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  1. Judder pulling away in 2nd and at higher speeds

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, My 2006 CRV MK 2 2.2ctdi (manual) is juddering when pulling away , most noticeable in second gear but also at other speeds under load . Pulling off the gas reducers the judder. There can also be a pull to the right hand ( drivers side here in UK). I have removed the prop shaft going to...
  2. Will a higher flow air filter affect gas in oil?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I just bought a 2019 exl awd and with all my cars, i always buy a DRY lifetime air filter with higher air flow from either AEM OR AFE. I live in california and likely wont have oil dilution issues but do you think a higher flow air filter can possibly cause oil dilution(more air more gas)? Im...
  3. 2010 CR-V EX-L 4WD Transmission does not shift into higher gears

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Hi from new member & new owner of CR-V I bought my Honda from a friend who had rear-ended a much bigger SUV. There was a lot front end body damage and one of the solenoids had been knocked off of the dual shift solenoid assembly. All the body damage is repaired and the dual shift solenoid...
  4. 87 octane gas or higher

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    why in the online manual does it say "Unleaded gasoline, Pump octane number of 87 or higher "?....what benefit would running the mid range gas other than the costs?....just wondering why Honda puts that in there?
  5. Taking a higher mileage vehicle to high elevations?

    Maintenance and Service
    Is there anything special I should do maintenance wise before taking my car to higher elevation for a while? Like 5K to 10K feet? 2006 with 150K. I know the older carborated vehicles required some adjustments.
  6. 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?
  7. Humming sound from rear on acceleration and higher pitch on de celeration

    Problems & Issues
    I know this is common .Mine is a 1998 with 2017 kilometres. Ive had the car nearly two months and driven 1,000 klms then fitted two new front tyres Yokohama brand . Since then ive noticed the rear humming . Can it be caused by a difference in circumferance between new tyres at front with worn...
  8. 2017 EX/EX-L/Touring - Half the engine, higher price?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Pardon me for asking e few questionds: Why would I pay more for EX/EX-L/Touring for almost half the engine (1.5L) compared to LX (2.4L)? I know it's turbo... is it a big deal on what's basically a DD vehicle? These are the bottom line numbers: * Horse power: LX: 184HP @ 6,00 RPM...
  9. Temp Gauge Reading? Higher than normal?

    Problems & Issues
    Shouldn't the temp gauge read right in the middle/50%? Any ideas what would cause it to read higher? It reads around 60 to 65% consistently, does not fluctuate. It's really bugging me I changed the thermostat - Genuine Honda, no change to gauge, and after removing the old one, I noticed it was...
  10. Temp Gauge Reading? - Higher than normal?

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    Shouldn't the temp gauge read right in the middle/50%? Any ideas what would cause it to read higher? It reads around 60 to 65% consistently, does not fluctuate. It's really bugging me I changed the thermostat - Genuine Honda, no change to gauge, and after removing the old one, I noticed it...
  11. Thumping sound during hard or higher speed turns

    Maintenance and Service
    This is my first post and I'm not sure how to successfully navigate the group yet so please bare with me. I recently purchased an 05 2wd CR-V with 105,000 miles for the wife. We both love it! The day after we bought it I drove it to work to get a good feel for it before I put her in my daughter...
  12. car shuddering at higher speeds when accelerating above 3500 rpm. Why/

    Problems & Issues
    My son has a 2002 CRV with about 150K miles on it. It has run nicely for the past month (he got it used a month ago). he just noticed that when he is driving it at speed (say above 45 mph) and accelerates above 3500 rpm, the car appears to shudder and hesitate like it is not getting enough...
  13. Looking to buy Gen 1 - '97 engine or the higher compression '99 + ?

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I'm looking to buy a Gen 1 (AWD) - either '97/ '98 engine or the higher compression '99 / '01 that , according to 'net etc, has higher compression and more power. Have driven the '97 and it seems OK - only myself in the vehicle. I'm a bit concerned that the earlier engine will be underpowered...
  14. Higher octane gas?

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Does higher octane gas improve performance AND gas mileage? If so, does the increase in fuel efficiency offset the increase in price per gallon? I'm really interested to see if anyone has done any research regarding this.
  15. Higher owner satisfaction-- 2009 or 2010?

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hello Everyone: Well, I'm about to pull the trigger on purchasing my first CRV--which will be mostly for my wife and for trips. I've found some great deals on used models, but am now completely turned around by some of the online reviews I'm reading. Peeling paint, hard seats road noise and...
  16. Higher tyre presure when fully loaded at back

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    My UK 2006 (2nd Gen) CR-V shows normal tyre pressures (front and rear) and higher pressures when pulling a trailer. This is according to the picture in the door jamb. I use Bridgestone Duellers. Seems clear enough but I am beginning to wonder whether this to be taken literally, ie do I not...
  17. At Last A CR-V Review Rated Higher Than RAV 4

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Just happened to run into these reviews on the CR-V and Rav 4, Finally someone has rated the CR-V higher. The ratings are 9.2 to 8.9 for 2007 8.8 to 8.5 for 2008. The CR-V is USN&WR's #1 rated small SUV for 2008. 2007 CR-V: http://usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-trucks/2007-Honda-CR-V/...
  18. Higher Vehicle Appeal May Allow for Lower Dealer Incentives [6.28.7]

    Headlines
    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honda captures four model segment awards -- more than any other vehicle nameplate this year -- according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study(SM) released today. The study...
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