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2002 Honda CR-V lights problems

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2002 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 172002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Dealer was unable to hook up wiring harness on tow bar that goes up to the motor home. Consumer feels it's unsafe to drive without tail lights on tow bar. Also, if a vehicle weighs over 1000 pounds, in some states, item that is being towed must have brakes. Brakes were not availble at time of purchase. This vehicle was purchsed with a contract agreement to be able to tow behind a motorhome. The dealer was unable to complete the agreement. Consumer was informed by the dealer that the rear lights were not working as required and the braking system was not wired. The wire system is required to activate when the tow vehicle brakes. The manager told consumer that Honda would not spend any more time or money on a proper installation.

- Cumberland, WI, USA

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