2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid
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2008 Honda Civic Hybrid ProblemsProblem 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.
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.
A vibration may be felt in the steering wheel upon brake application. Our technicians tell us that this condition is generally caused by warped front brake rotors. Replacement or re-machining of the faulty rotors will be necessary to correct this issue.
2008 Honda Civic Hybrid QuestionsHow can I correct engine codes p0420 and P2195. (1 answer)
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 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.
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.