Questions tagged [civic]

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

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Manual 2009 Civic Si Doesn't Start (Initially Intermittent)

Problem: About 5 times, I would leave the car for a brief time (~5-15) mins after driving, and when I came back, it wouldn't start. It would randomly start again either immediately or after leaving it ...
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Unexplained sound when accelerating. 2013 Honda Civic. Video in description

Video of the sound: https://youtu.be/Z-_1iax3gsg My Honda Civic is making a metallic grinding/buzzing noise when I accelerate. Some notes about the sound: The sound mostly occurs when I'm lightly ...
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Honda Civic violent shaking when put into reverse or drive gears

I Recently picked up a 2008 Civic EX sedan with the 5-speed automatic. Had it up for for a day or so fixing up the air suspension and replacing the power steering fluid and engine oil. I took it down ...
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Driver side power lock and remote unlock/lock don't work

I have a 2008 Honda Civic EX. Today the power lock buttons do not lock or unlock the driver door (but the rest of the doors are locked/unlocked accordingly). In addition, the remote's lock/unlock ...
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Lots of smoke after brand new head and head gasket install?

Just installed brand new head and head gasket in my 2001 Honda Civic SOHC. The block was machined and new head bolts were used. I started it up ran for a short couple minutes and shut it off due to ...
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2003 honda civic ex coupe

Ok so ive replaced water pump along with timing belt thermostat radiator head gasket fans but the only thing with the head gasket is i didnt take it to the machine shop to see where it couldve been ...
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New clutch questions

I just had the clutch replaced in my 98 civic ex. First thing I noticed is that the engagement either grabs or doesn’t, if that makes sense. I’m used to being able to “ride the clutch” a bit to get ...
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My ac compressor clutch makes weird noises when hot

My ac clutch rotation speed slows down, and makes werid noises when the car gets hot, and I'm not on high speed, the noise does stop when i speed up
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Honda Civic 2018 blind spot information system warning

My Honda Civic 2018 had an accident and it was in a repair shop for a while. After the repair, there was a warning on the dashboard with below icon. When I asked about this from the mechanic, he took ...
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2011 Honda Civic: new battery, alarm will not stop

2011 Honda Civic. Car was sitting for multiple months. Car battery was dead once tried to use of course, alarm was set when car battery died. New car battery purchased due to battery being bad. After ...
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Car not starting after week of sitting in cold temperatures

Three weeks ago I bought an '03 Honda Civic. It's been running well so far, but I let it sit outside without using it for a week and a half in 10 to -10 F temperatures. After this, the car wouldn't ...
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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid, error lights on dash, and codes

A few months ago, my Civic Hybrid started giving me issues. When I start it in the morning, I have to hold the key for a few seconds before the engine catches. Once the engine is running, my IMA light,...
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Help with ignition symptoms

Honda Civic vti coupe 1999. Car previously used to keep stalling and I fixed it with a second hand ignition switch(from here on i will refer to the faulty switch as switch a and the second hand ...
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Clicking noise when I brake or slow down or drive over a bump

I recently hit a footpath, where my front left tyre rim got bent and had changed the tyre and the rim, but unfortunately I didn’t notice that i had a worn out mount on my right side of engine which ...
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Constant knocking noise, rear drivers side

Long time user, first time poster! I know "knocking noises" are prevalent in many questions but I've not quite found the answer to this one... Bit of history, it's 2002 Civic Type R. Over ...
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Honda Civic SI 2008 Starting issues

So I started having this issue quite a while back where when I try to start my car, the lights in the instruments panel go dead and start flickering real fast and holding the key to the start position ...
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2006 Honda Civic Sedan with flashing green key light on dashboard

Before I went to a mechanic to certify the car, it was working just fine, this problem had not occurred at all. The car could be driven just fine with no problems. However, once I had to go to a ...
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2012 Automatic Civic firing wrong

I had a question for you all if you'd please help me out. My 2012 automatic civic had its emissions light, VSA light and high temperature lights turn on after I scraped the back rear end on a curb. ...
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Driving with leaking clutch master/slave cylinder

It seems I have a leaking clutch master or slave cylinder. I think so because I found my clutch fluid disappeared and the drivers footwell had liquid underneath it. Also today it had become u ...
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Help with oil sump gasket

Civic coupe vti 1999. The oil sump is leaking. I watched a video and it seems the gasket simply needs to be changed. Could the leak be caused by a deformation of the metal sump itself which and if ...
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2012 Honda Civic won't start - no power, no lights noting, tried jump start too

My 2012 Honda Civic is not starting, not dashboard lights nothing when I switch it on. At first I tried to jump start the car however, nothing. Then I searched the internet and realized that this ...
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Set up new head unit and back up camera goes on and off

So I installed a new sony apple carplay head unit in my 2016 honda civic lx and set my backup. When I put the car in reverse the camera turns on. However, the camera tends to cut in and out and will ...
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Honda Civic won't start (2017)

I have a push button start. When I push it the car doesn't start. Brake pedal seems hard to push. Warning lights flash - I.e. brake system, stability control, restraint system, electric power steering ...
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2002 Honda Civic coolant coming out of coolant reservoir after shut engine off

The car does not overheat and is fine when it is on. Once the car is shut off, sometimes (50/50) coolant will escape from the reservoir cap, it is hot, it looks clean. What could this be? We just ...
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Honda civic 2018 - 11,500km but no oil change?

