On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.
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2005 Honda Civic Problems
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.
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.
Front compliance bushings may crack and break. Damaged bushing should be replaced before damaged is done to suspension components.
2005 Honda Civic Recalls (Recent)
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Honda recalled certain 2004-2005 Civic models for inspection of the front seat belt anchors. Some front seat belt anchors may exhibit restricted movement due to an incorrect washer installed. This restricted movement may cause improper positioning of the seat belt, which could increase the risk of occupant injury in a crash. Dealers will inspect the seat belt anchors for restricted movement and replace the affected washer if necessary.
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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.
2005 Honda Civic Questions and Answers
got a civic 2005 lx, balance wheel like 4 time, doesn't jump when i press brake, alignementis good, can feel a vibration starting at 80 km/h in all the car, seat, stearing wheel, feet, passeng...
Civic 2005, done 52000 KM. Igot it second hand with 25000 KM, soon after that I noticed that when Iam driving around 80km/h , slow down to 40km/h and then try to speed up again the kind of gets los...
i modified my car in air intake & using iridium spark plugs--currently I am using premium gasoline, I know what is required is 86% octane, What will be the implication of using the premium gas,...
I have water leaking on the passenger side floorboard every time I drive lately. It hasn't been raining and I haven't been running the AC, or even the fan, so I can't see it being a ...
2005 Honda Civic Reviews
I am a owner of a 5 speed 2005 honda civic. I bought it brand new at the honda dealer from California. The car is well maintained. I changed oil every 3K, changed transmission fluid every 50K and replace timing belt and water pump once. I am still driving the car with 212,444 miles and going. Honda has excellent engine for the long miles as long as one does not misuse it or modify the engine. I put only genuine honda parts on the vehicle. I would buy nothingelse but Honda.
My honda has 103,825 miles and for about a year I have been having it over heat on me. Not all the time but when I have been on the highway for any legth of time it would over heat and I take it to a shop have thermostate replaced, everything else checks out. I does it again 6 months later and noone could figure out why. I googled the signs I have been having and found out that other 2005 Honda Civics have the same exact overheating issues with noone being able to figure out why. BLOWN HEAD GASKET! So beware if yours is overheating!
I bought my 2005 Honda Civic LX on Dec 31 2004. I now have 169000 on this vehicle, most of the miles are hwy. I am just now starting to have some problems with this vehicle that could end up costing me some hefty amounts of money. Example of problems are electrical the dash board gauges are going to zero reading even though the dash lights stay on and at the same time the airconditioning stops working as well as the radio and clock go out completely, all of these problems are occuring while the vehicle is in motion at high speeds. If I turn off the headlights while I am driving then the radio and gauges work normally, but then I don't have any headlights. Also when the gauges are at zero the vehicle will not move in drive (automatic trans) when starting from a stop. Instead the vehicle reacts as if it were in neutral and reves up the rpms, however if I turn the headlights off then the vehicle will move as it should when in drive and the gauge begin to work properly let me remind you that these things are happening while driving at night. Another problem is that I just discovered that I have a crack in my exaust manifold.
This is my favorite car I've ever had. I plan on driving it into the ground, but I'll take darn good care of it along the way. The headlights are a pain in the ass to change because the wheel well blocks easy hand access. Great mileage.
This car was bought with 50k on it by my bf in Feb 2009, today it has 90k and its been absolutely perfect. No problems what so ever except for regular maintenance. Left us stranded once because the original 5 year old battery failed but it lasted longer than average so I can forgive it. If you want a car that doesn't require much attention, gets 37 mpg average, and is a pleasure to drive, get a Civic!