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1998 Honda Civic Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 1998 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 1998 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

40% of the 1998 Honda Civic repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 15% to the brakes, 10% to the suspension, 15% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 73 repairs.

1998 Honda Civic transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 1998 Honda Civic transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost between $500 and $999, and 80% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

1998 Honda Civic

Engine not specified

Honda in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 141000    
142000 1200 transmission completely died, got one installed used 40k on it 
143000 1200 Completely died, replaced with used one. 
144000  
Honda in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 249000    
256000 1600 Problem with wheel.. replaced both CV axles  

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1998 Honda Civic 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Honda in Utah, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 128000    
128000 200 Needed a whole new muffler and exhaust system. Did an oil change and tune-up. 
 

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1998 Honda Civic 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Honda in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 110000    
165000 0 Hard gear change experienced for about a week. Whenever I moved from 0-20 and 20-40 as if I'm manually changing the gear and fail to use clutch. Eventually its fixed on its own. Visited the shop anyway as I've taken an appointment. 
180000  
Honda in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 153000    
188000 0 Both front axles replaced 
203000  
Honda in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 168000    
170000 1840 front left CV boot torn open 
 

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1998 Honda Civic 2-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Honda in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 108000    
111000 700 Half-axle replaced (boot had cracked, which led to rusting & fatigue of the original axle).  
 

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