left-hand Drive Type  
Bulb  
3. Turn the socket to the left and remove it.  
Remove the old bulb.  
4. Insert a new bulb.  
Socket  
Right-hand Drive Type  
Bulb  
Socket  
573  
uuReplacing Light BulbsuOther Light Bulbs  
Other Light Bulbs  
Ceiling Light Bulb  
Map Light Bulbs  
Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs*  
When replacing, use the following bulb.  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
Ceiling Light: 8 W  
Map Light: 8 W  
Vanity Mirror Light: 2 W  
1. Pry on the edge of the cover using a flat- 1. Pry on the edge of the cover using a flat- 1. Pry on the edge of the cover using a flat-  
tip screwdriver to remove the cover.  
u Wrap the flat-tip screwdriver with a  
cloth to prevent scratches.  
tip screwdriver to remove the cover.  
u Wrap the flat-tip screwdriver with a  
cloth to prevent scratches.  
tip screwdriver to remove the cover.  
u Wrap the flat-tip screwdriver with a  
cloth to prevent scratches.  
Bulb  
Bulb  
Bulb  
2. Remove the old bulb and insert a new  
2. Remove the old bulb and insert a new  
2. Remove the old bulb and insert a new  
bulb.  
bulb.  
bulb.  
* Not available on all models  
574  
uuReplacing Light BulbsuOther Light Bulbs  
Luggage Area Light Bulb  
Glove Box Light Bulb*  
When replacing, use the following bulb.  
When replacing, use the following bulbs.  
Luggage Area Light: 8 W  
Glove Box Light: 3.4 W  
1. Pry on the edge of the cover using a flat- 1. Open the glove box.  
tip screwdriver to remove the cover.  
u Wrap the flat-tip screwdriver with a  
cloth to prevent scratches.  
Bulb  
Bulb  
2. Remove the old bulb and insert a new  
bulb.  
2. Remove the old bulb and insert a new  
bulb.  
* Not available on all models  
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