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  1. Missed factory connector for trailer hitch harness on a CRV ‘18

    Racks, Hitches and 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...
  2. Trailer hitch and luggage rack advice

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Hi CRV family, First time poster and glad to just find this awesome forum! Quick summary : The wife and I bought a new 2018 CRV-EX in December when our family car crapped out. LOVING it thus far and think it'll be the perfect car for us and our future children. The wife just got an amazing job...
  3. Go with Honda hitch and roof rails or buy aftermarket? Which is better?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I'm going to buy a 2019 CR-V, EX trim over the next week or two. I'd like to be able to put as a big a box as I can get away with on the roof, ideally in a configuration where there would be room for both the box and a canoe (or a bike.). I assume this may necessitate crossbars that stick out a...
  4. Buying a 2019 EX - Buy the Honda hitch and roof rails as options? Or buy third-party?

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I'm going to buy a 2019 CR-V, EX trim over the next week or two. I'd like to be able to put as a big a box as I can get away with on the roof, ideally in a configuration where there would be room for both the box and a canoe (or a bike.). I assume this may necessitate crossbars that stick out a...
  5. After market hitch on CR-V Touring??

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hello all..new user, just joined since we finally decided on next vehicle for wife: a 2019 CR-V Touring ... we will get one this week. In Canada dealer wants $1500 for hitch option - ouch! And also that is just a dealer-installed hitch: I phoned a couple dealers and Honda Canada: Believe it or...
  6. Hitch mounted bike rack and power lift gate?

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2019 CR-V EX-L. I am thinking about adding a trailer hitch so I can mount a bike rack without fear of damaging body panels. However, if someone activates the power lift gate when the bike rack is installed something will get damaged. Is there any way to program the power lift gate so...
  7. noise from curt hitch

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    i have a 2002 crv i have installed a curt hitch on it and now has awful loud rattling sound. i have verified the exhaust is not hitting the hitch bolts and it does this at varying different acceleration rpms with or without the ball mount insert installed. when the trailer is being towed it...
  8. Curt trailer hitch installed...

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Just thought I would share a couple pics of my hitch that I installed the other day. Install was pretty straight forward - I also swapped the tailgate kick sensor for the hitch compatible version. Can't wait for the warmer weather to put my bike rack on and hit the trails!!
  9. 2006 hitch and unibody

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I have a 2006 CRV and recently put a 2" receiver on it and now find out that the uni-body won't support the weight of what I need to use it for. Does anyone KNOW of a way to strengthen the frame?
  10. 2006 frame and hitch

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I have a 2006 CRV and recently put a 2" receiver on it and now find out that the uni-body won't support the weight of what I need to use it for. Does anyone KNOW of a wqay to strengthen the frame?
  11. hitch advice

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I'm new here. Just picked up my 2018 EX-L. Long time Honda owner (02 Civic, 04 CRV, 08 Ridgeline, 13 Civic, 16 Accord, 18 CRV). I'm used to towing with my old Ridgeline. Obviously a class 3 and 5K max. I had a hitch installed on the new CRV. They installed a class 2, 1 1/4" receiver opening. Can...
  12. Trailer Hitch

    Exterior
    Trailer Hitch installed from UHaul Less than $300.00 Handsfree kick still works without having to buy adaptor.:)
  13. Curt Hitch #13397

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Ordered the above referenced hitch online from Walmart.com yesterday (10/8) about 8:00AM......FEDEX just dropped it off today (10/9) about 9:30AM. Way to go Walmart.:doublethumb:
  14. Trailer hitch bike rack - that doesn't cover license plate on a 2018?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I have a 2018 EX and was looking at a few trailer bike hitches (platform style). The problem is many of them look like they would partially or fully cover the license plate when folded up to save space. The 2018 seems to have the plate mounted down fairly low it seems. I happen to park next to...
  15. OEM Hitch questions

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hi, When I ordered my 2018 CRV EX a few weeks ago I asked to have a hitch installed so I could cary my bikes behind the car. The dealer didn't give me any real options for the hitch and only prsented one choice which I got installed. I think it's the 1.25" (see photo attached) I've checked...
  16. Want to tow a teadrop

    Greetings & Introductions
    I joined this forum because I need information on towing a teardrop trailer and hitch specifications for my 2016 CRV. However, I cannot see how to post a new message except this intro one which is set up for me.
  17. would like trailer hitch. Honda price double... do I NEED OEM parts?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hi there, I'd like a trailer hitch, but Honda's price of $1,024 (Honda hitch part is $525, they told me. Then the wiring is $301, then there's labour*). That's double what other places around town are charging. But of course they're not using the official OEM Honda parts and for all I know...
  18. Trailer Hitch Bumper Steps/Guards

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Wondering if anyone has purchased a bumper step/guard that slides into the trailer hitch while you are not towing. I have been looking for one but there are a ton out there on the market. Unsure about pricing,size,looks, quality. Interested in something low profile but strong. Recommendations...
  19. Trailer Hitch for a 2018 CRV

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I am in the process of purchasing a trailer hitch receiver for my 2018 CRV. I am looking at either the 2" Draw-Tite or the Curt. Does anyone have any recommendations? Also and perhaps more importantly I have read that the installation of either trailer hitch can sometimes prevent the hands...
  20. Hidden hitch from EcoHitch

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Today I had an EcoHitch from TorkLift Central installed and it looks fabulous! I wanted a hitch that would not detract from my new, handsome gray 2017 CR-V and this is the one! A local hitch company installed it after I ordered it off the internet. Definitely the most streamline hitch I could...
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