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Car wont start jumped it ima brake abs lights all on car dead next morning
When the IMA light is on in the hybrid Honda Civic models, this usually means that the battery pack (not to be confused with the starting battery) is no longer charging properly. This is typically is a part that has...
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My car sounds like it has a bad wheel bearing with a loud banging sound coming from the back area.
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The noise could be a loose spare tire or something in the trunk bouncing around. If not, then there could be a lubrication failure in the differential or a loose axle mount. ...
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Have to jumpstart my car every day
The vehicle may be having a problem with the A/C relay staying engaged after you shut off the vehicle. Try and make sure the A/C is off and the compressor is not engaged after you shut off your vehicle to...
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My car sounds like a go cart upon acceleration and the Check Engine Light is on - possible problem with the catalytic converter
As you may know, the catalytic converter converts toxic unburnt fuel gases into less harmful gases that are released into the environment. When this is not working properly, these gases tend to back up in the exhaust system of your...
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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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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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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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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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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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My exhaust sounds like its under water.
If your vehicle does not have a check engine light this may not be a problem. It is possible that this is just the sound that the vehicle makes normally. If you've owns the vehicle for quite some time and...
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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 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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Why wont my hybrid start
This could be any number of things ranging from a faulty starter relay to potentially a problem with the charging system such as a faulty alternator. If the starting is intermittent and does not require the car to be jumped...
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I have a 03 Honda Civic hybrid. I tried to book a appt for a
Hi Jessica. Thanks for the question today. A Hybrid has a unique fuel filtration system that is not like standard gasoline-powered vehicles. Our fuel filter replacement service is for the standard unleaded gasoline engines and not the Hybrid models -...
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Charging system indicator light and electric power steering light on, car is a 2008 honda civics hybrid. What does this indicate?
The engine starting battery is very weak or bad and should be tested to see if the engine alternator is charging the battery or the battery is bad and needs replaced. The fact that the alternator light is on is...
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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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