Questions tagged [civic]

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

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Noise during hard braking

Today due to some emergency situation I applied very hard brake on my 2018 Honda Civic and it made a very loud sound as something got broken and car freeze .. after 2 min it started working.. Did ...
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Pulsating rubbing/humming sound emitting from belt/pulley area

'02 Honda Civic SiR. Recording of noise, revving while parked. You probably won't hear it without speakers or headphones. It's best heard from the inside the car, and clearly coming from the front-...
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Tail light doesn't work, when I turn on the headlight

I have a 2007 Honda Civic with over 200k miles. When I turn on the headlight, tail lights don't turn on. Turn signal light works fine, brake light works fine and reverse light works fine as well. I ...
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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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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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Buying a new engine for my 2002 honda civic lx

So I found a 2001 2005 HONDA CIVIC 1.7L 4 CYLINDER SOHC VTEC ENGINE JDM D17A and I just want to know if it is compatible with my 2002 Honda civic lx everything is stock except for it had headers when ...
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05 Honda Civic Lx

I've replaced my Radiator, Thermostat, and Water Pump.. and my car is still overheating.. they've told me to try my heater to cool it down every now and then but half of the time it works other times ...
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ECU Throwing an error for CPS despite changing it

So a while back I had the ECU throw a check engine code for the crankshaft position sensor, I changed both the camshaft and crankshaft sensors for ones that I got off a used car from the junkyard. A ...
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What would cause my 2014 Honda Civic Ex radio to require the unlock code?

When I started my car today, it asked for the radio unlock code. I entered the code and everything was normal - the radio worked for the remainder of the trip, and when I turned the car off and on ...
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Honda Civic is overheating when driving

I have a 2003 Honda Civic with an overheating problem. It does not leak any coolant or even steam up but the temperature gauge goes up and it smells hot. I have had the thermostat, radiator, fan ...
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What is wrong with my Overheating Civic? [Pictures]

My 2005 Honda Civic EX has been overheating. I will be taking it in to a shop soon, but just wanted to see if anyone can diagnose what could be the problem. I noticed the overheating a couple ...
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Civic Bad Mileage

I have honda civic 98 with D16Y4 engine and auto transmission.I'm getting low mileage 9-10km/L without a.c, driving with light foot with rpm between 2k-3k. I avoid long idling, drive within city ...
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Honda Civic hybrid won’t start with new battery

I have a 2007 Honda Civic hybrid that I just got a new battery put in. After the battery was placed in my car I was able to drive home. The next day when I went to start my car everything went black ...
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Engine not rev over 3500 after new ECU installed same number

I have Honda civic vtec 1999 with D15 engine installed. ECU/PCM reporting error and mechanic told me this computing having issue in IC I bought new ECU same number but after connecting, car engine ...
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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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Exhaust in the Coolant 2000 Honda Civic EX

I know the 'go to' answer for this is the head gasket. But: the mechanic just did an engine overhaul and same problem persists. Allow me to explain. In November 2018 mechanic did work and replaced ...
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White powder on parts under car bonnet

I have recently ( 3days back) purchased a used car, Honda civic in ohio US. I have noticed white powder on parts under bonnet. Attached is the picture. Is it a concern? What should I do? I am really ...
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2003 Honda Civic battery won't stay charged

My 2003 Honda Civic sometimes won't start. It will start with a Jump, and then may be fine for a couple of weeks, or a couple of days. This has been going on for a while. The Starter and battery are ...
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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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What are the symptoms of a bad complete strut assembly on a 2009 Honda Civic LX

What are the symptoms of a bad complete strut assembly on a 2009 Honda Civic LX . I've got an undiagnosable vibration
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2013 Honda Civic LX, No start after driving through standing water

Hi my husband drove our 2013 Honda Civic LX 4Dr sedan (1.8liter engine) through some standing water(he was forced to because all entrances to our apartment complex were flooded) during a rainstorm the ...
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Silicone wiper blades for Honda Civic sedan?

