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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Auto Idle Stop*

uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop  
Manual transmission models  
Auto Idle Stop  
1Auto Idle Stop  
To help maximise fuel economy, the engine automatically stops when the vehicle  
comes to a stop, depending on environmental and vehicle operating conditions. The  
indicator (green) comes on at this time. The engine then restarts once the vehicle is  
about to move again, depending on environmental and vehicle conditions, and the  
indicator (green) goes off.  
The 12-volt battery installed in this vehicle is  
specifically designed for a model with Auto Idle Stop.  
Using a 12-volt battery other than this specified type  
may shorten the 12-volt battery life, and prevent  
Auto Idle Stop from activating. If you need to replace  
the 12-volt battery, make sure to select the specified  
type. Ask a dealer for more details.  
2 The Engine Automatically Restarts When: P. 535  
2 Specifications P. 770  
If the driver’s door is opened while the  
indicator (green) is on, a buzzer sounds to  
notify you that Auto Idle Stop function is in  
operation.  
The duration of the Auto Idle Stop operation:  
Increases in the ECON mode, compared to when  
the ECON mode is off, with climate control in use.  
A message associated with Auto Idle Stop  
appears on the driver information interface.  
2 Indicators P. 98  
Auto Idle Stop  
Indicator (Green)  
2 Customized Features P. 158, 413  
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uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop  
1Auto Idle Stop System ON/OFF  
Auto Idle Stop System ON/OFF  
Pressing the Auto Idle Stop OFF button restarts the  
engine during the Auto Idle Stop activated.  
To turn the Auto Idle Stop system off, press  
this button. The Auto Idle Stop system stops.  
u Auto Idle Stop system will stop and the  
indicator (amber) will come on.  
The Auto Idle Stop system is turned on every  
time you start the engine, even if you turned it  
off the last time you drove the vehicle.  
Auto Idle Stop  
Indicator (Amber)  
Continued  
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uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop  
1Auto Idle Stop Activates When:  
Auto Idle Stop Activates When:  
Do not open a bonnet during idling stop. If the  
bonnet is opened, the engine will not restart  
automatically.  
In this case, restart the engine with the ignition  
switch or the ENGINE START/STOP button.  
2 Starting the Engine P. 514, 517  
After the vehicle moves forward, stopping with the brake, the clutch pedal fully  
depressed, the shift lever in (N, and then the clutch pedal is released.  
u To restart the engine automatically, depress the clutch pedal.  
Auto Idle Stop does not activate when:  
The Auto Idle Stop OFF button is pressed.  
The driver’s seat belt is not fastened.  
The engine coolant temperature is low or high.  
The vehicle comes to a stop again before the vehicle speed reaches 3 km/h (2  
mph) after the engine starts.  
The shift lever is in any position except (N.  
The engine is started with the bonnet open.  
u Turn off the engine. Close the bonnet before you restart the engine to activate  
Auto Idle Stop.  
Models with keyless access system  
Pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button changes  
the power mode to ACCESSORY even while Auto Idle  
Stop is in operation. Once in ACCESSORY, the engine  
no longer restarts automatically. Follow the standard  
procedure to start the engine.  
2 Starting the Engine P. 517  
Models without keyless access system  
Even if you turn the ignition switch to START (e  
during the Auto Idle Stop activated, the engine does  
not start.  
The battery charge is low.  
The internal temperature of the battery is 5°C or less.  
The climate control system is in use, and the outside temperature is below -20°C  
or over 40°C.  
The climate control system is in use, and the temperature is set to Hi or Lo.  
is on (the indicator on).  
Auto Idle Stop may not activate when:  
The steering wheel is operated.  
The fan speed is high.  
The climate control system is in use, and there is a significant difference between  
the set temperature and the actual interior temperature.  
The climate control system is in use, and humidity in the interior is high.  
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uuWhen DrivinguAuto Idle Stop  
1The Engine Automatically Restarts When:  
The Engine Automatically Restarts When:  
If you are using an electronic device during Auto Idle  
Stop, the device may temporarily be turned off when  
the engine restarts.  
The clutch pedal is depressed.  
The engine automatically restarts even if the clutch pedal is not depressed  
with the transmission in (N when:  
The Auto Idle Stop OFF button is pressed.  
The steering wheel is operated.  
The engine does not restart automatically when there  
is a problem in the system. Follow the normal  
procedure to start the engine.  
2 Starting the Engine P. 514, 517  
Your vehicle is moved.  
The brake pedal is released slightly during a stop.  
The battery charge becomes low.  
During Auto Idle Stop, the engine does not restart  
automatically if:  
The driver’s seat belt is unlatched. To keep Auto  
Idle Stop activated, fasten your seat belt  
immediately.  
The transmission is put into a position other than  
(N. Put the transmission into (N.  
2 Driver Information Interface Warning  
When the system stops operating, follow the normal  
procedure to start the engine.  
2 Starting the Engine P. 514, 517  
1When Indicator Light (Green) Blinks in Auto Idle Stop  
When Indicator Light (Green) Blinks in Auto Idle Stop  
The indicator starts blinking rapidly under the  
following conditions:  
Fully depress the clutch pedal.  
is touched.  
u The engine automatically restarts.  
When the climate control system is in use and  
moisture builds up inside the vehicle.  
When the climate control system is in use and the  
difference between the set temperature and the  
actual temperature inside the vehicle becomes  
significant.  
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