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2023 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

uuHonda Sensing®uLane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
Provides steering input to help keep the vehicle in the middle of a detected lane and  
provides tactile and visual alerts if the vehicle is detected drifting out of its lane.  
Important Safety Reminders  
The LKAS is for your convenience only. It is not an  
autonomous driving system and always requires  
driver attention and control. The system does not  
work if you take your hands off the steering wheel or  
fail to steer the vehicle.  
Steering input assist  
The system applies torque to the steering to keep the vehicle between the left  
and right lane lines. The applied torque becomes stronger as the vehicle gets  
closer to either of the lane lines.  
Front Sensor  
Tactile and visual alerts  
The LKAS is convenient when it is used on  
expressways or freeways.  
Camera  
Rapid vibrations on the steering wheel  
and a warning display alert you that  
the vehicle is drifting out of a detected  
lane.  
Monitors the  
lane lines  
Do not place objects on the instrument panel.  
Objects may reflect on the windshield and prevent  
correct detection of the traffic lanes.  
The LKAS only alerts you when lane drift is detected  
without a turn signal in use. The LKAS may not detect  
all lane markings or lane departures; accuracy will  
vary based on weather, speed, and lane marker  
condition.  
It is always your responsibility to safely operate the  
vehicle and avoid collisions.  
The LKAS may not work properly or may work  
improperly under the certain conditions:  
2 LKAS Conditions and Limitations P. 541  
When you operate the turn signals to change lanes, the system is suspended, and  
resumes after the signals are off.  
If you make a lane change without operating the turn signals, the LKAS alerts  
activate, and torque is applied to the steering.  
You can read about handling information for the  
camera equipped with this system.  
2 Front Sensor Camera P. 568  
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uuHonda Sensing®uLane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
1Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
Lane Keep Support Function  
When it fails to detect lanes, the system will  
temporarily be canceled. When a lane is detected, the  
system will recover automatically.  
Provides assistance to keep the vehicle in the center of the lane. When the vehicle  
nears a white or yellow line, steering force of the electric power steering will become  
stronger.  
The LKAS may not function as designed while driving  
in frequent stop and go traffic, or on roads with  
sharp curves.  
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Lane Departure Warning Function  
When the vehicle enters the warning area, the LKAS alerts you with slight steering  
wheel vibration as well as a warning display.  
Amber line  
LKAS indicator (green)  
Warning Area  
Warning Area  
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When the System can be Used  
If the vehicle drifts toward either left or right lane line  
due to the system applying torque, turn off the LKAS  
and have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
The system can be used when the following conditions are met.  
The lane in which you are driving has detectable lane markers on both sides, and  
your vehicle is in the center of the lane.  
The vehicle is traveling between about 45 and 90 mph (72 and 145 km/h).  
You are driving on a straight or slightly curved road.  
The turn signals are off.  
Be sure to keep the following below to activate the  
system properly;  
Always keep the windshield around the camera  
clean.  
The brake pedal is not depressed.  
When cleaning the windshield, be careful not to  
apply windshield cleanser to the camera lens.  
Do not touch the camera lens.  
Do not attach a sticker to the area around the  
camera.  
How to activate the system  
1. Press the LKAS button.  
u LKAS indicator (white) appears on the  
White lines  
gauge.  
LKAS indicator  
(white)  
The system is standby.  
u If traffic lane lines are detected, white  
lines appear on the gauge.  
If LKAS button is pressed when the system can be  
used, LKAS is on without standby.  
LKAS Button  
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uuHonda Sensing®uLane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
2. Keep your vehicle near the center of the  
lane while driving.  
Green lines  
u The LKAS indicator changes from white  
to green, and white lines change to  
green once the system starts operating  
after detecting the left and right lane  
markings.  
LKAS indicator (green)  
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uuHonda Sensing®uLane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
To Cancel  
Press the LKAS button.  
The LKAS is turned off every time you turn the  
power system off, even if you turned it on the  
last time you drove the vehicle.  
LKAS Button  
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The system operation is suspended if  
you:  
Decrease the vehicle speed to about 40 mph  
(64 km/h) or less.  
u Increasing the vehicle speed to about 45  
mph (72 km/h) or more resumes the  
LKAS.  
