fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,864 miles

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2005 Honda Civic electrical problems

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2005 Honda Civic Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 102008

Civic 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,727 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Honda Civic. While driving 2 mph, the vehicle shut off without warning. In addition, there was a total loss of power. The contact stated that he was unable to restart the vehicle and he had to receive a jumpstart. As of April 11, 2008, the dealer had not inspected the vehicle. The contact stated that he replaced the battery and he was able to restart the vehicle. The repair shop stated that the dead battery was the wrong battery for his vehicle. The current and failure mileages were 25,727. Updated 04/25/08 the consumer stated when he stopped the vehicle, it locked in gear.

- Desert Hot Springs , CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 072005

Civic 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Dt contact stated the indicator lights for the oil, engine, and battery came on the dashboard. The vehicle had high idle. The vehicle went into auto stop in all gears. One could turn right or left and the vehicle will shut off. She contacted the dealer, they did some type of work to the vehicle. The contact was having the same problem with the vehicle. She contacted the dealer again. The dealer stated vehicle did not work properly due to driver's error. Also, she stated the passenger's side air bag indicator light will come on and off. The dealer stated that the diagnostic test did not show that the indicator light came on. The dealer offered no assistance at this point.

- Pontiac , IL, USA

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