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2010 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Engine (11%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 102 repairs.
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2010 Honda Civic repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (55%)

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Chart based on 84 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

197-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Colorado, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

US $140
Replaced the battery. It was the original battery. It was 5 years old. 
Mar 2017

102000 mi

US $50
Replaced original front brake pads at 102,000 
Honda Civic in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2011 - May 2013
Aug 2011

29800 mi
clutch master cylinder replaced because of noise problem while clutching 
Sep 2011

31620 mi
OEM trunk lock latch had to be replaced, unable to open with remote 
Mar 2012

37820 mi
Vert noisy door lock 
Jul 2012

42440 mi
Noisy Clutch cylinder 
Jan 2013

38220 mi
Third gear hard to engage Rust on trunk just above lights 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2018
May 2017

55000 mi
Replace seat belt 
Jul 2018

55000 mi

US $500
Valve adjustment, Spark plugs and wires. Oil change. Tire repair. 
Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2012
Apr 2010

2000 mi
check engine light they could not diagose the cause 

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2010 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Great Britain
Feb 2015 - Sep 2016
Dec 2015

55000 mi

Battery was flat after car had been left for 21 days, started the car using booster and ran for 45 mins to charge battery, battery was flat again after 2 days, new battery solved problem 
Honda Civic in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 2013 - Oct 2014
Mar 2014

52700 mi
Water pump replaced by dealer under warranty 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

53320 mi

C $1200
a/c compressor was beginning to fail at times. 
Mar 2018

57040 mi

C $460
clutch pedal assembly changed to persistent squeak from clutch pedal bushing. 
Honda Civic in West Virginia, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2017
Dec 2014

76000 mi

US $60
One TMPS sensor went bad. Replaced with new sensor. 
Honda Civic in Missouri, United States
Feb 2010 - Feb 2012
Sep 2011

10000 mi
Weather stripping between front and rear passenger door deforms and bulges out when rear door is shut with front door closed.  Felt stripping at base of driver's window catches on window and gets pulled down with window causing marking and cutting of tint on window.  First gas cap light came on. Retightened gas cap and error went away. Next day check engine code for EVAP leak came on. Dealer ran leak test and found no leak. Code reset and no return of code since. 
Oct 2011

10000 mi
repair of weather stripping Repair of felt stripping on driver window 
Honda Civic in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

43513 mi

C $482
Replaced right rear caliper and rotor as caliper had seized. 
Dec 2016

44809 mi
Replaced bad right rear caliper that had just been replaced - cost covered by shop that had just replaced caliper. 

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2010 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in California, United States
Oct 2013 - Jul 2015
Sep 2014

40000 mi
Leaky transaxle seal. 100% covered by warranty, no out of pocket costs. 
Honda Civic in Maryland, United States
Sep 2013 - Dec 2014
Oct 2014

104000 mi

US $150
Battery died. Replaced myself. 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Oct 2013 - Mar 2018
Dec 2014

43000 mi

US $290
Calipers froze had to have both replaced and buy new rotars 
Feb 2015

44000 mi
Bottom cam wrong Pistons in engine manufacturing mistake engine torn down new cam replaced, loud tailing noise 
Honda Civic in West Virginia, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Jun 2016

168000 mi

US $1300
Replaced pads and rotors on all four wheels.. Replaced single caliper on rear. 
Nov 2016

177100 mi
Front windows would not roll down after repaint. 
Dec 2016

181000 mi
Car repainted. Painting was covered under warranty. 
Honda Civic in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2010 - Apr 2018
Apr 2017

110000 mi

US $350
Right Front Wheel Bearing Replaced Left side will probably need done soon also stated the mechanic. 
Honda Civic in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2016
Aug 2015

67000 mi

US $40
Rear wheel bearing replacement Entire car painted due to recal. Did not include bumpers. Noise on front of car.Appears to be either front bearings and CV joints 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2016
Aug 2015

35000 mi

US $1550
the a/c compressor was replaced after failing at 35K miles (1 owner car) Cost was covered by extended warranty from when I originally bought the car in Nov/2009 
Honda Civic in Iowa, United States
Feb 2012 - Nov 2012
Jul 2012

