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2004 Honda Civic Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

163 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Honda Civic. 29 of these members (17.8%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 30 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2004 Honda Civics--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2004 Honda Civic problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2004 Honda Civic problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2004 Honda Civic problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

42% of the 2004 Honda Civic repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 30% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 101 repairs.

2004 Honda Civic electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Honda Civic electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 19% cost less than $100, 38% between $100 and $499, 27% between $500 and $999, 8% between $1000 and $2499, and 8% more than $2500.

Chart based on 26 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2004 Honda Civic Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

93-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Honda Civic in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 143000    
145000 0 Fan for interior air (heat, ac) stopped working. Have ordered parts and hoping to replace parts and get fixed. 
161000 162 Fan motor burned out, replaced. $58 labor, $64 part. 
176000 130 Starter Clutch has failed and Dealer says will cost $2,600 to replace.  A/C compressor has also failed. Car is being scrapped. 
Honda Civic in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 76000    
82500 0 AC compressor rattling and grinding - smoke coming from compressor area. 
122000  

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

93-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in North Dakota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 71000    
72000 300 SRS Light on Seat belt tensioner replaced twice before. Paid to have all connectors inspected and light reset 299.99 in labor. 
81000 0 Air bag light on dealer wants 1K to replace wiring harness hoping it will fix problem no garentee. Foget it air bag cause as may if not more injurys then the prevent just look up the stats. 
114000  

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

127-horsepower 1.7L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 142000    
144000 750 When getting onto highway, noticed my speedometer was reading the wrong speed. As I slowed down the speed reading increased then stopped at 90 mph. Kept going after when driving. Result = faulty gauge cluster. Fuel gauge erratic also. $750 
 

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

117-horsepower 1.7L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Civic in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 36000    
37000 360 My air-conditioning compressor was rattling itself apart. One of the parts needed was on backorder; so, my car was at the dealership for about a week. Honda assisted me with 75% the cost of the repair since my car had just barely over 36,000 miles. 
 

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 1.7L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 71000    
86000 120 Driver side power door lock actuator failed 
 

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 1.7L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 121000    
122000 550 Alternator was not charging the battery. I had it replaced and got a new battery 
140000  
Honda Civic in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 50000    
51000 600 Blinkers and tail lights were behaving erratically. 
55000 200 The turn indicators were not working - this was due to an electric circuit malfunction. 
63000 500 The fuel door and trunk release key stopped working. The driver side door doesn't open with key. 
72000  
Honda Civic in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 93000    
103000 15 Right head light burned out. Replaced within 10 minutes as i waited. 
108000  
Honda Civic in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 158000    
164700 90 Brush disintegrated in the blower motor. Ended up with fine black dust all over inside of car. Replaced blower motor. 
176000 25 Headlight (low beam) burned out. Replaced headlight bulb. 
180000 135 Alternator (voltage regulator) intermittent failure. Replaced alternator.  
182000 0 Replaced alternator again. Replacement unit started having problems after 10 days though not as badly as original unit. 
269000  

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