Turn Signal, Headlights, and Fog lights

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05/07/21 18:50:28 31S9V630 0080 Turn Signal, Headlights, and Fog lights
1. Turn signal
2. Off
3. Parking and indicator lights
4. Headlights
5. High beams
6. Flash high beams
7. Fog lights off (if equipped)
8. Fog lights on (if equipped)
Headlights − Turning the switch
on the left lever to the
turns on the parking lights, taillights,
instrument panel lights, side-marker
lights, and rear license plate lights.
Turning the switch to the
position turns on the
headlights. If you leave the lights on
with the ignition switch in the
ACCESSORY (I) or the LOCK (0)
position, you will hear a reminder
chime when you open the driver’s
High Beams − To turn on the high
beams, push the lever forward until
you hear a click. The blue high beam
indicator will come on (see page 67 ).
To turn off the high beams, pull the
lever back. To flash the high beams,
pull the lever farther back, and then
release it. The high beams remain on
until the lever is released.
Fog Lights
On EX and EX-L models
Turn the fog lights on and off by
turning the switch next to the
headlight switch.
You can use the fog lights only when
the headlights are on low beam.
Instruments and Controls
Turn Signal − Push down on the
left lever to signal a left turn and up
to signal a right turn. To signal a lane
change, push lightly on the lever in
the proper direction and hold it. The
lever will return to center when you
release it or complete a turn.
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05/07/21 10:38:42 31S9V630 0081 Headlights, Instrument Panel Brightness
Automatic Lighting Off Feature
On EX and EX-L models
This feature turns off the headlights,
parking lights, taillights, side marker
lights, license plate lights, and
instrument panel lights within 15
seconds of removing the key from
the ignition switch and closing the
driver’s door.
This feature activates if you leave
the headlight switch in the
position, remove the key, then
open and close the driver’s door.
If you remove the key from the
ignition switch with the headlight
switch on, but do not open the door
and get out, the lights will turn off
after 10 minutes.
The lights will turn on again when
you unlock or open the driver’s door.
If you unlock the door, but do not
open it within 15 seconds, the lights
will go off. With the driver’s door
open, you will hear a lights-on
reminder chime.
Daytime Running Lights
(Canadian Models)
With the headlight switch off, the
high beam headlights come on with
reduced brightness when you turn
the ignition switch to the ON (II)
position and release the parking
brake. They remain on until you turn
the ignition switch off, even if you
set the parking brake.
The headlights revert to normal
operation when you turn the switch
to the ‘‘
’’ position.
Instrument Panel Brightness
The knob on the instrument panel
controls the brightness of the instrument panel lights. Turn the knob to
adjust the brightness.
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05/07/21 10:38:51 31S9V630 0082 Hazard Warning Button, Rear Window Defogger
Hazard Warning Button
EX and EX-L models
The rear window defogger will clear
fog, frost, and thin ice from the
window. Push the defogger button to
turn it on and off. The indicator
above the button comes on to show
the defogger is on. If you do not turn
it off, the defogger will shut itself off
after about 15 minutes. It also shuts
off when you turn off the ignition
switch. You have to turn the
defogger on again when you restart
the vehicle.
LX models
Make sure the rear window is clear
and you have good visibility before
starting to drive.
The defogger wires on the inside of
the rear window can be accidentally
damaged. When cleaning the glass,
always wipe side-to-side.
Instruments and Controls
Push the red button to turn on the
hazard warning lights (four-way
flashers). This causes all four
outside turn signals and both
indicators in the instrument panel to
flash. Use the hazard warning lights
if you need to park in a dangerous
area near heavy traffic, or if your
vehicle is disabled.
Rear Window Defogger
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05/07/21 10:38:59 31S9V630 0083 Steering Wheel Adjustment
03/07/10 16:11:09 31S5A930 0021 3. Push the lever up to lock the
steering wheel in that position.
Make any steering wheel adjustment
before you start driving.
4. Make sure you have securely
locked the steering wheel in place
by trying to move it up and down.
Adjusting the steering wheel
position while driving may
cause you to lose control of the
vehicle and be seriously injured
in a crash.
Adjust the steering wheel only
when the vehicle is stopped.
1. Push the lever under the steering
column all the way down.
2. Move the steering wheel so it
points to your chest, not toward
your face. Make sure you can see
the instrument panel gauges and
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05/07/21 18:50:35 31S9V630 0084 Keys and Locks, Immobilizer System
You should have received a key
number tag with your set of keys.
You will need this key number if you
ever have to get a key replaced. Use
only Honda-approved key blanks.
Protect the keys from direct
sunlight, high temperature, and
high humidity.
Do not drop the keys or set heavy
objects on them.
The master key fits all the locks on
your vehicle. The valet key works
only in the ignition and the door
locks. You can keep the glove box
locked when you leave your vehicle
and the valet key at a parking facility.
Keep the keys away from liquids.
If they get wet, dry them
immediately with a soft cloth.
Instruments and Controls
Immobilizer System
These keys contain electronic
circuits that are activated by the
immobilizer system. They will not
work to start the engine if the
circuits are damaged.
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05/07/21 10:39:17 31S9V630 0085 Immobilizer System
The immobilizer system protects
your vehicle from theft. If an
improperly-coded key (or other
device) is used, the engine will not
The system may not recognize your
key’s coding if another immobilizer
key or other metal object (i.e. key
fob) is near the ignition switch when
you insert the key.
When you turn the ignition switch to
the ON (II) position, the immobilizer
system indicator should come on for
a few seconds, then go out. If the
indicator starts to blink, it means the
system does not recognize the
coding of the key. Turn the ignition
switch to the LOCK (0) position,
remove the key, reinsert it, and turn
the ignition switch to the ON (II)
position again.
If the system repeatedly does not
recognize the coding of your key,
contact your dealer.
As required by the FCC:
This device complies with Part 15 of the
FCC rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device
may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any
interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired
Do not attempt to alter this system
or add other devices to it. Electrical
problems could result that may make
your vehicle undrivable.
Changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
If you lose your key and you cannot
start the engine, contact your dealer.
This device complies with Industry
Canada Standard RSS-210.
Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause
interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference that may cause
undesired operation of the device.
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05/07/21 10:39:25 31S9V630 0086 Ignition Switch
LOCK (0) − You can insert or
remove the key only in this position.
To turn the key, the shift lever must
be in Park, and you must push the
key in slightly.
You will hear a reminder beeper if
you leave the key in the LOCK (0) or
the ACCESSORY (I) position and
open the driver’s door. Remove the
key to turn off the beeper.
ACCESSORY (I) − You can
operate the audio system and the
accessory power sockets in this
The shift lever must be in Park
before you can remove the key from
the ignition switch.
ON (II) − This is the normal key
position when driving. Several of the
lights on the instrument panel come
on as a test when you turn the
ignition switch from the
ACCESSORY (I) to the ON (II)
START (III) − Use this position
only to start the engine. The switch
returns to the ON (II) position when
you let go of the key.
Instruments and Controls
The ignition switch has four
positions: LOCK (0), ACCESSORY
(I), ON (II), and START (III).
If the front wheels are turned, the
anti-theft lock may make it difficult
to turn the key. Firmly turn the
steering wheel to the left or right as
you turn the key.