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  1. Bright Yellow Fluid Leak into Passenger Side Footwell

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hi there, I have a bright yellow (when dry with a green hue), slightly thick consistency fluid slowly leaking into my passenger side footwell. I’m assuming it’s antifreeze/coolant from the Heater Core behind the dashboard. There looks to be 5/6 drops a day on average. I could however be totally...
  2. 2016 CRV SE - low oil & coolant & fouled spark plugs

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I have 2016 CRV SE with 37000 miles. It has gotten regular oil changes at the dealership. Yesterday, I turned the car on and it started shaking and jerking while in reverse. The check engine light, VSA light, electric power steering light, oil light all turned on. I shut the car off and...
  3. Better coolant refill method

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hello, I recently purchased a 2005 CR-V EX 5 Speed. The coolant was green and of unknown origin so I decided to do multiple flushes with distilled water. Draining the coolant is a slow process that I couldn't seem to accelerate. Since the thermostat is connected to the bottom radiator...
  4. 2007 CRV Coolant Pipe Rusted Out

    Problems & Issues
    Noticed a coolant leak just before Christmas on my 2007. Traced it to the thermostat housing and thought it was just the gasket, but tonight I was changing the oil and realized it's coming from the coolant pipe (see pic). I can just reach it and it's rusty/flaky so I know it's toast and...
  5. High coolant temperature when idling

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hi everybody, I have a 2018 CR-V EX (with the 1.5L Turbo). With the ScanGauge plugged in, I notice that the normal operating temperature for my engine coolant stays between 80-83 degrees Celsius (176 - 181 F). I usually don't like to idle my engine for long periods of time, but on 2 occasions...
  6. 5 yr Coolant drain+refill

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Time for our '13 EX's change out of the radiator coolant. Hard to believe it's 5 yrs old already, but it is. Does anyone here know if you have to remove the plastic under tray to drain the fluid? I don't really want to deal with catching the old fluid and disposing of it, but, I may have to...
  7. 2003 crv coolant leak, need some insight please

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2003 honda crv just about 215 000 km. A few days ago, I noticed a vivid yellow stain in the snow close to the passenger side tire. My coolant levels are ok and not fluctuating. As per the car's temperature gauge the temp is normal (just under the normal line). Prior to noticing the...
  8. Coolant

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Ok guys is the coolant overflow bottle also where you check coolant level also should this have fluid in ? Mine is completely emtpy and looks like there was once either rust or red/pink/orange coolant .......and now... what lookes like yellow/green in the radiator ......should I top up with...
  9. Leaking coolant, Gasket or not?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    I have discovered a coolant leak where the water outlet (19315-PR4-A01) bolts to the head on my 01 CRV. I am trying to find out if it gets a gasket or if I need to use gasket maker before take it off so I can have what I need on hand. Honda's parts diagrams do not show a gasket so I'm assuming...
  10. 2012 CR-V First Coolant Change?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    My 2012 CR-V has about 77,000 miles on it so I'm thinking about doing a coolant change myself. When I was in my 20's, several decades ago, I used to change the thermostat whenever I performed a coolant change in a car. Is that good practice with the CR-V as well or is it completely unecessary...
  11. Replace coolant

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    How many gallon (Honda premix) will need for drain and refill coolant on crv 2015? Thank you.
  12. CRV 2015 Engine Coolant Level

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi all, Attached is a pic of the engine coolant reservoir in my 2015 CRV. It looks really low, but it's hard to tell if there's another line there on the reservoir (for the minimum line). For other CRV owners with the same type of reservoir, does that look like a sufficient level of coolant? I...
  13. 2006 MK2 Coolant Crush Washer

    Performance Modifications
    Hi. Does anyone know the crush washer size for the coolant drain on the bottom of the engine please? I believe the drain on the bottom of the rad does not require a crush washer, but the engine drain point does. Thanks
  14. 2008 Cr-V Cannot Clear P2185. Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 2 Circuit High

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, My 2008 Cr-V was in a crash and I had to replace the radiator among a few things. The last thing I need is to fix the CEL. The only code it's throwing is P2185 for Coolant Sensor I replaced the coolant sensor, re-connected it. But I cannot clear the engine codes. I'm using Elmscan 5...
  15. 98 CRV Coolant squiring out but no overbeating.

    Problems & Issues
    Hello everyone, I have a 98 CRV with about 330 thousand KM and it has been running good aside from a nasty oil leak that the mechanic haven't been able to fix. Last Friday I took it to the shop for an oil change and was advised to replace the coolant as it looked dirty to the mechanic and I...
  16. Coolant Temperature Display not working and Heater

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi I have a 2011 Diesel CRV Auto miles from new by myself 117,000. The temperature display on the dash does not display any temperature and the car heater does not give off heat, any ideas please Coolant level is good in radiator and pressure cap good contact.
  17. 2015 CRV Has Coolant Odor in Cabin

    Problems & Issues
    Off and on I've notices a slight odor of coolant when I get in my car. I don't feel any moisture on the carpet on the passenger side. I just checked the coolant recovery reservoir and the level is at the ADD line. I took the radiator cap off and it is full to the top. If anyone has any...
  18. Coolant bypass tube rusted out

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hey all, so I am looking at my Cr-V and it has a rusted coolant line up top near the intake duct in the engine bay. It looks to be a simple swap in and out scenario. Anything I should be aware of? I probably will be losing a small amount of coolant and introducing air into the system, so how do...
  19. Coolant Replacement 2014 CRV

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Can anyone tell me what is the frequency? Could not find this info on the user manual or service tracking log (which came with the car). The Haynes service manual states every 3 years but I think the interval is longer. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  20. Coolant nightmare/what are these codes?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Here is the situation: My car was overheating all of the sudden so I replaced the thermostat. Fluid was leaking out, the check engine light came on and it was idling weird (reving up over and over on its own) so I have a pressure test done on the coolant system and found it was in the seal of...
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