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I have only been driving my new car for a few days BUT cannot locate any information on the front camera. My other car beeped when I was getting to close to an object but I hear nothing when I try to test it.
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I have only been driving my new car for a few days BUT cannot locate any information on the front camera. My other car beeped when I was getting to close to an object but I hear nothing when I try to test it.
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The beep you heard in your other car was likely from the proximity sensors in the bumper. Sadly, the CR-V doesn't have this feature in the USA.
 

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I have only been driving my new car for a few days BUT cannot locate any information on the front camera. My other car beeped when I was getting to close to an object but I hear nothing when I try to test it.
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Change the CMBS alert setting from the default "Normal" to "Long". This will activate the audio and visual alerts sooner - when you are farther from the vehicle in front. Note that doing this has no impact on when auto-braking, if required, occurs. See P. 535 of 2018 Manual for details. The approach speed to an object in front must be at least 3 mph for CMBS to work. You can't test the beep by creeping up to a stationary object (otherwise it would drive you crazy when parallel parking).
 

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I will change the alert to long but what I was looking for was (for example) when pulling into my garage, it would alert me that I was getting to close to the wall! I have a 2019 not 18 but am certain I will find it in the manual.
 

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Correct, you can get rear sensors dealer installed ($$), no dealer option for front sensors. Without "bullet hole" sensors in the bumpers you don't have what you are looking for.
 

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Correct, you can get rear sensors dealer installed ($$), no dealer option for front sensors. Without "bullet hole" sensors in the bumpers you don't have what you are looking for.
I have thought about what he's looking. It would be nice in certain situations. But....

1. Can you imagine having front sensors in stop and go traffic?
2. Why not just buy an aftermarket dash cam or reverse camera and mount it in the grill?
 

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" Can you imagine having front sensors in stop and go traffic?"



They are not that bad in use--I have front and rear on another car, you can set the distance threshold, turn them on or off easily with a button, you get a beep and yellow then red warnings on a center dash display if it senses an obstruction.
 

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Correct, you can get rear sensors dealer installed ($$), no dealer option for front sensors. Without "bullet hole" sensors in the bumpers you don't have what you are looking for.
Reports on this forum some time ago indicated that this is not a great add on. The beeps actually come from the rear of the vehicle and are not at all like factory installed "proximity" or parking sensor systems.

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https://www.crvownersclub.com/forums/137-2017-present-official-specs-features-etc-gen-5/135121-backup-sensor-kit-installation.html
 

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"Reports on this forum some time ago indicated that this is not a great add on. "

Thanks, but I was posting about them on "another car" which is my '18 Lexus RX. Work great but I had no idea how the Honda rear sensors might work, so thanks for the info about them.
 

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"Reports on this forum some time ago indicated that this is not a great add on. "

Thanks, but I was posting about them on "another car" which is my '18 Lexus RX. Work great but I had no idea how the Honda rear sensors might work, so thanks for the info about them.
The other thread says the warning sound comes from the rear of the vehicle instead of through the speakers. Which makes it impossible to hear when you are listening to the radio.
 

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"Reports on this forum some time ago indicated that this is not a great add on. "

Thanks, but I was posting about them on "another car" which is my '18 Lexus RX. Work great but I had no idea how the Honda rear sensors might work, so thanks for the info about them.
And just to clarify my point, the CR-V isn't available in the USA with the parking sensors. It can be installed as a dealer added accessory, for the rear only. This is what I was referring to when I posted that they are not a "great add on"

I have them on other cars, and I also would have liked them on the CR-V.
 

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what I was looking for was (for example) when pulling into my garage, it would alert me that I was getting to close to the wall!
Not that I'm a hater of technology :Huh: but I have a string stuck to the garage ceiling, with a small wiffle ball tied to the end. It is positioned to touch the windshield when our car is in the proper parked position. :doublethumb:

I can adjust the length of the string (and therefore the parking position) with a paper clip if needed, for different cars.




My father felt the need to build a rectangle out of 2x4s that would sit on his garage floor, that would forcibly stop a car wheel in the proper PARK position. Apparently my Mom liked to pull in kinda fast! :auto: :Eyes:
 

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I've been using these for over 15 yrs. Got them thru Costco at the time. Amazon has something very similar.
I do have to re-tape the bottom every few yrs. due to dripping rain water deteriorating the tape. I use double sided carpet tape.

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Not that I'm a hater of technology :Huh: but I have a string stuck to the garage ceiling, with a small wiffle ball tied to the end. It is positioned to touch the windshield when our car is in the proper parked position. :doublethumb:
mine has a small styrofoam ball at the end & we stop when it touches the hood of the CRV.
 

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A Lime Green Tennis ball on a string works just as well as is as cheap as chips to replace, move etc. if & when needed.
Park your car, hang the ball so that it just touches the centre of the windscreen, then fix it to either the roller door motor (Australia) or use a thumb tack into the dry wall to hold the string (Gyprock). :thumb:
 
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