Honda HR-V Owners & Service Manuals

Honda HR-V: Check




  • Keep all foreign particles out of the transmission.
  • Check the transmission fluid level after the shift lever operation without spending too much time.

1. Vehicle - Lift Set

2. Engine Undercover - Remove (With 2WD)

3. Transmission Fluid Level - Check

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) - Testing & Troubleshooting
Fig. 26: Transmission Fluid Level - Check Filler Plug With Torque Specifications

  1. Start the engine, and warm it up to normal operating temperature (the radiator fan comes on twice)
  2. While pressing the brake pedal firmly, shift in turn the transmission to P→R→N→D→S→L→S→D→N→R→P (without paddle shifter) or P→R→N→D→S→D→N→R→P (with paddle shifter) position/mode, and wait for at least 3 seconds to each position.
  3. Turn the engine off.
  4. Remove the filler plug (A) and the sealing washer (B).

    NOTE: Be careful not to burn yourself by the hot part.

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) - Testing & Troubleshooting

  1. Make sure the transmission fluid is at the proper level (A).

    NOTE: If the fluid level is below the proper level, check for fluid leaks at the transmission and the fluid lines. If a problem is found, fix it before filling the transmission with transmission fluid

  2. If necessary, add the transmission with the recommended fluid into the filler plug hole (B) until transmission fluid overflows. Always use Honda HCF-2 Continuously Variable Transmission Fluid
  3. Reinstall the filler plug with a new sealing washer.

4. All Removed Parts - Install

  1. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal.


     Symptom Troubleshooting

    CVT SYMPTOM TROUBLESHOOTING INDEX (CVT) NOTE: Do an all DTC check with the HDS, and troubleshoot any DTCs first before following the repair procedures listed in the index. CIRCUIT DIAGRAM CVT


     Paddle Shifter + (Upshift Switch) Circuit Troubleshooting (CVT)

    SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations - Refer to: SRS Component Location Index (KA/KC), or SRS Component Location Index (KA/KC) and the precautions and procedur


     Clutch Hydraulic System Bleeding

    CLUTCH HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BLEEDING (M/T) Bleeding NOTE: Do not reuse the drained fluid. Always use genuine Honda DOT 3 or DOT 4 Brake Fluid from an unopened container. Using a non-Honda brake fluid can cause corrosion and shorten the life of the system. Make sure no dirt or other foreign matte

     Radiator Fan High Speed Circuit Troubleshooting

    1. Fuse check. Check the following fuses. Are the fuses OK? YES Reinstall the fuses, then go to step 2. NO Replace the fuse(s), and recheck. If the fuse(s) blows again, repair the short to ground on the No. B12 (30 A), the No. B31 (7.5 A), and/or the No. C24 (7.5 A) fuse circuit(s). 2. Radiator

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