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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1994 Honda Civic

1994 Honda Civic

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1994 Honda Civic Problems

Engine -- Verified

Damaged engine mounts can lead to vibration and roughness felt in the steering wheel. A rattle in the dash and engine area may also be heard. Replacement of damaged mounts will commonly correct these issues.

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Plugged moon roof drains can cause a water leak inside the car, usually over the head of the driver or passengers head when turning a corner. Cleaning the drains will fix this problem.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Rear trailing arm bushings crack and break. The trailing arm bushings will need to be replaced when they break.

Engine -- Verified

Certain models can leak oil externally or allow coolant into the combustion chamber due to a faulty head gasket. The head gasket needs to be replaced to correct this problem.

1994 Honda Civic Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 6, 1993

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Honda has recalled certain 1994 Civic vehicles for a concern with the passenger side air bag. The inflator in the air bag may be out of specification for the vehicle. This could cause inadequate protection to the occupant in an accident. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag module.

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Drive Train, April 14, 1994

Summary: A RETAINING CLIP THAT CONNECTS THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CABLE TO THE SHIFT LEVER ACTUATING ROD CAN HAVE INSUFFICIENT RETENTION PRESSURE AND MAY EVENTUALLY COME OFF AFTER REPEATED SHIFT LEVER OPERATION. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE POSITION OF THE SHIFT LEVER MAY NOT MATCH THE ACTUAL TRANSMISSION GEAR POSITION.

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1994 Honda Civic Questions and Answers

Day-Day, 1994 Honda Civic, Garden City, KS

Well I was currently re-doing my friends timing belt because the car made a knocking noise and we thought that the engine had locked up when it would not start.. well the next day he went ahead and...

sticker83, 1994 Honda Civic, Kent, WA

i don't see any oil on the ground when i park,but on the crankcase i see some greese oil layers and my oil level goes down fast.

garyt27, 1994 Honda Civic, Lusby, MD

Hi people. My civic dx loses coolant and I can't tell where its going. I cant see any visible leaks and there are no puddles under the car. When the coolant level gets low the temp guage will ...

jerryjer, 1994 Honda Civic, Pendleton, IN

This 94 honda starts most times but then sometimes it won't start until you pump the crap out of it...anybody help me with this?

nececlark, 1994 Honda Civic, Yazoo City, MS

As I try to change the gears, the shift will not move from park to reverse unless you put the key in the shift lever releaser.

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1994 Honda Civic Reviews

I have a 1994 Honda Civic HB VX model, purchased new, now 17 years old. I don't use it for communting so it has only 91K miles on it. I've used synthetic oil in it since ~mile 45K and have kept up with routine maintenance. It required a modified oxygen sensor at mile 60K---a pricey little number at $375 because of its unique shape---and now requires a new timing belt---or at least I think that's the reason for the sudden drop in gas mileage to 36 mpg (whereas I routinely got 48-50 combined). Other than these wear-and-tear issues, this car has performed well--no major engine problems, satisfactory handling on highway or city streets. I plan to have it for another 17 years. Too bad Honda doesn't make the VX model anymore.

i love my car,this car has now 260k miles and it still has the original transmision and engine.i am super happy with the auto.

One of the best automobiles I have ever owned. Will have a Civic as long as they keep running like this. Nothing beats a Honda

over 250,000 miles with no major problems. Have had the water pump replaced once and and ignition coil, That is it. I keep waiting for this car to die so I can get a new one but it just keeps going.

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