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1996 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Honda Civic

1996 Honda Civic Problems

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.

On certain models the windshield wipers will not park in the proper place or won't shut off. The wiper motor must be replaced to repair this issue.

On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.

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1996 Honda Civic Questions

I have owned my car for 7 1/2 years. I have replaced the axles 4 times since. I am a cautious driver. not hard on my car. I maintain it. Avoid pot holes. stumped as to what could be causing the axles to keep breaking

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1996 Honda Civic Recalls

Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles because the accelerator pedal may feel rough or notchy when depressed, causing the vehicle not to respond properly when traveling at low speeds. Dealers will replace the throttle cable.

Honda has recalled certain 1996-1998 Civic accessory floor mats because they could become mispositioned on the floor, causing interference with the accelerator pedal. This could cause the accelerator pedal to stick. Dealers will install a positive floor mat retention system to secure proper fitment of the mats.

Honda has recalled certain 1996 Civics to repair a sticking brake booster check valve. If the check valve is sticking, power brake assist may not function. This could result in reduced braking performance, leading to a potential accident. Dealers will clean the check valve by washing the vacuum hose with hot water.

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1996 Honda Civic Reviews

I love this vehicle, very easy to maintain and a lot of options available for different parts. Easy to modify or just keep stock, Honda scored big time with this vehicle.

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