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2000 Honda Civic Si Problems

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Most Common 2000 Honda Civic Si Problems

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.
Plugged moon roof drains can cause a water leak inside the car, usually over the head of the driver or passengers head when turning a corner. Cleaning the drains will fix this problem.
The 1999-2016 Honda Civic Si engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspec...
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2 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Brakes Problems

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.
A faulty brake master cylinder reservoir filter can cause the brake system indicator to illuminate after a cold start and then go off. Replacement of the reservoir filter will commonly fix this p...

4 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Drive Train Problems

The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si commonly has mechanical issues with the manual transaxle. Drivers will notice that upon decelerating, the transmission will shift to neutral on its own, and some gears...
The shift control solenoid externally mounted on the automatic transmission can fail and causes a harsh 1-2 shift. Replacing the shift solenoid and flushing the transmission with genuine Honda au...
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 i...

2 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Electrical & Lights Problems

The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si has a known issue with alternator failure at high mileage, which causes: Battery warning light while driving Loss of electrical/battery power Engine stalling or he...
Some models have an issue were the windshield wipers won't shut off due to a bad internal switch. The wiper motor needs replacing for this issue.

7 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Engine Problems

The 1999-2016 Honda Civic Si engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspec...
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 t...
The engine rear main oil seal can leak. The transmission has to be removed to replace the seal to stop the leak.

6 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Select year models of the Honda Civic Si may have problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the ch...
On certain models poor igniter connections can cause misfires and catalyst deterioration. Cleaning and securing the connections will correct the problem.
Cracked exhaust is common on both exhaust manifolds and manifold/catalytic converter combination. Replacing the cracked component will repair the problem.

2 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

A refrigerant leak may develop from the AC evaporator causing the AC to blow warm air. Verifying failure of this component is difficult. A good shop will use leak detection dye to verify a fail...
Evaporators can collect mold and give off a foul smell. Disinfecting the evaporator or replacing it will address this issue.

0 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Maintenance Problems

4 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Miscellaneous Problems

Plugged moon roof drains can cause a water leak inside the car, usually over the head of the driver or passengers head when turning a corner. Cleaning the drains will fix this problem.
On some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.
On certain models the upper windshield molding vibrates at a higher speed causing a noise. Back filling the molding with silicone sealer will eliminate the noise.

1 Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Suspension & Steering Problem

Trailing arm bushings can crack and break resulting in a clunking or rattle noise over bumps. Cracked bushings will require replacement.

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Known 2000 Honda Civic Si Problems & Complaints

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.
Select year models of the Honda Civic Si may have problems with the EVAP canister vent solenoid. It stops responding to commands to open and close, and the following occurs: Illumination of the ch...
Impact damage to the front of the vehicle can cause the primary oxygen sensor to blow fuse 15 and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to come on. In most cases the primary oxygen sensor needs replac...
The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspec...
The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si commonly has mechanical issues with the manual transaxle. Drivers will notice that upon decelerating, the transmission will shift to neutral on its own, and some gears...
The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si is known for premature alternator bearing failure. The alternator shaft bearing alerts of mechanical failure by making a howling or grinding noise, but other symptoms m...
The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si has a known issue with alternator failure at high mileage, which causes: Battery warning light while driving Loss of electrical/battery power Engine stalling or he...
The 1999-2000 Honda Civic Si has a known issue with ignition distributor shaft bearing failure, which causes: Failure to start Engine randomly misfires Check Engine Light Illumination OBD Tro...
The 1999-2016 Honda Civic Si engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspec...
The 99-00 Honda Civic Si has a known issue with engine oil leaking from the ignition distributor shaft seal. Leakage from the shaft seal coats the electrical components of the distributor with eng...
On certain models poor igniter connections can cause misfires and catalyst deterioration. Cleaning and securing the connections will correct the problem.
Some Honda Civics have seat belt issues that may be covered under Honda's Lifetime Seat Belt Limited Warranty. Please contact your local Honda dealer to see if your seat belt problem is covered.
Primary oxygen sensor heater failures can cause a Check Engine light. Replacing the sensor is required to repair this issue.
Cracked exhaust is common on both exhaust manifolds and manifold/catalytic converter combination. Replacing the cracked component will repair the problem.
A faulty brake master cylinder reservoir filter can cause the brake system indicator to illuminate after a cold start and then go off. Replacement of the reservoir filter will commonly fix this p...
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