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Our Honda Civic Ex starts and drives but loses the ability to accelerate which causes us to stop cut the car off then on,drive

This can be caused by a few different problems. First have computer tested for stored codes to see if it points you to the problem like a clogged fuel filter or a bad catalyst in the exhaust. If this has...

Window is off track

This is a pretty common problem with broken window regulators. While the window motor is still working the cables driving it have fallen off of the pulley and no longer are able to move the glass itself. I would recommend...

Transmission shifting

Hi. It's very possible that the source of your problem is related to the transmission control module. In some cases, the sensors inside the transmission will fail to send signals to the TCM and cause the problem you're experiencing. It...

Steering wheel locked

There is a pin that locks the steering wheel when the key is turned off. If you turn off the key and you have pressure on that pin from the wheel, the ignition will be very hard to turn. Try...

Should I change my rotors?

If your rotors do not have a good clean smooth surface for the new pads to ride on then the pads will not be able to seat properly. This can lead to vehicle pull to one side or lack of...

power steering fluid

A power steering fluid service (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/power-steering-fluid-service) should be done every 3-4 years. It was once an overlooked service but like any other fluid service (engine oil, transmission fluid, etc), the more frequently you change it, the more life you will...

Leaking coolant

The leak source could be as trivial (and easy to fix) as an improperly tightened coolant drain plug on the block to the more serious, which could be a continued leak at the head gasket due to a faulty installation...

Engine vibration

Unfortunately there are many different reasons that could cause your Honda Civic to experience engine vibration. These include but are not limited to worn out suspension, defective tires or even weak or broken engine mounts could all lead to your...

Check Engine light is not on

The catalyst inside of the converter can break away and cause rattling noises in the exhaust, especially on acceleration. Over time the catalyst material can break apart and cause partial plugging of the exhaust. If the catalyst is no longer...

Car won't accelerate after 10 miles

Hello. It is more likely that the cause of this problem is that the catalytic converter is clogged which would cause the car to not to accelerate once becoming warm. There could also be a problem with the transmission. Your...

Window not working

There are a few reasons why the window in your Honda Civic will not roll up or down. The issue may be as simple as a blown fuse, or something as serious as a bad window motor. There may also...

Transmission slipping when I drive

Hi there. When your model Civic begins to experience this it it is the first sign of transmission failure. The transmission fluid needs to be checked to see if it is at the right level. If it is check the...

TRANSMISSION PROBLEM

Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly low transmission fluid (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/transmission-fluid-service) or a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as...

Speedometer off

Hi. The cluster will most likely need to be replaced as they can not be re-calibrated. To test the cluster, a certified technician would be able to hook up a computer to the car to read out what the various...

Rough idle on cold starts

When the engine is cold, the engine coolant temperature sensor must be working properly to signal the PCM to enrich the mixture on cold start. If there is a fault with that sensor, you can experience rough idle idle as...

No pressure at clutch pedal

Hello. If you are not getting any pressure to the pedal then it may be possible that there is an issue with the clutch master cylinder. The clutch master cylinder is the component responsible for generating pressure for the clutch...

Fan not working

The most common problem is the cooling fan switch located on the pipe that connects the upper radiator hose to the radiator in the engine compartment. Another issue is that there may not be sufficient coolant in the radiator. I...

Engine light coming on

The diagnosis by another place may be correct, however, the Check Engine Light can go on for many reasons. If you'd like to have a second opinion on the Engine Light or have this service done for you, consider YourMechanic....

Check engine light came on then off

The check engine light comes on when the computer detects a component or sensor is out of range with signal back to computer. The computer will put on the light and if the problem goes away for a certain amount...

Car jerks when accelerating

What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/mass-airflow-sensor-replacement) monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital...

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