I ordered some PIAA silicone blades for my wife's 2006 Honda Civic. They are nominally the right length, but when I put them on they don't lay flat — they curve up so the end is a few inches off the ...
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2006 honda civic green key flash, recently jumped started and replaced battery will start but then it dies

Ok i have read several articles on this problem and have concluded that most likely i need to reprogram my car key to the car or emobilizer. My question is. Is it possible for me to reprogram it ...
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Honda civic 2006 2.2

At my honda civic 2006 wont start usually becauze the green key rarely seen ,so whats the issue or how to fix it ? Thank you
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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid - instrument panel lights going haywire

My wife has a 06 HCH that we bought from an individual owner January of last year. It's been running fine, until Jan 5th of this year. It seems the IMA battery is degrading, but that shouldn't cause ...
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What happens to car A/C when outside temperature is very low (about 55 degrees fahrenheit)?

I bought a used car and its the first winter since I had this car. A/C in summer was working just fine. But today I saw the outside temperature was about 55 degrees and I turned the A/C to the blue ...
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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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2004 honda civic low beams not working but high beams work

My low beams wont work but every other lights work fine. I changed my light switch column, tested the fuses and relay, still not working. Is there anything more to check besides the wiring? Thanks a ...
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Clutch fluid, DOT 4 Brake Fluid

1999 Honda Civic, 5-speed. Don't have manual, yet. Is DOT 4 Brake Fluid recommended?
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Power locks not working 2009 Honda Civic EX

I recently changed the radio on my Honda Civic and after I installed it I realized my key wasn't locking the doors. I replaced the battery on the key and still nothing. I also noticed that the power ...
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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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95 Honda civic ex, OBD port not giving check engine light codes

On my 95 Honda civic ex, the check engine light has been on for a while, so I wanted to check what for. I looked up where to find the OBD port, and found it under the glovebox. It looked somewhat like ...
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I have changed the ring gear plate the car wont start

I have changed the ring gear plate the car wont start, Honda civic vtec 1.8 2012 model, there is no spark on the plugs
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Cause of quieter, less crisp, non-peppy and less vibrant sounding car

Car is a Civic VTi 99. After taking back from garage following radiator replacement I found that it sounded quieter, less crisp, less peppy and vibrant than before. I thought the engine may have ...
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Why Honda civic 2002 ex shuts off at 100km/h?

My Honda civic 2002 auto gets shut off when ever I cross 100 km/h, it doesn't over heat, radiator and fans are working properly. any reason for that?
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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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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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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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My '06 Honda Civic headlights are malfunctioning

About a month ago I got a message on my dashboard notifying me that my Daytime Running Lights (DRL) were not working. A week later I noticed that both bulbs were broken inside the assembly. Now my ...
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Mounting front license plate?

Recently moved to a state that requires front and back license plates. I have a '96 Honda civic (old but good), it did not have a front plate when I bought it. There are four pre-made holes in the ...
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1994 honda civic, intermittent cranking, esp on hot days

my 1994 honda civic ex has a problem starting intermittently. especially when its hot outside. if it has been sitting still for awhile then it will crank right up but if i drive to the store when it'...
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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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Where is OBD port location

Where is the OBD II port on a Honda Civic 2012 located? A picture would be good. Thanks.
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Just noticed my coolant is a bit low. Could this have caused any damage?

02 Civic SiR. I just noticed the coolant is about an inch below the "low" mark on the reservoir. There are no operational problems, runs normally, doesn't overheat. Is this low enough to have ...
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8th Honda civic engine rotations surges

Due to bad gasoline on the highway the spark plugs are worn. There was an evacuation of the car and then it got to the mechanic. Old spark plugs (iridium) were replaced with new (iridium too), after ...
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Still overheating

I have a 03 civic ex replaced radiator thermostat still overheating and the last time it overheated I got a greyish sludge come out of the radiator cap. Can someone help?
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Honda Civic won't start after sitting in the sun, but fine if parked in the shade

A friend of mine has a 2000 Honda Civic iSR 1.6L MTX with D16Y8 engine. This is a European model and is NOT OBDII compliant. All the following is based on a conversation I had with him. I haven't ...
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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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Steering Wheel Lost Sensitivity

After driving a 340 mile round-trip I realized that my car didnt feel right driving local this morning. My steering wheel lost some of its sensitivity. It just feels too "loose". I have a 2019 Honda ...
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What causes a low coolent temp light to come on a 2012 Honda civic [closed]

My 2012 Honda civic with 19,000 miles has a blue temp light on dash and it seems to be running fine?

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