Questions tagged [honda]

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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Are there reliability issues with Hondas i-DCD engines?

I am looking at purchasing a 2014 Honda Fit Hybrid imported from Japan. There does not seem to be a lot of information on the reliability of this car, but I did see 1 article claiming expensive ...
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Chip can affect DPF?

I have a Honda CrV Diesel 2.2L. The DPF light turned on and i lost power. The car has chip. I have twice my car regenerate then I get back the power of my car. Then after 1 week the DPF turn back on. ...
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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 door lock cover plate is stuck open

The metal cover plate on my driver side door lock is stuck open: It's supposed to be closed like this: Would it be okay to leave it like that, or would the inside of the lock eventually rust and ...
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Hesitation on acceleration and no power when the AC is on and slight shake on idle

I have a honda jazz with an automatic transmission and im experiencing some hesitation when accelerating with the AC on, but with the AC off it runs so smooth that its like im riding a different car. ...
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Where is 3rd clutch pressure switch for Honda Accord 2000 sedan 2.3 litters engine?

I am looking for locations of 3rd clutch pressure switch on Honda Accord 2000 sedan 2.3 litters engine. I struggled to find correct videos on youtube (some show 2nd clutch pressure switch, or 3rd ...
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Aftermarket seats

The drivers seat in my 2011 Honda Civic causes me back and knee pain. The rest of the vehicle is fine, so I can't justify getting another one. I've spent much time fiddling with the adjustments, as ...
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My motorcycle bogs

I have a 2007 Honda shadow spirit 750. My motorcycle Boggs when I open the throttle, it idles fine. When I bought the bike the guy said the petcock was bad and that there are bigger jets installed in ...
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Painting exhaust on motorcycle

I recently purchase an 07 Honda shadow spirit and it has chrome exhaust, could anyone tell me how I could paint them black, thank you
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Battery Corrosion Buildup on Positive Terminal

Earlier today when I went to move my car, as I attempted to crank it over all the dash lights went out and didnt return. This has happened 3 times - this being the 3rd - since I've owned the car - I'...
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I have a 2000 civic hatchback with bad motor

I have a 2000 civic hatch with a bad motor by friend gave me a single cam vtec motor with tranny just need some help with what I need for the swap
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CB400 rpm problem

I have a Honda cb400, its old but still working fine but i’m having problem with its speed. Even if you hit the gas, the rpm is low(can’t tell exact rpm since the gauge is broken). But when i ride her ...
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Performance brake pads for regular driving [closed]

For an average vehicle such as a 2002 Honda Accord that is used for regular driving around town, to and from work, etc. and absolutely not use for performance activities such as racing, and also no ...
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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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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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Replacement of Accumulator/Drier

I am wondering if I can replace the reciever drier/accumulator on my Honda Accord 2007 EX V6 without taking out the condensor and fan assembly? If so, please instruct me on how to do so. Thanks.
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What would cause the car to idle poorly only on cold starts?

Car: Newer model Honda Accord On cold starts, the car vibrates/shakes erratically (but not violently) until the engine temperature gets high enough. When the engine is up to temp, the car runs ...
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2006 Honda Accord can't be aligned by shop

A few days ago I replaced the left front outer tie right and the right front inner and outer tied rods and then took the 2006 honda accord lx to another shop for an alignment. Firestone told me that ...
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Passenger side locking

Help! My front passenger brake is locking!!. After a short time of driving the passenger side brake is locking. Rotor disc was bow - replaced After rotor disc was replaced both breaks were locking - ...
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Is my metric cruise control adjusted in miles?

I drive a manual Honda City with cruise control. I've noticed that if I press + three times, the speed increases by 5 km/h. Pressing - three times also decreases the speed by 5 km/h. This is very ...
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Why does my oil light blink an extra time when cold starting the car?

Recently I have noticed that when starting my 1997 Honda Accord in the morning (so that it has not been driven in at least 8 hours), the oil light will blink an extra time, as shown in this video. If ...
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Blower motor running wide open after replacing resistor

After i replaced the resistor for the blower motor the fan runs continuously. It doesn’t respond to the fan control knob even to turn it off. Also now the the a/c compressor is not kicking on. Is it a ...
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Why Does Power Steering Fluid Go Low?

I am a noob in automotive mechanics (but very eager to learn). I have a 2010 Honda CRV. The user's manual recommends adding power steering fluid to keep the level between the MIN and MAX level marks. ...
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2011 Accord Gauges Dead / Engine Stalls after shortcircuit between accessory panel and backup lights

I shorted a powered 12V rail from my backup lights to the ground on my cigarette lighter port. All electrical components of car, including accessory panel and backup lights function normally, but the ...
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mechanic left a part loose and i need help identifying where it should be attached

Yesterday, I had the starter replaced on my 2009 Honda CR-V. After investigating a strange noise when the fan kicked in, I discovered what appears to be a bracket with some electrical connection on it ...
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2003 civic si - ground control installation on bilstein struts

I recently purchased a set of ground control coilover conversion springs to be used with my bilstein struts. The kit came with install instructions for koni yellow struts, which are similar, yet ...
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AC quits after ~15 mins

I have a 2007 Honda CRV and after about 15 mins the AC will stop working. Before the AC will start to work again, the care must be turned off for a few hours. Took it to a car shop to have it looked ...
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Where does my upper tube from my 2008 cbr600rr coolant reservoir tank go to?

