Honda Civic Repair and Maintenance

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

Honda Civic Problems

Replace AC Idler Pulley to Stop Growling Noise

The AC idler pulley can fail causing a growling noise from the engine. A new idler pulley will be needed.

Oil Leak at Spark Plug Area Due to Failing Valve Cover Sealing Rubber/Camshaft Holder O-Ring

An oil leak at the spark plug area (spark plug tubes) can be caused by a failing valve cover sealing rubber and/or camshaft holder o-ring. The sealing rubber and o-ring will need to be replaced to address this issue.

Airbag Light Due to Failed Occupant Position Sensor

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.

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Honda Civic Questions

A/C is STILL blowing out warm, after brand new parts and 2 full "OK" diagnostics (1 answer)

I had replaced the A/C compressor, drier, fuses, and all new R134-a. It ran colder for about one day, and then blew out warm/outside air again! I then also had TWO A/C certified different mechanics run FULL diagnostics on the A/C unit and all its parts 110% BOTH could not find out or figure o...

what is the part number for a 2009 Honda civic coupe lx driver side window motor (1 answer)

I am wanting to replace the driver side window motor on my 09 civic lx coupe. I want to make sure that I have right part number

Radiator getting too hot in few minutes (2 answers)

replaced new thermostat and flush all coolant.stil not fixed

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Honda Civic Recalls

Passenger 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.

Transmission Experiences Internal Failure

The transmission may lock up and fail due to an internal drive pulley shaft breaking from improper transmission software programming. Dealers will update the transmission software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

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Honda Civic Reviews

Excellent car - I bought my 2012 Civic sedan new gets 38.4 mpg the car is solid. Very efficient and great handling being small car definitely roomy in class. Love my Civic no problems almost @ now 53,000 miles I've done nothing but scheduled routine oil changes and maintenance as is tire rotation, fluids and had all new brakes replaced/original. The Civic a peppy little car very comfortable rid...
I researched all the cars in this class before I bought my civic lx coupe...and fell in love with Honda. Sure, it doesn't have as much ground effects as the Corrolla, but it is the safest car in it's class in the off center crash rating as well as other crashes. I agree with the very first review on this site in that if there's more than one person in the car, you can really tell the weight d...
I bought this when my Mustang gave out. bought it brand new. I always heard Hondas where good cars but I was pretty impressed with how well this car handles, its a V4, with econ button, so I get on average, 34-37 Miles to the gallon, (its my work commute car) its got a great dash board, mostly digital, sept for some reason the rpm gauge. It has a hidden usb connector in the center console, w...

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