10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,896 miles

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problem #62

Oct 272018

CR-V

  • 33,000 miles
Vehicle was parked over night in the morning the battery was completely drained I left no lights on there was no reason for a drained battery on a new car. After jump starting the car it has now issues like a hard start as if the battery is dead my interior lights dimwhen at stop light the loss mitigation warming comes on but all my extras extra for the steering help are off ot feels as if it's going to die at a light and my mpg went from 25.9 to now 19.8 that's insane!! I am taking to Honda dealer tomorrow this is a year old Honda

- Whittier, CA, USA

problem #61

Oct 252018

CR-V

  • 8,100 miles
Parasitic battery drain, vehicle battery drains after 2 days of non use

- Lafayette, LA, USA

problem #60

Oct 142018

CR-V

  • 22,500 miles
Alarm will go off randomly. Clicking lock/unlock on the key fob does not turn the alarm off. Inserting the key into the door was the only way to turn the alarm off. The message "keyless start system problem" was displayed on the dash when I entered the car. I turned my car on, but when trying to turn the car off, there were clicking noises, the dash flickered repeatedly, and the car would not turn off. It took about 15 minutes of clicking the push start/stop button to get the car to turn off. It was towed to Honda (tow truck driver had trouble getting the car onto the bed because all of the safety braking features were randomly activating) and Honda replaced some wiring and said I was good to. Two days later the car wouldn't start. Had it towed to Honda again and they said it was a bad battery. They replaced the battery and sent me on my way. The next day the alarm went off again, same issue with not being able to turn it off, and the same keyless start system problem was on the dash. I started the car, then turned the car off, went into the house, and the alarm went off again 15 minutes later. I disconnected the battery and will take it back to Honda tomorrow. Note, when I popped the hood to disconnect the battery, the electricity turned back on in the car by itself. I now suspect the electricity is turning on by itself and after sitting idle for a while the alarm activates.

- Santa Barbara, CA, USA

problem #59

Oct 152018

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 9,300 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Honda CR-V. while driving various speeds and when starting the vehicle, all of the instrument panel indicators illuminated. The vehicle was taken to billy wood Honda (1909 w hillsboro St, el dorado, ar 71730, (870) 863-5400) where the computer was updated, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to the same dealer where the contact was notified that the manufacturer updated the computer again. The contact mentioned that the failure occurred for a third time, but the vehicle was not taken to a dealer or independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. Also, while inspecting the oil, the contact noticed it was overfilled and smelled like fuel. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 9,300.

- Camden, AR, USA

problem #58

May 222018

CR-V

  • 7,000 miles
I was driving at about 45mph, and had to stopped in median of road to turn right. All of a sudden my Honda CRV 2017 stopped and all dashboard lights started flashing, it started showing all the following problems. 1) brake system problem 2) brake hold system problem 3) airbag system (SRS) problem 4) power steering system (eps) problem 5) anti-lock brake system problem 6) vehicle stability assist (vsa) problem 7) hill start assist problem 8) adaptive cruise control problem 9) collision mitigation system problem 10) road departure mitigation system problem 11) auto high-beam problem 12) tire pressure monitor problem 13) all wheel drive system problem 14) lane keeping assist cannot operate 15) seat belt warning on and beeping even though seat belt was being worn. I tried to turn off, and turn on, nothing happened. Exited the vehicle, checked the car. No physical damage. Tried to start 2-3 times more, still no luck. I called the roadside assistance, and towed the car to dealer. Dealer kept the car for 4 hours, and called me that it was low gas issue, and charged me $88. I am sure it was not low gas, and even if it was low gas, car warning should tell its not starting due to low gas. It should not be that all 15 errors start showing on dashboard.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #57

Oct 032018

CR-V

  • 35,000 miles
Vehicle was parked and would not start suddenly after being off and not on accessory mode. When vehicle was jump started and when vehicle restarted the dashboard read many errors among them, break system error, road departure mitigation system problem, vehicle stability assist problem. I have been the sole owner/driver of the vehicle and get it serviced at the dealership as advised.

- Northridge, CA, USA

problem #56

Sep 272018

CR-V

  • 2,600 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Honda CR-V. while driving approximately 25 mph, the display screen message appeared indicating a security system failure and that the tailgate door was open. Upon inspection, the contact discovered that the tailgate door was secured. Next, the sensor erroneously indicated that the front driver side door was ajar. Moments later, while driving, the collision avoidance system erroneously activated and the vehicle abruptly came to a complete stop although no other vehicles were in the vicinity. The vehicle was towed to the local dealer (dnc Honda, 28 county rd, tenafly, NJ 07670), but the failures could not be duplicated. According to the dealer, the manufacturer indicated that the failures were due to the cell phone being used inside the vehicle. As a result, the bluetooth was deactivated. The failure mileage was 2,600.

- Alpine, NJ, USA

problem #55

Sep 252018

CR-V

  • miles
For the second time, after leaving the vehicle parked for 3-5 days the battery has been drained and unable to start the engine.

- Burbank, CA, USA

problem #54

Sep 232018

CR-V

  • 24,300 miles
Car left in parking lot for four days. Car would not crank or start. Battery serviced by aaa, jump started successfully. No obvious clamps, wire, alternator problem. Car evaluated at Honda burlington dealer. No problems found. No cause for battery failure given. Service clerk at dealership and aaa battery service person independently suggested that car should not be left unproven for more than a few days as battery failure has been found, without an obvious cause. Evidently Honda service bulletin # 17-032 addresses this issue but neither the general Honda customer hotline nor the burlington mass dealership acknowledge this with my vehicle.

