Break-in Period

Honda CR-V / Honda CR-V 2012-2021 Owner's Manual / Before Driving / Break-in Period

Help assure your vehicle’s future reliability and performance by paying extra attention to how you drive during the first 600 miles (1,000 km).

During this period:

Avoid full-throttle starts and rapid acceleration.

Do not change the oil until the scheduled maintenance time.

Avoid hard braking for the first 200 miles (300 km).

Do not tow a trailer.

You should also follow these recommendations with an overhauled or exchanged engine, or when the brakes are replaced.

    See also:

    Compatible iPod® and USB Flash Drives
    iPod® Model Compatibility iPod® Model Compatibility This system may not work with all software versions of these devices. USB Flash Drives Use a recommended USB flash drive of 256 MB or higher ...

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) -Required Federal Explanation
    Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire infla ...

    Steering Wheel Adjustment
    Make any steering wheel adjustment before you start driving. Adjusting the steering wheel position while driving may cause you to lose control of the vehicle and be seriously injured in a crash. ...