Questions tagged [civic]

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

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2003 Civic cranks erratically, tries to start, but faills to sustain

I've got a 2003 Civic (EX? Sedan) that is struggling in the colder weather. I made the mistake of leaving it out in the near freezing temperatures and didn't start it for over a week. Now trying to ...
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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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2005 Hoda Civic VP Turns Over and almost starts but immediately dies

My sons 2005 Honda Civic VP has about 160000 miles on it has never had any issues. He was driving and it just died. Car turns over strong attemps to start but immediately dies. It does have gas in it.
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Why might replacing the relays defer a startup problem for a few weeks?

I have a 2005 Honda Civic. At some point in the last 6 months, I have had trouble starting it (intermittently). It would crank as long as I tried, but the car won't start. Most occurrences occur when ...
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Honda Civic 08 - AC control and possible electrical problem

When I started messing around with this the AC worked sometimes but not others and realizing that the engine fan wasn't turning on. Replacing the thermostat fixed this and the car doesn't run hot ...
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1998 Honda Civic DX — P1337 crankshaft position sensor 02 no signal

I've been doing some research, but still need a bit clarity. As far as I know, the car has two crankshaft sensors - position sensor (CKP) and fluctuation sensor (CKF). The first one is embedded in ...
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Feasibility of Cluster Swap (Civic 01 EX to Civic 04 LX - Both Auto Trans, both Sedans)

I have taken on a project for feasibility and want to see if I can achieve a swap as the title suggests and I see multiple references to successful swaps for a Auto Cluster into a Manual Civic. Is ...
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What type of refrigerant do I need for an 07 Honda Civic Hybrid…?

My 07 civic AC stopped working and clutch no longer engages. I checked fuses, relays, etc..and all were fine. I did not realize Hybrids use a different type of compressors (use air conditioning ...
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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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2005 Honda Civic no acceleration and bad shifting

So I got home friday night and ran out of gas pulling into my driveway, ( I wasnt really paying attention to my gas gauge ). I had plans over the weekend with family so we took my girlfriends car ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2018 Honda Civic warning lights all on power steering,abs,emissions,uphill contaminated gas?

2018 Honda Civic ex with 2000 miles on it. Abs emissions power steering uphill lights all on the dash. Took it to the dealer and they said it is contaminated gas? Has anyone every had this happen? I ...
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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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How to diagnose a faulty driveshaft?

I've been getting a knocking noise from under near clutch, break area and to left of clutch I guess. Mechanic told me there's nothing wrong with driveshaft. Another mechanic told me he couldn't find ...
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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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2005 Honda Civic Instrument Panel loose connection. PCB issue?

My instrument panel has an issue where it loses power completely but shows the handbrake light. It usually happens when the weather is cold outside or it rains. When I use either the left or right ...
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97 Honda civic white smoke coming out of the tailpipe

I am pretty sure it is a head gasket is there a quick fix for blown head gasket
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Blown ignition coil after battery hooked up incorrectly

2004 Honda Civic EX w/ VTEC I had a buddy of mine go have my battery tested, also had him put it back in my car. The only problem is he put the cables on the wrong way Which ended up blowing my main ...
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2004 Honda Civic clicking noise coming from dash

I recently rebuild the engine with new head gasket head bolts and a bunch of other gaskets the car starts no problem doesn't overheat or anything however when I turn the key to accessory I get a ...
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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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Reverse gas in dashboard

I was visiting Honda service for my TAKATA airbag recall three days ago. After I visit, I see my gas dashboard acting weird three days in a row. For example, for Honda Civic there are about 20 dots ...
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non v-tec swap to a v-tec

ive got a 98 civic dx engine is a D16y7 non v-tec I have swapped engines to a v-tec D16Z6. im having problems with the ecu it does not work on a v-tec motor. it does start the car but no v-tec ive ...
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Honda Civic Ex AC low pressure side too low

I added two cans of R134 (24 oz) clutch kicks on but only warm air out. High pressure sticks on 120 psi but low side drops off to negative 5, and the compressor is noisy. What could it be? Do I need ...
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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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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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2001 Honda Civic - random no-start, fixed by battery disconnect

My wife has a 2001 Honda Civic that's been very reliable for us. Just this past weekend it wouldn't start. We took the battery and the starter in for testing and all tested fine on the bench. ...
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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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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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2003 honda civic ex coupe

Ok so ive replaced water pump along with timing belt thermostat radiator head gasket fans but the only thing with the head gasket is i didnt take it to the machine shop to see where it couldve been ...
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My ac compressor clutch makes weird noises when hot

My ac clutch rotation speed slows down, and makes werid noises when the car gets hot, and I'm not on high speed, the noise does stop when i speed up
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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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2012 Automatic Civic firing wrong

I had a question for you all if you'd please help me out. My 2012 automatic civic had its emissions light, VSA light and high temperature lights turn on after I scraped the back rear end on a curb. ...
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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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Set up new head unit and back up camera goes on and off

So I installed a new sony apple carplay head unit in my 2016 honda civic lx and set my backup. When I put the car in reverse the camera turns on. However, the camera tends to cut in and out and will ...
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2002 Honda Civic coolant coming out of coolant reservoir after shut engine off

The car does not overheat and is fine when it is on. Once the car is shut off, sometimes (50/50) coolant will escape from the reservoir cap, it is hot, it looks clean. What could this be? We just ...
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My 2005 Honda Civic Sedan is having emissions problems

My 2005 Honda Civic Sedan is having emission light problems, even when they reset it at the garage it still comes back on, here are some of the things I have had repaired, new gas cap,canister vent ...
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Honda Civic 2007 AC compressor clutch not engaging

Initially, the compressor clutch stops rotating at times then re-engages on its own. After a while it stoped re-engaging and I’d have to to pop the hood to manually turn it before it engages. Took ...
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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 ...