The rear trailing arm bushings tend to crack and break requiring replacement of the bushings.
Car Problem Reports
Honda CR-V Rear Trailing Arm Bushings Crack/Break and Need Replacement
Honda CR-V Problem
Average Mileage: 104,615 mi (40,000 mi - 201,000 mi)
Visitor, 2001 Honda CR-V, 40,000 mi
Experienced a rattling noise in the rear of the vehicle.
Would hear noise from rear when hitting a bump. After inspecting drums I checked bushings to find trailing arm
large bushing torn. Order replacement from Rockauto and installed myself.
Visitor, 1998 Honda CR-V
Had been making a a rattle noise going over bumps which went away for a while when better tires were installed but it came back and required replacing
Visitor, 2001 Honda CR-V, 99,694 mi
Bad rear bushings. The body dropped 3 inches. Metal to metal
contact.When all said and done it cost me $1260.00. Never a
Honda again. Screw Consumer Reports!