Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance

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

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Honda Civic Problems

Vibration, Roughness, and Rattle Due to Damaged Engine Mounts

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.

Power Window Switch May Fail

On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.

Hood Release Cable May Break at Handle

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

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Honda Civic Questions

High RPM, low speed with CEL? (1 answer)

Just got this car about a month ago. When idle & driving my RPMs are high
but low speed & I have a CEL. When accelerating the car hesitates and
then "catches up". I'm assuming it's a vacuum leak or maybe a shift
solenoid. When I bought this car I had an oil change,...

My passenger side door on a two door coupe is sticking...the handle works (2 answers)

The handle works the door sticks and is hard to open

What is the code to unlock radio (2 answers)

Unlock code for radio

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Honda Civic Recalls

Electric Parking Brake Does Not Engage As Commanded

The electric parking brake (EPB) may not engage as commanded if it is applied immediately after turning the ignition off. Dealers will update the vehicle's software to allow the EPB to engage immediately after the ignition is turned off free of charge to resolve the concern.

Tail Light Side Marker Lamp Inoperative

A side marker light inside the rear tail light assembly may be inoperative due to a damaged circuit board. Dealers will inspect both the tail light assemblies and replace them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Honda Civic Reviews

Great, tough, car! Have wrecked it twice once in back and once in front and you can hardly tell if at all. Great gas mileage, about 25-30 mpg. Cheap to work on, rarely ever has problems and when and if it does it's usually minor, or just a little kink. Very reliable transportation. Fun to drive, great for learning stick shift if you're a beginner (car I learned on, had no idea how to drive 5 sp...
Excellent car - I bought my 2012 Civic sedan new gets 38.4 mpg the car is solid. Very efficient and great handling being small car definitely roomy in class. Love my Civic no problems almost @ now 53,000 miles I've done nothing but scheduled routine oil changes and maintenance as is tire rotation, fluids and had all new brakes replaced/original. The Civic a peppy little car very comfortable rid...
I researched all the cars in this class before I bought my civic lx coupe...and fell in love with Honda. Sure, it doesn't have as much ground effects as the Corrolla, but it is the safest car in it's class in the off center crash rating as well as other crashes. I agree with the very first review on this site in that if there's more than one person in the car, you can really tell the weight d...

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