This iteration of the Honda CR-V remained a strong competitor in the small-SUV class. Updates brought more power, while leaving fuel economy unchanged. The CR-V also delivers responsive handling, a steady ride, and a roomy interior. The only downside is pronounced road noise.
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There are 14 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 420,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2019 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2010 Honda CR-V owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"clutch"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C clutch failed. Repaired through recall notice. A/C compressor failed. Replaced through extended warranty"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"AC runs OK for a while then blows warm air... took to dealer and said OK... doing it again this spring"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C clutch failure - covered by warranty"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"AC Clutch and Coil failed and needed replacement"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"A/c compressor clutch pulley failed. Required replacement of compressor. Eventually Honda reimbursed a portion due to a recall"

Eric B., OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioner failed due to bad compressor"

Sheilah B., OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The A/C stopped working. It was fixed under an after-market warranty by replacing the compressor"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The Honda dealership fixed the AC clutch promptly and didn't charge a penny! Only problem I've had with my car. I love my 6 year old CRV!"

Martha J., TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor clutch failed at 35000 miles. Research online found a "hidden" 7 year warranty extension. Honda replaced it at no cost"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"compressor failed. Known issue with the generation of CRV. Honda has a TSB covering it and paid all of the cost"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The compressor fan broke and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, NH (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"AC stopped working--replaced free under warranty"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C clutch broke down before we even finished paying off the car. It cost is 1,400 to repair which was a major disappointment for us as we have owned 4 Hondas without any major issues"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor Clutch went out $550 to replace it & the coil"

Michael H., IA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It was a known issue that was covered under an extended warranty"

Stephanie D., NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"had to be replaced completely"

Michelle Y., NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor valve relay failed, system overpressured and discharged the freon"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The compressor clutch failed and was replaced under warranty"

Anonymous, NS (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When the A/C was turned out, it did not blow any cold air. Extremely expensive to replace, especially in a car that is less than 6 years old"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Just failed"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I think the thermostat was the problem but the compressor was replaced by the mechanic and then after that he replace the thermostat"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The clutch and coil failed. Also had a problem with a whistling noise as described in the following Technical Service Bulletin from Honda: TSB-08-007. Honda covered most of the repairs, but none for the failed A/C because problem repaired in CA"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Ac stopped working on very hot day. Was fixed and covered by extended warranty"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The problem with the A/C was covered apparently a defect and was taken care of at no charge to me"

Anonymous, DE (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It went out when I first bought the vehicle in 2013, dealership replaced it. It went out again 13 months later and was out of warranty so I had to pay to replace it. Since summer 2016 it continuously makes a racket like the bearings are going bad, but so far it hasn't quit working"

Barbara W., TX (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Stuck relay that was draining the bsttery"

Anonymous, WA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"No A/C . Recall to replace compressor. Dealer only adjusted belt. Will replace compressor in the future under warranty if it fails"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"AC failed. Compressor at fault but replaced under warranty"

Jonathan H., NC (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It failed and needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, SC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Lost cooling replaced compressor. Then had to replace main fuse box"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioner stopped working. I took vehicle to independent shop that specializes in Hondas and they recharged the system. This did not solve the problem and I was then told that there was a recall on a component (?clutch) in the system. This was fixed by the dealer. No charge for the recalled item but I was charged again to recharge the system"

M S., WI (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Required replacement"

Gregg P., FL (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The AC compressor "blew up". It is a well known defect in many Honda cars - known as black death. Because the system blows up and spreads particles the entire system must be replaced"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"AC stopped working"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Connector failure. $1000 to repair"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioner failed while we were out of state. Cost to repair at Honda dealer in excess of $1700.00. Warranty on new parts only one year. Learned afterward that a remanufactured part (from the dealer) carries a three year warranty"

James M., MI (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"it just stopped"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It stopped working and needed replacing. While the dealership didn't tell me at first, it was covered under the 100,000 warranty"

