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  1. Hard cornering the car enters 3k rev limit

    Problems & Issues
    If I corner hard, the car suddenly stops revving over 3000rpm, it only seems to happen on flat or uphill corners. I descended a mountain road today quite enthusiastically and there were no issues. But on the way up I had to do the ignition off and on ro reset it several times. UK spec 2003 petrol.
  2. How hard is it to get a new electronic key?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    We only have one remote-control key for our 2013 EX. How difficult/costly is it to get another?
  3. 2014 hard ride

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Streets of San Diego are rated poor 3rd world at best. CR-V rides like an unsprung buckboard. Any idea how to soften the ride short of trading for a Buick which my friend the Cady/Buick dealer recommends. Is the Acura any better? Does anyone make a strut that will improve the ride? Any...
  4. 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
  5. Hard start when cold new battery

    Problems & Issues
    I just bought a 2007 crv with 110,000miles on it. Lately i noticed it was turning over fine but the length of cranking time increased as it got colder. This morning was negative degrees and the car did not start, it acted like a battery issue at first but every time i turned the key it got...
  6. 2010 crv hard cold cold start

    Performance Modifications
    Hey forum! I've used lots of forums including this one... my wifes crv is giving me headaches... 2010 crv awd. 160 xxx km (100 xxx miles) Maintenance has always been done by me. Air filter, smark splug (just did them) transmission shudder fix (complete oil flush fixed it btw) engine oil, rear...
  7. 2016 cr-v lx hatchback hard to open

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Anyone having trouble with the hatchback handle not working?? Was replaced once by dealer, seems to be happening again.
  8. 2001 Crv when engine hot, hard start/very high idle

    Problems & Issues
    Hey all I've got a 2001 CRV with 346k miles on it. When the engine is cold it starts right up and idles smooth. However if I have been driving the car until the engine is hot and stop somewhere, when I go to start it up again it struggles quite a bit to start. Then once the engine does start...
  9. Why does Honda make it so hard to get S/W updates?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I love my '17 CR-V, but I'm getting aggrevated at how much grief the service dept. gives me when I request S/W updates. I have an early-production one, so if there's a bug, I have it. You'd think that a routine part of every service visit would be to plug the car into the shop computer and...
  10. Transmission Hard Shift on Takeoff

    Problems & Issues
    Hello! I just got a 2006 Honda CR-V LX 2WD, with around 140k miles. It ran perfectly at the car lot, but about halfway home (30 mins), the transmission started acting up. When the car is shifting in "D", in the low gears (1 to 2, 2 to 3), the transmission will sometimes kick or jerk, and you...
  11. 2002 warm hard starting causes

    Problems & Issues
    I know this is a common problem but others seem slightly different than the issue I’m having. 2002 AWD 120K miles In the mornings car starts fine. I have noticed though that when I drive the car for a long time without turning it off or repeated trips (low miles) all day the car will have a...
  12. Hard Reset

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Brought my 2017 CRV in today for its first service. I was having intermittent problems with the electronics and asked that TSB 17-064 be applied. My VIN was eligible and it was done. They also told me they did a hard reset. When I got in the car, all the WiFi names were still listed, the USB...
  13. Secondary hard point for floor jack lift, 2014 CRV

    Maintenance and Service
    I want to purchase a floor jack to raise the car for general maintenance. Have been using the tire jack for too long and want to move on from that for safety sake. However, the jack points are too narrow to accommodate both a floor jack and a jack stand at the same time. Where else in front can...
  14. Hard Spare Wheel Cover for 1997 CRV

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Does anyone know if its possible to buy a hard plastic cover for the spare wheel on a '97 registered CRV. The old soft cover has perished and I'd like to replace it with a hard cover if possible? Wheel size is 205/70-R15 Thanks
  15. Hard first start; shuts off in traffic occasionally

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    2001 CRV 328K miles turns freely first thing in the morning but acts like no fire or no fuel. Eventually will start and start easily every time during the day without hesitation. Occasionally in traffic when coming to a stop, motor stumbles and ether almost dies or dies. No problem restarting...
  16. O2 Primary Sensor Plug Hard to get off

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, Recently purchased both the primary and secondary ngk oxygen sensors for my 2001 crv. The downstream o2 sensor was fairly easy to do with the right tools and leverage. As for the primary upstream sensor I am in a bit of a pickle, not so much of the sensor itself, but the electrical...
  17. 2013 CRV/AWD - How hard to change the front wheel bearing ??

    Problems & Issues
    The front wheel bearing started to roar 3 months ago, and I decided to change it by myself when it started to warm up outside. I tried to find a good demo on Youtube, but there is none for Front Bearing. I wonder what special tools I will need to pull out & press in the bearing, and what are...
  18. 2016 crv ex-l awd steering hard to turn low speeds

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Hi Everyone, I have a 2013 crv ex which I love..I bought my dad a used 2016 crv EX-L with 12k miles. The 2016 when parking and turning the steering wheel at slow speed you need to use some muscle to turn. Also if turning from a stopped position. When going on the highway it's easy. Any ideas? no...
  19. Who would've known that changing a headlight on 2006 CRV is so hard

    Problems & Issues
    One of my headlight for my 06 CRV went out. It's a H1 bulb. I unplugged it, took out the rubber seal, and loosened that metal clip. I changed the bulb, but I'm having soooo much difficulty getting that metal clip back in place. You can't see how it's designed or where it's supposed to clip to...
  20. Installing Running Boards Pictorial of the hard parts

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I was going to do an in depth installation with a lot more photos and instructions but to tell you the truth this place is starting to drain the enthusiasm out of me. So I am just going to post a 10 picture version of the hardest parts in hope that it will help someone who tries this on their...