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  1. Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    We drive close to 20 late model CRV EXL cars within family. Not for business, just large family. All 2012 and up. Have discovered that the VTC, timing chain, oil passages, very sensitive to proper oil level, oil filter, oil purity, micron size contaminants. Was able to eliminate startup...
  2. Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I am just wondering if anyone else 2012 CRV is making a grinding sound at start up after sitting for the night. It is also winter so temps are getting colder. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kR20baoXbo8 As seen on this video by someone else, I have noted that this has happen to me 3 times so...
  3. Problems & Issues
    Recently purchased 2010 CR-V with 35K as certified pre-owned from Honda Dealer. On a recent trip, efforts to accelerate are frustrating at best; seems ignition retards before downshift, especially during our recent hot weather (104 degrees) with AC on. I've taken it to dealer who says both...
  4. Maintenance and Service
    Well replaced the VTC Actuator but didn't solve the cold tapping noise under load problem. The old unit I took off locked good and would got into the lock position as it should. I should have removed the valve cover and turned the intake camshaft to...
  5. Maintenance and Service
    Has anyone on this site changed the VTC actuator on the K24 engine? My 2005 CRV has some cold engine noise and from all the research I have done, replacing the VTC actuator cures this. I first checked the oil flow control solenoid which is working...
  6. Problems & Issues
    The car has a hesitation through the full range of rpm's. I took the VTC control valve out last night and it was not clogged up. It looks like I would have to take the A/C compressor off to get to the bottom bolt of the VTC oil strainer to check it(not looking forward to doing that!). Should...
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