Honda CR-V: Braking System
Your vehicle is equipped with disc
brakes at all four wheels. A power
assist helps reduce the effort needed
on the brake pedal. The anti-lock
brake system (ABS) helps you retain
steering control when braking very
Resting your foot on the pedal keeps
the brakes applied lightly, builds up
heat, reduces their effectiveness and
reduces brake pad life. In addition,
fuel economy can be reduced. It also
keeps your brake lights on all the
time, confusing drivers behind you.
Constant application of the brakes
when going down a long hill builds
up heat and reduces their effectiveness.
Use the engine to assist the
brakes by taking your foot off the
accelerator and downshifting to a
Check your brakes after driving
through deep water. Apply the
brakes moderately to see if they feel
normal. If not, apply them gently and
frequently until they do. Be extra
cautious and alert in your driving.
The hydraulic system that operates
the brakes has two separate circuits.
Each circuit works diagonally across
the vehicle (the left-front brake is
connected with the right-rear brake,
The front and rear disc brakes on all
models have audible brake wear
If the brake pads need replacing, you
will hear a distinctive, metallic
screeching sound when you apply
The anti-lock brake system (ABS)
helps prevent the wheels from
locking up, and helps you retain
steering control by pumping the
brakes rapidly, much faster than a
person can do it.
If the indicator comes on
while driving, it means one
of the engineвЂ™s emissions control
systems may have a problem. Even
though you may feel no difference in
your vehicleвЂ™s performance, it can
reduce your fuel economy and cause
increased emissions. Continued
operation may cause
1. Install rear differential mount assembly A to the
rear differential assembly (B).
2. Jack up the rear differential.
3. Install the new set rings (A) onto the driveshafts,
then insert the drives hafts into the rear differential.
4. Lift the rear different
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