hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
95,320 miles

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problem #2

Dec 272017


  • 190,440 miles
"takata recall" my Honda-CRV was hit behind by a young lady in November 2016. She admitted her fault and her insurance company paid for the repair to the garage.the rear bumper was severely dented and it created some other mechanical problems and the garage owner fixed them.I do not have knowledge about it. Emphatically, I should say: # 1. when this accident took place the air-bag did not deploy. It is a big question " # 2. the garage owner, during the repair days asked me to take the vehicle to another garage who did the 'wheel alignments." One of the persons there told me " the excel is not good/defective and need to be fixed or replaced... something like that as far as I can remember." I said that I can not afford to do that now and I brought the vehicle back.I told about it to my garage owner. He inspected it and said " can not see such a thing, but will see later." Since then, I use the car with suspicious and scare to drive far away places. Never drive on free-ways. # 3. I got a dash board warning in September this year. The garage owner said that engine oil need to be changed and I did so on 09.26.2017. But still the light is on ? I think it says " maintenance required." Why is the light is on even after oil change is done " I do not drive the vehicle everyday as I can not afford gas money. We are state beneficiaries and the state has categorized us as low income family. Myself and three family members most of the time travel by bus. Therefore, I can not afford to pay for repairs and kindly help me to fix these issues at an early date. Thank you.

- Anaheim, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 012002

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200 miles
There should be a rubber flap of some kind to close of the large opening in the wheel well area where the steering rods come through to the wheel. This large opening lets water, mud, snow & slush spray up into the engine compartment covering the engine, battery, brake and power steering fluid containers so that they are always dirty and hard to check for the correct levels. I brought this to the attention of my dealer shortly after purchasing this vehicle, but they said this is the way it was designed and there was nothing they could do about it. I think this is a bad design, I made rubber flaps and installed them myself, they helped 100%. I will not buy another Honda in 2005 unless this is remedied.

- Saint Cloud, MN, USA