Honda Civic Problem Reports
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On certain models the automatic transmission range switch can fail and cause the Check Engine light (MIL)
to illuminate, and the engine may not crank intermittently. Replacing the range switch is needed for this repair.
Excessive second clutch wear (automatic transmission) can cause the car not to move and set a Check Engine light (MIL)
. Replacing the transmission is necessary when this happens.
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.
Some models have an issue were the windshield wipers won't shut off due to a bad internal switch. The wiper motor needs replacing for this issue.
Evaporators can collect mold and give off a foul smell. Disinfecting the evaporator or replacing it will address this issue.
On some models the fuel fill door does not open far enough to clear the body. A special designed fuel door spring boot from Honda will fix this issue.
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 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.
Certain models can leak oil externally or allow coolant into the combustion chamber due to a faulty head gasket. The head gasket needs to be replaced to correct this problem.
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.
On some models the bump stop in the strut can cause a noise on turns. Replacement of the bump stop will fix this problem.
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.
On certain models a slow responding two way bypass valve can cause the Check Engine light (MIL)
to illuminate. This ususally occurs in cold weather. Replacing the bypass valve is needed to repair this issue.