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  1. test cuz my 1st post did not post - n/m

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    test cuz my 1st post did not post n/m :Dunno:
  2. Motortrend 2019 compact suv test

    Other Cars, Trucks & Bikes
    The Honda CR-V Gen 5 FIRST for the third straight year. 1st Honda CR-v 2nd Mazda CX-5 3rd Subaru Forester 4th Toyota RAV4 5th Hyundai Tucon 6th Nissan Rogue 7th Jeep Cherokee 8th Chevrolet Eqinox Motortrend say no one close to Honda CR-V. We bought a 2017 Touring the first week they were...
  3. The owners of CRVs with the 1.5T engine are unwilling participants in a Beta Test!

    Recalls, TSB's & Notices
    It’s unofficial, The owners of CRVs with the 1.5T engine are unwilling participants in a Beta Test! a) First it was everything is fine - That’s the way they all are. b) Then the Consumer Reports article dropped 10/05/18 – We’re working on it. c) Then TSB 18-114 and TSB 18-124 came out 10/22/18...
  4. Going to test drive a 2015 CRV Today, high mileage owner help me choose!

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Test driving a 2015 CRV (53k miles) from a private seller. It's a two owner vehicle (1st) owner leased it for 1yr10months and drove lightly (2nd) owner and seller I'm meetings owned it for 14 months and already driven over 40k miles. Carfax shows no maintenance history for this current high...
  5. Oil Dilution and associated matters Master thread

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Due to the volume of complaints about the volume of "OD" threads, a decision has been made to only allow one thread for all discussion about this issue as some say or alleged issue as others say. Existing threads will be closed you can put your comments here. Any new threads opened will be...
  6. Oil Test Results on 1.5l Engine - It's Not Just Fuel Dilution

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I have not weighed in on the fuel dilution until now. there is more going on than just fuel dilution. I have a 2018 CR-V EX and have had the oil professionally tested 3 times. Oil was tested by a top tier lab and interpreted by a top tier chemist. Here is what the test results show. 1. This is...
  7. CR-V wins latest Motor Trend compact SUV comparison test

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    8. Chevy Equinox 7. Jeep Cherrokee 6. Nissan Rogue 5. Hyundai Tucson 4. Toyota RAV4 3. Subaru Forester 2. Mazda CX-5 1. Honda CR-V "Now with the whole of its competitive set assembled, the CR-V shines again. No crossover provides a better overall balance than the Honda. It's fun to drive yet...
  8. 2002 'lean code' wont pass emmissions test

    Problems & Issues
    First ever post: 17-year old driving an 16-year old car. I love my CRV. The check engine light is on and it wont pass state emissions now. I have had two codes cleared thru the local mechanic and the third was cleared thru the Honda dealership (via TSB04-013). I drove it for one day to...
  9. I test drove a 19 RAV4 today

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I gave my impressions on the RAV4 forum but I'll post it here in case anyone is interested. By the way, the competitor I drove was a CX-5 turbo which I felt was better than the CR-V in terms of engine performance and refinement.
  10. Exhaust dollar bill test

    Problems & Issues
    I've recently purchased a 2007 2.0 Petrol CRV. 71,500 miles. I was reading up on service intervals for valve clearance check and adjustments which the manual says is every 25,000 miles. It's had main dealer services but I have no proof that the valve clearances have been checked or adjusted...
  11. 2017-2018 crash test vs the competition

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    2017-2018 Crash Test vs the Competition I was wondering if many in this site care about crash test? Since I have a precious cargo riding, I like to have a decent safety vehicles. That being said, the new 2017-2018 Honda CRV models do really well specially on the crash called small overlap...
  12. 2017 CR-V 1.5T fuel pressure leak down test?

    Maintenance and Service
    It has been suggest to me by a Honda technician that a dealer serviceperson could do a "fuel pressure leakdown" test that might explain the rising oil level for the 1.5L Turbo engine. I guess an injector could leak into the cylinder when it should just hold a back pressure until it is told to...
  13. 2015 EX-L Starts fine after all night, dead after a short stop. How to test drain

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    I've read a few of these threads now. I've tried replacing the AC Relay as that seemed to be a common culprit. I'm frustrated at the cars unpredictable drain. It's going on 4 years now and has a small battery but the dealer claimed it tested ok. I was thinking of just replacing it. I've heard...
  14. Test drove a 1998 EX

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    It's a manual transmission, excellent shape. I didn't find a deficit in horsepower (126) with the B20 engine, seemed fine for me with the 5 speed. It ran/drove excellent, smooth and easy shifting unlike the manual transmission 2002 Toyota Camry I test drove with a slipping clutch. The only thing...
  15. Blackstone Laboratory oil test?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    The postings on the gasoline contamination of oil is now 104 pages long and I have not been able to sift through all of it to determine of anyone has sent an oil sample to Blackstone Laboratory to have the oil analyzed. I had the creeping oil level increase and the local service technicians...
  16. Test driving a 2012 in a couple of hours. Anything to watch out for?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    I'm looking at a 2012 EX-L with Navi that has 69k miles on the odo. Carfax is clean and it was never owned near Houston so probably safe against flood damage. Are there any special problems this gen has that I should watch out for? I've had two 2nd gen in the past and I know they had issues...
  17. 2005 CRV Issues (Used Vehicle Test Drive)

    Shopping & Test Driving
    I will be looking at a 2005 CRV (Manual Transmission) this weekend. 183000 kms. It will be used by my son as a daily driver. What should I be looking for in terms of wear/tear, maintenance issues etc... Thanks in advance.
  18. 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Honda Pilot Comparison Test

    Media News & Reviews
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  19. No emissions test in South Dakota so do I NEED a catalytic converter and O2 sensors?

    Problems & Issues
    My son is planning to help me with this issue and we are wondering if there's a way to run a pipe instead? Any thoughts on this? Thanks.
  20. Rental to Test Drive?

    Shopping & Test Driving
    Apologies if this has been asked before. The noob searched first. Really I did... Strongly considering the '17 EX to replace "the car" ('07 Saturn Aura). Already have an '03 CR-V that I bought used several years ago as a schlepmobile. I've been happy with it to the point that its become the...