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  1. 2006 Ex Power steering pump replacements fail repeatedly.

    Problems & Issues
    2006 Ex 140,000mi. The original pump was leaking a lot so I figured I'd replace it. I did so in December and one week later it failed suddenly when I was turning. I took it back to the shop and they said the teeth were all stripped and they weren't sure how this happened. They replaced it and...
  2. Power steering pump replace problem

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hello, I replaced the power steering pump on my 97 CRV. With the new pump in, it now feels like I have manual steering. The power steering just disappeared ! Can't figure out what's going on. Everything is hooked up properly. The lost fluid was replaced and topped off. Belt and pulley are...
  3. 2017 Always-on 12v accessory power outlet

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    This post is just a clarification and expansion of Gravy’s post back in 2010 regarding converting a switched 12v accessory power outlet to constant hot on the 2017 Honda CR-V. (24-do-yourself-mods/10281-accessory-power-socket-always) I finally found the relay that needs to be jumped in the 2017...
  4. power steering fluid First Gen

    Maintenance and Service
    I feel like a real newbie even asking this. In the old days ( I'm 60) There was no question. Trani Fluid or Power steering fluid went in the reservoir.TODAY with all the proprietary crap these cars have, I'm not sure whether it's a gimick or to really abide by it. So the power steering cap...
  5. 2009 CRV Weird Starting but then No Power Issue

    Problems & Issues
    Thought I would post and see if anyone else has seen this/has any idea what problem is. I went to start CRV, it started to crank and then instead of turning on, all lights on dash everywhere went out and cranking stopped. Sudden and almost like battery was dead--but it's only 2 months old. I...
  6. 12V outlet power question

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    So I recently bought a 12v vacuum for use in the car. Something small I can store in the car to clean up occassional messes. The instructions say that for better power to the vacuum to start the engine (as opposed to just turning on the car to accessory mode). So my question is, what is it...
  7. 2003 CR-V Power Locks/Remote issue

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    I have a 2003 Honda CR-V EX that had a bad door lock actuator on the drivers side front door. Last weekend I replaced the actuator and the locks worked with the remote for half a day. Sunday morning I tried to unlock the doors and nothing. I uninstalled/reinstalled the actuator, unhooked and...
  8. software update related to battery power discharge

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hi Received the following recall notice for my 2019 crv from Honda Canada. Did anyone receive something similar?
  9. Power steering pipe discontinued, what to do?

    Problems & Issues
    I've a 2005 CRV Diesel and the power steering pipe is leaking. I've got the part code from our local garage (53730-SKN-G00) and they say honda don't make it anymore. I've had a search around online but can't find any. Does anyone know of where to get hard to find parts like this or an...
  10. Power tailgate

    I have a CR-V EX. I would like to know if there is a way to convert my tailgate to a power tailgate.
  11. Shaking W/Out Power at 60, With Power at 75 MPH

    Problems & Issues
    2010 Honda CRV LX 2WD with 103k miles. I had a problem with a knocking noise, and took it to a repair shop. Told them I suspected the CV joint or control rod. They replaced the struts -and did an alignment. Didn't fix the problem. Brought it back and this time they listened to me. Fixed the...
  12. 2016 power tailgate

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    My power tailgate does not stop when lift button or keyless is pressed. The gate just reverses. I see that the 2017 and later can be programed to stop at any height by pressing a button. Was this not available in 2016? I wanted to place a longer item in the back and bring the gate down to it...
  13. Honda Dealership Told Me Not To Ever Changed Power Steering Fluid

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello Fellow CRV Friends, I went to a local Honda dealership yesterday to get my power steering fluid changed out. I have 122,000 miles on my 2007 CRV and it has not ever been changed. The manager in charge of the service area suggested that I just leave it alone because Honda has no...
  14. Couldn't resist, no will power

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    New Harbor Freight opened locally January 2019 so..................... Set up as a utility 4X4 for now. Back half can easily be added (4X8) later if/when needed. Easy one man up/down, stores standing up in the garage, cars still fit no problem.:)
  15. Getting more inexpensive reliable power from my ‘01

    1999-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1.5)
    The worst think I can say about my ‘01 is that it takes it’s time. I’ve never gotten a ticket in Little Red because he won’t let me go that fast. That said, short of turbos, is there an easy DIY method of getting better power? I’m not looking for huge gains and I don’t want to compromise...
  16. Rear hatch - DIY Power lock install ???

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    We plan to obtain my wife's new (new to us) 2014 CRV EX-L in 1-2 weeks. During her test drive, she didn't notice if its rear hatch door is only manual or also has power lock system. U-Tubes videos keep showing a manual rear hatch door on 2014 models. My wife likes Power Lock (unlock) rear...
  17. Hitch mounted bike rack and power lift gate?

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2019 CR-V EX-L. I am thinking about adding a trailer hitch so I can mount a bike rack without fear of damaging body panels. However, if someone activates the power lift gate when the bike rack is installed something will get damaged. Is there any way to program the power lift gate so...
  18. How often does the power steering fluid need to changed?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Moved over to maintenance
  19. Where is the power steering reservoir?

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    I've been meaning to ask this for a while now, finally remembering to ask. I hope I'm not staring right at it. Is it hidden somewhere or just a closed system? I have a 2016 CRV 2WD LX.
  20. Location of Power Window Relay - 2010 CR-V EX-L

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    I just purchased a 2010 CR-V EX-L and I am trying to locate the physical location of the power window relay (not the fuse). I would like to remove the relay and put a jumper in so that the power windows always work. I have been doing the internet search thing and found this site: (removed...