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  1. 2011 CRV-SE VTC Actuator noise on Startup - This year not in TSB?

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2011 CRV-SE 2WD that has the same VTC Actuator noise at cold startup that many others have had. I have downloaded and read the latest TSB for this problem (09-010) and I noticed that the 2011 CRV's are not included in this. Only 08-12 Accords and 2012-2013 CRV's are. Plus, under...
  2. Heater groan at start-up?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    I did a search here for "heater groan" and got no results, so I started a thread of my own. I got into the car this morning (in a 72-degree garage) after having left the heater at the four-click position blowing last night when I shut the car off. I immediately heard a groan after I started...
  3. Help - Engine choking / brake kickback on startup

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I've been out of town for 5 days during which time my car has been sitting idle. Now on cold startups I get kickback from the brake pedal and the engine chokes. Has anyone experienced any similar problems? Could it be the battery or something else? Any help is appreciated. Its a 2017 2WD...
  4. 2013 CRV with noise at startup

    Greetings & Introductions
    :banana: Hi, my name is Romy and I new to Honda country...we had a CRV 4 years ago but it was a short lived because it was totaled during a snow storm in St Paul. I just purchased a 2013 CRV with 109k and I love it....leather, navigation and bluetooth, love it. However I just noticed a noise at...
  5. 2011 Honda stalls on start-up

    Problems & Issues
    My 2011 Honda CR-V is stalling when I first start the car. Then maybe the second time and sometimes 3rd time it starts and from then on all day it's fine. This seems to happen when I haven't run it for two or three days. It's like the gas is evaporating from somewhere so it doesn't have...
  6. Engine noise at startup on 2013

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Starts just fine, a second or two after is a very quick, rattling , banging, ratcheting sound. Only last several seconds then runs quite. This only happens below 50 degrees and about every other time I start it up. Any Ideas ???
  7. Battery Gauge at Startup

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I’ve occasionally noticed a battery bar gauge on the dashboard. It has 3 of 5 yellow bars lit. Is this normal? Is this explained in the manual? Thanks 2018 AWD Touring.
  8. 2018 CR-V, alarm noise at startup

    Problems & Issues
    Hi - Brand new CR-V owner here, so glad I found this forum. I just picked up a new 2018 CR-V, EX-L AWD last week. When I started it yesterday, an alarm went off for several seconds after I started the car. It stops after a few seconds and I can drive without issue. If this car is turned off and...
  9. Grinding Noise at startup

    Problems & Issues
    NOOB here ..I have that grinding noise at startup with only 13,500 miles on a 2014 Honda CRV.... I tried searching but it won't allow me sorry I am sure this is a repeat.. 1. I see most people say it's the VTC actuator can the engine be damaged or is it just annoying? 2. Whats the fix 3,Is...
  10. Sources screen on startup, not last screen

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I'm pretty sure I have the last screen start up set to on but the last couple of days on my Touring the screen starts up in "sources" and not the last screen I used which is usually audio info for either the USB music or Sirius. I Looked at some setting changes the other day and changed the...
  11. Settings to display home screen on startup

    Problems & Issues
    Hi! I've bought a new 2017 CRV Touring two weeks ago. Is there a way to make sure that the Home screen (main menu) always shows up when starting the engine? I've tried switching LAST SCREEN in the setup menu NO or YES but it still doesn't solve my problem. I've tried Reset to Factory Setup but...
  12. navigator startup

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Can you set the navigator so that it always shows clock directly when you start the car?
  13. Dash Display Showing Speak Icons on Startup

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Not exactly what I changed but I can't figure out how to get it back. On my 17 Touring, when I start up, I now have 3 little icons on the center dashboard display. They look like the "speak" icon and those other 2 buttons that are on the steering wheel. Normally, I had this set to show fuel...
  14. Engine on to accessories mode

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Dear Friends, I seems to be cannot figure this out. With this push start button how do I go from full engine on mode to only accessories mode? it seems every time I push that button while engine is on whole systems shuts down including engine and accessories. Then I had to push it again once to...
  15. Tachometer rev upon startup

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Has anyone else observed when starting the engine that the Tachometer display shows revs to full redline before dropping back to idle? It doesn't seem that the engine is actually revving (thank God) - just the display bar.
  16. 2016 CRV Touring Black Exhaust on Startup

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Hello... I have noticed that when I start my CRV when its cold out, there is some black exhaust that comes out for a few seconds. This only seems to happen when its below freezing outside. Anyone else notice this? I asked the dealer and they said it has to do with the left over emissions in...
  17. 2016 Touring CRV Screen on Startup

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Hello, Every time I start my 2016 Touring CRV and I get the warning about being careful with the display while driving...blah blah blah....but i have to click OK every time to get the audio or Nav. On my friends 2016 Civic, after a few seconds if you don't click ok it just automatically goes...
  18. 2016 Touring CRV Screen on Startup

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, Every time I start my 2016 Touring CRV and I get the warning about being careful with the display while driving...blah blah blah....but i have to click OK every time to get the audio or Nav. On my friends 2016 Civic, after a few seconds if you don't click ok it just automatically goes...
  19. On a 2016 EX-L can the startup screen be disabled?

    Mobile Electronics
    I think I tried all of the options on my radio and looked through my owners manual and cannot find whether or not this particular startup screen can be disabled. I have a 2016 EX-L without navigation and when I start it up I can't turn on my radio for about a minute. ( first world problems, I...
  20. Belt squealing and squeaking from startup to shutoff

    Maintenance and Service
    Usually its in the winter that belts on my cars start doing this, but this time its in the summer. I have a 2006 Honda CR-V and it does it from the time i start the engine until I shut it off. The belt is about a year old, so I dont believe it is the issue. Can the belt tensioner be adjusted? If...