Robert C., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Failed. Replaced by Honda under extended warranty"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor died, but Honda covered in under warranty"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The a/c compressor had to be replaced"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C stopped working. Cost of repair is too high (several hundred $)"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The compressor failed and was replaced. Fairly expensive"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The A/C stopped working when the outside temperature reached 85 degrees. Had the A/C compressor clutch replaced and it was still under warranty"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Warranty repair on A/C.. A/C stopped blowing cold air"

Edward C., NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor failure costing $2000 but covered under extended warranty"

Cynthia B., TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioner did not adequately cool vehicle. Very expensive to repair"

William H., NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The clutch on the compressor failed"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor failure"

Ed C., TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Known problem with AC compressor clutch failure just after extended warranty expired, and only 45000 miles on vehicle"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor clutch has failed twice"

Anonymous, SK (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"stopped working"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The compressor had to be replaced. Extended warranty covered repair"

Anonymous, NC (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor failed. Even though the vehicle had exceeded Honda's extended warranty, Honda split the cost of replacement with me"

A J., NC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Automatic climate control

"covered under warranty repaired free of charge"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"This car has only ever had 2 problems, both since new. The shifter was sticky, and it took 5 visits to fix, but it got done. But the HVAC has just been horrible. They have serviced it several times, and fixed a couple leaks, but it is still works poo"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Very poor cooling system in CRV. Live in AZ and it just does not even come close to cooling vehicle in summer"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Water infiltration in exterior ambient sensor under front bumper. Replaced exterior and interior sensor and harness at 150,000Km: cost $170 parts / $300 labour"

Paul L., QC (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Would not adjust cooling properly. Had to adjust up to 28 cel to be comfortable when A/C is on"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

"Fan makes noise"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Condenser

"had to be replaced"

Michelle Y., NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The condenser and clutch had to be replaced"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I arrived in FL to find that there was a hole in the condenser. Paid 800 at a Honda dealer"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"ac stopped working"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Electrical failure

"The relay failed"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Wire Harness"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Relay didn't shut off freon to compressor , resulting in compressor relief valve to vent freon"

Darlene G., OK (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C relay needed to be replaced total cost $165.00"

David C., MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Power door locks are making noise randomly"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Evaporator

"The evaporator core or coil went bad and had to be replaced. It cost over $700"

Anonymous, SC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Heater system

"Heating was working sporaticaly. they had to replace a hose. By the way, this car was in an accident last year. we hit a deer and the damage amounted to 17,000. Including an engine replacement. the engine was refurbished and had 36,000 miles"

Tom G., IL (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Refrigerant leaks

"AC works intermittently, dealer has been unable to detect and correct issue"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioner was blowing warm air. Dealer repaired leak, recharged system. Dealer billed me for the a/c service. I argued that car was still under warranty I called Honda of NA, they told me not to pay"

Jack G., CA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Two different metals in the line. Where they joined, there was corrosion. Even though it was out of warranty, Honda agreed to fix the problem, their cost"

Brian M., ON (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Very expensive to repair"

William H., NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Calipers

"caliper on left rear bound up-wore out pad"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The exposed design of the brakes esp in the rear has resulted in premature break wear and corrosion. Brakes need servicing more often"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Calipers did not fully release on one wheel. However, this was the first brake work on the vehicle in over 57,000 miles"

Charles L., IN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear brake caliper locked resulting in expensive repair. One employee commented he didn't understand why the calipers were such a problem on the Honda--the mechanic dismissed it as normal wear. I think I now have a problem with front brake calipers"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Calipers stuck in closed position in March 2016, and we had to replace whole rear brake system. Then, the new calipers stuck again this March. Luckily they were under warranty and we didn't have to pay again. Real pain"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Calipers seized common with crv models"

Anonymous, QC (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Master cylinder

"Master cylinder wouldn't hold pressure. Occurred after 1st brake fluid change"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Normal routine brake wear

"Both the original tires and brakes wore out after only 30,000 miles. This could be due to the dealer changing out components because I obtained a discount by getting a quote through Consumer Reports"

