Honda CR-V Problem Reports

Most Reported Honda CR-V Problem Reports

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Use of incorrect oil in the rear differential on AWD models will cause a "chattering" sound and vibration on turns. Use only Honda-approved differential oil.

A clunking noise heard from the front suspension may be caused by the flange bolts for the upper control arm.

Some vehicles with an automatic transmission can have an issue with a harsh shift from first to second gear. Honda has released a service bulletin suggesting to flush the transmission using Honda ATF-Z1 and replace the linear solenoid. If that does not cure the problem the fault is internal and the transmission will require replacement or overhaul.

A defect in the throttle body can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the throttle body will repair this issue.

Misalignment of the rear seat tracks will cause interference with the seats and not allow them to fold up. The seat tracks need to be aligned before the seats will fold up.

On certain models with rear disc brakes, a grinding noise can be caused by corrosion between the rear brake caliper bracket and the brake pad retainers. Cleaning and lubricating the caliper bracket and pad retainers should correct this concern.

Certain models cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate due to the computer misinterpreting the coolant sensor data. A software update from Honda will repair this issue.

Honda issued a recall of 1998 and 1999 models to inspect and repair the wiring harness under the dash and install a piece of tubing to protect the harness. Various electrical issues can develop if these wires have been damaged.

Some driving conditions can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate with a Air Fuel sensor slow response code. This is a software issue and can be corrected with an update from Honda.

ck engine light comes on due to a IMT valve position sensor circuit, a diagnois was performed on auto. What does this do? how much to repair?

A worn speed sensor drive gear can cause a surge when using cruise control and illuminate the Check Engine light. Transmission replacement will be needed.

On certain models the damper spring rubber comes loose and can cause a click noise. The damper springs need to be replaced to for this concern.

The AC idler pulley can fail causing a growling noise from the engine. A new idler pulley will be needed.

A faulty computer in the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) can cause a false "Side Airbag Off" light to illuminate. The SRS computer will need to be replaced for this issue.

A sticking variable valve timing valve can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. A software update from Honda will fix this issue.