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  1. Where Are The Timing Marks 1999 CR-V???

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Hello everyone! I have owned my 1999 Honda CR-V for close to a year now and I recently replaced the distributor(I've been having problems with starting and stalling while driving). I want to check the timing but I can't seem to find the timing marks. Does anyone know where to look for them on...
  2. Timing chain tensioner

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    With the warm season nearly upon us and my parts list to keep up four Hondas growing by the day, I'm making a list of preventive maintenance items I want to replace in the next two months. I'm wondering if I should proactively change the timing chain tensioners. They appear easy to get at, and...
  3. 2007 crv timing belt or timing chain -questions

    Problems & Issues
    I can't seem to determine if I have timing (chain or belt). also have seen discussion on mileage interval. My CRV has 70K miles, I am one owner, and always changed oil at 3,500 - 4,000 miles or every 6 months, whatever occurs first. Never had a low oil condition. SO, if it's a chain, any...
  4. What is the LATEST word on Timing Chain Problems? (Water Pump?)

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I have a 2008 CR-V AWD w/ 115k miles in excellent condition. I did a Search and read a lot of replies on this Forum before posting. I had NO IDEA that there were timing chain problems with the 2.4K Engine until talking with a fellow who had 2 engines crater due to timing chain guide failures...
  5. Timing chain

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    How often should the timing chain be changed?
  6. How to check the timing on a Crv Gen 1?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    How do you check the timing on a Crv Gen 1, just confirm that the timing of the firing is spot on with a timing strobe? These are 20yr old vehicles, maybe something in the system can drift? I don't think there is any adjustment possible on the distributor to manually forward or advance the...
  7. Stretched Timing Chain

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    What is the approx cost to replace a timing chain? If it is stretched, should I replace it?
  8. 2001 CRV timing belt

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Is the engine on the 2001 prone to bend valves if the timing belt breaks?
  9. Where to Find Quality Timing Chain Parts

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I am planning my 2007’s timing chain replacement. I have been told by other gearheads that I should get the chain, guides, etc. from the dealership to ensure quality parts. I have also been told Honda doesn’t make timing chain parts, they buy them from the same manufacturer as other car part...
  10. Timing belt cover issue

    Problems & Issues
    Saw this while replace my valve cover gasket. I'm assuming this is a big problem, but do I need to fix this ASAP? I've seen other vids/pics where theirs looks similar to mine, but my cover is actually digging into the gears and wearing down the plastic.
  11. 2006 timing chain replacement interval

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    just got an '06 crv with 98000 on it. mint condition, original owner, dealer maintained. few weeks after I bought, found out it has a timing chain instead of belt. great! my questions is, does this ever require replacement or anything? with almost 100k on the car, what types of replacement...
  12. 2006 timing chain issue

    Problems & Issues
    Hello! To make a long story short, my 2006 CRV with 163k miles is giving me trouble. Went out yesterday, as I was pulling into a parking space, the car stalled. Tried to start car, and it turns over, and catches as if it's starting, but doesn't start. Battery is fine. My initial thought was...
  13. 1999 CRV: timing belt replacement--self-inflicted problem

    Problems & Issues
    My 99 CRV was due for a timing belt replacement. I had accumulated the parts and started disassembly yesterday. With the accessory belts removed and the valve cover removed, I turned the engine to cylinder #1 at TDC and set a drill bit into each camshaft hole to lock the cam pulleys in...
  14. Potential Timing Chain Issue

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hey everyone, 2006 CRV with about 270k on it. It’s been trouble free, with regular oil changes. Unfortunately, it’s been the month from hell for my car. Installed a new AC compressor and condenser fan, broke my windshield, and popped a tire. Now, I suspect I may have an issue with my timing...
  15. Cost to replace timing chain (UK)

    Problems & Issues
    Working on the theory that my daughter has ran her 2003 2.0 Manual short of oil and possibly stretched the timing chain I assume I will need to get the car recovered to a garage/workshop and get the timing chain replaced. Can you guys give me some idea what this should reasonably cost. Her...
  16. 2002 AWD CR-V Timing chain / P0341 & P0301-P0304

    Problems & Issues
    Hi! My CR-V barely starts; Will stall at idle, and revs are rough at best. CEL is flashing, and I have P0341 (Camshaft Pos. A Circuit....), P0301 through P0304 I've only owned it since August 2017, and I know it was treated badly (paid almost nothing for it) This actually happened in February...
  17. does my Honda CRV 2008 crdi 2.2 have a timing belt or a chain?

    Diesel CR-V
    hi All, New member looking for some information. I don't know if my car has a timing belt or a chain. It's approaching 127, 000 miles and I thought it might be needing looked at. Cheers Johnny apples
  18. Timing Chain - 2011 CRV - When should it be checked?

    Problems & Issues
    I plan on keeping my 2011 CRV to 200k miles +-. I currently have 122k miles. Even though our engines have chains and not belts, I would think there would be a mileage at which they should be checked for wear/slack. Is there a recommended mileage to check the chain?
  19. 1999 CR-V - timing belt snapped, so end of the road?

    Problems & Issues
    I own a 1999 CR-V with an automatic transmission that has 290k miles on it. Though I'm not the first owner, it's been a part of my family since another family member bought it in 1999. The miles on it are from freeway (most common) and local commuting, cross-country traveling, and some...
  20. 2013 CRV - 60,197 miles - new timing chain and tensioner - Out of Warranty

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all. The Check Engine, VSA and EPS lights came on our CRV. Took vehicle to local dealership (where we have bought 4 cars) and we need new timing chain, tensioner, actuator guide and the various seals and gaskets. $2,689!!! Not to mention the $263 to diagnose the problem. The vehicle is...