41500 mi

US $30
Trim piece around automatic shifter had clips break and come loose 
Honda Civic in West Virginia, United States
Mar 2015 - Jul 2017
Apr 2015

42300 mi
TPMS warning light lit. After the repair the light was out, but after a week or two, it lit up again. 
Honda Civic in Illinois, United States
Oct 2011 - Apr 2017
Nov 2013

26100 mi
Replace battery 
Mar 2014

29000 mi

US $550
Car suddenly started to make loud, "dieseling" sound in engine compartment. Car stalled. Mechanic replaced broken bolt holding serpentine belt tensioner to block. Broken bolt cracked off in engine block. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Sep 2011
Aug 2011

30380 mi
weather stripping on a rear passenger side door is folding outside when rear door closed, and front passenger door are closed. in order to "fix" weather striping every time kids exit car i have to open and close front door on passenger side 
Honda Civic in Arizona, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2017
Feb 2011

31000 mi

US $18
Overhead driver's side light stopped working after just over one year, 30,000 miles. 
Mar 2017

169000 mi

US $175
New shocks in back, struts up front. 
Jun 2017

175000 mi

US $2100
AC died second week of June. Repair estimate of $2100. The Civic was traded in on a new car - not worth it for me to pay that much to repair this car. 
Honda Civic in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2013

33000 mi
passenger side window gets stuck in cold weather. technician couldnt repeat problem and didnt fix it. 
Jan 2016

63000 mi

US $60
Replace TPMS sensor 
Aug 2016

69000 mi

US $60
Compliance bearing Patch leak.. Not sure 
Mar 2017

75000 mi

US $500
warped rotors needed to be replaced 
Sep 2017

81000 mi

US $400
the body of the car has some rust on the bottom of the driver side door 
Honda Civic in Virginia, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2011
Mar 2010 Car made a rattling noise going over extremely rough and uneven pavement. Dealer (located in suburbs where roads are smooth) could not replicate the problem because they did not drive the car into the city where roads are in poor condition. 
Apr 2010 When HVAC blower fan is on higher speed (2/3 to full power) and the air is set to completely discharge out of the dash, the outlet vent to the right of the steering wheel emits a "plastic film fluttering" sound.  
Jul 2010

6000 mi
Arbitration hearing held July 13 in Norfolk VA. Transmission jolting slightly when accelerating from a near stop. Honda disputed claim, while the independent test expert and arbitrator concurred. Lost anyway bc an engineering deficiency not a mfrg defect. 
Jul 2011

17000 mi
The door handle on the driver's door would stick in the summer when the sun was shining on that side of the car. 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2015
Dec 2010

21000 mi
Driver door weatherstripping pulled away and ripped. 
Jan 2011 Replaced driver's door weatherstripping 
Honda Civic in Rhode Island, United States
Jan 2010 - Dec 2014
Oct 2012

28000 mi
drivers side window appeared to come off tracks. Repair was completed by dlr. 
Oct 2014

53000 mi

US $240
Boot leaking on axle. 
Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2018
May 2015

25900 mi
Both left and right drive shafts (cv joints ) defective. 
Sep 2017

47000 mi

US $5
Both sun visors were repaired using special bolts and nuts obtained from home depot. There are couple videos on youtube on how to repair this common issue with the civics 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2018
Feb 2011

7000 mi
Drivers window not working. Shop Found Drivers Window Regulator to be Binding Against Run Channel. Replaced regulator, $180.56 billed to warranty. 
Sep 2012

19000 mi
Warranty Replacement - Power steering gearbox 
Aug 2013

27500 mi
Clicking when backing and turning from driveway. Dealer replaced both CV joints on warranty. 
Jan 2016

47000 mi

US $311
Left front wheel bearing went out. Replaced. 
Aug 2016

50900 mi
Replaced A/C Mix Motor 
Jun 2017

58200 mi

US $244
Replace both rear shocks and Front Lower Control Arm Compliance Bushing - Covered by Extended Warranty Replace black roof molding. Rubber seal separated from it. 
Mar 2018

64000 mi

US $278
Black Roof Drip Molding, passenger side, rubber seal separation Door stopper quit working allowing door to swing out all the way unchecked without stopping 1/2 way. 
Jun 2018

