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  1. 1996 Crv issues

    Problems & Issues
    Good day guys, My CRV has some minor cosmetic issues which I'm trying to fix myself to save on cost. I don't want to sell it now since i think I can fix them if I have enough time. First and foremost, there's water leak on the passenger front floor when it rains hard. My local mechanic quoted...
  2. 1996 CR-V 1st gen. 4 hole lug

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hello. I am looking to purchase a CV axle for my van but my rims are 4 hole bolt pattern and all the info online and parts i find are for the DEV with the 5 hole rims. Do anyone know if the cv drives are the same or know what other honda use the same cv joints as the cr v with the 4 hole rims
  3. 1996 Honda CRV RD1 A/T gear stick stops at Neutral (N).

    Problems & Issues
    My 1996 Honda CRV RD1 Auto Transmission gear stick stops at Neutral (N)gear. So reverse (R) does work but not forward gears. This all happened after I lifted the front wheels to check on play from front arm bushings, tie rods and wheel bearings shaking the both front wheels. The gear stick could...
  4. [1996 CRV] Hazard lights flicker when door is open

    Problems & Issues
    Anyone know how to turn this feature off? It's super annoying. When I open the passenger or drivers door, the hazard lights will start making that classic hazard light sound. It goes away after a while, but would prefer to turn it off.
  5. 1996 Blue Japanese Import/Gloucestershire Spares.

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi , New to this site as I have a Blue 1996 Japanese CRV Imported in 2000. Just failed MOT sadly on emissions and rusted sills. Would love to sell it on for spares and repairs rather than see it go to the scrap yard next week.
  6. 1996 CRV JDM import timing belt question

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hi all, I have a 1996 CRV JDM import that I am getting ready to change the timing belt on. So far all work I have done to the vehicle has been nearly identical to the US 1997-1999 CRVs. The Factory service manual is great for torque values but it annoyingly tells me the thread/pitch of every...
  7. Help locating ODB Connector 1996 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    hello all , i have recently become the owner of a 1996 CRV The check engine light came on after cleaning the intake valve ( as idle hunting ) i have been searching for 2 days i cannot locate the odb2 finally googled and looks like it might be missing the ODB2 but may have the blue plug...
  8. 1996 CRV JDM CEL and ABS codes

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hello, this is my first post but Ive been a forum lurker for some time. I finally have a problem I cant seem to figure out. I have a JDM model 1996 Honda CRV complete with the useless nav system and everything. I purchased her about 6 months ago. first thing I did was change the oil...
  9. Honda CRV 1996 (Japanese) Difficult to start when hot + lose of power.

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, It all began when my car overheated that much that after that, when idle, it would make noise. That was the only problem I recall although was a little difficult to start the engine some times. I got it fixed by a mechanic who said the engine was a mess and had to do the top and bottom...
  10. 1996 CRV suspension fun...

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    So, we have been getting together different parts to repair the suspension on our 1996 CRV (JDM) it had been making a lot of clunking noise in the front end, which we identified as the upper a-arm bushings, lower strut bushings and stabiliser arm bushings... So on a trip to South Africa we had...
  11. 1996 CRV hard to start - parasitic draw? Electrics issue

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hello all, sorry that my first post is a cry for help :) I am trying to solve a frustrating issue with my wife's Gen 1 1996 CRV. There appears to be a parasitic drain on the battery. It takes a few tries to start - doesn't make the clicking sound but just struggles and then on the third or...
  12. 1996 Jap import CRV Central locking

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Guys, New to the forum from Australia. Recently bought a 1996 CRV then later found out it was a Jap import car. Having issues with the central locking on the drivers side of the car so going to replace the central locking in that door, but when i took the drivers door card off i saw the...
  13. 1996 CRV JDM import B20B engine

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Anybody know where off hand where the air/fuel sensor (or as most people call it O2 sensor upstream of the converter ) is ? Is it difficult to access with a regular [email protected] sensor socket (deep) ? Any help would be appreciated. Also if you know of a pic or video of this thing, that would also be...
  14. 1996 cr-v

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello my name is Abelardo. Last year a bought a 1996 CR-V. As a new owner of an old car there are things you don't know specially if this is the first CR-V you've ever owned. The main thing is the cambelt. What am I supposed to do with that? Do I replace it? Do I leave it as it is? How do I know...
  15. 1996 crv AT trouble since ATF change

    Problems & Issues
    I'm reposting this thread for MozCRV as I think better results will come if it has it's own thread. (Sorry if I overstepped my boundaries.) MozCRV MozCRV is offline crv|oc Rank: Member Join Date Jul 2013 Posts 2 Hi All! I am new to this problem solving via chat so please...
  16. 1996 JDM CRV Tint Question: Black or Titanium?

    Currently I have black tints with 5% on all four windows and 20% on the back windscreen and i think it looks awesome. They've been on there for about year a now. I've see a few cars with this dark slightly reflective tint, is that what they call titanium? anyways I've been contemplating whether...
  17. Replacing Calipler Seals on 1996 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    hey guys, im replacing the caliper seals on my 1996 crv.. but im not sure which rebuild kit to buy.. does anyone know the size i need for the JDM 1996 models? e.g 47mm, 57mm, etc?
  18. 1996 Honda Crv Jap Import Rad

    Problems & Issues
    My rad on my CRV is busted has a leak and the fans both have packed up. I think it is the fan motors and i have bypassed the fans straight on to the Battery and dtill no luck so my question is this. Would a rad from a normal CR-V not a Jap import fit in my CR-V would it havre to come out a...
  19. 1996 CRV bad gas tank cap?

    Problems & Issues
    Hey guys. ive been getting low mileage for the longest while.. even with conservative driving with a 70%hway 30% city driving split... im only managing to get around 18 mpg (imperial gallon.. which is larger thank the us gallon). anyways... i have this constant lingering gasoline smell around...
  20. 1996 Jap Import Honda CR-V CV-Joint

    Under The Hood / Performance
    hey all I Was Just Wondering If I Can Take A CV-Joint Of another 1996 to 2001 CRV And Put In On Mine Would It Fit Or SHould I Pay £200 For A New One From Japan Any Help Would Be Greatly Appropriated. Thanks Luke