Anonymous, MI (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"brakes started squeeking and were rough when applied. Maintenance guys cleaned them and they are fine now. Had to have all 4 cleaned"

Anonymous, ME (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Needed to replace front brake rotors and pads"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Found it unusual that left front brake wore out while the other 3 were still good"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Brake pads and rotors needed replacing at about 60,000 miles"

Anonymous, RI (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I did not have a problem with the "normal wear." The problem was the damage related to the calipers"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Parking brake

"Parking brake components had catastrophic failure not due to normal wear and tear. Only part of the repair was covered under extended warranty"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"brake cable sheath cracked ,cable caused parking brake shoes to hang up causing a clunk to be heard from the rear of the car"

James R., OH (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Had to have brakes repaired three times under 25000 miles"

Bob C., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The brake cables froze and the car would not move forward. It was a $2,000 repair to replace the cables"

A S., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

"The brakes that came with teh vehicle wore out in under 30,000 miles. Driving was a combination of local and interestate. Dealer claimed early wearing out was caused by under use, leading to rusting, etc"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"took vehicle to dealer and described break pad noise -grinding on rotor-dealer checked and said OK withing 10miles the rotor was gouged... this happened while the brakes on other 3 wheels were OK... in short the brake pad wore out faster on one wheel"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"excessive corrosion especially due to being outside during winter"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear and front brakes wear fast. Calipers appear to be sticking. Rear brakes are under sized for vehicle"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear brake caliper partially frozen. Will need to be replaced in next year, in mechanic's opinion"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Had rear brake pads replaced and rotors turned a few month later one of the calipers seized resulting in premature wear. I had to replace the pads and rotors"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Regular brake failure

"When rotating the tires the mechanic noted the brakes were wearing out so I had them replaced"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Loud, persistent intermittent rear brake 'clunk' occurs especially in mornings. Several dealer attempts 'can't find anything wrong'. Front brake failure on long trip even though maintained and inspected by dealer. Rear brake issue still. Sell car"

Anonymous, CO (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Brakes required replacement"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

"Needed machining"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"corrosion and excessive deterioration"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear rotors and brake pads had to be replaced. At 75000 miles that might be normal wear and tear"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"rotors & brake pads stick because of rust. they need to be torn apart & lubricated on all metal cotact spots. sicking causes increased fuel consumption & rotors to warp"

Adam J., PA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear rotors froze"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Pulsing and vibration on braking. Had to replace front rotors"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Warped rotors"

Carmelo L., NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Needed to be resurfaced"

Anonymous, NM (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaking

"Rear brake shoes were sticking causing a dragging sound. Had vehicle towed to dealer. They asked if I washed the car a lot. Installed updated pads and right rear caliper. Cost of $408.00. Car had had all scheduled maintenance and all service recom"

Anonymous, NH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Just needed to replace pads but rotors were fine. This was first brake issue ever had so far"

Christopher B., NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Brake pad replacement"

Anonymous, CT (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"Windshield bottom corner trim loose Rear windhield wiper cover came off"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"rubber window seals deteriorated due to heat and sunburn"

James Z., AZ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"front wheel well trim loose"

David M., FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"Interior vinyl on driver side door cracked and peeled off. There is no replacement option without replacing the whole door. There are also cracks and cuts in the leather and other vinyl areas"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Near the door handle swirls"

Michael C., CT (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint cracks in places"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"scrathes instantly"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The entire driver's side of the vehicle, hood, and roof have serious pitting and paint damage down to the bare metal. I have been told that the car would have to be completely stripped to the metal and re-painted to repair this problem"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Drivers side door exterior pillar had rust spots"

Anonymous, QC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Some over spray on hood from repaired damage in front end"

Jack P., NC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint is flaking off the front bumper"

Scott E., GA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"paint peeling on rear bumper"

