Honda Civic del Sol Repair and Maintenance

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

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Honda Civic del Sol Problems

Noise and Water Leak Problems with Removable Roof

Wind noise and/or squeaks and rattles may be noted from the removable roof, water leaks are also common. Our technicians tell us there is no real fix for these issues.

Replace PCM to fix false misfire and CEL illumination
On some models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can detect a false misfire and illuminate the Check Engine light (MIL). Replacing the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is required for this repair.
Vibration When Braking Due to Rotor Problem

The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.

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Honda Civic del Sol Questions

My 1993 del sol won't start? (1 answer)

I have had two 1993 Del Sol S one a standard, the next one auto.
Had this problem with both.
The car will not start, it is not the battery.

Is this common for 1993 Del Sol or all Del Sols?
What is the problem?

Car cranks no fire (1 answer)

Car cranks but won't turn over not getting any fire from spark plug wire

1995 Honda Del Sol not passing TN emissions testing - no check engine light on (1 answer)

He has done a full tune up including cap, rotor, new npk spark plugs and wires. He just had a new catalytic converter put on today and he is still failing. What else does he need to do?

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Honda Civic del Sol Recalls

Recall 95V203000
THE PASSENGER AIR BAG WAS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. THE RETAINER TABS USED TO SECURE THE LOWER MODULE TO THE UPPER HOUSING WERE DRILLED INCORRECTLY.

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Honda Civic del Sol Reviews

I have a 93 si. I never know if it will start. had 2 distributors installed in the last 2 yrs. no one can fix it. mechanic tells me that he can only diagnose my problem if the car won't start. I never know when it won't start. sometimes it grinds. then, after it sits for a minute, it will start. the mechanic wants to install a new distributor everytime I call him about it. nobody can diagnose...
Got my 1996 HDS S used/repo- paid for itself in gas savings
I was looking for 2 fuel effecient cars for my girl friend and I, she said she didn't care what it was as long as the mileage was good. I saw the delSol, and thought it would fit her young personality(even though she's over 30). The more she ended up driving it, the more she loves it. This is a very good "girl car", and a great choice for someone that doesn't need a back seat. I ended up going...

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