2008 Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Honda Civic
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2008 Honda Civic ProblemsVibration, Roughness, and Rattle Due to Damaged Engine Mounts
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 airbag warning light (SRS) may illuminate due to a defective occupant position sensor. Honda has a recall campaign to replace defective sensors on affected cars.
Worn door locks (tumblers) can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock and replacing the worn parts (tumblers) is needed to get the lock working again.
2008 Honda Civic QuestionsWhat is this noise? (1 answer)
I have recently had the motor mounts all replaced due to rattling but now I have another problem. When I put my foot on the gas & then when I take it off the gas, there is this weird clunking noise. It's sounds mainly on the passenger side. It also seems connected to the fact that when I ...
I had the fuel pump assembly replaced couple of months ago, New Ignition coils, New spark plugs and new Air filter.
Bought car used with 137k miles. Looks to be well cared for.
2008 Honda Civic RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
Honda recalled a low volume of 2008-2009 Civic sedans for a possible missing nut on the fuel hose connector bracket. In the event of an accident, the bracket could become loose, causing damage to the fuel hose connector, which could cause a fuel leak. Dealers will install the missing nut on the affected units.