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  1. Retracting my advise on trans fluid

    Maintenance and Service
    Ok first thing my previous advise came with many years experience behind it and countless reports from others that valvoline multi-car is ok in hondas. Been using it for years in our odyssey. Now it's been used since first change with additional additive. 1000s report it's fine in our 2007...
  2. '99 Front Calipers , rotors replacement - any advise appreciated. :)

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi 2 weeks ago I took the CR-V (1999 1st Gen) in for its NY State inspection. I had replaced the Catalyst and exhaust system with stainless and was expecting it to pass. I knew I needed to look at the front brakes but they seemed to be working though they did not feel quite right. It failed...
  3. 1st Gen - 4WD only 1 front and 1 rear wheel spins, please advise.

    Problems & Issues
    Hey all, just got my 1st gen stuck in the snow for the first time. When the 4WD engages only my driver's side front wheel and passenger side rear wheel was spinning, thoughts?
  4. 1st Gen w/ Stock Wheels - 215/75/15 Grabber, please advise

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Hello All, This is my first post with CRVOC after getting my 1st CRV last week. The tires were cooked so I opted for a 215/75/15 set of Grabber AT's which are in the mail. I have done a lot of reading and this size seems to be the go to for some people and troublesome for others. I'm going to...
  5. Rodent chewed wires,etc please advise!

    Problems & Issues
    Rodent has chewed harness wires etc please has anyone had do deal with this? It just happened and is pricey dealer advised contacting insurance company. Has anyone had to fight insurance over?any advise? Car is not even 2 years new yet. Anyone have tips for preventing further rodent damage,I...
  6. looking for advise on body work on brand new 2017 CRV

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Hello, As I mentioned in a different post, my 4 day old/120 miles old CRV got rear ended yesterday. There is a medium/large damage on the rear bumper as well as on the tailgate door. I live in Los Angeles Metro area. I was surprised to find that, most of the dealers in Los Angeles Metro area...
  7. My thread asking for advise about rearended collision on a 4 days old CRV disappeared

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Hello, I was looking for some advise on rearended accident that I had yesterday on a brand new 4 days old CRV. There were some good hearted people who posted some advises and I see that the thread has disappeared. Are there any rules on the CRV owners club forum that prevents starting threads...
  8. CRV - Model advise on possible purchase

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Hi all. I've got a CRV newbie question. While not new to Honda, currently have a 2012 Pilot EX-L for the wife, and have had an 05 Oddy, and an 02 accord, I have not had a CRV. My last personal vehicle was an 2000 vw Jetta tdi that clocked over 360K before I sold it and it is still going...
  9. Advise on bull bars

    Accessories
    I've been looking on the internet for some bull bars for the front of my mk2 honda Cr-V sport with the face lift as it is a 2006 reg. I've found multiple ones but the only ones that have been pictured on my car were worth £365. I just wondered if any of you know which ones fit (or can be made to...
  10. Looking for some advise on springs and spacers

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hello Friends Just looking for some advise from the CR-V forum family here, so I will be needing 4 new tires on my V. I figure why not go the extra mile and make the V look better. Currently i upgraded from stock 17 to HFP 19 inch rep (19X8) running pirelli 245/50/19 all season. I was...
  11. Advise on tires please

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hello CRV family I currently purchased a 2011 CRV EX-L and looking to put 19 inch rims. Reccomended tire size is 245/50/19 but I feel that might be a little to big I want a nice clean look. Please advise the vehicle is on stock suspension I don't plan on lowering the vehicle as winter is coming...
  12. Parking fine v.s. parking reminder? (advise wanted)

    Problems & Issues
    Guys, I got a ticket for overtime parking last week and this is not the first time! Sometimes simply because I forget to get back and remove my car in good time. My friend suggests parking reminder, e.g. can download an APP into mobilephone. I tried one, but I also have to remember to set...
  13. Advise needed

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi Guys busy doing a upgrade of my stock stereo with new speakers and amps While doing a search I found a post stating not to install the amplifiers under the seats as this will interfere with the airbag sensors Is this true BTW I have a 2007 CRV 2.0L Thanks
  14. Please Advise Best Windshield Wipers For 2007 CR-V

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi there fellow CR-V owners, We had a rainstorm yesterday and when I was using my windshield wipers, the wiper blade on the drivers side was not clearing the water off right in my line of visibilty. It really bothered me because my visiblity was limited. The passengers side didn't have this...
  15. Please Advise Me About Car Washes For CRV

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi there, I am not sure where to put this except this forum says to post here if you are uncertain where a post should go. MY new sweet CRV has become my new love and I am very curious whiich car wash is best for the exterior. There is one near me that is all spray and the spray is strong...
  16. Please Advise If I Paid Too Much for 2007 EXL Honda

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Hi there, I have had this Honda CRV EXL 2007 for 2 months and I did not know about this site until after I purchased the vehicle. I advertised on a local neighborhood site for a Toyota or Honda and a neighbor one street over had this 2007 CRV. It had 63,000 miles on it and it is a one car...
  17. 1999 CR-V front axle issue--need advise [photos included]

    Problems & Issues
    1999 CR-V front axle issue--need advice [photos included] i'm not sure what's wrong with my cr-v. it has 115k and i recently had the timing belt/water pump replaced; & tires rotated (separate repairs). i don't think those repairs have anything to do with my front axle issue--just a little...
  18. 2nd gen CAI advise please

    Performance Modifications
    HI Gents, I was thinking of making my 2nd gen - 2003 - CRV ex run a bit faster. Dont wanna spend a lot. I have read a CAI will increase horsepower a bit. Is that correct ? if not, Any other idea without making a lot changes to the car and spend a lot of dough ? If yes, Can anyone suggest CAI...
  19. Advise needed-2012 or 2013?

    Shopping & Test Driving
    I am in the market for a silver EX L with black interior. I would prefer the navigation system but will do wothout if I can get the color I want. I am trading 2 vehicles in on this. I am dealing with 6 dealers and no one can find the car I want. I am thinking about selling one of my vehicles...
  20. Car Trouble- Please advise

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I have been having some car trouble lately and would appreciate any advice/words of wisdom you might have to share with me. I have recently bought a Honda CRV 2.4L automatic, that I use to drive to work, 150kms from home, meaning I drive only on highways. I have put 5K kms on the meter...
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