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Fluid leak.
If you are positive that the fluid leaking from under your vehicle is not oil or transmission fluid, this would leave a few options remaining as to what could be leaking from your vehicle. The other fluids that your vehicle...
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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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Purchasing a used car that has been sitting for 7 years - worth considering?
If the car sat with gasoline in the tank for 7 years, you probably will have to clean the fuel system, notably the fuel injectors and change the fuel filter. The other principle issue is corrosion. Parts such as the...
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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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When start A/C car engine not give power
This is a common sound when idle pulleys and other bearings wear out. When the AC compressor begins to fail or freeze up, this puts an excessive load on the engine causing it to knock due to the heavy load...
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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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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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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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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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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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