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

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2002 Honda Civic Overheating

So the first time the car overheated it was basically out of water. I had recently obtained the car for temporary use from a friend and hadn't seen any issues up to that point. I did smell a weird ...
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P0300, P0302, P0303 on 2003 Honda Civic 1.7

I'm in the process of helping someone with their 2003 Honda Civic, 1.7L engine, 161k miles on the clock. Pulling the codes from the vehicle I got three specific codes: P0300, P0302, P0303. The codes ...
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2002 Honda Civic, will not start without maintenance override procedure?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic. This vehicle has been running great for a long time. Right now if I want to start the car I have to use the maintenance override procedure: Push the reset button on the ...
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How will having two batteries effect the charging system of my 2004 Honda Civic?

I want to have a 2nd battery to power a 1000w inverter (so I do not have to start the 2004 Honda Civic). How will this affect the charging system? Will both batteries be charged?
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Did they upsell me to new tires and associated services?

Recently, my 2009 Honda Civic had the TPMS dash light illuminate. Thinking it was the check engine light, I dropped it at a Firestone to get it diagnosed. At the end of it all, I was sold an alignment,...
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Honda Civic Won't Start with New Battery

My 2006 Honda Civic won't start. I noticed it straining to start and I figured it was going to need a new battery. I tried to jump start, but that didn't help. Bought a new battery, and it sounds the ...
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Low vibrating noise 2009 Civic

It’s a 2009 Honda Civic, LX Coupe 5-Speed AT, 1.8L L4 SOHC 16V. The problem is a low, rumbling, vibrating sound, almost like an overly bass system or a muffler. The noise is most pronounced when the ...
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2007 Honda Civic p0843 high error code. Replaced switch, no change. Won't shift into 4th

I am stumped with a 2007 Honda Civic 1.8 sedan with automatic transmission. Other the car failing to shift into 4th gear all other transmissions functions are fine. It has a trans error code (p0843 ...
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ABS and VSA lights on

On my 2006 Honda Civic 1.8 liter car. The VSA and ABS lights are on when the brake is applied. The car doesn't stop and makes a judder and a sound like grinding metal. The brake pads where changed ...
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2008 Honda Civic EX - Mysterious loss/restoration of electrical power when parked

I have a 2008 Honda Civic EX that has been running just fine. The other day I went to go home on Friday after work and it wouldn't turn over, no power at all, not even for the auto locks. I sat in my ...
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Discovered disconnected part when removing wheels

I have a 2006 Honda Civic and was changing my summer tires for winter tires. When removing the wheels I noticed behind 2 of the 4 wheels that what is shown in the middle of this picture was ...
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Honda Civic 2005 doesn't restart after 10-15 km

When I first start my 2005 Honda Civic, it starts. But, when I run 10-15 km and stop the engine, it won't start anymore. I have to wait 15-30 minutes before it will start again. The alternator and ...
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What are the common causes of inconsistent/dead flashers?

My car's flashers does not work anymore. They started being inconsistent few days ago - but now are completely dead (except in rare cases where I manage to get 1 fast flash). Using my basis knowledge,...
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2001 Honda Civic EX overheating fans not working

Okay so I have tried everything. My car was overheating so I replaced the head gasket since it needed one anyways, but it is still overheating. My cooling fans are not working, I replaced my ...
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Why does Honda Civic 05 overheat when water reservoir gets full?

