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  1. 2012 axle seal leaking & brief noise at cold start

    Problems & Issues
    There is 144,000 on my 2012 EX-L. About 2 weeks ago I started to hear a brief clunking noise for a few seconds when starting the engine. I only hear the noise when the engine is cold and only once a day. The noise sounds like it's coming from the left side of the engine compartment, so I'm...
  2. Shaking on takeoff when engine is cold

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I've got a CR-V from 2013 2.0 with frontwheel drive. When to car is cold it feels like the engine is shaking the whole car, specially when reversing. Often I need to give it some more power because it sounds like the engine is going to die. After 5 minutes of driving I can't replicate the...
  3. Need help with Cold Starting Problem with 2005 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    Have a 2005 CRV with 5 speed auto trans. Starts fine when weather is warm or motor is warm but when temps drop to below 42F or 6C, it is really hard to start. First try will result in motor barely turning, as if the battery is dead, but battery is fully charged, cables tight, alternator...
  4. 2012 CR-V EX AWD: Mileage on pure-highway trip drops in cold weather. Normal?

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    Drove my V, which I bought new and has 38,XXX miles on it, yesterday up north on the interstate for about 300 miles. As the outside temperature dropped from around 32 Fahrenheit to 10 Fahrenheit, so did my mileage, even though I was going a solid 70 mph the whole way. One would think the engine...
  5. Slight drop in RPM when accelerating at low speed with engine cold?

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    What could be causing this?
  6. 2004 crv doors lock but dont unlock. & misfire when weather is cold

    Problems & Issues
    Just as the title says. I have always been able to lock and unlock my doors but about a month ago the lock part of that hole process stopped. I lock my car by pulling to handle and locking it. the only thing that i replaced was the fuse box and the multiplexor on it. other than that...
  7. Cold Weather - Battery Issues

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    Hey folks, Just sending out a call for recommendations regarding batteries for a 2014 CRV. I find that my battery is failing me in cold weather, and while it seems to be testing fine it's failed me multiple times over the last two years in weather under -20C. I drive most days of the week and...
  8. Cdti 2007 cold start stalling issues

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, I am having problems when starting my 2007 cdti when its cold .The car will turn ober great but after about 10 seconds the car will stall and up comes the oil and fuel filter warning sign .This will happen for around 10 times and have to keep the revs on to stop it cutting out .Once the...
  9. Shutters in front of radiator not closing in cold weather

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I am wondering if any commenters have had issue with radiator shutters not closing in cold weather? I just had the re-call done at the end of Nov. on my 2018 CRV. I am still unsatisfied with the cabin heat and continued rise in oil level. However I noticed today that the bottom 2 shutters...
  10. Audio Display Black during cold weather morning

    Problems & Issues
    Hi - I've recently experenced a couple issues with my entertainment display. The last couple mornings have been under 32 degrees. The first time I started the my car the audio screen displayed the background but there was no audio from the radio, bluetooth or cd. The controls on the steering...
  11. 06 CRV dash/instrument acts funky in cold weather

    Problems & Issues
    This only happens when starting the car in really cold weather, and goes away once the car has warmed up. The instrument/dash light would go off and on. I would also see "warning lights" that are clearly bogus. The needle for the rev would also rock up and down and make noise, and then settle at...
  12. Whine at cold start

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Our 2007 is whining a bit when it is cold/wet when starting. Does this mean it is time to change the tensioner? Also the serpentine belt too? Does AutoZone have this stuff or should I get Honda parts? 216K and going strong! Dustin
  13. Hard start when cold new battery

    Problems & Issues
    I just bought a 2007 crv with 110,000miles on it. Lately i noticed it was turning over fine but the length of cranking time increased as it got colder. This morning was negative degrees and the car did not start, it acted like a battery issue at first but every time i turned the key it got...
  14. Headlights delay coming on in cold weather

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hi, I inherited a 1998 CRV that is in real good shape. I had to move it from Alabama to Montana, so its now in a much colder enviroment. Since its turned cold weather when I start it up the headlights will not come on. I can let he engine run a few minutes and the lights come on and stay on...
  15. hatch will not unlock in cold

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    when it's under 50 my 2014 AWD hatch will not unlock. if i heat it it will open.
  16. Steering stiff on cold start - seems fine once on the road

    Problems & Issues
    This morning, for the second time, I noticed that my steering on my 2001 CR-V was very stiff after I backed out of my driveway and turned the wheel to straighten up and start driving down the road. The stiffness was on the driver's side, it seemed, and accompanied by a shudder. It felt almost...
  17. Has anyone tried blocking some of the air to the radiator in cold climates?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Since the fix is slow to arrive and not seaming to work... I am considering removing the top plastic panel covering the top of the radiator support and inserting a section of flat plastic sled to reduce some of the airflow through the radiator. I had a friend stuck in the middle of no where on...
  18. 2010 crv hard cold cold start

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Hey forum! I've used lots of forums including this one... my wifes crv is giving me headaches... 2010 crv awd. 160 xxx km (100 xxx miles) Maintenance has always been done by me. Air filter, smark splug (just did them) transmission shudder fix (complete oil flush fixed it btw) engine oil, rear...
  19. 2007 CR-V 2.0 EX Aut. - Weird cold start resonance/rattle

    Problems & Issues
    I bought a 2007 CR-V 2.0 Exclusive automatic with 140 000 kilometers (about 88 000 miles) on it couple weeks ago. Very nice and spacious car and I'm loving it. The car is in very good shape and motor and gearbox run like a charm, except that when the engine is started in cold weather after it...
  20. Cold air on driver side, hot on passenger

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2008 CRV and my heat is not working properly. I have heat on the passeger side, but cold air blowing on the driver side. Any suggestions? Could it be a fuse?
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