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Setting the climate control temperature to 72 degrees (regardless of the outside temp) will result in a very warm cabin temperature. Setting the climate control temperature to 63 degrees (again, regardless of the outside temp) maintains a comfortable cabin temperature. The correlation between the actual temperature and the dialed temperature is off by about 9 degrees. Anyone have a similar observation and perhaps a fix? Tx, Curt S.
 

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I just set it to “comfortable”......the same way I set the tstat at home.
 
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A temperature is not the same as comfort level.

70 degrees in your house is completely different than 70 degrees in your car, blowing on your face.

Temp, humidity, and air speed are all a function of your comfort level.

Have you actually used a temperature gun to see if there is really a difference in your vehicle?
 

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I've seen posts on other car forums where owners take their car to the dealership to complain about and demand warranty work because the ambient temp gauge on the dash of their car sometimes displays 1-2 degrees different than a temp/time sign that they drove by displayed.:rolleyes2:
 

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Not to high jack this thread but does anyone know how to shut down the heater when you auto start? Or even when turning on the car I don't need it blowing when the engine is trying to get warm it automatically turns on.
 

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In my 2018 down here if Florida, I have found the "Auto" settings to be useless until the car is driven about 10-12 miles. if its 50 f out an it is set at 70, it will cook you out. if you lower it to 65 the next thing is the A/C kicks in. and the temp plummets. It must be in manual with the A/C selected off to get control.
 

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Setting the climate control temperature to 72 degrees (regardless of the outside temp) will result in a very warm cabin temperature. Setting the climate control temperature to 63 degrees (again, regardless of the outside temp) maintains a comfortable cabin temperature. The correlation between the actual temperature and the dialed temperature is off by about 9 degrees. Anyone have a similar observation and perhaps a fix? Tx, Curt S.
Exactly the same issue for me. I use it in Celsius and all my previous vehicles would set auto climate to 21 which was always very comfortable. With the CR-V, if I set it to 21 the whole family starts to sweat. I have to set it to 17-18C.

However once the fans "calm down" as it reaches the set temperature (this is usually about 15-20 mins in), I find I need to then turn it up in the winter to 20 to keep up. It seems very erratic to me. You should just be able to set it and forget it.

It takes some getting used to but I don't like needing to move the temperature dial up and down several times to maintain a consistent cabin temperature.
 

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Exactly the same issue for me. I use it in Celsius and all my previous vehicles would set auto climate to 21 which was always very comfortable. With the CR-V, if I set it to 21 the whole family starts to sweat. I have to set it to 17-18C.

However once the fans "calm down" as it reaches the set temperature (this is usually about 15-20 mins in), I find I need to then turn it up in the winter to 20 to keep up. It seems very erratic to me. You should just be able to set it and forget it.

It takes some getting used to but I don't like needing to move the temperature dial up and down several times to maintain a consistent cabin temperature.
I have 17 touring live in toronto - Leave it at 20 deg Cel ( 68 F) all Year and always on auto setting and system works fine both in summer and winter.
 

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Setting the climate control temperature to 72 degrees (regardless of the outside temp) will result in a very warm cabin temperature. Setting the climate control temperature to 63 degrees (again, regardless of the outside temp) maintains a comfortable cabin temperature. The correlation between the actual temperature and the dialed temperature is off by about 9 degrees. Anyone have a similar observation and perhaps a fix? Tx, Curt S.
Yes, same issue on my 20'. Appears to be a ongoing issue. The dealer didn;t know what to say. Put dye in and said it was oercharged?? I will be contacting Honda further
 

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Yes, same issue on my 20'. Appears to be a ongoing issue. The dealer didn;t know what to say. Put dye in and said it was oercharged?? I will be contacting Honda further
On a warm day, I set the temp control at 60F and bump it up 2-4 degrees at a time until I am "comfortable". On a cold day, I set it at 72 and adjust it down from there. It's no different than any other temp control system in any other car any of you have owned.

People, stop looking with your eyes and feel with your brain.
 

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Yes, same issue on my 20'. Appears to be a ongoing issue. The dealer didn;t know what to say. Put dye in and said it was oercharged?? I will be contacting Honda further
Unless your climate control system is malfunctioning, what you have expressed is an owner perception issue more so than anything else.

I suggest you read post number 3 in this thread, carefully, .... It actually nails the "perception issue" that is plaguing you.

The climate control system in your CRV, really any current generation Honda, is meant to allow the driver to establish an comfortable personal set point ambient temperature for the cabin. This is actually much more difficult to do than for a home air and heating system.. because the thermal dynamics of a vehicle cabin are... for lack of a better term.. complicated. Not to mention.. different drivers... completely different view as to what is a "comfortable temperature".

Fixating on the temperature set point and then complaining that it does not feel that temperature while you drive is chasing the wrong challenge here. The CRV is actually working to insure that the cabin does float around the set point on the dial. But it is not meant to precise to the degree.... because it is a comfort control system, not a temperature monitoring system, and vehicle cabin interiors are notoriously hard to regulate to a very narrow temperature range, particularly SUVs/CUVs.

Let me give you a simple reference example:
On a sunny and reasonably warm (but not scorching) day.... set your climate control system to say... 70, set it to Auto... drive for 10 minutes or so until your vehicle has had time to reach set point in the cabin. Now.. drive facing into the sun.. and notice that it "feels" a lot warmer than 70. Now.. drive the reverse direction facing away from the sun.. and notice that it feels a lot cooler than when you were driving toward the sun... yet the climate control settings have not changed.

If you were to put a temperature gauge right into the blower ports (left or right) in the drivers position, you will see that the exhaust temperature of the blower ports rarely if ever matches the temperature setpoint you gave to the climate control system. It will in warm weather generally be notably below the setpoint you entered, and the reverse is true in cold weather. Modestly warm weather is the easiest challenge for the climate system, but even that is not as simple as one might think.

DO NOT underestimate the effects of the glass in your cabin in challenging the climate control system. It has a huge effect on driver "perceived comfort".
 
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