2004 Honda CR-V Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Honda CR-V

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2004 Honda CR-V Problems

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.

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.

Vibration When Braking Due to Rotor Problem

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.

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2004 Honda CR-V Questions

What will make my trains stop shifting and working (1 answer)

My tranny stopped shifting out of no where

Replaced alternator 3 times third time mechanic noticed a wire missing replaced (1 answer)

Missing wire replaced alternator now charges but gass gauge & temperature gauge dont work. Last night my honda wouldnt come out of park. I spent nearly a thousand doallrs on it want to get rid of it.he last 2 mos i think i have a lemon i ju

I been having isissues with the ac the compresor get freeze and do a lot of nois (1 answer)

I replace the compressor and the condenser and I did vaccum for about 30 min. refill the sistem bt when the ambient temperature riches over 90°just stop cooling the pressures are: low side 40,high side 400...fans are on and the compressor cycling shortly all this in traffic or idle when running a...

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2004 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 Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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2004 Honda CR-V Reviews

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The 2004 CR-V was the first Honda product that I have purchased. I will not be buying any more Honda's however. After 4 years of driving and at 71,000 miles, the air conditioning blew up, sending pieces through-out the system requiring installation of all new A/C system with me paying half ($1800) and Honda paying half. It was / is a known issue with many 2004 CR-V's (and some earlier models...
Heater core apparently blocked - significant temp difference between inlet and outlet hoses. Original owner with all regular maintence accomplished at Honda dealer - no bad antifreeze. Unsure if this is an isolated issue or not as some forums have messages about heater core issues especially with 2004 Hondas, but not generally the CRVs.

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