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  1. Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Hi I just bought a 99 CRV with 125k. It had codes p1399 p0300 p0301 p0302. I changed the plugs, wires, dis cap/rotor, and did a valve adjustment to spec. Also changed out valve cover gasket. I turned it on, all check engine lights went off, idled great, and drove great. After about a couple...
  2. Performance Modifications
    I had my valves adjusted Monday as well as valve cover gasket replaced. Mechanics didn't say anything about the engine leaking. By Tuesday I was smelling hot chemical during my evening drive, when idle at stoplights. Thought it might have been the fixative they used on the VCG or maybe a dribble...
  3. Greetings & Introductions
    Hello all, Stephen here. I've read these forums for a long time, and have learned much. Shadetree mechanic and I've finally gotten around to joining. I'm driving my 2nd Honda, the first being an 89 Civic (loved it) and now the incomparable Gen1 B20Z2 2001 CRV-EX AWD in Electron Blue. We are at...
  4. Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    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...
  5. Dear Honda:
    Dear Honda, I am furious that you have not told owners of 1997-2001 Honda CR-Vs about the correct valve adjustment interval. You state that the valves should be adjusted every 105,000 miles instead of 30,000 miles. As per Tech Service Bulletin 03-038, you know that this usually results in...
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