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Honda Passport (2002 year). Manual - part 9

 

 

ON/OFF/VOL KNOB

SEEK/SCAN BUTTON

TUNE BAR

PRESET BUTTONS

DISPLAY

AM/FM1/FM2 BUTTON

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To store a frequency:

1. Select the desired band: 

AM

,

FM1

, or 

FM2

.

2. Use the 

TUNE

 or 

SEEK

function to find a desired
station.

3. Pick the preset button you

want for that station. Press the
button and hold it until you
hear a beep.

4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to store a

total of six stations on 

AM

 and

twelve on 

FM

.

Once a station’s frequency is
stored, simply press and release
the proper preset button to tune to
it. The number of the preset
button you have selected is shown
in the display.

The preset frequencies will be lost
if your vehicle’s battery goes dead
or is disconnected.

SCAN

 – The 

 SCAN

 function

samples all the stations with
strong signals on the selected
band. To activate it, press the

SEEK/SCAN

 button until you hear

a beep, then release it. The system
will scan up the band for a station

with a strong signal. When it finds
one, it will stop and play that
station for approximately five
seconds. If you do nothing, the
system will then scan for the next
strong station and play that for
five seconds. When it plays a
station that you want to continue
listening to, press the

SEEK/SCAN

 button again.

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MODE

MODE ADJUST BUTTONS

DISPLAY

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Adjusting the Sound

Bass, Treble, Balance, and Fader
are each adjustable. You select
which of these you want to adjust
by pressing the 

MODE

 button

several times. The selected mode,

BAS

TRE

FAD

, or 

BAL

 is shown

in the display.

Balance/Fader – These two
modes adjust the strength of the
sound coming from each speaker.
BAL adjusts the side-to-side
strength, while 

FAD

 adjusts the

front-to-back strength.

Select 

BAL 

or 

FAD

 by pressing

the 

MODE

 button. Adjust the

Balance or Fader to your liking by
pressing the 

 or 

 key by the

MODE

 button. The number in the

display (from R7 to L7 for 

BAL

,

from R7 to F7 for 

FAD

) shows

you the current setting.

Treble/Bass – Use these modes to
adjust the tone to your liking.
Select 

TRE

 or 

BAS

 by pressing

the 

MODE

 button. Adjust the

desired mode by pressing the 

 

or 

 key. The displayed number

(from –5 to 5) shows you the
current setting.

The system will automatically
return the display to normal mode
about seven seconds after you stop
adjusting a mode with the keys.

Radio Frequencies and
Reception

For information, see page 

136

.

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Operating the Cassette Player

The ignition switch must be in

ACCESSORY

 or 

ON

. Make sure

the tape opening on the cassette is
facing to the right, then insert the
cassette most of the way into the
slot. The system will pull it in the
rest of the way, and begin to play. 

The tape direction indicator will
light to show you which side of
the cassette is playing. The ▲
indicates the side you inserted
facing upward is now playing. If
you want to play the other side,
press the 

 

 

(preset 2) button.

If the cassette was recorded using
Dolby noise reduction, turn it on
by pressing the 

 (preset 5)

button. You will see 

 in the

display.

You can switch between the
cassette and the radio by pressing

the 

FM/AM

 and 

TAPE

 buttons.

When you press the 

FM/AM

button with a cassette playing, the
radio begins to play and the
cassette stops but does not eject.
To begin playing the cassette at
the same point, press the 

TAPE

button.

When the system reaches the end
of the tape, it will automatically
reverse direction and play the
other side. If you want to remove
the cassette from the drive, press
the 

EJECT

 button.

When you turn off the ignition
switch, the system stops the tape
but does not eject the cassette. It
will begin to play when you turn
the ignition switch back on. To
eject the tape, even with the
ignition switch off, press the

EJECT

 button.

Tape Search Functions
With a cassette playing, you can
use the 

FF

REW

, or 

APS

 function

to find a desired program.

