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I can feel the front of my car shaking at 65 (or so) mph, especially if I am turning.
This may be related to out of balance tires or potentially an alignment problem. This may also be related to control arm bushings. When a tire or wheel is out of balance, this will cause a shaking as you describe...
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Auto stop doesn't work and idk if there is an electrical problem.
Considering that you drive a hybrid vehicle, I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional with experience and certification in hybrid electroncs. It is very likely that the electronics in your vehicle are malfunctioning. The best way...
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Tire size compatibility for my Honda Civic
Hello, thanks for writing in to YourMechanic. 195/65R15 is the base tire for the 2011 Honda Civic. There were also 16 and 17" tire options offered. If yours has the 15" wheels, the tire should be compatible.
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Cost to do a tuneup?
Hi there. It's always best to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a check engine light inspection first. This will allow them to determine what is causing this light to illuminate, then they will be...
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Burning Smell and Squeaking Wheel 2007 Honda Civic
Hello - the smell and "hot" symptoms you describe suggest your rear brake is dragging on that rear wheel. This could be an emergency brake cable which is not releasing, or a frozen brake cylinder or caliper. I recommend a...
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How do you extend the life of this transmission?
About the only thing you can do to extend the life would be to service the transmission (fluid/filter replacement) more often than Honda recommends. The filter on this transmission is difficult to access for a normal transmission service. You can...
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The Check Engine Light is on but the scanner shows no codes.
The brand, type, quality, and manufacturer coverage of the scanner you bought will dictate how they read the codes. Unfortunately, not all scan tools are created equal. When it comes to hybrid vehicles, you may want to make sure you...
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Transmission stopped working suddenly with no early indications whatsoever.
Hello there, a variety of issues will cause your 2004 Honda Civic Hybrid to not move in gear. The most common is shift linkage failure, this is the linkage which places the transmission in the selected gear. Other likely faults...
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I turned on the AC and there was a strange smell,I turned the it off,there was no smell.I was driving on the road and a guy honked
Hi there. It's quite possible if they were pointing at a tire, that either you had smoke coming from the brakes or possibly a flat tire, damaged hub cap or something that just didn't look right. The smell might have...
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Vibrating Front Right Wheel Always....
If wheel and tire imbalance, as well as tire defects and/or excessive radial force variation, have already been ruled out, the other possibilities are a failed wheel bearing, brake interference with the rotor, suspension and alignment faults, and differential or...
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Leaking around rear view mirror 2004 Honda Civic Hybrid
This is actually pretty serious, because if rust starts and is concealed in the roof, that will be impossible to stop. Water can also ruin the headliner and cause it to sag. If, indeed, you are seeing a potential entry...
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AC noisy, intermittent blows hot, not cold. If needed, what is parts and labor cost range to replace compressor?
It sounds like you may have a damaged AC compressor clutch. As you may know the AC Clutch is the pulley that spins with the Belt. There are two ports on the rear of the Compressor. One is a Suction...
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Why does my car jerk when i pull off ?
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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The IMA light, battery lighy, and check engine light all came on and the AC stopped blowing cold all at the same time
The IMA (Integrate Motor Assist) light relates to the Hybrid function of your vehicle, specifically the Hybrid battery pack. This light indicates that the battery pack may not be charging to its full capacity anymore. This is likely also the...
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On my Honda Civic Hybrid 2008 HFT is in german language. How do I change HFT in english?
You would need to press the display button, then system settings, and then languages. In German, this will how you will read it. Press the Anzeigen Taste, then System Einstellungen, and then Sprachen. Now you can choose English.
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I was stopped at a redlight and I went to go and I pushed the gas but it wouldn't go, so I pulled onto the side of the road and my
Since this is a Hybrid then you may have a problem with the brake pedal switch or throttle sensor. I would recommend having the system scanned for codes to see if there is any stored codes to check. Since the...
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I am trying to replace the dc converter in my 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid. I bought used one online and put it in but not working.
Hi there. Unfortunately, there are too many variables we are not aware of, including the type of component you are using (OEM or aftermarket), the installation process or condition of the vehicle prior to the service completed to provide you...
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Could i put a Honda accord ac compressor in my car?
The two compressors that you are inquiring about are not interchangeable. New a/c compressors are recommended. However, if you are looking for a used compressor, if you input your search at the Car-Part.com database you will find an exact match...
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Will it damage my Honda Civic Hybrid 2005 engine to drive it with a bad lifter? 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid
Hi there - no, a tapping valve lifter won't cause direct damage per se, but will run less efficiently (on that cylinder) while clearance is excessive and tapping occurs. Since the lifters are adjustable, you would certainly want to have...
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Tapping on acceleration Honda hybrid.
Hi there. The noise could be from the lifters not filling up with engine oil until the engine is warm or the pistons have too much clearance causing a condition called "piston slap". Check to see what brand of engine...

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