Garnet D., AB (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"paint chips easily and spots of rust on car"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Inside driver door rubbing off. Paint on radio on/off button peeling off"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"PAINT PEELING ON REAR WINDOW AREA"

Kent P., FL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint on front bumper is peeling off"

Scott E., GA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Panels between front doors and rear doors is fading"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint/finish on the door frames are discolored & worn off. It looks like an old car"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint has faded and cracked. The black on doors is the worst, lines through it. Poor workmanship"

Kimberly H., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Rust

"much rust wheels of front tires, and undercarriage"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"There is rust on the trim around the windows at the seams"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Drivers side door pillar had rust spots"

Anonymous, QC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Run on the tailgate"

Jason V., IA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I had rust on my tail gait within 6 months of owning the car. I have had to have this fixed 3 times. The Honda company also installed rusted metal supports under the seats when it was made new. Thinking of not buying a Honda product again"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Finding rust starting at the inside door seams and the tailgate"

Joe S., OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"The only independant suspension vehicle manufactures that does not have camber adjustment on rear suspension which creates excessive wear on inside edge of rear tires. Honda offers no solution"

Loren V., IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The engineer that designed the rear suspension should be fired,. There is no camber adjustment possible on independent suspension on the rear causing cupping on the inside edges of tires. No amount of rotation will prevent it and it causes extreme noise in the car. How anyone can put rears independent suspension on a car with NO CAMBER AJUSTMENT if just plain STUPID"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It never seems to be fixed. It continues to pull to one side no matter how many times it gets looked at"

Anonymous, WA (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Bushings

"The bushings and boots in the front drivers side are loose and rattle. It's worse over bumps. I'm nice to my car and feel like it's a little early for this kind of ware and tear"

Cristy R., NC (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering leaks

"Dealership - 12/5/2014 at time for Oil change-said we had a leak & total cost to repair $1500. have been checking fluid level for last six months - haven't noticed any loss of fluid to date. Have not fixed, continue to use car every day"

John S., FL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It leaked slightly and they fixed at not much cost"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The rack developed a leak in a seal and was replaced under warranty"

Anonymous, NS (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Leaks"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"struts went bad and ruined the back tires"

Anonymous, IA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Needed to replace the struts"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I had to replace all 4 shocks/struts at 45,000 since they were leaking"

Anonymous, OK (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"One of the rear struts had a leak"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Rack and pinion rusted out and had to be completely replaced. This was very expensive and a surprise considering the good condition of the remainder of the vehicle"

Lisa B., LA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Leak in the rack and pinion system"

Carolyn Q., AZ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"had to have power steering system replaced...$3000"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rack and pinion had a leak"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel vibration

"Bent hub"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tie rods

"Had to replace them to early"

Anonymous, NC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tire wear is uneven

"Rear suspension has NO Camber Adjustment from factory resulting in rear tires inside edge cupping due to extreme negative camber. Poor design from factory Creates excessive noise from rear new tires after 3500 miles Honda offers no solution"

Loren V., IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Both front tires completely wore out in less than 20,000 miles while the rears were fine"

Brian C., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear tire uneven wear and sculpting caused by bent replaced suspension plates"

Paul L., QC (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"DUE TO improper suspension design"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

"Wheel bearing failure"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Experienced noise and vibration. After tires were checked and eliminated as a possible cause, problem was traced to a bad hub/bearing"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Experienced noise from the rear wheels. The dealer replaced the wheel bearing under warranty. I am satisfied with the work performed"

A O., ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"Had a water leak in the rear spare tire well. I was able to repair the leak using 3m seam sealant"

Anonymous, AL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"water leaks from top of back hatch"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"tire leaking air"

John N., KY (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"Seals around driver's front door not good. Sounded as if rattle was elsewhere but dealer indicated seal was non-existent. Apparently filled with foam"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"seal had become so thin it did not work"

Deborah B., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Returned to dealer 3 times to fix right side rear door for water leak. Problem was never resolved fully"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"Almost constant rattle at 60-65 MPH. Terrible wind noise"

