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  1. Do I Fix It? 2001 Needs Major Repairs

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, long-time lurker first time poster. Until about a week ago, I drove and loved my 2001 (well-used, with about 240,000 on the clock). Then, it dropped the driveshaft on the way to work. In spectacular "when it rains, it pours" fashion, the mechanic then couldn't start the car and has told...
  2. 2015 DI engine - major carbon buildup at 89k mi

    Problems & Issues
    So if anyone had been chronicling my posts lately, my 2015 CR-V (with 89k miles) has been in the shop after suffering a major loss of power (and a flashing CEL) on the way home from vacation. Replacement of ignition coils & valve adjustment did not solve the issue (it manifested itself again...
  3. 99 crv major issue need help

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    So I take my crv to get new ball joints lower control arms an axel and tie rods, when i leave the shop I can't even drive the car straight, so i take it to go get an alignment, burned out at a light and heard a clank and ring drop coming from the rear. after that I clutch barely grabs and rear...
  4. Preventive maintenance to keep AC compressor from causing major damage 2005

    Maintenance and Service
    I bought a one owner CRV EX 2005 last August with 50k mileage in mint condition. I've been reading nightmares repairs & cost if AC compressor blows contaminating the entire AC system. What causes the compressor to blow and it there a fix? Is there a replacement compressor I can install to...
  5. Major service or Minor. Am I being mislead

    Maintenance and Service
    CRV 2011 idtec 2.2 [38k mileage now] Bought direct from honda, full dealer service history from day 1. No warning lights ever on dashpanel. Now im wondering, I want to keep service history up to date every 12 months, BUT I only drive max 4000 per year. 12 months ago I got a service option A...
  6. (potential MAJOR issue) 2017 CR-V gasoline gets into engine oil tank

    Problems & Issues
    Recently I ran into some Chinese CR-V website and some users of 2017 CR-V (1.5T) encountered a potential major issue that excessive gasoline gets into engine oil tank. The original link in Chinese: http ://news.bitauto.com/hao/wenzhang/479967 At first, some user noticed the increase level of...
  7. Years 2010-2011 and 2012-2014 - Any Major Issues?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I want to pick up another CRV. Did all of the 2010-2011 models have the oil consumption issue? How would I know if looking at this year if it had the issue but did not get fixed. Was there a VIN range? Any other watch items for these years. How are the 2012-2014 models? Any issues to...
  8. Report from first major road trip

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    So, just got back from 900 mi. roundtrip to Pittsburgh and back. Thought I'd share a few musings about the CR-V. -Overall ride is nice, handling is good and very comfortable car. -MPG avg. was 29.5; that was going up and over the WVA mtns and not using ECON. Pretty well pleased with that. -I...
  9. Major Dilemma with Audio Upgrade

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Long story short... Went to upgrade the sound on my 2017 CRV (non-touring), spent $1,400 expecting great sound. Get the car back - it sounds like crap (low quality, no mid-range at all, sub sounded like garbage). Go back to the shop, tell them the issues and offer them 1 chance to fix...
  10. 2017 Hitch is a major project

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I have a copy of the Honda .pdf and it looks like installing a 2017 hitch is a dealer only project. One dealer told me on the phone, the Honda standard for installation the hitch and harness was 2.2 hours. That looks a bargain based on what I saw in the 38 page installation manual. I think...
  11. 2010 w/ major oil leak @ less than 50K miles. HELP PLEASE.

    Problems & Issues
    This is my wife's car and she got it new. It's been well maintained and (with the exception of the dealer's first oil change and new tires by Costco) all work has been done by me with correct HQ full synthetic oil and HQ filter (usually K&N). I am meticulous about the correct amount, weight, and...
  12. 2007 crv with 90K miles: major maintenance help!

    Maintenance and Service
    I had my cr-v in for a 90,000 mile maintenance at Honda back in December. As they did nothing with the timing chain, I'm wondering whether I need to take care of that. I have it in at a mechanic now for an air conditioning issue and want to make sure the car is safe for an 2000 mile road trip...
  13. 2002 CR-V 150k miles with no major services for a while

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi all, I have a FWD Automatic 2002 CRV. (Well when I search the vin it says 4WD but it's not?). Anyway I haven't had major service done for a while and now I'm worried I may have left it too late. What maintenance should I have done to my vehicle? It was in an accident about a 6 months ago...
  14. MAJOR Concern: tire pressure!

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I purchased a CRV SE model with Alloy wheels about a month ago. I assumed the tire pressure from the dealer would be spot on. Begain driving over 90 miles a day. Checked pressure today.....went past my gauge's 35 reading and into the red, so I am assuming into the 36 range! I look on the side...
  15. This 2008 Honda CRV took a major hit.

    Dear Honda: (Feedback Forum)
    YES -- The folks in this car did live through this terrible accident -- THANK GOD. The 2008 Honda CRV safety features I believe may have helped reduce injuries -- ie side air bags, etc. Thanks HONDA.:)
  16. Major service for $550, is it worth it?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, I never knew that I need to get maintenance done for every 15,30k, 60,90k miles etc. I have a 2007 CRV and got oil change, tire rotation, air filter, new tires etc, but NEVER got the maintenance done! Please help. The honda dealer asked me to get MAJOR maintenance done for 550$( My car has...
  17. Major issues... any ideas?

    Problems & Issues
    Been having major problems with my 2006 CRV; I’ll try to be brief. Car wasn’t starting. Towed to repair shop where they said there was water in the gas tank. Replaced all four spark plugs, added fresh gas and gas treatment. No problem starting for the next couple of weeks but CEL light kept...
  18. I need some help - Major stalling problem.

    Problems & Issues
    Outline of my symptoms for a quick read *Stalls when cold, then once warm it runs better but still stalls, only less often *Will stall at stops and while driving, just loses power and dies. No sputter, nothing. *Check engine light coded PO420 for Upstream O2 Sensor. I have replaced both O2...
  19. MAJOR Recall just announced..2001-2002 Honda vehicles and 2007-2008 Fit

    Recalls, TSB's and Notices
    2001-2002 Accord, Civic , CR-V and Odyssey have potential air bag issues that put out too much pressure upon deployment. Owners will be notified if there vehicles are included in this recall. 2007 -2008 Fit model-year Honda Fit, related to the master power window switch. In some very limited...
  20. Major Failure

    Problems & Issues
    Hi people, Would appreciate any feedback please. Am the owner of a CRV Exec on an 06 plate, and have just been advised that at 56k miles the engine is now a write off due to "Oil Starvation". The situation is that I started to hear a slight tapping sound coming from the front nearside...
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