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  1. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    Hi I have a 2007 front wheel drive LX CRV 90.000 miles. I have been told that I need struts and spring replacement on all four. I will be taking it to a shop to have it done. Suggestions welcome on kind to get and how much this could cost, parts and labor. Thanks. L
  2. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    I was changing my oil this weekend and happened to notice that the boot on the left hand strut is falling apart and has sagged down leaving the metal rod of the shock exposed. Upon taking a closer look I also found that the rubber at the top of the strut is split 2/3 of the way up, the sway bar...
  3. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    Has anyone ex experienced problems with struts on 2006 crv awd? mine are hitting the body when turning.
  4. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    My 2007 CRV AWD is riding a little rough these days with 150k miles. Ride is bouncy, chirps some on turns, clunk when turning wheel all the way to left. I was thinking of doing all the stuff in the thread title at the same time, then get an alignment at the shop. Any reason not to do all this...
  5. Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    This is for a 2004 Honda CR-V, with about 115,000 miles on it... My mechanic says I need new upper strut front mounts. He says they're about $90 each, and I'm looking at about $500 with labor. I think this is too much - and other work I've had done seems to be on the high side (ie, too...
  6. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Streets of San Diego are rated poor 3rd world at best. CR-V rides like an unsprung buckboard. Any idea how to soften the ride short of trading for a Buick which my friend the Cady/Buick dealer recommends. Is the Acura any better? Does anyone make a strut that will improve the ride? Any...
  7. Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hello All! First time poster, however been reading through the forum as a guest for some time now, really appreciate all the great information and support! Looking for some advise to validate pricing to ensure I am not getting ripped off. I al already in the process of getting a few quotes and...
  8. Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    hello everyone need some descent help for front strus replacement.! im willing to with kyb but read few posts saying issues witg alignment and some troubles with stering memory could you guide me somehow its 2008 crv 2.2 cdti ex model. many thanks.!!!
  9. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    I need some new front struts. What do you guys/gals in here prefer...KYB or Monroe...? Quality, durability, longevity etc. Also...Is Rockauto a pretty safe/reputable online parts store...? I have read and saw some negative reviews for Rockauto so I am a little hesitant to buy some...
  10. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    Hello All, I'm relatively new to the forum and I can't find anything on Dobinson springs and KYB struts. I'm looking to fix the rear sag and add a bit more rigidity and ground clearance to the ride. Any experiences out there, recommendations or advice? I plan on using the original top hats from...
  11. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    The dealer is quoting around close to $1k to replace the struts and leave the springs, if I want complete struts close to $1500. I can get new Monroes Quick struts for $96/side with shipping and do it my self. I have never taken apart struts with a spring compressor but is it something I...
  12. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    I did another thread on the rear KYB rear struts. I am still happy with them a few months later, so I went ahead and got the front struts as well since the car has 130,000 on the original struts. It was a straight forward job. No need to even pull the brake calipers. Undo a 10mm bolt holding...
  13. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    Many part dealers has different front struts for 2004 and 2005 CRV,but some has the same part for both.Is there anyone who know the difference if there is some ?
  14. Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    My 2008 Honda CRV front driver side struts are leaky. I think the front passenger side also has some rattling noise. My mechanic suggested to replace both the front struts. He also suggested to consider replacing the rear sides, if I'm interested. The mechanic suggested to buy the complete strut...
  15. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    Monroe in my case, but I assume the question applies to all complete strut assemblies...do you need to torque the rod nut after installation? The instruction sheet included with the Monroes says to, but the Honda service manual makes no mention of this, and says only to torque the flange nuts on...
  16. Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Mechanic said i need front struts. I’m hoping to do myself. I researched and found Monroe Econ-matic are crap. I read further an learne that even the quick- struts aren’t good. What strut should I get? My cr-v has 150k. Can I reuse the springs? Looks like quality struts don’t come with springs...
  17. Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I have a 2009 cr-v with 150k. I took it to a mechanic and they said front struts and sway bar links that are causing noise when turning. They said the ball joints are fine. But with that many parts torn out, should I do upper/lower ball joints while in there? Which wears out faster (upper or...
  18. Brakes, Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
    I have a 2008 CRV assembled in Japan. I need to replace all four struts. I'm looking for complete loaded struts, like KYB Strut-Plus (not available for the front at this time) or Monroe Quick Strut. Has anyone with a 3rd generation CRV had a good experience with any aftermarket brand of complete...
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