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  1. Where Are The Timing Marks 1999 CR-V???

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Hello everyone! I have owned my 1999 Honda CR-V for close to a year now and I recently replaced the distributor(I've been having problems with starting and stalling while driving). I want to check the timing but I can't seem to find the timing marks. Does anyone know where to look for them on...
  2. 2002 2.4l auto cranks but won't start

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hi Last Friday my problem suddenly started. I turn the key, the engine cranks but won't start. RPM are zero but go up just a little bit from time to time as it would like to start. I can hear the fuel pump starting. I sprayed starter spay on the throttle, doesn't help. Spark plugs a bit worn...
  3. Brake Light Issue -- Soliciting Advice

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hello Friends! I have a 2009 CR-V 4wd in need a diagnosis. The vertical brake lights on the back, the stoplights, will not illuminate when the brake is applied. Here is what I have tried so far: Bulbs currently installed are OK and come on when the headlights are turned on Replaced Fuse #15...
  4. O2 sensor advice

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I’m trying to source new O2 sensors for my 2001 automatic. Not incredibly easy but my question is does an automatic require different sensors to a manual? It doesn’t sound right but I ask as when sourcing them I noticed that several places were specifically listing the sensors as ‘manual...
  5. Hi I am seeking advice on a noise issue in engine area, like a clattering belt

    Greetings & Introductions
    I have just joined your forum. My local Honda dealer, put me through to servicing, My vehicle is a 2005 CRV-EXC CTDI, (114,000 miles) the service engineer, suggested it sounds like one the belts, possibly linked to the alternator. He recommended a replacement belt. Any thoughts, before I go to...
  6. Trailer hitch and luggage rack advice

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi CRV family, First time poster and glad to just find this awesome forum! Quick summary : The wife and I bought a new 2018 CRV-EX in December when our family car crapped out. LOVING it thus far and think it'll be the perfect car for us and our future children. The wife just got an amazing job...
  7. Hello - embarrasingly already looking for advice

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello, James here, owner of a 2005 CRV, sunroof and leather seats so think it's an EX-L...? Local mechanic told me I need new calipers, rotors and pads...and of course the quote came in sky high so I've been doing the work myself instead. 1. If the car drives well, still seems to have meat...
  8. New Honda owner asking for advice

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Hi I just bought a new to me 98 CRV. It's a 5spd manual with 160,000. The last owner said it needs an O2 Sensor and there is an exhaust leak in front, which I can smell when driving. It's a small pin hole. Nothing else is wrong with it except passenger window motor looks like it's about to die...
  9. New CR-V owner seeking transmission advice

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Just left the Odyssey club and joined the CR-V club. Got a 2008. About 125K. Transmission fluid was last changed at 60K. Should I flush and replace? Seems kind of a borderline case, but if I don't do it now, I should probably never do it. I would prefer to go ahead and do it if I can do it...
  10. New to Forum and need some advice

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello i currently own a 03 CRV EX and it has been a wonderful vehicle. I was recently rear ended and my beloved car is totaled. I am looking to replace it and several people have warned me against getting a newer CRV and that the newer they get the more issues there are. Can you let me know...
  11. Need advice on new wheels for my new 2013 Honda CRV LX!

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Have been looking at buying EX model only because of how much I don't like the steel wheels on the lx. But finally found a deal I couldn't refuse and pulled the trigger on a Silver 2013 CRV LX. Anyone here have any experience buying custom wheels or rims? What looks good on this vehicle...
  12. Broken sparkplug electrode / misfire / cylinder head replacement ADVICE

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hi I have a 2005 CRV SE, with about 172,000 miles on it. The other day while driving I got a blinking check engine light, pulled over and had it towed to a mechanic. Mechanic did a compression test and found no compression in cylinder 2, pulled the spark plug and noticed the electrode was...
  13. Need advice on improving the stock audio on 2006 CRV

    Mobile Electronics
    What I want: 1. replace the stock head unit because it doesn't have USB interface. 2. get better speakers for better audio quality, not sure if I need amps or a subwoofer. What I bought: 1. Pioneer head unit that outputs 22W RMS, like most head units What I plan to buy: 1. Better speakers...
  14. Advice needed: 2015 Info Screen replacement options

    Mobile Electronics
    The info screen on our 2015 CRV seems very small. Has anyone successfully replaced the screen to increase the size? Is there an aftermarket option or another Honda option?
  15. 2002 miss firing fallowing codes advice?

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    local mechanic is useles, nearest honda guy is 1200 kms away. been around -20 temps here and warmed up to -5 -9 during the day and -20 at night (Celsius) monday my car started runing poorly like its miss firing and for last while its sturggled to start. will fire then die specialy when really...
  16. New Member Looking for Battery Advice

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi all- Thanks for adding me. We have a 2014 CRV (with 25K miles) that we bought new. It's time for a new battery and I want the best one available so, I'll take a look around the archives here for any advice. Thanks! -rex
  17. 2009 CRV - advice for an inexpensive key replacement

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Just picked up a new to me 2009 crv, but was shocked today when the mechanic quoted over $200 for a second key copy. Seriously? I had my Toyota pickup for over 20 years and simply went to Home Depo for key copies. So I can't really comprehend this price. Totally understand CRV's have more...
  18. Advice: Michelin Premier A/S vs Premier LTX on 2013 CR-V?

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I ordered a set of Michelin Premier A/S tires during Costco’s sale ($70 off plus free installation). I was going to go with the LTX version, which is supposedly optimized for crossovers and light trucks, but they were sold out. Anyone know if I will see a real world difference between these two...
  19. hitch advice

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I'm new here. Just picked up my 2018 EX-L. Long time Honda owner (02 Civic, 04 CRV, 08 Ridgeline, 13 Civic, 16 Accord, 18 CRV). I'm used to towing with my old Ridgeline. Obviously a class 3 and 5K max. I had a hitch installed on the new CRV. They installed a class 2, 1 1/4" receiver opening. Can...
  20. Desparately need advice on buying 2018 CRV - known issues?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    This is my first post and I have to make my first sentence an apology. I'm sorry I couldn't find another thread to reply to but they all seem to be locked. Very frustrating! I've read the mod's concerns about the dilution issues but honest to goodness I don't know where else to look and I...