Honda Civic and CR-V Engines are Being Problematic: Gasoline Seeping in Engine Oil

Attention: Honda Civic and Honda CR-V are stirring in issues that you can’t ignore.

Honda Civic and CR-V Engines Are Being Problematic: Gasoline is Seeping in Engine Oil. Thousands of complaints have been registered.

2017-2018 CR-V and 2016-2018 Civic models which are equipped with 1.5 Liter Turbocharged 4-cylinder are facing the issues of gasoline seeping in engine oil which can lead to potential vehicle stalling in cooler weather. According to consumer reports (CR), a memo was sent to Honda dealers mentioning several complaints regarding gasoline seeping in engine oil by many Honda Civic and Honda CR-V owners. Owners have also complained that the situation is experienced during summers as well as in winters.

ABNORMAL OIL DILUTION REMAINS EXTREMELY RARE, ESPECIALLY OUTSIDE OF EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER. IN EXTREME AND RARE CASES IN THE COLD-WEATHER STATES, WHERE ABNORMAL OIL DILUTION HAS OCCURRED PRIOR TO A VEHICLE RECEIVING THE SOFTWARE UPDATES, THIS EXTENSION WILL PROVIDE EXTRA TIME FOR ANY UNDETECTED ENGINE DAMAGE TO BECOME APPARENT AND BE COVERED BY THE WARRANTY. -HONDA SPOKESPERSON

The memo has claimed that oil in these engines can be diluted as a result of software settings or potential hardware failures. This kind of problem can lead to cylinder misfires, lack of power or even engine noise.

If the situation does not recover quickly, it can lead to serious problems for the owners as well as for the company.

Last year, Honda Pakistan offered to fix CV-Rs with same engine problems owners were facing in winters, this accounted for approximately 239,000 vehicles in the US. Although the manufacturer did offer free services, it appears that an engine software update has grown quite essential.

The powertrain warranties have been extended by Honda on more than 1 million vehicles in the US to fix all problems once and for all. For rest of countries, Honda is managing its way for recovery.

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