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2005 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Engine (41%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (1%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 170 repairs.
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2005 Honda Civic repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (33%)

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Chart based on 148 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Honda Civic

Engine not specified

Honda Civic in Maryland, United States
Apr 2011 - May 2011
May 2011

148000 mi

US $85
Engine overheating. Replaced themostat and fan sensor 
Honda Civic in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2011 - Aug 2011
Aug 2011

58900 mi
One problem that was left unrepaired was the gas tank release broke. Down by the drivers seat on the floor. Told this problem can be common, but was about $250-300 to repair. Made due by opening the gas tank via a release in the trunk wall. 

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2005 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

93-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in New York, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

129000 mi

US $1000
During the 120000mi service it was noted that the tie-rod end needed replaced 
Jan 2016

US $1000
Entire exhaust - from manifold to muffler - replaced due to through rusted components 
Jun 2016

139000 mi
Shifter was hard to shift, was a problem with the shift gate. Car was difficult to drive if one did not know what to do. 
Honda Civic in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
Jun 2012

103000 mi
Battery went out at 102K miles. Dealer cost was ~$2,000. Beware of this issue on high mileage hybrids, costly repair if you're responsible. Used battery alone is $1500-1800, new it's >$3000. 
Oct 2012

108000 mi

US $3000
BUYER BEWARE!! Replaced IMA battery 2X ($4,000) in less than 6 months. Computer went out at 110,000 miles also-- another several hundred dollars. In the end, repairs (>$5,000) were no longer worth ownership. BUYER BEWARE! 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2014

141000 mi

US $450
transmission and motor mounts 
Oct 2016

187000 mi

US $700
compliance bearings 
Honda Civic in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2013 - May 2015
Oct 2014

200000 mi

US $20
Coolant/Oil is leaking through head gasket. Topped off Coolant and Oil, considering replacing head gasket but waiting on it... 
Dec 2014

204000 mi

US $85
Engine would fail to start. Battery wad tested and wad just at the replacement indicator, so I replaced it. 
May 2015

206000 mi

US $2500
Engine blew a head gasket. 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Sep 2012 - Mar 2018
Sep 2012

53000 mi
Hybrid battery replaced in September 2012 prior to my purchasing the vehicle. 
Feb 2014

69500 mi

US $1279
Clutch and bearings replaced 
Sep 2014

77000 mi

US $18900
Four shocks, tie rod & alignment. 
May 2016

110000 mi

US $1400
When I had the shocks replaced at a private garage I left with a rattle in the right front. After nearly two years and several trips to the repair sho who failed to hear the rattle I took it to Honda who replace both front struts. No rattles 
Mar 2017

118563 mi
Bad bracket w/corrosion on top of battery. Part not available at the time. Part cleaned as a temporary fix. Bad oxygen sensor. Part not available. Must be ordered. Had neither time or money for this repair. 
May 2017

122000 mi

US $864
Front oxygen sensor replacement 
Jun 2017

122000 mi

US $1046
Two weeks after the front oxygen sensor was replaced, check engine light came on again. The two rear oxygen sensors had failed. 
Oct 2017

122372 mi

US $215
Serpentine belt fraying. Replaced same. 

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2005 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

127-horsepower 1.7L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - May 2010
Mar 2010

41540 mi

C $20
Fuel door release latch mechanism failed. Made replacement part and fixed it myself. 
Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2017
Mar 2016

131000 mi

US $1200
The head gasket failed on the exhaust side, coolant would blow through the exhaust, not stranding me but requiring I add coolant daily. Common fault for Honda engines of this year, Subaru used the same Head gasket vendor. 
Feb 2017

143000 mi

US $300
Radiator as starting to rot around the tanks, allowing some seepage from coolant, never left me stranded, but needed a replacement radiator. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2014 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

C $2000
blown gasket 
Honda Civic in Missouri, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

