definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,900 miles

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problem #1

Nov 171996


  • Manual transmission
  • 28,900 miles
Driving at 65 mph, my 2002 Honda CRV lost total control and uncontrollably jerked to right and left into the oncoming traffic lane and ended up spinning completely around. I had no control over the car whatsoever. The jerking and spinning stopped when the engine stopped. Then when starting the car again it would not run in 2nd, 4th or 5th gears. In those gears the car jerked forward (at least it was in a straight direction). I drove in 1st and 3rd gears only. The Honda mechanic in kalispell Montana where I had the car towed to said that a fuse in the fuse box that had to with the "load" had come loose and therefore caused the malfunction. It could have been a deadly "malfunction." One fuse can cause such an experience must be an engineering flaw.

- Whitefish, MT, USA