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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ How to Handle Overheating

Overheating  
How to Handle Overheating  
Overheating symptoms are as follows:  
1How to Handle Overheating  
The temperature gauge needle is at upper level or the engine suddenly loses  
power.  
Steam or spray comes out of the engine compartment.  
3WARNING  
Steam and spray from an overheated  
engine can seriously scald you.  
First thing to do  
Do not open the bonnet if steam is coming  
out.  
1. Immediately park the vehicle in a safe place.  
2. Turn off all accessories and turn on the hazard warning lights.  
u No steam or spray present:  
Keep the engine running and open the bonnet.  
u Steam or spray present:  
Turn off the engine and wait until it subsides. Then, open the bonnet.  
NOTICE  
Continuing to drive with the temperature gauge  
needle at upper level may damage the engine.  
Continued  
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