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  1. When should I get the timing chain serviced?

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hi yall, I just bought my 09 CR-V, and one question I can't quite get answered is when should the timing chain be serviced? I had a 1998 Toyota 4Runner previously that served me well so I was familiar with timing belt maintenance, but this is the first vehicle I've had with a chain. Any help...
  2. Timing chain tensioner

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    With the warm season nearly upon us and my parts list to keep up four Hondas growing by the day, I'm making a list of preventive maintenance items I want to replace in the next two months. I'm wondering if I should proactively change the timing chain tensioners. They appear easy to get at, and...
  3. 2007 crv timing belt or timing chain -questions

    Problems & Issues
    I can't seem to determine if I have timing (chain or belt). also have seen discussion on mileage interval. My CRV has 70K miles, I am one owner, and always changed oil at 3,500 - 4,000 miles or every 6 months, whatever occurs first. Never had a low oil condition. SO, if it's a chain, any...
  4. What is the LATEST word on Timing Chain Problems? (Water Pump?)

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    I have a 2008 CR-V AWD w/ 115k miles in excellent condition. I did a Search and read a lot of replies on this Forum before posting. I had NO IDEA that there were timing chain problems with the 2.4K Engine until talking with a fellow who had 2 engines crater due to timing chain guide failures...
  5. Timing chain

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    How often should the timing chain be changed?
  6. location of chain case o-ring on 04 CRV

    Maintenance and Service
    I just reinstalled a timing chain cover on a 2004 CRV. In reading back through the manual, it mentions the chain case o-ring. However, I checked through the slew of o-rings that I received as part of the head gasket replacement kit, and I had no o-ring that matched the specific shape (https...
  7. Stretched Timing Chain

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    What is the approx cost to replace a timing chain? If it is stretched, should I replace it?
  8. Where to Find Quality Timing Chain Parts

    Maintenance and Service
    I am planning my 2007’s timing chain replacement. I have been told by other gearheads that I should get the chain, guides, etc. from the dealership to ensure quality parts. I have also been told Honda doesn’t make timing chain parts, they buy them from the same manufacturer as other car part...
  9. 2006 timing chain replacement interval

    Maintenance and Service
    just got an '06 crv with 98000 on it. mint condition, original owner, dealer maintained. few weeks after I bought, found out it has a timing chain instead of belt. great! my questions is, does this ever require replacement or anything? with almost 100k on the car, what types of replacement...
  10. 2006 timing chain issue

    Problems & Issues
    Hello! To make a long story short, my 2006 CRV with 163k miles is giving me trouble. Went out yesterday, as I was pulling into a parking space, the car stalled. Tried to start car, and it turns over, and catches as if it's starting, but doesn't start. Battery is fine. My initial thought was...
  11. Potential Timing Chain Issue

    Maintenance and Service
    Hey everyone, 2006 CRV with about 270k on it. It’s been trouble free, with regular oil changes. Unfortunately, it’s been the month from hell for my car. Installed a new AC compressor and condenser fan, broke my windshield, and popped a tire. Now, I suspect I may have an issue with my timing...
  12. Cost to replace timing chain (UK)

    Problems & Issues
    Working on the theory that my daughter has ran her 2003 2.0 Manual short of oil and possibly stretched the timing chain I assume I will need to get the car recovered to a garage/workshop and get the timing chain replaced. Can you guys give me some idea what this should reasonably cost. Her...
  13. 2002 AWD CR-V Timing chain / P0341 & P0301-P0304

    Problems & Issues
    Hi! My CR-V barely starts; Will stall at idle, and revs are rough at best. CEL is flashing, and I have P0341 (Camshaft Pos. A Circuit....), P0301 through P0304 I've only owned it since August 2017, and I know it was treated badly (paid almost nothing for it) This actually happened in February...
  14. does my Honda CRV 2008 crdi 2.2 have a timing belt or a chain?

    Diesel CR-V
    hi All, New member looking for some information. I don't know if my car has a timing belt or a chain. It's approaching 127, 000 miles and I thought it might be needing looked at. Cheers Johnny apples
  15. Timing Chain - 2011 CRV - When should it be checked?

    Problems & Issues
    I plan on keeping my 2011 CRV to 200k miles +-. I currently have 122k miles. Even though our engines have chains and not belts, I would think there would be a mileage at which they should be checked for wear/slack. Is there a recommended mileage to check the chain?
  16. 2013 CRV - 60,197 miles - new timing chain and tensioner - Out of Warranty

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all. The Check Engine, VSA and EPS lights came on our CRV. Took vehicle to local dealership (where we have bought 4 cars) and we need new timing chain, tensioner, actuator guide and the various seals and gaskets. $2,689!!! Not to mention the $263 to diagnose the problem. The vehicle is...
  17. 2003 timing chain change.

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, New to this club,so firstly hello to everyone.Sorry if this topic has been discussed before just trying to find out if the timing chain on a 2003 crv can be changed with the engine still in the car,a mechanic has quoted 10 hours labour to do the job saying the engine needs to come out,I've...
  18. Alternator Replaced - Timing Chain Code Thrown

    Maintenance and Service
    I have 2007 CRV (just recently bought) with almost 132,000 on it. My alternator was replaced yesterday and when I got into the car after having it done, the check engine light came on. Got it tested today. Timing chain code. After having it tested and turning the car back on, the light was gone...
  19. Timing Chain Stretched - Dealing saying I need a new engine!! 2014 bought new...

    Problems & Issues
    My 2014 CRV that I bought new started making a grinding noise. I scheduled an appointment and they couldn't get me in the dealer till Saturday. I called them again and said its sounding worst so they got me an appointment for Thursday morning. Well Wednesday on the way home from work my car just...
  20. Timing chain problem?

    Problems & Issues
    Hey, guys. My friend couldn't get his Cr-V started so I went over yesterday to take a look at it. When I got there, I went and turned the key to 'start' and could hear the starter spin, but it had that sound like it was just whirring around freely and not engaging the flywheel or anything...