Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2001 Civic has transmission problems, transmission problems & more transmission problems. Did we mention transmission problems? And a dangerous defect with the front airbag that didn't get recalled for 10 years.

Although eventually the defective 2001 Civic airbag inflators were fixed under recalls in 2011 & 2013, that meant for 10 to 12 years airbags were activating with excessive force where metal fragments went shooting into passengers when the airbag deployed.

As for the 2001 Civic's transmission woes? Honda conducted a major transmission recall in 2004 & settled a class action lawsuit for defective transmissions in 2006. But, neither the recall or the lawsuit included the 2001 Civic.

Last thing to consider - the 2001 Civic is the most-recalled car ever, closely followed by the 2002 Civic & the 2001 Accord. The 2001 Civic is the 4th most-recalled vehicle overall, only a Ford truck & two Ford vans have more.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
52,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. repair handle (1 reports)
2001 Honda Civic accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2001 Honda Civic Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 052013

Civic LX 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer Reports says that the 08 Rabbit has the worst ratings for AC/Heater & Interior Hardware. If they had said that in their 2010 Car Magazine I would never have bought a VW. They gave the 08 Rabbit stellar marks. Yeah right. The door handle broke after having the car 2 years. And the AC vent clips broke 2 months after I bought it used.

- , Menomonee Falls, WI, USA

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