How to Start Your Honda Vehicle from Inside Your House

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Have you ever wished that you could start your Honda vehicle from the comfort of your own home? Well, now you can! With the remote engine start feature, you can start your vehicle before you even step foot outside. In this article, we will guide you through the simple process of using the remote engine start system on your Honda.

Key Points:

  • The remote engine start feature allows you to start your Honda vehicle remotely, conditioning the cabin before you enter.
  • The system has a range of approximately 100 feet, but this may vary depending on obstacles between the remote and the vehicle.
  • To use the remote engine start system, press the lock button on the remote and then hold the remote start button within five seconds.
  • The engine will start after a few moments, and the vehicle will flash its turn signal six times to confirm the engine start.
  • After starting remotely, the engine will run for 10 minutes before automatically shutting off.
  • You can extend the running time by repeating the start procedure within the initial 10-minute period.
  • To shut off the engine remotely, press the remote start button again. The turn signals will flash once to indicate the engine has stopped.

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Press the lock button on your Honda remote.
  2. Within five seconds, press and hold the remote start button.
  3. Wait a few moments for the engine to start, indicated by the vehicle flashing its turn signal six times.
  4. The engine will run for 10 minutes before automatically shutting off.
  5. If you want to extend the running time, repeat the start procedure within the first 10 minutes.
  6. To turn off the engine remotely, press the remote start button again. The turn signals will flash once.

Climate Control System:

  • When the engine starts remotely, the climate control system in your Honda will adjust to maintain a temperature of 72 degrees in the cabin.
  • On warm days, the air conditioning system will be activated in recirculation mode.
  • On cold days, the heater and defrosters will be engaged to keep you warm and ensure clear visibility.
  • Please note that if your Honda is equipped with front seat heaters, they will automatically start in high mode to provide extra warmth. However, the indicator light for the seat heaters will not illuminate while the engine is running.

Entering the Vehicle:

  • Once you have started the engine remotely, you can approach and enter the vehicle as you normally would with the smart entry remote in your possession.
  • However, to begin driving, you still need to depress the brake pedal and push the engine start/stop button.
  • It’s important to ensure that the vehicle is located outside in a well-ventilated area to prevent dangerous carbon monoxide buildup.

Extra Tips:

  • If you have a second remote in the vehicle, you can lock it using the other remote. However, the remote engine start feature will not work if the second remote is inside the vehicle.

Now that you know how to use the remote engine start feature on your Honda, you can enjoy the convenience of starting your vehicle from inside your house. Just imagine stepping into a perfectly conditioned cabin, whether it’s a hot summer day or a freezing winter morning. Stay comfortable and get on the road smoothly with this innovative feature from Honda.