Honda Engine News
Honda will extend the powertrain warranty on more than 1 million vehicles in the US that continue to have oil dilution problems. The 1.5-liter Earth Dreams engine is notorious for gasoline diluting the oil, which triggers warning lights, hu … continue reading
Honda has been upfront about the 2015 CR-V’s vibration problems. A recently settled lawsuit is asking them to be upfront about the solution, too. The automaker has released a series of Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) with suggestions for … continue reading
There’s a fix coming for rising oil levels in the CR-V and Civic. But your eligibility largely depends on where you live.
Honda’s N60 service campaign will attempt to fix the oil dilution problem with software updates to the transmission co … continue reading
A proposed class-action lawsuit says it’s time for Honda to take responsibility for the well documented problem of fuel entering the crankcase and diluting the oil in the 1.5L Earth Dreams engine.
According to the lawsuit, [2015-2018] Acco … continue reading
Look, I suppose it was possible Honda was going to make it out of 2018 without getting sued over rising oil levels in their Earth Dreams engine. Just like it’s possible that someone could convince me that a vehicle with one of these engines … continue reading
Honda Canada released a statement acknowledging "Irregularly High Oil Levels in Certain Honda Vehicles" On August 21, 2018.
They say they are currently working on a counter-measure.
Honda is hopeful that vehicle enhancements will … continue reading
A consolidated lawsuit about 2015 CR-V vibrations is coming to an end, and there isn’t a recall or restitution in sight. Instead, I present to you the consumer outreach program.
According to the consolidated class-a … continue reading
When a 2015 Odyssey owner's van went up in flames, he called his insurance company and got a payout. That's usually how those things work. But after the payout, the insurance company turned around and sued Honda saying they should pay for t … continue reading
There is something funky about Honda's new Earth Dreams engine, especially in cold-weather climates. A growing number of complaints involve high oil levels and the strong smell of gas inside the cabin of the CR-V and, to a lesser extent, th … continue reading
The 10th generation Civic is off to a rough start. Honda is telling its dealerships to stop selling the 2016 model year until their engines can be fixed. From CarComplaints.com:
The Civics have problems with the piston pin snap rings, and … continue reading
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
2015 CR-V owners are sick and tired of their SUVs making them sick and tired. The combination of the continuously variable transmission (CVT) and the new "Earth Dreams" direct-injection engine has created a vibration nightmare.
So … continue reading
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