Download 2019 Honda CR-V Heated Steering Wheel User’s Information Manual – How to Operate the Heated Steering Wheel The ignition switch must be in the ON position for the heated steering wheel to work. Press the heated steering wheel switch on the right side of the steering wheel to turn it off or on. When a comfortable temperature is reached, press the switch again to turn it off. Every time the vehicle is turned off the heated steering wheel will return to the off position. Do not use the heated steering wheel continuously when the engine is off. This could drain the battery to the point where it is difficult to start the engine.