1990 Honda CRX Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Honda CRX

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An oil leak at the spark plug area (spark plug tubes) can be caused by a failing valve cover sealing rubber and/or camshaft holder o-ring. The sealing rubber and o-ring will need to be replaced to address this issue.

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.

Plugged moon roof drains can cause a water leak inside the car, usually over the head of the driver or passengers head when turning a corner. Cleaning the drains will fix this problem.

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Wont stay running if i turn the key and let it go. But if i crank it and let the key stay about half way it will stay running.Raido works when its in acc. But when i get it started the radio wont stay on heat or cig lighter.? Heat went out first then a few weeks later "yesterday" this s...

Got a 88 honda crx with a 92 put in it. car starts and idols real rough then dies in a matter of seconds. Friends thought they could fix it but weather and priorities got in the way. Engine is in just needs to be wired up right and radiator put in. Couple thing bolted down and new motor mount put...

The check engine light on my 89 CRX recently started coming on, usually after I've been driving it for awhile. When I got the chance I checked what the code was and it was 12. After doing some looking I found out that its the EGR Lift Sensor, but I don't know what that means for my car. ...

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My 90 CRX Si has 286,000 and counting. Bought in new and it still brings major smiles all the time. It's been my everyday car to work and for fun from day one and I dunno what to say except I think Soichiro Honda made a deal with supernatural forces on behalf of the CRX because it's excellence has not diminished in the 20 plus years of driving it.

I loved my CRX more then any car I have ever driven on an extended basis. It was incredibly quick off the line, got fantastic fuel mileage, had tons of cargo space, and was relatively cheap to repair. There is a ton of aftermarket support for it as well, and it is easy a very easy car to modify and upgrade either as a show car or a serious performance car. Handling for a front wheel drive ca...

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