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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2006 Honda Civic body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2006 Honda Civic Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 082006


  • miles


I purchased a 2006 Civic ex in December of 2005. Within 3 months, the right driver side A/C vent started to rattle as well as around both driver side and passenger seat belt adjusters. I took the vehicle to the dealership who replaced the vent but could not located the noise by the seat belt adjusters. At this time, they also found that the power steering fluid had been leaking and repaired this was well. At my next schedule oil change, I complained about the A/C vent rattling more than before the and the rattling around the seat belt height adjusters had increased. They installed a new A/C vent for the second time. They also were able to determine after taking off the panel where the seat belt adjusters are located, that it was poorly insulated and added felt tape. The new A/C vent is more sturdy than the original and first replacement so it no longer rattles. The felt tape insulation has also stopped the seat belt adjuster from rattling. However in the last few weeks I have additional rattling which I have located to inside of ceiling directly behind the moon roof.

- Melbourne, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 172006

Civic 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,000 miles
Front windshield makes cracking/creaking noises from all areas around window where glass meets seal/metal. This occurs when the vehicle travels over any fluctuation in the road. Some instances of creaking around the rear windshield, and even more rarely in the dashboard of the vehicle. Extremely distracting. Made noises since the car was new - 2 months old and severity of noises increasing. Honda dealership noted noises but unaware of how to fix this issue (toronto Honda).

- Toronto, 00, USA

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