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Honda CR-V Transmission Problems

1539 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Honda CR-V. 78 of these members (5.1%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 109 transmission 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.

Percentage of Honda CR-V repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1140 repairs.

Honda CR-V transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 132 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

13000 mi   TOOK TO SHOP AND THEY DRAINED 4 WHEEL DRIVE BOX AND GARNISHED GEARS AND INSTALLED NEW FLUID BUT DID NOT FIX PROBLEM MUST TAKE BACK ASAP AND LET THEM KEEP IT FOR A DAY TO TRY TO FIND OUT WHAT THE NOISE IS. 
14111   TOOK BACK TO DEALER FOR SAME PROBLEM AS BEFORE, REAR DIFF. NOISE IS CONSTANT AT 50-56MPH, NOISE IS A LOW PITCH HUMMM, MOSTLY ON FLAT SURFACES. THEY CKED AND TESTED ANOTHER CRV SAME NOISE NORMAL CHARACTERISTIC OF CAR FLUID LEVELS AND CONDITION GOOD. 5 HR 
20000   Vibration from the rear differential when driving in reverse especially in cold weather. This is a known issue and a TSB has been issued. 
78000 US $50 One of the clutches in the rear differential had to be replaced since it was slightly leaking fluid. There was a TSB around rear diffs 2 years ago and the part was replaced, but now it started to leak. Issue has been taken care of. 
16000   Growling noise coming from rear differential. Dealer changed out DPF fluid and noise went away immediately. 
11000   The rear end had a growling sound when turning...They ordered pumps/fluid etc for the rear end. Tcase kit and fluid and fluid pump replaced per work order. Havent heard the problems since. 
104000 US $300 Right side axle seal leaking 
113000   Right side outer axle boot leaking. Was replaced under extended warranty. What a whine sound in 3rd gear. Transmission was replaced. 
14000   Made a clicking noise at low speed with the steering cranked. The first 25,000 or so 2007 CR-Vs have a problem with the all wheel drive's differential clutch pack. Most dealers try to change the fluid, but this doesn't fix it. Replaced clutch pack 
21000   Seemed to be some transmission issue that the dealer couldn't identify. The typical, "it didn't do it for us" syndrome. It would flash the CEL, and you couldn't move past maybe 20mph. It always did this after a left hand turn. Shut the car off and it ... 

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2003 Honda CR-V 4-door

4-cylinder manual AWD

42000 mi US $20 Rear differential noise. Changed lubricant, problem fixed. 

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