really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,583 miles

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problem #54

May 062019


  • miles
Monitor catalyst monitor evap monitor 02 monitor egr is not ready it got recall

- Saint Albans, NY, USA

problem #53

Oct 092016


  • 147,000 miles
My rear lower control arms need to be be replaced with the correct ones stamped "C". Honda dealers in southern California are refusing to correct the mistake at no cost to me. Please help!

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #52

Apr 302016


  • miles
I've had/having several problems with my 2007 Honda Civic that I bought brand new. My back tires have worn very unevenly over the years and because of this car eating tires I've replaced tires almost every 2 years. There is also a popping sound when driving when you make a tight turn. I've also had many problems with my A/C. I've had the blower fan stop working and some component relating to it replaced 3 times. My A/C recently stopped blowing cold air after it spit out frozen freon through my vents. Mechanic has told me my freon was empty and compressor locked up. Now I need to throw money ($1400) at this repair as well!...updated 07/19/16

- Acworth, GA, USA

problem #51

Mar 102016


  • 120,000 miles
There is uneven wear on my tires which has caused large vibrations when driving on the highway and very dangerous handling in slippery conditions. I just replaced my tires, which the previous owner (I bought it from him in October 2014) stated were almost new at purchase time. The inner edge of each tire was worn down. I also brought the car in for alignment today and found that the rear camber is negative 2.5 degrees on both sides, but that camber is not adjustable. This camber issue, plus regular tire rotations, almost certainly caused the inner edge wear on each tire. Apparently this is a known issue with Honda Civics of the 06-08 era (see 2008 service bulletin, attached), but Honda is no longer performing fixes, and the fix did not necessarily rectify the tire wear issue. I have brand new tires today, but I expect that they will also wear out long before the 60,000 mile warranty expires... it seems that my last tires lasted only about 25K before the car felt unsafe to drive.

- Grand Rapids, MI, USA

problem #50

Feb 102016


  • 100,000 miles
I am constantly having to buy new tires for this car, like at least 2 tires a year. They wear down unevenly and in order to pass inspection I'm constantly having to rotate and buy new ones. I'm not made of money and tires are expensive. I'm a stay at home mom, so I'm not even out driving daily or going on long road trips.

- Lee, NH, USA

problem #49

Apr 222015

Civic 4-cyl

  • 140,000 miles
Went to my local Honda dealer because of heavy vibration while driving. Dealership informed me that I needed to replace my rear control upper arm because my tires were cupping badly. I have already replaced tires yearly because of uneven wear. I called corporate Honda, since I am out of warranty they will not reimburse with parts and labor despite 2013 settlement regarding this matter. It is a safety issue regarding tire suspension and Honda is turning a blind eye..

- Warrenton, VA, USA

problem #48

Mar 232015

Civic 4-cyl

  • 101,450 miles
Had a flat tire that would not hold air, so attempted to put on the spare tire that was purchased new with the vehicle (by me) at nalley Honda of union city, ga. It was the wrong size spare tire. The lug pattern would not fit. It was a 16" spare instead of the 15" that my car calls for. The dealership would not swap it out for the right size spare tire, even though it was the first time out of my trunk (2007 car, and 2007 date coded spare). Luckily, the flat happened in my driveway instead of my daughter being stranded on the interstate.

- Peachtree City, GA, USA

problem #47

Mar 092015

Civic 4-cyl

  • 53,020 miles
I was driving down the road carefully because I take this road almost everyday. This road has been damaged for a long time now and hasn't been fixed yet. All of a sudden my car hits a huge pot hole, it couldn't have been seen due to how dark this road is at night. Both wheels on the left side popped and my front windshield crack in the middle due to the hard impact.

- Union, NJ, USA

problem #46

Feb 012012


  • miles
Uneven tire wear. Honda won't replace the bad control arms because I put on snow tires and they said that voids any warranty I would have, I've gone through several sets of tires now. Steering wheel shakes badly anytime I go over 50 mph. Brakes have issues. The car is unsafe and Honda won't do anything about it.

- Meridian, ID, USA

problem #45

May 312007

Civic 4-cyl

  • miles
I purchased this 2007 Honda Civic coupe new in may of 2007. There was a class action suit and subsequent recall for the rear upper control arms that caused severe uneven tire wear and vibration. The problem I have is that the fix did not fix the problem and Honda will not stand behind making it right. The replacement arms do not provide sufficient latitude in the adjustment in camber. There are after market fixes for this. My concern is that the tire wear and subsequent handling while driving are a hazard on the road. This may also be cause for a new class action suit, as the original "fix" was not a fix.