82200 mi

US $2300
Engine block cracked. 
Jan 2015

85200 mi

US $200
Control arm bent 
May 2016

117000 mi

US $100
camshaft position sensor 
May 2017

133000 mi

US $900
Water pump failed. 
Jun 2017

134000 mi

US $250
Left coil and strut failed. Replaced both front coil/strut assemblies. 
Sep 2017

138000 mi

US $650
Replaced a blown head gasket. This generation is notorious for this 
Apr 2018

145000 mi

US $50
half shaft replacement 
Honda Civic in Indiana, United States
Dec 2015 - Aug 2016
Dec 2015

242000 mi

US $100
Engine overheats on trips over 4 hours. Took car in for diagnosis, mechanic reports head gasket leak, $1300 repair. Decided against it as the cost is too expensive against civi's current value. 
Apr 2016

246000 mi

US $40
slow coolant leak, overheating on trips longer than 3 hours. shop said it was a head gasket leak. I decided to use BarĀ¹s Leak HG-1 first before a roughly $1200 gasket replacement. Seems to have worked, but I've yet to take a long trip in it. 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Mar 2018 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

119000 mi

US $500
Head Gasket replacement 
Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

94000 mi

US $200
Faulty primary O2 sensor. Sensor replaced 
Honda Civic in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
Mar 2013

126000 mi

US $1366
Temperature was overheating. Replaced leaking head gasket and installed new water pump. Also replaced timing belt 
Mar 2015

148000 mi
Airbag light was on. Sensor in the driver's side buckle was replaced under warranty. 

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2005 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 1.7L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2011 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011

129000 mi

US $275
Sticking front caliper. Caliper, pads replaced. 
Honda Civic in Arizona, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

102000 mi
Hole in the condenser. 
Honda Civic in Virginia, United States
Aug 2011 - May 2012
Jan 2012

118000 mi

US $116
Had to replace front lower motor mount in order to pass state inspection. 
Apr 2012

121096 mi

US $370
Lower control arm bushing boot broken, leaking fluid. Replaced both sides and performed alignment. Lower control arm bushing boot broken, leaking fluid. Replaced both sides and performed alignment. 
Honda Civic in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2012 - Mar 2014
Jan 2013

54560 mi

C $50
Diagnosis of clutch pedal noise and rough feel. Mechanic said throw out bearing needs replacement. Recommended wait until clutch replacement to address. Diagnosis of clutch pedal noise and rough feel. Mechanic said throw out bearing needs replacement. Recommended wait until clutch replacement to address. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Dec 2011
Oct 2010

40920 mi

C $100
Door lock actuator failed for drivers side door a I replaced it which fixed the problem. 
Honda Civic in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2017 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

112220 mi

C $200
Alternator went. Replaced alternator ourselves. 
Jun 2018

114080 mi

C $500
Wheel bearing replaced. 
Honda Civic in Massachusetts, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2012
Jun 2011

65000 mi
Lower control arm bushings replaced (entire LCA assembly - both). Clunking noise from weak bushings. Poor quality OEM parts. Wiring harness to trunk lid, ground wire separated at crimp joint. All lights on trunk out. incorrectly routed OEM wiring harness. Poor build quality.  Lower control arm bushings replaced (entire LCA assembly - both). Clunking noise from weak bushings. Poor quality OEM parts. Wiring harness to trunk lid, ground wire separated at crimp joint. All lights on trunk out. incorrectly routed OEM wiring harness. Poor build quality.

