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  1. Up grade turn/stop lights for towing 2013 C-RV

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    When towing our CR-V behind our MH and trying to change lanes, I find traffic is sometimes less then courteous. I wanted to make sure that others could see my turn signals and stop lights. Before preceding, let me note that when towing, I use the old 3 wire stop/turn/tail light system on the...
  2. correct grade oil for v-tec

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    read that the v-tec operation/sensor on these engines can be picky with the type of oil used. I just buy what it requires, 5w20, got the synthetic blend higher mileage (75000+). just got the thing and it's been dealer maintained since new, that was what I put in for my first oil change and the...
  3. Best grade oil for higher mileage Gen 1 CRV?

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 1999 CRV with the higher compression B20Z motor, manual states 5w30 and 10w30 if driven in a hot climate. What would be the best grade for my motor that has 220,000km on the engine and is driven in a hot climate? Could I go 10W40?
  4. 2017 Touring Wheel Up Grade

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Really not a fan of the standard wheels so I went with these chrome American Racing wheels with the PVD finish.
  5. Headlight Bulb Up Grade Suggestions

    Maintenance and Service
    Just bought a 2007 CRV 2,2 CDTI. first mod I want to make is to the headlights. Anyone got suggestions for the best bulbs on main and also dip ? we will be living very remote so want the brightest light as possible. Thanks James
  6. 2013 CR-V Grade Logic Control

    Greetings & Introductions
    Is Grade Logic Control the same as the Hill Descent Control on the Euro Version? I know the U.S. version has Hill Start Assist, but what about going down a slippery slope? If it is equipped, is it automatic or do I have to do something to activate it? Thanks.
  7. 2013 - Aftermarket radio up grade for nav and gps features

    Mobile Electronics
    I am looking for some suggestions regarding a radio that will fit and work with the steering wheel controls and have some sort of navigation/maps program. I didn't want the spend the extra money for the Touring package, but I would LOVE navigation and gps. I like the clean integrated look of...
  8. 2004 CR-V what grade oil? please

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, I'm new to using a blog. I bought a sweet '04 CR-V with 135k miles. My mechanic tells me I should use or change from recommended 5-20 oil to 5-30 oil. I live in Seattle, WA. I tend to trust the Honda recommendation but as a woman I'm unsure...any help/suggestions greatly appreciated.
  9. I Put The Wrong Grade Of Oil In

    Maintenance and Service
    I changed my oil last week and just today I discovered that I had bought 5W30 instead of 5W20. It is in there now . What are your opinions of this. Leave it until next oil change at 50% on the minder thingy or dump it and go back to 5W20 now. .
  10. API Premium Grade 0W-20 Detergent Oil for the 2010 CRV

    Maintenance and Service
    All, Ok, so I'm stumped and trying to do the research. I stopped by the dealer today and spoke to the service mgr whom stated that I would need the "special" oil change for the new 2010 CRV that's $60 because it uses "special" oil called "that can only be obtained at the dealer (API Premium...
  11. Hot weather vs Oil grade

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi everyone, i have a 98 V A/T EX and a hot weather where i live, easily on summer the temperature can reach 42C or something like 120F. i had note when i drive my car when is this hot on the day... i feel a loss of power and less MPG. I use 10w-30 Castrol GTX Oil, because is the manual...
  12. Oil grade?

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    What's the oil grade that dealer use in south Texas, 5w20??? cause I think its' different that dealer use (10w30) here in north Tamaulipas (Mexico).......
  13. Grade Logic Controll

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi All Is there way to shut off the GLC for summer driving? It slows you down thus reducing gas mileage. Thanks
  14. grade logic shifting

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    I hoping someone knows how to change the programming or if the dealer can change the programming of grade logic shifting. I have a 98 crv ex and I bought it last fall. It is my wifes crv. when I first drove it I noticed it does not shift on a hill. I think is wastes fuel the way it is programmed...