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  1. Timing Belt Replacement & Speedometer

    1996-2001 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 1)
    2 Questions: I have a 1998 CRV. 1--What items should be changed when a timing belt is replaced? 2--Is a speedometer on a '98 CRV electronic or cable driven? Happy Holidays to all!!! :confused::confused:
  2. timing belt leads to radiator replacement??

    Problems & Issues
    No problems with car, engine or timing belt, but timing belt due for replacement at 90,000 miles and my car has 107,000 miles. No radiator problem, no leakage... until *IN* the shop and after work done, NOW leaks have been found and radiator needs to be replaced. Owner swears technician 'never...
  3. Buying used CR-V - timing belt change

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi all, First, sorry for all the details, just trying to give the big picture. :) My 2002 Civic was recently totaled from being hit in the rear-end. I'm looking to replace it with a CR-V between the years of 1998-2001 (I prefer the body style). My question is one CR-V I'm looking at has 93k...
  4. New owner 2001 CR-V SE 145k- no maint records, where to start!

    Problems & Issues
    I just bought a 2001 CRV SE but it has no maintenance records or manual! I religiously keep my maintenance records so I'm a bit overwhelmed on where to start & what to check with it having 145,000 miles. I ran the VIN with a carfax like service and it looks like it's had one owner but that's...
  5. 1999 CR-V (First Gen) Valve Adjust, Timing Belt, Water Pump, Tensioner service COST?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello! I just aquired a 1999 CRV with 80K miles on it.. I do a lot of stuff of my own, but i feel that a Honda Dealer would be a better fit for this type of work. Looking to see what you all recommend the cost should be for Honda Dealer: -Valve Adjustment and seal replacement. (head gasket...
  6. 1999 CR-V (First Gen) Valve Adjustment, Timing Belt, Water Pump, Tensioner service

    Northeast CR-V Owners
    Hey, I just aquired a 1999 CRV with 80K miles on it.. I do a lot of stuff of my own, but i feel that a Honda Dealer would be a better fit for this type of work. Looking to see what you all recommend the cost should be for Honda Dealer: -Valve Adjustment and seal replacement. (head gasket and...
  7. CR-V Runs Sluggish After Timing Belt Change

    Problems & Issues
    Hi I just replaced the timing belt, AC, PS,and ALT belts and spark plugs on my 2000 CR-V/4AT. Triple checked that the timing marks on the cams and crank were spot on. (used the pin in cam/clamp the belts method) The engine starts fine, and sounds like it's running OK, but take off is a bit...
  8. DIY 2000 CR-V Timing Belt Replacement

    Problems & Issues
    My CR-V has almost 150,000 miles on it, and I have a good hunch that it might be on the original timing belt :eek:. I bought the car used at around 145,000 miles, unsure if it has been changed (no service records). I am going to open up the valve cover this weekend to visually inspect the belt...
  9. 3rd Gen V timing belt, water pump, and alternator average replacement cost

    Problems & Issues
    Just curious about usually how much it would cost to replace (1) timing belt, (2) water pump, and (3) alternator on a 3rd Gen V (either done by independent shop or dealer)... thanks!
  10. 2001 AWD honda CRV --- does it have a timing belt or a timing chain, and cost ?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Just purchased a honda CRV with 81K miles on it year 2001, and wondering when does it need to have the timing belt (if this model doesnt have a chain) changed etc? Thanks Natasha.
  11. 2000 Cr-v distributor noise (again, sorry)

    Problems & Issues
    Hello I have been using the forum for a while now since my ageing and ailing 2000 cr-v started acting up (and found it and you all very helpful.) A failed emissions test confirmed my worst fear. Burnt valves. I have to put my hands up to not having cared for the car very well and I can only...
  12. 98 CRV died and wont restart

    Problems & Issues
    I kind of hate to post another 98 crv stalled thread with another member here reposting the same thread over and over. I have searched before posting. My daughters 98 crv which has been in the family since new wouldnt crank last week. SHe mentioned it started running rough all of a sudden at...
  13. 97 CR-V engine tick/click

    Problems & Issues
    My mom's vehicle is a 97 CR-V, original owner, about 115k miles on it. After a 40 mile drive, I noticed the engine sounding different, so when i parked i popped the hood. It sounded like a metallic clicking/ticking sound. almost like someone had put a baseball card on the cam pulley. the...
  14. Timing belt reminder - Maintenance Minder ?

    Maintenance and Service
    How come I dont see an option for timing belt when the MM code shows up and I map it to the manual's explanation for the code? this is is a 2009 CRV and I wont need it for a while but just curious for the future. There is no mention of TIMING BELT in the manual book 's maintenance minder code...
  15. cylinder head will not come off?

    Problems & Issues
    about 2 weeks ago I bought my first honda crv (1997) , and after driving it for a while, my timing belt broke... I am trying to se if there is any damage, but I cannot get the cylinder head off. Is there a trick to getting it off? I have removed all the bolts I can see... I have been following...
  16. Does cylinder head change involve timing belt change also?

    Maintenance and Service
    I purchased a used honda car and the dealer said that he had the cylinder head changed. The cost of the repairs were about $3000. My question is that does the cylinder head change involve timing belt change also? Or do I need to change it seperately?
  17. Rookie Mechanic-Timing Belt/water pump 1998 CRV?

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm a long time lurker, and decided to join the site to become more proactive. This place has been AMAZING, and an invaluable source of info my DIY guys like myself. I bought my CRV last year from my friends father. Got a great price on it, and have LOVED it. When I bought it, I did the usual...
  18. CR-V breakdown following service

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Yesterday I took my 2001 (99k miles) CR-V for a service (oil/oil-filter/air-filter) and timing belt change. I drove about 5 miles in her today and 5 yesterday. Just as I got near my home and driving about 30mph the car ground to a complete halt and made a what I can only describe as a smooth...
  19. 97 CRV major maintenance complete – 300K more?

    Maintenance and Service
    New to the Forum – kind of. Been lurking for awhile, but want to post in the hopes I might be able to assist any 1st gen CRV owners. Here’s the deal – after 12 years and 285,000 miles on our CRV, my wife decided that she finally wanted to get a new car. Her new Smart cabrio arrived last...
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