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  1. 2008 honda crv exl - tapping sound from engine while driving - valve cover gasket

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hello, my 2008 honda crv EXL, 106k miles, is producing a tapping sound from the engine especially when in drive mode. My mechanic diagnosed it, checked the engine oil, and is suggesting that we first try with the following: 1. Replace Valve cover gasket 2. Replace 4 iridium spark plugs. I don't...
  2. Clunking when tapping the brakes in Reverse

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    My drivers side front brake makes a CLUNK with just the slightest brake pressure when going in reverese. You could tap the pedal 100 times going in reverse and it will clunk each time. My local Honda dealer is telling me this is normal. I've never heard this in a car before. Is anyone else...
  3. Loud Valve Tapping After Adjustment

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    After doing a valve adjustment on my CR-V and placing the exhaust valves at the proper clearances, the engine has a very loud valve tapping noise that was not apparent before. Is this just something I have to live with?
  4. Engine Tapping Noise

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2004 crv with 84000 miles. Two winters ago, I noticed a tapping noise coming from the engine when driving the vehicle. This would last between ten to thirty minutes just upon acceleration. When the weather warmed up the issue was gone. This past winter, same issue. Weather got warm...
  5. Reverse Wire tapping (2003 CR-V)

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    I got the location. What to do next (dumb question) ? Do I pull up on the relay or remove the cover below to expose the wiring to the relay ? Thanks in advance.
  6. 07 CRV , valve tapping when cold, clears up at normal temp. Ignore or ?

    Problems & Issues
    60,000 miles. kept in very good condition, oil use remaining is 70%
  7. 2004 manual with odd tapping noise above 2200rpm when accelerating

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all, I'm a second owner of a 2004 manual transmission CRV with 122500 miles. It doesn't burn oil and I change the oil regularly. The past several months I've had this tapping noise that occurs in the 2200 - 3000 rpm range (most notably around 2500 rpm). It's happens consistently but only...
  8. Tapping sound

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2011 FWD with only 6KM on the ODO. For the last 10 days I have noticed a tapping noise. It feels like a key chain hitting the dash or a belt buckle hitting the pillar. I have taken everything out of the dash and tested all potential sources from the cabin, but no idea yet. The noise...
  9. Tapping sound at rear left, between mudguard and inner side cover.

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I found a strange sound at above area, the sound like a hanging object tapping the car body. how do i remove the plastic side cover behind of rear left seat?? thanks.
  10. Long Island Newbie w/ an Engine Tapping Problem

    Maintenance and Service
    Ok, I own a 1987 Honda Civic hatchback 1500 w/ a teeny-weenie carb 9totally stock original). It only has 60,000 orig miles w/o a spec of rust and wear, and until this week the motor was about as noisy as a new sewing machine. Suddenly, after replacing wires, rotor, cap and plugs it is now...
  11. Tapping the high beam wire

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Hi! I'm installing some additional high beams to my CR-V and I'd like to know: Where would be the best place to get power from the high beam activation wire to engage the relay? Any pictures maybe?
  12. Tapping noise when stopping

    Problems & Issues
    Alright so I have had my 04 CR-V a little over a month now I love the car my only complaint is the noise but I expected that. Here is what is concerning me there is a tapping noise on the right side of the guage cluster I think between the gas guage and the shifter. THe thing is when I stop...
  13. Tapping noise.??

    Problems & Issues
    Two return trips, two overnights; selling/servicing dealer can't locate source of "tapping" noise from left front cowling area:confused: They acknowledge the noise, tried a few things but "tapping" still exists...:mad: They scratched the front fender and drivers door on the last trip:mad: When...