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  1. Would you take a free 2008 EXL that has been sitting in a garage for 5 years??

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Situation: Have a lead on a 2008 EX-L, fully loaded. Was the bequeathed personal property of a man here in South Texas who got it from his father in Kansas. It has been sitting in a garage for five years on flat tires. I have no idea of how much gas is in it. Battery dead. The person just...
  2. Delay in CVTransmission engaging after sitting all night

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Here is what I am experiencing, 2017 EX-L sits all night (Garaged). I get in and fasten seat belt. Next I press the start button and place the CRV in reverse. Nothing happens for 4+ seconds, then the CV-Transmission engages and I back out. For the rest of the day the transmission seems to...
  3. 2002 LX - Hard shift 1st-2nd after sitting for 8 months.

    Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the CRV forum. I recently took ownership of a 2002 CR-V LX from a friend; It had been sitting for 8+ months. Just to add background, the alternator was seized on restarting, so I had to bring it back to life before it would drive. Now onto the issue; The shift from...
  4. 2004 EX wants to overheat when sitting at red lights for more than a minute or two.

    Under The Hood / Performance
    My new-to-me 2004 CR-V EX runs well except when I stop at red lights. I notice the water temperature gauge starting to creep up. Once I take off and drive for a minute or so, the water temp goes right back down to normal. What could the problem be?
  5. 1999 Hard to start after sitting

    Problems & Issues
    This just started two days ago. Temperature at night was only about 40 or so. I could get it started after about 8-10 cranks and it would run on maybe two or three cylinders. It would do that for a bout 30 seconds then fire on all four and run NORMAL. I could smell fuel while cranking. Had...
  6. 2008 Honda CR-V transmission shifts hard from 1st to 2nd gear after its been sitting

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2008 Honda CR-V and am having an intermittent problem with the automatic transmission. It doesn't do it everytime, and there seems to be no difference if its morning or afternoon or summer or winter. If the car has been sitting for a few hours when you first go to take of it will shift...
  7. 2014 CRV hazard lights come on randomly when car is sitting

    Problems & Issues
    Anyone else have this problem? I'm thinking that this is related to my previous post about my 6 month old CRV catching on fire after the first oil change and is related to the fire damage repairs. This has happened tree time. The crv is sitting anywhere from 7-14, no one driving it, we come...
  8. 98 Honda CRV difficult to start after sitting 3+ days

    Maintenance and Service
    98 Honda CRV AT AWD w/125K miles runs great, with no other problems. After the vehicles sits 3+ days it is difficult to start. Either something is going bad, or it seems worse when it is hot outside - not 100% sure if heat is a symptom or not - by the way live in Phoenix so its HOT! Starter...
  9. 2011 CRV Dead battery after sitting for 2 weeks.

    Problems & Issues
    Greetings, Posting for a friend, so I apologize in advance if I don't have all the details. I searched for a while but didn't find anything that resembled this specific issue. 2011 CRV "loaded" with every electronic option offered. Her words, not mine. She lives in a downtown city...
  10. 2012 CRV - clunking sound in reverse after sitting for a period of time

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2012 CRV with ~4300 miles on it. When sitting in the garage and backing out it makes a clunking sound when moving. It is periodic so it is almost like every rotation of the rear axel something is clunking. If you hold on the brakes it does not change the sound. It seems loudest when...
  11. 97 Honda CRV Starting Problems after sitting for 3 hours or so

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, Although i been browsing on this forums for awhile, I am new registered member of the CRV-OC and in need of your help. I got a 97 CRV with B20B engine with 142k miles AT Problem: Cold start perfect, Hot start perfect (Run the engine, turn off and turn on) Warm start BAD (turn off and...
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