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2004 Honda Civic Electrical Problems

170 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Honda Civic. 26 of these members (15.3%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 35 electrical repairs to 2004 Honda Civics--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2004 Honda Civic problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2004 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Chart based on 116 repairs.

2004 Honda Civic electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 31 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 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

93-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

145000 mi   Fan for interior air (heat, ac) stopped working. Have ordered parts and hoping to replace parts and get fixed. 
161000 US $162 Fan motor burned out, replaced. $58 labor, $64 part. 
177000   Starter Clutch has failed and Dealer says will cost $2,600 to replace.  A/C compressor has also failed. Car is being scrapped. 
82500   AC compressor rattling and grinding - smoke coming from compressor area. 

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

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

72000 mi US $300 SRS Light on Seat belt tensioner replaced twice before. Paid to have all connectors inspected and light reset 299.99 in labor. 
81000   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. 

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2004 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

127-horsepower 1.7L I4 5-speed manual FWD

144000 mi US $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

37000 mi US $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

86000 mi US $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

122000 mi US $550 Alternator was not charging the battery. I had it replaced and got a new battery 
51000 US $600 Blinkers and tail lights were behaving erratically. 
55000   The turn indicators were not working - this was due to an electric circuit malfunction. 
63000   The fuel door and trunk release key stopped working. The driver side door doesn't open with key. 
103000 US $15 Right head light burned out. Replaced within 10 minutes as i waited. 
164700 US $90 Brush disintegrated in the blower motor. Ended up with fine black dust all over inside of car. Replaced blower motor. 
176000   Headlight (low beam) burned out. Replaced headlight bulb. 
180000   Alternator (voltage regulator) intermittent failure. Replaced alternator.  
182000   Replaced alternator again. Replacement unit started having problems after 10 days though not as badly as original unit. 

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