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a Japanese auto and motorcycle maker which produces vehicles for worldwide use, producing models such as the Civic, Accord, Ridgeline, and Odyssey.

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Brakes at 2mm, appt. in a week, should I stop driving?

The brake pads on my 2002 Honda CR-V are at 2mm, which, to my understanding, is quite low. I have an appointment in a week to get them changed. Should I avoid using the car until they are changed?
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Is this 06 Honda Civic missing part of the front subframe?

I have a Mark 8 2006 (european) honda civic hatchback (1.8L petrol), sold to me by a friend a year ago. It has no crossmember behind the radiator mounting, and consequently I inadvertantly lifted it ...
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How to unmount the plastic cover on a Gen 3 (2015) Honda Jazz bonnet?

Context: The driver-side washer nozzle (red arrow on the picture below) of my UK 2015 Honda Jazz is losing pressure (the jet is very weak). I want to investigate the cause myself. To inspect the ...
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Possible faulty repair?

Our 2012 Honda Odyssey recently went into the shop for brake repair. The mechanic inspected the car and found a slight leak in the oil pan and requested that we replace the oil pan gasket. We agreed ...
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Working Speedometer shows a speed below 0

this is the first time I'm asking anything on this StackExchange, so I'm not sure about they right question format, so I'll get straight to the point. I performed a Gauge Cluster Light Self-Test on my ...
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Alternator connection is bad

So I have a problem where one of the wires connecting to the alternator comes loose and stops charging my battery. I have an 08 Honda Accord. I have pulled the wire out and attempted to clean the ...
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Honda accord 07 leak in trunk. Water coming from seam underneath rear windshield

Water drips down into the trunk of my Honda accord 2007. I think that the leak is coming from under the rear windshield as the whole seam was rusted and puckered and I was only able to redo the seam ...
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Best Way to Repair Damage to Exterior Door Shell

I am trying to determine the best way to repair some body damage to the exterior door shell on my 2010 Honda CR-V. I took a look at a bunch of YouTube videos on the process but most cover repairing ...
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Is rust a deal breaker? Should I buy it? [closed]

It's a 2018 Honda civic si. It has rust in certain areas. I can still return the car. Need your opinions. Appreciate the help.
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Do I need to get an actuator for installing a keyless entry system on a honda jazz/fit 2003 (GD) with manual central locking?

I have a honda jazz 2003. It has manual central locking, meaning: I can lock/unlock all doors via: the driver's door lock the plastic pin on top of the driver's door panel. It doesn't have one of ...
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Engine Oil leaking near dipstick

Attached is picture of under the hood of 2016 Honday odyssey. My Mechanic replaced the bad alternator, and when he was testing the car he noticed oil leaking from the area in the picture, near dip ...
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Honda EU3000IS generator: Cranks but won't start

I have a Honda EU3000IS generator, and I tried to start it yesterday. I followed the instructions and the Eco Throttle is Off, the fuel valve is On, and the choke lever is pulled all the way out. I ...
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Front end clunk and resistance on 2003 Honda Civic

We have a 2003 Honda Civic that was parked outside uncovered for 2-3 years. I got it up and running but when driving there is now a "clunk" from the front end and the car slows down a bit ...
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2004 Honda Civic OverHeating (Lots of Details and Pics to Help Diagnose)

I have a 2004 Honda Civic thats new to me and just started overheating. I first noticed a month or two after I bought it...I was idling in park for 45min or so when I noticed steam coming from the ...
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2003 Honda CR-V passenger window doesn’t work using either switch. Fuse for pass. window blows every time I use the master switch

This is a 2003 Honda CR-V EX. The passenger window doesn’t go up or down. Neither switch works. The fuse for the pass. window blows every time I try the master switch, even when I disconnect the Pass....
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05 Honda Odyssey heater only works after low

I have a 2005 Honda Odyssey. The heater system has been working very odd as of late. When the car gets up to temperature the heater even on high only blows out icy cold air. However, if you turn the ...
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"Automatic" GPS clock won't update to correct time - 2007 Honda Odyssey

We have a 2007 Honda Odyssey, equipped with a GPS/map system (it's a touchscreen). According to the quick-start guide, GPS-equipped Odysseys are able to set their own clock based on the time zone that ...
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My Honda WR-V ran out of battery for a long time. Now nothing works

My car has completely run out of battery power. After carrying out a transfer of energy to be able to start. It's not working properly, the multimedia doesn't turn on, the alarm doesn't work either, ...
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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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How to disable 30-second autolock after turning off car on 2008 Honda Civic EX?

I had to disconnect my battery to do some maintenance a few months ago, and ever since my car has been auto-locking 30 seconds after the engine is turned off if I don't open any doors. This is ...
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How to do the timing in my 98 civic

I had recently done a head gasket repair on my 1998 Honda Civic. When I had taken the head off and slipped the timing belt off the cam, I have to put a new timing belt on as well but now I’m not sure ...
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Will running engine after replacing A/C components ruin the new compressor before system is recharged with freon/oil?

I have replaced the air compressor (which came oiled from factory), condenser, evaporator, and expansion valve on a 2002 Honda CRV. I also replaced the alternator. I want to turn the engine on to ...
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Can I use a 15lbs torque wrench for 13lbs spark plug job

My civic has 100,250 miles and the service came up for the spark plugs. B124, I am reading and it says after replacing the plugs to torque it to 13 Lbs. The only torque wrench I have is minimum 15 LBS....
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White foam-ish residue on brakes: is it something to worry about?

