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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Manual Honda Civic 2019. Rarely from a stop my stick won't shift into the first gear

So I've driven manual my entire life, but this is my first new car. I notice that the stick moving into the various gears is not a smooth experience and occasionally from stopped position pushing the ...
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Civic inspire s 2003 possible reason for lean fuel? P0171

I have little practical knowledge but am willing to learn. The check engine light keeps coming on, sometimes it goes out on its own but then comes back on.I would like to try and fix the problem ...
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Honda Activa 5g need plenty of kicks even with choke when cold start

I bought Activa 5g a month ago. Since purchase facing cold start issues. My use is very occasional. When I use it regularly, it start with 4-5 kick/self with choke. But when I don't use it for an ...
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Thermofans not staying on long enough?

I am working on a 1988 Honda Accord (2lt, injected, A-series engine) that has been sitting a while. I am getting an issue with it overheating (after about 20 mins idling). The thermofans kick on at ...
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Engine oil for Honda SH150i

I want to change the engine oil of my Honda SH150i scooter model of 2005. What are some different options of oil that I could buy ?
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Strange electrical issue with 2001 Civic

I have a 2001 Civic, manual, and I began experiencing an odd electrical issue, I’m hoping someone might have some insight. This is a bit long, so I apologize in advance. Roughly a week ago, my ...
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Extra noise when brake or drove pass speed bump

I have a Honda Jazz 2010 model with a 1.4cc engine. It has a semi-auto transmission gear. Whenever I brake my car, sometimes there is rattling noise coming from the a rear tyre (nearside). Here is ...
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Replacing Brakes and Having a Problem

I've got a 2006 Honda Civic DX 4 door sedan. I had a work accident a few years ago and injured my spine and was forced to take my car off the road. I'm finally back to work, in okay health and am ...
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2013 Accord HDD gone after factory reset

I performed a factory reset on my 2013 Accord EXL but now there is no HDD available. I have am/fm/cd/xm, but no HDD. Is there a way to recover this without a trip to the dealer?
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Why does my Honda aviator take more than 15 min to kick start?

In the morning, my Honda Aviator scooter takes too much time to kick start and once started then it will start easily the next time in two to three kicks. The electric starter is not working due to a ...
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Use both when high beams on

Is there a way to make both the high beam and low beam lights on when turning on high beams? My car has two separate bulbs that switch back and forth. I would really like the extra coverage.
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Honda Oil Pan in winter cold

Does anyone know if Hondabond gasket sealant can be applied in low temperatures? I have to replace my Honda 3.5l oil pan due to cracking and cannot wait until temps moderate.
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A/C Compressor Clutch Not Engaging

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si. During the summer, the AC started acting up. It would work well for a couple minutes and then stop working. I remember checking to see if the compressor was running and ...
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My Honda CR-V car radio won’t accept the reset codes

I got my reset code and when I enter it on the radio, nothing happens, it’s like I’m not even pushing the buttons. But when I hit the 1 and 6, it works fine to get the serial #.
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1998 honda civic lx automatic transmission

I am having issues with transmission. It was working fine and this happened with No kinda of a warning. I left my job and drove about 1/4 mile and stopped at a stop sign, when I pulled away it shifted ...
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I have a light on my dashboard and am told it's gearbox oil which I am not sure of. Need your help please

I have this light on in my Honda fit but I do not know what to do. Need your help please.
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2002 Honda Civic over heating

so lately I’ve been struggling with my car over heating. It has been an on going fight for a year already. At first I changed my thermostat, that seemed to help for a while then it began over heating ...
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Grrr sound from engine bay every 5-10 seconds

I'm driving at constant speed and at about every 5 seconds I can hear a grrrr sound from the engine bay that lasts for 3 seconds and goes away. And comes back again after 5 seconds. What could be ...
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Do worn out tires effect the brake pad, rotor and shocks?

My tires are worn out and the mechanic suggested that if I don't change them then it will cause negative impact on the brake pad, rotor and shocks? Is this true. Car is done 150000 kms and braking ...
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Can I trickle charge battery through OBD2 port 2007 civic

Trying to determine if 2007 civic OBD2 port is live with key off so I can trickle charge with a solar panel
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What are my options to add Bluetooth connectivity to a 2007 Honda Civic FD4 (without FM Tx)?

2007 Honda Civic FD4 didn't come with Bluetooth support. I am aware of adding the Bluetooth connectivity through an FM transmitter to use the car audio setup, but I'm looking for a better way with ...
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Oil in power steering

If someone put oil in my radiator and in my power steering, how long before the car would overheat? I had an oil change on 11/19 and no one else has done anything to the car except put gas in the gas ...
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On uneven road, I hear sound from front left side as though the tire is touching the fender and rubbing against it for a second

On uneven road, and also on speed braker, at low speed of 1 to 10 km/hr, I hear sound from front right side of bonet. It sounds as though the tire is touching the fender and rubbing against it (it is ...
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Why does steering wheel shudder when applying brake?

I'm driving honda civic 2009, with new tires, new tie rods, new brake rotors, new brake pads, wheel balancing is also done. When applying brake, at speed of 40km/hr or above, the steering wheel ...
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How to find the correct air filter for my car?

I am trying to replace my both Cabin and Engine Air filter. The problem is, not sure how to find the match for it. I check the existing air filters and this is what it says. Cabin Air Filter ...
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Are Honda and Toyota o-rings all metric?

