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  1. 2004 AWD 5 speed leaking trans fluid HELP?

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hey, I just purchased my first V, it’s a silver 2004 5 speed with 159k miles. I’m honestly not sure if this was leaking before I bought it because I never noticed it.. Every time I park, after a few hours there’s a small puddle of trans fluid coming from where the driveshaft for the rear diff...
  2. 2019 CRV Oil leak - possible rear main seal?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    This is a bummer Crawled under my car yesterday to do an oil change and found a small leak at the bottom of the drivetrain where the transmission and engine meets. Im guessing it is the rear main seal. A small area was coated with oil and there was a hanging drip ready to fall onto the skid...
  3. 2012 axle seal leaking & brief noise at cold start

    Problems & Issues
    There is 144,000 on my 2012 EX-L. About 2 weeks ago I started to hear a brief clunking noise for a few seconds when starting the engine. I only hear the noise when the engine is cold and only once a day. The noise sounds like it's coming from the left side of the engine compartment, so I'm...
  4. door weather seal

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    The front door weather seal allows wind to go through no water yet. When all windows are up I hear it blowing, when another wind w is down I don't. Is that weatherstrip fairly easy to replace? '91 CRV.
  5. Gen 3 CRV Transmission Seal (output shaft seal) questions

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Dear all, I have a 2011 V (SE) which currently has about 68K miles on it. About 6 months ago the dealer did the ATF flush and changed the transmission fluid for me. However, recently I noticed that the transmission fluid level is awfully low, so I filled it up with Honda ATF fluid DW-1...
  6. Failed Torque Converter Seal at 33k miles

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    What would cause a torque converter seal on a 2017 CR-V to start leaking at just 33,000 miles? I went to the dealer for an oil change and handful of warranty items to get repaired (auto high beam issues, drivers side window issues, rattling in the dash, funny smell from the oil and center...
  7. CrankShaft Seal Installation issue

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Crvers, Did a timing belt install and replaced the seal as it was leaking after the oil pump install earlier. Seems I can't get the darn thing on without the garter aka spring poping out. Got the seal from Orielly and its National part# 710834 which is what I had in before. Its VERY tight...
  8. Crankshaft seal 2002 Honda CRV - Install Question

    Problems & Issues
    2002 Honda CRV, 4cyl, 2.4L, 250k mi. Main Crankshaft oil seal. Old seal was leaking. The old seal came out real easy. When I installed the new seal I coated the outside edge with gray Permatex Gasket maker... in retrospect I question that decision. Is this going to cause a problem? The...
  9. Polished 2006 Headlights, how to seal ?

    After a year of suffering along with less than optimal headlights, I bought a Mothers kit with the drill-powered polishing ball and cleaned them up. One was a bit more clouded than the other, but both cleaned up beyond my expectations. The kit I purchased, however, did not include a sealer to...
  10. Front crank seal

    Performance Modifications
    How easy is it to change a leaking front crankshaft oil seal on my 2001 CR-V 1973cc auto ES model? Its not a bad leak but needs to be done before it gets worse.:whistle:
  11. 2018 CRV LX bad seal cover on soldered part under trunk.

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello, I got new 2018 CRV LX in April, and found seal was bad applied on parts, what do you think?
  12. 2018 CRV LX bad seal and soldered part under trunk.

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello, it is my 1st post. And English is my second. I got new 2018 Honda CRV LX in April, and very disappointing in Honda quality, it is My 1st and last car Honda. All part made in USA, assembly in Canada. It is not Japan car any more, but much better then Honda HRV (Mexico car assembly with big...
  13. Weird Oil Leak - Rear Crank Seal??

    Problems & Issues
    I have had this weird oil leak that was weeping out just in one spot below the engine number where the 5sp gearbox meets the engine. I replaced the cam plug that was leaking thinking it was running down from there, still the little leak continued, then replaced the sump gasket and when doing...
  14. 2003 rear differential seal replacement question

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    can I replace the right rear differential seal from the outside?....I am hoping I can just pop the right rear axle out and replace the seal from there....any input on this would be appreciated.....I have a 2003 CRV AWD
  15. Removal of Timing Belt Sprocket to get to Crankshaft Seal

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I have a 2000 honda CRV with a crankshaft seal leak. I managed to remove the pulley bolt and crankshaft pulley. However, in order to get to the crank seal, the timing belt pulley also needs to come off. The repair manual just says it slides off. I attempted to use a 3 jaw puller but all...
  16. Sure Seal oil drain plug

    Maintenance and Service
    Does anyone use the Sure Seal oil plug w/o ring made for the newer Honda aluminum pans?
  17. VTEC gasket, Front Crankshaft Seal, Oil pressure switch maintenance

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi, I live in the Seattle area. I own a 2008 Honda CRV. The dealer during regular oil change recommended that I do the following: 1. Reseal oil pressure switch - $220 2. VTEC Gasket replace - $200 3. Front Crankshaft Seal replace - $350 I want to know for each of the above items: 1. Which are...
  18. Power Steering Pinion Seal Leak - Repair?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    I've noticed some power steering fluid leaking from the top of the power steering rack, it looks to be coming from what I would call the steering pinion seal. I'm curious if this seal alone is replaceable and if anyone has done it? From what I've heard, removing and replacing he rack and pinion...
  19. Door seal help

    Problems & Issues
    Hello! I have gone to a few Honda parts vendors online looking for door seals and have become a bit confused. They all list Japanese manufactured door seals for about $70 and U.K. Door seals for about $20 less. What is the difference? Are the Japan seals of a better quality? Are they for...
  20. Groove in crankshaft were the rear main seal sits

    Performance Modifications
    So I decided to take the whole motor out instead of just the transmission. I came to find the groove in the crankshaft where the rear main seal goes. This is what was causing my oil leak. What I am trying to figure out here are the options I have. Simply put a new seal on but not push it all the...