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Honda CR-V Engine Problems

1531 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Honda CR-V. 163 of these members (10.6%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 250 engine repairs to Honda CR-Vs--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Honda CR-V problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 1136 repairs.

Honda CR-V engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 212 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 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2007 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

166-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

9000 mi   Noise in rear end. Dealer replaced rear differential fluid under warranty. 30 minute fix. 
21000   Dealer replaced a gasket on exhaust system for a noise problem. 

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2005 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

47120 mi $520 Broken engine mounts. 

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2003 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

55000 mi US $397 Main oxygen sensor replaced. 

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2003 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

122000 mi   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 US $150 Radiator cap failure with loss of two-thirds of coolant. 
69000 US $211 Upstream oxygen sensor (bank 1, sensor 1, code P0134. 
110000 US $300 Air intake clog caused engine to flood (too much fuel injected with insufficient air). Chemical cleaning of area fixed it. 
57000   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

78000 mi US $200 Air/Fuel ratio sensor failed. Cheapest oem (Denso) part is $184 shipping included. Waiting the part to arrive. 
91000   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   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 

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2002 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

51600 mi US $475 Repl emissions bypass solenoid, sensor & covers. Repl rear differential fluid 
60000   Replaced another emission valve 
49000 US $499 Check engine light came on. Computer evaluation showed a bad oxygen sensor. 

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