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  1. Help easy steps required CRV EX HID uk

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Guy’s i need some help please....i live in scotland i just recently bought a 2008 Cr-v EX i love it just wanted to change oem headlights....i have purchased hid conversion kit i have no idea how to fit it, i thought it was gonna be plug & play although i’m reading there’s a wiring harness i need...
  2. Am confused - I received update letter, but dealer said No

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello - I have a simple question. I received the letter from Honda for Product Update 18-114 (SW Update + A/C Control Unit) The letter says failure to get the update could be considered lack of proper maintenance. ***I called my dealer to schedule the update and he said I only need the update...
  3. 2010 CRV lights are confused

    Problems & Issues
    It's 2010 CRV. The brake lights do not turn on when I brake. The reverse lights come on when I turn on the headlights. I've checked fuses, and they are all good. It seems like something is plugged in backwards. I appreciate your help. What can I do? Thanks!
  4. Confused about Honda Link

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hi, New poster, just got my 2018 EX a couple of days ago. I'm confused about Honda Link. What's its purpose? What does it do that Apple CarPlay doesn't do? Do I need to down load the Honda Link app if I'm using CarPlay for me? Any other insight would be apprecated. Thanks!
  5. Engine Confused?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    2010 CRV 55K miles Battery was dead,tried a battery charger, then jumped it , then what sounded like radiator blowing steam through an 'overflow'. Engine ran rough , and would die after a rev up. Let the thing sit for 1/2 hour. Started back up and ran for 45 minutes w/ AC on and radio blaring...
  6. 2012 CRV Confused about headlights and foglights

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Want to get blueish/white headlights and yellow fogs but not familiar with brands or bulb type. Looking for something plug and play if possible. THANKS!
  7. First time owner and very confused!

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I have had my 2013 Honda CRV for about a month now and have never had a problem with the radio/cd. My husband borrowed my car this morning and told me nothing is working. I notice when I get in the car I always see "Fran's iphone connected" pop up on the display. Does my phone have to be in...
  8. Confused which oil to use

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi there Just Brought my first CRV my question is what oil to use ,Have looked through your forum most of you say to use OW-20 but most of you live in America I live in England which when i look here it tells to use 5W-40 have tried to understand the numbers but get confused with not getting...
  9. Confused about HDD Nav

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello I have just put down a deposit on a 2013 Honda CRV Ex which i can't wait to pick up. It comes with the HDD Navigation System. I want to get some rear screens fitted, can anyone tell me can this system play DVDs and output to the rear screens? Thanks
  10. Confused over what comes standard on cr-v

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi there! I am still relatively new here so I hope I can ask these questions and not appear too dumb. I have been googling the internet but I still cannot figure out how to understand what is standard and what is considered dealer added options. I bought my 2007 CRV from a neighbor and the...
  11. Confused - UK 98 CRV - OBD Port IS NOT THERE!!!

    Maintenance and Service
    i have 2 x CRV's MK1 - one 98, one 2001, The 2001 it's in the centre consle passenger side just above the carpet . The '98 - I CANNOT FIND IT! I've been on my head under there - I've found 2 blue plugs which are not plugged into anything but no OBD2 port. This is a UK vehicle - anybody care to...
  12. Wanting to buy a CRV MY 2005 but confused about models?

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Hi :) I live in Australia and am looking to buy a Honda CRV 2005. Not sure if they are listed for sale differently in other countries but I'll tell you the name of three I'm looking at : 2005 Honda CR-V RD MY2005 Sport Black 2004 Honda CR-V RD My2005 Sport Silver 2006 Honda CR-V RD Sport...
  13. Confused by different set of instructions on Gen III body moldings

    Hi all, I got a set of body moldings for my '08 Ex. The instructions for the 08 say to do a lot of measuring, but the moldings came with templates. Is there a body change that happened between 08 & 11? Has anyone had any luck using the templates on an '08? Thanks, Joe
  14. Is it time for battery change? Confused

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, Everyone. I have a quick question regarding the battery status of my CRV (2008 at 38k miles) A couple of days ago, when I checked the battery status, the indicator was red and it says 'distilled water for red'. Today, interestingly, the indicator returned to the original state which is...
  15. Confused about the new econ button -- on or off?

    Problems & Issues
    I just purchased the new 2012 CRV - EX with the new ECON button. I am confused and the dealer seems to be confused about when it is ON or OFF and there are conflicting statements all over the internet to what the manual says. The manual and a lot of reviewers (who only read the manual on the...
  16. confused about sport model

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Another question. Again i have just bought an SE 2004 and it has the climate control on the dash and the electric roof so i thought oh its the sport. BUT i cannot see anywhere the cruise control. I thought all three came together on the sport or are they extras that could be fitted on the base...
  17. 2002 Crv Cruise Control shuts off.... :confused:

    Maintenance and Service
    2002 Crv 5 speed, 142,000 miles. Cruise control works as designed except shuts itself off after 1-3 minutes. Must toggle main dash switch off/on to get the cruise to engage again. Then CC works....for 1-4 mintues. Repeat. I've searched this forum and Google/Bing in general. Numerous...
  18. Confused - belt or chain?

    Maintenance and Service
    My wife just bought an 06 with 79000 miles. I asked the sales person and was told it has a timing chain that doesn't usually have to be replaced until at least 200,000 miles. Then I found this forum and see many posts from people asking about when to get their belt changed and how it should be...
  19. Which wheels ? - confused

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I have a 2004 UK model currently with after market 17" alloys with 225/55/R17tyres on. I have offer of 17" wheels with 225/65/R17 tyres off a new 2009 V. Will these be okay ? The original spec for car is of course either 204/70/R15 or 205/65/R16 . I was going to go back to original spec to...
  20. New owner - confused with air conditioning control

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi everyone. Hope someone can help me with my silly question regarding the 2009 EX-L climate control. Is the air condition "ON" if you adjust your temp to a "degree", i.e. 20 degree, even if the "air condition" button is not depressed and the "auto" button not depressed? I found the air...