Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance

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

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 some models the hood release cable breaks at the hood release handle.

On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.

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My 1997 Honda Civic HX, passenger side window kept stopping when trying to raise it. Then it started slipping down, and now it is stuck down. I hear the motor when I press the button. It would go halfway up and then start clanging. I think the gears were sticking. So i had to manually slide it...

Check engine codes mechanic says changed and I keep paying for not repairs that don't help. When is it enough? I can't afford this bill the original estimate was a lot for me now it is 5 times more, I think my car's diagnosis has changed 5 times too! The dealership is a fraud they sho...

I got incarcerated and during my incarceration my.car was stolen. After I got released i was able too retrieve my car but the steering wheel column had Been to destroyed and my car won't.start any ideas.

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On deployment in a crash, the driver side air bag inflator may rupture, causing metal fragments to strike and potentially injure occupants. Dealers will replace the driver side front air bag inflator free of charge to correct this problem.

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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my questions is this..I have a 1996 honda civic ex with 69,000 miles that I inherited. IT is a Michigan car, and a mechnic where i live in colorado just discovered that the front subframe needed replacement due to severe rust. My question is...at what point will i need a timing belt replacement and will it be a belt that needs replacement or a chain?

Had to replace Engine Mount at 30k miles. It would rattle and make a bad low grumble sound in Reverse. That's a tough $600 to drop on a non Warranty part of the Engine. Anybody else had similar problems?

I'm the original owner. It's a 1997 Civic EX. The car has run like a champ from day one. Just stay ahead of the maintenance schedule; timing belt, water pump, drive shafts, brakes, oil changes, air and fuel filter changes. No problem. Major repairs done ; radiator @ 125k, clutch @ 225k, struts @ 215k, rear brakes lasted to 250K and drums were still good, changed boots on steering rack @ 260...

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