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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,260 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.

2010 Honda CR-V engine problems

engine problem

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2010 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #6

Sep 012012

CR-V 4-cyl

  • 36,000 miles


Vehicle starter makes a noise like the starter is staying engaged after engine has started. It does not appear to be related to the outside temperature as it happens in winter and summer. Starter got worse and the car would not start. Took it to dealer and was told that it had to be reproduced on demand for the dealer to do something. Vehicle has surpassed 36000 mile warranty so Honda will not cover the replacement of the starter. Went to personal mechanic to have starter replaced. ## VIN passed ## Honda CRV 2010 ##

- New Market, MD, USA

problem #5

Jun 012010

CR-V 4-cyl

  • miles
Acceleration is still sluggish after updates. Problem with engine is not fixed as it is probably a poor design. Updates made the situation better. It ran best after the updates. First had problems before it was a year old.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #4

Mar 142011


  • 14,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Honda CR-V. the contact was driving approximately 35-40 mph when she noticed smoke was being emitted from the rear of the vehicle. When she drove onto the emergency lane she observed that the vehicle was on fire. The fire department extinguished the fire. A fire report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer who stated that the failure could have been caused by the catalytic converter. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact called the manufacturer and offered no assistance. The current and failure mileage was approximately 14,000. Updated 04/06/11

- Bristol, CT, USA

problem #3

Mar 012010


  • 3,258 miles


Exhaust leak. Flexible gasket at base of catalytic converter deteriorates in heat and causes noise when catalytic converter is hot at low speeds and idle. Vehicle was at dealer 5 times with no successful repair (March, Aug, Oct and Nov, 2010). Dealer has escalated issue to Honda engineering, but no estimated time for resolution.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #2

Dec 202009


  • 200 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Honda CR-V. the contact stated he noticed a noise in the engine. He took the vehicle to an authorized dealer several times where minor repairs were made. However, the noise was still present. The dealer then stated that they changed the power steering pump and hose. The contact still heard the noise. The contact called the service manager and was advised to take the vehicle back in. The service manager then called him back stating that he spoke with the manufacturer and could not do anything else to the vehicle. The dealer repaired it once more but the problem continued. The problem had not been remedied. The current mileage was approximately 8,000. The failure mileage was approximately 200.

- Jamaica, NY, USA

problem #1

Aug 152010


  • 2,100 miles
This is an addition to the problem reported earlier on ODI # 10350200. Engine stopped running, no lights, no navigation display.

- San Ramon, CA, USA

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