1990 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Honda Civic
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1990 Honda Civic ProblemsOil Leak at Spark Plug Area Due to Failing Valve Cover Sealing Rubber/Camshaft Holder O-Ring
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 a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.
On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.
1990 Honda Civic Questionscant get it to turn over somewhere its not getting spark check main places that (1 answer)
the battery has been losing charge recently. Last night I put the battery on charge. I realized this morning I charged it backwards. However, the battery had a good charge and all checks out well. Battery is good as well as the alternator. The alternator did have some corrosion. I've cleaned ...
1st gear is fine but when the RPMs get up around 4000 in 2nd and 3rd gear it starts to bog down and lose power. It occurs all the time now.
1990 Honda Civic RecallsRecall 95V103001
Honda has recalled certain 1990 Civic DX and LX sedans equipped with automatic transmissions due to a concern with the park lock mechanism. Because of an improperly machined internal shaft in the transmission, the park pawl mechanism may not fully engage. This could result in a vehicle that rolls when it is expected to be in "Park," causing a possible crash or personal injury. Dealers will install an improved park pawl shaft.
Honda has recalled certain 1990 Civic DX and LX sedans for a problem with the paint in the area where the windshield mounts. The paint may not stick in this area, which may cause the windshield to become loose. Dealers will reinstall the windshield to insure proper retention.