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My vehicle lost power now would not start, engine compression on all 4 between 1 and 3. Whith hi tech valves sometimes open can it be rings?
I heard american honda will give up to 90% for the cost of a cracked block. My honda is showing an error code po420 . Could be the cat or sensors or could be something more seriouse
In Dec. my husband used a key to open the door. I usually used the remote and this is the car I usually drive. He said the lock was sticky and didn't work. I opened the door with the remote but it then locked immediately. To get in so we could get home, I had to have my hand on the handle as I pressed the remote and pulled it open as it clicked. Once we got home, we realized the interior handles didn't work either! So once in the car we couldn't get out! Had to do the same thing of pushing the remote at the same second we pulled the handle (but the handles felt "mushy" when pulled). The next day I was going to bring it to the shop and found the remote wouldn't work either. So we are completely locked out of the regular doors. I am planning on climbing in through the trunk (if I can!) so I can take the car into the shop but wondered if you have ever heard of anything like this before.
Started in October, regular mechanic&2honda dealers can't find out. Cranks and eventually starts. No difference weather,long,short trips. Cranked so much,replaced starter. No chk eng, light,otherwise car runs fine, choked crank sensor, fuel pump&après sure,battery,engine valve adj, done, alternator, battery, main relay switch, diagnostics done 3times. Help, I need my car & have need some help!
Spark plugs replaced and surging stopped. I'm told it may be more than the plugs. Possiblely shift soleinoid. What diagnostic code should be displayed for the two problems above? My generic Diagnostic Code Reader comes up inconclusive.
Is there a service bulletin for 2006 Honda Civic cracked compliance bushing? OEM part was redesigned...
And now there is still smoking coming from the car itself. I am brining it back to him again. I feel like this guy is robbing me what should I do?
My car originally purchased in August 2006. Has about 73k miles on ODO. Its been 2 months since it crossed the 8 year mark. But I came to know through forums that HONDA provides 8 year/80000 miles warranty for Emissions (including catalytic converter).
Given these, CHECK engine light has been ON in my dashboard for past few months (at least past 6 months). My Mechanic after doing all other services over last 3 months(cooling system overhaul, fans, radiator, engine check) has confirmed that the problem is with catalytic converter. I am not sure what is the code that the ODB gives. But going with what my mechanic says it looks like i need the catalytic converter to be replaced. Estimate provided for this is $1400.

Given all this, Can I approach the American HONDA for emissions warranty for my car? Since the problem has been in my car for past few months, I believe HONDA should be covering me for this problem even though i have crossed the 8 year mark by 2 months but still within the 80k mileage limit.

Can anyone advise me how to handle this situation?
After we change more drive in reverse
I am the second owner for Honda civic 2006. Bought the car 8 months back and just noticed that there is a leakage of coolant. Whenever I top off the coolant it holds good for 3 weeks before the engine again gets heated up. Later, my mechanic confirmed that there is a problem in engine block which has a crack in it. But the previous owner has made a temporary fix with a JB weld and epoxy coating for it. Though it worked for a while before giving up. Now I have asked my mechanic for a replacement engine (Original HONDA OEM engine). He had already made the replacement for the engine. I have spent around 3500$ for this replacement.

Only then I came to know about HONDA's warranty for cracked engine block problems. Honda care person confirmed that my VIN# is eligible for 10 years/unlimited mile warranty for the cracked engine block.

Given these circumstances, what are my options left? Now what should I do to claim a reimbursement (for $3500)towards the engine replacement cost with HONDA? Will HONDA encourage this claim as the old engine had a cracked engine block but there was a temporary fix in place on it?
Believe around wheel around right side. Been making a tic tic tic when quietly for a little bit now when apply brakes make very loud tic tic sound wish I could post recording eh. Just had new front brake installed not to long ago but quiet tic tic was before that. When ever I was it to make noise for someone to hear it won't it just does it usually when I first drive car..
I've noticed lately that the SRS seatbelt/airbag light randomly comes on when I start driving and stays on. If I turn the car off and back on the light comes on for about 5 seconds as normal and then it goes off. I recently bought this car from the dealer (a week ago) and I brought it back to them in order to scan the SRS codes. Here are the SRS codes that they gave me and the VIN # of my car. They told me this could be happening because they power wash the inside of the car. Aren't they liable for this?

VIN #JHMFA16866S011221

SRS codes: DTC 11-1X (11-10 to 11-19, 11-1A to 11F)
DTC 11-4x (11-40 to 11-49, 11-4A to 11-4F)
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