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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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Honda Civic SI 2008 Starting issues

So I started having this issue quite a while back where when I try to start my car, the lights in the instruments panel go dead and start flickering real fast and holding the key to the start position ...
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2006 Honda Civic Sedan with flashing green key light on dashboard

Before I went to a mechanic to certify the car, it was working just fine, this problem had not occurred at all. The car could be driven just fine with no problems. However, once I had to go to a ...
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Is Honda Accord gen 8 A/C Pressure Switch replacement DIY safe?

I have a Honda Accord 2008. I followed the Service Manual and identified that there is no continuity between the terminals of the A/C Pressure Switch. Since the refrigerant was only refilled last year,...
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Back of Car Bumping (2002 Honda Odyssey)

A few months ago my car just randomly had a tire deflating while I was driving. I was only 2 miles from home and couldn't stop in the middle of the road so kept going until I got home. I got out and ...
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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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Why is my 2008 honda civic coupe clicking?

My 2008 honda civic clicks a fixed number of times when you turn the key on, not when you start it. It also happens when you lock or unlock the doors. I don't think it's the ac actuator because it ...
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1995 accord tie rod boot installation

Okay, so i have two questions. My,first question is,I posted a link to two pictures of the passenger side of the steering rack. Which position for the passenger side boot is correct? If it is picture ...
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Can I get by without a coolant drain bolt washer in my 1997 accord

I just did a huge timing belt and seals job that included replacing the coolant in my 1997 accord with the f22b2 engine. The drain bot washer fell out, and I didn't notice it, so I put back the drain ...
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Blue flashing light

My 2017 Honda HR-V has a blue flashing light on the arm of the rearview mirror. It started flashing after I locked and left the car tonight. Why? Is this going to run the battery down?
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Solenoid interchangeable

In regards to solenoids being basically interchangeable, does the function of the 4 contact plug that connects it provide different functions on different solenoids. Generally speaking, will the same ...
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Snapped rear light assembly case

I foolishly reversed (very slowly) into something that wasn’t nice and soft. As a result, my near side rear light got pushed back “into” the car and the cover broke. I have a new rear light assembly ...
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Driving with leaking clutch master/slave cylinder

It seems I have a leaking clutch master or slave cylinder. I think so because I found my clutch fluid disappeared and the drivers footwell had liquid underneath it. Also today it had become u ...
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1995 Accord Crank But No Start

I have a 1995 Accord that cranks (turns over) when I turn the key, but it won't start. I bought a new battery but that didn't fix it - same exact symptoms. I gave up and decided to have it towed to a ...
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Help with oil sump gasket

Civic coupe vti 1999. The oil sump is leaking. I watched a video and it seems the gasket simply needs to be changed. Could the leak be caused by a deformation of the metal sump itself which and if ...
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What are these hoses that are sticking out?

Recently I noticed these two hoses sticking out right besides the gear shifter on my 2008 Honda Hornet CB600F. I have never noticed them before, and I don't think they were sticking out like this when ...
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Bad alternator, or just a regular dying battery?

The battery in my car is dead, and I'm not sure whether it's the alternator's fault or just the natural death of an old battery. Vehicle: '04 Honda Accord. The alternator was replaced 4 years ago. As ...
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Car jerks when dis-engaging clutch quickly

1988 Accord, 5 speed manual. If I disengage the clucth quickly the car feels like it jerks. There are no other problems with engaging the clutch or changing gears. Engine mounts appear ok - I can't ...
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Trying to Charge Honda Fit 2015, Car's Headlights Flash Once Charging Starts

I'm not a car person at all, so thanks in advance for any help! My wife's 2015 Honda Fit hasn't been used for months (thanks to Corona). I'm trying to use a Schumacher SC1307 6/12V Automatic Battery ...
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Key won't turn in Honda Fit after ignition cylinder repair

Malfunctioning locks seem to be common with Hondas that have laser-cut keys. After lots of research and tutorials on repairing the ignition cylinder I was able to remove the cylinder, extract the ...
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Spilled toilet bowl cleaner in the trunk , 15 days later i have a trunk release malfunction and fuel cap release malfunction are they related

Spilled Some Lysol toilet bowl cleaner due to unscrewed cap on a bottle that was placed unknowingly in the trunk of honda accord a month ago . removed the bottle after 2 days and cleaned it with good ...
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Engine won't turn over without key fob

I have a 2006 Honda Accord. The key fob broke off and I tried starting my car without it, but the engine does not turn over. It works fine with my spare key. The obvious explanation is that I'm not ...
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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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Motorcycle won't turn over in rain?

Recently my motorcycle(cb600f 1998) won't start after being out in the rain. The starter motor turns over but the engine won't start but It will bump start thankfully. Once the engine is warm it will ...
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What's happening with my alternator?