I guess Honda 'aint what it used to be. 
Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
- Mar 2007
Mar 2007

46743 mi

US $117
When making hard turns rear brakes make grinding noise. Honda dealership mechanic found rust on brakes/rotors. Performed front and rear brake maintenance. Noise problem fixed. 
Honda Civic in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2017 - Jul 2018
Aug 2017

172000 mi
clutch pedal adjustment to end of travel. starting to slip 
Dec 2017

174000 mi
clutch worn out 
Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
May 2008 - May 2011
Jun 2010

120000 mi

US $350
Alternator replaced 

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2005 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 1.7L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Utah, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

135000 mi

US $100
Car wouldn't start, though it tried. Finally got it to start (after 3 days of trying periodically). Mechanics think it is a starter problem, but couldn't reproduce it. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

112840 mi
Red air bag light on dash 
Honda Civic in Jalisco, Mexico
Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
Jan 2013

93000 mi

$200
Thermostat and engine coolant got replaced, engine overheat hasn't been seen so far. 
Mar 2013

91760 mi

$900
Engine head gasket failure, it had to be replaced. Engine head was also repaired. Coolant was refilled. Engine gasket was the cause of engine overheating and as a result of that, engine head was also damaged. 
Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2018 - Dec 2018
Dec 2018

106500 mi

US $270
Alternator was seized and belt tensioning hardware was very rusty. Replaced alternator and belts. Cleaned or replaced hardware as needed. OBD 2 open oxygen sensor heater code, replaced upstream oxygen sensor Hood latch was stuck. Release cable moved freely so the latch was removed from the radiator support, cleaned/lubricated, and replaced. 
Honda Civic in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

168637 mi

US $309
Engine died with P0340 code, inspection confirmed the Camshaft Position Sensor was failing. Sensor replaced, other routine maintenance accomplished. 
Honda Civic in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
Jun 2015

123380 mi

C $350
Rear oxygen sensor died, replaced with non-oem part to save on over half the cost (unknown part make/model to me). The part ended up being ok in the long run, but the car behaved oddly at first (computer re-adjusting maybe?). 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2014 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

105400 mi

C $800
Water pump seized, needed to be replaced, timing belt shredded. 
Honda Civic in Wyoming, United States
Sep 2013 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

203000 mi
Cooling system failed; engine apparently damaged beyond repair 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Feb 2017 - Feb 2017
Feb 2017

190000 mi

US $400
Both front wheel bearings failed almost simultaneously and required replacement. 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Jun 2012 - Dec 2016
Jun 2015

170000 mi

US $232
Roaring noise lead to failed wheel bearing hub.  Also discovered rear wheel cylinders failing and leaking, so they were replaced along with new brake shoes. Drums were not damaged, so reused. 
Honda Civic in Nova Scotia, Canada
Dec 2009 - Dec 2016
Sep 2011

92380 mi
Replaced oxygen sensor 
May 2012

98680 mi

C $45
Windshield washer pump replaced. 
Jun 2013

116560 mi

C $90
replace swaybars and tire rod ends wiper washer motor replaced 
Sep 2014

133300 mi

C $200
Trunk release cable stopped working and trunk lock not working. Both items replaced. 
Jan 2015

101020 mi

C $531
Replace oil pan, gasket and filter. Oil pan coroded and leaking around gasket. 
Apr 2015

137520 mi

C $400
Alternator gone, had to replace. 
Jun 2015

138880 mi

C $100
left front ball joint and tirerod end replaced 
Honda Civic in Manitoba, Canada
Jun 2010 - Jun 2013
Nov 2011

69440 mi

C $430
Timing belt had to be replaced 
Oct 2012

80600 mi

C $240
Engine Belt loose 
May 2013

84820 mi

C $600
AC stopped working Replaced condenser,AC sealer, evacuated and recharged system. 
Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2009

87000 mi

US $120
A/C Needed Charged with freon 
May 2015

204100 mi

US $21
Power steering line was leaking and replaced at 204,000 miles 
Dec 2015

217000 mi
Power Steering line was leaking. Replaced myself 
Honda Civic in Illinois, United States
Nov 2008 - Dec 2017
Jun 2015

103000 mi

US $115
crankshaft sensor, harder to start, finally threw a code and went into limp mode 
Honda Civic in Washington, United States
May 2008 - Oct 2015
Nov 2011

