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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside

uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
Using the Keyless Access System*  
If the interior light switch is in the door activated  
position, the interior light comes on when you unlock  
the doors and tailgate.  
seconds.  
When you carry the keyless remote, you can  
lock/unlock the doors and open the tailgate.  
You can lock/unlock the doors and tailgate  
within a radius of about 80 cm of the outside  
door handle or tailgate outer handle.  
Doors and tailgate relocked: The light goes off  
immediately.  
2 Interior Lights P. 268  
1Using the Keyless Access System*  
If you do not open a door or the tailgate within 30  
seconds of unlocking the vehicle with the keyless  
access system, the doors and tailgate will  
automatically relock.  
Locking the doors and tailgate  
Touch the door lock sensor on the front door  
or press the lock button on the tailgate.  
u Some exterior lights flash three times; all  
the doors and tailgate lock; and the  
security system sets.  
Door Lock  
Sensor  
You can lock or unlock doors using the keyless access  
system only when the power mode is in VEHICLE OFF  
(LOCK).  
Lock Button  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Using the Keyless Access System*  
Unlocking the doors and tailgate  
Grab the driver’s door handle:  
u The driver’s door unlocks.  
Do not leave the keyless remote in the vehicle  
when you get out. Carry it with you.  
Even if you are not carrying the keyless remote, you  
can lock/unlock the doors and the tailgate while  
someone else with the remote is within range.  
The door may be locked or unlocked if the door  
handle is covered with water in heavy rain or in a  
car wash if the keyless remote is within range.  
If you grip a front door handle or touch a door lock  
sensor wearing gloves, the door sensor may be  
slow to respond or may not respond by locking or  
unlocking the doors.  
After locking the door, you have up to 2 seconds  
during which you can pull the door handle to  
confirm whether the door is locked. If you need to  
unlock the door immediately after locking it, wait  
at least 2 seconds before gripping the handle,  
otherwise the door will not unlock.  
u Some exterior lights flash once.  
Grab the front passenger’s door handle:  
u All the doors and tailgate unlock.  
u Some exterior lights flash once.  
Press the outer handle:  
u The tailgate unlocks.  
u Some exterior lights flash once.  
2 Using the Outer Handle P. 202  
Outer Handle  
The door may not open if you pull it immediately  
after gripping the door handle. Grip the handle  
again and confirm that the door is unlocked before  
pulling the handle.  
Even within the 80 cm radius, you may not be able  
to lock/unlock the doors with the keyless remote if  
it is above or below the outside handle.  
The keyless remote may not operate if it is too close  
to the door and door glass.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Using the Keyless Access System*  
The door unlock mode settings can be customized  
using the driver information interface or audio/  
information screen.  
Models with colour audio system  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
The light flash settings can be customized using the  
driver information interface or audio/information  
screen.  
Models with colour audio system  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
Models with power tailgate  
You can also unlock and open with the power  
tailgate.  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
* Not available on all models  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Using the Remote Transmitter  
Using the Remote Transmitter  
If you do not open a door or the tailgate within 30  
Locking the doors and tailgate  
Press the lock button.  
seconds of unlocking the vehicle with the remote  
transmitter, the doors and tailgate will automatically  
relock. You can change the relock timer setting.  
Models with colour audio system  
LED  
u Some exterior lights flash three times, all  
the doors and tailgate lock, and the  
security system sets.  
Lock  
Button  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
Unlock  
Button  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
Unlocking the doors and tailgate  
Press the unlock button.  
Once:  
If the distance at which the remote transmitter works  
varies, the battery is probably low.  
If the LED does not come on when you press a  
button, the battery is dead.  
2 Replacing the Button Battery P. 718  
u Some exterior lights flash once, and the  
driver’s door unlocks.  
Twice:  
LED  
Lock  
Button  
Unlock  
Button  
u The remaining doors and tailgate unlock.  
The remote transmitter will not work when:  
Models without keyless access system  
The key is in the ignition switch.  
Models with keyless access system  
The power mode is in ACCESSORY or ON.  
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uuLocking and Unlocking the DoorsuLocking/Unlocking the Doors from the Outside  
1Using the Remote Transmitter  
Models with keyless access system  
Right-hand drive type  
You cannot lock any doors from the outside when  
the keyless remote is inside the vehicle, and the  
beeper sounds. If you want to lock a door while the  
remote is still in the vehicle, do any of the following  
four times:  
Press the lock button on the keyless remote.  
Turn the key in the cylinder to lock.  
Press the door lock button on the door handle or  
the tailgate.  
The remote transmitter uses low-power signals, so  
the operating range may vary depending on the  
surroundings.  
The remote will not lock the vehicle when a door is  
open.  
You can customize the door unlock mode setting.  
Models with colour audio system  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
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1Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key  
Locking/Unlocking the Doors Using a Key  
When you lock the driver’s door with the key, all the  
If the lock or unlock button of the remote does not work, use the key instead.  
Fully insert the key and turn it.  
other doors and tailgate lock at the same time.  
When unlocking, the driver’s door unlocks first.  
Turning the key a second time within a few seconds  
does not unlock the remaining doors and the  
tailgate.  
Lock  
You can customize the door unlock mode setting.  
Models with colour audio system  
Unlock  
2 Customized Features P. 158  
Models with Display Audio  
2 Customized Features P. 413  
Unlocking the doors with the key causes the security  
system to alarm. Always unlock the doors with the  
remote transmitter.  
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1Locking a Door Without Using a Key  
Locking a Door Without Using a Key  
When you lock the driver’s door, all the other doors  
and tailgate lock at the same time.  
If you do not have the key on you, or if for some reason you cannot lock a door using  
the key, you can lock the door without it.  
Before locking a door, make sure that the key is not  
inside the vehicle.  
Locking the driver’s door  
Push the lock tab forward (1) or push the  
(1)  
master door lock switch in the lock direction  
(2), then pull and hold the outside door  
handle (3). Close the door, then release the  
(2)  
handle.  
(3)  
Locking the passenger’s doors  
Push the lock tab forward and close the door.  
Lockout prevention system  
Models without keyless access system  
The doors and tailgate cannot be locked when the key is in the ignition switch.  
Models with keyless access system  
The doors and tailgate cannot be locked when the keyless remote is inside the  
vehicle.  
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