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I'm new to FWD's and I was just given a 2012 CR-V. A good amount of he time that I take off rather quickly the front tires spin. It doesn't matter if the traction control is on or off or if it is dry or wet. The tires are in very good shape with a good amount of tread left. Straight line or cornering doesn't make a difference either. It's very odd. I know that when taking off the weight transfers backward, but it's really getting annoying! Any ideas would help. Thanks
 

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What are you driving on, loose rocks?
 

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Just the wonderful southern Florida streets. It is really random though. I know why I've always liked RWD vehicles.
 

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Florida, huh? A Southern car might be 2WD.

If you don't know how to verify, post back.
 

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Seems unlikely given the weight of the vehicle and the torque of the engine !! Ever check tire pressures ?? Maybe a salt-air film on the pavement !! Craig
 

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So it looks like the tire that were put on are of a cheaper Goodyear brand specifically for Walmart. That may be the problem. I may look into a little softer tire to help grip a little better. The tires are not that old and have a good amount of tread left.
 

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I have 2002 Cr-v LX and my old tires was over. When i push the gas pedal, only left tires spinning always and this is make me sick. Today I was changed the old ones with the brand new “Goodyear All Seasons” and I was bought from the Walmart for 50 dollar per one. When I push the gas, same thing again :mad: I dont understand this problem. I dont know the solutions :/
 

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@turan don't the rear tires 'dig in' after a second? That is the way the RT4WD works on CR-Vs.

If you are complaining that the always left-side tire spins...that too is normal, the V has 'open differentials'.

 

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@Carbuff2 I don't have too much information about the CR-V because this is my first car and I’m using it for 2 months. That's why I thought like this. But I can not get rid off the thinking of "These are the new tires. When I push a little bit to the gas pedal, why it spin on when to take off?". Thank you so much for the video.
 

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The front wheels spin a bit because:

1. The 'normal' drive wheels are the fronts.

2. When you press the accelerator pedal, weight transfer 'unloads' traction at the front wheels. (On a RWD car, this weight transfer actually aids traction.)

3. When there is a difference in speed between the front & rear wheels, the clutches in the rear differential engage and provide drive to the rear wheels.

Some regular maintenance might reduce some of the spin tendency. Rear differential fluid or automatic transmission fluid changes might help. (At this point I'm assuming you have 4WD?)
 

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ur wearing HEAVY shoes, maybe drive barefoot....the CRV is not a dragster by any means...it is the most underpowered car i have ever had...2017 turbo...
 

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Even if they are crap tires, the traction control on the OP's CR-V must be malfunctioning. Even on my '09s, I can't get the fronts to spin out of control, even on ice. Traction control applies braking via the ABS system to the spinning wheel(s) to prevent them from breaking loose while accelerating. If I stomp on the throttle in my neighborhood when our roads are icy, all I hear is the ABS kicking in--no wheel spin unless it's very minor.

On my '97, I had some terrible tires (Toyo Extensa) that would break loose at half throttle in the rain. (And if you know how anemic the '97 was, you'd realize how poor the tires were!) When the driveshaft was out, it was even worse since the rears did not kick in.
 

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My OEM 2004 Crv tires also "spun out" a bit before moving the car. I changed them when I could afford to because they seemed unreliable in rain and snow. I recommend new tires, as posts above do, for your safety. I'm not a tire person, so can't help you there.
 
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