52500 mi
Factory alarm self arming and locking without warning. TSB suggested replacing alarm module and reprogramming remotes. Cost to be assumed by customer as there is no formal recall of the unit. Chose not to have system repaired due to cost. 
Sep 2015

96000 mi
Front wheel bearings are making noise 
Oct 2015

96000 mi
bearing failure in final drive of transmission. Will cost over $2600 to repair because it require a total rebuild of the transmission. Not decided whether to repair or get rid of this car. Front wheel bearings were making noise. 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Sep 2008 - Sep 2012
Apr 2009

79000 mi

US $1600
Throttle body sensor became out of whack. Honda did not sell just the sensor, so the whole throttle body was replaced. 
Dec 2010

111000 mi

US $897
The valves were having issues causing engine to run rough. Once the valve adjustments was done, it runs great again.  The power door locks on the driver side of vehicle no longer work and I was not paying $750 to fix them. 
Feb 2012

128700 mi

US $1800
Cracked exhaust header. Since it is conntected to the catalytic converter, it all had to be replaced. 
Sep 2012

137000 mi

US $1600
Head gasket shot. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Jul 2017
Jul 2011

44020 mi

C $200
excessive carbon build up in the fuel intake - the fuel intake was flushed 
Mar 2012

48360 mi
check engine light came on - dealer fixed it by performing a firmware upgrade as part of a service bulletin 
Apr 2013

58580 mi

C $300
Tie rod end needed replacing (worn out) 
Aug 2015

85100 mi

C $600
Wheel bearings and tie rods needed replacing due to excessive wear/noise 
Jan 2017

101060 mi

C $800
Check engine light on - found 2 problems. 1) Evap leak system: CVS seized to canister and canister leaking - replaced CVS and canister; 2) Knock sensor malfunction - replaced sensor 
May 2017

106640 mi
Power steering column leaking fluid. Due to rusty brake lines surrounding the power steering column, there was a high probability of needing to replace the brake lines. Since the estimate for this was large (~$1000 - $2000), and this car needs a new battery and brakes too, I chose not to repair this and plan to retire the vehicle. 
Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2010 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

167000 mi

US $150
brake line corrosion 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2013
Aug 2013

108000 mi

US $900
Struts , brakes 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2018
May 2012

79700 mi

US $200
Bushing front stabilizer 
Apr 2013

86200 mi

US $35
Actuator on the rear driver side which didnt lock my doors. Easy fix, finally got to repairing it Common problem with this car is that the rear center lights go out! Had it fixed for 35$. Seems like everyone who has this model has this problem. 
Aug 2013

87700 mi

US $220
Muffler 
Jun 2014

94000 mi

US $35
Passenger side actuator lock replacement 
Oct 2014

100200 mi
Airbag light. Reset it with copper wire and youtube video 
Nov 2015

108000 mi

US $150
Windshield leaking 
Jun 2016

113000 mi

US $35
I tried to charge it myself and messed it up 
Sep 2017

118000 mi

US $60
Lock actuator 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Aug 2016
Sep 2012

82460 mi

C $40
Drain for condenser in A/C plugged 
Nov 2012

84560 mi

C $250
Left front wheel bearing 
Sep 2014

110360 mi

C $700
O2 sensor replace for mandatory emission testing Left front wheel bearing failure 
Jun 2015

124620 mi

C $200
Changed out headlights assembly. Original clouded over. Cleaned twice. No improvement. Replaced with spec d projector headlamps 
Mar 2016

139500 mi

C $195
Air bag light on. Sensor in seatbelt defective. 

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2005 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

Honda Civic in Oregon, United States
Aug 2017 - Oct 2017
Aug 2017

198600 mi
Car was making loud noise when in gear, took it in for inspection. Found metal shavings in transmission fluid and determined full transmission replacement would be necessary. 

