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 RecallsHonda Recalls 2008-2009 Civic Sedans for Missing Nut on Fuse Hose Connector Bracket
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.