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.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,304 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Honda CR-V wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2007 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #6

Aug 012010


  • 20,000 miles


Noise coming from the front while driving. My mechanic told me not to worry about wheel bearing as my car was relatively new(~20,000 miles). This problem started irritating me and hence took to a different mechanic and found out that front driver side wheel bearing was shot and had to be replaced. I am glad I did not get any kind of safety problems until then.

- East Hanover, NJ, USA

problem #5

Jan 122015


  • 189,925 miles
TPMS light " (bad sensor in one of the tires") -TPMS light " will sometimes come on " when tire pressure is checked (normally set at 35 psi) tires are all in range -issue first started when I increased tire pressures in anticipation of cold weather " seems to be okay when at 35 psi -last time TPMS light came on was 1/12/15 ? driving at highway speeds ? went off when I stopped to get gas ? came on again at highway speeds ? when pressure was checked morning of 1/13/15 ? oleft front tire was at 30 psi oright front tire was at 33 psi oleft rear tire was at 34 psi oright rear tire was at 33 psi ?tires were all then set to 35 psi " light has/has not come on since.

- Glen Burnie, MD, USA

problem #4

Dec 152011


  • miles
2007 Honda CRV. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle wheels installed without TPMS sensors causing tire pressure monitoring system inoperable and request an investigation. The consumer believed the retailer knowingly and willingly made the TPMS inoperative, by installing wheels without TPMS even after the company had been advised that such action would violate the make inoperative prohibition of 49 usc 30122.

- Corbett, OR, USA

problem #3

Jan 052010


  • 39,000 miles


The back passenger's side wheel had a "hot" smell coming from it. Honda service determined I had a brake pad that had gotten stuck. Brake pad was replaced, as well as fixing the rotor. The smell continued. Took the car back in and they cannot find one thing "rubbing" that would cause this "hot" smell. They are stumped. I am afraid to drive the car due to the strong smell, wondering if something is going to wear out or catch on fire. Many internet blogs have shown many, many Honda owners to be experiencing the same thing. No other tires/wheel wells smell hot - some owners believe it is due to the exhaust system next to the tire.

- Rockford, MI, USA

problem #2

Dec 202007

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,900 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Honda CR-V. in inclement weather conditions, ice and snow build up excessively in the wheel wells, which makes it very difficult to make an emergency turn. While driving at various speeds, the contact heard a loud grinding noise in the tires due to the mixture of ice and gravel from the road. She filed a formal complaint with the manufacturer. The dealer stated that they were unaware of the failure. The failure and current mileages were 15,900.

- Hailey, ID, USA

problem #1

Dec 162007

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Honda CR-V. while driving various speeds in icy or inclement weather, snow and ice become trapped in the wheels near the brake disc. The failure causes the vehicle to vibrate excessively. The dealer stated that unless they could duplicate the failure, a solution could not be provided. The contact filed a formal complaint with the manufacturer. The VIN and engine size were unknown. The failure mileage was 7,000 and current mileage was 9,000.

- South Cleelum, WA, USA

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