Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance
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Honda Civic ProblemsAirbag Light Due to Failed Occupant Position Sensor
The airbag warning light (SRS) may illuminate due to a defective occupant position sensor. Honda has a recall campaign to replace defective sensors on affected cars.
On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.
The shift control solenoid externally mounted on the automatic transmission (non CVT) can fail and causes a harsh 1-2 shift. Replacing the shift solenoid and flushing the transmission with genuine Honda automatic transmission fluid may eliminate harsh shifting characteristics. A broken internal spring can cause the same issue. If the shift control solenoid does not repair the problem, the transmission will have to be replaced.
Honda Civic QuestionsHow much should replacing an idler pulley cost? (1 answer)
How much should replacing an idler pulley cost
Is it possible that the guage is failing and would need replacement? What is the cost of replacement? Every other day.
Honda Civic RecallsTransmission Experiences Internal Failure
The transmission may lock up and fail due to an internal drive pulley shaft breaking from improper transmission software programming. Dealers will update the transmission software free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.