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  1. “Thud” after turning off engine

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hi! Longtime lurker, first time poster. My wife has a 2009 CRV with175,000 miles. Recently it’s developed a new sound. 2-3 seconds after the engine is turned off there’s a dull thud, sounds like its from the engine compartment. It’s not consistent, but happens occasionally. A search of this...
  2. Hello - embarrasingly already looking for advice

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hello, James here, owner of a 2005 CRV, sunroof and leather seats so think it's an EX-L...? Local mechanic told me I need new calipers, rotors and pads...and of course the quote came in sky high so I've been doing the work myself instead. 1. If the car drives well, still seems to have meat...
  3. New AC system troubleshooting.

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm pretty good with automotive AC but I can certainly learn more. I have an issue that I'd like to get the opinion of the true experts on here. New compressor and condenser dryer unit. Everything replaced but the piping. I could blow compressed air through them, I had no fear of a clogged...
  4. 2005 CRV Windshield Washer not working - troubleshooting

    Maintenance and Service
    My windshield Washer has stopped working for my CRV. I topped up the fluid and still nothing. Both front and rear washers does not work. The windshield wipers work, and I have not found any other related problems. I have a 2005 CRV EX 5spd. I could not find a fuse for the washer. Is there...
  5. SRS Light not resetting

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 CR-V
    Hi guys, recently the SRS light came on in my 07 CRV out of the blue. I've tried the MES procedure, but the light never comes off after I jump the pins. When that wasn't working I tried a diagnostic at the local shop (my cheap one doesn't get ABS, SRS, and a bunch of other stuff). So I tried...
  6. 2004 A/T Troubleshooting

    Performance Modifications
    I now have 180,000 miles on my vehicle and I would like to know what symptoms to expect that are a precursor to transmission failure. What is the typical lifetime of a maintained A/T with primarily highway driving? Do you rebuild? Buy a used one? Buy new? Thanks
  7. (TPMS) Tire Pressure Monitoring System | Basics & Troubleshooting

    Discount Tire
    The basics to your vehicle's Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). How does it work, what does it mean when the TPMS light in your dash comes on and what it means when the light blinks? Find a Discount Tire location for a free tire inspection and TPMS scan - Learn more...
  8. John Deere Riding Mower Troubleshooting !!

    Other Cars, Trucks & Bikes
    Anyone here an expert on troubleshooting these things ??? It's 2000 LX 279 that has been a real horse since new !! Converted to Mobil 1 which I change at the start of each season, vacuum out everything after each use and use fuel stabilizer before Winter storage. Started up and ran fine for...
  9. need help troubleshooting windshield washer

    Maintenance and Service
    Took my 2004 CRV in to have the coolant changed after 11 years. The dealer said the windshield washer doesn't work, wants $134 to diagnose why. Is there information on the internet to help me troubleshoot? By the way, the windshield wiper works so it is not a fuse problem. Thanks for any help.
  10. I need details about troubleshooting the 2001 honda crv passenger side window

    Problems & Issues
    My problem: - The window worked with a little slowness, then one day it just didn't work for about 10 minutes and then it worked again after that. Now a few days later, it just stopped working all together again. Now, I haven't been able to get it to work since. I don;t believe it's a motor...
  11. 1998 Door Sensor Troubleshooting?

    Maintenance and Service
    About two weeks ago my 1998 CRV developed a problem with the door sensor/key fob. Key fob stopped locking the door, but will unlock and release rear hatch window. Thinking maybe key fob battery, i tried my backup fob: same exact issue. Unlock works find, but LOCK did nothing. Also, the interior...
  12. Troubleshooting alternator

    Maintenance and Service
    Hey everyone. First off, EXCELLENT forum. I've been reading for months and it's very well done. A little background (if ya want it). I 33yrs old, and first became a loyal honda fan when i was 12. I had an 1986 trx250 4 wheeler that never broke down (currently own a 2013 rancher). At the age of...
  13. A/C Issue: Need Info For Additional Troubleshooting

    Problems & Issues
    So the car is a 2007 CRV, 130k on the clock. A/C was working great until a week ago. Put a gauge on the low side and it was sitting around 15 PSI, blowing like warm to hot air in the cabin. A/C clutch (replaced ~ 6 months ago) and radiator fan kick on / off when button pressed in cabin as...
  14. 2002 CRV EX A/C Not working...Need help on troubleshooting problem

    Problems & Issues
    I have '02 CRV with 238k original miles. I've had no major problems with the vehicle ever! a/c stopped working last week and I don't know where to look for what's wrong. This is what I know: With engine running and A/C controls on MAX A/C. -I receive 153 psi on the low side...
  15. What Now? Transmission Isuues.....

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2000 Honda Crv with just under 180,000 miles. Transmission was acting up between 1st and 2nd gear. So i did the 3x drain and fill with Honda dw-1 fluid. After that i seemed to have lost 2nd gear altogether, every now and then if in drive and going up a hill would it downshift into 2nd...
  16. SRS light troubleshooting

    Problems & Issues
    My battery died a couple of months ago. Had to jump it off 3 times before I could get it replaced so It died pretty hard in the extreme heat. Ever since then, the SRS light has been on. The fuse looks good, even replaced it with the spare (sometimes looks can be decieving.) My Ford Explorer...
  17. Transmission troubleshooting post 3 honda fluid flush

    Problems & Issues
    In 2007 just before I bought my car a mechanic used combo fluid in the transmission of my 2001 CR-V. I was told by the old owners that this car always had problems shifting and it was an engineering problem. When I asked my mechanic in 2009 about it, he had a good snicker. There was so much...