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2012 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Chart based on 57 repairs.
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2012 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012

14880 mi
Check engine light on. Reset, no action taken 
Honda Civic in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2011 - Sep 2012
Feb 2012 Passenger "airbag off" warning light remaining always on. Required reset by Dealer--not sure how they did it. 

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2012 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

14000 mi
leaking psi switch- all oil came out of car Short block replaced in car. 
Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2015
Dec 2012

21000 mi
"Check emissions system" light on. Dealership said probably loose gas cap, refused to check the code. The gas cap was not loose. Light went off briefly, now on again. Appt next week to look at it. 
Jan 2013

22000 mi
"Check emissions light" came on again. Dealership checked codes, two issues. One was the thermostat, and the other was a valve related to the thermostat , which had a TSB. Both items were replaced, no further issues. 
Honda Civic in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
Nov 2011

2000 mi
The air conditioning/heating system failed and mechanic at dealership fixed issue. 
Mar 2012

7000 mi
Oil leak detected and oil pan replaced as leak traced back there. 
Jun 2012

10000 mi
Plastic cover around steering wheel came unscrewed and fell off whilst driving. 
Aug 2012

11000 mi
Freon had been leaking from the AC unit. Dealer determined it was leaking through the evaporator. New part was installed and problem was solved. All lights on dash came on. Needed to be reset by dealer. 

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2012 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

201-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Jul 2013
Aug 2012

3000 mi
engine was completely out of oil on the dipstick even though car only has 3470 miles on it and i put oil in it when i last filled it before i brought it in to the dealer.dealer overfilled it for the oil consumption test.had to redo 
Jul 2013

11000 mi
Battery repeatedly dead. took to local shop said voltage regulator bad.second opnion at electrical shop was alt diode. Took it to dealer 100 mi away who said no problem and others just want to sell parts. Honda warranty is crap.useless.. 

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2012 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2013
Feb 2013

14000 mi
Broken headrest bracket causing it not to lock in. 

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2012 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in California, United States
May 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

5000 mi
All lights on dash came on All lights on dash came in and no power steering since its electrical. 
Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Jan 2015
Mar 2012

1000 mi
Freon had not been installed when I bought the new car 
Jun 2012

5000 mi
Freon had been leaking from the AC . Dealer finally found it was leaking thru the evaporator. Part was secured and installed and problem was solved. 
Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2014
Nov 2012

7000 mi
Odometer stopped working and the mileage/miles left before needing refueling all in the display window 

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2012 Honda Civic Repair Histories

188 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Honda Civic. 40 of these members (21.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 57 repairs to 2012 Honda Civics--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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