really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,271 miles

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problem #318

Aug 282019


  • 49,787 miles
Emissions issue detected, then eventual error codes diagnosed as P0172 and P291F. Replaced fuel injectors and high pressure pipe under service bulletins 10=8-025, 18-027, and 19-015. This is a common issue that should be addressed through a redesign and recall. Failure of this component could cause the engine to stall unexpectedly, causing a safety issue.

- Cedar Park, TX, USA

problem #317

Aug 262019


  • 24,000 miles
Engine oil level on dipstick way above what it should be and there is a strong gasoline smell in the engine oil. The Honda maintenance minder says 70% engine oil life is left. Also the seat heaters don't seem to work. Based on what I read online this seems to be somehow linked with the engine oil dilution issue

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #316

Aug 032019


  • 24,600 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Honda CR-V. while the contact's friend was driving 75 mph, the check engine warning indicator illuminated. The contact's friend claimed that she smelled an odor coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was pulled over and turned off. When the contact's friend attempted to restart the vehicle, all the warning indicators illuminated on the instrument panel and the vehicle would not restart. The vehicle was towed to port charlotte Honda (1252 tamiami trail, port charlotte, fl 33953, 941-564-3343) where it was diagnosed that the engine failed. The dealer informed the contact that they repaired the motor and changed the battery; however, the failure recurred three days later. The contact took the vehicle back to the same dealer and was informed that the battery was never changed and that they would replace the battery to repair the defect. The manufacturer was notified regarding the failures and complaint number: 09758024 was filed. The failure mileage was 24,600.

- North Port, FL, USA

problem #315

Jul 012019


  • 36,000 miles
The contact's friend owns a 2017 Honda CR-V. the contact stated that fuel was leaking into the engine oil without warning. When the contact's friend checked the oil, the oil tank had overflowed and a fuel odor was detected on the oil dipstick. The contact's friend took the vehicle to don ayres Honda (4740 lima rd, fort wayne, in 46808, 260-484-0551) and was informed that they could replace the oil. The manufacturer was notified and provided a case number. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 36,000.

- Fort Wayne, IN, USA

problem #314

Aug 172019


  • 39,950 miles
I have read that there are problems with Honda's 1.5 liter turbo earthdreams engine related to gasoline in the engine oil. I check my engine oil dipstick today and discovered there is indeed gasoline in it (per smelling it). I have filed a case with Honda, but since they don't have a fix for this yet, I am worried that having gas in the engine oil is going to cause severe damage to the engine. I have asked Honda what they intend to do to remedy this problem, but have not received a response as of yet. I had an oil change approximately 2,000 miles ago. There is about 39,950 miles on the car. I have not yet noticed any major problems with the engine, but it does not seem to have the power it did when I first purchased it. Thank you.

- Merlin, OR, USA

problem #313

Aug 052019


  • 23,413 miles
Hello, I have 3 concerning issues. 1. my car stall from time to time. It does not seem to accelerate while driving. 2. my side mirror blind spot sometimes does not work and falsely goes off. 3. my console screen has gone black and does not work thanks for hearing my issues. Thanks, pihlip zachariah

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #312

Jul 032019


  • miles
My 2017 Honda CRV-touring was just about 10K & recently, when turning on ac while running, engine is making very loud noise. It was not supposed to be built in this way for top of the line of CRV model. Since my car is under manufacturer warranty such that I want it to be checked to defect the issue.

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #311

Jul 222019


  • 29,810 miles
Car has stalled when in motion. Stalling happened once on highway, 2-3 other times on secondary roads. It feels like car "misses a beat" then strugles to reignite. Engine did not stop completely. At times there has been a smell of gas in the car when in motion.

- West Roxbruy, MA, USA

problem #310

Jul 012019


  • 17,000 miles
1.5 L turbo, rising oil level - gasoline odor on dipstick.

- New Berlin, WI, USA

problem #309

Jul 212019


  • 33,000 miles
Warranty extension:2017-18 CR-V - gasoline seeping into engine oil. No problems have occurred yet, but a one year extension on a warranty is a totally insufficient remedy to the problem that can significantly reduce a vehicles life if the symptoms become evident after the short warranty extension period. A recall that requires a permanent fix to the problem is in order. See this link: Https://www.motor1.com/news/268789/Honda-CR-V-engine-troubles-report/

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #308

Nov 052018


  • miles
The oil level reading is above the full mark on the dipstick. The dealer has told me that it is normal for this engine to do this. They tell me they do not have a fix for it. Problem with this overfilling is that gasoline is deluting engine oil which may cause engine failure and lead to an accident.

- Paso Robles, CA, USA

problem #307

Jul 092019


  • 3,000 miles
I purchased a 2017 Honda brand new from my local dealer on 9/28/2017 I had the oil changed as required. A few months ago I had a oil change done at the dealer at the same visit they did a fuel injection software upgrade. Since the upgrade my engine runs very rough when first started this never happened be fore the upgrade. The reason for the upgrade was that there was gas getting into the oil causing the oil level to rise which stated in the owners manual can cause engine damage. Today I listened to my engine and the ticking noise is getting much loader than when I purchased the car.iam very concern that there is engine damage its seems that Honda is in no hurry at all fixing the problem and when they do its going to be to late and the engine will be ruined

- Laporte, IN, USA

problem #306

Jun 062019


  • 19,500 miles
Took CRV into dealer due to engine oil smelling strong of gasoline. Was told they looked over the car and could not determined why and that the odor was normal. Was also told this is normal due to having a turbo engine yet told my VIN # falls into the effected "oil over full' issue and I have an extra year of power terrain warranty. To my knowledge, oil level was only slightly elevated. Nothing was done to remedy the issue, no service bulletin or oil change. CRV only has 19500 miles. No check engine light or running issues. Engine oil appears dirty yet onboard system states that oil life is at 50%.

