Honda CR-V: The Clean Air Act - Emissions Controls - Technical Information - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: The Clean Air Act

The United States Clean Air Act* sets standards for automobile emissions. It also requires that automobile manufacturers explain to owners how their emissions controls work and what to do to maintain them. This section summarizes how the emissions controls work.

* In Canada, Honda vehicles comply with the Canadian emission requirements, as specified in an agreement with Environment Canada, at the time they are manufactured.

    Emissions Controls
    The burning of gasoline in your vehicle’s engine produces several byproducts. Some of these are carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), and hydrocarbons (HC). Gasoline evaporating fr ...

    Crankcase Emissions Control System
    Your vehicle has a positive crankcase ventilation system. This keeps gasses that build up in the engine’s crankcase from going into the atmosphere. The positive crankcase ventilation valve ...

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    Blind spot mirrors
    Blind spot mirrors have an integrated convex spotter mirror built into the upper outboard corner of the outside mirrors. They are designed to assist the driver by increasing visibility along the sid ...

    Chemical Paint Spotting
    Airborne pollutants can fall upon and attack painted vehicle surfaces causing blotchy, ring-shaped discolorations, and small, irregular dark spots etched into the paint surface. ...

    Making a phone call by saying number
    1. Select the top menu (phone menu). 2. Press the talk switch . 3. Say “DIAL BY NUMBER”. 4. Press the talk switch again. 5. Say the desired phone number to be called. 6. Select the “DIAL ...