Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: Honda redesigned the CR-V for the 2007 model year to kick off the 3rd-generation of the popular SUV. Unfortunately that redesign came with malfunctioning door locksand shoddy tires that wear out fast.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,750 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2007 Honda CR-V accessories - exterior problems

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2007 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 012014


  • miles


2007 Honda CRV. Consumer writes in regards to door lock issues. The consumer stated the doors locked as soon as he closed the driver's door. The only way to get out of the vehicle was by taking the key out of the ignition switch and using the unlock button on the key. However, two seconds later, it locked again.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #3

Dec 072013

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Honda CR-V. the contact stated that both rear driver and passenger side doors failed to lock or unlock remotely or manually. The contact also mentioned that the lift gate failed. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for a diagnosis. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure and current mileage was 100,000. Updated 04/22/14 MA updated 04/24/14

- Nutley, NJ, USA

problem #2

Nov 302011

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Honda CR-V. the contact stated that the front passenger side door would not lock. The failure occurred on the front driver and rear passenger side door as well. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis. The technician stated the door actuator would have to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 52,000. Updated 7/10/13 according to the repair invoice. The passenger side door locks would unlock on its own.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #1

May 292010


  • 51,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Honda CR-V. the contact was attempting to enter the vehicle and the door would not open and the alarm sounded. After repeated attempts he was able to enter the vehicle. As soon as he closed the door, the power locks engaged and the alarm sounded with the contact locked in the vehicle. After approximately 25 minutes, the driver was able to unlock the doors and exit the vehicle. The alarm shut off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the door latch was defective. The vehicle was not serviced and the failure has recurred each time the vehicle was operated. The failure mileage was 51,000 and the current mileage was 51,500.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

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