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  1. Is it safe to buy this car?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I am considering a CR-V Touring and saw this ad: It seems great at first with low-mileage, but then you realise, in the description, that this is ex-lemon car, returned to Honda due to the oil dilution issues. But then it says, it has...
  2. Safe to drive with one tyre a slightly different size?

    Problems & Issues
    1st gen CRV, stock 15" rims and 205/65/15 tyres, one rear tyre is fubar and the spare is 205/70/15(actually the stock size). I want to replace all the tyres but can only do that in a few months time. Would it be mechanically safe(I don't want to damage the drive train or diff or whatever the...
  3. Hope all our members in Hawaii are safe

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I hope our members who live in our 50th State are safe, and able to ride out the Hurricane with little or no damage to life or property. We are all thinking of you...please stay safe and stay in touch, if able.:Group:
  4. Safe way to test/demo CMBS?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I'd like to see how the collision mitigation braking system works, if there is a way to do so without risking damage to the car or other property or a person. Does anyone know of a practical way to do this? That is, how could I trigger the CMBS without actually risking a collision? Of course I'd...
  5. Safe to use Seafoam in oil/gas tank?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I use to use Seafoam regularly on my 2007 Trailblazer, including the vacuum line. I am not sure if that product is safe to use on these turbo engines? I don't want to use it now, as my CR-V only has 7800 miles on it, but I would consider it once I'm at 25K miles. Any thoughts?
  6. Place to install a safe?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Has anyone put a small safe in their CR-V? Is there one that will fit under a seat? And if so, anyway to attach it without removing the seat? I'd prefer not to take up a piece of the cargo area with something that will be an obstacle to loading items (e.g. making the floor no longer flat and...
  7. Safe!!

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I have a 2013 2wd CRV. We were driving about 70 on the freeway and somebody decided to cut into our lane suddenly. I panic braked; the traction control came on and we decelerated so hard I couldn’t believe it. No tire squeal, no sliding, no side to side play on the wheel. Way to go Honda! Any...
  8. Is it safe?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    Hello, Recently I was driving my CRV and it's a 4WD and suddenly I heard a big clank then scraping underneath. I looked out my rear view mirror and noticed a long pipe on the middle of the road, I was able to retrieve it safely and it turned out to be the drive shaft, some liquid was pouring...
  9. Safe to assume bad fuel pump?

    Maintenance and Service
    So I've never done anything by myself related to my honda. But right now I have to save a little money so I'm trying to spend as little as possible. I've been reading about all the things you should test before assuming you have a bad fuel pump but the thing is that a mechanic just brought a...
  10. A New Study Says Passengers Might Not be as Safe as Drivers in a Crash

    Media News & Reviews
    Read more about A New Study Says Passengers Might Not be as Safe as Drivers in a Crash at
  11. Torque convertor problem? Safe to drive?

    Problems & Issues
    Hey all. Think i'm having some problems with my torque converter (or at least that's what i think i've narrowed it down to). I'm driving an 05 EX AWD with just under 130k. Basically, when i get up to around 35-40mph occasionally i get a shudder, like i'm driving over rumble strips or something...
  12. Safe way to test CMBS?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    We just purchased a '15 CRV Touring and love it. The ACC and ALKS systems are working great! Feels like magic. I'm wondering if anyone knows a safe way to test the CMBS (automatic braking) system without risking hitting something. :) I'm not willing to wait long enough for the system to...
  13. Safe jack points for 2015 CR-V

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello everyone. I did a search but I can't really find a definitive answer. I have a 2015 CR-V but I think the jack points would be the same as a 2014. Anyway the top of the scissors jack that came with the vehicle is relatively flat but the manual says to place it under a 3 inch wide x 1 inch...
  14. Is it safe to use econ mode in city driving?

    Dear Honda:
    When the dealer was showing me the controls I was advised to use the econ button only on highway type driving and not to use it in stop and go city driving. I didn't ask why. I have since heard that using the econ mode in city driving will eventually lead to problems. I am wondering if Honda...
  15. crv 2.2 cdti 2006 uk propshaft removal is it safe

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Can i just ask a quick question ,after scouring the thread for ages i cant find a definative answer. I have a vibration on my crv as mentioned in another thread but can i remove the prop shaft and drive the car to ellimate this vibration as i am unsure weather it is coming from the propshaft...
  16. Car Wash safe?

    Problems & Issues
    I recently bought a 2006 CR-V and was wondering about the radio antenna on the rear roof, whether it's safe to put it through an automatic car-wash. I've always put the antenna down on previous cars before entering the car wash in case the roller brushes catch the antenna but this car has a...
  17. Is it safe to completely remove the drive shaft?

    Performance Modifications
    I bought this 2001 CRV back in September. It has < 80,000 miles on it, but I'm pretty sure it sat somewhere for a while, a result of that being a failed rear U-joint. Right now, my drive shaft is hanging on to the rusted joint and I'm getting some bad whirring while I'm on the road...
  18. Is it safe to completely remove the drive shaft?

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    EDIT: Wrong forum, sorry! I'm reposting this in the "Under the hood/Performance" forum if anyone wants to help. Or a mod could delete this. Sorry!
  19. Is it safe to drive with a failed AC compressor?

    Maintenance and Service
    So, I was told by the local Honda dealer that the AC compressor on my '07 CR-V has failed and I need to have the compressor, clutch and coil replaced. The system also has to be evacuated and then recharged. They want to charge me $1453 plus tax for parts and labor. I contacted American Honda and...
  20. 09 EX - 17x7 40offset - Safe?

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Tirerack lists a set of Enkei wheels that are 17x7 with 42offset. Is it safe to run these specs on an 09EX? I'm not interested in buying these, but I have a set of 17x7 40offset Rage Ravens that I have and want to use as winters. Dont want to buy a set of tires just to find out there will be...