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Honda's 1.5L turbo problems

Old 04-29-2019, 04:17 PM
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My gosh this car has 4x the acceleration that the CR-V had.
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Old 04-30-2019, 06:25 AM
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Prior to my transition to Das Automobil I had a couple Mazda's.
I always thought the cars were tuned towards performance, good acceleration and handling feedback.
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Old 05-02-2019, 07:39 AM
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Before Honda released the new CR-V John Cadogan did this video about Mazda’s OD problem. His statements are very clear, and sometimes funny depending on your sense of humor, on what you can expect from a properly working GDI engine versus one that is defective.

Personally I think Honda's so-called-fix in the northern states was just a way of lessening the amount of OD due to very cold climate conditions and to increase cabin heat. It worked for many people because those people did not have defective engines. For those unlucky few who have defective engines it cannot fix that problem.

They are fighting a loosing battle as Honda evidently knows what caused the problem in those vehicles and has been tightening the production quality year after year to lessen the chances of any vehicle having the issue.

Maybe the original problem was sloppy ring tolerances checks and Honda now makes sure that the tolerances are double checked on newer vehicles. Maybe it was a 0.1% case of leaking injectors and Honda went back to the manufacturer and had them redesign the injectors so it only has a .001% chance of being defective. I don’t claim to know. It appears there are less 2019 owners reporting the problem. Still a new 2019 owner just made his first post after learning of the issue and said his oil level was above the orange dipstick with a mere 300 miles on the car.
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Old 05-03-2019, 07:21 PM
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Where do you find this stuff, Dave?

Love the guy's accent.
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Old 05-16-2019, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by dlq04 View Post
Scoots & Zero, good choices. Nice color Scoots.
Thanks, this is my replacement for the 2016 Civic Touring - the blue one lol. Oddly enough Subaru was willing to pay more for my trade than the Honda dealer where I bought and maintained my Civic. When I bought the Civic my Honda sales manager told me the car would be worth more on the back end sale because I bought an extended warranty, and lifetime rustproofing. But they weren't willing to pay an extra penny for it when it came time to trade it in, so I went with Subaru who paid more for it. .

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Old 05-16-2019, 02:27 PM
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^^^Nice choice.
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Old 05-18-2019, 05:47 AM
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^^^Nice choice.
Thanks !
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