CVT models (HX and GX) have a shudder, judder, and noise due to a worn start clutch in the transmission. Replacing the start clutch is needed to address this issue.
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The SF Honda Dealership noticed an oil leak in my engine. They traced it and concluded the cap on my engine wasn't secured properly when the car was built.
The car has difficulty starting when it has been sitting for a while. The fuel pump has been changed and it still seems like it isn't getting enough gas when trying to start it. I'll pump the gas pedal and eventually it'll fire but then it revs and sometime stalls so I'll have to try it again. Eventually it will rev from 1000rpms to 2000rpms and will eventually level off at the normal idle rate. Not sure what I can do to get this fixed. 2 ...
Engine oil mixing with coolent due to headgasket leaking oil into coolent. First time was at 128000 miles. I removed the head & had machine shop rework the head about $300.00 . While i had the head off i pulled the engine (d16y8 v-tech)& trans.from my 1997 civic ex coupe.I replaced both axles along with engine mounts,clutch,heater hoses.vac. lines,cam & crank seals,pan gasket,belts rad hoses,plugs & wires, I was planing on no repairs for a lon...
Windshield liquid leaks due to wrapped upper part that fills the winshield bottle. The wrapping is caused due to heating from the engine. The upper part is dispatched from the windshield bottle. In new civic models the bottle and the neck that fills it are made one piece. This is an unexpected design deficiency from Honda.