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  1. 2019 CRV Oil leak - possible rear main seal?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    This is a bummer Crawled under my car yesterday to do an oil change and found a small leak at the bottom of the drivetrain where the transmission and engine meets. Im guessing it is the rear main seal. A small area was coated with oil and there was a hanging drip ready to fall onto the skid...
  2. 2004 Sun Visor falls out of main assembly

    Problems & Issues
    A few months ago I purchased a 2004 CRV. The car behaves admirably except for one minor problem: every time I pull the driver's side sun visor down, it completely falls out of its main assembly. I am able to push it back in, but it keeps popping out again. It seems to be held in with plastic...
  3. MAIN switch for ACC and LKAS

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Does anyone know the rhyme or reason the LKAS and ACC is in standby mode and other time you have to push the MAIN button. Im not talking about when the system is engaged just when the LKAS and ACC are lit up in the instrument cluster. I can press the MAIN button to turn the system off but when i...
  4. MAIN switch for ACC and LKAS

    Greetings & Introductions
    Does anyone know the rhyme or reason the LKAS and ACC is in standby mode and other time you have to push the MAIN button. Im not talking about when the system is engaged just when the LKAS and ACC are lit up in the instrument cluster. I can press the MAIN button to turn the system off but when...
  5. Groove in crankshaft were the rear main seal sits

    Performance Modifications
    So I decided to take the whole motor out instead of just the transmission. I came to find the groove in the crankshaft where the rear main seal goes. This is what was causing my oil leak. What I am trying to figure out here are the options I have. Simply put a new seal on but not push it all the...
  6. 2015 CRV EX rear main seal leak

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello - I just came back from the dealership and they are telling me that I have a rear main seal leak. They are telling me it is most likely a two day job. How serious of a job is this? I mean the car only has 16K miles and is about 1 year old. Has this happened to anyone else? I when...
  7. Main Dealer Servicing

    Diesel CR-V
    Yesterday the Honda main dealer has just carried out the 3 year/36,000 service on my 2013 Honda Diesel IV, besides trying to overcharge me for the servicing, when I looked at the paperwork I noticed they have used Morris 0/30W oil, I thought they used Castrol Edge ?plus I checked the oil level...
  8. Where to buy cruise control main switch bulbs

    Problems & Issues
    Both the light that illuminates the switch and the light that indicates that the cruise control is on have gone out on my master cruise control switch. Getting the bulbs out is a piece of cake, but for the life of me, I can't find anywhere that sells those bulbs. I would really not pay 65 bucks...
  9. Rear Main Seal Replacement Guide for 2002-2006

    Maintenance and Service
    Your rear main seal seals the void between the crankshaft and the engine block. It lets your shaft spin freely while keeping the oil inside the engine. If your engine drips a little from the bottom and it looks like it's coming from the gap between the engine and transmission - you might have a...
  10. Main relay issue ???98 crv

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 98 crv 5 speed and recently i am having intermittent starting issues. When i turn key to on sometimes the lights on dash do not come on. When i turn to start they will come on and when i release it will shut off. After a couple tries it will stay on. Maybe once or twice it stalled when...
  11. Headlights Dip and Main Beam

    Dear Honda:
    Hi, Can anyone recommend a brighter headlight bulb , especialy dip headlight . Mine isn't as bright as I would like and I wondered if anyone had changed theirs for say the blue type bulb?
  12. Need Pinout for 2001 driver door main harness

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Hey all... My girlfriends father handed me his 2001 with all kinds of driver door electrical problems. I've got everything tested and repaired except the main harness that plugs into the front side of the door. The wires going into the plug are toast... 4 have fallen off the pins and several...
  13. Mayuga: CRV RD4 (2nd Gen) Main: Honda CL9

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello all just picked up a CRV RD4 (2nd Gen) for a daily driver. Main grind is my Honda Accord CL9 / Acura TSX '05 (6SPD) w/ Navi. I am a Chief Supermoderator for the TSX Classifieds Section and I hope to be able to learn a lot from this forum and meet new people. Progress Thread...
  14. main Issue with my CRV

    Problems & Issues
    Hi All I'm a newbie so please bear with me < I own a Honda CRV 1995 ( m reg) mauve in color one of the main problems is when ever im searching for posts, parts,service or even when i registered here , i fill in the " drop down " boxes and the date of my car starts with 1997 , the latest issue i...
  15. Main seals

    Performance Modifications
    My mqin seals leak... ... To the tune of about a half a quart every 6-8 wks. Can the Main seals (at least the front ones) be changed without removing the crank?
  16. main rod bearings color codes

    Problems & Issues
    Could anyone advise how to decipher the color codes Honda uses for it main and connecting rod bearings? For example what color of the OEM would I use if I wanted Std, .25mm or .50 mm undersized ? My car is a 2004 LX CRV . Thanks,
  17. Cruise Main Always On

    Performance Modifications
    I drive two 30 miles trip to and from work everyday. Is it ok to leave the cruise switch on all the time? To me it's a bit redundent to have to turn on the cruise control first and then set the speed to use it. What else the cruise main switch do besides avoiding accidental press of set button...
  18. Main door doesn't lock. It is not actuator problem for CRV 2004 Need help

    Problems & Issues
    Honda CRV 2004 EX Japan made. Problem: Driver side door lock, does not lock when you zap it with remote or manually press the button. You can only lock and unlock door with your key. What I did: I thought it was the actuator (driver side). I replaced it and tested. Turns out it is just the...
  19. Rear Main oil seal and DST/NAVI

    Recalls, TSB's & Notices This is the March Honda Service News publication. It is intended for dealer service people. It has an interesting article on the Daylight Saving Time issue with the NAV system as well as a an even more interesting article about rear main oil...