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A compact vehicle produced by Honda offered in sedan, coupe, and hatchback versions.

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Can you remove the Honda ABS Module (electronics) without disconnecting the hydraulic ABS Pump?

In this video, Honda ABS Module TEAR DOWN what is casing this module to do bad on ALL HONDAs 2013 and above, you can see the user doing a tear down of the Honda ABS Module. My Honda Civic has this ...
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What parts replaced Honda Civic 9th Gen Rear coil springs 52446-TR0-A12 and 52441-TR0-A12?

The parts on hondapartsnow.com that correspond to my rear left and right coil springs are, 52446-TR0-A12 - LEFT 52441-TR0-A12 - RIGHT However, I can't find these online anywhere? Did Honda change the ...
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Wheel hub manufacturing difference?

I have a 2013 Honda Civic LX and I need to replace both rear wheel hub assembly. Is there a difference in the US built an Canadian built wheel hubs?
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Honda Civic 2006: Belt Tensioner Bolt Loose, but Seized to the Tensioner

Most people strip or break this bolt. I was lucky. It came off the block very easily. But I have a different problem. It's stuck to the tensioner assembly and won't come off it. That means it's ...
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Troubleshooting Slow Start on 2009 Civic Si

The Civic takes a couple of seconds (2-3s, 5s at absolute worst) to start most of the time, but usually not after very short drives as of 2 months ago. It is progressively getting worse, but slowly. ...
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2009 Honda Civic making noises as I accelerate

I am currently driving a 2009 Honda Civic with about 125000 miles on it. I am noticing a noise coming from under the hood when I accelerate. The more I accelerate, the louder the noise gets that’s ...
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How can I find a water leak in the bottom right side of my civic trunk?

Somehow water is getting inside of my trunk on my 2010 Honda Civic LX. It is the right hand side underneath the molded carpeting. Specifically, if you take the plastic clips out on the left-hand side ...
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Why does my Honda Civic 2016 turbo keep failing

3 mechanic said its the turbo. I have now replaced it 4x and only get 6 months at most before the tin can dragging sound comes back when i press gas then i lose power where the car will buck and not ...
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DIY Clear Coat Peeling Fix and Paint Mistake

So I decided to take on the tough project of fixing the clear coat peeling on my car (2007 Civic). Mind you this was my first time doing a project like this (painting car panels) so I didn't expect ...
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2016 Honda Civic. when I push on the gas it sounds like tin cans dragging? comes from front passenger side and sound stops when i take foot off gas

Civic makes tin can dragging sound when foot is on gas. Sound goes away when i take foot off gas. All dummy lights are on. Everyone says the turbo but it has been replaced 4x now! all good when ...
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What does "this part only fits if Note: INCLUDING EVOLUTION" refer to?

I'm searching parts stores for 2012 civic lx blower motor, on amazon each result, in the blue outlined header that says "amazonconfirmedfit (i) This fits 2012 Honda Civic", when clicking the ...
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What are the effects of upgrading battery size/power in 2012 Civic LX

I found Upgrading Honda Accord Group 51 battery to a larger one but it answered one of my questions. 2012 Honda Civic LX, 1.8l Battery stock size is 51R, but they only get about 4-500 CCA. We live in ...
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Honda civic 2018 loud suspension

My Honda civic 2018 suspensions are loud when driving on roads that are not smooth and has small potholes or waves. If I drive slowly over potholes or wavy roads which would make the car go up and ...
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02 Honda civic LX battery drain

Put a new alternator in and it's charging I believe I took the negative cable off and it said running but while driving is sputters dies out and then especially when the Sun goes down when it's ...
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Honda civic se sedan automatic immobilizer proplem

I removed the car's battery for 5 minutes, now the green light stays on with the key and the car won't start. had it checked by an auto mechanic without finding a solution. If I install a used ECU, ...
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Sudden complete brake failure

2003 Honda Civic LX I was driving down the highway when the car in front of me was heading to turn. I pushed down on the brakes, and they went straight to the floor. The brake light came on the ...
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2004 Honda Civic EX coupe: What would cause positive voltage on the ground strap to be present?

