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  1. Brake bleeding problem--2001 CRV

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    I have an '01 CRV with about 195K. I've owned the car for about 8 months. Installing new brake pads/shoes on the car. Needed to bleed brakes due to having to work with one of the rear wheel cylinders. I can't seem to get any brake fluid out of the rear lines. With a helper opening and closing...
  2. Steel brake lines

    Problems & Issues
    So the right rear brake line on my daughter's 2002 Accord sprung a leak. I had topped off the brake fluid twice in the past two weeks, and took a look underneath. Turns out the steel line was poorly routed on these Accords, exposed to water, salt and road rash, and it's common for them to rot...
  3. Brake Light Issue -- Soliciting Advice

    Exterior
    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. 2009 Brake light mystery

    Problems & Issues
    Guy pulls up alongside me today and tells me all 3 brake lights aren't working. The car was just inspected about 4 weeks ago, they were all working then so I assumed it wasn't a case of them going out one at a time. Since the brake lights and the horn are on the same fuse, #12, I assumed it...
  5. Hand Brake Lever Replacement for Honda CR-V II Gen2 (Left Hand Drive)

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Dear Gentlemen Hope that the solution i need can be found here with the help of the amazing guys in this club I have a problem that seems no solution in the web nor in YouTube or i'm just bad at searching Vehicle - CRV 2002, 2WD Auto, Left Hand Drive Issue - I have a broken Handbrake Lever...
  6. Do The Tires Have To Come Off When Changing The Brake Fluid

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello Fellow CRV Owners, Because my mechanic close up his garage, I have been searching for another mechanic. My manual states to change it every 3 years. Almost every mechanic I am calling wants to know why I need to change it out regardless of how long ago it was changed. So far two...
  7. 2003 CRV taillights work not brake lights

    Problems & Issues
    Hi. I have a 2003 CRV EX. I replaced the brake switch and the fuse for the brake lights. Nothing has worked. Can anyone tell me what I am missing? What it might be and how much it might cost to fix? I understand it could be the bulb but would that effect all 3 brake lights if that was the case...
  8. ABS Brake Relay 1998 CRV

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Looking for a decent ABS relay for my 1st generation CRV. Honda wants 80 bucks, looking at Beck Arnley #203-0153 ABS relay for 14 bucks, any good ? Any help would be greatly appreciated ! Thanks H4F
  9. 1999 CRV brake upgrade

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    My 1999 CRV just celebrated its 20th anniversary. As a gift I would like to replace the ream drums with discs. Is there a kit or a similar honda that I could get parts from and upgrade. Any suggestions greatly appreciated. Thanks
  10. How to replace a Center Third Brake Light on a 2014 Honda CR-V?

    Problems & Issues
    My center rear brake light failed on a 2014 Honda CR-V. I cannot figure out how to access and remove the LED Light Strip unit. Any ideas?
  11. How many clicks of parking brake to fully engage?

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    How many clicks does it take you to fully engage the parking brake so that if you were to park on a fairly steep incline the car wont roll back if you shift to neutral?
  12. Brake Fluid at 25K miles?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hi everyone, I just recently flipped 2 years and 25K on my 2017 EX-L Looking at the MMI I see B 2 7, the 2 makes sense for the air/cabin filter, but a brake fluid change at 25k mile seems a bit early. Anyone else get this on their CRVs?
  13. 2013 CRV left rear brake dragging

    Problems & Issues
    Found an interesting brake problem today. The left rear brake has been dragging enough to over heat the rotor and cause it to crack in 3 places. The caliper piston is NOT stuck and moves freely. No dirt behind the boot. The brake pads move freely in their fixture. The mounting pins are well...
  14. Rear Brake Life

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello, I have a 2011 CRV that is gently driven with a mix of Highway and around town. Curious if anybody can give me a rough idea of how long I might expect the rear brakes and rotors to last? Thanks for your input. Steve
  15. Brake system problem

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    My wife just got stranded with our 11 month old 2018 EX-L. The dashboard cycles through a list of problems related to the brake system. Anyone encountered this? Tow truck guys is concerned he can’t tow it to Honda dealer with brakes set. (I’m not there. I’m getting this all via text) Will...
  16. 2017 CRV 30K Service - ATF and Brake Fluid Flush... Really?

    Maintenance and Service
    Wife took 2017 CRV in to dealer as it was time for an oil change per the Maintenance minder at 30K. Our car gets mainly highway miles. Get a call back from the wife telling me service rep recommending ATF and Brake Fluid flush... oh really I thought.. never heard of having to worry about...
  17. Parking brake usage/Rear brake adjustment

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    Does regular/normal use of the parking brake have any effect on the rear brakes (adjust them)? In other words, if someone seldom or never used the parking brake could the rear brakes become less effective and cause higher than normal front pad wear?
  18. 'Thumping' sensation under brake pedal

    Problems & Issues
    HELP! I have had my 2006 model CRV since new, and for 10 months had an issue when braking, with a thumping sensation under the brake pedal as though the brake pedal wants to keep smacking my foot. I have had discs and pads changed and just had new calipers.... still there!!!! Honda will not...
  19. Inconsistent Brake Wear

    Problems & Issues
    I just got my tires rotated at Town Fair Tire, I do this at every oil change. The tech says that my front brake pads are at 8mm and my rear pads are at 5mm. This doesn't make sense to me for several reasons. One, I had both front and rear brakes done about 1.5 years ago, which is about 32K...
  20. 1999 CRV rear brake Hardline removal (from plastic protective surround)

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, Like others I lost my brakes completely in the middle of a trip. Between the e-brake and a manual transmission getting home was relatively easy but unnerving. Upon inspection I discovered the brake lines rusted through as they come down from the firewall and curve back along the bottom...
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