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  1. 2006 CRV Ex Valve cover gasket question

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Hello all, ran into a issue while changing my plugs today. Cylinder 3 has oil all over it, and the coil is covered in oil. I know that mean I need a new valve cover gasket. Any how, I picked up the gasket, and now need help deciding on putting the right RTV sealant on. I picked up permatex ultra...
  2. 2012 Valve adjustment

    Problems & Issues
    I've got 144,000 on my 2012 EX-L and the valves are getting louder. Does anyone have instructions on how to adjust the valves? I couldn't find anything in the forums. Thanks
  3. P0507 code working on a 2004 installed a new aftermarket idle air control valve .

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    I had clear the code ran fine for a few minutes dropped down to 1200 RPMs then it started surging any other ideals, :confused2:
  4. Oil Drain Valve

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I wonder if anyone uses an oil drain valve instead of the supplied plug. I tried to get this on Ebay but it is deemed incompatible. Ebay item # 283097334669 F106N Quick Oil Drain Valve M14-1.5 Threads with Nipple I did check that the dia of the oil drain plug are 14mm. Is there a tried and...
  5. DPF problems. 2010 2.2 i-dtec EGR valve location?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi - hopefully someone can assist. Been having big problems with dpf filter the last year. Ended up replacing it after many regens and cleaning products put through it. Problem came back after 2500 miles from new DPF. Blocked again! Want to pull the egr valve out and have a look. Had a quick...
  6. valve adjustment "leeway"

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    how long can you typically go till it starts ruining valves and burning them on the valve adjustment. my '06 said check and adjust if necessary at 11000. I checked mine at 100000 and they were tighter than spec, but not completely tight with no slack. i'm in the market for another crv, and...
  7. Valve cleaning on DI engines to prevent buildup.. "yes" or "no"

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Several videos on youtube exist regarding a product (CRC intake valve and turbo cleaner) that some are using to mitigate possible valve corrosion and costly cleaning down the road due to the direct injection system. I’m wondering what people’s thoughts are regarding this as a preventative...
  8. 2012 Valve Adjustment?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I have had my (new to me) 2012 a couple of weeks now. All good (except the heater core) and was wondering if the valves need adjustment at some point on this generation. I am coming from a 2001 which did need such attention.
  9. 2008 honda crv exl - tapping sound from engine while driving - valve cover gasket

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hello, my 2008 honda crv EXL, 106k miles, is producing a tapping sound from the engine especially when in drive mode. My mechanic diagnosed it, checked the engine oil, and is suggesting that we first try with the following: 1. Replace Valve cover gasket 2. Replace 4 iridium spark plugs. I don't...
  10. 2002 valve adjustment and oil use

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Sadly my daughter got rear ended in our 99 Crv that was supposed to last her all through high school and college but it was totaled. So we found her an 02 that seems to run and drive great with 160K miles on it. I noticed today it was 2 quarts low on oil with 3K miles remaining before the next...
  11. Symtoms of need for valve adjustment

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi experts I think about saving some money by not following strictly the service schedule about valve adjustment. Will there be any symtoms when driving my 2010 CR-V indicating that valve adjustment is needed? That is, what will happen if/when valve adjustment gets out of specifications? Is...
  12. First Gen ('99) Ran out of Valve adjustment. Now what?

    Performance Modifications
    We all know of the defective Heads of the First Gen engines. The Seats pound themselves into the Head so that instead of there being excessive Gap on the Rockers they actually close up. OK, did an adjustment the other day only to find that one of the #3 Exhaust valves cannot be gapped properly...
  13. 2014 CRV, location of cooling system bleeder valve?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    When the time comes I want to replace the coolant myself. However, I alsomwant to purge the system of unwanted air. Where is the cooling system bleeder valve located? Thanks......
  14. Interchangeable Turbo Parts??

    Performance Modifications
    I need to replace the black plastic piece (actuator valve) of the turbo assembly ( part# 18900-5PA-A01) on my 2018 crv. I can't find the piece by itself, and getting the whole turbo assembly will set me back $1k. Since some civics share the same assembly (despite different tuning), would it make...
  15. 1st Gen Oil Consumption - no leaks, good compression. Valve Guides?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi All, I've got a 2001 with 280,000 km that I did the head on about 4 months ago due to a burnt exhaust valve on the #3 cylinder. Had the head rebuilt at the local head shop, new valve installed, pressure tested, etc. and filled the car with 5w30 Mobil 1 Synthetic once the head work was...
  16. AC repair thermal expansion valve

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Daughters AC got really weak on her 99 V. Everything under the hood checked out. Compressor running, condenser fan running. So I opened the cabin air filter compartment. One tube evaporator coil was ice cold and frosty. The other warm. So I New I wasn’t getting cold gas through the evaporator...
  17. 2006 valve adjustment specs/info

    Maintenance and Service
    got this thing a few weeks ago, it's mint. 98000 on it, original owner, and dealer maintained. reading that even though there's no ticking, that the exhaust valves may become tight and cause damage. thinking i'll ride this out through winter and adjust them next year in the spring. did a few...
  18. 2010 Crv Surge valve

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hi Everyone I have a issue my Ck gas cap has been on for a couple of years Yesterday the engine light came on I stopped by my friends shop The scan came up with 2 codes P0497 and P145C low purge flow He was able to clear that with his scanner I have to wait and see if it comes back on Anyway...
  19. Valve Clearances for a UK 2013 2.0 i-VTEC (Petrol) Automatic?

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi all, It may sound a daft question, but I have searched high and low for the inlet and outlet valve clearnce settings for the above vehicle to no avail - even asked the stealerships, but as usual they are tight lipped. If anyone knows the settings I would be grateful for the info as it is...
  20. Expansion valve & AC

    Problems & Issues
    Hello Newbie here. I have 2006 CRV with 140K miles. Bought it used for my daughter last year. Since then she has been hearing a wooping sound when the AC is on and the car comes to stop light. I did a search here and didn't find any info on this. I did a google search and found this is a common...