FF/REW

 – Fast Forward and

Rewind move the tape rapidly.
Press and release the  

 button

(preset 1) to rewind, or the  
button (preset 3) to fast forward.
You will see 

REW

 or 

FF

 in the

display. Press the  

  

button to

return to 

PLAY

 mode. If the

system reaches the end of the tape
while in fast forward or rewind, it
automatically stops that function,
reverses direction, and begins to
play.

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TAPE BUTTON

CASSETTE SLOT

EJECT BUTTON

TAPE DIRECTION BUTTON

FAST FORWARD
BUTTON

AUTOMATIC PROGRAM
SEARCH BUTTON

AUTOMATIC PROGRAM
SEARCH BUTTON

REWIND BUTTON

DOLBY BUTTON

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APS

 – The Automatic Program

Search function allows you to find
the beginning of a song or
passage. Use the 

 (preset 4) or

 (preset 6) buttons to activate

APS.

For example, the first song on the
cassette is playing, and you wish
to listen to the third song. Press

 twice; you will see 

FF

 and 2

displayed. The system will fast
forward the tape to the beginning
of the third song, then return to

PLAY

 mode.

To return to the beginning of the
current song or passage, press 
once. To return to the beginning
of the previous song, press 
twice.

If the system reaches the end of
the tape before finding the
selected song or passage, it
reverses direction and returns to

PLAY

 mode.

To cancel 

APS

, press the 

 

button.

The 

APS

 function uses silent

periods on the tape to find the end
of a song or passage. This feature
may not work to your satisfaction

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if there is almost no gap between
selections, a high noise level
between selections, or a silent
period in the middle of a
selection.

Caring for the Cassette
Player

Damaged cassettes can jam inside
the drive or cause other problems.
See page 

141

 for information on

cassette care and protection.

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CD BUTTON

FORWARD
BUTTON

BACKWARD
BUTTON

TRACK SELECTOR BUTTONS

CD LOADING SLOT

EJECT BUTTON

CD SELECTOR BUTTONS

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Operating the Optional CD
Changer

An in-dash Compact Disc changer
is available through your dealer. It
holds up to six discs, providing
several hours of continuous
entertainment. You operate the

CD

 changer with the controls on

the front of the changer and on the
front of the radio. 

To operate the 

CD

 changer, the

ignition switch must be in

ACCESSORY

 (I) or 

ON

 (II).

Loading the CDs in the Changer

To load a 

CD

 in the changer, press

the button on the front of the
changer for the 

CD

 number you

want to load (1, for example). The
light next to the button will begin
flashing. When the green lights
next to the 

CD

 slot begin flashing,

insert the 

CD

 part way into the

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slot. The drive will pull it in the
rest of the way, and begin playing
the first track. The light next to
the button will stay on as a
reminder that a 

CD

 is loaded in

that position.

Repeat this procedure to load 

CD

s

in the remaining positions in the
changer. The positions that
contain 

CD

s will display a green

light next to their buttons. The 

CD

position that is currently loaded
and ready to play will display an
orange light.

Playing CDs
Press the 

CD

 button on the front

of the radio. The 

CD

 that is

currently loaded will begin
playing. The disc and track
numbers will be shown in the
radio display. When the system
reaches the end of that 

CD

, it will

load and play the next 

CD

.

To select a different disc, push the
appropriate button (1–6) on the
front of the 

CD

 changer. The light

next to the button will flash as the
current 

CD

 is stored and the new

CD

 is loaded. The light will then

turn orange, and the 

CD

 will

begin playing from the first track.

You can also press the

TUNE

/

DISC

 button on the front of

the radio: 

to select the

previous disc, or

 to select the

next disc.

To change tracks, press and
release either the 

 button

(preset 4), or the 

 button

(preset 6). Each time you press

, the system will advance one

track. Pressing 

 once will

return the system to the beginning
of the current track. Press it again
to select the previous track.

