2009 Honda Civic Si Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Honda Civic Si
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2009 Honda Civic Si ProblemsBrake pedal may feel hard during cold start at high altitude
On some models with automatic transmissions, during a cold start at high altitude the brake pedal feels hard. Replacing the power brake booster and updating Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the with a Honda software update is needed for this issue.
The airbag warning light (SRS) may illuminate due to a defective occupant position sensor. Honda has a recall campaign to replace defective sensors on affected cars.
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
2009 Honda Civic Si QuestionsWon't come out of Park? (2 answers)
Car has less than 18,000 miles I am original owner. this has done this 4 or 5 times at this point. I put back in park - hold brake try again - finally after 3 or 5 attempts it will go into revers or drive.
You can feel the grinding in the pedals. What is this? Only happens when turning. CV axles are fine.
Whenever I start the car from a child start. (Meaning if it's been sitting for 5 hours or more). The car will crank over for a longer period than normal. Then, I'd I take off right away the accelerator seems very touchy, and the car surges and jerks for the first few mins of driving. Afte...