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  1. Question for Mechanics related to CR-V piston ring repair

    Problems & Issues
    Under an extended warranty Honda is replacing the piston rings in my 2011 CRV that has 80,000 miles on it. They will be performing HONDA SERVICE BULLETIN 12-089 as seen here: My question is: what other parts not related to or covered with the repair...
  2. Rear cailper piston stuck

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm trying to put new rear pads on my '07 CRV but the piston only compresses about half way in. Is there a secret or is the caliper shot?
  3. Oil / piston letter

    Recalls, TSB's & Notices
    I got a letter indicating that the 2011 CRV LX (on some) piston rings may be sticking. I went to the local dealer this morning and they told me to come in when the check engine light comes on. Thing is that I am deaf, and I wouldn't be able to hear if the problems are starting.. And it might be...
  4. 2002 CRV Timing chain and piston issues help!!!

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, Ive been having problems with my crv and do not know if the mechanic screwed up or if its bad luck. In jan my timing chain broke in which I took it to a mechanic and he said the engine looked fine and all he has to do is change timing/tension...etc I agreed cause it was cheaper than a new...
  5. 2011 CRV Tailgate gas pistons not opening the tailgate fully.

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Everyone, My tailgate doesn't open fully and I have to push it fully open by hand. This gets pretty annoying especially after hitting your head a few times on the partially open tailgate. Would this be covered by warranty as the vehicle only has 58 000 km? Does anyone have any tips to...
  6. Brake piston rubber cover ripped

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello everybody! :) I have changed my brakes (front and back) for my '06 CR-V SE and noticed that the piston rubber cover on my Right Front Brake was ripped. I am going to replace the whole R/F Caliper Sub-Assy this weekend and have the parts ready for installation. I need help as to the...
  7. ls block, ctr piston, b20 head e85 burner

    Performance Modifications
    so recently my 1st gen crv has been having some starting issues and its been using oil and low oil pressure so i checked around on the local import forums and i found a b18a1 for a hundred bucks went and picked it up and the kid basicly gave me everything excepted a shell to put the motor in...
  8. Rear caliper piston won't cfully compress (passanger side)

    Problems & Issues
    Ok...this is my first time posting here, I hope someone knows what i am up against. I have a 2005 CR-V LX, Manual 5 speed. My wear indicator on my passenger side, rear wheel alerted me to the need of new pads. I changed out the pads on the the drivers side rear with out too much hassle. I...
  9. Rusted front brake caliper piston

    Problems & Issues
    I changed front pads and rotors on a 2003 CR-V yesterday. While doing so, I noticed that the caliper piston was extremely rusted, like in flakes of rust coming out of the inside of it. Is it possible for the caliper piston to completely rust through, thus causing a loss of braking power?
  10. 2006 CRV Piston Knock 65k miles

    Problems & Issues
    I'm not really familiar with the Honda CRV's other than I love driving my fathers whenever I get a chance. I have had a bunch of Hondas, just have never owned a CRV. I currently have an 08 S2K CR! Anyway, my father took his 2006 CRV into Honda at 63,000 miles (3,000 over his factory warranty...
  11. 2005 CRV engine noise- piston slap or?

    Maintenance and Service
    As mentioned in another post, I set the tappets because I thought they were noisy. One was slightly more then spec and others were ok. This didn't really change the noise - mainly when cold. Talking to a service manager I know in a bigger city, he said some...