2011 Honda CR Z Owners Manual PDF | Page 298

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Handling the Unexpected
Overheating
How to Handle Overheating
Overheating symptoms are as follows:
The high temperature indicator comes on or the engine suddenly loses power.?
Steam is coming out of the engine compartment.?
First Thing to Do
?
Immediately park the vehicle in a safe place.1.
Put the shift lever to
P
(CVT) or
N
(manual transmission) and set the
parking brake. Turn off all accessories and turn on the hazard warning lights.
No steam coming out:2. Keep the engine running and open the hood.
Steam coming out: Turn off the engine and wait until steam goes away.
Then, open the hood.
How to Handle Overheating
NOTICE
Continuing to drive with the high temperature
indicator on may damage the engine.
WARNING
Steam and spray from an overheated
engine can seriously scald you.
Do not open the hood if steam is
coming out.
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2011 Honda CR Z Owners Manual Summary of Content

297Handling the UnexpectedOverheatingHow to Handle OverheatingOverheating symptoms are as follows:The high temperature indicator comes on or the engine suddenly loses power. Steam is coming out of the engine compartment. First Thing to Do Immediately park the vehicle in a safe place.1. Put the shift lever to P (CVT) or N (manual transmission) and set the parking brake. Turn off all accessories and turn on the hazard warning lights.No steam coming out:2. Keep the engine running and open the hood. Steam coming out: Turn off the engine and wait until steam goes away. Then, open the hood. How to Handle Overheating NOTICE Continuing to drive with the high temperature indicator on may damage the engine.WARNINGSteam and spray from an overheated engine can seriously scald you.Do not open the hood if steam is coming out.continued31SZT600book.indb 297 2010/04/28 13:44:392011 CR-Z