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  1. No Compression Cylinders 1 And 4

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Hey guys, My check engine light started blinking, and my car was puttering and shaking a little bit while in idle, and there was a noticeable loss in power as I drove. I took it to autozone to check the error codes which pointed towards cylinders 1 and 4, and issues with the fuel injector. So...
  2. 1st Gen Oil Consumption - no leaks, good compression. Valve Guides?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi All, I've got a 2001 with 280,000 km that I did the head on about 4 months ago due to a burnt exhaust valve on the #3 cylinder. Had the head rebuilt at the local head shop, new valve installed, pressure tested, etc. and filled the car with 5w30 Mobil 1 Synthetic once the head work was...
  3. 1999+ B20 high compression engine in a 1998 LX manual awd?

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    Hi! New to the forum and to the CRV. I just bought a 1998 LX manual trans awd with a blown engine. When I searched for engines it looked like the 97-2001s all took interchangeable engines - I am now sweating bullets that this may be wrong, can someone let me know if I made a mistake? The...
  4. 2000 SE Compression concerns

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Hello, I know I have an issue with an exhaust valve on #4 that's receded and won't adjust. I'm trying to determine if a rebuilt head will be sufficient or if the engine overall is worn. It has 177xxx on it - I've owned it since '03 and have been good about maintenance. It doesn't exhibit oil...
  5. 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...
  6. Compression Tested Low

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    I recently purchased a 2001 Honda CR-V. I know nothing about them, so I come here to fire my questions and tell my story. It has been running great the last month or so. I took it in to my local Honda dealer for a little bit of an idle flutter, they call and tell me that all cylinders are great...
  7. 2012 CRV 92k miles Excessive Oil Usage / Low Compression

    Problems & Issues
    Happy New Year 2017! Any help is appreciated. I've seen lots of posts for the 2011 and older, but not on the 2012+ for this issue. Saw one 2012 CRV post that sounded similar but they had very low mileage so I'm guessing my issue may be different. Currently at 92k miles, always used Mobile...
  8. Help -low compression

    Problems & Issues
    Hello- Looking for suggestions on an odd problem -2001 CRV, 155k Car suddenly started missing at a traffic light. codes 300, 302, 304, 1399. Ran great before that. Coil is in spec, checked wires, cap & rotor, changed gas filter, cleaned IACV. Finally took it to mechanic who said compression in...
  9. Lift Springs, Valve Adjustment, and Compression Test Results

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    I returned from deployment a while ago and spent some money and time on my V. I have a 2001 EX and here's what I've done recently: Iron Man lift springs with Tokico struts 215/70R15 tires Replaced trailing arm bushing and a couple motor mounts Flushed/refilled ALL fluids Cleaned injectors...
  10. compression test results

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    I have a 2001 crv 97000 miles.Just done a compression test and 3 cylinders were 190 but unfortunately 1 was down to 175.. Going to check valve clearances but i don't think that's the problem. Any ideas please.
  11. I need a High Compression JDM B20B or B20Z for a 1999 CRV?Any JDM suppliers near NH?

    Northeast CR-V Owners
    I need a High Compression JDM B20B or B20Z for a 1999 CRV?Any JDM suppliers near NH?
  12. 99 CRV EX Compression Test Results/Opinion's Needed! Anyone Know? Thanks!

    Problems & Issues
    Hey Guys Thanks For Looking. I have MY 99 CRV EX model and ive posted on here before. I performed a compression test on my engine and i need some opinions & confirmations on my thoughts to see if im correct about some things? I am determined to get my engine to run as best as possible...
  13. Burning Oil / Compression Test

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi I recently bought a 2005 CRV with 170,000km on it. Being young and dumb I stupidly didn't check the dipstick... Somehow I thought the check engine light was on because of a recently disconnected battery… Sure enough 600km later I'm on the highway when the VSA lights join the party and my car...
  14. Looking to buy Gen 1 - '97 engine or the higher compression '99 + ?

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I'm looking to buy a Gen 1 (AWD) - either '97/ '98 engine or the higher compression '99 / '01 that , according to 'net etc, has higher compression and more power. Have driven the '97 and it seems OK - only myself in the vehicle. I'm a bit concerned that the earlier engine will be underpowered...
  15. Need a help about the compression test

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, I want to buy a 2008 Honda CR-V. The compression test result is 95-100-100-95. In the manual, it said compression ratio should be 9.7:1. I wonder if the car is still worth buying? Please give me some advice. Many thanks.
  16. 2000 CR-V (115k mi) Compression Test Results

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello all, thought I'd share some 1st gen numbers. First a bit of back story. Took the valve cover off to do a valve adjustment and found the cams out of alignment with each other. That's what I get for not doing it myself last time. Replaced TB, WP, tensioner/spring, a/c idler pulley (bearing...
  17. 2001 CRV low compression on cyl 1

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    2001 CRV low compression on cyl 1 My 2001 CRV hasn't been running quite that bad, rough idle but not stalling, but has P0301 code and flunked inspection. They said low compression on cyl 1. I see online how valve adj issues occur on this engine, so I've got a manual and hope I'm not going in...
  18. 1999 No compression on #3 cylinder and vibration issues???

    Problems & Issues
    Ok, so I am new to CR-Vs but do have experience with Mazda rotaries which are totally different animals. Anyhow. I bought a 99 CRV with 160k on it at an auction. When I test drove it it seemed fine but never having driven one before I had nothing to compare it to. After getting it home and...
  19. Finding compression TDC of #1

    Problems & Issues
    I'm replacing the distributor on my daughter's 1999 CR-V. I have to be able to bring the #1 piston to compression stroke TDC. What's the easiest way to do this? I see in the service manual you can tell by looking at TDC marks on the camshaft pulleys, but I'd rather not pull the cylinder head...
  20. cylinder made weird sound on compression test

    Problems & Issues
    Hey all, I was doing a compression test on a CRV 99 with 100k miles on it. After removing FI fuse,distributor conector, and all spark plugs. I began the test; the cylinder #3 made a weird noise [ like an small air explosion ] and kept doing that during all the testing except when the same...