- Bedford, MA, USA

problem #53

Sep 032018

CR-V

  • 17,000 miles
I parked the car in the garage on 8/18/2018. I turned off engine and all electronic equipment. We went on vacation for 2 weeks. On 9/3/18 we returned and we could not start the car. The battery was dead as it was completely drained. I researched on CRV forum and there seems to be a knowing problem with battery slow drainage due to software and/or electrical components

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #52

Oct 132017

CR-V

  • 8,301 miles
Purchased new in March of 2017. Instument cluster has malunctioned X 4 since then. Twice just totally going black while driving. Twice certain alarms are indicated (lkas, acc, cmbs, etc.) these last two required vehicle camera replacment. Entire instument cluster replaced in October of 2017. Braking: This vehicle has applied it's brakes at sudden and the most inapproriate times. July 2017 on a four lane hwy by myself, no other vehicle, brake alarms lit up on instument cluster and car rapidly declerated from 50 to 20 mph before brake alarm and brakes disengaged. When slowing for a traffic light with vehicle in front of me, at approximately 1 1/2 car lengths from vehicle and going approximately 10 - 5 mph, CRV brake alarm lit up with subsequent panic stop braking applied. CRV's acc system brakes the vehicle when approaching another parked or disabled vehicle in the right emergency stop lane or is turning right and is perhaps 20-30 feet down the right hand road. This occurs aw well when acc is engaged and I am in the left lane on the interstate and overtaking a vehicle to my right. The dealer tells me they can find no error codes nor do they have any data of these symptoms from Honda America. Braking does not occur all the time. But when it does it's surprising and scary. It seems to me with all the reports I have read on the NHTSA web site concerning this same problem, perhaps american Honda should take a serious look before someone gets seriously injured or killed.

- Townsend, TN, USA

problem #51

Aug 192018

CR-V

  • 16,458 miles
I was driving home 20 mile per hour.. I put my left turn signal on cuz I was gonna turn left all he warring sign pop up and I push my car break and my car didn┐T stop and then I put gear on park and my car still moving... and then I push power off and my car stop on the side road... I so scare... and I waiting about 2 minute and push power on and drive safe home... (when I home I research on google and I found a lot of people have the same problem like me plz watch those video ┐ https://youtu.be/6amqzdqnmgm ┐ and ┐ https://youtu.be/jhtwxjxcota ┐ ) what if I happen like that in highwayor traffic... I could die plz help I buy new car cuz I want to drive safe for very long time and now my vehicles is still new but not safe to drive...

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #50

Mar 012018

CR-V

  • 11,000 miles
All lights in dash are flashing Cruze control does not work car has braked hard by itself for no reason I have had this car for 5 months and it has done this off on on computor has been reset twice alllights have been flashing for 4000 miles now why has there not been a recall

- Lahabra, CA, USA

problem #49

Aug 152017

CR-V

  • miles
Bought the car April of 2017, after a few months car went dead jump start it and took it to the dealer for diagnostic. Dealer replaces the battery, not much explanation why. The problem happen 2 more times, had to jump start car again took it back to the dealer but this time dealer telling me that the car needs to be driven regularly and also on a certain distance so that battery will be charged up completely. And was told to buy a portable charger, the problem is I bought this car supposedly for weekend use only, now I am required to drive it around just to charge the battery.

- San Clemente, CA, USA

problem #48

Aug 152018

CR-V

  • 14,100 miles
While my car was parked overnight, the front window went down and the clock rolled back 30minutes

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #47

Aug 112018

CR-V

  • 12,000 miles
Battery went totally dead. Drove 1.5 hr.away from home vehicle sat for 7 hr. Returned to the car and dead. Had to be jumped by secuirty. Drove home started it a few times and the next day and it was fine. I read where there is a tsb 17-032. Software bug. Drove to work, we'll see if it starts to get home. Going to dealership in the morning. No documentation, security guard had me fill out a paper for their records

- Troy, OH, USA

problem #46

Aug 032018

CR-V

  • 10,500 miles
Foward collision avoidance - when driving in normal condition, the vehicle will abruptly apply brake by itself activating the forward collision avoidance system. The "brake" warning comes-up in the driver's dashboard to provide a visual warning. This happens even if there were no vehicle in-front and anticipated frontal collision. This abrupt and random braking can cause a rear-end collision.

- Converse, TX, USA

problem #45

Aug 032018

CR-V

  • 10,500 miles
The infotainment display will randomly turn off while driving. Audio continues to play without display. Pressing the home button sometimes resolve the issue, but sometime it requires to have the vehicle completely turned-off to get the display back.

- Converse, TX, USA

problem #44

Aug 032018

CR-V

  • 10,500 miles
After jumping the battery - when starting the vehicle with foot on the brake, pedal jerks momentarily before starting the engine. The vehicle was in the garage with dead battery after 2 days of not being used.

- Converse, TX, USA

problem #43

Aug 032018

CR-V

  • 10,500 miles
Honda sensing issue - when driving in normal conditions, the vehicle would apply brake by itself as if a frontal collision is expected even if there were no other vehicle in-front.

- Converse, TX, USA

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