Honda CR-V Repair and Maintenance

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

Honda CR-V Problems

Air Conditioning is Blowing Warm Air

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 Sticky and Not Work Due to Worn Door Lock 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.

Warped Front Brake Rotors May Cause Vibration When Braking

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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Honda CR-V Questions

my driver window stop work, when engine cold can't shift or very hard shift (1 answer)

Engine won't start after putting gas in my car (1 answer)

Engine won't start (90% of the time) only after putting gas in my car. I need to rev the engine as I turn the ignition and keep my rpms at about 1.5 for a minute before it will stay on. I make sure my gas cap is on tightly but have also tried it a little loose on the advice of a friend- neith...

My rear liftgate of my Honda CRV 2014 is missing some molding clips and some sort of molding but I cannot find anywhere what molding it's missing-HELP (1 answer)

When I was my 2014 Honda CRV, the rear by the handle to open the lift gate, has mud dripping as if it's coming from the "interior" liftgate door, inside the guts. When I open the liftgate, you clearly see molding clips (4) are missing and there are 4 holes. What is the molding PIE...

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Honda CR-V Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which over time could cause the inflator to rupture. If this happens, it would spray metal fragments upon deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Air Bag Inflator May Come Apart

The metal housing that surrounds the driver's air bag housing may be manufactured improperly, resulting in damage to the inflator upon deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's side frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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.

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Honda CR-V Reviews

I love my car so much I never want to replace it! I haven't seen anything I want more than my CRV. Hate the "new" CRVs after the 2001 redesign. HORRID! The latest redesign is better but now it looks like a station wagon. The '99 upgrade on HP made it nearly perfect. All I'd like is 6 cyl. but I can live with my light truck. I've always done recommended service on schedule and I've never h...
Bought my Honda CRV new in late 1999. Almost 14 years old, now. I have had hardly any mechanical work done outside of normal maintenance and a minor accident repair. My only gripe is that certain dash lights disappear when headlights are on, which I do during daytime hours because of LOTS of traffic around here. Can't see what the time is, whether airvent is open or closed, what gear I'm in, et...
My 2002 cr-v is up to 274,000 miles and runs like new. Great dependable all purpose vehicle. Highly recommended!

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