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


     Shift Lock System Circuit Troubleshooting (CVT)

    NOTE: Check for PGM-FI DTCs and CVT DTCs. If any DTCs are present, troubleshoot those first. PGM-FI System CVT System 1. Shift lock solenoid check: Connect the HDS to the DLC - Refer to: How to Troubleshoot the Fuel and Emissions Systems, or How to Troubleshoot the CVT System (CVT). Turn the

     DTC U1280 (Keyless Access Power Control Unit)

    DTC (Power Control Unit) NOTE: If you are troubleshooting multiple DTCs, be sure to follow the instructions in B-CAN System Diagnosis Test Mode A - Refer to: Body Electrical Troubleshooting - B-CAN System Diagnosis Test Mode A - Initial Communication and DTC Checks. 1. Problem verification: Cle

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