2005 Honda Civic Hybrid Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid

2005 Honda Civic Hybrid Problems

Problem with the IMA Light on

The IMA light coming on is usually caused by a battery pack that is no longer charging correctly. Replacing the battery pack will turn off the IMA light.

Bad Engine Mounts May Cause Vibration, Roughness, and Rattle

Damaged engine mounts can lead to vibration and roughness felt in the steering wheel. A rattle in the dash and engine area may also be heard. Replacement of damaged mounts will commonly correct these issues.

Power Window Switch May Fail

On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.

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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid Questions

Rear Speaker Installation (1 answer)

So I've looked all over the web on how to install after market speakers into the rear deck of my 2005 civic hybrid, but the only instructions I can find are for regular civic sedans. The issue is that in Hybrids the IMA battery vent prevents you from folding the rear seats down to get to the ...

my charging system does not work, will not charge IMA. What could be the problem (1 answer)

IMA replaced 7/15 IMA charge drops quickly after starting car and the charging side green lights never come on even when revving engine to 3500-4000 rpms. for the last three weeks if it dropped all I had to do was rev and it would completely charge up and keep the charge for 2 or 3 days.

Is the water pump connected with the timing chain on this car (1 answer)

Can the water pump be replaced without messing with the timing chain

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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid Recalls

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.

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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid Reviews

Havent had any problems except for transmission shudder which they partially fixed by burnishing. I feel the problem coming back and now they will replace the starter clutch, at least they extende the warranty to 7yrs--100000miles Just did front pads at 91000, i think thats pretty damn good

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