really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,195 miles

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2006 Honda Civic Owner Comments (Page 6 of 10)

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problem #97

Jun 152010


  • 32,000 miles


Light use flip visor in Honda Civic 2006 cracked and now blocking the sight very dangerous at night driving. Reported to Honda dealer and they admitted is flaw design but no recall.

- Goleta, CA, USA

problem #96

Jul 122008


  • 59,000 miles
Both sun visors on 2006 Honda Civic have broken. The driver's side broke at ~59,000, fixed and broke again at 82,000. The driver's side visor is currently hanging in the line of sight and ready to fall off. It split apart at the top seam. Both visors do not sit in the closed position properly which causes them to constantly be in the driver's line of sight when driving. Visors remain in the open position - unable to close when not needed which impairs driving vision. Recall"??"

- Newton, NJ, USA

problem #95

Jun 012010


  • 50,000 miles
Sun visors on my Honda Civic keep breaking, interfering with vision while driving. This is not the first time I will have to get it replaced, it is a continual problem.

- Scottsdale, AZ, USA

problem #94

Feb 112010


  • 75,000 miles


2006 Honda Civic visor broke, driver side.

- Bufalo, WY, USA

problem #93

Jul 102008


  • 20,854 miles
1) since I've owned my car, I have had to replace a faulty visor..and each time it gets hot outside, my visor acts up and ends up breaking and hanging in front of my face while I drive. 2) every summer it won't work properly and eventually it breaks requiring it to be replaced. 3) you have no choice but to replace it each time this happens. And it's unpredictable as to when it's going to break. There is no fix to prevent it from happening. They need to come up with a redesign that is not faulty. Honda does have the part, but now that my warranty is up, I have to pay for it each time it breaks. That just doesn't seem fair.

- Nashville, TN, USA

problem #92

Jun 222010


  • 49,000 miles
Defective sun visor on 2006 Honda Civic ex. Broke after normal use. After break, it hangs down loosely and impairs the driver's vision.

- North Richland Hills, TX, USA

problem #91

Jun 012010


  • miles


Both sun visors on 2006 Honda Civic have broken several times. The visors do not sit in the closed position properly which causes them to constantly be in the driver's line of sight when driving. Visors remain in the open position - unable to close when not needed which impairs driving vision.

- Clearwater, FL, USA

problem #90

Feb 052010


  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Honda Civic. The contact stated that the driver's and passenger's side sun visors would continually fall from the closed position. In addition, the visors were also split in half exposing the metal clamps on both ends of the visors making it impossible for the visors to remain in a stationary position. The driver's side visor was previously replaced by the dealer however, the failure persisted. The manufacturer was contacted and the contact was awaiting a decision on if he would be liable for the repairs. The failure mileage was approximately 65,000 and the current mileage was approximately 75,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Demorest , GA, USA

problem #89

Jun 082010


  • 34,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Honda Civic. While driving at speeds of 40 mph, the drivers sun visor fell into the contacts line of view. The dealer advised they were aware of the failure however the repair would be at the contacts liability. This was the second occurrence of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 34,000 and current mileage was 62,020.

- Lake Forest, CA, USA

problem #88

Jun 142010


  • 48,000 miles
Safety issue sun visor explodes impedes visions. Appears to be a common problem on 8th generation Honda Civics. I just want to add my name to the list. I own 2006 Honda Civic. Both sunvisors exploded or broke. I was advised this is a common problem on the vehicle. Honda has refused to replace at this time.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #87

Jun 092010


  • 41,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Honda Civic. The contact stated that the drivers sun visor split in half at the seam. The visor was down and when he attempted to close the visor, it fell apart and obscured his vision. The manufacturer was notified and informed the contact that he needed to take the vehicle to the dealer for diagnosis. The visor was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was approximately 41,000.

