Honda Civic Si Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Honda Civic Si based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
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.
The idler pulley for the AC compressor belt can fail causing a growling type noise. The idler pulley will have to be replaced to stop the noise.
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 some models with automatic transmissions, during a cold start at high altitude the brake pedal feels hard. Replacing the power brake booster and updating Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the with a Honda software update is needed for this issue.
On some engines a sticking variable valve timing valve can cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. Replacing the valve and a software update will address this issue.