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2006 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (6%)

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2006 Honda Civic transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (43%)

Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Honda Civic

Engine not specified

127100 mi

C $80
Left side bellows boot got ripped and stearing oil was dripping, had to change bellows boot 

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2006 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

124000 mi CEL for transmission- automatic shifting rough, jerking after stopping. Transmission fluid changed, seals checked, CEL cleared, problem continued. 
176000 mi CV Joint Drivers Side 
106000 mi Rack and pinion leak, is not showing as a problem yet. 
41000 mi

US $220
Replaced left front axle as it was found bent and causing vibrations on highway speeds 

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2006 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

125300 mi Harsh engagement of CVT start clutch after engine auto-stop. Replacing transmission fluid improved symptoms, told that another fluid change in 3 months may fix entirely 
146000 mi I have no comment 

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2006 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

197-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

48000 mi Replaced slipping clutch. Repair covered under (extended) HondaCare warranty. 
22000 mi Took car in for TSB on 3rd gearset, parts ordered in June and installed in July. 
89000 mi

US $4900
Transmission & clutch issues since the car was new. I reported it to dealer, they did replace 2nd gearset and some other parts. But the problem still was there. After almost 10 years That's great, but for the mileage it's not. 
50000 mi 3 days after I bought my used civic si my 3rd gear began acting up, it would pop out of gear, grind or simply feel notchy. I had a dealership rebuild the 3rd gear, but within a few days the entire tranmission failed due to "overheating of needle bearings" 
78300 mi

US $300
Clicking noise when clutch pedal is pressed. Turns out there is a TSB for this problem and it has to do with the cluch master cylinder. Replaced cluch master cylinder and the problem is fixed. 
50840 mi

C $645
Warranty Replacement of third gear set as a result of the common issue with SI (third gear grinding / ejecting after shift, replicated by the shop foreman when the car suddenly skipped out of gear on the trip). Also clutch replaced (cost 64 
33000 mi TSB finally issued to fix third gear problem 
36000 mi Occasionally it is difficult to engage the third gear. It is especially noticeable when it is cold outside and the engine is cold. The shop could not replicate the problem. There is a TSB for this problem, but the dealer did not want to fix it.  

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2006 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

75000 mi

US $190
Third clutch plate sensor failed. $90 for computer diagnosis and $100 for sensor/installation. 

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2006 Honda Civic Transmission Problems

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