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  1. Block heater install

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hi, I’ve got a 2017 crv, and I’m interested in doing a diy block heater install. I found the official instructions online but it seems like the steps are excessive. Main reason for doing this is oil dilution and wanting to change coolant at (~60k miles). I’m not sure where else the plug and...
  2. Block Heater

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I have been driving 50 years and never used a block heater....last summer I had one installed hoping it will help with the oil issue,,,,,yesterday was my first time ever using one....-11 degrees celcus and plugged in maybe 7 hours?...went out and remote started it and unplugged it right away and...
  3. 2012 CRV EX-L block heater install

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I've looked everywhere and cannot find any details about where the block heater install location is at on the 2012 CRV. Hoping someone on here might know.
  4. White Smoke out Tailpipe - Cracked Block fixed CHEAP!!!!

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hey guys. Just had a big victory with the CRV. Had a crack in the block and was able to repair it with the pour-in 'stop leak' stuff. Actually worked. Let me explain: I picked up a 2003 CRV with issues. It was cheap so I can't complain. Anyway, oil was overfilled and was blowing white smoke...
  5. Have you added a seperate power distribution block?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    ...and where did you choose to mount it? There isn't a lot of clear space under the hood! Currently, all I have added in is a USB charging port on the driver's side dash, and I'm using an add-a-circuit for that. However, I also want to add a hard-wired dash-cam; and I'm tossing around a few...
  6. New kid on the block

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello to All, I am living in Tagaytay, PH. I am here because I own a 2002 Honda CR-V and am having an intermittent ignition? problem. Turn the key all the way down and nothing. No sounds. I have read on the forum that this is a common problem with this SUV. I see there was a recall a number...
  7. Another block heater question

    Performance Modifications
    Hi forum... I am looking to install an OEM block heater in my 2014 CR-V as it will be living in -30C temps for a while northern Alberta. I’ve reviewed the Honda installation instructions and am wondering if there is an alternative method. For example, with car on hoist can the drain plug be...
  8. 2003 Auto LX Oil leak Pooling where head meets block

    Problems & Issues
    Hey everybody. Been lurking on this forum for a while now. Its been a great source for hunting down solutions for a few small problems ive had so far with my CRV, and I thank you. I bought the crv in june, it has 180k. I have a pretty bad oil leak. There is oil pooling at the front of the...
  9. Broken bolt in engine block

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, A bolt snapped as I was trying to remove it today to check up on the spark plugs. I'm not sure if I just turned it the wrong way (don't think so?) but either way, I have two questions: 1) Is it worth taking the time and effort to extract it? There is another bolt that can still...
  10. Engine / block heater?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    OK forgot to ask while at the dealer while picking up our new EX L yesterday if these things have a spot to install a block heater? Anyone else have one or installed one yet? Not sure if they had a factory option for one or not. Usually have one installed on every vehicle we buy but it totally...
  11. Engine Block Drain Location

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Doing some service on my newly purchased 2000 CR-V. The manual I downloaded on line mentions a coolant drain on the radiator as well as the engine block. Could some one tell me where the block drain is located; I can't seen to find it. Thanks
  12. Can side window visors block Sun from shining on the side of your face?

    I hate driving south in the mornings or driving north in the afternoons because the sun always shines on the left side of my face. I am thinking about getting side window visors/deflectors. Will those help? The one I got uses 3M tape to attach to the car. You would think a tape wouldn't last...
  13. 2006 block lift

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I've been looking for a 2" block lift for my 06, but I can't find any for a good price. I'm thinking about making my own, I've seen some people do that. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good priced set or have specifications on making my own?
  14. Block heater question

    Performance Modifications
    Hello all, I'm no mechanic by any stretch of the imagination, so just posting this as a basically clueless car owner. I am driving a 2011 CRV, living in the Montreal area but originally from Winnipeg, where we take our block heaters quite seriously. Here in Montreal people don't plug in their...
  15. Putting in a Block Heater - 2005 CRV SE 2.4L

    Problems & Issues
    Hi there... I just bought a 2005 CRV SE 2.4L a week ago Was wondering if anyone knew where the Block Heater get's installed, I was hoping to use the plug type and not the one that goes inline with the coolant hose If anyone has any insight as to the whereabouts, It would be greatly...
  16. New Girl On The Block

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello! Just wanted to let you all know I'm here. I love cars! I love to drive. I am a new Honda convert. It was the natural choice I suppose. In my previous life I've only owned Toyotas. My first car in 1986 was a '71 Corolla, then a Celica, then a Camry, a Sienna mini-van (not a happy...
  17. CRV Engine Block Heater works on 240 volts in Europe?

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi All, I'm stumped. The Canadian bought 2010 CR-V EX 4WD is in Europe with Mom and she would like to know if the factory installed engine block heater will work with 240 volts? Can she plug it in with a Euro plug without having to convert voltage? I cannot find voltage specs in the 500+ page...
  18. CR-V small block v8 swap

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Alrighty here's the deal. I've been a long time lurker here and you all seem like a cool bunch so I'm gonna go ahead and ask this silly question. Why hasn't anyone ever tried to swap a small block v8 into a cr-v and why shouldn't I? The engine in mine feels like it's on it's last legs, and I...
  19. 2015 Honda CRV Recall - Replace short engine block

    Recalls, TSB's & Notices
    Hi, Sounds like pretty much all 2015 Honda CRV's are being called. At least those of us who have purchased first batch? Details here:
  20. 2015 Recall Requiring Short Block Replacement - Wow!!

    Recalls, TSB's & Notices
    Hi All, Not sure if this has been posted yet. I did a search and could not find it. Pretty major rework on this one. YEAR : 2015 MAKE : Honda MODEL : CR-V NUMBER OF OPEN RECALLS: 1 LAST UPDATED: Mar 03, 2015 NHTSA RECALL NUMBER: AWAITING# MFR CAMPAIGN ID: JP3 RECALL DATE...