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2008 Honda Civic Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

305 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Honda Civic. 22 of these members (7.2%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 12 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2008 Honda Civics--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Honda Civic problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Honda Civic problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 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 2008 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

21% of the 2008 Honda Civic repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 10% to the suspension, 16% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 22% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 157 repairs.

2008 Honda Civic transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Honda Civic transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 30% cost less than $100, 30% between $100 and $499, 30% between $500 and $999, and 10% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 10 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 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

197-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 74000    
96000 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 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 24000    
31000 0 Sometimes hard to shift transmission into third. Dealer tested a few times, smooth as silk each time. 
41000 0 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. 
 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 13000    
26000 0 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

Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 12000    
22000 0 Clutch resistance and squeek when released slowly. 
48000  
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 27900    
37200 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. 
57040  

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2008 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 0    
31700 0 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. 
48000  
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 54000    
56000 0 Replaced axle due to clicing noise on extreme turns. Dealership folks said this is a common issue. Powertrain was under warranty. 
83000  

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2008 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

197-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
6000 0 The car was popping out of 3rd gear randomly. 
9000 0 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

Honda Civic in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 36000    
79000 275 Replaced Driver's side axle. 
 

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