Honda CR-V Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Honda CR-V as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.Refine by vehicle
A sticking variable valve timing valve can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. A software update from Honda will fix this issue.
A defect in the throttle body can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the throttle body will repair this issue.
A sticking intake manifold runner solenoid can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the solenoid will repair the issue.
A faulty transmission range switch can cause a no start condition and Check Engine light (MIL) illumination. Transmission removal is not needed to replace the transmission range switch.
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.
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.
On certain models the water pump bearing can go bad and cause a growl type noise from the front of the engine.
A clunking noise heard from the front suspension may be caused by the flange bolts for the upper control arm.