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  1. Towing with LKAS (keep it off)

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I just got back from a long trip using my 2015 CRV AWD Touring to tow a trailer with two scooters loaded. I had to keep the Lane Keeping Assist System turned off to keep the vehicle safe. With LKAS on, when the trailer would hit a bump the CRV would continually over-correct causing the trailer...
  2. Transmisson cooler and towing

    Accessories
    Hi guys As part of my purchase buying the 2016 CRV I got them to install a hitch...i believe you can pull up to 1500 lbs. Thats fine but they have no tranny cooler available. Has anyone had problems towing?
  3. Hitch and towing recomendations, would a sway control help?

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Hi, I have a few towing questions for all the Honda owners who have experience towing a trailer. I have a 2013 Honda CR-V ExL with AWD and just ordered, -and will soon be towing, a 5x5x10 wells cargo enclosed utility trailer to travel to nearby art shows in the Midwest (flat land) only about...
  4. Towing Package ?

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Hi there, Does anybody know if there are decent aftermarket towing packages (hitch and wiring harness) available for a 2014 CRV? I called my local Honda dealer and he said installing those would run me about $800...I just about feinted. I said for a simple tow hitch and wring harness it's $800...
  5. URGENT - Towing UHaul 6X12 Trailer FIRST TIME For 700 Miles

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Aug 2015 Honda CR-V EX / FWD / 3000 Miles / 60 % Fuel Life Available / No Serving Done Since Buy / Geico Basic Insurance I'm moving from Columbia SC to New Jersey (approx 700 miles) after few weeks and have reserved a 6x12 U-Haul cargo trailer to move my stuff. The weight limit of this trailer...
  6. Anyone towing a CR-V behind a motorhome

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I'm considering the purchase of a 2014 CR-V to tow behind a motorhome. I'd like to get any opinions and experiences from those that home towed this car. Thanks, Tim
  7. Towing up to 1000 pounds w/o tranny cooler - 2015

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Hi, I just had my complimentary 5K oil change at my Honda dealer. I had a discussion with the service manager about my plans to add a trailer hitch and do occasional weekend-warrior towing with a 4x8 trailer. Towing would rarely exceed 25 miles a few times per year. The manager acted very...
  8. Uhaul Trailer Wiring Help

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I am going to install a hitch to pull a uhaul trailer, do I have do my own wiring or does the uhaul trailer plug into an outlet somewhere into my crv? Also if I have a small utility trailer do I need brake lights?
  9. Towing 1500 pounds with 2015 CRV with CVT transmission?

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I recently purchased a 2015 CRV with the CVT transmission. I would like to pull a trailer with a Honda side by side UTV with a total weight of 1500 to 1600 pounds including the trailer. I understand the towing capacity is 1500 pounds but wondered if anyone has experience pulling this weight or...
  10. 2nd gen CRV: Doing the math on whether this dirt bike hitch set up will work

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I have a second generation, 2007 Honda CRV SE and I'm looking to haul 2 light weight dirtbikes. I have no prior experience with hitches/towing so I want to double check the following setup is plausible. I've purchased this Curt Class III receiver. I'm looking at purchasing a dirt bike...
  11. Charging Trailer battery while towing

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Anyone have a towing setup where you are charging the trailer battery from the CRV? If so, how did you get it set up? If not, how do you charge your trailer's battery other than shore power or a generator?
  12. EPS, VSA, and TPMS Warning Lights – Possibly Related to Towing

    Problems & Issues
    I’ve recently hit an electrical problem that the dealer “fixed” but can’t determine the root cause. It may/may not be due to towing it behind the RV. Short Version On a towing trip, but not immediately after towing the CRV (2014 EX), the transmission was locked in park. After unlocking the...
  13. Automatic versus Manual for towing

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Hi folks, Brand new to the forum and also to Honda CRV's. I'm looking at a 1999 4wd automatic. (Standards are hard to find.) I have always had standards and always thought they were better for towing. Recently read, this may not be the case. I am only towing a relatively light 3 rail motorcycle...
  14. Cao I tow a 2,250 pop up camper with my 2014 Honda Crv?

    Community Help
    I have a 2014 Honda Crv and a 2,250 pop up camper that I would like to tow. Does anyone know what towing capacity rating has been given to this model in other countries? Also, has anyone had any experience towing that much wieght? Thanks!
  15. towing

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I was wondering if you think a 1997 cr-v could pull a 1900lbs pop camper. The camper is equipped with electric brakes so maybe it could pull and stop the camper. Just looking for feedback on this, thanks.
  16. Towing a car with a CRV 2nd Gen?

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I spend more than half the year in Missouri and the rest of my time in New York. I have a 2003 CRV with a tow hitch. I know that they are rated for 1500 pounds and that they can tow more than that. I want to get a car that I can drive around for fun. But I need to be able to tow it back and...
  17. Specific Towing How-To?

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Hi All, I'm moving across the country next week after I get married. I have a 2007 CRV 4WD. UHaul put on a hitch and I'm towing a small trailer full of stuff. I have already read all the posts about US vs. UK limits and should you go over the limits and yadda yadda yadda, so that has nothing to...
  18. towing hitch from other vehicles

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    I want to get a hitch for my 2003 CRV. I am thinking of going to a local pull a part and get one. I was wondering would hitches from other hondas or cars bolt up to the CRV or will I only be in luck if I find a 2003 CRV. I am ok with a used hitch as long as it is made good. All I expect to pull...
  19. eco buton on or off when towing

    Diesel CR-V
    Do you leave the eco on when towing a caravan or turn it off
  20. CRV Towing Experiences

    Racks, Hitches and Towing
    Greetings, Prospective 2015 CRV owner. Looking to know experiences folks have had towing with the CRV. Looking to tow a small boat, and 6x10 trailer occasionally. Thanks !
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