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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Indicators

Indicators  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when Comes on while driving - Make sure  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off if the parking  
brake has been released.  
Comes on when the parking brake is  
applied and goes off when it is  
released.  
Comes on when the brake fluid level  
is low.  
Comes on if there is a problem with  
the brake system.  
the parking brake is released. Check the  
brake fluid level.  
2 What to do when the indicator  
comes on while driving P. 753  
Comes on along with the parking  
brake and brake system indicator  
(amber) - Immediately stop in a safe  
place. Contact a dealer for repair. The  
brake pedal becomes harder to operate.  
Depress the pedal further than you  
normally do.  
Parking Brake  
and Brake  
System Indicator  
(Red)  
(Red)  
The beeper sounds and the indicator  
comes on if you drive with the  
parking brake not fully released.  
Comes on along with the ABS  
indicator - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
2 If the Brake System Indicator (Red)  
Comes On or Blinks P. 753  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for about 15 seconds  
when you pull the electric parking  
brake switch while the ignition  
switch is in LOCK (0*1.  
Stays on for about 15 seconds when  
you turn the ignition switch to LOCK  
(0*1 while the electric parking brake  
is set.  
Blinks and the parking brake and  
brake system indicator (amber)  
comes on at the same time - There is  
a problem with the electric parking  
brake system. The parking brake may  
not be set.  
Avoid using the parking brake and have  
your vehicle checked by a dealer  
immediately.  
Parking Brake  
and Brake  
System Indicator  
(Red)  
(Red)  
2 If the Brake System Indicator (Red)  
Comes On or Blinks at the Same  
Time When the Brake System  
Indicator (Amber) Comes On P. 754  
Comes on for a few seconds when  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
Comes on when the automatic  
brake hold system is on.  
AutomaticBrake  
Hold System  
Indicator  
2 Automatic Brake Hold P. 634  
2 Automatic Brake Hold P. 634  
Comes on for a few seconds when  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
AutomaticBrake  
Hold Indicator  
(w*1, then goes off.  
Comes on when the automatic  
brake hold is activated.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly - Have your  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Comes on while driving - Avoid using  
the parking brake and have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer immediately.  
Comes on if there is a problem with  
a system related to braking other  
than the conventional brake system.  
Comes on if there is a problem with  
the electric parking brake system or  
the automatic brake hold system.  
Parking Brake  
and Brake  
System Indicator  
(Amber)  
(Amber)  
Comes on if the parking brake and Drive a short distance at more than 20  
brake system is deactivated  
temporarily after the battery has  
been disconnected, then  
reconnected.  
km/h (12 mph). The indicator should go  
off. If it does not, have your vehicle  
checked by a (Amber) dealer.  
Comes on if there is a problem with Make sure the total load is within the  
the radar sensor.  
Maximum Load Limit.  
2 Load Limit P. 503  
Stays on constantly - Have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Indicator may comes on temporarily  
when the Maximum Load Limit is  
exceeded.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on when you turn the  
ignition switch to ON (w*1, and goes  
off when the engine starts.  
Comes on when the engine oil  
pressure is low.  
Comes on while driving -Immediately  
stop in a safe place.  
Low Oil Pressure  
Indicator  
2 If the Low Oil Pressure Indicator  
Comes On P. 751  
Comes on when you turn the  
ignition switch to ON (w*1, and goes  
Comes on while driving - Have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
off either when the engine starts, or Shows the self-testing condition of the  
after several seconds if the engine  
did not start.  
Comes on if there is a problem with Blinks while driving - Stop in a safe  
the emissions control systems.  
Blinks when a misfire in the engine’s  
cylinders is detected.  
diagnostics of the emission control  
system.  
Malfunction  
Indicator Lamp  
place where there are no flammable  
objects. Stop the engine for 10 minutes  
or more, and wait for it to cool down.  
Then, take the vehicle to a dealer.  
2 If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp  
Comes On or Blinks P. 752  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on when you turn the  
ignition switch to ON (w*1, and goes  
off when the engine starts.  
Comes on when the battery is not  
charging.  
Comes on while driving - Turn off the  
climate control system and rear demister  
in order to reduce electricity  
consumption.  
Charging  
System Indicator  
2 If the Charging System Indicator  
Comes On P. 751  
Shift Lever  
Position  
Indicator*  
Indicates the current shift lever  
position.  
2 Shifting P. 523  
Comes on for a few seconds when Blinks while driving - Avoid sudden  
Transmission  
System  
Indicator*  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
starts and acceleration and have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer immediately.  
(w*1, then goes off.  
Blinks if the transmission system has  
a problem.  
Shift Up  
Indicator  
Comes on when shifting up is  
recommended.  
2 Shift Up Indicator P. 527  
2 Shift Up/Down Indicators P. 529  
Shift Down  
Indicator*  
Comes on when shifting down is  
recommended.  
