Download How to Install Soft Cargo Bag on a 2012 Honda CRV – INSTALLATION Installing the Cargo Bag 1. Open the tailgate to make sure that the roof bag is not interfering with the tailgate. 2. With the help of an assistant, carefully unfold the cargo bag on the cross bars. 3. Attach the seals over the unused mounting holes on the cargo bag as shown. 4. Using isopropyl alcohol on a shop towel, thoroughly clean the area where the large pad will attach. 5. Remove the adhesive backing from the large pad and attach it to a plate A. 6. Repeat the same procedure for the other three plates. 7. Using isopropyl alcohol on a shop towel, thoroughly clean the area where the small pad will attach. 8. Remove the adhesive backing from the small pad and attach it to a bracket B. 9. Repeat the same procedure for the other three brackets B. 10. Position the brackets A to align the holes equally on both sides. 11. Loosely install bracket A, four plates A, and bracket B to the cargo bag with two bolts, two washers, and two knobs for each location shown. Be sure the cutout on bracket B is facing outward. 12. With the help of an assistant, carefully place the cargo bag on the cross bars. 13. Hook the cutout end of bracket B to the bolts installed in step 11, and tighten the knobs. 14. Repeat the same procedure for the other brackets B. 15. Route two straps through four brackets A and secure them at the buckles. Securing the Soft Cargo Bag 16. Close the cargo bag. 17. Align the holes on the zippers and insert the lock through the holes. 18. Secure the lock and pull out the key from the lock. 19. Insert the lock into the slit on the holder.