Bob C., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I had a problem in the right side of the dashboard apparently from the filter or fan for the vents. There was an irritating high squeal. It was fixed for about six months then started again. It stopped for now"

Everett C., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Pax door rattle"

Eric B., ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Doors and rear hatch have developed a pronounced metallic screeching squeal. Honda dealer has been informed, but no resolution. The vehicle still runs great!"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Dashboard rattle-unable to determine exactly where and cause"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Squeaks and rattles in dash"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Something loose underneath. Will repair soon"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

"wind noise at drivers door window. Dealer corrected with replacement gasket and problem was resolved"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Constant wind noise once driven over 40-50 miles on freeway"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It is a combination of some wind noise and road noise"

Anonymous, DE (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"excessive wind and road noise"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The CRV is the absolute loudest vehicle I have ever rode in. On a chip pavement road I recorded 95 decibels at 55 mph. I have replaced the tires with new Michelins and it helped a bit. But after owning this car for only 6 months, we were ready to get"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Cabin noise is loud"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"when traveling on freeway, there is a rattle that seems to come from dashboard"

Anonymous, WA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Road noise is the main problem. This noise is generated by the plastic trim skirting that runs between the front splash guards and the rear splash guards on both sides of the vehicle. These plastic body trim panels amplify the road noise. By tapping"

Anonymous, AE (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The cab is very noisy, I feel like my hearing has been affected as a result. In the next vehicle I purchase (maybe a newer CR-V), the noise inside the cab will be the primary thing I'll be looking for"

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Road and wind noise are loud. Really notice when I'm in someone else's vehicle. The CR-V is still the best vehicle I've ever owned!"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Common problem, I'm told. Different tires might help some"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The vehicle has more wind and road noise the older it gets"

Belynda B., MS (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Backup or other camera/sensors

"Navigation system with backup camera stopped working completely. Had to be replaced. Luckily it was covered by my Geico car repair insurance. Otherwise I would have had to pay $1,500"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
CD player

"Disc player will not play CDs"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The whole entertainment system had to be replaced (would not switch between modes: CD, AUX). Fortunately covered by warranty"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"CDs stuck in player; player was replaced under an extended warranty at no cost"

Anonymous, WI (2010 Honda CR-V)

"CD's got stuck in changer and will not come out"

Anonymous, MB (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"CD player failure. No longer loads or unloads cds"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen difficult to see

"Display screen no longer auto-senses day/night so I have to manually change it"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen freezes up

"In-dash navigation crashes and I lose the screen. Am unable to make any changes including radio stations without restarting the vehicle"

Anonymous, NH (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Engine light alterates with " fuel cap" light all the time yet nothing wrong with function. Dealer could not fix this problem"

Jeffrey G., HI (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen goes blank

"The radio screen goes blank. Sometimes hitting the dash brings it back. I imagine it's just a matter of time until it dies completely"

Joe S., OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"The mp3 jack stopped working"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"The computer crashes and I lose use of GPS and audio system"

Anonymous, NH (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Same problem as in other response. (Navigation system with backup camera stopped working completely. Had to be replaced. Luckily it was covered by my Geico car repair insurance. Otherwise I would have had to pay $1,500.)"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"On several occasions nav. system displays DVD error Latest one says see dealer"

Anonymous, SC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Inaccurate. Shuts off clock. Goes back to reading while your typing address"

Anonymous, NH (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Radio

"Radio was first reinstalled due to a CD disc that got stuck. After the reinstallation of the new Radio/CD unit, I observed that in about 20% of time when I push the on button, it would not turn on. Likewise, when I push the off button to turn the radio/CD unit off, it would not turn off. What helps: to push an FM or any other buttons in both situations. Then the on/off button starts working again"

Anonymous, KY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Speakers

"Rear speakers would at times not pick up the sound. I think it's an issue of a loose contact, because the speakers missing the sound completely at random"

Anonymous, KY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Voice control commands

