Honda CR-V: Oil Pan Removal

1. If the engine is already out of the vehicle, go to step 20.

2. Raise the vehicle on the lift to full height.

3. Drain the engine oil.

4. Remove the front wheels.

5. Remove the splash shield (see step 21).

6. Disconnect the air fuel ratio (A/F) sensor connector and secondary heated oxygen sensor (secondary HO2S) connector, then remove the three way catalytic converter (TWC) (see step 25).

7. Remove the shift cable.

8. Separate the knuckles from the lower arms.

9. Remove the propeller shaft.

10. Remove a bolt securing the P/S fluid line bracket, and unclamp the P/S fluid line clamps on the front subframe (see step 31).

11. Remove the bolts securing the left steering gearbox mounting bracket (see step 32).

12. Remove the bolts securing the right steering gearbox mounting brackets (see step 33).

13. Remove the bolt securing the automatic transmission fluid (ATF) filter.

Honda CR-V. Engine Block

14. Remove the lower torque rod (see step 44).

15. Make the appropriate reference lines at both ends of the subframe that line up with the body (see step 45).

16. Remove the subframe mounting bolts on both side (see step 46).

17. Attach the subframe adapter to the subframe and hang the belt of the subframe adapter over the front of the subframe, then secure the belt with its stop (see step 47).

18. Raise the jack and line up the slots in the arms with the bolt holes on the corner of the jack base, then attach them with bolts securely (see step 48).

19. Remove the subframe (see step 49),

20. Remove the lower torque rod bracket.

Honda CR-V. Engine Block

21. Remove the torque converter cover.

Honda CR-V. Engine Block

22. Remove the bolts securing the oil pan.

23. Using a flat blade screwdriver, separate the oil pan from the block in the places shown.

Honda CR-V. Engine Block

24. Remove the oil pan.


 Crankshaft and Piston Removal

1. Remove the engine assembly. 2. Remove the transmission. 3. Remove the drive plate. 4. Remove the oil pan. 5. Remove the oil pump. 6. Remove the cylinder head. 7. Remove the baffle plates. 8.

 Block and Piston Inspection

1. Remove the crankshaft and pistons. 2. Check the piston for distortion or cracks. 3. Measure the piston diameter at a point 13 mm (0.5 in.) from the bottom of the skirt. There are two standard-siz

 Piston, Pin, and Connecting Rod Replacement

Disassembly 1. Remove the piston from the engine block. 2. Apply new engine oil to the piston pin snap rings (A), and turn them in the ring grooves until the end gaps are lined up with the cutouts in



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 Fuel Recommendation

Your vehicle is designed to operate on unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number of 87 or higher. Use of a lower octane gasoline can cause a persistent, heavy metallic rapping noise that can lead to engine damage. We recommended using a quality gasoline containing detergent additive

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