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  1. Struts, tie rod ends, sway bar links/bushings, ball joints at same time?

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    My 2007 CRV AWD is riding a little rough these days with 150k miles. Ride is bouncy, chirps some on turns, clunk when turning wheel all the way to left. I was thinking of doing all the stuff in the thread title at the same time, then get an alignment at the shop. Any reason not to do all this...
  2. Second gen inner tie rod removal

    Problems & Issues
    Hi there, I am having a tough time removing my old inner tie rods on a '02. As you may already know, tie rod tools don't fit this gen's. I've read a couple posts about going under/over the hood with a crow foot ratchet. I've got a 30mm crow foot on a breaker bar with good purchase on the rod's...
  3. Tie Rod Ends (Outer vs Front Outer?)

    Problems & Issues
    I'm looking at the tie rod ends at rock auto for a 2005 cr-v. I'm seeing outer and front outer. What's the difference? While we're at, does anyone have any recommendations about which of those brands to go with or avoid? Thanks.
  4. Looking for door lock rod P/N

    Problems & Issues
    Friends, I'm looking for a particular part number for a rod that attaches from the door lock actuator to the outer door handle. What is the name of this rod? I recently bought a new actuator and it didn't come with it, but the current one is broken as you can see from the attached pictures. I...
  5. Crv steering noise tie rod? Rack?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all hello this is my first post so go easy :) 2010 crv I-dtec 2.2 When I turn the wheel with engine off I can hear a click / slight clunk from front end. Getting under the car I can confirm the rack is solid (ruling out the rack bushings I guess) Grabbing the wheel and applying some load...
  6. Inner Tie Rod BOOT leaking

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Guy, I have on drivers side only an inner tie rod boot leaking. I am wondering what I need to replace, I don't have a Mechanic I trust. I am also looking for a good Mechanic in my area. Montgomery County, PA. Thank You
  7. 2004 CRV Hood Prop Support Rod falling out

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I got blessed with helping my Father-in-law with maintaining his CRV. Many searches on this forum over the years on fixing small issues. Thank you to all the members that posted fixes, pictures etc. The hood support rod has been falling out for a couple years. The plastic grommet clip that...
  8. 2004 CRV Hood Prop Support Rod falling out

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I got blessed with helping my Father-in-law with maintaining his CRV. Many searches on this forum over the years on fixing small issues. Thank you to all the members that posted fixes, pictures etc. The hood support rod has been falling out for a couple years. The plastic grommet clip that...
  9. Inner Tie Rod remove

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    Just wondering if anyone out there knows what size "inner tie rod tool" to use for a 1996-2001 Honda CRV ? Wanna purchase the tool to remove the inner rod but don't know the exact size to use. Some kits are more complete than others with multiple size ends. I wanna make sure I have the correct...
  10. 2004 CRV - Instrument Lights & Door Lock Rod Clip

    Problems & Issues
    I'm having trouble finding a replacement light for the gear shift panel on my dashboard (I swapped 1st gear with Drive so that at least the important one would light up, but I'd like to replace the bulb that's burnt out). Can somebody tell me what to look for? *EDIT* Odometer light is replaced...
  11. 2002 door lock actuator replacement - misplaced rod?

    Maintenance and Service
    OK, so I got a little bit of DIY in yesterday to replace my driver side actuator and now can't latch my driver-side door at all because I think I messed up the position of 1 or 2 of the rods. First one I'm unsure of is the lock rod, as it fell out almost immediately upon pulling it out of the...
  12. 2 Gen CRV Inner Tie Rod Tool...problem locating tool to fit replacement

    Problems & Issues
    I can't seem to find a inner tie rod tool to remove my inner tie rod on my 2002 CRV. Autozone, Advance loan a tool was too short (and too narrow) to accommodate the long shaft of the inner tie rod. Harbor freight has one that may work (looks long enough), but for $49.00, I will rarely use...
  13. Another Honda CRV Door Lock Problem... (01' RD1)

    Maintenance and Service
    I've recently acquired a 2001 Honda CRV EX! Good condition, little surface rust action on the fenders, but other than that everything is in good working order... EXCEPT for the door locks. The front driver and passenger doors... do not lock. Not with the electronic fob, not with the internal...
  14. Lock Actuator Help With Connecting Rod 2007 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    For those with a 2007 CRV, you'll run into problems removing the actuator connecting rod from the door handle. I found out the only way to do this is to remove the two bolts from the handle, pull the door handle out with the attached connecting rod, then use a small screwdriver to pry the tabs...
  15. CRV 2.0 2004 petrol Broken con rod

    Problems & Issues
    My 2004 petrol CRV has just broken a con rod and thrown it through the engine casing onto the road with most of it's oil. The car was fully serviced with good oil level (I checked last week) 70,000 miles. Was been driven gently at the time it happened and has not been over revved (used for...
  16. Vibration at speed and clunking noises + tie rod questions.

    Problems & Issues
    Hey y'all, I'm a little unfamiliar with steering componentry. My friend's got a 2000 2wd CRV (~100k) that starts to vibrate at around 68mph and clunks when going over bumps. She recently replaced her tires and had an alignment done, but the problem persists. I checked the bearings for play but...
  17. Inner Tie Rod Replacement Instructions

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Hello, I have an 08 CRV-LX AWD with approx 155K. Firestone couldn't bring my front right tire alignment into spec. They said the inner tie rod was bad. I do not have a shop manual for the V and would like to know the steps involved in replacing the inner tie rod. Can some one provide a how to...
  18. How to Replace Outer Tie Rod

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    First of all, Sorry If this topic had been already discussed or written up. I've already did a "Search" on this website and wasn't able to find what i need so please mind yourself from flaming me for I am a new owner of the CR-V. I'm looking for a DIY HOW TO: Replace a outer tie rod and rear...
  19. Is my tie rod end leaking?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Folks, Have a 06 CRV SE and notice one of my outer tie rod ends has some grease on it. Is this normal or not? Thanks.
  20. Trick to removing the outer handle rod.

    Problems & Issues
    I'm trying to replace the actuator in the rear right side door and for the life of me can't get the rod out of the outer handle. Searching around doesn't yield any results other then people saying they were able to. :confused: Anyone know the trick to this? I'm worried about destroying the...
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