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  1. Car Temperature Plummets When Going Thru Car Wash

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Our 2018 Touring has no known oil or heat issues, but have noticed that when fully warmed up (red line pointing at the angle in the gauge), the marker drops like a rock when going through A 3 minute automatic car wash. The needle drops showing only 2 white lines like the car was just starting to...
  2. Car wash triggers Oxygen Sensor Heater bank 1

    Problems & Issues
    As i was going through the car wash (engine running) my SES light went on. I check it with my code reader and it was the oxygen sensor heater bank 1. I tried to erase the code the first time and had a hard time starting car but it did eventually start. I waited a few days to let it dry out and...
  3. Oxygen sensor heater code tripped after going through car wash

    Problems & Issues
    after going through a car wash my SES light came on. I checked the code it was for the oxygen sensor heater. I reset the code and then tried to start car. It took many tries to start the car. That never happened before. The code was still present so for some reason it did not erase. I have...
  4. Car Wash Question

    This may seem like a dumb question, but … I just bought a 2006 CR-V SE. It has an externally mounted spare tire in the 'hard-shell' case. I've never had an externally mounted spare before. Can I just go through a car wash as is, or does anything have to be removed? Thanks
  5. Car Wash Question

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi. I recently purchased a 2006 CR-V SE with an externally mounted spare tire with the hard-shell cover. Question is, can I safely take this through a car wash as is? Thanks
  6. 2010 CRV - Is this as clean as it can ever get even after a Super Wash?

    Problems & Issues
    Hello Folks, Kindly have a look at the pictures I took right after I came out of the Super Wash room at a Petro-Canada store. The machine-guided wash should have been thorough and do all except waxing. But after coming out of their washing facility, I could see there were residues of dirty...
  7. Roof Antenna at Car Wash

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    The owner manuals says to take the antenna off going through the car wash. Has anyone gone through with it on?
  8. Gas Cap open while in Automatic Car Wash

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    I went to a gas station and my usual routine was to open my gas cap and do the pay-at-the-pump. It was hot today and for some reason, I cannot pay the pump and decided to go to the station store to pre-pay with the car wash option. Went back a second time to buy a cold drink and headed to the...
  9. Rear wash filler bottle

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Hello to you all....Can anyone help...... where is the rear wash filler bottle located.....on my Honda crv 2000 mark1
  10. Smelly Screen Wash water

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, I have smelly screen wash water looks like the water had turned and I did not realise before putting it in the tank. Now when I spray the windows I get a sulpher smell which is not nice!! Does anyone know of a good solution for this or can anyone tell me how to remove the screen wash tank...
  11. car intermittenly stutter / misfire after engine wash

    Problems & Issues
    Hi!! I have problem with random misfire / stutter after I washed the engine with degreaser and hosed it off. The car will shake as if i'm riding a very old diesel car. and while the engine randomly stutter, it will become more apparent when i put the gear in R or D. I'm so lost what might cause...
  12. AC Not Working after Car Wash

    Problems & Issues
    I just got a full-service car wash and after driving away on this hot Maryland afternoon, realized the AC isn't working properly. I have a 2011 CRV with Navigation.. I have tried everything I can think of and consulted the manual with no luck. I can hear the air blowing and some cool air is...
  13. Own a 09-13 CRV? Live in OC? Want a free car wash and gas money?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Just bought a new Compact SUV? Want to get a free car wash and some gas money for it? We are looking for owners of the following compact SUV/CUV to talk on camera about their vehicle. 2009 to 2013: Ford Escape Toyota RAV-4 Honda CRV We will film you for a short interview (Approximately 3...
  14. When you wash your V...

    When you wash your V....what do you typically use (i.e, type of soap, type of wax, etc)? Do you clay? How often do you clay? How often do you wax?
  15. Is going for car wash recommended for a scratched car?

    Hello, I recently had few scratches on the rear side door near the wheels and had some paint scratched off the metal. I would be looking to have it checked and get an estimate for the repairs. Any idea how much would about 7-8 medium sized scratch repair work and re-painting cost? Also is it...
  16. Car Wash safe?

    Problems & Issues
    I recently bought a 2006 CR-V and was wondering about the radio antenna on the rear roof, whether it's safe to put it through an automatic car-wash. I've always put the antenna down on previous cars before entering the car wash in case the roller brushes catch the antenna but this car has a...
  17. New to me 1999 CRV MIL on after car wash

    Maintenance and Service
    I bought this CRV yesterday and promptly took it to the detail shop. They cleaned it wonderfully, but now the MIL is on, and flashes. The engine is sputtering like crazy. Also of note, when I turn on the car, it starts fine, but after about 20 seconds it starts shuddering and shaking, calms...
  18. How to Machine Wash 1st Gen Seat Covers?

    I just bought a 1997 CRV with a cloth interior and lucky for me the prior owner was a smoker :(. I've spent about 30 minutes cleaning the driver's armrest and dirt/smoke keeps on coming up no matter how much I clean it. I saw that all the seat covers were removal so I was wondering if they...
  19. Car Wash and General Cleaning of Exterior

    Does anyone know what the exterior of 2011 Honda CR-V is treated with? 1. I am trying to figure out if the Simoniz treatment that the car dealership is offering is worth getting or not. It is suppose to be some kind of polyurethane treatment to make it more scratch and dent resistant. 2. For a...
  20. Touchless car wash

    Just got a 2010 crv lx. Where can you buy car seats online that would be a good deal? Do you all recommend the all season mats? I was told that they dont go over the carpet so do they remove the carpet mats? I need to get my car washed (I am in Seattle) any touchless car recommendations...