I left work, about 2 miles of city traffic then onto the freeway. While on thr freeway, only a few minutes, I noticed thr check engine light was blinking (which I know isn't good and i should stop). ...
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2006 Civic ex - Wont Start

I'm new to this site and have tried to find my answers. So this is my story. I've had my 06 civic for 2 years. The 1st six months of having the car. It didn't turn on while getting out of a graveyard ...
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Honda Civic 2018 no brake pressure in one wheel due to ABS modulator issue

I noticed that front right side brake disk is rusted in my Honda Civic 2018 (indicating the brake has not applied on that wheel), and went to a mechanic for a check. The mechanic noticed that no brake ...
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Reparing a pinhole leak in fuel line connector

My 2013 Civic developed a pinhole leak on the high pressure fuel line where it attaches to the fuel pump. I'm considering repairing this leak using a fuel-proof sealant like Seal-All or JB Tankweld. ...
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What can cause two deep "stepped" grooves in a rotor?

I have a Civic with a little over 20K miles with the original brake pads and rotors. One of the rear rotors has "step-like" grooves on the top and bottom. I visually inspected but can't ...
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If there are only two symptoms of a blown head gasket, is it really a head gasket problem?

Bought a 2006 Honda Civic EX (not hybrid) from a mechanic last January. I drove it home for about 20 minutes at about 75 mph. I think he masked that it had a blown head gasket. I have brain damage and ...
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My car speaks occasionally after it starts

kind of a weird one. Sometimes my 2008 Honda Civic EX quietly speaks words after it starts. I've disconnected any audio devices and it still speaks. As far as I can tell, it's speaking French; I can ...
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Is it OK practice to start a car while it's on jackstands?

Just finished putting the transmission and subframe back in after fixing a input shaft bearing, but most of the suspension (lower control arms, knuckles, ...) aren't installed yet. The front of the ...
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How to remove stuck M/T from 2001-2005 Honda Civic (EM2 coupe)

Trying to remove the manual transmission from a 2004 EM2 Civic. Everything is loosened/undone and she should be ready to slide right off but it won't budge. (Starter motor is removed, both central ...
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Reconnecting "starter" battery sometimes works, sometimes doesn't. 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid with a 12-mo old 151R starter battery. I disconnect the negative wire from the post after each use because the car sits 3-7 days between uses. The negative clamp is ...
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2002 Honda Civic (Automatic) Intermittent shifting Issue

I have a 2002 Honda Civic that has started having troubles shifiting from park into reverse/drive. It stays in park just fine. It started where it would shift into reverse and drive just fine, but ...
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Schrader valve core removed, tyre still not deflating

This is the space-saver spare wheel for my Honda Civic mk8 fwiw. I've unscrewed and removed the Schrader valve core and the tyre is still not deflating at all. The tyre is quite old, possibly 10 years ...
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Is there a way to know the type of bumper

is there a way for me to be sure of the type of bumper installed on a civic 2009 ? Without having to unclip it to look around ? It was bought used and I'm unsure if it's the OEM PP bumper or ...
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Honda Civic 2002 strange OBDII pinout

I have some trouble understanding the pinout of my OBDII plug. It appears that it has both grounds, K-Line, 12V and CAN Bus low (according to standard obdII plug). Therefore it does not have even one ...
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2012 Honda Civic Hybrid Stereo System Unable to Reset Bluetooth

I paired my Android smartphone with the car's stereo system. Everything worked fine for a couple of months, until one day I accidentally deleted the car on my phone's bluetooth settings page. Now the ...
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Does cylinder head removal require engine to be put at TDC?

