Questions tagged [civic]

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

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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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2001 Honda Civic lx 2 door over heating I even put a new thermostat in it when taking the old one out there was nothing wrong with it

still keeps running hot it had been in the shop 4 times with it over heating and the mechanic said this Honda makes it look like he knows nothing about cars.. but changed everything out on it.. 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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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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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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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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My first hybrid, strange electrical problem, 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid

Just bought my first hybrid, a 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid. Regrets already. Need help diagnosing this behavior. I'm about 80% sure the "starting" battery is dead, but hybrid... Day 1 Turn ...
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Severe shake from car

My car INCONSISTENTLY shakes at various highway speeds. (Between 65 to 80 mph) the shakes feel like they are coming from the front end. When these fits start to happen, my steering wheel also shutters ...
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What kind of alignments can I get for a Honda Civic?

I'm watching this video, "Front Strut Replacement 9th Gen Honda Civic 2013" and they say, "On this particular Honda Civic there is no camber adjustment or caster adjustment the only ...
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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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Honda Civic (2004) gauge cluster is intermittently dead

My 2004 Honda Civic gauges have started failing in an intermittent way. When this happens, all the gauges (speedometer, tachometer, fuel, temp, LCD odometer) all read zero. When the gauges are in ...
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2000 Honda Civic ABS Light On, Speedometer and Tachometer not Working

Neither of us knows too much about cars, we had this Civic for about a month and a half without problems, except we needed the fuel line and some brake lines replaced. A couple of months after that, ...
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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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2007 Honda Civic won't move in any gear. Loud scratching noise when put in "park"

Yesterday I changed the left CV-Joint of my 2007 Honda Civic. After the change, I drove the car for about 2km, and when I tried to park, I heard a loud scratching noise. I put off the engine and ...
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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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Gutter guard for Honda Civic trunk lid?

How do you solve the problem of a ton of debris getting caught in that gap between the trunk lid and your car's body? I generally like my Honda Civic, but one problem it's always had is that the rim ...
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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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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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Honda 2016 2.0 litre engine - oil life indicator

I have a 2016 Honda Civic, 2.0 litre engine. Since last oil change, I drove 1,600 k. The oil life indicator has dropped to 30% after I drove 1,600 k. I had it looked at and the oil was changed ...
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Do these rotors pass inspection?

Hello all, Bit urgent as I'm trying my best to help my mother. She needed a safety performed so she can go from a lease to buying her car directly from Honda. Honda is also the one that performed the ...
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Short term fuel trim shows -9% (Rich)

Honda Civic 2007 90km odometer Problem- Fuel consumption I have scanned my car and it shows STFT -9% along with below parameters. Coolant temp -> 64 LTFT -> -7.03 Oxygen sensor voltage -> .55v EGR ...
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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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Difference between orange and orange/silver indicator light

A front indicator light on my Honda Civic 2012 (Dutch market if relevant) is dead, so I'm trying to change it. The owner manual says: front indicator: orange/silver bulb, rear indicator: orange bulb. ...
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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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Why does my clutch pedal squeak

My clutch pedal squeaks on its way in and out. I was hoping it was the pedal itself, but when I got under the car it sounded like it's coming from under the engine, where I presume the clutch is ...
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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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Ticking in my Engine

I have a 1996 Honda Civic every time I press the gas pedal it makes a clicking noise and when I let up on the gas pedal it stops making the ticking noise. I took it into a shop they said I need to ...
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Engine misfire only when car is hot

I have honda civic 2011, now it works fine when cold startup and dont give much issues other then when I "accelerate a lot" and having done that for a while, the car starts misfiring. Now ...
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2000 Honda Civic ex brake driver brake fluid

I recently changed my pads and rotors and then started to bleed my front brakes. I noticed that the passenger side fluid comes out but not the driver side. I already took the hose out and check to see ...
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Honda Civic Si 2006 coolant leak

I have a coolant leak under the oil pan. I tried tracing up but could not locate any hose nearby with any problems. The heat of the engine burns up coolant and the smell goes out from the hood. It ...
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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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Need help with my cars music system

i own a 2012 Honda Civic lx. This trim does not come with Bluetooth. I was wondering if i can use the usb Port to connect "something" that can stream my music from my phone (like Spotify) to my car in ...
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U0416-68 Trouble code in Honda Civic 2017

I was going to buy a Honda Civic 2017 and I did a scan of the vehicle before buying it. The scan showed following trouble code. U0416-68 VSA Brake Actuator Malfunction. What could be the issue ...
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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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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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Honda Civic 2000 DX, Check Engine Light Becomes On but Does Not Give OBD Code

On my Honda Civic DX 2000, the Check Engine Light (CEL) has been on for a while, so I brought the car to AutoZone to have the OBD code read, but I was told that no code is stored in the computer. ...
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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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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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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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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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On uneven road, I hear sound from front left side as though the tire is touching the fender and rubbing against it for a second

On uneven road, and also on speed braker, at low speed of 1 to 10 km/hr, I hear sound from front right side of bonet. It sounds as though the tire is touching the fender and rubbing against it (it is ...
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2013 Honda Civic battery hold down bracket plastic cap wont come off

I'm trying to replace the battery on my 2013 Honda Civic. I gotta take off the hold down bracket but there is a little cap on top of the bracket nut that's keeping the cables (needlessly) secure. ...
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What do you call the part that covers the license plate light?

My friend has a 2012 Honda Civic and the license plate light cover falls off. I searched online for replacement and I can’t find the official term for it. Does anyone know?
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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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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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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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Should a serpentine belt tensioner "bounce" or "jiggle" slightly?

02 Honda Civic SiR. ** EDIT: CORRECTED VIDEO LINK ** Video of tensioner pulley while engine idling Tensioner alignment marker with engine off: A bit more info: tensioner pulley has been replaced ...
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Brakes don't seem to start catching till very low down 2004 Honda Civic lx

Just bought a Honda Civic lx 2004; all the brakes have been replaced, and the fluids have been looked at by two different mechanics. Both mechanics he had drive it, both say they are fine but there is ...
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Why would a coolant reservoir be full to the top when the engine is cold?

I’ve got a 2004 Honda Civic DX that has been acting up lately. It started with the inside of the car started blowing cold air when driving at low speeds or in park, and I thought it was maybe the ...

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