- Orange Park, FL, USA

problem #305

May 232019


  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Honda CR-V. while driving between 40-45 mph up a small hill, the vehicle lost power and failed to move. The contact also stated that the vehicle rode roughly and sounded as if it had a diesel engine. The contact drove the vehicle home. When the oil was checked with the dipstick, it was over the orange indicator line onto the metal and there was an odor of fuel. The contact called dch Honda of temecula (located at 26755 ynez rd, temecula, ca 92591, (951) 268-9197) and was advised to have the vehicle towed to their facility. The dealer was unable to detect the presence of fuel in the oil. The contact stated that when she purchased the vehicle a few weeks ago, the dealer changed the oil. The contact stated that the vehicle had been at the dealer almost two weeks and was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified and stated that they would speak with the dealer. If the failure recurred, the contact was instructed to take the vehicle back to the dealer. The approximate failure mileage was 5,000.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #304

May 302019

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 16,000 miles
2017 Honda CRV- ex / stalling on freeway vehicle identification number [xxx] on May 29, 2018, my car which has 16,0000 miles on it, started making a horrible engine noise, cylinders misfiring, loss of power and stalled while on the 405 freeway, I began to panic due to fact I was in the fast lane. I started to smell gas in the passenger compartment while cars are streaming to halt to avoid a multi car pileup. I didn't know whether to get out of the car or stay in, that's when I saw an 18 wheeler barreling towards me trying to stop. This truck came 2 feet from rear ending me. I was to shaken to speak for 5 minutes because my life flashes in front of me. This is a safety issue and Honda should conduct an official recall. Does someone have to die before a recall take place? Honda's manager of recalls, brad ortloff, said oil in these engines could be diluted because of software settings or potential hardware failures. Some vehicles could experience a loss of power, leading to cylinder misfires or engine noise. In addition to those symptoms, consumers have reported that their engines stalled or that the vehicles experienced a sudden loss of power, raising safety concerns. During the past 6 months I've been having the following problems with my vehicle oil dilution, rising oil levels, stalling and loss of power and stalling. I understand that Honda motor company, ltd has recalled 350,000 Honda CRV's in china & Canada because of the same problem. I would like Honda to buy back my vehicle due to rising safety issues. Given that the problem is well documented, Honda has a responsibility to address these issues in an open and transparent manner. [xxx] cc: NHTSA cc: U.S. attorney general cc: Dept. Of transportation cc: Consumer finance protection bureau cc: Center for auto safety information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Canoga Park, CA, USA

problem #303

Mar 262018

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,452 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Honda CR-V. the contact stated that there was a strong odor of fuel inside the vehicle three times and a knocking noise was heard coming from the engine. The engine oil was checked and there was evidence of fuel on the engine oil dipstick. The vehicle was taken to Honda world (located at 1 autocenter dr, louisville, ky 40299, (502) 398-6398) and the engine oil was replaced. The contact was informed by the service manager that the manufacturer was aware of the engine oil and fuel dilution in similar vehicles. The manufacturer was contacted. The approximate failure mileage was 4,452.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #302

May 212019


  • 25,500 miles
Since purchasing the car two years ago, the oil level has increased and smells of gasoline, and the cabin has also on occasion smelled of gasoline. I complained to the dealership within the first week of owning the car, to no avail. I have complained each time I've brought it in for servicing, to no avail. I complained to the general manager of the dealership, who said he'd never heard of such a problem, when I had the car serviced on 5/14/19 (which included an oil change). A week later I checked the oil 'sure enough, the level has risen and it smells of gasoline. I have grave concerns: For my health and safety due to the oil dilution problem. I primarily drive short distances, which I understand increases the likelihood of oil dilution in the 1.5 turbo engine.

- Irvine, CA, USA

problem #301

May 042019


  • 27,161 miles
The oil in my engine is being diluted with gasoline. The dipstick never goes below full and the oil is thin and dirty. This is just 1 month after an oil change. Occasionally the gas fumes enter the passenger compartment and make driving the car unpleasant. Honda dealer says there is no problem. This is an ongoing problem. Date below is the last time gas fumes were inside the passenger compartment.

- Brevard, NC, USA

problem #300

Aug 012018


  • 5,000 miles
-I noticed oil/gas leak on the engine that slowly drips under. The engine oil smells gas, oil level goes up. - lane departare goes off when car is idle for more than 15mins (randomly) - navigation/audio acts up -changes screen and nonstop beeping. You need to turn the engine off to stop it-reset.

- Morgan Hill, CA, USA

problem #299

May 042019


  • miles
Fuel in oil causing high oil level and lowering the viscosity of the oil causing pre mature wear of engine components.

- Pottstown, PA, USA

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