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Honda CR-V Engine Problems and Repair Histories

1484 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Honda CR-V. 219 of these members (14.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 217 engine repairs to Honda CR-Vs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Honda CR-V problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Honda CR-V problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Honda CR-V problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Honda CR-V repairs by problem area

23% of the Honda CR-V repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 14% to the suspension, 30% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 5% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 961 repairs.

Honda CR-V engine repair cost distribution

Of the Honda CR-V engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 17% cost less than $100, 48% between $100 and $499, 18% between $500 and $999, 11% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 193 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Honda CR-V Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

166-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda CR-V in Montana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 1000    
9300 0 Noise in rear end. Dealer replaced rear differential fluid under warranty. 30 minute fix. 
21000 0 Dealer replaced a gasket on exhaust system for a noise problem. 
92000  

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2005 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda CR-V in Oaxaca, Mexico
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 45880    
47120 520 Broken engine mounts. 
 

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2003 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda CR-V in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 49000    
55000 397 Main oxygen sensor replaced. 
 

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2003 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Honda CR-V in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 118000    
122000 0 Check engine light had been coming on (and off) for months. Engine was running smoothly. Shop reset computer and said they couldn't get light to come back on. If it does, O2 sensor needs to be replaced. Light came on again immediately after leaving shop. 
138000 150 Radiator cap failure with loss of two-thirds of coolant. 
 
Honda CR-V in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 62000    
69000 211 Upstream oxygen sensor (bank 1, sensor 1, code P0134. 
 
Honda CR-V in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 106000    
110000 300 Air intake clog caused engine to flood (too much fuel injected with insufficient air). Chemical cleaning of area fixed it. 
 
Honda CR-V in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 56000    
57000 0 The dealer discovered a sensor had gone bad and ordered a new one and replaced it under extended warranty at no cost to me . New sensor installed. 
 

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2002 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda CR-V in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 73000    
78000 200 Air/Fuel ratio sensor failed. Cheapest oem (Denso) part is $184 shipping included. Waiting the part to arrive. 
91000 750 Heater core leaked anti-freeze fume inside the car. I found it out with the air/anti-freeze leaking sound. The anti-freeze fume was very DANGEROUS because it made me ill for few hours. The part was ~$200 & labor $550 because the mechanic had to ... 
150700 662 Crankshaft seal leaked oil. Part: $14 Labor:$240. Drive-Belt (Serpentine belt) contaminated with engine oil so it makes loud noise. Part: $33 Labor: $45. Belt dressing (Stops slipping & squeaking) made it worse. Don't buy it waste money. replace crankshaft seal and serpentine belt 
163000  

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2002 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

Honda CR-V in New Mexico, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 45000    
51300 475 Repl emissions bypass solenoid, sensor & covers. Repl rear differential fluid 
60000 225 Replaced another emission valve 
 
Honda CR-V in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 41000    
49000 499 Check engine light came on. Computer evaluation showed a bad oxygen sensor. 
113000  

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