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

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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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Honda Civic runs, warms up, and dies

My engine is a b15b2. The car is a 1991 civic lx. Why do I have the three cam marks and the 7 o'clock one instead of the 2 that line up with the head and the up mark? I changed the belt, but still ...
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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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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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Honda Civic 2002 Coolant sprinkles back from Rad cap

I am having issues with this car, so I am reaching out to masses out there who could share some of their wisdom to help me understand the actual issue with this car. It has 262K miles on it. Issue ...
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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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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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2009 Civic Overheating

I just bought an 09 Honda Civic with fairly low mileage. Within 3 days it started to overheat so, my boyfriend replaced the thermostat and all of the cooling lines as they were dry rotted (like I said ...
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Car stereo turns off when the cooling fan comes on

I drive a Honda Civic 2008 model. I noticed that when driving, my car stereo momentarily switches off and back on after about 3-5 seconds when the radiator/condenser cooling fans come on. The lights ...
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Gas pedal is completely loose and car revs high 1997 Honda Civic

so recently I tried to start my 1997 Honda Civic all that happened was that the engine revved extremely high and then I shut it off. The gas pedal has absolutely no resistance.
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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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Overfill oil on 1.5 Liter VTEC-e Civic 1995

I have a 1.5 Liter VTEC-e Civic 1995. The valves are noisy if I fill oil up to the manufacturer recommended level. But if I overfill by a quart the engine and valves are much quieter. Is this ...
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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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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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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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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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Is a slight steering wheel vibration normal in a 2012 Civic when cold?

I have been looking at a number of 2012 Honda Civics for consideration and each one I test drive has a slight vibration in the steering wheel when idle. Normally I know that vibrations in wheels are ...
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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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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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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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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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2002 Civic not starting when cold in GA tmeps 40's

So, I am having the same problem but in GA, USA. My car will not start when it's cold and I'm not talking negative's. This just started a couple of weeks ago when the temps dropped below 40 degree F ...
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1999 Honda Civic EX Surging at 1500 rpm with slight throttle depression

My 1999 Honda Civic EX has been throwing intermittent p0505 codes for the idle control system. When the problem comes up, I just barely depress the pedal, and I get surging (around 1500 rpm), but if I ...
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Can out-of-spec rear camber on one side can cause the car to pull to that side while going straight?

I have a 01-05 Civic and it pulls noticeably to the right when my steering wheel is straight. I did a full alignment ( we have a alignment bench where I work ) only the non-adjustable rear right ...
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1999 Honda Civic Dx Won't Start, No crank

My 1999 Honda Civic DX won't start. I there is no crank so I started by checking the starter solenoid, there is no signal. Then I checked all fuses and relays including the main relay and they are all ...
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2005 Honda Civic - Interior electronics shut off intermittently while driving

My fiance's 2005 honda civic has had the interior electronics shut off while she was driving on a couple of occasions (weeks/months apart). I have not been able to reproduce this or been around to ...
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Steering assist is misaligned

I have a 2006 Civic Hybrid with about 225kkm on it. The only real problem I've had is that the steering assist motor keeps pulling to the left. They can fix this in seconds and charge me $150 for an "...
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Please help - our 1998 Honda Civic cranks but won't start

Our 1998 Honda Civic (D14A4 engine) has only done 65k miles and was running smoothly until... One day while waiting at the stop lights, the engine hesitated, the odometer went up and down and I turned ...
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Honda civic 2003 EX won't start when hot

I bought this car used a month ago. It has been working fine. prior to purchasing the car the previous owner told me he just changed the fuel pump so I know that is out of the question. It has had a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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98 Honda Civic Overheating

Car overheats when I accelerate too hard and levels down when in motion. Fan is running, coolant is filled and no leaks. Is this the coolant system which needs replaced or the heads?
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2002 Honda Civic: Starts in the morning, but wont start after driving for a while?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic. I have been having a starting issue with it for some time now. Let me give you one of the common senarios: I use the car in the morning to go to the beach with some friends....
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Wheel covers for '95 Honda Civic EG with drum brakes

I have a 1995 Honda Civic hatchback with drum brakes. I am thinking of adding wheel covers (also called moon disks). Would this affect the drum brakes the same way it can sometimes affect disk ...
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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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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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Honda Civic Hybrid 2010 oil life indicator

I'm unable to see the Oil Life percentage of a Honda Civic Hybrid 2010 (UK model) in the display although I followed correct instructions. I saw following instructions to see oil life of a Honda ...
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My temperature gauge slowly goes to top then car dies

I replaced battery and now after starting the car and driving it for less than 70 feet temperature guage slowly rises to top and car loses electrical power. Then guage goes down and power restored. ...
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AC Honda DX Civic 95 not cooling button for recirc AIR unlit

I have had an issue with a 1995 Civic cooling. It worked 2 months ago. I will try to be specific. I have studied HVAC, Compressors in Blgs, just not vehicles so I know the system somewhat. It will ...
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Fault code: P0812: Reverse Input Circuit.

I've a 2007 Honda Civic. It has 155k in odometer. It has been in an accident recently. The reverse gear indicator light on the dash board is turned off. The fault code say P0812: Reverse Input Circuit....
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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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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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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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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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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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