2 Shift Up/Down Indicators P. 529  
2 7-Speed Manual Shift Mode P. 525  
M (7-speed  
manual shift  
mode) Indicator/  
Shift Indicator*  
Comes on when 7-speed manual  
shift mode is applied.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on if you are not wearing a The beeper stops and the indicator goes  
seat belt when you turn the ignition  
switch to ON (w*1.  
off when you and the front passenger  
fasten their seat belts.  
If the front passenger is not wearing Stays on after you or the front  
Seat Belt  
Reminder  
Indicator  
a seat belt, the indicator comes on a  
few seconds later.  
passenger has fastened the seat belt  
- A detection error may have occurred in  
the sensor. Have your vehicle checked by  
a dealer.  
(Red)  
Blinks while driving if either you or  
the front passenger has not fastened  
a seat belt. The beeper sounds and  
the indicator blinks at regular  
intervals.  
2 Seat Belt Reminder P. 45  
Comes on when the fuel reserve is Comes on - Refuel your vehicle as soon  
running low (approximately 8.0  
litres/1.76 Imp gal left).  
Blinks if there is a problem with the  
fuel gauge.  
as possible.  
Blinks - Have your vehicle checked by a  
dealer.  
Low Fuel  
Indicator  
Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly - Have your  
Anti-lock Brake  
System (ABS)  
Indicator  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
vehicle checked by a dealer. With this  
indicator on, your vehicle still has normal  
braking ability but no anti-lock function.  
2 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) P. 637  
(w*1, then goes off.  
If it comes on at any other time,  
there is a problem with the ABS.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly or does not  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
come on at all - Have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
Supplemental  
Restraint System  
Indicator  
Comes on if a problem with any of  
the following is detected:  
- Supplemental restraint system  
- Side airbag system  
- Side curtain airbag system  
- Seat belt tensioner  
Both indicators come on for a few  
seconds when you turn the ignition  
switch to ON (w*1, then goes off  
after a system check up.  
When the passenger front airbag is  
active: The on indicator comes back  
on and remains on for about 60  
seconds.  
Passenger Front  
Airbag On/Off  
Indicators  
2 Passenger Front Airbag Off System  
P. 61  
When the passenger front airbag is  
inactive: The off indicator comes  
back on and stays on. This is a  
reminder that the passenger front  
airbag is deactivated.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly - Have your  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
Blinks when VSA, or trailer stability  
assist is active.  
Comes on if there is a problem with  
the VSA system, brake assist, hill  
start assist system, trailer stability  
assist or brake lighting system.  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
2 Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)  
System P. 547  
2 Hill start assist system P. 516  
2 Trailer Stability Assist P. 508  
When TSA is displayed on the driver  
information interface, the VSA does not  
activate.  
Vehicle Stability  
Assist (VSA)  
System Indicator  
Comes on if the VSA system is  
deactivated temporarily after the  
battery has been disconnected, then  
re-connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 20  
km/h (12 mph). The indicator should go  
off. If it does not, have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
2 VSA On and Off P. 548  
Comes on when you partially disable  
VSA.  
Vehicle Stability  
Assist (VSA) OFF  
Indicator  
Comes on if the VSA system is  
deactivated temporarily after the  
battery has been disconnected, then  
re-connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 20  
km/h (12 mph). The indicator should go  
off. If it does not, have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
Comes on when you turn the  
ignition switch to ON (w*1, and goes  
off when the engine starts.  
Stays on constantly or does not  
come on at all - Have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
Electric Power  
Steering (EPS)  
2 If the Electric Power Steering (EPS)  
System Indicator Comes on if there is a problem with  
System Indicator Comes On P. 755  
the EPS System.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when Comes on while driving - Stop in a  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
safe place, check tyre pressures, and  
inflate the tyre(s) if necessary.  
May come on briefly if the ignition Stays on after the tyres are inflated  
switch is turned to ON (w*1 and the  
vehicle is not moved within 45  
seconds, to indicate the initialisation  
process is not yet complete.  
to the recommended pressures - The  
system needs to be initialised.  
2 Deflation Warning System  
Initialisation P. 551  
Comes on and stays on when:  
- One or more tyres’ pressures are  
determined to be significantly low.  
- The system has not been initialised.  
Low Tyre  
Pressure/  
Deflation  
Warning System  
Indicator  
Blinks for about one minute, and  
then stays on if there is a problem  
with the deflation warning system,  
or when a compact spare tyre is  
temporarily installed.  
Blinks and remains on - Have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer. If the vehicle  
is fitted with a compact spare, get your  
regular tyre repaired or replaced and put  
back on your vehicle as soon as you can.  
Comes on if the deflation warning Drive a short distance at more than 20  
system is deactivated temporarily  
after the battery has been  
disconnected, then re-connected.  
km/h (12 mph). The indicator should go  
off. If it does not, have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when While the indicator is on, press the  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
(display/information) button to see the  
message again.  
Comes on along with a beep when a Refer to the Indicators information in  
problem is detected. A system  
message on the driver information  
interface appears at the same time.  
this chapter when a system message  
appears on the driver information  
interface. Take the appropriate action  
for the message.  
