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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Key Types and Functions

Locking and Unlocking the Doors  
Key Types and Functions  
This vehicle comes with the following keys:  
1Key Types and Functions  
All the keys have an immobilizer system. The  
immobilizer system helps to protect against vehicle  
theft.  
Retractable Keys*  
Keyless Remote*  
2 Immobilizer System P. 204  
Follow the advice below to prevent damage to the  
keys:  
Do not leave the keys in direct sunlight, or in  
locations with high temperature or high humidity.  
Do not drop the keys or set heavy objects on them.  
Keep the keys away from liquids, dust and sand.  
Do not take the keys apart except for replacing the  
battery.  
If the circuits in the keys are damaged, the engine  
may not start, and the remote transmitter may not  
work.  
Use the keys to start and stop the engine, and to lock and unlock all the doors and  
tailgate.  
You can also use the remote transmitter to lock and unlock all the doors and  
tailgate.  
If the keys do not work properly, have them  
inspected by a dealer.  
Built-in Key*  
The built-in key can be used to lock/unlock the  
doors when the keyless remote battery  
becomes weak and the power door lock/  
unlock operation is disabled.  
Built-in Key  
To remove the built-in key, slide the release  
knob and then pull out the key. To reinstall  
the built-in key, push the built-in key into the  
keyless remote until it clicks.  
Release Knob  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuKey Types and Functions  
1Retractable Key*  
Retractable Key*  
If the key is not fully extended, the immobilizer  
system may not work properly, and the engine may  
not start. Avoid contact with the key whenever it  
extends or retracts.  
The key folds up inside the remote  
transmitter.  
1. Press the release button to release the key  
out from the transmitter.  
Release Button  
Push  
u Make sure to fully extend the key.  
2. To close the key, press the release button  
then push the key inside the transmitter  
until you hear a click.  
1Key Number Tag  
Key Number Tag  
Keep the key number tag separate from the key in a  
safe place outside of your vehicle.  
If you wish to purchase an additional key, contact a  
dealer.  
Contains a number that you will need if you  
purchase a replacement key.  
If you lose your key and you cannot start the engine,  
contact a dealer.  
* Not available on all models  
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