2002 Honda Civic Si Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Honda Civic Si

2002 Honda Civic Si Problems

Software update for coolant temperature issue
On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) misinterprets coolant temperature data and can turn on the Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda is needed to address this issue.
Software update to correct stalling issue
On some models Powertrain Control Module (PCM) response time for idle speed and engine timing can cause the engine to stall. A software update from Honda is required to fix this problem.
Check Engine Light due to vacuum leak in EGR tube

On some engines a sticking variable valve timing valve can cause  the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the valve and a software update will address this issue.

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2002 Honda Civic Si Questions

I need help! This is the 2nd time my right headlight died on me and I just chang (2 answers)

I need help! This is the 2nd time my right headlight died on me and I just changed the HIDs 3 weeks ago. I checked to see if probably it might have been something with the wiring but I commected my left hid that does work to the right side and it worked. The same problem occurred the first time t...

2002 Honda civic simodel windows freeze on inside (1 answer)

inside of windows have ice on cold mornings

My temp. gauge climbs to HOT; not sure what to replace - Thermostat or Fan relay (3 answers)

Driving along and my temperature gauge rises to hot. Sometimes it the temp. will drop on the gauge, some times it won't.

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2002 Honda Civic Si Recalls

Honda and Acura Recall Multiple Vehicles Due to Excessive Air Bag Inflator Pressure

Honda has recalled 2001-2003 Civic, 2002-2003 Civic SI, 2001-2002 Accord, 2002 CR-V, 2002 Odyssey, 2003 Pilot, 2002-2003 Acura TL, and 2003 Acura CL vehicles because the driver's side air bag inflator may produce excessive internal pressure. This could cause the inflator to rupture if the air bag deploys. Metal fragments may pass through the air bag material and cause injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's side air bag inflator.

Honda Recalls 2001-2003 Vehicles Due to Excessive Air Bag Pressure

Honda has recalled 2001-2002 Civic, Civic SI, and Accord vehicles and 2002-2003 Acura TL vehicles because the driver's side air bag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure. This may cause the inflator to rupture if the air bag deploys. Metal fragments may pass through the air bag material and cause injury to vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's side air bag inflator.

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2002 Honda Civic Si Reviews

I love this car... the power train and engine is bullet prove. I had to have my AC tubes replace and that's pretty much the only problem i had. My car is already at 90,000 mile. PS... i brought home a 46" tv with this car with ease....

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