My father in law's Honda Civic overheats when the water reservoir is full or to the top. He is wondering what could be the problem if the radiator needs water when the reservoir is full. The ...
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Temperature gauge needle is on Hot, but engine is not overheating

car is a 1996 Honda Civic EK hatchback. B16A2 DOHC VTEC engine. Currently has 204,000 kilometres (127,000 miles) When the car is on a stop and idling, the temp gauge needle goes up steadily, and when ...
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What can make my wheels hard to turn

2001 Honda civic EX. manual transmission 166k miles. Rear drums, fairly new front brake pads. I went to get new tires on my car yesterday. When they got the car off the ground they called me out to ...
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Honda Civic Hybrid: IMA Battery and egg-like smell

My 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid won't start. When I try to turn on the engine, the lights in the dashboard flash but nothing happens. I've jumped the car several times and have finally accepted that the ...
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ECU help required [closed]

Can someone provide guidance to me about the engine swap from a D15Z4 to a D16Y4 in my 1997 Honda Civic? Can I use the old ECU with new engine? Do I have to buy a new ECU with the new engine?
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2003 Honda Civic steering problem after collision

When attempting to pull forward car stops & wheel does this I have a 2003 Honda civic that was recently wrecked by my husband. After the wreck, my car was pulling to the right and my steering ...
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Reading OBD Data from the Old Honda 2+3 Pin DLC

I've got a 2000 Honda Civic iSR with the old 2+3 pin Honda DLC which I'd like to read ECU data from. According to the Evoscan website the pinout for the 3 pin dlc is ISO 9141 K-Line, B+ and ground ...
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2004 Honda Civic Instrument Cluster Lights Don't Stay On

My 2004 Honda Civic instrument cluster lights don't work when I turn my headlights on. With the key in the ignition and the car started, the cluster lights work fine. When I turn my headlights on from ...
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My Honda civic 1.7 cdti steering wheel shakes when braking at high speeds

When I'm driving I get a shaking on the steering wheel and on the foot but at high speeds. When I'm travelling between 60-80 mph it's pretty bad, alot shaking on the steering wheel and even possibly ...
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Replacing Rack & Pinion Seal

I'm working on a 98 Honda Civic. I'm attempting to replace the inner seals. These are the seals which the steering rod rides on and which keeps the power steering fluid in check at that point. Here is ...
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MIL comes on intermittently with Knock Sensor code

I have a 2000 Honda Civic iSR 1.6L D16Y8 MTX and the MIL comes on intermittently with a code for the knock sensor ( blinks out 23 when I short the code display pins ). The code goes away when the car ...
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less coolant everyday in the radiator reserve tank

Can anyone help me for my 2006 Honda Civic? Radiator and the radiator have been replaced. No leak in the cylinder head and still the reserve tank keeps reducing in liquid volume daily. Does anyone ...
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High Mount Stop Light in 2010 Honda Civic EX Coupe stopped working

The High Mount Stop Light in my 2010 Honda Civic EX Coupe recently stopped working. Is it an LED array or is there a bulb(s) that can be replaced? How can I fix this? When I look up inside the ...
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Stumbling when starting after garaged

I started parking my 98 Honda Civic Ex in the garage and not driving anywhere from 1-3 days. I've noticed when starting it stumbles and feels like a very slight misfire for about 5-10 seconds then ...
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Overheating 1996 Honda Civic

My '96 Honda Civic is overheating. Either my head gasket is blown or my water pump is frozen. It overheats when... I start it and let it run in the driveway for 5 minutes. I run it up and down the ...
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Need Help with Honda Engine Swap

I have a '98 Honda Civic EXi with D15Z4 16 valve SOHC, in which I installed a D16A7 SOHC 16 valve engine, so I would like to know what kind ECU compatible with this engine and the schematic for wiring ...
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Engine reving up and then stalling when first starting

When I start my car the revs shoot up to over 2k and then drop back down causing the car to stall. If I keep my foot gently on the gas I can keep the revs up and prevent the stall from happening. ...
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Bump on the floor in the back of sedans

I can close this if it's a dup but my Google-fu didn't find a satisfactory answer. In the middle of the floor of some older automatic transmission sedans, there is a bump (my old 4 dr 2005 Accord, 4 ...
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Honda Civic 2007 AC compressor replaced, clutch not engaging, no ECM signal

I have a complex AC problem in my Civic. I need to tell you the story so that you might get a potential diagnosis of the issue: Car started having problems with AC in 2015. After driving for a while, ...
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Radiator fluid leaking from reservoir