- Arnold , MD, USA

problem #86

Jul 152008


  • 30,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Honda Civic. While stopped at a traffic light, the driver side sun visor dropped down and would not go back up. The visor was replaced under warranty. A month later, the visor fell again. The contact called the manufacturer who stated that there were no similar complaints. The dealer was currently investigating the problem at the time of the complaint. The current mileage was approximately 55,000. The failure mileage was approximately 30,000.

- Sahuarita, AZ, USA

problem #85

May 252010

Civic 4-cyl

  • 46,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Honda Civic. While traveling at 45 mph, the driver's sun visor began to warp and fell in front of the driver's view. The vehicle was taken to the dealership where the contact was informed that the sun visor would need to be replaced. There were no prior warnings. The current and failure mileages were 46,000. Updated 8/18/10 updated 08/19/10

- Hillside, IL, USA

problem #84

May 152010


  • 44,000 miles
Thousands of late model Honda Civic owners, including my wife's Honda have been having chronic sun visor breakage problems. When it breaks unexpectedly, it blocks the driver's view creating a very unsafe condition. Honda refuses to acknowledge this issue and instead still sells the faulty part as replacement. Some drivers have replaced 2 visors every year. Check this link of complaints: www.carcomplaints.com/Honda/Civic/2006/accessories-interior/sun_visor_falls_apart.shtml Honda won't recall these faulty parts saying it's not a safety issue. But Toyota didn't think floormats were a safety issue either and look what resulted! call Honda at: 800 999 1009 and see for yourself. This is a serious safety issue! want to help? [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Mount Prospect, IL, USA

problem #83

Jun 032010


  • miles
I have a 2006 Honda Civic and have had a problem with the sun visors splitting and falling into a down position without being able to put into an up position again. This results in an impeded view of my driving field. When I try to move it to the side window and make a turn the visor hits me in the head causing another issue while driving. Within the first year I had to have the driver's side replaced (not sure about the passenger side), but it was under warranty. A year and a half ago I needed to have the driver's side replaced but it wasn't under warranty and I did not have the $65 to pay for it. Now I need the passenger side replaced and the driver's side is so loose I have to push it up for every stop light so I can see it. It's extremely dangerous how it flops down and blocks your field of view. I made a complaint with Honda but they said they can't do anything until there is a recall on the part.

- Arlington, TN, USA

problem #82

Aug 202009


  • 55,000 miles
While driving on the interstate the driver side sun visor broke off and hit my arm. It scared me and I swerved off of the road nearly causing an accident. After researching the internet trying to find a replacement, I discovered that there have been hundreds of people affected by this manufacturing problem in the 2006 Honda Civics. Honda is aware of the situation and is refusing to take responsibility for the repair unless still covered under the warranty. They have advised me that they will split the cost of part and labor but will not consider anything this else. This could have caused my or my children or others on the road at the time our life. I hope that others have not had to experience something more than I have. This should be a recall and they should take full responsibility for the error in manufacturing. I was unable to repair immediately due to a crisis in my family. Please check the internet for the many complaints and problems that people have been having. People have repaired their sun visors multiple times and continue to have them break. This could become vary hazardous and should be corrected.

- Buchanan , WV, USA

problem #81

May 202010


  • 56,000 miles
Both sun visors on 2006 Honda Civic LX have broken several times after hot days. The hinge separates causing the visors to don't sit in the closed position properly which causes them to be in the driver's line of sight when driving.

- Gulfport, MS, USA

problem #80

May 192010


  • 49,137 miles
Normal usage of driver's side sun visor - splits apart and will Honda Civic 2006 ex driver side sun visor does not stay up. Failure is continuous and cannot be corrected without replacing the sun visor.

- Suwanee, GA, USA

problem #79

Mar 202010


  • miles
Passenger side sunvisor came apart at the seam.

- Kernersville, NC, USA

problem #78

May 012010


  • 80,000 miles
The sun visor for my vehicle has had to be replaced several times which causes me many times to drive without a sun visor. Many Honda Civic owners have complained about this problem as it is a safety issue driving in the sun without a working sun visor.

- Bethesda, MD, USA

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