To  move rapidly within a track,
press and hold the 

 button

(preset 3) to move forward, or the

 button (preset 1) to move

backward. Release the button
when the system reaches the point
you want.

You can switch to the radio or
cassette player by pressing the

FM/AM

 or 

TAPE

 buttons on the

front of the radio. To switch back
to the 

CD

 changer, press the 

CD

button. The 

CD

 will begin playing

where it left off.

To eject a 

CD

, select it with the

button on the front of the 

CD

changer (the light turns to
orange), then press the 

EJECT

button.

Protecting Compact Discs

For information on how to handle
and protect compact discs, see
page

 

146

.

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AM/FM/Cassette/CD
Changer Stereo
Audio System

For EX-L model

Your Honda’s audio system
provides clear reception on both

AM

 and 

FM

 bands, while the

preset buttons allow you to easily
select your favorite stations.

The CD changer holds up to six
discs, providing several hours of
continuous entertainment.

The cassette system features
Dolby B* noise reduction,
automatic sensing of chromium-
dioxide (CrO

2

) tape, and

autoreverse for continuous play.

* Dolby noise reduction manufactured under

license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing
Corporation. “

DOLBY

” and the 

 symbol

are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories
Licensing Corporation.

Operating the Radio
The ignition switch must be in
ACCESSORY or ON. Turn the
system on by pressing the
PWR/VOL knob. Adjust the
volume by turning the PWR/VOL
knob.

The band and frequency that the
radio was last tuned to is
displayed. To change bands, press
the AM or FM button. Press the
FM button again to switch
between FM1 and FM2. On the
FM band, ST will be displayed if
the station is broadcasting in
stereo. Stereo reproduction on
AM is not available.

You can use any of four methods
to find radio stations on the
selected band: TUNE, SEEK,
SCAN
, or the Preset buttons.

TUNE – Use the TUNE bar to
tune the radio to a desired

frequency. Press the right side
(

) to tune to a higher frequency,

or the left side (

) to tune to a

lower frequency. The frequency
numbers will start to change
rapidly. Release the bar when the
display reaches the desired
frequency. To change the
frequency in small increments,
press and release the TUNE bar
quickly.

SEEK – The SEEK function
searches the band for a station
with a strong signal. To activate it,
press and release the
SEEK/SCAN button. The system
scans up the band from the current
frequency. It stops when it finds a
station with a strong signal.

SCAN – The SCAN function
samples all the stations with
strong signals on the selected
band. To activate it, press and
hold the SEEK/SCAN button until

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PWR/VOL
KNOB

AUDIO
CONTROL
KNOB

FM
BUTTON

AM
BUTTON

TUNE BAR

SCAN/SEEK
BUTTON

PRESET BUTTONS

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you hear a beep, then release it.
SCAN shows in the display. The
system scans up the band for a
station with a strong signal. When
it finds one, it stops and plays that
station for approximately five
seconds. If you do nothing, the
system scans for the next strong
station and plays that for five
seconds. When it finds a station
that you want to continue
listening to, press the
SEEK/SCAN button again.

Preset – You can store the
frequencies of your favorite radio
stations in the six preset buttons.
Each button will store one
frequency on the AM band, and
two on the FM band (FM1 and
FM2).

To store a frequency:
1. Select the desired band; AM,

FM1, or FM2.

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2. Use the TUNE, SEEK, or

SCAN function to find a
desired station.

3. Pick the Preset button you

want for that station. Press the
button and hold it until you
hear a beep.

4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to store a

total of six stations on AM
and twelve on FM.

Once a station’s frequency is
stored, simply press and release
the proper preset button to tune to
it. The number of the preset
button you have selected is shown
in the display.

Adjusting the Sound

Bass, Treble, Balance, and Fader
are each adjustable. You select
which you want to adjust by
pushing the Audio Control knob
several times. The selected mode,
BAS, TRE, BAL, or FAD, is
shown in the display.

