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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
51,750 miles
Total Complaints:
57 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced the sun visor (22 reports)
  2. not sure (11 reports)
  3. recall the faulty sun visor, replacement doesn't work (11 reports)
  4. temporary fix - zip ties, clip, etc. (5 reports)
  5. had to spend my own money to fix this, not fair (4 reports)
  6. replaced sun visor (3 reports)
2007 Honda Civic accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2007 Honda Civic Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #57

Jul 152015

Civic EX 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles


It is unfortunate, the sun visor falls apart while driving.

- , Houston, TX, USA

problem #56

Jul 042015


  • Manual transmission
  • 69,000 miles

In 2011 Honda settled a class action suit regarding defective sun visors. As a result, my 2007 Honda Civic had two sun visors replaced in, I believe, 2012. Now both are cracked, just as the originals were. I just had the passenger side visor replaced at a dealer, parts and labor=$100. Now the driver side visor cracked. It flops down and is both distracting and a hazard (in the halfway position, its edge aims at my forehead). A reasonable person would believe that a car accessory should last more than 2 1/2 years. I will put a clip on it, as was suggested several years ago and will ask Honda, at first nicely, to make this situation right.

Any others having issues with the replacement visors? Thanks.

- , Great Neck, USA

problem #55

Jun 192015


  • Automatic transmission
  • 101,000 miles

Cheap plastic split in the heat, in addition to the the hinge that connected to the plastic getting stiff, causing the sun visor to be easier to break.

- , Hampton, VA, USA

problem #54

Jun 122015

Civic LX

  • Manual transmission
  • 114,000 miles


This has happened at least a handful of times before and I have had to have it replaced under the warranty several times, but now I am out of warranty and it has happened again. I am currently using a binder clip to hold it together because it has completely split. I was told once by a mechanic at Honda that this is a common problem in the state where I live, AZ, because it is hot and the heat causes it to split. Annoying at best!

- , Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #53

Oct 052011

Civic LX 3.2L

  • Manual transmission
  • 35,700 miles

My visor was replaced while car was still under warranty and now the driver side visor is coming apart again. Really disappointed in the quality of this Civic. This is my 5th Honda and doesn't seem as well made as my previous ones. It's only me driving it so it's no abused. Just not holding up like I'd expect a Honda too.

- , Nashville, TN, USA

problem #52

Aug 142014

Civic EX 1.8L 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles

Sun visor hinge begins to crack the plastic casing around it. To close the visor, I have to squeeze the plastic casing while closing it, else I feel like it will rip itself off/break the visor.

- , Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #51

Aug 102014

Civic DXG

  • Manual transmission
  • 127,381 miles


The sun visor completely fell apart. It had never been abused, used roughly, or anything. Called Honda to ask them if they would replace it. Apparently it is a super common problem. I was told I would have to pay for a replacement out of my own pocket. Worst part is they never resolved the issue with the sun visors, so if I was to replace it the new one would eventually fall apart too. Its a real pain in the ass and now my visor just hangs there uselessly.

- , Lethbridge, AB, canada

problem #50

Oct 152014


  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

I have replaced the sun visors two times already and now the passengers sun visor is broken again! - Honda doesn't make the Honda vehicles like before anymore! - Honda Motors now uses very cheap parts...I have replaced on my Honda Civic 2007 many things already, including two sun visors and the passengers side now is broken again!

I had to replace both of the axles....and I had to pay for it because the warranty already expired....I also have the power steering leaking, so that's another major mechanical problem.....So then "don't buy American cars" - now apply to Japanese cars too, because Japanese cars are using cheap parts too !!! - Most of their parts last only 5 years, they don't make it like before anymore!

- , San Gabriel, CA, USA

problem #49

Jan 092015

Civic SI 2.0L I4

  • Manual transmission
  • 108,000 miles

It regularly falls apart every 2-3 summers. First and second time was replaced under warranty; now the dealership is suggesting that I put binder clips on it to hold it together.

Why can't Honda make a visor that doesn't melt in the heat? I could probably take a cheap visor off a 1980s Honda that would last, but that technology has been lost to time, it seems.

- , Tempe, AZ, USA

problem #48

Aug 062009

Civic EX V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles

Both visors are cracked and low quality. So annoying, please fix this!!!

Update from Jan 7, 2015: I had to pay $140 to get these fixed.

- , riverbank, CA, USA

problem #47

Sep 012013

Civic LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles


Really annoying when the visor is down and I go to put it up It takes a good 10 minutes just to get it up without it falling completely apart!!!! Its quite the process that I go through to get it to go back up.......

Cannot put it up while driving or they may cause an accident so I have to pull off the road every time

Overall just a very annoying issue... :(

- , Eastham, MA, USA

problem #46

Jun 242014

Civic LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

This is the third time the sunvisor has failed. Once repaired under warranty, once I paid out of pocket, now it is broken again.

- , Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #45

Jun 052011

Civic EX 4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

Sun visor came apart because of extreme heat in car. This was in 2010. No mention of class action lawsuit at the dealer and I had to replace it for $100. Then the replaced one fell apart in 2011. Had to replace that one just for $50 dollars. But then, that replacement just broke, 2/2014, and I replaced it for only $35. Dealer should of replaced it at no charge!!!!

- , Columbus, OH, USA

problem #44

Oct 012013

Civic LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 114,357 miles

Just really unhappy that this simple part fell apart. Now I have to either pay retail or find a junk yard where I can find a gently used one.

- , National City, CA, USA

problem #43

Jun 012013

Civic EX 2.0L 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,000 miles

This is the 3rd sun visor that was faulty on my car . It was replaced 2 times before under warranty and it still continues to be a faulty problem. I feel it is a Honda part defect and feel I should not pay to have it replaced again for the third time.

- , Hamburg, PA, USA

problem #42

Jul 012013

Civic SI

  • Manual transmission
  • 80,000 miles

And yet another complaint about this freakin car.... the sun visor "exploded" and is now buckled...falling apart and will not stay up. I seriously hate this vehicle.

- , Joppa, MD, USA

problem #41

Apr 192013

Civic LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,500 miles

Second Honda Civic where I've had to have a visor, or two, replaced by the dealer.

- , Oswego, IL, USA

problem #40

Apr 172012

Civic SI 2.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 70,000 miles

Went to tilt sun visor one afternoon and SNAP. The plastic on the visor had split rendering the visor limp. The visor could only be stored full and upright or hanging straight down blocking the entire road. Will take to dealer soon after hearing about this: http://www.hondaproblems.com/Civic/visor.shtml

- , Dublin, CA, USA

problem #39

Oct 242009

Civic DX 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,161 miles

both visors were exploded on the seam. At least the paid for it.

- , Sun CIty, AZ, USA

problem #38

Jul 292010

Civic LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 66,374 miles

Problem #5 - now REALLY. The dealer was so smug when I asked why I had to pay for it. Ha! Ha! Class action suit. I got my money back but not with interest!!!

- , Freeport, PA, USA

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