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  1. 2001 CRV oil dipstick tube came out — with a “gasket” on it!

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    It’s the 2nd time it’s happened. Had it put back on by the shop a few years ago (not replaced, same part if I recall). Funny thing is, when it came out this morning and I was looking at it, it has some kind of gasket on it — looks like the shop that put it back on a few years ago must have...
  2. what is diameter of dipstick hole?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Sorry to be a pain, but I have not had any luck with fitting anything other than the OEM dipstick down the hole. I know there is a restriction somewhere by the feel and the fact that the dipstick only goes down in one position. My borescope is too large to look down the hole and I tried to...
  3. Oil extractor doesn't fit dipstick hole

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hi, I purchased a Powerbuilt 6 litre fluid extractor from Amazon recently with the idea of doing more frequent oil changes than the recommended intervals. Unfortunately, it shipped with only a 5.8 mm diameter suction tip and I am unable to insert it far enough down the dipstick hole to contact...
  4. 1.5 Engine dipstick reading question

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Just got my first oil change on 2018 CR V EXL. Dealer filled it to the top of the orange mark which is higher than the high level slot. I called the Service manager and he is giving me a hard time because i want him to get it down to between the two min and max marks so I can monitor it. He...
  5. Hard to put oil dipstick back

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hi Just bought CR-V 2018 Touring and I decided to check oil. And it is honestly quite hard to put oil stick back. I had to rotate it, move up and down until it fits back. I never had that issue on 2014 Civic or 2014 Accord. Does anybody else have this problem? Vlad
  6. Help reading the dipstick

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    So do I read the oil level based on the dark blob that seems to be within the low and high range? Or based on the drop that is on the stick above the orange tip? This is very confusing. The oil definitely has gasoline smell.
  7. removing the orange dipstick tip

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I would like to remove the orange plastic tip from the dipstick in order to make it easier to read. It is nearly impossible to see the level when the oil is fresh since it almost seems to "climb" up the tip even with the dipstick held down or horizontal. Of course the new oil is transparent...
  8. Amount of Oil Between Upper & Lower Dipstick Indicators

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Does anyone know the volume of oil between upper & lower dipstick indicators in the 1.5L Turbo engine in the 2017-19 CR-V? My oil level is currently at the top of the orange plastic and I want to know how much oil to remove with my dipstick oil extractor. Thanks in advance.
  9. Removing Oil Through Dipstick Channel

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I am considering removing excess oil through the dipstick channel using a syringe and 1/4" tubing. My concern is that the tubing gets stuck and cannot be removed. Has anyone done this successfully? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks.
  10. Replacing 2018 CRV DIPSTICK

    Performance Modifications
    Hope this is not a duplicate As we all know the OEM dip stick has a yellow measuring device. I have viewed two Honda videos regarding the oil/gas delusion issue. In both videos Honda displays a conventional dip stick. Would it be to my advantage to replace my new yellow measuring device...
  11. 2018 1.5L oil dipstick

    Problems & Issues
    I have a hard time seeing the oil level on my 2018 CR-V 1.5L oil dipstick, does anybody else have this issue. I was wondering if you removed that orange plastic tip and have just a flat metal dipstick if that would make it easier, has anybody tried this?
  12. 2018 CRV Dipstick Modification

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I along with others who have posted in various threads, have found the oil dipstick with the orange plastic tip in the 2018 CRV difficult to read. To make this easier, I purchased a second dipstick from Honda and made the following modifications. 1. I marked the high and low marks on through...
  13. Transmission dipstick missing

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hey I just bought a 2003 Honda CRV with manual transmission to travel in Australia. I can't find a dipstick to check transmission oil level. The only thing is a small hole sticking out of transmission cover without anything in it. Can somebody help me find the dipistick and advice me if I am...
  14. Gas smell on oil dipstick ... how much is ok and when to worry.

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    PLEASE DON'T HIJACK THIS THREAD INTO ANOTHER DISCUSSION ABOUT THE OVERALL OIL DILUTION ISSUE - there are plenty of other threads discussing such. A poster in another thread asked a question that I think is relevant in light of all the concern about the oil dilution issue, and that question...
  15. What a dipstick

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Well, it took me a while, but I have some information about the notorious 2017 CR-V oil dipstick. (The one with the orange plastic "tip" glued on to a regular dipstick.) That seems to confuse just about everyone who has a 1.5 litre engine. (Me included). The part number for this turkey is...
  16. Oil dipstick question: Insertion

    Problems & Issues
    Hello: I have a 2015 CR-V EX. My question is regarding the two bumps or ridges (unsure what they are officially called) that are a couple of inches above the upper mark of the oil level. When the dipstick is inserted, should these bumps/ridges be facing toward the front of the CR-V or toward...
  17. Can't Locate Trans Dipstick

    Problems & Issues
    I recently purchased a '98 CR-V that had a used trans installed in 2014 and the invoice doesn't give any other info re it. I can't locate the dipstick to check the fluid. I've been in there with a flashlight looking for it, even under the air cleaner. Any thoughts about what model of trans it...
  18. Worried about the CRV

    Problems & Issues
    About 2 months ago I took my wife's recently purchased 04 CRV to a local garage for an oil change. Shortly after the job was done the engine light came on. She took it back to them and they said it was for low oil, which was a false result, reset the code, and she left satisfied. Yesterday I...
  19. Dipstick

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Not a big fan of the new orange tip on the dipstick. It is hard to read. It seems like the oil runs down and accumulates on the ridge on the bottom making it look lower than it really is.
  20. Transmssion Oil Dipstick Readings

    Dear Honda:
    I purchased a 2012 CR-V EXL AWD in June 2012. after about a month I checked my fluid levels and the transmission dipstick level was at the lower hole. I followed the manual instructions. Then I checked it read the same...then I checked it like the older Chevy's, etc..while