Door Locks

Honda CR-V / Honda CR-V 2012-2024 Owner's Manual / Instruments and Controls / Door Locks

Power Door Locks

To lock all doors and the tailgate, push the top of the master door lock switch

To lock all doors and the tailgate, push the top of the master door lock switch on either front door, pull the lock tab rearward on the driver’s door, or use the key on the outside lock on the driver’s door.

Pushing the rear of either master door lock switch will unlock all doors and the tailgate. Pushing forward the lock tab on the driver’s doors unlocks only that door.

The lock tab on any passenger’s door locks and unlocks that door.

The lock tab on any passenger’s door locks and unlocks that door.

When the door is unlocked, you can see the red indicator on the lock tab above the inner door handle.

All doors and the tailgate can be locked from the outside by using the key in the driver’s door lock. To unlock only the driver’s door, insert the key, turn the key, and release it.

The remaining doors and the tailgate unlock when you turn the key a second time within a few seconds.

To lock any passenger’s door when getting out of the vehicle, pull the lock tab rearward and close the door.

To lock the driver’s door, remove the key from the ignition switch, pull the lock tab rearward or push the top of the master switch, then close the door.

Lockout Prevention

With any door and the tailgate open and the key in the ignition, locking with master door lock switches is disabled. The lock tab on the driver’s door is not disabled if the driver’s door is closed. Pulling the driver’s lock tab rearward will lock all doors and the tailgate. If you try to lock an open driver’s door by pulling the lock tab rearward, the lock tab on the driver’s door pops out and unlocks the driver’s door.

Auto Door Locking/Unlocking

Your vehicle has customizable settings for the doors and tailgate to automatically lock and unlock. There are default settings for each of these features. You can turn off or change the settings for these features as described on the following pages.

When you customize the setting, make sure your vehicle is parked safely, the engine is off, and the parking brake is applied. Make all settings before you start driving.

Auto Door Locking

The auto door locking feature has three possible settings:

The auto door locking is deactivated all the time.

The doors and tailgate lock whenever you move the shift lever out of the Park (P) position.

The doors and tailgate lock when the vehicle speed reaches 9 mph (15 km/h).

This is the default setting.

To turn off the Auto Door Lock modes:

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and open the driver’s door.

3. Push and hold the front of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door until you hear a click (after about 5 seconds).

4. Release the switch, and within 20 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

To program the Park Lock mode:

Locks all doors and tailgate when the shift lever is moved out of the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver’s door.

3. Push and hold the front of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door. You will hear a click.

Keep holding the switch until you hear another click (after about 5 seconds).

4. Release the switch, and within 20 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

To program the Drive Lock mode:

Locks all doors and tailgate when the vehicle’s speed reaches about 9 mph (15 km/h).

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver’s door.

3. Push and hold the brake pedal, and move the shift lever out of the Park (P) position.

4. Push and hold the front of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door. You will hear a click.

Keep holding the switch until you hear another click (after about 5 seconds).

5. Release the switch, and within 20 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position.

Move the shift lever to the Park (P) position.

6. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

Auto Door Unlocking

The auto door unlocking feature has five possible settings:

The auto door unlocking is deactivated all the time.

The driver’s door unlocks when you move the shift lever to the Park (P) position with the brake pedal depressed.

This is the default setting.

All doors and tailgate unlock when you move the shift lever to the Park (P) position with the brake pedal depressed.

The driver’s door unlocks whenever you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position.

All doors and tailgate unlock whenever you turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position.

To turn off the Auto Door Unlock modes:

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and open the driver’s door.

3. Push and hold the rear of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door. You will hear a click, and after about 5 seconds, you will hear another click.

4. Release the switch, and within 20 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

To program the Park Unlock mode:

Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors and tailgate when the shift lever is moved into the Park (P) position with the brake pedal depressed.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver’s door.

3. Push and hold the rear of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door. You will hear a click.

Continue to hold down the switch:

Until you hear another click (after about 5 seconds) to activate driver’s door unlock feature.

Or, until you hear two more clicks (after about 10 seconds) to activate all doors and tailgate unlock feature.

4. Release the switch, and within 20 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

To program the Ignition Switch Unlock mode:

Unlocks the driver’s door or all doors and tailgate when the ignition switch is moved out of the ON (II) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

1. Make sure the shift lever is in the Park (P) position.

2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, and make sure to close the driver’s door.

3. Push and hold the brake pedal, then move the shift lever out of the Park (P) position.

4. Push and hold the rear of the master door lock switch on the driver’s door. You will hear a click.

Continue to hold down the switch:

Until you hear another click after about 5 seconds) to activate driver’s door unlock feature.

Or, until you hear two more clicks (after about 10 seconds) to activate all doors and tailgate unlock feature.

5. Release the switch, and within 20 seconds, turn the ignition switch to the ACCESSORY (I) position.

Move the shift lever to the Park (P) position.

6. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK (0) position.

Childproof Door Locks

The childproof door locks are designed to prevent children seated in the rear

The childproof door locks are designed to prevent children seated in the rear from accidentally opening the rear doors. Each rear door has a lock lever near the edge. With the lever in the LOCK position (lever is down), the door cannot be opened fromthe inside regardless of the position of the lock tab. To open the door, push the lock tab forward and use the outside door handle.

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