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  1. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I went to a dealer today who was going give me a good deal on a new 2016 CRV. I was seriously thinking about it until I read about the problem with the gas smell that Honda knows about but can't fix. I heard the problem could be mainly in the midwest and Canada. I would be driving it in CA...
  2. Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I've had the CRV for about 3 weeks now, and everytime I open the door to step into the vehicle I notice a strong "new car" odor, which hasn't really dissipated yet. I know that some offgassing from the new materials is to be expected, but I find it to be much stronger than any new car I've...
  3. Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi folks: 09 Ex-l here. I am getting a burning coolant smell inside the vehicle. It appears to be coming from the climate control system - turn off the system, and the smell goes away. There is no leak I can find, the carpet is not wet, and there is no white smoke at startup. Windows do not...
  4. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I have a 2012 CRV EX-L AWD w 25k on it and on my way from work today i started getting a burning smell that i know all too well which was the smell of burning transmission oil.. and i've noticed that it is either holding gear for too long or while slowing down it wouldn't downshift. anyone else...
  5. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I see several posts on this but I do not read how these new car owners are resolving the problem??? I have had my vehicle in 4 times now without duplication by the dealership. Pressure tests etc. all come back negative. They release the car to me and I do not feel safe in it and I am hesitant...
  6. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Hi All, I have a 2012 CRV EX-L with 23k miles, this past weekend i took a road trip from NYC to woodbury commons (through bear mountain) and while driving usually up hills etc.. at 60/70mph i got a tranny burning smell. never had it before, car was completely empty. Any idea what this may...
  7. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Could someone let me know exactly where the ac drain is located on 2014 crv. Have the notorius rank smell that the spray solution hasnt helped. I notice something missing, any water under vehicle when running full air. I am in az so I dont expect a lo of water, but I get none. Will try...
  8. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Have '15 touring crv - (new) went to local dealer after smelling gasoline fume entering cabin after stopping vehicle, then re-starting from shopping, etc., also gas smell in garage after 10 min. Dealer says "no smell present, ck'd for leaks, none found unable to recreate customer concern."...
  9. Diesel CR-V
    When I start my 2010 Diesel CRV I smell exhaust gas in the car or when the car is idling in traffic. There are no apparent leaks around the engine but a strong smell exists in the engine bay. I have replaced the cabin filter and examined the engine air filter again having replaced it and all is...
  10. Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    My wife's 09 CRV has gasoline smell in the air breather filter. It has 35,000 miles on it & I have changed the filter 3 times. Anyone have any idea why the filter would smell like gasoline?
  11. Diesel CR-V
    I have a 2006 Diesel with 78000 miles, recently I have noticed a ticking sound coming from what appears to be the drivers side of the engine, also there is a quite strong gas smell which seems to reduce as the car warms up. I have read a few related issues on here which do not correspond with...
  12. Diesel CR-V
    I have a 2005 2.2 diesel very happy with it done 135,000 but I have a small diesel leak somewhere near the common rail, I have replaced the low pressure pipe. The fuel seems to be collecting on top of the inlet manifold. Very small amount I have checked all unions on the high pressure side near...
  13. Shopping & Test Driving
    I'm kinda sensitive to smells - seems like my civic new car smell lasted for many years.
  14. Dear Honda:
    Since new,almost ever time I put my 2011 CRV in my garage it smells of burning rubber from the rear, I told this to my Dealer,they said that now that its over 15000km. the oil needs to be replaced in the rear differential,it did not solve the problem,after a very short highway driver I...
  15. Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi I recently purchased a BRAND NEW 2012 CRV. It was fine when I test drove it...now there is VERY strong fuel odor inside the CRV. I took it in and there are NO leaks at all...they looked at everything..lines..tank..etc. There is no fuel spilled in the CRV that I can find..I have looked. I...
  16. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I ran the A/C on my 2012 for the first time today, and I noticed a strong chemical smell each time the compressor came on. Not a musty odor, I know that one. This one was kind of sweet and chemical in nature. Is this normal for a new A/C, or could I have a refrigerant leak? It only happens...
  17. Appearance
    My CRV has the "All Season Floor Mats" sold as a dealer accessory and the car smells just like a tire store showroom on a hot day. Is there any kind of coating I could apply to stop this out-gassing? Other than this smell, the mats are fantastic and much better that carpet style mats.
  18. Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    this might sound wierd, but when i stop my V, and get out, the driver side (RHD) rear quarter smells like burning rubber, trying not to appear kinky, i sniffed the tyre (and its a match), so does anybody have any theories on what the heck is going on? the wheel isnt binding, it appears to move...
  19. Diesel CR-V
    Hello, I've joined CRVOC on behalf of my parents as they are having some issues with the clutch on their CR-V. Before I start, the car is a diesel 2.4, 2005 reg, with approximately 40K on the clock. With all the snow we've been having recently a neighbours Audi A3 was stuck on the hill...
  20. Appearance
    Hi, I wonder if anyone has the solution on what will permanently eliminate the stale cigarette smoke smell from a CRV EX that I just purchased. I have parked it in my garage with windows open to air out the interior but has not worked so far. I was thinking about trying a vinegar/water mix...
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