Today I was changing the rear diff fluid on the wifes 2010 CRV EX. I had bought some extra crush washers and didnt want to lose them in the garage so I figured I would just keep them in the package and throw them in the spare tire well. When I lifted the cover I found it was nearly halfway full of water!!!! It appears to be coming in towards at the front of the well around the top. Mainly from the left side as it was freshly wet from driving in last nights rain. I showed my wife and she was livid! She hasnt been real happy with the quality of her 2010. Between the rusting rock chips, engine oil leak(minor), odd noises from the power mirrors and locks and faulty dome light and now this, we are leary of whats to come. We have had four CRV's now...a 2000, 2004, 2006 and our current 2010. Never had the first slightest issue with ANY of them. Lately she has been considering paying it off and keeping it or trading it for something else. Other than the issues, it is the best one we have owned with the improvements of this generation. Quieter, better handling and much more comfortable!
I guess to stay on this most recent issue, has anyone else out there had a tire well leak like this? It is just out of warranty at 38,000 so I dont know if the dealership is gonna give me any problem or not since this is an obvious factory defect. Cant remember the last time I was in down in there, if ever, but you can tell this has been going on for a lonng time.