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2008 Honda Civic Transmission Problems

325 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Honda Civic. 12 of these members (3.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 15 transmission repairs to 2008 Honda Civics--an average of 0 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 2008 Honda Civic problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2008 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Chart based on 186 repairs.

2008 Honda Civic transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 11 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 2008 Honda Civic repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

197-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

96000 mi US $1200 Clutch noise/preventative mechanical failure/found play in throwout bearing and odd wear in clutch/ and odd wear on pressure plate. Cause from hard driving. Parts would have gone easily another 50-100k 
31000   Sometimes hard to shift transmission into third. Dealer tested a few times, smooth as silk each time. 
41000   Had intermittent problems shifting into third gear... seemed to stick and had to be pushed or depress the clutch again. Finally happened at the dealership! Recall for popping out of third but mine was not doing that. 
28000   gear grind in second. supposedly performed TSB under warranty. 

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2008 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

22000 mi   Clutch resistance and squeek when released slowly. 
37200 C $60 Clutch keeps squeaking, squeak comes back after lubing. Fix is new clutch master cylinder which is not covered by powertrain warranty. 2nd civic which does this. 60 dollars for diagnosis which was completely unnecessary, google it. 

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2008 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

31700 mi   Clicking noise back again from 2011. Had to prove to them it clicks when it's cold and has a slight vibration each morning. They finally opted to replace the the drivers side axle shaft. Had to be ordered. 
56000   Replaced axle due to clicing noise on extreme turns. Dealership folks said this is a common issue. Powertrain was under warranty. 

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2008 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

128000 mi US $445 Transmission flush 

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2008 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

197-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

6000 mi   The car was popping out of 3rd gear randomly. 
9000   Car is still randomly popping out of 3rd gear when shifting into it. Problem is happens more than before but not all the time. 

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2008 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

79000 mi US $275 Replaced Driver's side axle. 

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