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  1. please compromise on AC Black Death

    Dear Honda:
    Dear Honda, I realize it would bowl you over to pay all expenses on older (& new?) Honda CRVs and Odessies and who knows how many other models that were effected by the Air compressor grenading and taking out the ENTIRE AC system... But it would be nice if you offered complete AC system...
  2. 2006 AC; compressor or black death? how do I tell?

    Problems & Issues
    Was on a trip a while back when I discovered the AC doesn't work. A friend's Honda mechanic (many states away) diagnosed it as needing a new compressor and a new condensor. Condensor leaks. I'm guessing the compressor hasn't locked. Fan blows warm air. Heater still works well. I've popped the...
  3. How to identify Black Death vs. other AC problems

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 CR-V
    I have a 2005 CR-V, and about two years ago my compressor died. I had read about the Black Death, but my mechanic said it was more likely because oil (some kind) was leaking on my compressor. We do have a language barrier, though, as I speak almost no Spanish, and he speaks almost no English, so...
  4. Black Death and buying a used CR-V

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Hello, first post here, I've been reading a lot on here the last few weeks I've been searching for a small used SUV. The CR-V was top on the list until one day I came across an ad that said "No AC" I contacted the owner and he said "probably just needs a recharge, I really don't know for sure"...
  5. '03 AC Black Death DIY Question

    Problems & Issues
    Good Morning...first post... I am in the middle of a complete DIY AC system overhaul - compressor, condenser, evaporator, expansion valve, suction & discharge hoses. My question is concerning two of the AC hard lines. One runs off the top hose and connects to the firewall, and the other runs...
  6. 2007 CR-V 2.0 petrol AC Kaput is it black death!!

    Problems & Issues
    Hi guys new to the site never done this before but i have been looking on the net and googled AC problems and hell there is a lot and what keeps comming up is black death!!! I have a CR-V 2007 UK model bought last year from a Honda dealer and from day one had issues, i found rust on the tailgate...
  7. Freezing to death

    Dear Honda:
    I have a 2015 CR V that I bought last July and in all respects it exceeded my expectations. That is until the prairies winter set in and the temperature dropped. It was purchased with a remote start for the very purpose of warming up the vehicle, but after 20 minutes the temp guage doesn’t move...
  8. These accessories will be the death of me lol first

    First post as the owner of a brand new 2016 EXL Browsing these forums, I put together a list of items to buy and things to do. And I don't even have the car yet haha 1) Weather Tech mats and cargo liner - check 2) Weather Tech window visors - check 3) Honda splash guards 4) Honda wheel...
  9. Sudden death syndrome- 2001 just as if key was turned off

    Problems & Issues
    our 2001 CR-V automatic suddenly died while backing out of a parking place never to start again. I figured fuel pump right? no. Just came in the house from installing a new one. Turns over but will not start. any ideas?
  10. A/C issue: Black Death or Cooling Fan?

    Maintenance and Service
    The A/C on my 2003 CRV died suddenly while driving about 2 weeks ago on a pretty warm September day. The Honda dealer said this was an unfortunate problem in the earlier CRV's that involves replacing the entire A/C system due to the metallic debris being sucked throughout the system upon...
  11. A/C has been beat to death

    Problems & Issues
    already, I know. I've had an 04 5spd rt4wd CR-V for all of, two months now. The AC when I purchased the vehicle was like ice, i would get out of the vehicle and my glasses would instantly fog up. About 2 weeks ago, the A/C stopped working. The blower is fine, it works on all speeds, all the...
  12. Top 10 Highest and Lowest Rates of Driver Death Vehicles

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions Top 10 Highest Rates of Driver Death 1. Nissan 350Z 2. Nissan Titan crew cab 3. Chevrolet Aveo 4. Chevrolet Cobalt 5. Nissan Titan extended cab 6. Kia Spectra 7. Chevrolet Malibu Classic 8. Hyundai Tiburon 9. Nissan Versa 10. Chevrolet...
  13. '97 stoned to death

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi all! My little '97 CRV was stoned to death by a recent hail storm. :eek: Other cars in the parking lot during the storm had their windows completely knocked out -- I was lucky in that regard -- no glass damage. Over 200 strikes to the roof and an equally high number to the hood. It...
  14. Death Valley National Park:

    West Coast & Hawaii Owners
    EOC/ROC/CR-VOC Death Valley National Park Camp Out February 23-24-25 "remote, off the beaten path and hundreds of miles from knowhere" *************************************************************************** Camping - peaceful and beautiful in a spectacular location Hiking - desert...