Front Compliance Bushings May Crack on Honda Civic

Front compliance bushings may crack and break. Damaged bushing should be replaced before damaged is done to suspension components.

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Average mileage: 110,555 (6,800–207,237)
9 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2014
66 people reported this problem
44 people shared problem details
2002 Honda Civic150,000
Right side bushing was completely destroyed causing a clunking noise over uneven roads, and left side was cracking. Replaced the lower control arms myself. Easy fix using basic tools and total cost was around $130.
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2008 Honda Civic70,500
Went to Honda for oil change and now they tell me I need a compliance bushing rair for $480.00! I can't afford this so I may need to stop driving for a while. No more Hondas for me.
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2001 Honda Civic125,000
Diagnosis around 80,000 miles. They were replaced by the dealership.
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2002 Honda Civic97,000
Bushings are cracked in the front. I was told that it was pretty typical wear and tear for this mileage. Requires bushings to be repaired for around $700.
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2002 Honda Civic141,713
Front compliance bushings have been cracking and now need to be replaced
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2002 Honda Civic150,000
my left side bushing also broke, front end made a lot clicking sound in sharp turns. Replace with new.
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Same issue, was told by the Honda dealership mechanic that the bushings need to be replaced. He pointed it out to me and I looked and that was the case. Quoted $385 to replace both sides at Norm Reeves Honda at Cerritos.
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2002 Honda Civic170,000
Compliance bushings tearing, not yet repaired as I've done this twice already.
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CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS ARE CRACKED AND ALSO ENGINE MOUNTS IM JUST SPRAYING THEM WITH WD40 AND THEY LOOK BETTER AGAIN
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2005 Honda Civic109,600
Had 110,00 mile check up and got the diagnosis of cracked bushings, and motor mounts. Quoted $583 to replace bushings and $219 for motor mount.
2014 Honda Civic8,000
car shudders on acceleration and decelleration, vibration all the time
2007 Honda Civic50,000
No explanation how it happened...haved fixed yet at 56,000 miles
2014 Honda Civic6,800
I don't know how it happen , and how much price
2006 Honda Civic92,153
Went in for my normal maintenance-problem was discovered and taken care of. Seems like it is a common problem although I have not received a recall notice on it. $500 to repair.
2002 Honda Civic107,000
Took car in for inspection and was told front compliance bushings are cracked. Didn't get quote - not repaired yet.
2002 Honda Civic90,000
Went to dealer for recall items, told me that the bushing were crack & would cost $325 to fix, will go to my own mechanic & get it done for 1/2 that.
2002 Honda Civic102,000
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2002 Honda Civic180,000
Honda Service mentioned the bushings last time I was in. I already had them replaced once before somewhat early on, maybe 100,000 miles ago or earlier. I'm not noticing any issues with driving, handling so ignoring the expensive problem for now.
2004 Honda Civic110,000
Compliance bushings clunky $589 to replace with an alignment at autofair honda now they squeak like a stuck pig !!! dealer failed to lube them up when installed. But the car drives like a new car.
2003 Honda Civic115,565
Both compliance bushings torn. Service advisor says this is common at this mileage. $536 to replace at Honda dealership.
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