"Microphone became garbled and was replaced under warranty"

Anonymous, NV (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Does not respond to commands or gives wrong responce"

Fred W., PA (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

"After parking the car and waiting approximately 20 minutes with the radio on, the car wouldn't start. Had to get a boost. Had car checked at mechanic's and was advised that the alternator wasn't working properly. Had to be replaced"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Battery (not hybrid or electric)

"original battery needed replacing after 4 years"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The battery is undersized which means that running an accessory or leaving a light on very quickly turns into a flat battery. I think it is reasonable to sit and listen to the radio for an hour or two without needing jumper cables"

Delyth M., BC (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Battery cables

"Electrical harness from battery to the starter and alternator badly corroded at battery positive terminal, requiring replacement"

Anonymous, LA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Coil

"Coil on number 1 cylinder failed, could not operate car above 5-10 mph. Had to be replaced"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Ignition switch

"The ignition switch also needed to be replaced"

Claire H., TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Starter

"The starter failed and needed to be replaced"

Claire H., TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"periodic grinding sound at start up got progressively worse to where I elected to replace it rather than wait for it to fail. The replacement seemed premature for the vehicles milage of about 70,000"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Defective...had to have it replaced"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"STARTER FAILED"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Noise in starter motor as it dis-engages following start of engine"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The starter had a grinding sound at startup. We had it replaced as a precaution of it failing"

Phillip W., IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Starter failed and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, AL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Failed, replaced under extended warranty"

Anonymous, QC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It had to be replaced"

Christopher P., MN (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Earlier in 2017, starter motor gave out and had to be replaced"

S S., ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It had to be replaced twice"

Daniel K., UT (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"We are on our 4th starter in 7 years. The start gear (used to be called the Bendix gear keeps wearing down so it doesn't engage to start the car each time. Someone said it was an alignment issue, another that it was a flywheel issue and the latest is that it was just a series of bad starters (rebuilts). None seem to address the problem and after just 8 months it is showing signs that we may need a 5th soon"

Peter H., MI (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Alarm or security system (excluding aftermarket systems)

"Alarm randomly starts, cannot engage it or lock doors"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"alarm system sensor broke on hood & alarm would go off randomly when parked. Had to have car replaced by dealer, cots ~$250"

R L., MO (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"Front left light has gone out 3 times in the last 3 months"

Anonymous, NH (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Issues with fuses caused the right rear signal light to stop functioning as well as the right turn signal control stalk"

Anonymous, AB (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Interior lights

"Lights stayed on after door was closed, spring mechanism not working"

Anonymous, WA (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Lights between driver and passenger - ceiling - don't work, in spite of being fixed several times. Mechanic said it would take some major rewiring. This has been since several years ago"

Anonymous, OR (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Both map lights have burnt out"

Jeffrey W., FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"the dome light burns out within days of replacing. I cannot get it to work"

Anonymous, GA (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

"First the passenger rear, then the passenger front, now the driver's side door, actuator can't seem to be fixed properly"

Danielle O., FL (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Back hatch locks and is impossible to open. There is no key to supplement auto open"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Locks make a loud extended noise when used"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Remote engine starter

"problems starting the engine"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tire pressure monitor

"Shows problem when there is not one or shows that entire system is down"

Fred W., PA (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Right rear tire-pressure sensor failed and needed to be replaced"

Doug G., GA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"had to have tire valves & pressure sensor on two tires replaced because of valve leaks"

R L., MO (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Warning lights

"Small issue. The warning beeps don't occur if you start to leave the car with the headlights on. Did have to replace a battery after I accidentally left lights on all day at work"

SUSn H., TX (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Wiper motor or washer

"The water spray was never positioned correctly, so that the spray went over the windshield. Even corrected, it still gets 75% coverage"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Catalytic converter was faulty , and needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, SC (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Warranty replacement of catalytic converter"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Intermittent problem with the EVAP closed loop control system, causing check engine light to come on then go off by itself"

