On certain models the drivers seat bushings can wear out and the seat can rock back and forth. Replacing the bushings are needed to repair this issue.
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The AC idler pulley can fail causing a growling noise from the engine. A new idler pulley will be needed.
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.
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.
On vehicles that have a sunroof, squeaking can occur. Special anti squeak tape should be applied to stop the noise.
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.
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.
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.