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2005 Honda Civic 2dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

152000 mi

US $850
Old clutch was shot; replaced with new and added light flywheel. Update: it was a mechanical failure of the disk proper, due to improper reinstallation of the trans on the motor (one of two alignment pins was lost and not reinstalled.) Replaced 2x axles. Old ones had gone too long without maintenance and were shot. Replaced 2x tie rod ends. Boots were shot. Replace 2x ball joints. Replace lower control arm bushes. This crap was old and tired. Needs end links too, but I'm blowing that off for now. 
Oct 2017

152000 mi

US $20
Poor heat on cool mornings drove me to flush and fill the radiator using typical off-the-shelf chemicals. During that effort I discovered that the overflow bottle had contacted the serpentine belt system and had a hole worn in it. This caused the car to lose enough fluid that the heating performance suffered. I took it out, patched it with fiberglass mesh and adhesive, reinstalled, finished the flush-and-fill, and thereby solved the problem. Flush-and-fill probably not necessary. 
Mar 2018

153000 mi

US $300
Old radiator (assumed to be factory original) split at the top tank while driving. Pretty exciting. Installed new radiator, upper and lower hoses, new (green) coolant. 
Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Nov 2014

97100 mi
OEM Spark plug cracked and fell into the cylinder and caused internal damage. Honda USA denied any responsibility, 3rd party warranty denied claim, dealer reassembled the engine at no-charge to customer (me). 
Feb 2015

102100 mi

US $1000
Replaced clutch and throw-out bearing. Replaced driver's side CV Joint 
Nov 2016

135000 mi

US $1500
Ac compressor seized. Replaced associated parts. 
Jan 2017

106700 mi

US $200
Door actuator failed. As a result, the remove lock/unlock stopped working on the driver side door. I replaced this part. Radiator cooling fan motor failed (motor would not engage). Replaced this fan and everything is now working fine. Window regulator failed (cable snapped), leaving the window inoperable. Honda wanted $550 to replace the part. They charged me $100 for diagnosis and I fixed it myself ($200 for OEM part and 2 hrs to install). 
Jun 2017

148000 mi

US $350
Replaced cracked wiring harness which was preventing compressor to engage 
Honda Civic in Hawaii, United States
Oct 2011 - Sep 2012
Feb 2011

82000 mi

US $240
Replaced Failing O2 Sensor 
Honda Civic in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

34720 mi

C $800
seatbelt sensors. took over 1 year and repeated trips to the dealer for them to figure out they needed to replace the seatbelts. in addition to this cost i had several hookups to diagnostics and replaced a sensor unecessarily add'l cost$900. 
Honda Civic in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2012 - Feb 2016
Jan 2016

172000 mi

US $350
Radiator cracked at plastic part of tank. Replaced radiator. 
Honda Civic in Iowa, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

109000 mi

US $200
upstream o2 sensor 

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2005 Honda Civic 2dr Hatch

127-horsepower 1.7L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2009

52080 mi
Front right and back left motor mount worn. 
Dec 2009

65100 mi

C $350
Diagnosed the problem with a bad battery but it turned out to be a faulty alternator 

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2005 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

127-horsepower 1.7L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

136300 mi
oil filter housing gasket leaking; car loses approx. 1qt/1000 mi 
Honda Civic in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2012 - Feb 2013
Jan 2013

US $1100
Engine overheated once, ran hot, and had limited heat in car at low rpm. Radiator overflow reservoir overflowed. Head Gasket, Thermostat replaced, head bolts, seals and misc gaskets. Head cleaned & resurfaced. 
Honda Civic in Oregon, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2017
Aug 2015

86000 mi

US $360
Replaced front strut assemblies 

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2005 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

127-horsepower 1.7L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Indiana, United States
Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
Aug 2014

100000 mi

US $500
Alternator was replaced. Head Gasket was replaced due to coolant leak. 
Honda Civic in Kansas, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2015
Apr 2011