System Message  
Indicator  
The driver information interface does  
not return to the normal screen unless  
the warning is cancelled, or the  
button is pressed.  
Comes on when all the operating  
conditions of the auto high-beam  
are met.  
AutoHigh-Beam  
Indicator  
2 Auto High-Beam (High Beam  
Support System) P. 229  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Blinks when you operate the turn  
signal lever.  
Blink along with all turn signals if  
you press the hazard warning  
button.  
Does not blink or blinks rapidly - A  
turn signal light bulb has blown. Change  
the bulb immediately.  
Turn Signal and  
Hazard Warning  
Indicators  
2 Replacing Light Bulbs P. 697  
Blink along with all turn signals  
when you depress the brake pedal  
while the high speed driving.  
2 Emergency Stop Signal P. 639  
Comes on when the high beam  
headlights are on.  
High Beam  
Indicator  
Comes on whenever the light switch If you remove the key from the ignition  
is on, or in AUTO when the exterior  
lights are on.  
Lights On  
Indicator  
switch*1 while the lights are on, a chime  
sounds when the driver’s door is  
opened.  
Comes on when the front fog lights  
are on.  
Front Fog Light  
Indicator*  
Comes on when the rear fog light is  
on.  
Rear Fog Light  
Indicator  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Models without  
keyless access  
system  
Blinks if the immobilizer system  
cannot recognize the key  
information.  
Blinks - You cannot start the engine.  
Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0*1,  
pull the key out, and then insert the key  
and turn it to ON (w*1 again.  
Right-hand drive type  
Strongly depress and hold the brake  
and/or clutch pedal before turning the  
ignition switch to ON (w*1.  
All models  
Repeatedly blinks - The system may be  
malfunctioning. Have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
Do not attempt to alter this system or  
add other devices to it. Electrical  
problems can occur.  
Immobilizer  
System Indicator  
Indicator  
Models with  
keyless access  
system  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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Indicator  
Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Blinks when the security system  
alarm has been set.  
Security System  
Alarm Indicator  
2 Security System Alarm P. 205  
Comes on when ECON mode is on.  
ECON Mode  
Indicator  
2 ECON Mode P. 531  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on when Auto Idle Stop is in  
operation. The engine automatically  
shuts off.  
2 Auto Idle Stop P. 532  
Blinks when the ambient conditions Depress the clutch pedal. The engine  
Auto Idle Stop  
Indicator  
(Green)*  
may cause the windows to fog up.  
Blinks when the ambient conditions  
may become different from the  
climate control settings you have  
selected.  
automatically restarts.  
2 Auto Idle Stop P. 532  
Blinks when the  
button is  
pressed.  
Comes on for a few seconds when  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
Auto Idle Stop  
System Indicator  
(Amber)*  
Comes on when the Auto Idle Stop  
system has been turned off by the  
Auto Idle Stop system OFF button.  
2 Auto Idle Stop System ON/OFF  
P. 533  
Blinks if there is a problem with the Blinks - Have your vehicle checked by a  
Auto Idle Stop system. dealer.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on when you press the  
MAIN button. If a different indicator  
comes on, subsequently press the  
LIM button.  
Adjustable  
Speed Limiter  
Indicator  
2 Adjustable Speed Limiter P. 536  
Adaptive Cruise Comes on when you have set a  
Control (ACC) speed for cruise control.  
and Adjustable Comes on when you have set a  
2 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with  
Low Speed Follow (LSF) P. 572  
2 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)  
P. 589  
Speed Limiter  
Set Speed  
Indicator  
speed for adjustable speed limiter.  
2 Adjustable Speed Limiter P. 536  
Indicator  
Comes on when you press the  
MAIN button. If a different indicator  
comes on, subsequently press the  
LIM button.  
IntelligentSpeed  
Limiter Indicator  
2 Intelligent Speed Limiter P. 540  
Adaptive Cruise Comes on when the intelligent  
2 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with  
Low Speed Follow (LSF) P. 572  
2 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)  
P. 589  
Control (ACC)  
and Intelligent  
Speed Limiter  
Set Speed  
speed limiter is set to the speed limit  
that the traffic sign recognition  
system detects.  
Comes on when you have set a  
speed for intelligent speed limiter.  
2 Intelligent Speed Limiter P. 540  
Indicator  
Indicator  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Message  
Comes on for a few seconds when Stays on constantly - Have your  
you turn the ignition switch to ON  
(w*1, then goes off.  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Comes on if there is a problem with  
the road departure mitigation  
system.  
Comes on if the road departure  
mitigation system is deactivated  
temporarily after the battery has  
been disconnected, then re-  
connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 20  
km/h (12 mph). The indicator should go  
off. If it does not, have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
Road Departure  
Mitigation  
Indicator  
Indicator may comes on temporarily Make sure the total load is within the  
when the Maximum Load Limit is  
exceeded.  
Maximum Load Limit.  
2 Load Limit P. 503  
Stays on constantly - Have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
*1:Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
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