The air cleaner case is prone to cracking. This can make it difficult to remove the screws securing the cover, making it difficult to replace the air filter. Replacing the case is often necessary to address this issue.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.