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  1. 2001 CRV Kayak Rack Options

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi everyone! I am trying to find some kayak rack mounts that will work for my 2001 CRV, it has a factory roof rack and cross rails. I am looking to carry at least 1, if not 2 at a time, they are 10' long. Thanks for looking out!
  2. Extremely Annoying Steering Rack Knock!

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hello, I've got an oem rack, 160k miles 2nd gen. The center bracket where inner tie rods meet has a serious knock. I can pull on it with my hand up and down a bit and hear a knock. I have already replaced the steering slider with OEM and it still knocks. Super annoyng. Has anyone ever...
  3. 2014 Roof Rail (eBay) Installation Question

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hey all, I've searched the web, this forum, etc... and all I can find are OEM roof rail installation instructions. I just received my eBay roof rails yesterday (really didn't want to go this round but at 1/3 of dealer cost, what the heck). The instructions that came with mine are in Chinese...
  4. Relocate backup camera or suggestions on bike rack

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello all, I am currently searching for a new bike rack and was wondering if anyone had suggestions on one that does not block the rear view camera. My other idea was to either move the camera to the rear spoiler or add a second camera there? Has anyone tried this? Thanks
  5. Steering Rack Repleacment

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I took the V into the dealer the other day to look at the fuel injection software version revision and in the multi-point inspection, it was noted that the steering rack is leaking into one of the boots. It wasnt an immediate need, but the dealer quoted me $1500 including the alignment. Now I am...
  6. Trailer hitch and luggage rack advice

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Hi CRV family, First time poster and glad to just find this awesome forum! Quick summary : The wife and I bought a new 2018 CRV-EX in December when our family car crapped out. LOVING it thus far and think it'll be the perfect car for us and our future children. The wife just got an amazing job...
  7. Go with Honda hitch and roof rails or buy aftermarket? Which is better?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I'm going to buy a 2019 CR-V, EX trim over the next week or two. I'd like to be able to put as a big a box as I can get away with on the roof, ideally in a configuration where there would be room for both the box and a canoe (or a bike.). I assume this may necessitate crossbars that stick out a...
  8. 2015 CRV - Roof Rack Cross Bars

    I have a 2015 CRV with the factory rails on it. Looking for the best aftermarket cross bars - Will not be loaded heavily. The ones on Amazon make me nervous, don't want to spend OEM money at the dealership. Any thoughts?
  9. Roof Rack- Distance from front bar to hatch crease?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    We're trying to work out if the Thule Pulse L cargo box we have would fit on the 2018 CRV and without obstructing the rear hatch opening. eTrailer says you need approxiamtely 46 inches from the center of the front cross bar to the hatch seam and that held true on our Jeep. So...does anyone...
  10. New CRV Owner

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi everyone. I am a new CRV owner, just bought a 2000. It has high miles (250k) but well cared for so I think it was a good deal for me. The only two real drawbacks are the passenger window does not work (power) and was told that its the motor. Wondering what that might cost and difficulty...
  11. 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...
  12. Rack & Pinion Need to Be Replaced on 2010 CRV

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I've read the posts that indicate this is a fairly usual problem with these guys. Several people said that it leaked into the boot first and then messed up the rack & pinion. I am brand new to this forum, and I am in no way a mechanic, so here is my question....which might sound dumb to some...
  13. 2011 CRV - Power Steering Rack Leak

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hello Everyone, Just had my 100k 2011 Honda CRV service done. Had replaced oil, filter, spark plugs and drive belt which was found worn so that also got replaced. Dealer also found that my power steering rack was leaking fluid and only way to fix was 2000$ 8hr job to replace, i did not want...
  14. Buy new CURT Hitch-Mounted Bike Rack at CARiD - Get $25 back!
    Cold winter season is about to come to the end, and we already start to make plans about vacations and road trips. If you plan to travel by car and looking to take your bikes with you - consider checking the hitch bike racks by CURT. Till the end of March, we welcome you to jump into an...
  15. 2011 CR-V newbie, roof rack recommendations?

    Greetings & Introductions
    I am now the parent of a very happy 2011 CR-V SE owner. I am looking for recommendations for a flat-crossbar roof rack, which l plan to install it myself. (It won't be my first.) Maximum strength and minimum wind noise are high priority, and if it's less than $200, so much the better. Your...
  16. 2018 exl - can you get a roof rack?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I want a roof rack and am considering an exl vs. A touring. The touring has the rails on it, but the exl is really all I need spec wise. I look on honda accessories under this trim and it says cross rails but there is no picture. Does it come with the side roof bars as well? Is that the only...
  17. 98-01 Roof Rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    So what makes the roof racks on the 98-01 CRVs so sought after? We have an 01 without a roof rack and would like to have one, but every single time we go out to the self-serve dismantlers that have some CRVs of that vintage the roof racks are already gone. So what's the deal with them, and might...
  18. Roof rack or bags

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I've got a 2013 CRV and it has the flush racks on the side. I was thinking about getting one of those roof bags for the car. anyone have one that suggest for the CRV?
  19. DIY roof rack installation on 2012 CRV

    How difficult is it to install roof rack on 2012 CRV? Can I do it myself with simple tools? Are the ones for sale on eBay OK? Thanks, Tom
  20. Trailer hitch bike rack - that doesn't cover license plate on a 2018?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a 2018 EX and was looking at a few trailer bike hitches (platform style). The problem is many of them look like they would partially or fully cover the license plate when folded up to save space. The 2018 seems to have the plate mounted down fairly low it seems. I happen to park next to...