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  1. Replacement Front Struts for 3rd Gen CR-V

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    My front struts has gone bad on my '08 CR-V EX AWD and it make some horrendous noise when driving over uneven road surface. I can hear metal on metal rattling. I took it to a local shop and then confirmed that the shock absorber are gone for both front hence the sound I hear are the shock...
  2. 08 2wd leaking right rear shock

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I’m going to be doing some towing and want to know what the best shocks would be. I wasn’t thinking about the fronts, yet, but will do them at some point. Any info will be appreciated.
  3. shock absorbers: OEM or after market ok ?

    Problems & Issues
    Is it safe to use cheaper shock absorbers on my 2004 CRV ??? My right front new tire is cupping, as did my previous old tire ; Yokahama Avids
  4. 1999 Shock Absorber Replacement

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Howdy y'all, I'm new to this forum and hoping to get some basic advice on CRV maintenance to ensure my 1999 CRV makes it all the way to 250K or 300K. At the moment it only has 142K miles, but I think with proper long-term care it will make it at least another 100,000 miles. Your advice on...
  5. Do I need to do a wheel alignment after a strut / shock replacement?

    Maintenance and Service
    I was thinking about changing the shocks on my 2003 Honda CR-V, but I don't know if there needs to be a wheel alignment. Please help.
  6. 2010 CRV Shock Assembly Suggestions

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Hi, I have a 2010 CRV EX-L with 156K on it. It has the original shocks on it and they are overdue for replacement. I've used only OEM parts so far but with the mileage, I really don't want to spend the extra money if I don't have to on higher ticket items like these. Even with a discount, the...
  7. 2010 CR-V shock failure at 88K?

    Problems & Issues
    This my wife's car that gets light use. About two weeks ago I noticed the ride was very bouncy. Drive over a bumpy road and it feels like the tires are hardly ever on the ground. Has anyone ever had all their shocks wear out together? Seems very strange to me. I'm going to have one of the kids...
  8. Gen 4 (2012-2016) Rear Shock (Strut) Replacement?

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I haven't stumbled on a video or post that shows how to replace the rear shocks (struts) on a Gen 4 CRV. Watched a video for a Gen 3 and assume it's not too different from that process, which seems pretty involved. One thing not mentioned in the video - do you need a rear and 4-wheel alignment...
  9. DIY shock replacement parts

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I have no doubt this has been asked and answered many times before, but the search function does not work What are the absolute minimum parts required to change out the shocks on a 2007? Does anyone have a recommended source? I have 200K on the old girl, paint baked off in the desert, flooded...
  10. Shock Absorbers

    CR-V Owners in Europe
    Hi to all, I just checked my shock absorbers and the result was 80% for the front and 77% for the rear, which as the mechanic said they are just fine. My CR-V has 140.000km and I have never replaced the shocks before. I feel the car a bit stiff over road imperfections. Any thoughts?
  11. CRV MkIII 2008 front shock bellows

    Maintenance and Service
    Hey Folks. Need a little advice please if you can. I have a new pair of front shocks to go on my vehicle CRV MkIII 2008 CDTi but I need an answer on the bellows if someone knows. The parts are listed with OEM numbers 51402-STK-A01 & 51402-STK-A02 but both parts seem to be identical. Can...
  12. Cracked Windshield Stick Shock

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    A rock cracked the windshield last weekend. The dealer said the OEM windshields are recommended, price $775, not including installation. Camera calibration is $330. That is $1,000 not including replacement cost!
  13. New CRV Hybrid Ad Translated from Chinese -288hp & Frequency Response Shock Absorbing

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    New CRV Hybrid Ad Translated from Chinese - Hp & Frequency Response Shock Absorbers 2.0 Liter i-VTEC Gas and Electric (288 stated but likely 212 hp) Frequency Response Shock Absorber System for better ride Very interesting and continues the 49mpg claim. Honda throws in some kickers to...
  14. Rear shock absorber replacement on a 2010 CRV

    Problems & Issues
    I need to replace the insert and have no workshop manual. The car has the multi-link set-up which is more complex than earlier models for which there are Youtube vids. Has anyone done this job and can they explain which components have to be removed to allow access to the shock? I am worried...
  15. Will shock absorbers for another CRV model work?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi everyone, I drive a 2004 Honda CRV and I've just been told that my two rear shock absorbers (Part # 52611-S9A-N03) need to be replaced. Unfortunately, they are not manufactured here in Thailand - which has it's own series of CRVs. My one is an import from Japan, and the Honda Service Centre...
  16. Front End Right Side Squeak after shock replacement?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I have a 2002 Hond CRV and I'm in New Zealand. It has 94,000km and I'm the original owner and the car is in pretty good shape. Last month I noticed something leaking in the garage and took a look under and I could the front right shock absorber appeared to be leaking. I had to have the...
  17. 2016 HR-V Shock Absorber Design on 2016 CR-V

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    These are supposed to have some sort of road feel adjustment [fluid] design like the currently offered 2016 HR-Vs. Does anyone have information on them?
  18. Dealer aftermarket shock alarm removal

    Problems & Issues
    Recently traded my 2007 CRV for a new 2015. Upon agreeing on price and trade, they attempted to charge me an additional $800 for a "security package" which consisted of overpriced garbage including a ghetto "shock alarm", floor mats, wheel locks and those useless phantom footprints. I declined...
  19. Replacing shock dust covers help

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Hi I have badly damaged shock dust covers and have been quoted £360 to change to both of them b a dealer!?! So going to do it myself with a mechanic friend, which parts do I need to buy and how easy/hard would you say this job is? Thanks
  20. 3rd gen Rear shock replacement 2007

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I'm changing my front shocks for kyb units and they seem pretty easy to install. Would like to replace the back ones. Anyone done the backs and can confirm what needs to be removed to get them out. Are the easier than the fronts or worse Thanks