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2024 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Indicators

Indicators  
Indicators come on/blink depending on the condition of the vehicle. Messages may display on the Driver Information Interface at the same  
time. Please take the appropriate action outlined in the message, such as contacting a dealer.  
*1  
Shift Position Indicator  
Vehicle Stability AssistTM  
P. 95  
P. 95  
*1  
Parking Brake and  
Brake System  
U.S.  
P. 98  
(VSA®) System Indicator  
P. 92  
*1  
Indicator (Red)  
Canada  
Transmission System  
Indicator  
Vehicle Stability AssistTM  
(VSA®) OFF Indicator  
P. 98  
P. 99  
P. 100  
*1  
*1  
Parking Brake and  
Brake System  
Indicator (Amber)  
Seat Belt Reminder  
Indicator  
U.S.  
P. 94  
P. 94  
P. 96  
P. 96  
*1  
Low Tire Pressure/TPMS  
Indicator*  
Canada  
Low Fuel Indicator  
(Amber)  
Automatic Brake  
Hold System Indicator  
*1  
Turn Signal and Hazard  
Warning Indicators  
Low Temperature  
Indicator  
*1  
P. 96  
P. 97  
*1  
*1  
U.S.  
Automatic Brake Hold  
Indicator  
P. 100  
P. 100  
Lights On Indicator  
High Beam Indicator  
P. 94  
Anti-lock Brake System  
(ABS) Indicator  
*1  
*1  
Canada  
Supplemental Restraint  
System Indicator  
Malfunction Indicator  
Lamp  
*1  
*1  
P. 97  
P. 97  
P. 95  
P. 95  
Auto High-Beam  
Indicator  
*1  
Electric Power Steering  
(EPS) System Indicator  
*1  
P. 100  
Charging System  
Indicator  
*1: When you set the power mode to ON, these indicators come on to indicate that system checks are being performed. They go off a few seconds later or after the engine  
has started. If an indicator does not come on or turn off, there may be a malfunction in the corresponding system. To resolve the issue, follow the instructions in the  
owner's manual.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuIndicatorsu  
Adaptive Cruise Control  
(ACC) with Low Speed  
Follow Indicator (Amber)  
*1  
Immobilizer System  
Indicator  
P. 105  
P. 105  
P. 102  
P. 102  
P. 102  
ECON Mode Indicator  
NORMAL Mode Indicator  
SNOW Mode Indicator  
P. 101  
P. 101  
P. 103  
Security System Alarm  
Indicator  
Adaptive Cruise Control  
(ACC) with Low Speed  
Follow Indicator (White/  
Green)  
Auto Idle Stop OFF  
Indicator  
*1  
Lane Keeping Assist System  
(LKAS) Indicator (Amber)  
P. 106  
P. 106  
Auto Idle Stop Suspend  
Indicator  
*1  
Hill Descent Control System  
Indicator (White/Green)  
P. 104  
P. 102  
P. 102  
P. 105  
Lane Keeping Assist  
System (LKAS) Indicator  
(White/Green)  
*1  
Auto Idle Stop System  
Indicator (Amber)  
P. 103  
P. 103  
System Message Indicator  
*1  
Safety Support Indicator  
(Amber)  
P. 107  
P. 109  
Auto Idle Stop Indicator  
(Green)  
Safety Support Indicator  
(Green/Gray)  
Cruise Mode Indicator  
(White/Green)  
*1: When you set the power mode to ON, these indicators come on to indicate that system checks are being performed. They go off a few seconds later or after the engine  
has started. If an indicator does not come on or turn off, there may be a malfunction in the corresponding system. To resolve the issue, follow the instructions in the  
owner's manual.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on when the parking brake is  
applied, and goes off when it is released.  
The beeper sounds and the indicator comes on if  
you drive with the parking brake applied.  
Comes on for about 30 seconds when you apply  
the electric parking brake while the power mode is  
in ACCESSORY or VEHICLE OFF, then goes off.  
Stays on for about 30 seconds when you set the  
power mode to VEHICLE OFF while the electric  
parking brake is applied, then goes off.  
U.S.  
Parking Brake and  
Brake System  
Canada  
Indicator (Red)  
Comes on when the brake fluid level is low.  
Comes on while driving - Make sure the parking  
brake is released. Stop in a safe place and check the  
brake fluid level.  
(Red)  
2 What to do when the indicator comes on  
while driving P. 649  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
brake system.  