Just bought a used car (that is currently in preparation and will be ready in three days). Spec: Honda civic 2018 2 years of usage 11,500km Unfortunately, I don't know a lot about cars and mechanic ...
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2008 Honda Civic EX Automatic (8th gen)-crank no start

My car is cranking but it doesn’t start. I didn’t drive it for a few days so I’m confused as to what could’ve gone bad because this is the first time it’s done it. No codes popping up. Battery is good,...
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93-96 Honda Civic a/c problems

Alright guys so I'm having a difficult problem with my a/c system. I'm somewhat of a mechanic so il list down things I've done to try and fix the problem. But long story short my a/c runs great in ...
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2008 Honda Civic - No electrical power in acc position

Vehicle: 2008 Honda Civic Si Crank + Start: Yes Battery: new and charged Alternator: New (problem occurred before new alternator and persists after) PROBLEM: Brought my car in for the airbag recall, ...
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Are the rotor retaining screws required?

So I finally was able to replace my rotors after I drilled out the rusted screws that hold the rotor in to the hub. To avoid this problem in the future I did not install those screws/bolts back in. Is ...
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Honda Civic, won’t start green flashing symbol [duplicate]

Help needed please. I have a 06 Honda Civic. Alternator just been replaced then had flat battery. Battery replaced and now won’t start, flashing green light on dash, had someone out to program new key ...
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Empty radiator, engine temperature fluctuating

Hi and thank you in advance, I have a 2005 honda civic ex, everything stock. My engine temperature gauge has been fluctuating, mostly in city, on highway it stays in the middle range. Here is what I ...
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Do I need to change this tire [closed]

I got minor damage from side walk. Do I need to change the tire. My tire Size is 215/55 R16
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03 civic si hatchback

I just Recently put a new motor and started it drove it home. Woke up the next day to go somewhere go to start my car and nothing no power. I have a breathalyzer in my car due to dui, I can’t even get ...
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2007 Honda Civic no 1st or 2nd gear and no reverse

This morning on the way home I went to downshift from 3rd to 2nd turning onto my street and it was locked out of 1st and 2nd and had to force it back into 3rd (never grinded only clunked real hard ...
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What are possible reasons for positive include angle (camber) on my 2002 Honda Civic?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic Hatchback (Make in UK, the body looks like the Civic SI in the States). Both the shocks and the lower arms have been replaced. I can see how the lower arms being too short ...
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The wrong control arm for my 2002 Honda Civic?

I have a Civic Hatchback produced in Great Britain in 2001 (living in France). Since I replaced the control arms in 2014 I have had strange problems: I needed to install a washer between the ...
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2006 honda civic new starter but still clicks new battery but wll run once jump started

I have a 2006 Honda Civic with clicking sounds from the starter like its not engaging or is stuck. I have installed 2 starters and changed earth leads with same outcome. Thought it could be battery ...
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2016 Honda Civic Whirring/Screeching Noise

On the passenger rear side of my 2016 Honda Civic, there is a screeching & whirring Noise that comes and goes at random speeds. It never makes a sound at a full stop. Applying the brakes augments ...
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Sewing machine oil in place of silicon base oil

Can I use sewing machine oil instead of silicon base spray in my window rubber channel to remove the friction? What are the chances that it might damage the rubber? TLDR I have a slow window problem ...
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Manual Honda Civic 2019. Rarely from a stop my stick won't shift into the first gear

So I've driven manual my entire life, but this is my first new car. I notice that the stick moving into the various gears is not a smooth experience and occasionally from stopped position pushing the ...
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Civic inspire s 2003 possible reason for lean fuel? P0171

I have little practical knowledge but am willing to learn. The check engine light keeps coming on, sometimes it goes out on its own but then comes back on.I would like to try and fix the problem ...
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Boiling coolant and car is smoking

I have a 1999 civic EX and today while going to work I was stuck in traffic for a long time due to a snowstorm. After a while my car started smoking crazy. The smoke was coming out from under the hood ...
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Strange electrical issue with 2001 Civic

I have a 2001 Civic, manual, and I began experiencing an odd electrical issue, I’m hoping someone might have some insight. This is a bit long, so I apologize in advance. Roughly a week ago, my ...
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Attempted to jump my car, it turns over and starts but then shuts off?

I was unable to drive so my 2006 Honda Civic sat idle for a little less than 3 months. We attempted to jump start it and while the cables were connected the dash lights came on, the headlights would ...
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Replacing Brakes and Having a Problem

I've got a 2006 Honda Civic DX 4 door sedan. I had a work accident a few years ago and injured my spine and was forced to take my car off the road. I'm finally back to work, in okay health and am ...
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A/C Compressor Clutch Not Engaging

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si. During the summer, the AC started acting up. It would work well for a couple minutes and then stop working. I remember checking to see if the compressor was running and ...
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1998 honda civic lx automatic transmission

I am having issues with transmission. It was working fine and this happened with No kinda of a warning. I left my job and drove about 1/4 mile and stopped at a stop sign, when I pulled away it shifted ...
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2002 Honda Civic over heating

so lately I’ve been struggling with my car over heating. It has been an on going fight for a year already. At first I changed my thermostat, that seemed to help for a while then it began over heating ...
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Grrr sound from engine bay every 5-10 seconds

I'm driving at constant speed and at about every 5 seconds I can hear a grrrr sound from the engine bay that lasts for 3 seconds and goes away. And comes back again after 5 seconds. What could be ...
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Can I trickle charge battery through OBD2 port 2007 civic

Trying to determine if 2007 civic OBD2 port is live with key off so I can trickle charge with a solar panel

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