2009 Honda Civic Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid
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2009 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 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.
I have had three episodes where the check engine and the IMA lights came on. Also noticed that the charge indicator on the battery would jump around wildly. Engagement of the IMA motor was herky jerky.
Dealer says that they have ordered a new IMA battery and will replace it under warranty.
Curious to see if this corrects the problem. My suspicion is that the battery was bad from the get go as this car has never performed as well as my 2...
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid QuestionsIs there anyway to improve the brake performance, like aftermarket parts? (2 answers)
Are there Honda or aftermarket brake pads or rotors that will improve the brakes on the Civic Hybrid? With 3 passengers, it is very hard to stop this car in a safe stopping distance.
the noise comes and goes, when i press the gas and release it, pops like a gear or bolt is lose, it comes and goes. one mecanic said it sounds like a transmision mount or something inside the transmission is going bad
anyone with a honda civic hybrid with cvt transmission ever had this noise.
if lights, even a dome light gets left on for 1/2 an hour, the battery goes completely dead- shouldn't the battery last longer than this? car had just been driven for 2 hours straight at 65mph just before this happened. it has happened a coupla times-just curious.