Comes on along with the Parking Brake and  
Brake System Indicator (amber) - Immediately  
stop in a safe place. Contact a dealer for repair. The  
brake pedal becomes harder to operate.  
Depress the pedal further than you normally do.  
2 If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On  
or Blinks at the Same Time When the Brake  
System Indicator (Amber) Comes On P. 650  
Comes on along with the ABS indicator - Have  
your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
U.S.  
Parking Brake and  
Brake System  
Canada  
2 If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On  
or Blinks P. 649  
Indicator (Red)  
Blinks and the Parking Brake and Brake System  
Indicator (amber) comes on at the same time -  
There is a problem with the electric parking brake  
system. The parking brake may not be set.  
Avoid using the parking brake and have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer immediately.  
2 If the Brake System Indicator (Red) Comes On  
or Blinks at the Same Time When the Brake  
System Indicator (Amber) Comes On P. 650  
(Red)  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on if there is a problem with a system  
related to braking other than the  
conventional brake system.  
Comes on while driving - Avoid high speeds and  
sudden braking. Take the vehicle to a dealer  
immediately.  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
electric parking brake system and/or the  
automatic brake hold system.  
Stays on constantly - Avoid using the parking  
brake and have your vehicle checked by a dealer  
immediately.  
U.S.  
Parking Brake and  
Brake System  
Indicator (Amber)  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
radar sensor.  
Indicator may come on temporarily when the  
Maximum Load Limit is exceeded.  
Make sure the total load is within the Maximum  
Load Limit.  
2 Maximum Load Limit P. 419  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked by  
a dealer.  
Canada  
(Amber)  
Comes on if the brake system is deactivated  
temporarily after the battery has been  
disconnected, then re-connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 12 mph (20  
km/h). The indicator should go off. If it does not,  
have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Automatic Brake  
Hold System  
Indicator  
Comes on when the automatic brake hold  
system is on.  
2 Automatic Brake Hold P. 551  
Comes on when the automatic brake hold is  
activated.  
U.S.  
Automatic Brake  
Hold Indicator  
2 Automatic Brake Hold P. 551  
Canada  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
After you have set the power mode to ON, Readiness codes are part of the on-board  
the vehicle performs system checks.  
However, if the readiness codes have not  
been set by that time, this indicator will blink  
five times and then go off.  
diagnostics for the emissions control systems.  
2 Testing of Readiness Codes P. 673  
Malfunction  
Indicator Lamp  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
emissions control systems.  
Blinks when a misfire in the engine’s  
cylinders is detected.  
2 If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On  
or Blinks P. 648  
Comes on when there is a problem with the Stop in a safe place and contact a dealer  
charging system.  
immediately.  
Charging System  
Indicator  
2 Checking the Battery P. 616  
2 If the Charging System Indicator Comes On  
P. 648  
Indicates the current shift position.  
Shift Position  
Indicator  
2 Shifting P. 438  
Blinks if the transmission system has a  
Have your vehicle checked by a dealer immediately.  
problem.  
Transmission  
System Indicator  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Blinks and the beeper sounds for a few  
The beeper stops and the indicator goes off when  
seconds if you are not wearing a seat belt  
you and the passengers fasten their seat belts.  
when you set the power mode to ON, then Stays on after you and/or the passengers have  
the indicator comes on.  
fastened the seat belt(s) - A detection error may  
have occurred in the sensor. Have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
If the front passenger is not wearing a seat  
belt, the indicator comes on a few seconds  
later.  
Seat Belt  
2 Seat Belt Reminder P. 45  
Reminder  
Indicator  
Comes on for a while when the rear seat  
belt is unfastened while the power mode in  
ON.  
Blinks while driving if you and/or any  
passenger has not fastened a seat belt. The  
beeper sounds and the indicator blinks at  
regular intervals.  
Comes on when the fuel reserve is running Comes on - Refuel your vehicle as soon as  
low (approximately 2.1 U.S. gal./8.0 Liter  
left).  
possible.  
Low Fuel Indicator  
(Amber)  
Blinks if there is a problem with the fuel  
gauge.  
Have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Comes on when the engine coolant  
temperature is low.  
If the indicator stays on after the engine has  
reached normal operating temperature, there may  
be a problem with the temperature sensors. Have  
your vehicle inspected by a dealer.  
Low Temperature  
Indicator  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
ABS.  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer. With this indicator on, your vehicle still  
has normal braking ability but no anti-lock  
function.  
