2000 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Honda Civic

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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.

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.

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It starts when accelerating. The faster I go, the faster the noise repeats and when I slow down, the noise slows down. No noise when idle. Its sort of a grinding noise, but not like when your brakes go. Brakes are fairly new. I just had all ball joints and tie rods changed too and it just passed ...

Got showered ,going out for dinner the car won't start, Cranks all day long but just won't start. HELP

Also my air conditioning compressor cuts on and off on off and the refrigerant charge is good. The condenser fan is not running at all. Is it true that I can jump the relays in the fuse box with a paperclip to check them? And exactly how do I do that?

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Honda recalled certain compressed natural gas (CNG) Civic vehicles to add insulation to the rear seat back. In the event of an interior fire, the CNG tank could become compromised due to uneven heating, preventing the pressure relief safety device from functioning as designed. If the tank heats and does not vent the contents, the tank could rupture and explode. Dealers will install the insulation to help protect the tank from uneven heating.

The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may be worn. This may cause the engine to stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 14, 2002.

Honda is recalling certain sedan and coupe models for failing to comply with federal safety standards on seat belt assemblies. Certain rear seat belt buckles were improperly manufactured, which may cause the seat belts to be difficult to unfasten after a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies free of charge.

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I've had this car since college, 2 moves (NC and MD) and now with 2 kids, and am up to 107,000. It's a great, if basic, car. My Civic has had the muffler replaced (salty roads in MD) but no other major repairs, easy to care for, and runs wonderfully. Good for city commutes and long distance trips. The only change I would make is for more power to the engine. Getting it to speed up quickly,...

Cheap, economical car with no bells or whistles. In fact, the car really is just that a car. Nothing more. Its features are limited, and it shows. Pros: it is cheap and easy to park, does not attract attention. Cons: way underpowered (you need to shut off the A/C to accelerate uphill), and forget passing in tight spots; Hard to get in (it is a car designed for the ave. height of Asians); rides ...

This was an excellent commuter car. No frills but it worked consistently with no major problems. The paint has begun to sunburst a little bit but overall was definitely reliable.

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