64000 mi

US $60
Add freon. System has slow leak. 
Honda Civic in Nevada, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2012
May 2012

16600 mi
Both rear wheel bearings gave out, under warranty for the said 3 years/36000 miles. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Feb 2018
Sep 2014

99200 mi

C $600
two wheel hub assemblies needed to be replaced 
Nov 2014

105400 mi

C $30
front right light burnt out 
Jan 2018

186620 mi
dead fuse failed open and killed A/C. Drew 3A constantly and drained battery as well. Dead fuse was removed, A/C not repaired. 
Honda Civic in Maryland, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

46000 mi
Replaced CV boots 
Sep 2017

68000 mi

US $450
New front rotors and pads 
Honda Civic in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2012

24880 mi
Changed the two sash window mouldings of the back windows (rust on them) and repaired (body shop) some very light rust (chipped) on the interior of the back-right door. Not sure if it was present on car delivery 2 years ago. 
Mar 2016

68200 mi

C $400
Back right bearing had to be replaced, it was getting very noisy on the highway over 60km/h. Even though I complained 6 months before, they had not driven the car fast enough to realize there was a problem so I drove 6 months with the noise 
May 2017

81840 mi

C $1000
Clunk noise when hitting holes/bad asphalt, worst in a curve. Replaced steering rack gaiter. 
Jun 2018

94240 mi

C $500
Muffler got disconnected from the catalyst / rusted, etc. They replaced the muffler. 

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2010 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Honda Civic in South Carolina, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2017
May 2016

26400 mi

US $300
Cooling fan for hybrid battery was not cooling battery pack adequately and had to be replaced. 
Aug 2016

28000 mi
Hybrid battery pack was failing and needed to be replaced. Replaced under warranty for no charge. 

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2010 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Feb 2017 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

97000 mi

US $250
A/C expansion valve replaced. 
Honda Civic in New York, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2016
Dec 2013

59000 mi

US $950
Replaced all the four struts 
Apr 2015

83300 mi

US $109
Had TPMS warning, found Rear right tire's TPMS sensor is dead. Cost of sensor, 50, replacing sensor 22, programming the Ecu 30 
Honda Civic in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016

55800 mi
Hard time to engage the second gear (one time on twenty i get the feeling of hitting a wall with the stick shift or the gear simply won't engage ans the stick shift pop out) Unable to put the stick shift in reverse gear ( 3 time on 5) 

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2010 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2018
Mar 2012

30000 mi
I discovered a water leak at the top right hand side of my windshield when I drove through the local car wash. Took it to the Honda Sevice Center in Marysville, Ohio and it was repaired under warranty. 
Apr 2017

86296 mi

US $375
Had to replace the TPMS sensors in all 4 tires. 
Feb 2018

102000 mi

US $1100
Also replaced both front shocks. 
Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Sep 2010 - Aug 2013
Nov 2010

16000 mi
Driver side front strut broke. Had to be replace under warranty. Blower motor was squeaking. Had be replaced under warranty. Driver seat heater did not work. Seat heater replaced under warranty. Still does not work properly. Passenger side strut mount broke. Replace under warranty. XM losses signal for a few seconds after car is started. Honda says it is typical operation. 
Aug 2012

54100 mi

US $350
AC relay went bad and drained the battery. Jumped the car but since relay was still bad, it blew the AC relief valve. Had to replace both relay and valve. Car had to be towed to dealer. 
Honda Civic in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2016 - Dec 2017
Sep 2016

108000 mi

US $400
motor mount needed to be replaced 
Jun 2017

114000 mi

US $70
The AC relay switch stopped working. Repaired under Hondacare warrenty. Had to pay $12 for some testing dye which was not covered for some reason. Repaint the hood, roof, and trunk under extended paint warranty Leather ripped along inside of front driver's seat. Repaired. Occurred in the same location on the passenger seat- not repaired. Leather also ripped (large) on drivers arm rest. Not repaired. Spent $70. decided to stop repairing leather- very disappointed with the quality. 
Honda Civic in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

47200 mi

US $100
Horn stopped working and had horn replaced. 
Oct 2017

52000 mi

US $800
Replaced rear brake pads Replaced old tires with new ones 
Dec 2017

54000 mi

US $460
Replaced engine mount 

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