Honda CR-V: Check Fuel Cap Message
Your vehicleвЂ™s onboard diagnostic
system will detect a loose or missing
fuel fill cap as an evaporative system
leak. The first time a leak is detected
a вЂвЂCHECK FUEL CAPвЂ™вЂ™ message
appears on the information display.
Turn the engine off, and confirm the
fuel fill cap is installed. If it is, loosen
it, then retighten it until it clicks at
least once. The message should go
off after several days of normal
driving once you tighten or replace
the fuel fill cap. To scroll to another
display, press the select/reset knob.
The вЂвЂCHECK FUEL CAPвЂ™вЂ™ message
will appear each time you restart the
engine until the system turns the
If the system still detects a leak in
your vehicleвЂ™s evaporative emissions
system, the malfunction indicator
lamp (MIL) comes on. If the fuel fill
cap was not already tightened, turn
the engine off, and check or
retighten the fuel fill cap until it
clicks at least once. The MIL should
go off after several days of normal
driving once the cap is tightened or
replaced. If the MIL does not go off,
have your vehicle inspected by a
dealer. For more information.
1. Park the vehicle, and set the
parking brake. Pull the hood
release handle located under the
lower left corner of the dashboard.
The hood will pop up slightly.
2. Reach in between the ho
Wait a few minutes after turning the
engine off before you check the oil.
1. Remove the dipstick (orange
2. Wipe off the dipstick with a clean
cloth or paper towel.
3. Insert the d
Look at the coolant level in the
radiator reserve tank. Make sure it is
between the MAX and MIN lines. If
it is below the MIN line, see Adding
Engine Coolant on page for
information on add
Adjust the driverвЂ™s head restraint so
the center of the back of your head
rests against the center of the
Have passengers adjust their head
restraints properly as well. Taller
persons should adjust their restraint
as high as possible.
Improperly positioning head
Use the mode control buttons to
select the vents air flows from. Some
air will flow from the dashboard
corner vents in all modes.
Air flows from the center
and corner vents in the dashboard.
Airflow is divided between
the vents in the dashboard and the
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