So, my car has blown up to 6 alternators thus far. Luckily I had a life time warranty replacement on it and did not have to pay for it. Autozone is definitely going to void that warranty on my next ...
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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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Spilled lemonade in central console

I put a large styrofoam cup into my cupholder which then developed a hole and spilled all into my cupholder. The liquid overflowed from my cupholder under the center console. I took the center console ...
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CANbus port won't respond to OBD 0x7DF requests on 2009 Honda Pilot, how come?

CANbus reader: Kvaser leaf light V2 Kvaser leaf HS Vehicle: 2009 Honda Pilot Software: Kvaser CanKing installed on Windows 10 Issue: While the engine is running, CanKing could catch all CANbus ...
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Honda Civic won't start (2017)

I have a push button start. When I push it the car doesn't start. Brake pedal seems hard to push. Warning lights flash - I.e. brake system, stability control, restraint system, electric power steering ...
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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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2008 Honda Civic EX Automatic (8th gen)-crank no start

My car is cranking but it doesn’t start. I didn’t drive it for a few days so I’m confused as to what could’ve gone bad because this is the first time it’s done it. No codes popping up. Battery is good,...
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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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2007 Honda Fit Sport P0420

I backed up in a dirt lot and heard a metal scraping sound. After driving about 30 miles, the check-engine light came on with code P0420 indicating "Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)&...
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What type of terminal pins do radio harnesses use?

Brief backstory: I got a car that was a great deal and the radio is the only thing wrong with it. They told me that while they were swapping out the OEM radio it wouldn't accept the new one and then ...
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R134a added to car AC “upside down”

I had "help" from the manager at the auto parts store who added a full R134a can upside down "cause it's quicker" (and poured liquid into the system instead of allowing the gas to ...
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Will a motor scooter leak when tilted at 45°

My family is moving and the movers loaded our Honda Ruckus into the truck with the front wheel raised to make a 45° angle. Could this cause any fluids to leak?
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Is the AC compressor drawing a large load to the engine causing it to idle poorly?

This is for an 04 Honda Accord 2.4L that's been acting strange. When the car is running and AC is off, car runs fine while driving but when I come to a stop, the engine sort of shudders and RPMS ...
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2008 Honda Civic - No electrical power in acc position

Vehicle: 2008 Honda Civic Si Crank + Start: Yes Battery: new and charged Alternator: New (problem occurred before new alternator and persists after) PROBLEM: Brought my car in for the airbag recall, ...
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How do you access the spring coil starter on the Honda EU20i generator

Whilst pulling on the rope pull cord to start the engine it suddenly and completely stopped recoiling. I took the unit off and rewound the rope and retensioned the spring coil +1. On reinstalling it ...
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Are the rotor retaining screws required?

So I finally was able to replace my rotors after I drilled out the rusted screws that hold the rotor in to the hub. To avoid this problem in the future I did not install those screws/bolts back in. Is ...
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Honda Civic, won’t start green flashing symbol [duplicate]

Help needed please. I have a 06 Honda Civic. Alternator just been replaced then had flat battery. Battery replaced and now won’t start, flashing green light on dash, had someone out to program new key ...
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Alternator going out or Power steering…?

Got a 2009 Honda Accord that's been idling a little rough and shuddering/vibrating. When I turn the steering wheel, RPMs quickly jump from 500 - 1100 and then quick drop down and car sputters like it ...
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2002 Honda Accord Cranks but won't start

I have a 2002 Honda Accord Coupe V6 3.0l I've recently run into an intermittent issue that prevents the car from starting even though my battery has plenty of power and i'm not low on gas. When this ...
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Honda Accord 2002, Vehicle a/c climate button control, change with missing buttons

So I was wondering if somehow I can change the climate mode with missing buttons. So long story short, I hit my AC thing and it caused two a/c buttons to break, none of my climate mode buttons work. ...
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Empty radiator, engine temperature fluctuating

Hi and thank you in advance, I have a 2005 honda civic ex, everything stock. My engine temperature gauge has been fluctuating, mostly in city, on highway it stays in the middle range. Here is what I ...
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Can i use Honda CVT fluid in a Honda ATF transmission?

I have some Honda CVT transmission fluid left over from my previous car (2007 Honda Civic). My current car does not have a CVT, but an ATF transmission instead (2004 Honda Civic). I know its bad to ...
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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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Transmission problem (I am guessing)

Drove my Honda Pilot 10 hours to escape COVID land. Then left it parked for 3 weeks. Now, I can move the transmission from Park to Reverse or Drive, but the car moves forward as if the parking brake ...
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2002 Honda CRV, can't get key all the way into the ignition cylinder

I have a 2002 Honda CR-V which I can't get my key all the way into. This problem just appeared today. This morning I tried starting my car and I found I couldn't get my key all the way into the ...
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Upgrading Honda Accord Group 51 battery to a larger one

Ive a 2010 Honda Accord. The manual recommends a small group 51 battery (that's OEM as well) providing 500 CCA. Various websites say to upgrade to a Group 35 or 36 providing 650 CCA. In Chicago, ...

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