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  1. 2016 Factory radio replacement **RETAINING CAMERAS**

    Mobile Electronics
    Alright dudes, so I won some money on a scratch ticket during Christmas so I went with a radio upgrade finally. I really didn't want to loose my cameras, and after checking out some stuff on Crutchfield I found that radios with an iDataLink port should retain the cameras properly. I went ahead...
  2. (OEM Manuals) Discovered some Factory Literature Treaures!

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Behold! Some recent OEM/Factory Literature treasure booty for the 2nd Generation V. From the past few weeks of searching and scouring the interwebs ;D -OEM 2003 CR-V Owners Manual: My 03 didn't have one when I bought it and it's been driving me crazy. Couldn't bring myself to printing one out...
  3. 2016 Factory vs Dealer Installed Leather?

    Shopping & Test Driving
    My local dealer says that his leather guy does a better job than the factory and for less money. Is that reasonable - that an EX w/his leather could be a better choice than an EX-L? Are their different features in an EX vs an EX-L or is it all about the leather? I'm about to do a search for a...
  4. 2007-2011 CRV with factory cross bars: Light Bar recommendations

    Hey Folks, I was hoping to pick your brains on light bars--I would like one that was thin enough to mount in front of the front cross bar of the OEM roof rack. The bar is about 1.25 to 1.5" tall and about 30" wide. I'm hoping to find one that matches the profile of the bar so the wind...
  5. Missed factory connector for trailer hitch harness on a CRV ‘18

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hello, * I'm from Paraguay, South America. I decided to install the original Honda trailer hitch and harness. I bought both and on the weekend proceeded to the installation. With the trailer hitch I had no problems and I was able to follow the instructions step by step. When I try to...
  6. 2012 Factory Spoiler Gap?

    I just installed a Honda OEM spoiler on my 2012 CR-V. In doing so I noticed that when I mounted the high-mount brake light on the spoiler it doesn't seem to fit flush with the spoiler. There tends to be a gap on the top left and right sides of the high-mount brake light. Basically, the area on...
  7. Canoe, Kayak, box and skis on 2018 EX with factory rails

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hi, I've been reading some old threads about the CRV's factory roof rack situation but haven't gotten any great answers so figured I'd ask: I have a 2018 EX and paid for factory installed rails (didn't get the crossbars yet). One of the reasons I bought the CRV was to carry 1-2 kayaks...
  8. 2012 Honda CRV EX-L Factory amp replacement

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Hello, I purchased a factory OEM replacement for the amp. I have the 7 speaker + sub + external amp model (EX-L with Navi). I know the factory amp is located slightly below and behind the gear shift. Can someone tell me how to access the factory amp? I can’t seem to remove the panel/trim that’s...
  9. 2002-2004 Honda Factory Technician Service Manuals

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    I have 2 Honda Tech Service/Repair manuals for sale. I have no use for them any longer. These are manuals Honda Dealer Tech uses. $100 for both Plus shipping if needed
  10. Factory oil overfill and possible effect on engine break-in

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Okay so we're all well aware of the importance of proper engine break-in for the optimal performance and durability. We also know that overfilling the engines at the Honda factory seems to be quite prevalent, if not SOP (also at many dealerships). I'm wondering if this engine overfilling is...
  11. 2018 CRV factory remote start has poor range

    Problems & Issues
    you almost have to standing in front the CRV before it works!! Absolutely worthless. Took back to the dealer twice, they claim it works fine. Is there anything that can be done? Range extender or even an AP for my phone? I'm about to buy an aftermarket system!!! Very frustrating!!!!
  12. 2018 CR-V EX... Factory vs Dealer installed options and lane keeping

    Shopping & Test Driving
    All, I am looking at a 2018/19 CR-V EX AWD with back-up sensors and roof rails.. Well... in TX, AWD is not as prevalent as in colder areas, so finding one with the correct build out is a bit tough. What I have heard from one dealer is that you can't special order a build out from the factory...
  13. 2018 Ex and 2015 Civic 18" HFP Factory Performance Alloy Wheel

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Does anybody know if these will fit? They are 18x7 with 45 offset.
  14. 2016 EX Terrible Sounding Factory Stereo--Help!

    Mobile Electronics
    My previous car was a 2004 EX and it CAME with a 6 CD changer, Pioneer Stereo. I just upgraded, after 14 yrs, to a 2016 EX and the stereo system is TERRIBLE! I have adjusted the sound the best I can, but it sounds tinny and NOT right. Any suggestions for an Upgrade that wont break the bank? And...
  15. New Here- Looking for Tips on Swapping 2016 Upholstery with Different Factory Color

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi everyone, Just bought a Honda Certified Used 2016 CR-V- very happy with it after I swapped cheapy tires dealership put on it with Cooper Evolution H/T's. Cut down on the road noise big time. Good tires made a big difference. Very, very pleased with the car now! I noticed zippers on all the...
  16. 2017 Factory roof racks without the roof rails.

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I was just curious if anyone has noticed or installed the roof rack from Honda that does not require you to install the roof rails. It is about half price comparatively.
  17. Factory radio in 2005 failing?

    Mobile Electronics
    For the past several weeks, I've had trouble loading CD's into my 2005 CR-V factory stereo system. When I insert the disc, it goes in, but it won't load. The system will then switch over to the FM radio. In other instances, it will load properly, but then it will stop playing the disc on...
  18. Issue with factory alarm

    Problems & Issues
    The factory alarm on my 2009 CR-V is triggered intermittently and for no apparent reason. Is there an easy way to disable it? Perhaps remove one of the fuses assuming there is a dedicated one for the alarm?
  19. 2015 CR-V LX Change Factory Clock

    Mobile Electronics
    I have just replaced the factory deck from my 2015 CR-V to a shiny new Kenwood 6.5 inch Carplay Double Din Touchscreen. Upon doing so when I tried using the steering wheel buttons to toggle through the factory Honda menu to change the clock, I was shocked to determine I'm unable to do that. I...
  20. Re-installing the factory stereo- where can I get the wiring harness?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I'm trying to install a OEM CD/CASSETTE stereo from a older CRV (I bought the stereo used so I'm unaware of the year, between '01 ans '03 most likely) and I'm having trouble finding the wiring harness needed to install it. My current CRV (a 1999) had its wires snipped to install a...