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

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2000 Honda Civic automatic transmission issue

Please help! I have a 2000 Honda Civic ... car starts and runs fine but when I put it into drive or reverse. The car acts like it’s in neutral and only revs the engine but will not make the car move ...
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97 Honda civic white smoke coming out of the tailpipe

I am pretty sure it is a head gasket is there a quick fix for blown head gasket
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Honda R-Type (2003), unlocks and re-locks immediately

I have a Honda R-Type (2003), I am having a locking and unlocking problem. At first, it was a case of it taking more than one click of the fob to lock the driver's side door. When I get in the car all ...
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Blown ignition coil after battery hooked up incorrectly

2004 Honda Civic EX w/ VTEC I had a buddy of mine go have my battery tested, also had him put it back in my car. The only problem is he put the cables on the wrong way Which ended up blowing my main ...
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2004 Honda Civic clicking noise coming from dash

I recently rebuild the engine with new head gasket head bolts and a bunch of other gaskets the car starts no problem doesn't overheat or anything however when I turn the key to accessory I get a ...
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2006 Honda Civic door locks won't work when key is off

We have a 2006 Honda Civic which has recently begun having an issue with the door locks. The power door locks will only work when the key is in the ON (II) position. If it's not in that position, then ...
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Sluggishness after CV axle replacement

Context: My Car- Honda civic coupe Lx / 2007 ; 113000 miles I was getting a cranking noise from the front left wheel on doing full wheel turns. I took to the local auto repair shop and he said my CV ...
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Civic overheating

I have an automatic 2004 Honda Civic coupe. Its been overheating. I bought it in December 2015. Within 90 days, it was running hot. I took it to a shop and they said there was an air bubble in the ...
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Honda Civic, severe bouncing and shaking on highway when accelerating plus noise

2009 Honda Civic. here is the story, 2 months ago i was driving on a curve and I did not notice some black ice, I lost control and the car spun once then went over the curb. The inner plastic lining ...
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Brake slide pin keeps pushing itself out

I drive a 1998 Honda Civic Ex. Lately I’ve been getting a pulsating noise from my passenger side tire during very slow speed braking (like approaching a stop sign) I had only a couple months back ...
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What causes this noise when I lift my foot off the brake pedal?

I have a Honda Civic 2015 EX mid-option. The brake noise can be heard when you are in drive mode at a complete stop and leave brake pedal. The noise is not continuous but only comes when you are ...
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Starting a 2003 Honda Civic after motor replacement

We just replaced the motor in my son's 2003 Honda Civic and the key does not turn over the motor. The same ECU is in the car, however the green light on the dash is on. Does my key need reprogramming,...
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Weird headlight issue!

I have a 1998 Honda Civic hatchback. So this is my issue: I turned on my lights... my driver side works but my passenger light is out. I hit switch for the high beam now the driver side headlight ...
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Emissions check engine light on a Honda Civic

Would a dirty air filter trigger a check engine light "Check Emission System". It is intermittent and seems to come on while driving on the highway when the ambient temp is below 0 C. Any ideas or ...
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2003 Honda Civic Si - Do I need to drop my trans to replace the pilot bushing?

So I've been hearing this whining noise with the clutch engaged in neutral, as well as in gear around 3k rpm. After doing some research I am convinced that it's the pilot bushing. I saw a few guides ...
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Help identifying misfire conditon on 1998 Honda Civic DX

I'm struggling to identify the cause of a misfire condition in my 1998 Honda Civic. It has D16Y7 engine with 185,000 miles on it. The spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor, and ignition coil ...
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Squealing and uneven idle, then tachometer drops to zero but engine keeps running

When I start my car, a belt seems to slip and then the tachometer reads zero RPM but the engine keeps running, but has weak power and only runs at low RPM. Any idea what's going on? The Symptoms: ...
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No heat overheating when moving

Hey car overheating and have no heat,it doesn't over hit when idle.but when the car start moving them temp rise quick.I check the radiator the top hose is warm and the bottom hose is cold
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Brake pads aren't fitting into the caliper slots of my civic?

I brought a pair of rotors and pads, the pads were wagers. This is for a 2003 Honda civic. I "believe" that these are the right pads. When I went to put the outward facing pad on it slid in there ...
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How can I diagnose my headlight wiring issue? 2003 Honda civic si

So I was upgrading my HID lights to LED, but I had to change one of the socket wiring harnesses. I asked for my friends help with rewiring, because i wasnt sure which wires went where...so he looked ...
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Caliper Issue Question

I have a 2014 Honda Civic EX with about 65K miles on it. I have been told that for some reason our calipers aren't 'firing correctly'. Two questions, one, it seems like I only get this recommendation ...
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2002 Honda Civic won't start

My 2002 Honda Civic won't start. There is power to the car when I put the key in the ignition, but the engine won't turn over when I go to start it. I live in Canada where the weather has been minus ...
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Concerns for keyless entry cars

I just bought a new Honda Civic this past weekend. It has Smart Entry. However, I may have made a mistake. They could only find 1 key for the car. They said they would find my key after the "...
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Reverse gas in dashboard

I was visiting Honda service for my TAKATA airbag recall three days ago. After I visit, I see my gas dashboard acting weird three days in a row. For example, for Honda Civic there are about 20 dots ...
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Honda civic 2003. Brake pedal goes all the way to the floor and the car just gradually slows down?