Anti-lock Brake  
System (ABS)  
Indicator  
2 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) P. 554  
Comes on if a problem with any of the  
following is detected:  
- Supplemental Restraint System  
- Side airbag system  
- Side curtain airbag system  
- Seat belt tensioner  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
Supplemental  
Restraint System  
Indicator  
Comes on if there is a problem with the EPS Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
system.  
by a dealer.  
Electric Power  
Steering (EPS)  
System Indicator  
Do not drive displays on the driver  
information interface - Immediately stop in a  
safe place and contact a dealer.  
2 If the Electric Power Steering (EPS) System  
Indicator Comes On P. 651  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Blinks when VSA® is active.  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
VSA® system, brake assist system, hill start  
assist system, starting assist brake function,  
or agile handling assist.  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
2 Vehicle Stability AssistTM (VSA®), aka  
Electronic Stability Control (ESC), System  
P. 451  
Vehicle Stability  
AssistTM (VSA®)  
System Indicator  
2 Hill start assist system P. 434  
2 Brake Assist System P. 555  
2 Agile Handling Assist P. 453  
Comes on if the VSA® system is deactivated  
temporarily after the battery has been  
disconnected, then re-connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 12 mph (20  
km/h). The indicator should go off. If it does not,  
have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Vehicle Stability  
AssistTM (VSA®)  
OFF Indicator  
Comes on when you partially disable VSA®.  
2 VSA® On and Off P. 452  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
May come on briefly if the power mode is  
set to ON and the vehicle is not moved  
within 45 seconds, to indicate the  
calibration process is not yet complete.  
Comes on and stays on when:  
- One or more tires’ pressures are  
determined to be significantly low.  
- The system has not been calibrated.  
Comes on while driving - Stop in a safe place,  
check tire pressures, and inflate the tire(s) if  
necessary.  
Stays on after the tires are inflated to the  
recommended pressures - The system needs to  
be calibrated.  
2 TPMS Calibration P. 456  
Low Tire Pressure/  
TPMS Indicator*  
Blinks for about one minute, and then stays  
on if there is a problem with the TPMS, or  
when a compact spare tire is temporarily  
installed.  
Blinks and remains on - Have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer. If the vehicle is fitted with a  
compact spare tire, get your regular tire repaired or  
replaced and put back on your vehicle as soon as  
you can.  
Comes on if the TPMS is deactivated  
temporarily after the battery has been  
disconnected, then reconnected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 12 mph (20 km/h).  
The indicator should go off. If it does not, have your  
vehicle checked by a dealer.  
* Not available on all models  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Blinks when you operate the turn signal  
lever.  
Blinks along with all turn signals when you  
press the hazard warning button.  
Does not blink or blinks rapidly  
2 Replacing Light Bulbs P. 599  
Turn Signal and  
Hazard Warning  
Indicators  
Lights On  
Indicator  
Comes on when the parking, tail, and other  
external lights are on.  
2 Light Switches P. 180  
Comes on when the high beam headlights  
are on.  
High Beam  
Indicator  
Comes on when all the operating conditions  
of the auto high-beam are met.  
Auto High-Beam  
Indicator  
2 Auto High-Beam P. 184  
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Indicator  
U.S.  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Blinks if the immobilizer system cannot  
recognize the key information.  
Blinks - You cannot start the engine. Set the  
power mode to VEHICLE OFF*1, then select the ON  
mode again.  
Repeatedly blinks - The system may be  
malfunctioning. Have your vehicle checked by a  
dealer.  
Do not attempt to alter this system or add other  
devices to it. Electrical problems can occur.  
Immobilizer  
System Indicator  
Indicator  
Canada  
Indicator  
U.S.  
Blinks when the security system alarm has  
been set.  
Security System  
Alarm Indicator  
Indicator  
Canada  
2 Security System Alarm P. 169  
Indicator  
*1:Canadian models only: Apply and hold the brake pedal before selecting the ON mode.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
ECON Mode  
Indicator  
Comes on when you set the drive mode to  
ECON.  
2 Drive Mode Switch P. 446  
NORMAL Mode Comes on when you set the drive mode to  
2 Drive Mode Switch P. 446  
2 Drive Mode Switch P. 446  
Indicator  
NORMAL.  
SNOW Mode  
Indicator  
Comes on when you set the drive mode to  
SNOW.  
Hill Descent  
Lights up in white when the hill descent  
Control System  
control system is on and ready to use.  
2 Hill Descent Control System P. 449  
While the indicator is on, press the  
button, and select Warnings to see the message  
again.  
Indicator (White/ Lights up in green when the hill descent  
Green)  
control system is in operation.  
