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2006 Honda Civic
10 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2006 Honda Civic
Official recalls have been issued for the 2006 Honda Civic by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Honda service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Honda customer service.
2006 Honda Civic AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V346000
Summary: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Acura TSX, 2011 TSX Wagon, 2010-2011 Acura ZDX, 2008-2011 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, Civic Hybrid, and Civic GX, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2010-2011 FCX Clarity and Insight, and 2009-2011 Fit, and Pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless already included in "Zone A" above, Honda is recalling certain model year 2008 Honda Accord, 2006-2008 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic GX, and 2007-2008 CR-V vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in either Zones A or B are not subject to this safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence: An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Actions: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in late Summer/Fall 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners beginning June 27, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall is KA4, KA5, KA6, and KA7. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V346000 »
2006 Honda Civic FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #07V512000
Summary: On certain compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, in the event of a severe interior fire in the area of the rear seat, the CNG tank may be heated unevenly, preventing the pressure relief device from venting the contents of the tank as designed.
Consequence: This could result in a tank rupture, explosion, and ejection of the tank from the vehicle.
Actions: Dealers will install a heat insulator material to the rear seat back. An interim owner letter was mailed to owners beginning November 26, 2007. When parts are available, owners will be renotified asking them to bring in their vehicle for repair. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V512000 »
2006 Honda Civic SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR NHTSA Campaign #07V399000
Summary: On certain vehicles, the wheel speed sensor housing uses an O-ring seal to prevent leakage to or from the wheel bearing. If assembled improperly, the O-ring may not seal properly allowing water to enter the wheel bearing and eventually cause damage to the bearing, especially in areas where use of road salt is prevalent. If the driver continues to drive with this condition it is possible for the wheel bearing to become loose, which could cause the bearing to fail.
Consequence: This could cause a wheel to fall off of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash.
Actions: Dealers will inspect the rear ABS sensors and wheel bearings for damaged parts and replace them free of charge. The recall began on September 25, 2007. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V399000 »
2006 Honda Civic EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #07V402000
Summary: On certain sedan and hybrid (CNG) vehicles, during assembly, the telescopic steering column mechanism may have been over-lubricated with silicone grease. Over time, some of this extra grease may drip on the brake light switch causing the switch to fail.
Consequence: Failure may result in a loss of brake lights and an increased risk that the vehicle could be struck in the rear. In addition, a failed brake light switch could prevent shifting the transmission from the park position (vehicles with an automatic transmission).
Actions: Dealers will replace the brake light switch and install a protective cover overthe switch free of charge. The recall began on October 2, 2007. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V402000 »
2006 Honda Civic VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR NHTSA Campaign #06V326000
Summary: On certain 2-door passenger vehicles, the rear windshield or rear quarter glass panels do not properly adhere to the body of the car due to improper window opening preparation.
Consequence: The rear windshield or rear quarter glass panels may become loose, rattle or lift from the window opening or separate from the window while driving increasing the safety hazard to traffic.
Actions: Dealers will repair the vehicle by removing the glass, properly preparing the window opening, and reinstalling the glass. The recall began on August 25, 2006. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V326000 »
2006 Honda Civic EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL NHTSA Campaign #06V270000
Summary: On certain passenger vehicles and motorcycles, the owner's manuals contain incorrect contact information for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) vehicle safety hotline.
Consequence: The language in the owner's manuals is not in accordance with the current mandatory requirements.
Actions: Honda will send a postcard to dealers and owners with the correct NHTSA vehicle safety hotline information and with instructions to insert the card into the "reporting safety defects" section of the owner's manual. The recall began on August 2, 2006. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009, Acura at 1-800-382-2238 or Honda motorcycles at 1-866-784-1870. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V270000 »
2006 Honda Civic EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E064000
Summary: Certain tradesonic combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.
Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Tradesonic will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2006. Owners may contact tradesonic at 626-934-8884. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E064000 »
2006 Honda Civic EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #06E023000
Summary: Certain anzo combination headlamp assemblies sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles. Some combination lamps are not equipped with amber side reflectors which fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Anzo will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. The recall began May 9, 2006. Owners may contact anzo usa at 909-468-3688. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E023000 »
2006 Honda Civic AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #05V572000
Summary: On certain 2-door passenger vehicles, the front passenger occupant detection system (ods) contains a faulty electronic component. As a result, the ods will not function properly and will not suppress front passenger air bag deployment when the weight of an infant or small child is detected in the front passenger seat.
Consequence: In certain circumstances, a deploying front passenger air bag can increase the risk of injury to an infant or small child.
Actions: Dealers will replace the ods unit, free of charge. The recall began on January 16, 2006. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V572000 »
2006 Honda Civic VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL NHTSA Campaign #05V509000
Summary: Certain passenger vehicles, the pedal were not properly installed and may come loose at the floor mounting.
Consequence: If the accelerator pedal is not inserted properly, the pedal can come loose from the pedal stopper causing the throttle to become stuck increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will reset the pedal or replace the whole assembly free of charge. The recall began on November 14, 2005. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V509000 »
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