Balance/Fader – These two
modes adjust the strength of the
sound coming from each speaker.
BAL adjusts the side-to-side
strength, while FAD adjusts the
front-to-back strength.

Select BAL or FAD by pressing
the Audio Control knob. Adjust
the Balance or Fader to your
liking by turning the knob
(without pressing in on it). The
number in the display (from R7 to
L7 for BAL, from R7 to F7 for
FAD) shows you the current
setting.

Treble/Bass – Use these modes to
adjust the tone to your liking.
Select TRE or BAS by pressing
the Audio Control knob. Adjust
the displayed mode to your liking
by turning the knob (without
pressing in on it). The displayed
number (from -5 to 5) shows you
the current setting.

The system automatically returns
the display to normal mode about
seven seconds after you stop
pressing or turning the Audio
Control knob.

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Radio Frequencies

Your Honda’s radio can receive
the complete 

AM

 and 

FM

 bands.

Those bands cover these
frequencies:

AM

 band: 530 to 1,710 kilohertz

FM

 band: 87.7 to 107.9 megahertz

Radio stations on the 

AM

 band are

assigned frequencies at least 10
kilohertz apart (530, 540, 550).
Stations on the 

FM

 band are

assigned frequencies at least 0.2
megahertz apart (87.9, 88.1, 88.3).

Stations must use these exact
frequencies. It is fairly common
for stations to round-off the
frequency in their advertising, so
your radio could show a
frequency of 100.9 even though
the announcer may call the station

FM

 101.”

Radio Reception

How well your Honda’s radio
receives stations is dependent on
many factors, such as the distance
from the station’s transmitter,
nearby large objects, and
atmospheric conditions.

A radio station’s signal gets
weaker as you get farther away
from its transmitter. If you are
listening to an 

AM

 station, you

will notice the sound volume
becoming weaker, and the station
drifting in and out. If you are
listening to an 

FM

 station, you

will see the stereo indicator
flickering off and on as the signal
weakens. Eventually, the stereo
indicator will go off and the sound
will fade completely as you get
out of range of the station’s
signal.

Driving very near the transmitter
of a station that is broadcasting on
a frequency close to the frequency
of the station you are listening to
can also affect your radio’s
reception. You may temporarily
hear both stations, or hear only
the station you are close to.

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Radio signals, especially on the

FM

 band, are deflected by large

objects such as buildings and
hills. Your radio then receives
both the direct signal from the
station’s transmitter and the
deflected signal. This causes the
sound to distort or flutter. This
is a main cause of poor radio
reception in city driving.

Radio reception can be affected
by atmospheric conditions such as
thunderstorms, high humidity, and
even sunspots. You may be able to
receive a distant radio station one
day and not receive it the next day
because of a change in conditions.

Electrical interference from
passing vehicles and stationary
sources can cause temporary
reception problems.

As required by the FCC:
Changes or modifications not
expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.

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TAPE DIRECTION
INDICATOR

TAPE DIRECTION
BUTTON

DOLBY
BUTTON

TAPE BUTTON

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Comfort and Convenience Features

Operating the Cassette Player
The ignition switch must be in
ACCESSORY or ON. Make sure
the tape opening on the cassette is
facing to the right, then insert the
cassette most of the way into the
slot. The system will pull it in the
rest of the way, and begin to play.

The tape direction indicator will
light to show you which side of
the cassette is playing. The 
indicates the side you inserted
facing upward is now playing. If
you want to play the other side,
press the 

 (preset 3) button.

If the cassette was recorded using
Dolby noise reduction, turn it on
by pressing the   (preset 4)
button.

You can switch from the cassette
to the radio or CD changer by
pressing the FM, AM, or DISC
button. When you switch, the

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EJECT
BUTTON

FAST FORWARD/
REWIND

AUTOMATIC
PROGRAM
SEARCH

REPEAT
BUTTON

SKIP
BUTTON

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cassette stops playing, but it does
not eject. To 

begin playing the

cassette at the same point, press the
TAPE button.