- Hilbert, WI, USA

problem #44

Jul 012013

Civic 4-cyl

  • 50,000 miles
Elderly mother drives this car. She drives slow and knows very little about cars. I borrowed her car to find it vibrating excessively from the rear with loud tire noise from the rear as well. Found scalloped rear tires in poor, dangerous condition. Replaced tires thinking they were faulty tires. Problem recurred only several months later. Replaced tires again, different brand and had the rear suspension worked on per Honda service bulletin. Problem keeps happening over and over and we must keep replacing the tires. I'm tired of seeing my mom being taken advantage of and continuously spending money on problems that should not be happening. I'm scared this is going to cause someone to get hurt. If the tires blow out, my mother might lose control. Yes, this "will" cause me to file a lawsuit on Honda because this is a well documented problem on these cars and I have had multiple mechanics tell me so. We could sell the car but then someone else might be in danger of blow outs. Honda should make it right...at their cost.... before someone gets killed.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #43

Sep 242014

Civic 4-cyl

  • 39,000 miles
The paint on the roof of my car is hazing and the clear coat is peeling. The hood of my car also has white spots. Honda garage in moon twp., pa will only pay half of the cost to paint the roof of my car. They said there was a "goodwill recall" that ended in Sept 2014, but I never received this.

- Crescent, PA, USA

problem #42

Nov 012013

Civic 4-cyl

  • miles
I bought this car 08/31/13 and began hearing a noise coming from the rear wheels and now I'm surprised to know that there was a recall regarding the wheel bearings. I think my car wasn't properly fixed. Please help.

- Chula Vista , CA, USA

problem #41

Sep 012011

Civic 4-cyl

  • 70,000 miles
Since I got my car with 62,000 miles every time I take it to get oil changes every 3 months the tell me the control arms are bad and causing uneven wear on the tire tread... I get new tires and it only last so long before the car starts to shake because of the uneven wear not even going at a high speed... it makes it harder to stop due to the shaking which scares me when I have to stop suddenly due to other drivers or something in the road..

- Eastham, MA, USA

problem #40

Aug 142014

Civic 4-cyl

  • 124,000 miles
Original rear upper control arms (oem) need to be replaced due to known camber misalignment from factory. This well-known issue from Honda (on 2006 - 2009 Civics) causes uneven wear and shortens the lifetime of tires. The only option available to bring the alignment specs (camber) back into a safe range is to replace the upper control arms and tires.

- Knoxville, TN, USA

problem #39

Aug 012014

Civic 4-cyl

  • miles
Rear tires wear bad on the inside.

- Shippensburg , PA, USA

problem #38

Jul 142014


  • 20,000 miles
Tires have worn unevenly due to rear balance arm/ strut assembly issue which have caused the wheel assembly to canter and be toed in, which in turn has also damaged the suspension/springs. Car now leans to driver side in the rear. Car has had 4 sets of tires and has less than 90,000 miles. Due to uneven tire wear the car is extremely loud (ear damaging loud) and vibrates (shimmies) at speeds above 40mph. We were told by a Honda dealership that only an after market adjustable balance arm will correct the problem. American Honda refuses to take any accountability.

- Syracuse, UT, USA

problem #37

Jun 022014

Civic 4-cyl

  • 88,000 miles
I am having premature tire wear due to a faulty rear control arm. Please help! my car hydroplanes and the vibration on the steering wheel is horrible on the highway.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #36

May 012013

Civic 4-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
I have had my vehicle for 2 years now. In that time I have put only 20000 miles on the vehicle. I have had to replace my tires twice already on the vehicle due to uneven wear on the tires. The camber of the tires is affected by the rear control arms. This also caused the rear suspension to wear, which I have already had to replace on the vehicle. When breaking my steering wheel shakes affecting my steering. This is caused by the uneven inner tire wear on this vehicle. I am concerned for the safety on this vehicle and I believe other similar vehicles might have the same issue. It is also become a quite expensive problem for me to have to deal with on this vehicle. To whom it may concern, thank you!

- Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

problem #35

Apr 092014

Civic 4-cyl

  • 91,000 miles
I just had to replace the tires for the second time on this car. The car is expiring uneven tire wear. This does effect braking of the car as well. Honda has admitted that the rear control arm is to short effecting suspension and tire wear. This is dangerous because the visible part of my tire looked fine, plenty of tread and about 38000 on a 90000 mile tire. The inside of the tire was so worn it actually had a hole worn in it. This wear issue could cause a tire to fail while traveling at a high rate of speed. Please help the owners of these vehicles get a recall from Honda before someone is hurt.

- Elkhart, IN, USA

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