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  1. 1999 2.0L issues after stolen CAT

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Alright experts... I drive a 1999. It was recently stolen and recovered. The thieves cut the CAT out and I’ve been chasing problems ever since I got it back. When I picked it up from impound, it wouldn’t hardly move in Drive. I had to start in 1st and get up to speed before putting it in...
  2. 1999 honda cr-v in marysville ca. looking for affordable paint and body work ?

    Greetings & Introductions
    got the V last year cleaned it up changed the fluids and plugs and wires replaced and the window and fixed the rain drain issue where the rain gets in the air vent above the glove box. ( if you get water on the passenger floor thats it ) Im still looking for the right guy to adjust the valves...
  3. 1999 severed exhaust pipe

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    I have a severed exhaust pipe, just a little in back of the centerline of the front tires, right before what I think is the catalytic converter. Unfortunately I dont have a photo now but the sever is also next to what appears to be a flex or ribbed pipe. I think I might be able to fix it with...
  4. 1999 Honda CRV AWD Glendale, CA

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello, I’m new to this blog. I bought my CRV a few years ago, and have been happy with it overall. Unfortunately, prior owners deferred basic maintenance and although I had the vehicle inspected prior to purchase, it wasn’t that detailed. I purchased the car from a private party via...
  5. 1999 CRV brake upgrade

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    My 1999 CRV just celebrated its 20th anniversary. As a gift I would like to replace the ream drums with discs. Is there a kit or a similar honda that I could get parts from and upgrade. Any suggestions greatly appreciated. Thanks
  6. 1999 CRV auto AWD transmission donor?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    i have a 1999 in mint condition but the tranny is toast, i also have a 1998 in mint condition with a blown head gasket i know the shift pattern is different but can i still swap the trans into the 99? i could also engine swap the 98 but i like the 99 better any help would go a long way
  7. 1999 CRV transmission slips after warm

    Problems & Issues
    hi there i just picked up a mint 1999 CRV AWD Auto, i put 700km on it going to work and back and then one day it slipped a bit, down shifted to second gear and was stuck in that gear for about a kilometer and then it felt like it shifted into neutral? i can turn the vehicle off and start it...
  8. 1999 crv stalling issue

    Problems & Issues
    My daughter lives on an Island so mechanics are in short supply. she has a 1999 crv automatic, 130,000 mi. Car starts then stumbles and dies. sometimes it will stay running but the idle is erratic. check engine light is off. The "mechanic" pulled the spark plug wires one by one. Engine died...
  9. 1999 CRV bent steel wheel rim, alloy replace

    Problems & Issues
    Hi my 1st post. In my 99 I have a bent stock steel wheel rim on the rear that vibrates a bit. When I bought the 99 used, it had no spare. Someone offered me an alloy rim & new tire off of an 01 CRV for $50. I wanted to know from someone learned if mixing an alloy wheel with 3 stock steel...
  10. 1999 CRV staling

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    I have a 1999 CRV AWD it is have a staling out problem but only about 60% of the time when coming to a stop or taking off when cold seems there are many things that can cause this can anyone give me an idea of where to start first please
  11. 1999 CRV rear brake Hardline removal (from plastic protective surround)

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, Like others I lost my brakes completely in the middle of a trip. Between the e-brake and a manual transmission getting home was relatively easy but unnerving. Upon inspection I discovered the brake lines rusted through as they come down from the firewall and curve back along the bottom...
  12. Anything specific to look for on a 1999 CR-V?

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Going to check out a ‘99 CR-V tomorrow. Car / tranny have 212,000 on it, engine was replaced with a 170,000 mile one. Car looks incredibly solid for a Michigan car. Anything specific on this year I should be looking for? Specific issues with transmissions, etc? Thanks! Andy
  13. 1999 Honda CRV Owner: New to the Forum

    Greetings & Introductions
    Howdy y'all, I'm new to this forum and hoping to get some basic advice on CRV maintenance to ensure my 1999 CRV makes it all the way to 250K or 300K miles. At the moment it only has 142K miles, but I think with proper long-term care it will make it at least another 100,000 miles. Your advice on...
  14. 1999 Shock Absorber Replacement

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Howdy y'all, I'm new to this forum and hoping to get some basic advice on CRV maintenance to ensure my 1999 CRV makes it all the way to 250K or 300K. At the moment it only has 142K miles, but I think with proper long-term care it will make it at least another 100,000 miles. Your advice on...
  15. Led headlights for 1999 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    Found lots of them on ebay but don't know enough to order the correct units. Can someone give me some guidance regarding which units to purchase. I know I have hi/lo bulbs in it right now. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks
  16. Gen 1.5 Fog Lights Confusion

    So, I want fog lights. because I literally live in a place with fog, and I have crappy night vision. I have a basic 1999 CRV AWD. The bumper conversions to the Japanese model that includes them costs over 1k on ebay now - that's crazy. Standard bumper replacements are like $80 on Amazon. Why is...
  17. 1999 Honda CRV Light don't flash when locking car, but horn will sound HELP

    Problems & Issues
    I got the CRV about a month ago and am loving it. However, When i lock the car with the key fob (ALL DOORS CLOSED) the exterior light don't flash. When I unlock the car, the INTERIOR light will turn on but nothing from the outside, no turn signals or brake lights? Anyone have this problem and...
  18. 1999+ B20 high compression engine in a 1998 LX manual awd?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Hi! New to the forum and to the CRV. I just bought a 1998 LX manual trans awd with a blown engine. When I searched for engines it looked like the 97-2001s all took interchangeable engines - I am now sweating bullets that this may be wrong, can someone let me know if I made a mistake? The...
  19. 1999 CRV problems after washing the engine

    Problems & Issues
    I decided to sell my old CRV and get a new model, wanted to post it online, so I went to wash the car. The car wash I went to also offered engine wash, it was a decent place, I thought they knew what they were doing. They washed the car and the engine, I took some photos and parked the car. The...
  20. 1999 CRV bra replacement

    can ANYONE suggest a replacement bra product close to the original item? What about a firm that would make a bra replacement???