2002 Honda CR-V Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Honda CR-V

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2002 Honda CR-V Problems

Wipers Won't Park Due to Windshield Wiper Motor Failure

On certain models a faulty windshield wiper motor can cause the wipers not to turn off or not park properly. The wiper motor needs to be replaced to address this issue.

Door Lock May be Not Turn Due to Worn Tumblers

Worn door lock tumblers can cause the door lock to be sticky or not work at all. The lock has to be removed and the tumblers need to be replaced for this issue.

AC Not Blowing Cold

The AC compressor may seize resulting in loss of cold air from the AC vents. Often when the compressor fails in the fashion, debris is spread through out the entire air conditioning system resulting in very expensive repairs.

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2002 Honda CR-V Questions

pcm is not telling ac to operate, will flashing pcm fix this problem? (2 answers)

ac system is functioning but only when you "jump wire" it does not blow cold when using only the switch.

what could be draining my new battery in my 2002 CRV? (2 answers)

I think it my be the A/C relay switch, because they are known for getting stuck in the on position. My A/C light has always come on (in winter) when I'm not using it. It sound like it may be relay switch(?)

My cr-v 2002 overheats when ac is a turned on, I replaced motor fan. (1 answer)

After a half hour of driving with the ac turned on in hot sun specially in a red light or traffic jam, the ac would not cool and motor overheats. I then turn off the ac and the temperature would go back to normal. What could be the cause of this issue?

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2002 Honda CR-V Recalls

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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2002 Honda CR-V Reviews

I bought the car used. At first I was happy but now I hate it. There are so many recalls, I can't numerate them. The "fix" free estimates are not free. I can't afford this car and woul'd love to be rid of it
My 2002 cr-v is up to 274,000 miles and runs like new. Great dependable all purpose vehicle. Highly recommended!
I LOVE m 2002 CRV-EX. However, the drivers seat is killing my back. the left side of the seat is 1 inch lower than the right. When on a business trip and not driving my car, my hip and back problems go away. I drive home (in my car) from the airport and am back in terrible pain. I am looking for recommendations on replacing the seat. Do I have to replace it with the same Honda Seat or wil...

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