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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Security System

Security System  
Immobilizer System  
The immobilizer system prevents a key that has not been pre-registered from  
starting the engine. Each key contains electronic transmitters that use electronic  
signals to verify the key.  
1Immobilizer System  
Leaving the key in the vehicle can result in theft or  
accidental movement of the vehicle.  
Always take the key with you whenever you leave the  
vehicle unattended.  
Pay attention to the following when inserting the key into the ignition switch* or  
pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button*:  
Do not allow objects that emit strong radio waves near the ignition switch* or the  
Make sure the key is not covered by or touching a metal object.  
Do not bring a key from another vehicle’s immobilizer system near the ignition  
switch* or the ENGINE START/STOP button*.  
Do not alter the system or add other devices to it.  
Doing so may damage the system and make your  
vehicle inoperable.  
If the system repeatedly does not recognise the  
coding of your key, contact your dealer. If you have  
lost your key and cannot start your engine, contact a  
Do not put the key near magnetic items. Electronic device, such as televisions and  
audio systems emit strong magnetic fields. Note that even a key chain can become  
Right-hand drive type  
Apply and hold the brake pedal before turning the  
ignition switch to ON (w*1 the first time after the  
battery has been disconnected.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models