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Honda CR-V repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1426 repairs.

Honda CR-V suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 195 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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2009 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

166-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

10000 mi Moaning noise from the drivers side front and feeling in the steering wheel, floor board and pedals. Drivers side front strut seal was leaking and needed to be replaced. 

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2007 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

166-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

18000 mi Vibration and rubbing sound from rear. TSB was issued to replace defective differential fluid that broke down prematurely. Dealer fixed without a problem. 

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2005 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed automatic AWD

60000 mi

US $50
Leaking rear shock/strut R&R rear strut 
47120 mi

$520
Shocks worn out. 

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2002 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual AWD

86800 mi

C $150
sway bar bushings 
91760 mi Rear suspension bushing. 
96720 mi

C $490
more clunking from rear suspension 
107260 mi

C $200
rear suspension bushings 
123380 mi

C $1500
Suspension clunking. Replaced front struts and suspension bushings. Also found power steering line leak. Replaced line. 
137300 mi

C $813
Wheel bearing replaced. 
43400 mi Rear wheel bearings 
46500 mi Power steering pump 
99200 mi

C $250
Drivers side rear wheel bearing 
127720 mi

C $400
Wheel bearing 
135160 mi

C $300
Rear wheel bearing passenger side replaced. 
157880 mi

C $700
ball joints replaced 

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2002 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

81000 mi

US $1250
Replaced all four struts and some other wear parts. 
109000 mi

US $1500
All suspension, steering and engine mount bushings were dry and cracked. So were replaced. 

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2002 Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic AWD

88040 mi

C $462
Car, when driving between 60 to 80 kph, felt like going over a washboard. Mechanic identified problem as needing new front struts and mounts. Also said left front strut leaking oil badly, right starting to. Parts ordered. Replaced struts. Knocking sound when turning steering wheel. Figured out strut was a dud. Ordered another. 
88660 mi One wasted trip because supplier sent wrong mount. With next trip, replaced bad replacement strut, finally fixed. 
124000 mi

C $161
Replaced rear sway bar links 

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Honda CR-V Suspension Problems

1858 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Honda CR-V. 133 of these members (7.2%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 188 suspension repairs to Honda CR-Vs--an average of 0.1 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.