I just recently bought an 08 cbr600rr and on the coolant reservoir there is two tubes attached. One goes to the radiator and the other one goes into something sort of under the gas tank. Just curious ...
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Fuel Tank Capacity

I have a Pulsar 150 2016 model motorcycle. Recently I started filling full tank fuel in my motorcycle. Yesterday I filled 17.4 litres of fuel with around 1 litre already in tank. My bike took 18.5 ...
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2000 honda civic dx transmission gears

So I recently changed the shifter cable. Problem is now when car is in park it's actually in neutral. I've adjusted the bolt and have turned the shift thing on the tranmission itself all the way to ...
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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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Noice from shocks/rack ends in Honda Fit

In my honda fit GP5 I'm getting a metal scrape ("chiri chiri") noise when my left front wheel hit a rough road with shocks. I'm not getting any noise or anything wired voice when I'm turning the ...
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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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Are modern automatic cars supposed to not roll backward when on a slope while in Drive and engine idle?

I have an automatic Chevy Cruze 2013 and when I stop on an upward slope for a stop sign or red light, I need to press the brake pedal to ensure the car doesn't roll backward, if I lift the foot off ...
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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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Overheating issues

92'honda accord New radiator, radiator hoses, thermostat, thermostat housing, waterpump Idles fines overheats when driven. Blowing holes in hoses of thermostat housing. Tested 1st and 2nd thermostat ...
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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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Is it normal for 1st and 2nd gear to feel “rough”

I have a 6 speed 2015 Honda fit that I just bought. I'm pretty new to the manual driving life so excuse me if this sounds a like a dumb question but whenever I try to go from neutral to 1st when I'm ...
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What are these hoses for on a Honda Jazz?

My wife has a 2007 Honda Jazz 1.4 DSi CVT approaching 50K miles. A friend noticed there was some fluid on the floor from the car. I've seen the drips myself. The fluid was clear, odourless as far as ...
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power steering fluid leak o2 accord ex 4cyl vtec

02 accord ex 4cyl vtec leaking power steering fluid when car is running or not as long as i keep putting fluid in it runs great seems to be leaking where it goes int steering wheel could it be a o ...
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2004 Honda CB599 cylinders 1 and 2 don't run

Hello I appreciate any input you might have. This all started yesterday, I have a 2004 Honda CB599 carbureted. I was using a little tire pump to put air in the tires and the bike suddenly died. I ...
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2007 honda odyssey starts in neutral but not park

I have a 2007 Honda Odyssey that will start in neutral but not park. Any ideas and how would I fix this or what would it cost to fix? Thanks
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Why does my 2003 honda civic lx not go past 60mph?

I’ve recently bought a 2003 honda civic lx but for some reason it won’t go past 60mph. I honestly don’t have any idea why any help?
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'12 Honda CR-V rear seat removal [duplicate]

Can someone pls provide instructions for removing the bottom part of the rear seats on a 4th gen CR-V? Maybe provide service manual illustrations? I found instructions on this forum for removing the ...
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Activa 4G Exide Maintenance Free Battery Issue

Battery is fully charged but not taking self start properly.. Service centre or Local battery seller suggested to replace with a new battery although horn and indication lights are working fine and ...
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Coolant empty on Honda Accord with no signs of leakage

I am buying a used Honda Accord 2004 and yesterday I brought it to the garage and the mechanic said that everything is good except that the coolant is empty. Yet according to the owners, the engine ...
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Honda transmission problem

2003 Honda accord 4 cylinder original owner. About a month ago in rain when in red light and rain wanted to move because of little treads of tires the car skid and then some noises in the engine and ...
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What can be the reason for rough idle after engine oil change on petrol cars?

I own a L12B Honda Fit/Jazz. I have never felt roughness at idle during my 6 months of ownership. I had oil change yesterday where they drained and filled Honda Recommended Synthetic Oil. My ideal ...
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My car brakes gets stuck sometimes

I have a Honda Jazz, and sometimes when I step on the brakes it sometimes gets stuck. It's like there's compressed air preventing the brake pedal to go all the way to the bottom. As I release and step ...
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Is it safe to use the AC if the pressure is too high?

My dealer replaced the AC compressor in my 1997 Accord recently. However, they said the pressure in the system is too high due to contamination and I need to replace several other parts of the AC ...