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Honda CR-V Water leak from cowl area

Honda CR-V Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012

Average Mileage: 118,000 mi (39,000 mi - 200,000 mi)

A leaking cowl (at the base of the windshield) can leak water into the vehicle's cabin. The cowl has to be resealed to stop the leak.
  • Bradey, , 100,000 mi

    After washing vehicle, floormats are puddled up with water!

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  • Visitor,

    Bend the cowl in toward windshield to fix

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  • Visitor, , 39,000 mi

    same problem with water leaking into passenger floor mat and had glass company to check drain tubes in sun roof but they were ok. no fix yet

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  • Visitor, , 96,000 mi

    Researched problem and will attempt a repair soon.

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  •  Rookie

    Have water leakage with water soaking passenger floor mat if car is parked in heavy rain. No problem with light rain while driving.

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  • Visitor, , 200,000 mi

    same. I goouped it with cauking and bent the vent opening inside so the water no longer leaked into it.

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  • Visitor, , 103,000 mi

    Leaking windshield cowl that drips into passenger side foot well and stagnates, soaks the carpet and leads to odor.

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  • Visitor, , 200,000 mi

    1996 one owner crv cowl leak ..have been unable to remedy
    200 000 kilometres , non usa

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  • Visitor, , 106,000 mi

    Not yet fixed. Surprised that Honda would not have come up with a manufacturing fix for this way before 2006.

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  • Visitor, , 95,000 mi

    It hasn't been fixed and my truck at this point, is pretty much ruined

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