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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    Where to Put the Restraint
    According to accident statistics, children and infants are safer when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint system secured in a rear seating position. We recommend t ...

    Seat
    1-Front seat ● To adjust forward or backward → P. 2-6. ● To recline the seatback → P. 2-7. ● To adjust seat height (driver’s seat only) → P. 2-8. χ ...

    Crash-responsive emergency lighting
    The interior lighting is activated automatically if the vehicle is involved in an accident. To switch off the crash-responsive emergency lighting: press the hazard warning lamp button. or Lock ...