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  1. Bumping the starter - good or bad?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Bumping unofficial definition:The act of quickly engaging and dis-engaging the starter by turning the ignition key to start and immediately releasing, before the engine "catches". Several posters are using this method as a work around on CR-Vs that have the "cold start rattle" problem. Some...
  2. At my wits end with rear bumping noise!

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    My 98 CRV has had a bumping noise in the right rear for two years now. I have tried everything that has been suggested with no luck. I have replaced the rear struts twice, replaced the sway bar links, replaced the sway bar to body bushings, replaced the trailing arm bushings, greased the...
  3. AWD makes "bumping" sound when engages

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I have a 2011 CRV EX and when the AWD engages there is a "thud" sound upon intial onset of the AWD engaging. Is this normal and has anyone else experienced? To me it sounds like the rear drive shaft engaging but I am not sure......Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
  4. '05 AWD bumping tension in tight slow turning

    Problems & Issues
    I'm new to the forum but not new to Hondas or working on cars. My '05 Ltd. Edition AWD makes a strange "popping" or "bumping" sound when turning sharply such as in parking lots. You can slightly feel it as well. Either direction this occurs. I'm thinking it is CV joints but symptoms aren't what...