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  1. 99 CRV stalled out after valve lash adjustment. Help!

    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. Oil leaking after valve adjustment/valve cover gasket Gen1 :(

    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. Hello from central PA - Gen1 owner

    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. 2002 Engine Noises, ticking and chirping

    Problems & Issues
    I've got two noises that I can't track down. Looking for the assist. The first is a ticking noise coming from the engine. It speeds up and slows down with RPMs and is there regardless of engine temp. Using a screwdriver stethoscope, the noise seems to be loudest on the passenger side, then gets...
  5. 1999 CR-V (First Gen) Valve Adjustment, Timing Belt, Water Pump, Tensioner service

    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...
  6. 1997-2001 Valve Adjustment

    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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