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2011 Honda CR-V repairs by problem area

Engine (4%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (44%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (25%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 48 repairs.

2011 Honda CR-V repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (88%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2011 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

180-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda CR-V in Texas, United States
Jul 2011 - Feb 2013
Dec 2011

300 mi
Bought Car December 10th. 10 days later the paint on the front bumper was bubbling. Went through numerous phone calls, letters and took a day off work and scheduled finally for body shop to get repainted! BRAND NEW CAR IN BODY SHOP! 
Jul 2012

11000 mi
Took Car in July because back bumper was peeling they did fix this .. no questions asked they said bring it in. 
Aug 2012

12000 mi
Lift gate needs to be painted as of August but this will be the 3rd trip to the dealer to repaint my BRAND NEW CAR! This time they want me to take off to meet the Honda Rep to see if he approves it to be repaired! 
Nov 2012

15000 mi
Back to repair paint issues from 1st two paint jobs. Bumpers having issues with paint sticking. Honda was good to replace a part on the lift gate instead of trying to repaint it. Finally right after a dozen trips. 
Honda CR-V in Florida, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

10000 mi
Told there were DEFECTIVE pads and they scored rear rotors :) 
Honda CR-V in Florida, United States
Sep 2011 - Mar 2014
Feb 2012

3700 mi
Moon roof leaked, out of adjustment, returned same day. 

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2011 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

180-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

Honda CR-V in Illinois, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2015
Sep 2012

15000 mi
Radio/Nav stopped powering up, tested the radio fuse and it was good. Ended up pulling the unit to test the fuse on the back and check for loose wires, fuse tested good, and the unit powered up after putting the fuse back. 
Honda CR-V in West Virginia, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2015
Sep 2012

21000 mi

US $130
Battery required replacement, dealer should have replaced it on warranty, but had to take it second day to an independent shop for battery replacement. 
Jul 2014

38000 mi

US $510
Rotors rusted requiring rotor and pad replacement on rear rotors 
Sep 2015

50000 mi
Compressor failed, honda had extended the warranty to cover the repair because of a high frequency of this problem with this vehicle 
Honda CR-V in Ontario, Canada
May 2011 - Sep 2015
Oct 2011

1640 mi
Driver seat creaked. Cushion spring was installed crooked. Dealer repaired it. Creaking gone. 
Honda CR-V in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2015
Jun 2012

12000 mi
The car stranded my wife during a shopping trip. Battery was dead. Bone dead - even automatic door unlock would not work . Allstate Car Club to the rescue. Gave it a jump and it was ok. Dealer replaced an AC relay. 2nd time car needed jump. 
Honda CR-V in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Oct 2015
Jun 2011

5580 mi
TSB for all 2010-11 CR-Vs. Faulty software for FI. TSB issued in USA Nov '10. Shortly thereafter in Canada. Dealer did not know about it. I explained it to the SM. Symptoms are 2 sec dead pedal accelerating from 2-1 downshift, etc. 
Jun 2014

62000 mi
The TPMS light stays on. Resetting does not work. This is for both sets of tires and rims--winter and summer. I will try one more reset when I get a moment. 
Oct 2014

65100 mi

C $120
I decided to have the TPMS trouble light checked out. The TPS on the right-front rim was defective. 
Oct 2015

76880 mi

C $155
TPMS module light on for no reason. Dealer tried everything known. Replaced TPMS module. Fine for a short while. Now on all the time engine is on. Two sets of sensors all OK. Dealer will try again tomorrow. Mystery. 
Honda CR-V in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2011 - Sep 2015
Feb 2012

1000 mi
purchase crv could not hear back up sensor , Honda sid cannot make it louder. I am stuck with it since i could not (nor Honda) find a louder waring say like car seat sound. very disturb since i am disabled and need it badly. 
May 2012

3100 mi

US $100
Apr 2013

5300 mi
driver leather seat ripped , replaced at no charge 
Mar 2015

13000 mi
3rd battery they cannot find were its draining from 
Honda CR-V in California, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
Oct 2011

7000 mi
Driver's power seat seemed loose - i.e., when accelerating from stop I feel it move slightly, and when stopping, the same movement in the other direction. Dealer service personnel said they could not find anything but they aren't 6'2" and 250lbs. Problem  

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2011 Honda CR-V Repair Histories

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