1998 Honda CR-V Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Honda CR-V
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1998 Honda CR-V ProblemsGroaning Noise on Turns Due to Differential Fluid Breakdown
A groaning noise from the rear differential heard while going through turns can be caused by differential fluid break down. Servicing the rear differential will generally correct this concern.
The engine valves can prematurely fail. The cylinder head will need to be replaced due to wear in the area where the valves seal. Intake or exhaust valve failure may illuminate the Check Engine Light. The car may have poor engine performance and fail emission tests.
1998 Honda CR-V Questionsmy driver window stop work, when engine cold can't shift or very hard shift (1 answer)
Small sparks come from the distributor on my CRV. It won't start in the morning when it's really wet out side. I see that I can buy a distributor cap for it but I'm not sure if that would solve my problem or would I have to replace the whole distributor?
1998 Honda CR-V RecallsThe Ignition Switch May Fail
The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may be worn. This may cause the engine to stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 14, 2002.
An improperly routed under dash wire harness could be damaged by contact with the brake light switch. This may result in a blown fuse, which can affect critical electrical components. Dealers will install a 70mm protective, corrugated plastic tube over the wire harness.