Anonymous, CT (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"need new catalytic converter"

Craig C., CT (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"CATALITIC CONVERTER HAD TO BE REPLACED. HONDA DID THE REPAIR UNDER WARRANTY"

Donald E., PE (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Catalytic converter failure"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Emissions light came on frequently. Fortunately I have an excellent and honest mechanic who advised trying higher premiums gas for a while & sure enough the light finally went off"

Patricia M., NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel cap

"Changed cap and problem did not go away!"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Detected emission issues when warning light goes on. Dealer recommended replacing catalytic converter, however when fuel cap is tightened, warning light goes off"

Anonymous, OH (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Fuel cap light periodically comes on while driving"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"'check fuel cap' light keeps coming on & check engine light did too(once). Mechanic could find no codes & car "says" fuel cap light never came on!!!"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Tip broke off sensor"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Sensor failed and needed replacement"

Anonymous, MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Engine light was on over the winter, but this appeared to be a pre-programmed warning from Honda to get car back to dealership for service$"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Engine knock or ping

"My engine was rattling every time I turned on the car. It would rattle (loudly) for a few seconds and I would not hear it again as I drove. This went on for a number of months. It wasn't until I needed to take my car in for an oil leak and compression light going on - that I realized all my problems were related. The service department diagnosed my car with a loose/damaged oil pan.This caused both the rattle and the leak. Over a 2 day period, the problem was diagnosed and fixed. No complaints s"

Colleen D., WA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel leaks

"Experiencing excessive oil consumption for which dealership is now conducting oil consumption test. At last visit, over 1/2 quart oil was consumed after 500 miles"

Anonymous, TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Oil leaks

"Oil leaking thru engine's valve cover gasket"

Anonymous, HI (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Oil virtually disappears. There have been many times when I gave had to add two or three quarts between regular oil changes. No oil is in my garage and it doesn't produce smoke from the tailpipe. Honda denies there is any issue"

Jeff K., PA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Timing belt cover leaks oil. It's currently being repaired with a 2-3 day downtime and estimated repair of $600"

Christopher F., MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"High oil usage - fixed by dealer under extension of warranty. Very pleased with service and response"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It is not so much a leak, per se, but I think using 2 l of oil between scheduled oil changes is spectacularly excessive and, if not monitored carefully, could lead to catastrophic engine failure"

Delyth M., BC (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"My oil compression light began to come on and off while driving. In addition, the engine made a rattling noise upon startup. Meanwhile, there was a leak (which I would soon find was oil) under the car. Turns out they were all related. The oil pan was loose/damaged which caused both the rattle and the leak. Over a 2 day period, the problem was diagnosed and fixed. No complaints since. That was 6 weeks ago"

Colleen D., WA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Had oil leak from valve cover, needed to replace valve cover gasket"

Terry S., AZ (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The car continues to burn an inordinate amount of oil, more than a quart per 1,000 miles. We have had it tested for the recall work, but Toyota says it does not qualify"

Peter H., MI (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Cylinder head

"Oil leaking through rings. There is a recall on the rings, but exceeded recall miles"

Ed C., TN (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Engine rebuild or replacement

"There was a serious knocking that turned out to be two rod bearings. The short block had to be completely replaced"

Bruce P., KY (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"oil leak noted, taken to dealership, cracked block. replaced block and rebuilt engine"

Jon M., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Car burned excessive oil; engine rebuilt"

Anonymous, OR (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Honda has factory recall on the 4 cylinder gas engine. I had to take the Honda to a Honda dealer for an oil consumption test. They changed the oil. I drove it for a 1000 miles in 2 weeks and they checked the oil again to see if it used a quart of oil. It did. They kept the Honda and rebuilt the engine as part of the warranty"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Timing belt or chain

"had to be replaced"

Anonymous, OR (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I initially had the starter replaced. Did not solve issue. Determined it was the VTC Actuator and had to have a new timing chain. Honda knows this issue but does not address or cover any fixes for it"