74000 mi

US $168
Engine was overheating. Shop replaced thermostat. 
May 2011

75000 mi

US $996
Honda shop: corrosion caused by faulty Honda coolant. Service bulletin did not fix problem. Car needed head gasket, also engine due to extreme corrosion to head. Honda offered new $10,000 engine for $5,000. We'll replace engine elsewhere. The used car dealer who sold us the car subsidized the replacement of the Civic engine with a salvage engine. He paid $700; we paid $996. The car runs and functions very well now. 
Dec 2012

101000 mi

US $398
Heard growling noise. Mechanic replaced bearing set on front right wheel. Aligned wheels. 
Jun 2013

104000 mi

US $819
Oil leak. Replaced front crankshaft seal. Replaced camshaft seal. Replaced timing belt and water pump since we had engine apart. 
Nov 2014

115000 mi

US $81
Front wheels difficult to align. Mechanic "slotted both front struts for camber." Cost $81. Replaced rear muffler. $300 parts and labor. 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Mar 2016 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

137000 mi

US $300
A flaw/failure in the cruise control servo was somehow causing the shifter lockout solenoid to chatter wildly (?!!). Unplugging the servo stopped the problem. $300 to diagnose. Did not repair for the additional $300 as we very seldom use it. 

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2005 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

115-horsepower 1.7L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in New Hampshire, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2013
Oct 2010

103700 mi

US $14
Lower ball joint boots replaced. 
Mar 2012

138000 mi
Adjusted valve clearances, as valvetrain was becoming noisy. 
Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
May 2008 - Jul 2015
Aug 2008

45000 mi
Problem with manual transmission. Repairs would require complete disassembly and at least $1K.  
Jul 2010

69000 mi

US $3500
The car hasn't been fixed yet. There were spun bearings and the car won't work. We don't have the $3500 for a new engine, which is what it will require. 
Sep 2010

73000 mi

US $1000
Replaced the engine ourselves with a used engine. 
Jul 2015

109000 mi
Cars clutch went to the floor and car died. The clutch lining was worn out. The slave cylinder went out. The transmission needed to be rebuilt, it leaked oil. Unrepairable, the car was junked. A/C was out. 
Honda Civic in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2014 - Jul 2016
May 2015

273300 mi

US $280
Front wheel bearings replaced 
Aug 2015

280000 mi

US $400
Alternator replaced 
Honda Civic in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2011 - Apr 2011
Feb 2011

158000 mi

US $200
The boots needed to be replaced. Once done, now there is a flapping sound every time I step on the brakes. 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Feb 2009 - May 2011
Jun 2009

42000 mi

US $80
Battery failed while my wife was driving the car, stranding her. I came out and cleaned battery terminals - no improvement, then replaced battery and everything was fine. I tested the old (original) battery and confirmed it had a partial short. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
Jan 2010

70680 mi

C $140
fuel door cable snapped, had to replace to fuel up 
Jul 2011

110360 mi

C $2500
car is a ticking time bomb 

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2005 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

115-horsepower 1.7L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Rhode Island, United States
May 2008 - Aug 2011
Honda Civic in Missouri, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Sep 2014

159000 mi
I had an oil leak at 140000 miles in 2012. Oil leaked out from under the timing belt cover and ate up the the timing belt, this repair however was after years of racing and abuse. Driving over curbs hitting the bottom of the engine. 
Dec 2014

170000 mi
Oil leak because I changed my oil at the honda dealer and they put way too much oil in the engine. I also drive really fast which turns the oil pump faster and wears seals out faster. As well as creates more heat. 
Aug 2015

192000 mi
alternator needed replaced. because i ran it with a dead battery and my lights and radio on. it has really been a great car. 

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2005 Honda Civic 2-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Jan 2013
Jul 2011

101700 mi

US $400
3 alternators - first two were bad 
Honda Civic in Portugal
Nov 2010 - Apr 2018
Dec 2010

26040 mi

€150
ABS light on, software problem . 

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