I work mainly on Hondas and Toyotas. I think all the bolts I've accessed have been metric. Is it safe to assume that all o-rings used on these vehicles are metric sizes? Thanks!
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Honda Civic Noise from beneath on Releasing Brakes in Drive Mode. No noise on releasing brakes when car is in Neutral Mode

My car has some noise from beneath when I release the brakes when the car is in Drive Mode and reaches a complete stop. There is absolutely no noise while releasing brakes in Neutral mode. What can be ...
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2013 Honda Accord 3.5L v6 steering problem

I have for the past few months been having an issue with my 2013 Accord steering. It from time to time while driving and parked will start to turn to the right and or left but mostly to the right by ...
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Grunting Sound when braking at low speed

I am driving a 2003 Honda Accord. I changed my brake pads and rotors for all 4 wheels a few months ago. They are CENTRIC PLAIN 120 SERIES ROTORS. and Akebono Pads. the first week after I changed them, ...
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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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Can I leave my car sitting outside for about 5 years? [closed]

I need to park my car for about 5 years. I have a 2006 Civic with 244k miles.. I'm going to cover it and start it every 2 weeks.. someone told me that after that many years it's going to fall apart ...
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Central locking button does not lock doors, but unlocking works

On the driver side, there is a button to lock and unlock all the doors. The button did not lock any doors the other day. I can hear the usual sound of locking doors, but the pins do not go down. I can ...
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is it a good idea to put essential oil in cabin air filter?

I am about to change my cabin air filter and wanted to check weather it's a good idea to put some essential oil in my cabin air filter to better smell in car. I know having oil in Engine Air filter ...
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2002 Civic not starting when cold in GA tmeps 40's

So, I am having the same problem but in GA, USA. My car will not start when it's cold and I'm not talking negative's. This just started a couple of weeks ago when the temps dropped below 40 degree F ...
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car noise deadening for my 2012 Honda Civic

I have a 2012 honda civic sedan. I am thinking to do some noise deadening to it. I am not really good with cars to thinking to do it only for trunk and bonnet. Would it have any noticeable impact on ...
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Why are these wires sticking out of battery terminal?

Could someone please explain why there are copper wires sticking out of the positive terminal on my battery? I’m trying to jump start it without success, and want to get it to an auto parts store to ...
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Funny sound under the gear, after it hits the stone

My car is a honda jazz its an automatic and the is a funny sound under the gear, its like something is loose, especially when it idle, and when it reverse but when you put on (D) Drive it stops, Can ...
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What damage could cause by broken coolant resovoir cap?

My Honda jazz coolent resovoir cap broken. I'm planning to replace just the cap by myself. What damage could cause by broken cap besides overheating ? Do I need to do coolent replace ? Is air could ...
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Honda Phantom 200cc, losses power after 30mins ride with average speed of 90km/h

I commute to work with my Honda Phantom. It losses power at the same spot after 30 minutes ride from home to office. The engine did not cut off, however, it was unable to accelerate. Once I ramp the ...
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Is it worth replacing valve seals on a car with 200K kms?

I have a honda jazz 2003 gd1 1.3 with 200K kms on the clock. The car started burning oil around an year ago and occasionally (when the oil is topped up) puffing blue smoke puffs through the exhaust on ...
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Clutch slipping for half of a second sometimes

It happened twice in 2k KMs. When I ride normally on 6th gear, clutch itself releases for half of a second(maybe less) and re engages itself. But during this time engine revs as I hold gas. What is ...
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2012 Honda Civic - Low beam is not working alone, with hight beam it's working

on My honda civic 2012, my low beam lights are not working, I thought my blub is fused or something. However, when I examine in detail it was okay. When I turn on my high beam all 4 bulbs turn on. ...
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1999 Honda Civic EX Surging at 1500 rpm with slight throttle depression

My 1999 Honda Civic EX has been throwing intermittent p0505 codes for the idle control system. When the problem comes up, I just barely depress the pedal, and I get surging (around 1500 rpm), but if I ...
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2000 Honda Accord P1167 code

My Accord threw the P1167 code. I have changed out the 02 sensor. Code went away and then came back. I checked the ecu fuse it is not blown. What else could cause this code to stay on?
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Whats the valve clearance measurements for a 2006 Honda fit 1.3L I-DSI (L31A) engine?

I'm planning on adjusting the valve clearances myself for the first time but i don't know the measurements for the intake and exhaust valves clearances since its a second hand car and the manual is ...
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2009 Honda CRV electrical problem?

The last couple days my CR-V seems to die after I’ve driven some distance... the first time it happened I turned the car off, opened the door and tried to use the button on the driver side door to ...
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2006 Honda fit erratic idle and vibration when engine is cold and performance problems

I have a 2006 honda fit with a 1.3L i-dsi engine and an automatic transmission. The car starts up ok even if the engine is cold but when i shift it to drive (when cold) the rpm just jumps up and down ...
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need help to identify the correct valve cover gasket for my old honda fit

I have an old 2006 honda fit with a LA-GD1 engine (1.3L) (the one with the 8 spark plugs) and its leaking oil in the main/inner 4 spark plugs, i figured its because the valve cover gasket is failing (...
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How is the axle held in at the transmission ('88 Accord)?

I'm attempting to change a CV boot on my 1988 Accord. To do this I must remove the axle. I've remove the wheel, hub and suspension and so have the outer-side of the axle exposed. But how do I remove ...
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Brake lights do not illuminate

2006 Honda Civic 2 door coupe brake lights don't work. I've checked all fuses and replaced the brake light switch and still no power to the lights. But when I engage the switch I hear a strange ...

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