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  1. Replacing front strut/shocks on 2009, what else should I have ready?

    Maintenance and Service
    I finally found some KYB Strut Plus for the front end of my 2009 LX. What other parts should I have on hand when I start to replace them to insure I won't be doing the job twice? Bushings or other suspension parts? thanks, Rob
  2. Ready to pull trigger on '09 EX-L..maybe

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Posted this in the wrong section first. I'm getting old! My 21 year old Cherokee is getting really rusted and while she runs like a top, it's a stripped model and starting to need more and more work. My Dad has been driving a 2004 Honda CRV since new and the only "somewhat major" thing...
  3. Ready to pull trigger on '09 EX-L..maybe

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    My 21 year old Cherokee is getting really rusted and while she runs like a top, it's a stripped model and starting to need more and more work. My Dad has been driving a 2004 Honda CRV since new and the only "somewhat major" thing replaced is a master cylinder. I'm thinking about buying a used...
  4. getting ready quick and fast OIL CHANGE

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Well I am ready again to do another oil video change. and if one has any info they like to see quickly post up or it will be missed this time round. If you like to see it live say so. I will try. all I can do. enjoy enjoy injoy
  5. Winter is fast approaching | Are you ready?

    Discount Tire
    You know it's coming, right?! Don't let winter take you by surprise this year! Beat the rush and visit your neighborhood Discount Tire to get your winter tires installed for confident performance at or below 45 degrees. Winter wheel and tire packages delivered right to your door are also...
  6. 1997 CR-V Monitors Not Ready

    Problems & Issues
    Hi there, I am trying to pass CA emissions, but I can't because I have two monitors not ready. 1st is catalytic converter, 2nd is oxygen sensor. My scanner tool shows no codes neither stored nor pending. I know that in order to have these monitors activated I need to perform a particular drive...
  7. Winter car ready questions for a newbie

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    So I have a few questions for getting my newly acquired (used) 2012 Honda CR-V car winter ready. Please excuse my really bad ignorance as we are new to driving. 1. I live in a rust belt Atlantic Canada, some people I've spoken to recommend taking off alloy wheels for the winter and replacing...
  8. FS: Used Valley Tow Bar and Tow Ready Wiring Kit - 2007-2011 CR-V

    Trading Post
    FS: This trailer hitch was on my 2008 CR-V which I recently traded in for a 2014 CR-V. The trailer hitch is not compatible with the 2014 CR-V. The trailer hitch has surface rust which should be sanded, treated and painted before installing it on your V. The Valley trailer hitch is heavy duty. I...
  9. Two CR-Vs and about ready to pull my hair out AGH.. Heater core replacement 2000 CR-V

    Maintenance and Service
    I had a 1998 CR-V AWD that I put a new engine in a few years ago and then my daughter wanted it so daddy let her have it. 9 years and it has been trouble free. I decided I wanted another one so I bought a 1999 AWD that had a bad automatic transmission. I removed the transmission and had it...
  10. Possibly getting ready to purchase a 2005 CRV....a little guideance needed

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Hello. I am new here. Stumbled across this place when looking for some info on used CRV's and I have learned a lot so far from looking around. I am on my way to look at a 2005 AWD CRV (forgot to ask the trim level). Being sold by a dealer on consignment and he is asking $3,500. It has 200K...
  11. Getting Ready for 100k Service

    Maintenance and Service
    2007 CRV 2WD So far I've done all the maintenance on this thing and am ready to go for the 100k service. So far it's: Valve check / adjustment spark plugs coolant drain and refill probably oil change trans fluid change rotate tires Items already taken care of: drive belt front struts front...
  12. Getting ready to tow our new EX-L, 4WD, which base plate do you folks use?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Ladies and Gents, Brand new here to the forums and would like some info if possible. This, I hope, is the correct place to put this question to you folks. We just acquired a brand new '11 CRV 4WD EX-L W/NAV and are in the need of getting it ready to tow behind our motor home. I just purchased...
  13. 2002 Drive Cycle, and how many until O2 sensors are ready?

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm about to replace the front O2 sensor in my daughter's 2002 FWD LX. Why is the Denso 234-9005 so much cheaper at Amazon than at Auto Zone? But I digress... After that, it needs a state inspection, and here in TX they won't pass the vehicle until all the sensors read "ready." What's the...
  14. Soon to be new 2011 owner need OEM XM ready head unit.

    Mobile Electronics
    I am trying to find a stock 2011 head unit so my steering wheel controls will work when I add an XM unit. My SE is not xm capable. I see a 2007-2010 unit on FLEAbay but it does not say 2011 and it is completely different then a 2011. Ideas?
  15. Gettin Ready for a Long Trip

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Alright i am leaving to drive to Miami from PA its about a 20 hour drive I will be leaving the 26th...I have 2000 cr-v changed the oil and rear dif its got 82,000 miles any suggestions of what else to do to prepare for this trip....the crv should be able to make it no problem? worried about over...
  16. Getting ready for cross country move to Florida

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Just picked up the uhaul trailer today and loading ity up for the big cross country move to florida. the trailer is a 4 x 8 and I'm loading it full and probably going to have to fill up the trunk in the V as well.
  17. Getting Ready......

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    As some of you know, my wife and I are expecting our first child. Since we're down to the last 4 weeks, I decided to take care of the last minute things on her V. We ended up going with the Graco snugride. Based on what I have read, the best way to install it is to use the factory latches, so...
  18. gettin 99 nissan altima ready for road trip

    Other Cars, Trucks & Bikes
    any suggestions on what I should do to get a 99 Nissan Altima ready for a road trip? I'm thinking change oil, check fluids, rotate tires. Car has only 63000 miles.
  19. XM Ready Install

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello all, newbie here. I've tried a search and didn't find what I'm looking for. I just bought my wife a 2005 CR-V SE. It comes with an XM ready 6 disc changer and the antenna pod on the roof. My question is, what does it take to get XM installed? My dealer told me to save the 500-600...
  20. Getting ready to place my CR-V EX-L Order!

    Shopping & Test Driving
    After kicking tires (mostly via online research) for about two years, and leaning heavily toward the CR-V EX-L Nav, I stated thinking I could save some bucks by buying a Nissan Rogue and a stand-alone nav system. Kudos to Honda, though, because they are the only one of the three crossovers I...
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