I had the head gasket done because of overheating 2 years ago, now it seems the problem is back. When the car starts to overheat I will put in coolant but the next day if I do a long distance drive I ...
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Honda civic 2010 steering/body vibration after 99kmp

My Civic vibrates after 99 kmp every time. If I forcely give acceleration in that speed range, I observe the vibration is less. Whenever I take my foot from accelerator pedal, it feels like more ...
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2004 Honda Civic error code P0340

I have a 2004 Honda Civic and have been having some issues with what I thought was the transmission until I read the P0340 code which is a problem with the camshaft sensor. My car while accelerating ...
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Honda Civic - new battery, won't turn over, shooting vapor

2009 Honda Civic with 142,000 mi, recent oil change, new battery, won't turn over: Began when it wouldn't start one day; checked the battery windows and plates were bone-dry, so bought a new battery ...
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AC Compressor running but no cold air?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic. When I bought the car, the AC compressor was unplugged. I plugged it back in and it did not engage. I checked the pressure and it was a little bit low. I jumped the relay ...
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Mysterious “5th” Gear on a 4-Speed Automatic?

My 1998 Honda Civic LX is equipped with the 4-speed automatic transmission. Before I looked this up, I decided to count the number of upshifts from a stop, and I counted four, not three. This mystery "...
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Can heat plus vibrations from passing cars cause a car alarm to go off?

When I came home today around 2pm, the alarm was going off on my 2000 Honda Civic. I turned the alarm off and after a few minutes it went off again. this happened a few more times, till I decided to ...
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What is the name and part number for the large splash-shield item under the engine?

What is the name and part number for this item protecting the undercarriage of the car on the 2013 Honda Civic EX (9th generation). It mounts under the car, and the conceals the compartment with the ...
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Eliminating Mold/Mildew Smell from Car without Cabin Air Filter?

I have a 1998 Honda Civic LX, which didn't come with a cabin air filter. It has air conditioning but no filter, which makes no sense but that's how they supposedly were until 2001. When I turn my AC ...
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2000 Honda Civic SiR turbo sputter and stalling

To start I have a lot of deletes and tuned ecu on a B18 bottom end with B16 top. Turbo has been set to cut out at 5psi on the ecu. I have a good feeling it is something fuel as I am having problems ...
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Decreased MPG, clicking sound when pressing accelerator

Over the past week, the MPG on my car has gone down significantly, about 3-4 MPG. My driving habits have not changed. In the meantime, there is a distinct "pneumatic" clicking sound whenever I press ...
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Honda civic 1.4

My daughter has a w reg Honda civic 1.4. she says there is a rattle from the back when she changes gear & also when dropping engine speed. What could it be? It is Sunday so can't find mechanic.
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Using a thicker head gasket when the cylinder head resurface limit is reached

I just bought a 2000 Civic 1.6L ( d16y8 ) with no compression in one cylinder. Four years ago, the engine overheated, and was completely rebuilt by the Honda dealership. One of the things on the ...
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A/C Cycles On and Off in '02 Honda Civic

I've searched around and found questions that may be related but aren't quite the same problem as what I have, so I'm hoping you can give me some advice. I have a 2002 Honda Civic Ex with 185k miles. ...
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Honda Civic- no start-no crank

I have a 1989 Honda Civic DX Hatchback. I tried to start the vehicle after running it for some time. It did not start. When I turn the ignition switch, the battery light comes on (normal) and brake ...
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1998 civic lx overheating

My civic is still overheating even after replacing the ect switch and thermostat (the fan never comes on). Shorting the ect switch by putting a paper clip in the connector causes the fan to come on. ...
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Benchmark about quality levels in car parts

I want to replace a front grille of Honda Civic 2014 EX Sedan (4 doors). I've been suggested to buy it from this auto part dealer RockAuto which has a great catalog. I found the part in "CAPA" and "...