1To Cancel  
You can change the setting for the LKAS.  
LKAS suspended beep on and off can be selected.  
2 Settings* P. 135  
White lines  
2 Customized Features P. 376  
Depress the brake pedal.  
u The LKAS resumes and starts detecting  
the lane lines again once you release the  
brake pedal.  
Your vehicle is driving to the right or the left  
of the lane.  
LKAS indicator (white)  
When the LKAS is suspended,  
green lines on the gauge change  
to white lines or disappear, and  
the beeper sounds (if activated).  
* Not available on all models  
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uuHonda Sensing®uLane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)  
The LKAS may be automatically suspended when:  
The system fails to detect lane lines.  
The steering wheel is turned quickly.  
You fail to steer the vehicle.  
Driving through a sharp curve.  
Driving at a speed in excess of approximately 94 mph (150 km/h).  
The ABS or VSA® system engages.  
Once these conditions no longer exist, the LKAS automatically resumes.  
The LKAS may be automatically canceled when:  
In the following cases, traffic lane lines may disappear on the gauge, the beeper may  
sound, and the LKAS may automatically be canceled:  
The camera temperature gets extremely high.  
The camera behind the rearview mirror, or the area around the camera, including  
the windshield, gets dirty.  
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LKAS Conditions and Limitations  
The system may not detect lane markings and therefore may not keep the vehicle in  
the middle of the lane under certain conditions, including the following:  
Environmental conditions  
There is little contrast between lane lines and the roadway surface.  
Driving in bad weather (rain, fog, snow, etc.).  
Driving on a snowy or wet roadway.  
Driving into low sunlight (e.g., at dawn or dusk).  
Shadows of adjacent objects (trees, buildings, guard rails, vehicles, etc.) are  
parallel to white (or yellow) lines.  
Sudden changes between light and dark, such as the entrance or exit of a tunnel  
or the shadows of trees, buildings, etc.  
Driving at night or in a dark place such as a tunnel (due to low-light conditions,  
lane lines or the road surface may not be illuminated).  
The distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you is too short, and  
lane lines and the road surface are not visible.  
Strong light is reflected onto the roadway.  
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Roadway conditions  
Driving on a road with temporary lane markings.  
Faint, multiple, or varied lane markings are visible on the roadway due to road  
repairs or old lane markings.  
Faded lines  
Duplicate lines  
Tire tracks  
The roadway has merging, split, or crossing lines, such as at an intersection or  
crosswalk.  
The lane markings are extremely narrow, wide, or changing.  
Very wide or narrow traffic lane  
Part of the lane markings are hidden by an object, such as a vehicle.  
The road is hilly or the vehicle is approaching the crest of a hill.  
Your vehicle is strongly shaken on uneven road surfaces.  
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When objects on the road (curb, guard rail, pylons, etc.) are recognized as white  
(or yellow) lines.  
Driving on rough or unpaved roads, or over bumpy surfaces.  
Driving on roads with double lane lines.  
Driving on snowy or slippery roads.  
The pavement is only partially visible due to snow or puddles on the road.  
There is a film of water or puddles on the road surface.  
White (or yellow) lines are not recognized correctly due to road conditions such as  
curves, twists, or hills.  
Driving on unpaved or rutted roads.  
Passing through an exit or an interchange.  
Lane void of lines at exit or  
interchange  
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Vehicle conditions  
When lighting is weak due to dirt covering the headlight lenses, or there is poor  
visibility in a dark place due to the headlights being improperly adjusted.  
The front of the camera is covered by dirt, fog, rain, mud, wet snow, seals,  
accessories, stickers, or film on the windshield.  
Driving at night or in a dark place (e.g., a tunnel) with the headlights off.  
There is residue on the windshield from the windshield wipers.  
An abnormal tire or wheel condition (incorrect sizes, varied sizes or construction,  
improperly inflated, etc.).  
The vehicle is tilted due to a heavy load in the cargo area or rear seats.  
The suspension has been modified.  
Tire chains are installed.  
The vehicle is towing a trailer.  
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