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CR-V Battery Died

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The 4th and 5th generation CR-V chews through batteries. Leave one of these sitting a couple days and there's a good chance it won't start due to long-running issues parasitic drains and an ineffective battery charging system.

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Rodents Chew Soy Wiring

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Honda switched to a soy-based coating for their wiring that is more biodegradable. It sounds like a pro-Earth move by the automaker, but the real reason is probably a little less triumphant: the coating costs less than plastic. Still, less …

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Electrical Complaints

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Honda Electrical News

Rodents Just Love Honda's Soy Wiring

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A lawsuit says the soy-coated, environmentally friendly electrical wiring used by Honda in 2012-2015 vehicles is irresistible to rabbits, mice, and other rodents. Soy vey.

When the lead plaintiff brought his 2014 Crosstour in for service, … continue reading

Accord Hybrid Freaks Itself Out

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Honda is recalling 6,786 Accord Hybrids because of software problems in the battery cell voltage sensor.

The battery sensors can get freaked out by electrical noise from the inverter or motor circuit, switch the car into "fail-safe&qu … continue reading