Sun Visors May Not Retract as Designed on Honda Civic

The sunvisor may come apart or split causing it not to remain in the stowed position. On some models, Honda has extended the warranty on these sunvisors to 7years or 100,000 miles. Please contact your local Honda dealer for more information. To find a Honda dealer near you please click here»

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Average mileage: 56,884 (5,000–129,000)
5 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010
71 people reported this problem
42 people shared problem details
sunvisor has been replaced on drivers side twice by honda. broken again. next owner will repair. add to the list of motor mounts, control arms, new tires every 20k miles, alignment every 10k, now paint is cracking on the hood. Car is garaged since new and well taken care of. Quality is suffering at Honda, at least on Civic models. Taking my money elsewhere next year, not to Honda
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I have had to replace both sun visors every summer since I bought the vehicle as the glue that holds them together melts in the NM summer
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2008 Honda Civic60,000
Visor won't stay up. Haven't fixed it yet, but have bought a replacement visor.
2010 Honda Civic45,000
Sun visor split
My drivers side sun visor does not work and had to be removed to avoid the distraction..
2007 Honda Civic25,000
TWICE! But under warranty
Visor has broken withing a year of purchasing it new...could cause an accident
2008 Honda Civic30,000
Two small diameter bolts with washers, some cheap epoxy and it's fixed. This is a design flaw that needs reinforcement to work properly.
2007 Honda Civic35,000
driver side broke
2007 Honda Civic65,000
Visor plastic split and will no longer retain visor in up position. I had to drill some holes in the visor and use some threaded posts to temporarily repair the visor. Bad design.
Sun visor won't retract. This was replaced once at the dealer now it's broken again.
2006 Honda Civic84,500
right side visor appears to be coming apart and now will not stay in upright position.
2007 Honda Civic24,000
floppy visor. dealership replaced for free
2009 Honda Civic25,000
7-18-11, passengers side visor split. dealership replaced at no charge. 6-2-12, driver side visor split. dealership replaced at no charge. 8-1-12, passengers side visor split again. dealership replaced at no charge. 8-5-13, drivers side visor split again. Waiting to hear from dealership to see if it can be replaced due to obvious defect with parts.
once it is pulled down, it won't go back to original place.
2006 Honda Civic78,000
Driver's side Visor is cracked and wont stay up
It happened to my Honda Civic 2008. I have extended warrantee. But it was still a hassle.
2007 Honda Civic60,000
Broken driver's visor I fixed it as a temporary measure but poor design.
Driver's side visor is broke so much that it wouldn't go back up. I eventually had it torn off. Now I stuggle when the sun is low while driving. Havent' gotten it fixed yet.
2007 Honda Civic79,832
Driver side sun visor was left "down" on a hot day. The casing came apart and the visor was unable to push back into place. Had to manually move the interior pieces to get visor to retract into "up" position. Visor is currently unuseable.
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