Comes on along with a beep when a  
problem is detected. A system message on  
the driver information interface appears at  
the same time.  
(home)  
2 Switching the Display P. 113  
Refer to the Indicators information in this chapter  
when a system message appears on the driver  
information interface. Take the appropriate action  
for the message.  
System Message  
Indicator  
The driver information interface will not return to  
the normal screen unless the warning is canceled,  
or the  
(home) button is pressed.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on when the Auto Idle Stop system  
has been turned off by the Auto Idle Stop  
OFF button.  
Auto Idle Stop OFF  
Indicator  
2 Auto Idle Stop System ON/OFF P. 441  
Blinks if there is a problem with the Auto  
Idle Stop system.  
Blinks - Have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Auto Idle Stop  
System Indicator  
(Amber)  
Comes on when Auto Idle Stop is in  
operation. The engine automatically shuts  
off.  
Auto Idle Stop  
Indicator (Green)  
2 Auto Idle Stop P. 440  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on while Auto Idle Stop is  
temporarily suspended in the following  
situations.  
- Brake pedal is not fully pressed  
Depress the brake pedal firmly.  
- The transmission is in a position other than  
(D  
- System charging is prioritized  
2 Auto Idle Stop P. 440  
- Climate control system is prioritized  
Auto Idle Stop  
Suspend Indicator  
- Engine coolant temperature is not in  
operating range  
2 Auto Idle Stop P. 440  
2 Drive Mode Switch P. 446  
- SNOW mode is selected.  
- The battery temperature is too low.  
2 Auto Idle Stop P. 440  
- Auto Idle Stop does not activate for some  
reason.  
If you press and hold the Auto Idle Stop OFF  
button, you can select whether to display the status  
messages or not.  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on if there is a problem with ACC  
with Low Speed Follow.  
Comes on while driving - Have your vehicle  
checked by a dealer.  
Indicator may come on temporarily when the  
Maximum Load Limit is exceeded.  
ACC with Low Speed Follow has been  
automatically canceled.  
Make sure the total load is within the Maximum  
Load Limit.  
2 Maximum Load Limit P. 419  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
Adaptive Cruise  
Control (ACC)  
with Low Speed  
Follow Indicator  
(Amber)  
Comes on if the ACC with Low Speed Follow  
is deactivated temporarily after the battery  
has been disconnected, then re-connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 12 mph (20  
km/h). The indicator should go off. If it does not,  
have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
Adaptive Cruise  
Control (ACC)  
with Low Speed  
Follow Indicator  
(White/Green)  
Lights up in white when you press the  
button.  
Lights up in green when you press the  
RES/+/SET/− switch up or down.  
2 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low  
Speed Follow P. 495  
Lights up in white when you change to  
cruise mode.  
Lights up in green when you have set a  
speed for cruise control.  
Cruise Mode  
Indicator (White/  
Green)  
2 To Switch ACC with Low Speed Follow to  
Cruise Control P. 512  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
LKAS.  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
Lane Keeping  
Assist System  
(LKAS) Indicator  
(Amber)  
Indicator may come on temporarily when the  
Maximum Load Limit is exceeded.  
Make sure the total load is within the Maximum  
Load Limit.  
2 Maximum Load Limit P. 419  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
Lane Keeping  
Assist System  
(LKAS) Indicator  
(White/Green)  
Lights up in white when you press the LKAS  
button.  
Lights up in green when the LKAS is in  
operation.  
2 Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) P. 515  
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Indicator  
Name  
On/Blinking  
Explanation  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
Road Departure Mitigation system, CMBSTM,  
Low Speed Braking Control*, or blind spot  
information system*.  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
Models with Parking Sensor System  
Check if the area around the sensor(s) is covered  
with mud, ice, snow, etc. If the indicator stays on  
even after you clean the area, have the system  
checked by a dealer.  
Comes on if there is a problem with the  
parking sensor.  
Safety Support  
Indicator (Amber)  
Indicator may come on temporarily when the  
Maximum Load Limit is exceeded.  
Make sure the total load is within the Maximum  
Load Limit.  
2 Maximum Load Limit P. 419  
Stays on constantly - Have your vehicle checked  
by a dealer.  
Comes on if the Road Departure Mitigation  
system, CMBSTM and Low Speed Braking  
Control* are deactivated temporarily after  
the battery has been disconnected and then  
re-connected.  
Drive a short distance at more than 12 mph (20  
km/h). The indicator should go off. If it does not,  
have your vehicle checked by a dealer.  
* Not available on all models  
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