Vehicle: Honda Civic 2004 1.4 liter engine Question: I'm planning to replace my head gasket and have the head resurfaced because of coolant leaking into cylinders. I do not need to replace the timing ...
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Honda Civic: engine temperature changing quickly

Vehicle: Honda Civic 2004 1.4L Issue: According to thermometer, engine temperature changes from normal (about half) to maximum within seconds, and back to normal equally quickly. For example, it might ...
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2005 Honda civic DX overheating

So pretty much my Honda civic from 05 has been having cooling issues and I've done some work on the vehicle in attempts to fix the issue; I've replaced the entire engine, replaced both the radiator ...
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2007 honda civic wont start after new battery and starter

i have a 2007 honda civic ex 5 speed. so in like a week out of 30 times starting my car it didn't start like 5 times. than it wouldn't start at all.so i tried to pop start it and was fine. so i was ...
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What is this random light in my engine bay near my front passenger wheel well?

I was replacing my headlights on my 2008 Honda Civic EX coupe and found this light bulb (I think?) plugged into a wire in my engine bay between the wheel well liner and my right headlight. It seems to ...
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2002 Honda civic free spins with new starter, ry plus had all of them checked. I had battery light on and off for 30 miles before

drove about 25 miles with battery light on and off. now trying to crank and it just spins. bought new battery, alternator, and starter, same results. went and had each one checked and all were good. I ...
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P0420 In Honda Civic or any other car

Just want to know about P0420 code in any car and specially in Honda. Does that mean only that catalytic convertor is bad or any other reason too?
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Is this 06 Honda Civic missing part of the front subframe?

I have a Mark 8 2006 (european) honda civic hatchback (1.8L petrol), sold to me by a friend a year ago. It has no crossmember behind the radiator mounting, and consequently I inadvertantly lifted it ...
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Is rust a deal breaker? Should I buy it? [closed]

It's a 2018 Honda civic si. It has rust in certain areas. I can still return the car. Need your opinions. Appreciate the help.
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Front end clunk and resistance on 2003 Honda Civic

We have a 2003 Honda Civic that was parked outside uncovered for 2-3 years. I got it up and running but when driving there is now a "clunk" from the front end and the car slows down a bit ...
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2004 Honda Civic OverHeating (Lots of Details and Pics to Help Diagnose)

I have a 2004 Honda Civic thats new to me and just started overheating. I first noticed a month or two after I bought it...I was idling in park for 45min or so when I noticed steam coming from the ...
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Where does this go?

I was replacing the head gasket on my 1998 Honda Civic ex it has a d16y8 SOHC VTEC engine. I am stumped on where this little piece goes. It’s not a head pin or anything like that. Please help!
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How to disable 30-second autolock after turning off car on 2008 Honda Civic EX?

I had to disconnect my battery to do some maintenance a few months ago, and ever since my car has been auto-locking 30 seconds after the engine is turned off if I don't open any doors. This is ...
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1996 Honda civic Ex cranks but won't start after replacing distributor and endcap on rocker arm

I was replacing the distributor on my honda and the rocker arm endcap broke, so I went to a junkyard and got a replacement. I put that replacement on the rocker arm assembly and bolted up the new ...
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Can I use a 15lbs torque wrench for 13lbs spark plug job

My civic has 100,250 miles and the service came up for the spark plugs. B124, I am reading and it says after replacing the plugs to torque it to 13 Lbs. The only torque wrench I have is minimum 15 LBS....
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My first hybrid, strange electrical problem, 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid

Just bought my first hybrid, a 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid. Regrets already. Need help diagnosing this behavior. I'm about 80% sure the "starting" battery is dead, but hybrid... Day 1 Turn ...
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What kind of alignments can I get for a Honda Civic?

I'm watching this video, "Front Strut Replacement 9th Gen Honda Civic 2013" and they say, "On this particular Honda Civic there is no camber adjustment or caster adjustment the only ...
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Gutter guard for Honda Civic trunk lid?

How do you solve the problem of a ton of debris getting caught in that gap between the trunk lid and your car's body? I generally like my Honda Civic, but one problem it's always had is that the rim ...
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Difference between orange and orange/silver indicator light

A front indicator light on my Honda Civic 2012 (Dutch market if relevant) is dead, so I'm trying to change it. The owner manual says: front indicator: orange/silver bulb, rear indicator: orange bulb. ...
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