I have a 2003 honda civic ex with about 150K on it. I recently replaced the head gasket, of course messing with the fire wall and all the hoses, brake booster/brake lines that sort of thing so maybe ...
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2011 Honda Civic Coupe Vibration in Reverse

I have a 2011 Honda Civic and since it has been cold (winter in New England, US), from a cold start, idling or moving in reverse, the car vibrates but does not do it in park nor drive. At first I did ...
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Honda Civic Power Plug

I own a 2006 Honda Civic Coupe and I’ve looked all over the car for the plug to plug it into the power outlet. Normally in most vehicles I’ve seen they hang out of the hood of the car, but I can’t ...
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what to do about rust on 2014 civic

so i have a 2014 civic that got its paint scraped off after i turned a corner too sharply in a parking garage about a year and a half ago... and about a year ago i had a guy fix it. i didnt notice at ...
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Honda Civic 2010 (8th gen) won't start

My 2010 civic will crank but won't start. All the normal dash lights will turn on however, the engine won't start. It will sometimes make a little sound but most of the time it stays silent. I tried ...
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how to remove valvoline wiper blades on 2014 honda civic

ive been looking up tutorials on how to remove wiper blades and none of them seem to apply... locking tab... couldnt find one. rotate blade perpendicular to arm... couldnt. rotate blade 45 degrees ...
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My system coolant for is overheating even after I've changed the thermostat

My car is a Honda Civic LX 2002, 4 cylinder. It is overheating after I've changed the thermostat, there are no cracks in the cylinder block and radiator, brand new gaskets.
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Learning about Honda Civic Underhood parts

I need help, I’m learning about my car, and I can’t seem to find an answer on what this part is, due to not knowing what it is, and not knowing how to ask google. It’s the part with a crack in it. ...
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2007 Honda Civic No Crank No start

Here's what I've got. My 2007 Honda Civic (automatic transmission) will not crank. Turn the key and the starter clicks. Every so often instead of a click I will get what sounds like an incredible ...
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non v-tec swap to a v-tec

ive got a 98 civic dx engine is a D16y7 non v-tec I have swapped engines to a v-tec D16Z6. im having problems with the ecu it does not work on a v-tec motor. it does start the car but no v-tec ive ...
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Honda Civic Ex AC low pressure side too low

I added two cans of R134 (24 oz) clutch kicks on but only warm air out. High pressure sticks on 120 psi but low side drops off to negative 5, and the compressor is noisy. What could it be? Do I need ...
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2003 Honda Civic overheating issue

I have a 2003 Honda Civic that has overheating issues. I took it to a garage and they 1st thought it was the thermostat so that was changed, Still overheating. Then they said it was most likely a bad ...
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Seized Calipers That Move - Worth Keeping?

I have a 2009 Honda Civic Si. I took off the left rear caliper and found it to be really difficult to push in (it wasn't moving at all at first), as compared to the right rear caliper. Yes, I used a ...
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CIVIC 07 - Passenger side low beam and parking lights don't work

The passenger side parking and low beam doesn't work. Both high beams work. Any ideas?
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Intermittent low idling 2007 Civic

First time posting. Got an intermittent low and rough idle on my 2007 Honda Civic LX. Will generally only idle low and rough for a stop light or 2 then things will relatively go back to normal. I've ...
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1994 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Overheating

Ok. The overheating is an intermittent problem. I may make 2-3 trips (5-10 miles) and no overheating. Then, I may make a 1-2 mile trip and it overheats. To make it even weirder, if I turn on the ...
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Remove front small side window in a 2014 Honda Civic

I have to remove tint on the my window. I've already removed the tint on the part that rolls up-and-down. Now I need to remove the tint on the little pane in the corner. The front driver/passenger ...
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Engine revs up and down when idling

I have a 1990 manual Honda Civic with ~200k miles. When I'm stopped at a red light, the engine revs up to about 2k-3k rpm and then down to 1k rpm. This cycle repeats about once every two seconds. My ...
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96 Civic - Car loses acceleration, doesn't start, shuts off

My 96 (or maybe 97) Honda Civic does some strange things. They are all connected. It will frequently refuse to start. It's not a battery/alternator issue, as it's trying to crank. It just ... refuses....
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Want to find dimensions of 1993 Honda Civic steering knuckle for repair reasons

I am repairing a 1993 Honda Civic (EG8) front suspension. I Want to find dimensions of the front steering knuckle and other suspension parts for repair reasons. I am just checking if the original ...
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Is it safe to put 195/65/R15 winter tires instead of 205/65/R15 on Civic'17?

According to the dealership official down-size for Honda Civic'17 is 205/65/R15 (stock tire size is 215/55/R16), but I have 195/65/R15 winters from a previous year Civic. I understand that 195 ...
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Is a broken AC that isn't fixed going to “break” other components?

A repair shop says that the AC compressor broke and that it'll be $700-800 to fix. I could easily do without the AC since I don't use it much anyways due to weird health reasons. The question is, ...
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97 model Honda civic and battery drain

I do not use my Honda frequently, may be 2 or 3 times a month. The Battery is just about 7-8 months old from Costco. I had last used the car on (I guess) Sunday. May be drive for about 30min total. ...
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Air Conditioning don't blow cold air 2011 Honda civic, dealership shop is quoting my girlfriend $1,600 [closed]

My girl friend have a 2010 Honda Civic. It was running smoothly up till now, but the AC Compressor just destroyed itself this past Friday, it don't blow cold air and the compressor sounds make noise. ...
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How big should an oil leak be to make engine removal worth it?

I have a 2015 Honda Civic that has a tiny oil leak between the engine and transmission. The powertrain warranty will be expiring in 500 miles, and I was thinking that the leak maybe from the rear main ...
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Brakes go to floor after bleeding

I've got a 97 Honda Civic, no ABS, front disks, and rear drums. A few days ago I had to slam on my brakes and I locked up the tires, and after that my brake pedal went to the floor. I got home, and ...