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  1. Is this a sensor on my dash gone bad? (Picture)

    Problems & Issues
    2017 CRV Touring model. My screen does not dim at night. I’ve tried everything recommended. Including a complete reset of system as recommended by dealership. It still doesn’t work. The dealership says it’s a software issue with no current fix. I noticed a few months ago this sensor looking...
  2. 2008 CR-V Bad Gas Mileage

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I purchased a used 2008 CR-V EX-L 4WD back in October. So far I love the car a lot, but the gas mileage, not so much... When I purchased the car, the dash read 17.5 mpg. And the previous owner did a fair share of city driving, so I figured it would get bumped up after driving it a while...
  3. P0420 Error Code - Which Catalytic Converter is bad?

    Problems & Issues
    Hey all: My 2011 CR-V SE just popped up with a P0420 Check Engine code. I have read a lot about this, and I have no problem with changing out the Cat. Converter. The only question is, my car has two Cat Converters on it. One right off the engine exhaust manifold, and one downstream...
  4. Fix Applied Did Not Work - Honda Says Too Bad

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    So I finally heard back from American Honda today after opening a case with them on Jan 8. 2019. We have had oil dilution in our 2018 Touring since buying it in April 2018. We are located in central WI. We have had the oil changed 2x within 4,000 miles for oil levels up to inch over the high...
  5. 2003 CR-V getting bad gas mileage

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    I recently purchased a 2003 CRV EX with 165K (AWD, Automatic) and have been getting it road ready for my daughter, which has been more of headache than I thought. I had to replace the Catalytic Converter and tires to get to pass inspection and that was $$$$. It is mostly ready now, although I...
  6. 2001 crv bad heater core?

    Problems & Issues
    I bought a used 2001 crv last year with 140k it had almost no heat so I looked online then decided to check the cabin air filter.....there wasn't one but there was spray foam everywhere who ever had it b4 apparently thought spray foam would help with a leak from the windshield molding and it was...
  7. Bad advice from the AAA tech who responded. WWYD?

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    === Saturday 8/25 afternoon: Dead battery. Called AAA. Tech hooked up a green gadget to test my battery. Printout after test said "battery needs to be replaced". (see pic below). However, tech insisted that my battery was charging well and did NOT need to be replaced. The battery replacement...
  8. 2010 EX: Ignition bad? keys stuck and broke fob

    Problems & Issues
    2010 Ex: Broke key fob, and now 2nd key got stuck in ignition Just bought a nice looking 2010 EX, 134k miles The one key was hard to remove and it broke off the key fob.... then, today the 2nd key got stuck in ignition and could not get it out for a good while.. I know Honda has had issues...
  9. Dash Lights out from bad aftermarket radio wiring

    Problems & Issues
    Hi guys. So i added an aftermarket radio to my 2002 Honda CRV ex. I messed up when wiring it and connected the dimming wire to the illumination wire. Apparently this is a common mistake which causes the multiplexer unit to short out on Hondas. Since i connected this radio my speedometer and...
  10. Bad Fuel Consumption and 2 codes P04055 & P04056 in 2009 EX CRV

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hello Pals. I just joined the CRV family, even though I've been a Honda user since 1986. Never used a Toyota or any other brand. I recently got a CRV 2009 EX CRV. I acquired the car here in Nigeria on 20th July, 2018 Mileage was 141,358 Did a VIN check and found car was flooded in Texas...
  11. 09CRV -Engine Fans and AC bad. now what? lots of questions.

    Problems & Issues
    Just got back from dealership. My 09 Cr-v has a two bad engine fans and bad AC compressor w/bad hoses. $4000 total. We just finished installing new front struts and sway links (saving $650 in labor). (thanks to everyone for recommending KYB struts over Monroe) How difficult is it to...
  12. 2002 CRV A/C Failure, bad smell, 20A fuse blown

    Problems & Issues
    I've browsed through a lot of other CRV air conditioning posts and can't find one with the same symptoms as mine. 2002 CRV with 70,000 miles, previous owner had receipt for replacement of compressor about two years ago. A/C had worked fine all summer. While driving on the highway yesterday, I...
  13. 2002 CRV AC gone bad, won’t hold pressure due to corroded lines and com!

    Problems & Issues
    I’ve got a nice one owner 2002 with just 149K on it. It needs a new AC compressor and both the high and low pressure lines on it, which I can do myself. It got a new compressor at 77K, but that was back in 2009. I live in the Kansas City area, and we have pretty hot summers here. I’m...
  14. 04 Bad idle surge/CEL after valve cover gasket swap

    Problems & Issues
    SOLVED ON LAST PAGE 2004 honda crv... Hey guys, I need your help pretty bad. So I went to change my valve cover gasket as it was leaking, it went well and put it back together. Car ran fine with a short trip to the gym. On the way back, it starts idle surging from 1k to 2k rpms. I make it home...
  15. Bad idle surge/CEL after valve cover gasket swap

    Maintenance and Service
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  16. 3rd bad strut or strut top in 30k

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2014 CRV and after about the first 12k miles the front right strut started making a noise near steering lock to one side. When it started you could only hear it near the end of the steering/turning travel. A rubber on rubber sounding squeak/squeal. Once warmed up or driven the sound...
  17. 2018 CRV LX bad seal cover on soldered part under trunk.

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello, I got new 2018 CRV LX in April, and found seal was bad applied on parts, what do you think?
  18. 2018 CRV LX bad seal and soldered part under trunk.

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello, it is my 1st post. And English is my second. I got new 2018 Honda CRV LX in April, and very disappointing in Honda quality, it is My 1st and last car Honda. All part made in USA, assembly in Canada. It is not Japan car any more, but much better then Honda HRV (Mexico car assembly with big...
  19. How to tell if a sway bar link is bad?

    Maintenance and Service
    My 2008 CR-V is making the kind of noise that almost sounds like failing sway bar links, however when I tried to take a visual, I just don't *see* any thing abnormal, for all four links, they don't show any play if I try to grab on the links, no matter how hard I was trying. If I use a pry bar...
  20. Can brakes go bad overnight?

    Problems & Issues
    2008 crv awd has around 71k miles and is in original brakes front and back. I made a 600 mile journey. Drove another 50 miles in local traffic. Then let the car sit in driveway for 17 days. When I tried to drive it today for the first time it squeaked and made loud noises when driving. Not just...
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