1997 Honda Civic del Sol Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Honda Civic del Sol

1997 Honda Civic del Sol Problems

Replace PCM to fix false misfire and CEL illumination
On some models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can detect a false misfire and illuminate the Check Engine light (MIL). Replacing the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is required for this repair.
Warped Front Brake Rotors May Cause Vibration When Braking

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.

Removable Roof May be Noisy and Leak Water

Wind noise and/or squeaks and rattles may be noted from the removable roof, water leaks are also common. Our technicians tell us there is no real fix for these issues.

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1997 Honda Civic del Sol Questions

Why won't car shift into high gear in cold weather? Interior is not warming. (2 answers)

Live in Ohio. Automatic transmission. Shifts great when temp is above 40. Also not warming up interior after 30 minutes of highway driving. Fan does not work on positions 1 and 2. Is this a thermostat problem with malfunctioning fan blade?

I have a 1997 honda del sol VTEC but it needs rewiring how much will that cost? (1 answer)

VTEC works but it has to be rewired so how much would it cost percisely? i need to know as soon as possible please.

maintenance (1 answer)

Need to find manual on complete tune up and repair.,

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1997 Honda Civic del Sol Reviews

I have a 1997 Del Sol Si with 205,000. This is a great little car, with the warm weather it has been getting over 35 mpg's. There is a little bit of rust here and there but not that bad. 4th set of brake pads, 3rd muffler Not too bad in the snow with 4 snow tires on it.

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