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The evaporative emission control solenoid can fail in areas of the country where salt is used on the roads during winter. The solenoid needs to be replaced to correct this issue.
On certain models the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) misinterprets data from the coolant sensor and sets a false Check Engine light (MIL). A software update from Honda is required for this repair.

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.

Water leaks into the trunk. I have changed the seal around the hatchback to no avail. This leak has been there almost since the car was new and is driving me crazy. The dealer will not attempt to fix it. Any suggestions?

An oil leak at the spark plug area (spark plug tubes) can be caused by a failing valve cover sealing rubber and/or camshaft holder o-ring. The sealing rubber and o-ring will need to be replaced to address this issue.

Some models have an issue where a faulty thermostat does not allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature and because of that the computer will not allow the torque converter to operate in the lock-up mode. Replacing the thermostat will repair this issue.
The rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the rear main seal on the engine.

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

On certain models the engine RPM does not drop immediately and can cause a surge when driving in first gear. A software update is required for this repair.

In some cases drive belt noise can be heard from the passenger compartment. Installing a new updated belt from Honda and rerouting the belt is needed will commonly correct this noise issue.

A worn (front) bushing on the rear lower control arm can cause a noise when going over bumps. Replacing the worn bushing should stop the noise.

the speedometer sometimes works.Does not matter what speed.It has not been repaired yet.