Excessive second clutch wear (automatic transmission) can cause the car not to move and set a Check Engine light (MIL). Replacing the transmission is necessary when this happens.
Car Problem Reports
Honda Civic Check engine light on due to excessive second clutch wear
Honda Civic Problem
Drive Train Affected: Automatic Transmission
Visitor, 2001 Honda Civic, Automatic Transmission, 97,000 mi
No clue transmission was going to fail, re-manufactured transmission, estimated cost about $3300 Honda offered nothing to back their product.