When the system reaches the end
of the tape, it automatically
reverses direction and plays the
other side. If you want to remove
the cassette from the drive, press
the EJECT button.

When you turn off the ignition
switch, the system stops the tape
but does not eject the cassette. It
will begin to play when you turn
the ignition switch back on. To
eject the tape, even with the
ignition switch off, press the
EJECT button.

Tape Search Functions
With a cassette playing, you can
use the FF, REW, or APS function
to find a desired song or passage.

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FF/REW – Fast Forward and
Rewind move the tape rapidly.
Press and release the REW side of
the TUNE bar to rewind, or the
FF side to fast forward. You will
see REW or FF in the display.
Press the same side of the tune bar
to return to PLAY mode.

If the system reaches the end of
the tape while in fast forward or
rewind, it automatically stops that
function, reverses direction, and
begins to play.

APS – The Automatic Program
Search (APS) function allows you
to find the beginning of a song or
passage. Use the 

 (preset 1) or

  (preset 2) button to activate

APS.

For example, the first song on the
cassette is playing, and you want
to listen to the third song. Press

  twice; you will see FF and 2 in

the display. The system will fast
forward the tape to the beginning of
the third song, then return to PLAY
mode.

To return to the beginning of the
current song or passage, press 
once. To return to the beginning of
the previous song, press 

  twice.

If the system reaches the end of
the tape before finding the
selected song or passage, it
reverses direction and returns to
PLAY mode.

To cancel APS before it finds the
desired song, press the 

 or 

button again.

REPEAT – The Repeat function
continuously repeats the current
song or passage. Press the RPT
(preset 5) button to activate it.

You will see RPT in the display.
When the system reaches the end
of the current song or passage, it
automatically goes into rewind.
When it gets to the beginning of
the same song or passage, the
system returns to PLAY mode.
This continues until you
deactivate Repeat by pressing the
RPT button again.

SKIP – The SKIP function fast
forwards over areas of blank tape.
Press the SKIP (preset 6) button
to activate it. You will see SKIP
in the display. After the system
finds approximately 15 seconds of
blank tape, it goes into fast
forward. When it senses the
beginning of the next song or
passage, or reaches the end of the
tape, it returns to PLAY mode.

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The APS, Repeat, and Skip
functions use silent periods on the
tape to find the end of a song or
passage. These features may not
work to your satisfaction if there
is almost no gap between
selections, a high noise level
between selections, or a silent
period in the middle of a
selection.

Caring for the Cassette Player

The cassette player picks up dirt
and oxides from the tape. This
contamination builds up over time
and causes the sound quality to
degrade. To prevent this, you
should clean the player after every
30 hours of use. Your dealer has a
cleaning kit available.

If you do not clean the cassette
player regularly, it may eventually
become impossible to remove the

contamination with a normal
cleaning kit.

Use 100-minute or shorter
cassettes. Cassettes longer than
that use thinner tape that may
break or jam the drive.

Look at a cassette before you
insert it. If the tape is loose,
tighten it by turning one of the
hubs with a pencil or your finger.
If the label is peeling off, remove
it from the cassette or it could
cause the cassette to jam in the
player. Never try to insert a
warped or damaged cassette in the
player.

The player automatically ejects
cassettes that do not play properly.
If it ejects a cassette before it
begins to play, it is probably
defective and should not be

inserted again. You may have a
cassette suddenly stop playing,
reverse directions once or twice,
and then eject. This is normally an
indication the tape is wound
unevenly. It should play after the
tape is manually rewound.

When they are not in use, store
cassettes in their cases to protect
them from dust and moisture.
Never place cassettes where they
will be exposed to direct sunlight,
high heat, or high humidity. If a
cassette is exposed to extreme
heat or cold, let it reach a
moderate temperature before
inserting it in the player.

Never try to insert foreign objects
into the cassette player.

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