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2024 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Emergency Engine Start

uuEngine Does Not Start  
uEmergency Engine Start  
Emergency Engine Start  
If the engine does not start using the normal starting procedure, you may be able to  
start it using the emergency start procedure below.  
Do not use this procedure if it is not an emergency.  
1Emergency Engine Start  
Refer to the following if you cannot move the shift  
lever out of the (P position.  
2 Shift Lever Does Not Move P. 644  
1. Make sure the parking brake is applied.  
u The parking brake and brake system indicator (red) comes on for 30 seconds  
when you pull up the electric parking brake switch.  
2. Check that the transmission is in (P, then set the power mode to ACCESSORY.  
3. Firmly depress the brake pedal, then press and hold the ENGINE START/STOP  
button for at least 15 seconds.  
This should be considered a system malfunction even if you are able to start the  
engine using the above procedure.  
Have your vehicle checked by a dealer immediately.