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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    Rollover Warning
    Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. This vehicle has a higher ground clearance and a higher center of gravity than many passenger cars. It is ...

    To decrease the speed (by button)
    To decrease the speed (by button) Push the “SET/COAST” button and hold it until the vehicle reaches the desired speed. Then, release the button. The vehicle speed at that moment will be ...

    Engine Exhaust
    WARNING Engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO) which cannot be seen or smelled. Exposure to CO can cause unconsciousness and even death. Exhaust may enter the vehicle if: ○ The vehicl ...