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  1. 2003 CRV Rad Fan/Cooling System Not Working

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I have tried to search the net but I haven't really found a good answer or troubleshooting guide. The CRV overheats when stopped at a light or at traffic, I noticed the rad fan was not running, I swapped the relays, but still no luck, coolant level is good. I tried turning on the AC and...
  2. Auto Trans. Cooling Return Line

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Hi all, trying to install an external trans cooler and filter and just wanted to ask which line is the return line? If it helps, the diagram I saw when facing the vehicle had the smaller line on the left labeled pipe b, and the longer one of the right labeled pipe a. Thanks!
  3. '05 CRV cooling system purge

    Problems & Issues
    Hello out there in CR-V land and Happy New Year, 2019!! As a "new" owner of an '05 with 287k on her, l quite like the vehicle....da hunny bunny had an '05 several years ago that impressed me quite much, so much so here l be with one.......had to put a fair bit work into her due to previous...
  4. Cooling system issues

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    My 2017 CRV has about 5,500 miles on it. Since new it has taken a very long time to warm up. And in the winter after driving enough to warm it up, the temperature gage readings go steadily down at idle in cold weather. This is an issue when in traffic and it is snowing as the defroster is...
  5. 2014 CRV, location of cooling system bleeder valve?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    When the time comes I want to replace the coolant myself. However, I alsomwant to purge the system of unwanted air. Where is the cooling system bleeder valve located? Thanks......
  6. Engine cooling fans don’t work

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2007 CRV that overheats a bit when I get stuck in traffic. I’ve flushed the coolant, swapped out both coolant temp sensors, tested the thermostat. The problem (I think) is that the fans won’t kick in until engine temp is around 212/215 (from OBD reader) and they won’t stay on longer...
  7. Electrical connector clipped to bottom of radiator cooling fan

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    i replaced the radiator in my 2004 CRV EX 4wd. During install i had trouble with the connector at the bottom of the fan (above lower hose). First attempt to reconnect after install, i dd not get a click so pulled apart again and heard something fall. it was getting dark and could not find...
  8. 02 Cooling Fan issues?!

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    Hello all, I have read several of the posts on here about the crv community having issues with the cooling fans running. My car is having issues turning the fans on , and also them staying on. These are the steps I've taken: replaced fan switch on the bottom of the radiator, checked thermo...
  9. 2016 CR V - AC not very powerful, no MAX AC, not cooling the car off.

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, Just bought a 2016 CR V EX L AWD and the AC is not very powerful, I traded in the 2006 CR V and the AC in that car would really cool it down fairly quickly. This has the dual climate control, and no MAX AC feature. I have tried it in auto and every setting I can think of. The air...
  10. Honda crv 1998 cooling fan problem.

    Problems & Issues
    So I have a 1998 crv and the cooling fans work but dont come on when the engine gets hot enough. When I turn on the ac they both turn on. Here is what I have done Checked fuse: seems fine Checked fan wiring and connections: everything seems to be in good shape and like I said they work good...
  11. Cooling Fans not working, '02

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    Hi I'm new to this site. Have a 2002 CRV, LX, CRV, 222k, original owner. Have noticed that my cooling fans are not working. Tried numerous fixes and still not working. Both fans do come on but via A/C circuit only, but do not w/o AC on. Motor not overheating (but plenty hot) and gauge still...
  12. 2000 CR-V overheats quickly after cooling system service. Heater not working.

    Problems & Issues
    Hi All. I'm a new member and I'm working on a CR-V for a neighbor. I was hoping to get some advice on what to do. I apologize for the length of the post, but I wanted to present as much information as possible. I didn't have much luck searching on this specific issue, so I figured a post...
  13. Cooling Fan question

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I have a 2011 CR-V AWD, 4cyl EX-L app. 60k miles. It has two electric cooling fans under the hood. One for the AC condensor and one for the radiator. It was purchased a few years ago as a lease turn in. Was having some issues with it running a little hot and the AC not working...
  14. 2000 CRV cooling system capacity

    Maintenance and Service
    What is the cooling system capacity on a 2000 CRV? Bar's Leak says 10-20 qts or 6-9.9 qts. Everywhere I look online it give me coolant capacity, not system capacity. I found one page that an online chat immediately opened up and whoever was on the other end responded with let me connect you to...
  15. engine cooling system and new struts

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Hello, I am new to the forum and the proud second owner of a 1998 CR-V 2WD Auto. I've had it for about 13 years now, its got 240,000 miles. Unfortunately on Saturday night when I pulled into the driveway and shut it off, massive amounts of steam rose from underneath the hood. It's at the shop...
  16. Help needed identifying part - 2002 Transmission Cooling Lines

    Problems & Issues
    Good day everyone! I've identified a substantial ATF leak on my 2002 4WD LX. With snow on the ground, I've not yet had a chance to rip it apart, but have taken some photos with the limited space; I've looked on various websites from the basic NAPA's etc all the way through to Rockys and cannot...
  17. Cooling system 1998 cr-v leaking

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    I've got a small leak but not all the time, replaced radiator still leaking I cannot seem to find where but it looks like possibly coolant overflow tank cap any one had this issue?
  18. 2009 Honda CR-V Air Conditioner not cooling when Idling

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    I have a 2009 CR-V with only 43,000 miles. A few months ago the battery died and had to be jump started and then I got the battery replaced. I don't know if that has any thing to do with my problem, but ever since the AC does not cool when idling but works fine when driving at normal speeds. I...
  19. 2008 Honda CR-V Radiator Cooling Fan.

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I'm new here and this would be my first issue since I bought it used a few weeks ago. Coming from Ford most of my life I can honestly say I know very little about these Honda cars. The cooling fan (driver side) gets lazy sometimes a d it needs a little tap to get it going, (very...
  20. Cooling fans

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hi, I have a 2008 CRV, 2.4 L engine. It's a Mexican model..made and purchased in Mexico, where I live. I've noticed that when I'm stuck in traffic for a while, the A/C seems to turn off until I get rolling again. No sign of the engine getting hotter. This might be related to the cooling...