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  1. 2003 CRV 2.4 liter - P1259 code. I've replaced the VTEC Solenoid

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm helping my dad with his 2003 Honda CRV. Last week the P1259 code came on while he was on his way to work, and the car would shutter around 3000 rpm. At first we assumed the shuttering was due to transmission problems. First thing I did was do a flush and fill on the tranny. Of course this...
  2. Oil Leak!

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    Hello everyone! So... I have an oil leak up top somewhere. I am wondering if it is the valve cover, but I thought I would ask this community in case there was a common leak that occurred up there. 2002 CRV I will attach some pictures, but it is just on the drivers side, backside of the motor...
  3. VTEC Turbo badging

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Got the OEM VTEC TURBO emblem on eBay, shipped from Thailand. £20 including delivery.
  4. JDM CRV - is there anyone I can talk to about them ? 2.0 or 2.4 Vtec

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    I'm new to the forum, looking to import a JDM CRV as a Canadian daily driver and want to talk to someone who is familiar with these cars. I have owned a bunch of a few JDM cars in the past. Biggest questions are: -Common issues / possibly recalls (I know it won't help it being a JDM car in...
  5. CR-V from East Yorkshire, UK!

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi all, I've recently purchased a 2001 Honda CR-V ES with 112k miles on the clock as my previous daily (2001 Honda Integra Type R) wasn't really suitable for the UK winter roads. I've wanted a CR-V for a while now, and it HAD to be an RD1! Lots planned for this, It needs a few maintenance jobs...
  6. VTEC Solenoid Bolt Broken and Stuck

    2002-2004 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 2)
    I just bought a used 2005 Honda CR-V. The guy who owned it before me tightened the 3 bolts way too tight, so when I was removing them one of the bolts broke. I was able to get the broken bolt out, but when I went to screw new bolts on, another bolt broke in the same position. This time, even...
  7. correct grade oil for v-tec

    Maintenance and Service
    read that the v-tec operation/sensor on these engines can be picky with the type of oil used. I just buy what it requires, 5w20, got the synthetic blend higher mileage (75000+). just got the thing and it's been dealer maintained since new, that was what I put in for my first oil change and the...
  8. vtec?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I have a 2017 LX. I'm not sure if I have experienced VTEC....is there something special I should be doing?... shifting to S-mode? My prev car was a 2008 STI hatch.
  9. VTEC operation

    Maintenance and Service
    how does vtec actually work. I understand it moves the cams so there lobe profile is altered, but what if it isn't working? is that possible, maybe some solenoids or actuators that could fail and not move the camshafts when required, or would this set an engine light? I always thought you...
  10. 2006 CR-V Codes P0341 and P2646

    Problems & Issues
    Hi Everyone, I have a 2006 CR-V with 190k miles. The past 6 months or so, it has been burning/leaking oil, and it the check engine light comes on towards the end of the oil change interval. The engine codes are: P0341- Camshaft timing P2646- VTEC oil pressure switch malfunction I read that...
  11. Vtec it is!! 1.5 turbo

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    I know it's come up before in other thread. It kept bothering me not having a definite answer from Honda. I ran across this in the 2018 online brochure. I don't believe there were any changes made from 17 to 18.
  12. VTEC gasket, Front Crankshaft Seal, Oil pressure switch maintenance

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Hi, I live in the Seattle area. I own a 2008 Honda CRV. The dealer during regular oil change recommended that I do the following: 1. Reseal oil pressure switch - $220 2. VTEC Gasket replace - $200 3. Front Crankshaft Seal replace - $350 I want to know for each of the above items: 1. Which are...
  13. VTEC Issue on a 2007 Cr-V

    Problems & Issues
    I’ve got a 2007 Honda Cr-V with the 2.4L engine with a P2646 trouble code. When the code first appeared about 6 months ago the car lost power, shuddered, and the cruise control would no longer work. At this time I replaced the variable timing/lift control (VTEC) pressure and it fixed the...
  14. Gen1 CR-V B20Z > Automatic < Vtec Conversion - Am I asking the impossible?

    Under The Hood / Performance
    Full Disclosures: There is an existing thread here ( crvownersclub (dot) com /forums/22-under-hood-performance/5760-another-vtec-conversion ) that touches on this a bit, but it was hard to follow and most forums consider resurrecting old threads bad form (I'm new here, but assuming that's also...
  15. 05 CRV - VSA + P2647 - Replaced VTEC Spool Assembly - no luck HELP!

    Problems & Issues
    A few weeks ago we got a scheduled oil change for my girlfriends 2005 CRV (165,000 miles). The following day, her CEL and VSA light came on with the P2647. I did some research on this forum and determined it was likely the VTEC spool valve assembly or pressure switch as many others have found...
  16. VTEC/electrical issues

    Problems & Issues
    Hey guys. I bought a used '06 CRV EX from someone last year and turns out the engine was a mess. We had to replace the head gaskets and a ton of seals, as well as clean out a ton of crud, because there were all kinds of nasty things leaking in the engine. Recently, I started getting DTC P2464...
  17. 2002 CRV vtec SE sport Tailgate doesnt lock at all !!

    Problems & Issues
    HI - not very technical - Use key fob to lock centrally - lights dont flash - rear tailgate remains unlocked. Tried locking in drivers side centrally still nothing - Shut rear door and light goes out on dash and in boot so recognises that door is closed. If I open half window in tailgate and...
  18. HELP !! Please CRV experts !! VTEC or actvator or ECU Problem ?

    Problems & Issues
    Hi to make a long story short I own a 2003 CRV 2.4L Ex AT Have Codes P0300, P0301 , P0302, P0304 , P0341 and sometimes P0344 and sometimes P1259 car bogs down and won't go over 2700 rmp once I get the p0341 or p0344 or P1259 until I reset it. I replaced spark plugs no help, tested and replaced...
  19. just bought a honda crv vtec

    CR-V Owners in Europe
    Hello everyone, just bought a 2002 Honda CRV 2.0 Petrol V tec, it has some problems and so i have joined here to pick every ones brains, i have owned a Honda before, it was a p reg Honda prelude, this was beaten by the rust bug I'm afraid, but i am back with this 2002 cvr, will post problems...
  20. Codes P1022 TPS, P0325 Knock Sensor, P1259 VTEC

    Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone. I have a 2003 CRV and a few months ago I started getting error codes P1022 (throttle position sensor) and P0325 (knock sensor). I replaced both sensors and the check engine light went away and everything seemed fine. However, when I took it out on the freeway and I got up around...
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