Questions tagged [civic]

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

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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 "...
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How to remove the clips of the Honda Emblem. Safely

Can someone suggest me how to remove the clips/pins behind the emblem of the front grille of a Honda Civic 2014 EX Sedan. I wanna replace the grille because it's cracked. I saw many tutorials in ...
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2005 Honda DX 4dr 5spd - Gauge Cluster and Int Wipers not working, why?

OK, I have a 2005 Honda Civic DX 4dr Sedan with a 5 speed manual Transmission, Standard everything, no power windows, A/C, plain basic setup. So the other day suddenly my Gauge cluster stops working, ...
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Radiator Water Issue

The water in my radiator keeps depleting I've checked for leaks but I can't seem to find any. Every morning when I check the radiator I have to fill it up for about a litre. Yesterday I didn't use ...
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My 94 Honda Civic..which is a manual..will crank but not start… but it will clutch off

My 94 Honda Civic..which is a 5 speed manual..will crank but not start..It will clutch off and runs and drives well after that. I have to pump the clutch several times before it will even start to ...
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2002 Honda Civic suddenly not starting (with clicking noises) & not responsive to power keys

Just this morning I drove the car for about 50 miles with no problems at all. At around 6pm, I entered and tried to start the car, but it wouldn't start: There were loud, weird clicking noises ...
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'Click' Sound on Applying Brake

I have 2014 Honda Civic; couple of months ago, my car's brakes started making a weird 'Clicking' sound when I would apply brakes first time after my car is parked for say around 30 mins or so. Once ...
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Starting Problem

I have a 2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7 Engine. It won't turn over, the battery is new and all indicator lights work. It starts with Bum start but not on its own.Any sugestions would be appreciated. Thanks; ...
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Honda Civic Mk8 FK3 interfacing with ECU/body computer

I wanted to create a few improvements for a FK3 Civic, such as: - automatic door locking - automatic cornering lights For those, I need to be able to read few parameters from the car's computers: - ...
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How do I reprogram an immobilizer system on a 2005 Honda Civic?

I'm currently working on an '05 Honda Civic. I replaced the steering column but now it has a different key. How do I reprogram the immobilizer system?
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Did I blow my 1998 civic up? [closed]

Driving on the interstate and I notice a heavy cloud of smoke following me. I pull over to shoulder and see that it is coming from under hood. Being a female, I didn't open hood immediately but, ...
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Ball joints and boots are constantly in need of replacement?

I have a 2001 Honda Civic. Over the past couple of years I have had to have both front lower ball joints replaced multiple times. The last time I had these replaced I had used my car less than 4,000 ...
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2003 honda civic overheats only after freeway speeds

I have a 2003 honda civic ex with 110k miles that over heats after freeway speeds. The water pump and timing belt were replaced at 100k miles.The thermostat was recently replaced as well. The ...
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1999 Honda Civic xD hatch back overheating

My Honda has been overheating when it is in idle. The temp gauge will jump to max really fast. After driving it for 5-10 mins a white sweet smelling smoke will come from the coolant reservoir. I ...
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Vibration when braking

I have a 2013 Honda Civic LX. I started to feel a vibration when braking, so I bought new rotors and pads from Honda. After installing the rotors and pads, I put the car in reverse and used the brake ...