Magic Battery?

10

Asked by Jul 14, 2019 at 10:36 AM about the 2001 Honda CR-V

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have a strange problem,

engine off, use radio or even just AC for 5 minutes and the system shuts
down.

Cant start the car for around an hour, then no issues at all.

Is this a safety system or a fault?

4 Answers

114,915

Many newer vehicles will shut down if the battery voltage falls below a certain level. If your battery is old it's probably weak and falls below the limit quickly. Hope that helps! Jim

10

So are you saying my battery magically recharges itself?

1 people found this helpful.
228,525

Batteries can regain a small amount of charge by sitting a while. I would have the battery tested and I would also clean and tighten the battery connections.

2 people found this helpful.
114,915

Exactly! Jim

Your Answer:

CR-V

Looking for a Used CR-V in your area?

CarGurus has 6,869 nationwide CR-V listings starting at $3,600.

Postal Code:

Honda CR-V Experts

  • #1
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    4,140
  • #2
    DavidG12180
    Reputation
    3,000
  • #3
    GuruXPDQ
    Reputation
    2,710
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota RAV4
86 Great Deals out of 4,725 listings starting at $2,977
Used Honda Accord
56 Great Deals out of 2,120 listings starting at $2,795
Used Honda Civic
148 Great Deals out of 6,431 listings starting at $1,595
Used Toyota Highlander
26 Great Deals out of 1,614 listings starting at $5,583
Used Toyota Camry
48 Great Deals out of 1,497 listings starting at $3,495
Used Honda HR-V
22 Great Deals out of 944 listings starting at $14,995
Used Subaru Forester
36 Great Deals out of 1,115 listings starting at $3,495
Used Ford Escape
118 Great Deals out of 8,153 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Corolla
132 Great Deals out of 6,660 listings starting at $2,450
Used Acura MDX
30 Great Deals out of 894 listings starting at $4,900
Used Toyota 4Runner
24 Great Deals out of 765 listings starting at $5,995

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Honda CR-V For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 3,920 listings starting at $27,490
2018 Honda CR-V For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 240 listings starting at $23,990
2017 Honda CR-V For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 389 listings starting at $20,687
2016 Honda CR-V For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 713 listings starting at $15,785
2015 Honda CR-V For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 589 listings starting at $13,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.