1997 Honda Civic Problem Reports
Most Reported 1997 Honda Civic Problem Reports
Some Honda Civics have seat belt issues that may be covered under Honda's Lifetime Seat Belt Limited Warranty. Please contact your local Honda dealer to see if your seat belt problem is covered.
On certain models the upper windshield molding vibrates at a higher speed causing a noise. Back filling the molding with silicone sealer will eliminate the noise.
On certain models the ignition switch binds. The ignition switch needs to be replaced to repair this issue.
A faulty regulator on some models will cause the head lights to change intensity. The alternator needs to be replaced for this issue.
Impact damage to the front of the vehicle can cause the primary oxygen sensor to blow fuse 15 and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to come on. In most cases the primary oxygen sensor needs replacing and a new fuse installed to repair the issue.
Engine oil mixing with coolent due to headgasket leaking oil into coolent. First time was at 128000 miles. I removed the head & had machine shop rework the head about $300.00 . While i had the head off i pulled the engine (d16y8 v-tech)& trans.from my 1997 civic ex coupe.I replaced both axles along with engine mounts,clutch,heater hoses.vac. lines,cam & crank seals,pan gasket,belts rad hoses,plugs & wires, I was planing on no repairs for a lon...