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  1. CR-V 2004 plastic bumper restoration

    Hey guys: I drive a 2004 fwd cr-v (i recently bought it from my dad) and i really love it. As right now it is not in the best conditions specially in the exterior. The paint from the back plastic bumper has peeled off and has some deep scratches. I was thinking on painting it but i do not know...
  2. Question regarding a/m head unit for 2004 CRV

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello all....I have an 04 CRV EX with the factory in dash 6 disk changer...I want to be able to listen to music via either USB or bluetooth, so I purchased a new Kenwood a/m head unit. The problem is, even after turning the brightness up all the way I can barely see the display at all in the...
  3. Hitch install on 2004 with 241000 miles

    2002-2006 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Hi All, Do I dare install a hitch on my CRV that has 241000 miles on it? I will only be hauling Kayaks, 4 at most, max length 12 feet. The trailer is a Right On very light. Please let em know your thoughts? Thanks.
  4. 2004 CRV Limp Mode

    Problems & Issues
    To make the story short,my car was dumping oil very fast and burning it off creating smoke through the hood cracks. I ended up adding a qt of 5w-30 instead of 5w-20 (Dont know if it will hurt anything,just explaining my stupid mistake) On my way home it,goes into limp mode defiently due to low...
  5. 2004 Honda Crv A/C causing rough idle, both fans not blowing

    Maintenance and Service
    Hey. I'm running out of ideas. I have 2004 Honda Crv with 120k miles on it. It just recently started idling very rough with the AC on, and upon inspection I noticed that the cooling and condensor fans were not blowing. the a/c is ice cold when moving, but blows warm air at idle. The car slowly...
  6. 2004 Water Pump issue.

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2004 CRV which I bought new for my wife. It has 250,000 miles on it and I wanted to replace it but she wants to keep it. So I decided I should replace any of the original parts with new ones which could strand her on the road when she leaves work after midnight. So I bought a water...
  7. Multiplex for a 2004 CR-V (Manual Transmission)

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Where can I find either an image or diagram of a multiplex for both manual transmission and automatic? We have a manual transmission CR-V and have tried to order a multiplex for it twice, and both times they send us the multiplex for an automatic. The dealer we go to said the multiplex for the...
  8. 2004 AC compressor brand

    Maintenance and Service
    Had our 100k. 2004 AC quit last year. Voltage to the compressor,. Compressor not locked up. Open clutch. Compressor bearing was noisey, so not looking at using old compressor due to the obvious history. Looking for suggestions on best / reliable replacement. Not real interested in buying an...
  9. 2004 CRV P0171 After JDM Swap

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I just had a JDM swap done on my car and am getting a P0171 code. I put a new 02 sensor on, cleared the codes, and it came back. I went through looking for loose hoses, cleared the codes, it came back. The intake gasket doesn't appear to be leaking, I did the 'spray test.' The fuel rail...
  10. 2004 Hot/Cold Air Problem

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, This week I noticed I only have two temperature settings in my 2004 CRV. When the temp dial is all the way to the left I get cold air, but as soon as I turn it to any other position on the dial I get full hot air. Coolant levels, engine temp, etc all seem to be fine. I was stopping on...
  11. 2004 CRV Climate Control Problem

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi all, Im having a strange problem with my 2004 CRV EX where when the climate control is set to the coolest (all the way to the left) I get cool air, but as soon as I turn the knob to any other position I get full hot air coming at me. Engine temp, coolant levels, air blower etc all seem to...
  12. 2004 manual - can't get into 5th gear

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Been driving my "new" 2004 CR-V for 3 months - all going pretty good. Recently passed it's test. Today, driving along, through the gears, all fine....came off a junction on a main road, accelerate through the gears. All fine, but wouldn't go into 5th. No crunch. Nothing. Just as if...
  13. 2013 K24 into my 2004 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    I currently have access to a low mileage k24 from a 2013 CRV and would like to replace my current 260k engine in my 2004. I know that the newer K24 have throttle by wire. My plan is to swap over the intake manifold and throttle body from my current K24 onto the new engine. Can anyone...
  14. Adding security for my 2004 Honda CR-V LX

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hello. I am the new owner of a 2004 Honda CR-V. Previously, I owned a 1989 Honda Civic Wagon. The latter vehicle was the victim of multiple thefts, the more recent one despite my use of a steering wheel lock (the Club). My understanding is that with RFID keys and electronic locks, Honda...
  15. 2004 CRV won’t start, flashing green key

    Problems & Issues
    I’ve been going crazy trying to figure out what is going on here. I’ve read tons of old posts with people having the same issue but I haven’t found a solution yet. My 2004 crv has been hard to start the past few days, it needed about 4 attempts to get it to kick over. Last night it fired up...
  16. FS: GENUINE HONDA OEM Part# 06160-PPA-A11 Throttle Body Kit 2002 2003 2004 CR-V

    Trading Post
    I have a GENUINE HONDA OEM Part# 06160-PPA-A11 Throttle Body Kit 2002 2003 2004 CR-V for sale. I'm asking $500 OBO. FREE SHIPPIING within the Continental U.S. Brand new never used or installed email me at [email protected]
  17. 2004 CRV EX - Double Din Stereo trim piece question

    2002-2006 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Hey folks, I recently replaced my double din factory stereo with a fancy new Pioneer one and used the stock metal mounting brackets to do so. That went well, but the trim piece that I got from Metra, that goes around the perimeter of the actual media player, doesn't seem to fit properly. I...
  18. Exhaust gaskets for a 2004

    Problems & Issues
    My friend has a 2.4L with an exhaust leak at the 3 bolt flange. With a cursory search, it looks like this coupling is missing a gasket. I have not seen an exhaust flange that was held together with guide pins. Is this a common problem? I have searched and came up short. That gap looks...
  19. New CR-V 2004 Owner in Maine

    Greetings & Introductions
    Howdy Folks, My friend just offered me a good deal on a 2004 Honda CR-V! They wanted some money to go to Disneyland! It needs a new Windshield and Battery, and it doesn’t quite run right. If you get the engine up past 2.5 RPM, it starts to buck (stall, surge, repeat). I’ve taken it to a...
  20. 2004 CRV idle bouncing

    Problems & Issues
    For the first time a few days ago after a cold start, I noticed as the rpms were dropping to normal idle speed as it warmed up, that the rpms were slightly going up and down compared to what usually does, nothing major. I will also add that it has been very cold out. Once it was warmed up it...