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2024 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On or Blinks

uuIndicator, Coming On/Blinking  
uIf the Charging System Indicator Comes On  
If the Charging System Indicator Comes On  
Reasons for the indicator to come on  
Comes on when there is a problem with the charging system.  
What to do when the indicator comes on  
Stop in a safe place and have your vehicle checked by a dealer  
immediately.  
1If the Charging System Indicator Comes On  
If you need to stop temporarily, do not turn off the  
engine. Restarting the engine may rapidly discharge  
the battery.  
If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On or Blinks  
Reasons for the indicator lamp to come on or blink  
Comes on when there is a problem with the engine emissions control  
system.  
1If the Malfunction Indicator Lamp Comes On or Blinks  
NOTICE  
If you drive with the malfunction indicator lamp on,  
the emissions control system and the engine could be  
damaged.  
Blinks when engine misfiring is detected.  
What to do when the indicator lamp comes on  
Avoid high speeds and immediately get your vehicle inspected at a  
dealer.  
What to do when the indicator lamp blinks  
Park the vehicle in a safe place with no flammable items and wait at least  
10 minutes or more with the engine stopped until it cools.  
If the malfunction indicator lamp blinks again when  
restarting the engine, drive to the nearest dealer at  
31 mph (50 km/h) or less. Have your vehicle  
inspected.  
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