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1998 Honda Civic transmission repair cost distribution

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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1998 Honda Civic

Engine not specified

142000 mi

US $1200
transmission completely died, got one installed used 40k on it 
143000 mi

US $1200
Completely died, replaced with used one. 
256000 mi

US $1600
Problem with wheel.. replaced both CV axles  

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1998 Honda Civic 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

128000 mi

US $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

165000 mi 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. 
188000 mi Both front axles replaced 
170000 mi

US $1840
front left CV boot torn open 

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1998 Honda Civic 2-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

111000 mi

US $700
Half-axle replaced (boot had cracked, which led to rusting & fatigue of the original axle).  

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1998 Honda Civic Transmission Problems

148 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 1998 Honda Civic. 7 of these members (4.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 8 transmission repairs to 1998 Honda Civics--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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