fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,985 miles

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2011 Honda Civic drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2011 Honda Civic Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 152012


  • 19,000 miles


The contact owns a 2011 Honda Civic. The contact stated that while driving 55 mph the vehicle stalled and would not shift into the next gear. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic test. After test driving the vehicle the dealer could not identify the issue. The contact stated the vehicle continued to stall while in third gear. The failure mileage was 19,000.

- Riverdale, NJ, USA

problem #3

Mar 172011


  • 8,500 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Honda Civic. The contact was driving 10 mph and attempting a turn when the vehicle stalled and slipped out of gear. The contact stated that the gear engaged back into the correct position independently. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer for a diagnostic test where the dealer advised that the transmission slipping was a common failure, but advised that the transmission was operating normally. The dealer stated that the slipping would occur because the transmission assumed that the vehicle was stopping. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 8,500.

- Jackson, MO, USA

problem #2

May 052011


  • 600 miles
Driving the car for one year now I have noticed that the brakes make a pop noise after going in reverse then forward, also a fews times the car brakes feel like its not really slowing the car down from freeway speeds and almost casued a few accidents by not providing enough braking power. The suspension is inadequet for the car it bottoms the rear of the car with <100 lbs inside. The car tends to jump forward when decelerating by coasting and applying the brakes right before the auto level is reached has almost caused a few accidents from the car jumping forward about 1-2 feet also feels like a whiplash effect when it does this. Also when going from 0 to 10 at an intersection to move quickly out of the intersection the car does not have power and moves at a slow pace compared to the rpms. Dealer says the pop noise is a gap in the brake pads and the jump effect is possibly due to the ac disengaging but the ac was not disengaging at the time.

- Honolulu, HI, USA

problem #1

Mar 242011

Civic 4-cyl

  • 35,840 miles
Transmission failure.

- Plymouth, MI, USA

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