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  1. 2017 Always-on 12v accessory power outlet

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    This post is just a clarification and expansion of Gravy’s post back in 2010 regarding converting a switched 12v accessory power outlet to constant hot on the 2017 Honda CR-V. (24-do-yourself-mods/10281-accessory-power-socket-always) I finally found the relay that needs to be jumped in the 2017...
  2. U.S. 12v cargo accessory socket question...

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I couldn't find any info on this. I'm in the US and as far as I know Canadian models come with the cargo 12v plug. Have any US users located the wiring? Is it even prewired? My last few cars, I've had it in the trunk, and I could use it in this one too. My last resort would be to piggyback the...
  3. Where did the rear accessory outlet go???

    Dear Honda:
    My 2011 CR-V LX SE had an accessory outlet on the left side at the rear of the cargo area. My 2019 CR-V EX-L does not. I used the rear accessory outlet frequently, particularly to connect an electric cooler while traveling. I would really like to have the rear accessory outlet back.
  4. Accessory Power socket (Cargo area)

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hey Gang, Does anyone here with a US production CRV have an accessory Power socket in the rear? If not is there a simple add on we can buy? thanks!
  5. How to pass accessory power and antenna thru firewall, 2013 CR-V

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I am planning an installation of some radio equipment, and I can only find the one main grommet on the driver side. This seems too narrow for the additional cabling I need to pass thru. Has anyone had success with such installations? I am close to drilling a new hole, but would really prefer...
  6. Accessory power

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Is there a way to play the radio without starting the engine? My Honda Ridgeline can if you press the start button without pressing the brake pedal but it did not work with my CRV. I tried using my manual but maybe I missed it.
  7. Installed Ambient Light Accessory (& Glove Box Light)

    Here is my install log of Honda's Ambient Light Accessory on a 2018 CRV. While I was at it I decided to splice into the wire harness and run a wire to the glove box so I could have an illuminated glove box ... which the wife loves BTW. The passenger side ambient light wire runs right...
  8. Courtesey light and Radio accessory install

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I'm new to this whole CRV thing and quickly trying to make rhis 2011 EX fit. Issue 1: My "courtesy" light doesnt seem to work (blue light between map lights) does anyone know the LED part number? I can't find anything on this. Project A: New head unit is going in. Does anyone have any...
  9. Battery management/save on accessory mode

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello All, I am pretty new to Honda, this is the first Honda vehicle i ever purchased. So far i am happy with the vehicle, the only concern is the user manual and the infotainment system are not very friendly. any way i am sure i will get used to it The question is more about the battery/power...
  10. Accessory Power After Turning Off Ignition in 2018

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Does anyone know whether there is a way to still have power to the power windows and accessories after turning off the ignition in a 2018 with Smart Entry? My previous 2014 CR-V and my current 2016 Ram both have power for about 30 seconds after turning the ignition off unless you open a door...
  11. Change door chime audio file?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Is it possible to change the door chime audio file like the guy who changed his Volvo 240 to Toto’s Africa?
  12. How to go from engine on to Accessory Mode directly?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    If I'm listening to audio when I get to my destination, I'd sometimes like to keep that audio playing while I park and turn off my engine. There seems to be no way to do this. I have to press the START button once to turn off the engine and then again to turn on Accessory Mode. Any way around...
  13. Disable Accessory Socket With Car Power

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Is there anyway to disable the accessory sockets when the car powers off? I'd prefer to not have to unplug my gps and dash cam everytime and just have them turn on and off with the car.
  14. 2008 Accessory Drive Belt Replacement

    Maintenance and Service
    I replaced the accessory drive belt on my 2008 EXL this past weekend. It was past due with around 120K on it. I had it replaced by the dealer when they replaced my failed AC compressor at 50K. No wear signs but it was looking old when I removed it. The total process took about 45min and...
  15. 2017 EX-L Battery Life in Accessory Mode

    Problems & Issues
    My car wouldn't start after 20 minutes in accessory mode. The dealership told me the battery is small and that 10 minutes in accessory mode is pushing it and anything after that I'll need a jump. Is this true? Are you kidding me? Is there a solution to this limitation?
  16. 2016 faint noise in Accessory mode

    Problems & Issues
    I have a faint noise coming from somewhere inside the instrument panel when I put my 2016 CR-V into Accessory mode. I have only had the vehicle one week and the noise has been there ever since I got it. It is a faint sound, almost like a tiny fan was running. It is so faint that you can barely...
  17. Looking for photos from owners with 19" Diamond Cut Accessory Wheels

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I would appreciate any owners with the Honda 19" Diamond Cut accessory wheels to post some photos showing them on their CR-Vs.
  18. Accessory Power Sockets - Always On or shut Off with Car?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    The two Accessory Power Sockets below the shifter and in the center console by the two USB connectors...are those always on or do they shut off when the car is off? I just don't want to drain the battery of I leave something plugged in while the car is not running. Thanks!
  19. 2017 honda crv exhaust finisher on ex-l

    I might be wrong but it appears the touring model has a different rear bumper than all other models. The accessory chrome exhaust finishers wouldn't look as nice as they do on the Touring. Has anybody done this and how do they look? Pictures please.
  20. Question to anyone who has directly wired an accessory to the fuse box.

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    To anyone who has directly wired an accessory to a 2017 Honda CRV EX-L fuse box. Which fuse did you use? I purchased a Thinkware F770 dash cam. It comes with 3 wires: black (ground wire). I've got this attached to a bolt behind the pedal. NO PROBLEM. Yellow (labeled-battery wire). I've got this...