But what a joy to drive! It's a Honda so it's got great safety features. Dealership was advised to change fluid, which seemed to work for very few miles. I got to work like any other day and everything was fine. Consequently, the paddle shifter allows to transmit electronic signals to the clutch, which causes gear shift. I then hurried home and parked it. He told me a price when I was test driving then when I was about to purchase my car went up 2,000. See, I said they operated reverse.
In many cases, the transmission issues were caused by a defective torque converter. I recommend Honda issue a recall for the 6sp manual transmission on the Civic si due to numerous consumer complaints. It's very high tech and has many cool computer features and functions that I can edit and change. Something else failed and I think they should fix it. If discoloration was not present the dealer would perform the revision to the oil-cooler return line. Original review: April 23, 2019 Earlier this month I experienced and issue with my windows and sunroof opening automatically overnight during a thunderstorm. The owner suspected it may just need to be broken in further.
Update from Mar 18, 2013 : Had trans replaced in 2012 and trans is now shifting hard not even a year later. So they changed the regulator again, now it's good. Following week engine light came on: I limped into dealer 2 - no transmission fluid. I guess you better just buy another Honda, since they are so reliable and all. However the only bulb that fits my 2016 Honda Civic Lx Coupe is the Sylvania 1157A which is for the 2000 Honda Civic Lx. Now I have time to rebuild the old one and replace that shaft. Finally happened at the dealership! It is been 3 weeks now and my car engine oil is in good condition, not even a little bit brown.
Jerky acceleration with light throttle. At 3000 miles the issues continued and the first trip was made to the dealer. The dealer in my town replaced 3rd gear under an extended warranty I purchased. Hondas are very reliable and I have had zero problems with it and have had it for 13 years now. Mar 17th, 2010 4:12 pmI doubt anyone will do much about a fairly uncommon problem on a 10 year old car. An external linkage can wear out or become loose and maladjusted, causing the transmission to jump out of gear.
When i drop back down to say below 4500rpm i have no problem other than second which takes a little while to come right. This is an annoyance for my husband. I received so many compliments on that vehicle. Question: I have a 1998 Pontiac Firebird 3. I will never purchase a car thru them ever again. Also change it out when it becomes too dark or dirty.
Berens is not alone in his disenchantment. That is no different than an automatic downshifting when you stomp the gas. Can you hear a clunking or grinding noise? More than half the vehicles with transmission problems had the issue before reaching 90,000 miles. The 2001 Honda Civic appears to be the worst year for transmission failure. Davis says oftentimes the clutch needs to be replaced about every 100,000 miles. Whether Honda dealership can replicate it or not, this is a safety issue particularly while driving in the city were the traffic is heavy most of the time. My one demand for purchasing a new car with my husband was it absolutely had to be a Honda.
The information on our website is general in nature and is not intended as a substitute for competent legal advice. As the car is coming to a stop, the noise becomes louder. When the break pads are gone, you don't stop. Pedal seems a bit harder to press than normal. The mechanic told me that I need to drive it for a few days and it should loosen up. If, after adding transmission fluid, you notice that your fluid level is low again, follow the steps highlighted in the video above to fix the transmission fluid leaks in your Civic.
In fact, the majority of Honda owners with transmission problems are saying the torque converter is failing and essentially burning up the transmission fluid, rendering the entire transmission useless. The strong burning rubber smell is probably the clutch facing rubbing against the pressure plate and flywheel. I love the electric roll down rear window both with the top on and with the hardtop off. The blind side seems to be on either side so I don't understand why only the right side has this camera feature. All throughout the 2 years I had it.
I read post all over the internet but still Honda will do nothin about the problem. I live in Glendale Ca. The car has only 3,000 miles on it. As the 2002 model rolled in manufacturing improvements were said to be made but no one could really decide what they were. Please feel free to call me whenever and leave me a message I will get back to you. It is comfortable, gives a smooth ride, quiet until you get up to 70mph or thereabouts.