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  1. door handle slow to release latch

    Replaced a broken R/F exterior door handle. now requires 4-5 pulls to open the door. Every time. broken one worked properly but was in basically 2 pieces. the adjusting nut appears to be in the same place. didnt count the threads but visually looks to be.
  2. 2015 EX-L Hood Latch Sensor/Alarm/Remote Starter Question

    Problems & Issues
    So I've got one of those issues where my alarm started going off on its own. I tried spritzing the sensor with both brake fluid cleaner and electrical cleaner. Both times, the problem went away, but returned within a week or so. I then disconnected the sensor feed outright. I understand that the...
  3. Emergency latch if you're locked inside/no power/fob broken?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    A scary story in the news about a guy who was trapped in his 2006 car for 13 hrs until the neighbors found him and the fire dept. got him out. His key fob wasn't working and the electricity was dead, he wasn't able to unlock the doors from the inside...
  4. Stuck Door Latch but Door Closed

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    I have a 2004 CR-V with a broken door latch, driver's side front door. The interior of the door looks like it can't be removed without having the door off... Any advice on how to open the door? I currently have to climb through the car from the passenger's side, can operate the door locks and...
  5. 2006 CRV back seat latch doesn't work - can't fold down

    Problems & Issues
    We have a 2006 CRV that is slowly showing it's age unfortunately. The most recent issue is that the latch on the top of the back seat, which should allow the seat to fold forward, is not working. When you pull on it, there is no resistance. We think that perhaps a cable is broken? We took it to...
  6. 2017 EX, hood latch sensor misalignment?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hi all, I've had issues several times with the hood latch sensor being misaligned on my CRV, beginning only a week after I purchased it new in September 2017. It started with walk-away lock not working, and the alarm going off by itself several times. Took it to dealer, they let me know it was...
  7. 2017 Door Latch Problem

    Problems & Issues
    My 2017 CRV is having a problem with doors apparently unlatching while driving. Its happen twice in the past week. The first time my wife drove to a location about 3 miles away, left the car packed for a few hours and returned. About a block into the return trip home the cabin lights suddenly...
  8. 2006 tailgate latch assembly backplate fell off

    Problems & Issues
    The receiving latch built into the door frame fell yesterday. Have the latch itself and both screws. Looks like there’s a backplate that must have fallen into the frame. Does anyone know how I can get into the frame below the rear left side of the car? Kinda looks like the bumper needs to come...
  9. Fuel Filler Door Latch

    Dear Honda: (Feedback Forum)
    Just took ownership of my 2017 CR-V EX. I love it. Until I had to buy gas. What possessed you to hide the fuel filler door release latch so close to the floor? It took me 5 minutes to find it and then I had to get out of the car to reach it*. You could have put it on the floor next to the...
  10. 2007 CRV tailgate latch not working

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, new here. All 4 doors lock normally and unlock normally. Tailgate doesn't. The tailgate switch works, and the tailgate actuator works (verified it with 12V). I connected wires G2 and E20 at the MICU and got the tailgate to release. Dealer codes showed a fault in the passenger rear door...
  11. Hood latch

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2010 CRV and I can't get the hood to lock. Honda wants to charge me $80 to diagnose, but hoping someone can tell me what I can do to fix it myself.
  12. My '98 CR-V upper (glass hatch window) will no longer latch closed

    Problems & Issues
    Suddenly my back glass won't latch. I looked at the latching mechanism, and manually pushed the contact point with the glass portion far enough to latch (click) using a screwdriver, and it had to be pushed past where it's possible for the glass to position it, but the backside of the latch (the...
  13. 2010 CR-V Right (passenger side) back-seat - fold up latch stuck can NOT lit if up

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, Wonder if anyone had the same problem with right back seat (bigger one) stuck in down (normal position), unable to lift up. Pulling catch does something (I feel resistance something moves) but seat still stuck. Note, I found this thread and make seat is all the way back, still no luck...
  14. Folding Seat Latch Lock

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2012 Honda CRV. The rear seats won't fold down (neither the left or right rear seats)to form a flat cargo compartment, either by pulling the tab near the doors or by using the levers in the cargo compartment. I took the plastic cover off where the latch is located on the side of each...
  15. 2008 CRV-LX Replacement tailgate latch.. new design ? Has to be shimmed !

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    The tailgate latch assembly on my '08 CRV LX (US model) gave up the ghost... and I picked up the official Honda part. This is the 74800-SMG-E01. Except: 1- The bolt sizes were different. M8 instead of the original M6. 2- The latch assembly is not as tall as the old one. I'm having to shim up...
  16. Did Honda redesign the tailgate latch assembly in the 08 New part doesn't fit right !

    Problems & Issues
    My 2008 CR-V had problems with the tailgate latch assembly. The internal springs were broken, and the plastic coating on the locking assembly was torn and shredded. So I picked up a replacement part ( 74800-SMG-E01 ). But.... The part is DIFFERENT ! It takes 8m bolts instead of 6m bolts. It no...
  17. car seat latch, where is it

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I felt everywhere in the seats and cannot find the metal latches for the carseats, where are they?
  18. Missing Latch System for child seats?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Does anyone use children's car seats in their new CRV? I have the logo for the latch system but can't locate the actual latches anywhere. Is it possible they weren't installed by the dealer?
  19. Child Seat LATCH System

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    In a family members' '16 Touring I was trying to install a rear facing infant child seat for them, but couldn't find the hooks for the child seat LATCH system. I saw on the rear seats where there was a small button/tab looking plastic piece with an icon of a child seat, but when I put my hand...
  20. hood latch stuck on 2006

    Problems & Issues
    There is supposed to be a wooden dowel method of releasing the hood latch from under the crv. Anyone have knowledge of the procedure? Thanks