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Honda Civic Car Repair Huntington Beach Car Maintenance


Honda Civic Car Repair


Chances are if you don’t own a Honda, you probably know someone who does. As the second-largest Japanese automobile manufacturer, Honda creates popular vehicles that are durable, zippy, and dependable. While we work on all car makes and models, Hondas have a special place in our hearts since H. Heaven Auto Repair & Service started off as Honda Heaven. Additionally, owner Steve McNamara’s first job was at a Toyota, Honda, Acura, and Lexus auto shop in Orange, where he ended up working for 16 years and acquired advanced Honda diagnosis and repair expertise.


hheaven-auto-repair-helpHonda Civic Car Repair, MAINTENANCE & SERVICES

Some of the scheduled maintenance & services that your Honda car, truck or SUV may need include:

Oil Changes / Lube Service

Tune Ups

Radiator - Coolant / Antifreeze Change / Flush

Air Filter Replacement

A/C - Air Conditioning

Wheel / Tire Alignment

Timing Belt Replacement / Inspection

Brake Inspection / Check / Repair / Service

Exhaust & Muffler Repair & Service

Honda Inspection Service

Suspension and Shock Absorber repair service

At H. Heaven Auto Repair & Service we are fully equipped and trained to handle repairs and preventative maintenance on all Honda vehicles, including the Honda Civic and Honda CR-Z and Honda Accord. We have invested in state-of-the-art diagnostics, including all Honda factory scan tools. We receive online support from Honda and are able to reprogram car keys as well as update the powertrain control module (PCM). As always, all services and parts are now covered by a 3 year/36K mile warranty. We have a proven record of 100% customer satisfaction and are BBB and AAA members.

Our Honda repair and service shop is located in Huntington Beach, CA. We service: Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach, Westminster , Garden Grove, Orange County, Cypress, Stanton, and surrounding areas.

family-serviceWe at H. Heaven Auto Repair & Service look forward to being your Huntington Beach Honda repair and service shop.

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Honda Civic Car Repair Huntington Beach Top 7 Repair Items

The Honda Civic is historically a reliable and cost effective choice for new and used car buyers, however depending on the year of the car in question, certain Honda Civic problems may turn what could be the perfect car into a nightmare. Of all the recent model years, the 2001-2002 and 2006-2007 models are most susceptible to problems, so it is a good idea to know exactly what you may be getting into before buying.

1. Transmission Failure

Transmission failure due to design flaw is a common issue found in 2001 Honda Civic models. While this problem can still be found in the 2002 model, its occurrence is roughly one third that of the 2001 model.

2. Exhaust Manifold Cracking

Problems have been reported concerning exhaust manifold cracks forming in 2001 and 2002 models. While not as serious a problem as transmission related issues, it will require a replacement manifold.

3. Interior Problems

Problems with sagging headliners are most common in 2001 models. In addition, there are problems with interior trim becoming loose, especially around the door trim areas. 2002 Models have a relatively common problem with an erratic SRS light caused by either a defective SRS module, or seat belt latch.

4. Engine Block Cracking

Found in the 2006 Honda civic, this crack tends to form just above the coolant channels and seems to happen around 90,000 miles. Repair is generally impossible and any occurrence will likely require a new engine.

5. Sun-visor Problems

Deteriorating sun visors caused by a splitting hinge mechanism are common in the 2006 Civic model. This problem can occur as early as 30,000 miles and costs about $90.00 to repair.

6. Premature Tire Wear

Tire wear problems are common in the 2007 model and stem from two difference potential causes. Front tire wear is often attributed to the factory equipped Bridgestone tires, while wearing problems in the rear are generally caused by a faulty rear control arm. It is a good idea to have these control arms replaced at first sign of problems.

7. HVAC Problems

Common in the 2001-2004 Honda Civic is with the infamous Honda Civic heater problem. This problem is caused by a faulty thermal fuse in the control unit that controls the blower motor which blows air when using the air conditioning and heater. It will either cause the fan to run at full speed or not run at all. This problem generally requires a whole new control unit which can cost $90-$200. For those experiencing no fan blowing, the problem can be fixed for about a dollar by soldering in a new thermal fuse and clearing the inside of the housing to accommodate. The Honda Civic is a great car, but even great cars can have their share of problems. The transmission problems in the 2001-2002 are perhaps the most expensive problem found, second only to the engine block cracking problem found in the 2006 model. One thing to be careful of on all models is the Honda Civic timing belt replacement intervals. Failure to replace your timing belt can lead to failure which in turn can cause extensive engine damage.