2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid
2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Problems
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.
On certain models the windshield wipers will not park in the proper place or won't shut off. The wiper motor must be replaced to repair this issue.
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.
2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Questions
I am pretty handy with cars but never fixed engine codes. I would like to do it my self this time... the car has 88k and is mostly highway driven. What steps should I take?
HOW OFTEN DOES THE SERPINTINE BELT NEED REPLACED? HOW OFTEN DOES THE SPARK PLUGS NEED CHANGED?
WILL THESE HELP MY MILEAGE?
2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Recalls
Honda recalled a low volume of 2008-2009 Civic sedans for a possible missing nut on the fuel hose connector bracket. In the event of an accident, the bracket could become loose, causing damage to the fuel hose connector, which could cause a fuel leak. Dealers will install the missing nut on the affected units.