Last post on Apr 29, 2013 at 8:38 PM
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#478 of 487 2005 hONDA CIVIC RECALL ON TRANSMISSION/WARRANTY
Nov 28, 2012 (2:47 am)
jUST READ ABOUT A CERTAIN EXTENDED WARRANTY ON THE 2005 HONDA CIVIC..NEVER HEARD OF THE SLIP/JUDDER WARRANTY.....ADVISE....
#479 of 487 2006 Civic Hybrid New Transmission = $5,500
Nov 29, 2012 (1:22 pm)
Got the bad news from the dealership today. The damage is $4,700 for
the transmission and $800 for labor. I had no idea that this was an issue
until I found this forum using Google. My car makes a grinding sound at
lower speeds and when starting and stopping and a high-pitched whine
when I hit 60-70+. This does not happen every time, but enough that I
knew something was wrong. The $4,800 is for a refurbished part that
offers a 3YR/36K warranty. I don't have $5,500 laying around the house.
So am I screwed? Ideas? Thanks to everyone that has contributed on
#480 of 487 2006 Civic Hybrid New Transmission = $5,500 ** UPDATE **
Nov 29, 2012 (1:49 pm)
Here's a breakdown of the costs provided by the dealership.
Does this look right? Any alternative ideas? This is going to hurt.
$2,100 CVT (used w/ 90-day warranty)
$550 flywheel dampener (new)
Total = $3,690
$4,120 CVT (refurbished w/ 3YR/36K warranty)
$550 flywheel dampener (new)
Total = $5,550
#481 of 487 2006 Civic Hybrid New Transmission = $5,500 ** UPDATE **
Nov 30, 2012 (2:23 am)
Sorry for the multiple posts, but I neglected to mention this is a 2006 Civic Hybrid.
Nov 30, 2012 (6:32 am)
The rule is no more than half what it is worth. 7 years old and a repair that either way is a patch at best, the trannies are flawed. It's not worth it, sell it as is and get away from the civic hybrid. You'll be due for a new IMA battery, 2k-3k very soon as well, and cats can't be too far around the bend.
#484 of 487 Re: Rebuild or Run? [rikfre]
Dec 15, 2012 (5:40 pm)
Finally gave up on our '03 Honda Civic Hybrid. It never gave us trouble (183k miles) until about two months ago when transmission went. Decided to replace with rebuilt one, didn't work. Should have given up then but wasn't ready for committing to buying a new car. Went with new transmission and spent way too much money. Ran great after that, but then the hybrid battery went. Replaced that because Honda was running a "special", then the front left axle broke. Fixed that, then the radiator went this week. Should have given up on it long ago. Looks like the radiator might have ruined brand new transmission. Trying to get it flushed and running enough to use but done putting money into it. Might have to junk it. It didn't save us money in the long run when I figured the gas savings. If I were you I would just call it a loss and not risk going down the slippery slope we took.
#485 of 487 Re: Rebuild or Run? [done_w_hybrids]
Dec 15, 2012 (7:04 pm)
Oh, I feel your pain. I've put SOOOO much money into this lemon. Almost exact thing happened to me as happened to you, but I'm at the stage where the IMF battery needs replacing and don't have a thousand bucks, much less three thousand. I'm keeping it in my carport in hopes that some day a lawyer comes across and beats the crap out of these thieves one day, but I'm not holding my breath. I have a 2003 as well, and that was the first year they introduced the hybrid. They rushed it, they didn 't have the technology down, and they won't admit they made a car that is complete rubbish. I'm holding on to it for now, the cars are just Such complete jokes, that someone, somewhere, has got to be moving forward to do some kind of legal action about it at some point.
#486 of 487 Re: 2004 Honda Civic Hybrid Update [fatboym]
Jan 22, 2013 (3:53 pm)
My girlfriend's mom is having the same issues on her 04. Maybe if enough people are aware of these issues they will abstain from purchasing these factory lemons in the future and Honda can fix the issues or find themselves not being able to sell their cars to educated consumers that check the ratings on a vehicle before they purchase one. The internet is a powerful tool of information. Thank you so much for your post cause now I know what I am dealing with.
#487 of 487 Re: 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid Transmission Shudder [bobguynn]
Apr 29, 2013 (8:38 pm)
There are so many problems with Honda Transmissions. Honda Transmissions are the TOP vehicle (as listed by CarComplaints.com) for HONDA TRANSMISSION ISSUES. When you need your honda transmission repaired, go to a honda transmission specialist. We live in Charlotte and had to take it to Twin Transmissions in Indian Trail. They did a great job and really clued us in on the problem with Honda Transmissions. They even have an entire blog dedicated to common honda transmission issues and how to repair. You can view it online at http://www.twincharlotte.com/transmission-repair-blog/?Tag=Honda+Transmission+Pr- oblems