Honda CR-V: Important Safety Precautions - Maintenance Safety - Maintenance - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: Important Safety Precautions

To eliminate potential hazards, read the instructions before you begin, and make sure you have the tools and skills required.

Make sure your vehicle is parked on level ground, the parking brake is set, and the engine is off.

To clean parts, use a commercially available degreaser or parts cleaner, not gasoline.

To reduce the possibility of fire or explosion, keep cigarettes, sparks, and flames away from the battery and all fuel-related parts.

Wear eye protection and protective clothing when working with the battery or compressed air.

Improperly maintaining this

Improperly maintaining this vehicle, or failing to correct a problem before driving can cause a crash in which you can be seriously hurt or killed.

Always follow the inspection and maintenance recommendations and schedules in this owner’s manual.

    Maintenance Safety
    All service items not detailed in this section should be performed by a certified technician or other qualified mechanic. ...

    Potential Vehicle Hazards
    Carbon Monoxide poison from engine exhaust. Be sure there is adequate ventilation whenever you operate the engine. Burns from hot parts. Let the engine and exhaust system cool down before t ...

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    Electrical system
    General information 12 volt system with a voltage-regulated alternator. Single pole system in which the chassis and engine block are used as conductors. The negative terminal is connected to the ...

    Severe climates
    If you drive in extremely cold climates: • It may be necessary to increase the coolant concentration above 50%. • NEVER increase the coolant concentration above 60%. • A coolant concentratio ...

    Vehicle loading information
    - It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area inside the vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. - Do not allow peopl ...