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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Parking Your Vehicle

Parking Your Vehicle  
When Stopped  
1. Depress the brake pedal firmly.  
1When Stopped  
2. With the brake pedal depressed, slowly pull the electric parking brake switch  
slowly, but fully.  
Continuously variable transmission models  
The vehicle can roll away if left unattended  
without confirming that Park is engaged.  
Continuously variable transmission models  
3. Change the shift position to (P.  
Manual transmission models  
3. Move the shift lever to (R or (1.  
A vehicle that rolls away could cause a crash  
resulting in serious injury or death.  
All models  
4. Turn off the engine.  
u The parking brake and brake system indicator (red) goes off in about 15  
Always keep your foot on the brake pedal  
until you have confirmed that (P is shown  
on the shift position indicator.  
Always confirm that the electric parking brake is set, in particular if you are parked  
on an incline.  
Do not park your vehicle near flammable objects,  
such as dry grass, oil, or timber.  
Heat from the exhaust can cause a fire.  
Continuously variable transmission models  
The following can damage the transmission:  
depressing the accelerator pedal.  
Moving the shift lever into (P before the vehicle  
stops completely.  
In extremely cold temperatures, the parking brake may freeze  
up if applied. If such temperatures are expected, do not apply  
the parking brake but, if parking on a slope, either turn the  
front wheels so they will contact the curb if the vehicle rolls  
down the slope or block the wheels to keep the vehicle from  
moving. If you do not take either precaution, the vehicle may  
roll unexpectedly, leading to a crash.