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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
83,102 miles

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2008 Honda CR-V body / paint problems

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2008 Honda CR-V Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #23

May 012016

CR-V

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Power door lock actuator not working. It does not lock at all.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #22

Feb 042016

CR-V

  • 98,975 miles
When unlocking the doors using key button or driver door button, a long wired sound is coming from the front passenger door and the door is unlocked. When I took the vehicle to the dealer they told that the front passenger door actuator is broken and told there is a recall of the actuator only for the driver side door. Is there any option available from Honda for the replacement of the actuator for the front passenger door.

- Scottsdale, AZ, USA

problem #21

Feb 012015

CR-V

  • 90,000 miles
The paint is chipping significantly above the windshield, on the passenger side door, above the driver side headlamp, and on the grill. The paint color is white

- Branson, MO, USA

problem #20

Dec 192015

CR-V

  • 117,400 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The tailgate and rear passenger side door will lock and cannot be unlocked. This has happened twice. The first time in November 2015 stayed locked for two days. The second time was December 19, 2015 and stayed locked for four hours. The dealership says cannot determine problem as by the time of appointment the doors had unlocked. The american Honda Corp says can only be fixed if able to take vehicle to dealership while locked. The locking of doors occurs when stopping and getting ready to get out of vehicle. The actuator of the drivers door and passenger door have been changed, one covered by Honda, most recent I had to pay. Honda Corp does not have info of possible problem fixed on other vehicles so I could tell dealership.

- Apple Valley, CA, USA

problem #19

Nov 122015

CR-V

  • 166,000 miles
When I was driving I hit an 8 point buck. The front of the car was severely damaged. No one was hurt, but we were surprised that the airbags did not deploy.

- Rochester, MN, USA

problem #18

Sep 172014

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 120,000 miles
Rear passenger door lock does not operate correctly. It will stick in the locked or unlocked position. If it is unlocked, it will repeatedly try to unlock when driving about 10 mph.

- North East, PA, USA

problem #17

Aug 252014

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 90,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

When trying to unlock the door with the remote keyless entry, all doors unlock except the back passenger door. From looking at the internet, there looks to be other Honda CRV owners with the same problem.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #16

Jul 012014

CR-V 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles
The passenger door locks and unlocks itself. It tries to re-lock and then opens. It continues to do this repeatedly. I cannot lock the passenger door. The problem appears to be with the actuator. The rear hatchback door also will not unlock when it is hot (over 80 degrees). I can't lock the doors on the vehicle.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #15

Jul 012013

CR-V

  • 94,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Honda CR-V. the contact stated that the front passenger's side door lock failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection where the contact was advised that the door actuator had failed due to defective material. The door actuator was replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 94,000 and the current mileage was 98,000.

- Edgewater , CO, USA

problem #14

Nov 012013

CR-V

  • 92,000 miles
Passenger front door does not stay lock even at high speeds.

- Edgewater, CO, USA

problem #13

Oct 132013

CR-V

  • 95,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

It started with the front passenger door lock. It makes a weird noise and will not lock or unlock correctly. Sometimes locks and unlocks on it's own. Now at least 3 of the 4 doors are doing the same thing.

- Loveland, CO, USA

problem #12

Oct 122013

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 42,091 miles
The door lock on the passenger side dose the opposite of your action. If you lock your car it unlocks and visa versa so the one door doesn't lock.

- Aurora, CO, USA

problem #11

Oct 012013

CR-V

  • 138,000 miles
The passenger door locks as soon as it is unlocked. It will not stay unlocked at all.

- Magnolia, MS, USA

problem #10

Sep 262013

CR-V

  • 150,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Honda CR-V. the contact stated that he attempted to exit the vehicle but the driver's door would not open. The contact stated that he had to climb into the rear of the vehicle to exit the vehicle. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for inspection. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 150,000.

- Coral Springs, CA, USA

problem #9

Aug 262013

CR-V

  • 87,000 miles
The door locks on my 2008 Honda CR-V are locking constantly and do not allow me to unlock the car to get in or out of the vehicle. This is a very unsafe situation.

- Centennial, CO, USA

problem #8

Jul 182013

CR-V

  • 68,000 miles
Rear passenger door lock cannot be locked. Keep unlocking by itself. Major safety issue. I've done my research and seems like a very common issue on 2007-2009 CRV. Honda needs to fix this issue asap before anybody get hurts.

- Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #7

Jul 012013

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 114,000 miles
I have the 2008 CR-V. about 2 months ago, all my door locks started automatically locking and unlocking themselves at around 9 or 10 miles per hour. I'm afraid to let my kids ride in the back seat now. What if one of them decided to hang on to the door handle and it opened accidentally while we were moving? I hope Honda gets a handle of this problem and issues a recall to fix the problem.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #6

May 272013

CR-V

  • 56,000 miles
Doors automatically lock when pressing unlock switch on driver's side.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #5

Mar 222013

CR-V

  • 80,000 miles
In March of 2013 the passenger door started to lock itself immediately following me unlocking it. I thought it was a fuse problem. Then on May 26,2013 my child noticed that the back passenger door had begun to do the same thing. To fix the problem on both doors would be upwards of $440+. this seems to be a serious issue with all crvs and a real safety issue for those with young children.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #4

Feb 172013

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 56,000 miles
Can't open rear hatch. Right rear door doesn't lock. Search online revealed this is a common issue. While it may be deemed an inconvenience, there are circumstances which make this a safety issue that should be addressed by the manufacturer.

- Satellite Beach, FL, USA

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