really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,000 miles

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2005 Honda CR-V lights problems

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2005 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012006

CR-V 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,000 miles


The position of the turn signal at the top of the Honda CR-V and the clear lens has resulted in me being hit 3 times in the rear in the 1 1/2 years I have owned this vehicle. The last incident, the person who hit me insisted that I did not have my turn signal on even when he stood behind the vehicle and looked at it -- it was only when pedestrians told him that the signal was on did he finally realize that he just had a hard time seeing it. The first incident the woman said she didn't see the turn signal. In all 3 cases, the accidents occurred on a sunny day. I am constantly being sworn at and yelled at to turn on my turn signal and I get out and look and it is indeed on. The position of the signal at the very top of the vehicle is higher than any other vehicle on the road -- not in a position that people routinely look for a turn signal. In addition, the clear lens make it very difficult to see the turn signal on sunny days-- I have purposely driven behind 2005 Cr-vs (the only year that Honda had clear lens on the turn signals) and can understand why people have a problem seeing the signal. I called Honda and expressed my concern about my safety in this car because the position of the turn signal so high on the car and the clear lens -- I was told that it was the design of the CR-V and they got approval for the design so they were not going to do anything to improve the safety. I asked them why the clear lens were used for only 2005 thinking that other had problems with the clear lens so they switched back to the yellow lens in 2006 but they denied this. They even refused to switch out the clear lens for the yellow lens that they have used for every other year of this vehicle. I wish someone would look into this by driving behind 2005 Cr-vs on sunny days and checking out the turn signals.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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