Lisa H., IL (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

"the leather is ripping from the door arm on the inside"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Heated or cooled seat controls

"Drivers seat heat failed in 2014, back heater is still working. Did not repair due to costs"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Seat controls - movement

"Power seat movement actuator experienced premature failure causing seat to move forward and backwards upon acceleration and braking"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Seat controls - temperature

"The seats do not heat up until the heater starts warming in the winter, it takes about 6-7 minutes to get the seats to warm, No need for them if The heater is already warming me"

Anonymous, MN (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"interior plastic cracked in 2 places"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Was recalled by dealer. Damage noted after 'repair' by dealer caused by the repair"

Anonymous, CO (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Poor design on the tailgate, when it rains and you open the tailgate you get drenched. The water does not run off the hatchback"

Kimberly H., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Gear selector or linkage

"extremely stiff to shift into gear"

Anonymous, AB (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Rough shifting

"extremely stiff to shift into gears"

Anonymous, AB (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"noise"

Jim S., MB (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Slipping transmission

"Had problems on vacation with trans reving up. Had transmission fluid changed and it runs fine now"

Tom Z., IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission sensor or solenoid

"It was a transmission pressure sensor for gear # 2"

John F., MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Catalytic converter

"should have lasted longer"

Anonymous, RI (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Dealer covered the cost of replacement of Catalytic converter due to service bullitin"

David C., MA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Warning came on ,took dealer about 3 weeks to fix problem three visits no parts in stock"

Barbara P., PE (2010 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Was told it should have been a recall item"

Anonymous, NJ (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveline vibration

"Vibration when reaches speed 35mph"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Driveshaft or axle

"Rear driveshaft seals leaking, fixed under warranty"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Electrical failure

"coil for a/c failed and the clutch was replaced at the same time"

James E., CA (2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Water pump

"Water pump failed & had to be replaced"

R B., AZ (2010 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

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Recalls
PROVIDED BY
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Jun 27 2019
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2013 Acura ILX, 2015 RDX, 2005-2010 and 2012 RL, 2009-2014 TL, 2010 and 2012 ZDX, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2011-2013 and 2015 CR-Z, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013 Fit EV, 2010-2011 and 2013 Insight and 2007-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with driver frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are S5B and W59.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V500000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1558
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Jun 27 2019
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Acura TSX, 2011-2014 TSX Sport Wagon, 2010-2013 ZDX, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic and Civic Hybrid, 2008-2010 Civic GX NGV, 2012-2015 Crosstour, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2013 Fit, 2014 Fit EV, 2010-2014 Insight, and 2009-2015 Pilot vehicles. The vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are F5F and Q5E.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V502000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9555
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
May 16 2019
An incorrectly installed air bag inflator may not properly deploy the passenger frontal air bag in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Acura TSX, 2011-2013 TSX Sport Wagon, and 2010-2012 ZDX and 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV, 2012-2014 Crosstour, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2009-2013 Fit, 2010-2013 Insight, and 2009-2015 Pilot vehicles. The front passenger air bag inflator may have been installed incorrectly during replacement.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator installation and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall began July 5, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are M4O, P4R, T4Q, and W4P.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V378000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 19138
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Mar 06 2019
An explosion of an inflator within the driver frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver, front seat passenger or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling specific 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2013-2016 ILX, 2013-2014 ILX Hybrid, 2003-2006 MDX, 2007-2016 RDX, 2002-2003 3.2TL, 2004-2006, and 2009-2014 TL, 2010-2013 ZDX and 2001-2007 and 2009 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2007 and 2010-2011 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. The affected vehicles received a replacement driver air bag inflator as part of a previous Takata inflator recall remedy or a replacement driver air bag module containing the same inflator type as a service part. Due to a manufacturing error, in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, these inflators may explode.
What should you do:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall began April 10, 2019. Honda owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is O41. Acura owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's number for this recall is U40.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V182000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1101534
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Sep 27 2018
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2014 Honda Ins