really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #2

Sep 062002

(reported on)


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
While making a turn on highway, the vehicle will shutdown without prior warning. The dealership is aware of the problem. The consumer states that the engine stalls after making turns and pushing in clutch to downshift. The only way to recover the operation of the power brakes and the power steering is to allow the vehicle to stall completely and then popping the clutch or cranking with the key. If the clutch is allowed out when a stall starts, then the vehicle will lurch and shutter until it recovers well after a corner. The dealership states that this is a problem with all the 1.7 L 5 speed Civic line. American Honda is working on the problem and think it is in the programming of fuel injection.

- Tallahassee, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 302002


  • miles
While driving at 30 mph, battery and oil light illuminated. Then, engine died. Another driver almost rear ended consumer. Dealer has been contacted.

- Beaumont, TX, USA