Called Honda and they said they would cover the replacement arms under warranty, but would not do anything about the tires. This problem can lead to premature tire wear and blow outs. If a failed battery is still under warranty, Honda will replace it at no cost to the owner. The noise became so bad that I insisted they do something. The third generation cars get a larger 1. I feel as though I have been given the run around for the past year. Further research showed a tsb 008-001 rear control arms out of spec that addresses this problem although it was never mentioned to me by the dealer.
Honda has refused to repair the actual problem with the third gear synchro and at one point stated that it was probably caused by my driving, the problem with the vehicle going into third gear is a known problem and there is a technical service bulletin that Honda corporate has released for the exact problem. These parts are of the same quality that came on the vehicle when it was manufactured, and are the highest quality you can find. On the third generation vehicles, Honda says the battery warranty in these states is 15 years or 150,000 miles. The service advisor suggested I was driving the car too aggressively. They have damaged the front bumper three times, the side of the vehicle once, the door and fender once. The 12V starter is also used in extreme cold. Many of the premature battery failure problems have been blamed on the driving habits of the vehicle owners: not driving the cars often enough or far enough to keep the battery fully charged.
The damage to the tires has caused a serious safety condition. The headliner rattles, door gasket seal has been coming off since purchase, suspension popping noise in the front passenger side strut since purchase and the sound has become more frequent, the driver side visor was defective and was replaced, the driver door hits the fender when opening just started happening since Honda worked on my vehicle. This is a serious and dangerous defect. Dealer will replace control arms under warranty - no offer of compensation on ruined rear tires. I then made an appointment with autofair to have them check this issue on July 13. We don't stock everything, but we will let you know when to expect your order to ship as soon as we can.
Other people at the autofair service department waiting room have said they've had the same problem. To address this issue, Honda came out with a software update to extend battery life. On July 4, I discovered that my back tires were bare after realizing that they were making considerable noise while riding on the highway. On the third generation vehicles, Honda says the battery warranty in these states is 15 years or 150,000 miles. They replaced the rear control arms, but I still have the bad tires. The first generation Civic Hybrids in the U. They put in the following part: 1 04523-sna-a01 set, upper arm rr.
Because my warranty has expired, I had to pay autofair to fix this issue. Was told that the rear upper arms needed to be replaced. These codes indicate battery-related faults that may or may not require replacing the battery. This has to be legally taken care of!. I have over 39,000 miles on the car. The service department then informed me that their was an issue and needed to be repaired. He also said these models may have P1440 and P1679 codes, which are false codes and can be ignored.
I bought a new 07 Honda Civic si sedan. If the hybrid battery in a Civic is discharged, Van Batenburg offers the following advice for recharging it since no high-voltage battery charger is available for such purposes : Just start the car and let the engine recharge the battery. We have earned the prestigious Presidents Award, given by American Honda Motor Corporation, more than any other Honda dealership in the valley. I have been taking my vehicle to two different dealerships recommended by Honda corporate and nothing has been properly repaired. This problem can lead to premature tire wear and blow outs.
They have repeatedly told me that the noise is normal for my model and tires. And, wear the necessary protective clothing high-voltage gloves, safety goggles when servicing hybrid vehicles. I have been a long time Honda owner and love their cars, but this has really left a bad taste in my mouth that they have not been made to issue a recall on this issue. Any of the following codes usually means the car needs a new battery: P0A7E, P0A7F, P1435, P1446 or P1570. The car was in the shop less than a hour, flat rate time for arms replacement and 2 tires is 1.
In fact they are built to give the rear tires more negative camber for better traction around turns. The last time I got tires rotated the mechanic suggested there is likely some faulty suspension. I have even noticed that when driving through snow the car wants to change lanes by itself. The fix is to replace both rear shocks. Knowing they were fine 3K miles ago. They have repeatedly told me that the noise is normal for my model and tires.
Honda has made several attempts to repair the problems and has not been able to, they have only damaged my vehicle during their attempts to repair it. They replaced the rear control arms, but I still have the bad tires. I feel as though I have been given the run around for the past year. My fear is that a car owner who doesn't examine his tires closely will see no excessive wear since the negative camber effects the inside of the tires. In fact, Honda had issued a service bulletin 008-001 for this back in early '08. They put in the following part: 1 04523-sna-A01 set, upper arm rr. The first- and second-generation Civic Hybrids are powered by a 1.