hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
115,839 miles

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problem #4

May 012022


  • miles
For many months, I have been smelling gas inside the car even when the car has been stationary for an extended period. I recently did a Google search and found many reports and YouTube videos related to fuel leaks caused by a cracked fuel pump housing or module located under the rear seat. It can leak enough to leave a puddle of fuel where the housing goes into the tank. This has apparently been a problem for many years. The fuel pump works as it should and the engine runs fine. I removed the rear seat yesterday and found that I have this problem. It is severe enough that fuel visibly sprays out of the cracked housing whenever the key is in the on position and causes a puddle.

- Veyo, UT, USA

problem #3

Nov 262019


  • 181,000 miles
2002 Honda Civic LX. Single overhead non vtec 1.7 L. current mileage 181,000 I noticed every so often that I would get a smell of gas on this vehicle. Whoever it was more pronoun when the vehicle was running that I would smell gas, . after some research I decided to remove the back seat and remove the fuel inspection cover apparently my online research hold up a known issue with Honda Civics having cracked top fuel pump housing aka fuel filter, Honda says you have to replace the whole part. Personally I can understand how this is not a defect because something that is designed to withstand the elements and being an environment where there is gasoline. Should not crack. If fuel is leaking out of the house and next to an electrical connector" wouldn't this be considered a safety defect"

- Bloomingburgh, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 222016


  • 112,000 miles
Fuel pump housing found cracked and actively leaking fuel when pump runs. Discovered following strong fumes inside passenger compartment and outside the cabin. Cracks in fuel pump housing appear to be fatigue cracks. Oem P/N 17045-S5A-A00 or 17045-S5A-A31

- Cranbury, NJ, USA

problem #1

Nov 162012

Civic 4-cyl

  • 170,356 miles
I was driving early this morning around 6:45am. Was driving around to get coffee and such, then going 45mph to get to onramp of I-75. After accelerating normally to 68mph, the acceleration stopped and pressing on the gas did nothing. I slowed to around 20mph and that is the max speed I could go on the interstate until I pulled over. There were no weird sounds or smells or leaks, transmission fluid was full. I can start the car fine and drive it around going 20mph, but wont shift after that. Took to belle tire mechanics and they claim its a bad transmission. Everything I've researched online shows this to be a defective clutch pack carrier and is a known issue to Honda and most mechanics, but they claim to not know anything for obvious reasons to avoid having to pay for their mistakes. This needs to be fixed by Honda as this is not the fault of normal wear/tear. This is a blatant mistake by Honda!! someone needs to file a class action suit against Honda for this. I've seen hundreds of other people with the exact same issue.

- Grand Blanc, MI, USA