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2019 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Shift Lever Does Not Move*

Shift Lever Does Not Move*  
Follow the procedure below if you cannot move the shift lever out of the (P  
position.  
Releasing the Lock  
1. Set the parking brake.  
Cover  
Models without keyless access system  
Slot  
2. Remove the key from the ignition switch.  
Models with keyless access system  
2. Remove the built-in key from the keyless  
remote.  
All models  
3. Wrap a cloth around the tip of a small flat-  
tip screwdriver. Put it into the shift lock  
release slot as shown in image, and remove  
the cover.  
4. Insert the key into the shift lock release slot.  
5. While pushing the key down, press the shift  
lever release button, and place the shift  
lever into (N.  
Shift Lock Release Slot  
u The lock is now released. Have the shift  
lever checked by a dealer as soon as  
possible.  
Release Button  
* Not available on all models  
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