I have noticed white residue — a bit like some foam that would have dried up — on my 2016 Honda Jazz brakes: It appears on the top and bottom of all four brakes. I haven't seen something similar on ...
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1998 CR-V clicks behind glove box but won't crank

Standard shift. Car began to be harder to start as the weather got colder until all it does is click behind the glove box and refuses to crank at all. Replaced main relay without change. Checked ...
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Why is my exhaust leaking antifreeze?

I have a 2001 Honda Accord and I just noticed what appears to be antifreeze dripping from a part of the exhaust system. I did not see any leaks around the radiator. I'm not even really sure what the ...
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Did I get the right catalytic converter for my Honda Odyssey?

There is an engine code on the bank 2 catalytic converter in my 2007 Honda Odyssey EX-L, I paid for a diagnosis from a mechanic and they recommended replacement of the bank 2 catalytic converter. I ...
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Problem with left rear axle on crashed 2003 Honda Pilot

The other night I slid my car into a curb after sliding on ice, I am not quite sure what I did to my back left wheel and axle. Please help me figure out what new parts I need. I have attached pictures ...
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Car exhaust spraying water (Honda Fit)

I have a question which isn't quite answered in any of the previous posts I looked through on water and exhausts. I went to look at a 2011 Honda Jazz/Fit today as a possible used car purchase. I was ...
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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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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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1999 Accord 2.3l died on the highway. No CEL and the engine never stopped running, but the car wouldn’t move, wouldn’t rev over 1,500 RPM,

After a while I couldn’t connect to the ECU. The car drove fine until suddenly slowing to a stop without any warning. Everything on the dash looked fine. Nothing looked out of the ordinary–until I ...
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Why is my interior mirror is shaking?

I bought a nice mirror on Amazon and when I put it up on the mirror. It is bigger than the original mirror. The bigger mirror has been really good until one day and whenever I drive the mirror shakes....
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2008 Honda Fit engine making noise even when the car is not fully turned on. (only battery turned on)

If my car is idle, and the key isn't in the ignition, everything works as usual, but the second I flip the car key (turning on the battery, but not the engine) there's a midly loud ticking noise. The ...
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Fuel Pressure Build-up Question - Honda CRV 2005 as reference

I'm troubleshooting my 2005 CRV - not starting. I had replaced the fuel sending unit as it was dead. The new one spun up and I put the fuel pump assembly back in. I understand the pressure should be ...
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How does Honda ensure the all the pins and holes are lined up when VTEC is activated? Shouldn't they interfere?

If the outside rocker arms are actuated by a different cam profile than the middle rocker arm, how could these pins ever line up? Isn't it likely that the initial outside pin forces itself against the ...
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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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What could be the cause if long cranking in my 2009 Honda Accord triggers the check engine/VSA light?

I’ve had a recurring problem with my 2009 Honda Accord. Longer than usual cranking triggers check engine/VSA light. Diagnostics pointed to problem with crankshaft sensor. Thus far, have replaced the ...
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weird paddles on the side of a 2021 honda accord

There are two paddles on the steering wheel of my 2021 Honda Accord Sport, one to the left and right. The left one has a "-" symbol and the right one has a "+" symbol. Here's a ...
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How do I install calipers with no locking mechanism to the piston correctly?

I bought rear pads for my Honda CRV 2008 today and the owner of the store said they suit my car. I installed them and there is a squealing noise and no pressure on the brake pedal. These brake pads I ...
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Auto roll down windows Honda?

So I put my keys in my pocket and occasionally it rolls down the windows on my Honda ridge line with nothing else in my pocket? Apparently there is no way to disable this feature. Could I get a new ...
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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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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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2008 Honda Civic turned over slowly but didn't start on first attempts, now dead even when attempting to jump

My 2008 Honda Civic has been turning over slowly, but failing to start on the first couple attempts to start it lately. Sometimes it'll start first try, but typically it needs multiple attempts. My ...
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2017 Accord Sport Special Edition -- Can it support Android Auto?

Is it possible for this model to support Apple Carplay or Android Auto? (in the stock entertainment system)
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Alternator gone bad after collision repair

I have a 2011 Honda Accord (92k miles, being driven about 10k/less per year) that was recently involved in a low-speed front-end collision (I rear ended a car in front of me at a stopped signal when ...
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My ‘07 Honda CRV uses 225/65/R17 tires — can I change to 225/55/R17 tires? [duplicate]

This is going DOWN in circumference slightly... I know the speedometer will read higher... any other issues?
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Putting a tire wider than the original one

I bought a Honda Accord 2007 that comes with 215/50R17 tires. I found that the previous owner changed the back steel rims to Ford rims with tire size (225/50R17). Thus my question is, can I change the ...
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2002 Odyssey stalls immediately after starting, won't idle or run

This problem appeared suddenly in my 02 Odyssey. Starts up ok (sometimes with a slightly longer than normal crank time) but once it's started the rpms fall rapidly and the engine shakes violently. ...
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Acura MDX 2014 - exit anti theft mode (unpaired keyfob)

Problem: car stuck in anti-theft mode while trying to start it with unpaired key. I've changed keyfob battery, which unpaired the key, pairing key put the car in an anti-theft mode. Tried: ...
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