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  1. Battery opinions

    Maintenance and Service
    Im sure my 2011 crv 2.2 diesel with now 40000 miles on clock has same battery from factory... it doesnt get driven much....prob 3 times per week all under 15 miles and its normally cold in england. OK it hasnt failed on start yet but starting seems slower than used to be....but still starts...
  2. Have you owned both a Gen 1 and a Gen 2? Looking for opinions

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    We've had a 2000 SE since '03. It now has around 177,000 miles on it. It's really nice and my wife loves it but it's coming to a point where I either need to address some engine issues (head job) and all the things that will be forthcoming or seek out a nice Gen 2. I say Gen 2 because she...
  3. Honda CR-V 2012 need some opinions

    Problems & Issues
    Vehicle has 30,000 miles on it, noticed some pretty noticeable vibrations while idle at red lights, Took it in and replaced engine mount bolted on the left side of the block, still noticing vibrations. What else could be causing this if its not the motor mount? Second question, is this normal...
  4. VTC Actuator Opinions

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    Hello everyone, I'm looking at some used (off lease) 2014 CR-V LXs with approx. 35k for a bit under $16k. The dealer has several and I nearly bought one already, but after much research, the one thing I'm kind of hung up on is the VTC issue. Here's my questions regarding the VTC actuator noise...
  5. crv 2004 opinions and suggestions for a cell phone holder/mount

    Accessories
    I just bought a 2004 crv looking for some additional accessories. Looking for a galaxy s4 cell phone holder. Just searching on Google gets overwhelming with so many products available. Any information is so welcome. Thanks in advance
  6. Opinions, Thoughts, Comments? I'm in the process of a purchase. 2000 AWD CR-V

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello All, I'm in the process of purchasing a used 2000 CR-V and thankfully stumbled upon this community. I am wondering if it is worthwhile. Some of the specifics for this vehicle. 2000, 5 speed manual, AWD, One owner, 190 000 KM's, still pretty peppy, asking $1200 Canadian dollars. It has...
  7. New motor options/ opinions

    Under The Hood / Performance
    ok so instead of rebuilding my top end I can get a jdm drop in motor for the same price. I've searched a ton on here but haven't come up with an answer. I have a '98 V obviously with the b-20b, can I drop in the b-20z which had a knock sensor on the motor and run it fine without any issues? or...
  8. Honda Cargo Liner opinions?

    Interior
    I was curious if anyone has had any experience one way or other with the Honda cargo liners? Do they hold up well ...etc.? I have a pair of German Shepards that frequently ride in the cargo area of my 2016 CR-V which has me looking for a means of keeping things more tidy when they're shedding...
  9. Redesigned Remy PG starter for an 03, any opinions?

    Maintenance and Service
    My wife's O5 CRV needed the starter replaced a couple of months ago and I couldn't do it due to work commitments so we had it done by Honda., it was $850 for a rebuilt and took them two days. Now my 03 CRV is showing the same symptoms and I plan on doing it from the top. In my search for part...
  10. Seeking opinions: White h1 bulbs

    Exterior
    Hello, all! I'm looking for some new headlight bulbs for my 2005 CR-V. I had the Sylvania Silverstars and loved them, until they started blowing all the time and I learned that there was in fact an issue with those bulbs and Hondas. After the fiasco with the Silverstars, I was so frustrated...
  11. 2007 Tire replacement opinions needed

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I own a 2007 model, need to replace the tires ASAP. I've been doing some research but every review for specific tires has reviews for different types of cars/SUVs/Trucks with contradicting opinions about performance. I know this is going to be a hefty investment so I want to make sure I'm making...
  12. Looking for 2012-2014 Owners opinions of CRV AWD in Snow

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hello, I'm thinking of purchasing a 2015 AWD. But it needs to work in Northern type snow situations. I would like opinions of those who have a CRV AWD and live in a snowy climate. Thanks!
  13. 1999 dohc having some emissions and transmission codes, need second opinions

    Problems & Issues
    1999, DOHC, auto trans, 255,000 miles a bit of a story here. september 8- the crv was running a bit sluggishly, not so good gas mileage (aprox 17 mpg combined), and temp gauge showed it running hotter than normal, about 2/3rds from the top of the gauge. went by autozone and got the following...
  14. bull bar opinions

    Exterior
    Does anyone have the Aries sport bar? I'm planning to get one because of the price I found at 4WO|Truck & SUV Accessories. How do you like the quality of it? I'm thinking of adding light tabs also to add auxiliary lights. If you have the Aries bull bar, please post some pics if you can. Or if...
  15. First Gen 97-01 Aftermarket Grill Opinions...

    Exterior
    As I was searching through bay's listing of cr-v parts, I came across these grills... Are these replicas of the Honda Access parts offered in the past? $134.00 shipped from Hong Kong... http://www.ebay.com/itm/231323375200 I like the look if it's color coded to exterior paint, what's your...
  16. Transmission Opinions needed! Hard Shifting & Tough Uphills! 99 CRV Help please =)

    Problems & Issues
    Transmission Opinions needed! Hard Shifting & Tough Uphills! 99 CRV Help please =) Hey Guys, sorry for the long post here but i like to be descriptive so i can give you guys as much info as you need to know to make an accurate opinion. I got a AWD 99 Honda CRV with 166k on it =) i got the...
  17. Sat Nav 2004 model. Opinions?

    Problems & Issues
    Hello guys As you can see from my name I am not very car savvy. I have recently bought a 2004 exec model. The build in sat nav says the disc is out of date. If I buy this http://www.satnav-update.com/2013-honda-v370-sat-nav-map-dvd-update-disc-120-p.asp will all be sorted? Also does anybody...
  18. New guy looking for opinions on preventative maintenance

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello all, new member here with a request for opinions. I just bought a 2011 CR-V SE 4WD with very low miles – 6880 - mostly city driving, I think. The car was put into service about 2.5 years ago and the only maintenance done was an oil change and tire rotation at 3500 mi (16 months ago)...
  19. Any opinions on Deer Whistles?

    Off Topic Section
    After my father's BMW 740 was totaled by a buck that leaped in front of him around a curve a few years back I have used Deer Whistles on all of my cars. While I'm not sure these are completely effective they do seem to help. I found the Whistles on my wife's Accord to be helpful. Last year I saw...
  20. Noobie Question: Opinions on 2005 CRV SE

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hey I was looking at this car: http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/4364973637.html Seems like a pretty good deal, what do you guys think? Anything to look out for I would take it to a Honda dealer near by to do a pre-purchase inspection of course. I am kind of leaning towards the fact that I...
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