1996 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Honda Civic

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1996 Honda Civic
$
261
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1,521
1996 Honda Civic
$
388
to $
721
1996 Honda Civic
$
660
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1,017
1996 Honda Civic
$
248
to $
482
1996 Honda Civic
$
527
to $
889

1996 Honda Civic Problems

Torque converter may not work due to faulty thermostat
Some models have an issue where a faulty thermostat does not allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature and because of that the computer will not allow the torque converter to operate in the lock-up mode. Replacing the thermostat will repair this issue.
Bad Engine Mounts May Cause Vibration, Roughness, and Rattle

Damaged engine mounts can lead to vibration and roughness felt in the steering wheel. A rattle in the dash and engine area may also be heard. Replacement of damaged mounts will commonly correct these issues.

Power Window Switch May Fail

On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.

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1996 Honda Civic Questions

Why am i getting oil in the air intake (1 answer)

What would cause that

What cause engine not to turn over when you turn ignition,has new starter new ba (1 answer)

Turn key no sound no click no nothing but if you push car can pop clutch and will start and run new starter new battery checked everything

Why does my car ramrandomly shake?? (1 answer)

Ok so my car ramdomly shakes. I cant get it to do it right now but its off and on one month it shakes to the piont of falling apart the next month it runs beautiful! !! No check engine light. I have replaced distributor air intake sensor cleaned throttle body replaced plugs and wires. No vaccume ...

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1996 Honda Civic Recalls

Honda Recalls Certain Passenger Vehicles Due to Rough Feeling Accelerator Pedal

Honda is recalling certain passenger vehicles because the accelerator pedal may feel rough or notchy when depressed, causing the vehicle not to respond properly when traveling at low speeds. Dealers will replace the throttle cable.

Honda Recalls 1996-1998 Civic Accessory Floor Mats for Possible Accelerator Interference

Honda has recalled certain 1996-1998 Civic accessory floor mats because they could become mispositioned on the floor, causing interference with the accelerator pedal. This could cause the accelerator pedal to stick. Dealers will install a positive floor mat retention system to secure proper fitment of the mats.

Honda Recalls 1996 Civics for a Sticking Brake Booster Check Valve

Honda has recalled certain 1996 Civics to repair a sticking brake booster check valve. If the check valve is sticking, power brake assist may not function. This could result in reduced braking performance, leading to a potential accident. Dealers will clean the check valve by washing the vacuum hose with hot water.

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1996 Honda Civic Reviews

I love this vehicle, very easy to maintain and a lot of options available for different parts. Easy to modify or just keep stock, Honda scored big time with this vehicle.

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