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Oil Dilution in Honda's 1.5L Engine

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Excess fuel vapors in Honda’s 1.5-liter engine aren’t burning off and diluting the engine’s oil. This raises the oil level, triggers warning lights, creates a terrible smell, and brings into question the prospect of long-term damage caused …

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CR-V Vibration Defect

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There are so many vibrations in the 2015-2016 CR-V, particularly at low speed or idle, that owners are starting to get sick. Honda has released a series of videos explaining the issue and a technical service bulletin outlining potential sol…

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Gas Smell in CR-V Cabin

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Honda says the strong fuel vapors are caused by excess fuel building up in the oil pan. The issue appears to be particularly bad in cold-weather climates. In a letter to consumers, Honda impressively skirted blame by placing it on the drive…

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Heater Doesn't Work

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This popular SUV is terrible at producing heat while idling. In fact, many owners say it won’t produce any at all until they start driving. If you’ve ever had to scrape ice off your windshield you understand how powerful of an ally the defr…

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Excessive Oil Consumption

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One of the top complaints about the latest generation of Honda vehicles is how the V6 engines burn through an excessive amounts of oil. Mechanics did their best to place the blame on the owner's driving and maintenance habits, but it was cl…

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Engine 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 Engine News

It's Been a Bumpy Ride for 2015 CR-V Owners

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The 2015 CR-V has widespread vibration problems that are so bad it's actually made some owners car-sick. Why all the shaking? This was Honda's first attempt at combining their direct-injected "Earth Dreams" engine with a continuou … continue reading

Replacing the Engine Short Blocks

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Honda has announced a small, but important recall of 4-cylinder engines found in the 2014-15 Accord and 2015 CR-V. A manufacturing error might lead to serious engine damage. I'm no mechanic, but I'm pretty sure you need one of those in good … continue reading