2006 Honda Civic Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid
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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid ProblemsVibration, Roughness, and Rattle Due to Damaged Engine Mounts
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.
Hybrid traction battery has one or more weak cell that drop out prematurely. The hybrid system detects the large voltage change and forces a rapid pack recharge. The rapid recharge only helps the weak cell(s) for about a half day and then the cell collapse and rapid recharge process repeats. Again, again, and again. The use of rapid recharging (recal) greatly decreases fuel economy.
The fix, which Honda will NOT do until the battery cell ...
A harsh engagement of the automatic transmission may be noted after the engine auto stops. A software update for the powertrain control module (PCM) / constantly variable transmission (CVT) is available which may correct this issue.
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid QuestionsI just bought my Honda from a dealer, it's Honda dealer. 144,000 miles to it. My IMA light just turned on. How can I find out of Honda warranty still covers it? (1 answer)
Should I just trad it?
My battery light is on(red, square box). My car is not charging or assisting.
i am replacing the timing chain on my 2006 civic hybrid and would like know the marks so i can do this right
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The voltage converter that sends power from the integrated motor assist (IMA) system to the vehicle's electrical components may fail. This can cause the headlights to turn off, the vehicle to stall, or the engine not to start, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the voltage converter to correct this condition. This recall is expected to begin by March 18, 2011. The Honda recall number is R69.
On the hybrid battery, a terminal that is covered by a rubber cap located underneath a metal plate behind the back seat may pinch and come in contact with the plate, causing a short. Dealers will install a plastic cover attached to a metal bracket over the rubber cap free of charge to resolve the concern.